Exploring Eligibility: Can Foreign Nonprofits and NGOs Apply for U.S. Federal Government Grants?

Several weeks ago, we explored the topic of federal grant eligibility for nonprofit organizations. But what if your nonprofit organization is based outside of the United States? Are you eligible to apply for and receive a federal grant?

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Yes! Foreign nonprofit entities and nongovernmental organizations (NGO) may apply for federal grants. However, eligibility varies for each grant program, so continue reading to understand this process.

Great! I know the grant I want to apply for. How do I get started?

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#FundingFriday: 5 New Federal Grants for Non-Profit Organizations Working in the Humanities, Cultural Preservation & More

This week, we’re highlighting new and recent federal grant opportunities for which non-profit organizations are eligible.

These grants come from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of State (DOS), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and the Department of the Interior (DOI).

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1. HHS – Service Area Competition

This HHS announcement solicits applications for the Health Center Program’s Service Area Competition (SAC). The Health Center Program supports patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that provide primary and preventive health care services to the Nation’s medically underserved. The purpose of the SAC funding opportunity is to ensure continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations.

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Exploring Eligibility: Nonprofit Organizations Seeking Federal Grants

Nonprofit organizations pursue a wide range of important and beneficial missions – both in the United States and internationally. Included in this broad group are charities, schools and universities, environmental protection groups, religious and faith-based organizations, social welfare and advocacy groups, scientific institutions, non-governmental agencies, and many more.

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Although 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofits are the most well-known, there are over 20 different types of classifications. If you’re interested in learning more on this topic, here are two authoritative sources of information: Charities & Nonprofits and Title 26 Internal Revenue Code, Subtitle A—Income Taxes, Chapter 1—Normal Taxes and Surtaxes, Subchapter F—Exempt Organizations, §501.

Grants for Nonprofits

Many federal grants are available to nonprofit organizations, including those with or without 501(c)(3) classification. In the Grants.gov Search page, we split nonprofits between those that have and do not have 501(c)(3) status because this is a distinction made both by federal awarding agencies and by authorizing legislation for the grant programs. Continue reading Exploring Eligibility: Nonprofit Organizations Seeking Federal Grants

#FundingFriday: 5 New Federal Grant Opportunities Open to Nonprofit Organizations

This week’s #FundingFriday post highlights grant opportunities open to nonprofit organizations working both in the U.S. and abroad. The funding programs span education, community-building, and agriculture.

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1. Department of State, U.S. Mission to India – Framing the Debate on Climate Change

Through this program, the U.S. Embassy in India seeks to raise awareness about the complex conversations surrounding climate change among the college youth in the North Indian states and territories of Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh. Successful proposals will lay out plans for engaging university students in the major cities and educational hubs in these states.

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