Off the Beaten Path Grants Round-Up

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Off the Beaten Path Grants Round-Up

Searching for grant opportunities is no easy task. With the limited time and resources, most nonprofits appreciate “a little help from their friends” in identifying new and unique funding prospects.

In this month’s edition of our Grants Roundup series we’ve handpicked a couple of easy-to-apply for grants that will provide your organization with mission-critical resources.

Google Ad Grants

The Google Ad Grants program offers nonprofits $10,000 per month to spend in their Google AdWords online marketing tool and create online advertisements. With Google AdWords, nonprofits can create ads that will help promote your organization’s mission, programs, and initiatives across Google.

For more information on Google Ad Grants, click here. To apply, visit Google’s nonprofit page and join the program here.

CTK Foundation’s Social Photo Contest

This week the CTK Foundation launched its #DeliverMoreMission Social Photo Contest grant opportunity! By submitting your photo entry, your organization will be entered for a chance to win a $5,000 cash grant.  Get creative and show just what you think it means for your organization to deliver more mission.  The contest will run from July 29th to August 29th.

To enter, visit CTK Foundation’s Facebook page or website for full contest details. Good luck!

Microsoft’s Tech for Good

Microsoft has been launching various programs and initiatives to support nonprofits with their technological needs. From software donations to free training resources and custom tech solutions, Microsoft offers a variety of options to help nonprofits do more good.

If you are interested in applying for available software donations, click here.

Cisco’s Product Grant Program

Cisco offers a grant program for nonprofits to receive donations for network-solutions software and equipment/hardware needed to create a functioning network. With network technology at your nonprofit’s disposal, your organization will realize gains in productivity, scalability, and cost-efficiency.

For more information on applying for the grant program, visit Cisco’s page here.

Share Your Story

Is your nonprofit currently taking advantage of these grant opportunities? Let us know by sharing your story or providing tips and advice in the comments section below. Want to submit a blog topic or the next Grant Roundup category? Give us a shout!

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