three funding opportunities for various do-gooder work

A few great opportunities courtesy of FC member Kara Andrade. Thanks, Kara!


Nominations Open for the 2011 Purpose Prize Honoring Encore Social Innovators
Deadline: March 31, 2011
Nominate your favorite social entrepreneur over 60 for the Purpose Prize, which honors people combining their passion and experience for social good. The Prize awards up to $100,000 each to 10 people in encore careers creating new ways to solve tough social problems.  For more information, click here.

The Social Venture Network awards aim to support and connect the most influential social entrepreneurs on the planet. Past winners include US Fellows Willy Foote, Founder of Root Capital and Mark Hanis, Founder of the Genocide Intervention Network.  See details here.

Funding for Nonprofits Serving Low-Income Hispanic Families
Deadline: March 16, 2011
Grants of $50,000 are offered by AVANCE, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides parent and early childhood education programs, is accepting proposals from nonprofit organizations serving low-income Hispanic families to enter into a grant agreement with AVANCE to integrate the AVANCE program model into their existing services. More info is here.

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