New Earth Foundation’s Grants – United States
The New Earth Foundation’s Grants to fund innovative projects that enhance life on our planet and brighten the future, furthering peace.
The grants given by NEF support a wide variety of projects in many fields of endeavor, including but not limited to environmental initiatives that are working to help eliminate pollution and to save the planet’s ecosystems, community efforts that create models of social sustainability, educational innovations that prepare youth to become the socially responsible leaders of the future, and strategies that offer economic improvement and opportunities.
NEF particularly appreciates projects that are replicable so that excellent ideas and work can multiply and benefit many.
Vision: In 1997, John B. Loveland MMsc founded New Earth Foundation™. His vision for New Earth Foundation was, and it still is, assisting to create an enhanced worldwide awareness, manifesting as universal peace and respect for all forms of life, the responsible use of Earth’s resources in sustainable ways, and a common realization that all is interconnected and One. New Earth Foundation envisions greater wisdom in handling human affairs, an increased understanding of other cultures by education, and the willingness to cooperate.
Mission: It is New Earth Foundation’s mission of peace and delight to fund innovative, humanitarian projects according to the vision of New Earth Foundation, from community efforts that create models of social sustainability, to educational innovations that prepare youth to be future socially responsible leaders; from strategies that offer economic advances, to environmental initiatives that curb pollution and save the planet’s precious resources and earth’s natural biosphere.
NEF does NOT Fund
Although organizations with their specific types of projects do valuable and important work, NEF does not give grants to:
organizations that do not have 501(c)(3) tax status
personal education expenses
mainstream social services or organizations that are affiliated with a well-known national or community organization
real estate, repairs, maintenance, building or renovation projects
general organizational purposes
standard after-school programs, summer camps, or gardening programs, unless they are significantly innovative and pioneering
projects not well-defined and focused
New Earth Foundation awards grants to projects that serve life’s wellness and Earth’s peace. NEF accepts Letters of Inquiry and invites Grant Applications according to the criteria:
is innovative, new, pioneering, even ingenious
transforms an aspect of society and provides practical solutions
fulfills an important and persisting need
outlines one specific undertaking with clearly defined goals, implementation plan and expected results
indicates who will benefit and how
endeavors to involve those who are served in the planning process
includes plans for replication so that benefits can multiply
contains an evaluation process to measure success, progress, and future decision-making
seeks community involvement and/or collaboration with other organizations
is cost-effective with a realistic budget appropriate for the proposed program, and a suitable balance between project related administrative costs and benefits to those served
has a plan of acquiring future funding from other sources
has qualified staff/volunteers to carry out the project, with staff qualifications clearly specified
has images of models/examples, and will provide such regarding work on the project and it’s completion
For more information, visit https://www.newearthfoundation.org/apply.html