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Esri Small Nonprofit Organization Grant Initiative

Small nonprofit organizations based in the US can apply for a grant from Esri that provides GIS tools and training.

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Esri Small Nonprofit Organization Grant Initiative

The Esri Small Nonprofit Organization Grant Initiative assists small, US-based nonprofit organizations that are new to using geographic information system (GIS) technology. Esri is investing $1M in this grant initiative, which will provide software and training to the first 150 nonprofit organizations that meet the requirements of an eligible 501(c)(3) public charity. 

Final date to apply is February 28, 2023. All applications submitted by February 21st will be considered for the February 28th announcement. Applications submitted after the 21st will be notified after February 28.

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How to apply

Esri will give special consideration to nonprofit organizations that partner with GIS professionals in government, business, and academia who can assist in using GIS tools.


What’s included in your grant

We have designed a special grant package that includes software, data, and training. This bundle gives up to five people in your organization access to various GIS tools and capabilities.

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GIS transformed our work by helping us understand and visualize data. We can analyze data to understand equity, access, ecology, and collaboration.

Amanda Nunley

Senior GIS Manager, Houston Parks Board

Submit your grant application

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