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Each week, our team spends hours researching the latest private foundation, and state and federal government foundation opportunities, in order to provide our clients with the most up-to-date research and forecast for their grant calendar, as part of their proactive grant seeking strategy.

We share unique, private foundation, grant opportunities and government funding opportunities here weekly.  Each Monday the funding opportunities are updated.

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Foundation Grants – Week of September 17, 2018

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation – Good Neighbor Grant

Deadline: November 1, 2018

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation will provide up to $35,000 in funding to nonprofit organizations in the Washington, DC metro area that focus on supporting students with financial need in reaching their full potential through education.

 

Shavlik Family Foundation – Technology Grant

Deadline: December 15, 2018

Nonprofits in Minnesota can apply for funds to purchase information and technology resources that remove barriers or build capacity for their organizations and their clients.

 

Montana Justice Foundation – Bank of America Grants

Deadline: November 30, 2018

Nonprofit, government, or educational institutions that provide legal assistance can apply for funds to provide prevention legal assistance and/or community redevelopment assistance.

 

Government Grants – Week of September 17, 2018

New York State Office of Child and Family Services – Public Private Partnership

Deadline: October 16, 2018

This funding will establish Public Private Partnership (PPP) programs to increase services for at-risk children, youth, and families to prevent involvement with the child welfare or juvenile justice systems.

 

Department of Health and Human Services – Capacity Building Assistance for High Impact HIV Prevention Program Integration

Deadline: November 12, 2018

This program will strengthen the capacity of the HIV prevention workforce to optimally plan, implement, integrate, and sustain high-impact HIV prevention interventions and strategies to reduce HIV infections and HIV-related morbidity, mortality, and health disparities across the United States and its territories.

 

New York State Department of Health – Healthy Neighborhoods Preventive Health Cornerstones

Deadline: November 2, 2018

The funds will provide the resources needed to address significant public health issues in targeted areas to provide a healthier home environment for the citizens of New York State. Improving home environments is a cornerstone for improving public health and builds the foundation for healthier generations to come.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of September 10, 2018

American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals – Northern Tier Shelter Initiative Grants

Deadline: Rolling until grant funds are expended

The ASPCA is providing grant funding for capacity-building activities to qualified non-profit brick-and-mortar shelters and/or spay/neuter clinics, tribal authorities and government agencies in Alaska, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Washington, and Wisconsin that care for homeless animals and advance animal welfare in those states.  Grants will range from $5,000 to $20,000.

 

Kids ‘N Community Foundation – Game Changer Grants

Deadline: October 16, 2018

The Carolina Hurricanes Foundation supports nonprofits that serve children in the state of North Carolina with a focus on health or education. Game Changer Grants are intended to assist organizations make a positive impact in the community on the grassroots level. Grants are made at the $5,000, $10,000, and $15,000 levels.

 

Dollar General Foundation and American Association of School Libraries – Beyond Words: Dollar General School Library Relief Program

Deadline: Rolling

This grant program supports the purchase of books, media, and equipment for public school libraries recovering from major disasters or that have had an increase in enrollment due to displaced/evacuee students. Grants range from $10,000 to $20,000.

 

Government Grants – Week of September 10, 2018

New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets – NYS Companion Animal Capital Fund

Deadline: November 7, 2018

This grant program supports capital projects at animal shelters to improve the secure containment, health, and well-being of cats and dogs. Shelters must be operated by municipalities or contract with municipalities. Grants will range from $50,000 to $500,000.

 

Institute of Museum of Library Services – Inspire! Grants for Small Museums

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Inspire! Grants for Small Museums is a special initiative of the Museums for America program. This special initiative is designed to inspire small museums to apply for and implement projects that address priorities identified in their strategic plans. Inspire! has three project categories: Lifelong Learning, Community Anchors and Catalysts, and Collections Stewardship and Public Access. Grants will range from $5,000 to $50,000.

 

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation – Grants to Reduce Wasted Food Through Increased Distribution of Wholesome Food to Those in Need

Deadline: February 1, 2019

This grant program will provide up to $15,000 (minimum request is $100.00) to nonprofit emergency food providers for projects to reduce food waste or increase provision of wholesome food to those in need. Food banks are not eligible to apply.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of September 3, 2018

Satterberg Foundation – Core Support Grants

Deadline: October 22, 2018 (LOI) for organizations in CA and January 29, 2019 for organizations in Washington

Core Support Grants provide up to $100,000 per year, for up to three years, to nonprofit organizations in California and Washington that align with the Foundation’s mission to promote a Just Society and a Sustainable Environment.

 

Laura Jane Musser Fund – Intercultural Harmony Program

Deadline: October 17, 2018

This program funds collaborative, cross-cultural exchange projects, such as community service, youth activities, or the arts, that promote mutual understanding and cooperation between groups and citizens of different cultural backgrounds in Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Wyoming, and certain counties in Texas.

 

Brady Education Foundation – Existing Program Evaluation Grants

Deadline: December 1, 2018 (Stage 1)

The primary goal of this program is to evaluate the effectiveness of existing programs designed to promote positive cognitive and/or achievement outcomes for children (birth to 18 years) from underserved groups and/or low-resourced communities. This program funds nonprofit organizations to conduct research for up to 3 years, and previous grants have been in the range of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

 

Government Grants – Week of September 3, 2018

Department of Health and Human Services – Rural Health Network Development Planning Program

Deadline: November 30, 2018

The purpose of this program is to assist in the development of an integrated care network, specifically network participants who do not have a history of formal collaborative efforts. DHHS estimates that there will be 22 awards, and $2.2 million has been allocated to this grant program.

 

National Endowment for the Arts – Research: Art Works

Deadline: October 9, 2018

The purpose of this program is to investigate the value and/or impact of the arts. Matching grants of $10,000 to $30,000 are available for projects that use research methods appropriate to examining the value and/or impact of the arts, and matching grants of $30,000 to $100,000 are available for research projects that utilize experimental or quasi-experimental designs.

 

Department of the Interior – Fish and Wildlife Services

Deadline: October 18, 2018

The purpose of this program is to address the long-term protection, restoration, enhancement, and/or establishment of wetland and associated upland habitats to benefit migratory birds. DOI estimates that 50 awards will be made of $1,000 to $300,000.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of August 27, 2018

RedRover – RedRover Domestic Violence Safe Housing Grants

Deadline: October 15, 2018

The Domestic Violence Safe Housing Grants fund pet housing options on-site at emergency shelters and off-site with partner organizations to remove a barrier to safety and allow pets and people to escape abuse together. Grants are up to $20,000.

 

Herb Block Foundation – Defending Basic Freedoms

Deadline: October 4, 2018

This program helps safeguard the basic freedoms guaranteed in the Bill of Rights, to help eliminate all forms of prejudice and discrimination, and to assist government agencies to be more accountable to the public. The Herb Block Foundation will also consider contemporary societal issues that may arise. Grants in the range of $5,000 to $25,000 will be considered.

 

Laura Jane Musser Fund – Rural Initiative Program

Deadline: October 3, 2018

The Laura Jane Musser Fund wants to encourage collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas including, but not limited to, economic development, business preservation, arts and humanities, public space improvements, and education. Organizations in Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Wyoming, and limited counties in Texas may apply for Planning rants (up to $5,000) or Implementation grants (up to $25,000).

 

Government Grants – Week of August 27, 2018

Department of the Interior – Historic Preservation Fund Grants to Underrepresented Communities

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Grants support the survey, inventory, and designation of historic properties that are associated with communities currently underrepresented in the National Register of Historic Places and among National Historic Landmarks. .

 

Department of Education – State Technical Assistance Projects to Improve Services and Results for Children who are Deaf-Blind and National Technical Assistance and Dissemination Center for Children who are Deaf-Blind

Deadline: September 20, 2018

The purpose of this program is to promote academic achievement and to improve results for children with disabilities, and to address State-identified needs for personnel to work with children with disabilities and ensure that they have the skills and knowledge needed to serve those children.

 

National Endowment for the Humanities – Humanities Connections

Deadline: October 17, 2018

The Humanities Connections program seeks to expand the role of the humanities in undergraduate education at two- and four-year institutions. Awards will support innovative curricular approaches that foster productive partnerships among humanities faculty and their counterparts in the social and natural sciences and in pre-service or professional programs.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of August 20, 2018

Vitalyst Health Foundation – Innovation Grants

Deadline: September 28, 2018 (LOI)

Vitalyst Health Foundation is seeking Innovation Grant proposals that plan to actively reduce structural and/or systemic gaps in access, outcomes, or opportunities related to the health of individuals and communities in Arizona. Grants will range from $75,000 to $125,000.

 

National Wildlife Refuge Friends – National Wildlife Refuge Friends Grant Program

Deadline: September 27, 2018

The National Wildlife Refuge Friends Grant Program funds projects that assist organizations in being effective co-stewards of important natural resources within the National Wildlife Refuge System. The program’s goals are to assist refuge Friends organizations in developing projects, expanding and increasing their capacity and skills, meeting local refuge conservation challenges and gaining and building community recognition. Grants will range from $1,500 to $15,000.

 

Truth Initiative – Tobacco-Free College Program

Deadline: September 13, 2018

The Tobacco-Free College Program offers grants of up to $20,000 to women’s colleges, minority-serving academic institutions and community colleges to adopt a 100 percent tobacco-free college policy.

 

Government Grants – Week of August 20, 2018

Interest on Lawyers Account Fund – IOLA

Deadline: September 28, 2018

The IOLA Fund’s mission is to support those qualified non-profit organizations throughout New York State that will most efficiently and effectively provide stable, economical and high quality civil legal representation to eligible clients, and will improve the administration of justice. Awards are for general operating support.

 

New York State Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance – Career Pathways III

Deadline: October 15, 201

The CP III program links educational and occupational training to subsequent employment through a continuum of educational programs combined with integrated support services to enable eligible participants to advance over time both to higher levels of education and to higher wage jobs in targeted occupational sectors.

 

New York State Department of Labor – Opportunity Youth Career Exploration and Access for Albany County

Deadline: October 19, 2018

These funds will support the provision of career exploration services to youth, with programming focused on in-demand occupations as well as engagement with business partners and other organizations.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of August 13, 2018

NYS Pollution Prevention Institute – Community Grants

Deadline: September 14, 2018

Community Grants fund projects that raise awareness and understanding of pollution prevention practices and lead to implementation at the local level. New York State-based community organizations, municipal departments, and other public sector and not-for-profit entities are eligible to apply for 12-month grants of up to $20,000 each.

 

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation – Inclusive Public Arts Initiative

Deadline: October 8, 2018 (LOI)

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation invests in inclusive public art intended to share stories of diversity, equality, inclusion, and equity as they relate to the people and places of North Carolina, especially those whose stories are often untold. The Foundation will invest in up to 10 visual art projects with awards as much as $50,000 each, with additional resources available for community engagement activities surrounding each art project.

 

American Association of University Women – Community Action Grants

Deadline: December 1, 2018

AAUW’s Community Action Grants provide funds that address issues related to the needs of women and girls or that provide information to educate and benefit the public on those issues. Grants of up to $10,000 are available for projects that use innovative approaches to address local community needs or build links among community partners, and that build partnerships between schools and community organizations.

 

Government Grants – Week of August 13, 2018

National Park Service – African American Civil Rights (AACR) Preservation Grants

Deadline: October 8, 2018

The National Park Service’s (NPS) African American Civil Rights Grant Program (AACR) will document, interpret, and preserve the sites related to the African American struggle to gain equal rights as citizens in the 20th Century.  Grants will fund a broad range of preservation projects for historic sites including: architectural services, historic structure reports, preservation plans, and physical preservation to structures. NPS estimates making 50 awards at $75,000 to $500,000 each.

 

New York State Office of Children & Family Services – Socialization Skills Services for Children Who Are Legally Blind

Deadline: September 7, 2018

New York State Office of Children & Family Services (OCFS) announces a Solicitation of Interest (SOI) for eligible organizations that provide a wide array of socialization skills programs for children who are legally blind that will help develop and reinforce their social skills, independence, confidence, and self-esteem. NYSCB intends to award multiple fee-based contracts throughout the State totaling approximately $300,00 per year (for 5 years), and further intends to award contracts to all applicants who meet the eligibility requirements and whose proposals pass the minimum pass/fail requirements.

 

New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets

Deadline: October 1, 2018

Farm-to-School is the promotion and use of foods produced by local farmers in meals served in cafeterias of K-12 schools. Associations between farms and schools through the cafeteria and classroom can enhance the quality of food served. With over 700 school districts in NYS, there is the opportunity to foster relationships among local farmers, food hubs, producers, processors, and distributors to benefit school-age children. Government entities, schools, nonprofit organizations, and Indian tribal organizations can apply for grants of $25,000 to $100,000.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of August 6, 2018

The Rubin Foundation – Supporting Art and Social Justice

Deadline: September 14, 2018

Through its Art and Social Justice mission the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation fosters dialogue, encourages diversity, promotes education, and nurtures and empowers communities. Through an annual grants program the Foundation supports ethical artistic practice that aims to broaden access in the five boroughs of New York City. In recent years grants have ranged from $2,500 to $50,000; the Foundation is open to reviewing requests on a variety of scales.

 

First Nations Development Institute – Native Arts Initiative

Deadline: September 30, 2018

First Nations established the Native Arts Initiative (NAI) (formerly called the Native Arts Capacity Building Initiative) in 2014 with the goal of stimulating long-term perpetuation, proliferation, and revitalization of artistic and cultural assets in Native communities. Under the NAI, First Nations provides selected grantees with organizational and programmatic resources, including direct grants and technical assistance and training. Eligible Native-controlled nonprofits and tribal government programs located in the Upper Midwest, Southwest, or Pacific Northwest are eligible to apply. During this funding cycle, First Nations will distribute approximately 15 Supporting Native Arts Grants of up to $32,000 each.

 

OPERA America – Innovation Grants Program

Deadline: November 8, 2018 (LOI)

OPERA America’s Innovation Grants support vibrant Professional Company Members in implementing innovative projects in opera’s most important areas of practice, including artistic vitality, audience experience, organizational effectiveness and community connections. The program enables companies to increase their investment in experimentation and innovation, and contribute to field-wide learning. The 2019 Innovation Grant application cycle will open on September 4, 2018.

 

Government Grants – Week of August 6, 2018

Department of Health and Human Services – Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program

Deadline: October 1, 2018

The purpose of this program is to support community-based services aimed at improving the health status of children, adolescents, and families in rural and other underserved communities by increasing their access to health services. HTPCP applications MUST represent either a new initiative (i.e., project that was not previously in existence) within the community or an innovative new component that builds upon an existing community-based program or initiative. HHS anticipates that there will be 8 awards.

 

Department of Labor – Susan Harwood Targeted Topic Training Grants

Deadline: September 2, 2018

The grant program offers opportunities for nonprofit organizations to compete annually for funding so they may develop and conduct training and education programs for small business employers and workers on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of occupational safety and health hazards in their workplaces, and to inform workers of their rights and employers of their responsibilities under the OSH Act. There are three funding opportunities in this grant program, all due on 9/2:  Susan Harwood Targeted Topic Training Grants, Susan Harwood Training and Educational Materials Development, and Susan Harwood Capacity Building Development and Capacity Building Pilot.

 

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation – Municipal Waste Reduction and Recycling Program – Recycling Coordination, Education, Planning and Promotion Projects

Deadline: October 3, 2018

The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) administers MWRR funding to local government entities for waste reduction and recycling projects. The overall goal of this funding program is to assist municipalities in expanding or improving local waste reduction and recycling programs, and increase participation in those programs.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of July 30, 2018

The Arthur Vining Davis Foundation – Grants for Private Higher Education

Deadline: November 1, 2018

Support for private colleges and universities is grounded in Arthur Vining Davis’ conviction that “an educated society strengthens democracy through principled, thoughtful and compassionate leadership.” The Foundations’ philanthropy to private higher education concentrates on private colleges and universities with a primary academic mission in the liberal arts and sciences, rather than career or vocational studies. Private higher education institutions may request planning grants that range from $25,000 up to $100,000, or comprehensive grants up to $250,000 – $300,000.

 

Kansas Health Foundation – Impact and Capacity Grants

Deadline: September 17, 2018

Kansas Health Foundation (KHF) offers the Impact and Capacity Grants (ICG) Initiative Request for Proposals (RFP) funding mechanism to support mission-aligned organizations actively working within one or more of KHF’s four areas of focus to reduce health disparities and promote health equity through capacity building or impact-specific grant support. Focus areas include Access to Care, Healthy Behaviors, Civic and Community Engagement, and Educational Attainment.

 

Historic Hawaii Foundation – Preservation Grants

Deadline: September 7, 2018

The preservation grants support historic preservation as a mechanism for building community, enhancing Hawaii’s sense of place, and support for improved societal relationships. Grants range from $10,000 to $100,000.

 

Government Grants – Week of July 30, 2018

Department of Homeland Security – Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program: Citizenship Instruction and Naturalization Application Services

Deadline: August 8, 2018

The goal of the Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program is to expand the availability of high quality citizenship preparation services for lawful permanent residents in communities across the nation and to provide opportunities for lawful permanent residents to gain the knowledge and training necessary to assimilate into the fabric of American society.

 

Department of Homeland Security – Citizenship and Assimilation Grant Program: Refugee and Asylee Assimilation Program

Deadline: August 15, 2018

The primary focus of the RAAP is to provide individualized programming to lawful permanent residents (LPRs),who entered the United States under the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) or were granted asylum, to attain the skills and knowledge required for successful citizenship and to foster a sense of belonging and attachment to the United States.

 

Department of Health and Human Services – Title V Comprehensive Sexual Risk Avoidance Education

Deadline: August 26, 2018

The purpose of the Title V Competitive SRAE Program is to fund projects to implement sexual risk avoidance education that teaches youth participants how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity. The goals of Title V Competitive SRAE are to empower participants to make healthy decisions, and provide tools and resources to prevent pregnancy, STIs, and engagement in other risky behaviors.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of July 23, 2018

Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art – Building Bridges

Deadline: LOI due 8/23

The Building Bridges 2018-19 Grants Program will support planning and implementation of projects that engage U.S.-based Muslim and non-Muslim populations in arts- and media-based experiences designed to advance relationships and understanding for mutual well-being. Through this approach, the program’s larger aim is to contribute toward a more just civil society and greater well-being among people. Grants ranging from $25,000 to $300,000 over one to three years will be awarded to nonprofit organizations.

 

OSHU Knight Cancer Institute – Community Partnership Program

Deadline: LOI due 8/1

The Community Partnership Program supports the development of sustainable collaborations with Oregon communities to address community-identified cancer needs. Grants will fund projects anywhere along the cancer continuum from prevention to early detection to survivorship. Awards can range up to $50,000 depending on the type of project.

 

The Fund for Southern Communities – Seed Grants

Deadline: September 7, 2018

The Fund for Southern Communities fosters social change initiated by community-based groups in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. FSC supports small community groups working for environmental justice, anti-racism, women’s rights, youth development, LGBTQ rights, worker’s rights, civil rights and disability rights and other varied issues that address social change through community organizing. Grantees not only benefit from financial support, but they are also given technical assistance. Grants range from $1,000 to $5,000 and are made to grassroots organizations with total organizational budgets of $150,000 or less.

 

Government Grants – Week of July 23, 2018

Environmental Protection Agency – Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program

Deadline: August 23, 2018

This program supports source reduction approaches (also known as “pollution prevention”), which means reducing or eliminating pollutants from entering any waste stream or otherwise released into the environment prior to recycling, treatment, or disposal. A variety of applicants are eligible to apply. EPA estimates making 20 awards.

 

Department of Justice – Gang Suppression Planning Grants Program

Deadline: August 27, 2018

OJJDP FY 2018 Gang Suppression Planning Grants Program is part of the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Suite of programs, which is focused on reducing violent crime. Government entities are eligible to apply. DOJ estimates making 5 awards.

 

New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets – The New York State Companion Animal Capital Fund

Deadline: November 7, 2018

This program provides  competitive grants to municipal and incorporated not-for-profit pounds, shelters, and humane societies for the costs of capital projects. The projects may include the construction, renovation, rehabilitation, installation, acquisition, or expansion of buildings, equipment, or facilities necessary for the secure containment, health, and adequate care of sheltered dogs and cats. Applicants can apply for $100,000 to $500,000.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of July 16, 2018

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation – National Coastal Resilience Fund

Deadline: August 7, 2018

NFWF will award up to $30 million in grants to create, expand and restore natural systems in areas that will both increase protection for communities from coastal storms, sea and lake level changes, flooding, and coastal erosion and improve valuable habitats for fish and wildlife species. NFWF will invest in projects in two focus areas: 1) Project Planning and Design; and 2) Project Implementation. Projects must be located within the coastal areas of U.S. coastal states, including the Great Lakes states, and territories.

 

AARP Foundation – Tackling Food Insecurity

Deadline: Rolling until 9/28/18

AARP Foundation works to end senior poverty by helping
vulnerable older adults build economic opportunity and social
connectedness. The Foundation is seeking applicants with evidence-based, innovative solutions positioned for exponential growth to bring to scale proven approaches that increase food security among hundreds of thousands of low-income older adults. This funding opportunity is intended for national or regional organizations with built-in distribution
channels, such as affiliates, members, chapters or collaborative partnerships.

 

Borealis Philanthropy – Immigration Litigation Fund

Deadline: Rolling until 12/1/18

Begun in 2015, the ILF is a national funder collaborative whose goal is to ensure that the nation’s immigration enforcement system is fair, humane, and prioritizes the civil and human rights of those vulnerable to deportation. In 2018, the ILF will continue to support impact litigation efforts challenging immigration enforcement policies and practices that are inhumane, unjust, and unlawful. In addition to support for impact litigation, the ILF will also support convenings, advocacy, organizing, and communications related to impact litigation efforts.

 

Government Grants – Week of July 16, 2018

Department of Health and Human Services – Tribal Opioid Response Grants

Deadline: August 20, 2018

This program aims to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using one of the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). The intent is to reduce unmet treatment need and opioid overdose related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and/or recovery activities for OUD. DHHS estimates 263 awards.

 

Department of Labor – YouthBuild

Deadline: September 18, 2018

YouthBuild programs provide pre-apprenticeship services that support education, occupational skills training, and employment services to at-risk youth, ages 16 to 24, while performing meaningful work and service to their communities. In addition to construction skills training, YouthBuild applicants may include occupational skills training in other in-demand industries. DOL estimates 85 awards.

 

Department of Education – Personnel Development To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities–Associate Degree Preservice Program Improvement Grants To Support Personnel Working With Young Children With Disabilities

Deadline: August 13, 2018

The purposes of this program are to (1) help address State-identified needs for personnel in special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education to work with children, including infants and toddlers, with disabilities; and (2) ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge, derived from practices that have been determined through scientifically based research and experience, to be successful in serving those children. ED projects 8 awards.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of July 9, 2018

Catholic Campaign for Human Development – Community Development Grants

Deadline: November 1, 2018 (pre-application)

Community Development grants support efforts that demonstrate a commitment to the dignity of the human person.  CCHD-funded groups are led by people living in poverty and work to address the root causes of poverty by nurturing solidarity between the poor and non-poor and facilitating the participation of people living in poverty in decisions that perpetuate poverty in their lives.  As part of such efforts, low-income people gain the ability to identify barriers, brainstorm solutions, and take action to change problematic structures and systems in their communities. CCHD Community development grant amounts range between $25,000 and $75,000.

 

Unitarian Universalist Association – Fund for a Just Society

Deadline: September 15, 2018

Priority is given to active, specific campaigns to create change in the economic, social, and political structures that affect people’s lives. Grants are made to non-Unitarian Universalist groups in the U.S. and Canada that meet all 3 of the following criteria: 1) use community organizing to bring about systemic change leading to a more just society; 2) mobilize those who have been disenfranchised and excluded from resources, power and the right to self-determination; and 3) have an active focused campaign to create systemic change. The maximum grant is $15,000. Most grants are between $6,000 and $8,000.

 

TD Charitable Foundation – Housing for Everyone

Deadline: August 31, 2018

This grant program will fund programs that provide access to safe, clean, physically accessible affordable housing units for families, individuals, the elderly, new Americans, Veterans, the disabled, women and youth. The Foundation will also look to fund the development and maintenance of programs that educate and assist individuals in finding permanent or transitional housing opportunities that meet their needs. The Foundation will make 25 grants of up to $125,000 each. Eligible applicants are nonprofit 501c3 organizations that are located in and serve TD Bank’s metro market areas, from New York to Florida.

 

Government Grants – Week of July 9, 2018

Department of Education – Special Programs for Indian Children, Demonstration Grants

Deadline: August 10, 2018

The purpose of the Demonstration Grants for Indian Children program is to provide financial assistance to projects that develop, test, and demonstrate the effectiveness of services and programs to improve the educational opportunities and achievement of Indian students in preschool, elementary, and secondary schools. ED projects 26 awards.

 

Department of Education – Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Education Program

Deadline: July 27, 2018

The Native Hawaiian Career and Technical Education Program (NHCTEP) provides grants to eligible community-based organizations to plan, conduct, and administer career and technical education programs, or portions of programs, that are for the benefit of Native Hawaiians. ED projects 10 awards.

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development – Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant Program

Deadline: August 7, 2018

The purpose of HUD’s Housing Counseling Grant Program is to provide funds that shall be used for providing counseling and advice to tenants and homeowners, both current and prospective, with respect to property maintenance, financial management and literacy, and such other matters as may be appropriate to assist program clients in improving their housing conditions, meeting their financial needs, and fulfilling the responsibilities of tenancy or homeownership. HUD projects 300 awards.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of July 2, 2018

AccessLex Institute – Unsolicited Grant Program

Deadline:  July 31, 2018 (LOI)

AccessLex Institute conducts research and awards grants that address some of the most critical issues facing legal education today, including: 1. enhancing access to legal education for students from diverse backgrounds; 2. increasing the affordability of a legal education; and 3. expanding the value and relevance of a legal education. Nonprofit and other tax-exempt public organizations are eligible to apply and can request $10,000 to $125,000.

 

Spectrum – Spectrum Digital Education Program

Deadline: August 31, 2018

Nonprofits that serve communities located in a Spectrum market are eligible to apply for funding to educate community members on the benefits of broadband and address the digital divide.  Examples of projects include development of a new digital site or app, expansion of the capacity of a digital learning center, creation of a mobile computer lab, etc.

 

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood – Parenting Education Grants

Deadline: September 30, 2018 (LOI)

Parenting education is one of three areas funded by the Caplan Foundation, the other two being research into early childhood welfare, education, and play. The Parenting Education focus area supports programs that teach parents about developmental psychology, cultural child rearing differences, pedagogy, issues of health, prenatal care and diet, as well as programs which provide both cognitive and emotional support to parents. Programs must be new.

 

Government Grants – Week of July 2, 2018

Department of Justice – Community Oriented Policing Services

Deadline: July 30, 2018

The goals for this program are to improve security at schools and on school grounds through: coordination with law enforcement, training for local law enforcement officers to prevent student violence against others and self, deterrent measures (metal detectors, locks, lighting, etc.), technology for expedited notification of local law enforcement during an emergency, or any other measure that the COPS Office Director determines may provide a significant improvement in security. States, units of local governments, and Indian tribes are eligible to apply.

 

Department of Agriculture – Rural Housing Preservation Grant

Deadline: August 9, 2018

The HPG program is a grant program which provides qualified public agencies, private nonprofit organizations, which may include but not be limited to, Faith-Based and Community Organizations, and other eligible entities grant funds to assist very low- and low-income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their homes in rural areas. In addition, the HPG program assists rental property owners and cooperative housing complexes in repairing and rehabilitating their units if they agree to make such units available to low- and very low-income persons. USDA anticipates 160 awards of up to $50,000 each.

 

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation – Trees for Tribs

Deadline: September 5, 2018

This grant program funds tree and shrub planting activities to replant New York’s Riparian Areas. Since 2007, Trees for Tribs has been engaging private landowners, conservation organizations, municipalities and volunteers in the planting of native trees and shrubs near streams to improve wildlife habitat, water quality and storm resiliency.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of June 25, 2018

Lowe’s Gives Foundation – Community Partners

Deadline: August 24, 2018

Lowe’s Community Partners grant program helps build better communities by providing monetary assistance to nonprofit organizations and municipalities looking for support of high-need projects such as: building renovations/upgrades, grounds improvements, technology upgrades as well as safety improvements. Grants range from $2,001 to $100,000.

 

Organic Valley – Farmers Advocating for Organic

Deadline: September 15, 2018

Grants are awarded to research, education and advocacy projects that advance FAFO’s mission: to protect and promote the organic industry and the livelihood of organic farmers. Projects can improve consumer and public understanding of organic food and farming, or build community among farmers and employees. Nonprofits and academic/research institutions are eligible.

 

Healthcare Georgia Foundation – Direct Services Grant Program

Deadline: August 3, 2018

The Direct Services Grant Program supports existing healthcare services or health promotion programs in both community and clinical settings that fit with the Foundation’s Addressing Health Disparities priority area.

 

Government Grants – Week of June 25, 2018

New York State Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance – Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS

Deadline: August 3, 2018

The purpose of the HOPWA program is to provide localities within NYS with the resources and incentives to devise long-term comprehensive strategies for meeting the housing and support services needs of low-income persons with AIDS and HIV-related diseases. A broad range of housing-related activities may be funded under HOPWA, including, but not limited to: project or tenant based rental assistance; supportive services; short-term rent or mortgage payments to prevent homelessness; and technical assistance in establishing/operating a community residence.

 

Department of Education – Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) Program

Deadline: July 24, 2018

The CCAMPIS Program supports the participation of low-income parents in postsecondary education through the provision of campus-based child care services. Institutes of higher education that awarded $250,000 or more in Federal Pell Grants in FY 2017 are eligible to apply.

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development – Continuum of Care Program Competition

Deadline: September 18, 2018

The CoC Program is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, States, and local governments to quickly re-house homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of June 18, 2018

Constellation – E2 Energy to Educate

Deadline: October 1, 2018

Through the E2 Energy to EducateSM grant program, Constellation offers students in grades 6-12 and college opportunities to experience problem-solving today’s and tomorrow’s energy challenges. Grant funds support projects designed to enhance students’ understanding of science and technology, and inspire them to think differently about energy. Eligible applicants are those that serve communities where Constellation does business.

 

Anthem Foundation – Healthy Generations Program

Deadline: August 3, 2018

The Anthem Foundation funds specific public health–related initiatives that positively affect conditions identified through its signature Healthy Generations program. Program Grants and Community Sponsorships are available. Program Grants support ongoing community health programs with proven and measurable outcomes. Eligible applicants are those that serve communities in the 25 states (plus Washington DC) that Anthem does business.

 

Levitt Foundation – Levitt AMP Music Series

Deadline: September 25, 2018

Each year, the Levitt Foundation awards $25K matching grants to up to 15 U.S.-based nonprofits serving small to mid-sized towns and cities to present the Levitt AMP Music Series, 10 free concerts that inject new life into public spaces and create vibrant community destinations. Online public voting determines the Top 25 finalists.

 

Government Grants – Week of June 18, 2018

Department of Housing and Urban Development – Jobs Plus Initiative

Deadline: August 14, 2018

The Jobs Plus program develops locally-based, job-driven approaches that increase earnings and advance employment outcomes through work readiness, employer linkages, job placement, educational advancement, technology skills, and financial literacy for residents of public housing. The place-based Jobs Plus program addresses poverty among public housing residents by incentivizing and enabling employment through earned income disregards for working residents and a set of services designed to support work including employer linkages, job placement and counseling, educational advancement, and financial counseling. HUD has estimated that there will be 5 awards.

 

Department of Education – Interdisciplinary Preparation in Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services for Personnel Serving Children with Disabilities who have High-Intensity Needs

Deadline: July 30, 2018

The purposes of this program are to (1) help address State-identified needs for personnel preparation in special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education to work with children, including infants and toddlers, and youth with disabilities; and (2) ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge, derived from practices that have been determined through scientifically based research and experience, to be successful in serving those children. ED has estimated that there will be 10 awards.

 

Department of Health and Human Services – Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Planning

Deadline: July 30, 2018

The purpose of RCORP is to support treatment for and prevention of substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder, in rural counties at the highest risk for substance use disorder, including the 220 counties identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as being at risk for HIV and Hepatitis C infections due to injection drug use. HHS estimates that there will be 75 awards.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of June 11, 2018

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation – Bring Back the Natives

Deadline: June 28, 2018 (pre-proposal)

In 2018, the Bring Back the Natives program will provide funding to projects that produce measureable outcomes for native fish species of conservation concern. Priority projects will address the leading factors in native fish species decline such as habitat alteration, environmental change and invasive species. Projects benefiting one or more of the following native fish species and focal geographies are priorities for funding. Grant awards generally range in size from $50,000 to $100,000, although grants greater than $100,000 will be considered on a case by case basis.

 

Georgia Power Foundation – Charitable Giving Program

Deadline: Rolling; requests over $25,000 are reviewed three times annually

The Georgia Power Foundation provides grants to organizations that are enriching the communities it serves. It ranks as the fourth-largest corporate foundation in Georgia in terms of giving. The Foundation’s five areas of focus are health and human services, education improvement, environmental stewardship, civic and community outreach, and arts and culture.

 

Third Wave Fund – Mobilize Power Fund

Deadline: Monthly thru the end of 2018; the next two are June 13 and July 11

Third Wave Fund is the only activist fund led by and for women of color, intersex, queer, and trans folks under 35 years old in the US. Third Wave ensures young women, queer, and trans youth of color have the tools and resources they need to lead powerful movements, and that they have a seat at the table within philanthropy. Third Wave supports gender justice groups from the ground up with rapid response grants, long-term funding for emerging groups, and capacity building.

 

Government Grants – Week of June 11, 2018

Department of Education – Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs

Deadline: July 13, 2018

The GEAR UP program is a discretionary grant program that encourages eligible entities to provide support, and maintain a commitment, to eligible low-income students, including students with disabilities, to assist the students in obtaining a secondary school diploma (or its recognized equivalent) and to prepare for and succeed in postsecondary education. Under the GEAR UP program, the Department awards grants to two types of entities: (1) States and (2) partnerships consisting of at least one institution of higher education (IHE) and at least one local educational agency (LEA). There will be an estimated 54 awards nationwide.

 

Department of Justice – School Violence Threat Assessment and Technology Reporting Program

Deadline: July 23, 2018

This solicitation  seeks applications that address the development and operation of school threat assessment and crisis intervention teams and the development of technology for local or regional anonymous reporting systems. The proposed technology solutions may be those that could be used during an incident to assist in securing the safety of those involved, to include sharing information with first responders. There will be an estimated 62 awards nationwide. There is also a concurrent funding opportunity available, STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program. Eligible entities are government entities and independent school districts.

 

Department of Health and Human Services – Health Center Program

Deadline: August 6, 2018

The Health Center Program supports public and private nonprofit community-based and patient-directed organizations that provide primary health care services to the Nation’s medically underserved populations. The purpose of the SAC NOFO is to ensure continued access to affordable, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations currently served by the Health Center Program. There will be an estimated 86 awards nationwide.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of June 4, 2018

BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water – Grassroots Grants Program

Deadline: Rolling

The Foundation funds creative and innovative projects that promote safe and clean boating on local waterways. Past topics have ranged from PSAs on the effects of boating under the influence to hands-on education about the effects of marine debris.

 

Major League Baseball and Major League Baseball Association – Baseball Tomorrow Fund

Deadline: July 1, 2018

The Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF) awards grants to non-profit and tax-exempt organizations involved in the operation of youth baseball and/or softball programs and facilities.

 

COPIC Medical Foundation – Healthcare Grants

Deadline: August 1, 2018

The COPIC Foundation is dedicated to supporting promising health care initiatives that focus on improving outcomes through the education and training of health care professionals and health care teams; development, implementation, or changes in health care-related systems, tools, and processes; and pilot programs designed to improve the delivery of medicine. The Foundation supports nonprofit organizations in nonprofit organizations in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wyoming.

 

Government Grants – Week of June 4, 2-18

NYS Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance – Homeless Housing and Assistance Program

Deadline: Continuous until funds are exhausted

The Homeless Housing and Assistance Program, enacted by Chapter 61 of the Laws of 1983 and set out in Sections 41 through 44 of the Social Services Law, authorizes a program of State-funded grants or loans to acquire, construct or rehabilitate housing to expand the supply of housing for low income persons who are, or would otherwise be, homeless. This RFP is an open-ended RFP, meaning proposals will be accepted for consideration on a continuous basis until it is determined funds are no longer available for award or this methodology no longer serves a purpose for HHAC.

 

NYS Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance – Refugee Social Services Program

Deadline: July 12, 2018

The Refugee Social Services Program (RSSP) provides employability and other needed services to assist refugees and other eligible persons and their families in achieving economic and social self-sufficiency as soon as possible after their arrival into the United States.

 

NYS Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance – Emergency Needs for the Homeless Program

Deadline: July 16, 2018

Emergency Needs for the Homeless Program (ENHP) funding is used to enhance the quality and quantity of emergency services currently available to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of May 28, 2018

Home Depot Foundation – Veteran Housing Grant Program

Deadline: July 13, 2018

The Home Depot Foundation’s (THDF) Veteran Housing Grants Program awards grants to nonprofit organizations for the new construction or rehabilitation of permanent supportive housing and transitional facilities for veterans. Awards typically range from $100,000 to $500,000. This program has three due dates per year.

 

American Honda Foundation – General Grant

Deadline: August 1, 2018 for organizations that have never received funding

The American Honda Foundation supports youth education with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment, job training, and literacy. Grants range from $20,000 to $75,000.

 

Ohio Humanities – General Grants: Major Grants

Deadline: July 13, 2018

Ohio Humanities funds cultural programs that situate and share stories in the context of the humanities, encouraging participants to engage in considered reflection on those stories. Ohio Humanities grants support the labor necessary for public programs, such as research, preparation, production and presentation. Ohio Humanities prefers to fund those components of a grant that make the content of the public programming and the work of humanities professionals widely accessible. Major Grants are up to $20,000. Ohio Humanities also has smaller grant programs throughout the year.

 

Government Grants – Week of May 28, 2018

US Department of Agriculture – Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI)

Deadline: June 25, 2018

The RCDI funds programs of financial and technical assistance to recipients to develop their capacity and ability to undertake projects related to housing, community facilities, or community and economic development that will support the community.

 

Office of Postsecondary Education – National Resource Centers Program

Deadline: June 25, 2018

The NRC Program provides grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs) or consortia of IHEs to establish, strengthen, and operate comprehensive and undergraduate centers that will be national resources for: (a) Teaching of modern foreign languages; (b) instruction in fields needed to provide a full understanding of world regions where the modern foreign languages are used; (c) research and training in international studies and international and foreign language aspects of professional and other fields of study; and (d) instruction and research on issues in world affairs. There will be an estimated 100 awards.

 

Department of Health and Human Services – Provider’s Clinical Support System: Universities (PCSS-Universities)

Deadline: July 25, 2018

The purpose of this program is to expand/enhance access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services for persons with an opioid use disorder (OUD) seeking or receiving MAT through ensuring the education and training of students in the medical, physician assistant and nurse practitioner fields. This program’s focus is to ensure students fulfill the training requirements needed to obtain a DATA waiver to prescribe MAT in office-based settings. There will be an estimated 24 awards.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of May 21, 2018

AmerisourceBergen Foundation – Opioid Resource Grant Program

Deadline: July 31, 2018 (LOI)

The AmerisourceBergen Foundation is committed to contributing resources and funding to address opioid abuse and misuse. The Foundation is accepting grant applications for innovative and constructive solutions to the opioid epidemic that address safe disposal and education around prevention. Grants of up to $100,000 will be made, with the average grant size expected to be between $50,000 and $75,000.

 

Pride Foundation – 2018 Community Grants Program

Deadline: June 29, 2018

Pride Foundation seeks to invest in organizations, projects, programs and/or strategies that advance its priorities by expanding opportunities and/or advancing full equality for the LGBTQ community. Organizations or projects must operate within one or more of the Northwest states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and/or Washington. The average grant will range from $1,000 to $10,000.

 

Pillars Fund – Community Infrastructure Fund

Deadline: July 20, 2018 (LOI)

Pillars invests in opportunities to elevate and amplify the leadership, narratives and talents of American Muslims in civil society, the media and public discourse. Pillars generally awards grants to nonprofit organizations working in or closely alongside Muslim communities in the United States. The Community Infrastructure fund makes grants to nonprofit organizations to advance three priorities: Rights, Wellness, and Understanding. Typical grants range from $10,000 to $50,000.

 

Government Grants – Week of May 21, 2018 

New York State Office of Children & Family Services – Empire State After-School Program

Deadline: June 27, 2018

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), in consultation with the New York State Education Department invites eligible school districts and not-for-profit community-based organizations to submit proposals for the establishment and/or expansion of quality after-school programs for the Empire State After-School Program (ESAP).

 

U.S. Department of Justice – Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative

Deadline: June 28, 2018

This multi-category solicitation supports youth mentoring services (1:1, group or peer) provided by National and Multi-State mentoring organizations; and mentoring for specific populations. The specific category titles are: National Mentoring, Multi-State Mentoring, and Supportive Mentoring Services for Youth on Probation.

 

New York State Department of Transportation – 2018 TAP-CMAQ Program

Deadline: August 16, 2018

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is making available up to $100 million in funding to support bicycle, pedestrian, multi-use path and transportation-related projects and programs that help meet the requirements of the Clean Air Act.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of May 14, 2018

U.S. Soccer Foundation – Space Places to Play

Deadline: September 3, 2018 (LOI)

Safe Places to Play transforms abandoned courts, empty schoolyards, vacant lots and the like into state-of-the-art soccer fields for kids. The Foundation awards grants three times a year to underserved communities to help cover the costs of lighting, irrigation, construction, surfacing and enhancement. For communities where space is at a premium, Safe Places to Play developed the mini-pitch: small, customized areas perfectly suited for organized soccer programs and pick-up games.

 

National Geographic Society – Document Human Migrations

Deadlines: July 10, 2018 and October 3, 2018

The goal of this RFP is to support impactful projects that – through education or storytelling – seek to increase understanding of and acceptance of migrants and migrant communities. Types of human migrations include (but are not limited to) nomadic communities, refugees of all kinds, migrant labor, victims of human trafficking, and people exploring the planet and beyond.

 

Open Space Institute – Community Forestry Fund

Deadline: June 18, 2018

This program helps create or expand community forests in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont – preserving access to outdoor recreation, protecting water, and providing direct economic benefits. A grant from the Community Forest Fund can provide the essential spark that kindles a homegrown effort to purchase and permanently protect forestland.

 

Government Grants – Week of May 14, 2018

Department of Health and Human Services – Medication Assisted Treatment – Prescription and Opioid Addiction

Deadline: July 9, 2018

The purpose of this program is to expand/enhance access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services for persons with an opioid use disorder (OUD) seeking or receiving MAT. This program’s focus is on funding organizations and tribes/tribal organizations within states identified as having the highest rates of primary treatment admissions for heroin and opioids per capita and includes those states with the most dramatic increases for heroin and opioids, based on SAMHSA’s 2015 Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). There will be an estimated 125 awards.

 

Department of Health and Human Services – Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health

Deadline: July 16, 2018

This 5-year initiative is to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk, or burden, of chronic disease.  Funding will support recipients that have a history of successfully working with an established community coalition to address issues relating to health or other disparities. There will be an estimated 32 awards.

 

New York State Department of Health – Rural Health Network Development Program

Deadline: June 28, 2018

The overarching goal of this program is to improve the health of New Yorkers living in rural areas by supporting the development and operation of rural health networks. Rural health networks facilitate cooperative and collaborative efforts among rural health providers, which is vital to improve access to essential services, enhance coordination of services, increase the efficiency of service delivery, and preserve the stability and viability of rural communities. There will be an estimated 25-30 awards.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of May 7, 2018

Bush Foundation – Ecosystem Grants

Deadline: May 24, 2018

Ecosystem grants provide general operating support to help sustain organizations that create unique and significant value for Bush Foundation grantees, Fellows and other organizations in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or the 23 Native nations that share the same geography. Organizations may apply to receive as much as $200,000 over two years in general operating support.

 

PeopleforBikes – Community Grant Program

Deadline: 7/23/18 (LOI)

The PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program supports bicycle infrastructure projects and targeted advocacy initiatives that make it easier and safer for people of all ages and abilities to ride. PeopleForBikes accepts grant applications from non-profit organizations with a focus on bicycling, active transportation, or community development, from city or county agencies or departments, and from state or federal agencies working locally. Organizations can apply for up to $10,000 in funding.

 

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation – Grants for Child Welfare

Deadline: July 15, 2018

The Foundation accepts proposals from nonprofit organizations for projects that contribute to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual welfare of children. The Foundation funds new and innovative organizations and programs designed to benefit youth, as well as well-established organizations.  Grants must have the potential of helping American children in a large geographic area (more than one state). Of current grantees, the average grant is $23,000.

 

Government Grants – Week of May 7, 2018

Department of the Treasury – Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Matching Grant Program

Deadline: May 31, 2018

This funding allows the Stakeholder Partnerships, Education and Communication (SPEC) organization within the IRS to provide grants to partner organizations to achieve the following program objectives:• Enable the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program to extend services to underserved populations in hardest-to-reach areas, both urban and non-urban;• Increase the capacity to file returns electronically;• Heighten quality control;• Enhance training of volunteers; and• Improve significantly the accuracy rate of returns prepared at VITA sites. The VITA Grant program supplements the work already being done in the VITA Program by providing support to help organizations grow their existing programs for free federal tax return preparation.

 

Small Business Administration – Program for Investment in Microentrepreneurs (PRIME)

Deadline: June 1, 2018

The purpose of the PRIME program is to (i) provide training and technical assistance to disadvantaged entrepreneurs; (ii) provide training and capacity building assistance to microenterprise development organizations (MDOs) and programs; (iii) aid in Research and development of best practices for microenterprise and technical assistance programs for disadvantaged entrepreneurs; and (iv) conduct other activities as the SBA Administrator determines.

 

HUD – Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants Program

Deadline: June 12, 2018

The Choice Neighborhoods program leverages significant public and private dollars to support locally driven strategies that address struggling neighborhoods with distressed public or HUD assisted housing through a comprehensive approach to neighborhood transformation. The program helps communities transform neighborhoods by redeveloping severely distressed public and/or HUD-assisted housing and catalyzing critical improvements in the neighborhood, including vacant property, housing, businesses, services and schools.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of April 30, 2018

Oregon Community Foundation – Community Grants

Deadline: July 15, 2018

The Community Grants Program is a broadly accessible, responsive statewide grants program. Its long-term goals are to strengthen the social fabric of Oregon’s communities and improve the lives of all Oregonians. This program responds to evolving, community-identified needs and builds civic leadership and engagement. There are two deadlines per year, January 15 and July 15. The average grant award is $20,000.

 

The Lalor Foundation – Anna Lalor Burdick Program

Deadline: November 1, 2018 (concept paper)

The Anna Lalor Burdick Program seeks to empower young women through education about healthy reproduction in order to broaden and enhance their options in life. The program focuses particularly on young women who have inadequate access to information regarding sexual and reproductive health. The ALB Program is particularly interested in supporting new programs or initiatives, or innovations in successful programs. There are two deadlines annually for concept papers, May 1 and November 1. The average grant award is between $15,000 and $25,000.

 

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation – Homeownership Counseling Grant Program

Deadline: June 30, 2018

The Homeownership Counseling Grant Program (HCGP) provides financial resources to local nonprofit housing organizations to create affordable and sustainable homeownership opportunities for low-to-moderate income (LMI) people. The grant program focuses exclusively on homebuyer counseling, homebuyer education, and foreclosure prevention activities.

 

Government Grants – Week of April 30, 2018

Department of Health and Human Services – Street Outreach Program

Deadline: June 20, 2018

Street outreach programs work to increase young people’s personal safety, social and emotional well-being, self-sufficiency, and to help them build permanent connections with families, communities, schools, and other positive social networks. DHHS anticipates 37 awards, for 3-year grants of up to $150,000 annually.

 

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation – Urban and Community Forestry Program

Deadline: July 12, 2018

DEC is committed to providing support and assistance to communities in comprehensive planning, management, and education to create healthy urban and community forests, and enhance the quality of life for urban residents through its Cost Share Grant program. Eligible project categories included tree inventories and management plans; tree planting, maintenance and education programming. Communities may request from $11,000 to $75,000, depending on municipal population.

 

New York State Department of Education –  Learning Technology Grants

Deadline: June 8, 2018

The purpose of this grant is to develop, implement, and share innovative programs that utilize learning technologies to personalize learning and/or increase access to high-quality, rigorous learning experiences (such as through online, distance, or blended learning), as well as professional development programs to assist teachers and educational leaders in effectively utilizing learning technology to enhance teaching and learning. School districts and BOCES can apply for 3-year grants of varying sizes per applicant type and location.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of April 23, 2018

The Lawrence Foundation – General Grants

Deadline: April 30 and November 1

The Lawrence Foundation makes grants to support environmental, human services, disaster relief, and other causes. Applicants must be based in the US grant funded projects can be implemented internationally. Most grants range from $5,000 to $10,000.

 

Toshiba America Foundation – General Grants

Deadline: June 1, 2018 for requests over $5,000

Toshiba America Foundation (TAF) grants fund the projects ideas and materials teachers need to innovate in their math and science classrooms. TAF is interested in funding projects designed by teachers or small teams of teachers for use in their own schools.

 

Union Pacific Foundation – Community Ties Giving Program

Deadline: June 1, 2018

The Union Pacific Foundation prioritizes funding for direct services and efforts that build the capacity of organizations focused on safety, workforce development, community spaces, and local needs within communities that are served by Union Pacific. This includes communities in midwestern and western states. Grants are typically $2,500 to $25,000.

 

Government Grants – Week of April 23, 2018

Department of Education – Education Innovation and Research Program: Early-phase Grants

Deadline: June 5, 2018

The Education Innovation and Research (EIR) program provides funding to create, develop, implement, replicate, or take to scale entrepreneurial, evidence-based, field-initiated innovations to improve student achievement and attainment for high-need students; and rigorously evaluate such innovations. This program was formerly known as Investing in Innovation (i3). Grants are awarded for early phase, mid-phase, and expansion projects. ED has projected 16 early phase awards.

 

Department of Health and Human Services – Phase I Replicating Programs (Tier 1) Effective in the Promotion of Healthy Adolescence and the Reduction of Teenage Pregnancy and Associated Risk Behaviors

Deadline: June 29, 2018

The purpose of this grant program is to replicate and scale up programs that include the protective factors shown to be effective in the prevention of risk behaviors, including teen pregnancy. The overall goal is to promote healthy adolescence and to address youth sexual risk holistically or across the interrelated factors that promote optimal health and result in healthy decision-making and teen pregnancy prevention. A Tier 2 grant program, to develop and test new strategies to meet this goal, is also available. DHHS has projected 270 awards for Tier 1.

 

Department of Labor – BUILD Transportation Grants

Deadline: July 19, 2018

As the Administration looks to enhance America’s infrastructure, FY 2018 BUILD Transportation grants are for investments in surface transportation infrastructure and are to be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that will have a significant local or regional impact. BUILD funding can support roads, bridges, transit, rail, ports or intermodal transportation.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of April 16, 2018

Michigan Masonic Charitable Foundation – Masonry’s B.E.S.T. Community Grant

Deadline: Quarterly. Remaining dates in 2018:  June 15, September 15, December 2018

The Masonry’s B.E.S.T community grant program is most interested in projects that focus on the needs of youth. This grant program supports projects in Michigan. Grants range from $5,000 to $50,000.

 

Ribbons of Hope: Invest in Women – 2018 Grant

Deadline: June 4, 2018

The goal of Ribbons of Hope is to make a positive impact on the lives of women and their children. Each year Ribbons of Hope awards a $100,000 grant to a Georgia-based non-profit organization that promotes education, health, economic independence, social well-being or human rights for women and their children.

 

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield – Catalyzing Expansion of Substance Use Disorder Treatment Services

Deadline: May 11, 2018

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) plans to award $1.5 million over two years to programs increasing access to substance use disorder services – including efforts to combat opioid addiction – in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia. Qualified 501(c)3 organizations and/or public (governmental) health entities can apply for funding for programs to catalyze the expansion of access to outpatient treatment services and care coordination for individuals facing substance use disorders.

 

Government Grants – Week of April 16, 2018

New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets – 2018 Community Growers Grant Program

Deadline: May 22, 2018

The Community Growers Grant Program will support the development and expansion of community gardens, school gardens and urban farms across New York state. Grants will fund up to 90% of total project costs, not to exceed $25,000.

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development – Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants Program

Deadline: June 12, 2018

HUD is making available up to $5,000,000 for Planning Grants, including Planning and Action Grants. Planning Grants are two-year grants that assist communities with severely distressed public or HUD-assisted housing in developing a successful neighborhood transformation plan and building the support necessary for that plan to be successfully implemented. Planning and Action Grants are three and a half year planning grants that pair planning with action. HUD estimates that there will be 6 awards.

 

Department of Health and Human Services – Mental Health Awareness Training Grants

Deadline: June 8, 2018

The purpose of this program is to prepare and train others (e.g., school personnel, emergency first responders, law enforcement, veterans, armed services members and their families) on how to appropriately and safely respond to individuals with mental disorders, particularly individuals with serious mental illness and/or serious emotional disturbance. DHHS estimates that there will be 126 awards.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of April 9, 2018

James Thorpe Foundation – Support for Seniors

Deadline: August 5, 2018

The Thorpe Foundation seeks to foster the vital aging of seniors through support of services which help them to live engaged and independent lives, with a focus on the needs of economically disadvantaged seniors and the frail elderly. The Foundation supports in-home and community-based services which help seniors to remain in their own homes, social and recreational opportunities for seniors which reduce isolation and improve quality of life, and transportation services which reduce barriers to independence and social engagement. The Thorpe Foundation supports 501c3 non-profit organizations located in and serving the City of Minneapolis and the western suburban communities of Minneapolis.

 

Brookdale Foundation Group – Respite Program

Deadline: June 27, 2018

The Brookdale Foundation Group awards seed grants to service providers that plan to offer new, dementia-specific Group Respite or specialized Early Memory Loss (EML) programming to participants, along with support to caregivers, in order to help individuals remain in their communities.

 

Best Buy – Community Grants

Deadline: May 31, 2018

As a means to prepare underserved teens for the tech-reliant jobs of the future, the Best Buy Foundation seeks local and regional nonprofit partners offering out-of-school time programs that create hands-on access to technology education and tools that teens will need to be successful in their future schooling and careers. Programs should include hands-on learning opportunities and engage the youth in experimenting, and interacting with the latest technologies to build 21st century skills.

 

Government Grants – Week of April 9, 2018

Department of Labor – Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP), Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program (IVTP), and the Homeless Female Veterans’ and Homeless Veterans’ with Families Program (HFVVWF) (referred to collectively as HVRP)

Deadline: May 7, 2018

The purpose of this program is to provide services to assist in reintegrating homeless veterans into meaningful employment within the labor force and to stimulate the development of effective service delivery systems that will address the complex problems facing homeless veterans. An estimated 75 awards will be made.

 

Department of Defense – Wounded Warrior Service Dog Program

Deadline: June 4, 2018

This program funds nonprofit organizations that train service dogs and connect them with veterans. An estimated 25 awards will be made.

 

New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision – Trauma Curriculum Development and Program Implementation

Deadline: April 30, 2018

The New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) invites applications from not-for-profit and for-profit providers for proposals from training and clinical experts to provide a trauma treatment curriculum, staff training, implementation assistance and clinical support in prisons operated by DOCCS.

Foundation Grants – Week of April 2, 2018

Colorado Health Foundation – Activating Places and Spaces Together

Deadline: June 15, 2018 and October 18, 2018

This funding opportunity supports locally-defined, place-specific efforts to get people outdoors and actively engaged in their neighborhoods – together. The goal of the funding opportunity is to help activate existing infrastructure in public places that contributes to a community’s overall health through residential usage and positive experiences. Foundation grant funds will support costs associated with project/program planning and/or implementation for up to one year. In addition, funding for technical assistance for community engagement, communications and marketing is available. Typically, grants range from $5,000 to $100,000.

 

Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation and KaBOOM! – Play Everywhere Challenge

Deadline: April 6, 2018 (early bird deadline) and May 11, 2018 (final deadline) deadlines for Idea Forms

KaBOOM! and the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation are teaming up to give kids across Southeast Michigan and Western New York more opportunities for kid-driven free play thanks to the newly launched Built to Play initiative. Built to Play will fund the creation of unique play spaces through an exciting new design competition. An award of $720,000 in grants, ranging from $10,000 to $80,000, will be given to winners with great ideas to integrate play into everyday life and unexpected places. Together, we are looking to transform sidewalks and vacant lots, bus stops, waiting areas and beyond through creative installations that will provide more play opportunities to kids who need it most. Applicants apply by submitting a simple idea on an Idea Form. Full applications will be invited in May.

 

The Sadie and Harry Davis Foundation – Small Grants

Deadline: May 4, 2018 (LOI

The Foundation’s Small Grants Program supports nonprofit organizations that promote the health of children in Maine, with general priority given to programs that address the state’s poorest and most underserved populations, e.g., low-income, rural, etc. (The Foundation is not accepting oral health proposals in this grant cycle.) Grants generally range from $3,000 to $15,000.

 

Government Grants – Week of April 2, 2018

Department of Veterans Affairs – Grants for Adaptive Sports Programs for Disabled Veterans and Disabled Members of the Armed Forces

Deadline: May 2, 2018

The Adaptive Sports Grant (ASG) Program’s purpose is to provide grants to eligible adaptive sports entities to plan, develop, manage, and implement programs to provide adaptive sports activities for disabled Veterans and disabled members of the Armed Forces. There will be an estimated 95 awards of up to $500,000.

 

Department of Justice – Second Chance Act: Ensuring Public Safety and Improving Outcomes for Youth in Confinement and While Under Community Supervision

Deadline: May 24, 2018

This program will provide funding to support reentry strategies that address treatment services for youth with co-occurring substance abuse problems and mental health disorders, reentry services for gang-involved youth, and training and technical assistance to improve community supervision practices for juveniles who are placed on probation or are being released from secure confinement. There will be an estimated 5 awards of up to $450,000 annually.

 

Department of Agriculture – Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

Deadline: May 15, 2018

The OAO’s 2501 Program provides funding to eligible organizations for training and technical assistance projects designed to assist socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers in owning and operating viable agricultural enterprises. The OAO is committed to ensuring that socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers are able to equitably participate in USDA programs.

Foundation Grants – Week of March 26, 2018

Meyer Memorial Trust – Building Community

Deadline: April 18, 2018 (initial application)

Building Community is one of the Meyer Memorial Trust’s four grant programs that nonprofits in Oregon can apply to this spring. The Building Community portfolio supports work that addresses social, political, economic and other injustices. The Trust invests in nonprofits, networks and collaboratives that strive to change systems and improve conditions for communities that have been and still are unseen, displaced or discriminated against. The Trust is especially interested in partnering with organizations that recognize the different ways that inequities show up in their work and are actively engaged in creating improvements. The additional grant programs are Housing Opportunities, Healthy Environment, and Equitable Education.

 

Aetna Foundation – Cultivating Healthy Communities

Deadline: April 18, 2018 (initial application)

The Aetna Foundation funds projects that create chances to make healthy choices in our homes, schools, jobs, and neighborhoods. The Foundation invites proposals aligned to its new focus areas of Built Environment, Community Safety, Environmental Exposures, Healthy Behaviors, and Social/Economic Factors. Previous focus areas (physical activity, urban farms, and local food) will still be considered. The Foundation is especially interested in projects that advance resident- or youth-led initiatives, and projects that seek to influence and strengthen local policies that impact residents’ health. The Cultivating Healthy Communities grant program is geared specifically towards nonprofit organizations that work with underserved, low-income, and minority populations in the contiguous United States. These highly competitive grants will range between $50,000 – $100,000.

 

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation – New England Forests and Rivers Fund

Deadline: April 26, 2018

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is soliciting proposals for the New England Forests and Rivers Fund (NEFRF) to restore and sustain healthy forests and rivers that provide habitat for diverse native bird populations, as well as freshwater and diadromous fish populations. Projects from throughout Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont are invited, as well as projects within the Lake Champlain and Upper Hudson targeted watersheds, with a particular focus on projects that include on-the-ground restoration in New Hampshire. The Foundation will host a webinar about this funding opportunity on March 28 at 2 pm.

 

Government Grants – Week of March 26, 2018

FEMA –  Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants

Deadline: April 27, 2018

SAFER grants provide financial assistance to help fire departments increase frontline firefighters. SAFER offers grants to support activities in two activities: 1. Hiring of Firefighters 2. Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer Firefighters.

 

Department of Health and Human Services – Refugee Family Child Care Microenterprise Development Program

Deadline: May 15, 2018

The Office of Refugee Resettlement will provide funding for applicants which, through internal capacity and partnerships, will provide refugee participants with training and technical assistance in professional child care, microenterprise development, and financial literacy; assist refugee participants in navigating the child care licensing process; and provide direct financial assistance as needed to enable participants to prepare their homes for child care business operation. There will be 8 awards of $150,000 to $187,000 annually. An additional related opportunity also due on May 15 is the Refugee Individual Development Accounts (IDA) Program.

 

New York State Education Department – Migrant Education Program

Deadline: April 25, 2018

This five-year grant will support eight (8) Migrant Education Tutorial and Support Services (METS) program centers across New York State. The program goals of the METS are to support the identification and recruitment of migrant-eligible children and youth, agricultural workers, fishers, and their families, and to provide them with data-driven, evidence-based supplemental educational programs and support services based on their needs.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of March 19, 2018

van Ameringen Foundation – Mental Health Grants

Deadline: LOI due June 8, 2018

Within its broad focus on mental health, the Foundation encourages innovative and practical grant proposals in areas which: increase the accessibility of mental health services to people and communities with limited financial means and opportunities; offer preventive and early-intervention strategies; and advocate for systemic change with local or national impact. The van Ameringen Foundation provides general support and project specific grants in two overall categories. Direct Service Grants fund direct services and supports for people and communities confronting mental illness, and are 3-year grants of $25,000 to $75,000 annually. Non-Direct Service Grants fund advocacy (3-year grants, up to $250,000 annually), media/dissemination of knowledge to improve the mental health system, and training (these two grants are both are 3-year grants, $25,000 to $75,000 annually). The van Ameringen Foundation provides grants in metropolitan New York and Philadelphia, as well as advocacy support at the national level.

 

Sisters Health Foundation – Responsive Grants Program

Deadline: LOI due July 19, 2018

The Responsive Grants Program is a competitive grants program in which applicants can apply for project, capacity building, equipment or technology, small capital projects, or general operating support in support of the organization’s mission. Projects must advance oral health, healthy lifestyles, or health equity in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Grants will range between $500 and $50,000.

 

American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (AAFP) – Free Clinics Program

Deadline: August 15, 2018

Family Medicine Cares USA provides monetary grants to help new, free clinics open their doors. Applicants for a Family Medicine Cares USA grant must be a new clinic nearing completion of the Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) clinic development process and have an AAFP member in a leadership role within the clinic. Grants will be up to $10,000.

 

Government Grants – Week of March 19, 2018

Department of Defense – Grants to Military-Connected Local Educational Agencies for Academic and Support Programs (MCASP)

Deadline: May 2, 2018

The DoDEA Education Partnership and Resource Branch is now accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Grants to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) for Military-Connected Academic and Support Programs. Awards will be made to LEAs on behalf of their eligible school(s).  These grants support research-based strategies that enhance student achievement and ease the challenges that military children face due their parents military service. To qualify all participating schools must have 15 percent or greater military-connected student enrollment for school year (SY) 2017-18. The enrollment numbers should be verifiable from the districts U.S. Department of Education Impact Aid totals and/or the State Military Student Identifier data. DoDEA will host a webinar on March 28, 2018 to guide the 2018 DoDEA grant applicants as they write their applications. DoDEA projects that 30 awards will be made of $250,000 to $1,250,000 annually.

 

Office of Temporary & Disability Assistance – Operational Support for AIDS Housing (OSAH)

Deadline: May 4, 2018

The intent of OSAH is to help establish and maintain a viable continuum of residential opportunities for previously homeless persons with HIV/AIDS and their families living in supportive housing created through or renovated with the Homeless Housing and Assistance Program (HHAP). Many applicants for housing for persons with HIV/AIDS find it difficult to secure adequate funding both to maintain the physical plant and meet the support services needs of residents. OSAH funds help provide the necessary operational support to assist HHAP-funded AIDS housing programs in meeting the support services needs of their residents and covering maintenance and operating expenses. Grants may fund up to five years of services and operational support to eligible projects. This grant is open to organizations in New York State.

 

New York State Department of Health – Community Based Organization (CBO) Planning Grant Reissue for the Rest of State Region

Deadline: May 4, 2018

The New York State Department of Health, Office of Health Insurance Progarms has re-issued this Request for Applications (RFA) to announce the availability of funds for the support of community based organizations (CBOs) in specific targeted areas that remain un-served/underserved as part of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program. This RFA is intended to solicit applications for grants to assist CBO Consortiums in planning activities to identify business requirements and formulate strategies for short-term needs. This also includes longer term plans that the CBO consortium may envision in system transformation. Overall, this will allow them to better position themselves for continuing engagement with Performing Provider Systems (PPS) in DSRIP projects, and consequently, value based payment and contracting. This RFA is limited to applicants located in the Rest of State Region.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of March 12, 2018

Newman’s Own, Fisher House Foundation, and Military Times  – Newman’s Own Awards

Deadline: April 25, 2018

Every day, service members, veterans, and their families rise to the challenge of maintaining a healthy lifestyle while facing the unique trials that come with having dedicated their lives in service to our nation. These families often face long deployments and separation, and many must cope with the long-term effects associated with service. Newman’s Own, Fisher House Foundation, and Military Times join together in presenting $200,000 in grants to the most creative military quality of life improvement plans. Each grantee will receive up to $50,000.

 

Wells Fargo Regional Foundation – Neighborhood Planning Grants

Deadline: August 31, 2018

The Wells Fargo Regional Foundation awards Neighborhood Planning Grants and Neighborhood Implementation Grants to support long-term, resident-driven neighborhood revitalization. The foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life for children and families living in low-income communities in Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware by concentrating resources on comprehensive, neighborhood-based economic and community development initiatives. Neighborhood Planning Grants will fund the development of comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans, and will range from $25,000 to $100,000. An Introduction to Neighborhood Planning Workshop will be held on May 16 in Philadelphia, PA. The Wells Fargo Foundation also makes Neighborhood Implementation Grants to implement community development projects. More information can be found on the funder’s website.

 

Delta Dental of Kansas – Community Dental Health Grants

Deadline: April 9, 2018

Community-based oral health programs in Kansas are encouraged to apply for grants for programs designed to improve oral health. Special consideration will be given to applicants whose programs focus on improving the oral health of low-income children and senior citizens; however, all grant submissions will be considered. Community Dental Health Grants will be provided for new initiatives, new components of existing programs, start-up funding or one-time events that will include one or more of the following grant criteria: 1) Prevention and education; 2) Significant and/or large impact; or 3) Sustainable, innovative solutions. Each grantee will receive up to $150,000.

 

Government Grants – Week of March 12, 2018

Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee – Highway Safety Grants

Deadline: May 1, 2018

The Highway Safety grant funds local, state and not-for-profit agencies in New York State to address particular highway safety problems in their jurisdictions. Proposals must address one of the program areas included in the state’s Highway Safety Strategic Plan, which can be found online at www.SafeNY.ny.gov/hsdata.htm. Program areas considered for the general Highway Safety Grant funding include: occupant protection; traffic enforcement; motorcycle safety; traffic records; community programs; programs that impact younger drivers or older drivers; pedestrian safety; roadway safety and impaired driving. Additional grant opportunities from the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, also due on May 1, include Police Traffic Services (PTS), which funds police overtime to conduct traffic enforcement operations, and Child Passenger Safety (CPS), which funds child passenger safety programs such as car seat distribution programs for low-income families.

 

Department of Agriculture – Farmer’s Market Promotion Program (FMPP)

Deadline: May 7, 2018

The purpose of the Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) is to increase domestic consumption of, and access to, locally and regionally produced agricultural products, and to develop new market opportunities for farm and ranch operations serving local markets by developing, improving, expanding, and providing outreach, training, and technical assistance to, or assisting in the development, improvement, and expansion of, domestic farmers markets, roadside stands, community-supported agriculture programs, agritourism activities, and other direct producer-to-consumer market opportunities. Eligible entities include agricultural businesses, agricultural cooperatives, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) networks, CSA associations, economic development corporations, local governments, nonprofit corporations, producer networks, producer associations, public benefit corporations, regional farmers’ market authorities, and tribal governments. DOA projects that there will be 60 awards of $50,000 to $500,000.

 

Department of Agriculture – Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP)

Deadline: May 7, 2018

The Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP) offers grant funds with a 25% match to support the development and expansion of local and regional food business enterprises to increase domestic consumption of, and access to, locally and regionally produced agricultural products, and to develop new market opportunities for farm and ranch operations serving local markets. There are two types of project applications are accepted under LFPP—planning grants and implementation grants. Applicants can apply for either but will receive only one type of grant in the same grant cycle. Eligible entities may apply if they support local and regional food business enterprises that process, distribute, aggregate, or store locally or regionally produced food products. Such entities may include: agricultural businesses and cooperatives, producer networks and associations, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) networks and associations, other agricultural business entities (for-profit groups), nonprofit and public benefit corporations, economic development corporations, regional farmers’ market authorities, and .ocal and tribal governments. DOA projects that there will be 60 awards of $25,000 to $500,000.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of March 5, 2018

Retirement Research Foundation – Responsive Grants Program

Deadline: May 1, 2018 and August 1, 2018

The Retirement Research Foundation is one of the first private foundations in the nation devoted exclusively to aging and retirement issues. RRF’s Responsive Grants program supports projects that have a significant focus on older adults, ages 65 and over, in the following areas: Advocacy, Direct Service, Professional Education and Training, and Research. The foundation offers feedback to applicants who send Letters of Inquiry. Direct Service grants are restricted to nonprofit organizations located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Wisconsin, or Florida.

 

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation –  Early Childhood Care and Education: Health Equity in Action

Deadline: April 10, 2018

The goal of this funding opportunity is to make a healthy difference in communities by advancing health equity in early childhood care and education. To achieve this goal, the foundation will fund work that will increase access to and quality of early childhood care and education for children 0–5 years old. Successful applicants will focus on creating or contributing to systems change in early childhood care and education settings to decrease inequities. Early Childhood Care and Education: Health Equity in Action will provide grants of up to $100,000 each per year.  Applicants can apply for one- or two-year grants.

 

Northwest Health Foundation – Impact Partnership: Families Leading for Health and Education

Deadline: April 4, 2018 (required Letter of Intent), and June 14, 2018 (full proposal)

Northwest Health Foundation, along with the Health and Education Fund partners, is investing in efforts to support parent, family and community leadership and engagement to improve outcomes in early learning, education and healthcare for children by addressing change at the intersection of these sectors. The Fund partners will grant approximately $1,000,000 in 2018 and $1,500,000 in 2019 to community-based organizations in Oregon and Southwest Washington. The Health and Education Fund seeks to partner with community-based organizations committed to working with parents, families and community members as partners and leaders to affect systems change. Efforts should focus on children from prenatal to age eight and complement existing state and regional initiatives in early learning, education and healthcare. Project activities and outcomes should focus on addressing change at the intersection of these sectors.

 

Government Grants – Week of March 5, 2018

Environmental Protection Agency – Pollution Prevention Grant Program

Deadline: April 26, 2018

EPA is announcing a grant competition to fund two-year Pollution Prevention assistance agreements for projects expected to be performed in each EPA region that provide technical assistance and/or training to businesses/facilities to help them adopt source reduction approaches (also known as “pollution prevention” or “P2”). P2 means reducing or eliminating pollutants from entering any waste stream or otherwise released into the environment prior to recycling, treatment, or disposal.

 

FEMA –  Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants

Deadline: April 27, 2018

SAFER grants provide financial assistance to help fire departments increase frontline firefighters. SAFER offers grants to support activities in two activities: 1. Hiring of Firefighters 2. Recruitment and Retention of Volunteer Firefighters.

 

NYS Office of Mental Health – Residential Treatment Facility Pilot Program: Reducing Lengths of Stay

Deadline: April 11, 2018

Residential Treatment Facility (RTF) intervention is successful when a discharged youth has sustained positive outcomes from an admission. Research has shown that sustained positive outcomes result largely from a RTF’s ability to implement intensive, creative, flexible and evidenced based treatment interventions with clinical urgency for youth and their families during admission (Lyons et al., 2009). The 2017-18 New York State (NYS) Enacted Budget reflected continued support for RTF transformation by including appropriation language to authorize resources for RTF Pilots as follows: “up to $5,000,000 may be used to provide State aid to voluntary non-profit agencies, as defined in the mental hygiene law, for expenditures incurred in the operation of residential treatment facilities for children and youth, including but not limited to, expenditures related to the transition to managed care from fee for service and re-design pilots/projects (NYS, 2017).”  RTFs will be expected to propose what program changes and internal processes are most effective at producing sustained positive outcomes for those they serve.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of February 26, 2018

New York State Health Foundation – Special Projects Fund

Deadline: March 13, 2018 (online inquiry form) and May 16, 2018 (full proposal)

The Special Projects Fund supports projects that are outside of the foundation’s focus areas of Building Healthy Communities, Empowering Healthcare Consumers, and Veterans’ Health.  All projects must have an impact on New Yorkers either at a local, regional, or statewide level. Special Projects Fund awards should be considered one-time, nonrenewable funding opportunities. NYSHealth issues two funding cycles for Special Projects Fund through a request for proposals (RFP) each year.

 

Medica Foundation – Behavioral Health, Early Childhood Health, and Nonprofit Core Mission Grants

Deadline: April 6, 2018 (Behavioral Health), May 11, 2018 (Early Childhood Health), August 24, 2018 (Nonprofit Core Mission)

The Medica Foundation’s grant programs support projects in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and western Wisconsin. The foundation funds behavioral health programs focused on a continuum of care that provide intensive, person-centered, multidisciplinary services using evidence-based screening, assessment, diagnostic, treatment and/ or prevention services. The foundation funds early childhood health programs that focus on developing healthy families to foster optimal growth and development of young children. The foundation funds health-related programming of nonprofit organizations located outside of the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

 

New York Life Foundation – Grief Reach

Deadline: April 5, 2018 and July 26, 2018

In 2011, the Foundation started the Grief Reach Grant program* in partnership with the National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) to expand the reach and access of local bereavement programs and services to underserved youth. The Grief Reach grant program expands the reach and access of local bereavement programs and services to underserved youth. There are two funding opportunities: Community Expansion Grants and Capacity Building Grants for agencies that provide bereavement support services to children and teenagers. Community Expansion grants fund program expansion to include bereaved children and teens not currently served by existing services. Capacity Building grants allow nonprofits to secure the professional and timely assistance necessary to enhance organizational capacity and address important issues of organizational development and effectiveness. Each funding opportunity has two application cycles per year.

 

Government Grants – Week of February 26, 2018

New York State Council of the Arts (NYSCA) – Multiple Opportunities

Deadline: March 28, 2018

A multitude of funding opportunities to support projects in a variety of artistic disciplines and program delivery mechanisms are currently available from NYSCA, including: Theatre, Visual Arts, State and Local Partnership, Presenting, Museum, Music, Literature, Individual Artists, Folk Arts, Facilities, Electronic Media and Film, Dance, Arts Education, and Architecture and Design.

 

New York State Education Department (NYSED) – Math and Science Partnerships Program

Deadline: April 6, 2018

The overarching purpose of this grant is to increase the academic achievement of students in mathematics and science through partnerships that enhance teaching of elementary and secondary teachers (PK-12). Through partnerships between local school districts and Institutions of Higher Education, teachers participate in professional learning opportunities that strengthen content-pedagogical knowledge and instructional practices in mathematics and science. Partnerships between high-need school districts and the science, technology, engineering and mathematics departments in Institutions of Higher Education are at the core of an innovative comprehensive systems approach to enhance teaching and learning.

 

Department of Health and Human Services – Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Homes

Deadline: April 5, 2018

The purpose of TLP and MGH grant programs are to implement, enhance, and/or support effective strategies for successful transition to sustainable living for runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 and/or pregnant and parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren). Both projects must provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for 18 months.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of February 19, 2018

John T. Gorman Foundation – Direct Services Grant Program

Deadline: March 30, 2018

The Direct Services Grant Program funds programs and organizations that provide quality supports and services to address the immediate basic needs of low-income Mainers (e.g.: food, shelter, clothing, physical and mental health, transportation, etc.). This grant program provides both program/project funding and general operating support. The Foundation will consider grant requests of up to $25,000, from a broad spectrum of non-profit organizations that provide direct services under existing programs over a 12-month period.

 

Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta – General Operating Support Cycle

Deadline: March 9, 2018 (pre-proposal)

The Community Foundation’s General Operating Support cycle provides nonprofits with unrestricted funding to achieve their missions. General operating support grants are flexible and allow funds to be used when and where they’re most needed. These grants are highly competitive. Grants range from $10,000 to $75,000 for each 12-month period, and may be awarded for 12 or 24 months. Each grantee will be asked to identify annual goals and to report on progress and challenges every 12 months.

 

Braitmayer Foundation – Education Grants

Deadline: March 15, 2018 (Letter of Inquiry)

The Foundation is interested in proposals utilizing innovative practices in K-12 education throughout the United States. Of particular interest are: 1) Curricular and school reform initiatives, and 2) Preparation of and professional development opportunities for teachers, particularly those which encourage people of high ability and diverse background to enter and remain in K-12 teaching. The Foundation awards Grants up to $35,000. This grant cycle takes one full year from submission of a Letter of Inquiry to notification and may include a site visit.

 

Government Grants – Week of February 19, 2018

SAMHSA – Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program

Deadline: March 29, 2018

The DFC Support Program has two goals: 1) Establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, public and private non-profit agencies, as well as federal, state, local, and tribal governments to support the efforts of community coalitions working to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth, and 2) Reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, reduce substance abuse among adults by addressing the factors in a community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse. Eligible applicants are community-based coalitions addressing youth substance use that have never received a DFC grant. This is a five-year grant, with an anticipated award amount of up to $125,000 per year.

 

NYS OCFS – Infant/Toddler Regional Services

Deadline: March 21, 2018

Infant/Toddler Regional services will be funded to address, on a statewide basis, the unique and special needs of the I/T population. Contracts will be awarded in each of the seven regions across the state. Lead agencies will develop and coordinate I/T services in partnership with OCFS. Lead agencies will be expected to collaborate with Child Care Resource and Referral Centers (CCR&Rs) within each of their corresponding regions. I/T Regional Services will be provided to promote an understanding of the importance of, and strategies for improving, the quality of care for infants and toddlers.

 

NYS OCFS – Child Care Resource and Referral Services, Including Legally-exempt Caregiver Enrollment Services

Deadline: March 21, 2018

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) seeks proposals from qualified not-for-profit organizations to act as CCR&Rs to supply vital child care services to parents, providers, employers, and communities across New York State. CCR&R services include information on the components of quality child care; referrals to child care providers and programs; and technical assistance to child care providers and programs.

Foundation Grants – Week of February 12, 2018

The Mary Kay Foundation – Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program

Deadline: April 30, 2018

Every October, The Mary Kay Foundation observes National Domestic Violence Awareness Month by awarding grants to deserving women’s domestic violence shelters across the United States. In 2017, The Foundation awarded $3 million in grants to more than 150 women’s shelters. Each year, The Foundation awards a grant to at least one domestic violence shelter in every state that applies. Any remaining funds are distributed based on state population.

 

First Nations Development Institute – Native Youth and Culture Fund

Deadline: March 8, 2018

First Nations began investing in Native youth by launching the Native Youth and Culture Fund (NYCF) in 2002 to partner with tribes, Native nonprofit organizations and Native community groups working in rural and reservation-based communities seeking ways to preserve, strengthen and/or renew Native culture and tradition among youth. First Nations seeks to fund projects that focus on youth and incorporate culture and tradition to address social issues such as drug and alcohol abuse, teen pregnancy, mental health or other social issues.

 

BJH Foundation for Senior Services – Enhancing Life for Jewish Adults

Deadline: March 9, 2018

The purpose of BJH Foundation is to enhance the lives of Jewish adults residing in North and South Carolina by distributing grants to organizations providing activities, services and programs for Jewish adults in accordance with Jewish values and beliefs. Grants are awarded to meet a variety of physical, mental and social needs of Jewish adults.
BJH Foundation desires to support new, innovative, community-based programs. BJH Foundation invites potential grantees to help develop methods to identify underserved Jewish adults.

 

Government Grants – Week of February 12, 2018

FEMA – Fire Prevention and Safety Grants

Deadline: March 16, 2018

The Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grants are part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) and support projects that enhance the safety of the public and firefighters from fire and related hazards. The primary goal is to reduce injury and prevent death among high-risk populations. In 2005, Congress reauthorized funding for FP&S and expanded the eligible uses of funds to include Firefighter Safety Research and Development.

 

Department of Health and Human Services – School-Based Health Center Capital (SBHCC) Program

Deadline: April 17, 2018

FY 2019 SBHCC awards will increase access to mental health, substance abuse, and childhood obesity-related services in operational school-based health centers (SBHCs), by funding minor alteration/renovation (A/R) projects and/or purchase of moveable equipment, including telehealth equipment. Applicants must demonstrate how their proposal will support the provision of effective, efficient, quality health care, and lead to improvements in access to mental health, substance abuse, and childhood obesity-related services at the SBHC site(s). DHHS has projected that 100 awards will be made.

 

Department of Education – Native American Career and Technical Education Program 

Deadline: March 19, 2018

NACTEP provides grants to improve career and technical education (CTE) programs that are consistent with the purposes of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (the Act) and that benefit Native Americans and Alaska Natives. The following entities are eligible to apply under this competition: (1) A federally recognized Indian Tribe. (2) A Tribal organization. (3) An Alaska Native entity. (4) A Bureau-funded school, except for a Bureau-funded school proposing to use its award to support secondary school CTE programs. ED has projected that 30 awards will be made.

Foundation Grants – Week of February 5, 2018

The Dekko Foundation – Early Childhood Development Grants

Deadline: Rolling

Through the Early Childhood Development Grants, The Dekko Foundation seeks make a measurable difference in: 1) The number of parents who thrive in their role as their child’s first and best teacher; 2) The number of homes, childcare centers and preschools that put child development principles into practice; 3) The number of early childhood programs with the ability to support children’s development; and 4) The level of community involvement in the development of children ages birth to five. These grants support projects in AL, IN, IA, MN.

 

Silver Family Foundation – Transitional Youth Development Grant Program

Deadline: LOI accepted on an ongoing basis; invited applications due March 31, 2018 and September 30, 2018

The Silver Family Foundation focuses on transitional youth development programs that offer in-depth, long-term investments and opportunities for motivated, low-income youth. The foundation prioritize programs that have a proven track record of improving outcomes around key youth development and academic benchmarks including 3rd grade reading, high school graduation, college attainment and completion. The Silver Family Foundation supports projects in Oregon and Washington.

 

Kessler Foundation – Community Employment Grants

Deadline: April 9, 2018

Kessler Foundation awards Community Employment Grants annually to support employment solutions that increase employment and career outcomes for New Jersey citizens with disabilities. The purpose of Community Employment Grants are to increase employment opportunities and career advancement for individuals with disabilities. Areas include transition-to-work for youth and adults, employment-related transportation issues, vocational training, workplace preparation, and strategies to support recruitment, hiring, placement, and retention. Other related projects or programs may be considered at the discretion of the Trustees.

 

Government Grants – Week of February 5, 2018

SAMHSA – Treatment for Individuals with Serious Mental Illness, Serious Emotional Disturbance or Co-Occurring Disorders Experiencing Homelessness

Deadline: March 9, 2018

The purpose of this program is to support the development and/or expansion of the local implementation of an infrastructure that integrates behavioral health treatment and recovery support services for individuals, youth, and families with a serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance or co-occurring disorder (i.e., a serious mental illness [SMI] and substance use disorder [SUD] or a serious emotional disturbance [SED] and SUD who are experiencing homelessness). The goal of this program is to increase capacity and provide accessible, effective, comprehensive, coordinated, integrated, and evidence-based treatment services, peer support and other recovery support services, and linkages to sustainable permanent housing.

 

NYSED – Child Abduction Prevention Education Program

Deadline: March 30, 2018

The purpose of this program is to assist public school districts, school libraries, and School Library Systems to develop or adopt a curriculum and training program designed for K-8 students, parents, teachers, school librarians, and support staff to aid in the prevention of child abduction. This program supports projects in New York.

 

NYS OCFS – Pre-College Program for Legally Blind Students

Deadline: March 14, 2018

The purpose of this program is to establish a Pre-College Program for legally blind student entering their senior year of high school. This program will assist participants in refining their academic, social, and independent living skills before commencing full time college studies, through a four week on-campus experience. This program supports projects in New York.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of January 29, 2018

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Networks for School Improvement

Deadline: February 21, 2018

A Networks for School Improvement (NSI) is a group of secondary schools working in partnership with an Intermediary organization to use a continuous improvement process to significantly increase the number of Black, Latino, and low-income students who earn a high school diploma, enroll in a postsecondary institution, and are on track in their first year to earn a credential with labor-market value. Secondary school teams work collaboratively to identify, test, and refine solutions that target a problem and reach an aim common across the network. An NSI’s aim is to improve outcomes that are predictive of high school graduation and postsecondary success.

 

William T. Grants – Youth Services Improvement Grants

Deadline: March 8, 2018

The Youth Service Improvement Grants (YSIG) program supports activities intended to improve the quality of services for young people ages 5 to 25 in the five boroughs of New York City. Our goal is to help strengthen existing youth services by addressing issues or problems at the point of service, where staff and youth interact.

 

ASPCA Equine Fund

Deadline: Rolling

The ASPCA Equine Fund provides grants to U.S. nonprofit equine welfare organizations and other animal welfare organizations that care for horses, mules, donkeys and ponies in alignment with our efforts to protect all equines. The ASPCA Equine Fund grants program seeks to award equine organizations that strive to achieve best practices both in nonprofit management and equine care. Unsolicited grants are generally awarded in amounts from $500-$5,000 and seldom exceed 10% of an organization’s current annual operating budget. A site visit may be required before or as a condition of a grant.

 

Government Grants – Week of January 29, 2018

Fire Prevention and Safety Grants

*Forecasted* NOFA Release: February 12, 2018

*Forecasted* Deadline: March 16, 2018

The purpose of the FP&S Grant Program is to enhance the safety of the public and
firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards by assisting fire prevention
programs and supporting firefighter health and safety research and development.
In awarding grants, the Administrator of FEMA shall consider the following:
• The findings and recommendations of the Technical Evaluation Panel (TEP);
• The degree to which an award will reduce deaths, injuries, and property damage
by reducing the risks associated with fire-related and other hazards; and
• The extent of an applicant’s need for an FP&S Grant and the need to protect the
United States as a whole.

 

Women & Minorities in STEM Fields

Deadline: March 28, 2018

This program supports research and extension projects that have robust collaborations to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields that are relevant to USDA priorities identified by the Secretary: (i) Promotion of a safe, sufficient, and nutritious food supply for all Americans and for people around the world; (ii) Sustainable agricultural policies that foster economic viability for small and mid-sized farms and rural businesses, protect natural resources, and promote value-added agriculture; (iii) National leadership in climate change mitigation and adaptation; (iv) Building a modern workplace with a modern workforce; and (v) Support for 21st century rural communities.

 

NOAA Coastal Resilience Grants Program (FY 2018)

Deadlines: May 7, 2018

In Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, this solicitation is seeking coastal habitat restoration projects that build resilience by conserving and restoring sustainable ecosystem processes and functions and reducing the vulnerability of coastal communities and infrastructure from the impacts of extreme weather events, climate hazards, and changing ocean conditions. This program supports activities that restore or create natural infrastructure and natural landscape features to provide valuable ecosystem functions and services, such as habitat for fish, improved water quality and quantity, flood reduction, and erosion protection. Proposed projects should also support sustainable fisheries managed by NOAA under the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management Act (Managed Species), contribute to the recovery of protected resources managed by NOAA under the Endangered Species Act (Listed Species) – including species identified by NMFS as “Species in the Spotlight,” and/or benefit native fish species of the Great Lakes.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of January 22, 2018

US Soccer Foundation

Deadline: January 26, 2018 (LOI)

The U.S. Soccer Foundation awards grants on both an annual basis (Program grants) and through a rolling process (Safe Places to Play grants) to support soccer programs and field-building initiatives nationwide. Grants are provided to support all aspects of the beautiful game — from assisting programs with operational costs to creating Safe Places to Play.

 

Dollar General Family Literacy Grants

Deadline: February 22, 2018

Family Literacy Grants provide funding to family literacy service providers. Organizations applying for funding must have the following three components:

  • Adult Education Instruction
  • Children’s Education
  • Parent and Child Together Time (PACT)

 

The Lawrence Foundation

Deadline: April 30, 2018

The foundation is focused on making grants to support environmental, human services and other causes although their interests are fairly diverse and may lead the foundation into other areas on an occasional basis. The foundation makes both program and operating grants and does not have any geographic restrictions on its grants.

Government Grants – Week of January 22, 2018

Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants

Deadline: March 15, 2018

The mission of this Challenge Grants program is to strengthen the institutional base of the humanities by enabling infrastructure development and capacity building. Grants aim to help institutions secure long-term support for their core activities and expand efforts to preserve and create access to outstanding humanities materials.

 

Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program

Deadline: April 17, 2018

HUD will select up to 11 communities to participate in the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) to develop and execute a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness. Five of the 11 selected communities will be rural communities.

The purpose of the YHDP is to learn how communities can successfully approach the goal of preventing and ending youth homelessness by building comprehensive systems of care for young people rather than implementing individual or unconnected projects that serve this population. In order to effectively implement a system that addresses the needs of youth experiencing homelessness, Continuums of Care (CoCs) must understand the subgroups of homeless youth – including unaccompanied youth, pregnant and parenting, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ), and minor age youth – experiencing homelessness and the unique challenges they face within their communities.

 

Department of Education – EIR Grants

Deadline: (Forecasted): May 15, 2018

There are three types of Education, Innovation and Research (EIR) grants:

1. Early Phase

2. Mid Phase

3. Expansion

Foundation Grants – Week of January 15, 2018

The Herb Block Foundation – Pathways Out of Poverty

Deadline: February 7, 2018

The Foundation is committed to defending basic freedoms, combating all forms of discrimination and prejudice and improving the condition of the poor and underprivileged.

Applicants for the Pathways Out of Poverty Program must be located in /and or provide services in the greater Washington, DC region which we define as the District of Columbia, the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, and the city of Alexandria in Virginia and Montgomery, and Prince George’s counties in Maryland.

 

AstraZeneca – Connections for Cardiovascular Health

Deadline: February 28, 2018 (Applications don’t open until February 5, 2018)

In support of its overall mission to improve health, the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation launchedConnections for Cardiovascular HealthSM (CCH), a program with the mission of improving cardiovascular health in the United States.

CCH provides grants to U.S.-based nonprofit organizations engaged in charitable work at the community level in the United States in support of the program’s mission. Since its inception in 2010, the Foundation’s CCH program has funded programs providing innovative, community-based approaches to improving cardiovascular health across the United States. CCH-funded programs use culturally appropriate approaches with measurable outcomes to address specific unmet needs of communities across the country, especially underserved communities.

 

Hanley Family Foundation

Deadline: March 31, 2018

The Foundation supports organizations whose primary focus is to help individuals to recover from, or avoid, substance use disorder.

Due to the lack of treatment services, opportunities to support new or expanding programs that will allow more people to seek recovery are particularly attractive to HFF.

 

Baseball Tomorrow Fund

Deadline: April 1, 2018

The Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF) awards grants to non-profit and tax-exempt organizations involved in the operation of youth baseball and/or softball programs and facilities. Organizations operating in the U.S. and international locations are eligible to apply.

Government Grants – Week of January 15, 2018

OVW FY 2018 Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Program Solicitation

Deadline: February 21, 2018

Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program supports community-based organizations in providing culturally relevant services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

 

OVW FY 2018 Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus Program

Deadline: February 22, 2018

The Campus Program encourages a comprehensive coordinated community approach that enhances victim safety, provides services for victims and supports efforts to hold offenders accountable. The funding supports activities that develop and strengthen trauma informed victim services and strategies to prevent, investigate, respond to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.

 

NOAA Great Lakes Habitat Restoration Project Grants under the U.S. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Deadline: March 12, 2018

The objective of the Fiscal Year 2018 NOAA Great Lakes Habitat Restoration Grants solicitation is to provide federal financial and technical assistance to habitat restoration projects that both meet NOAA’s mission to restore coastal habitats and support the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) (https://www.glri.us/actionplan/pdfs/glri-action-plan-2.pdf) goal to protect and restore habitats to sustain healthy populations of native fish species in the eight U.S. Great Lakes states (New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota). NOAA delivers funding and technical expertise to restore Great Lakes coastal habitats.

 

Environmental Education Local Grants Program — Solicitation Notice for 2018

*All regions have open solicitations on Grants.gov – Link is to just one region.*

Deadline: March 15, 2018

The purpose of the Environmental Education Local Grants Program in Region 02 is to support locally-focused environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental and conservation issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.

 

Drug-Free Communities

Deadline: March 29, 2018

The DFC Program was created by the Drug-Free Communities Act of 1997 (Public Law 105-20). The DFC Support Program has two goals: 1. Establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, public and private non-profit agencies; as well as federal, state, local, and tribal governments to support the efforts of community coalitions working to prevent and reduce substance use among youth*. 2. Reduce substance use among youth and, over time, reduce substance abuse among adults by addressing the factors in a community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse. *For the purposes of this FOA, “youth” is defined as individuals 18 years of age and younger.

 

Previously Highlighted Opportunities

Foundation Grants – Week of January 8, 2018

AccessLex – Unsolicited Grant Program

Deadline: January 31, 2018 (LOI)

To be considered for funding, a proposal must seek to improve directly, or, in the case of research-oriented proposals, develop data, facts or conclusions that further the understanding of:

  • Improving access to legal education for students from diverse backgrounds;
  • Increasing the affordability and financing options for students pursuing legal education; and,
  • Enhancing the value and relevance of legal education.

 

The Donaghue Foundation

Deadline: February 5, 2018 (LOI)

For the 2018 cycle, the Foundation welcomes all topics that relate to improving the health of elders in care facilities but is particularly interested in receiving letters of intent on the following topics:

  • The treatment of substance abuse and dependency or other mental health conditions other than delirium and dementia
  • Healthcare decisions by conservators or guardians and their effects on residents of care facilities
  • Interventions that improve oral health
  • Interventions that reduce disparities in health status

Researchers applying for this grant must identify a stakeholder in the care delivery or policy arena with whom they will either consult or collaborate and who is willing to work with the researcher to develop a research product that may be readily used to improve care or quality of life.

 

Signature Employment Grants

Deadline: February 18, 2018

Signature Employment Grants are awarded nationally to fund new pilot initiatives, demonstration projects, or social ventures that lead to the generation of new ideas to solve the high unemployment and underemployment of individuals with disabilities. Preference is given for interventions that overcome specific employment barriers related to long-term dependence on public assistance or advance competitive employment in a cost-effective manner. Signature Grants are not intended to fund project expansions or bring proven projects to new communities, unless there is a significant scale, scope, or replicable component. Innovation lies at the core of all Signature Employment Grants. We define innovation as a new idea or process that will improve systems to increase employment outcomes for people with disabilities. Innovation can often improve systems already in place. Innovation requires careful analysis of the needs of individuals served: identifying the idea, program, service, or workflow necessary to promote employment.

 

Government Grants – Week of January 8, 2018

Office of Violence Against Women (numerous opportunities just released!)

OVW FY 2018 Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Program Solicitation

Deadline: February 15, 2018

The goal of the SAS Culturally Specific Program is create, maintain, and expand sustainable sexual assault services provided by culturally specific organizations, which are uniquely situated to respond to respond to the needs of sexual assault victims within culturally specific populations.

 

OVW FY 2018 Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking

Deadline: February 16, 2018

The Transitional Housing Program makes grants to programs to provide 6-24 months of transitional housing with support services for victims who are homeless, or in need of transitional housing, as a result of a situation of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking; and for whom emergency shelter services or other crisis intervention services are unavailable or insufficient.

 

OVW FY 2018 Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Grant Program (formerly known as the Arrest Program)

Deadline: February 27, 2018

This program furthers the Department of Justice’s mission by encouraging partnerships between state, local, and tribal governments, courts, victim service providers, coalitions and rape crisis centers, to ensure that sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking are treated as serious violations of criminal law requiring the coordinated involvement of the entire criminal justice system and community-based victim service organizations.

 

Community Collaborations to Strengthen and Preserve Families

Forecasted Deadline: May 27, 2018

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to fund demonstration projects that support the development, implementation, and evaluation of strategies that embrace proactive efforts to build on the strengths of families, including those at high risk for child maltreatment, and enhance the capacity of communities to address the well-being needs of families before more formal intervention is warranted. The five-year projects will address site specific issues in order to reduce the number of referrals to the public child welfare agency.

 

Stand Down Grants

Deadline: December 31, 2020 (Rolling deadline)

Stand Down grant funds must be used to enhance employment and training opportunities or to promote the self-sufficiency of homeless veterans through paid work. Veterans experiencing homelessness do not always have access to basic hygiene supplies necessary to maintain their health and appearance. Lack of shelter limits their ability to prepare for and present themselves at job interviews or be contacted for follow-up. Basic services such as showers, haircuts, attention to health concerns, and other collaborative services provided at SD events can give participants a greater sense of self and an opportunity to improve their chances of securing and maintaining employment.Each year, VETS sets funds aside from the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) budget activity to award SD grants. Stand Down funding is a non-competitive grant awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until available annual funding is exhausted. VETS will continue to accept applications and process when additional funds become available.The maximum amount that can be awarded, per applicant for a geographic area, in a fiscal year (October 1 – September 30) is $7,000 for a one-day event and $10,000 for a multi-day event. Grants may be awarded to multiple organizations that conduct SD events in the same general area so long as there is no commingling of federal funds.

 

Previously Highlighted Opportunities

Foundation Grants – Week of January 1, 2018

Tony Hawk Foundation

Deadline: January 10, 2018

Since its inception, the Tony Hawk Foundation has sought to foster lasting improvements in society, with an emphasis on supporting and empowering youth. Through special events, grants, and technical assistance, the Foundation supports recreational programs focusing on the creation of public skateboard parks in low-income communities, and other causes in the U.S. and overseas. The Foundation favors projects that have strong community involvement, grassroots fundraising, and a base of support from the skaters, parents, law enforcement, and local leaders.

 

Delta Dental – Brighter Futures Grant Program

Deadline: January 31, 2018

Each year, the Delta Dental Foundation provides financial support through its Brighter Futures Community Grants program to various community organizations and programs which promote/provide oral health care for children and/or adults.

This year, the DDF will be providing $150,000 to support programs that focus on adult and/or children’s oral health.

  • Brighter Futures Community Grants program is limited to a maximum of $5,000 per grant.
  • Grants must be dedicated to local not-for-profit programs designed to promote oral health in Michigan, Indiana and/or Ohio.
  • Of particular interest are programs designed to promote/improve the oral health of underserved or at-risk populations and to those which have an oral health education component.

 

Arthur Vining Davis Foundation – Private Higher Education Grants

Deadline: February 16, 2018 (LOI)

Private Higher Education grant proposals will be considered in the following general areas:

  • Leadership development for faculty, students, and senior leaders
  • Interfaith literacy and leadership for curriculum, student, and faculty research
  • Environmental stewardship and sustainability in research, curriculum, and experience
  • Student and faculty intellectual inquiry, including faculty development and support for student – faculty undergraduate research
  • Diversity, inclusion, and support for underserved education constituencies

Government Grants – Week of January 1, 2018

Assistance to Firefighter Grants

Deadline: February 2, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Grants Programs Directorate is responsible for the implementation and administrations of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. The purpose of the AFG Program is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards. The program guidance document provides potential applicants with the details of the requirements, processing, and evaluation of an application for financial assistance for eligible activities.

*There are numerous webinars being offered about the AFG funding opportunity for free from FEMA this week and next, be sure to attend!*

 

Save America’s Treasures – Preservation (Construction) Projects

Deadline: February 21, 2018

Save America’s Treasures grants from the Historic Preservation Fund provide preservation assistance to nationally significant historic properties. Grants are awarded through a competitive process and require a dollar-for-dollar, non-Federal match, which can be cash or documented in-kind. The grants are administered by the National Park Service (NPS) in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

 

Save America’s Treasures – Collections

Deadline: February 21, 2018

Save America’s Treasures grants from the Historic Preservation Fund provide preservation and/or conservation assistance to nationally significant historic collections. Grants are awarded through a competitive process and require a dollar-for-dollar, non-Federal match, which can be cash or documented in-kind. The grants are administered by the National Park Service (NPS) in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

 

NEH – Summer Seminars and Institutes

Deadline: February 22, 2018

NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes grants broaden and deepen understanding of the humanities in supporting professional development programs, specifically designed for a national audience of K-12 educators or college and university faculty. The programs provide one- to four-week opportunities for participants (NEH Summer Scholars) to explore a variety of topics relevant to K-12 or undergraduate education in the humanities. NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes • focus on the study and teaching of significant texts and other resources; • provide models of excellent scholarship and teaching; • contribute to the intellectual growth of the of participants; and • build lasting communities of inquiry. An NEH Summer Seminar or Institute may be hosted by a college, university, learned society, center for advanced study, library or other repository, cultural or professional organization, or school or school system.

 

 

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