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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.

Are you looking for more research support than our weekly listing? Do you want help writing and submitting a competitive application for one of the opportunities listed below, or another opportunity you identified? Please contact our team to see how we can help you meet, and exceed, your grant revenue goals for your organization.

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Foundation Grants – Week of January 14, 2019

American Medical Association Foundation – Community Health Program

Deadline: March 8, 2019

AMAF seeks to financially support innovative programs targeting the prevention and reduction of type 2 diabetes and hypertension. Grant funding will support community-based organizations such as free health clinics that provide services to vulnerable and underserved populations. Community Health Grants will be awarded in amounts up to $60K and are renewable for up to three years. Nonprofit organizations with annual operating budgets of less than $3M are eligible to apply.

Brady Shines – Supporting the Disabled

Deadline: February 28, 2019

Brady Shines offers themed grant cycles supporting education and youth based programs. This winter, Brady Shines is accepting applications for projects to support the disabled, such as serving children with disabilities; social skills for developmentally challenged; inclusion programs; Autism, Down Syndrome, and more; and anti-bullying. Applicants must be located in a Brady geographic territory, which include the entirety or parts of AZ, CA, CO, ID, NV, NM, TX, UT, and Washington DC.

The Alaska Community Foundation – Social Justice Fund Grants

Deadline: February 20, 2019

The Alaska Community Foundation’s goals for the Social Justice Fund grant opportunity are to support strategic collaborations that prioritize leadership development and allow Alaskans to address the root causes of challenging social justice issues within their communities and across the state. Nonprofits, tribes, schools, faith-based organizations, local government agencies, programs, and grassroots organizations may apply for programmatic and sustainable general operating support.

 

Government Grants – Week of January 14, 2019

New York State Department of Health – Migrant and Seasonal Worker Program

Deadline: March 8, 2019

The goal of the MSW Program is to improve the health status of migrant and seasonal workers and their families. Public and not-for-profit, community-based health and human service organizations will be funded to provide access to high quality, culturally and linguistically appropriate health and social support services. The MSW Program encompasses three components, each of which is listed separately in Grants Gateway.

Department of Health and Human Services – Refugee Individual Development Accounts (IDA) Program

Forecast to be released on February 27, 2019

The Refugee Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) Program establishes and manages Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) for low-income refugee participants. Eligible refugee participants who enroll in these projects will open and contribute systematically to IDAs for specified Savings Goals. DHHS anticipates making 10 awards in the upcoming funding cycle.

Department of Health and Human Services – Sexual Risk Avoidance Education

Forecast to be released on March 4, 2019

The purpose of the SRAE Program is to fund projects to implement sexual risk avoidance education that teaches participants how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity. The services are targeted to participants that reside in areas with high rates of teen births and/or are at greatest risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The goals of SRAE are to empower participants to make healthy decisions, and provide tools and resources to prevent pregnancy, STIs, and youth engagement in other risky behaviors. DHHS anticipates making 40 awards in the upcoming funding cycle.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of January 7, 2019

FM Global – Fire Prevention Grant Program

Deadline: March 31, 2019

FM Global’s Fire Prevention Grant Program provides funding to fire departments and brigades, as well as national, state, regional, local and community organizations to support a wide array of fire prevention, preparedness and control efforts, including pre-incident planning, fire prevention education/training and arson prevention/fire investigation.

Kessler Foundation – Traditional Community Employment Grant

Deadline: April 8, 2019

The purpose of Community Employment Grants are to increase employment opportunities and career advancement for individuals with disabilities in New Jersey. 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.

William G. McGowan Charitable Fund – Homelessness Grants

Deadline: March 15, 2019

The McGowan Fund is supporting initiatives that seek to correct circumstances contributing to homelessness and eradicate the condition of homelessness in the long term. Funded areas include Colorado, Illinois, Nevada, New York, and Pennsylvania.

 

Government Grants – Week of January 7, 2019

Department of Health and Human Services – Dental Reimbursement Program

Deadline: April 25, 2019

The Dental Reimbursement Program (DRP) improves access to oral health care services for low income, uninsured, and underserved people living with HIV (PLWH) and supports related education and training for the delivery of dental care to PLWH. The DRP defrays a portion of unreimbursed dental care costs incurred by treating low income, uninsured, and underserved PLWH at accredited dental or dental hygiene education programs recognized by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. This program will reimburse certain costs incurred by eligible entities that have provided uncompensated or partially uncompensated oral health care to PLWH from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018.

Department of Health and Human Services – Street Outreach Program

Forecast to be released on February 27, 2019

The purpose of SOP is to provide prevention and intervention sevices to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to or are at risk of being subjected to sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, and severe forms of trafficking in persons. The goal of the SOP is 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 making 52 awards in the upcoming funding cycle.

Department of Health and Human Services – Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program

Forecast to be released on February 27, 2019

Organizations funded under RAPP implement strategies that encourage the development of agricultural and food systems related services that will improve the livelihoods, physically and economically, of refugee families. These strategies work to provide sustainable and/or supplemental income, improved access to healthy foods and better nutrition, psychosocial development, and enhanced integration into communities by refugee families. DHHS anticipates making 15 awards in the upcoming funding cycle.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of December 31, 2018

Braitmayer Foundation – Education Grants

Deadline: March 15, 2019 (LOI)

The Braitmayer Foundation is interested in proposals utilizing innovative practices in K-12 education throughout the United States. The Foundation awards grants of up to $35,000. The Foundation will begin to accept LOIs on February 1.

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood – Early Childhood Grants

Deadline: January 31, 2019 (LOI)

The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood is an incubator of promising research and development projects that appear likely to improve the welfare of young children, from infancy through 7 years, in the United States. Welfare is broadly defined to include physical and mental health, safety, nutrition, education, play, familial support, acculturation, societal integration and childcare. The Foundation provides funding in the following areas: 1) Early Childhood Welfare; 2) Early Childhood Education and Play; and 3) Parenting Education.

Van Ameringen Foundation – Mental Health Grants

Deadline: February 1, 2019 (LOI)

The van Ameringen Foundation funds innovative and practical projects which increase the accessibility of mental health services, offer preventive and early-intervention strategies, and advocate for systemic change with local or national impact. Direct Service Grants range up to $75,000 annually for up to 3 years, and Non-Direct Service Grants range up to $250,000 annually for up to 3 years. The van Ameringen Foundation provides grants in metropolitan New York and Philadelphia, as well as advocacy support at the national level.

 

Government Grants – Week of December 31, 2018

Department of Health and Human Services – Ethnic Community Self Help Program

Forecast to be released on February 11, 2019

The goal of this program is to support Ethnic Community-Based Organizations (ECBOs) in providing refugee populations with critical services to assist them in becoming integrated members of American society. DHHS projects 13 awards in the upcoming funding cycle.

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

Forecast to be released on February 22, 2019

The purpose of the CSRAE is to fund projects to implement sexual risk avoidance education that teaches participants how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity. The goals of CSRAE are to empower participants to make healthy decisions, and provide tools and resources to prevent pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and youth engagement in other risky behaviors. DHHS projects 30 awards in the upcoming funding cycle.

Department of Health and Human Services – Basic Center Program

Forecast to be released on February 27, 2019

The purpose of the Basic Center Program (BCP) is to provide temporary shelter and counseling services to youth who have left home without permission of their parents or guardians, have been forced to leave home, or other homeless youth who might otherwise end up in law enforcement, child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems. The BCPs work to establish or strengthen community-based programs that meet the immediate needs of runaway and homeless youth and their families. DHHS projects 89 awards in the upcoming funding cycle.

 

Foundation Grants – Week of December 24, 2018

NCAA – NCAA CHOICES Alcohol Education Grant Program

Deadline: February 13, 2019

The NCAA CHOICES Alcohol Education Grant Program provides funding for NCAA member institutions and conferences to integrate athletics departments into campus-wide efforts to reduce alcohol abuse. NCAA CHOICES projects must partner athletics with other campus departments in the development and implementation of effective alcohol education projects.

U.S. Soccer Foundation – Safe Places to Play

Deadline: January 25, 2019 (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.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Health and Climate Solutions Program

Deadline: February 8, 2019 (initial brief proposal)

Through this funding opportunity, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) seeks to develop and amplify the evidence around a set of approaches that improve community health and well-being and advance health equity, while also addressing climate change adaptation or mitigation. Eligible, local approaches can focus on one or more of a range of determinants of health—including, but not limited to: air quality; energy sources; transportation or mobility design; food and water systems; housing; and health systems. *All interventions eligible for this funding must have been implemented and active for at least one year as of the date of the application.

 

Government Grants – Week of December 24, 2018

Department of Justice – Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities Grant Program

Deadline: February 7, 2019

The goal of the Disability Grant Program is to create sustainable change within and between organizations that improves the response to individuals with disabilities and Deaf individuals who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault and to hold perpetrators of such crimes accountable. DOJ anticipates making 15 awards.

Department of Justice – Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations

Deadline: February 13, 2019

The program was authorized to develop and implement outreach strategies targeted at, and provide victim services to, adult and youth victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking in underserved populations. DOJ anticipates making 10 awards.

Department of Justice – Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program

Deadline: February 14, 2019

Victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in rural communities face unique challenges and barriers to receiving assistance rarely encountered in urban areas. This program supports projects designed to address and prevent sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in rural jurisdictions. DOJ anticipates making 50 awards.

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