Funding Opportunities

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=Enter%20Opportunity%20Number%3A*%20USDA-FNS-F2S-2019%20Keyword">USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS):https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=309260">Farm to School Training and Curricula
USDA FNS announces the availability of funds to establish one or more cooperative agreements for FYs 2019-2021 for the purpose of developing a training curriculum, conducting trainings of trainers, and evaluating the results of farm to school trainings for producers to build their capacity to launch or expand farm to school efforts. The selected applicant will conduct a needs assessment, work with FNS staff to develop curricula and disseminate the trainings and resources. Application Deadline: Nov 26, 2018.

https://firehousesubsfoundation.org/about-us/">Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
The Foundation’s areas of interest include the following: Life-Saving Equipment, Disaster Relief, Prevention Education, Support of Members of the Military, and Scholarships and Continuing Education. Public safety organizations, such as fire departments, law enforcement agencies, first responders, EMS organizations, nonprofit organizations, and schools are eligible to apply for this grant. Application Deadline: Nov 29, 2018.

https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2019-ACF-OHS-HI-1394">American Indian/Alaska Native Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants
Funding to operate Early Head Start programming in American Indian and Alaska Native communities, leveraging existing local resources to provide a comprehensive array of health, mental health, nutrition, and social services for infants, toddlers, and their families. Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018.

https://fs20.formsite.com/fmglobal/form14/index.html">FM Global Fire Prevention Grant to organizations working to combat fire.
Fire departments and brigades, as well as national, state, regional, local and community organizations can apply for funding 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. https://fs20.formsite.com/fmglobal/images/FPG_FAQ_Document.pdf">Frequently Asked Questions. Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018.

https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2019-ACF-OHS-HP-1386">Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants
Funding to operate Early Head Start programming within a community, leveraging existing local resources to provide a comprehensive array of health, mental health, nutrition, and social services for infants, toddlers, and their families. Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018.

https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2019-ACF-OHS-HM-1393">Migrant and Seasonal Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants
Funding to operate Early Head Start programming for migrant and seasonal families, leveraging existing local resources to provide a comprehensive array of health, mental health, nutrition, and social services for infants, toddlers, and their families. Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018.

https://www.ntca.org/member-services/programs/smart-rural-community/src-collaboration-challenge">The Rural Broadband Association grant opportunity: Smart Rural Community Collaboration Challenge
Funding is to support the development and implementation of innovative broadband-enabled solutions to support rural commerce, healthcare, public safety, economic development, education, energy, and other community-oriented initiatives. Click https://www.ntca.org/member-services/programs/smart-rural-community/src-collaboration-challenge/src-collaboration-challenge-faqs">here to review FAQs and application guidelines. Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2018.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=Enter%20Opportunity%20Number%3A*%20USDA-FNS-F2S-2019%20Keyword">Farm to School Grant Program
https://www.fns.usda.gov/">USDA Food and Nutrition Service is offering grants through the Farm to School Grant Program that provides support to incorporate local products into school meal programs, integrate agricultural education into the classroom, and cultivate and expand school gardens. For additional information please review the https://fns-prod.azureedge.net/sites/default/files/f2s/FY2019FAQs_508.pdf">FAQs. Application Deadline: Dec 4, 2018.

https://www.artsmidwest.org/programs/shakespeare">Shakespeare in American Communities
National Endowment for the Arts is offering funding through the Shakespeare in American Communities in cooperation with Arts Midwest. Funds will be distributed through two programs: Schools and Juvenile Justice. The Schools program aims to reach middle and high school students in underserved schools with high quality, professional productions of Shakespeare’s plays. Matching grants of $25,000 will be provided to up to 40 theater companies to support performances and related educational activities for middle and high school students from a minimum of ten schools. Application Deadlines: Intent to apply emails for both programs will be accepted through Dec 7, 2018; the application deadline is Feb 14, 2019.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=310302">FIELD INITIATED PROJECTS PROGRAM
https://acl.gov/">Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Community Living offers a grant opportunity. This program is designed to generate new knowledge through research or to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities. Estimated Synopsis Post Date: Dec 05, 2018 Application Deadline: Feb 05, 2019.

https://kidsgardening.org/garden-grants/">KIDSGARDENING invites applications for school garden packages valued at $2100 for school and youth educational garden projects.  Click https://rurallisc.createsend1.com/t/r-l-jjuljihy-jrdkjkiyhi-f/">here to review application guidelines.  Application Deadline: Dec 17, 2018.

https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/fl/">Environment Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)
USDA is encouraging Florida farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality due to Hurricane Michael to sign up for the https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/programs/financial/eqip/">Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Agricultural producers in Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Liberty, Wakulla, and Washington counties are eligible to apply for assistance. This assistance is available to individual farmers and ranchers to aid in recovery efforts on their properties and does not apply to local governments or other entities. Application Deadline: Dec 14, 2018.

https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/museums-empowered-professional-development-opportunities-museum-staff">Museums Empowered: Professional Development Opportunities for Museum Staff
Museums Empowered: Professional Development Opportunities for Museum Staff, a special initiative of the Museums for America grant program, supports staff capacity building projects that use professional development to generate systemic change within a museum. Application Deadline: Dec 14, 2018. 

https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/national-leadership-grants-museums">National Leadership Grants for Museums
National Leadership Grants for Museums support projects that address critical needs of the museum field and that have the potential to advance practice in the profession so that museums can improve service to the public. Application Deadline: Dec 14, 2018.

https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/museums-america">Museums for America The Museums for America (MFA) program supports projects that strengthen the ability of an individual museum to serve its public. Application Deadline: December 14, 2018.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=309338">USDA Grant: Technical Assistance and Training Program - Water and Waste Systems
Funds may be used to pay expenses associated with providing technical assistance and/or https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/water-waste-disposal-technical-assistance-training-grants">training (TAT) to identify and evaluate solutions to water problems relating to source, storage, treatment, or distribution; to identify and evaluate solutions to waste problems relating to collection, treatment, or disposal; assist applicants that have filed a pre-application with RUS in the preparation of water and/or waste loan and/or grant applications; and to provide training that will improve the management, operation, and maintenance of water and waste disposal facilities. Specific requirements apply, please refer https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=309338">here for details. Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2018.

https://www.ruralhealthinfo.org/funding/2864?utm_source=racupdate&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=update103118">Health Center Controlled Networks
Provides grants to support Health Center Controlled Networks to advance the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology strategies and to leverage technology to participate in value-based care. Maximum award amounts are based on the number of participating health centers, as listed in the https://grants.hrsa.gov/2010/Web2External/Interface/Common/EHBDisplayAttachment.aspx?dm_rtc=16&dm_attid=3d6220bc-2db5-4454-823d-40eceac6fd4e&dm_attinst=0">application instructions. Application Deadline: Jan 3, 2019.

https://grants.hrsa.gov/2010/Web2External/Interface/FundingCycle/ExternalView.aspx?fCycleID=c373380d-bd12-47d7-82b4-6c0466b5c766">Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP)
https://www.hrsa.gov/rural-health/index.html">Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services provides funding to small rural hospitals, through their State Office of Rural Health, to help them do any or all of the following: purchase equipment or training to attain value-based payment and care goals; join or become an accountable care organization; and purchase health information technology, equipment, or training. A link to the https://www.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/hrsa/grants/apply/applicationguide/sf-424-guide.pdf">application instructions is available on the https://grants.hrsa.gov/2010/Web2External/Interface/FundingCycle/ExternalView.aspx?fCycleID=c373380d-bd12-47d7-82b4-6c0466b5c766">program website. Application Deadline: Jan 3, 2019.

https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/ti-19-001">Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Family Treatment Drug Courts  Opportunity for eligible applicants that use the family treatment drug court model to provide alcohol and drug treatment for parents with a substance use disorder and/or co-occurring substance use disorder and mental disorders who have had a dependency petition filed against them or are at risk of such filing. Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories. Sponsors: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Application Deadline: Jan 4, 2019.

https://www.nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/enhancing-agricultural-opportunities-military-veterans">Enhancing Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans (AgVets) | https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=310087">Military and Veterans Programs
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture https://www.ers.usda.gov/">(NIFA) enhances Agricultural Opportunities for Military Veterans. This Program provides grants to non-profits to increase the number of military veterans gaining knowledge and skills through comprehensive, hands-on and immersive model farm and ranch programs offered regionally that lead to successful careers in the food and agricultural sector. Projects may also offer workforce readiness and employment prospects for service-disabled veterans. AgVets applicants must be nonprofit organizations. Application Deadline: Jan 10, 2019.

https://www.nationalservice.gov/build-your-capacity/grants/funding-opportunities/2019/americorps-state-and-national-grants-fy-2019">AmeriCorps State and National Grants FY 2019 Corporation for National & Community Service (CNCS) is offering funding for programs that are designed to strengthen communities and solve local problems, including those found in rural and underserved areas. Funding priorities in 2019 include prescription drug and opioid abuse, education, and public safety. Notifications of Intent to Apply should be submitted by Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Application Deadline: Jan 30, 2019.

https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/grants-state-library-administrative-agencies">Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies
The Grants to States Program is the largest grant program run by IMLS; it provides funds to State Library Administrative Agencies (SLAAs) using a population-based formula. SLAAs may use federal funds to support statewide initiatives and services; they also may distribute the funds through subgrant competitions or cooperative agreements to public, academic, research, school, and special libraries in their state. Application Deadline: April 01, 2019.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=302953">FY 2018 EDA Disaster Supplemental
EDA announces general policies and application procedures for the Disaster Supplemental NOFO. Subject to the availability of funds, this investment assistance will help communities and regions devise and implement long-term economic recovery strategies through a variety of non-construction and construction projects, as appropriate, to address economic challenges in areas where a Presidential declaration of a major disaster was issued under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. § 5121 et seq.) (Stafford Act) as a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and of wildfires and other natural disasters occurring in calendar year 2017.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=306735">FY 2018 Economic Development Assistance Programs | Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs
EDA solicits applications from applicants in rural and urban areas to provide investments that support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under EDA’s Public Works and EAA programs. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities. Application Deadline: There are no submission deadlines under this opportunity. Proposals and applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the publication of a new EDAP NOFO.

https://www.ruralhealth.va.gov/providers/funding.asp">VA Office of Rural Health Funding Programs
Funding, technical assistance, and mentoring for rural VA facilities to implement promising practices and/or enterprise-wide initiatives. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

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