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Suzette's Funding Letter June 12, 2015

FUNDING

Technical Assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups in rural areas. Deadline: 7/14/2015

 

Walmart Foundation State Giving Program (Region 1) - Application deadline: Jul 17, 2015
Geographic Coverage: Available in 19 states and Puerto Rico. Provides grants to organizations working in the area of hunger and nutrition; career opportunity; education; health care access; and human services. Sponsor: Walmart Foundation

Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation Grants - Application deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis.
Among other things, provides grants to programs that support health professions education for the care of underserved populations.
Sponsor: Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation

 

NB3 Foundation Announces “Seeds of Native Health” Promising Program Grant Opportunity DEADLINE: July 20, 2015

Applications will be accepted from throughout the United States. However, preference will be given to applicants located in the following areas: Wisconsin, Minnesota, North and South Dakota.  Grants have been awarded to locations outside of the targeted areas. Grants up to $40,000 each to support projects that strategically target childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes prevention through healthy nutrition programs.  

 

IEEE Foundation Invites Applications for Technology Education Projects - June 4, 2015  DEADLINE: August 1, 2015

Grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded in support of projects that aim to increase the understanding of technology and its critical role in meeting global challenges and improving the human condition....

Application Period Now Open for Innovation Challenge Workshop for Coal-Reliant Counties and Regions, Grand Junction, CO Sept. 16-18
Is your county or region experiencing economic challenges due to the contraction of the coal industry?  Searching for tools and resources related to economic diversification, job creation, or workforce training?  If so, consider applying to attend a workshop this fall that addresses all of these topics and more. DEADLINE TO APPLY: July 15th

SBA Releases 2015 Regional Innovation Clusters Solicitation -  DEADLINE: August 4th, 2015

Last week, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) released a combined synopsis/solicitation with the intention of awarding up to three contracts for entities to head regional innovation cluster initiatives. Three awards (not to exceed $500,000) will be awarded, one going specifically to a cluster initiative that services a community affected by the changing coal economy.

 

Open Meadows Foundation Invites Applications for Women-Led Projects -DEADLINE: August 15, 2015

Grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded for projects that promote gender, racial, and/or economic justice

New Our Town Deadline and Guidelines Released -DEADLINE: (step 1): 9/21/2015

The NEA's primary creative placemaking program, Our Town, has new tools and a new deadline. The application is still a two-part process, now with Step 1 due on September 21 (including submitting an SF-424 form to Grants.gov), and Step 2, the bulk of your application, due between October 1 and 8. The earliest start date for a proposed project is August 1, 2016. Grants will be available for projects in two categories: 1) arts engagement, design and planning, and 2) knowledge building.

Suzette's Funding Letter, June 5, 2015

FUNDING

USDA is offering grant funds to be used to conduct tasks that are necessary for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to operate at farmers’ markets, and to increase the number and effectiveness of farmers’ markets participating in SNAP. Deadline: 6/18/2015.

US Dept. of Health and Human Services funding for prisoner-father reentry programs - funding to states, territories, Native American tribes and tribal organizations, and public and nonprofit community entities for prisoner reentry programs that provide innovative community-centered, skill-based pre- and post-release and supportive services to formerly incarcerated fathers. –

Deadline: 7/7/2015.

U.S. HHS Grant for Learning Cluster on Rural Child Poverty…

US Department of Health and Human Services offering grant for creation of learning communities within the Community Services Block Grant. Successful applicant will present a plan to create a new learning cluster focused on rural child poverty and multi-generational programs. Deadline: 7/13/2015.

 

William T. Grant Foundation Accepting Letters of Inquiry for Inequality Research StudiesGrants of up to $600,000 will be awarded to projects designed to enhance understanding of the programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequalities in youth development....

DEADLINE: August 4, 2015 (Letters of Inquiry)

 

USDA Rural Development has issued a NOFA for the Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI). Provides funding to help nonprofit housing and community development organizations support housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas. Deadline to apply: 8/13/2015.

 

New Our Town Deadline and Guidelines Released –Deadline (step 1): 9/21/2015

The NEA's primary creative placemaking program, Our Town, has new tools and a new deadline. The application is still a two-part process, now with Step 1 due on September 21 (including submitting an SF-424 form to Grants.gov), and Step 2, the bulk of your application, due between October 1 and 8. The earliest start date for a proposed project is August 1, 2016. Grants will be available for projects in two categories: 1) arts engagement, design and planning, and 2) knowledge building.

WELLS FARGO CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS PROGRAMis offering grants in the following areas of interest: community development, including affordable housing, workforce development, financial literacy, and economic development; education, including K-12 and higher education; human services, including healthcare and basic needs; and arts, culture, and civic projects.

 

Suzette's Funding Letter May 29, 2015

FUNDING

Faculty Loan Repayment Program (FLRP) - Application deadline: Jun 25, 2015
Offers loan repayment to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who serve as faculty at eligible health professions schools for a minimum of two years. Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce

Campbell Foundation Invites Proposals for Chesapeake Bay, Pacific Ocean Projects  - DEADLINE: June 30, 2015

Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to projects that aim to improve the conditions of the Chesapeake Bay or ocean ecosystems of the western United States....

 

Baseball Tomorrow Fund Invites Applications From Youth Baseball and Softball Programs  - DEADLINE: July 1, 2015

Grants will be awarded to finance a new program, expand or improve an existing program, undertake a new collaborative effort, or obtain facilities or equipment necessary for youth baseball or softball programs....

 

NOAA Coastal Ecosystem Resilience Grants Available - Applications are due July 2
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is making available $4 million in funding to strengthen the resilience of marine and coastal ecosystems, decrease the vulnerability of communities to extreme weather, support sustainable fisheries, and contribute to the recovery of protected resources.  A primary objective of the funding is to promote comprehensive planning efforts that address ecosystem resilience, minimize risks associated with extreme weather events, and provide for adaptation to climate change impacts such as sea level rise.  The funding also seeks to promote collaboration among stakeholders including coastal communities, local and state agencies, academic institutions, tribes, nonprofit organizations, and federal agencies.  Eligible entities include state, local, and tribal governments; nonprofits; special district governments; and small businesses. For more information, see the funding opportunity description.

 

Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program Grants - Application deadline: Jul 6, 2015. Provides grants to improve telemedicine services and distance learning services in rural areas through the use of telemedicine, computer networks, and related advanced technologies. Sponsor: USDA Rural Development

Rural Housing Preservation Grants (Section 533) - Application deadline: Jul 6, 2015
Grants to organizations that work to assist rural low-income homeowners and renters to repair and rehabilitate their homes. Sponsor: USDA Housing and Community Facilities Programs

Community Services Block Grant (CSBG): Learning Communities Resource Center - Application deadline: Jul 13, 2015
Funding to support a national Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Learning Communities Resource Center, designed to promote the creation of learning communities within the CSBG Network and identify effective, promising, and innovative practice models. In addition to this, the successful applicant will present a plan to create a new learning cluster focused on rural child poverty and multi-generational programs.
Sponsor: ACF Office of Community Services

Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Access to Care Grants - Application deadline: Aug 3, 2015
Offers matching grants to support community-based initiatives that provide dental homes to children whose families cannot afford dental care. Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

 

Ober|Kaler Invites Applications From Washington, D.C.-Area Organizations for Programs to Benefit Youth  - DEADLINE: August 3, 2015

Grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to programs in Baltimore or Washington, D.C., that provide clothes, education, food, or shelter to needy youths....

 

Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) - Application deadline: Aug 13, 2015
Provides funding to help non-profit housing and community development organizations support housing, community facilities, and community and economic development projects in rural areas.
Sponsor: USDA Rural Development

$3 Million Available to Coal-impacted Communities under White House POWER Initiative - Funding will be available until expended or until September 30, 2015. 

The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) has announced the availability of $3 million in planning assistance to communities impacted, or which may be impacted, by contractions in the coal economy. These funds are made available as part of the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative, a new interagency effort to assist communities negatively impacted by changes in the coal industry and power sector. Successful applications will enable affected communities to develop detailed strategies to diversify their economies, create jobs in new or existing industries, attract new sources of job-creating investment, and/or how to provide a range of workforce services that result in industry-recognized credentials for high-quality, in-demand jobs.

For more information, please contact your EDA state representative. To apply for this funding, please follow instructions here.    Read more

Target Accepting Applications for K-12 Field Trips  - DEADLINE: September 30, 2015

Grants of up to $700 will be awarded to schools to help defray the cost of field trips for K-12 students....

 

Mountaineers Foundation Offers Funding for Projects to Research and Conserve Pacific Northwest Wilderness  - DEADLINE: October 1, 2015

Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to organizations and agencies working to preserve the natural beauty and ecological integrity of the Pacific Northwest....

 

Foundation for Rural Service Grant Program - Application deadline: Oct 1, 2015
Provides grants for rural communities in the areas of business development, community development, education, and telecommunications. Sponsor: Foundation for Rural Service

 

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Newsletters and email from where I gather this information include:

 

v  Foundation Center RFP Service -  To subscribe or unsubscribe, or to change your e-mail address, visit: http://foundationcenter.org/newsletters/

v  To subscribe to the RAC Health Listserv - click here to go to the subscription form.

v  Electronic newsletter of the RUPRI Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, Rural Entrepreneurship NewsTo subscribe, http://team.energizingentrepreneurs.org/news2/public_html/lists/?p=subscribe  

v  Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City newsletter: http://www.kansascityfed.org/alert/

v  Blue Avocado Nonprofit Magazine - They have a newsletter on boards and nonprofit management, down-to-earth and useful.  http://www.blueavocado.org/

v  Rural LISC e-newsletter - http://www.lisc.org/rural

v  National Association for Development Organizations (NADO) – www.nado.org

v  ERS - A notification service is provided by USDA's Economic Research Service for Charts of Note and other research to keep you informed of the latest and most relevant research on the topics that interest you. You can subscribe at http://www.ers.usda.gov/Updates/

v  Department of Labor – Email Subscription Service - https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOL/subscriber/new?topic_id=USDOL_167

v  Orton Family Foundation – email sign-up - http://www.orton.org/sign_up

Suzette's Funding Letter, May 22, 2015

Northrop Grumman Foundation Invites Submissions for Science Lab Makeovers  - DEADLINE: June 12, 2015

Grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded to five public schools to make their dreams of a state-of-the-art science lab a reality....

 

FEDCO Charitable Foundation Invites Applications for K-12 Teacher Grants - DEADLINE: June 30, 2015

Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to projects that promote engaging and creative experiential learning activities related to core curriculum standards or that integrate community-related topics....

 

EDA and DOL Announce $35.5 Million in Funding Available for Coal-Impacted Communities; Register for May 27 Webinar on Grant Opportunities
The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) and Department of Labor (DOL) announced the availability of $35.5 million in federal funding to assist communities impacted by the contractions in the coal industry and power sector.  These funds are being made available as part of the Partnership for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative.  EDA will lead this interagency initiative, which is a coordinated effort to use already appropriated funds to make a down payment on the POWER+ Plan, a suite of proposals included in the president’s fiscal year (FY) 2016 budget request to invest in coal communities, workers, and technology.  The recently released Federal Funding Opportunity for the POWER Initiative outlines implementation, evaluation, and application guidance for the up to $35.5 million in available funding from agencies including EDA, DOL’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA), the Small Business Administration (SBA), and the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).

The U.S. Economic Development Administration, the National Association of Development Organizations, and the National Association of Regional Councils will host a webinar on May 27 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. ET to take a closer look at the competitive grant opportunities available through the POWER Initiative.  Click here to register for the webinar.

 

Drucker Institute Invites Applications for 2015 Award for Nonprofit Innovation  - DEADLINE: July 1, 2015

The award, which includes an unrestricted cash prize of $100,000, recognizes an existing program that has made a difference in the lives of the people it serves....

 

NOAA Announces FY 2015 Coastal Ecosystem Resiliency Grants Program – DEADLINE: July 2, 2015

The principal objective of the National Marine Fisheries Service's (NMFS) Coastal Ecosystem Resiliency Grants Program is to implement projects that use a proactive approach to improve or restore

coastal habitat to: (1) Strengthen the resilience of our marine or coastal ecosystems to decrease the vulnerability of communities to extreme weather; and (2) support sustainable fisheries and contribute

to the recovery of protected resources.

The funding opportunity announced on May 14 is one of two FFOs being administered by NOAA to build coastal resilience. The companion competition, Regional Coastal Resilience Grants Program, is being administered by NOAA's National Ocean Service to undertake activities that build resilience of coastal regions, communities, and economic sectors to the negative impacts from extreme weather events, climate hazards, and changing ocean conditions. The Regional Coastal Resilience Grants FFO is expected to be posted in May of 2015 and may be found on www.grants.gov.

Eligible applicants are institutions of higher education, non-profits, commercial (for profit) organizations, U.S. territories, and state, local and Native American tribal governments.  Applications are due by July 2.

The May 14 FEDERAL REGISTER provides full background, application requirements, and evaluation criteria for this competition.

 

National Alliance for Grieving Children Announces Capacity Building Grants Program  - DEADLINE: July 13, 2015

Grants of $10,000 will be awarded to twenty childhood bereavement organizations to help them operate more effectively....

 

Community Access to Child Health Seeks Applications for Community Pediatric Health Programs - DEADLINE: July 31, 2015

Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded in support of community-based efforts to provide children's healthcare services in underserved communities....

Renewable Energy Sector: Department of Energy Announces Funding Opportunity to Support Solar Training and Education for Professionals – DEADLINE: July 29. 2015
The Department of Energy has posted a grant opportunity on www.grants.gov, identifying $12 million to support Solar Training and Education for Professionals (STEP).  

  • These resources will support coordination among the      Solar Training Network (STN), military bases and the solar industry. This      will ensure that solar instructors are well connected to solar employers,      the STN materials are up-to-date, and veterans are connected to solar      training institutions.
  • These resources will establish new credentials in solar      operations & maintenance and mid-scale installations.  (See below      * for DOL mention regarding credentials)
  • These resources will enable solar training and education      for professionals in indirect and related fields such as real estate,      finance, insurance, fire and code enforcement, and state regulations.
  • These resources will support the expansion of the GEARED      initiative
  • Solicitation      and  Resource Webpage at https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx#FoaId9bd049b7-d012-4116-b197-494ad7f895dd

 

Patagonia Accepting Applications for Grassroots Environmental Campaigns  - DEADLINE: August 31, 2015

Grants of up to $12,000 will be awarded to small, grassroots organizations with provocative direct-action agendas aimed at preserving and protecting the environment....

HRSA: Recruitment of Sites for Assignment of Corps Personnel Obligated Under the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program
May 8, 2015 -- The Health Resources and Services Administration announces the listing of entities and associated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) scores to receive priority for assignment of National Health Service Corps (NHSC) scholarship recipients.

  

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