FEDERAL GRANTS 2016

This week's RFP Bulletin from Philanthropy News Digest includes requests for proposals in the areas of African Americans/blacksagingarts and culturechildren/youthdisabilitieseducation,environmenthealthjournalism/mediamedical researchreligionscience/technology, andwomen/girls

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Aspen Institute Social Innovation Program Invites Applications for Hearst Fellowship for Minority Students (Due: March 11, 2016)

SVS Foundation Announces Vascular Disease Clinical Research Seed Grant Program (Due: March 11, 2016)

Franklin Project Invites Entries for Service Year + Higher Ed Innovation Challenge (Due: March 11, 2016)

Asian Women Giving Circle Issues RFP for Social Change Projects 
(Due: March 11, 2016)

AFRICAN AMERICANS / BLACKS

Endowment for Forestry Issues RFP for African-American Forestland Ownership Program

POSTED: March 1, 2016
DEADLINE: April 4, 2016

Grants of up to $490,000 over three years will be awarded in support of projects designed to stabilize African American forestland ownership across generations and enhance family wealth by increasing income and land asset value through sustainable forestry....

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AGING

Brookdale Foundation Announces RFP for Respite and Early Memory Programs

POSTED: February 27, 2016
DEADLINE: July 7, 2016

Grants of up to $15,000 and technical support will be awarded for the development of group respite and early memory loss programs....

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Seeks Letters of Inquiry for Healthy Aging Advocacy Projects

POSTED: February 28, 2016
DEADLINE: July 20, 2016 (Letters of Inquiry)

Grants will be awarded in support of policy and advocacy activities that advance communities toward the goal of achieving age-friendly status....

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ARTS / CULTURE

RAC Accepting Applications for Artist Support Grants

POSTED: March 2, 2016
DEADLINE: March 30, 2016

Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to St. Louis-area artists for a range of work-related purposes, including equipment and materials, rental space, arts-related travel, conference fees, project completion, salaries, professional and artistic development, and training....

Aaron Siskind Foundation Invites Applications for 2016 Individual Photographer's Fellowships

POSTED: March 4, 2016
DEADLINE: May 30, 2016

A limited number of grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to artists/photographers who demonstrate a serious commitment to photography and are professionally active in the field....

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CHILDREN / YOUTH

Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation to Offer Innovation Grants

POSTED: March 1, 2016
DEADLINE: April 29, 2016 (Pre-applications)

Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to innovative youth-serving organizations in the greater Boston, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, San Francisco, or Washington, D.C., areas working to help underprivileged youth (0-25 years old) reach their full potential....

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DISABILITIES

Kelly Brush Foundation Invites Applications From People With Spinal Cord Injuries for Adaptive Sports

POSTED: March 2, 2016
DEADLINE: April 1, 2016

Grants will be awarded to individuals for the purchase of adaptive sports equipment for recreational or competition purposes, with preference given to applicants with financial limitations who demonstrate a desire to achieve an active lifestyle.....

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EDUCATION

NEEF Accepting Applications for Greening STEM Integration Grants

POSTED: March 1, 2016
DEADLINE: April 5, 2016

Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to teachers, afterschool programs, and nature organizations for projects that support the integration of Greening STEM into current or new programming or curriculum....

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ENVIRONMENT

Rose Foundation Announces One-Time National Parks Centennial Program

POSTED: February 27, 2016
DEADLINE: June 1, 2016

In honor of the National Park Service centennial, grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded in support of community-based celebrations and events across California....

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HEALTH

National Safety Net Advancement Center Issues Safety-Net Implementation RFP

POSTED: March 2, 2016
DEADLINE: April 1, 2016

Grants of up to $80,000 will be awarded in support of projects that contribute to the growing evidence base on how to successfully implement payment and care delivery reforms in safety-net organizations....

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Issues CFA for Health Policy Research Scholars Program

POSTED: March 2, 2016
DEADLINE: April 19, 2016

An annual stipend of up to $30,000 for up to four years will be awarded to full-time doctoral students from underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds who are interested in health policy research and are entering the first or second year of their doctoral program....

RWJF Invites Applications for Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program

POSTED: March 3, 2016
DEADLINE: April 19, 2016

Grants of up to $350,000 will be awarded to teams of researchers and community members who are committed to working together to produce community-relevant, action-oriented research aimed at improving health and well-being....

Kansas Health Foundation Invites Applications from Kansas Health Organizations

POSTED: February 29, 2016
DEADLINE: September 15, 2016

Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations for programs aimed at improving the health of all Kansans....

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JOURNALISM / MEDIA

Society of Professional Journalists Seeks Nominations for Pulliam Editorial Writing Fellowship

POSTED: February 27, 2016
DEADLINE: June 22, 2016

The $75,000 award allows fellows to take courses, pursue independent study, travel, and/or pursue other endeavors that enrich their knowledge of a public interest issue....

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MEDICAL RESEARCH

American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Seeks Applications for Joint Grant Awards Program

POSTED: February 28, 2016
DEADLINE: July 7, 2016

Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded for research that poses questions of high relevance to family medicine....

AGA Accepting Applications for 2016 Research Scholars Award

POSTED: March 3, 2016
DEADLINE: September 23, 2016

Grants of up to $270,000 over three years will be awarded to young investigators, instructors, and research associates working toward independent careers in gastroenterology, hepatology, or related areas....

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RELIGION

Louisville Institute Accepting Applications for Sabbatical Program for Researchers

POSTED: February 29, 2016
DEADLINE: November 1, 2016

Grants of up to $40,000 will be awarded in support of year-long research projects that address Christian faith and life, the practice of ministry, and/or religious institutions....

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SCIENCE / TECHNOLOGY

Fast Forward Seeks Applications for Technology Accelerator Program

POSTED: March 3, 2016
DEADLINE: April 1, 2016

Grants of up to $25,000 and participation in a summer training program will be awarded to nonprofit organizations that leverage technology to address social problems....

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WOMEN / GIRLS

Lalor Foundation Accepting Applications for Reproductive Health Programs

POSTED: March 4, 2016
DEADLINE: May 1, 2016 (Concept Papers)

Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to programs for young women who have inadequate access to information regarding sexual and reproductive health, including comprehensive and unbiased information on contraception and pregnancy termination....

Deep Foundations Institute Accepting Applications from Women in DF Industry

POSTED: March 4, 2016
DEADLINE: May 15, 2016

Grants of up to $1,750 will be awarded to two women in support of a professional development opportunity related to the design and construction of "deep foundations"....

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New Grant Opportunities

Capacity Building Initiative for Substance Abuse (SA) and HIV Prevention Services for At-Risk Racial/Ethnic Minority Youth and Young Adults

02/11/2016 01:59 PM EST

 Application Due Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $257,354

 The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2016 Capacity Building Initiative for Substance Abuse (SA) and HIV Prevention Services for At-Risk Racial/Ethnic Minority Youth and Young Adults (HIV CBI) cooperative agreements. The purpose of this program is to support an array of activities to assist grantees in building a solid foundation for delivering and sustaining quality and...

Northern Manhattan Fellowship

The 2015-2016 NMF Grant Making Committee will award community organizing grants up to $2,000 to programs and organizations serving Northern Manhattan. Deadline is April 1, 2016 at 12:00pm. For more information and to download the application visit our site or contact Lindsey Yudkoff at yudkoffl@jcrcny.org or Dori Zofan at 212-983-4800 ext. 140.

We Are All Brooklyn

The We Are All Brooklyn Grant-Making Committee will award grants of up to $2,000 to a deserving Brooklyn-based organization(s) that provide non-traditional educational opportunities for teens 13-18 years old through reading, writing, and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics education programs). The deadline to apply is April 12th. For more information and to download the application visit waab.org/grant or contact Emma Kate Lindsay at 212-983-4800 ext. 158 or atwaabRFP@gmail.com.

 

One Queens

The One Queen's Grant Making Committee will award award grants up to $1,000 to fund Queens-based organizations that will support programs that empower seniors or women through economic independence, health and wellness, civil engagement or social opportunities. These programs can range from events to training series and workshops to social gatherings. Deadline is May 2, 2016. For more information and to download the RFP and application, please visit our site, or contact Ben Eichberg atthequeensfellowship@gmail.com with any questions.

We Are the Bronx

The 2015-2016 WATB Grant Making Committee will award grants ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 to new or existing programs and organizations serving the LGBTQ community in the Bronx. Deadline is April 1, 2016 at 12:00pm. For more information and to download the application visit our siteor contact Lindsey Yudkoff at yudkoffl@jcrcny.org or Dori Zofan at 212-983-4800 ext. 140.

 

YouthBridge-NY

The YouthBridge-NY Shared Resources Committee is now accepting applications for the 2016 Bridging the Gap Grant. Organizations working in the areas of Youth Homelessness, Maternal Health, or Anti-bullying are encouraged to apply for grants up to $2000. Click here to view the request for proposals or apply. The deadline for applications is March 11, 2016. Contact Haley Hyams at youthbridgeny@gmail.com for more information.

 

 

GRANTS

ACF programs have a variety of funding opportunities available to support social service programming at the state, local and tribal levels. Our grantees include:

  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • For-profit Organizations
  • Government
  • Educational Organizations
  • Public Housing Groups

ACF funds an array of activities that support the economic and social well-being of people throughout the country. Find out which ACF grants are available today here: Funding Opportunities. To learn how to apply for a grant, view this guide to resources for community and faith-based organizations.

New Grants

 

The following opportunities are scheduled to be funded by ACF for fiscal year 2016. Please click the links to review the full forecast and sign up for updates if you are considered eligible for funding.

Program Office: Administration on Children, Youth, and Families
Funding Opportunity Title: Grants to Tribes, Tribal Organizations, and Migrant Programs for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention Programs
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-CA-1119
Click on link for description:
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gf...
Estimated Opportunity Post Date: January 15, 2016
Estimated Application Due Date: April 14, 2016

Program Office: Office of Refugee Resettlement
Funding Opportunity Title: Refugee Microenterprise Development (MED) Program
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ORR-RG-1117
Click on link for description: 
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gf...
Estimated Opportunity Post Date: February 12, 2016
Estimated Application Due Date: April 12, 2016

Program Office: Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Funding Opportunity Title: Family Strengthening Scholars
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-OPRE-PD-1114
Click on link for description
Link to Forecast:
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gf...
Estimated Opportunity Post Date: March 19, 2016
Estimated Application Due Date: May 19, 2016

Program Office: Office of Refugee Resettlement
Funding Opportunity Title: Ethnic Community Self Help Program
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ORR-RE-1129
Click on link for description: 
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gf...
Estimated Opportunity Post Date: March 22, 2016
Estimated Application Due Date: May 23, 2016

Program Office: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families
Funding Opportunity Title: Foster/Adoptive Parent Preparation, Training and Development Project
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-CO-1122
Click on link for description: 
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gf...
Estimated Opportunity Post Date: March 28, 2016
Estimated Application Due Date: May 27, 2016

Program Office: Office of Refugee Resettlement
Funding Opportunity Title: Preferred Communities Program
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ORR-RP-1116
Click on link for description: 
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gf...
Estimated Opportunity Post Date: April 4, 2016
Estimated Application Due Date: June 3, 2016

Program Office: Office of Community Services
Funding Opportunity Title: Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) Organizational Standards Center of Excellence (COE)
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-OCS-ET-1127
Click on link for description: 
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gf...
Estimated Opportunity Post Date: April 10, 2016
Estimated Application Due Date: June 10, 2016

Program Office: Office of Community Services
Funding Opportunity Title: Community Services Block Grant Training and Technical Assistance Program: Regional Performance and Innovation Consortium (RPIC)
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-OCS-ET-1128
Click on link for description: 
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gf...
Estimated Opportunity Post Date: April 10, 2016
Estimated Application Due Date: June 10, 2016

Program Office: Administration on Children, Youth and Families
Funding Opportunity Title: Basic Center Program
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-CY-1121
Click on link for description: 
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gf...
Estimated Opportunity Post Date: April 12, 2016
Estimated Application Due Date: June 13, 2016

Program Office: Administration on Children, Youth and Families
Funding Opportunity Title: State and Tribal Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Implementation Partnership Grants
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-CW-1126
Click on link for description: 
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gf...
Estimated Opportunity Post Date: April 12, 2016
Estimated Application Due Date: June 13, 2016

Program Office: Administration on Children, Youth and Families
Funding Opportunity Title: Street Outreach Program
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-YO-1124
Click on link for description: 
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gf...
Estimated Opportunity Post Date: April 12, 2016
Estimated Application Due Date: June 13, 2016

Program Office: Administration on Children, Youth and Families
Funding Opportunity Title: Quality Improvement Center on Permanency and Placement Stability for LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-CW-1126
Click on link for description: 
https://www.acf.hhs.gov/hhsgrantsforecast/index.cfm?switch=grant.view&gf...
Estimated Opportunity Post Date: April 12, 2016
Estimated Application Due Date: June 13, 2016

 

 

 

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DHHS/Administration for Children and Families

Immediate Office of the Regional Administrator
26 Federal Plaza, Room 4114 
New York, NY 10278 
email: nicole.meyers@acf.hhs.gov 
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