ETA Provides $80M for Education, Employment of Disadvantaged

DeptOfLabor-Seal-NewAgency: Labor Dept. (DOL) (Employment & Training Admin.); Program: YouthBuild Grants (CFDA Number: 17.274) (Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-ETA-16-10); Eligibility: Public and private nonprofits or agencies that have previously served at-risk youth in a YouthBuild or other similar program, such as a local school district; Funding: $80 million for 80 awards ranging to $1.1 million (a 25% match is required); Deadline: July 6. Continue reading

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State and Local Funding Roundup

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The Central Alabama Community Foundation makes grants to improve the quality of life in the Central Alabama region. Grants of up to $10,000 will be available to nonprofits providing the following essential services in Montgomery, Lowndes or Macon counties: childcare/education (encompassing pre–K and afterschool care) and services to specialized populations — food, healthcare, shelter and family wellness. Deadlines vary by program, the next deadline for the Cultural & Community Enhancement grants is Aug. 12.

Info: www.cacfinfo.org/CACF-Grants.html    Continue reading

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$7M to Prevent Childhood Obesity

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Agency: National Institute of Food & Agriculture (USDA); Program: Agriculture & Food Research Initiative: Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area (CFDA Number: 10.310) (Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-AFRI-005845); Eligibility: Tribal governments, public and private colleges and universities, nonprofits and for-profits, including small businesses; Funding: $7 million for multiple awards (a match is required); Deadline: Aug. 4. Continue reading

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$1M for Defending Childhood Demo Projects

Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (DOJ); Program: Tribal Defending Childhood Demonstration Program (CFDA Number: 16.523) (Funding Opportunity Number: OJJDP-2016-9165); Eligibility: Public and private colleges and universities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: $1 million for five awards; Deadline: July 6. Continue reading

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ACF Grants Help Support Risk Avoidance Education

ACF-logoAgency: Administration for Children and Families (HHS); Program: Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program (CFDA Number: 93.060) (Funding Opportunity Number:HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-SR-1197); Eligibility: State, tribal and local governments, public and private colleges and universities, public housing authorities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding (Estimate): $9 million for 20 awards; Deadline (Tentative): July, the solicitation is to be released soon. Continue reading

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$130M Goes for Nutrition Projects, Educational Outreach

epa-logo-11Agency: Agriculture Dept. (USDA) Nat’l Institute of Food & Agriculture; Program: Agriculture & Food Research Initiative (AFRI): Foundational Program (CFDA Number: 10.310, Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-AFRI-005843); Eligibility: Universities, nonprofits (with or without 501(c)(3) status), tribes and for-profits, including small businesses; Funding: $130 million for multiple awards up to $500,000 each (match not required); Deadline: Sept. 30. Continue reading

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NOFA Released to Improve K-12 Charter Schools

DeptOfEd_largeAgency: Education Dept. (DoEd) (Office of Innovation & Improvement); Program: Charter Schools Program: Grants for Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools (CFDA Number: 84.282M); Eligibility: Nonprofit charter management organizations; Funding: $65 million for 10 awards (no match required); Deadline: June 20 Continue reading

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NEA Our Town Solicitation Now Available; September Deadline

Nat'l Endowment for the ArtsAgency: National Endowment for the Arts; Program: FY 2017 Our Town (CFDA Number: 45.024) (Funding Opportunity Number: 2016NEA01OT); Eligibility: State and local governments, public and private colleges and universities and nonprofits; Funding: Applicants can request a grant amount at one of the following levels: $25,000, $50,000, $75,000, $100,000; $150,000 or $200,000); Deadline: Sept.12. Continue reading

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Solicitation Now Open for Program that Funds Child Care Research

Dept of Health and Human ServicesAgency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Admin. for Children & Families, ACF; Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation, OPRE); Program: Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Implementation Research and Evaluation Planning Grants (CFDA Number: 93.575) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-OPRE-YE-1177); Eligibility: States, nonprofits and universities; Funding: $1.1 million for 15 awards of up to $75,000 each; no match required; Deadline: July 8. Continue reading

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Solicitation in the Works for Migrant Child Welfare Program

ACF-logoAgency: Administration for Children and Families (HHS); Program: Migrant and Seasonal EHS (Early Head Start)-Child Care and EHS Expansion Partnerships (CFDA Number: 93.600) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-OHS-HM-1183); Focus Areas: Migrants, education; Eligibility: State, tribal and local governments, public and private colleges and universities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding (Estimate): $5.3 million for 10 awards; Deadline (Tentative): August with the solicitation released this month.

Summary: The program supports the expansion of high-quality, comprehensive services to low-income, migrant and seasonal infants and toddlers and their families through EHS-child care partnerships, or through the expansion of EHS services.

Info: Shawna Pinckney, 888/242-0684; e-mail, EHS.CCPartnerships@acf.hhs.gov; http://tinyurl.com/zccql8s, for more on the upcoming competition.

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