Dec 19 Audio Conference: With Trump Victory — How do You Get the Funding You Need?

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Reality television personality Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States, but very little of the marathon presidential campaign was devoted to key domestic policy issues like capital funding and K-12 education.

So what does this mean for a grant seeking looking capital funding in 2017. The President-elect Trump has said that he may cut or divert funding at the Department of Education. At stake is about $100 million in discretionary funding that the DoEd distributes each year in a variety of grants competitions. Continue reading

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Youth Foundation Underwrites Recreation ProjectsChildren, youth development and sports

Grants_ImageFoundation: Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation; Opportunity: Program Grants; Funding Focus: Children, youth development and sports; Geographic Focus: National (emphasis Texas); Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Awards vary (the foundation made 2.6 million in grants last year); Deadline: None. Continue reading

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Recreational Grants Available to Promote Accessible Golf

grantsFunders: Nat’l Alliance for Accessible Golf and the United States Golf Assn.; Opportunity: Accessible Golf Program Grants (2016 grants); Funding Focus: Accessible recreation, golf and youth; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations, government agencies and educational institutions; Funding: Grants of up to $20,000 each; Deadline: Rolling (a grants committee reviews applications monthly).

Summary: Grants make the game of golf more accessible to people with disabilities. Priority is given to inclusive programming — opportunities allowing participants with disabilities and participants without disabilities to learn and play the game side by side. Grants are provided to assist with core golf program costs such as adaptive golf clubs and bags, golf course access, and transportation of participants to and from programming. Matching funding is encouraged.

Children’s groups can benefit. The group last year gave $6,500 to the Children’s Course, Gladstone, OR, to expand the GAIN Adaptive and Inclusive golf program for children. For a complete list of past winners, go to: http://tinyurl.com/cdp-7710g   

Info: http://tinyurl.com/6rxjmuz; 812/320-1126 or grants@accessgolf.org for questions about this funding opportunity.

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Bank Chain Offers Multiple Housing Opportunities

grantsPrivate Funder: Bank of America (BOA); Opportunity: 2017 foundation grants; Funding Focus: Housing, infrastructure, education and community development; Geographic Focus: Multi-state (BOA is a national concern with branches in most states); Eligibility: Nonprofits, student-led projects; Funding: Grants range to $200,000 each (the foundation made $175 million in grants last year). Deadline: Varies by program (the next round of funding is to open in January). Continue reading

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ACF to Release $1.5M Solicitation for Native American Youths

ACF logoAgency: Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS) (Admin. for Children & Families, ACF); Program: Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (I-LEAD) (CFDA Number: 93.612) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACF-ANA-NC-1263); Eligibility: Tribes, nonprofits and faith-based and community organizations; Funding: $1.5 million for five awards; Deadline (tentative): March (NOFA to be released in January). Continue reading

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Solicitation to Assist Domestic Violence, Child Abuse Victims

Justice Dept logoAgency: Justice Dept. (Office of Violence against Women); Program: Justice for Families Program: Domestic Violence Mentor Court Initiative Solicitation (CFDA Number: 16.021, Funding Opportunity Number: OVW-2017-11923); Eligibility: Governments, child welfare agencies and nonprofits; Funding: $11 million for 21 awards, up to $700,000 each (no match required); Deadline: Jan. 20. Continue reading

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Programs Can Win Sports Gear, Equipment for Youth

Private Fkids playing baseballunder: Good Sports; Opportunity: Good Sports Equipment Grant; Funding Focus: Physical activity, obesity, children (ages 5-18); Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools and youth groups; Funding: Equipment donations; Deadline: Rolling.
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Grant Helps Improve Health for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Dept of Health and Human ServicesAgency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Health Resources & Services Admin.); Program: Autism CARES Act National Interdisciplinary Training Resource Center Program (CFDA Number: 93.877) (Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-17-010); Eligibility: Nonprofits (faith-based and community-based groups) and colleges; Funding: $771,000 million for one award (no match required); Deadline: Jan. 31. Continue reading

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State and Local Funding News from Around the Nation

US-MapImportant funding news from across the nation. Continue reading

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HUD to Offer $59M in Housing Funds

us-department-of-housing-and-urban-developmentAgency: Office of Public and Indian Housing (HUD); Program: Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (CFDA Number: 14.862) (Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6100-N-23); Eligibility: Tribal governments and nonprofits; Funding (Estimated): $59 million for 75 awards; Deadline (Tentative): April, anticipate a NOFA in. Continue reading

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