July 31 Audio: How to Cope with the Massive Upcoming Trump Budget Cuts

Join us Monday, July 31 2-3 pm EST for our next audio conference: 

How to Cope with the Massive Upcoming Trump Budget Cuts 

Reality television personality Donald Trump has now released his first budget request as president. The request is for FY 2018, which starts on Oct. 1

Without a doubt this is a huge time, a potentially transformative time for grant seekers who depend even partially on federal funding. We are coming from years of stable and high funding for federal programs that are important to our listeners. In the past grant seekers could depend on federal funding for a range of programs, from early childhood education to community development. Things are much different now. Continue reading

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Grants Give Priority to Literacy, Early Learning, Reading

Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS); Program: 2018 Nat’l Leadership Grants for Libraries (CFDA Number: 45.312) (Funding Opportunity Number: NLG-LIBRARIES-FY18-1); Eligibility: Nonprofits, museums and institutions of higher education (early learning projects receive priority); Funding: $5.7 million for 12 awards; Deadline: Jan. 16. Continue reading

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NIH Grants Support Pediatric Health Research

Nat'l Institutes of Health logoAgency: National Institutes of Health (HHS); Program: Re-Competition of Global Network for Womens and Childrens Health Research (UG1) (CFDA Number: 93.865) (Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-HD-18-009); Eligibility: Schools, state, tribal and local governments, public and private colleges and universities, nonprofits and for-profits, including small businesses; Funding: $4.8 million for multiple awards (no match required); Deadline: Nov. 27. Continue reading

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Applicants Sought for $30M in ‘Promise Neighborhoods’ Funding

Agency: Education Dept. (DoEd) (Office of Innovation & Improvement); Program: Promise Neighborhoods Program (CFDA Number: 84.215N); Eligibility: Nonprofits, tribes and colleges and universities (priority given to projects which are designed to improve schools in the distressed neighborhoods); Funding: $30 million seven awards (no match required); Deadline: Sept. 5. Continue reading

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Foundation Grants Aid Community Projects, Child Well-Being

CIGNA Foundation logoPrivate Funder: CIGNA Foundation; Opportunity: World of Difference Grants; Funding Focus: Health and children; Geographic Focus: National (there are no geographic limits, but priority is given to areas where CIGNA has a significant presence); Eligibility: Public charities with a 501(c)(3) status; Funding: Multiple awards up to $125,000 each (the foundation distributed about $3.7 million in grants last year); Deadline: Rolling. Continue reading

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Rockefeller Fund Grants Address Criminal Justice Youth

The David Rockefeller Fund provides a wide range of support, including funding through the Criminal Justice Program which focuses on supporting bold new ideas and policy proposals and initiatives for transforming detention/incarceration policy.

Deadline: Rolling. Continue reading

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Literacy Projects Eligible for ProLiteracy Support

Private Funder: ProLiteracy; Opportunity: Nat’l Book Fund; Funding Focus: Literacy, education, higher education, low-income families; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Adult basic education and literacy programs; Funding: Multiple awards of New Readers Press books and other educational resources ranging in value from $500 to $2,000 each (a match up to 20% is required); Deadline: TBA, the 2018 round opens next spring. Continue reading

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2017 COC Competition for Homeless Funding Opens

Agency: Office of Community Planning & Development (HUD); Program: 2017 Continuum of Care (CFDA Number: 14.267) (Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6100-N-25): Eligibility: State and local governments and nonprofits that are part of cooperatives; Funding: $2 billion for 8,000 awards ranging from $2,500 to $1.5 million each; Deadline: Sept. 28. Continue reading

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Store Chain Literacy Competition Helps Improve Youth Reading Skills

Private Funder: Dollar General Literacy Foundation; Opportunity: Dollar General Literacy Foundation 2017-18 Youth Literacy Grants; Funding Focus: Education; Geographic Focus: Regional (in the 40 states where the store has locations); Eligibility: Schools & nonprofits; Funding: Up to $4,000 each; Deadline:  TBD, the next round opens soon. Continue reading

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HHS Rolls out $201.6M in Grants to Aid Migrant Healthcare Centers, Homeless

Agency: Health Resources & Services Admin (HHS); Program: Service Area Competitions (Health Center Program; Community Health Centers, Migrant Health Centers, Health Care for the Homeless, and Public Housing)(CFDA Number 93.224) (Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-18-023); Eligibility: Schools; governments; tribes; community health facilities; public and nonprofit private entities including faith-based and community-based organizations (school-based health centers are encouraged); Funding: $201.6 million for 52 awards (no match required); Deadline: Sept. 11. Continue reading

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Lawrence Human Services Project Grants Can Support Schools

Funder: Lawrence Foundation; Opportunities: Environmental & Human Services Grants; Funding Focus: Environment, human services; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, public schools and libraries; Funding: Multiple awards ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 each; Deadline: Nov. 1. Continue reading

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