The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services offers $32 million in Connecting Kids to Coverage Outreach and Enrollment grants to support efforts to help families get their children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
Deadline: Jan. 20. Continue reading
The Education Dept. releases a new guidance for school districts to help address the needs of students with disabilities who are covered under Individuals with Disabilities Education Act programs. There are about six million IDEA protected students in the country. Continue reading
When lawmakers merge funding for children and youth programs, the total amount of money available to support these programs considerably shrinks, according to a new analysis released by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Continue reading
Agency: Health Resources & Services Admin. (HHS); Program: Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Innovation Center (CFDA Number: 93.127) (Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-16-050); Eligibility: States and schools of medicine; Funding: $800,000for four awards (no match required); Deadline: Jan. 20. Continue reading
Funder: Blanche Davis Moore Foundation; Program: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Education, faith-based efforts, children and youth; Geographic Limits: Primarily Texas; Eligibility: Nonprofits, including faith-based institutions; Funding: Awards vary, up to $50,000 each (the foundation last year distributed about $500,000 in grants); Deadline: July 15. Continue reading
Agencies: Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS) (Health Resources & Services Admin); Program: Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program: Implementation and Expansion Grants (CFDA Number: 93.872) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-OCC-TH-1162); Eligibility: Tribes: Funding (Estimated): $8 million for 20 awards; (no match required); Deadline (tentative): March, anticipate a NOFA in January. Continue reading
Private Funder: Crowell Trust (also known as the Henry P. & Susan C. Crowell Trust); Opportunity: 2016 grants; Funding Focus: Education and Christian-based services; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits which share the trust’s evangelical focus, but not individual church congregations; Funding: Varies, the foundation distributed $4 million in grants last year; Deadline: Jan. 15 (letter of inquiry) Feb. 28 (application). Continue reading