Transportation Company Provides Public Safety Grants

Private Funder: CSX Corporation; Opportunity: 2017 CSX Corporation Contributions Program; Funding Focus: Healthcare, public safety, transportation, child welfare; Geographic Focus: Regional; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Rolling. Continue reading

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Funder Aims to Improve Boating Ed, Safety

Private Funder: BoatU.S. Foundation; Opportunity: Grassroots Grants Program; Funding Focus: Education and the environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $10,000 each (the foundation made about $1 million in grants last year); Deadline: Rolling. Continue reading

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Child Welfare Efforts Get Boost from Burger Chain

Private Funder: In-N-Out Burger Foundation; Funding Focus: Child abuse; Geographic Focus: AZ, CA & NV; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Grants are typically between $2,000 and $20,000; Deadline: June 1. Continue reading

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Funding for Education, Alternative Lifestyles Available Through Pride Foundation

Focus: Health, education, community development and the underserved; Geographic Focus: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon & Washington; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $5,000 each; Deadline: TBA, the competition is to roll out in May; last year’s deadline was July 3. Continue reading

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Private Funding Support Projects for Gays, Lesbians

Private Funder: Gay and Lesbian Medical Assn. (Lesbian Health Fund); Opportunity: GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality; Funding Focus: Healthcare& lesbian health issues; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple grants up to $10,000 each; Deadline: TBA(the competition is to open later this year). Continue reading

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Classroom Instruction Gets Funding Boost

Private Funder: Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History (GLI); Opportunity: 2016 Affiliate School Program; Funding Focus: Education and American history; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools; Funding: Varies (the program is partially funded by a Nat’l Endowment for the Humanities grant — no funding match is required), $3,000 GLI fellowships; Deadline: Rolling. Continue reading

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Funds Offered to Improve Mother-to-Child HIV Prevention

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention-CDC); Program: Assuring Comprehensive Prevention and Treatment for Families Affected by HIV to Eliminate Perinatal HIV Transmission in the United States (CFDA Number: 93.939) (Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-PS17-1712); Eligibility: Schools, governments, nonprofits, colleges and tribes; Funding: $2 million for a single award (no match required); Deadline: June 12. Continue reading

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Grants to Investigate Head Start Best Practices

ACF logoAgency: Administration for Children and Families (HHS); Program: Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Head Start Graduate Student Research Grants (CFDA Number: 93.600) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACF-OPRE-YR-1219); Eligibility: Public and private colleges and universities and nonprofits (graduate students take the lead on these projects); Funding: $150,000 for six awards up to $25,000 each (no match required); Deadline: June 12. Continue reading

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Federal Grants Boost Health Training Efforts

hrsa_logoAgency: Health Resources and Services Administration (HHS); Program: Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program (CFDA Number: 93.243) (Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-17-070); Eligibility: Colleges (programs which focus on youth worker efforts are eligible to apply); Funding: $44 million for 150 awards (no match required); Deadline: June 12. Continue reading

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Child Care Research Program Solicitation Now Open

ACF logoAgency: Administration for Children and Families and Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (HHS); Program: FY 2017 Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Child Care Research Scholars (CFDA Number: 93.575) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACF-OPRE-YE-1208); Eligibility: Schools, governments, universities, businesses, nonprofits and tribes; Funding: $150,000 for six awards (no match required); Deadline: June 12. Continue reading

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