Author Archives: Frank Klimko

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.

ACF Grant for Early Childhood Education in the Works

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS); Admin. for Children & Families (HHS); Program: Early Head Start Grantee – The City of Hobe Sound, Florida (CFDA Number: 93.600) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2018-ACF-OHS-CH-R04-1335); Eligibility: Schools, tribes, for-profits, universities, governments, faith-based groups … Continue reading

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HHS Launches $94.8M in Grants to Aid Healthcare Centers, Underserved

Agency: Health Resources & Services Admin (HHS); Program: Service Area Competitions (CFDA Number 93.224) (Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-18-024); Eligibility: Schools; community health facilities; public and nonprofit private entities including faith-based and community-based organizations (school-based health centers are encouraged to apply); … Continue reading

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Bush Grants Help Develop Libraries, Improve Programming

Agency: Institute of Museum & Library Sciences; Program: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (CFDA Number: 45.313) (Funding Opportunity Number: LB21-FY18-1); Eligibility: Public and private libraries; Funding: $3.7 million for 11 awards; Deadline: Jan. 16.

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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 … Continue reading

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$17.4M for School Emergency Construction Repairs

Agency: Education Dept. (DoEd); Office of Elementary & Secondary Education; Program: Impact Aid Discretionary Construction Grant Program (CDFA Number: 84.041C); Eligibility: School districts; Funding: $17.4 million for eight awards (no match required); Deadline: Sept. 15.

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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 … 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 … Continue reading

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Foundation Grants Aid Community Projects, Child Well-Being

Private 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) … 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.

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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 … Continue reading

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