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.

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 … 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: … 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 … 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.

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$2M goes for State WIC Special Project Grants

Agency: Agriculture Dept. (USDA) (Food& Nutrition Service, FNS); Program: Women, Infant & Children (WIC) Special Project Grants Full Mini (CFDA Number: 10.578) (Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-FNS-WICSPG-FY2017-FULLMINI); Eligibility: States; Funding: $2 million for multiple awards (no match required); Deadline: Sept. 11.

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Roberts Foundation Provides Literacy Grants

Foundation: Nora Roberts Foundation; Opportunity: Program Grants; Funding Focus: Literacy (primary focus), children, arts and culture; Geographic Focus: National (emphasis on MD; some emphasis also on NY and WV); Eligibility: 501 (c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Awards vary, the foundation distributed $2.2 … Continue reading

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Grants Promote Early Childhood Education Efforts

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS); Admin. for Children & Families (HHS); Program: Head Start Grantee – Cities of Butler, Cordele, Marshallville, Unadilla, and Vienna, Georgia (CFDA Number: 93.600) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2018-ACF-OHS-CH-R04-1304); Eligibility: Schools, tribes, for-profits, universities, governments, … Continue reading

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Conservation Campaigns Get Funding Support

Funder: Temper of the Times Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Environment; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Grants generally range from $5,000 to $15,000; Deadline: Dec. 15, letter of inquiry.

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Funding in the Works to Help Early Ed-Child Care Programs

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS); Admin. for Children & Families (HHS); Program: Head Start Grantee – Queens County, New York (CFDA Number: 93.600) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2018-ACF-OHS-CH-R02-1320); Eligibility: Schools, tribes, for-profits, universities, governments, faith-based groups and nonprofits with … Continue reading

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STEM Grants to Partner with K-12 Teachers

Agency: National Science Foundation; Program: Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science (CFDA Number: 47.041) (Funding Opportunity Number: 17-575); Eligibility: Public and private colleges and universities; Funding: $5.8 million for multiple awards (no match required); Deadline: Oct. … Continue reading

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