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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$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. Continue reading

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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 million in grants last year; Deadline: None. 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, faith-based groups and nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status; Funding: $2.9 million for two awards (20% match required); Deadline (tentative): December (anticipate a NOFA in October). 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. Continue reading

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

Early Childhood EducationAgency: 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 or without 501(c)(3) status; Funding: $1.3 million for one award (20% match required); Deadline (tentative): December (anticipate a NOFA in October). Continue reading

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