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Federal funding opportunities

Dep't:
Health and Human Services
Agency:
Administration for Community Living
Program:
Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects Program: Community Living and Participation (Development)
Summary:
The purpose is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Rehabilitation Act). Under this particular DRRP priority, applicants must propose a development project that is aimed at improving the community living and participation of individuals with disabilities. In carrying out a development project under this program, a grantee must use knowledge and understanding gained from research to create materials, devices, systems, or methods beneficial to the target population, including design and development of prototypes and processes.
Eligibility:
Institutions of higher education. Native American tribal governments. Native American tribal organizations. Nonprofits. Others. City or township governments. Independent school districts. State governments. County governments. Special district governments. Institutions of higher education. Nonprofits.
Deadline:
25 March 2019
URL:
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Dep't:
Justice
Agency:
Office on Violence Against Women
Program:
Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus
Summary:
The Program encourages a comprehensive coordinated community approach that enhances victim safety, provides services for victims and supports efforts to hold offenders accountable. The funding supports activities that develop and strengthen trauma informed victim services and strategies to prevent, investigate, respond and prosecute sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.
Eligibility:
Institutions of higher education.
Deadline:
14 March 2019
URL:
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Dep't:
Justice
Agency:
Office on Violence Against Women
Program:
Research and Evaluation
Summary:
The purpose is to research and evaluate approaches to combating domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. By generating more knowledge about strategies for holding offenders accountable and serving victims, communities that benefit from Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) funding will be better equipped to align their work with practices that are known to be effective, and they will be more capable of generating empirical knowledge on the efficacy of new and promising ways of doing things. R&E is designed to support researcher-practitioner partnerships and a broad range of research and evaluation methods, including qualitative, mixed-method, and quasi-experimental designs.
Eligibility:
Institutions of higher education. State governments. City or township governments. Nonprofits. Native American tribal organizations. County governments. Native American tribal governments. Institutions of higher education.
Deadline:
25 March 2019
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Dep't:
N/A
Agency:
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Program:
Native American Library Services Basic Grants
Summary:
The goal is to support existing library operations and maintain core library services.
Deadline:
1 April 2019
URL:
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State & local funding opportunities

State:
CA
Dep't:
Conservation
Agency:
N/A
Program:
Regional Forest and Fire Capacity Program
Summary:
The Regional Forest and Fire Capacity Program seeks to increase regional capacity to prioritize, develop, and implement projects that improve forest health and fire resilience, facilitate greenhouse gas emissions reductions, and increase carbon sequestration in forests throughout California. Block grants will be utilized by recipients to support regional implementation of landscape-level forest health projects consistent with the California Forest Carbon Plan and Executive Order B-52-18.
Update:
On January 24, 2019 the Natural Resources Agency released for public comment the draft Regional Forest and Fire Capacity Program Guidelines. Public comment on these guidelines is due to the Natural Resources Agency by the end of the day on February 8, 2019 and can be emailed to Emma.Johnston@Resources.ca.gov.
Deadline:
8 February 2019
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Foundation funding opportunities

Funder:
Florida Literacy Coalition
Program:
Florida Health Literacy Grant 2019
Summary:
The purpose of this grant is to provide training, resources, and funding to Florida adult ESOL and family literacy programs. This enables them to help students gain the information and skills needed to make informed choices regarding their health and nutrition.
Award max.:
$5,000
Eligibility:
Organizations interested in applying must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization or government-based agency that provides adult ESOL and/or family literacy instruction in Florida; provide literacy services via classes, small groups, and/or one-to-one tutoring; and commit to basic reporting requirements.
Region:
Florida.
Deadline:
15 February 2019
Contact:
Naomi Soto (407) 246-7110 ext. 209
URL:
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Funder:
Lupus Research Institute
Program:
Distinguished Innovator Award. Target Identification in Lupus. Novel Research Grant
Summary:
We are the world’s leading private funder of lupus research. Our goal: improve treatments while advancing lupus research toward a cure. The LRA seeks to fund biomedical research that will discover better diagnostics, improve medical treatments and advance translational and clinical research that will ultimately lead to a cure for lupus. The three grant mechanisms of the organization, Distinguished Innovator Award, Target Identification in Lupus and Novel Research Grant, provide distinct opportunities for researchers to test their most innovative hypothesis by applying cutting edge methodologies to further investigation in the lupus and autoimmune space.
Deadline:
15 March 2019
URL:
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Funder:
New America
Program:
Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship
Summary:
Expanding youth apprenticeship is a strategy for building a more inclusive economy by connecting the learning needs of students with the talent needs of industry. Leaders from industry, education, and government in cities, states, and regions across the country are well-positioned to build public-private partnerships to scale youth apprenticeship opportunities across industry sectors, including advanced manufacturing, finance and professional services, healthcare, information technology, and more. Sites selected to receive grants will form the core of a visible national community of innovators at the forefront of the movement to expand participation in high-quality youth apprenticeship programs that produce equitable outcomes for students, employers and communities.
Award max.:
$200,000
Eligibility:
All eligible collaborations must include partners from industry as well as secondary and postsecondary education. The designated lead organization must be a nonprofit organization, government entity, or educational institution.
Deadline:
8 March 2019
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Funder:
North Central Region Water Network
Program:
Capacity-Building Mini Grants 2019
Summary:
The Network is a 12-state collaboration between Extension water resource professionals and university, federal, state, NGO and industry partners. The Network is funded by the North Central Region Extension Directors, based on over a decade of USDA-NIFA funded water programs, and anchored by a core team of Extension-appointed state coordinators. The Network strives to: 1. Increase connectivity and learning between university professionals and partners across a diversity of water-related disciplines and roles 2. Build the capacity of universities to address multi-state water-related issues and opportunities 3. Generate measurable economic, environmental, and social impacts in the short and long term, with a focus on the following key issues: a. Nutrient and manure management b. Sustainable water supply c. Climate change & adaptation d. Soil health e. Land use and development practices f. Aquatic invasive species prevention and management g. Youth water literacy and stewardship h. Watershed planning and leadership.
Award max.:
$15,000
Eligibility:
Lead applicants must have an Extension appointment/assignment at a land-grant institution in the North Central Region. Eligible lead institutions include: University of Illinois, Purdue University, Iowa State University, Kansas State University, Michigan State University, University of Minnesota, University of Missouri, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, North Dakota State University, The Ohio State University, South Dakota State University, and University of Wisconsin.
Region:
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin.
Deadline:
1 March 2019
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Funder:
United States Conference of Mayors
Program:
CommunityWINS Grant 2019
Summary:
The CommunityWINS (Working/Investing in Neighborhood Stabilization) Grant Program will be administered by USCM with the goal of awarding $3 million over three years, to support local nonprofits in promoting long-term economic prosperity and quality of life for their community. As a member of USCM, you're qualified to nominate up to three initiatives or programs through an eligible nonprofit of your choice that addresses one of the following categories: (1) neighborhood stabilization - projects designed to stimulate growth and stability while assisting in the removal of blight and the rebuilding of neighborhoods (2) economic development - projects designed to promote business development (3) job creation - projects designed to aid in local job creation or assist in job training.
Award max.:
$300,000
Eligibility:
USCM member cities.
Deadline:
22 March 2019
URL:
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Funder:
Women’s Foundation of California
Program:
Women’s Policy Institute--Local
Summary:
WPI-LOCAL is a year-long policy advocacy fellowship that delivers trainings and tools, builds networks, and develops leadership to win local policy campaigns and to build power and organizing infrastructure throughout California! It is designed for advocates who want to enter the halls of power on behalf of their community to make an impact through policy advocacy. To apply you will need a team of four collaborators and an idea for a local-level policy project that will advance gender, racial and economic justice. WPI is inclusive of all communities affected by gender-based oppression, violence, and discrimination, including cisgender and transgender women, genderqueer, gender-variant and non-binary individuals, and trans men.
Region:
California
Deadline:
14 February 2019
URL:
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