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Federal funding opportunities

Dep't:
Education
Agency:
Office of Postsecondary Education
Program:
Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program (CFDA 84.335A)
Summary:
Supports the participation of low-income parents in postsecondary education through the provision of campus-based child care services.
Eligibility:
Any institution of higher education that awarded a total of $250,000 or more of Federal Pell Grant funds during FY 2017 to students enrolled at the institution.
Deadline:
24 July 2018
URL:
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Dep't:
Health and Human Services
Agency:
Health Resources and Services Administration
Program:
Rural Communities Opioid Response Program--Planning
Summary:
The purpose of RCORP is to support treatment for and prevention of substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder, in rural counties at the highest risk for substance use disorder, including the 220 counties identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as being at risk for HIV and Hepatitis C infections due to injection drug use.
Eligibility:
Eligible applicants include all domestic public or private, non-profit or for-profit, entities, including faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations, who will serve rural communities at the highest risk for substance use disorder.
Deadline:
30 July 2018
URL:
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Dep't:
Housing and Urban Development
Agency:
N/A
Program:
Continuum of Care
Summary:
The CoC Program (24 CFR part 578) is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, States, and local governments to quickly re-house homeless individuals, families, persons fleeing domestic violence, and youth while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by homeless; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit organizations, States, local governments, and instrumentalities of State and local governments, and public housing agencies.
Deadline:
18 September 2018
URL:
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Dep't:
Transportation
Agency:
Federal Transit Administration
Program:
5339(b) Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program
Summary:
The purpose is to assist in the financing of buses and bus facilities capital projects, including replacing, rehabilitating, purchasing or leasing buses or related equipment, and rehabilitating, purchasing, constructing or leasing bus-related facilities.
Eligibility:
A designated recipient of FTA grants, States, local governmental authorities and Indian Tribes. The Bus and Bus Infrastructure Program provides funds to designated recipients that allocate funds to fixed route bus operators, and to states, and local governmental authorities that operate fixed route bus service.
Deadline:
6 August 2018
URL:
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State & local funding opportunities

State:
CA
Dep't:
Fish and Wildlife
Agency:
N/A
Program:
Wetlands Restoration for Greenhouse Gas Reduction
Summary:
Restores wetland ecosystems to provide essential services to California's people, wildlife, and fish. Wetlands have high carbon sequestration rates that can sequester carbon for decades. There is tremendous opportunity to restore large areas of mountain meadow, coastal tidal, and Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta wetlands that do not currently provide the full potential of carbon storage or other benefits due to historical land use.
Deadline:
31 July 2018
URL:
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State:
NY
Dep't:
N/A
Agency:
Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance
Program:
Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS
Summary:
The purpose of the HOPWA program is to provide localities within NYS with the resources and incentives to devise long-term comprehensive strategies for meeting the housing and support services needs of low-income persons with AIDS and HIV-related diseases. A broad range of housing-related activities may be funded under HOPWA, including, but not limited to: project or tenant based rental assistance; supportive services; short-term rent or mortgage payments to prevent homelessness; and technical assistance in establishing/operating a community residence.
Eligibility:
Not-For-Profit, Governmental Entity, Tribal Organization.
Deadline:
3 August 2018
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Foundation funding opportunities

Funder:
Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Program:
Direct Services Grant 2018
Summary:
In pursuit of its philanthropic mission to advance the health of all Georgians and to expand access to affordable, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities, the Foundation has established four grantmaking priority areas. (1) Addressing Health Disparities; (2) Expanding Access to Affordable Quality Health Care Services; (3) Promoting Health and Preventing Disease; (4) Strengthening and Sustaining Health Nonprofit Organizations, Programs, and Workforce.
Eligibility:
Nonprofit organizations and government agencies.
Region:
Georgia.
Deadline:
3 August 2018
URL:
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Funder:
Little Giraffe Foundation
Program:
Neonatal Research Initiative 2018
Summary:
We invite qualified scientists, doctors, and nurses at universities, hospitals and research institutions, to submit applications for research grants directed at addressing both the long term and immediate health needs caused by premature birth.
Award max.:
$10,000
Deadline:
20 July 2018
URL:
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Funder:
Maine Initiatives
Program:
Grants for Change
Summary:
Maine Initiatives, a fund for change, cultivates social, economic, and environmental justice through grants and other support to grassroots organizations. We fund organizing. Our grantmakiing is narrow and deep: building power at the grassroots level. We seek to remove barriers to the democracy by encouraging the efforts of people who are working together for the common good and fostering involvement by people who have been excluded. Our grants mobilize people and resources. We typically support grassroots organizing and groups delivering resources to make good organizing happen.
Awards:
We make grants of up to $25,000 per year for up to three years. Our grants are for general support; they’re not restricted to a project.
Region:
Maine.
Deadline:
20 July 2018
Contact:
207-622-6294
URL:
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Funder:
Rockefeller Foundation and Kresge Foundation
Program:
Opportunity Funds
Summary:
This is a call for LOIs only; the Foundations have made no formal financial commitment at this time. The Foundations will evaluate submissions based on the following criteria: (1) investments designed to benefit low-income people and communities; (2) investment proposals that align with the Foundations’ respective areas of programmatic interest; and (3) fund-manager experience and readiness. Prospective partners should include experienced fund managers who propose investment strategies that align with the Foundations’ programmatic goals, work in or have experience with target key cities and incorporate measurement, evaluation, and equity into their work. Upon review of the submissions, some may be selected for further exploration. The Foundations are prepared to commit grants and unfunded guarantees of up to $25 million to support this program.
Deadline:
16 July 2018
URL:
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Funder:
San Antonio Area Foundation
Program:
Annual Responsive
Summary:
Funding Categories: CHILDREN AND YOUTH Programs that enable children and families to lead safe and productive lives. MEDICINE AND HEALTHCARE Programs that promote healthy lifestyles with an emphasis on reducing obesity and diabetes, are preventative in nature or educate the community in prevention, and/or increase access to comprehensive healthcare, including dental, vision and mental services. ANIMAL SERVICES Programs that improve the health and wellness of animals, educate our community about animal care and/or provide spay/neuter and/or adoption services. ARTS AND CULTURE Programs that promote accessibility to the arts, encourage broad participation from all parts of our community and/or provide arts education and outreach. COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE Programs that improve the safety and welfare of vulnerable and under-served populations, increase chances for individual/family success and self-sufficiency. SENIORS Programs that enhance the quality of life for seniors.
Eligibility:
Those eligible to submit applications include nonprofit organizations exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, schools, churches, or governmental bodies that serve Bexar and surrounding counties.
Region:
Bexar County and the following surrounding counties: Frio, Atascosa, Karnes, Wilson, Guadalupe, Gonzales, Comal, Blanco, Kendall, Gillespie, Kerr, Bandera and Medina.
Deadline:
20 July 2018
URL:
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Funder:
Spencer Foundation [IL]
Program:
Lyle Spencer Research Awards. Small Research Grants. Research-Practice Partnership Program. Midcareer Grant Program
Summary:
LYLE SPENCER RESEARCH AWARDS supports intellectually ambitious, large-scale education research projects with budgets between $100,000 and $1,000,000. This program encourages proposals initiated by scholars across a variety of disciplines and fields in an effort to create much-needed space for creative and ambitious research projects that promise to advance our understanding of educational practice and its improvement. The SMALL RESEARCH GRANTS program aims to support smaller scale or pilot research projects that have budgets of $50,000 or less. Proposals are encouraged from scholars across a variety of disciplines in an effort to fund field-initiated education research. The RESEARCH-PRACTICE PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM accepts proposals with budgets up to $400,000 seeking to strengthen existing research-practice partnerships (RPPs). This grant program is intended to provide intermediate-term stability to existing RPPs by supporting a range of activities vital to their operation. The MIDCAREER GRANT program was launched to enrich the work of academic midcareer scholars who are 7 to 20 years post doctorate. This targeted program provides support for those who are interested in advancing their understanding of a compelling problem of education by acquiring new skills, substantive knowledge, theoretical perspectives or methodological tools.
Award max.:
$500,000
Update:
Small Research Grants: August 1, 2018. Lyle Spencer Research Awards: October 2, 2018.
Deadline:
Open. Lyle Spencer Research Awards: annual LOI. Small Research Grants: quarterly. Research-Practice Partnership Program: annual. Midcareer Grant: annual.
Contact:
312-337-7000
URL:
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