Current Federal and Foundation Grant Opportunties
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Funding Opportunity Title: Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Program
Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6200-N-12TC
About: The Department of Housing and Urban Development, is soliciting applications for the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Program. The purpose of the Lead Based Paint Hazard Reduction (LHR) grant program is undertaking comprehensive programs to identify and control lead-based paint hazards in eligible privately-owned rental or owner-occupied housing populations.
Eligibility: Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), State governments, Special district governments, County governments, City or township governments
Estimated Number of Awards: 50
Anticipated Funding Amount: $4,100,000 (Floor: $1,000,000) (Total Funding Available $212,000,000)
Deadlines: Septmeber 25, 2018
Department of Interior
Funding Opportunity Title: BLM-WO, Wet Meadows Restoration in Sagebrush & Grassland Wildlife Habitat
Funding Opportunity Number: L18AS00087
About: The Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is soliciting applications for the BLM-WO, Wet Meadows Restoration in Sagebrush & Grassland Wildlife Habitat. The BLM has an opportunity to work with a partner organization to assist with on-the-ground habitat restoration in wet meadow areas in sagebrush and grassland communities to improve the habitat quality of game species and other wildlife on public lands.
Estimated Number of Awards: 11
Anticipated Funding Amount: $1,735,000 (Floor: $25,000) (Total Funding Available $1,735,000)
Deadlines: August 30, 2018
Department of Labor
Funding Opportunity Title: Scaling Apprenticeships Through Sector-Based Strategies
Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-ETA-18-08
About: The Department of Labor is soliciting applications for the Scaling Apprenticeships through Sector-based Strategies. Grant funds will be awarded to institutions of higher education in partnership with national industry associations, which together seek to develop, implement, and take to a national scale a new apprenticeship model; or expand an existing apprenticeship program to a new industry sector or occupation or a new population, on a national scale.
Eligibility: The lead applicant must be an instituition of higher education or a state system of higher education.
Estimated Number of Awards: 30
Anticipated Funding Amount: $12,000,000 (Floor: $1,000,000) (Total Funding Available $150,000,000)
Deadlines: October 16, 2018
Department of Commerce
Funding Opportunity Title: FY19 Bluefin Tuna Research Program
Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-NMFS-SE-2019-2005686
About: The Department of Commerce is soliciting applications for the FY19 Bluefin Tuna Research Program. This is for projects which seek to increase and improve the working relationship between fisheries researchers from the NMFS, state fishery agencies, universities, other research institutions and U.S fishery interests (recreational and commercial) focusing on northern bluefin tuna in the Atlantic Ocean.
Eligibility: Institutions of higher education, nonprofits, commercial organizations, individuals, and state, local, and Indian tribal governments. Federal agencies or institutions are not eligible. Foreign governments, organizations under the jurisdiction of foreign governments, and international organizations are excluded for purposes of this solicitation since the objective of the BTRP is to optimize research and development benefits from U.S. marine fishery resources.
Estimated Number of Awards: 5
Anticipated Funding Amount: $300,000 (Floor: $25,000) (Total Funding Available $600,000)
Deadlines: September 21, 2018
Department of Health and Human Services
Funding Opportunity Title: Rural Housing Preservation Grant
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-18-122
About: The Department of Health and Human Services is soliciting applications from state governments or Native American tribal organizations to promote behavioral health integration in pediatric primary care by supporting the development of statewide or regional pediatric health care access programs via telehealth; and supporting the improvement of existing statewide or regional pediatric mental health care access programs via telehealth.
Eligibility: Native American Tribal Governments or Organizations, State Governments
Estimated Number of Awards: 20
Anticipated Funding Amount: $445,000 (Total Funding Available $8,900,000)
Deadlines: August 13, 2018
Department of State: U.S. Mission to Macedonia
Funding Opportunity Title: Urban Youth Resilience Program
Funding Opportunity Number: SMK800-18-PAS02
About: The primary objective will develop urban youth resilience by achieving the following objectives: (1) helping urban youth to develop life skills and a sense of hope, optimisim, and belonging; (2) providing social, leadership, and economic skills needed for success in the modern workforce; (3) encouraging inter-ethnic dialogue and understanding, and; (4) encouraging community involvment in resilience-building activities.
Eligibility: Nonprofits other than institutions of higher education
Estimated Number of Awards: 1
Anticipated Funding Amount: $100,000
Deadlines: August 31, 2018
National Science Foundation
Funding Opportunity Title: Cultural Anthropology Program Senior Research Awards
Funding Opportunity Number: 18-650
About: The primary objective of the Cultural Anthropology Program is to support fundamental, systematic anthropological research and training to increase understanding of the causes, consequences, and complexities of human social and cultural variability.
Estimated Number of Awards: 30 to 40
Anticipated Funding Amount: $4,000,000 (total, so about $100,000 each award)
Deadlines: August 15, 2018
U.S. CONSULATE GENERAL HONG KONG & Macau, PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION
Funding Opportunity Title: Hong Kong & Macau Small Grant Program
Funding Opportunity Number: HKG-NOFO-FY18-001
About: The U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong & Macau Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. PAS awards a limited number of grants to individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, academic institutions, and other organizations to enhance mutual understanding between the U.S. and Hong Kong and/or Macau. PAS will only consider grants that have a significant American component or aspect in their proposal.
Eligibility: Eligibility is limited to those who qualify to receive U.S. grants, and have the ability to develop and implement their proposed programs in Hong Kong/Macau. We will give preference to individuals and institutions with a proven track record of executing superior cultural, NGO or public events and programs.
Estimated Number of Awards: 50
Anticipated Funding Amount: $200,000 total (Award Ceiling $10,000; Award Floor $1,000)
Deadlines: September 15, 2018
Open Your Heart Funding
About: Open Your Heart Funding The Open Your Heart organization funds initiatives to serving homeless and domestic violence survivors in Minnesota. Agencies with hunger relief programs and emergency shelters in Minnesota can apply. Their priorities are to give where the need is greatest, serve front end of the continuum focusing on people who are currently homeless or hungry, preference for projects that either increase the number of people served or improve the quality of service to participants.
Eligibility: Agencies must serve hungry or homeless Minnesotans as the agency’s primary function. Agencies must have 501(c)3 status OR be recognized as tax exempt by the IRS (i.e. schools, units of government or tribal governments) OR use a fiscal agent with 501(c)3 status.
Funding Amount: Average Grant is $7,000
Deadlines: September 1st (Additional deadlines: Nov 1, Mar 1, May 1, & Jul 1)
The John Templeton Foundation
About: The John Templeton Foundation provides funding for a variety of focus areas (both in the US and Internationally). Their small grants are considered less than $234,800 and also accept large grant requests online with the same deadline of August 31, 2018. They provide funding for organizations focused on: Science and the Big Questions, Character Development, Free Markets, Genetics, Cognitive Talent and Voluntary Family Planning.
Eligibility: National and International
Funding Amount: Average Small $234,800 or less
Deadlines: August 31, 2018
The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
About: The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation provides funding for a variety of focus areas in the greater Washington DC area. They provide funding for organizations focused on: Arts and Humanities, Community Services, Education, Environment, and Health.
Eligibility: Washington DC, Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties in Maryland, Arlington and Fairfax Counties, and the cities of Alexandria and Falls Church in Virginia.
Funding Amount: Average Range $10,000 - $50,000
Deadlines: November 1, 2018
Center of Cultural Innovation
About: The Center of Cultural Innovation, is accepting applications for Investing in Tomorrow Grants. They will invest $40,000 in San Francisco bay area visionaries with ideas for a more intergenerational, multicultural, inclusive, equitable, and financially sustainable arts and culture future.
Eligibility: Bay Area, California
Funding Amount: $40,000
Deadlines: August 30, 2018
About: Impact100 Essex's grant application is open until September 14th! They are offering $120,000 transformative grant that will be awarded in January 2019. They are looking for projects with high impact.
Eligibility: Essex County, New Jersey
Funding Amount: $120,000 (1 award)
Deadlines: September 14, 2018
The Genesis Foundation
About: The Genesis Foundation provides grants to fund clinical, education and therapy programs for children and young adults with genetic disorders, rare diseases, and intellecutal and physical disabilities.
Eligibility: Serves the focus area in New England
Funding Amount: $1,000 - $5,000 (Occasionally a larger grant is made)
Deadlines: Noon on September 1, 2018
The Summerlee Foundation
About: The Summerlee Foundation provides grants for two focus areas; Animal Protection and Texas History.
Eligibility: 501(c)(3) public charity; located in the United States, Canada, Mexico or the British Isles; Sancturary organizations for captive animals must be accredited or verifited by the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries; National Register Status may be required for proposals pertaining to historic preservation.
Funding Amount: $5,000 - $1,000,000 (Average Awards Range between $20,000 - $30,000)
The Awesome Foundation
About: The Awesome Foundation is a global community advancing the interest of awesome in the universe, $1000 at a time.
Eligibility: That you are awesome and have an awesome project idea
Funding Amount: $1,000