Funding Alert Vol. 30 No. 5 Alert # 3 - May 21, 2019

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Funding News and Grant Tips

Nonprofits' Online Revenue Grew One Percent in 2018
Online fundraising revenue at U.S. nonprofits rose one percent in 2018, after recording 23 percent growth in 2017, an annual survey by M+R finds.
Based on data from 135 nonprofits, the 2019 M+R Benchmarks Study found that overall online revenue was relatively flat on a year-over-year basis, while online revenue for "rights" organizations fell 14 percent — after seeing an 88 percent jump in 2017 — with smaller declines for health, international development, and wildlife and animal welfare groups. According to the report, the flat growth in 2018 may be a natural reaction to the large increase in 2017, and 2019 may see a return to a more normal growth trendline.
At the same time, the report notes that new peer-to-peer fundraising tools may have affected the 2018 data; for example, revenue raised via Facebook Fundraisers, which accounted for 99 percent of all revenue processed through Facebook for surveyed charities, is not included in the overall calculation — even though Facebook Fundraisers appear to be a valuable new source of giving for many nonprofits, especially health nonprofits, which received $29.88 through Facebook for every $100 in online revenue received from all other sources.
The survey also found that revenue from one-time gifts in 2018 fell two percent, while monthly giving revenue rose 17 percent, and that retention rates dropped across all giving levels, with slightly more than a third (37 percent) of donors who made an online gift in 2017 giving to the same nonprofit in 2018. 
In addition, the survey found that digital ad budgets jumped an average of 144 percent in 2018, with small nonprofits more than tripling their investment in ads. And while mobile devices accounted for 48 percent of all traffic to nonprofit websites, mobile generated only 30 percent of donations and 21 percent of total revenues. According to the report, however, while mobile lists tend to be much smaller than email lists, mobile users engage at a relatively high rate. 
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest News by Candid email, 5/7/19icon
 
Many Returning Donors Return to Make Second Gift Within Three Months
Return online peer-to-peer fundraisers raise more than twice as much as one-time fundraisers, a report from Classy, online fundraising software provider finds.
Based on 2017 and 2018 data from the Classy Fundraising Suite — including nearly a million donations, twenty thousand fundraising campaigns, and almost 4,000 organizations — the report, The State of Modern Philanthropy 2019, explored the behaviors of donors who made an initial one-time donation to an organization and then returned to re-engage with that same organization. According to the report, while only 14 percent of peer-to-peer fundraisers returned to create new peer-to-peer fundraising pages within the two-year time frame of the study, return fundraisers raised an average of $501, compared with $222 by one-time fundraisers.
The analysis also found that while most repeat donors make a second one-time donation around the one-year anniversary of their initial gift — likely in response to a message from the nonprofit — 19 percent do so within three months of their initial donation. And one-time donors who sign up as recurring donors — on a monthly basis, for example — typically do so four and a half months sooner than a typical donor. The report also found that a quarter of donors who sign up as recurring donors also make another one-time gift on top of their recurring donations.
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest News by Candid email, 5/7/19icon


Public Funding Opportunities

Conference for Early Stage HIV/AIDS Researchers Using Nonhuman Primate Models (R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (Reissue of PAR-16-351): PAR-19-268
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health (NIH) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 9/10/19 by 5 pm local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
ELIGIBILITY: * Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
* Hispanic-serving institutions.
* Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
* Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
* Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
* Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
* Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
* Small businesses.
* For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
* State governments.
* County governments.
* City or township governments.
* Special district governments.
* Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
* Eligible agencies of the federal government.
* U.S. territories or possessions.
* Independent school districts.
* Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
* Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
* Faith-based or community-based organizations.
* Regional organizations.
PURPOSE: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages Research Conference Grant (R13) applications to conduct an annual intensive workshop/conference/meeting that addresses the needs of early stage HIV/AIDS researchers utilizing nonhuman primates (NHPs) as they translate preclinical research from NHPs to human clinical trials. 
CFDA: 93.351
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information see https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-268.html
From CDC National Prevention Information Network's (NPIN) HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Funding Information email, 5/15/19icon 
Subject(s) HIV/AIDS research

Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services: RFA P-20.1-EBP
SOURCE: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application Receipt: 6/6/19 to 9/4/19.
$ AVAILABLE: Maximum of $1 million. Maximum duration of 36 months.
ELIGIBILITY: Please see URL for complete eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: This award mechanism seeks to fund projects that will deliver evidence-based cancer prevention and control clinical services. Priority will be given to projects that propose to address CPRIT areas of emphasis and serve areas of the state not well addressed by current CPRIT funded projects.
CFDA: none
CONTACT: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Helpdesk, (866) 941-7146, email: Help@CPRITGrants.org. For more information see https://www.cprit.texas.gov/media/1975/rfa_prev_ebp_201.pdf
From Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas email, 5/9/19icon
Subject(s) cancer education/prevention, cancer research

Expansion of Cancer Prevention Services to Rural and Medically Underserved Populations: RFA P-20.1-EPS
SOURCE: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application Receipt: 6/6/19 to 9/4/19.
$ AVAILABLE: Maximum of $2 million. Maximum duration of 36 months.
ELIGIBILITY: Please see URL for complete eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: This award mechanism seeks to support the coordination and expansion of evidence-based services to prevent cancer in underserved populations who do not have adequate access to cancer prevention interventions and health care, bringing together networks of public health and community partners to carry out programs tailored for their communities. Projects should identify cancers that cause the most burden in the community and use evidence-based models shown to work in similar communities to prevent and control these cancers. Currently funded CPRIT projects should propose to expand their programs to include additional types of prevention clinical services and/or an expansion of current clinical services into additional counties. In either case, the expansion must include delivery of services to nonmetropolitan and medically underserved counties in the state.
CFDA: none
CONTACT: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Helpdesk, (866) 941-7146, email: Help@CPRITGrants.org. For more information see https://www.cprit.texas.gov/media/1973/rfa_prev_eps_201.pdf
From Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas email, 5/9/19icon
Subject(s) cancer education/prevention, cancer research, rural health, underserved populations

HIV/AIDS Scholars Using Nonhuman Primate (NHP) Models Program (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (Reissue of PAR-16-347): PAR-19-267
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health (NIH) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 9/10/19, 9/10/20, 9/10/21 by 5 pm local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
ELIGIBILITY: * Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
* Hispanic-serving institutions.
* Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
* Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
* Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
* Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
* Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
* U.S. territories or possessions.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this NIH Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) is to provide salary and research support to investigators who are within 10 years of completing their terminal professional degree or residency training. Research and mentorship must be in the field of HIV/AIDS translational studies, using nonhuman primates (NHPs) as pre-clinical models.
CFDA: 93.351, 93.242
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information see https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-267.html
From CDC National Prevention Information Network's (NPIN) HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Funding Information email, 5/15/19icon 
Subject(s) HIV/AIDS research

Mechanisms Mediating Osteoarthritis in Aging (R01) (Reissue of PA-12-019): PA-16-239 
SOURCE: National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5 by 5 pm local time of applicant organization. Expires 9/8/19.
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. 
ELIGIBILITY: * Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
* Hispanic-serving institutions.
* Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
* Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
* Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
* Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
* Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
* Small businesses.
* For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
* State governments.
* County governments.
* City or township governments.
* Special district governments.
* Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
* Eligible agencies of the federal government.
* U.S. territories or possessions.
* Independent school districts.
* Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
* Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
* Faith-based or community-based organizations.
* Regional organizations.
* Non-domestic (non-U.S.) entities (foreign institutions).
PURPOSE: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications intended to encourage and accelerate the characterization of new or underutilized models and the testing of hypotheses that will lead to an improved understanding of the mechanisms of initiation and progression of osteoarthritis and the role of aging in the process. 
CFDA: 93.886; 93.846 
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information see https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-239.html
From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health FYI Weekly Health Resources email, 5/15/19icon 
Subject(s) aged/seniors, medical research

Mechanisms Mediating Osteoarthritis in Aging (R21) (Reissue of PA-12-018): PA-16-240 
SOURCE: National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 3/16, 7/16, 11/16 by 5 pm local time of applicant organization. Expires 9/8/19.
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. 
ELIGIBILITY: * Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
* Hispanic-serving institutions.
* Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
* Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
* Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
* Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
* Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
* Small businesses.
* For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
* State governments.
* County governments.
* City or township governments.
* Special district governments.
* Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
* Eligible agencies of the federal government.
* U.S. territories or possessions.
* Independent school districts.
* Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
* Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
* Faith-based or community-based organizations.
* Regional organizations.
* Non-domestic (non-U.S.) entities (foreign institutions).
PURPOSE: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications intended to encourage Exploratory/Developmental applications to accelerate the characterization of new paradigms to test hypotheses that will lead to an improved understanding of the mechanisms of initiation and progression of osteoarthritis and the role of aging in the process. 
The NIH Exploratory/Developmental Grant supports exploratory and developmental research projects by providing support for the early and conceptual stages of these projects. These studies may involve considerable risk but may lead to a breakthrough in a particular area, or to the development of novel techniques, agents, methodologies, models, or applications that could have a major impact on the field of study.
CFDA: 93.886; 93.846 
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information see https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-240.html
From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health FYI Weekly Health Resources email, 5/15/19icon 
Subject(s) aged/seniors, medical research

Medical Student Education Program: HRSA-19-101
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6/14/19.
$ AVAILABLE: $23,750,000 for five awards.
ELIGIBILITY: The Medical Student Education (MSE) Program’s authorization requires the Secretary to give priority to public institutions of higher education located in States with a projected primary care provider shortage in 2025, as determined by the Secretary, and awards are limited to such public institutions of higher education in the top quintile of States with a projected primary care provider shortage in 2025.
PURPOSE: The purpose of the MSE Program is to provide grants to public institutions of higher education to expand or support graduate education for medical students preparing to become physicians in the top quintile of states with a projected primary care provider shortage in 2025.2 The program is designed to prepare and encourage medical students training in the most underserved states to choose residencies and careers in primary care that serve tribal communities, rural communities, and/or medically underserved communities (MUCs) after they graduate. This will be accomplished by supporting the development of medical school curricula, clinical training site partnerships, and faculty training programs, with the goal of educating medical students who are likely to choose career paths in primary care, especially for tribal communities, rural communities, and/or MUCs.
CFDA: 93.680
CONTACT: Anthony Anyanwu, (301) 443-8437, email: aanyanwu@hrsa.gov. For more information see https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=314916&utm_campaign=fyi_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health FYI Weekly Health Resources email, 5/15/19icon 
Subject(s) health education, minority health, rural health, underserved populations
 
Tobacco Control and Lung Cancer Screening: RFA P-20.1-TCL
SOURCE: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Application Receipt: 6/6/19 to 9/4/19.
$ AVAILABLE: New Awards: Maximum of $1 million. Maximum duration of 36 months. Expansion Awards: Maximum of $1 million. Maximum duration of 36 months.
ELIGIBILITY: Please see URL for complete eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: This award mechanism seeks to fund programs on tobacco prevention and cessation, as well as screening for early detection of lung cancer. Through release of this RFA, CPRIT’s goal is to stimulate more programs across the state, thereby providing greater access for underserved populations and reducing the incidence and mortality rates of tobacco-related cancers. This RFA seeks to promote and deliver evidence-based programming designed to significantly increase tobacco cessation among adults and/or prevent tobacco use by youth. 
CFDA: none
CONTACT: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Helpdesk, (866) 941-7146, email: Help@CPRITGrants.org. For more information see https://www.cprit.texas.gov/media/1971/rfa_prev_tcl_201.pdf
From Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas email, 5/9/19icon
Subject(s) cancer care, cancer education/prevention, smoking/tobacco


Private Funding Opportunities

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Roads Research Foundation Invites Applications for Metabolic, Clinical Nutrition Research
SOURCE: American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6/10/19.
$ AVAILABLE: Grants of $25,000 (renewable for one year) and $10,000 (non-renewable). 
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, candidates must be within 10 years of completing a terminal research degree, medical residency, or the end of their postgraduate clinical training (or the equivalent) and be at or below the rank of assistant professor or at the rank of assistant professor for fewer than two years. Applicants who are still in training are also eligible to apply. Corporate employees are eligible to receive grants if the research project is not part of their normal duties and they have at least a part-time academic appointment or are associated with a professional institute that conducts nutrition research. Early-career criteria apply.
ASPEN membership is required prior to the submission of the grant application.
PURPOSE: The development of parenteral (intravenous) nutrition in 1968, an innovative therapy aimed at nourishing individuals during illness, provided an option to healthcare clinicians concerned with their patients’ nutritional status. The newly developed therapy resulted in the founding, in 1975, of an organization, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN), dedicated to providing optimal nutrition to all people, under all conditions, at all times. 
To that end, ASPEN is accepting applications to its annual Rhoads Research Foundation Grants program. Through the program, grants of $25,000 (renewable for one year) and $10,000 (non-renewable) will be awarded to exceptional early-career investigators in support of clinical metabolic and nutrition support research in alignment with the priorities outlined in the ASPEN Research Agenda.
Research supported by the foundation includes both basic science-oriented investigations aimed at improving the understanding of the science of nutrient regulation in different disease states, as well as clinical and translational research to determine how the practice of nutrition support can continue to be refined and individualized to optimize clinical outcomes.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see http://www.nutritioncare.org/Research/ARRF/ASPEN_Rhoads_Research_Foundation_Annual_Grants/
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest RFP Bulletin email, 5/10/19icon
Subject(s) medical research

American Thoracic Society Invites Applications for Nursing Research Award
SOURCE: American Thoracic Society (ATS)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letters of Intent are due by 6/17/19. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application by 8/1/19.
$ AVAILABLE: A single grant of $8,000. 
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, applicants must be a junior investigator (defined as within twelve years of a terminal degree) who has never received a non-mentored grant greater than $100,000 per year. At least one of the key personnel on the team must be an ATS member at the time of application. International applicants are eligible to apply but must have a visa that spans the grant period if they are not a citizen of or currently based in the U.S.
PURPOSE: The American Thoracic Society works to improve health worldwide by advancing research, clinical care, and public health in respiratory disease, critical illness, and sleep disorders.
To help advance this mission, ATS is accepting applications for the 2019 ATS Foundation Nursing Research Award. Through the program, a single grant of $8,000 will be awarded to a licensed, registered nurse with a PhD who is interested in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.
ATS has a particular interest in proposals that have a high likelihood to advance the understanding of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep, with the goal of preventing these conditions and improving patient outcomes. Presentation by the researcher is expected at an ATS international conference within two years of the completion of his/her research.
Applications in basic, translational, and clinical science, pediatrics and adult medicine, and patient-oriented and public health topics are encouraged.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see https://www.thoracic.org/professionals/research/research-program-portfolio/nursing-award.php
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest web site, accessed 5/17/19icon
Subject(s) medical research

Amgen Invites Applications for Competitive Grant Program in Bone Research
SOURCE: Amgen Competitive Grant Program in Bone Research
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6/28/19.
$ AVAILABLE: Grants of up to $150,000 will be awarded through the program.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, principal investigators should hold a doctoral degree (e.g. MD, PhD, or PharmD) and have an academic or institutional appointment. Both established and junior investigators may apply, although junior investigators should be within five years of completing their training (instructors, assistant professors, interns, residents, fellows, healthcare professionals) and should provide a letter of recommendation from their department or laboratory head. Proposals are welcomed from investigators and institutions from around the world, with the exception of countries currently subject to sanctions by the United States.
PURPOSE: The Amgen Competitive Grant Program in Bone Research supports innovative research focused on improving the quality of osteoporosis care and patient outcomes.
Specific areas of research eligible for funding through the program include longitudinal data describing long-term (5+ years) osteoporosis care relative to the diverse guidelines; effectiveness of post-fracture care programs demonstrated at a regional or global level (e.g., successfully implemented approaches and techniques, cost savings realized); delivery of optimal care for osteoporosis in the primary care setting (e.g., patient/physician dialogue, patient disease education, disease recognition); impact of osteoporosis on patient quality of life, including loss of independence; health system interventions to improve screening rates in high-risk osteoporosis patients; novel tools and approaches beyond bone-density scanning (dual X-ray absorptiometry) to identify high-risk osteoporosis patients; and solutions to improve patient adherence to their osteoporosis care regimen (e.g., ways to recognize and correct non-compliance).
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see https://www.amgenscientificgrants.com/bone/
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest web site, accessed 5/17/19icon
Subject(s) medical research

Children's Heart Foundation Invites Proposals for Congenital Heart Defect Research
SOURCE: Children's Heart Foundation (CHF)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6/7/19.
$ AVAILABLE: Grants of up to $100,000. 
ELIGIBILITY: Please see URL for complete eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: The mission of the Children’s Heart Foundation is to fund promising research that advances the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of congenital heart defects.
In support of this mission, CHF awards grants of up to $100,000 in support of life-changing congenital heart defect research in the areas of clinical cardiology, basic science, population science, and the advancement of surgical/interventional techniques. Funding areas of interest include but are not limited to genetics; biochemistry; pharmacology; devices and procedural research (cardiac catheterization and surgery); neurodevelopmental and functional outcomes; quality and policy regarding delivery of care, coverage, and access; maternal environment and modifiable disease impact on fetuses with CHD; fetal diagnosis and intervention; and long-term care of adults with CHDs.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see https://www.childrensheartfoundation.org/for-researchers/
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest RFP Bulletin email, 5/10/19icon
Subject(s) medical research

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Invites Proposals for Innovative Research
SOURCE: Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 7/1/19.
$ AVAILABLE: Awards will be paid in increments of $200,000 per year for two years will be awarded, with an opportunity for up to two additional years of funding.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, applicants must be conducting independent research at a U.S. research institution, although they need not be a U.S. citizen. Applicants must have received an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degree(s) from an accredited institution.
PURPOSE: Offered by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, the Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award provides support for the next generation of exceptionally creative thinkers with “high-risk/high-reward” ideas that have the potential to significantly impact understanding of and/or approaches to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.
The award provides funding to extraordinary early-career researchers who have an innovative new idea but lack sufficient preliminary data to obtain traditional funding. Research supported by the award must be novel, exceptionally creative, and, if successful, have great potential for high impact in the cancer field.
Basic and translational/clinical projects will be considered, as will joint submissions from two collaborators working in different disciplines. 
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/innovation
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest web site, accessed 5/17/19icon
Subject(s) cancer research

Forward Promise: Partnering with Systems to Disrupt Dehumanization
SOURCE: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6/6/19.
$ AVAILABLE: Up to seven awards will be made through this initiative. 
Grants up to and including $150,000 each will be awarded.
Grant duration will be 18 months.
Grants will begin on 10/15/19. 
ELIGIBILITY: Please see URL for complete eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: Forward Promise aims to disrupt the cycle of dehumanization that is occurring in the lives of BYMOC and threatens to derail their life success by creating pathways to healing, growing, and thriving. Through this program, Forward Promise aims to seed new approaches by youth-serving systems to address health and trauma that are grounded in the lived experiences and cultural values, norms, and traditions of BYMOC, and the knowledge of community organizations who work with BYMOC every day. Learnings from the Partnering with Systems to Disrupt Dehumanization grantees may be useful in advancing a greater understanding of what it means for BYMOC to heal, grow, and thrive, and provide concrete examples of the role that culturally responsive youth-serving systems play in the health of BYMOC.
CONTACT: Forward Promise, (215) 573-8558, email: info@forwardpromise.org. For more information see https://www.rwjf.org/content/rwjf/en/library/funding-opportunities/2019/forward-promise-partnering-with-systems-to-disrupt-dehumanization.html
From Robert Wood Johnson Foundation email, 5/10/19icon
Subject(s) health policy research

Hubert and Richard Hanlon Trust Invites Research Proposals
SOURCE: Hubert and Richard Hanlon Trust 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 6/30/19.
$ AVAILABLE: The trust anticipates being able to distribute a grant of approximately $100,000 a year for an eligible study. 
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for the grant, the principal investigator’s sponsoring institution must be a nonprofit institution or organization in the United States or Canada. Researchers need not be U.S. citizens.
PURPOSE: The Hubert and Richard Hanlon Trust in Wichita, Kansas, funds studies and research on the causes, prevention, and cure of alcohol dependency and abuse as well as the development of effective methods of prevention, treatment, and a cure for such conditions. In support of this mission, the trust makes annual distributions of income to not-for-profit hospitals, universities, schools, foundations, and rehabilitation centers engaged in such research.
The trust is currently seeking proposals for eligible research studies or other projects in furtherance of its mission. Priority will be given to research projects of two years in length, but the trust will consider projects of up to three years. Based on historical market returns, the trust anticipates being able to distribute a grant of approximately $100,000 a year for an eligible study. The initial grant will be disbursed shortly before December 31, 2019, for use any time during the following calendar year(s).
Applications containing the following basic information are due by June 30, 2019: name(s) of the principal researcher(s) and institution(s) sponsoring the research; a curriculum vitae of the principal researcher(s), including a listing of research publications; a short abstract of the nature of the research, what the research might demonstrate, and how such results would advance the state of the current science in the field; a basic budget that includes the anticipated costs of the project, a projection of expenditures, and any other sources of funding. The budget should reasonably be itemized (salaries, lab supplies, travel expenses, etc.) as nearly as possible; an agreement that the following acknowledgement will appear in any publication of the research supported by the grant: "This research was supported by a grant from the Hubert and Richard Hanlon Trust"; and an agreement that the principal researcher(s) will provide the trust a preliminary report 30 days after the end of each grant year and a final report within 45 days after the last year of the grant summarizing the findings and conclusions of the researcher.
It is the policy of the trust that no more than 10 percent of the total amount of any funds granted be used for the payment of facilities, administration, and other indirect costs (“F&A”) associated with a study or research grant.
To submit an application, send the application and any supporting documentation to:
Roger L. Theis
Morris, Laing, Evans, Brock & Kennedy, Chartered
300 N. Mead, Suite 200
Wichita, KS 67202
Questions may be directed to Mr. Theis at rtheis@morrislaing.com, but the trust asks that applications not be submitted by email.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see https://fconline.foundationcenter.org/fdo-grantmaker-profile/?key=HANL017&_ga=2.96242203.684520965.1557940290-716928195.1544639100
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest RFP Bulletin email, 5/10/19icon
Subject(s) substance abuse research

National Center for Responsible Gaming Invites LOIs for Gambling Research
SOURCE: National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letters of Intent are due 6/3/19. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal by 9/3/19.
$ AVAILABLE: Grants of up to $75,000. 
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include domestic or international public or private nonprofit or for-profit organizations. The principal investigator must hold a PhD, MD, or other terminal degree.
PURPOSE: Since 1996, the National Center for Responsible Gaming has served as the only private national funder of scientific research aimed at increasing the understanding of gambling disorder and finding effective methods of treatment.
In support of this mission, NCRG is accepting Letters of Intent for research on gambling disorders. Grants of up to $75,000 a year for two years will be awarded for research with direct implications for gambling policy, though research based on non-policy topics also are welcome.
NCRG is looking for proposals of high scientific merit from investigators who demonstrate the ability to disseminate their work at high-impact conferences and in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see http://www.ncrg.org/sites/default/files/uploads/large_grant_announcement_2019.pdf
From The Foundation Center's Philanthropy News Digest RFP Bulletin email, 5/10/19icon
Subject(s) medical research


Events

2019 Healthier Texas Summit
SPONSOR: The University of Texas System, It's Time Texas 
WHEN: October 17-18. 
WHERE: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, (Austin, TX).
DESCRIPTION: The Summit is a two-day event for Texas’ thought leaders and health champions from diverse sectors to make connections that will catalyze their work. The only health event of its kind in the state, the Healthier Texas Summit offers informative sessions, town hall conversations and interactive workshops, with education credits available for numerous professions. 
COST: Registration for the summit will open in late May. For information go to https://healthiertexassummit.com/the-conference/
CONTACT: Candyss Bryant, (512) 533-9555, email: Candyss@itstimetexas.org.
From 2019 Healthier Texas Summit email, 5/8/19icon

Webinar - The Relationship Between Proposal Writing and Grant Compliance and Performance 
SPONSOR: Thompson Grants
WHEN: June 5, noon to 1:30 pm.
WHERE: Webinar.
DESCRIPTION: Whether you are new to federal grants or have years of experience, it is critical to master the rules for writing proposals. That is because under the uniform guidance, what you write in your proposal determines not just whether you will win an award: it determines your success post-award. In fact, using old, tried-and-true grant-writing practices for how you design your project activities and describe deliverables and outcomes can later sabotage your ability to demonstrate compliance and performance. That is a risk—and disadvantage—you cannot afford as competition and management pressures for federal grants intensifies. You need to make sure your very next proposal goes out with the right format and the right presentation of everything from objectives that can be properly measured to strong internal control systems.
Learn proposal-writing basics. You will learn to align what you write with OMB’s pre-award guidance on everything from measurable objectives to outcomes. You will know how to spot potential trouble spots before you submit your proposal. You will also know the best ways to address performance, risks and remedies. Plus, you will have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.
COST: Live: $249. On demand: $249. Live and on demand: $349. For more information and registration see http://grants.thompson.com/The-Relationship-Between-Proposal-2019?_zs=hXbRL1&_zl=g9L65
CONTACT: Thompson Grants, (800) 677-3789, email: service@thompson.com.
From Thompson Grants email, 5/14/19icon

Webinar - Communicate Your Impact to Busy Donors 
SPONSOR: The Chronicle of Philanthropy 
WHEN: July 18, 1 to 2 pm.
WHERE: Webinar.
DESCRIPTION: Today’s donors want to see results. Whether you are writing a grant proposal, seeking a big gift from a philanthropist, or hoping to attract new direct-response donors, it is vital to convey your impact in ways that are compelling and easy to understand. 
In this one-hour session, you'll learn from the Director of Impact at a global health nonprofit who will share examples that demonstrate how to convey impact through clear and compelling data visualizations, offer tips for balancing data and storytelling, and give advice for putting your impact into words. 
COST: $79 before July 11. $99 after July 11. For more information and registration see https://www.philanthropy.com/webinars/detail/1200?cid=WEBINARS1200E1
CONTACT: The Chronicle of Philanthropy email: events@philanthropy.com
From The Chronicle of Philanthropy email, 5/3/19icon


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Last updated May 20, 2019