Funding Alert Vol.32 No.11 Alert #2 - November 9, 2021

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Funding News and Grant Tips

Corporate Social Investments Increased 41 Percent, Report Finds
Corporate social investments increased a record 41 percent over the last three years, a report from the Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose finds.
Based on survey results from two hundred and thirty companies, the annual report, Giving in Numbers, identifies trends in employee engagement, community investment, and social efforts made by large corporations. To download the full report, go to cecp.co/download-pdfform/?pdflink=wp-content/uploads/2021/10/GIN2021-FINAL-WEB.pdf.
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed Nov. 3, 2021.

Women's and Girls' Causes Received $8.2 Billion in 2018, Study Finds
U.S. nonprofits working to advance women's and girls' causes received $8.2 billion in charitable contributions in 2018, up from $7.1 billion in 2017, the Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy finds. Based on data from 47,449 charities dedicated to serving women and girls and collectives of women and girls serving general philanthropic purposes, the report, Women and Girls Index 2021: Measuring Giving to Women's and Girls' Causes, found that support for those organizations as a share of total individual, foundation, and corporate giving grew slightly, to 1.92 percent from 1.8 percent the previous year. To read the full report, go to wgi.communityplatform.us/.
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed Nov. 3, 2021.


Public Funding Opportunities

DSHS Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part B, State Services, and HOPWA Administrative Agency for East Texas: HHS0010223
SOURCE: Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Dec. 1, 2021. All applications are due by 10:30 a.m. CT.
$ AVAILABLE: Please see URL for funding information.
ELIGIBILITY: Please see URL for eligibility information. 
PURPOSE: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), on behalf of the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) TB/HIV/STD Prevention and Care Unit, is accepting applications for State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2022 for a single Administrative Agency (AA) to administer Ryan White Part B (RW Part B), State Services (SS), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) grants in the East Texas HIV Service Delivery Areas (HSDAs).
CFDA: None.
CONTACT: Kristen Thatcher, CTCD, Grants Specialist. Email: kristen.thatcher@hhs.texas.gov. For more information, go to apps.hhs.texas.gov/PCS/HHS0010223/.
From Texas Health and Human Services Procurement and Contract Services website, accessed Nov. 4, 2021.
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS services, housing/homeless.

Emerging Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes for People Aging with HIV: Capacity-Building Provider: HRSA-22-027
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 25, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $750,000 per year for one cooperative agreement.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include entities eligible for funding under Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Parts A - D of Title XXVI of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, including public and nonprofit private entities; state and local governments; academic institutions; local health departments; nonprofit hospitals and outpatient clinics; community health centers receiving support under Section 330 of the PHS Act; faith-based and community-based organizations; and Indian Tribes or Tribal organizations with or without federal recognition.
PURPOSE: This initiative will fund three components: a capacity-building provider (HRSA-22-027), demonstration sites (HRSA-22-028), and an evaluation provider (HRSA-22-029). All three components of the initiative will work together using the HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) implementation science framework (HAB IS). This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), HRSA-22-027 Emerging Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes for People Aging with HIV: Capacity-Building Provider, will provide technical assistance and capacity development to up to 10 demonstration sites to identify, implement, refine, and evaluate emerging strategies to comprehensively screen and manage comorbidities, geriatric conditions, behavioral health, and psychosocial needs of people 50 years and older with HIV, within the context of the RWHAP; and communicate and disseminate information regarding the initiative.
CFDA: 93.928
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334406.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Nov. 2, 2021. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS services, aged/seniors.

Emerging Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes for People Aging with HIV: Demonstration Sites: HRSA-22-028
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 25, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $3 million for up to 10 grants. 
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include entities eligible for funding under Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Parts A - D of Title XXVI of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, including public and nonprofit private entities; state and local governments; academic institutions; local health departments; nonprofit hospitals and outpatient clinics; community health centers receiving support under Section 330 of the PHS Act; faith-based and community-based organizations; and Indian Tribes or Tribal organizations with or without federal recognition.
PURPOSE: This initiative will fund three components: a capacity-building provider (HRSA-22-027), demonstration sites (HRSA-22-028), and an evaluation provider (HRSA-22-029). All three components of the initiative will work together using the HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) implementation science framework (HAB IS). This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), HRSA-22-028 Emerging Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes for People Aging with HIV: Demonstration Sites, will fund up to 10 demonstration sites to identify, implement, refine, and evaluate emerging strategies to comprehensively screen and manage comorbidities, geriatric conditions, behavioral health, and psychosocial needs of people 50 years and older with HIV with the existing resources and infrastructure of organizations funded through the RWHAP. 
CFDA: 93.928
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334407.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Nov. 2, 2021. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS services, aged/seniors.

Emerging Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes for People Aging with HIV: Evaluation Provider: HRSA-22-029
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 25, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $750,000 for one cooperative agreement. 
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include entities eligible for funding under Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Parts A - D of Title XXVI of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, including public and nonprofit private entities; state and local governments; academic institutions; local health departments; nonprofit hospitals and outpatient clinics; community health centers receiving support under Section 330 of the PHS Act; faith-based and community-based organizations; and Indian Tribes or Tribal organizations with or without federal recognition.
PURPOSE: This initiative will fund three components: a capacity-building provider (HRSA-22-027), demonstration sites (HRSA-22-028), and an evaluation provider (HRSA-22-029). All three components of the initiative will work together using the HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB) implementation science framework (HAB IS). The purpose of this funding opportunity (HRSA-22-029) is to support one evaluation provider to develop and carry out a multi-site evaluation that includes a customized site specific evaluation for each of the 10 demonstration sites (HRSA-22-028) that will identify, refine, and implement emerging strategies to comprehensively screen and manage comorbidities, geriatric conditions, behavioral health, and psychosocial needs of people 50 years and older with HIV, within the existing resources and infrastructure of organizations funded through the RWHAP. The evaluation provider will establish and implement an evaluation design that analyzes the uptake, implementation, cost, and associated client outcomes of the emerging strategies at the demonstration sites. In addition to the site-specific components, the evaluation will include cross-site components that are consistent across the demonstration sites. Throughout this initiative, the evaluation provider will work closely with the demonstration sites (HRSA-22-028) and the capacity-building provider (HRSA-22-027). The capacity-building provider will lead and implement the dissemination plan, which will include the evaluation findings produced by the evaluation provider.
CFDA: 93.928
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334408.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Nov. 2, 2021. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS services, aged/seniors.

Family Place Libraries Grant
SOURCE: Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Dec. 3, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Approximately $159,000 is expected to be available for 11 libraries.
ELIGIBILITY: Accredited public libraries are eligible.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this grant is to create a welcoming, family-centered environment that empowers caregivers of young children as they become their child’s first teachers. This grant will provide funding for the equipment and training necessary for each library to:
• Host workshops for children ages 0-3 and their caregivers.
• Develop an interactive space for this age group to play and learn in the library.
• Forge strong partnerships with organizations serving young children and their families.
CFDA: None.
CONTACT: Christina Taylor, Youth Services Consultant. Phone: 800-252-9386. Email: ctaylor@tsl.texas.gov. For more information, go to www.tsl.texas.gov/sites/default/files/public/tslac/ld/ldn/familyplace/FY22%20NOFO-Family%20Place%20Libraries%20-%20FINAL.pdf.
From Texas State Library and Archives Commission email, Nov. 1, 2021. 
Subject(s): education.

Rural Residency Planning and Development Program: HRSA-22-094
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Dec. 20, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: $10.5 million for 14 awards.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include domestic public, nonprofit, or private organizations: 
• Rural hospitals. 
• Rural community-based ambulatory patient care centers, including rural health clinics. 
• Health centers operated by tribes or tribal organizations, or an urban Indian organization. 
• Graduate medical education consortiums. 
• Faith-based and community-based organizations.
PURPOSE: HRSA is accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 Rural Residency Planning and Development (RRPD) Program. The purpose of this program is to improve health care in rural areas by developing new, accredited, and sustainable rural residency programs in family medicine, internal medicine, preventive medicine, psychiatry, general surgery, and obstetrics and gynecology, to support expansion of the physician workforce in rural communities. For the purposes of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), rural residencies are allopathic and osteopathic physician residency programs that primarily train residents in rural clinical settings for greater than 50 percent of their total time in residency and focus on producing physicians who will practice in rural communities.
CFDA: 93.155
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334398.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Nov. 3, 2021. 
Subject(s): rural health, health care training, health education, health professions training.

Understanding HIV/STD Risk and Enhancing PrEP Implementation Messaging in a Diverse Community-Based Sample of Gay, Bisexual, and Other MSM in a Transformational Era: RFA-PS-22-004
SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: Dec. 17, 2021. Due Date: Jan. 18, 2022. All applications are due by 4 p.m. CT.
$ AVAILABLE: The estimated total funding available, including direct and indirect costs, for the entire four-year project period is $5.9 million for one award.
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).
• State governments.
• County governments.
• City or township governments.
• Special district governments.
• Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized). 
• 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.
• Bona Fide Agents.
PURPOSE: This Notice of Funding Opportunity(NOFO) supports research on HIV/STD risk and prevention behavior in an era when new pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) methods are becoming available for a diverse community-based sample of gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). The aim is to study PrEP use and other HIV/STD prevention behaviors over time among MSM in three regions of the U.S., one of which should include the U.S. South.
CFDA: 93.084
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334744.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Nov. 2, 2021. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS research, HIV/AIDS prevention.


Private Funding Opportunities

2022 Youth Garden Grant
SOURCE: KidsGardening
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Dec. 17, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: A total of 50 programs will receive awards. Forty programs will receive a variety of gardening tools and supplies along with a $250 cash prize. The Corona Tools Specialty Winners will receive a variety of gardening tools and supplies along with a $1,000 customizable garden tool package from Corona Tools. The top five Garden Tower Specialty Winners will receive a variety of gardening tools and supplies along with an indoor growing kit from Garden Tower valued at $1,150.    
ELIGIBILITY: The Youth Garden Grant is open to any nonprofit organization, public or private school or youth program in the United States or U.S. territories planning a new garden program or expanding an established one. Programs that serve at least 15 children between the ages of three and 18 are encouraged to apply. Previous Youth Garden Grant winners are not eligible.
PURPOSE: The 2022 Youth Garden Grant is an award designed to support school and youth educational garden projects that enhance the quality of life for students and their communities. The selection of winners is based on demonstrated need, program impact and sustainability. Preference will be given to programs supporting under-resourced communities. 
CONTACT: Sarah Pounders, KidsGardening Senior Education Specialist. Email: sarahp@kidsgardening.org. For more information, go to kidsgardening.org/2022-youth-garden-grant/.
From KidsGardening website, accessed Nov. 3, 2021.
Subject(s): nutrition/food services.

A Kids' Brain Tumor Cure Accepting LOIs for PLGA Tumor Research
SOURCE: A Kids' Brain Tumor Cure Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open for Letters of Intent (LOIs).
$ AVAILABLE: Grant amount is based on size, impact, and complexity of project. Funding can be awarded over a one-, two-, or three-year period. ELIGIBILITY: Investigators from all over the world are invited to submit an LOI at any time during the year. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal. Investigators in the early years of their careers are encouraged to apply.
PURPOSE: A Kids Brain Tumor Cure, a national nonprofit organization, was founded in 2007 by a group of dedicated parents, physicians, and friends working to improve the treatment, quality of life, and long-term outlook for children with brain tumors. The number-one priority of the foundation is to help researchers worldwide turn their attention to the area of pediatric low-grade glioma (PLGA) brain tumor research and to award research grants for the most promising programs and studies. It is hoped that the funded research will lead to a better understanding of the causes of PLGA as well as the discovery of more effective treatments and a cure for the most common forms of children's brain tumors. To that end, the foundation is accepting Letters of Intent related to basic and translational projects that can advance understanding of the underlying biology of the development and treatment of PLGA tumors.
CONTACT: Phone: 629-888-9991. Email: contact@akidsbraintumorcure.org. For more information, go to akidsbraintumorcure.org/medical-research-on-childhood-brain-tumors/apply-for-a-plga-sponsored-grant.
From A Kids' Brain Tumor Cure website, accessed Nov. 4, 2021.
Subject(s): cancer research, children's health.

Community Access to Child Health (CATCH): Pediatric Residents Program
SOURCE: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 24, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $2,000. 
ELIGIBILITY: This is a companion grant to the Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Planning and Implementation Funds Program. U.S. and Canadian pediatric residents (categorical or combined) who are in a training program and have another year of residency or chief year are eligible to apply. National and Chapter AAP memberships must be current before grant funds can be disbursed. 
PURPOSE: The CATCH Program is a national initiative of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) that supports pediatricians to lead innovative, community-based initiatives that increase children’s access to optimal health or well-being. Grants up to $2,000 are awarded annually on a competitive basis to pediatric residents who plan to build broad-based community partnerships to address unmet child health needs.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For the Call for Proposals go to downloads.aap.org/AAP/PDF/catchresidentcall.pdf. For more information, go to www.aap.org/en/advocacy/community-health-and-advocacy/community-access-to-child-health/catch-planning-implementation-and-residentgrants/.
From American Academy of Pediatrics website, accessed Nov. 2, 2021.
Subject(s): children’s health, community health services, health disparities, health policy research.

Community Access to Child Health (CATCH): Planning and Implementation Funds Program
SOURCE: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 24, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: Grants of up to $10,000 each will be awarded. 
ELIGIBILITY: U.S. and Canadian general pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, pediatric surgical subspecialists and fellowship trainees are eligible to apply. National and Chapter AAP memberships must be current before grant funds can be disbursed.
PURPOSE: This is a companion grant to Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Pediatric Residents Program. Planning or initial implementation activities should lead to a program that will:
• Demonstrate creativity or innovation in the designated community.
• Predominantly serve a population of children with unmet health needs or with demonstrated health disparities.
• Aim to develop strong, broad-based community partnerships.
• Assess children’s health or well-being or increase access to needed health services not otherwise available.
• Be led by a pediatrician who plays a significant role in the project.
• Address an important need and likely achieve stated goals.
• Include plans for sustainability beyond the grant period.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For the Call for Proposals go to downloads.aap.org/AAP/PDF/catchplanimpcall.pdf. For more information, go to www.aap.org/en/advocacy/community-health-and-advocacy/community-access-to-child-health/catch-planning-implementation-and-residentgrants/.
From American Academy of Pediatrics website, accessed Nov. 2, 2021.
Subject(s): children’s health, community health services, health disparities, health policy research.

Service for Sight Grants
SOURCE: Delta Gamma Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 14, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: In 2021, nearly $355,000 was awarded to organizations that applied for grants, with an average grant amount of $5,726. 
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Grant applicant must be a 501(c)(3) or comparable. 
• Programs that directly impact blind and visually impaired individuals are given preference. 
• Organization and program must be national in scope or organization must be a Delta Gamma affiliated school. 
• Grant applicant must be based in U.S., Canada or the United Kingdom and funds awarded must remain in those countries.
• Mission of organization/purpose of the program must be compatible with that of the Delta Gamma Foundation’s Service for Sight Grant Program. 
PURPOSE: The Delta Gamma Foundation Service for Sight grant program strives to meet the needs of persons who are blind or visually impaired by: 
• Encouraging programs that support education and research involving sight preservation. 
• Fostering prevention and early intervention in problems affecting sight. 
• Enhancing the quality of life for persons who are visually impaired. 
• Promoting vision-related public awareness programs.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to www.deltagamma.org/foundation/applications.
From Delta Gamma Foundation website, accessed Nov. 2, 2021.
Subject(s): vision/eye care.  


Events

Webinar – Advanced Proposal Writing Workshop
SPONSOR: Candid Learning
WHEN: Dec. 14, noon-3 p.m. CT.
WHERE: Webinar.
DESCRIPTION: This class offers a deep dive into targeting requests toward specific funders and provides participants with a chance to get peer and expert feedback on their writing.
COST: $99. Register before Dec. 6 to get special discount rate of $49. For more information and registration, go to learning.candid.org/training/2021-12-14-advanced-proposal-writing-workshop/.
CONTACT: Use Candid’s online form to ask a question support.candid.org/case.html?mode=popup&return=https://learning.candid.org/thank-you.
From Candid Learning website, accessed Nov. 3, 2021.

Webinar – Diversify Your Fundraising Portfolio with Government Grants
SPONSOR: Candid Learning
WHEN:  Dec. 2, 1-2:30 p.m. CT.
WHERE: Webinar
DESCRIPTION: Government grants can help create a diverse fundraising portfolio but securing them requires a comprehensive approach. In this webinar, you’ll learn the tools to prepare your organization to get grant ready and stay grant compliant. Whether you’re new to grant writing or a seasoned grant writer, Candid Learning will teach you how to effectively prepare for your next government grant.
COST: $30. For more information and registration, go to learning.candid.org/training/2021-12-02-diversify-your-fundraising-portfolio-with-government-grants/.
CONTACT: Use Candid’s online form to ask a question support.candid.org/case.html?mode=popup&return=https://learning.candid.org/thank-you.
From Candid Learning website, accessed Nov. 3, 2021.


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