Funding Alert Vol. 32 No. 12 Alert #1 - December 7, 2021

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Funding News and Grant Tips

Nearly Six in Ten Americans Prefer a Donation in Their Name to a Gift
Nearly six in ten (59 percent) Americans say they would rather have a donation made on their behalf to their favorite charity than receive a gift for themselves this year, a report from Fidelity Charitable finds. Based on a survey of more than fifteen hundred American adults, the report, Year-end Charitable Giving: A 2021 Snapshot of How Americans Plan to Give, found that 64 percent of respondents said they participate in year-end charitable activities, including giving money (53 percent) or donating goods (46 percent) to charities, donating cash or goods directly to families in need (27 percent), performing random acts of kindness (25 percent), and volunteering (20 percent). To view the full report, go to www.fidelitycharitable.org/content/dam/fc-public/docs/resources/2021-end-of-year-giving-snapshot.pdf.
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed Dec. 3, 2021.

Trust in Charities Steady but Giving Rates Declining, Survey Finds
While public trust has been relatively steady since 2017, overall donor participation rates continued to decline in 2020, a report from BBB Wise Giving Alliance’s Give.org finds. Based on a survey of more than twenty-one hundred adults in the United States and more than a thousand adults in Canada, the report, Give.org Donor Trust Report 2021: Profiles in Charity Trust and Giving, found that the share of respondents who say they “highly trust” charities has ranged between 16.8 percent and 19 percent over the last four years. To view the full report, go to www.give.org/docs/default-source/donor-trust-library/2021-donor-trust-report.pdf.
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed Dec. 3, 2021.


Public Funding Opportunities

Grants to States to Support Oral Health Workforce Activities: HRSA-22-050
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 31, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $12.8 million for 32 awards. States must match at least 40 percent of federal funds provided under this grant.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include only Governor-designated, state government entities, such as the office of state’s dental director or a state-run university or dental school. In addition to the 50 states, eligible applicants include the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. Private institutions are not eligible to apply. 
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to help states develop and implement innovative programs to address the dental workforce needs of designated dental health professional shortage areas (Dental HPSAs) in a manner appropriate to each state’s individual needs.
CFDA: 93.236
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334467.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Nov. 30, 2021. 
Subject(s): dental health, health professions training.

Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP): HRSA-22-047
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 13, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $26.5 million for 80 awards. Institutions are required to provide an Institutional Capital Contribution (ICC) that is equal to at least one-ninth of the award amount.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants are accredited schools of nursing with advanced education nursing programs. Eligible applicants must be in the United States or its territories. Individuals are not eligible. 
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to increase the number of qualified nursing faculty nationwide. NFLP seeks to accomplish this by providing funding to accredited schools of nursing to establish and operate a student loan fund and provide loans to students enrolled in advanced education nursing degree programs who are committed to becoming nurse faculty.
CFDA: 93.264
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334464.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Dec. 1, 2021. 
Subject(s): nursing, health professions training.

Predoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene: HRSA-22-045
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 7, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $4.5 million for 15 awards.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include accredited schools of dentistry or dental hygiene, public or private nonprofit hospitals, or other public or private nonprofit entities which the Secretary of Education has determined are capable of carrying out such grants to plan, develop, and operate an approved professional training program in the field of general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, public health dentistry for dental students, dental hygienists, or other approved primary care trainees such as dental therapists that emphasize training for public health dentistry.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to improve the oral health of vulnerable, underserved, or rural populations by enhancing the ability of oral health care trainees’ (predoctoral dental, dental hygiene, other approved public health dentistry trainees) ability to care for populations and individuals with medically complex conditions, special and behavioral health care needs, and focus on patient-centered care, so that students gain a better understanding of the social determinants of health and their impact on oral and systemic health.
CFDA: 93.059
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334449.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Dec. 3, 2021. 
Subject(s): dental health, health professions training, minority health, rural health, underserved populations.

Regional Public Health Training Centers Program: HRSA-22-055
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 24, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $9.1 million for up to 10 cooperative agreements.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include an accredited school of public health or another public or nonprofit private entity accredited for the provision of graduate or specialized training in public health. Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations may apply for these funds. In addition to the 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories may apply. 
PURPOSE: The Regional PHTC Program seeks to increase the number of individuals in the public health workforce, enhance the quality of such workforce, and improve the ability of this workforce to meet national, state, and local health care needs. Specifically, this program aims to strengthen the public health workforce through tailored training and technical assistance and collaborative community-based projects involving state and local health departments, primary care providers, and related organizations (including nontraditional partners).
CFDA: 93.516
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334452.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Dec. 1, 2021. 
Subject(s): public health, health professions training.

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Access, Care, and Engagement Technical Assistance Center (ACE TA Center) (Reissue of HRSA-19-030): HRSA-22-024
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 21, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $375,000 for one award.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible organizations include national organizations; state, local, and Indian tribal governments; institutions of higher education; other nonprofit organizations (including faith-based, community-based, and tribal organizations); and academic health science centers.
PURPOSE: This cooperative agreement will build the capacity of RWHAP recipients and subrecipients to ensure people with HIV understand and use the range of health care coverage options available to facilitate access to and maintain engagement in care. 
CFDA: 93.145
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=333271.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Dec. 1, 2021. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS services.

Supporting Replication (SURE) of Housing Interventions in the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program – Evaluation Provider: HRSA-22-032
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: Jan. 21, 2022. Due Date: Feb. 23, 2022. 
$ AVAILABLE: $800,000 for one award.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include entities eligible for funding under Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program 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: The purpose of this project is to support a single organization that serves as an Evaluation Provider (EP) and uses the HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
implementation science framework (HAB IS) to evaluate housing-related intervention strategies for the following three key populations of people with HIV experiencing unstable housing who often have the highest HIV-related disparities: (1) LGBTQ+ people; (2) youth and young adults (ages 13-24); and (3) people who have been justice involved (i.e., people impacted by the justice system). The SURE Housing initiative has two separate, yet coordinated recipients: the EP, which will be funded under this announcement and a separately funded announcement for an Implementing and Technical Assistance Provider (ITAP). 
CFDA: 93.928
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334411.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Dec. 3, 2021. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS services, housing/homeless.

Supporting Replication (SURE) of Housing Interventions in the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program – Implementing and Technical Assistance Provider: HRSA-22-031
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: Jan. 21, 2022. Due Date: Feb. 23, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $3.5 million for one award. 
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include entities eligible for funding under Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program 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: The purpose of this funding announcement is to support a single organization that will serve as the Implementation and Technical Assistance Provider (ITAP) to provide technical assistance to up to 10 sites (“implementation sites”) implementing and adapting housing-related evidence-based interventions, evidence-informed interventions, and emerging strategies (collectively, “intervention strategies”) for the following three key populations of people with HIV experiencing unstable housing who often have the highest HIV-related disparities: (1) LGBTQ+ people; (2) youth and young adults (ages 13-24); and (3) people who have been justice involved (i.e., people impacted by the justice system). 
CFDA: 93.928
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334410.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Dec. 3, 2021. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS services, housing/homeless.


Private Funding Opportunities

Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Grants
SOURCE: Draper Richards Kaplan (DRK) Foundation 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Rolling.
$ AVAILABLE: DRK provides $300,000 of unrestricted capital over three years and, most importantly, the foundation provides rigorous, ongoing support by joining the grant recipient’s board of directors and partnering with its leader to help build capacity in the organization and scale its impact. DRK invests in a wide variety of sectors. The foundation’s current portfolio includes organizations working both domestically and internationally, helping to provide critical access to health care, education, food security, social justice, water, sanitation and shelter.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Organizations addressing a critical social or environmental issue as the focus of their work.
• Founders who intend to expand their impact significantly over time.
• Organizations operating in the United States, Africa, Europe, India and Latin America.
• Independent nonprofit and impact first, mission-driven for-profit entities, including U.S. 501(c)3 and its non-U.S. equivalents, C corporations, B corporations and hybrid organizations. 
• Fiscally sponsored organizations in select cases where there is a plan to become independent. 
• Post-pilot, pre-scale organizations. This typically means your program, product or service is already in the market or in the field and you have an early indication that your model is having its intended impact. Organizations in this category are usually three to five years old.
• Organizations with one or more founders who are full-time or intend to be. 
Please see URL for more details about eligibility.
PURPOSE: DRK’s hope is to support outsized impact through entrepreneurs and enterprises that create a transformational paradigm shift to meaningfully address a pressing societal problem affecting people’s lives. Borrowed from its venture capital legacy, the foundation finds, funds and supports exceptional leaders with innovative and highly impactful ideas. 
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to www.drkfoundation.org/apply-for-funding/.
From Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation website, accessed Dec. 2, 2021.
Subject(s): child welfare, human services, education, environmental health.

IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) Ventures Initiative
SOURCE: Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letters of intent: Feb. 3, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $500,000 per project, per year.
ELIGIBILITY: Small for-profit biotechnology companies and academic or research institutions are eligible. Please see URL for more information.
PURPOSE: This grant supports research that advances the discovery or development of a specific product candidate with potential for positive impact in the IBD field. Projects should be approximately 12 months in duration. 
CONTACT: Email: entrepreneurship@crohnscolitisfoundation.org. For more information, go to www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org/research/grants-fellowships/entrepreneurial-investing.
From Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation website, accessed Dec. 2, 2021.
Subject(s): medical research.

LCRA Community Development Partnership Program Grants 
SOURCE: Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 31, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: LCRA supports local communities in its service area through grants of up to $50,000 through the Community Development Partnership Program (CDPP). Applicants requesting more than $5,000 in grant funding must supply matching funds of at least 20 percent of the total project cost. Grants larger than $25,000 are intended for particularly impressive and noteworthy projects with a far-reaching impact on a broad community. The larger grant category is extremely competitive, as funding in the $25,000 plus category is limited to 30 percent of the grants awarded. There is a minimum request of $1,000.
ELIGIBILITY: CDPP grants help local governments, emergency responders and nonprofit organizations fund capital improvement projects that might otherwise not be possible. Grant-funded projects must have physical addresses located within LCRA’s wholesale electric or water service area or areas in which LCRA Transmission Services Corporation provides transmission services. Please see URL for a map of LCRA service areas.
PURPOSE: CDPP grants are awarded twice a year for capital projects for volunteer fire departments, emergency responders, cities and counties, schools, libraries, civic groups, museums and other nonprofit organizations. The projects must benefit or be available to an entire community and must improve the value of a capital asset by building, renovating or purchasing equipment. The CDPP program places emphasis on projects for volunteer fire departments and those that address needs caused by wildfires or drought conditions, or include water conservation, energy efficiency or educational components.
CONTACT: Sheila Slagel. Phone: 800-776-5272, ext. 3140. Email: grants@lcra.org. For more information, go to www.lcra.org/community-services/community-grant-program/.
From Lower Colorado River Authority website, accessed Dec. 3, 2021.
Subject(s): fire & emergency response, human services, education.

Milbank Foundation Grants
SOURCE: Milbank Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Varies.
$ AVAILABLE: The most common grant amount is $50,000.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for funding by the foundation, an organization must be in the United States and tax-exempt under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. The foundation cannot provide grants to individuals. As a rule, the foundation does not provide annual funding.
PURPOSE: The Milbank Foundation was created in 1995 to pursue Jeremiah Milbank’s vision of integrating people with disabilities into all aspects of American life. The foundation’s current priorities include:
• Consumer-focused, community-based initiatives that empower people with disabilities and foster independence and self-sufficiency.
• The rehabilitation and re-integration of veterans, especially veterans with disabilities.
• Helping seniors to age in the place of their choice through non-institutional, community-based health and social services. 
• Market-oriented, patient-centered health care reforms across the country.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to fdnweb.org/milbank/grant-guidelines/.
From Milbank Foundation website, accessed Dec. 2, 2021.
Subject(s): disabilities, veteran’s services, aged/seniors, health policy research.

Parkinson’s Foundation Community Grants
SOURCE: Parkinson’s Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 28, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: The Parkinson’s Foundation will award $1 million in community grants in the 2022 grant cycle, ranging from a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $25,000 per grant recipient; grant requests for under $10,000 will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
ELIGIBILITY: The community grants program is open to communities nationwide. Eligible organizations must operate on the local level (or be an affiliate/chapter of a larger organization that operates locally). Applications will be limited to the following categories of applicants:
• Nonprofit and other tax-exempt organizations.
• Other organizations. 
• Health care facilities.
PURPOSE: The 2022 Community Grant cycle will focus on programs that:
• Educate and deliver exercise specifically designed for people with
Parkinson’s disease.
• Reach the newly diagnosed.
• Address mental health and Parkinson’s disease.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to www.parkinson.org/get-involved/Community-Grants.
From Parkinson’s Foundation website, accessed Dec. 3, 2021.
Subject(s): chronic diseases, brain and nervous system disorders.


Events

Webinar – Mastering the Critical First Step for Grants: Letter of Inquiry (LOI)
SPONSOR: CharityHowTo 
WHEN: Dec. 15, noon-1:30 p.m. CT.
WHERE: Webinar.
DESCRIPTION: Attendees will learn the basic steps necessary to successfully write a compelling letter of inquiry whether in a limited online form, two-page hard copy letter, or anything in between.
COST: $87. For more information and registration, go to www.charityhowto.com/nonprofit-webinar/how-to-write-an-outstanding-letter-of-inquiry?list=Upcoming+Live+Webinars.
CONTACT: Email: support@charityhowto.com.
From CharityHowTo email, Dec. 1, 2021.


Awards in Texas

Dell Foundation Gives Millions to Support Central Texas Homeless Population
The Dell Foundation is giving $38 million to reduce homelessness in Central Texas. Most of the donation will go to Mobile Loaves and Fishes’ Community First! Village in Eastern Travis County.
From PR Newswire website, accessed Nov. 30, 2021.

Medline Awards Two Community Impact Grants in Texas
The Medline Foundation awarded Community Impact Grants of $25,000 each to 15 recipients including the South Texas Food Bank of Kinney County and Bethany House of Laredo. 
From Medline Foundation website, accessed Dec. 1, 2021.

OneStar Receives National Service Challenge Grant from Schultz Family Foundation
OneStar Foundation was selected for a National Service Challenge grant from the Schultz Family Foundation. With this $225,000 grant OneStar will partner with AmeriCorps Central Texas (ACT) to scale their effective member recruitment practices statewide while continuing to support ACT’s innovative approach to place-based recruitment. 
From OneStar Foundation email, Nov. 10, 2021.

The Village Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation Distributes a Record $260,000 to Organizations 
The Village Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation in Dallas announced that it had given a record $260,000 in funds to nonprofit organizations that support the African American community. Grants were awarded to support an urban farm, trauma-informed parenting classes, programs for teen moms, a senior companion program, an early childhood program,
and a program for families and individuals experiencing homelessness.
From Texas Women’s Foundation website, accessed Dec. 1, 2021.


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