Funding Alert Vol. 32 No. 12 Alert #2 - December 14, 2021

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Funding News and Grant Tips

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
The Funding Information Center (FIC) will not publish a Funding Alert on December 21 and December 28 due to the holidays. We will return to our normal distribution schedule the following week with the January 4 issue. Happy Holidays from the Funding Information Center staff!
From the Funding Information Center, Dec. 14, 2021.


Public Funding Opportunities

Farm and Food Worker Relief Grant Program: USDA-AMS-TM-FFWR-G-21-0013
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 8, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $665 million for 40 awards. Award Ceiling: $50 million. Award Floor: $5 million.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible entities are state agencies, tribal entities, or nonprofits with state or IRS 501 (c) status, where no part of the organization’s or institution’s net earnings inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual, that have experience in providing support or relief services to farmworkers, meatpacking workers, or grocery store workers. 
PURPOSE: Farm and Food Worker Relief Grant (FFWR) provides financial support to eligible entities to deliver relief in the form of $600 flat-rate payments to eligible farmworkers, meatpacking workers, and grocery store workers who incurred expenses preparing for preventing exposure to, and responding to, the COVID-19 pandemic. This relief is intended to defray costs for reasonable and necessary personal, family, or living expenses such as, but not limited to: costs for personal protective equipment (PPE), expenses associated with quarantines and testing, and dependent care.
CFDA: 10.181
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/2022_FFWR_RFA.pdf.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Dec. 10, 2021. 
Subject(s): nutrition/food services, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

NHSC Loan Repayment Program 
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), National Health Service Corps (NHSC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 3, 2022 by 6:30 p.m. CT.
$ AVAILABLE: Up to $50,000 in exchange for a two-year commitment.
ELIGIBILITY: You qualify if you are:
• A United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized).
• A provider (or eligible to participate as a provider) in the Medicare, Medicaid, or the State Children’s Health Insurance Program.
• Eligible for federal employment.
• Fully trained and licensed to practice in the NHSC-eligible primary care medical, dental, or mental/behavioral health discipline and state in which you are applying to serve.
• A health professional in an eligible discipline with qualified student loan debt for education that led to your degree.
• Working at an NHSC-approved site. 
Please see URL for additional eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: The NHSC Loan Repayment Program (LRP) seeks primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, physician assistants, dentists, dental hygienists, and behavioral/mental health providers (psychiatrists, health service psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychiatric nurse specialists, and licensed professional counselors) to provide culturally competent, interdisciplinary primary health care services to underserved populations located in designated Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). In return this program assists clinicians with repayment of their outstanding qualifying educational loans.
CFDA: 93.162
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to nhsc.hrsa.gov/loan-repayment.
From NHSC website, accessed Dec. 10, 2021. 
Subject(s): health professions training, nursing, rural health, scholarships.

NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), National Health Service Corps (NHSC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 3, 2022 by 6:30 p.m. CT.
$ AVAILABLE: Up to $100,000 for a three-year commitment.
ELIGIBILITY: You qualify if you are:
• A United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized).
• A provider (or eligible to participate as a provider) in the Medicare, Medicaid, or the State Children’s Health Insurance Program.
• Fully trained and licensed to practice in the NHSC-eligible primary care medical, or mental/behavioral health discipline and state in which you are applying to serve.
• A health professional in an eligible discipline with qualified student loan debt for education that led to your degree.
• Working or have accepted a position at a rural NHSC-approved Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment facility.
Please see URL for additional eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to recruit and retain medical, nursing, and behavioral/mental health clinicians with specific training and credentials to provide evidence-based substance use disorder (SUD) treatment in rural communities designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). In return the program assists clinicians with repayment of their outstanding qualifying educational loans.
CFDA: 93.162
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to nhsc.hrsa.gov/loan-repayment/nhsc-rural-community-loan-repayment-program.
From NHSC website, accessed Dec. 10, 2021. 
Subject(s): opioid overdose epidemic, substance abuse services, rural health, health professions training, nursing, scholarships.

NHSC Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Workforce Loan Repayment Program
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), National Health Service Corps (NHSC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 3, 2022 by 6:30 p.m. CT.
$ AVAILABLE: Up to $75,000 for a three-year commitment.
ELIGIBILITY: You qualify if you are:
• A United States citizen (U.S. born or naturalized).
• A provider (or eligible to participate as a provider) in the Medicare, Medicaid, or the State Children’s Health Insurance Program.
• Fully trained and licensed to practice in the NHSC-eligible primary care medical, dental, or mental/behavioral health discipline and state in which you are applying to serve.
• A health professional in an eligible discipline with qualified student loan debt for education that led to your degree.
• Working at an NHSC -approved SUD treatment facility with a Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) score that would ordinarily be too low to qualify for NHSC funding.
Please see URL for additional eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: This program will support the recruitment and retention of health professionals needed in underserved areas to provide substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and prevent overdose deaths. Providers will be given loan repayment to reduce their educational financial debt in exchange for a service obligation to work at NHSC-approved SUD treatment facilities.
CFDA: 93.162
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to  nhsc.hrsa.gov/loan-repayment/nhsc-sud-workforce-loan-repayment-program.
From NHSC website, accessed Dec. 10, 2021. 
Subject(s): opioid overdose epidemic, substance abuse services, rural health, health professions training, nursing, scholarships.

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part D Coordinated HIV Services and Access to Research for WICY Existing Geographic Service Areas: HRSA-22-037
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 28, 2022. 
$ AVAILABLE: $75 million for 114 grants.
ELIGIBILITY: This competition is open to current Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part D grant recipients and new, eligible applicant organizations proposing to provide RWHAP Part D family-centered care in outpatient or ambulatory care settings to low income Women, Infants, Children, and Youth (WICY) with HIV in the entire service area as described in Appendix B. 
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to provide family-centered care in the outpatient or ambulatory care setting to low income WICY with HIV.
CFDA: 93.153
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=333273.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Dec. 13, 2021. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS services, adolescent health, children, minority health, underserved populations, women’s health.

Sudden Unexpected Infant Death Prevention: HRSA-22-082
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 3, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: One award of $500,000.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include any domestic public or private entity, including an Indian tribe or tribal organization. Domestic faith-based and community-based organizations are also eligible to apply. 
PURPOSE: The purpose of the Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) Prevention Program is to reduce overall rates of SUID and reduce racial and ethnic disparities in SUID by supporting pediatric health care practitioners to provide evidence-based counseling and education to infant caregivers and families; to guide system improvements; and to identify and support policy changes that address state- and community- specific SUID risks.
CFDA: 93.110
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334390.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Dec. 1, 2021. 
Subject(s): children’s health.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program: VA-SSVF-103121
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 7, 2022 by 3 p.m. CT.
$ AVAILABLE: Up to $2 million. Award amounts vary by applicant type and project location. See URL for additional details.
ELIGIBILITY: Private nonprofit organizations and consumer cooperatives that provide supportive services for very low-income veterans and their families residing in or transitioning to permanent housing are eligible to apply.
PURPOSE: The Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program offers funding for supportive services for very low-income veterans and their families residing in permanent housing to remain stably housed and to rapidly transition those not currently in permanent housing to stable housing. Supportive services grants will be equitably distributed across geographic regions, including rural communities and tribal lands. Examples of program funding uses include, but are not limited to:
• Child care.
• Emergency housing assistance.
• Transportation.
• Rental assistance.
• Utility-fee payment assistance.
• Security deposits.
• Utility deposits.
• Moving costs.
• General housing stability assistance.
CFDA: 64.033
CONTACT: SSVF Program Office. Email: SSVF@VA.gov. For more information, go to www.va.gov/homeless/ssvf/index.asp.
From RHIhub website, accessed Dec. 7, 2021. 
Subject(s): veteran’s services.


Private Funding Opportunities

AAP Community Pediatrics Training Initiative
SOURCE: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 14, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: The grant covers registration and provides the chapter with up to $1,000 to support this advocacy project.  
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Pediatric faculty and residents must be members of both the national AAP and state AAP chapter. 
• Faculty-resident pairs must apply in collaboration with their AAP chapter.
• Residents must be able to demonstrate that they are either continuing residency training during the grant period (March 23, 2022-March 31, 2023) as a resident or chief resident, or that they will remain working with the chapter on project activities following graduation.
• Fellowship trainees are eligible to apply but must demonstrate how their activity would engage the core pediatric residency program.
• Only one application per residency program may be submitted; however, more than one application is allowed per chapter.
• Residency programs that received an Advocacy Training Grant in 2020 or 2021 are not eligible.
• Refer to the current list of grantees to check eligibility.
PURPOSE: The AAP Community Pediatrics Training Initiative (CPTI) supports four pediatric faculty-resident pairs annually to attend the AAP Advocacy Conference.  After the conference, the faculty-resident pairs are required to implement an educational project in collaboration with their local AAP chapter to strengthen the advocacy skills of trainees. 
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to www.aap.org/cptigrants.
From American Academy of Pediatrics email, Dec. 1, 2021.
Subject(s): conference support, health professions training, community health services, health care services, children’s health.

J. Patrick Barnes Grants: Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Grant
SOURCE: DAISY Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letters of Intent: Feb. 20, 2022. Select applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal by April 17, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $2,500.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, the Principal Investigator must be a registered nurse with a current license who is currently employed or formally affiliated with a clinical setting with direct patient care involvement.
PURPOSE: The Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) Grant will be awarded to stimulate the use of patient-focused data and/or previously generated research findings to develop, implement and evaluate changes in nursing practice in treatment of patients with cancer and auto-immune diseases. The DAISY Foundation encourages nurses who have research/EBP experience as well as those who do not to apply. The foundation seeks studies whose findings will be transferable to other organizations and practitioners once they are completed.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to www.daisyfoundation.org/j-patrick-barnes-grants-goals-guidelines.
From DAISY Foundation website, accessed Dec. 5, 2021.
Subject(s): nursing, cancer research, medical research.  

J. Patrick Barnes Grants: Research Grant
SOURCE: DAISY Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letters of Intent: Feb. 20, 2022. Select applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal by April 17, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $7,500.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, the Principal Investigator must be a registered nurse with a current license who is currently employed or formally affiliated with a clinical setting with direct patient care involvement.
PURPOSE: The Research Grant provides awards to qualified nurses carrying out clinical research studies that directly benefit patients and/or families involving treatment of cancer and auto-immune diseases. Funds may be awarded for new projects, projects in progress, and projects required for an academic degree if all other project criteria are met.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to www.daisyfoundation.org/j-patrick-barnes-grants-goals-guidelines.
From DAISY Foundation website, accessed Dec. 5, 2021.
Subject(s): nursing, cancer research, medical research.  

Rumphius Foundation Grants
SOURCE: Rumphius Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Jan. 15, 2022. 
$ AVAILABLE: $6,000.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Only nonprofit charitable organizations, exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, are eligible to receive a grant.
• Grants are limited to projects based in the United States. 
• Grants are made for activities that conform to the mission of the foundation and have a completion date or other measurable outcome within a year of the project start date. 
• Grants are awarded for one year only. 
PURPOSE: The purpose of the Rumphius Foundation is to make the world a little more beautiful; to sow little seeds of hope and joy that will strengthen community and protect the environment, in small but meaningful ways.
The foundation seeks to brighten the lives of a diverse range of people in need of a helping hand through projects that enrich groups and organizations across America, and simultaneously educate young people about sustainability and healthy living.
CONTACT: Email: rumphius.foundation@gmail.com. For more information, go to www.rumphiusfoundation.org/grants.html.
From Rumphius Foundation website, accessed Dec. 10, 2021.
Subject(s): health/wellness, environmental health. 


Events

Virtual - Grantsmanship Training Program
SPONSOR: The Grantsmanship Center
WHEN: The schedule is as follows:
• Jan. 10, 10 a.m.-noon and 3-5 p.m. CT. 
• Jan. 11, 10 a.m.-noon and 3-5 p.m. CT. 
• Jan. 12, 10 a.m.-noon and 3-5 p.m. CT.
• Jan. 13, 10 a.m.-noon. CT.
• Jan. 14, 3-5 p.m. CT.
WHERE: Online.
DESCRIPTION: Successful grant proposals are about the thinking, not just the writing. The Grantsmanship Center will help you focus on program planning, developing logical and compelling proposals, mastering powerful research tools, and building partnerships to increase impact. You'll also learn about clear, direct writing and how to submit your proposal, whether on paper or electronically. 
COST: $1,095. For more information and registration, go to www.tgci.com/training/online-grantsmanship-training-program.
CONTACT: Email: registrar@tgci.com
From The Grantsmanship Center email, Dec. 7, 2021.


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