Funding Alert Vol. 32 No. 3 Alert # 2 - March 9, 2021

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Funding News and Grant Tips

Global COVID-19 Response Totaled $20.2 Billion in 2020
Global philanthropic giving in support of COVID-19 response and relief efforts totaled $20.2 billion in 2020, a report from Candid and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy finds. According to the report, Philanthropy and COVID-19: Measuring One Year of Giving, giving by corporations and corporate foundations, including in-kind gifts, accounted for more than $9.41 billion, or about 44 percent of total dollars awarded, led by Google.org ($1.15 billion). High-net-worth individuals gave $5.8 billion, or 27 percent of the total — the bulk of which came from MacKenzie Scott, who gave $4.15 billion to nearly four hundred organizations — while independent foundations awarded $4.68 billion (22 percent), led by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (nearly $1.33 billion); followed by grantmaking public charities ($650 million, 3.2 percent); community foundations ($542.8 million, 2.6 percent); and operating foundations ($330.2 million, 1.6 percent). The report can be found at https://www.issuelab.org/resource/philanthropy-and-covid-19-in-2020-measuring-one-year-of-giving.html.
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed March 4, 2021.

College Fundraisers Optimistic About FY2021, Survey Finds
Nearly two-thirds of college advancement officers expect to meet their fiscal year (FY) 2021 fundraising goals, a survey conducted in January by consulting firm Washburn & McGoldrick finds. Based on survey responses from more than five hundred fundraising professionals at eighty-four institutions, the report, Advancement Moving Forward: Perspectives on the Challenges to Philanthropy During the COVID-19 Pandemic, found that 65 percent of respondents in January were "confident" they would meet their FY2021 goals, up significantly from 40 percent in September and 17 percent in June. Another 28 percent said they were "uncertain," down from 46 percent and 54 percent in September and June, while 7 percent were "not confident," down from 28 percent and 14 percent. The report can be found at https://www.wash-mcg.com/advancement-moving-forward-perspectives-on-the-challenges-to-philanthropy-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/.
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed March 4, 2021.

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health, is observed annually on March 10. NWGHAAD increases awareness, sparks conversations and highlights the work being done to reduce HIV among women and girls in the United States while showing support for those with HIV. For more information, go to https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/awareness/nwghaad.html.
From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention website, accessed March 4, 2021.


Environmental Justice Small Grants Program: EPA-OP-OEJ-21-01
SOURCE: U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 7, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: $2.8 million for 56 awards. Half of the total available funding is set aside for awards to nonprofit organizations that have 10 or fewer full-time employees.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Incorporated nonprofit organizations including, but not limited to, environmental justice networks, faith-based organizations and those affiliated with religious institutions.
• U.S. territories.
• Federally and state recognized tribal governments.
• Tribal organizations.
• Alaska Native villages.
PURPOSE: Grants are awarded to support community-driven projects designed to engage, educate and empower communities to better understand local environmental and public health issues and develop strategies for addressing those issues, building consensus in the community, and setting community priorities. Projects should help residents of underserved communities understand and address local environmental and public health issues. Underserved communities are defined as communities with environmental justice concerns or vulnerable populations, including people of color, low income, rural, tribal, indigenous and homeless populations that may be disproportionately impacted by environmental harms and risks.
CFDA: 66.604
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2021-03/documents/ejsg_2021_rfa_final.pdf.
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 3, 2021. 
Subject(s): environmental health.

Surgical Disparities Research (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional) (Reissue of PAR-18-288): PAR-20-079
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: May 5, 2021, May 5, 2022. Due Date: June 5, 2021, June 5, 2022. All applications are due by 5 p.m. 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: The goal of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to stimulate research focused on understanding and addressing health disparities in surgical care and outcomes for patients who are from minority and other health disparity populations. The NIH-designated health disparity populations include minority racial and ethnic groups (Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, American Indians/Alaska Natives, Asians, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders) as defined by the U.S. Census, socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, population groups residing in rural medically underserved geographic areas and sexual gender minorities.
CFDA: 93.307
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-079.html.
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 3, 2021. 
Subject(s): health disparities, medical research.


Public Funding Opportunities

Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program: USDA-NIFA-CFP-007953
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 4, 2021 by 4 p.m. CST.
$ AVAILABLE: Approximately $ 4.8 million. Applicants must provide matching funds on a dollar-for-dollar basis for all federal funds awarded.
ELIGIBILITY: Public food program service providers, tribal organizations or private nonprofit entities, including gleaners are eligible to apply. Please see URL for additional eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: The Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program (CFPCGP) has existed since 1996 as a program to fight food insecurity through developing community food projects that help promote the self-sufficiency of low income communities. Community Food Projects are designed to increase food security in communities by bringing the whole food system together to assess strengths, establish linkages and create systems that improve the self-reliance of community members over their food needs. Community Food Projects are intended to bring together stakeholders from the distinct parts of the food system and to foster understanding of national food security trends and how they might improve local food systems. Communities that are partially or fully located in Opportunity Zones are particularly encouraged to apply.
CFDA: 10.225
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/rfa/FY21-CFP-MOD-RFA-508.pdf.
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 2, 2021. 
Subject(s): nutrition/food services.

Medication Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction: TI-21-006
SOURCE: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 27, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: $71.3 million for up to 135 awards.
ELIGIBILITY: Domestic public and private nonprofit entities are eligible including:
• States.
• Territories.
• Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes.
• Tribal organizations.
• Other public or nonprofit entities.
PURPOSE: The Medication Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction (MAT-PDOA) program provides funding to expand or enhance access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) services for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD).
CFDA: 93.243
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://www.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/grants/pdf/fy-21-mat-pdoa-foa.pdf.
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 3, 2021. 
Subject(s): substance abuse treatment, opioid overdose epidemic, substance abuse services.

Resource Specialist Program & Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program (STAP) Outreach Services: HHS0009536
SOURCE: Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2021 by 10:30 a.m. CST.
$ AVAILABLE: The estimated amount of funding available for the Resource Specialist Program is $1.36 million and STAP Outreach and Training Services is $340,000 per fiscal year based on HHSC approval of funds requested and allowable services provided by the grantee.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible to apply for a Resource Specialist Program Grant, applicant must be an entity that is currently providing deaf and hard of hearing-related services to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. To be eligible to apply for a STAP Outreach and Training Services Grant, applicant must be an entity that is currently providing disability-related services to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing or with other disabilities. Registered vendors of specialized telecommunications devices or services are not eligible to apply for STAP Outreach and Training services program.
PURPOSE: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), for and on behalf of its Office of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (ODHHS) seeks qualified applicants to provide ODHHS Resource Specialist services and Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program (STAP) Outreach and Training services.
CFDA: None.
CONTACT: Amy Pearson, CTCD, PCS Grants Specialist. Address: Procurement & Contracting Services, HHSC, 1100 W. 49th Street, Mail Code 2020, Building S, Austin, TX 78756. Phone: 512-406-2638. Email: amy.pearson@hhs.texas.gov. For more information, go to https://apps.hhs.texas.gov/pcs/HHS0009536/.
From Texas Health and Human Services Procurement and Contract Services website, accessed March 3, 2021.
Subject(s): hearing/deafness.

Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program (RHSE): USDA-NIFA-RHSE-007857
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 29, 2021 by 4 p.m. CST. 
$ AVAILABLE: $4 million.
ELIGIBILITY: Applications may be submitted by 1862 and 1890 Land Grant colleges and universities that are eligible to receive funds under the Act of July 2, 1862 (7 U.S.C. 301 et seq.), and the Act of August 30, 1890 (7 U.S.C. 321 et seq.). Applications also may be submitted by any of the tribal colleges and universities designated as 1994 Land Grant Institutions under the Educational Land Grant Status Act of 1994, as amended. Award recipients may subcontract to organizations not eligible to apply provided such organizations are necessary for the conduct of the project.
PURPOSE: The RHSE program proposals are expected to be community-based outreach education programs, such as those conducted through human science extension outreach that provide individuals and families with: information as to the value of good health at any age; information to increase individual or family’s motivation to take more responsibility for their own health; information regarding rural environmental health issues that directly impact human health; information about and access to health promotion and educational activities; and training for volunteers and health services providers concerning health promotion and health care services for individuals and families in cooperation with state, local and community partners.
CFDA: 10.516
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/rfa/Rural-Health-Safety-Ed-RFA-508.pdf.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Feb. 2, 2021. 
Subject(s): safety, nutrition/food services, rural health, health promotion/wellness.

Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT): TI-21-008
SOURCE: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 19, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: $10.7 million for 10 awards. At least $2 million will be awarded to applicants that are providing services in pediatric health care settings. 
ELIGIBILITY: 
• State governments through the immediate office of the Single State Authority (SSA) or Director of the Health Department (or equivalent agency) in states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.
• Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes, tribal organizations, urban Indian organizations and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations.
• Public and private nonprofit health care or behavioral health care systems such as health maintenance organizations (HMOs), preferred provider organizations (PPOs), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) systems, hospital systems, pediatric health care providers, children’s hospitals and community health or behavioral health centers. (Note: For community health or behavioral health centers, the highest office of a Director or Chief Executive Officer must be the applicant.) Preference is for systems with integrated specialty treatment care or the ability to establish integrated care mechanisms.
• SBIRT grant recipients that received their initial funding award in fiscal year (FY) 2018 or 2019 under FOA TI-18-007 are not eligible to apply.
Note: Pediatric health care providers are a provider of primary health care to individuals under the age of 21 years. 
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to implement screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment services for children, adolescents or adults in primary care and community health settings (e.g., health centers, hospital systems, HMOs, PPOs, FQHC systems, behavioral health centers, pediatric health care providers, children’s hospitals, etc.) with a focus on screening for underage drinking, opioid use and other substance use. For the purposes of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA), pediatric health care providers are a provider of primary health care to individuals under the age of 21 years.  This program is designed to expand/enhance the continuum of care for substance use disorder (SUD) services and reduce alcohol and other drug (AOD) consumption and its negative health impact, increase abstinence, reduce costly health care utilization, and promote sustainability and the integration of behavioral health and primary care services through policy changes that increase treatment access in generalist and specialist practice. These grants support clinically appropriate services for persons at risk (asymptomatic) for SUD, as well as those diagnosed with SUD.  
CFDA: 93.243
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/ti-21-008.
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 3, 2021. 
Subject(s): substance abuse, youth services, adolescent health services.

Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition Training and Technical Assistance: HHS0009533
SOURCE: Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 7, 2021 by 10:30 am CST.
$ AVAILABLE: $192,500.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Cities.
• Nonprofit organizations.
• Individuals.
• Counties.
• For-profit organizations.
• Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).
• Other political subdivisions.
• Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) certified.
• State controlled institutions of higher learning.
• State agencies.
• Faith-based or community-based organizations.
• Hospitals.
• Indian tribes.
• Minority organizations.
PURPOSE: This solicitation is to identify a respondent to provide tailored training and technical assistance (TTA) to DSHS-funded Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition (TPCC) contractors. Training and technical assistance will include conducting a sustainability assessment regarding the TPCC contractor’s community involvement and ability to promote tobacco-related health information within their service area, and the TPCC contractor’s capacity to plan, implement and evaluate evidence-based programs, policies and practices.
CFDA: None.
CONTACT: Kristen Thatcher, CTCD, Grants Specialist. Email: kristen.thatcher@hhs.texas.gov. For more information, go to https://apps.hhs.texas.gov/pcs/HHS0009533/.
From Texas Health and Human Services Procurement and Contract Services website, accessed March 2, 2021.
Subject(s): smoking/tobacco.


Private Funding Opportunities

AMP Grant
SOURCE: ViiV Healthcare
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 9, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Eligible organizations applying for the Amp Grant may apply for a three-year grant, up to $250,000 per year.
ELIGIBILITY: At minimum, eligible nonprofit organizations must meet all the following criteria or engage a fiscal sponsor that meets the following criteria:
• Be a nonprofit with 501(c)(3) IRS status.
• Be in the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
• Provide programs and support primarily to those persons or communities impacted by or affected by HIV in the U.S.
• Received no more than 25 percent of their total operating budget (total annual revenue) in 2020 from ViiV Healthcare and anticipate the same for 2021.
PURPOSE: Launched in 2019, ViiV Healthcare’s Amp Grant funds organizations to operate micro-granting and capacity building programs to activate individuals and organizations leading grassroots HIV outreach. Knowing small or local projects often can’t access traditional funding sources and that innovation is often found at the grassroots level, Amp Grant Leads acts as an incubator to cohorts of innovative individuals, projects or small organizations leading outreach and engagement efforts that reach people living with or vulnerable to HIV. As part of an expanded effort to place resources directly in the hands of community, Amp Grant Leads provides funds, capacity building, technical assistance, mentorship and more. Amp Grants will be awarded to up to 10 organizations who will serve as Program Leads, responsible for designing, implementing and evaluating an Amp Grant cohort.
CONTACT: Email: viiv@tccgrp.com. For more information, go to https://viivhealthcare.com/content/dam/cf-viiv/viiv-healthcare/en_US/2021_PACG_and_AMP_RFP_2-2-21-FINAL.pdf.
From ViiV Healthcare website, accessed Feb. 12, 2021.
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS services.

AARP Foundation Issues RFP for Livable Communities
SOURCE: American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 14, 2021 by 7 p.m. CST.
$ AVAILABLE: Grants can range from several hundred dollars for smaller, short-term activities to several thousand or tens of thousands of dollars for larger projects.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• 501(C)(3), 501(C)(4) and 501(c)(6) nonprofits. 
• Government entities.
• Other types of organizations will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 
PURPOSE: The AARP Community Challenge grant program is part of the nationwide AARP Livable Communities initiative that helps communities become great places to live for residents of all ages. The program is intended to help communities make immediate improvements and jump-start long-term progress. Applications are accepted for projects to improve public spaces, housing, transportation, civic engagement, diversity and inclusion, coronavirus recovery and more.
CONTACT: Email: CommunityChallenge@AARP.org. For more information, go to https://www.aarp.org/livable-communities/community-challenge/.
From American Association of Retired Persons Foundation website, accessed March 2, 2021.
Subject(s): aged seniors, environmental health, housing/homeless, transportation, volunteerism. 
 
Animal Health Grants
SOURCE: Patterson Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 9, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Grant amounts generally vary up to $35,000, depending on the project details.
ELIGIBILITY: The foundation provides grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations classified as public charities by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. Grants are made to support communities in the Patterson Companies service areas throughout the United States and Canada. To view a map of Patterson Company locations, go to  https://www.pattersoncompanies.com/who-we-are/default.aspx#section=map.
PURPOSE: The Patterson Foundation provides funding for organizations that provide assistance dogs to veterans and individuals with disabilities. The foundation awards grants for start-up costs or one-time expenses to help a program expand capacity for years into the future.  In general, support is limited to organizations that are members or candidates of Assistance Dogs International (ADI) or the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF). 
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to http://pattersonfoundation.net/application-deadlines.
From Patterson Foundation website, accessed March 2, 2021.
Subject(s): animal welfare, veterans services, disabilities.

Community Funds
SOURCE: Community Foundation of West Texas
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Typical grant awards range from $1,000 to $5,000 with $10,000 as the maximum amount.
ELIGIBILITY: The foundation serves the following counties in the South Plains region: Bailey, Cochran, Crosby, Dickens, Floyd, Garza, Hale, Hockley, 
King, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, Motley, Terry and Yoakum. The foundation restricts support from Community Funds to organizations in Lubbock and the surrounding South Plains area with 501(c)(3) IRS status or the government equivalent. Grants may be made for start-up funding, general operating support, program support and demonstration programs.
PURPOSE: Community grants support the efforts of organizations that are located and providing services in the Texas South Plains region. The focus is on creating pathways out of poverty and alleviating the impact of poverty on individuals and families. 
CONTACT: Denise Oviedo. Phone: 806-762-8061. Email: denise@cfwtx.org. For more information, go to https://www.cfwtx.org/current-grant-opportunities.
From Community Foundation of West Texas website, accessed March 3, 2021.
Subject(s): human services.

Fuel Up to Play 60 Invites Applications for Healthy Eating, Physical Fitness Programs
SOURCE: National Football League (NFL), National Dairy Council (NDC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 28, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Through the program, grants of up to $4,000 a year are available for qualified K-12 schools enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP 60) to jump-start healthy changes among students.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, schools must be enrolled in FUTP 60 for the school year and must participate in the National School Lunch Program. Schools must also have a program advisor signed up to submit the application.
PURPOSE: Fuel Up to Play 60 is a leading national in-school health and wellness program launched by the NFL and National Dairy Council. Fuel Up to Play 60's primary focus is to help schools meet their wellness goals and encourage youth to consume nutrient-rich foods (low-fat and fat-free dairy, fruits, vegetables and whole grains and lean protein foods and achieve at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day). To that end, FUTP 60 welcomes applications for funding in support of initiatives designed to improve healthy eating and physical activity opportunities at schools.
CONTACT: Phone: 800-752-4337. You can also use a form on their website to contact them https://www.fueluptoplay60.com/about/contact-us. For more information, go to https://www.fueluptoplay60.com/funding/general-information.
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed March 3, 2021.
Subject(s) nutrition/food services, children’s health, health promotion/wellness.

Hollyfield Foundation Grants
SOURCE: Hollyfield Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: March 31, 2021. Due Date: April 30, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: $1,500 or more.
ELIGIBILITY: The Hollyfield Foundation fosters and protects individual rights and freedoms by providing direct and indirect funding to qualifying 501(c)(3) organizations that work to prevent discrimination, educate and secure equal rights for sexual minorities and assist in health care issues for the community, particularly in the areas of HIV/AIDS education, care and treatment. The foundation supports large and small charities, with a focus on charities in Houston and throughout Texas.
PURPOSE: The Hollyfield Foundation Board of Directors has identified the following funding priorities:
• Projects which target eradication of discrimination against individuals with HIV/AIDS by providing legal or educational assistance.
• Organizations which provide services for persons affected by HIV/AIDS or other health issues affecting the sexual minority community.
• Projects specifically addressing the issues of discrimination/equal rights for sexual minorities.
• Organizations focusing on tolerance of sexual minorities (including voter education).
• Organizations focusing on the arts that have an impact on the LGBT community.
CONTACT: Phone: 713-523-6900. Email: hollyfieldfdtn@earthlink.net. For more information, go to https://www.hollyfield.org/grants.
From Hollyfield Foundation website, accessed Feb. 15, 2021.
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS services.

Sigma/ANAC Grant
SOURCE: Sigma Foundation for Nursing, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: $2,500.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must: 
• Be a registered nurse with a current license.
• Have a master’s degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program.
• Be a member either of the Sigma Foundation for Nursing or the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. Applicants are not required to be a member of both organizations. However, preference will be given to honor society and ANAC members, other qualifications being equal. 
PURPOSE: The purpose of the Sigma/Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Grant research grant is to encourage research career development of nurses through support of clinically oriented HIV/AIDS research and increase the number of HIV studies being done by nurses. This includes studies focused on HIV prevention, symptom management, promotion of self-care and adherence. Proposals for pilot or developmental research may be submitted for the grant. 
CONTACT: Email: research@sigmanursing.org. For more information, go to https://www.sigmanursing.org/advance-elevate/research/research-grants/sigma-theta-tau-international-association-of-nurses-in-aids-care-grant.
From U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health FYI Weekly Health Resources email, March 3, 2021.
Subject(s): nursing, HIV/AIDS research.

T.L.L. Temple Foundation Grants 
SOURCE: T.L.L. Temple Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Inquiry: April 12, 2021.  
$ AVAILABLE: The foundation awards funding for multiple purposes, including: general operating support, project support, capital improvements, and organizational development and capacity building. Except in rare cases, it will not support capital projects nor capital campaigns in Houston. The size and duration of grants is matched to the applicant’s scale of impact, need, capabilities and opportunities. The foundation typically provides successful applicants with one-year funding for initial grants. The foundation rarely makes grants that exceed 30 percent of a project or organizational budget.
ELIGIBILITY: The foundation makes grants to benefit residents of the following Texas counties: Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Cass, Cherokee, Hardin, Harris, Houston, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Nacogdoches, Newton, Orange, Panola, Polk, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity, Tyler and Miller County, Arkansas.
PURPOSE: The T.L.L. Temple Foundation welcomes applications from organizations working to build a thriving Deep East Texas and to alleviate poverty, creating access and opportunities for all. The foundation makes grants in six areas: education, economic development and community revitalization, health, human services, arts and culture, and environment and conservation.  
CONTACT: Phone: 936-634-3900. Email: tmusick@tlltf.org. For more information, go to https://tlltemple.foundation/how-to-apply/.
From T.L.L. Temple Foundation website, accessed March 3, 2021.
Subject(s): education, health, human services, environmental health. 


Events

Virtual - Elements of Successful Philanthropy: Building a Comprehensive and Sustainable Development Program for Your Organization
SPONSOR: Friends of the Texas Historical Commission
WHEN: March 25, 26; April 1, 2; 9 a.m.- noon CST.
WHERE: Online using the Zoom platform.
DESCRIPTION: The Friends of the Texas Historical Commission, nonprofit partner to the Texas Historical Commission, is thrilled to offer a four-part online development training series to their nonprofit colleagues across Texas and beyond. Registration is available for the full series as well as for individual sessions. However, attendees are encouraged to participate in the full four-part series to get the full benefit of the information and discussions. 
Individual sessions:
• Session 1, March 25, 9 a.m.- noon. Understanding the Basics.
• Session 2, March 26, 9 a.m.- noon. Getting your Organization "Development Ready".
• Session 3, April 1, 9 a.m.- noon. Understanding Grants and Grantors.
• Session 4, April 2, 9 a.m.- noon. Individual Giving & Capital Campaigns.
COST: Full Registration: Register for all four sessions for a single price of $189. Individual Session: $59.
For more information and registration, go to https://www.thcfriends.org/development-training?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.
CONTACT: Reina Andrade. Phone: 512-936-2189. Email: Reina.Andrade@thc.texas.gov
From Texas Historical Commission email, March 2, 2021.

Webinar - The Brand Inside: Efficiency Starts with Empathy
SPONSOR: Nonprofit Hub
WHEN: March 25, 9-10 a.m. CST. 
WHERE: Webinar.
DESCRIPTION: This session will focus on creating a culture of empathy to improve your daily work, find more efficiency within your programs and maximize your impact. You’ll understand the definition of empathy, common misconceptions and why empathy is vital to your organization’s culture.
COST: Free. For more information and registration, go to https://share.hsforms.com/1QLLw4Ys7QGeTKdKoMZvyTA4diir.
CONTACT: Use the contact form on their website to submit a question https://nonprofithub.org/contact/.
From Nonprofit Hub email, March 4, 2021.


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