Funding Alert Vol. 32 No. 5 Alert # 3 - May 18, 2021

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Funding News and Grant Tips

May 19 is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
May 19 is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This observance, which was founded by the Banyan Tree Project, is designed to educate and help remove the stigma of HIV within the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and provide information on prevention, testing, and treatment. For more information, go to https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/awareness/napihaad.html.
From Office of Minority Health May Health Equity Link email, May 4, 2021.

FY 2020 By the Numbers: Extramural Investments in Research
NIH (National Institutes of Health) received $41.6 billion in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. Of this amount, $30.8 billion was awarded to 56,169 new and renewed meritorious extramural grants (excludes research and development contracts). This investment was up $1.3 billion from FY 2019 (4.4 percent increase), with 1,157 more grants funded (2.1 percent increase). The awards were made to 2,650 academic universities, hospitals, small businesses, and other organizations throughout the U.S. and internationally. Grants data related to special coronavirus appropriations are excluded. For more information, go to
https://nexus.od.nih.gov/all/2021/04/21/fy-2020-by-the-numbers-extramural-investments-in-research/.
From NIH Extramural Nexus email, May 5, 2021.


Closing the Gap with Social Determinants of Health Accelerator Plans: CDC-RFA-DP21-2111
SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 6, 2021. 
$ AVAILABLE: $2.5 million for 20 awards.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Local governments or their bona fide agents.
• State governments or their bona fide agents.
• County governments.
• City or township governments.
• Special district governments.
• Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized).
• Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
• American Indian or Alaska Native tribal governments (federally recognized or state-recognized).
• U.S. territorial governments or their bona fide agents.
PURPOSE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of funds to develop multisector action plans that address the social determinants of health (SDOH) by accelerating action in state, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions that lead to improved chronic health conditions among Americans experiencing health disparities and inequality.
CFDA: 93.945
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpao/state-local-programs/sdoh-2111/SDOH-accelerator-planning.html.
From Grants.gov website, accessed May 10, 2021. 
Subject(s): chronic diseases, health disparities.


Public Funding Opportunities

Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services: RFA P-22.1-EBP
SOURCE: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 3, 2021 to Sept. 1, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Maximum of $1 million. Maximum duration of 36 months.
ELIGIBILITY: Please see URL for eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: This award mechanism seeks to fund projects that will deliver evidence-based cancer prevention and control clinical services. Priority will be given to projects that propose to address CPRIT areas of emphasis and serve areas of the state not well addressed by current CPRIT funded projects. Only proposals for new projects or expansion of currently/previously funded projects focused on obesity control/healthy living or survivor care are eligible under this mechanism. Eligible applications must include the delivery of services to nonmetropolitan (rural) and medically underserved counties in the state.
CFDA: None.
CONTACT: Helpdesk. Phone: 866-941-7146. Email: Help@CPRITGrants.org. For more information, go to https://www.cprit.texas.gov/media/2510/rfa_p-221-ebp.pdf.
From Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas email, May 7, 2021.
Subject(s): cancer care, cancer education/prevention, rural health.

Expansion of Cancer Prevention Services to Rural and Medically Underserved Populations: RFA P-22.1-EPS
SOURCE: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 3, 2021 to Sept. 1, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Initial Expansion: up to $2 million over 36 months. Maintenance Expansion: up to $2.5 million over 60 months.
ELIGIBILITY: Please see URL for eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: This award mechanism seeks to support the coordination and expansion of evidence-based services to prevent cancer in underserved populations who do not have adequate access to cancer prevention interventions and health care, bringing together networks of public health and community partners to carry out programs tailored for their communities. Projects should identify cancers that cause the most burden in the community and use evidence-based models shown to work in similar communities to prevent and control these cancers. For the first expansion application, eligible applicants should propose to expand their programs to include additional types of prevention clinical services and/or an expansion of current clinical services into additional counties. For a subsequent expansion, additional clinical services and/or expansion to additional counties is optional; the number of clinical services delivered must be increased substantially if no further geographic or clinical service expansion is proposed.
CFDA: None.
CONTACT: Helpdesk. Phone: 866-941-7146. Email: Help@CPRITGrants.org. For more information, go to https://www.cprit.texas.gov/media/2514/rfa_p-221-eps.pdf.
From Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas email, May 7, 2021.
Subject(s): cancer care, cancer education/prevention, rural health, underserved populations.

Prevention Program Assessment: RFA P-22.1-PPA
SOURCE: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 3, 2021 to Sept. 1, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Award: Maximum of $750,000. Maximum duration of 24 months.
ELIGIBILITY: Please see URL for eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: This award mechanism solicits applications for one project to assess the initial progress of the CPRIT Prevention Program since 2010 and to develop an assessment plan for the next stage of the CPRIT Prevention Program. The evaluation will use a mixed-methods approach, which combines quantitative and qualitative data to provide evidence of effectiveness and information about how CPRIT-related changes are embedded and sustained in organizations and populations. Evaluation findings will be used to improve program effectiveness and to inform decisions about future program development.
CFDA: None.
CONTACT: Helpdesk. Phone: 866-941-7146. Email: Help@CPRITGrants.org. For more information, go to https://www.cprit.texas.gov/media/2512/rfa_p-221-ppa.pdf.
From Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas email, May 7, 2021.
Subject(s): cancer care, cancer education/prevention.

Tobacco Control and Lung Cancer Screening: RFA P-22.1-TCL
SOURCE: Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 3, 2021 to Sept. 1, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Award: Maximum of $1 million. Maximum duration of 36 months.
ELIGIBILITY: Please see URL for eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: This award mechanism seeks to fund programs on tobacco prevention and cessation, as well as screening for early detection of lung cancer. Through release of this Request for Applications (RFA), CPRIT’s goal is to stimulate more programs across the state, thereby providing greater access for underserved populations and reducing the incidence and mortality rates of tobacco-related cancers. This RFA seeks to promote and deliver evidence-based programming designed to significantly increase tobacco cessation among adults and/or prevent tobacco use by youth.
CFDA: None.
CONTACT: Helpdesk. Phone: 866-941-7146. Email: Help@CPRITGrants.org. For more information, go to https://www.cprit.texas.gov/media/2508/rfa_p-221-tcl.pdf.
From Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas email, May 7, 2021.
Subject(s): cancer care, cancer education/prevention, smoking/tobacco.

Mechanisms of HIV Resistance to Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies (bNAbs) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): RFA-AI-21-009
SOURCE: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: June 30, 2021. Due Date: July 30, 2021. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: NIAID intends to commit $2.5 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 to fund two to three awards.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
• Hispanic-serving institutions.
• Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
• Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
• Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
• Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
• Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
• Small businesses.
• For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
• State governments.
• County governments.
• City or township governments.
• Special district governments.
• Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
• Eligible agencies of the federal government.
• U.S. territories or possessions.
• Independent school districts.
• Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
• Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
• Faith-based or community-based organizations.
• Regional organizations.
• Non-domestic (non-U.S.) entities (foreign institutions).
PURPOSE: This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages multidisciplinary teams to characterize mechanisms that impact resistance to HIV broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) and develop strategies to prevent and overcome HIV resistance to bNAbs.
CFDA: 93.855
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-21-009.html.
From Grants.gov website, accessed May 11, 2021. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS research.

OVC FY 2021 Services for Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Grants.gov Deadline: June 22, 2021. Application JustGrants Deadline: July 6, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: OVC anticipates making up to eight awards of up to $1 million each.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
• Nonprofits with 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.
• Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
• Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs for minor victims of sex trafficking, whose victimization occurred when they were under the age of 18. Organizations funded under this program will provide (directly and through partnerships) services that minor victims of sex trafficking often require to address their needs for safety, security, and healing. They will also be expected to integrate into their programming developmentally appropriate and evidence-based practices.
CFDA: 16.320
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://ovc.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-ovc-2021-04002.
From Office for Victims of Crime email, May 6, 2021.
Subject(s): sexual violence prevention, youth services.


Private Funding Opportunities

Amazon.com Accepting Applications for AWS 2021 Imagine Grant Program
SOURCE: Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Round One Applications Accepted: June 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021. Round Two Applications Accepted (by invitation only): Sept. 1, 2021 to Oct. 1, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Winners of the Momentum to Modernize award receive up to $30,000 in unrestricted funding, up to $10,000 in AWS Promotional Credits, and project implementation support. Winners of the Go Further, Faster award receive up to $150,000 in unrestricted funding, up to $100,000 in AWS Promotional Credits, and engagement with AWS technical specialists.
ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofit organizations with 501(c)3 status and located in the U.S. are eligible to apply.
PURPOSE: This grant opportunity is open to organizations in the U.S. that are using technology to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. 
The AWS Imagine Grant provides resources to nonprofit organizations looking to deploy cloud technology to achieve their mission goals. New this year, the program offers two distinct award categories for nonprofits to receive support based on their organizational goals and stage of their technology adoption journey. The award categories are:   
• Momentum to Modernize - As nonprofit organizations seek to transform and enhance their core mission operations with technology, they need funding for foundational technology projects such as migrating servers to the cloud and modernizing new and existing applications. Nonprofit organizations with specific workloads and outcomes that meet the program criteria are welcome to apply. Projects may include but are not limited to application migration and optimization, net-new application development, data warehouse projects, infrastructure expansion, and more. 
• Go Further, Faster - The Go Further, Faster award will provide support for highly innovative projects that leverage the cloud. Projects should have the potential to produce scaled, repeatable solutions and impact an entire industry or field. They also should be force multipliers for organizations and include the application of and/or seek integrations with advanced cloud services such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), high-performance computing, Internet of Things (IoT), and more. 
CONTACT: Email: awsimaginegrant@amazon.com. For more information, go to https://aws.amazon.com/government-education/nonprofits/aws-imagine-grant-program/.
From Philanthropy News Digest email May 7, 2021.
Subject(s): technology.  

American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Grants
SOURCE: American Legion Child Welfare Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Not specified. The most common amount given in the past was $25,000.
ELIGIBILITY: Grants are made only to tax-exempt organizations
and agencies.
PURPOSE: Grants are awarded to support youth-serving projects which seek to enhance the lives of children by addressing the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of children.
CONTACT: Phone: 317-630-1202. You can also contact the foundation using a form on the website http://www.cwf-inc.org/contact. For more information, go to http://www.cwf-inc.org/grantseekers/overview.
From American Legion Child Welfare Foundation website, accessed May 10, 2021.
Subject(s): child welfare, children’s health, youth services, mental health.  

Foundation for Child Development Issues RFP for 2022 Young Scholars Program
SOURCE: Foundation for Child Development (FCD)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: June 8, 2021 by 7 p.m. CST. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application by Oct. 12, 2021. 
$ AVAILABLE: Research awards are up to $225,000 for primary data collection and up to $180,000 for secondary data analysis.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, researchers must have received their doctoral degrees (e.g., Ph.D., Ed.D., Psy.D., J.D., etc.) between Jan. 1, 2012, and June 30, 2020. Physician applicants must have received their M.D. degrees between Jan. 1, 2009, and June 30, 2020. The affiliated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization or public American college or university must have a minimum operating budget of $2.5 million and a minimum three-year track record in conducting multiyear research projects (at least three over the last three years).
PURPOSE: The Foundation for Child Development connects research, policy, and practice to help build early childhood systems that enable children to reach their full potential. To that end, FCD currently is accepting Letters of Intent (LOI) for its 2021 Young Scholars Program (YSP), which funds implementation research that is policy and practice-relevant and examines the preparation, competency, compensation, well-being, and ongoing professional learning of the early care and education (ECE) workforce. 
CONTACT: Email: ysp@fcd-us.org. For more information, go to https://www.fcd-us.org/about-us/young-scholars-program/.
From Philanthropy News Digest email May 10, 2021.
Subject(s): children’s health, education. 

Pineywoods Foundation Grants
SOURCE: Pineywoods Foundation 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The Pineywoods Foundation’s trustees meet each quarter to review grant applications previously submitted. Grant applications need to be submitted at least two weeks before the scheduled meetings. For specific meeting dates, applicants should contact the grant manager at the email address listed below.
$ AVAILABLE: The average award is $5,000.
ELIGIBILITY: The Pineywoods Foundation serves the counties of Angelina, Cherokee, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler. Headquartered in Lufkin, the foundation serves a variety of community and regional causes through financial grants awarded four times each year. 
PURPOSE: The Pineywoods Foundation is an East Texas foundation committed to improving and enhancing the communities of a selected number of counties in the Pineywoods area. The Pineywoods Foundation has funded projects involving health care, libraries, economic development, youth activities, history, education, community development, parks, the arts, environmental improvement, senior citizen needs, and other areas.
CONTACT: Texas Forest Country Community Foundation (TFCCF) is the grant manager for the Pineywoods Foundation. Email: info@tfccf.org. For more information, go to https://www.pineywoodsfoundation.org/guidelines.html.
From Pineywoods Foundation website, accessed April 26, 2021.
Subject(s): human services, health care services, aged/seniors, education, environmental health, youth services.

State Farm Neighborhood Assist®
SOURCE: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The entry period for the program begins at noon CST on June 2, 2021 and concludes when 2,000 entries have been submitted.
$ AVAILABLE: 40 awards of $25,000 each.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Educational institutions.
• Programs conducted by municipal, county, state or federal government entities.
• 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organizations.
• 501(c)(4) volunteer fire companies.
• Grants will only be given to causes in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia.
PURPOSE: State Farm Neighborhood Assist® is a program that awards $25,000 grants to 40 causes across the United States. The program has three phases. First, users submit causes they think deserve a $25,000 grant. Next, the State Farm Review Committee narrows down the submissions to the top 200. Finally, the public votes to select the top 40. Each winning cause that meets all of entry criteria will receive a $25,000 grant.
CONTACT: Email: neighborhoodassist@statefarm.com. For more information, go to https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/.
From State Farm Neighborhood Assist website, accessed May 13, 2021.
Subject(s): human services, environmental health, mental health, animal welfare, fire & emergency response, education, health, volunteerism, housing/homeless.  


Events

Webinar - Diversify Your Donors: How to Attract Hispanic Donors
SPONSOR: Chronicle of Philanthropy 
WHEN: June 10, 1 - 2:15 p.m. CST.
WHERE: Webinar.
DESCRIPTION: You'll learn key steps to take to attract donors who identify as Hispanic or Latino/a, as well as grant makers that support these groups. 
The instructor will also explain why a diverse staff and board matters, how to ensure communications resonate, and ways to build a broader base of support.
COST: $89. Register before June 3 to get special discount rate of $69. For more information, go to https://store.philanthropy.com/collections/upcoming-webinars/products/diversify-your-donors-how-to-attract-hispanic-donors.
CONTACT: Phone: 202-466-1032. Email: events@philathropy.com.
From Chronicle of Philanthropy email, May 6, 2021.

Virtual - Board Leadership - The Series with Wendy Biro-Pollard
SPONSOR: Nonprofit Austin at Austin Community College (ACC)
WHEN: June 9, 16, 23, 30; noon - 1:30 p.m. CST.
WHERE: Online.
DESCRIPTION: Join Nonprofit Austin at ACC for a special four-part series every Wednesday in June that's dedicated to discovering, building, and supporting effective board leadership. 
COST: Single session: $30. Full series: $120. For more information and registration, go to https://www.nonprofitaustin.org/event/board-leadership-the-series-w-wendy-biro-pollard-boardsource-certified-4/.
CONTACT: Anh Pham. Email: anh.pham@austincc.edu.
From Nonprofit Austin at ACC email, May 10, 2021.


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