Funding Alert Vol. 33 No.3 Alert # 4 - March 22, 2022

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Funding News and Grant Tips

Funding Information Center's Annual Grant Writing Workshop 
Registration is now open for the Funding Information Center's annual grant writing workshop. Please see the Events section of this Funding Alert for details and instructions.

Proposed Changes to Current CPRIT Rules
During their meeting on February 16, 2022, the CPRIT Oversight Committee approved the release of proposed amendments to a current agency rule for public comment. The proposed changes to § 703.17 relate to reporting requirements for a grant recipient in which CPRIT takes equity. The proposed amendments were published in the March 4 edition of the Texas Register and are also available on the CPRIT website. Written comments about the proposed rule changes should be submitted to CPRIT no later than April 4, 2022. Written comments may be sent to Ms. Kristen Doyle, CPRIT’s General Counsel, by email: kdoyle@cprit.texas.gov; by fax 512-475-2563; or by mail addressed to the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas, P.O. Box 12097, Attn: Rulemaking Project, Austin, Texas, 78711. 
From Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas email, March 11, 2022. 


Public Funding Opportunities

Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Campus Suicide Prevention Grant: SM-22-004
SOURCE: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 29, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $2.2 million for 22 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).
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to support a comprehensive public health and evidence-based approach that: (1) enhances mental health services for all college students, including those at risk for suicide, depression, serious mental illness (SMI)/serious emotional disturbances (SED), and/or substance use disorders that can lead to school failure; (2) prevents and reduces suicide, and mental and substance use disorders; (3) promotes help-seeking behavior; and (4) improves the identification and treatment of at-risk college students so they can successfully complete their studies. It is expected that this program will help to identify students who are at risk for suicide and suicide attempts, increase protective factors that promote mental health, reduce risk factors for suicide, and ultimately reduce suicides and suicide attempts.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.243
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 15, 2022. 
Subject(s): adolescent health, mental health, suicide prevention.

Innovations in HIV Prevention, Testing, Adherence and Retention to Optimize HIV Prevention and Care Continuum Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (Reissue of PA-18-278): PA-20-144
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 7, 2022; Sept. 7, 2022; Jan. 7, 2023. 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).
• 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) seeks innovative research to optimize HIV prevention and care which is aligned with NIMH Division of AIDS Research (DAR) priorities. Applications may include formative basic behavioral and social science to better understand a step or steps in the HIV prevention or care continuum, and/or the initial development and pilot testing of innovative intervention approaches and intervention efficacy or effectiveness trials. 
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.242, 93.279
CONTACT: Please visit website for multiple contacts and more information.
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 17, 2022. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS research.

Medication-Assisted Treatment – Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction: TI-22-013
SOURCE: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 29, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $22.5 million for 30 awards.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include domestic public and private nonprofit entities including federally recognized tribes and tribal organizations.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to provide resources to help expand/enhance access to Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD). It is expected that this program will help to increase the number of individuals with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) receiving MOUD and decrease illicit opioid use and prescription opioid misuse.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.243
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 16, 2022. 
Subject(s): opioid overdose epidemic.

NIJ FY22 Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: April 15, 2022. Grants.gov Deadline: April 26, 2022. JustGrants Deadline: May 10, 2022, 7:59 p.m. CT.
$ AVAILABLE: $2.5 million for up to six awards.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
• 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).
• U.S. territories or possessions.
• Independent school districts.
• Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
• Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
PURPOSE: With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for rigorous research and evaluation projects to support the development of objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce violence against women (VAW) (including violence against elderly women and American Indian and Alaska Native women and girls), promote justice for victims of crime, and enhance criminal justice responses. For that reason, this solicitation seeks applications for grant funding to conduct research and evaluation projects examining a broad range of topics, including the crimes of domestic and family violence, homicide, intimate partner and dating violence, rape, sexual assault, stalking, and sex trafficking, along with the associated criminal justice system response, procedures, and policies.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 16.560
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information.
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 15, 2022. 
Subject(s): family violence prevention, sexual violence prevention.

OVW Fiscal Year 2022 Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Program Solicitation
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ), Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: April 5, 2022. Grants.gov Deadline: April 27, 2022. JustGrants Deadline: May 3, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $3.75 million for 12 awards.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants are limited to private nonprofit organizations for which the primary purpose of the organization is to provide culturally specific services to American Indians (including Alaska Natives, Eskimos and Aleuts), Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, Blacks, or Hispanics in the United States or U.S. territories. Please visit website for additional eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: Sexual Assault Services (SAS) Culturally Specific Program supports nonprofit organizations that focus primarily on culturally specific communities and have experience in the area of sexual assault or who partner with an organization having such expertise. The goal of the SAS Culturally Specific Program is to establish, maintain, and expand sustainable, culturally appropriate services that address the unique needs and challenges of victims of sexual assault from culturally specific communities. 
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 16.023
CONTACT: Please view website for multiple contacts and more information
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 16, 2022. 
Subject(s): sexual violence prevention, minority health.

Texas Healthy Building Blocks (THBB) Obesity Prevention Program: HHS0011068
SOURCE: Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 28, 2022, by 10:30 a.m. CT. 
$ AVAILABLE: Please visit website for funding information.
ELIGIBILITY: Please visit website for eligibility information
PURPOSE: The purpose of the Obesity Prevention Program is to make healthy choices easier for all Texans wherever they live, work, and play. This program supports and promotes projects that focus on decreasing the prevalence of obesity, decreasing the consumption of added sugars and high calorie, low nutrient foods, increasing the consumption of fruits, vegetables, and water, increasing the initiation and duration of breastfeeding, and increasing physical activity. 
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: None.
CONTACT: Amy Pearson, Grants Specialist, HHSC Procurement and Contracting Services (PCS). Email: amy.pearson@hhs.texas.gov. Please view grant opportunity for more information
From Texas Health and Human Services Procurement and Contract Services website, accessed March 15, 2022. 
Subject(s): obesity.


Private Funding Opportunities

Ash Grove Charitable Foundation Grants (Ellis/Tarrant Counties)
SOURCE: Ash Grove Charitable Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Requests are reviewed each quarter.
$ AVAILABLE: The foundation prefers to make monetary grants for capital and special projects rather than operational expenses. Grants for construction, renovation, repairs, and restoration of facilities are given primary consideration. Capital grants and special projects are funded up to $25,000. Program grants are funded up to $10,000
ELIGIBILITY: The foundation awards grants to charitable, educational, and scientific organizations, which are public charities. The foundation prefers to make grants in Ash Grove Cement Company’s regional markets with an emphasis in various states including Texas. Previous grants were made in Ellis and Tarrant counties. Visit their website for a list of Texas locations.
PURPOSE: Ash Grove is one of the largest cement companies in the United States and one of the oldest still in operation. Ash Grove believes in active participation to improve the existing and future quality of life in the communities they serve. 
CONTACT: Email: AGCFrequest@ashgrove.com. Please view grant opportunity for additional details
From Ash Grove Charitable Foundation website, accessed March 15, 2022.
Subject(s): human services, health care services.

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood Grants
SOURCE: Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Inquiry: May 31, 2022. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal.
$ AVAILABLE: The amount varies. Please contact the foundation for specifics.
ELIGIBILITY: Organizations must have a 501(c)3 designation from the IRS and be in the United States. See below for more details.
PURPOSE: The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood is an incubator of promising research and development projects that appear likely to improve the welfare of young children from infancy through seven years in the United States. Welfare is broadly defined to include physical and mental health, safety, nutrition, education, play, familial support, acculturation, societal integration and childcare. Grants are only made if a successful project outcome will likely be of significant interest to other professionals within the grantee’s field of endeavor and would have a direct benefit and potential national application. The foundation’s goal is to provide seed money to implement those imaginative proposals that exhibit the greatest chance of improving the lives of young children on a national scale.
CONTACT: Amanda Liedtka, CPA. Phone: 570 484 5155. Email: info@earlychildhoodfoundation.org. Please note "Letter of Inquiry" and the name of your organization in the subject line. For more information and instructions for submitting your Letter of Inquiry, go to earlychildhoodfoundation.org.
From Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood website, accessed March 17, 2022.
Subject(s): children’s health.

Fisher House Foundation: Chairman's Award
SOURCE: Fisher House Foundation, Military Times Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 28, 2022, 11 p.m. CT.
$ AVAILABLE: This program will award a total of $250,000 to be divided among the top applying nonprofits. Each award winner will also receive an advertising package valued at $30,000 from Military Times.
ELIGIBILITY: Your organization must be defined as a Section 501(c) nonprofit of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Your program must improve the quality of life for active duty, reserve, or National Guard and/or veterans and their families.
PURPOSE: The Chairman's Award is given to organizations that are working to improve quality of life for military members and their families, including programs for job training, housing, caregiver support, and mental health. Previous granted projects have included organizations working in the areas of: 
• Caregiver support programs.
• Mental health awareness hotlines.
• Home modifications for injured veterans.
• Housing for homeless veterans.
• Survivor seminars and grief camps.
• Business mentoring programs.
• Employment services.
CONTACT: Shannon Spencer-Watson. Phone: 1-888-294-8560. Email: sspencer-watson@fisherhouse.org. For more information, go to Fisher House Foundation website.
From Fisher House website, accessed March 16, 2022.
Subject(s): veteran’s services, housing/homeless.  

L'Oreal Paris Seeking Nominations for 2022 Women of Worth Awards
SOURCE: L'Oreal Paris
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 30, 2022. 
$ AVAILABLE: Ten Women of Worth honorees will be recognized at an awards event, and L'Oreal Paris will donate $20,000 in each honoree's name to a charitable organization of her choice. One National Woman of Worth honoree selected by online public votes will receive an additional $25,000 donation from L'Oreal Paris for her cause. 
ELIGIBILITY: Award nominees must consent to be nominated, be legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and be 16 years of age or older at the time of nomination. Women, non-binary, or gender non-confirming individuals are eligible.
PURPOSE: The L'Oreal Women of Worth program honors women in the United States whose volunteer work serves their communities. The program seeks nominees who effect the social fabric of the community or the well-being of individuals or families. Examples of efforts to address community needs include:
• Providing food, shelter, and access to health care. 
• Providing arts programming or activities.
• Strengthening educational programs.
• Providing enrichment activities that benefit children.
The nominee's volunteer activities must have occurred in the continental United States and have primarily benefited domestic American needs. To be eligible, the volunteer activity should have lasted for at least six uninterrupted months and should be ongoing. 
CONTACT: L'Oreal Paris, Points of Light. Phone: 404-979-2900. Email: womenofworth@pointsoflight.org. For more information, go to L'Oreal Paris website
From L'Oreal Paris website, accessed March 15, 2022.
Subject(s): volunteerism, women’s health.

McElhattan Foundation Invites Applications for Workplace Safety Programs
SOURCE: McElhattan Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letters of Inquiry: June 30, 2022. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit full proposals by Aug. 31, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: The foundation seeks projects with a duration of three years and a total budget of up to $500,000. The foundation allows up to 10 percent overhead.
ELIGIBILITY: Any U.S.-based organization with 501(c)(3) status may apply.
PURPOSE: Proposals may address workplace violence in general or a particular type of violence, a particular industry, or a particular type of workplace setting (e.g., retail, offices, schools). The foundation encourages innovative thinking that includes interdisciplinary approaches; projects that utilize emerging technology; and solutions that can be implemented at little or no cost to employers. The foundation will not fund proposals seeking funding for anti-workplace violence training or technology for a single nonprofit organization; it is seeking proposals with a significantly larger vision and scope. 
CONTACT: Email: info@mcelhattan.org. Please view grant opportunity for additional details
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed March 16, 2022. 
Subject(s): occupational safety/health.

Skatepark Construction Project Grants
SOURCE: The Skatepark Project
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letters of Inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis.
$ AVAILABLE: The Skatepark Project offers grants ranging from $1,000 to $300,000. The average grant amount for a National Program applicant is $10,000. 
ELIGIBILITY: Applicant must be a public charity, organized under IRS Sec. 501(c)(3), and qualified under IRS Sec. 170(B)(1)(A), or a state or local agency, including public school systems or public projects.
PURPOSE: The primary mission of the The Skatepark Project is to help underserved communities create safe and inclusive public skateparks for youth. Only organizations seeking to build free, public, concrete skateparks in underserved communities may apply for a construction grant from The Skatepark Project. 
CONTACT: Email: contact@skatepark.org. Please view grant opportunity for additional details
From Skatepark Project website, accessed March 15, 2022.
Subject(s): health promotion/wellness.


Events

Webinar - Grant Writing for Beginners 
SPONSOR: Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), Funding Information Center (FIC)
WHEN: April 6, 8:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. CDT.
WHERE: Webinar.
DESCRIPTION: Designed for new proposal writers, the Grant Writing for Beginners workshop provides you with the tools to write effective and persuasive grant proposals. The workshop covers proposal writing basics such as reviewing the RFP, clarifying your project, matching your interests with a funder, crafting a needs statement, creating an action and evaluation plan, writing a budget and following up on your application. 
COST: Free. Visit the registration web page for more information
CONTACT: Elizabeth de Leon. Email: elizabeth.deleon@dshs.texas.gov.
From Funding Information Center, March 18, 2022.

Virtual - Emerging Perspectives on the Science of Philanthropy
SPONSOR: The Fund-Raising School–Lilly Family School of Philanthropy–Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and the University of Chicago.
WHEN: April 7, Noon-1 p.m. CDT.
WHERE: Online using the Zoom platform.
DESCRIPTION: This seminar consists of a 45-minute research panel discussion followed by 15 minutes of questions and answers. Speakers are Cassandra Chapman, The University of Queensland; Heather O'Connor, The American College of Financial Services & Kordant Philanthropy Advisors; Yuan Tian, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The moderator will be Sara Konrath, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. 
COST: Free. Subscribe to the contact list at Virtual SPI Seminar Series to receive Zoom invitations and login information. Visit Lilly Family School of Philanthropy website for more information about the seminar.
CONTACT: Jamie Temmer (Phillips), University of Chicago. Email: phillipj@uchicago.edu.
From The Fund-Raising School–Lilly Family School of Philanthropy–Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis website, accessed March 16, 2022.


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