Funding Alert Vol. 33 No. 3 Alert #5 - March 29, 2022

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Funding News and Grant Tips

Funding Information Center's Annual Grant Writing Workshop 
Registration is now open for the DSHS Funding Information Center's annual grant writing workshop. Please see the entry in the Events section to register.
From Funding Information Center, March 18, 2022.

Governor Abbott Appoints Six to OneStar Foundation
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Kathy Kabell and Rev. Moises Molina and reappointed Benjamin A. Montañez to the OneStar Foundation for terms set to expire on March 15, 2025. Additionally, the Governor appointed Sara Ramirez and reappointed Michael Parker and Robert G. "Bob" Wright, II for terms set to expire on March 15, 2024. The OneStar Foundation provides technical assistance, education, information and other support to Texas’ extensive volunteer community, and works to improve and strengthen the state’s volunteerism and community service infrastructure.
From Office of the Governor of Texas website, accessed March 23, 2022.


Public Funding Opportunities

Elder Justice Innovation Grants - Improving Results for APS Clients FY2022: HHS-2022-ACL-AOA-EJIG-0055
SOURCE: Administration for Community Living (ACL)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: April 6, 2022. Due Date: May 6, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $6 million for 20 awards. The applicant must cover at least 25 percent of the project’s total cost with non-federal resources.
ELIGIBILITY: Unrestricted. Foreign entities are not eligible.
PURPOSE: The purpose of the Elder Justice Innovation Grants (EJIG) program is to support the development and advancement of new and emerging issues related to elder justice. Funded projects will contribute to the improvement of the field of elder abuse prevention and intervention at large by developing materials and programs that can be widely disseminated and/or replicated, or by establishing and/or contributing to the evidence-base of knowledge.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.747
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 22, 2022. 
Subject(s): aged/seniors.

FY 2022 Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Treatment Drug Courts: TI-22-010
SOURCE: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 9, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $6 million for 15 awards. Grant funds must be used to expand access to treatment services for substance use disorder (SUD) and/or co-occurring substance use and mental disorders in existing Adult Treatment Drug Courts (ATDCs), Family Treatment Drug Courts (FTDCs), and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible drug courts must be operational on or before April 1, 2022. Eligible applicants are domestic public and private nonprofit entities, including federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes/tribal organizations.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to expand and/or enhance substance abuse treatment services in problem solving courts which use the treatment drug court model to provide alcohol and drug treatment, recovery support services supporting substance abuse treatment, screening, assessment, case management, and program coordination to adult defendants/offenders. 
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.243
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information.
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 22, 2022. 
Subject(s): substance abuse treatment, criminal justice/correctional.

Large Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB)(R18)(Renewal of PA-16-422): PA-22-048
SOURCE: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 25, 2022. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization. Expires Oct. 31, 2026. Please visit website for additional due dates.
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon the availability of funds 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).
• 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.
• Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
• Faith-based or community-based organizations.
• Regional organizations.
PURPOSE: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications for grant funding to conduct Large Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects (R18) focused on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) by promoting appropriate antibiotic use, reducing the transmission of resistant bacteria, and preventing health care-associated infections (HAIs).
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.236
CONTACT: Please view website for multiple contacts and more information
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 14, 2022. 
Subject(s): medical research.

Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (Reissue of PAR-18-189): PAR-21-068
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 7, 2022; Sept 7, 2022. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization. Expires Jan. 8, 2024. Please visit website for additional due dates.
$ 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.
• Non-domestic (non-U.S.) entities (foreign organizations).
PURPOSE: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications at the intersection of HIV and aging by addressing two overarching objectives: (1) to improve understanding of biological, clinical, and socio-behavioral aspects of aging through the lens of HIV infection and its treatment; and (2) to improve approaches for testing, prevention, and treatment of HIV infection, and management of HIV-related comorbidities, co-infections, and complications in different populations and cultural settings by applying our current understanding of aging science.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.866, 93.396, 93.393, 93.846, 93.121, 93.847, 93.242, 93.853
CONTACT: Please go to website for multiple contacts and more information
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 14, 2022. 
Subject(s): aged/seniors, HIV/AIDS research.

National Health Service Corps Site Application
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW), National Health Service Corps (NHSC) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 10, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: There is no cost for the assistance provided. Sites must be officially accepted into the NHSC program.
ELIGIBILITY: Sites must meet several criteria, including:
• Located in a federally-designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).
• Provide primary care medical, dental, mental and behavioral health, and/or outpatient substance use disorder services.
• Provide services regardless of a patient's ability to pay.
• Offer discounted fees to patients who qualify.
• Accept patients covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). 
• A complete listing of approved facility types and eligibility requirements is available in the Site Reference Guide.
PURPOSE: The National Health Service Corps provides assistance for qualifying practice sites in recruiting and retaining community-responsive, culturally competent primary care clinicians. If approved as an NHSC site, open vacancies will be published on the NHSC Health Workforce Connector and viewed by hundreds of clinicians, including NHSC Scholars and those interested in the Loan Repayment Program.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: None.
CONTACT: Phone: 800-221-9393. Use the online contact form. To learn more, visit the NHSC website
From RHIhub website, accessed March 22, 2022. 
Subject(s): health professions training.

Strengthening the Population & Public Health Workforce Pipeline Department of Health and Human Services: CDC-RFA-OE22-2201
SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 10, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $1.8 million for four awards.
ELIGIBILITY: Unrestricted.
PURPOSE: This announcement supports and builds the Public Health Infrastructure as defined in Healthy People 2030. The activities supported by this funding opportunity seek to develop a capable and qualified workforce able to assess and respond to public health needs effectively. Go to the Healthy People 2030 website to learn more about the Public Health Infrastructure objectives. Specific workforce objectives include exploring and expanding practice-based continuing education for public health professionals, increasing the use of core and discipline-specific competencies to drive workforce development, and expanding public health pipeline programs that include service or experiential learning.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.967
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 22, 2022. 
Subject(s): public health, health professions training, health disparities.


Private Funding Opportunities

American Psychiatric Association Foundation: Helping Hands Grants 
SOURCE: American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 31, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $5,000.
ELIGIBILITY: Grants are provided to medical schools. Projects funded by these grants must be created and conducted by medical students and must be supervised by at least one psychiatrist. 
PURPOSE: The Helping Hands Grants Program provides grants to medical schools for mental health and substance use disorder projects, particularly in under-served minority communities. Funded projects are created and managed by medical students and can be conducted in partnership with community agencies, or in conjunction with ongoing medical school outreach activities.
CONTACT: Lilia Coffin. Phone: 202-559-3888. Email: apafoundation@psych.org. Please view grant opportunity for additional details.
From American Psychiatric Association Foundation website, accessed March 23, 2022.
Subject(s): mental health, volunteerism, substance abuse.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Invites Applications for New Century Scholars Research Grant
SOURCE: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 20, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: Four grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to support a one-or two-year study.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must have received a Ph.D. or equivalent research doctorate within the discipline of communication sciences and disorders. Preference for funding consideration will be given to American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) members.
PURPOSE: The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation aims to support innovators and spark innovation in communication sciences. 
To that end, the foundation is inviting proposals for its New Century Scholars Research Grant, which is designed to advance knowledge, tools, and techniques in communication sciences and disorders. While proposal type and content area are not restricted, this grant supports innovative studies that have the promise of major impact or can meet research needs not yet addressed. An endowed Swallowing Research Fund is available to support proposals for research topics in swallowing and swallowing disorders.
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for contact information and additional details.
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed March 25, 2022. 
Subject(s): hearing/deafness.

Kubota Hometown Proud Community Revitalization Grant
SOURCE: Kubota Tractor Corporation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: Kubota will choose five grant winners to win $100,000 each. Then, from those winners, the public will choose their favorite for the Kubota Community Choice Award to receive an additional $100,000.
ELIGIBILITY: You must have 501(c)(3) nonprofit status or be a city, town, or other municipality. The project must be within a 50-mile radius of an authorized Kubota dealer. Please see map.
PURPOSE: These grants will fund five community revitalization projects. Kubota equipment must be used during the renovation project. Past recipients have cultivated a community garden, created a new playground area, and improved a community park.
CONTACT: Email: hometownproud@kubota.com. Please view grant opportunity for entry form and additional details.
From Kubota Tractor Corporation website, accessed March 23, 2022.
Subject(s): health promotion/wellness.

Raul Tijerina Jr. Foundation Grants (Rio Grande Valley) 
SOURCE: Raul Tijerina Jr. Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Rolling.
$ AVAILABLE: The most common grant amount was $3,000.
ELIGIBILITY: The Tijerina Foundation provides grants to nonprofits with 501(c)(3) IRS status. Organizations eligible for grant support from the Tijerina Foundation must operate or provide programming and services to people living in Hidalgo, Cameron, Starr or Willacy counties.
PURPOSE: The mission of The Tijerina Foundation is to enrich life in South Texas by supporting and encouraging organizations that promote and advance:
• Youth, education and literacy.
• Health and wellness.
• Community development and community service.
• Culture, arts, history and heritage.
• Nature and environmental conservation.
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for contact information and additional details
From Raul Tijerina Jr. Foundation website, accessed March 22, 2022.
Subject(s): human services, primary health care services, education.

Rockwell Fund: Housing Grants (Houston)
SOURCE: Rockwell Fund
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Inquiry (LOI) Submissions Begin: April 1, 2022. LOI deadline: June 3, 2022. Grant Proposal Submissions Deadline:
July 1, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: Varies.
ELIGIBILITY: Grants are made in the Houston area to nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations or church/political subdivisions that are not required to obtain a Section 501(c)(3) designation.
PURPOSE: Rockwell Fund will provide grants to organizations providing affordable housing and supportive housing in the Houston region. Rockwell Fund makes grants for general operations, programs or projects, capacity building, planning and evaluation.
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for contact information and additional details.
From Rockwell Fund website, accessed March 23, 2022.
Subject(s): housing/homeless.

Women’s Sports Foundation, Athleta Welcome Proposals for Move Together Grant Program
SOURCE: Women's Sports Foundation, Athleta
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 31, 2022, 4 p.m. CDT.
$ AVAILABLE: Together, the Women’s Sports Foundation and Athleta will award $250,000 in Move Together grants in 2022. Grant size will range from $5,000-$10,000 per organization.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, applicants must be a nonprofit located in the United States, District of Columbia or a U.S. territory. To be considered for a grant, applicants must demonstrate that their program offers existing programming elements or has the ability to develop new programming or enhancements that promote multigenerational connection between girls and women; delivers and provides access to sport, fitness, or movement-based programming as a primary focus and predominately serves girls and/or women; displays innovation in its efforts to engage girls and women, creating an environment that inspires; takes a holistic approach to programming that considers the physical, mental, social and/or emotional needs of the girls and women who participate; and has the ability to sustain long-term programming after the life of the funding has expired. 
PURPOSE: Move Together, is a Power of She Fund grant, supporting organizations that foster multigenerational connection in their communities through sport, fitness and movement-based programming for girls and women.
CONTACT: Elizabeth Flores-Amaya. Phone: 516-307-3915. Email: eflores-amaya@womenswportsfoundation.org. For more information, go to the Women’s Sports Foundation website.  
From Women’s Sports Foundation website, accessed March 23, 2022. 
Subject(s): health promotion/wellness, women’s health.


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 Request for Proposal (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 webpage for more information. 
CONTACT: Elizabeth de Leon. Email: elizabeth.deleon@dshs.texas.gov.
From Funding Information Center, March 18, 2022.






Last updated March 29, 2022