Funding Alert Vol. 33 No. 4 Alert #1 - April 5, 2022

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Funding News and Grant Tips

Funding Information Center's Annual Grant Writing Workshop 
The Funding Information Center is hosting a free virtual grant writing workshop on April 6. Please see the entry in the events section to register.
From Funding Information Center, April 5, 2022.

Enhancing Young Children’s Access to Local Foods and Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE): Federal Funding Opportunities Guide
A new guide, Enhancing Young Children’s Access to Local Foods and Farm to ECE: Federal Funding Opportunities, describes grants and funders that support young children’s access to local foods. The guide also highlights examples of how entities across the country are creatively using federal funding for their projects and activities. It was written by the Food Research & Action Center, National Farm to School Network, Association of Public Health Nutritionists, and others.  
From DNPAO Weekly Digest With COVID-19 Resources email, March 11, 2022.


Public Funding Opportunities

Advancing HIV/AIDS Research at the Intersection of Oral and Mental Health (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): RFA-DE-23-003
SOURCE: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: June 25, 2022. Due Date: July 25, 2022. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: NIDCR intends to commit $2.5 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 to support three to five awards solicited through RFA-DE-23-002 and RFA-DE-23-003, contingent upon National Institutes of Health (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 purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support interdisciplinary research to better understand the underlying mechanisms and interplay of biological, psychosocial, behavioral, and social structural factors contributing to oral health, mental health and co-occurring disorders in people living with HIV.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.121
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information.
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 29, 2022. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS research, dental health.

Advancing HIV/AIDS Research at the Intersection of Oral and Mental Health (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): RFA-DE-23-002
SOURCE: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: June 25, 2022. Due Date: July 25, 2022. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: NIDCR intends to commit $ 2.5 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 to support three to five awards solicited through RFA-DE-23-002 and RFA-DE-23-003, contingent upon National Institutes of Health (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 purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support interdisciplinary research to better understand the underlying mechanisms and interplay of biological, psychosocial, behavioral, and social structural factors contributing to oral health, mental health and co-occurring disorders in people living with HIV.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.121
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information.
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 29, 2022. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS research, dental health.

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Planning, Development, and Implementation Grant: SM-22-002
SOURCE: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 17, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $156 million for 156 awards.
ELIGIBILITY: Community-based behavioral health nonprofit organizations, or organizations that are either (a) part of a local government behavioral health authority; or (b) operated under the authority of the Indian Health Service, an Indian tribe, or tribal organization; or (c) an Urban Indian Organization pursuant to a grant or contract with the Indian Health Service under Title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.).  
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to help to transform community behavioral health systems and provide comprehensive, coordinated behavioral health care by establishing new Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) programs. CCBHCs provide person- and family-centered integrated services.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.696
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 28, 2022. 
Subject(s): substance abuse treatment, substance abuse services, health care facilities, behavioral health.

Susan Harwood Training Program Workplace Safety and Health Training on Infectious Diseases, Including COVID-19: SHTG-FY-22-05
SOURCE: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 6, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $3.2 million for 20 awards. The maximum awarded for each grant is $160,000 for a 12-month performance period.
ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofit organizations including qualifying labor unions, community-based and faith-based organizations, employer associations that are not an agency of a state or local government, institutions of higher education supported by a state or local government, Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Alaska Native entities, Indian-controlled organizations serving Indians, and Native Hawaiian organizations may apply. 
PURPOSE: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is for eligible nonprofit organizations to submit proposals to deliver workplace safety and health training to eligible employers and workers on the topic of infectious diseases, including COVID-19. Training must be conducted in a timely and efficient manner. Grantees must initially begin using existing training materials and guidance documents to deliver training as soon as practical following award. During the performance period, grantees may develop and use new tailored training materials (following OSHA approval of the new materials). 
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 17.502
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information.
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 31, 2022. 
Subject(s): occupational safety/health, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Understanding and Addressing Misinformation among Populations that Experience Health Disparities (R01 - Clinical Trials Optional): RFA-MD-22-008
SOURCE: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), National Cancer Institute (NCI)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: April 30, 2022; Oct. 13, 2022. Due Date: May 31, 2022; Nov. 13, 2022. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: NIMHD intends to commit $2 million to fund approximately three awards in both Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 and FY 2023. 
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.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this initiative is to support research that seeks to (1) understand the underlying mechanisms and (2) test interventions to address and mitigate the impact of health-related misinformation and disinformation on health disparities and the populations that experience health disparities.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.307, 93.393
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information.
From Grants.gov website, accessed March 28, 2022. 
Subject(s): health disparities, public health, health literacy, health information. 

Urban Schools Agricultural Grant
SOURCE: Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 5, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: The program provides up to $2,500 each for the funded elementary and middle schools' agricultural demonstration projects. Selected projects will receive funding on a cost-reimbursement basis.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include:
• Texas public elementary or middle school in an independent school district (ISD) with an enrollment of 49,000 or more. 
• Nonprofit organization that has the support of a Texas public elementary or middle school in an eligible district.
PURPOSE: The Urban Schools Agricultural Grant Program is an agricultural-related program for urban elementary and middle public school pupils. The program helps improve students' understanding of agriculture through projects such as school vegetable gardens, which can provide lessons not only in horticulture, but also in water conservation and nutrition. Projects are limited only by the extent of an applicant's imagination.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: None.
CONTACT: Julia Rico, Grants Specialist. Phone: 512-463-7448. Email: Grants@TexasAgriculture.gov. Please view grant opportunity for more information.
From Texas Department of Agriculture website, accessed March 30, 2022. 
Subject(s): nutrition/food services, children’s health.


Private Funding Opportunities

American Academy of Pediatrics: Leonard P. Rome CATCH Visiting Professorship 
SOURCE: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, May 13, 2022, 2  p.m. CDT .
$ AVAILABLE: This program will support up to five accredited pediatric residency programs with a maximum of $4500 each to implement two- or three-day programs focusing on resident education, faculty development, and building partnerships for community health and advocacy. This program is implemented through a partnership between Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) and the Community Pediatrics Training Initiative (CPTI).
ELIGIBILITY: Accredited pediatric residency programs in the United States and Canada are eligible. Residency programs awarded a Leonard P. Rome CATCH Visiting Professorship between 2019-2021 are not eligible. Residency programs awarded a CPTI Advocacy Training Grant in the 2022-23 cycle are not eligible. Applications must demonstrate:
• The primary applicant is a member of both the national AAP and local AAP chapter.
• Active engagement in or development of community pediatrics training activities within pediatric residency training program(s).
• Partnership with community-based organizations.
• Communication with the Chapter CATCH Facilitator and plans to feature the CATCH program as part of the Visiting Professorship activities.
PURPOSE: The Leonard P. Rome CATCH Visiting Professorship Program promotes advocacy for children and advances the field of community pediatrics.
CONTACT: Courtney Day. Email: cday@aap.org. Please view grant opportunity for additional details
From American Academy of Pediatrics website, accessed March 30, 2022.
Subject(s): children’s health, community health services, health professions training.

Bill Belichick Foundation Grants
SOURCE: Bill Belichick Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 30, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $10,000.
ELIGIBILITY: You must be an educational institution or sports organization. Please note, grants are not limited to lacrosse and football programs. All sport organizations can apply if they have been in existence for two or more years and are based in the United States. The following are eligible:
• Club teams.
• School teams/athletic programs.
• College teams/athletic programs.
• Community athletic centers/fields.
• Nonprofit athletic programs.
PURPOSE: The Bill Belichick Foundation Grant recognizes deserving athletic communities or organizations in need of financial support. 
CONTACT: Applications must be mailed to the Bill Belichick Foundation, P.O. Box 812935, Wellesley, MA, 02482. If you have any questions, contact email: requests@billbelichickfoundation.org. Please view grant opportunity for additional details.
From Bill Belichick Foundation website, accessed March 30, 2022.
Subject(s): health promotion/wellness.

Gerber Foundation Invites Applications for Pediatric Research
SOURCE: Gerber Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The Foundation conducts two grant rounds each year. All times are in Central time. Concept papers due: May 15 and Nov. 15 of each year by 3 p.m. Upon review, selected applicants will be asked to submit a full proposal by Aug. 15 and Feb. 15 of each year by 3 p.m.
$ AVAILABLE: Novice researchers follow the same process as regular grants, are limited to no more than $20,000 in total funding and need to apply under the guidance of a mentor.
ELIGIBILITY: Organizations recognized as tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3) are eligible to apply for foundation grants. Public governmental institutions such as universities are included in this definition. Organizations must also be determined not to be private foundations under Internal Revenue Code 509. No grants are made to individuals. Only organizations with principal operations in the United States and its territories are eligible for funding. Please visit website for additional eligibility requirements.
PURPOSE: The foundation’s mission focuses on infants and young children. Accordingly, priority is given to projects that improve the nutrition, care and development of infants and young children from the first year before birth to three years of age. Projects should focus on issues faced by care providers that, when implemented, will improve the health, nutrition and/or developmental outcomes for infants and young children. The board is particularly looking for practical solutions that can be easily and rapidly implemented on a broad scale with a predictable time frame to clinical application. Note that the foundation is looking for projects that will result in new information, treatments or tools that will result in a change in practice. Major target areas for research include:
• New diagnostic tools that may be more rapid, more specific, more sensitive, less invasive.
• New treatment regimens that are improved or novel, less stressful or painful, more targeted, have fewer side effects, provide optimal dosing.
• Symptom relief.
• Preventative measures.
• Assessment of deficiencies or excesses (vitamins, minerals, drugs).
• Risk assessment tools or measures for environmental hazards, trauma, etc.
CONTACT: Phone: 231-924-3175. Email: tgf@gerberfoundation.org. For more information, go to the Gerber Foundation website. 
From Gerber Foundation website, accessed March 30, 2022.
Subject(s): children’s health, medical research.

Integrating Positive and Adverse Childhood Experiences into Pediatric Care (IPACE): Academic Detailing Pilot Project
SOURCE: National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 2, 2022, 4 p.m. CDT.
$ AVAILABLE: Five awards of up to $80,000 each.
ELIGIBILITY: Local or state health departments and other nonprofit organizations or academic institutions that currently have an active academic detailing program are eligible to apply. Project proposals must identify the existence of these programs and capacity to pilot an academic detailing project for pediatricians.
PURPOSE: Academic detailing is an established technique that has been shown to change the behavior of providers. The technique uses on-on-one interactions between an academic detailer and a provider, establishing a relationship in which the detailer shares up to date and accurate information that can benefit patients. Academic detailing has been demonstrated to be an effective method of changing the behavior of pediatric providers in a variety of clinical areas, including teaching pediatricians about suspected child abuse and neglect. This pilot aims to determine whether academic detailers and detailing sessions can assist pediatricians in identifying, celebrating, and promoting positive childhood experiences that contribute to mental and physical health without stigma or labeling by asking questions, actively listening, assessing situations and signs of mental health problems, and referring families to resources and services when desired.
CONTACT: Injury and Violence Prevention Team. Email: IVP@naccho.org. For full details about the funding opportunity, please review the Request for Applications
From National Association of County and City Health Officials website, accessed March 31, 2022.
Subject(s): children’s health, child welfare.

Prevent Cancer Foundation Grants
SOURCE: Prevent Cancer Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 25, 2022 , 4 p.m. CDT.
$ AVAILABLE: $25,000.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Nonprofit organizations that are exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.
• Independent sponsored projects of a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization acting as a fiscal sponsor.
• Government and public agencies.
• Tax-exempt tribal organizations and fraternal or social organizations.
• Organizations based in the United States, including tribes or territories. 
PURPOSE: The foundation will provide one-year grants for organizations that will develop new or implement existing community projects/programs in cancer prevention and early detection. For the 2022 cycle, the foundation invites applications focused on providing cancer prevention education, outreach and screening in LGBTQ+ communities.
CONTACT: Erica Childs Warner. Email: erica.childswarner@preventcancer.org. Please view grant opportunity for additional details
From Prevent Cancer Foundation website, accessed March 29, 2022.
Subject(s): cancer education/prevention, underserved communities, minority health.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership Invite Proposals
SOURCE: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership at Urban Institute
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The deadline for receipt of registration of intent to apply is April 20, 2022, 2 p.m. CDT.
$ AVAILABLE: RWJF expects to award up to 35 individual grants of $40,000 each, with a period of performance of nine months.
ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofit organizations based in the U.S. are eligible to apply for this opportunity.
PURPOSE: RWJF is making $30 million available through the Data to Improve Community Conditions Shaped by Structural Racism funding opportunity. RWJF works to identify and remove the barriers that create health disparities. With this Call for Proposals (CFP), RWJF is building on its earlier effort to provide support for data related work on timely issues within communities, believing that such support is critical for building data capacity in communities to advance an equitable future. The purpose of this CFP is to provide grants for organizations to use data to inform efforts to improve community conditions shaped by structural racism. 
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for contact information and additional details.
From Robert Wood Johnson Foundation email, March 31, 2022.
Subject(s): health policy research, health disparities, minority health, health information.


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.

Virtual - Competing for Federal Grants 
SPONSOR: Grantsmanship Center
WHEN: The schedule is as follows:
• May 2, 10 a.m.-noon and 3-5 p.m. CDT. 
• May 3, 10 a.m.-noon and 3-5 p.m. CDT. 
• May 4, 10 a.m.-noon and 3-5 p.m. CDT.
• May 5, 10 a.m.-noon. CDT.
• May 6, 3-5 p.m. CDT.
WHERE: Online.
DESCRIPTION: The federal government awards billions of grant dollars each year that support a vast range of services and programs. But this arena is tough and winning federal awards isn’t easy. This online training provides you with proven approaches and tools to tip the odds in your favor, making your grant applications more competitive and more likely to succeed.
COST: $1,395. For more information and registration, go to the Grantsmanship Center website.
CONTACT: Email: info@tgci.com.
From Grantsmanship Center email, March 16, 2022.


Awards in Texas

Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity Receives $9 Million from Mackenzie Scott
Dallas Habitat will use the $9 million donation to purchase and develop land in areas where it currently builds.
From Habitat for Humanity website, accessed March 23, 2022.

Dallas Foundation Awards More than $1.3 Million
The Dallas Foundation awarded more than $1.3 million to 25 local organizations and initiatives through its Community Impact funding cycle. 
From Philanthropy Southwest website, accessed March 30, 2022.

Houston Methodist Awards $7 Million Through Community Benefits Grant Program
Houston Methodist Community Benefits Grant Program partnered with 30 organizations within the Greater Houston Area that focus on providing direct health care services.
From Houston Methodist website, accessed March 30, 2022.

Michael, Susan Dell Commit $18 Million in Matching Gift to Mercy Ships
Mercy Ships has announced a commitment of $18 million from Michael and Susan Dell through a charitable fund at Vanguard Charitable to help secure funding for this next season of the organization’s work.
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed March 30, 2022.

Texas Organization Receives Bristol Myers Squibb Grant
The community-based organization Dia de la Mujer Latina will use the Bristol Myers Squibb grant to expand the role of Promotores de Salud (Community Health Workers) in lung cancer prevention, screening, and care in Houston and El Paso. 
From Bristol Myers Squibb website, accessed March 30, 2022.


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