Funding Alert Vol. 33 No. 5 Alert #3 - May 17, 2022

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Funding News and Grant Tips

The Chronicle of Philanthropy Unveils Ambitious Growth Plan to Put National Spotlight on Social Sector and Become a Nonprofit
To maximize its impact and better serve the growing and diverse social sector, the Chronicle of Philanthropy (CoP) announced it plans to become an independent nonprofit organization. Since its founding in 1988, the publication has been owned by the Chronicle of Higher Education Inc., a private, for-profit company. “The Chronicle of Philanthropy is taking a major leap forward in how we serve nonprofits and foundations,” said Stacy Palmer, who helped found CoP in 1988 and will become executive director of the new nonprofit organization. “We are boldly reimagining our mission to both amplify our role as a trusted source of information for social sector professionals but also to double down on our collaboration with other global news outlets to ensure the public better understands the trillion-dollar world of nonprofits and foundations.”
From Chronicle of Philanthropy Press Release, accessed May 10, 2022.

Texas Procurement and Contract Management Guide, Version 2.1 Now Available 
The Statewide Procurement Division (SPD) of the Comptroller of Public Accounts announced the release of the Texas Procurement and Contract Management Guide, Version 2.1. The updated version reflects recent legislative changes as well as recent rule revisions. The SPD Training and Policy Development team is also working on a Crosswalk document, which will highlight changes from version 2.0 to version 2.1 of the Texas Procurement and Contract Management Guide. It is not currently available, but if you want to receive notification when it is available, subscribe to the Statewide Procurement Division (SPD) email alerts. Any questions or feedback can be emailed to the Statewide Procurement Division.
From Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Weekly Digest Bulletin email, May 4, 2022.
Public Funding Opportunities

Alcohol and Other Substance Use Research Education Programs for Health Professionals (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (Reissue of PAR-15-054): PAR-19-207
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: July 11, 2022. Due Date: Aug. 10, 2022. 
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
• 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 NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this program is to support educational activities that foster a better understanding of biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research on alcohol and other substance use disorders and their implications. To accomplish the goal, this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on outreach. Specifically, this FOA will support projects designed to engage practicing health care professionals in education about current and emerging knowledge derived from scientific research on the neurobiology, epidemiology, prevention, and/or treatment of alcohol and other substance use disorders and related health conditions.
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information
From website, accessed May 11, 2022. 
Subject(s): substance abuse education/prevention.

Fire, Ambulance and Services Truck (FAST) Fund 
SOURCE: Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)
$ AVAILABLE: Grant requests must be from $50,000-$750,000. The match requirement is $7,500.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants are non-entitlement general purpose units of local government including cities and counties that are not participating or designated as eligible to participate in the entitlement portion of the federal Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). Non-entitlement cities that are not participating in urban county programs through existing participation agreements are eligible (unless the city’s population is counted towards the urban county CDBG allocation). Please see application guide for definition of terms and more details about eligibility.
PURPOSE: The FAST Fund provides funds for eligible vehicles to provide emergency response and special services to rural communities.
CONTACT: Phone: 512-936-6702. Email: Please view grant opportunity for more information.
From Texas Department of Agriculture website, accessed May 11, 2022. 
Subject(s): safety, transportation, fire and emergency response.

Increasing Uptake of Long-Acting Injectable Antiretrovirals Among People with HIV: HRSA-22-155
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
$ AVAILABLE: One cooperative agreement for $1.5 million.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include entities eligible for funding under Parts A-D of Title XXVI of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, including public and nonprofit private entities, state and local governments, academic institutions; local health departments; nonprofit hospitals and outpatient clinics; community health centers receiving support under Section 330 of the PHS Act; faith-based and community-based organizations; colleges and universities; and Indian Tribes or Tribal organizations with or without federal recognition.
PURPOSE: Increasing viral suppression and client retention in care are critical components of meeting the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (2022-2025) and ending the HIV epidemic. With the advent of FDA-approved long-acting injectable (LAI) antiretroviral (ARV) medication formulations, initiatives that promote, facilitate, and evaluate the uptake and ongoing utilization of LAI ARV medication may improve clinical outcomes for people with HIV, especially for minority populations. This project is designed to develop protocols, implement and modify them as needed, to increase uptake of LAI ARV medications among people of color with HIV.
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information.
From website, accessed May 11, 2022. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS treatment, minority health.

Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Regional Centers: TI-22-012
SOURCE: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 14, 2022. Public Health System Impact Statement (PHSIS) / Single State Agency Coordination Applicants must send the PHSIS to appropriate State and local health agencies by application deadline. Comments from Single State Agency are due no later than 60 days after application deadline.
$ AVAILABLE: $6.5 million for 10 awards.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants are public or nonprofit entities, states, political subdivisions of states, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations, health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to implement regional centers of excellence to develop and disseminate training and technical assistance addressing opioid and stimulant misuse affecting rural communities. Recipients are expected to facilitate the identification of model programs, develop and update materials related to the prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery activities for opioid use disorder (OUD) and/or stimulant use disorder, and ensure that high-quality training is provided.
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information.
From website, accessed May 11, 2022. 
Subject(s): opioid overdose epidemic, substance abuse treatment.

Transitional Living Program: HHS-2022-ACF-ACYF-CX-0061
SOURCE: Administration for Children and Families 
$ AVAILABLE: $20.6 million for 83 awards. Recipients must provide at least 10 percent of the total approved cost of the project.
ELIGIBILITY: Public (state and local) and private nonprofit entities (including faith-based and community organizations) and coordinated networks of such entities, are eligible to apply unless they are part of the juvenile justice system. For profit organizations are not eligible. Private institutions of higher education must be nonprofit entities. In selecting applications to receive grants under the Transitional Living Program (TLP), priority will be given to public and nonprofit private agencies that have experience in providing services to runaway, homeless, and street youth. 
PURPOSE: The TLP provides safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 for up to 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, can be extended to 21 months. TLPs provide comprehensive services that support the transition of homeless youth to self-sufficiency and stable, independent living. Through the provision of shelter and an array of comprehensive services, TLP youth will realize improvements in four core outcome areas (safe and stable housing, education/employment, permanent connections, and social and emotional well-being).
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information
From website, accessed May 11, 2022. 
Subject(s): housing/homeless, youth services.

USDA - SNAP Process and Technology Improvement Grant: USDA-FNS-SNAP-2022-PTIG
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
$ AVAILABLE: $5 million for 12 awards.
ELIGIBILITY Eligible entities include: 
• State and local agencies that administer the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
• State or local governments.
• Agencies providing health or welfare services.
• Public health or educational entities.
• Private nonprofit entities, such as community-based or faith-based organizations, food banks, or other emergency feeding organizations.
Note: Any eligible entity that received a Process and Technology Improvement Grant (PTIG) award last fiscal year (FY 2021) is ineligible to apply and receive the grant this fiscal year (FY 2022).
PURPOSE: The SNAP PTIG grants are awarded through a competitive application process. The multi-year grants seek to improve the experience of SNAP participants by enabling grantees to update inefficient or ineffective processes or use technology to streamline operations and provide better customer service. 
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information
From website, accessed May 11, 2022. 
Subject(s): nutrition/food services.

Private Funding Opportunities

Children’s Mental Health Innovation Awards 
SOURCE: Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health
$ AVAILABLE: Selected organizations have opportunities to:
• Be awarded with a grant of up to $100,000.
• Receive six weeks of consultation and training from industry professionals.
• Learn from peers and build powerful connections.
• Raise their profile and showcase their solutions at the Innovation Awards Showcase.
ELIGIBILITY: Registered 501(c)(3) public charities based in the U.S. are eligible to apply.
PURPOSE: Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health is looking for new or piloted projects from direct-service organizations that will help address the far-reaching challenge of stress, anxiety, depression or other mental health issues in children and young adults on a national or local level in the U.S. Projects must tackle specific issues and address unmet needs, with a goal of reducing stigma, increasing access to care, enabling early identification/prevention or enhancing intervention, especially among disadvantaged and vulnerable populations. 
CONTACT: Email: For more information, view the grant opportunity.
From Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health website, accessed May 11, 2022.
Subject(s): mental health, children’s health, health equity. 

ConocoPhillips Grants
SOURCE: ConocoPhillips Foundation
$ AVAILABLE: Not specified.
ELIGIBILITY: The following are eligible:
• Organizations located in a community where the company operates. View the map of company operations
• Organizations recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as exempt from federal income taxation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and classified by the Internal Revenue Service as public charities. 
• Government subdivisions (e.g., counties, parishes, states, municipalities, or their departments such as police and fire departments). 
• Accredited schools or organizations within an accredited school system. 
PURPOSE: In addition to its two signature causes of habitat and species conservation and math education, ConocoPhillips also offers grants to address the unique needs of the communities where the company operates. Contributions are given in the following categories: disaster relief, health, safety, social services, education, natural resources, arts, and civic interests. Proposals are evaluated based on alignment with local community needs, community and stakeholder engagement, proximity to ConocoPhillips areas of operation, and alignment with ConocoPhillips business objectives. 
CONTACT: Phone: 281-293-1000. Email: View the grant opportunity for more information
From ConocoPhillips Foundation website, accessed May 11, 2022.
Subject(s): disaster assistance, education, safety, human services.

Equipment Support for New Free Health Clinics
SOURCE: American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (AAFP)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2022, 7 p.m. CDT.
$ AVAILABLE: $25,000. Please note: This is a reimbursement grant.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, applicants must have opened or will open within six months of the application deadline date. Clinics must have received or are in the process of receiving the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics Seal of Excellence. An applicant must have an AAFP member family physician who maintains active, ongoing involvement with patient care at the clinic. Grants are available to clinics that will provide or are providing services at no cost to uninsured and medically underserved patients. Clinics must have a primary care focus and must be open to all members of the community. New clinics that have or are developing partnerships/collaborations with hospitals, residency programs, medical schools, AAFP Chapters or Chapter Foundations, a Medical Director that is an AAFP member, or collaborate with other non-medical community organizations (e.g., food pantries, schools, health departments etc.) are given additional consideration. While all applications will be reviewed, new clinics in areas with a high (above a 3.0) Community Needs Index will be given priority.
PURPOSE: Launched in 2011, this humanitarian program helps free clinics to care for the uninsured in areas of need across the United States by providing new grants for the purchase of tangible items, such as exam tables, EHR (Electronic Health Record) systems and medical equipment. Family Medicine Cares USA also gives AAFP members, residents, and students the opportunity to volunteer their time and talents. 
CONTACT: Sharon Hunt. Phone: 800-274-2237, ext. 6006. Email: Go to the Application Details to read the New Clinic Guidelines and Requirements and to apply.
From American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation website, accessed May 11, 2022.
Subject(s): indigent care, health care equipment, health care facilities.

Foundation for Child Development Issues RFP for 2023 Young Scholars Program
SOURCE: Foundation for Child Development (FCD)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: June 9, 2022, 7 p.m. CDT. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full application by Oct. 13, 2022, 7 p.m. CDT.
$ 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, 2013, and June 30, 2021. Physician applicants must have received their M.D. degrees between Jan. 1, 2010 and June 30, 2021. 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). Applicants must be United States citizens, legal permanent residents, or those who have employment authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration services at the time of the award and for the duration of the fellowship. 
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 2023 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: Go to the Foundation for Child Development website for more information. 
From Foundation for Child Development website, accessed May 11, 2022.
Subject(s): children’s health, education.

Kendal Charitable Funds: Promising Innovations
SOURCE: Kendal Charitable Funds
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letters of Intent: June 10, 2022. If you are invited to submit an application, your proposal must be completed by Aug. 5, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: Grant funding will not exceed $50,000 and will extend no longer than a two-year period. Based on submissions received, several smaller requests may be granted rather than one or two larger ones.
ELIGIBILITY: The process is open to any 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations and/or those with a federally recognized 7871 Tribal government status.
PURPOSE: The 2022 grant program topic will focus on the national workforce shortages that are straining the U.S. health care system, specifically the shortage of skilled workers in the fields of elderly care. Kendal Charitable Funds is seeking proposals that address two or more of the identified immediate needs, through creative, innovative, and replicable strategies or programs in the senior living industry or related services field that:
• Retain members of the current workforce through positive work experiences.
• Recruit and nurture new members of the senior living workforce.
• Build future employment opportunities and career pathways.
• Promote positive images of employment opportunities and careers in senior living.
CONTACT: Diane Massey, Director of Outreach and Engagement. Email: Please view the grant opportunity for additional details
From Kendal Charitable Funds website, accessed May 11, 2022.
Subject(s): aged/seniors, health professions training.

Pineywoods Foundation Grants (East Texas)
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: Please view the grant opportunity for more information
From Pineywoods Foundation website, accessed May 11, 2022.
Subject(s): human services, health care services, aged/seniors, education, environmental health, youth services.


In Person – Health Communication Leadership Institute
SPONSOR: University of Texas at Austin Center for Health Communication. 
WHEN: June 15-17. The schedule is as follows:
• June 15; 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. 
• June 16; 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
• June 17; 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
WHERE: Dealey Center for New Media, DMC 1.202, 300 W. Dean Keeton Ave., Austin, TX 78712.
DESCRIPTION: The Health Communication Leadership Institute (HCLI) is the UT Center for Health Communication's premier professional education offering. In this engaging advanced workshop, current and aspiring health communication leaders will evaluate their leadership practices and explore strategies and best practices for leadership, management, and innovation. Speakers include respected experts from diverse sectors and settings.
Attendance is limited to professionals with at least seven years of work experience in for-profit, nonprofit, or government settings.
COST: $1,450. Go to the registration website for more information.
From University of Texas at Austin Center for Health Communication email, May 4, 2022.

Webinar – Prevention Program Webinar - FY2023 Cycle 1 Requests for Applications (RFAs)
SPONSOR: Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)
WHEN: June 1; 11 a.m.-Noon CDT.
WHERE: Webinar.
DESCRIPTION: Join CPRIT for a webinar designed for grant applicants to learn and ask questions about CPRIT’s Primary Prevention of Cancer (PPC) and Cancer Screening and Early Detection (CSD) funding mechanisms as well as the Dissemination of CPRIT-funded Cancer Control Interventions mechanism. The webinar will include an overview of the RFAs and a Q&A with program staff.
COST: Free.
CONTACT: Phone: 512-463-3190. Email: Go to the registration website to learn more. 
From Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas email, May 11, 2022.
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