Funding Alert Vol. 33 No. 5 Alert #5 - May 31, 2022

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Funding News and Grant Tips

Growth of HIV-Related Giving Flat in 2020, Report Finds
While growth in HIV-related philanthropy in 2020 was essentially flat compared with 2019, there was a reliance on a shrinking pool of funders, a report from the Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) finds. Based on an analysis of HIV-related philanthropic disbursement from 323 funders, the report, Philanthropic Support to Address HIV and AIDS, found that total HIV-related philanthropy in 2020 reached $707 million, representing an essentially flat, 1 percent increase from 2019.
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed May 24, 2022.

Trust in Nonprofits Fell Slightly Last Year, Survey Finds
While there is room for U.S. institutions across the board to increase public trust, a majority of respondents believe nonprofits will do what is right for society, a survey conducted by Independent Sector finds. Conducted in February in partnership with Edelman Data & Intelligence, the third annual Trust in Civil Society survey found that 56 percent of Americans said they trust nonprofits, down 3 percentage points from the 2020 benchmark study (59 percent).
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed May 24, 2022. 


Public Funding Opportunities

Center of Excellence on Social Media and Mental Wellness: SM-22-013
SOURCE: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 18, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $2 million for one award.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants are states, political subdivisions of states, Indian tribes, or tribal organizations (as such terms are defined in section 5304 of title 25), health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other public or private nonprofit entities.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this program is to establish a national Center of Excellence (CoE) to develop and disseminate information, guidance, and training on the impact of children and youth’s social media use (risks and benefits), especially the potential risks social media platforms pose to their mental health; and the clinical and societal interventions that could be used to address these risks.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.243
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information
From Grants.gov website, accessed May 24, 2022. 
Subject(s): mental health, adolescent health, technology.

Innovative Multi-Level Approaches and Strategies to Prevent, Test and Treat HIV in Primary Care Settings in Health Disparity Populations in Geographic Hot Spots in the United States (R01 - Clinical Trial Required) (Reissue of RFA-MD-22-001): RFA-MD-22-009
SOURCE: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: July 15, 2022. Due Date: Aug. 15, 2022. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization. 
$ AVAILABLE: NIMHD intends to commit $3 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 to fund up to four 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.
PURPOSE: This initiative will support research projects that examine innovative approaches and strategies to prevent, test, and treat HIV among health disparity populations or subgroups within primary care settings located in geographic areas with a high rate of new infections in the United States.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.307, 93.313
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information
From Grants.gov website, accessed May 23, 2022. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS research, HIV/AIDS treatment.

Maternity Group Home Program: HHS-2022-ACF-ACYF-YZ-0063
SOURCE: Administration for Children & Families (ACF)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 27, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $6.8 million for 28 awards. Cost sharing required. Please see announcement for cost sharing formulas.
ELIGIBILITY: Public (state, and local, and tribal) and private nonprofit entities (including faith-based, community, and tribal organizations) and coordinated networks of such entities are eligible to apply for a Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Program grant. Any organization that is part of a state or local juvenile justice system is not eligible to apply. For profit organizations are not eligible. Private institutions of higher education must be nonprofit entities.
PURPOSE: The Maternity Group Home (MGH) program provides safe, stable, and appropriate shelter only for pregnant and/or parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren) for 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, up to 21 months. Service providers must accommodate the needs and safety of the dependent children to include facility safety standards for infants and children on the premises. MGH services include, but are not limited to, parenting skills, child development, family budgeting, and health and nutrition education, in addition to the required services provided under the Transitional Living Program to help MGH youth realize improvements in four core outcome areas. The MGH combination of shelter and services is designed to promote long-term, economic independence to ensure the well-being of the youth and their child(ren).
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.550
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information
From Grants.gov website, accessed May 24, 2022. 
Subject(s): youth services, housing/homeless, pregnancy, child welfare.

Neuronal Vulnerability to Proteinopathies in Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): RFA-AG-23-028
SOURCE: National Institute on Aging (NIA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: June 15, 2022. Due Date: July 15, 2022. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: NIA intends to commit $8 million in fiscal year 2023 to fund eight to ten 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 organizations).
PURPOSE: The goal of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to define and characterize neuronal and glial cell populations that are vulnerable to Alzheimer's disease (AD) and AD-related dementias (ADRD) proteinopathies.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.866
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information
From Grants.gov website, accessed May 23, 2022. 
Subject(s): Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

Family Violence Program Special Nonresidential Projects: RFA No. HHS0011080
SOURCE: Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 28, 2022, 10:30 a.m. CDT.
$ AVAILABLE: $5.8 million for multiple awards. The estimated maximum award amount is $250,000. Grantees are required to match 20 percent of their Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) portion of their award.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must not be debarred of receiving any federal or state funds at the time of the award. Applicants must be a public or private nonprofit organization with a current 501(c)(3) status. Please visit grant opportunity for additional details about eligibility.
PURPOSE: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), the System Agency, is accepting applications for the Family Violence Program Special Nonresidential Projects. The purpose of this program is to promote self-sufficiency, long-term independence, and safety from family violence and dating violence to survivors and their children statewide and to reduce the negative impacts of family violence on families and communities.
The HHSC Family Violence Program seeks applications to provide Special Nonresidential Projects (SNRP), including innovative non-residential direct services or community education services, to unserved and underserved victims of family violence, as part of HHSC's plan for delivering family violence services in Texas, entitled Creating a Safer Texas: Access to Safety, Justice, and Opportunity, hereafter called the State Plan. SNRP funding is targeted to support communities who have historically faced marginalization as outlined in the State Plan.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: None.
CONTACT: Ross Hoffpauir, Grants Specialist, HHSC Procurement and Contracting Services. Email: Ross.Hoffpauir01@hhs.texas.gov. Please view grant opportunity for more information.
From Texas Health and Human Services Procurement and Contract Services website, accessed May 24, 2022. 
Subject(s): family violence prevention.

Research Opportunities in Established Cancer Epidemiology Cohort Studies (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): PAR-22-162
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 29, 2022. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization. Expires March 1, 2025. 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 institutions).
PURPOSE: Through this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) encourages grant applications to support research in established cancer epidemiology cohort studies, defined as studies that have achieved their initial planned recruitment goal. Applications must include hypothesis-based research using data from an established cohort study and are expected to include support for cohort maintenance, continued follow-up, and sharing of the existing resources in addition to addressing research questions across the cancer control continuum.
ASSISTANCE LISTING NUMBER: 93.393
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for multiple contacts and more information
From Grants.gov website, accessed May 23, 2022. 
Subject(s): cancer research.


Private Funding Opportunities

American Association for Cancer Research Invites Applications for Victoria’s Secret Global Fund for Women’s Cancers
SOURCE: American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), Pelotonia
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 28, 2022, Noon CDT.
$ AVAILABLE: AACR will award $206,000 over two years for expenses related to the research project, which may include the salary and benefits of the grant recipient (who must devote at least 75 percent of their total effort to research in the breast or gynecologic cancer), collaborators, postdoctoral or clinical research fellows, graduate students (including tuition costs associated with graduate students’ education and training), or research assistants; research/laboratory supplies; equipment; publication charges for manuscripts that pertain directly to the funded project; and other research expenses. Indirect costs are not allowable expenses.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must be female investigators with a doctoral degree (Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral degree. Applicants belonging to racial or ethnic groups shown to be underrepresented in the cancer-related sciences workforce are especially encouraged to apply. There are no citizenship or geographic requirements.
PURPOSE: The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) invites applications for the Victoria’s Secret Global Fund for Women’s Cancers, which seeks to fund innovative research aimed at progressing outcomes for women’s cancers and invest in the next generation of women scientists who represent the diverse population they serve.
CONTACT: Email: grants@aacr.org. Please view grant opportunity for additional details
From Philanthropy News Digest email, May 20, 2022.
Subject(s): cancer research.

American College of Psychiatrists Invites Applications for Award for Creativity in Psychiatric Education
SOURCE: American College of Psychiatrists (ACP) 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 30, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: Not specified.
ELIGIBILITY: The Award for Creativity in Psychiatric Education is open to any creative/innovative program for psychiatric education that has been in operation for at least two years, includes program outcome data, and has been a part of a U.S. or Canadian psychiatric residency training program approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or The Royal College. Trainees may include medical students, residents, other physicians, allied mental health professionals, or members of the community. The program and any contributors must be free from commercial interest or benefit.
PURPOSE: Comprising more than 750 psychiatrists who have demonstrated excellence in psychiatry and achieved national recognition in clinical practice, research, academic leadership, or teaching, the American College of Psychiatrists works to promote the highest standards in psychiatry. ACP invites applications for its Award for Creativity in Psychiatric Education, which recognizes a teaching program that demonstrates innovation in psychiatric education to advance this mission.
CONTACT: Nathan Zastrow. Email: nathan@acpsych.org. Please view award opportunity for additional details
From Philanthropy News Digest email, May 20, 2022.
Subject(s): mental health, health professions training, education.

Innovative Local Models to Provide Volunteer Nonmedical Assistance to Older Adults, Adults with Disabilities, and Family Caregivers
SOURCE: Community Care Corps
APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 8, 2022, 4 p.m. CDT.
$ AVAILABLE: All grantees are required to contribute a minimum match equal to 20 percent of the total program budget. The administrators will award grants ranging in size from $30,000 to $200,000. Current 12-month grantees who were granted funding from Community Care Corps during the 2021-2022 grant cycle, may apply for a second year of funding up to $100,000 or 100 percent of the previously awarded amount, whichever is less.
ELIGIBILITY: Examples of the types of organizations that are eligible to apply are:
• Domestic public or private nonprofit entities.
• Local communities.
• State, county, and local governments.
• Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American).
• Faith-based organizations.
• Community-based organizations.
• Hospitals and health care systems.
• Institutions of higher education.
• Local aging services organizations.
• Centers for independent living.
• AmeriCorps.
• Time-banking or volunteer agencies with expertise in the delivery
of home and community-based services to older adults and adults
with disabilities.
• Entities with expertise in the delivery of services and supports to
older adults, adults with disabilities, and family caregivers.
PURPOSE: Community Care Corps has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers or directly assist older adults or adults with disabilities with non-medical care to maintain their independence.
CONTACT: Sara Paige, Project Manager. Email: Info@CommunityCareCorps.org. Go to the Request for Proposals for more details.
From Community Care Corps website, accessed May 25, 2022.
Subject(s): aged/seniors, volunteerism.  

Oliver Foundation Teen Advisory Board Grants
SOURCE: Oliver Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 15, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: $500.
ELIGIBILITY: Grants will be awarded to Texas nonprofit organizations, agencies and schools that demonstrate the greatest need and likelihood of a sustainable impact on children's nutrition and activity levels through mentoring and innovative community service programs.
PURPOSE: Teen Advisory Board grants from the Oliver Foundation are available for middle and high school students. Teens must have interest in forming a teen advisory board on their campus. The purpose of a Teen Advisory Board is to create a healthy campus environment, promote healthy choices and mentor younger students. A school sponsor is required to oversee this group of students and submit the grant application.
CONTACT: Please view grant opportunity for contact information and additional details. 
From DSHS School Health Program Friday Beat email, May 20, 2022.
Subject(s): school health, nutrition/food services, health promotion/wellness.

Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health
SOURCE: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)  
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Proposals will be accepted throughout the year on a rolling admission.
$ AVAILABLE: There is not an explicit range for budget requests. You 
should request the amount of funding you will need to complete your proposed project—including direct and indirect costs—for the entire duration of your grant. Grant periods are flexible, though generally range from one to three years.
ELIGIBILITY: Preference will be given to applicants that are tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are not private foundations or Type III supporting organizations. Applicant organizations must be based in the United States or its territories. Submissions from teams that include both U.S. and international members are eligible but the lead applicant must be based in the United States.
PURPOSE: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is interested in ideas that address any of these four areas of focus: Future of Evidence; Future of Social Interaction; Future of Food; Future of Work. RWJF wants to hear from scientists, anthropologists, artists, urban planners, community leaders—anyone, anywhere who has a new or unconventional idea that could alter the trajectory of health. The changes the foundation seeks require diverse perspectives and cannot be accomplished by any one person, organization, or sector.
CONTACT: Email: pioneeringideas@rwjf.org. View the grant opportunity for more details.  
From Robert Wood Johnson Foundation website, accessed May 24, 2022.
Subject(s): health policy research, public health.

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative Invites Applications for SPARK Program
SOURCE: Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 30, 2022.
$ AVAILABLE: Researchers may apply for a maximum of $20,000 in per-person incentive funding per study. 
ELIGIBILITY: Researchers conducting studies of autism. 
PURPOSE: The purpose of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is to improve the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by funding innovative research of the highest quality and relevance. To that end, the Simons Foundation invites applications for its Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge (SPARK) Research Match Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity (DEI) program. SPARK is the world’s largest research study on autism to accelerate autism research and discovery by building an online research community of thousands of individuals with ASD and their family members. Participation in SPARK is simple, accessible, and open to individuals living in the United States with a professional diagnosis of ASD. SPARK participants can consent to be contacted about other research opportunities in the future through SPARK Research Match. This Request for Proposals (RFP) encourages and supports applications for SPARK Research Match studies from principal investigators to ensure SPARK research opportunities are available to Black or African American participants. The program aims to address historical disparities in research participation by Black or African American individuals by soliciting studies on autism that recruit Black or African American participants. Funding will provide per-person participant incentives (e-gift cards) for online surveys or remote projects (e.g., phone interviews, focus groups, telehealth) that utilize SPARK Research Match to recruit participants for new research studies. Funds will not be transferred directly to the institution but rather will be provided as part of the workflow built for the project. For example, for an online survey study, SPARK Research Match would build the surveys into an online workflow, and after completion, participants would receive an e-gift card.
CONTACT: Please visit website for contact information and additional details. 
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed May 31, 2022.
Subject(s): autism spectrum disorders.


Events

Virtual – Federal Grant Management Boot Camp
SPONSOR: MyFedTrainer.com. 
WHEN: June 21-24, Noon-3 p.m. CDT.
WHERE: Online.
DESCRIPTION: Employees new to grant management will learn the skills they need to successfully manage federal awards. Experienced grant professionals will keep up to date on changing regulations, deepen their expertise, and gain a renewed feeling of confidence in their abilities.
COST: $797. Register before June 13 to get special discount rate of $497. Visit their website for more information and to register
CONTACT: Phone: 970-744-3214.
Email: CustomerService@MyFedTrainer.com.
From MyFedTrainer.com website, accessed May 24, 2022.

On Demand Training – The Federal Funding Process: First Steps to Applying, How to Prepare Now and Other Considerations
SPONSOR: U.S. Department of Justice
WHEN: On demand recordings.
WHERE: Virtual.
DESCRIPTION: This webinar is intended for applicants for Department of Justice grants. During this webinar, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and JustGrants personnel provided attendees with information about the registrations that are necessary to apply for funding, how to navigate Grants.gov and JustGrants, and what resources are available for applicants.
COST: Free. To register and for more information, visit the Bureau of Justice Assistance website
CONTACT: Use the Ask BJA: Submit a Question or Feedback form.
From U.S. Department of Justice email, May 25, 2022.


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