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Time Limited Grant Opportunities

Following is a selection of foundation, federal, state and local grant opportunities that may be relevant to Inland Empire nonprofits. Below is a list of time-limited opportunities that have either been recently released, or those that have upcoming deadlines. To the right is a report containing ongoing opportunities compiled for Inland Empire nonprofits.

Jul 24 2017

The Department of Education is inviting applications for the Presidential and Congressional Academies for American History and Civics Program. The Academies Program supports the establishment of: (1) Presidential Academies for the Teaching of American History and Civics that offer workshops for both veteran and new teachers to strengthen their knowledge of American history, civics, and government education (Presidential Academies); and (2) Congressional Academies for Students of American History and Civics that provide high school students opportunities to enrich their understanding of these subjects (Congressional Academies).

Program priorities are:

Presidential Academies for the Teaching of American History and Civics: Under this priority, an applicant must propose to establish a Presidential Academy that offers a seminar or institute for teachers of American history and civics, which— (a) Provides intensive professional development opportunities for teachers of American history and civics to strengthen such teachers’ knowledge of the subjects of American history and civics; (b) Is led by a team of primary scholars and core teachers who are accomplished in the field of American history and civics; (c) Is conducted during the summer or other appropriate time; and (d) Is of not less than two weeks and not more than six weeks in duration.

Congressional Academies for Students of American History and Civics: Under this priority, an applicant must propose to establish a seminar or institute for outstanding students of American history and civics, which— (a) Broadens and deepens such students’ understanding of American history and civics; (b) Is led by a team of primary scholars and core teachers who are accomplished in the field of American history and civics; (c) I s conducted during the summer or other appropriate time; and (d) Is of not less than two weeks and not more than six weeks in duration.

Grant Amount: Grant amounts range from $300,000 to $700,000.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be an institution of higher education, or nonprofit educational organization, museum, library, or research center with demonstrated expertise in historical methodology or the teaching of American history and civics; or a consortium of these entities. In its application, an applicant is required to submit documentation of its organization’s expertise in historical methodology or the teaching of American history or civics.

Due Date: July 24, 2017

For more information, visit: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view- opportunity.html?oppId=294516

 

Education / Job Training


Jul 31 2017

The Cathay Bank Foundation's mission is to enhance the growth and success of communities in which the Bank serves. The Foundation's ultimate objective is to create opportunities in areas of affordable housing, community and economic development, and education. The Foundation will also consider supporting culture and arts, health and welfare, environmental and human services and programs that benefit the communities at large. The Cathay Bank Foundation will consider grants in the following areas:

 

  • Community & Economic Development
    • Programs to preserve, rehabilitate and construct affordable housing in low- and moderate-income (LMI) areas;
    • Organizations that provide home-buyer counseling to families in the LMI communities;
    • Programs that support small business development, commercial revitalization and job creation;
    • Programs tailored to assist LMI individuals in development of work and life skills, with a specific emphasis on work-entry programs, skills training and employment retention;
    • Services catered to seniors, workforce development, and individuals with disabilities.
  • Education
    • Innovative programs that offer assistance to LMI youths to excel in school and prepare for higher education;
    • Financial literacy programs for youth and adults in LMI communities;
    • Effective mentoring programs for at-risk youths;
    • Student scholarship programs focused on finance-related studies;
    • Literacy, math, parent engagement efforts and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs;
    • Entrepreneurship education programs for underserved youth.
  • Civic & Community
    • Civic organizations that focus on development of neighborhoods and raising awareness of social issues;
    • Voter registration and education, community organizing and leadership development.
  • Health & Welfare
    • Homeless, crisis shelters and battered women shelters;
    • Programs that provide services to children and families at risk;
    • Soup kitchens;
    • Health prevention and education targeted to conditions such as diabetes, obesity, asthma; insurance enrollment of uninsured children and adults; mental health services; and fitness and nutrition.

Grant Amount: Grants range from $1,000 to $10,000.

Eligibility:  The organization’s programs and services must:

  • Target the low- and moderate-income population
  • Display leadership and vision in the community
  • Provide tangible benefits to the communities they serve
  • Have an effective system to measure and report results with a demonstrated track record
  • Have established strategic alliances with the community to face expected challenges
  • Have 501c(3) tax-exempt status from the IRS
  • Be equal opportunity employers
  • Display fiscal and administrative stability

Due Date: All nonprofit organizations wishing to apply for a grant through the Cathay Bank Foundation must first submit a Letter of Intent (LOI). If the request is within the grant guidelines and budget, the organization may be invited to complete the full grant application form for consideration. Full applications are due August 31, 2017.

For more information, visit: https://www.cathaybank.com/cathay-foundation/home

 

Basic Needs


Jul 31 2017

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2017 Improving Access to Overdose Treatment (Short Title: OD Treatment Access). SAMHSA will award OD Treatment Access funds to a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Opioid Treatment Program, or practitioner who has a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine to expand access to Food and Drug Administration (FDA)- approved drugs or devices for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. The grantee will partner with other prescribers at the community level to develop best practices for prescribing and co-prescribing FDA-approved overdose reversal drugs. After developing best practices, the grantee will train other prescribers in key community sectors as well as individuals who support persons at high risk for overdose.

In 2013, SAMHSA released the Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit to help reduce the number of opioid-related overdose deaths and adverse events. The OD Treatment Access grant program will utilize this toolkit and other resources to help the grantee train and provide resources for health care providers and pharmacists on the prescribing of drugs or devices approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. The OD Treatment Access grant program will also ensure the grantee establishes protocols to connect patients who have experienced a drug overdose with appropriate treatment, including medication- assisted treatment and appropriate counseling and behavioral therapies.

Grant Amount: Grants of up to $1,000,000 are available.

Eligibility: SAMHSA is limiting eligibility to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) (as defined in section 1861(aa) of the Social Security Act), opioid treatment programs as defined under part 8 of title 42, Code of Federal Regulations, and practitioners dispensing narcotic drugs pursuant to section 303(g) of the Controlled Substances Act.

The eligibility for this grant program is statutorily defined in Section 544 of the Public Health Service Act.

Due Date: July 31, 2017

For more information, visit: https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/sp-17-006

 

Health and Wellness


Jul 31 2017

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2017 Improving Access to Overdose Treatment (Short Title: OD Treatment Access). SAMHSA will award OD Treatment Access funds to a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Opioid Treatment Program, or practitioner who has a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine to expand access to Food and Drug Administration (FDA)- approved drugs or devices for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. The grantee will partner with other prescribers at the community level to develop best practices for prescribing and co-prescribing FDA-approved overdose reversal drugs. After developing best practices, the grantee will train other prescribers in key community sectors as well as individuals who support persons at high risk for overdose.

In 2013, SAMHSA released the Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit to help reduce the number of opioid-related overdose deaths and adverse events. The OD Treatment Access grant program will utilize this toolkit and other resources to help the grantee train and provide resources for health care providers and pharmacists on the prescribing of drugs or devices approved or cleared under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdose. The OD Treatment Access grant program will also ensure the grantee establishes protocols to connect patients who have experienced a drug overdose with appropriate treatment, including medication- assisted treatment and appropriate counseling and behavioral therapies.

Grant Amount: Grants of up to $1,000,000 are available.

Eligibility: SAMHSA is limiting eligibility to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) (as defined in section 1861(aa) of the Social Security Act), opioid treatment programs as defined under part 8 of title 42, Code of Federal Regulations, and practitioners dispensing narcotic drugs pursuant to section 303(g) of the Controlled Substances Act.

The eligibility for this grant program is statutorily defined in Section 544 of the Public Health Service Act.

Due Date: July 31, 2017

For more information, visit: https://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/sp-17-006

 

Health and Wellness


Aug 01 2017

The Terra Foundation for American Art supports exhibitions that enlarge the understanding and appreciation of historical American art made between 1500 and 1980. Exhibitions taking place internationally or in Chicago must be aimed at the general public, scholars, or both; exhibi tions that take place only the United Sates but outside of Chicago must present historical American art in an international context and reach a scholarly audience.

The Terra Foundation has a particular interest in exhibitions that add an international dimension to the study of presentation of historical American art.

Grant Amount: Grant amounts not specified.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be a nonprofit institution with 501(c)(3) status based in the United States. Grants are not made to individuals.

Due Date: Letters of Inquiry must be received no later than August 1, 2017. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, which must be returned by October 16, 2017.

For more information, visit: https://www.terraamericanart.org/what-we-offer/grant-fellowship- opportunities/exhibition-grants/

 

Arts and Humanities


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