Inland Empire Capaciteria


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.

Oct 18 2018

The Department of Interior Fish and Wildlife Service, through the Small Grants Program, supports public-private partnerships carrying out projects in the United States that further the goals of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act. Projects must involve only long-term protection, restoration, enhancement and/or establishment of wetland and associated upland habitats to benefit migratory birds. The program requires a 1:1 non-federal match and research funding is ineligible. This program supports the DOI and FWS mission of protecting and managing the nation's natural resources by collaborating with partners and stakeholders to conserve land and water and to expand outdoor recreation and access. Proposals must include a two-year plan of action (not including the two-year-old match window) supported by a NAWCA grant and partner funds to conserve wetlands and wetland-dependent fish and wildlife through acquisition (including easements and land title donations), restoration, enhancement, and/or wetland establishment

Grant Amount: Grants of up to $100,000 are available.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants are unrestricted.

Due Date: October 18, 2018

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Other / Miscellaneous

Oct 18 2018

The Shubert Foundation supports dance, theatre, and arts-related programs. Dance and Theatre applications are evaluated individually and with appropriate allowance for size and resources. The standard for awarding these grants is based on an assessment of each organization's operation and its contribution to the field. Artistic achievement, administrative strength, and fiscal stability are factored into each evaluation, as is the company's development of new work and other significant contributions to the field of professional theatre in the US.

Some organizations that help support the development of theatre and dance are eligible for funding. Grants to these art-related organizations are based principally on an assessment of their work, as demonstrated by past and current performance. Impact, administrative strength, and fiscal stability are also factored into each evaluation.

Grant Amount: Grant amounts not specified.

Eligibility: Applicants must be located in the US and have current 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status in order to be eligible for funding. The Foundation provides grants only to organizations that have an established artistic and administrative track record, as well as a history of fiscal responsibility. The Foundation does not make grants to individuals, nor does it provide funds for project support, audience development, direct subsidy of reduced-price admissions, conduit organizations (agencies that disburse funds to individuals or other organizations), media (film, TV, and radio), renovation projects, loans, capital or endowment campaigns.

Due Date: Theatre applications are due on December 1, 2018. All other applications are due on October 18, 2018.

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Arts and Humanities

Oct 22 2018

The Department of Health and Human Services seeks projects that will bring useful, usable health information to health disparity populations and their health care providers. Access to useful, usable, understandable health information is an important factor when making health decisions. Proposed projects should exploit the capabilities of computer and information technology and health sciences libraries to bring health-related information to consumers and their health care providers. Because this funding stream focuses on providing health information to health disparity populations, institutions with demonstrated commitment to the needs of health disparity communities (including Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU), Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) and other Minority-Serving Institutions (MSI)) are encouraged to apply.

A project can develop and deploy a new information resource or service, or expand and improve an existing resource or service in order to meet the needs of a health disparity population. For a proposed project to be competitive, there must be evidence that the intended audience is a health disparity population and/or their healthcare providers. A population is a health disparity population if there is a significant disparity in the overall rate of disease incidence, prevalence, morbidity, mortality or survival rates in the population as compared to the health status of the general population.

Topics that are responsive to this grant program include, but are not limited to:

•Developing or upgrading health information resources/services to meet the needs of health disparity populations.

•Providing health information resources/services to community organizations involved with health disparity populations.

•Developing information strategies to facilitate implementing patient-centered care and precision medicine within a health disparity population.

•Developing information resources that will enable persons with health disparities to make informed consent decisions regarding research participation. 

•Needs assessment studies that identify the types and forms of information needed by health disparity populations to assist them in making health-related decisions.

•Evaluation studies of existing information resources or services targeted at health disparity populations.

Grant Amount: Grants of $150,000 for one year and $300,000 for two years are available.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants include:

•State governments

•Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

•For-profit organizations other than small businesses

•Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)


Due Date: October 22, 2018

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Health and Wellness

Oct 24 2018

The AARP Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Retired Persons, works to ensure low-income and vulnerable older adults have access to nutritious food, safe, secure, and affordable housing; a steady income with economic opportunities to grow and protect financial assets; and strong and sustaining social bonds.

To that end, the foundation is accepting applications for its Scaling Evidence-Based Solutions for Vulnerable Older Adults program, which seeks to address housing security, social connections, income security, or food security needs with evidence-based solutions that can be brought to scale. Grant amounts will be determined on a project-by-project basis.

Grant Amount: Grant amounts of up to $20,000 are available.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants include institutions of higher education, public entities, and nonprofit organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, as well as other types of nonprofits and for-profit organizations. Applicant organizations must be based in the United States or its territories.

Due Date: October 24, 2018

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Health and Wellness

Oct 26 2018

The Department of Homeland Security, through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program, announces funding for resources to equip and train emergency personnel. The purpose of the AFG Program is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards. The program provides direct financial assistance to eligible fire departments, nonaffiliated emergency medical service (EMS) organizations, and State Fire Training Academies (SFTA). The funds provide critically needed resources that equip and train emergency personnel to recognized standards, enhance operational efficiencies, foster interoperability, and support community resilience.

Grant Amount: Grant amounts are dependent on the size of the jurisdiction served by the recipient but range up to $3.5 million.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants include fire departments, nonaffiliated nonprofit EMS organizations, and State Fire Training Academies.

Due Date: October 26, 2018

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Other / Miscellaneous

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