This week, we are highlighting forecasted grant opportunities from the Department of Health and Human Services. These potential grants are projected to support mental health services and drug and substance abuse prevention, among other programs.
Posted Date: November 17, 2017
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Opportunity: Mental Health Awareness Training Grants
Purpose: The purpose of this program is to train teachers and other relevant school personnel to recognize the symptoms of childhood and adolescent mental disorders; refer family members to appropriate mental health services if necessary; train emergency services personnel, veterans, law enforcement, and other categories of individuals to identify and appropriately respond to persons with a mental illness; and provide education to teachers and personnel regarding resources that are available in the community for individuals with mental illness.
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Crop protection, historical preservation, and primary healthcare are among the topics featured in this week’s #FundingFriday post. All of the grants highlighted below have application windows that close in May.
Close Date: May 8, 2018
Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Opportunity: Crop Protection and Pest Management Competitive Grants Program
Purpose: The purpose of the Crop Protection and Pest Management program is to address high priority issues related to pests and their management using IPM approaches at the state, regional and national levels. The CPPM program supports projects that will ensure food security and respond effectively to other major societal pest management challenges with comprehensive IPM approaches that are economically viable, ecologically prudent, and safe for human health.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: New Grant Opportunities from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Interior, and Health and Human Services
In March, application windows will close for more than 200 federal grant opportunities. The grants listed below reflect the range of government funding available to support education, museums, agriculture and assistive technology – to name just a few categories.
Close Date: Mar 01, 2018
Agency: Department of Education
Opportunity: Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education Interventions
Purpose: To provide national leadership in expanding fundamental knowledge and understanding of (1) developmental and school readiness outcomes for infants and toddlers with or at risk for a disability, and (2) education outcomes for all students from early childhood education through postsecondary and adult education.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Federal Grants Closing in Early March
The following grant opportunities will see their application windows close in early and mid-February. These grants support a wide range of government initiatives in the areas of foreign policy, business, science and education, and the arts.
Close Date: Feb 09, 2018
Agency: Department of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
Opportunity: Journalist Reporting Tours in Northeast Asia 2018
Purpose: The purpose of these tours is for the journalists to gather information to better inform their audiences about the U.S. and its partners’ foreign policy toward the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the nature of the threat posed by DPRK nuclearization to global security.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Closing Dates for Grants Supporting Journalists, Women’s Entrepreneurship, Food Security and More
Here are five funding opportunities that will close next week, including grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Small Business Administration, and the National Archives and Records Administration.
Close Date: Jan 16, 2018
Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities
Opportunity: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants
Purpose: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG) support digital projects throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and long-term sustainability. Experimentation, reuse, and extensibility are hallmarks of this grant category, leading to innovative work that can scale to enhance research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Federal Grant Opportunities Closing Next Week
New federal grant announcements from this week span a wide range of fields and industries. To see a complete list of new grants, visit the Grants.gov Search page.
The SCORE Program is designed to provide high quality business and economic development assistance to existing small businesses and nascent (pre-venture) entrepreneurs. SCORE helps small businesses access capital, develop and exchange new technologies, and improve business planning, strategy, operations, financial management, personnel administration, marketing, export assistance, sales and other areas required for growth and expansion, management improvement, increased productivity and innovation.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Federal Grants for Small Businesses, Preserving Cultural Heritage, Cataloging Geophysical Data, and More
Nearly 100 new federal grants were announced this week by the National Archives and Records Administration, the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Department of Energy, among other agencies. Below are a few highlights from this week’s announcements.
The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals that strengthen the nation’s archival network through activities undertaken by state historical records advisory boards. The purpose of this grant program is to assist state boards to broaden preservation of, and increased online access to, historical records; develop and promote best practices; support activities that put the American people in touch with primary sources in their communities and online; promote the institutional advancement of organizations in underserved communities; and assist locally based repositories with training and tools to improve their stewardship abilities.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: New Federal Grants from NARA, IMLS and DOE
This week’s highlights focus on new and forecasted funding opportunities for which town, city and county governments are eligible. These and hundreds of other recent federal grant announcements are published under Grants.gov’s Search tab.
Grant funds must be used for the transfer of control of Native American human remains and cultural items to lineal descendants, Indian tribes, and Native Hawaiian organizations. Repatriation includes disposition of culturally unidentifiable Native American human remains (CUI) according to 43 C.F.R. 10.11. Repatriation projects defray costs associated with the packaging, transportation, contamination removal, reburial, and storage of NAGPRA-related human remains and cultural items.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Recent Funding Opportunity Announcements for Local Governments
A job in Financial Assistance Management might not have topped your career wish list when you first entered the job market (unfulfilled professional basketball aspirations notwithstanding). But some people who take a government job or work for a nonprofit eventually stumble into a grant manager role – and they end up loving it.
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) defines federal grants management as work that “involves implementing and managing federal grants and cooperative agreements and providing grants-related assistance and services.”
If a grants management role sounds like it might be up your alley, the CFO Council has identified nine functional competencies that are standard performance requirements. Below, we have highlighted our five favorites (and summarized the other four).
- Ensures that effective controls are developed and maintained to assure the integrity of the organization
- Holds self and others accountable for rules and responsibilities
- Can be relied upon to ensure that projects within areas of specific responsibility are completed in a timely manner and within budget
- Monitors and evaluates plans, focuses on results, and measuring attainment of outcomes
Continue reading 5 Key Competencies for Aspiring Federal Grants Management Pros
Highlights from this week’s new funding opportunities include three grant forecasts from the Department of Health and Human Services. The opportunities listed below fund programs supporting Native American families, language preservation, environmental enterprise, refugee training, and environmental education. Visit Grants.gov Search to browse more new funding opportunities from the federal government.
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration for Native Americans (ANA) announces the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 funds for the Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) program. This program is focused on community-driven projects designed to grow local economies, strengthen Native American families, including the preservation of Native American cultures, and decrease the high rate of current challenges caused by the lack of community-based businesses, and social and economic infrastructure in Native American communities. Native American communities include American Indian tribes (federally-recognized and non-federally recognized), Native Hawaiians, Alaskan Natives, and Native American Pacific Islanders.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Federal Grant Forecasts from the Department of Health and Human Services & More