#FundingFriday: Federal Grant Opportunities Open to Native American Tribal Governments

This week, we highlight recently posted federal grant opportunities for which Native American tribal governments are eligible. These grant programs include the Department of Justice Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative and the Department of Health and Human Services Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program.

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FY 18 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative

Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Closing Date: June 28, 2018

This multi-category solicitation supports youth mentoring services (1:1, group or peer) provided by National and Multi-State mentoring organizations; and mentoring for specific populations. The specific category titles are: National Mentoring, Multi-State Mentoring, and Supportive Mentoring Services for Youth on Probation.

Learn more: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305143

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#FundingFriday: Federal Grants for County, City and Township Governments

The federal funding opportunities highlighted below are open to local governments and support programs for transportation, sexual assault reporting, bird conservation and the preservation of cultural heritage.

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Close Date: May 21, 2018

Agency: Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
Opportunity: FY 2018 High Priority Grant Program
Purpose: The High Priority (HP) Grant Program is a discretionary (i.e., competitive) program which provides financial assistance to: 1)The HP-ITD projects which include the deployment of intelligent transportation system applications for CMV operations; support/maintenance of CMV information systems/networks, the linking of FMCSA and state information systems, the improvement of safety and productivity of CMVs and commercial drivers and the reduction of costs associated with CMV operations and regulatory requirements. The High Priority (HP) Grant Program is a discretionary (i.e., competitive) program which provides financial assistance to: 2)The HP-CMV projects which include the augmentation of motor carrier safety projects planned in accordance with the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP),as well as projects related to Performance and Registration Information Systems Management (PRISM) and State Safety Data Quality (SSDQ).

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#FundingFriday: 5 Grants Closing Next Week

Opportunities to support public-serving programs for reducing lead-based paint risks or the spread of influenza as well as conducting bioenergy research, implementing SORNA, or supporting DARPA. Due dates and details below.

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#FundingFriday: Grants Supporting National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

In April, federal government agencies, along with a network of nonprofit organizations and individuals, have provided support and funding to raise awareness and prevent crimes of sexual assault.

This month is “an opportunity to underscore the scourge of sexual assault on our society and the trauma this violent crime imposes on its victims,” says Acting Assistant Attorney General Alan R. Hanson (OJP Works to Serve Victims of Sexual Assault, Office of Justice Programs Blog). Below are a range of federal funding opportunities that work to prevent future crimes and care for victims of sexual assault.

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#FundingFriday: Federal Grants Addressing the Ongoing Opioid Epidemic in the US

Opioid abuse and addition have developed to epidemic proportions in the United States.

“In 2014, more than 28,000 people died from opioid overdose, and at least half of those deaths involved a prescription opioid. Many more became addicted to prescription and illegal opioids,” reads an article on the opioid epidemic on the website of the Department of Health and Human Services.

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#FundingFriday: Federal Grants from the Departments of Transportation, State, Interior, Justice, and Housing and Urban Development

The grant opportunities posted this week to Grants.gov showcase the wide range of public services and programs that federal funds support. Below are opportunities that fund training for handling hazardous materials, the conservation of endangered species, capacity-building for professionals in the civil and criminal justice system, and more.

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1. Department of Transportation (DOT) – Hazmat Grants

The Hazardous Materials Transportation Uniform Safety Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-615), authorizes DOT to provide assistance to public sector employees through training and planning grants to States, Territories, and federally recognized Tribes for emergency response. The purpose of this grant program is to increase State, Territorial, Tribal, and local effectiveness in safely and efficiently handling hazardous materials incidents, enhance implementation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (EPCRA), and encourage a comprehensive approach to emergency training and planning by incorporating the unique challenges of responses to transportation situations.

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#FundingFriday: Over 50 Grants Posted this Week on Grants.gov

Federal agencies have posted over 50 funding opportunities on Grants.gov in the last week. Below are just a few highlights from these opportunities from NASA and USAID, as well as the Departments of Commerce, Interior, Justice, State, Health and Human Services, and more.

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#FundingFriday: New Federal Grants Supporting Elementary Education, Study Abroad, Special Education, and more

Nearly 150 federal grants have been posted to Grants.gov already in 2017.

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Below are highlights of new funding opportunities that support various forms of education, including secondary, post-secondary, and special education:

1. Department of Justice – OVW FY 2017 Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus Program

The Campus Program encourages a comprehensive coordinated community approach that enhances victim safety, provides services for victims and supports efforts to hold offenders accountable. The funding supports activities that develop and strengthen trauma informed victim services and strategies to prevent, investigate, respond and prosecute sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.

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#FundingFriday: 4 Government Grants Posted this Week

Here are 4 intriguing federal government grants that were posted this week. Most of these grants relate to educational activities across different subject areas, including agriculture, emergency response, and healthcare.

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