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Agency: AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation
Release/Posted Date: 2/1/2016
Submission Deadline: 2/25/2016 at 5pm
Program: Connections for Cardiovascular Health (CCH)
Award Amount: $150,000 - $180,000
Eligibility: 501(c)(3), public schools, government entities, or municipal institutions
For culturally appropriate approaches to improving cardiovascular health. Programs must have measurable outcomes and address unmet needs in communities, especially the underserved.
Agency: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
Release/Posted Date: 1/15/16
Submission Deadline: 2/19/16 3pm EST
Program: Policy-Relevant Insurance Studies (PRIS)
Award Amount: $50,000 - $150,000 for six to 12 months
Eligibility: Researchers in a variety of disciplines (see website); Practitioners and public and private policymakers working with researchers.
Funding for “empirical and policy-relevant analyses that address the issue of health insurance.” RWJF will give priority to projects that will directly inform policy. Research questions can explore topics such as take-up among eligible uninsured, the future of the Small Group Market, marketplace sustainability, competition and consolidation, or health insurance trends. Funds can be used for direct research project expenses, including salaries, fees, data collection and analysis, travel, and supplies. Proposals are submitted online. Projects will start September 1, 2016.
Agency: Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
Release/Posted Date: 1/5/16
Submission Deadline: 2/8/16
Program: FY 2016 Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program
Award Amount: $400,000-$800,000
Eligibility: Institutions of higher education, Native American tribal organizations and governments, 501( C)(3) non-profits
“The Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) Grant Program is intended to increase the availability of civil and criminal legal assistance needed to effectively aid adult and youth victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking who are seeking relief in legal matters relating to or arising out of that abuse or violence, at minimum or no cost to the victims. Grant funds may be used to provide direct legal services to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in matters relating to or arising out of that abuse or violence. The objective of the LAV Grant Program is to develop innovative, collaborative projects that provide quality representation to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. ”
In FY 2016, funds under the LAV Grant Program may be used for the following purposes:
- To implement, expand, and establish cooperative efforts and projects between sexual assault, domestic violence, and dating violence victim service providers and legal assistance providers to provide legal assistance for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.
- To implement, expand, and establish efforts and projects to provide legal assistance for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking by organizations with a demonstrated history of providing direct legal or advocacy services on behalf of these victims.
- To implement, expand, and establish efforts and projects to provide competent, supervised pro bono legal assistance for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, except that not more than 10 percent of the funds awarded may be used for this purpose.
The priority areas for FY 2016 are sexual assault-focused applications and college and university campus legal services (Campus Special Project).
Agency: U.S. Department of Education
Release/Posted Date: 12/26/15
Submission Deadline: 2/22/16
Program: OSERS-OSEP: Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities: Captioned and Described Educational Media
Award Amount: $2,000,000 (1 cooperative agreement)
Eligibility: State educational agencies; local educational agencies; Institutions of higher education; public agencies; private nonprofits; Indian tribes or tribal organizations; for-profits
“The purpose of this priority is to fund a cooperative agreement to support the establishment and operation of an Accessible Learning Center (Center) that will oversee the selection, acquisition, captioning, video description, and distribution of educational media through a free loan service for eligible users. We define eligible users as students, including English learners, in early learning and kindergarten through grade 12 (K–12) classroom settings who have hearing or vision impairments and individuals, such as teachers, parents, and paraprofessionals, who are directly involved in these students’ early learning or K–12 classroom instruction….Captioning and description services funded under this priority are required to keep pace with advancements in new and emerging forms of media and technologies, address STEM content, and also address the needs of students who speak Spanish.”
Agency: U.S. Department of Labor
Release/Posted Date: 11/17/15
Submission Deadline: 3/11/16
Program: H1-B TechHire Partnership Grants
Award Amount: $2,000,000 - $5,000,000 over 48 months
Eligibility: Public workforce system organizations, education and training providers, public or non-profit business-related organizations
The TechHire Partnership Grants fund partner-based projects that rapidly train individuals for and connect them to well-paying, middle- and high-skilled, and high-growth jobs in H1-B industries including IT, healthcare, advanced manufacturing, and financial services. Funded projects will provide a range of interventions, including assessment, coaching and counseling, short-term or accelerated training, and longer-term training leading to degrees and/or industry-recognized credentials. Projects must serve either out-of-secondary school youth and young adults between the ages of 17 and 29 with barriers to employment and training or a target special population with barriers to training and employment – specifically, individuals with disabilities, individuals with limited English proficiency, or individuals with a criminal record.
Partnerships must include at least one representative of each of the following entities: (1) the public workforce investment system, (2) education and training providers, and (3) a business-related organization or intermediary or at least three independent businesses.
Agency: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)
Release/Posted Date: 11/9/15
Submission Deadline: 12/10/15 (brief); 3/22/16 (full)
Program: Evaluating High-Value Innovations from Low-Resource Communities
Award Amount: $250,000-$400,000
Eligibility: U.S. public entities or 501(c )(3) non-profits
Evaluation of disruptive innovations intended to “substantially improve a pressing community health program” that is being implemented in low-resource communities. Untested and pilot programs are eligible. Projects should have expansion potential.
Agency: Organic Farming Research Foundation (OFRF)
Release/Posted Date: 11/6/15
Submission Deadline: 2/8/16
Program: 2016 Organic Farming Research
Award Amount: $15,000 for 1 year; or $20,000 over 2 years for soil health and water management
Eligibility: Farmers, ranchers, graduate students, veterans, and early career researchers, veterans and Extension personnel
Funding for research on organic farming and food systems and the dissemination of these research results to organic farmers and agricultural and research communities. Proposals must be farmer-led OR meaningfully involve farmers or ranchers in project design and implementation and must take place on certified organic land, ideally on working organic farms or ranches. Applicants should articulate how the proposed research project will foster the improvement or adoption of organic farming systems, as well as ways in which organic farmers or ranchers can use the project results in their operations. OFRF encourages grants that address the resiliency of organic systems to challenges like climate change and/or have economic and social considerations to compliment on farm research.
Agency: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Release/Posted Date: 10/27/15
Submission Deadline: 2/16/16
Program: Manufacturing Machines and Equipment
Award Amount: $300,000
The MME program supports fundamental research that enables the development of new and/or improved manufacturing machines and equipment, and optimization of their use, with a particular focus on equipment appropriate for the manufacture of mechanical and electromechanical devices, products, and systems featuring scales from microns to meters. Both experimental and theoretical works are supported
Agency: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Release/Posted Date: 10/26/15
Submission Deadline: 2/12/16
Program: Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program
Award Amount: up to $120,000
Eligibility: Nonprofits, federally recognized tribal governments, Native American Organizations
Provides funding for community-based organizations to collaborate with other stakeholders to develop solutions to environmental and/or public health issues at the local level, using the Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem Solving Model.
Agency: U.S. Department of Justice & U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Release/Posted Date: 10/21/15
Submission Deadline: 2/11/16
Program: Pay for Success (PFS) Demonstration
Award Amount: Up to $250,000-$1.3M, depending on project activity
This grant provides support for the study or implementation of housing programs to reduce homelessness and recidivism. The intended result of the PFS Demonstration is the implementation of a Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Intervention for the target population that effects positive outcomes, including: housing stability, reduced recidivism, cost savings or cost-effectiveness, and knowledge about the feasibility of PFS strategies to deliver PSH. Interventions should be tailored to local contexts to address specific local needs. Funds are available for one or more of the following activities: Feasibility Analysis, Transaction Structuring, Outcome Evaluation.