Grants Available

NYSHealth Launches 2020 Special Projects Fund
Request for Proposals

The New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) 2020 Special Projects Fund Request for Proposals (RFP) is now available. Applicants must submit an online inquiry form to determine whether a proposed project fits the funding criteria. There are two funding cycles for the Special Projects Fund. Deadlines for the online inquiry form are October 3, 2019 and March 4, 2020. Selected organizations will be invited to submit full proposals, with deadlines of December 2, 2019 and May 11, 2020.

NYSHealth Special Projects Fund awards are one-time, nonrenewable funding opportunities consistent with the Foundation’s mission to improve the health of all New Yorkers but outside of its main priority areas.

Read details on the 2020 Special Projects Fund RFP and frequently asked questions.


Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals

Application Deadline: Monday, December 16, 2019

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2020 Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals (Short Title: GBHI). The purpose of this program is to support the development and/or expansion of local implementation of a community infrastructure that integrates substance use disorder treatment, housing services and other critical services for individuals (including youth) and families experiencing homelessness.


Eligible applicants are domestic public and private non-profit entities.

Funding Mechanism

Grant Anticipated Total Available Funding: $5,204,000

Anticipated Number of Awards: 13

Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $400,000 per year

Length of Project: 5 years

Proposed budgets cannot exceed $400,000 in total costs (direct and indirect) in any year of the proposed project. Annual continuation awards will depend on the availability of funds, grantee progress in meeting project goals and objectives, timely submission of required data and reports, and compliance with all terms and conditions of award.

Funding estimates for this announcement are based on an annualized Continuing Resolution and do not reflect the final FY 2020 appropriation. Applicants should be aware that funding amounts are subject to the availability of funds.