Grants Available

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Call For Proposals (CFP): Rural Learning & Coordinating Center
Deadline May 22
RWJF’s Healthy Communities theme is interested in identifying and funding a Rural Learning and Coordinating Center to work alongside RWJF, rural communities, and others in the field committed to improving rural health equity and well-being. The Center will provide systematic learning and coordination across those working regionally and nationally to advance social and economic conditions in rural communities, which ultimately lead to better health and well-being. To this end, the Center will look to better connect the work happening to improve community conditions for health and equity in rural America, advance the research and evidence that can support this work, and identify policy and systems solutions that support change in rural places given their unique assets and challenges. For full CFP information and resources see the CFP landing page,  A single grant of up to $2 million will support this function for two years. Deadline to submit Summary of Qualifications: 3pm ET, May 22, 2019

 

Family Drug Court Program
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is seeking applications for funding under the fiscal year (FY) 2019 Family Drug Courts Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting states and communities as they develop and implement effective and coordinated substance abuse intervention programs. Deadline May 29, 2019

 

Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training
Program to address: (1) training school personnel and educating students to prevent student violence; (2) development and operation of anonymous reporting systems against threats of school violence, including mobile telephone applications, hotlines, and websites; and (3) development and operation of school threat assessment and crisis intervention teams that may include coordination with law enforcement agencies and school personnel. In addition, the program may fund specialized training for school officials in intervening and responding to individuals with mental health issues that may impact school safety.
Deadline June 18, 2019.

 
Department of Justice – Bureau of Justice Assistance Innovative Reentry Initiatives
Building System Capacity & Testing Strategies to Reduce Recidivism. The purpose of the FY 2019 Innovative Reentry Initiatives (IRI): Building System Capacity and Testing Reentry Strategies Reduce Recidivism is to provide state and local jurisdictions and Indian tribes with the resources and training and technical assistance (TTA) necessary to identify assets and gaps in their reentry systems and to develop capacity and partnerships to provide services that prevent recidivism, reduce crime, and improve public safety in their jurisdictions. Deadline June 25, 2019.

 

Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime
Field-Generated Innovations in Assistance to Victims of Human Trafficking – Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) To meet the needs of a rapidly evolving anti-trafficking field, and to best serve victims of human trafficking, OVC is seeking innovative ideas to enhance identification of and services for victims. Proposed projects should develop or enhance promising practices, models, and victim-centered programs, or apply them in innovative ways, to build the capacity of victim service providers to close gaps in assisting all victims of sex and labor trafficking in the United States Deadline June 27, 2019.

 

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families’
(ACYF) Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the availability of funds under the Transitional Living Program (TLP). The Purpose of FYSB’s TLP grant program is to implement, enhance, and/or support effective strategies for successful transition to sustainable living for runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 and/or pregnant and parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren). Projects must provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for up to 18 months, which under extenuating circumstances, can be extended to 21 months and provide comprehensive services that supports the transition of homeless youth to self-sufficiency and stable, independent living. Grants awarded under this announcement will have a start date of September 30, 2019 and will be for a 36-month project period.Deadline July 1, 2019

 

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families – Basic Center Program: The BCPs work to establish or strengthen community-based programs that meet the immediate needs of runaway and homeless youth and their families. BCPs provide youth under 18 years of age with emergency shelter, food, clothing, counseling and referrals for health care. BCPs can provide up to 21 days of shelter for youth and seeks to reunite young people with their families, whenever possible, or to locate appropriate alternative placements. Additional services may include: street-based services; home-based services for families with youth at risk of separation from the family; drug abuse education and prevention services; and at the request of runaway and homeless youth, testing for sexually transmitted diseases. The award process for FY2019 BCP allows for annual awards over a three-year project period, as funds are available. Deadline July 1, 2019

 

The Executive Office of the President, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) are accepting applications for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grants.  By statute, the DFC Support Program has two goals: 1. Establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, public and private non-profit agencies, as well as federal, state, local, and tribal governments to support the efforts of community coalitions working to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth*. 2. Reduce substance abuse among youth and, over time, reduce substance abuse among adults by addressing the factors in a community that increase the risk of substance abuse and promoting the factors that minimize the risk of substance abuse. *For the purposes of this FOA, “youth” is defined as individuals 18 years of age and younger. Deadline July 8, 2019