Category: Grants Available

Texas State announces $6.5 million in emergency grants for students

Texas State University has announced $6.5 million in emergency grants through Bobcat Cares for currently enrolled and eligible students with COVID-19 related expenses for the spring 2021 semester. The $6.5 million in student assistance will be distributed directly to eligible students this spring semester through the federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). The emergency grants will help Texas State students deal with the… Read more »

Grant opportunities from the Laura Jane Musser Fund

Through the Rural Arts Initiative, the Laura Jane Musser Fund hopes to assist nonprofit arts organizations to develop, implement or sustain exceptional artistic opportunities for adults and children in the areas of literary, visual, music and performing arts. In recognition of Laura Jane Musser’s life-long commitment to excellence in the arts, and with awareness that pivotal and life-changing experience can occur for individuals through… Read more »

CZI Awards Nearly $32 Million and Announces New Funding Opportunity to Advance Biomedical Imaging

Imaging of proteins, cells, and tissues is critical to understanding health and disease. Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced nearly $32 million in funding to support biomedical imaging researchers, technology development, and the BioImaging North America international network of bioimaging facilities and communities. CZI also opened a new Request for Applications (RFA) aimed at supporting technology development that will allow researchers to see… Read more »

Texas State University triples available scholarship funding for fall 2021

Texas State University has nearly tripled the amount of funding available for scholarships in 2021. Beginning fall 2021, approximately $15.9 million will be available for freshman assured scholarships, a $10.5 million increase over fall 2020. “Improving student success by reducing financial barriers is a key goal of the increase,” said Denise M. Trauth, president of Texas State. “With a record number of more than… Read more »

Texas Women’s Foundation distributes $1.4 Million through its Resilience Fund to most vulnerable Women and Families during Pandemic

In April 2020, Texas Women’s Foundation established the Resilience Fund to provide immediate, mid- and long-term support to women, girls and families most affected by the COVID-19 economic and community health crisis. With $1.4 million raised and granted, the Resilience Fund is impacting lives of many, especially women of color, who have been the hardest hit this year. During this season of giving, the Foundation is asking the community to donate to the Resilience Fund to assist the many women and families who are struggling: www.txwf.org/texas-womens-foundation-establishes-resilience-fund/

Communities Foundation of Texas 2019 GRANT PROCESS – APPLICATIONS DUE APRIL 1

CFT OPENS 2019 GRANT PROCESS, REGISTER NOW FOR FEB. 13 WORKSHOP, APPLICATIONS DUE APRIL 1 Communities Foundation of Texas excited to invite nonprofits to our 2019 Letter of Inquiry and Giving Guide workshop. Please join us on February 13, 2019 from 10:00am – 12:00pm at Communities Foundation of Texas. During the workshop, CFT will provide information about our 2019 processes as well as answer… Read more »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips   Nonprofit Employees and Managers Define Success as Helping Others http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-10-2.aspx#A   Most Wealthy Individuals Don’t Make Bequests http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-10-2.aspx#B     Public Funding Opportunities   Advanced Leadership Training for Professionals: 2018-12 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-10-2.aspx#C   FY 19 Farm to School Grant http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-10-2.aspx#D HEALing Communities Study: Developing and Testing an Integrated Approach to Address the Opioid Crisis (Research Sites) (UM1 – Clinical… Read more »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips   Entrepreneurs Donate More to Charity http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-10-1.aspx#A   CPRIT Releases 2018 Texas Cancer Plan http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-10-1.aspx#B   CPRIT Research and Product Development Programs Webinar Slides Now Available http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-10-1.aspx#C     Public Funding Opportunities   Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trial Optional): PAR-18-747 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-10-1.aspx#D Addressing the Challenges… Read more »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips   Cash Gifts from Corporations Increased Five Percent in 2017 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-9-4.aspx#A   Civil Rights, Racial Discrimination Top Concern for Young Americans http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-9-4.aspx#B     Public Funding Opportunities   Access and Mobility Partnership Grants http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-9-4.aspx#C   Local Foods, Local Places 2018-2019 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-9-4.aspx#D Modeling HIV Neuropathology Using Microglia from Human iPSC and Cerebral Organoids (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): RFA-DA-19-009 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-9-4.aspx#E… Read more »

New Funding Opportunity

As a myriad of health risks are associated with sugary drink consumption, strategies to help young children build healthy beverage habits need to be implemented in all of the places they spend time. Crucial to this effort is a strong body of evidence that shows the best approaches and policies to help families make healthy drink choices. Healthy Eating Research, an RWJF national research… Read more »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips   International Giving by U.S. Foundations Grew 29 Percent Between 2011-2015 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-8-4.aspx#A   Foundation Investment Returns Rose Significantly in 2017 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-8-4.aspx#B   Only Half of Younger Staff Think Their Foundation’s Work Is Relevant http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-8-4.aspx#C     Public Funding Opportunities   Collaborative Action Program to Reduce Liver Cancer Mortality in Texas: Collaborative Action Center Award: RFA R-19.2-CAP:CAC http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-8-4.aspx#D Collaborative Action… Read more »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips  New Savings Accounts Offered to Texans with Disabilities http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-4.aspx#A Recurring Donors 440 Percent More Valuable Than ‘One-Off’ Donors http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-4.aspx#B Public Funding Opportunities   Diabetes and Heart Disease & Stroke Prevent Programs – Innovative State and Local Public Health Strategies to Prevent and Manage Diabetes and Heart Disease and Stroke: CDC-RFA-DP18-1817 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-4.aspx#C Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services: RFA P-19.1-EBP http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-4.aspx#D Expansion… Read more »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips  Study Finds Gender Differences in Charitable Giving Around Retirement http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-8-2.aspx#A  Native-American Causes Underfunded Due to Misconceptions http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-8-2.aspx#B Public Funding Opportunities Advancing Extracellular RNA (exRNA) Communication Research: Improved Isolation and Analysis of exRNA-Carrier Subclasses (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): RFA-RM-18-027 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-8-2.aspx#C Advancing Extracellular RNA (exRNA) Communication Research: Towards Single Extracellular Vesicle (EV) Sorting, Isolation, and Analysis of Cargo (UG3/UH3 Clinical… Read more »

HEART Program Reopens Grant Applications for Hurricane Harvey Housing Recovery Projects, Announces 14 Initial Awards

Nonprofits providing critical home repairs and other housing assistance to low-income Texas families affected by Hurricane Harvey now have a second chance to apply for grants to accelerate their work. This opportunity, made possible by generous donations from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy and The Meadows Foundation, comes just days after the awarding of 14 initial grants totaling $500,000 for recovery projects. The Housing… Read more »

New funding opportunity

Communities across the country are reshaping their neighborhoods, schools, and businesses toward health, opportunity, and equity. Each of these trailblazing communities—urban, rural, tribal, large, and small—face a myriad of challenges, but show us what a Culture of Health can look like.   The RWJF Culture of Health Prize celebrates communities like these that are making health a priority for all—especially for those facing the… Read more »

Grant opportunities from the Laura Jane Musser Fund

Through the Intercultural Harmony Initiative, the Laura Jane Musser Fund supports projects that promote mutual understanding and cooperation between groups of community members of different cultural backgrounds. Project planning grants up to $5,000 or implementation grants up to $25,000 will be considered. New programs or projects in their first three years are eligible. Applications will be accepted online through the Fund’s website from September… Read more »

New funding opportunity

How can financing and delivery systems in health care, public health, and social and community services (like housing, transportation, and education) better work together to reduce health inequities? We want to better understand how these multiple systems converging and interacting can more effectively improve population health than any one system narrowly focused on a single type of service or practice. RWJF’s Systems for Action… Read more »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips   Texas Brain Injury Conference Slated for August http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-7-3.aspx#A   KIDS COUNT Finds Child Poverty Rate Down, Warns of Census Undercount http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-7-3.aspx#B     Public Funding Opportunities   Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas: VA-HRTG-NEW-2018 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-7-3.aspx#C   HIV and Hepatitis B Co-Infection: Advancing HBV Functional Cure through Clinical Research (R01): PA -17-279 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-7-3.aspx#D Leadership Group for… Read more »

San Antonio Area Foundation’s Annual Responsive Grant deadline is July 20

Annual responsive grants are awarded in two grant cycles on an annual basis in the areas of: animal services, arts and culture, children and youth, community-at-large, medicine and healthcare, and seniors. Those eligible to submit applications include nonprofit organizations exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, schools, churches or governmental bodies that serve Bexar and the following surrounding… Read more »