Category: Grants Available

Bush Foundation Community Innovation Grants

This is a region with amazing strengths and tough challenges. The region’s success depends on how and how much the people in it work across differences to make big visions a reality.​ We need to think bigger and think differently about what is possible. We need to continuously develop and test ideas to solve problems and create opportunity. And we need to spread the… Read more »

New funding opportunity: $2.7M in research funds available

Access to quality health care is critical to ensuring all people can thrive, and that is especially true for vulnerable populations. Not all individuals are alike, and health systems must provide care equitably-providing services to at-risk populations, such as Medicaid-eligible individuals, according to their unique needs. In order to transform health system care and promote health equity for Medicaid-eligible individuals, the RWJF and Avalere… Read more »

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Gov. Abbott, HHSC Announce Deadline Extension for Medicaid, CHIP Providers to Apply for Federal COVID-19 Relief Funds Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) announced that the federal government has further extended the deadline to apply for the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund. The deadline has now been extended to Aug. 28, 2020 for Medicaid and CHIP providers as… Read more »

New funding opportunity: Community Solutions for Health Equity

Often, the people affected most by health care policy never get a voice in the conversation. Community members understand the issues that affect them, but racism and bias, often by design, can leave them out of important policy decisions and prevent their health care needs from being prioritized. With Community Solutions for Health Equity , RWJF seeks to make local health care systems more… Read more »

New funding opportunity: Is your community the next Culture of Health Prize winner?

Communities across the nation are seeing the bigger picture of health. They are working together to prioritize opportunity and equity by building a new foundation of health rooted in housing, education, transportation, and more. And they are involving all residents, every step of the way, to create a place that all are proud to call home. If this is happening where you live, we… Read more »

Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) leaders have announced a $10 million plan to address the long-term effects of the COVID-19 crisis

The plan is designed to help nonprofits and organizations continue business operations to serve at-risk communities across Texas. EHF’s multi-approach strategy includes a grant program, loan fund, technical assistance and a research project. “COVID-19 is highlighting inequities in our health system and in many underlying community issues related to health,” said Elena Marks, EHF’s president and CEO. “Chronic conditions like obesity and diabetes that… Read more »

Open Society Foundations Announce $220 Million for Building Power in Black Communities

To support this nation’s historic movement towards racial justice, the Open Society Foundations today is announcing investments totaling $220 million in emerging organizations and leaders building power in Black communities across the country, placing a bet on their ability to carry today’s momentum toward a better tomorrow.  The largest share of this support—$150 million—will be through a set of five-year grants to Black-led justice… Read more »

Wells Fargo Launches $400 Million Small Business Recovery Effort

Following an April 2020 industry-leading commitment to donate all gross processing fees from the Paycheck Protection Program, Wells Fargo unveiled today the details of an approximately $400 million effort to help small businesses impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic keep their doors open, retain employees, and rebuild. Through Wells Fargo’s new Open for Business Fund, the company will engage nonprofit organizations to provide capital,… Read more »

Morgan Stanley, TruFund Financial Services and Ford Foundation Announce Launch of $26 Million Impact Developers Fund

Morgan Stanley, TruFund Financial Services and the Ford Foundation today announced the launch of the Impact Developers Fund. The $26 million fund will provide much needed capital to emerging impact businesses that lack access to adequate affordable capital, including minority and women owned real estate development companies, expanding their capacity to build, own and operate quality affordable housing and to provide value-adding social services… Read more »

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »