Category: Grants Available

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 »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips   Ford and Other Funds Issue Debt So They Can Give More Now The Ford Foundation plans to issue $1 billion in debt in the form of 30- and 50-year notes, allowing it to distribute at least 10 percent of its assets over the next two years, Darren Walker, Ford’s president, said in an interview with the Chronicle of… Read more »

Up to $1M in global research to advance gender equity

This year in the United States, we celebrate a landmark of the women’s suffrage movement—the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. And just this week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.  Yet gender inequities remain a barrier to good health and well-being. Across the globe, nations and communities… Read more »

RWJF Culture of Health Prize

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is seeking proposals from non- or for-profit organizations, colleges or universities or other public entities for the leadership and management of the RWJF Culture of Health Prize. Applicants must be: dedicated to equity and have a strong knowledge of how things like jobs, housing, and education impact health and opportunity in local communities; experienced in directing a competitive multi-phased… Read more »

2020-21 Community Sabbatical Research Leave Grants

Deadline Extended for 2020-21 Community Sabbatical Research Leave Grants Extended Application Deadline: Friday, June 26, 2020 The Humanities Institute at the University of Texas at Austin is proud to continue the groundbreaking program that supports ongoing research and intellectual work in the Austin non-profit community: The Community Sabbatical Research Leave Program. This year we are particularly interested in proposals for research on how nonprofits… Read more »

Funding Alert

CEPI commits $14 million for consortium to develop Chikungunya vaccine The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), in collaboration with the Indian government’s Ind-CEPI initiative, has announced a $14.1 million partnership with Bharat Biotech (BBIL) and the International Vaccine Institute to develop a vaccine for chikungunya disease. First identified in Tanzania in 1952, chikungunya is a viral disease spread by female Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that causes fever,… Read more »

Grant and Volunteer Opportunities and News at the North Texas Community Foundation

The health and wellbeing of our community is a top priority for North Texas Community Foundation. We are closely monitoring the local impact of the global coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak. We are working in close collaboration with our partners to ensure we’re ready and available to mobilize resources where they are most needed.   GRANTMAKING In times like these, philanthropy becomes even more important. The COVID-19… Read more »

Mazda Foundation Invites Applications for 2020 Giving Program

Through the Mazda Foundation, Japanese automaker Mazda and its employees work to proactively help their neighbors — and the communities where they live and work — to build a better, brighter future. To that end, the foundation is accepting applications for its 2020 grants program. Through the program, grants will be awarded to nonprofit organizations in the areas of education, literacy, social welfare, scientific… Read more »

Funding Alert

For Texas Residents Only   Funding News and Grant Tips Nearly a third of U.S. nonprofits have reduced head count or suspended operations as a result of COVID-19, a report from the Unemployment Services Trust has found. Based on survey responses collected from nearly eight hundred nonprofit employers over four weeks beginning March 26, the COVID-19 Nonprofit Workforce Trends Report (7 pages, PDF) found… Read more »

Funding Alert – Grants and Opportunities

Funding News and Grant Tips Episcopal Health Foundation has announced a $10 million plan to help address the long-term impact of COVID-19, including a grant program, an emergency loan fund, and a research project. The grant program will help current grantees and partners continue their operations during the public health emergency with a focus on those directly involved in COVID-19 response and serving disproportionately affected… Read more »

New funding opportunity: Help shape the future of health

What can we do today to create a better, more equitable tomorrow? Through this new funding opportunity, RWJF seeks to understand and anticipate what dramatic changes we might see in the next five to 15 years in four areas: 1) Future of Evidence; 2) Future of Social Interaction; 3) Future of Food; and Future of Work. Additionally, this call for proposals seeks to support… Read more »

Funding Alerts

Public Funding Opportunities   CDMRP PRMRP Clinical Trial Award for Emerging Viral Diseases and Respiratory Health: W81XWH-20-PRMRP-CTA-COV SOURCE: U.S. Department of the Army – CDMRP (Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs) APPLICATION DEADLINE: Pre-Application Submission Deadline: 6/8/20 by 5 p.m. ET. Application Deadline: 6/22/20. $ AVAILABLE: $30 million for five awards. ELIGIBILITY: Unrestricted. PURPOSE: The PRMRP (Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program) Clinical Trial Award supports… Read more »

Texas State announces $30 million in financial assistance from Bobcat Cares Program

Texas State University announces the Bobcat Cares program to provide funds directly to currently enrolled and eligible students with COVID-19 related expenses, emergency grants to all students enrolled in summer courses, pro-rated refunds of certain spring semester charges, and a new scholarship to cover fee and tuition costs for the fall 2020 semester.  The $30 million in student assistance includes over $15 million in… Read more »

Texas State expands Bobcat Promise in response to COVID-19 pandemic – Currently accepted freshmen with a family annual adjusted gross income of $50,000 now eligible for free tuition

Texas State University has expanded the tuition-free Bobcat Promise program to give more Texas students the chance to attend the university despite the growing financial uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Bobcat Promise is designed to increase access for Texas students with a family adjusted gross income (AGI) that does not exceed $50,000 annually. Previously, the upper AGI limit was set at $35,000. “Expanding… 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 »

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 »