Category: Grants Available

Announcing Inaugural Fellow for St. Elmo Artist Residency in Austin

Artist Katy McCarthy is the first recipient of the St. Elmo Arts Residency and fellowship, which is presented by the Department of Art and Art History and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin. The residency will take place over the 2018-19 academic year and will include a solo exhibition at the Wildflower Center.  Launching in fall 2018,… Read more »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips   Nonprofits Boosting Use of Digital Fundraising, Advocacy http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-3.aspx#A   Some Mobile Phone Apps Help Diabetes Patients Improve Health but Hundreds Remain Unstudied http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-3.aspx#B     Public Funding Opportunities   Consulting Services Supporting Procurement and Contracting: RFPHHS0001421 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-3.aspx#C   Investigation of the Transmission of Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus (KSHV) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional): RFA-CA-18-013 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-3.aspx#D Investigation of the Transmission of… Read more »

Gear up for grant applications

Looking for funding in animal services, arts and culture, or community-at-large? Attend one of two information meetings to learn about the Annual Responsive Grants cycle two process. Meetings will be held Wednesday, June 13 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14  |  2 – 4 p.m. Senior Responsive Grant Making will occur in early August. The intent is to intentionally align our senior… Read more »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips   New CPRIT Award Targets Early-Stage Oncology Startup Companies http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-2.aspx#A   Philanthropy Is Booming, But Foundations Mostly Isolated http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-2.aspx#B     Public Funding Opportunities   BRAIN Initiative: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Probe Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): RFA-MH-19-136 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-2.aspx#C   Catalyzing Innovation in Late Phase Clinical Trial Design and… Read more »

New funding opportunity

Is your organization using sports in innovative and collaborative ways to make communities healthier places to live? The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award recognizes sports teams, athletes, and community-based organizations that use sports to help people achieve health and well-being, especially those who are facing the greatest challenges. If your organization is helping children maintain a healthy weight, creating safe play environments, eliminating… Read more »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips Updated Guide Helps Improve Safety in Primary Care Settings http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-1.aspx#A   CDC, Emory University Launch National Directory of PrEP Health Service Providers http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-1.aspx#B     Public Funding Opportunities   Advancing HIV Therapeutic Vaccine Science (U01 Clinical Trial Required): RFA-AI-18-015 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-1.aspx#C   Improving the Reach and Quality of Cancer Care in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required): RFA-CA-18-026 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-5-1.aspx#D SBIR… Read more »

New funding opportunity

What policies, laws, and regulations can help improve health and health equity? As policymakers experiment and redesign policies in a multitude of sectors, research will be critical to uncover what these changes mean for the nation’s collective health. Policies for Action, an RWJF signature research program, is funding $2 million toward research on the impact of national, state, or local policies on health and… Read more »

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative hands out $15 million to help scientists ‘map every cell in the human body’

The goal of the Human Cell Atlas project is to create a shared, open reference atlas of all cells in the healthy human body as a resource for studies of health and disease. This global endeavor will generate a large variety of molecular and imaging data across a wide range of modalities and spatial scales.

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips   Registration and Hotel Reservations now available for the 2018 Texas HIV/STD Conference http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-4-2.aspx#A   New THISIS Web Resource http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-4-2.aspx#B   Alzheimer’s Prevalence, Deaths, Cost of Care Up Sharply http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-4-2.aspx#C   Growth of Impact Investing Significant, But More Needed, Study Finds http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-4-2.aspx#D CPRIT Updates Grantee Policies and Procedures Guide http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-4-2.aspx#E     Public Funding Opportunities   Assertive Community Treatment… Read more »

To Support Economic Opportunity In A Changing Jobs Landscape, The Rockefeller Foundation And The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launch $10M Funding Opportunity For Community-Driven Solutions

Nationwide Challenge Will Provide Funding to 10 Local Approaches that Help Low-Income and Financially Insecure PeopleFind and Retain Well-Paid and Meaningful Work, Achieve Financial Security, or Build Economically Vibrant Neighborhoods

Presenting The Audacious Project — A New Model for Philanthropic Collaboration

A group of leading organizations today announce The Audacious Project: Collaborative Philanthropy for Bold Ideas, a joint endeavor housed at TED, the non-profit devoted to ideas worth spreading, to surface and fund critical ideas that have the potential to impact millions of lives. The Audacious Project invites visionary social entrepreneurs, nonprofits and individuals to dream bigger than they have ever imagined — and to… Read more »

New funding opportunity

Is the health and well-being of children and families in your community a priority for you? Evidence for Action—a signature program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—is funding studies of programs, policies and partnerships and their impact on health and well-being, specifically to help vulnerable children and families. RWJF is looking for researchers, advocates, or public and private-sector professionals in a variety of fields… Read more »

The new Signal Foundation will support, accelerate, and broaden Signal’s mission of making private communication accessible and ubiquitous.

“The Signal Foundation’s mission is to develop open source privacy technology that protects free expression and enables secure global communication,” said Brian Acton. “Our plan is to pioneer a new model of technology nonprofit focused on privacy and data protection for everyone, everywhere.”

McDonald’s Triples Crew Tuition Assistance for Restaurant Employees, Lowers Eligibility Requirement to 90 Days

McDonald’s Corporation today announced it will allocate $150 million over five years to its global Archways to Opportunity education program. This investment will provide almost 400,000 U.S. restaurant employees with accessibility to the program as the company will also lower eligibility requirements from nine months to 90 days of employment and drop weekly shift minimums from 20 hours to 15 hours. Additionally, McDonald’s will… Read more »

Emma Barnsley Foundation Accepting Applications for Animal Welfare, Education Grants

The mission of the Emma Barnsley Foundation is to promote the prevention of cruelty to animals and the study, care, protection, and preservation of animals, both domestic and wild, and their habitats. To that end, the foundation, which is administered by Wells Fargo, awards grants of up to $20,000 to nonprofit organizations working to aid and assist in the prevention of cruelty to animals; aid and assist… Read more »

Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Submissions

Known collectively as the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award, the New Writer Award was established in 1985 and the New Illustrator Award in 2001 to recognize and encourage emerging talent in the field of children’s books. Many past winners have gone on to distinguished careers, creating books beloved by parents, children, librarians and teachers around the world. The EJK Book Award is given annually… Read more »

College Art Association Accepting Applications for Scholarly Art Books

Twice a year, CAA awards grants through the Millard Meiss Publication Fund to support book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of art, visual studies, and related subjects that have been accepted by a publisher on their merits, but cannot be published in the most desirable form without a subsidy. Thanks to the generous bequest of the late Prof. Millard Meiss, CAA began awarding these… Read more »