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Strong Grant Proposals Start Here

We aren’t going to pretend grant writing is easy. It takes time, effort, and a lot of attention to detail. Each proposal, written and submitted, should be as strong as possible to ensure the best chance of approval from a grantmaker. We want to help you strengthen your chances of receiving funding, so we put together this list detailing the five most important elements of a strong proposal.

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 »

Funding Alert – Hogg Foundation for Mental Health – Central Texas African American Healthy Minds Project

Request for Proposals Due Date:  Friday, December 11, 2020 at 11:59 am CT Download PDF Version The Hogg Foundation will invest $25,000 in small grant awards to support mental health and wellness among African Americans in the Central Texas area. The foundation will fund projects that focus on enhancing the mental health and wellness of African Americans in Central Texas through: Education and awareness… Read more »

Finding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips Texas Grant Management Standards (TxGMS) Published http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al31-11-1.aspx#A   Cross-border Charitable Giving Totaled $68 Billion in 2018 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al31-11-1.aspx#B Public Funding Opportunities Basic and Translational Oral Health Research Related to HIV/AIDS (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): PA-18-695 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al31-11-1.aspx#C   A Family-Centered Self-Management of Chronic Conditions (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (Reissue of PA-14-112): PA-18-383 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al31-11-1.aspx#D   Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Farm to… 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   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 »

Texas Instruments Grants $8.1 Million to Provide Access to Education in Under-resourced Areas Throughout North Texas

Texas Instruments (TI) announced  that its corporate and foundation education grants total $8.1 million in 2018, of which $6.9 million (85%) aims to improve kindergarten through 12th grade science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. More than 155,000 area students and nearly 7,000 local educators are impacted by the grants, 97% of which target under-resourced students in the Dallas area. Grant recipients include a… Read more »

Meadows Foundation awards $100k to TSAHC and the TSAHC and Enterprise Community Partners Heart Grant Program Application Portal is now open

Meadows Foundation Awards TSAHC $100,000 Grant   TSAHC would like to recognize The Meadows Foundation for their generous $100,000 contribution to the Housing and Economic Assistance to Rebuild Texas (HEART) grant program which supports ongoing Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.   Since its inception, the Meadows Foundation has disbursed more than $775 million in grants to more than 3,000 Texas institutions and agencies. Grants have been… 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 »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips   Foundation, Nonprofit Leaders Concerned About Drop in Giving http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-6-2.aspx#A   Men More Likely to Replace Charitable Giving with Impact Investing http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-6-2.aspx#B     Public Funding Opportunities   High Obesity Program: CDC-RFA-DP18-1809 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-6-2.aspx#C   Medication Assisted Treatment – Prescription and Opioid Addiction: TI-18-009 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-6-2.aspx#D NHLBI SBIR Phase IIB Bridge Awards to Accelerate the Commercialization of Technologies for Heart, Lung,… Read more »

Texas awards millions for community mental health

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is awarding up to $15 million in grant funds to 31 governmental entities and nonprofit organizations located across the state to provide mental health services to communities. In 2017, Rep. Four Price’s House Bill 13 established HHSC’s Community Mental Health Grant Program and provides $30 million in state funds over the 2018-19 biennium to be matched by… Read more »

New funding opportunity

Access to healthy, affordable foods and beverages is essential to help all children grow up at a healthy weight. As advocates, decision-makers, and policymakers create policies and programs to promote the well-being of children, it is important to provide them with a body of evidence that shows the best approaches and strategies to improve children’s nutrition habits, dietary intake, and weight status.     … 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 »

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 »

Aga Khan announces new global prize for music

His Highness the Aga Khan announced the establishment of the Aga Khan Music Awards today. The Awards, which come with US$ 500,000 in prizes, recognise exceptional creativity, promise, and enterprise in music performance, creation, education, preservation and revitalisation in societies across the world in which Muslims have a significant presence. The first Music Awards ceremony is scheduled to take place in Lisbon, Portugal from… Read more »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips   Diversity Can Lead to More Engaged Board Members http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-3-2.aspx#A   DSHS Audiovisual Library Offers New Titles http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-3-2.aspx#B     Public Funding Opportunities   2018 Small Grants Program http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-3-2.aspx#C   Basic and Translational Oral Health Research Related to HIV AIDS (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): PA-18-699 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-3-2.aspx#D Basic and Translational Oral Health Research Related to HIV AIDS (R21 Clinical… Read more »

Funding Alert

Funding News and Grant Tips   Giving by Top 50 U.S. Donors Totaled $14.7 Billion in 2017 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-2-3.aspx#A   Study Finds Donors Pay Little Attention to Overhead Costs http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-2-3.aspx#B   U.S. Colleges, Universities Raised $43.6 Billion in 2017 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-2-3.aspx#C     Public Funding Opportunities   Clinical, Behavioral and Physiological Research Testing Current and Novel Closed Loop Systems (R01 Clinical Trial Required): RFA-DK-17-023 http://dshs.texas.gov/fic/al29-2-3.aspx#D Development… Read more »