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Assistance to Firefighters Grant: Funding Available

Friday, November 8th, 2013

The Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program is designed to enhance the health and safety of public and firefighting personnel and to provide support for emergency responders regarding fire, medical, and all hazard events.

Funds may be used for:

  • Maintenance and sustainment for contracts, warranties, repair or replacement costs, upgrades, and user fees may be allowable.
  • Operations and safety activities such as:
    • Training
    • Equipment
    • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Modifications to facilities
  • Vehicle acquisition
  • Joint/regional interoperability projects

For additional grant information and eligibility requirements, visit

Indian Health Service Improving Care Program

Monday, November 4th, 2013

The Indian Health Service announces the opportunity to participate in the Improving Patient Care Program, Phase Five (IPC 5).  The Improving Patient Care Program is an IHS initiative to improve the prevention and management of chronic diseases by improving the quality of and access to care.  Participating IPC 5 sites will share ideas and best practices with each other, work toward Patient Centered Medical Home accreditation of their site, and gather data about how care is improved.

More information about the Improving Care Program is available online:

Application Deadline: November 12, 2013

N7 Funding Opportunity For Native Youth Sports And Physical Activity Programs

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

The N7 Fund is committed to inspiring and enabling participation in sports for American Indian and Alaska Native populations in North America.  The N7 Fund is funded through the sale of footwear created specifically fo the Native community, called Nike Air Native N7.  The N7 Fund provides grants to organizations that have sports and physical activity programs for youth.

Award amount: Up to $10,000
Application Deadline: December 31, 2013

More information and the application for the N7 Funding opportunity is available on the N7 site:

Funding Opportunities

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Family Engagement Grants

W.K. Kellogg Foundation  – Provides funding programs that use family engagement to promote children’s learning and development.

Deadline: September 23, 2013

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Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company Foundation Community Service Grant

American Dental Hygienists’ Association  – Provides funding to dental hygienists for projects aimed at improving oral health or providing oral health education.

Deadline: November 1, 2013

For more information:


Dr. Alan J. Allery Health Research Award

University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health  – Award to promising American Indian student health researchers.

Deadline: September 27, 2013

For more information:


Open Meadows Foundation Grants

Open Meadows Foundation  – Grants for projects that are led by and benefit women and girls, particularly those from vulnerable communities.

Deadline: February 15, 2014

For more information:


National Indian Health Outreach and Education (NIHOE III)

Indian Health Service  – Funding for a national Indian organization to conduct outreach and education, and training and technical assistance designed to improve Indian health care and further health reform opportunities.

Deadline: September 22, 2013

For more information:


Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  – Funding to enable independent living for people with disabilities and the elderly.

Deadline: October 16, 2013

For more information:

Public Health Fellowship Program with the CDC

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Application Deadline: September 19, 2013

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) is pleased to offer recent graduates from eligible schools or programs of public health an opportunity to gain practical public health experience at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The fellowship allows early-career public health professionals an opportunity to train at the CDC on a variety of high priority public health issues.

More information and application instructions can be found online:

Funding Opportunity: Capacity Building Projects For Urban Indian Organizations

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

The First Nations Development Institute and the National Urban Indian Family Coalition of Seattle are seeking proposals for grant funding from nonprofit organizations that serve Native Americans in urban areas through community programs, projects and services. They are particularly interested in funding grantees who focus on community involvement and public services through a mix of housing, child welfare, employment, food bank, youth development, financial education, workforce development, cultural, language, recreation and/or commercial amenities.

Application Deadline: September 3, 2013

More information and application instructions are available online:

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation wants your Big Idea

Monday, August 19th, 2013

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is accepting submissions for the next big idea in health care.  From the submissions, eight teams will be selected to pitch their idea to RWJ Foundation staff, grantees and angel investor Esther Dyson.  Submissions must be 1000 characters or less and are due September 6.  For more information, go to the Pioneer Pitch Day site:

The RWJ Foundation accepts brief funding proposals for innovate ideas year round.  Apply here:

Fellowship Opportunity: Center For Substance Abuse Prevention, 2013 – 2015

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

The US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Prevention is accepting applications for the 2013 – 2015 Prevention Fellowship Program.  The Prevention Fellowship Program seeks qualified individuals who are looking from professional growth in the field of substance abuse prevention.  Selected applicants will be assigned to a mentor from participating State agencies throughout the United States and US Pacific Jurisdictions.

Yearly Stipend up to $37,000 for 32 hours per week
Application Deadline: August 23, 2013

More information about the Prevention Fellowship Program can be found online:

Funding Opportunities Roundup

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Rural Youth Development Grants

USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture – Provides grants to 4-H, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Future Farmers of America programs to break down economic and physical barriers for youth living in rural areas to participate in programs that prevent them from receiving adequate care, services, or resources necessary for healthy development.

Deadline: July 15, 2013

For more information:


Avon Domestic Violence Survivor Empowerment Program

Avon Foundation – Provides funding to Family Justice Centers to employ a full-time economic empowerment coordinator.

Deadline: July 12, 2013

For more information:


Humanitarian Project Awards

American Sleep Medicine Foundation – Provides support to projects that address sleep problems in disadvantaged populations.

Deadline: August 4, 2013

For more information:


Fuel Up Breakfast Grants Program

Funds to help schools improve or expand their breakfast programs with an emphasis on alternative breakfast options that are sustainable.

Deadline: July 26, 2013

For more information:


Giving Back: 50 States for Good

Tom’s of Maine  – Makes awards to grassroots community projects that support health for people or the environment.

Deadline: July 8, 2013

For more information:


NAEMT Scholarship Program

National Association of EMTs  – Scholarships to help the advancement of EMS personnel.

Deadline: September 15, 2013

For more information:


HIV Care Grant Program Part B

Health Resources and Services Administration  – Grants to assist states and territories in developing and/or enhancing access to a comprehensive continuum of high quality, community-based care for low-income individuals and families living with HIV.

Deadline: July 15, 2013

For more information:


Wal-Mart State Giving Program

Wal-Mart Foundation  – Grants to organizations working in the area of hunger relief and nutrition, sustainability, women’s economic empowerment, or career opportunities.

Deadline: August 9, 2013

For more information:


Senior Corps Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Corporation for National and Community Service  – Offers funds to develop Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) projects that support volunteers 55 years and older in serving specific local and community needs.

Deadline: Letter of Intent (Optional): Aug 9, 2013
Application: Sep 10, 2013

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Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving  – Recognizes partnerships between community agencies and caregiving researchers.

Deadline: August 1, 2013

For more information:


Libri Books for Children Program

Libri Foundation – Donates new, quality, hardcover children’s books to small, rural public libraries in the United States.

Deadline: August 15, 2013

For more information:


Rural Health Fellows Program

National Rural Health Association – A year-long, intensive program designed to develop a community of rural health leaders.

Deadline: August 31, 2013

For more information:

Funding Opportunities Roundup

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Public Health Law Research: Making the Case for Laws That Improve Health (Round 3)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Offers funding and technical assistance for research related to public health laws and their impact.

Deadline: July 24, 2013

For more information:


Native American Research Centers for Health (NARCH)

National Institutes of Health  – Offers grants for new or continued Native American Research Centers for Health, which support research and research training to meet the needs of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities.

Deadline: Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 6, 2013
Application: Aug 6, 2013

For more information:


Rural Veterans Coordination Pilot

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs  – Funding for organizations that will assist veterans and their families who are transitioning from military service to civilian life in rural or underserved communities.

Deadline: July 19, 2013

For more information:


National Center for Innovation in Small Drinking Water Systems

Environmental Protection Agency  – Funding to operate a national center focused on identifying and implementing innovative technology and new systems for drinking water systems in small communities.

Deadline: August 31, 2013

For more information:


Walgreen Community Grant Program

Walgreen Company  – Funding for access to health and wellness, pharmacy education programs and mentoring initiatives, civic and community outreach, and emergency and disaster relief.

Deadline: Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

For more information:


Child Bereavement Program Grant

The National Alliance for Grieving Children  – Fifty percent of the children served must be from low-income families and/or minority communities.

Deadline: July 8, 2013

For more information: