Upcoming Grants Related to Health/Mental Health/Nutrition

 

U.S. Department of the Treasury: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI) Program

Deadline: Nov 24, 2014

Through the CDFI Program, the CDFI Fund invests in and builds the capacity of CDFIs to serve low-income people and communities lacking adequate access to affordable financial products and services. CDFIs may use the funds to pursue a variety of goals, including: To promote economic development, to develop businesses, to create jobs, and to develop...


 

U.S. Department of the Treasury: Native American Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Assistance Program

Deadline: Nov 24, 2014

The Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA) program provides funding to build the community development capacity of Certified Native CDFIs, Emerging Native CDFIs, and Sponsoring Entities, and to increase access to capital in Native Communities. Funding is offered in three categories: Financial Assistance (FA) awards: Awards are made in the form of loans, grants, deposits, and...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Family Planning Services Grants

Deadline: Dec 31, 2014

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is seeking applications from public and private nonprofit entities to establish and operate voluntary family planning projects. Family planning services include clinical family planning and related preventive health services; information, education, and counseling related to family planning; and referral services as indicated. Program priorities are as follows:...


 

Whole Kids Foundation: School Garden Grants

Deadline: Oct 31, 2014

The Whole Kids Foundation support schools and inspires families to improve children’s nutrition and wellness. The Foundation’s goals are to: Help kids learn to love fresh, nutritious, whole foods Increase access to and consumption of these foods in schools Inspire families to prepare and share these foods at home Encourage community action that supports healthier...


 

Walmart Foundation: Community Grants Program

Deadline: Dec 31, 2014

Walmart and the Walmart Foundation have identified four core areas of giving: Hunger Relief & Healthy Eating, Sustainability, Women’s Economic Empowerment, and Career Opportunity. Grants are made to nonprofit organizations that operate in communities with Walmart stores or facilities. Amount: Grants range from $250-$2,500. Eligibility: Organizations holding a current tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3), (4),...


 

Bernalillo County: Social Services

Deadline: Sep 15, 2014

The Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners makes yearly appropriations for the purpose of funding social services to benefit Bernalillo County’s most vulnerable residents. The County is interested in funding the following: Priority 1 – Education: Extend learning opportunities to increase capacity for social and academic success. Priority 2 – Health: Expand health access to address...


 

Connect 4 Mental Health

Deadline: Oct 3, 2014

Connect 4 Mental Health (C4MH) encourages communities across the country to prioritize serious mental illness and, through greater collaboration, advocate for new approaches that aim to help improve the lives of people with these conditions and help address specific community issues, such as burdens on jails, hospitals, emergency rooms and public housing centers. C4MH will...


 

American Medical Association: Healthy Communities/Healthy America

Deadline: Sep 22, 2014

The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation supports the efforts of physicians and other volunteers working at free clinics to provide quality, affordable health care. In 2014, capacity building funding will be awarded to clinics to implement the CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) over a two-year period. The goals of the program are: To increase...


 

American Medical Association: Healthy Living Grant

Deadline: Sep 12, 2014

The Healthy Living Grant Program supports health education programs to develop school and community-based solutions to behavioral health challenges. In 2014, the program will focus on prescription drug awareness, and will fund educational and awareness programs about the dangers of prescription drug abuse, targeted to children, parents, or schools. Amount: Approximately 20 grant awards of...


 

U.S. Department of Health Resources and Services Administration: Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program

Deadline: Nov 14, 2014

The Rural Health Care Services Outreach program expands health care delivery in rural areas. Funding may be used to conduct health screenings, health fairs, education and training, and any other health service delivery activity that does not involve inpatient care. Projects are based on evidence-based or promising practice models and demonstrate health status improvement in...


 

Con Alma Health Foundation: Healthy People, Healthy Places

Deadline: Oct 3, 2014

The Healthy People, Healthy Places (HPHP) initiative recognizes that many organizations and communities in New Mexico are currently working to advance health and health equity. HPHP is specifically focused on efforts to promote health and equity through built environment and/or food access policy. HPHP Mini-Grants will provide resources to community-based nonprofits and organizations to support...


 

Arthur Vining Davis Foundation: Healthcare Program

Deadline: Nov 1, 2014

The Arthur Vining Davis Foundation is a national philanthropic organization established through the generosity of the late Arthur Vining Davis. The Foundation seeks to fund programs that inspire and sustain a more caring and compassionate healthcare system, notably to include institutions and organizations with visibility and capacity for national influence. Healthcare grants should advance programs...


 

Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico: Community Grants

Deadline: Nov 12, 2014

Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico has a core mission of promoting accessible, cost-effective, quality health care for its customers. As part of that mission, it provides grants and sponsorships to help improve health outcomes of the communities in which it has a presence. Funding priorities include: Access to Care: Projects that increase awareness...


 

Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico: Healthy Kids, Healthy Families

Deadline: Sep 10, 2014

The Healthy Kids, Healthy Families grant program was created to improve the health and wellness of children. It supports organizations that offer sustainable, measurable programs to reach children and their families. The focus is on nutrition, physical activity, disease prevention and management, and supporting safe environments. Award: Not published. The request amount should reflect the...


 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program

Deadline: Oct 14, 2014

The Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP) promotes maternal and child health in innovative community-based programs that improve access to care and reduce health care costs through health promotion, prevention, and early intervention. HTPCP projects must represent a new initiative within the community or an innovative component that builds on existing community resources. HTPCP...