Upcoming Grants Related to Health/Mental Health/Nutrition

 

Nature Works Conservatory: School Garden Grants

Deadline: Oct 28, 2015

The Nature Conservancy has created Nature Works Everywhere to help students learn the science behind how nature works for us — and how to help keep it running strong. Nature Works Everywhere gives teachers, students, and families everything they need to start exploring and understanding nature around the globe alongside Nature Conservancy scientists, including interactive...


 

Whole Kids Foundation: School Garden Grants

Deadline: Oct 31, 2015

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...


 

Department of Health and Human Services: Nursing Workforce Diversity Program

Deadline: Nov 16, 2015

The Nursing Workforce Diversity program seeks to increase nursing education opportunities for individuals who are from disadvantaged backgrounds, including racial and ethnic minorities that are underrepresented among registered nurses. The program supports projects that provide student stipends or scholarships, stipends for diploma or associate degree nurses to enter a bridge or degree completion program, student...


 

Department of Health and Human Services: Service Area Competition

Deadline: Nov 2, 2015

The Health Center Program supports patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that provide primary and preventive health care services to the nation’s medically underserved. Service Area Competition (SAC) funding seeks to ensure continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations served by the Health Center Program. The...


 

Department of Health and Human Services: Special Diabetes Program for Indians Community-Directed Program

Deadline: Oct 7, 2015

The Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI) is accepting new and competing continuation cooperative agreement applications for the Community-Directed Grant Program. Cooperative agreements are expected to provide diabetes treatment and/or prevention activities and/or services for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. Grantees will implement one SDPI Diabetes Best Practice and report data. Grantees may also implement...


 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Culture of Health Prize

Deadline: Nov 12, 2015

The Culture of Health Prize honors and elevates U.S. communities that are making great strides in their journey toward better health. Prize recognizes and celebrates communities that have placed a priority on health and are creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments to make change – change that will enable all in our diverse society to...


 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Cross-Jurisdictional Sharing Implementation and Impact Measurement Program

Deadline: Oct 20, 2015

Cross-jurisdictional sharing in public health is defined as the deliberate exercise of public authority to enable collaboration across jurisdictional boundaries to deliver essential public health services. Up to seven teams engaged in public health cross-jurisdictional sharing (CJS) implementation efforts will be funded to participate in a CJS Implementation and Impact Measurement Program and to receive...


 

Road Runners Club of America: Kids Run the Nation Fund

Deadline: Oct 1, 2015

In 2007, the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) developed the Kids Run the Nation Fund to assists running clubs, events, and schools that are interested in implementing or currently have a youth running program. The running program should be more than just a one time event. It should be a structured running program that...


 

Nike N7 Fund: Native American Youth Sports Grants

Deadline: Nov 15, 2015

The Nike N7 Fund is committed to inspiring and enabling participation in sport for Native American and Aboriginal populations in North America. It believes that sport has the power to unleash human potential, and a physically active lifestyle promotes more than exercise. Involvement in sports and physical activity leads to greater self-confidence, enabling youth to...


 

New Mexico Department of Health: Obesity, Nutrition and Physical Activity Program

Deadline: Aug 14, 2015

Obesity, Nutrition and Physical Activity Program grants will help build sustainability and expand reach of obesity prevention efforts through impactful systems and environmental changes in: 1) the school setting; and 2) the community setting. All strategies support health-promoting behaviors and are consistent with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Services’ (FNS)...


 

New Mexico Human Services Department: Commodity Supplemental Food Program

Deadline: Aug 26, 2015

This program will provide support to agencies to provide services, administer, and operate the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP). CSFP is intended to be provided in all 33 counties of New Mexico. Successful respondents must be able to provide to at least one county the following: receiving and warehousing...


 

Ben & Jerry’s Foundation: Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program

Deadline: Oct 15, 2015

The Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program offers general or project support to non-profit organizations throughout the United States. The Ben & Jerry’s Foundation believes that grassroots, constituent-led organizing is among the most effective means to create social change. It defines organizing as collective action from the bottom up that challenges the status quo, demands...


 

Santa Fe Community Foundation: Fall 2015 Cycle

Deadline: Aug 26, 2015

The Santa Fe Community Foundation helps donors plan and carry out their giving in Santa Fe and beyond. Through its seasonal grant cycles, the Foundation seeks to fund the broadest range of strong organizations in order to address unmet community need and inspire increased levels of funding from donors. The Foundation is devoted to building...


 

American Medical Association: Healthy Living Grant Program

Deadline: Sep 11, 2015

The American Medical Association’s Healthy Living Grant Program supports health education programs to develop school and community-based solutions to behavioral health challenges. Funding will support projects in the areas of: Youth-Focused Prescription Medication Safety: Projects should focus specifically on prescription drug safety and target youth ages 12-21 years old. Cancer Prevention Education: Projects should focus...


 

Notah Begay III Foundation: Capacity Building Grant Program

Deadline: Aug 19, 2015

The Notah Begay III Foundation’s (NB3F’s) mission is to reduce the incidence of childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes. NB3F’s national program, Native Strong: Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures has announced its 2015 “Seeds of Native Health” Capacity Building Grants. The purpose of these grants is to better understand the root causes of childhood obesity and...