April 8, 2024

Grant Watch: Week Ending in 4/5/2024

The Grant Plant routinely reviews funder websites and notices and is pleased to share some upcoming opportunities with you. 

 

PNM, Non-traditional Educational Pathway Grants, April 26, 2024 5:00 p.m. M.D.T.

PNM has announced their Non-Traditional Educational Pathway Grant program. Funding areas focused on programs for learners who are developmentally disabled, veterans, seniors, formerly incarcerated, unhoused, youth interested in STEAM or agricultural education and housing for direct education purposes. Extra consideration will be given to programs that are collaborative, are working to include underserved populations, and those providing a framework to ensure all persons are included and valued. Awards are up to $15,000 per applicant. All funds are unrestricted and the only required post-award action is a social media post with successful outcomes.

https://www.pnm.com/apply-for-grant 

 

US Department of Transportation, National Infrastructure Project Assistance (Mega) program, May 6, 2024 

A combination of three major grant programs and two fiscal years of funding, the MEGA program provides an opportunity for state and local entities to increase “shovel-ready” projects that are traditionally too large or complex for traditional funding. Funding is available for this program for the next five years, up to $5 billion available during that time, $1.7 billion is available through this NOFO. Evaluations will be based on: (1) safety; (2) state of good repair; (3) economic impacts, freight movement, and job creation; (4) climate change, resilience, and the environment; (5) equity, multimodal options, and quality of life; and (6) innovation areas: technology, project delivery, and financing. 

https://www.grants.gov/search-results-detail/353145 

 

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Cultural and Community Resilience program, May 21, 2024 

The Cultural and Community Resilience program allows communities across the US to preserve and restore various cultural projects. It is focused on community based efforts to address impacts of either the loss of cultural resilience and heritage due to COVID-19 or climate change. This program prioritizes disadvantaged communities and their efforts of restorative practices and inclusive methodologies. Eligible Applicants include: Special district governments, Native American tribal governments, institutions of higher education, nonprofits, state governments, private institutions of higher education, county governments, or city or township governments. Awards are up to $150,000, with 20 awards anticipated, and no match required.

https://www.grants.gov/search-results-detail/349718 

 

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Digital Projects for the Public, June 12, 2024 

The Digital Projects for the Public program provides access to digital collections and platforms for arts and humanities projects. Content may be used to interpret or analyze humanities work via websites, mobile applications, tours, interactive touch screens, kiosks, or games and virtual environments. Eligible Applicants include: Special district governments, Native American tribal governments, institutions of higher education, nonprofits, state governments, private institutions of higher education, county governments, or city or township governments. Awards are up to $400,000 per organization, with an anticipated 13 awards, and no match required.

https://www.grants.gov/search-results-detail/349720 

 

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Public Impact Projects at Smaller Organizations, June 12, 2024

The Public Impact Projects at Smaller Organizations grant opportunity is now open until June 12, 2024. Cultural organizations of small or midsize may apply for expansion of scope, reach, or quality of programs. Awards will support a wide variety of strategies, so long as they are public facing programs meeting community needs. Eligible Applicants include: Special district governments, Native American tribal governments, institutions of higher education, nonprofits, state governments, private institutions of higher education, county governments, or city or township governments. Awards are up to $25,000 with no match required. 

https://www.grants.gov/search-results-detail/349632 

 

NDN Collective, Community Action Fund, October 31st, 2024 5:00 pm CST 

NDN Collective funds grassroots and frontline communities working to defend Indigenous Peoples’ rights and resources. Applicants can also be community responses to climate disaster response efforts including flooding, fires, and earthquakes. Direct actions and organizing efforts that are urgent and time sensitive are encouraged to apply. Applicants can apply as non-profit organizations, individuals, a Tribe/First Nation, or as a business, however the geographic focus is on North America and the related Island Nations.  Awards are often $15,000 but can range to $40,000. If awarded, terms are a maximum of six months.

https://ndncollective.org/community-action-fund/ 

 


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