November 21, 2022

Grants Watch: Week Ending 11/18/22

The Grant Plant routinely reviews funder websites and notices and is pleased to share some upcoming opportunities with you. Contact us if you would like support in preparing a proposal.


NM Human Services Department. Deadline: 12/9/22

Employment and Training Program, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Policy and Program Development. The purpose of this opportunity is to solicit sealed proposals to establish a contract through competitive negotiations for the procurement of services to be provided by a third-party partner under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to eligible and referred individuals for the Employment & Training (E&T) program. Section 6 of the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, as amended, (the Act) provides that each State agency shall implement an E&T program for the purposes of assisting members of active SNAP households in gaining skills, training, work, or experience that increases their ability to obtain employment and meet theState or local workforce needs.


Epilepsy Foundation. Deadline for LOI: 12/31/22

2023 Shark Tank Competition. The Epilepsy Study Consortium, in collaboration with the Epilepsy Foundation, invites entries that represent the most innovative new ideas in epilepsy treatment and care for the annual Shark Tank Competition. The winner(s) of the 2023 Shark Tank Competition will receive international recognition and compete for awards totaling up to $75,000 to support the development and commercialization of an important new product, technology, or therapeutic concept to help people with epilepsy.


Big Lots.  Spring/Summer Request Deadline: 1/1/23 at 5:00 ET

Big Lots invests in partnerships that improve and enrich the lives of families and children. Support is provided in the form of monetary gifts, gift cards, and merchandise in-kind. Significant partnership projects and capital requests are by invitation only.


City of Albuquerque. Deadline (extended): 1/6/23 at 4:00 pm

Affordable Rental Housing Development. DFCS has allocated up to $4,192,714.64 of HOME Investment Partnerships grant funding, towards the new construction or acquisition/rehabilitation and/or preservation of multi-family housing development within the Albuquerque city limits. The 2022 Home Investment Partnerships Affordable Rental Development Project, shall leverage the City’s contribution by maximizing the total units of housing to be developed, and providing housing units that are affordable to households at/or below 80% AMI.


The Bob Woodruff Foundation. Deadline 1/12/23

The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) Grants Program funds programmatic efforts serving the military/veteran community. The foundation focuses on programs that improve overall health and wellbeing of service members, veterans, their families, and caregivers, and are interested in programs that: 1) improve social determinants of health; 2) decrease barriers to accessing physical and mental healthcare; 3) increase accessibility to programming that fosters a healthy lifestyle; and 4) enhance opportunities for veterans to thrive after service.


SFARI. 2023 Winter Pilot Award. Deadline: 1/12/23

Grants awarded through this RFA are intended to provide early support for exploratory ideas, particularly those with novel hypotheses for autism. Appropriate projects for this mechanism include those considered higher risk with less assurance of ultimate impact, but with the potential for transformative results. Investigators new to the field of autism are encouraged to apply for these awards. The total budget of a Pilot Award is $300,000 or less, including 20 percent indirect costs, over a period of up to two (2) years.


AmeriCorps. Deadline: 2/1/23 at midnight ET

Seniors Workforce Development Senior Demonstration Program. AmeriCorps Seniors is publishing this funding notice with the purpose of creating the AmeriCorps Seniors Workforce Development Senior Demonstration Program (herein referred to as WFD) to support projects focused on supporting older adults as they seek to secure employment in professional, skilled labor, or paraprofessional careers. In addition, AmeriCorps Seniors is partnering with Public Health AmeriCorps, which seeks to support projects that address the public health needs of local communities, advance health equity and create pathways to public health careers for older adults. Applicants that propose public health careers programming would apply via the Public Health Careers Track. All other career programming will apply via the non-public health careers track. Through WFD funding opportunities, applicants must demonstrate how they will engage adults ages 55 and older, using service opportunities, certification, training, and mentoring as the avenue that will lead to employment in skilled, professional, and/or para-professional career employment.

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