April 3, 2023

Grants Watch: Week Ending 3/31/2023

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.

Native Initiatives Benefits. April 12, 2023.

The Native Initiatives generate economic opportunity for Native Communities by supporting the creation and expansion of Native CDFIs, which in turn help to create jobs, establish or improve affordable housing, and provide appropriate financial services and counseling within their communities. Seeks to increase the access to credit, capital, and financial services in Native communities through the creation and expansion of CDFIs primarily serving Native communities. https://www.cdfifund.gov/programs-training/programs/native-initiatives


The purpose of the New Mexico “Litter Control and Beautification Act,” NMSA 1978, § 67-16-1 et seq., is to accomplish litter control by vesting in the New Mexico Tourism Department (Department) the authority to eliminate litter from the state to the maximum practical extent. The Department shall aid in establishing a statewide Keep America Beautiful Program through the New Mexico Clean and Beautiful Grant Program to end littering, improve recycling, and beautify New Mexico communities. https://www.newmexico.org/industry/work-together/grants/clean-and-beautiful/grant-application/

Child Care Business Development RFP. April 19, 2023.

The purpose of the Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals to establish a contract through competitive negotiations for the procurement and provision of the Child Care Capacity Business Development (CBD) Project. The Early Childhood Education and Care Department (“ECECD” or the “Agency”) is requesting proposals from qualified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) that have demonstrated past excellence and knowledge in providing Child Care Capacity Business Development services. https://www.nmececd.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/Posted-RFP-2023-0010_3.20.23.pdf

Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award (Cycle 2). April 20, 2023.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invites applications for the second cycle of the Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Awards. This is an investigator award for early career academic investigators, especially those who are new to the field of neurodegeneration. Awards are $1.2M in total costs over 4 years. Early career investigators will benefit from mentored support and resources of the CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network. https://chanzuckerberg.com/rfa/ben-barres-early-career-acceleration-awards/

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Consortium Incentive Grant (CIG) Program. April 24, 2023.

The purpose of the MEP CIG program is to provide incentive grants to State educational agencies (SEAs) that participate in a consortium with one or more other SEAs or other appropriate entities to improve the delivery of services to migratory children whose education is interrupted. Through this program, the Department provides financial incentives to SEAs that receive Title I, Part C (MEP) funding to participate in high-quality consortia to improve the intrastate and interstate coordination of migrant education programs by addressing key needs of migratory children whose education is interrupted. https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=346266

Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA): Native American and Alaska Native Children in School (NAM) Program. April 25, 2023.

The purpose of the NAM program is to award grants to eligible entities to develop and enhance capacity to provide effective instruction and support to Native American and Alaska Native students, including Native Hawaiian and Native American Pacific Islander students, who are identified as English learners (ELs). The goal of this program is to support the teaching, learning, and studying of Native American languages while also increasing the English language proficiency and academic achievement of students served. https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=345813

FY23 IDEA Part C Application. May 24, 2023.

New Mexico is applying for another year of grant funding through OSEP for Early Intervention Services (Part C of the Individuals with Disability Education Act). The Part C Grant Application is for New Mexico’s statewide system of early intervention service for infants and toddlers’ birth to three years of age with or at-risk of developmental delays and disabilities and their families. https://www.nmececd.org/idea-part-c-application/

Yield Giving Open Call. June 12, 2023.

This initiative seeks community-led, community-focused organizations whose explicit purpose is to advance the voices and opportunities of individuals and families of meager or modest means, and groups who have met with discrimination and other systemic obstacles. Organizations best suited to this initiative will enable individuals and families to achieve substantive improvement in their well-being through foundational resources. This includes, for instance, organizations providing access to health care, stable and affordable housing, education and job training, support for sustained employment, asset ownership, civic engagement, and other pathways. They may also be engaged in data collection and communication to amplify the voices of people and communities struggling against inequities. https://www.leverforchange.org/challenges/explore-challenges/yieldgivingopencall/?utm_source=masseblast&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ygoc&utm_content=launch

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