Funding Opportunities

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Breakfast After the Bell Grant
Deadline: June 1, 2019

Breakfast After the Bell Grant Opportunity: Grants will support districts with the purchase of approved equipment, materials and initiatives facilitating breakfast after the bell delivery models (such as breakfast in the classroom, grab and go, or second chance breakfast) in an effort to increase student participation in school breakfast.

Note: The grant amount is per school site. Districts or other education institutions can apply multiple times with each application being for one school site.

Maximum grant amount: up to $5,000

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Pool Safely Grant Program
Deadline: June 5, 2019

 

Pool Safely Grant Program
Applications are currently being accepted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for the FY 2019 Pool Safely Grant Program (PSGP) to prevent the drowning and drain entrapments of children in pools and spas. States and local governmental entities (including counties and cities, park and recreation agencies, school districts, or any other agency or instrumentality of a local government) are eligible to apply for awards. Applications are due June 5.

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Statewide Park Program
Deadline: August 5, 2019

This year, $255 million in state funds were made available to cities and other local governments to create new parks and introduce new recreation opportunities specifically in California’s underserved communities. Local agencies have been invited by the California Department of Parks and Recreation to apply for possible funding for their communities. The funds are specifically allocated to critically underserved communities, with an eye to increasing health equity and reducing health disparities 

 

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Farmers Market Promotion Program
Deadline: June 18, 2019

The USDA announced a $11.5 million in competitive grant funds in fiscal year 2019 is available to be awarded through the Farmers Market Promotion Program. The Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP) is a component of the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP), which is authorized by the 2018 Farm Bill under the Local Agriculture Market Program. The goals of FMPP grants are to develop, coordinate, and expand direct producer to consumer markets to help increase access to and availability and regionally produced agricultural products.

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Food Safety Outreach Program
Deadline: June 6, 2019

The Food Safety Outreach Program will complement and expand the national infrastructure of the National Food Safety Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance Competitive Grants Program. The Food Safety Outreach Program will build upon that national infrastructure, with a sustained focus on delivery of customized training to members of the target audiences.

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Obesity Policy Evaluation Research (R01)
Deadline: May 8, 2019

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications that propose to evaluate policies or large scale programs that are expected to influence obesity related behaviors (e.g., dietary intake, physical activity, or sedentary behavior) and/or weight outcomes have the potential to prevent or reduce rates of obesity.

The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.

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Understanding Factors in Infancy and Early Childhood (Birth to 24 months) That Influence Obesity Development (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Deadline: May 8, 2019

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications from institutions/organizations which propose to characterize or identify factors in early childhood (birth-24 months) that may increase or mitigate risk for obesity and/or excessive weight gain and/or to fill methodological research gaps relevant to the understanding of risk for development of obesity in children. Studies should propose research in children from birth to 24 months, although any proposed follow-up assessments, if applicable, may continue past this period.

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2019-20 Lead Agency Grants
Deadline: June 14,2019

Youth Service America is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Lead Agency program to activate youth volunteers on 9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance (September 11, 2019), MLK Day of Service (January 20, 2020), and Global Youth Service Day (April 17-19, 2020) 

Lead Agencies are a vital part of creating a culture in which all young people have the opportunity and support to find their voice, take action, and make an impact in their communities. 

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National Block Grant for Systemic iImprovements & Community Transformation
Deadline: June 7

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and National Center of Excellence (COE) for Human Capacity Community Transformation is providing an award of $600,000 to help create new economic opportunities and improved quality of life for low-income individuals and families.

Lear more about eligibility and contact information here

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Breakfast After the Bell Grant Opportunity
March 1, 2019

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and yet more than half of low-income students are not receiving the proper nutrition they need each day to perform better in their academic and social lives.

The Breakfast After the Bell is providing grant funding opportunities to help afterschool kids to ensure an end to childhood hunger. 

Apply today! Visit bestpractices.nokidhungry.org for more information 

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Boost Café – Funding Opportunities
Deadlines Vary for Each Opportunity

BOOST Collaborative is a unique, purpose‑driven organization committed to supporting those serving youth in the out‑of‑school time hours by providing quality professional development, opportunities for networking & partnerships, and leadership training.

Boost Café offers information in regards to funding opportunities throughout the nation. These opportunities provided vary from age groups, subject, also the amount of funding. They provide information for grants, scholarships, awards, and contests. 

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Family Justice Center (FJ) Program
Deadline: December 31, 2020

The purpose of this program is to support emerging family justice centers (FJCs) across California. FJCs will provide services to victims of one or more of the following: 

  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual assault
  • Elder or dependent adult abuse
  • Human trafficking

A total of $1.2 million is available to support awards of up to $400,000 through this program

Eligibility

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Evidence for Action

Is your team interested in supporting research development, but not able to support it on your own? RWJF is looking for a team of people to link organizations working in and with communities with strong research partners.

$700,000 in funding is available to support a “matching team” to link organizations working in and with communities with strong research partners to rigorously evaluate the health impacts of program or policy interventions.

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Youth for Safety and Justice Fund

The Funders’ Collaborative on Youth Organizing has launched The Youth for Safety and Justice Fund, a rapid response fund that will provide $1,000-$5,000 mini-grants to youth-led organizations to support young people organizing for safety and justice. The Fund will focus on efforts that employ a racial justice lens and connect gun violence to other forms of systemic violence and we hope to support the connection of young people across race and class to build unity and broader political power.