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Call for Applications: National PTA Smart from the Start Community Outreach Grant
Application deadline: Friday, March 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EST/2:00 p.m. PST
Smart from the Start: Community Outreach provides PTA Regions, Districts and Councils with tools and resources to educate families of children ages 3-5 and partner with a local neighborhood community to improve awareness of energy balance concepts. Energy balance is finding a balance between the calories we consume through what we eat and drink and the calories we burn through physical activity.
PTA Regions, Districts and Councils will:
• Educate families of children ages 3-5 about practical ways to ensure their children achieve a balanced intake of nutritious foods and physical activity every day, using the Energy Balance Pre-K curriculum.
• Mobilize community-based stakeholders to focus on increasing access to nutritious foods and physical activity options in the community, especially for families of children ages 3-5.
National PTA will award 10 grants of $10,000 each to PTA Regions, Districts and Councils.
Grant funding must be spent between June 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (703) 518-1269.
Request for Applications: Autism Speaks Family Service Community Grants 2014
All applicants must submit a Letter of Intent (LOI). LOIs will be accepted on a rolling basis through our online grant system from February 19 through March 28, 2014.
Autism Speaks seeks to directly support the innovative work of autism service providers in communities across the United States. The focus of our Family Services Community Grants is three-fold: to promote autism services that enhance the lives of those affected by autism; to expand the capacity to effectively serve this growing community; and to increase the field of service providers. Autism Speaks seeks to focus on building capacity and accumulating case studies and deliverables for the community at large.
We urge all potential applicants to use the following Community Tool Box website hosted by the University of Kansas: http://ctb.ku.edu/en/default.aspx. Here, applicants may find useful resources online that can help with needs assessment, program planning, measuring quality and impact and writing successful grant proposals.
Autism Speaks will accept Family Services Community Grant proposals that address one of the following areas of need:
-- Building the field and scope of educators and trainers, by providing continuing education and training to those working directly with individuals with autism spectrum disorders
-- Providing funding for consultation and hands on training to improve education for individuals with autism
-- Providing funding to increase the capacity of service providers
-- Training professionals to interact more effectively with individuals with autism spectrum disorders
-- Social skills training that provides peer modeling and inclusion with typically developing peers
-- Recreation and athletic programs for individuals with autism spectrum disorders
Young Adult/Adult Services
-- Pre-vocational and vocational training
-- Transition planning
-- Residential services
-- Recreation programs for adults
-- Life/community integration skills
Funds can be applied to support new projects, the expansion of existing projects, or the successful replication of an existing curriculum or program model. Autism Speaks places a significant focus on the end product or deliverable of each proposal that will benefit the autism community beyond those participating in the program. Deliverables include videos, manuals and curricula that will be shared on the Autism Speaks website for the broader community.
Deliverables must capture information needed for replication, expansion, and dissemination.
Autism Speaks seeks to ensure proposals provide opportunities for individuals with varying functioning levels.
Finally, careful consideration will also be given to proposals that specifically address the needs of underserved communities.
Autism Speaks will not award grants to individuals or fund an individual or family for participation in personal programs. We encourage individuals to ask local providers and organizations to submit proposals that will meet our stated goals. The amount requested should be in the $5,000 - $25,000 range, and multi-year grants will not be awarded.
Autism Speaks Family Service Community Grants do not fund scientific research projects. For information about science grants funded by Autism Speaks please use the following link: www.autismspeaks.org/science/grants-program
Call for Applications: Breast Reconstruction Surgery Public Awareness Grants
The Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF) is committed to supporting organizations that focus on increasing breast reconstruction surgery awareness and education to women and their family members. Through The PSF's Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund, The PSF awards a limited number of Breast Reconstruction Surgery Public Awareness Grants to U.S. based, tax-exempt public 501(c)(3) charities that have demonstrated a commitment to increasing the awareness of breast reconstruction surgery.
We are now accepting applications for the 2014 BRA Fund Public Awareness Grants!
Breast Reconstruction Surgery Public Awareness Grants, up to $10,000, are awarded to U.S. based tax-exempt public 501(c) (3) charities with a demonstrated commitment to developing and implementing projects and programs for the purpose of raising the awareness of breast reconstruction surgery options in the community.
Breast Reconstruction Surgery Public Awareness Grant applications for the 2014 grant cycle will be accepted through April 4, 2014.
All applications must be submitted to email@example.com by April 4, 2014. Announcements of grant awards will be made by June 1, 2014.
Special consideration will be given to those organizations that are participating in BRA Day 2014 events.
For additional information about The Breast Reconstruction Surgery Public Awareness Grant, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Champions for Healthy Kids Program
Online application due March 14, 2014
Each year since the inception of the Champions for Healthy Kids program, the General Mills Foundation has awarded 50 grants of $10,000 each to community-based groups such as: health departments, govenment agencies, schools and Native American tribes that develop creative ways to help youth adopt a balanced diet and physically active lifestyle.
Eligibility requirements include:
• Organizations must have a current 501(c)(3) Public Charity status from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), be a school or a unit of government.
• Programs should be focused towards youth ages 2-18.
• Program must incorporate physical education and nutrition education.
• A registered dietician or registered dietetic technician must oversee the delivery of the nutrition education.
Call for Applications: American Psychiatric Foundation Typical or Troubled? Grant Program
The Typical or Troubled? School Mental Health Education Program was developed by the American Psychiatric Foundation to address the important role adults can have in a teen's life and the importance of early identification. By encouraging and equipping adults (such as parents and teachers) who closely interact with adolescents to notice the warning signs of mental health problems, to be prepared with intervention strategies, and to know where to refer teens for help in addressing these issues, the program becomes an essential element in ensuring student health and safety.
At its core, Typical or Troubled? is an evidence-based program that has been successfully working with school communities as a companion program with existing school safety and physical health programs across the nation to improve student mental health through early recognition, intervention, and treatment. To date, the curriculum has been presented in nearly 2,000 schools nationwide in urban, suburban, and rural school communities.
The Foundation is now accepting applications from community organizations, schools, and school districts to apply to implement the Typical or Troubled? program in middle and high schools. Those who have already implemented Typical or Troubled? may apply for the Innovations Grant.
Applicants can apply to implement the Typical or Troubled? and/or Típico o Problemático? programs at high schools and middle schools in their community.
Standard grant support is as follows:
For implementation in two to four high schools - Grant in the amount of $1,000
For implementation in five or more high schools - Grant in the amount of $2,000
We expect to award 25 to 30 grants.
Timeline for 2014 Typical or Troubled? and Típico o Problemático? grant applications:
• Application deadline: March 31, 2014
• Notification of award: May 6, 2014
Upon selection, the primary contact person on the application will be notified by email.
• Execution of grant contracts: beginning May 7, 2014
A contract to be signed and returned will be mailed. If APF does not hear back from you within two weeks, your grant fund may be forfeited.
• Awardees will be mailed grant checks upon receipt of a signed contract
• Implementation of Typical or Troubled? and Típico o Problemático? programs: 2014 - 2015 school year
•Evaluation due date: May 15, 2015, or two weeks after program implementation.
Call for Applications: Mary Kay Foundation Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program
The goal of The Mary Kay Foundation is to eliminate domestic violence. As a part of this effort, the Foundation makes grants to worthwhile organizations that aid survivors of domestic violence by operating emergency shelters.
Grants to applicants that operate emergency shelters for survivors of domestic violence will be made following review of this application and the required attachments. Failure to include all information specified in this application, including the required attachments, will result in disqualification of the applicant.
Please note: Only applicants operating an emergency shelter (immediate overnight housing) for survivors of domestic violence are eligible for a grant. Please do not apply if your organization does not operate an emergency shelter for survivors of domestic violence.
The funds awarded by the Foundation may be used for the operating budget of the applicant, with the exception of staff travel. No exceptions will be made.
Upon selection of the awardees, the Foundation will mail a check in accordance with information contained in the cover letter. No notification will be sent to applicants that are not selected. All decisions of the Foundation are final.
Failure to receive a grant does not prohibit the applicant from applying the following year. In order for the Foundation to aid the largest number of applicants possible, applicants that receive grants must skip a year before applying again.
In addition to answering the questions listed on this application, the following documents must be attached. Your application will be rejected if any of these documents are not included:
-- Cover letter including how your organization plans to use the funds.
-- Letter of determination from the Internal Revenue Service.
-- A copy of the current board-approved budget.
-- Recent financial statements, including statement of financial position (balance sheet) and statement of activities (profit and loss statement).
-- A listing of the board of directors, including their occupations or standing in the community.
-- A list of the top ten corporations, individuals, government agencies (including local, state, or federal grants), and foundations that donate to the organization. Include the dollar amount and percentage of total budget for each source.
-- State map from internet, with a circle around the county in which your organization is located.
Mail a cover letter, the signed application, and all required attachments by Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (postmark date).
The Mary Kay Foundation
P.O. Box 799044
Dallas, TX 75379-9044
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The Mary Kay Foundation
16251 Dallas Parkway
Addison, TX 75001
Health Impact Project 2014 Call for Proposals
Deadline: April 02, 2014, 6:00 p.m. ET
The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and The Pew Charitable Trusts (Pew), promotes the use of Health Impact Assessments (HIAs) and related approaches to help policy-makers in a wide range of fields incorporate health considerations into new policies, programs, plans, and projects, and make decisions that reduce unnecessary health risks, improve health, and decrease costs. This call for proposals (CFP) supports two types of initiatives: 1) HIA demonstration projects that inform a specific decision, with a focus on tribes, states, and territories that have had limited experience with HIAs to date; and 2) HIA program grants that enable organizations with previous HIA experience to develop sustainable HIA programs that integrate HIAs and related approaches in policy-making at the local, state, or tribal level. The Health Impact Project also partners with additional funders to support HIAs on specific topics or in a defined state or region. We will provide information regarding the availability of additional funds through periodic announcements to our mailing list and on our website.
This call for proposals will fund:
up to six Demonstration Project grants for up to $100,000 each completed within 18 months; and
up to five Program Grants for up to $250,000 each completed within 24 months. Program Grants must include $100,000 in matching funds or in-kind support from the grantee or partner organizations.
February 12, 2014: Call for proposals announced.
March 5, 2014: Demonstration Project informational webinar on HIA, the CFP, and application process. Registration is required. Please visit www.healthimpactproject.org/project/opportunities for details.
March 6, 2014: Program Grant informational webinar on the CFP and application process. Registration is required. Please visit www.healthimpactproject.org/project/opportunities for details.
April 2, 2014 (6 p.m. ET): Deadline for receipt of brief proposals.
April 30, 2014: Applicants notified of invitation to submit a full proposal.
May 28, 2014: Optional HIA training in Washington, DC for invited full proposal Demonstration Project applicants.
June 25, 2014 (6 p.m. ET): Deadline for receipt of full proposals.
By September 30, 2014: Notification of awards.
Eligibility and Selection Criteria
Eligible applicant organizations include:
state, tribal, or local agencies;
tax-exempt educational institutions; or
tax-exempt organizations as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are not private foundations or non-functionally integrated Type III supporting organizations.
American Psychological Foundation Visionary Grants
Up to $20,000 to seed innovation through supporting research, education, and intervention projects and programs.
Deadline: April 1, 2014
Sponsor: American Psychological Foundation
The APF Visionary Grants seek to seed innovation through supporting research, education and intervention projects and programs that use psychology to solve social problems in the following priority areas:
Understanding and fostering the connection between behavior and physical health to ensure well-being.
Reducing stigma and prejudice to promote unity and harmony.
Understanding and preventing violence to create a safer, more humane world.
Supporting programs that address the long-term psychological needs of individuals and communities in the aftermath of disaster.
One-year grants are available in amounts of up to $20,000.
Affiliation with 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, but excluding:
- Any group regarded by the IRS as non-conforming to 501(c)(3).
- Any activity involving political, lobbying, fund-raising or entertainment expenditures.
- Conference/workshop expenses.
- Localized direct service.
Demonstrated competence and capacity to execute the proposed work.
IRB approval must be received from host institution before funding can be awarded if human participants are involved.
Academy of General Dentistry Foundation Grant Program
AGD Foundation Mission:
The mission of the AGD Foundation, the philanthropic partner of the Academy of General Dentistry, is to passionately support the efforts of the general dentist toward improving the oral health of the public.
The AGD Foundation Grant Program offers financial support to programs in support of access to quality health care outreach for underserved populations. Grants are limited to a maximum of $5,000.
Grant Application Selection Criteria
The AGD Foundation Board of Directors will consider applications that:
● Support AGD constituent and other outreach initiatives.
● Clearly define the project with a specific timeline and budget.
● Make a connection between oral health and general health.
● Are community based and community driven.
● Contain measurable outcome criteria
Grants are made to charitable organizations that are exempt from federal taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Revenue Code or organizations dedicated to dentistry through either professional or public initiatives. The AGD Foundation Grant Program does not fund the following:
● Operating budgets.
● General operational expenses as distinct from project costs.
● Organization budget shortfalls.
● Individuals or individual research projects.
● Capital campaigns or annual funds.
● Conferences and special events (i.e., fundraising receptions).
● Lobbying and/or political campaigns or endorsements.
● Discretionary or emergency requests.
● Staff salaries or travel expenses.
Responsibility of the Grant Recipient
The grant recipient must use the funds awarded for the specific purpose for which they were intended. Any funds not used must be returned to the AGD Foundation.
The AGD Foundation requires a written detailed accounting of how the grant funds were utilized and the overall results of the funded project, including photos, within 60 days following the end of the funded project. Upon receipt of an acceptable report, the grant recipient will receive the remaining 20% of the grant monies.
The grantee must list the Academy of General Dentistry Foundation as a donor in publicity materials supportive of the grant activity and at a minimum in the annual report of the grantee. The grantee must specifically submit with the application how the AGD Foundation will be given public credit of financial support to the grantee project request.
Separate sheets for narratives must be as follows:
• Where noted, narratives may be used to expand on answers. Narratives must not exceed one typed page per question.
• Narratives must be typed on the organization’s letterhead, not handwritten.
• MS Word or Adobe PDF file, must be in Times New Roman 12 point size with no less than single line spaces and not to be placed in a binder or folder of any kind.
• Submit 5 copies of the application and all additional materials/narrative.
Please note the following:
• The AGD Foundation will not provide critiques of the grant applications.
• Letters of support from general dentist faculty may be included in cases where faculty are involved in the grant request, only if the persons writing are directly involved in the project.
• Only the material required will be allowed. Additional items such as video will be discarded and not returned.
• Faxed or e-mailed grant applications will not be accepted.
• Incomplete applications will not be considered or returned for resubmission by the applicant.
Grant application deadline
The grant application must be post-marked and received by the AGD Foundation Grant Committee no later than October 31. Final grant decisions will be announced and monies will be disbursed in the first quarter of the year.
Grant applications must be mailed to:
Academy of General Dentistry Foundation
Attention: Grants Committee
211 East Chicago Avenue, Suite 900
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: (312) 440-4329
Call for Nominations: World of Children Awards
Nominations for our Awards must be submitted by April 1 at 11:59 pm PDT
World of Children Award was created to recognize and elevate selfless individuals who make a difference in the lives of children around the world, regardless of political, religious or geographical boundaries. These courageous leaders recognize that children are the world's most important asset.
Our Awards honor these leaders and grant them funds to support the proven, high-impact programs they have created for children. These Awards ensure that more children's lives will be touched, improved and changed forever.
Online nominations are now open to consider candidates for our 2014 Awards. Awards are available in three categories:
2014 Humanitarian Award - Minimum Grant of $50,000. Recognizes a hero who has made a significant contribution to children in social services, education or humanitarian services.
2014 Health Award - Minimum Grant of $50,000. Recognizes a hero who has made a significant contribution to children in the fields of health, medicine or the sciences.
2014 Youth Award - Minimum Grant of $25,000. Recognizes a young hero (under the age of 21) who is making extraordinary contributions to the lives of other children.
Honorees must have a ten-year successful track record of working with children (three years for the Youth Award), and serve children over and above their regular employment, for little or no pay.
Awards will be presented at an annual ceremony held in New York City, USA, on November 6, 2014. At that time, World of Children Award will offer cash grants to the proven, sustainable programs created and managed by the 2014 Honorees.
All Nominees must be able to attend the Awards Ceremony on November 6, 2014 in order to be considered for an Award.
January 1, 2014 – Nominations open online
April 1, 2014 (at 11:59 PST) – Nominations close
April – August 2014 – Review and investigative process
Mid-August 2014 – All finalists notified
November 6, 2014 – Annual Awards Ceremony in New York City
For more information about our Awards and the nominations process, please visit worldofchildren.org/nominate/