Funding and Resources

We often learn about opportunities for funding and resources that may benefit our various fiscally sponsored projects. When we receive updates, we'll post them here. Make sure you check back as these change frequently!


LatinXCEL Fund

The LatinXCEL Fund was created by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in partnership with the Castellano Family Foundation to vastly increase funding for Silicon Valley’s Latinx community leaders and Latinx-led nonprofits. Through targeted, long-term investments, the ultimate aim is to transform our region into one that is more inclusive and just, where all Latinx community members can thrive.

The deadline for LatinXCEL Fund grant applications is July 2, 2021
To learn more, attend their information session, where they will discuss the eligibility and requirements for nonprofits interested in applying for a LatinXCEL Fund grant.

Learn more about the LatinXCEL Fund here.


VOICES FOR HEALTHY KIDS POLICY CAMPAIGN GRANT

Voices for Healthy Kids works around the country to improve or create equitable policies that will make the places kids live, learn and play healthier. Today we announce a call for proposals for the Policy Campaign Opportunity, designed to support advocacy campaigns supporting Voices for Healthy Kids policy priorities with a focus on health equity. We seek to support and drive local, state and tribal policy change efforts that will dramatically improve the health of children with a focus on those experiencing the greatest health disparities including Black, Brown, and Native children or from families from low income. 

We are particularly interested in funding in these states: Mississippi, Louisiana, New Mexico, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Florida, Maryland, Texas, Alabama, California, North Carolina, Delaware, Alaska and tribal nations, counties and cities that demonstrate a high need.

Short Form Application Round 2 Deadline: Sunday, July 11, 2021

Learn more about Round 2 Applications here.


FOSTER CARE PILOT FOR JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM IMPACTED YOUTH REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

The Foster Care Pilot for Juvenile Justice System Impacted Youth is a collaboration between the San Francisco Juvenile Probation Department (JPD) and the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families (DCYF) to minimize the use of secure detention for youth ordered to out of home placement by collaborating with one or more community-based, licensed foster family agencies to support a new foster care strategy for justice impacted youth. Funds for this project are derived from unspent state apportionment revenue to JPD from prior years. These funds will be provided to DCYF who will administer the RFP, enter into a grant agreement with the selected grantee(s), and monitor and ensure compliance with grant terms. JPD and DCYF will work in close collaboration to set grant terms and monitoring and reporting requirements.

This RFP will provide up to $800,000 in funding from September 1st, 2021 through August 31st, 2022 for the Foster Care Pilot for Juvenile Justice System Impacted Youth .

Estimated Timeline:

  • RFP Issued: Friday, June 18, 2021
  • Question Submission Period Ends: Monday, June 28, 2021 by 5PM
  • Answers Posted for Submitted Questions: Friday, July 2, 2021 by 5PM
  • Proposals Due: Monday, July 12, 2021 by 5PM
  • Award Decision Finalized: Friday, July 30, 2021

(Dates may be subject to change)

More information here.


DHHS Admin. For Children & Families: Title V Competitive Sexual Risk Avoidance Education


Due Date: 07/15/2021

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families Family and Youth Services Bureau announces the availability of funds under the Title V Competitive Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (CSRAE) Program. 

The purpose of Title V Competitive SRAE is to fund projects to implement education exclusively on sexual risk avoidance that teaches youth participants to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity.  Applicants are expected to submit plans for the implementation of sexual risk avoidance education that normalizes the optimal health behavior of avoiding non-marital sexual activity, with a focus on the future health, psychological well-being, and economic success of the youth. Successful applicants must agree to use medically accurate information referenced to peer-reviewed publications by educational, scientific, governmental, or health organizations; implement an evidence-based approach integrating research findings with a practical implementation that aligns with the needs and desired outcomes for the intended audience; and teach the benefits associated with self-regulation, success sequencing for poverty prevention, healthy relationships, goal setting, and resisting sexual coercion, dating violence, and other youth risk behaviors such as underage drinking or illicit drug use without normalizing teen sexual activity. The plans should address the social, psychological, and health gains to be realized by refraining from non-marital sexual activity and engaging in healthy relationships.  The SRAE legislation requires unambiguous and primary emphasis and context for each of the topics to be addressed in program implementation. Additionally, there is a requirement that messages to youth normalize the optimal health behavior of avoiding non-marital sexual activity. 

ACF is awarding 10 grants, with a project performance period of 24 months with two 12-month budget periods and an award range of $13,000 to $450,000 per budget period. Total program funding is $3,400,000.

More information here.


DHHS Admin. For Children & Families: Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) Competitive Grants

 

Due Date:  07/15/2021

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) will be accepting applications from local organizations and entities, including faith-based organizations or consortia, for the development and implementation of the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) in states that did not accept FY2010 and FY2011 allocations for State PREP. The purpose of this program is to support projects that educate youth, between the ages of 10 and 19 years, and pregnant and parenting youth under age 21, on abstinence and contraception for the prevention of pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and HIV/AIDS. Projects are also required to implement at least three of six adulthood preparation subjects. 

ACF is awarding 30 grants, with a project performance period of 36 months with three 12-month budget periods and an award range of $250,000 to $700,000 per budget period. Total program funding is $21,000,000.

More information here.


DHHS Admin. For Children & Families: Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program Grants 


Due Date:  07/15/2021

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families Family and Youth Services Bureau announces the availability of funds under the Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program. The purpose of the SRAE Program is to fund projects to implement sexual risk avoidance education that teaches participants how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity. The services are targeted to participants that reside in areas with high rates of teen births and/or are at the greatest risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The goals of SRAE are to empower participants to make healthy decisions and provide tools and resources to prevent pregnancy, STIs, and youth engagement in other risky behaviors.  Successful applicants are expected to submit program plans that agree to use medically accurate information referenced to peer-reviewed publications by educational, scientific, governmental, or health organizations; implement sexual risk avoidance curricula and/or strategies with an evidence-based approach integrate research findings with a practical implementation that aligns with the needs and desired outcomes for the intended audience; and teach the benefits associated with self-regulation, success sequencing for poverty prevention, healthy relationships, goal setting, and resisting sexual coercion, dating violence, and other youth risk behaviors such as underage drinking or illicit drug use without normalizing teen sexual activity. 

ACF is awarding 30 grants, with a project performance period of 36 months with three 12-month budget periods and an award range of $300,000 to $450,000 per budget period. Total program funding is $12,500,000.

More information here.


DHHS Admin. For Children & Families: Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) CARES Act Rapid-Cycle Impact Projects


Due Date:  07/26/2021

The Office of Community Services (OCS) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) issues this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for grants for Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) CARES Act Rapid-Cycle Impact Projects (RCIP). 

This new FOA will support the continued progress toward the CSBG CARES Act RCIP goal of adapting current eligible entity service models to effectively respond to immediate community needs while also preparing for a future model that realigns local service based on those needs. The grantees under this cooperative agreement will be responsible for implementing community-based projects focused on priority areas to be specified by OCS. Examples include: Coordination with public health and emergency management to address the urgent health and social outcomes for people with low-income; Adapting service delivery to a physical distancing environment to promote safety and effectiveness (including use of technology for remote service delivery or to coordinate services); Strengthening individual and family adaptive capacities (including two-generation and intergenerational service models); Making structural reforms at the community-level to reinvent the safety net; Innovations in supports for families affected by school changes and disrupted childcare services; and Identifying and training for high demand jobs in the post-COVID-19 economy. OCS will identify up to 20 regionally diverse projects focusing on one or more OCS priority areas to participate in a Rapid-Cycle Evaluation and Continuous Quality Improvement approach. 

Grantees will receive support from OCS on all aspects of this rapid-cycle learning approach and assistance in implementing it in their projects on developing rapid-cycle evaluation methods and assist grantees with required reporting and data collection. 

OCS is awarding 20 grants, with a project performance period of 15 months and an award range of $150,000 to $250,000. Total program funding is $3,850,000.

More information here.


New York State Office of Mental Health: Project Teach

 

Due Date:  08/17/2021

The New York State (NYS) Office of Mental Health (OMH) is pleased to announce the availability of funds to continue the work of Project TEACH (Training and Education for the Advancement of Children’s Health). Project TEACH is a collaborative model that is committed to strengthening and supporting the ability of Primary Care Providers (PCPs) to provide mental health services to children, adolescents, and their families. This statewide program is comprised of three interrelated services for primary care providers: access to child and adolescent psychiatric consultation, linkage with community-based services, and training. Access to consultation and collaboration with the child and adolescent psychiatrists is a strategy that is supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), and the National Institute for Health Care Management. 

OMH is funding 1 cooperative agreement, with a project performance period of 5 years. Total program funding is $17,500,000. 

More information here.


Please reach out to us and let us know of any upcoming funding and resources opportunities.

Email us at communications@communityin.org and we'll add them to our list.