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Thursday, July 21, 2022

City of Boston funding update

CITY of BOSTON

The Funding Update


AmeriCorps, 9/13/2022
Volunteer Generation grants will develop and/or support community-based entities to recruit, manage, and support volunteers. Minimum award: $100,000.
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New This Week


Department of Agriculture, 8/2/2022
Urban Agriculture and Innovation Production grants support food access; education; business and start-up costs for new farmers; and policy development related to zoning and other needs. Grants are available for planning and implementation; awards range from: $50,000 - $300,000

National Endowment for the Humanities, 8/10/2022
Media Projects grants support collaboration between media producers and scholars to develop humanities content and to prepare documentary films, radio, and podcasts. Max award: $1M.

Small Business Administration, 8/18/2022
Service-Disabled Veteran Entrepreneurship Training grants support organizational capacity to market and deliver entrepreneurship training programs. Grants range from $50,000 to $150,000.

Department of Justice, 9/12/2022
Youth Violence Prevention grants support strategies targeted to middle and high school age youth. Max award: $250,000.

Health Resources and Services Administration, 10/12/2022
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children grants support access to health care for under-resourced and underserved children, youth, and their families nationwide. Max award: $50,000.

National Endowment for the Humanities, 1/11/2023
Public Humanities Projects engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history. Max award: $1M. 


Federal funding opportunities are continuously updated on grants.gov


STATE GRANTS

Cultural Council, 9/28/2022
Cultural Sector Recovery Grants ($5,000-$75,000) support to Massachusetts cultural organizations, collectives, and businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Executive Office of Health & Human Services, 9/30/2022
This is advance notice of a Request for Responses. EOHHS seeks a pool of qualified vendors that will be eligible to contract with MassHealth Accountable Care Organizations and Managed Care Organizations to serve as Behavioral Health Community Partners; and a separate pool of qualified vendors to serve as Long-Term Services and Supports Community Partners.

Department of Conservation & Recreation, 12/31/2023
DCR is soliciting bidders to provide Real Estate Advisory Services concerning DCR public parks. Services will include Real Estate Market Analysis, Arts & Culture Feasibility, Active Uses Implementation Strategy Development, Community Outreach and Engagement, as well as marketing services. 


Department of Public Health, 6/30/2029
DPH is seeking qualified attorneys to provide department-wide legal services and and/or legal support services.

New This Week


City of Somerville, 8/3/2022
The Office of Housing Stability requests proposals for Legal Services for Tenants.

Division of Insurance, 8/5/2022
Seeks to create a pool of pre-qualified vendors to provide outside legal counsel and representation in regard to the examination, administrative supervision, rehabilitation, conservation and liquidation of certain regulated insurers.


Scroll down to "Important Links" on CommBUYS to see Newly Posted Bids.


CITY GRANTS

Boston Public Health Commission, 8/6/2022
Boston Youth Resiliency and Recovery Collaborative is seeking qualified youth-serving organizations to increase equitable access to high quality mentoring opportunities for BIPOC LGBTQ+ young people.

New This Week


Boston Public Health Commission, 7/30/2022
The Bureau of Recovery Services seeks proposals from qualified consultants to draft and support data collection and evaluation activities with the Massachusetts Collaborative for Action, Leadership, and Learning.

Mayor’s Office of Housing, 8/17/2022
Requests proposals from non-profit organizations and units of local government to implement and facilitate Boston’s Youth Action Board.


Bids are updated continuously on the City of Boston Supplier Portal.


FOUNDATION GRANTS

Obama Foundation/My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, Weekly - beginning 7/15/2022
The goal of the Freedom Summer 2022 Fund is to provide communities with tools and resources to create safe spaces for our boys and young men of color, particularly during the summer months, in an effort to curb the uptick in violence we are seeing across the country. Awards will range from $15,000 to $25,000 until funds are exhausted.


John and Maria Laffin Trust, 7/31/2022
Funding priorities (national): animal welfare, medical research, health, and human services. Awards range from $2,000 to $40,000.

Emeril Lagasse Foundation, 8/1/2022
Grants (up to $10,000) support school garden and/or culinary education programs. 

3M Foundation, 9/1/2022
Funding goal: to help build a diverse pipeline of global talent by increasing student interest and achievement in STEM. T - Two education grant cycles: K-12  is April to June; Higher Ed is July to September. Awards range from $5,000 - $125,000.

Liberty Mutual Foundation, 9/8/2022
Funding priorities: Housing Stability and Youth and Young Adult Workforce Development. Geographics focus: Boston. Funding categories: planning and implementation. Awards range from $25,000 to $200,000.

Liberty Mutual Foundation, 9/8/2022
Funding priorities: Climate Resiliency, Workforce Skills Development, Sustainable Infrastructure. Geographic focus: Boston. Funding categories: planning and implementation. Awards range from $25,000 to $200,000.

Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation, 9/10/2022
Funding is centered on the delivery of economic education to youth in non-school settings; behavioral economics with a focus on environmental issues; economic education initiatives to underserved communities in the local states; online competitions; entrepreneurship education; marketing capabilities to serve more populations in economic education; programs to generate more excitement for economic and financial education; and economic education programs in a recently mandated state. Awards range from $10,000 to $25,000. Applications begin with a Letter of Interest.

Nord Family Foundation, 8/1/2022
Funding priorities: Arts and Culture, Civic Affairs, Education and Health and Social Services. Funding categories: programs (priority); also capital improvements and capital campaigns when special criteria are met.

American Bar Endowment, 7/1/2022 to 9/23/2022
Opportunity Grants (up to $25,000) support new, boots-on-the-ground, innovative programs and projects that serve the immediate and critical legal needs of the public and are of importance to the legal profession and its concerns for access to justice. Applications begin with a Letter of Inquiry.

We Raise Foundation, 9/30/2022
Funding priorities: education, workforce development, and criminal justice. Emerging Leader Grants ($15,000) support young adults in Christian organizations who are leading new programs at the intersection of poverty, violence, and inequality in the United States. 

Lisa Libraries, Open
Donations of new children's books and small libraries go to organizations that work with families in underserved areas throughout the United States.Recipient organizations should cover the shipping and handling costs.

Citizens Bank, Open
Funding goal: to support opportunities for significant and measurable community impact. Funding priorities: hunger and food insecurity; financial literacy; economic development, job training, and small business development. Funding focus: projects that serve diverse, underserved populations and neighborhoods and demonstrate strong results.

Amgen Foundation, Open
Funding priorities: Science Education and Community Life. 

 

Check the Funding Update Archives for back issues with open deadlines.


THE RESOURCE TABLE

FUNDING FORECAST: DRUG-FREE COMMUNITIES
The Centers for Disease Control developed this program to support community coalitions working to prevent and reduce substance use among youth.
Grants will be awarded to applicants that have never received this grant before.
The application period is expected to be 1/26/2023 to 3/27/2023.
Check here for strategic planning resources.


“Genius is equally distributed. Opportunity is not. Camelback is here to change that.”
Camelback Ventures philanthropy is focused on entrepreneurs of color and women. The Capital Collaborative is a cohort-based fellowship program run by Camelback and designed for White leaders in philanthropy and impact investing who want to deepen their personal and professional work on racial equity and racial justice. This cohort program will run from September 2022 through March 2023, with the first in-person Summit October 12-14th. Details here.



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