星期二, 3月 05, 2024

Boston - The Funding Update



The Funding Update



Employment and Training Administration, 4/4/2024
The purpose of this program is to provide eligible incarcerated individuals in men’s and women’s state correctional facilities or local or county jails with workforce services prior to release and to continue services after release by transitioning the participants into reentry programs in the communities to which they will return. By providing for reentry services to begin while participants are still incarcerated and to continue post-release, these projects are designed to eliminate the time gap between release from prison and enrollment into a workforce development reentry program leading to skills-based employment, to improve individuals’ transition back into their communities, and to reduce recidivism. Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, State governments, Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education and City or township governments. Estimated 20 grants up to $4 million each.

OVW Fiscal Year 2024 Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Program, 4/9/2024
The Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Program (Transitional Housing Program (CFDA 16.736)) supports programs that provide 6-24 months of transitional housing with support services for victims who are homeless or in need of transitional housing or other housing assistance, as a result of a situation of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault or stalking; and for whom emergency shelter services or other crisis intervention services are unavailable or insufficient.Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, City or township governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education and State governments. Estimated Total Program Funding:$ 40,000,000.

The federal government has transitioned from DUNS to the Unique Entity ID.
A UEI is required to apply for and receive federal awards.
The process is extensive; plan ahead.
For more information, go to the FAQ page at SAM.gov.

Federal funding opportunities are continuously updated on grants.gov


Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund, 3/15/2024 
The MPPF is a state-funded 50% reimbursable matching grant program established in 1984 to support the preservation of properties, landscapes, and sites (cultural resources) listed in the State Register of Historic Places. Applicants must be a municipality or nonprofit organization.Historic cultural resources in public and nonprofit ownership and use frequently suffer from deferred maintenance, incompatible use, or are threatened by demolition. These important resources represent a significant portion of the Commonwealth’s heritage. By providing assistance to historic cultural resources owned by nonprofit or municipal entities, we hope to ensure their continued use and integrity.  

Shannon Community Safety Initiative Statewide Research Partner Opportunity, 3/22/2024
The program supports regional and multi-disciplinary approaches to combat gang violence through coordinated prevention and intervention, law enforcement, prosecution, and reintegration type programs.


GROWBOSTON Education Fund Grant,3/11/2024 

The purpose of this grant program is to invest in Boston residents’ urban agriculture knowledge. Organizations may apply for a maximum of $30,000 per application. Recipients must be a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit or a community-based organization partnering with a fiscal sponsor that is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit. No grants can be awarded to individuals or for-profit businesses. Grants under $10,000 will be paid in one lump sum upon grant award, and a signed grant application will serve as a grant agreement. Grants between $10,000 and $30,000 will be paid in two installments. 

2023-24 Design Fund Grant Application, 5/1/2024

GrowBoston is offering a total of $75,000 to fund the development of conceptual designs for urban farms, community gardens, food forests, and other open spaces with food production elements. Designs must be for projects intended for public use and benefit, and may be for new spaces or for renovations or expansions of existing spaces. A copy of the resulting designs must be provided to GrowBoston upon completion. The purpose of this grant program is to invest in the creation of food production spaces that will be for public use and/or benefit. Grants up to $9,999.00.


Boston Athletic Association Gives Back Grant Program, 3/8/2024
The Spring 2024 round of the Boston Athletic Association Gives Back Grant Program opens for applications from February 26 to March 8. The program supports nonprofits that advance the B.A.A.’s mission of promoting a healthy lifestyle through sports, especially running, in order to build healthy communities. Grants from $5,000-$15,000 are available.

Bloomberg Philanthropies, 3/13/2024                                                                                                                  The program will provide funding, expert technical assistance, and leadership development over two years to strengthen the digital infrastructure of nonprofit cultural organizations. To be eligible, organizations must be based in the U.S. or UK, tax-exempt as defined by section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, be in existence for at least three years, and have a budget of at least $500,000.

Frankenthaler Climate Initiative, 3/15/2024 
                                                                                                          Grants will be awarded to support the planning or implementation of capital projects that reduce emissions by improving efficiency in building energy use. Eligible applicant categories include museums, archives, and institutions whose primary mission includes visual art; higher education art schools, centers for study, residency programs; community and cultural organizations whose missions include an emphasis on visual art. Grants up to $100,000, depending on the grant category.

Boston Scientific Foundation, 3/15/2024
The foundation supports programs focused on improving STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) educational opportunities and academic development for K-12 students who are economically disadvantaged.

The Grassroots Fund, 3/19/2024
Grants of up to $4,000 will be awarded in support of community-based environmental work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont.

NAACP and Adobe Editing Fellowship Program, 3/22/2024

The 14-week paid fellowship is for individuals who have some experience with video editing and includes training, mentorship, and hands-on workplace experience. The program includes an intensive week-long retreat to launch the fellowship in Los Angeles, industry mentorship pairing, craft conversations led by notable industry experts across disciplines, and up to four workplace rotations within the NAACP Content Team and with Oscar-winning post-production house Parallax. Additionally, fellows will receive a three-year subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps plan. Selected participants will be awarded a stipend of $14,000.

Home Depot Foundation, 3/22/2024
Grants will be awarded to support the construction and rehabilitation of permanent supportive multifamily housing for veterans. Awards typically range from $100,000 to $500,000.

Voices for Healthy Kids, 3/25/2024

The 2024 Policy Campaign funding opportunity funds campaigns for public policy change in Voices for Healthy Kids priority areas, including early care and education access, Early Head Start/Head Start appropriations, paid family and medical leave, healthy school meals expansion, sugary drink tax and investment, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) access and expanded benefits, SNAP incentives and produce prescription programs, and water access in schools and communities. Funded campaigns must pursue policy through legislation, regulation, executive order, or ballot initiative. Tribes, subdivisions of a tribe, 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations, and organizations with a fiscal sponsor are eligible to apply. Applicants must have the ability to conduct lobbying activities.

Imagine Learning Foundation, 3/29/2024
Grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded to support the well-being of learners outside of the classroom, either at home or in their communities.

Classics for Kids Foundation, 3/31/2024
Matching grants will be awarded to schools or nonprofit organizations that incorporate string instruments into their music programs.

The Edward E. Ford Foundation, 4/1/2024

The EE Ford Foundation works to strengthen and support independent secondary schools and to challenge and inspire them to advance teaching and learning by disseminating best practices and supporting efforts in sustainability and collaboration. Grants must be matched by additional funds raised by the school at least dollar for dollar. Applying schools must serve a 9-12th grade program, be a member of NAIS, serve a diverse population, have a current Head of School that has served for a full two years, and not have applied for funding from the EE Ford Foundation within the last four years. Previously funded traditional grants have supported leadership and project-based learning opportunities, emotional intelligence technology, the underwriting of full-time staff, instructional coaching programs, and more. Grants up to $100,000.00.

Sun Life, 4/19/2024                                                                                                                                                  Sun Life’s Health Access Grant Program (formerly the Team Up Against Diabetes program) provides support to nonprofit organizations in the United States that are improving access to health programs focused on diabetes and oral healthcare in their local communities. Programmatic support is provided in the following areas: diabetes prevention, awareness, and education; diabetes management and care; obesity prevention; nutritional programs, including education, management, and awareness; recovery support for diabetes-related complications; oral healthcare; and oral disease prevention and management. Grant amount: $25,000, $50,000 or $100,000

Mary Kay Foundation, 4/30/2024                                                                                                                        The foundation’s Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program awards grants to shelters across the country providing critical, life-saving services to women and children seeking safety from an abusive situation. Grants of $20,000 are awarded to at least one domestic violence shelter in every state. 

Ben and Jerry’s Foundation, Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through October 2024

The National Grassroots Organizing Grant Program offers two-year unrestricted, general operating support grants to small, constituent-led grassroots organizations throughout the United States and its territories. Support is provided to organizations that are led by people working to help themselves and their communities create progressive change through organizing campaigns and movement building efforts aimed at dismantling systems of oppression and the legacies of white supremacy culture. Applicants must be nonprofits with 501(c)3 status (or have a fiscal agent), have an annual operating budget under $350,000, use grassroots, base-building organizing campaigns as the primary strategy for creating social change, and be U.S.-based and U.S.-focused. Grants up to $ 30,000.00.


The Voyager Scholarship, 3/27/2024

The scholarship program will help students pursuing careers in public service by providing access to travel and education.

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