Recent Grant Postings

Community Asset Builders, LLC (CAB) is always looking at funding sources that may be of benefit to community based organizations. The following are a few postings that may be of interest.

MINORITY HEALTH. SAMHSA is accepting applications for more than $33 million in available funds to support the Targeted Capacity Expansion HIV: Minority Women grant program. These grants aim to expand substance use disorder treatment and HIV services for racial and ethnic minority women. Learn more and apply by April 29.

CHILDREN. HRSA is accepting applications for more than $2.5 million in available funds to support the Innovation in Care Integration for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities Program. These funds support the implementation of innovative, evidence-informed strategies to integrate care at a system-level within states. Learn more and apply by May 10.

JUSTICE. The U.S. Department of Justice is accepting applications for $9 million in available funds to support the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program. This program aims to increase public safety through innovative cross-system collaboration for individuals with mental illness who come into contact with the criminal justice system. Learn more and apply by May 17.

HIV/AIDS. SAMHSA is accepting applications for more than $1.6 million in available supplement grant funds to support the Minority AIDS Initiative Continuum of Care (MAI-CoC) program. The MAI-CoC supplemental grants will allow organizations to expand and enhance current grant activities related to behavioral health treatment services, prevention and HIV and hepatitis medical services. Learn more and apply by June 8.

TRAUMA. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2016 Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (Short Title: ReCAST Program) grants. The purpose of this program is to assist high-risk youth and families and promote resilience and equity in communities that have recently faced civil unrest through implementation of evidence-based, violence prevention, and community youth engagement programs, as well as linkages to trauma-informed behavioral health services. The goal of the ReCAST program is for local community entities to work together in ways that lead to improved behavioral health, empowered community residents, and reductions in trauma and sustained community change. Application Due Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016

TELEHEALTH. Universal Service Administrative Company. The Healthcare Connect Fund provides funding to healthcare providers for telecommunications and internet access services, as well as network equipment, at a flat discounted rate of 65%. Participants can apply as a member of the consortium or a stand-alone entity. Rural public or nonprofit healthcare providers (HCPs) are eligible. Consortia may be comprised of both rural and non-rural HCPs. All consortia must consist of more than 50% rural participation within three years of receipt of the first funding commitment obtained through the HCF Program. Connections to, and equipment located at, eligible off-site data centers and administrative offices are eligible for support. Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2016

Eligible entities include:

  • A post-secondary educational institution offering healthcare instruction, such as teaching hospitals or medical schools,
  • A community health center or health center providing healthcare to migrants
  • A local health department or agency
  • A community mental health center
  • A nonprofit hospital
  • A rural health clinic, including mobile clinics
  • A dedicated emergency room of a rural for-profit hospital

DENTAL. DentaQuest Foundation. The Oral Health 2020 Initiative will provide funding to organizations working to eliminate oral disease in children and increase oral health across the lifespan. Funding will be awarded to create networks, establish partnerships and analyze policy.

Proposals should focus on one of the following goals:

  • Mandatory inclusion of an adult dental benefit in publicly funded health insurance
  • Incorporate oral health into the primary education system
  • Comprehensive national oral health measurement system
  • Eradicate dental disease in children

The Foundation is especially interested in promoting health equity outcomes. Proposals that address one or more of the multiple factors affecting health equity (race, ethnicity, geography, etc.) are encouraged. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

DENTAL. American Dental Association. The Semi-Annual Grant Program: Access to Care will award funding to projects that improve access to oral healthcare. Application Deadline: Jul 29, 2016.

Examples of eligible projects include:

  • Oral health care
  • Clinic supplies, instruments, and equipment
  • Salary-specific to work on this grant project
  • Outreach to recruit dentist participation in program activities

RESEARCH. The AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03) supports different types of health services research projects, including:

  • Pilot and feasibility studies
  • Secondary analysis of existing data
  • Small, self-contained research projects
  • Development of research methodology
  • Development of new research technology

Rural and frontier areas are considered a priority population, along with inner city, low-income groups, minority populations, and individuals with special healthcare needs. Application Deadline: Jul 16, 2018.

Research projects should be organized around a set of priority conditions of importance to the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP programs. The current list of conditions includes:

  • Arthritis and non-traumatic joint disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular disease, including stroke and hypertension
  • Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Depression and other mental health disorders
  • Developmental delays, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Functional limitations and disability
  • Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS
  • Obesity
  • Peptic ulcer disease and dyspepsia
  • Pregnancy including pre-term birth
  • Pulmonary disease/Asthma
  • Substance abuse

Meet the HALO Foundation!

Have I mentioned that the crew a CAB knows how to have a good time while supporting a great cause?  If not, well then I guess you need some proof!

If you haven’t checked out the good work being done by the HALO Foundation you should!  They do great things in our community and they use all their donations very effectively and efficiently.  That pleases me greatly.12792347_651392704963451_4460904735211020957_o

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