Welcome to the NNED Funding Opportunities page. The page is divided into governmental grant opportunities and foundation grant opportunities. The Government Grant Opportunities section is organized by due date. The Foundation Grant section is organized alphabetically by foundation. Not all foundations listed are national.
Health Care Reform Grant Opportunities:
Many of these grants are only open to state governments, but community-based organizations and local non-profits can collaborate with state governments to create more successful grant applications.
There are no Health Care Reform grant opportunities at this time. Please read below for government and foundation grant opportunities.
Government Grant Opportunities:
December 6 -- Rural Health Network Development: The purpose of this program is to support rural integrated health care networks that have combined the functions of the entities participating in the network. Applications are due December 6, 2013. For more information click here.
December 6 -- Partnership for Chemical Dependency Treatment Programming: The Seattle Indian Health Board’s Urban Indian Health Institute has announced an opportunity for Urban Indian Health Organizations to participate in a faciliated partnership and planning process to strengthen chemical dependency treatment programming. Applications are due December 6, 2013. For more information click here.
December 9 -- Technical Assistance to Support AIDS Directors and HIV Prevention Program Managers: Services provided under this grant are geared to enhance the quality and performance of the workforce, organizational structures, and health systems in order to reduce HIV infection and related health disparities across the U.S. and its territories. Applications are due December 9, 2013. For more information click here.
December 30 -- HIV Early Intervention Services Existing Geographic Service Areas: This announcement solicits applications for fiscal year 2014 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C Early Intervention Services. These funds support outpatient HIV early intervention and primary care services targeted to low-income, medically underserved people living with HIV/AIDS. Applications are due December 30, 2013. For more information click here.
January 6 -- STD/HIV Disease Intervention Services Training Centers: The purpose of this grant is to provide necessary training to strengthen the skills and capacity of Disease Intervention Specialist and other PS provider staff working in or with state/local health department STD/HIV prevention programs to deliver efficient STD/HIV PS and other disease intervention activities. Applications are due January 6, 2014. For more information click here.
January 8 -- National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreements: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is seeking to fund national cooperative agreements with organizations to provide national training and technical assistance (T/TA) to potential and existing Health Center Program (authorized under section 330 of the PHS Act, 42 CFR 254b) grantees and look-alikes. Applications are due January 8, 2014. For more information click here.
January 15 -- Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Homes: The purpose of these grants is to provide runaway and homeless youth an alternative to law enforcement, child welfare, mental health, and juvenile justice systems. Each Transitional Living Program must provide adult supervision and services, including basic life skills (eg. interpersonal skill building, educational advancement, job attainment skills, and mental and physical health care). Applications are due January 15, 2014. For more information click here.
January 16 -- Rural Health Network Development Planning Program: The purpose of the Network Planning program is to assist in the development of an integrated healthcare network. The program can help to promote the development of healthcare networks in order to: (i) achieve efficiencies; (ii) expand access to, and improve the quality of essential health care services; and (iii) strengthen the rural health care system as a whole. Applications are due January 16, 2014. For more information click here.
Foundation Grant Opportunities:
December 16 -- Native Strong - Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Program: The purpose of the program is to partner with Native communities to better understand the root causes of childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes, resulting in strategies and an action plan to address the issue. Applications are due December 16, 2013. For more information click here.
December 31 -- American Psychological Foundation Mental Health Projects for the Underserved: The foundation will award a grant to a clinician working on a scientifically-based project in the area of serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, or incarcerated or homeless individuals. Applications are due December 31, 2013. For more information click here.
January 14 -- Blackstone Charitable Foundation Announces RFP for Veteran Employment Organizations: This grant is for organizations that focus on veterans’ employment and professional development. The Program is designed to help American veterans transition to private sector employment, adapt their skills, and succeed in new work environments. Applications are due January 14, 2014. For more information click here.
January 31 -- American College Health Foundation Seeks Ideas to Improve Student Mental Health: The goal of the program is to spawn new ideas and innovative practices that improve students' mental health and to share these ideas with other college healthcare professionals through presentations at state, regional, and national conferences and in articles published in college health-related periodicals. Applications are due January 31, 2014. For more information click here.
February 3 -- Sundance Institute Invites Applications for Native American Filmmakers Fellowship Lab: The program is designed to support filmmakers working to strengthen their craft, develop their voice, and advance current projects toward production. Applications are due February 3, 2014. For more information click here.
List of National and Local Foundations Focusing on Behavioral Health and Disparities:
Aetna Foundation -- For the 2010 grant cycle the Aetna Foundation will focus its grant making on issues that improve health and the healthcare system in three areas, one of them being Racial and Ethnic Healthcare Equity. This program promotes equity in health and health care for common chronic conditions, and infant mortality. One of the goals of the program is to determine, through interventional studies, whether stress-reduction programs (including yoga and meditation) can improve health outcomes for minority patients with chronic conditions, as well as postnatal outcomes for mothers and pregnant women. Grant applications that address more than one of the foundation's program areas will receive priority consideration. For more information on these three program areas click here.
American Legion Child Welfare Foundation -- The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation annually accepts proposals from nonprofit organizations for projects that meet one of the foundation's two basic purposes — to contribute to the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual welfare of children through the dissemination of knowledge about new and innovative organizations and/or their programs designed to benefit youth; and to contribute to the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual welfare of children through the dissemination of knowledge already possessed by well-established organizations, to the end that such information can be more adequately used by society. Grants are awarded only to nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations and must have the potential of helping American children in a large geographic area (more than one state).
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation -- Through their Closing the Gap on Health Care Disparities Program , the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation provides grants to non-profit organizations seeking to address health care disparities in Massachusetts communities. The Foundation will support initiatives that take a comprehensive and innovative approach for improving access and reducing barriers to quality health care and support services for groups experiencing specific health disparities
Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation -- The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation focuses on reducing health disparities around the world. One of their priorities in the US is to reduce mental health disparities by building health care and support services for patients at the community level.
CIGNA Foundation -- The CIGNA Foundation defines its activities in terms of four primary impact areas. Potential grantees will be expected to demonstrate how their activities positively impact one of these areas: 1) Promoting Wellness: Building awareness, helping people manage their health challenges and making health services available and affordable for all; 2) Expanding Opportunities: Reaching across barriers – be they based on gender, ethnicity or physical condition – to tap the talents of every person; 3)Developing Leaders: Supporting the type of community service that gives talented individuals the experience to become future leaders; 4) Embracing Communities: Connecting neighbors to create networks that will address the complex social and environmental challenges we all face.
Commonwealth Fund -- The Commonwealth Fund has nine program areas this fiscal year, the Fellowship in Minority Health focuses on creating physician-leaders who will pursue careers in minority health and health policy.
Connecticut Health Foundation -- Through their Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Initiative the Connecticut Health Foundation funds Connecticut-based organizations with programs that: 1. Create public will to decrease racial and ethnic health disparities in access and treatment; 2. Improve the quality of systems that enhance patient-provider interactions in order to promote health equity.
Hanley Family Foundation -- The Hanley Family Foundation provides funds nation-wide to organizations that advance the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of alcoholism, chemical dependency and addictive behavior, including support for related research and education.
Health Trust -- Based in California, the Health Trust funds organizations that directly benefit residents of Santa Clara County and/or Northern San Benito County. Through their Healthy Communities Initiative, the Health Trust funds organizations that work to reduce health disparities.
Hogg Foundation -- The Hogg Foundation has a focus on improving the mental well-being of all Texans and places emphasis on cultural and linguistically competence in mental health care. They fund fellowships and scholarships to develop the mental health care workforce. For more information click here.
MetroWest Community Health Care Foundation -- Based in Massachusetts, the MetroWest Community Health Care Foundation funds programs that serve the MetroWest area of Massachusetts. Through their Racial and Ethnic Disparities Initiative they fund programs wishing to become a part of an ongoing, community-wide and collaborative effort to reduce health disparities in the MetroWest area.
NCB Capital Impact -- In its Innovative Community Lending for health care project NCB Capital Impact provides flexible financing solutions that successfully preserve and expand affordable health care and behavioral care for low-income families across the country.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation -- RWJF funds programs across the country that support their seven program areas. One of their program areas focuses upon Vulnerable Populations and funds programs committed to meeting the emerging health needs of communities by identifying smarter, cost-effective ways to address problems of the most vulnerable. RWJF seeks new and different partners to expand their reach that can bring smart, innovative solutions to America's communities.
Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland -- Based in Cleveland, Ohio the Sisters of Charity Foundation funds organizations serving Cleveland citizens in one of its focus areas, one of which includes Health Disparities .
Tufts Health Plan Foundation -- Based in Massachusetts, this foundation funds Massachusetts based programs that improve physical, mental, and emotional well-being of older adults, with a focus on eliminating disparities.
Walmart Foundation -- Under their National Giving Program, one of the Walmart Foundation's focus areas includes Health & Wellness which focuses on improving access to health care, reducing health care disparities and promoting healthy lifestyles.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation -- In the United States the W.K. Kellogg foundation has as one of its focuses, Food, Health and Well-Being. This focus area has as one of its emphases to foster stress mitigation and reduction efforts (physical activities, violence prevention) designed to improve mental health and well-being, and create conditions that support mental and physical well-being of marginalized children and families.