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:
November 14 -- Cooperative Agreement to Support Establishment of the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Exchanges: This grant provides States, the District of Columbia, and consortia of States, with financial assistance for the establishment of Exchanges. Applications are due November 14, 2014. For more information click here.
Government Grant Opportunities:
March 17 -- Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity Expansion in Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts and Drug Courts: The purpose of this program is to expand substance abuse treatment services in existing adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts and in Juvenile Treatment Drug Courts which use the treatment drug court model in order to provide alcohol and drug treatment to defendants/offenders. Applications are due March 17, 2014. For more information click here.
March 19 -- System of Care Expansion Planning Grants: The purpose of this program is to develop a comprehensive strategic plan for improving, expanding and sustaining services provided through a system of care approach for children and youth with serious emotional disturbances and their families. Applications are due March 19, 2014. For more information click here.
March 21 -- Native American Service to Science Initiative: This national initiative assists tribal program developers, implementers, and evaluators in applying more rigorous and culturally-grounded evaluation methodologies to their work. Applications are due March 21, 2014. For more information click here.
March 21 -- System of Care Expansion Implementation Cooperative Agreements: The purpose of this program is to improve behavioral health outcomes for children and youth with serious emotional disturbances and their families by focusing on reducing the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on communities, and addressing the behavioral health impacts of trauma. Applications are due March 21, 2014. For more information click here.
March 24 -- Drug-Free Communities Program: The purpose of this grant is to establish and strengthen collaboration among communities to support the efforts of community coalitions working to prevent and reduce substance use among youth. Applications are due March 24, 2014. For more information click here.
March 31 -- Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women: The purpose of this program is to expand availability of residential substance abuse treatment, prevention, and recovery support services for pregnant and postpartum women and their minor children. Populations of focus are low-income women, racial and ethnic minority women. Applications are due March 31, 2014. For more information click here.
March 31 -- HIV Prevention and Care Service Delivery among Health Centers Serving High HIV Prevalence Jurisdictions: The purpose of this FOA is to support efforts to improve collaboration among state health departments and health centers to expand the provision of HIV prevention and care services within communities most impacted by HIV, especially racial/ethnic minorities. Applications are due March 31, 2014. For more information click here.
April 14 -- Cooperative Agreement to Benefit Homeless Individuals States: The purpose of this program is to develop the infrastructure of states to increase capacity to provide accessible, coordinated/integrated, and evidence-based treatment services; permanent housing; peer supports; and other critical services for veterans other individuals who experience chronic homelessness. Applications are due April 14, 2014. For more information click here.
April 16 -- Minority Serving Institutions Partnerships with Community Based Organizations: The purpose of this program is to prevent and reduce substance abuse and transmission of HIV/AIDS among African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Natives young adult (ages 18-24) populations. Applications are due April 16, 2014. For more information click here.
April 18 -- Grants to Develop and Expand Behavioral Health Treatment Court Collaboratives: The purpose of this program is to allow local courts more flexibility to collaborate with multiple criminal justice system components and local community treatment providers to address the behavioral health needs of adults who are involved with the criminal justice system. Applications are due April 18, 2014. For more information click here.
April 25 -- Homeless Individuals-Services in Supportive Housing: The purpose of this program is to support the development of community infrastructures that integrate treatment and services for substance use, co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, permanent housing, and other critical services for veterans and other individuals who experience chronic homelessness. Applications are due April 25, 2014. For more information click here.
May 15 -- Interventions for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Native American Populations (R01): The purpose of this grant is to develop health promotion and prevention interventions that are culturally appropriate and promote the adoption of healthy lifestyles, improve behaviors, or improve conditions related to the consumption of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs, mental illness or HIV-infection. Applications are due May 15, 2014. For more information click here.
September 7 -- NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings: The purpose of the NIH Research Conference Grant (R13) and NIH Research Conference Cooperative Agreement (U13) Programs is to support high quality conferences that are relevant to the public health and to the scientific mission of the participating Institutes and Centers. Applications are due September 7, 2016. For more information click here.
September 7 -- Behavioral and Social Science Research on Understanding and Reducing Health Disparities (R01): The purpose of this grant is to research the causes and solutions to health disparities between racial/ethnic populations, lower socioeconomic classes, and rural residents. Emphasis is placed on research among three broad areas of action: 1) public policy, 2) health care, and 3) disease/disability prevention. Applications are due September 7, 2016. For more information click here.
Foundation Grant Opportunities:
March 13 -- Community Innovation Grant Program: The Bush Foundation is accepting applications from organizations in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or the twenty-three Native nations that share the same geography, for organizations working to create or implement an innovative solution to address a community need or opportunity. Applications are due March 13, 2014. For more information click here.
March 31 -- eWomenNetwork Foundation Grants for Small Organizations that Support Women and Children: The foundation awards individual grants of $6,000 to small entrepreneurial organizations that address the health, wellness, and/or safety of underprivileged women and/or children. Applications are due March 31, 2014. For more information click here.
April 1 -- American Psychological Foundation Visionary Grants: These grants are designed to support research, education, and interventions that use psychology to solve social problems in the following areas: understanding and fostering connection between behavior and physical health; reducing stigma and prejudice to promote unity and harmony; and understanding and preventing violence. Applications are due April 1, 2014. For more information click here.
April 30 -- Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation: The foundation awards grants of $25,000 to untested youth programs that lead to breakthrough results in supporting underprivileged youth. In the past, funded programs have ranged from credit union savings projects, intensive tutoring, afterschool daycare, art classes, and health workshops. Applications are due April 30, 2014. For more information click here.
May 15 -- Geist Foundation Invites Applications from Foster Care Organizations in Hawaii: This grant is for projects designed to increase capacity of nonprofit organizations to deliver quality services for foster children and their families in Hawaii. Applications are due May 15, 2014. For more information click here.
May 15 -- Early Career Grant for Psychologists Investigating Serious Emotional Disturbance: The American Psychological Foundation is accepting applications from early career psychologists conducting research in the area of early intervention and treatment for serious emotional disturbance in children. Applications are due May 15, 2014. For more information click here.
October 1 -- Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Award: This grant supports research related to the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents through accidents, violence, abuse, or suicide. Applications are due October 1, 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.