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Special Opps: Funding and More for April 7, 2016

by eCivis Research Team on April 7, 2016
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eCivis_periscope_1a.jpg“eCivis Special Opps” is collection of supplemental funding sources, resources, and other opportunities for organizations, faculty and students, community members, and partners. All headings in this post link to the funding opportunities.

Maddie’s Fund Grants to Boost Participation in National Shelter Animals Count Database

Maddie’s Fund is providing $1,000 to every shelter or rescue organization that registers with Shelter Animals Count during the period of March 25, 2016, to April 30, 2016. Organizations that are already registered are eligible to receive $500 for each new member they refer. The funding will encourage and support participation in the national Shelter Animals Count Database.

Fire up Your Feet Activity Challenges

Fire Up Your Feet is offering K-8 schools in Metro Atlanta, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maryland, Oregon, Virginia, Southwest Washington, and Washington, D.C., several types of awards that encourage families, students, and schools to work together to create lifestyles that inspire children to be healthy and physically active. Eligible school groups are PTAs, PTOs, school districts, and school foundations. Grants of up to $500 are available, and depending on the specific region, applications must be submitted by May 9, 2016, or June 3, 2016.

Workshop on Exploring Data and Metrics Value at the Intersection of Health Care and Transportation

The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine will host a two-day workshop intended to examine community-level data relating to building partnerships between health and transportation providers, including identifying data from health care providers, existing measures, and other information relevant to measuring the value of the relationship and partnerships between public transit services and health care and to calculate the return on investment. The workshop will be held on June 6-7, 2016, at the National Academy of Science Building, in Washington, D.C.

Patient Safety Movement 2016 Patient Safety Innovation Awards

The Patient Safety Movement is calling on patient safety advocates and entrepreneurs to bring forward their proven innovations that will help reach the goal of zero preventable deaths by 2020. Awards will be focused on identifying the best innovations that can make the most impact and be easily implemented in hospitals across the world. Innovations can be new products or novel uses of an existing technology or process. Three prizes ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 will be provided. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. PT on October 1, 2016.

Illinois State Board of Education: Consolidated Application Technical Assistance Workshops

The Illinois State Board of Education will host workshops that offer information and provide updates regarding their 2017 consolidated applications. Workshops will be held May 3-12, 2016, in six locations across Illinois. Prospective attendees must register online.

Mueller, Inc., Helping Hand Program

Mueller, Inc., will partner with the popular television show Texas Country Reporter to find a deserving nonprofit organization in Texas to receive a free building from Mueller. Applications may be submitted online or in hard copy, and must be received by May 19, 2016.

Public Comment Period for the State of California Annual Action Plan

The California Department of Housing and Community Development is soliciting comments regarding updates to the FY 2016-17 annual action plan, which is part of the state’s 2015-2020 consolidated plan. The annual plan addresses the administration of an estimated $87 million in new federal funds under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control (LHCP) programs. The public comment period will be open until April 30, 2016


 

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