“eCivis Special Opps” is collection of supplemental funding sources, resources, and other opportunities for organizations, faculty and students, community members, and partners that are discovered by our research team while searching for opportunities to include in Grants Network: Research.
The Justice Center of the Council of State Governments will host a Juvenile Probation Reform Academy for juvenile probation and parole leaders and managers. The academy will take place August 29-30, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio. The academy is designed to instruct probation and parole directors and managers on the core principles demonstrated by research to reduce recidivism and improve other outcomes for youth in the juvenile justice system. Applications to participate must be submitted online by June 10, 2016.
Southwest Airlines is providing donations of travel to 501(c)(3) nonprofit, charitable organizations. Awards will be in the form of complimentary round-trip travel to approved organizations for fundraising or transportation purposes. Applicants must be located in communities that Southwest Airlines serves. Applications must be submitted online.
Kaléo Pharmaceuticals has several grant/assistance programs available for interested parties. The funding agency’s Patient Assistance Program makes life-saving medical products available for patients facing financial hardships who do not have insurance coverage. The Healthy Communities program collaborates with nonprofit organizations that are dedicated to the growth of healthy communities. The Product Donation Grants program provides naloxone auto-injectors at no cost to qualifying nonprofit organizations and other groups demonstrating need. The Investigator Initiated Studies program aims to advance science and improve patient care by supporting high-quality research that is initiated, designed, implemented, and sponsored by external investigators. Potential applicants should visit these programs’ websites to obtain additional information regarding the submission of applications.
The EideBailly Resourcefulness Award program will provide awards to creative and sustainable revenue-generation initiatives that are proposed by 501(c)(3) organizations in the states of Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, and Utah. The grand prize for this competition will be $10,000, with a runner-up award of $3,000 and an honorable mention award of $2,000. Applications may be submitted online beginning on June 15, 2016, and must be received by 11:59 p.m. CT on August 10, 2016.
CASE Construction Equipment is offering $25,000 in equipment support to one deserving village, town, municipality, or county in order to support the construction or repair of infrastructure in the community. Infrastructure may include bridges, roads, obsolete water infrastructure, levees, and projects that address blight and disrepair. Awards are meant to mitigate the costs of equipment rental. Applications must be submitted online by August 1, 2016.
The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will host a free workshop that will address disaster plans. The workshop will specifically address disaster preparedness and response plans for collections housed in heritage institutions, such as libraries, archives, museums, and historical societies. The workshop is scheduled to take place in Denver on July 28, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The workshop will be provided free of charge, but pre-registration is required using the email address provided on the program website.
The Ohio Department of Transportation will provide free school zone flashers and other sign and pavement marking enhancements to schools that abut a U.S. route or state highway (outside a city) that serves as a drop-off or pick-up point for students or serve pedestrians and/or bicyclists. This program is only available to schools that currently lack flashers. Applications must be submitted online by June 17, 2016.
The Florida Green School Network will recognize school districts that have generated cost savings via green projects. School districts will receive a ranking based on savings generated by schools within them, and districts that score the highest will be recognized. Schools must report their data by August 12, 2016, and districts must submit applications by September 2, 2016.
The IHCDA is accepting applications from local units of government interested in having their community’s young adults play a key role in community planning efforts. Applicants will recruit a group of high school students, work with them to write an essay, and submit the essay to the program. Up to five communities will be chosen to receive $500 each of seed money to implement their youth-driven project. Applications must be submitted in essay form. Essays must be less than five pages in length, and submitted via email no later than 5:00 p.m. on September 9, 2016.