“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.
GEF and the Gardener’s Supply Company are offering a $250 prize to schools and youth groups that implement and chronicle their garden projects. The program is designed to support the continued sustainability of an exceptional youth garden program that has demonstrated success and impacted the lives of kids and communities. Chronicles of gardens must be emailed to the funding agency by September 30, 2016.
The MedEvac Foundation’s grant program supports the development of research and education in air medical and critical care ground transport. Projects are expected to promote research and education within the field, advance patient care and safety during critical care transport, advance the overall cost-ration benefit of all aspects of air medical and critical care transport, and facilitate the academic growth and development of future researchers and educations in the field. Financial support will be provided to award recipients. Applications must be submitted online by July 29, 2016.
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s Gold Carrot Awards recognize food service professionals doing an exceptional job of improving the healthfulness of school lunches. The funding agency looks for programs encouraging kids to eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, and that offer plenty of vegetarian, low-fat, whole grain, and non-dairy options. A grand prize of up to $3,000 and one to four awards of up to $1,000 are available. School nominations must be mailed, faxed, or emailed to the funding agency by July 29, 2016.
The Barrett Foundation Business Concept Challenge is offering a $75,000 grand prize and a $25,000 runner-up prize to encourage and reward innovative market-based solutions to natural resource issues affecting national forests and grasslands, and to stimulate entrepreneurial natural resource solutions to forest health challenges. The competition is eligible to teams comprised of representatives from nonprofit and for-profit organizations, tribal entities, businesses, students and staff of universities, and local, state, and federal governments. Applications may be submitted after completing an online eligibility questionnaire, and must be received by 11:59 p.m. MT on August 15, 2016.
The Florida Housing Finance Corporation will hold a funding process workshop regarding its 2016/2017 request for applications (RFA) for funding programs. The workshop is open to all, and will take place on July 21, 2016, at 1:30 p.m. ET at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport in Orlando, Florida. During the workshop, the agency will solicit comments and suggestions from interested persons relative to the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and State Apartment Incentive Loan (SAIL) requests for applications.
The Oregon International Air Show provides grants to organizations focusing on education, social services, and community events, as well as veteran/military foundations. Financial awards of up to $5,000 may be requested. Applications may be submitted electronically or mailed to the funding agency, and must be received by August 20, 2016.
Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania is a program designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies enabling them to renew a community structure in need into something beautiful through the application of fresh paint and a lot of elbow grease. The grant is only available to tax-exempt groups within Pennsylvania. Each application is eligible for up to 20 gallons of exterior paint provided by Behr and a $50 Home Depot gift card for painting supplies. A total of eight awards will be provided. Applications must be submitted online by July 31, 2016.
The Career Awards for Science and Mathematics Teachers are five-year awards available to outstanding science and/or mathematics teachers in the North Carolina public primary and secondary schools. The purpose of the awards is to recognize teachers who have demonstrated solid knowledge of science and/or mathematics content and have outstanding performance records in educating children. The program will provide $175,000 over a period of five years to eligible teachers in the North Carolina public school system. A total of six awards will be provided, which must be allocated as detailed on the program website. Applications must be submitted online by 4:00 p.m. ET on September 15, 2016.