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Special Opps: Funding and More for May 25, 2017

by eCivis Research Team on May 25, 2017
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Periscope in Article About Grant Opportunities“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.


Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): National Crime Victims’ Service Awards

OVC’s Crime Victims’ Service Awards recognize individuals, teams, programs, and organizations that demonstrate outstanding service in supporting victims of crime and victim services. Awards will be provided for a range of individuals, from volunteers to professionals. Nominations for any of the programs must be submitted online by July 31, 2017.


American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture (AFBFA): Teacher Resource Grants

The purpose of this program is to provide funds to educators to enable them to purchase accurate agricultural literacy materials from the funding agency’s store for use in their classrooms. By providing these 50 grants of $50 each, the AFBFA hopes to help more teachers educate their students with more accurate information about agriculture. All educators employed by schools and working in grades K-12 are eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted online by July 1, 2017.


Transportation Research Board (TRB) Webinar: Innovative Financing for Public Transportation – Value Capture and Small- and Medium-Sized Public-Private Partnerships

The TRB will conduct a webinar on June 7, 2017, dedicated to discussions of the best practices of value capture (VC) and public-private partnerships (P3s) in transportation funding. After the webinar, participants will be able to define these topics, list examples, describe successful factors in planning and implementing these strategies, and utilize companion checklists to plan and evaluate prospective P3 projects. The webinar will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET, at no cost. Prospective attendees must register online.


Practice Change Leaders for Aging and Health Program

This 15-month program will help leaders in health care delivery organizations, health-related institutions, or community-based organizations with direct responsibility for care that impacts older adults further develop their leadership skills through completing projects aimed at improving care for older adults. The program will focus on the four main topics of primary care, accountable care organizations, transitional care, and hospital re-admission reduction. This program will also address the needs of dually eligible beneficiaries. The program will be delivered through conferences scheduled throughout the 15-month period. Up to ten awards will be made, and each participant will receive $45,000 to implement projects. Applications must be submitted via email by August 16, 2017.


Disney Charitable Giving: Theme Park Ticket Contributions

Disney Charitable Giving will make four one-day park hopper tickets available to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to be used for fundraising purposes. Requests must be received at least 60 days, and no more than six months, prior to the fundraising event date, and organizations are limited to one application per 12-month period. Applications must be submitted online.


National Rural Accountable Care Consortium: Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI)

The TCPI program will assist rural communities across the country in preparing for and participating in the new value-based payment models offered by the program. The funding agency will provide participants with access to industry-leading expertise and the technical resources they need to succeed. Ultimately, the TCPI program will set up billable care coordination services, redesign practices to manage population health, qualify participants as patient-centered medical homes, and/or increase revenues and preserve futures of medical facilities. Applications must be submitted online.


Best Buy Teen Tech Centers

Best Buy Teen Tech Centers are places where teens can develop critical skills through hands-on activities exploring their interests in programming, filmmaking, music productions, and design. Each location will work to bridge the digital divide by giving students access to tech education, building the confidence they will need to be successful in school and in future careers. Best Buy is now accepting applications for new Teen Tech Centers in Atlanta, Cleveland, Miami, New Orleans, Phoenix, and Pittsburgh. Applications will be accepted from community organizations, which must be within 15 miles of a Best Buy location. Applications must be submitted online by 5:00 p.m. PT on June 5, 2017.


Defense Manufacturing Assistance Program (DMAP)

DMAP is a program that assists defense-oriented communities and businesses that have been impacted by defense downsizing. The program will help such communities and businesses stabilize, diversify, and prosper. Communities that have lost one or more defense contractors, have suffered a major reduction in defense-support activities, or have been recognized as defense-dependent and adversely impacted by budget reductions may apply online.


Rockefeller Foundation: The Bellagio Center Conference Program

The Bellagio Center Conference Program will provide organizations with the opportunity to hold conferences in the Bellagio Conference Center in Bellagio, Italy. The center supports the work of scholars, artists, thought leaders, policymakers, and practitioners who wish to promote the well-being of humanity around the world. Conferences have been organized around the funding agency’s four focus areas of advancing health, revaluing ecosystems, securing livelihoods, and transforming cities. Applications for conferences are accepted online on a rolling basis, and are evaluated on a quarterly basis.


BankUnited Grants

BankUnited provides corporate contributions to nonprofit organizations whose work helps to meet community needs in the areas of small business and economic development, affordable housing and community development, financial education and foreclosure prevention, and financial education and K-12 education. Applicants interested in applying may contact the community development outreach officer listed on the program webpage.

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