“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 Behavioral Health Training and Technical Assistance Program will select up to 40 health officials to participate in an eight-month initiative. Participants will gain direct access to behavioral health training and technical assistance to enhance and/or initiate behavioral health efforts within their jurisdictions. The program will begin in November 2016 and end in June 2017, and will feature in-person training sessions, webinars, e-digests, conference calls, etc. Any state, tribal, territorial, or local health official may apply to participate. Applications must be submitted online by 3:00 p.m. ET on November 10, 2016.
This program will recognize students who are driving awareness and mobilizing youth to be catalysts for innovative models that provide solutions to eliminate hunger in America. Winners will receive a $5,000 scholarship and a $5,000 grant for their chosen hunger-related charity. All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational institution between kindergarten and graduate school, and be within the age range of 5 to 25 years old as of October 5, 2016. Applications must be submitted online by December 11, 2016, and winners will be announced in March 2017.
The American Turkish Society will offer grants to elementary and secondary school teachers in the United States to develop innovative curricula, projects, and other classroom activities about Turkey. Grants will range from $250 and $2,500, and will cover costs of classroom materials, speakers, and other expenses incurred by teachers. Applications must be emailed to the funding agency by November 30, 2016.
The Meemic Foundation’s School Grants program, sponsored in partnership with Office Depot/Office Max, provides up to $500 to schools for the purchase of supplies. Any foundation member may nominate schools for awards, and becoming a member is free. Only schools located in Michigan, Wisconsin, or Illinois may be nominated. Nominations must be submitted online by December 31, 2016.
AASL’s Collaborative School Library Award recognizes and encourages cooperation and partnerships between school librarians and teachers in meeting educational goals through joint planning of projects, units, or events in support of the curriculum and using school library resources. Applicants must be groups including school librarians and teachers. A monetary award of $2,500 will be provided to the winner. Applications must be submitted online by February 1, 2017.
The Award for Excellence in Medication Safety will honor pharmacist-led inter-professional teams for significant institution-wide system improvements related to medication use. The $50,000 award will recognize, on a national level, pharmacy professionals who have assumed a leadership role in promoting safety in the medication-use process. Pharmacists may represent nonprofit organizations, for-profit entities, or government agencies. Letters of intent must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. ET on January 4, 2017.
Four courses of training sessions focusing on different issues related to federal aid to localities will be held across California. Training will be held December 5, 2016, through December 9, 2016, in Santa Clara; January 30, 2016, through February 3, 2017, in Eureka; March 13, 2017, through March 17, 2017, in San Luis Obispo; and June 12, 2017, through June 16, 2017, in Los Angeles. Registration for these courses will be open until one week prior to the start date. Interested parties may register online. Due to limited seating, it is recommended that only two or three individuals representing a single agency participate.
The ODNR’s Office of Coastal Management will host its 2016 Environmental Grant Workshop on November 1, 2016, in Amherst, Ohio. Participants will learn about grant programs from different ODNR entities, along with information regarding grants offered by the Ohio Development Services Agency and the Great Lakes Commission. The workshop will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Amherst Beaver Creek Reservation Visitor Center. Interested parties must RSVP by emailing or calling the program staff.
Via Hope’s Recovery Institute aims to promote mental health system transformation by helping organizations develop practices that support recovery, and by promoting the voices of people with lived experience, youth, and family members in the transformation process. The institute will have five distinct programs, three of which require prospective participants to submit competitive applications. Applications to participate in the institute must be submitted online by November 18, 2016.
Milk Means More, a partnership created by the dairy industry in Michigan, is accepting applications for the 2016/2017 school year. Any high school sports team in Michigan may apply, and award recipients will receive funding to purchase low-fat chocolate milk for their team, up to two soft-sided wheeled cooler bags for easy milk transport, prizes, nutrition education materials, and professional posters featuring the team’s chocolate milk mustache photo. Applications must be postmarked by January 27, 2017, for spring sports.