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Grant Solicitations with Due Dates in March 2015

by Timothy Tiernan on February 3, 2015
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Here are some recently announced grant solicitations from the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and Health and Human Services with deadlines in March. 

Construction-grantsProgram: Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP)

Grantor: U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration

Deadline: March 12, 2015

Purpose: To designate communities as "manufacturing communities" in a government-wide initiative designed to cultivate an environment for well-paying manufacturing jobs across the country. Designation is reserved for communities that demonstrate best practices in attracting and expanding manufacturing by bringing together stakeholders and integrating targeted public and private investments. Manufacturing communities will be eligible for preferential consideration or supplemental awards, a point of contact for specialized services and funding, branding and promotion under the designation to attract partners and investors, and special funding under the Challenge Grant Award program.

Financial:  Nonmonetary award. Designates up to 12 applicants as "manufacturing communities," which will be eligible for preferential consideration for other federal programs and supplemental awards, a federal point of contact for specialized services, and branding and promotion services. Manufacturing communities may be invited for consideration of the Challenge Grant Award program. There is no matching requirement.

Website: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2015-01-29/pdf/2015-01763.pdf


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Program: Smart Prosecution Initiative

Grantor: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance

Deadline: March 26, 2015

Purpose: To develop a body of knowledge about data-driven strategies as they are implemented by prosecutors. Funding will support entities in testing strategies that are innovative, evidence-based, and derived from best practices. Participating entities will identify a problem to be addressed, and enlist an independent research partner to help evaluate the effectiveness of their Smart Prosecution project. 

Financial: Unspecified total funding to support about four awards of up to $425,000. There is no matching requirement, though leveraging multiple funding sources is encouraged.

Websitehttp://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=272212


Program: Smart Supervision: Reducing Prison Populations, Saving Money, and Creating Safer Communities

Grantor: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance

Deadline: March 24, 2015

Purpose: To improve probation and parole success rates and reduce crime committed by those under probation and parole supervision, with the intent of reducing admissions to prisons and jails and saving taxpayer dollars. Funds may be used either to implement evidence-based supervision strategies or to innovate new strategies to improve outcomes for supervisees.

Financial: An estimated $5 million is available to support up to seven awards of up to $750,000. There is no matching requirement, but leveraging multiple funding sources is encouraged.

Websitehttp://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=272132 


Program: Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult, Juvenile, and Family Drug Courts

Grantor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Deadline: March 27, 2015

Purpose: To expand and/or enhance substance abuse treatment services in existing adult and family "problem-solving" courts that provide defendants/offenders with alcohol and drug treatment. Projects must serve defendants/offenders who have been diagnosed with a substance use disorder as their primary condition. Projects are expected to provide a coordinated multisystem approach that combines the sanctioning power of treatment drug courts with effective treatment services to deter criminal behavior, child abuse and neglect, alcohol and drug use, incarceration, or similar outcomes.

Financial: Approximately $11.3 million is anticipated to be available to support up to 35 awards of up to $325,000 in total costs per year. There is no matching requirement.

Websitehttp://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=272060


Program: Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Health Professions Student Training (SBIRT- Student Training)

Grantor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Deadline: March 27, 2015

Purpose: To develop and implement training programs to teach students in health professions (physician assistants, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, social workers, counselors, and medical students and residents) the skills necessary to provide evidence-based screening and brief intervention and refer patients who are at risk for a substance use disorder to appropriate treatment. Additionally, the training will develop the leadership skills needed in order to champion the implementation of SBIRT throughout the U.S. health care system, with the ultimate goal of helping clients avoid substance use disorders.

Financial: Approximately $18.8 million is available to support approximately 49 awards of up to $315,000 each. There is no cost share requirement.

Websitehttp://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=272048


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