Open funding opportunities – see what’s new this week!

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This post is updated weekly. To find additional OPEN opportunities, which may have tight deadlines, or to see past funding announcements, visit the Funding Opportunities thread in the Forum [members only].

  • New! [2/19/19] Hepatitis B Demonstration Grant Program – The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services administers grant programs to support projects that implement innovative models to improve minority health and reduce health disparities. OMH, in consultation with the HHS Office of HIV/ AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Viral Hepatitis, seeks to develop model comprehensive hepatitis B programs that include strategic partnerships between: community-based organizations servicing communities-at-risk; departments of health; perinatal hepatitis B programs; safety net providers; research centers; and healthcare facilities. Programs should have capacity to deliver widespread vaccination, scale-up testing, and provide care and treatment services. Award Ceiling: $500,000. Award Floor: $400,000.  Application Due Date: April 13, 2019. Click here to read more about eligibility and other details.
  • Updated Eligibility! [2/18/19]  Strategic Prevention Framework – Partnerships for Success Grants: The SAMHSA, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention is accepting applications for FY 2019. The purpose of this grant program is to prevent the onset and reduce the progression of substance abuse and its related problems while strengthening prevention capacity and infrastructure at the community level. The program is intended to address underage drinking among persons aged 9 to 20.  At their discretion, recipients may also use grant funds to target up to two additional, data-driven substance abuse prevention priorities, such as the use of marijuana, cocaine, or opioids, etc. by individuals ages 9 and above. Eligibility is restricted to local-level domestic public and private nonprofit entities. Grant recipients who have received funding under SP-16-003 and SP-18-008 are not eligible to apply for funding under this FOA. As the focus of this grant announcement is the implementation of prevention activities at the local-level, States are not eligible to applyClick here or here for more information. Closing date for applications: March 29, 2019.
  • Telligen Community Initiative: Letters of Interest (LOI) are being accepted for a Request for Proposals to support health-focused, nonprofit organizations located in Iowa, Illinois, Oklahoma and Colorado. Grants up to a maximum of $50,000 will be awarded and smaller grants will be considered during two grant cycles in 2019. Oklahoma Deadline: February 27, 2019. Click here to download the 2019 Letter of Interest Request for Proposals and all necessary tools to make an application.
  • Carton 2 Garden Contest: Evergreen Packaging and are proud to present their fifth annual national Carton 2 Garden Contest!  Open to public and private schools, contest winners will be selected based on their implementation of an innovative garden creation featuring creative and sustainable uses for repurposed milk and juice cartons. Your school can get started by collecting at least 100 empty cartons from your home, community, or cafeteria. After gathering cartons, it’s time to design and construct purposeful garden items and structures using them. Entries due March 25, 2019. For more information about award packages and to find out how to get started, click here.
  • 2019-2020 School Grants for Healthy Kids: Action for Healthy Kids is pleased to offer grants for the 2019-2020 school year.  Click here for more information. Applications accepted from February 4 – April 5, 2019.
    • Parent-led School Grant: You will be able to attend a webinar (2/19/19) to learn more about our parent-led grants that support physical activity and nutrition programming. $1,000 grants are available. You’ll learn specific grant details, eligibility requirements, and receive helpful tips for applying.
    • Game On Grant: There will be an informational webinar (2/20/19) to learn more about our Game On grants that support physical activity and nutrition programming. $1000 or more grants are available. In this webinar, you’ll learn specific grant details, eligibility requirements, and receive helpful tips for applying.
    • School Breakfast Grant: Join a webinar (2/21/19) to learn more about our School Breakfast grants that support alternative breakfast programming. $2,000 and $3,000 grants are available. In this webinar, you’ll learn specific grant details, eligibility requirements, and receive helpful tips for applying.
  • Game Changer Grant: 2019 ABL Game Changer Grant is available to all K12 and university educators to apply for up to $10,000 in Action Based Learning or Kinesthetic Classroom Products! If you are like most schools with limited budgets, an award like this could be exactly as described…. “A Game Changer.” Each year, the ABL Game Changer Grant awards up to $10,000 to schools in need!! The Game Changer Grant was created in order for us to fulfill our mission of changing the future for all children, More specifically we focus on the “3L’s.” The Last child in line at recess; The child Lost in the school system; The child Least likely to succeed. These funds are a chance for educators to join our mission and reach the children who need us the most. Thanks to research, we have found a way to increase children’s health, wellness, and education… through movement! If you are a supporter of our mission, and are interested in implementing Action Based Learning, Kinesthetic Classrooms, or Teacher Training at your school,  this is the grant for you. Click here for more information. Grant Submissions Accepted: February 15, 2019. Deadline to Submit Proposal: May 15, 2019.
  • TSET Healthy Incentive Grants – This program promotes wellness by offering grants to schools, school districts and local communities that adopt health-promoting policies and strategies. They are designed to encourage healthy eating, physical activity and tobacco-free lifestyles. Rolling Deadline. Read more here about program parameters.
  • Shade Structure Grant Program: The American Academy of Dermatology’s Shade Structure Grant Program awards grants of up to $8,000 to public schools and non-profit organizations for installing permanent shade structures for outdoor locations that are not protected from the sun, such as playgrounds, pools, or recreation spaces. In addition to the grant, the AAD also provides a permanent sign for display near the shade structure. Since its launch in 2000, the program has awarded 368 shade structure grants. The structures supported by the program provide shade for more than 880,000 individuals each day. No Deadline. For more information, click here.

If you know of an open funding opportunity that may be of interest to the OK In the Know community, tell us about it! Post a comment below, add it to the Funding Opportunities thread in the Forum [members only] or contact us.


  1. Since the funding opportunities thread is no longer receiving new posts, here is one:

    2017 Community Change Micro Grants
    Deadline: Applications are due by November 10th at 5pm Eastern

    America Walks is “extending a round of community change micro grants to individuals and communities interested in improving the public sphere for walking or helping to make walking more commonplace. The program awards up to $1,500 to fund or help to catalyze smaller-scale, low-cost projects and programs that increase the prevalence of walking.”


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