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: Partners for Breakfast in the Classroom Grants: Oklahoma is a priority state for this funding opportunity, which provides funding and technical assistance to help public schools implement breakfast in the classroom. Funds are available for districts with 70% or over Free & Reduced lunch or those participating in Community Eligibility to increase breakfast participation. Deadline: Rolling. Click for funding details.
    • CARA Local Drug Crises Grants: The purpose of this grant is to prevent and reduce the use of opioids or methamphetamines and the abuse of prescription medications among youth ages 12-18 in communities throughout the United States. Domestic public and private nonprofit entities that are current or former Drug-Free Communities support programs are  eligible to apply for up to $50,000 in funding. Deadline: January 29. Click for funding details.
    • Recreational Trails Program: This program from the Federal Highway Administration provides funds for development and maintenance of trail and trail-related facilities. This reimbursement-type grant allows awardees the freedom to create a project best suited for the community. Deadline: January 31. Click for funding details.
    • Garden Grants: Klorane Botanical Foundation grant recipients will receive a package of tools and educational materials, as well as a check, to spend on any materials needed to install a new garden, or expand an existing one. Deadline: January 31. Click for funding details.
    • Voices for Healthy Kids: This initiative is a collaboration between the American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The aim of this program is to engage, organize, and mobilize people to help all children grow up at a healthy weight. Voices for Healthy Kids will advance coordinated state, local, and tribal public policy issue advocacy campaigns focused on healthy eating and active living, and will utilize the American Heart Association’s proven advocacy capacity to drive meaningful and widespread policy change. Deadline: February 8. Click for funding details.
    • Telligen Community Initiative: The Telligen Community Initiative is committed to the health of their communities. They want to fund programs and nonprofits that address social determinants that impact health and enhance equity, that are making healthcare education more accessible, and that are fostering innovation. Apply today for a grant worth up to $50,000. Deadline: March 1. Click for funding details.

    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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