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! PeopleforBikes Community Grant Program: Supporting projects that leverage federal funding and build momentum for bicycling in communities across the U.S., including bike paths and rail trails, mountain bike trails, bike parks, BMX facilities, and large-scale bicycle advocacy initiatives. Applications are accepted from non-profit organizations with a focus on bicycling, active transportation, or community development, from city or county agencies or departments, and from state or federal agencies working locally. Deadline: October 19, 2018. Read more about grant guidelines and access the on-line application
    • Coming Soon! A TSET incentive grant program for communities, school districts and schools will begin soon. Information on the new incentive grant will be available on the TSET website when the grant category opens in July. Evaluation of the previous TSET incentive grant program showed incentive grants were awarded in all state regions and that 80% of successful applicants were from rural or small communities. Incentive grants were awarded to 68 communities; 56 school districts and 97 schools between 2012 and 2017. Sign up to receive additional information here. 
    • CDC’s REACH (Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health) Grant: Funding will support recipients that have a history of successfully working with an established community coalition to address issues relating to health or other disparities. Select strategies that address the health disparities in the community based on results from a community health needs assessment process. Have organizational capacity to effectively, efficiently, and immediately implement locally tailored evidence- and practice-based strategies. Deadline: July 16, 2018. Click for funding details and important dates.
    • 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.

    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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