Grant Archive: 2016

Fatherhood Research and Practice Network

Fatherhood Research and Practice Network

The Fatherhood Research and Practice Network has issued a third request for proposals (RFP). This RFP is intended to support exploratory and descriptive research that will provide insights into previously unstudied or understudied areas. Proposed studies should consider innovative programs or interventions related to co-parenting, employment and economic security, and/or father engagement and effective parenting for low-income fathers.

Deadline: 11/18/2016


Funds for Charitable Programs in Bank Communities

The BBVA Compass Foundation

BBVA Compass Foundation

The BBVA Compass Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that are making a positive impact in the communities the bank serves in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, New York, and Texas. The Foundation gives priority to requests that best reflect the following focus areas: community development/financial literacy, education, health and human services, arts and culture, environment and natural resources, and diversity and inclusion. Online applications are due September 30, 2016. (Prior to submitting a grant request, organizations interested in applying are invited to join one of the Charitable Contributions Process Conference Calls/Webinar Presentations to be held on August 19, September 9, and September 23.) Visit the bank’s The BBVA Compass Foundationto learn more about the Foundation’s guidelines and application process.


Funds for Health Initiatives in Company Communities


Anthem Foundation

The Anthem Foundation is committed to enhancing the health and well-being of individuals and families in the communities that Anthem serves. The Foundation believes that targeting preventable health concerns by making strategic charitable choices will help create a healthier generation of Americans. The Foundation’s grantmaking focus is on initiatives that positively affect the conditions addressed in its Healthy Generations program: heart health, cancer prevention and smoking cessation, maternal and newborn health, diabetes prevention and management, and active lifestyles.

The upcoming application deadline is August 19, 2016. Visit the Anthem website for eligibility guidelines and to access the online application system.


Department of Health and Human Services

Street Outreach Program

The Family and Youth Services Bureau announces this funding opportunity to programs providing street-based prevention services to runaway, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to, or are at-risk of, sexual abuse or sexual exploitation. Grantees of the Street Outreach Program provide services in areas where street youth congregate, in order to help them make healthy choices and provide them access to shelter.

Deadline: 7/5/2016


Administration for Children and Families

Basic Center Program

FYSB’s Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) program is accepting applications for the Basic Center Program (BCP). The purpose of the BCP is to provide temporary shelter and counseling services to youth who have left home without permission of their parents or guardians, have been forced to leave home, or other homeless youth who might otherwise end up in the law enforcement or in the child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems.

Deadline: 7/5/2016


Administration for Children and Families

Affordable Care Act Tribal Personal Responsibility Education Program for Teen Pregnancy Prevention

The Family and Youth Services Bureau has announced the availability of funding in the form of discretionary, competitive grants to Indian Tribes and tribal organizations to support the development and implementation of comprehensive teen pregnancy prevention programs. The PREP program emphasizes a medically accurate approach, replicating effective programs or elements of programs that have been proven—on the basis of rigorous, scientific research—to change behavior.

Deadline: 7/8/2016

(Editor’s Note: Love Notes seamlessly addresses pregnancy prevention and adult preparation topics in culturally appropriate ways.)


Telligen Community Initiative

Telligen Community Initiative

The mission of the Telligen Community Initiative (TCI) is to support innovative and forward looking health-related projects aimed at improving health, social well-being, and educational attainment. Grants are provided to nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies serving communities in Iowa, Illinois, and Oklahoma. TCI’s funding priorities include the following: Health Innovation, Health for the Underserved, and Healthcare Workforce Development. The deadline for applicants in Iowa is February 17, 2016; the deadline for Oklahoma applicants is May 11, 2016; and the Illinois application deadline is September 7, 2016.

Visit the TCI website to learn more about the funding priorities and application procedure.

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CDC Funding for Teen Dating and Youth Violence Prevention

The purpose of this funding announcement is to support local health departments with high-levels of capacity and readiness to prevent teen dating violence and youth violence to expand existing prevention efforts to address shared risk and protective factors. The due date to apply is June 6, 2016.

(Ed Note: Research on Dibble programs clearly shows the link between building romantic relationship skills and decreases in violence, both verbal and physical.).


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Funds for Measurement Research on Teen Dating Violence

National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking proposals for measurement research related to teen dating violence (a.k.a. adolescent relationship abuse). In particular, NIJ is seeking proposals that advance the accurate and developmentally appropriate measurement of dating violence perpetration and victimization among adolescents and young adults.

The deadline for applications under this funding opportunity is March 9, 2016.

Download the solicitation.


Vikings Childrens FundSupport for Programs Aiding Minnesotan Families and Youth

Minnesota Vikings Children’s Fund

The Minnesota Vikings Children’s Fund is dedicated to addressing children’s health and education throughout the Upper Midwest. The Fund works closely with the University of Minnesota Department of Pediatrics in support of pediatric research and children’s health programs. The Fund also supports nonprofit organizations in Minnesota that provide programs in the following areas: The Education and Youth Services category supports organizations involved with drug and alcohol abuse treatment/rehabilitation and education, child abuse prevention education, at-risk youth, and mentor programs. The application deadline is April 8, 2016. Visit the Minnesota Viking’s website to access the Fund’s grant guidelines.


Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB)Basic Center Program 2015

The Administration for Children and Families’ (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth, and Families’ (ACYF), Family, and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) will award funding for the Basic Center Program (BCP). The purpose of the BCP is to provide an alternative for runaway and homeless youth who might otherwise end up with law enforcement or in the child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems. The BCP works to establish or strengthen community-based programs that meet the immediate needs of runaway and homeless youth and their families. Deadline: 4/10/2015

(Ed. Note: Current Basic Center grantees are successfully using Dibble relationship education materials to aid in family reunification and life skills. Read their Case Studies here.)

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Pey Back FoundationFunds for Youth Programs in Colorado, Louisiana, and Tennessee

PeyBack Foundation

The PeyBack Foundation is dedicated to promoting the future success of economically disadvantaged youth by supporting programs that have a direct benefit to children through relationships and activities. In 2016, the Foundation will accept grant applications from nonprofit organizations in the states of Colorado, Louisiana, and Tennessee. The focus is on youth development programs addressing the following categories: Leadership and Life Skills, Mentoring, After-School/Summer Programming, and Healthy Living. Programs that are intended to enrich the lives of disadvantaged youth through activities conducted outside the typical school day are particularly favored. Grants may range up to $15,000, although most grants funded are in the $10,000 range. The application deadline is February 10, 2016. Visit the Foundation’s website to download the application form.