Open Grant Opportunities

The Grant Research Team is reviewing and organizing a list of grant opportunities. Here, City staff can review open opportunities, share ideas and identify future needs.

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Grant Title Description Website Application Due Date
Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Program Activities The purpose of the program is to advance the coordination and development of COVID-19 testing and associated products to meet current and future needs and to facilitate the transition of technology into wide use without obstacles. There is $100 million in total program funding, and HHS expects to enter into ten cooperative agreements with an award ceiling of $25 million. Applications and white papers will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis to address immediate needs once the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is published. Program Website TBD
Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program

The Shuttered Venue Operators (SVO) Grant program was established by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, signed into law on December 27, 2020. The program includes $15 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by the SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance. Eligible applicants may qualify for SVO Grants equal to 45% of their gross earned revenue, with the maximum amount available for a single grant award of $10 million. $2 billion is reserved for eligible applications with up to 50 full-time employees.

Program Website TBD
 FY 2021 BUILD Transportation Grants Program The Department of Transportation is currently revising the FY 2021 BUILD Notice of Funding Opportunity. Program Website

TBD

COVID-19 Response Grant Program: Local Election Jurisdictions The purpose is to ensure local election offices have the resources they need to safely serve every voter this November. There is approximately $250 million in total program funding. The award minimum is $5,000. The award maximum is predetermined using a formula. Program Website Rolling dates beginning September 8, 2020
Connected Communities Program The purpose of the program is to support the development of Connected Communities (CCs), or groups of grid-interactive efficient buildings (GEBs) with distributed energy resources (DERs) that maximize building, community, and grid efficiency and serve as grid assets. DOE expects to award $65 million in total program funding through six to eight grants, ranging from $3 million to $7 million each. There is a 30 percent nonfederal cost share requirement. Funding Opportunity Announcement

Concept papers due February 17, 2021

Full application due March 3, 2021

FY 2021 Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) The purpose is to support the implementation and enhancement of promising PDMPs and the integration of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)  and Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) into PDMPs. Eligible applicants are States that have an enabling statute or regulation that requires the submission of controlled substance prescription data to an authorized state agency. Additionally, applicants within a State lacking an enabling statute may apply as a city, county, or region if “(a) the city, county, or region has enacted an enabling statute, ordinance, or regulation requiring the submission of controlled substance prescription data to an authorized city, county, or region; (b) the city, county, or region agrees to transfer the PDMP system to an authorized state agency if the state adopts an enabling state statute requiring the submission of controlled substance prescription data to an authorized state agency; and (c) the city, county, or region ensures that all vendor contracts are written to permit the transfer of ownership of the system to the authorized state agency. Program Website February 19, 2021
Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) The purpose is to support fire prevention education and training, fire code enforcement, fire and arson investigation, firefighter safety and health programs; fire prevention efforts; and research and development. There is $35.5 million in total program funding. FEMA expects to award 100 grants up to $1.5 million each. There is a five percent nonfederal match requirement. Program Website February 26, 2021
Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP), Incarcerated Veterans’ Transition Program (IVTP), and the Homeless Female Veterans’ and Veterans’ with Families Program (HFVVWF) (referred to collectively as HVRP) The purpose of this program is to provide services to reintegrate homeless veterans into the labor force by placing them into family-sustaining employment and to stimulate the development of effective service delivery systems that will address the complex problems facing homeless veterans. DOL defines family-sustaining employment as paid employment in line with the homeless veteran’s aspirations, talents, and abilities. Ideally, the employment will provide a family sustaining wage or, in other words, at least the minimum income necessary for a worker to meet his or her basic financial needs. Program Website March 1, 2021
Tobacco Prevention and Control-Related Public Health Law Technical Assistance This program is to provide commercial tobacco control prevention and control policy and legal technical assistance to the National Tobacco Control Program (NTCP) recipients and their partners to advance and translate evidence-based public health policy. Program Website March 1, 2021
Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) Program Assistance The purpose is to improve full-service community schools that provide comprehensive academic, social, and health services for students, family members, and community members. There is $13.7 million in total program funding, and OESE expects to award 30 grants. The project period may last up to 60 months. The average award per 12-month budget period is $450,000. The estimated range of awards is $1.37 million to $2.5 million for the entire project period. Applicants must propose a non-federal contribution to the services, either in cash or in-kind donations, for each year of the grant. Program Website March 1, 2021

FY 2021 Enhancing Juvenile Indigent Defense

The purpose is to provide funding to states and localities to ensure youth involved in the juvenile justice system have access to legal representation and resources that address the consequences of being involved in the system. There is $1.55 million in total program funding. DOJ expects to award four grants up to $375,000 each. There is no nonfederal match requirement. Program Website March 2, 2021
Fiscal Year 2021 Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking The Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking (Transitional Housing Program supports programs that provide 6-24 months of transitional housing with support services for victims who are homeless or in need of transitional housing as a result of a situation of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault or stalking; and whom emergency shelter services or other crisis intervention services are unavailable or insufficient. Solicitation

March 02, 2021

FY 2021 Second Chance Act Addressing the Needs of Incarcerated Parents and Their Minor Children The purpose is to provide funding to State and local governments to develop programs that foster positive family engagement between incarcerated parents and their children and implement services that support the children of incarcerated parents. There is $5 million in total program funding. OJJDP expects to award eight grants. There is no nonfederal match requirement. Solicitation March 05, 2021

Fiscal Year 2021 Grants to Engage Men and Boys as Allies in the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls Program

The EM Program supports projects that create educational programming and community organizing to encourage men and boys to work as allies with women and girls to prevent domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Solicitation

March 09. 2021

Fiscal Year 2021 Grants to Prevent and Respond to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Against Children and Youth Program

The CY Program supports comprehensive, community-based efforts to develop or expand prevention, intervention, treatment, and response strategies to address the needs of children and youth impacted by domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Solicitation

March 09, 2021

Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program The purpose of the program is to increase the number of firefighters in order to meet industry minimum standards and provide 24-hour staffing to protect against fire and fire-related hazards. FEMA expects to award $355 million in total program funding through 300 grants. There is no maximum award size; however, the average award size in 2020 under the Hiring of Firefighters (Hiring) activity was $2.4 million, and the average award size in 2020 under the Recruitment and Retention (R&R) activity was approximately $259,000. There is not a nonfederal cost share requirement. Program Website March 12, 2021
FY 2021 Reducing Risk for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System The purpose is to support programs for girls in the juvenile justice system that reduce reoffending and increase stability and success. There is $2.125 million in total program funding. OJJDP expects to award five grants up to $425,000 each. There is no nonfederal match requirement. Solicitation March 12, 2021
FY 2021 Juvenile Justice Emergency Planning Demonstration Program The purpose is to provide resources to develop, strengthen, and implement emergency preparedness plans for juvenile justice facilities. There is $450,000 in total program funding. OJJDP expects to award three grants up to $150,000 each. There is no nonfederal match requirement. Solicitation March 15, 2021
FY 2021 Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative The purpose is to enhance public safety, lower recidivism, address substance use disorders, and improve the lives of those coming out of the criminal justice system using performance-based and outcomes-based programming. There is $6.6 million in total program funding. BJA expects to award six grants of $1.1 million each. There is no nonfederal match requirement. Solicitation March 16, 2021
FY 2021 Second Chance Act Pay for Success Initiative This program provides funding for state, local, and tribal governments to enhance or implement performance-based and outcomes-based contracts with reentry, permanent supportive housing, or recovery housing providers to reduce recidivism and address the substance use disorders impacting formerly incarcerated people. Program Website March 16, 2021
FY 2021 The Kevin and Avonte Program: Reducing Injury and Death of Missing Individuals with Dementia and Developmental Disabilities The purpose of the program is to reduce the deaths and injuries of individuals with dementia and developmental disabilities that wander from safe environments. DOJ expects to award $1.95 million in total program funding through 13 grants of $150,000 each. There is not a nonfederal cost share requirement. Solicitation March 17, 2021

Fiscal Year 2021 Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program

The Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program (Abuse in Later Life Program) supports a comprehensive approach to addressing abuse in later life, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, neglect, and exploitation committed against victims who are 50 years of age or older (hereinafter "older victims"). Solicitation

March 18, 2021

FY 2021 Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) The purpose is to support the implementation and enhancement of promising PDMPs and the integration of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) into PDMPs. There is $27 million in total program funding. BJA expects to award 18 grants up to $1.5 million each. There is no nonfederal match requirement. Solicitation March 19, 2021
Research and Evaluation on School Safety, Fiscal Year 2021 The purpose is to produce research findings on innovative strategies to better protect schools and students that can be shared with practitioners and policymakers. There is $1.5 million in total program funding. NIJ expects to award three grants, up to $600,000 each. There is no nonfederal match requirement. Program Website March 22, 2021
Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities Grant Program The purpose is to improve response to individuals with disabilities who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and to hold perpetrators accountable. There is $5.36 million in total program funding, and OVW expects to enter into 12 cooperative agreements. Award sizes range from $325,000 to $500,000 each, depending on the type of project. There is no nonfederal match requirement. Solicitation March 25, 2021

Fiscal Year 2021 Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Grant Program

The ICJR Program encourages state, local, and tribal governments and courts to treat domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking as serious violations of criminal law requiring the coordinated involvement of the entire criminal justice system. Solicitation

March, 29, 2021

Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Grants for Adaptive Sports Programs for Disabled Veterans and Disabled Members of the Armed Forces (Adaptive Sports Grant Program) The purpose of the program is to support the planning, development, management, and implementation of adaptive sports programs and provider training for veterans and members of the armed forces with disabilities. VA expects to award $16 million in total program funding through grants of up to $750,000 each. There is not a nonfederal cost share requirement. Program Website March 31, 2021
FY 2021 Preventing Trafficking of Girls This solicitation provides funding for organizations to support prevention and early intervention programs for girls who are at-risk of, or are victims of, sex trafficking. Program Website
March 29, 2021
FY 2020 State Criminal Alien Assistance Program The purpose is to provide payments to states and units of local government that incurred certain costs between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019 related to the incarceration of undocumented immigrants. There is $210 million in total program funding. BJA expects to issue 600 payments. Payment amounts are calculated based on data provided by the applicant government and data provided to DOJ from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). There is no nonfederal match requirement. Solicitation March 29, 2021
FY 2021 Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking The goal of this program is to provide safe, stable housing and appropriate services to victims of human trafficking. Program Website March 29, 2021
FY 2021 Services for Victims of Human Trafficking The purpose of this program is to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs for victims of human trafficking. Program Website March 30, 2021
FY 2021 Enhancing Juvenile and Family Court Responses to Human Trafficking The goals of this program are to develop or enhance programs to provide direct services and diversion programs for youth in contact with the juvenile and family court systems who are victims of sex and/or labor trafficking or at risk for human trafficking due to past or current crime victimization, including child abuse and neglect.  Program Website March 30, 2021
FY 2020 Underrepresented Community Grant Program The purpose of the program is to support the submission of diverse nominations to the National Register of Historic Places from underrepresented communities. NPS expects to award $750,000 in total program funding through 20 grants, ranging from $15,000 to $50,000 each. There is no cost share requirement. Program Website March 31, 2021
FY 2021 Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program The purpose is to support implementation of new adult drug courts (ADCs) and veterans treatment courts (VTCs) and to enhance the operation of current ADCs and VTCs to address the needs of individuals in the criminal justice system with substance abuse disorders. There is $56.75 million in total program funding. BJA expects to make 80 awards up to $500,000 each and 11 awards up to $1.5 million each across four funding categories. There is a 25 nonfederal match requirement, which must be met in cash or through in-kind contributions. Solicitation March 31, 2021
Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Local Drug Crises Grants (US) The purpose of this program is to enhance the efforts of current or former Drug-Free Communities (DFC) recipients to prevent opioid, methamphetamine, and/or prescription drug use among youth ages 12-18 in communities throughout the United States. This program also seeks to change the culture and context regarding the acceptability of youth use and misuse of these substances. Grants.gov Announcement April 1, 2021
FY 2021 Strategies To Support Children Exposed to Violence This solicitation provides funding for communities to develop and provide support services for children exposed to violence. Program Website April 5, 2021
FY 2021 WaterSMART Grants: Water Marketing Strategy Grants The purpose of the program is to support the development of water marketing strategies that establish or expand water markets or water marketing activities. USBR expects to award $3 million in total program funding through 10 to 12 grants of up to $400,000 each. There is a 1:1 nonfederal cost share requirement. Program Website April 7, 2021
FY 2021 Smart Prosecution – Innovative Prosecution Solutions The purpose of the program is to support prosecutors in developing data-driven strategies to address and prosecute violent crime. DOJ expects to award $7.5 million in total program funding through 22 grants of up to $340,000 each. There is no cost share requirement. Solicitation April 12, 2021
Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Low or No Emission (Low-No) Grant Program The purpose of the program is to support the purchase, leasing, and acquisition of low- or no-emission buses that use advanced technologies for transit revenue operations, as well as related equipment and facilities, workforce development and training, and project administration. FTA expects to award $180 million in total program funding. Although there is no maximum award level provided in the solicitation, FTA notes that the largest amount awarded to a single applicant was $7 million and no state received more than 5.4 percent of the total funding available under the FY 2020 solicitation. Applicants must share 15 percent of the net project cost for projects involving the acquisition or leasing of low- or no-emission buses; 10 percent of the net project cost for projects to acquire, install, or construct related equipment or facilities; and 20 percent of the net cost for other projects. Notice of Funding April 12, 2021
FY 2021 Smart Probation: Innovations in Supervision Initiative The purpose is to develop, implement, and test strategies to enhance the operations of probation and parole agencies and improve outcomes for the individuals they supervise. There is $5 million in total program funding. BJA expects to make seven awards up to $715,000 each. There is no nonfederal match requirement. Solicitation April 12, 2021
FY 2021 Innovations in Reentry Initiative: Building System Capacity & Testing Strategies to Reduce Recidivism The purpose is to enhance the effectiveness of reentry systems and to reduce recidivism among a target population. There is $4 million in total program funding. BJA expects to make four awards of $1 million each. There is a 50 percent nonfederal match requirement. Solicitation April 13, 2021
FY 2021 Implementing the PREA Standards, Protecting Inmates, and Safeguarding Communities The purpose is to help jurisdictions prevent, identify, and respond to sexual abuse and sexual harassment in confinement facilities and support compliance with the PREA standards. There is $4.5 million in total program funding. BJA expects to award a total of 18 grants of $250,000 each. Eights grants will be awarded to units of State government agencies, eight to units of county or city local government agencies, and two to Native American tribal governments. There is a 50 percent nonfederal match requirement, which the U.S. Attorney General may waive in cases of fiscal hardship. Solicitation April 20, 2021
2021 Grant Program Guidance for Stewardship Local Assistance Grants
Knowles-Nelson Stewardship local assistance grant programs
Aids for the Acquisition and Development of Local Parks (ADLP)
Urban Green Space (UGS) grants
Urban Rivers (UR) grants
Acquisition of Development Rights (ADR)
Federal recreation grant programs
Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)
Recreational Trails Program (RTP)
Program Website May 1, 2021
Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program

The purpose of the program is to support the development of affordable and supportive rental housing and provide project rental subsidies for Very-Low-Income persons aged 62 years and older. HUD expects to award $150 million in total program funding through 45 grants of up to $20 million each. There is a 0.5 percent nonfederal cost share requirement. While eligibility is limited to private non-profit organizations, non-profit consumer cooperatives, and certain for-profit limited partnerships, we encourage you to share this memorandum with eligible partners in your community.

Program Website May 26, 2021
Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PWF) Program The purpose of the program is to support the restoration and conservation of fish and wildlife habitat on private lands. FWS expects to award $57 million in total program funding through 1500 grants of up to $750,000 each. There is no nonfederal cost share requirement, but the agency strives to achieve a minimum 1:1 cost share on selected projects. Notice of Funding Opportunity September 30, 2021
Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Coastal Program The purpose is to provide financial and technical assistance to coastal communities, conservation partners, and landowners for community-based programs to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. There is $13 million in total program funding. FWS expects to enter into 250 cooperative agreements up to $500,000 each. There is no nonfederal match requirement. Program Website Rolling dates until September 30, 2021

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