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Research Grants for Preventing Violence and Violence Related Injury (HHS)

Deadline: Fri, 8 Feb 2019

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services seeks to fund research that will help expand and advance the understanding about what works to prevent violence that impacts children and youth, collectively referred to as adverse childhood experiences, including child abuse and neglect, teen dating violence, sexual violence, youth violence, and exposure to adult intimate partner violence


Funding will help support the evaluation of primary prevention strategies, programs, or policies that target universal or selected high-risk populations (i.e., populations that have one or more risk factors that place them at heightened risk for perpetration of violence).

Record Updated: Mon, 10 Dec 2018

Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF)

Deadline: This year's deadline (9/30) has passed, check site.

The Child Care and Development Fund is a multibillion-dollar federal and state partnership administered by Office of Child Care to promote family economic self-sufficiency and to help children succeed in school and life through affordable, high-quality early care and afterschool programs.


The Child Care and Developement Fund's webinar of eligibility and other important information can be found here

Record Updated: Tue, 1 Aug 2017

American Honda Foundation

Deadline: This year's deadline (8/1) has passed, check site.

With the mission to help meet the needs of American society in the areas of youth and scientific education by awarding grants to nonprofits, while strategically assisting communities in deriving long-term benefits, the American Honda Foundation engages in grant making that reflects the basic tenets, beliefs and philosophies of Honda companies, which are characterized by the following qualities: imaginative, creative, youthful, forward-thinking, scientific, humanistic and innovative. The America Honda Foundation supports youth education with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment. $20,000-$75,000


Take a quiz to see if your organization qualifies for a grant from Honda here.

Record Updated: Tue, 3 Jul 2018

Science Education Partnership Award

Deadline: This year's deadline (7/9) has passed, check site.

The Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) Program funds innovative pre-kindergarten to grade 12 (P-12) science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and Informal Science Education (ISE) educational projects SEPA projects create partnerships among biomedical and clinical researchers and teachers and schools, museums and science centers, media experts, and other educational organizations. SEPA K-12 resources target state and national K-12 standards for STEM teaching and learning and are rigorously evaluated for effectiveness. SEPA is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).1

Grant awards for direct costs of up to $250,000 annually per grantee and an estimated $2,000,000 in total grants. Grants are for 5 year periods.


Higher education organizations, non-profits, for-profits, governments, other (ie faith and community based organizations, housing authorities).

Record Updated: Mon, 20 Nov 2017

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Mini-Grants

Deadline: This year's deadline (3/31) has passed, check site.

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is offering funding of up to $500 to design and implement a creative program for your school or library! Public schools, public libraries, and public preschool programs are encouraged to apply. Previous successful projects have included a public story walk, a multicultural portrait project, a school garden, a bookmaking workshop, and an intergenerational storytelling day.


Public schools, public libraries, public preschool programs in the the United States and U.S. commonwealths and territories, including Puerto Rico and Guam.


Record Updated: Wed, 17 Jan 2018

Marathon Kids Running Club Grant

Deadline: This year's deadline (2/9) has passed, check site.

Marathon Kids is excited to announce a new grant opportunity for out-of-school time programs for spring/summer 2018. Marathon Kids’ evidence-based program uses the fun social environment of a running club to increase current physical activity levels while empowering participants to adopt lifelong healthy behaviors.

Additional information about Marathon Kids running clubs can be found in our FAQs here.


All out-of-school time (including summer) programs in the United States are eligible to apply for the Marathon Kids Running Club Grant. Programs not directly operated by a school or district will be given priority. Programs that have previously participated in Marathon Kids are required to complete past seasons’ Finisher Surveys to be considered for the Marathon Kids Running Club Grant.


Record Updated: Wed, 17 Jan 2018

GO! Grants

Deadline: This year's deadline (1/15) has passed, check site.

GO! Grants are $1,000 to $5,000 grants to public and charter K-6 schools to spark and sustain physical activity programs that take place before, during or after the school day. The funds may be used for equipment, facilities, professional development for adults and programs that increase students’ physical activity to the recommended 60 minutes or more per day. (Webpage description)


Schools and districts with students grades K-6

Agricultural Science Education

Deadline: This year's deadline (12/8) has passed, check site.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture seeks to assist eligible entities, through grants and technical assistance, in implementing farm-to-school programs that improve access to local foods in eligible schools. Grants range from $20,000 - $100,000.


Schools, state and local agencies, Indian tribal organizations, small- and medium-sized agricultural producers, and nonprofits. Eligible schools are defined as preK-12 school food authorities, nonprofit private schools, charter schools, Indian tribal schools, and others that participate in the National School Lunch or Breakfast Programs.

Record Updated: Tue, 17 Oct 2017

America Walks: Community Change Micro Grants

Deadline: This year's deadline (11/10) has passed, check site.

This 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, expand the diversity of people and organizations working to advance walkability, and help to make walking safer, easier, and more fun for all community members. (From webpage). Grantees have included community schools, YMCAs, health centers, cities, parks and more. Keep youth and residents physically active with health and wellness projects dedicated to keeping people walking in their communities.


Non-profit organization

Record Updated: Thu, 4 Jan 2018

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program

Deadline: This year's deadline (10/3) has passed, check site.

This program assists Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) expand their role and effectiveness in addressing community development needs in their localities, including neighborhood revitalization, housing, and economic development consistent with the purposes of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. The HBCU program also encourages greater citizen participation in the local/neighborhood planning process and, ultimately, in development of their localities' and states' Consolidated Plan for submission to HUD.



Historically Black Colleges and Universities as determined by the Department of Education in 34 CFR 608.2 pursuant to that Department's responsibilities under Executive Order 12677, dated April 28, 1989.

Record Updated: Tue, 15 Aug 2017