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Community Facilities Loan Program

Deadline: Varies, check site.

This program provides affordable funding to develop essential community facilities in rural areas. An essential community facility is defined as a facility that provides an essential service to the local community for the orderly development of the community in a primarily rural area, and does not include private, commercial or business undertakings.

Eligibility:

Eligible borrowers include: public bodies, community-based non-profit corporations, and federally-recognized Tribes.

Community Food Projects

Deadline: Varies, check site.

The primary goal of the Community Foods Project is to meet the food needs of low-income individuals through food distribution, community outreach to assist in participation in Federally assisted nutrition programs.

Eligibility:

Private nonprofit organizations may make proposals. Because projects must promote comprehensive responses to local food, farm, and nutrition issues, we encourage applicants to create partnerships among public, private nonprofit and private for-profit organizations. Nonprofit applicants must meet three requirements: (1) have experience in food work or job training and business development in low-income communities; (2) demonstrate the ability to manage a project; and (3) be willing to share information with researchers, practitioners, and other interested parties.

Community Health Centers

Deadline: Varies, check site.

Grants support the development and operation of community health centers that provide preventive and primary health care services, supplemental health and support services and environmental health services to medically underserved areas/populations. The program's priorities include providing services in the most medically underserved areas and maintaining existing centers that are serving high priority populations. Grants are designated for the actual delivery of primary care services and do not cover any facility costs.

Eligibility:

Public agencies, nonprofit private organizations, and a limited number of state and local governments are eligible to apply. Profit-making organizations are not eligible.

Community Mental Health Services (CMHS) Block Grant

Deadline: Varies, check site.

The Community Mental Health Services Block Grant (MHBG) program makes funds available to provide community mental health services. Grantees can be flexible in the use of funds for both new and unique programs or to supplement their current activities. The grant also provides financial assistance to states and territories to enable them to carry out the state's plan for providing comprehensive community mental health services to adults with a serious mental illness and to children with a serious emotional disturbance.

 

Eligibility:

States, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories who follow the various performance requirements availale on the program's website. 

Record Updated: Wed, 5 Mar 2014

Community Outreach Partnership Center Program (COPC)

Deadline: Varies, check site.

Community Outreach Partnerships Centers grants help colleges and universities apply their human, intellectual, and institutional resources to the challenge of revitalizing distressed communities. This program funds partnerships among institutions of higher education and communities.The grants must address at least three of the following issues in a targeted urban community: housing, neighborhood revitalization, infrastructure, health care, job training, crime prevention, education, planning, and community organizing.

Eligibility:

Accredited public or private institutions of higher education which grant two- and four-year degrees are eligible to apply.

Community Programs to Improve Minority Health

Deadline: Varies, check site.

The Office of Minority Health provides support to agencies and organizations in the public and private sectors to eliminate health disparities among racial and ethnic minority populations. These grants support minority community health coalitions develop, implement, and conduct demonstration projects. The projects coordinate integrated community-based screening and outreach services. They link minorities in high-risk, low-income communities to treatment.

Eligibility:

Private nonprofit community-based minority serving organizations that can serve as the grantee for a coalition of groups may apply.

Community Reinvestment Act

Deadline: Varies, check site.

The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) is designed to encourage banks and thrifts to meet the financial credit and service needs of low- and moderate-income neighborhoods. Unlike most government loan or grant programs, the CRA does not appropriate public funds nor does it require potential beneficiaries to submit formal applications to the government. Rather, the law simply requires that lenders use their private-sector resources to meet the financing needs of all communities in which lenders conduct business, consistent with safe and sound banking practices.

 

Eligibility:

Individuals, for-profit and nonprofit entities in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods that benefit from the CRA.

Community Services Block Grant Discretionary Awards

Deadline: Varies, check site.

These grants support program activities of a national or regional significance to alleviate the causes of poverty in distressed communities that promote: (1) full-time permanent jobs for poverty-level project area residents; (2) income and/or ownership opportunities for low-income community members; (3) a better standard of living for rural low-income individuals in terms of housing, water or waste-water treatment; (4) new and innovative strategies for addressing the special needs of migrants and seasonal farmworkers; and (5) national or regional programs designed to provide character building, sports and physical fitness activities for low-income youth.

 

Eligibility:

States; the District of Columbia; the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; U.S. Territories; federally and state-recognized Indian Tribes and tribal organizations; community Action Agencies; migrant and seasonal farm workers' agencies; other organizations specifically designated by the states

Community Services Block Grant

Deadline: Varies, check site.

Funds are to be used to meet the following objectives: (1) provide services and activities having a measurable and potential major impact on causes of poverty in the community; (2) provide activities designed to assist low-income participants to secure and retain meaningful employment, attain an education, make better use of available income, obtain and maintain adequate housing, obtain emergency assistance, remove obstacles to self-sufficiency, participate in community affairs; (3) provide emergency supplies, including foodstuffs, and services; (4) coordinate and establish linkages between governmental and other social services programs to assure the effective delivery of such services to low-income individuals; and (5) encourage the private sector to participate in efforts to ameliorate poverty in the community.

Eligibility:

States, territories, and state-recognized tribes. States make grants to qualified locally-based nonprofit community antipoverty agencies and other eligible entities which provide services to low-income individuals and families. States set the income limit for ?low-income? beneficiaries, which may not exceed 125 percent of the official poverty line.

Cooperative Extension Service: 4-H Youth Development Program

Deadline: Varies, check site.

The 4-H Youth Development program uses a learn-by-doing approach to enable youth to develop the knowledge, attitudes, and skills they need to become competent, caring, and contributing citizens of the world. The goals of the 4-H Youth Development Program are to: provide informal educational programs to youth in grades K-13 (one year out of high school);strengthen skills for adults working with youth; improve community collaborations and partnerships.

Eligibility:

 Extension programs receive funding through grants to designated land-grant institutions in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Territories.