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Non-Federal Grant Opportunities

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This page highlights recent grant and funding opportunities. We provide these links to help users find information on grants and funding across the United States.

If you have a grant program or funding opportunity you would like us to post, please contact Heather Edmonds. Please provide a brief description of the program, the total funding amount, the application deadline, grant website, and a direct contact for more information.

 

Current Opportunities

Community Heart & Soul Seed Grant Program

The Community Heart & Soul Seed Grant Program provides $10,000 in funding for resident-driven groups in small cities and towns to start the Community Heart and Soul model. Grant funding requires a $10,000 cash match from the participating municipality or a partnering organization. The grant determinations are made on a rolling basis until all grants have been awarded.

 

 

Recently Closed Opportunities

 

National Center for Mobility Management

The National Center for Mobility Management 2021 Ready-to-Launch Grants funded by the FTA, of up to $75,000 will allow communities to pilot a promising mobility solution, the development of which was inspired and informed by the results of community research. The applicant organization must be a non-profit or a government agency that is able to receive, or be a subrecipient of, federal funding.

Application deadline: October 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET

 

Cambridge Systematics Equity-In-Action Grants

Cambridge Systematics is driven to improve society through objective leadership in transportation.  Cambridge Systematics will offer in-kind grants to partner with select nonprofit and grassroots community-based organizations to advance their equity goals by providing Equity-In-Action through access to our proprietary data and to our experts.

Application deadline:  July 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET

 

Community Mobility Design Challenge 2021

The National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM), supported by the Federal Transit Administration, is now accepting applications for its Community Mobility Design Challenge 2021 grant. These grants will support communities in creating innovative mobility solutions for community members who face transportation barriers in advancing their personal well-being. The applicant organization must be a non-profit or a government agency that is able to receive, or be a subrecipient of, federal funding.

Application deadline: July 12, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET

 

Community Care Corps

Community Care Corps, funded by the Administration for Community Living and administered by the Oasis Institute, has announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for innovative local models in which volunteers assist family caregivers or directly assist older adults or adults with disabilities with non-medical care to maintain their independence. The RFP is now available to review and can be found at www.CommunityCareCorps.org.

Application deadline: July 9, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET