Monday, March 18, 2013

FUNDING ALERT --- March 2013 Edition


Sponsored By US Department of Health & Human Services Administration for Children & Families, Region II in collaboration with Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University Wurzweiler Community Partnership Committee
Friday, April 5, 2013 at 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM. Location at Yeshiva University, 2495 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10033 (on the corner of West 183rd Street). 9th Floor (Belfer Hall) in room 921.

This interactive Grant Writing workshop will help non-profit organizations understand what to do and what to avoid when applying for federal grant funds. Learn how the funding process works, how to use on-line resources to find funding from the 26 federal agencies that award grants and how to develop a grant proposal that will score well in the competitive review.  The training is free! Registration is required. Deadline is March 28, 2013 but registration close earlier if maximum capacity is reached.

Register online at

For additional information, contact: Josabet Cuevas at
or call (212) 264-2890, ext. 123

Challenge Grants
National Endowment for the Humanities challenge grants are capacity-building grants, intended to help institutions and organizations secure long-term improvements in and support for their humanities programs and resources. Through these awards, many organizations and institutions have been able to increase their humanities capacity and secure the permanent support of an endowment. Grants may be used to establish or enhance endowments or spend-down funds that generate expendable earnings to support and enhance ongoing program activities.
Applications are due by May 1st

Manhattan Borough President's Office (MBPO) Community Grants: Each year the Manhattan Borough President’s Office (MBPO) partners with City agencies to provide programmatic funding to organizations that sustain, foster, and enhance the quality of life for Manhattan’s residents, neighborhoods, and communities. Apply by May 3rd.
Applications are due by May 3rd

Farm to School Grant Program: The purpose of the USDA Farm to School Grant Program is to assist eligible entities in implementing farm to school programs that improve access to local foods in eligible schools. On an annual basis, USDA awards up to $5 million in competitive grants for training, supporting operations, planning, purchasing equipment, developing school gardens, developing partnerships, and implementing farm to school programs. 
Applications are due by April 24

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