TEXAS CONNECTS ( A Nonprofit Funding Newsletter )

Welcome to TEXAS CONNECTS, a local, state and federal funding resource for Texas nonprofits.

The Arts

RFP / Grant Title Open Date / Due Date Link
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian ProgramSep 15, 2014http://www.imls.gov/applicants/detail.aspx?GrantId=9
NEA Research: Art Works, FY 2015Oct 21, 2014http://arts.gov/grants/apply-grant/grants-organizations
Sustaining Cultural Heritage CollectionsDec 03, 2014http://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/sustaining-cultural-heritage-collections
National Leadership Grants ProgramFeb 15, 2015www.imls.gov/applicants/detail.aspx?GrantId=14
Photography ServicesApr 01, 2015http://www.aldine.k12.tx.us/cms/main.cfm?siteID=41&PageID=430&bidID=564

Community Development

RFP / Grant Title Open Date / Due Date Link
Recreation Grants Aug 31, 2014www.tpwd.state.tx.us/business/grants/trpa/#trpa
Accessibility AssessmentsSep 08, 2014http://www.grants.gov
Property Inventory and Evaluation : Sites Potentially Associated with the National Historic Landmarks Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Theme StudySep 08, 2014http://www.grants.gov
RSVP grants that support volunteers age 55 years and older in activities that serve community needs and respond to the National Performance Measures in the following focus areas: disaster; education; economic opportunity; environment; healthy futures; and veterans and military families.Sep 09, 2014www.nationalservice.gov/build-your-capacity/grants/funding-opportunities/2014/2015-rsvp-competition
Socially Disadvantaged Policy Research CenterSep 11, 2014http://www.outreach.usda.gov/grants/FOA%20for%20Outreach%20Research%20Center%20-%20Final%20Published.pdf
Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing GrantsSep 19, 2014www.grants.gov
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Foundational ProgramSep 29, 2014http://www.nifa.usda.gov/funding/rfas/afri.html
Strengthening Democratic Local Governance in South Sudan Sep 30, 2014www.grants.gov
Texas Transportation Safety Oct 01, 2014www.txdot.gov/apps/egrants/eGrantsHelp/RFP/RFP2015.pdf
MEPI Local Grants Annual Program Statement Oct 17, 2014http://mepi.seiservices.com/LocalGrants/English/eDefault.aspx
Rural Community Development InitiativeNov 12, 2014http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-03-21/pdf/2012-6611.pdf
Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) Annual Program Statement (APS) Apr 15, 2015http://www.usaid.gov/DIV
Veterans Cemetery GrantsJul 01, 2015http://www.cem.va.gov/cem/grants/
2014 & 2015 GDA APS Nov 18, 2015http://www.grants.gov
State Veterans Home Construction Grant ProgramDec 31, 2019www1.va.gov/GERIATRICS/State_Veterans_Homes_Program.asp

Consulting / Evaluation

RFP / Grant Title Open Date / Due Date Link
NOI-Child Labor Impact Evaluations (Check dates)Jul 03, 2014http://www.grants.gov
NOI-Direct Beneficiary Monitoring System Toolkit (Check dates)Jul 19, 2014http://www.grants.gov
School Wellness PolicyOct 06, 2014http://www.fns.usda.gov/sites/default/files/SchoolWellness-RFA.pdf
Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25) Jan 07, 2017http://www.grants.gov


RFP / Grant Title Open Date / Due Date Link
Consultant Presenter & Trainign for School District Mar 19, 2014www.bisd.us
College and Career Planning PlatformJul 27, 2014www.fortbend.k12.tx.us
Office Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSER): Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA): Assistive Technology: Alternative Financing Program Sep 15, 2014http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-08-14/pdf/2014-19288.pdf
OSERS: RSA: Capacity building Program for Traditionally Underserved Populations: Vocational Rehabilitation Training Institute for the Preparation of Personnel in American Indian Vocational Rehabilitation Services Projects CFDA Number 84.315CSep 15, 2014http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-08-14/pdf/2014-19284.pdf
Troops to TeachersSep 30, 2014burleson.tea.state.tx.us/GrantOpportunities/forms/GrantProgramSearch.aspx
NOAA-NMFS-GARFO-2014-2004167 Fiscal Year 2015 NOAA New England Bay Watershed Education and Training Program Oct 31, 2014http://www.grants.gov
Training Modules to Enhance Data Reproducibility (R25) Nov 20, 2014http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-GM-15-006.html
High School Reading and Writing Intervention and Assessment Services - TLI GrantAug 07, 2015http://www.episd.org/departments/purchasing/upcoming_bids.php

Emerging Communications, Marketing and Social Media

RFP / Grant Title Open Date / Due Date Link
Strengthening Free and Independent Media in South Sudan Program (Check deadlines)May 16, 2013ww.grants.gov


RFP / Grant Title Open Date / Due Date Link
National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program Fiscal Year 2015Jun 27, 2014wsfrprograms.fws.gov/Subpages/GrantPrograms/CW/2015NOFA.pdf
National Fire Plan-Wildland Urban Interface Community Fire Assistance 2014Sep 05, 2014http://www.fws.gov/alaska/funding_opportunity.htm
FY15 Coral Reef Conservation Program Domestic Coral ReefJan 07, 2015http://www.federalgrants.com/FY15-Coral-Reef-Conservation-Program-Domestic-Coral-Reef-47729.html
U.S. ARMY ENVIRONMENTAL COMMAND (USAEC) is a Direct Reporting Unit under the Installation Management Command (IMCOM) located at Fort Sam Houston, TX Jan 30, 2015www.usamraa.army.mil
Cultural Resources Program Assistance Announcement - Sam Houston Jan 30, 2015www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=134093
Food Protection Task Force Conference (R13)Jul 01, 2015http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-200.html
Nature of Learning and NWRS Friends grant program (Stewardhsip and education)Dec 31, 2018gerri_watkins@fws.gov

Health Care

RFP / Grant Title Open Date / Due Date Link
Student Mental Health ServicesJul 02, 2014http://www.aps.edu/
Foundation for Womenís Wellness Accepting Letters of Inquiry for 2014 Research AwardsAug 15, 2014http://thefww.org/research-awards/
AMA Foundation Healthy Living Grant (Formerly Fund for Better Health)Sep 12, 2014www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/about-ama/ama-foundation/our-programs/public-health/healthy-living-grants.page
Company Relocation Product Development Awards - for Cancer Research Sep 29, 2014http://www.cprit.state.tx.us/images/uploads/rfa_c-15-relco-2.pdf
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP)Oct 14, 2014www.grants.gov
Clinical Studies of Safety and Effectiveness of Orphan Products Research Project Grant (R01)Oct 15, 2014http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-13-001.html
HIV Early Intervention Services Program Existing Geographic Service Areas (EISEGA)Oct 15, 2014http://www.grants.gov/search-grants.html?fundingCategories%3DHL%7CHealth
Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Centers (U54)Nov 28, 2014http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AR-15-002.html
Conformance with the Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards (MFRPS) (U18) (Check dates)Jun 04, 2015http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-164.html
Behavioral & Integrative Treatment Development Program (Check dates)Jan 08, 2016grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-078.html
Home and Family Based Approaches for the Prevention or Management of Overweight or Obesity in Early Childhood - CHECK DEADLINESMay 08, 2016grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-154.html
Exploratory and Developmental Grant to Improve Health Care Quality through Health Information Technology (IT) -check various deadlinesNov 17, 2016grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-001.html
Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R21)Jan 07, 2017grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-034.html
Women & Sex/Gender Differences in Drug and Alcohol Abuse/DependenceJan 07, 2017grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-037.html
Behavioral Interventions to Address Multiple Chronic Health Conditions in Primary Care May 07, 2017www.grants.gov
Clinical Studies of Mental Illness Not Involving Treatment Development, Efficacy, or Effectiveness Trials (Collaborative R01)May 07, 2017grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-165.html
Public Health Impact of the Changing Policy Legal Environment for Marijuana - CHECK VARIOUS DEADLINES May 08, 2017grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAS-14-020.html
FDA Scientific Conference Grant Program (R13/U13)Jun 16, 2017http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-237.html
Obesity and Asthma: Awareness and Self- Management (R01) Sep 07, 2017http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-316.html
Family Planning and Reproductive Health Methods APSJan 14, 2023Franklin Goode Grant Specialist Phone 202-567-5316

Social Services

RFP / Grant Title Open Date / Due Date Link
Consultant for Consortium On Aging (Strategic Plan)Mar 25, 2014www.uthouston.edu
Menís & Womenís Forensic Units RFP# 10-097-MSSAug 05, 2014www.hhsc.state.tx.us/contract/10097MSS/announcements.shtml
Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP) Sep 04, 2014http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/administration/grants/fundsavail/nofa14/shop
2015 RSVP Competition (Check dates)Sep 09, 2014http://www.nationalservice.gov/build-your-capacity/grants/funding-opportunities/2014/2015-rsvp-competition#app deadline
Safety Net ProgramOct 24, 2014www.avonfoundation.org
Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Services Aug 14, 2017esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/bid_show.cfm?bidid=102120
Evaluation and Treatment Services Sep 01, 2017esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/bid_show.cfm?bidid=101533
Supervised Visitation Services - Statewide Sep 30, 2017esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/bid_show.cfm?bidid=105214
culturally competent services and supports for people with developmental disabilities (check upcoming due dates)Jan 07, 2018www.tcdd.texas.gov/grants-rfps/funding-available-for-grants/outreach-and-development-rfp-2012-3/
Adult Protective Services - Counseling All Regions Apr 30, 2020esbd.cpa.state.tx.us/bid_show.cfm?bidid=111239

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