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Enhancing Mobility Innovation FY 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunity (deadline: Jan. 11, 2022). This opportunity provides funding for projects that enhance mobility innovations for transit, supporting a vision for carefree mobility for all – a safe, reliable, equitable and accessible mobility ecosystem that supports complete trips for all travelers. Funds will be awarded competitively for projects that advance emerging technologies, strategies and innovations in passenger-centric mobility in two distinct areas. Of the total available funds, $1 million is available to accelerate innovative mobility and is for projects to improve mobility and enhance the rider experience with a focus on innovative service delivery models, creative financing, novel partnerships, and integrated payment solutions; and $1 million is available for projects to support the development of software solutions that facilitate integrated demand-response public transportation services that dispatch public transportation fleet vehicles through riders mobile devices or other means.
FY 2022 AmeriCorps Seniors - American Rescue Plan Senior Demonstration Program (deadline: Feb. 3, 2022). New Applicants are invited to submit applications for the FY 2022 AmeriCorps Seniors - American Rescue Plan Senior Demonstration Program (American Rescue SDP) funds. Applicants are required to address one or more of the following Focus Areas: Disaster Services, Economic Opportunity, Education, Environmental Stewardship, Healthy Futures, and Veteran and Military Families. Applicants are invited to apply for funding based on the determination that your project proposal meets the criteria as detailed in this document.
Funding with Rolling Deadlines
National Center for Farmworker Health Demonstration Project Grants (deadline: rolling). For projects to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on farmworker families. Nonprofit organizations, agricultural employers, and others are encouraged to apply to support programming around COVID-19 vaccination, testing, treatment and prevention. Proposals that focus on harder-to-reach populations, such as communities of indigenous farmworkers, H-2A guest workers, and farmworkers living in congregate housing and/or working in extremely remote rural areas will be prioritized for funding. Awards go up to $100,000 with the majority of recipients receiving $50,000 or less. Grants will be awarded on a rolling basis with an expected project period beginning as early April 16, 2021 through September 29, 2021.
MUFG Union Bank Foundation – Community Recovery Program (Deadline: open year round). The MUFG Union Bank Foundation supports nonprofit organizations in the communities where the Bank has operations in Arizona, California, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. The Foundation awards grants to organizations that expand access to economic opportunity in low- and moderate-income communities, specifically in the following areas: Affordable Housing, Economic Development, and Stewardship and Sustainability.
CIGNA World of Difference Grant Program: Community Health Navigation Grant (Deadline: open year round). Offers grants between $50,000-$150,000 with the goal of providing an opportunity for everyone to achieve the best possible health. All organizations are eligible to apply; applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
USDA: Rural Business Development Grants (Deadline: varies by state). This program is designed to provide technical assistance and training for small rural businesses. Small means that the business has fewer than 50 new workers and less than $1 million in gross revenue. Who may apply for this program? Rural public entities.
USDA: Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant Program (Deadline: open year round). The Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program provides funding for rural projects through local utility organizations. USDA provides zero-interest loans to local utilities which they, in turn, pass through to local businesses (ultimate recipients) for projects that will create and retain employment in rural areas. The ultimate recipients repay the lending utility directly. The utility then is responsible for repayment to USDA. USDA provides grants to local utility organizations which use the funding to establish Revolving Loan Funds (RLF). Loans are made from the revolving loan funds to projects that will create or retain rural jobs. When the revolving loan fund is terminated, the grant is repaid to USDA.
USDA: Economic Impact Initiative Grants (Deadline: open year round). This program provides funding to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural communities with extreme unemployment and severe economic depression. An essential community facility is one that provides an essential service to the local community, is needed for the orderly development of the community, serves a primarily rural area, and does not include private, commercial or business undertakings.
USDA: Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant (Deadline: open year round). The Agency will make grants to public bodies and private nonprofit corporations, (such as States, counties, cities, townships, and incorporated towns and villages, boroughs, authorities, districts, and Indian tribes on Federal and State reservations) to provide associations Technical Assistance and/or training with respect to essential community facilities programs. The Technical Assistance and/or training will assist communities, Indian Tribes, and Nonprofit Corporations to identify and plan for community facility needs that exist in their area. Once those needs have been identified, the Grantee can assist in identifying public and private resources to finance those identified community facility needs.