Grants Update
Week of May 20, 2022

This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Commerce
FY 2022 Enabling Middle Mile Broadband Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funding for the construction, improvement, or acquisition of middle mile infrastructure. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, Tribal governments, technology companies, electric utilities, utility cooperatives, public utility districts, telecommunications companies, telecommunications cooperatives, nonprofit foundations, nonprofit corporations, nonprofit institutions, nonprofit associations, regional planning councils, Native entities, economic development authorities, or any partnership of two or more of these entities
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 30, 2022
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Safe Streets and Roads for All
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to improve roadway safety by significantly reducing or eliminating roadway fatalities and serious injuries through safety action plan development and implementation focused on all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, public transportation users, motorists, personal conveyance and micromobility users, and commercial vehicle operators. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, city, town, county, and local governments, and federally recognized Tribal government
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 15, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Services, Outreach, and Awareness for Labor Trafficking (Lighthouse) Demonstration Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program funds projects that will build, expand, and sustain organizational and local capacity to provide direct services, assistance, and referrals for foreign national adults who have experienced labor trafficking. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? This program has open eligibility
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 1, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Measuring the Impact of Victim Services: Implementation, Management, and Sustainment of the Measures for Providers Responding to Victimization Experiences
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to fund one entity to implement, manage, and sustain the Measures for Providers Responding to Victimization Experiences project for victim service providers. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, county, city, township, and special district governments, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments and organizations, public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities, nonprofits, and for-profit organizations 
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 12, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Prosecuting Cold Cases Using DNA
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support agencies in the resolution of violent crime cold cases by providing resources for agencies to prosecute cases where a suspect’s DNA has been identified, decreasing the number of unresolved violent crime cold cases. Click herefor more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, special district governments, county governments, city or township governments, Native American tribal organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 22, 2022
Department of Veteran Affairs
FY 2022 Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide resources toward community-based suicide prevention efforts to meet the needs of Veterans and their families through outreach, suicide prevention services, and connection to VA and community resources. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, state and local governments, and Native American tribal governments 
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 10, 2022 
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Grants Update
Week of May 13, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Defense
FY 2022 Defense Community Infrastructure Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to address deficiencies in community infrastructure, supportive of a military installation, in order to enhance military value, installation resilience, and military family quality of life. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local governments, and nonprofits proposing projects that are located off of a military installation, support a military installation, or are owned by a state or local government or a nonprofit, member-owned utility service 
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 18, 2022
Department of the Interior
FY 2022 Federal Lands to Parks Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to help increase close-to-home recreation opportunities while reducing the federal government's inventory of real property by allowing states, counties, and communities to acquire federal land and buildings no longer needed by the federal government at no cost on the condition they are protected for public parks and recreation. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local governments, and similar state and local government entities
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Reducing Maternal Deaths Due To Substance Use Disorder Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to strengthen perinatal and postnatal support structures for patients with substance use disorder (SUD) and reduce deaths during the perinatal and postpartum time period. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, county, city, township, and special district governments, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments and organizations, public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities, nonprofits, and for-profit organizations  
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 11, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children and Families Affected by Opioids and Other Substance Abuse Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports regional partnerships that provide, through interagency collaboration and integration of programs, activities and services that are designed to increase well-being, improve permanency, and enhance the safety of children who are in, or are at risk of being placed in, out-of-home placement as a result of a parent's or caregiver's opioid or other substance abuse. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Regional partnerships, which must include state child welfare agencies responsible for the administration of the state plan and state agencies responsible for administering the substance abuse prevention and treatment block grant. Additional partners may include federally recognized Indian tribes or tribal consortia, nonprofit or for-profit child welfare service providers, community health service providers, community mental health providers, local law enforcement agencies, school personnel, tribal child welfare agencies, or consortia of such agencies, and other qualified providers.   WHEN'S IT DUE? July 8, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Violence Against Women and Substance Use Prevention Initiative
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to create a statewide pilot project to train substance use disorder (SUD) treatment providers on intimate partner violence (IPV) and address the intersection of IPV and SUD during the pregnancy and postpartum period. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, territorial, and local governments, Native American tribal governments and organizations, nonprofits, for-profit organizations, independent school districts, institutions of higher education, and public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 13, 2022
Department of Housing and Urban Development
FY 2022 Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports the development of comprehensive plans to revitalize severely distressed public housing and/or HUD-assisted housing and the surrounding neighborhood. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Public housing authorities, local governments, tribal entities, and nonprofits
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 28, 2022
National Endowments for the Humanities
FY 2022/2023 Public Humanities Projects
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences through in-person, hybrid, or virtual programming. Projects must engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art history. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, state and local governments, and Native American tribal governments 
WHEN'S IT DUE? August 10, 2022 and January 11, 2023
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Grants Update
Week of May 6, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide critical resources to state, local, and tribal jurisdictions for the purchase of bullet-resistant body armor for law enforcement officers. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, Native American tribes, and state and territorial governments 
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 27, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Expanding Access to Sexual Assault Forensic Examinations 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to increase access to and the quality of post-sexual assault health care services for victims of sexual assault. The funding agency seeks to support projects that will establish or expand sexual assault examination programs, including sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) programs and sexual assault forensic examiner (SAFE) programs. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City, township, and county governments, Native American tribal governments and organizations, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, special district governments, and state governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 13, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Smart Reentry and Supervision: Grants, Tools, and Technical Assistance to Facilitate Change
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides resources to support states and units of local government in planning, implementing, or expanding effective reentry and supervision practices and service delivery systems that address individuals’ needs and reduce recidivism. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? County governments, Native American tribal organizations, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, and state governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 13, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Emergency and Transitional Pet Shelter and Housing Assistance Grant Program Assistance
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This grant program supports domestic violence shelters to become pet-friendly so that victims of domestic violence and their pets may seek safe shelter together. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, and tribal governments, and nonprofits
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 13, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Employer Engagement Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to strengthen employer engagement in the integration and self-sufficiency of eligible Afghan entrants within the community. Program support will fund efforts by local organizations to create networks of employers offering work-based English Language Learner and job skills training to eligible employees, which will help create stability in the workforce as well as help ensure employers have dedicated staff to meet the needs of their company. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Public and private nonprofit agencies, including state, county, city, or township governments, special district governments, independent school districts, Native American tribal governments and organizations, public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities, and institutions of higher education
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 27, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Ethnic Community Self-Help Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support ethnic community-based organizations in providing refugee populations with critical services to assist them in becoming integrated members of American society. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, county, city, township, and special district governments, independent school districts, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments and organizations, public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities, and nonprofits 
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 27, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Family and Youth Services Bureau Basic Center Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to provide emergency shelter and counseling services to runaway and homeless youth, under the age of 18, who have left home without the permission of their parents or guardians; have been forced to leave their home; cannot live safely with a parent, legal guardian, or relative; have no other safe, alternative living arrangement; or other homeless youth who might otherwise end up in contact with law enforcement or in the child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Public and nonprofit entities and combinations of such entities
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 27, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Administration for Community Living Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support projects that provide financing to assist individuals with disabilities of any age in obtaining assistive technology (AT) devices. Award recipients will establish or expand one or more alternative financing programs that will provide for the purchase, lease, or other acquisition of a full array of AT devices and services to ensure that all people with disabilities, regardless of disability type or health condition, age, level of income, or residence, have access to AT. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments, Native American tribal governments and organizations, faith-based organizations, hospitals, institutions of higher education, and other public or private entities
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 28, 2022
National Endowments for the Humanities
FY 2022 Media Projects
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support collaboration between media producers and scholars to develop humanities content and to prepare documentary films, radio programs, and podcasts that engage public audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. Awards can support both development and production projects. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, state and local governments, and Native American tribal governments 
WHEN'S IT DUE? August 10, 2022 and January 11, 2023
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Grants Update
Week of April 29, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Intellectual Property Enforcement Program: Protecting Public Health, Safety, and the Economy from Counterfeit Goods and Product Piracy
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to reduce intellectual property (IP) theft and related crime by supporting improved coordination of enforcement efforts among federal, state, and local authorities. Funding will be provided for law enforcement agencies that have an IP enforcement task force, or that plan to create one, to collaborate with relevant state, local, territorial, tribal, and federal agencies. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City or township governments, county governments, Native American tribal governments and organizations, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, special district governments, and state governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 6, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 COPS School Violence Prevention Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to improve security at schools and on school grounds through the implementation of evidence-based school safety programs and technology. Awards will be provided for projects that include funding of civilian personnel to serve as coordinators with local law enforcement, training for local law enforcement officers, purchase and installation of certain allowable equipment and technology, and other measures to significantly improve school security. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local government, including city, township, and county governments, Native American tribal governments, and public agencies including school districts, school boards, and law enforcement agencies 
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 21, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Harold Rogers Prescription Drug Monitoring Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program helps local, state, and territorial governments to detect and prevent the diversion and abuse/misuse of pharmaceutically controlled substances, such as opioids and other prescription drugs. Funding will enhance the capacity of regulatory and law enforcement agencies and public health officials to collect and analyze controlled substance prescription data and other scheduled chemical products through a centralized database administered by an authorized agency. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? County, city, or township governments, and state governments 
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 21, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funding to prevent and reduce violent crime in communities by supporting comprehensive, evidence-based violence intervention and prevention programs, including efforts to address gang and gun violence, based on partnerships among community residents, local government agencies, victim service providers, community-based organizations, law enforcement, hospitals, researchers, and other community stakeholders. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City, township, or county governments, tribal governments, special district governments, nonprofits, for-profits, public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities, institutions of higher education, and independent school districts
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 16, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Protecting Futures: Building Capacity to Serve Children and Youth Impacted by America's Drug Crisis
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The goal of this program is to expand, enhance, and formalize the service response to children, youth, and families who have been harmed by exposure to drug use. This program will provide funding to support an entity that will competitively select and fund subawards to support direct services to children and youth who are crime victims impacted by the Nation’s drug crisis, and provide technical assistance to the selected subawardees. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? County governments, for-profit organizations other than small businesses, nonprofits, and institutions of higher education, and state governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 23, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Community Courts Initiative
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to enhance public safety and build trust between law enforcement and the community by supporting the establishment and enhancement of community courts. For the purposes of this program, community courts are defined as neighborhood-focused court programs that combine the power of the community and the justice system to address local problems by connecting persons committing less serious crimes, often misdemeanor cases, to judicially supervised substance use disorder treatment, alternative sanctions, and other community-based services. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, city, township, and county governments, and Native American tribal governments 
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 21, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Field-Generated Strategies to Address the Criminalization of Minor Victims of Sex Trafficking
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support field-generated strategies to end the criminalization of minor victims of sex trafficking and to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programming to support victim-centered, trauma-informed, developmentally appropriate, and evidence-based responses to minor victims of sex trafficking. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City, township, and county governments, for-profit organizations, Native American tribal governments and organizations, nonprofit organizations, public and state-controlled institutions of higher education, public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, and state governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 23, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Services for Minor Victims of Labor Trafficking
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to develop, expand, or strengthen victim service programs for minor victims of labor trafficking, whose victimization occurred when they were under age 18. Organizations funded under this program will provide (directly and through partnerships) services that minor victims of labor trafficking often require to address their needs for safety, security, and healing. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City or township governments, county governments, Native American tribal governments, nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, public housing authorities or Indian housing authorities, and state governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 16, 2022
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 Process and Technology Improvement Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to develop and implement projects that focus on improving the quality and efficiency of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) operations and processes. Proposed project activities may include utilizing technology-based tools to expand enrollment of underserved populations, aiding in the transition from pandemic operations and improve disaster response operations, or modernizing SNAP customer service, client communication, and administrative processes to improve accessibility, transparency, and responsiveness. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments, agencies providing health or welfare services, public health or educational entities, and private nonprofit entities such as community-based or faith-based organizations, food banks, or other emergency feeding organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 27, 2022
Department of Agriculture
FY 2023 Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) Energy Audit (EA) and Renewable Energy Development Assistance (REDA) Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to strengthen American energy independence by increasing the private sector supply of renewable energy and decreasing the demand for energy through energy-efficiency improvements. Funding will support eligible organizations to establish programs to assist rural small businesses and agricultural producers by conducting and promoting energy audits (EAs) and providing renewable energy development assistance (REDA), including renewable energy technical assistance and renewable energy site assessments. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local governments, federally recognized Indian tribes, land-grant colleges as well as other universities institutions of higher education, rural electric cooperatives, public power utilities, and resource conservation and development councils
WHEN'S IT DUE? January 1, 2023
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support eligible entities in providing technical assistance and/or training with respect to essential community facilities programs. Provided technical assistance and/or training will help eligible ultimate recipients to identify and plan for community facility needs that exist in their area. Once those needs have been identified, award recipients may assist in identifying public and private resources to finance identified community facility needs. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local governments, public districts and authorities, federally recognized Indian tribes, and private nonprofit organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 23, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Transitional Living Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support projects that help runaway and homeless youth ranging from 16 to under 22 years of age establish sustainable living and well-being for themselves and, if applicable, their dependent children. Ultimately, projects should successfully transition youth experiencing homelessness into adulthood through the promotion of self-sufficient and sustainable living and learning skills to promote economic independence in order to prevent long-term dependence on social services. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, and tribal public entities, private nonprofit entities, including faith-based and community-based organizations, and private institutions of higher education that are nonprofit entities
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 23, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Maternity Group Home Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program promotes long-term, economic independence and stability to ensure the well-being of youth and young families through supportive services. All Maternity Group Home projects must provide shelter and supportive services. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Public (state, and local, and tribal) and private nonprofit entities (including faith-based, community, and tribal organizations) and coordinated networks of such entities
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 27, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Trafficking Victim Assistance Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program funds time-limited comprehensive case management services to foreign national adults who are confirmed or potential victims of a severe form of human trafficking. Projects may provide responsive case management, maintain a network of community service providers, or establish regional coordination to support service delivery through various providers. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, county governments, city or township governments, special district governments, independent school districts, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments and organizations, public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, nonprofits, private institutions of higher education, and for-profit organizations 
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 27, 2022
Department of Labor
FY 2022 Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities: A Grant Initiative for the Appalachian and Delta Regions
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to create economic mobility, address historic inequities for marginalized communities of color and other underserved and underrepresented communities, and produce high-quality employment for workers who reside in the Appalachian and Delta regions, enabling them to remain and thrive in these communities. The program provides funding to eligible applicants proposing to meet this goal with a project addressing the employment and training needs of the local and regional workforce, created in collaboration with community partners and aligned with existing economic and workforce development plans and strategies. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, county, city, special district, and township governments, state or local workforce development boards, independent school districts, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal organizations and governments, public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities, labor organizations, nonprofits, Hispanic-serving institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities 
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 8, 2022
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Grants Update
Week of April 22, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Family-Based Alternative Sentencing Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to build the capacity of eligible applicants to implement or enhance existing, alternative sentencing programs for parents in the criminal justice system to improve child, parent, and family outcomes. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City or township governments, county governments, for-profit organizations, federally recognized Native American tribal governments, Native American tribal organizations other than federally recognized tribal governments, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, small businesses, and state or special district governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 20, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Site-Based Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supplies funding to develop, implement, or expand comprehensive programs in response to the overdose crisis and impacts of illicit opioids, stimulants, or other substances. The program supports efforts to respond to illicit substance use and misuse, reduce overdose deaths, promote public safety, and support access to prevention, harm-reduction, treatment, and recovery services in the community and justice system. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City, township, and county governments, tribal governments, and state governments 
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 17, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports housing assistance for victims of all forms of human trafficking throughout the United States. Rapid Rehousing—a type of housing assistance in which supportive services and transitional housing are provided to assist victims to move as quickly as possible into permanent housing and achieve stability—is the primary focus of this solicitation. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City or township governments, county governments, and federally recognized Native American tribal governments, tribal organizations, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities, and state governments 
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 16, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Enhancing School Capacity To Address Youth Violence
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to implement targeted efforts to address youth violence through implementing evidence-based prevention and intervention efforts in a school-based, K-12 setting. The goals of the program are to reduce the incidence of school violence through improved school safety and climate and prevent youth violence, delinquency, and victimization in the targeted community. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? County, city, or township governments, for-profit organizations, independent school districts, tribal governments and organizations, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, special district governments, and state and territorial governments 
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 20, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Preventing School Violence: BJA's STOP School Violence Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program is designed to improve K-12 school security by providing students and teachers with the tools they need to recognize, respond quickly to, and help prevent acts of violence and ensure a positive school climate. Funds may be used for developing and operating technology solutions, developing and implementing multidisciplinary behavioral threat assessment and/or intervention teams, training school personnel, and hiring additional school support personnel. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local governments, county governments, Native American tribal governments, public and state-controlled institutions of higher education, private institutions of higher education, independent school districts, and nonprofits
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 14, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Office of Justice Programs Community Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funding to prevent and reduce violent crime in communities by supporting comprehensive, evidence-based violence intervention and prevention programs, including efforts to address gang and gun violence, based on partnerships among community residents, local government agencies, victim service providers, community-based organizations, law enforcement, hospitals, researchers, and other community stakeholders. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City, township, or county governments, tribal governments, special district governments, nonprofits, for-profits, public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities, institutions of higher education, and independent school districts
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 16, 2022
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Airport Improvement Program: Discretionary Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to assist in the planning and development of public-use airports, including heliports and seaplane bases, that are included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS). Projects can include improvements related to enhancing airport safety, capacity, security, and environmental concerns. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Public agencies that own a public-use National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) airport, private entities that own a public-use NPIAS airport, states acting as sponsors for one or more specific NPIAS airports within the state, Tribes and pueblos that own or lease public-use NPIAS airports, the Secretary of the Interior for Midway Island Airport, the Republic of Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 30, 2022
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 FAA Contract Tower Competitive Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support small town and municipal airports in the implementation of airport-owned airport traffic control tower (ATCT) projects that address the aging infrastructure of the nation’s airports. This program is intended to support eligible airports in the development and improvement of a nationwide system that adequately meets the needs of civil aeronautics. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Airport sponsors that are approved in the funding agency’s contract tower program or contract tower cost-share program, as defined under Title 49, Section 47124 of the U.S. Code (U.S.C.), and are normally eligible under the funding agency's Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Discretionary Grants program
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 16, 2022
Department of Energy
FY 2022 Renewables Advancing Community Energy Resilience
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports the development and application of solar technologies to improve the resilience of electric power systems and the communities they support. Projects will focus efforts on community energy resilience to investigate the relationship between power systems resilience and community resilience and determine the ability of a community to prepare, recover, and adapt from an event that can cause power or energy disruption. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, and tribal governments, for-profits, educational institutions, nonprofits, individuals, and consortia
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 26, 2022
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Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces the Rural Partners Network to Empower Rural Communities to Access Federal Resources

Grants Update
Week of April 15, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Justice
FY 2022 COPS Hiring Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funds directly to law enforcement agencies to hire new or rehire existing career law enforcement officers to increase their community policing capacity and crime prevention efforts. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local, state, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies that have primary law enforcement authority 
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 16, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Opioid Affected Youth Initiative
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program promotes public safety by combating opioid abuse among youth by implementing programs and strategies that identify, respond to, treat, and support children, youth, and families impacted by the opioid epidemic and other substance use disorders. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments, institutions of higher education, public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities, Native American tribal organizations, federally recognized Native American tribal governments, nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and independent school districts
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 8, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Family Treatment Court Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to establish new family drug courts and enhance existing family drug courts to more effectively intervene with parents, children, and families affected by a substance use and/or co-occurring mental health disorder who are involved in the child welfare system as a result of child abuse and neglect or other parenting issues. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, city or township governments, county governments, state and local courts, and federally recognized Native American tribal governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 8, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program builds on the capacity of court related entities to implement new and innovative approaches to enhance existing juvenile drug treatment courts (JDTCs) and improve outcomes for youth with substance use or co-occurring mental health disorders, including histories of trauma. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, city or township governments, county governments, and federally recognized Native American tribal governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 8, 2022
Economic Development Administration
FY 2022 Build to Scale Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program funds technology-based economic development initiatives that accelerate high-quality job growth, create more economic opportunities, and support the next generation of industry leading companies. The program is comprised of two competitions—the Venture Challenge and the Capital Challenge. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Cities, counties, states, other political subdivisions of states, and Indian tribes, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, public-private partnerships, science or research parks, federal labs, venture development organizations, economic development organizations, or a consortia of eligible applicants
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 13, 2022
Department of Transportation
FY 2021 Bus Exportable Power Systems
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to develop national interoperable bus exportable power system (BEPS) standards – working with various stakeholders – so that different manufacturers’ systems can use the same technology base and applications for BEPS solutions. The program will ultimately enable public transportation agencies, communities, and states to access resilient and flexible power options through hybrid electric bus fleet vehicles during major power disruptions. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Providers of public transportation, private for-profit, and nonprofit organizations, state or local government entities, or other organizations such as standard development organizations, research consortia, and institutions of higher education
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 13, 2022
Department of Interior
FY 2022 National Fish Passage Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to provide fish and other aquatic organisms passage and to restore aquatic connectivity for the benefit of federal trust resources. Projects will maintain or increase fish populations in order to improve ecosystem resiliency and provide quality fishing experiences for the American people. Projects will also support the modernization of the country’s infrastructure, including road culverts, bridges, and water diversions. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, special district governments, independent school districts, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments and organizations, public and Indian housing authorities, nonprofits, small businesses, for-profit organizations, and individuals
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling through December 30, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities
FY 2023 Humanities Collections and Reference Resources
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports projects that provide essential underpinning for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities. Funding will support strengthening efforts to extend the reach of humanities collections and make their intellectual content widely accessible and the creation of reference resources that facilitate the use of cultural materials, from works that provide basic information quickly to tools that synthesize and codify knowledge of a subject for in-depth investigation. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofit organizations, public and nonprofit institutions of higher education, state and local government agencies, and federally recognized Native American tribal governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? July 19, 2022
Department of Housing and Urban Development
FY 2022 Capital Fund Emergency Safety and Security Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the emergency capital needs of public housing agencies (PHAs). Funds may be used for necessary safety and security measures to address crime and drug-related activity as well as the threat of carbon monoxide poisoning in public housing. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Public housing agencies
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 15, 2022
Department of Homeland Security
FY 2022 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports the development of local prevention programs and online prevention capabilities in support of terrorism prevention objectives. The program specifically provides funding to strengthen domestic terrorism prevention resources and services. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, federally recognized Native American tribes, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, and state governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 18, 2022
Latest Grant News
American City and County: How local governments can overcome federal grant roadblocks

DOJ Publishes the Fiscal Year 2022 DOJ Program Plan

DOT Releases Its First-Ever Equity Action Plan 


Grants Update
Week of April 8, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Advancing the Use of Technology to Assist Victims of Crime 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports the use of technology to respond to and expand upon the successful growth in technological capacity and victim services provision. The goals of this program are to increase access to victim services and build the capacity of victim services providers to meet the needs of crime survivors through technological innovation. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City or township governments, county governments, Native American tribal governments, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, and state governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 2, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program funds conducting outreach, educating practitioners and the public, enhancing victim reporting tools, and investigating and prosecuting hate crimes committed on the basis of a victim’s perceived or actual race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, and tribal law enforcement and prosecution agencies
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 1, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Improving Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Outcomes for Adults in Reentry
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to implement or expand systems approaches that improve outcomes for adults with substance use disorders (SUDs) who are reentering communities following a period of incarceration. The expectation is that corrections systems will develop or refine a trauma-informed standardized screening process for all individuals detained or incarcerated to identify individuals with SUDs, along with co-occurring mental health disorders, and address underlying trauma. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City or township governments, county governments, Native American tribal governments and organizations, nonprofits, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, special district governments, and state governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 1, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Connect and Protect: Law Enforcement Behavioral Health Response Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The program supports law enforcement-behavioral health cross-system collaboration to improve public health and safety responses and outcomes for individuals with mental health disorders and co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City or township governments, County governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), State governments, Public and state-controlled institutions of higher education, nonprofits who have been designated as a state agency or unit of local government to provide mental health services
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 1, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Collaborative Crisis Response and Intervention Training Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to implement transdisciplinary crisis response training to educate and prepare law enforcement, community corrections, and correctional officers so that they are equipped to appropriately interact with people who have behavioral health conditions or intellectual, developmental, or physical disabilities in the course of completing their job responsibilities. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City or township governments, county governments, federally recognized Native American tribal governments, and state governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 7, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Reducing Risk for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to reduce risk factors and promote protective factors for girls who come in contact with the juvenile justice system, and place them on a path toward success, stability, and long-term contribution to society. Funding will support early intervention programs, treatment services, and technical assistance provision. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City or township governments, county governments, for profit organizations other than small businesses, Native American tribal governments, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, and state governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 3, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Street Outreach Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program funds street-based outreach and education for youth who have runaway or left home without permission, youth experiencing homelessness, and youth living on the street. Projects will provide services that are designed to assist clients in leaving the streets, making healthy choices, and building trusting relationships in areas where targeted youth congregate shall directly or by referral provide treatment, counseling, prevention, and education services to clients as well as referral for emergency shelter. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local and tribal governments; and private faith-based, community, or tribal organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 6, 2022
Latest Grant News
DOT Publishes List of Anticipated Solicitation Dates for Key Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Programs

DOT Releases Charging Forward Toolkit to Help Rural Communities Implement EV Infrastructure

DOE Will Assist 22 Communities With Locally Tailored Pathways to Clean Energy

Grants Update
Week of April 1, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Body-Worn Camera Policy and Implementation Program to Support Law Enforcement Agencies 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support law enforcement agencies seeking to purchase body-worn cameras (BWCs) to establish or expand comprehensive body-worn camera programs with a specific and demonstrated plan to implement this technology to maximize the benefits of BWCs. In addition, the program supports the refinement of existing BWC implementation operating in publicly funded operation through demonstration programs in which BWC implementation practice and operation have exhibited a demonstrable improvement in agency operations and that have a high likelihood of being replicated in other locations. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Law enforcement agencies, correctional agencies that perform law enforcement functions, prosecutors’ offices, and state or regional consortia that support such agencies, including state administrating agencies (SAAs). Eligibility is restricted to agencies that are publicly funded
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 20, 2022 (Grants.gov), May 25, 2022 (JustGrants)
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to provide veterans treatment courts (VTCs) and criminal justice professionals with the resources needed to implement, enhance, and sustain evidence-based treatment and recovery support programs and systems for eligible veterans in the criminal justice system who have substance use disorders. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, city or township governments, county governments, federally recognized Native American tribal governments, special district governments, and state agencies
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 20, 2022 (Grants.gov), May 25, 2022 (JustGrants)
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Adult Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funding and technical assistance to eligible applicants to plan, implement, and enhance the operations of adult drug courts. Funding is intended to reduce the misuse of opioids, stimulants, and other substances, including alcohol, by people involved in the criminal justice system. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, city or township governments, county governments, federally recognized Native American tribal governments, and special district governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 20, 2022 (Grants.gov), May 25, 2022 (JustGrants)
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Swift, Certain, and Fair (SCF) Supervision Program: Applying the Principles Behind Project HOPE 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to enhance community supervision agencies’ capacity to help reduce recidivism among, and improve outcomes for, people under supervision by using the SCF principles of intervention. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City or township governments, county governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) and state governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 20, 2022 (Grants.gov), May 25, 2022 (JustGrants)
Department of Interior
FY 2023 WaterSMART Grants: Drought Response Program Drought Resiliency Project Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support projects that build long-term resilience to drought and reduce the need for emergency response actions. Resiliency projects are intended to increase the reliability of water supplies and improve water management. Click herefor more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, and other state, regional, or local authorities with water or power delivery authority located in the Western United States, as well as nonprofit conservation organizations working in partnership with the entities listed above
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 15, 2022
Department of Housing and Urban Development
FY 2021 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports communities in the development and implementation of a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness, and sharing that experience with, and mobilizing, communities around the country to the same end. The population to be served by this program is youth experiencing homelessness, including unaccompanied and pregnant or parenting youth, up to the age of 24. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Entities designated by Continuums of Care (CoCs) registered through the most recent CoC registration process, including state, local, and tribal governments, tribally designated housing entities, and nonprofits
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 28, 2022
National Science Foundation
FY 2022 Racial Equity in STEM Education
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support bold, ground-breaking, and potentially transformative projects addressing systemic racism in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Project activities should advance racial equity in STEM education and workforce development through both fundamental and applied research and practice. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Institutions of higher education, nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and state and local governments, including state educational offices or organizations and local school districts
WHEN'S IT DUE? October 11, 2022
Consumer Product Safety Commission
FY 2022 Pool Safely Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to prevent the drowning and drain entrapments of children in pools and spas by providing states and local governments with assistance for prevention education and enforcement of pool safety requirements. Awards may be used to hire and train enforcement personnel for implementation and enforcement of standards under the state or local swimming pool and spa safety law, or to educate pool construction and installation companies, pool service companies, pool owners, pool operators, and other members of the public about safety standards. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States and political subdivisions of states, including units of local government
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 20, 2022
Latest Grant News
U.S. Department of Energy Will Assist 22 Communities With Locally Tailored Pathways to Clean Energy

U.S. DOT Announce $2.9 Billion of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding for Major Infrastructure Projects of Regional or National Significance

NTIA’s Broadband Infrastructure Program Awards $277M in Grants 


Grants Update
Week of March 18, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to implement new or enhance existing programs that offer training and services for law enforcement officers’ emotional and mental health such as peer mentoring, suicide prevention, stress reduction, and police officer family services. Programs may also serve agency civilian staff such as crime scene technicians, dispatchers, and others who may regularly experience some of the same trauma exposure. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local, state, tribal, and territorial law enforcement agencies
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 27, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2021 State Criminal Alien Assistance Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to make payments to states and units of local government that incur certain types of costs due to the incarceration of undocumented criminal aliens during the reporting period of July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City or township governments, county governments, and state governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 25, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services 
FY 2022 Strengthening the Population and Public Health Workforce Pipeline
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The intent of this program is to build competencies and enhance the capacity of the nation’s public health workforce to reduce health disparities and advance health equity. Funding will support the implementation of best practices in training, curriculum and applied learning, and recruitment. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Eligibility for this program is unrestricted 
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 7, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult and Family Treatment Drug Courts 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to expand substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery support services in existing drug courts by funding a continuum of care for individuals with SUD involved with the courts including prevention, harm reduction, treatment, and recovery services. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments, federally recognized Native American tribes, institutions of higher education, and community and faith-based organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 9, 2022
Department of Transportation
FY 2023 Airport Zero Emission Vehicle and Infrastructure Pilot Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to improve airport air quality and facilitate the use of zero-emissions technologies at airports including zero emission airport vehicles and zero emission vehicle infrastructure. This program allows public-use airports to purchase zero-emissions airport vehicles and the infrastructure required to operate them. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Any public-use airport eligible to receive Airport Improvement Program grants in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS)
WHEN'S IT DUE? November 1, 2022
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides technical assistance and/or training with respect to essential rural community facilities programs. Provided technical assistance and/or training will help eligible ultimate recipients to identify and plan for community facility needs that exist in their area. Once those needs have been identified, award recipients may assist in identifying public and private resources to finance identified community facility needs. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, and tribal governments, and nonprofits
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 23, 2022
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program helps beginning farmers and ranchers enter and/or improve their success in farming, ranching, and management of non-industrial private forest lands. Funding will support projects that provide education, mentoring, and technical assistance to give beginning farmers the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to make informed decisions for their operations and enhance their sustainability. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Collaborative state, tribal, local, or regionally based networks or partnerships of qualified public and/or private entities, including state cooperative extension services, federal, state, municipal, or tribal agencies, community-based organizations, non-governmental organizations, colleges or universities, foundations maintained by a college or university, and private for-profit organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 19, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities 
FY 2022 Digital Projects for the Public
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments. Projects should demonstrate the potential to attract a broad, general, non-specialist audience, either online or in person at venues such as museums, libraries, or other cultural institutions. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofit organizations, state and local government agencies, federally recognized Native American tribal governments, and accredited institutions of higher education
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 8, 2022
National Endowment for the Humanities 
FY 2022 Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to strengthen the institutional base of the humanities by enabling infrastructure development and capacity building. Awards are intended to help institutions secure long-term support for their core activities and expand efforts to preserve and create access to outstanding humanities materials. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofit organizations, state and local government agencies, federally recognized Native American tribal governments, and accredited institutions of higher education
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 17, 2022
Latest Grant News
FTA Announces $409.3 Million in Grant Awards to Improve the Nation’s Bus Fleets

FTA Holds Low-No and Bus Competitive Grant Programs FY22 Notice of Funding Webinar Series

How State Broadband Offices Are Spending Federal Funds


Grants Update
Week of March 11, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Low or No Emission Grant Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The Low or No Emission Grant Program provides funding for the purchase or lease of zero-emission and low-emission transit buses, including acquisition, construction, and leasing of required supporting facilities such as recharging, refueling, and maintenance facilities. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Designated recipients, states, local governmental authorities, and Indian tribes
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 31, 2022
Department of Transportation 
FY 2022 Buses and Bus Facilities Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to improve the condition, or otherwise modernize, the transit system. Awards will support capital projects to replace, rehabilitate, purchase, or lease buses and related equipment; as well as to rehabilitate, purchase, construct, or lease bus-related facilities. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Designated recipients that allocate funds to fixed route bus operators, states or local governmental entities that operate fixed route bus service, and Indian tribes. 
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 31, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services 
FY 2022 Elder Justice Innovation Grants - Improving Results for APS Clients
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports foundational work to create credible innovations, with benchmarks for adult maltreatment prevention, and for program development and evaluation. Funded projects will contribute to the improvement of the field of adult maltreatment prevention and intervention at large by undertaking initiatives such as developing programs, interventions, materials, etc., or by establishing and/or contributing to the evidence base of knowledge. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments, Indian tribal governments and organizations (American Indian/Alaskan Native/Native American), faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, hospitals, and institutions of higher education
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 6, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education)
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of Project AWARE is to develop a sustainable infrastructure for school-based mental health programs and services. It is expected that awardees will build a collaborative partnership that includes the State Education Agency (SEA), the Local Education Agency (LEA), the State Mental Health Agency (SMHA), community-based providers of behavioral health care services, school personnel, community organizations, families, and school-aged youth. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, political subdivisions of states including local governments, Indian tribes or tribal organizations, health facilities, or programs operated by or in accordance with a contract or grant with the Indian Health Service, or other domestic public or private nonprofit entities 
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 2, 2022
Department of Interior
FY 2022 American Battlefield Protection Program - Battlefield Interpretation Grant
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program funds the deployment of technology to modernize and enhance battlefield interpretation and education at Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War battlefield sites eligible for assistance under the battlefield acquisition grant program. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, and tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 16, 2022
Department of Labor
FY 2022 Growth Opportunities
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to introduce and prepare justice-involved youth and young adults for the world of work through placement into paid work experiences, and on a path to more equitable career opportunities with their peers. In addition to paid work experiences, the program encompasses occupational education and training in in-demand industries, leadership development, a mentorship component, and post-work experience placement into unsubsidized employment and/or education. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, school districts, Native American tribal governments, and nonprofits. 
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 21, 2022
Department of Labor
FY 2022 Pathway Home 3 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides eligible, incarcerated individuals in state correctional facilities or local/county jails with workforce services prior to release and to continue services after release by transitioning the participants into reentry programs in the community to which they will return. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) status, non-profit industry organizations, public institutions of higher education, nonprofit postsecondary institutions with or without 501(c)(3) status, state or local governments, for-profit organizations, and Indian or Native American entities eligible for awards under Section 166 of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 19, 2022
Latest Grant News
FTA Holds Low-No and Bus Competitive Grant Programs FY22 Notice of Funding Webinar Series

How States, Localities Are Looking to Spend Federal IT Funds

Department of Commerce’s NTIA Awards Additional $1M in Grants to Tribal Groups Seeking to Expand Broadband 

Grants Update
Week of March 4, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Grants to Prevent and Respond to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Against Children and Youth Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports comprehensive, community-based efforts to develop or expand prevention, intervention, treatment, and response strategies to address the needs of children and youth impacted by domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Click herefor more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City or township governments, county governments, Native American Tribal governments and organizations, nonprofits, and institutions of higher education
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 7, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Grants to Engage Men and Boys as Allies in the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to develop and/or implement strategies that engage and mobilize men and boys at individual, group, relational, and societal levels to prevent domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sex trafficking. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City or township governments, county governments, Native American Tribal governments and organizations, and nonprofits
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 7, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to enhance the safety of rural victims of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking by supporting projects uniquely designed to address and prevent these crimes in rural areas. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments, territories, Tribal governments and organizations, and nonprofit organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 7, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Transitional Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support projects that provide 6 to 24 months of transitional housing with support services for victims who are homeless or in need of transitional housing or other housing assistance as a result of a situation of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, and for whom emergency shelter services or other crisis intervention services are unavailable or insufficient. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments, territories, tribal governments and organizations, and nonprofit organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 14, 2022
Department of Justice
FY 2022 Enhanced Training and Services to End Abuse in Later Life Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports a comprehensive approach to addressing abuse in later life, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, neglect, and exploitation committed against victims who are 50 years of age or older. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local governments, Tribal governments or organizations, population-specific organizations with demonstrated experience in assisting individuals over 50 years of age, victim service providers with demonstrated experience in addressing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and state, Tribal, or territorial domestic violence, and sexual assault coalitions
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 21, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Legal Assistance Enhancement Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program strengthens and enhances the effectiveness of legal assistance provided to older adults. Through this program, the funding agency aims to, among other things, break down barriers to accessing legal assistance, increase the availability of legal assistance, especially for historically under-represented populations of elders, and enhance the efficacy of legal assistance to meet the evolving needs of older adults. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments, Tribal governments, faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, hospitals, and institutions of higher education
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 30, 2022
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 Strengthening Syringe Services Programs
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to improve the health of people who inject drugs (PWID) by reducing incidence of hepatitis A, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV, and overdose mortality among PWID in the United States. The program supports efforts to improve the health of populations disproportionately affected by HIV, Viral Hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases and TB by maximizing the health impact of public health services, reducing disease incidence, and advancing health equity. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Institutions of higher education, school districts, public housing authorities, state governments, local governments including special districts, Tribal governments and organizations, nonprofits, and small businesses
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 2, 2022 
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 Farmers Market Promotion Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program funds projects that develop, coordinate, and expand direct producer-to-consumer markets to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products. The program supports capacity building projects and community development, training, and technical assistance projects. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Agricultural businesses and agricultural cooperatives, producer networks or associations, community-support agriculture (CSA) networks and CSA associations, food councils, local governments, nonprofit corporations, public benefit corporations, economic development corporations, regional farmer market authorities, and Tribal governments 
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 16, 2022
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 Local Food Promotion Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program funds projects that develop, coordinate, and expand local and regional food business enterprises that engage as intermediaries in indirect producer to consumer marketing to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products. The program supports planning projects, implementation projects and farm to institution projects. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Agricultural businesses and agricultural cooperatives, producer networks or associations, community-support agriculture (CSA) networks and CSA associations, local governments, nonprofit corporations, public benefit corporations, economic development corporations, regional farmer market authorities, and Tribal governments 
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 16, 2022
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 Regional Food System Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support partnerships that connect public and private resources to plan and develop local or regional food systems. This program focuses on building and strengthening local or regional food economy viability and resilience by alleviating unnecessary administrative and technical barriers for participating partners. Projects will catalyze the development of local or regional food systems and coordinate efforts within the partnership to set priorities, connect resources and services, and measure progress toward common goals. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Partnerships 
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 16, 2022
Department of Interior
FY 2022 Historic Preservation Fund: Semiquincentennial Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program will support the physical preservation of a broad variety of cultural resources associated with the founding of America as a nation in commemoration of the country's semiquincentennial (250th anniversary of founding). For the purposes of this grant program, the "founding of the nation" is defined as the period ending December 31, 1800. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, nonprofits, Native American Tribal organizations, city or county governments, and institutions of higher education
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 3, 2022
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Airport Terminal Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This new program aims to address the aging infrastructure of the nation's airports by upgrading, modernizing, and rebuilding airport terminals and sponsor-owned airport traffic control towers (ATCTs). Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Airport sponsors normally eligible for funding from the Airport Improvement Program including state agencies, public agencies, private entities, Native American Tribes or pueblos owning a public-use National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems airport, and the Secretary of the Interior for Midway Island Airport, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau
WHEN'S IT DUE? March 28, 2022
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Voluntary Airport Low Emissions Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to encourage airports to implement clean technology projects that improve air quality. This program will support eligible airports that meet their state-related air quality responsibilities under the Clean Air Act by helping airports finance low-emission vehicles, refueling and recharging stations, gate electrification, and other airport air quality improvements. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Sponsors of commercial service airports listed in the FAA’s National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems that are located in areas that are in non-attainment or maintenance of National Ambient Air Quality Standards
WHEN'S IT DUE? November 1, 2022
Appalachian Regional Commission
FY 2022 Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER)  
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to help communities and regions that have been affected by job losses in coal mining, coal power plant operations, and coal-related supply chain industries due to the changing economics of America’s energy production. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local development districts, Native American Tribes, states, counties, cities, or other political subdivisions of a state, institutions of higher education, and public or private nonprofit organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 29, 2022
Appalachian Regional Commission
FY 2022 Access to Capital Projects- Non-POWER Grants 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to expand entrepreneurial ecosystems and support for startups and existing businesses and enhance the competitiveness of the Appalachian region's manufacturers by promoting greater access to capital. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local government entities, nonprofits, and nonprofit subsidiaries of a for-profit organization
WHEN'S IT DUE? Varies by state
Latest Grant News
Registration for Bureau of Justice Assistance's FY22 Funding and Resources Webinars Now Open

Department of Commerce’s NTIA Awards $277M in Grants to Expand Broadband Infrastructure

Department of Commerce’s NTIA Awards Additional $1M in Grants to Tribal Groups Seeking to Expand Broadband 

USDA Announces Supplemental American Rescue Plan Funding Available through the Local Agriculture Market Program, Including Funding to Expand Farm-to-Institution Opportunities

Grants Update
Week of February 25, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
National Endowment for Humanities
FY 2022 Preservation and Access Education and Training
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports the development of knowledge and skills among professionals responsible for preserving and establishing access to humanities collections. Awards will fund projects that offer national, regional, or statewide education and training programs across the pedagogical landscape and at all stages of development, from early curriculum development to advanced implementation. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, state and local government agencies, and federally recognized Native American Tribal governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 17, 2022
Environmental Protection Agency
FY 2022 Reduction in Lead Exposure Via Drinking Water
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to reduce lead in drinking water in disadvantaged communities through full lead service line replacements and/or treatment improvements, or facility remediation in schools and childcare facilities. For the purposes of this program, a disadvantaged community is defined as the service area of a public water system that meets affordability criteria each state establishes under section 1452(d)(3) of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Water systems, municipalities, state, interstate, or intermunicipal agencies, such as departments of environmental protection, interstate environmental commissions, or joint municipal pollution control boards
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 19, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Community Programs for Outreach and Intervention with Youth and Young Adults at Clinical High Risk for Psychosis
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to identify, prevent, intervene, and/or lessen the impact of psychotic disorders in youth and young adults, not more than 25 years old, who are at clinical high risk for psychosis, and provide evidence-based interventions in a trauma-informed manner to prevent the onset of psychosis. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments and territories, political subdivisions of a state, such as counties, cities, and towns, and federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes and Tribal organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 18, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Grants for Expansion and Sustainability of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Serious Emotional Disturbances
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to improve the mental health outcomes for children and youth, birth through age 21, with serious emotional disturbances, and their families. Funding will support the implementation, expansion, and integration of the System of Care approach by creating sustainable infrastructure and services that are required as part of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and their Families Program. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments and territories, political subdivisions of a state, such as counties, cities, and towns, and federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 18, 2022
Department of Interior
FY 2022 Refuge Enhancement/Infrastructure Partnerships Initiative
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program encourages National Wildlife Refuge System field stations to partner with local, regional, and national nonprofit organizations, other land management groups, state and tribal partners on refuge improvement projects. The goals of the initiative are to enable local communities to play a more active role in increasing outdoor recreation opportunities on refuge lands and waters, to be more focused and deliberate in using partnerships to help the Service address infrastructure repair and improvement needs such as proactive maintenance and the maintenance backlog, and to enhance wildlife habitat. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, county governments, city or township governments, special district governments, Native American Tribal governments and organizations, nonprofits, institutions of higher education, school districts, for-profit organizations, and small businesses 
WHEN'S IT DUE? September 15, 2022
Department of Labor
FY 2022 Apprenticeship Building America Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to strengthen and modernize the Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) system, centered on equity and promotes Registered Apprenticeship as a workforce development solution. Applicants have the opportunity to apply for funding across four grant categories: (1) State Apprenticeship System Building and Modernization; (2) Expansion of RAP Opportunities for Youth; (3) Ensuring Equitable RAP Pathways Through Pre-Apprenticeship Leading to RAP Enrollment and Equity Partnerships; and (4) Registered Apprenticeship Hubs. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, and Tribal government entities, nonprofit organizations, and institutions of higher education
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 25, 2022

Latest Grant News
509 Applications Received for EDA's Good Jobs Challenge

EPA Plans Infrastructure Webinar Series to Roll Out New Program Guidance – Water Webinar on March 15

EDA Releases Status Update on Availability of Funds Through American Rescue Plan Programs 



Grants Update
Week of February 11, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Drug-Free Communities Support Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to establish and strengthen collaboration to support the efforts of community coalitions working to prevent youth substance use. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Community-based coalitions addressing youth substance use that have not yet received an award through this program. Coalitions may be comprised of state, local, territorial, and Tribal governments, nonprofits, Tribal organizations, school districts, and institutions of higher education.
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 14, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Targeted Capacity Expansion Special Projects
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program implements targeted strategies for the provision of substance use disorder or co-occurring disorder harm reduction, treatment, and/or recovery support services to support an under-resourced population or unmet need identified by the community. Click herefor more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments, federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native tribes, tribal organizations, urban Indian organizations, and consortia of tribes or tribal organizations, public or private universities and colleges, and community- and faith-based organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 4, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 First Responders-Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide resources to first responders and members of other key community sectors to carry and administer approved drugs and devices for emergency reversal of known or suspected opioid overdose. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native Tribes, Tribal organizations, and local governmental entities 
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 5, 2022
Department of Energy
FY 2022 Concentrating Solar-Thermal Power Research, Development, and Demonstration Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program will invest in innovative research, development, and demonstration that accelerates the large-scale development and deployment of solar technology to support an equitable transition to a decarbonized electricity system by 2035 and decarbonized energy sector by 2050. Projects selected through this program will focus on lowering the cost of concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP) technologies and creating new market opportunities for the industry. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? For-profit entities, educational institutions, nonprofits, states, local governments, and tribal governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? March 16, 2022 (Letter of Intent) 
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to strengthen U.S. rural and agricultural communities by building markets and investing in America's climate-smart farmers, ranchers, and forest owners. Through this program, the funding agency will support the production and marketing of climate-smart commodities through a set of pilot projects that provide voluntary incentives to implement climate-smart production practices, activities, and systems on working lands. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local governments including counties, cities, townships, or special districts, Native American Tribal entities, nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, small businesses, and institutions of higher education
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 27, 2022
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 High Priority-Commercial Motor Vehicle Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support innovative and impactful projects that reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving large trucks and buses. Awards are available to support enforcement projects that improve compliance with regulations at the state, local government, and national levels, increase public awareness, and develop new technologies to reduce the number of and rate of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, the District of Columbia, local governments, including counties, cities, townships, and special districts, federally recognized Native American Tribal governments, institutions of higher education, and nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) designation
WHEN'S IT DUE? March 31, 2022
Latest Grant News
EPA Announces $23 Million in Pollution Prevention Grant Opportunities, including $14 Million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding 

USDA to Invest $1 Billion in Climate Smart Commodities, Expanding Markets, Strengthening Rural America

EPA Selects 19 Communities for Approximately $3.8 Million in Brownfields Job Training Grants 

Grants Update
Week of February 4, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides planning and capital funds for surface transportation infrastructure that will have a significant local or regional impact. Supported projects should improve safety, economic strength, global competitiveness, equity, and climate and sustainability goals. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, Tribal, and U.S. territorial governments, including special districts and public authorities with a transportation function, transit agencies, port authorities, and multi-state or multijurisdictional groups of eligible entities
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 14, 2022
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 National Urban and Community Forestry Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program funds innovative messaging campaigns that raise awareness of the critical and urgent need to plan, grow, and manage urban forests. The campaign should encourage stewardship of urban forests by demonstrating the value its natural resource services contribute to a community’s viability, resiliency, and well-being. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofits, Tribal organizations, institutions of higher education, independent school districts, state governments, city or township governments, public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, and special district governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 8, 2022
Appalachian Regional Commission
FY 2022 INvestments Supporting Partnerships in Recovery Ecosystems (INSPIRE) Initiative
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program helps Appalachian communities and regions that have been affected by the substance use crisis by funding projects that integrate multiple economic development systems, evidence-based or promising substance use disorder (SUD) models and practices, and resources in support of implementing existing economic development strategic plans that create pathways to employment. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local development districts, Native American Tribes, states, counties cities and other subdivisions of a state, institutions of higher education, public and private nonprofits, and consortia of eligible applicants. Projects must benefit the Appalachian region. 
WHEN'S IT DUE? March 3, 2022 (Letter of Intent) 
Department of Interior
FY 2022 Threatened and Endangered Species Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of the program is to conserve and recover federally-listed and Bureau sensitive animal and plant species and their habitat on public lands. The program is looking for projects that are national or regional in scope or projects that will result in or facilitate national implementation of tangible on the ground actions that will improve species populations (numbers, representation, or resilience) or reduce population level threats. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, and Tribal governments, special districts, institutions of higher education, Public Housing Authorities and Indian Housing Authorities, and nonprofits 
WHEN'S IT DUE? March 28, 2022
Latest Grant News
Biden Administration Releases Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Guidebook for State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Governments

JustGrants Schedules Application Mechanics Webinars for Grant Applicants and Administrators 

EDA Announces $2 Million in STEM Challenge Grant Awards to Strengthen Innovation Workforce Pipeline 


Grants Update
Week of January 14, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
In addition to the grants below, other grants were released during the Grants Weekly holiday hiatus on the topics of ecosystem and species conservation, historic preservation, and job training. For more information on these opportunities, please reply to this email. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Homeland Security
FY 2022 Fire Prevention and Safety Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards by assisting fire prevention programs and supporting firefighter health and safety research and development. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Fire departments and nonprofit organizations that are recognized for their experience and expertise in fire prevention and safety programs and activities
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 18, 2022
Department of Labor
FY 2022 Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The intent of this program is to obtain high-quality career outcomes for veterans experiencing homelessness. Grant recipients must address the complex employment-related requirements and support services necessary to meet the needs of this population either through direct services or through a robust referral system establishing tools, resources, and partnerships to identify, recruit, prepare, and support veterans experiencing homelessness for employment success. Click herefor more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, county, city, township, and special district governments, for profit organizations, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments and organizations, nonprofits, public housing and Indian housing authorities, and small businesses
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 23, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Innovations in Nutrition Program and Services Replication Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to help communities develop capacity for, deliver, and sustain innovative nutrition programs for older adults, particularly those with the greatest social and economic need, and individuals at risk for institutional placement who participate in these programs. Projects must support the Older Americans Act (OAA) Title III-C Senior Nutrition Program (SNP) goal of reducing hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition; enhancing socialization; and promoting overall health and well-being. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, or tribal governments agencies, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, hospital, and institutions of higher education
WHEN'S IT DUE? March 10, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 American Rescue Plan Act: Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (PMHCA) New Area Expansion 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program promotes behavioral health integration into pediatric primary care by supporting pediatric mental health care telehealth access programs. Funding will support the expansion of the Pediatric Mental Health Care Access (PMHCA) Program into new states and geographic areas. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, political subdivisions of states, and Native American tribes and tribal organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 5, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Rural Health and Economic Development Analysis
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to quantify and describe the economic impacts of local health care sectors on rural economies to provide information which will assist policy makers and other rural stakeholders to improve health care in rural areas. Research and analysis funded through this program will focus on quantifying the relationship between health care and economic factors in rural communities, particularly the economic impact of rural health care services, to provide information to improve health care in rural areas. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Domestic public or private non-profit and for-profit entities, domestic faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations, public and private institutions for higher education, public or private health research organizations, and foundations
WHEN'S IT DUE? March 8, 2022
Department of Housing and Urban Development
FY 2022 Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides financing to support economic development, housing, public facilities, infrastructure, and other physical development projects, including improvements to increase resilience against natural disasters. The program provides community development block grant (CDBG) recipients with the ability to partially leverage their annual award allocation to access low-cost, flexible financing. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, community development block grant (CDBG) entitlement recipients such as metropolitan cities and urban counties, non-entitlement communities that are assisted in the submission of applications by states that administer the CDBG program, non-entitlement communities eligible to receive CDBG funds under the funding agency-administered Small Cities Program, small businesses, incubators, or microenterprises 
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling through December 31, 2022
Latest Grant News
NTIA Releases Request for Comment on Broadband Programs in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law 

Registration for BJA's Grant Applicant Education Webinar Series is Now Open

Justice Department Awards More Than $125 Million in Grants Under the STOP School Violence Act

Grants Update
Week of January 7, 2022
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
In addition to the grants below, other grants were released during the Grants Weekly holiday hiatus on the topics of ecosystem and species conservation, historic preservation, and job training. For more information on these opportunities, please reply to this email. 
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Health and Human Services
FY 2022 Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to recruit and train emergency medical services (EMS) personnel in rural areas, with a particular focus on addressing mental and substance use disorders. The program aims to address the great need for emergency services in rural areas and the critical role EMS personnel serve across the country. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Rural emergency medical services (EMS) agencies operated by fire-based and non-fire-based local or tribal governments and nonprofit EMS agencies. Projects must serve rural areas or residents of rural areas
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 14, 2022
Department of Homeland Security
FY 2022 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to assist in increasing the number of firefighters to help communities meet industry minimum standards and attain 24-hour staffing to provide adequate fire protection from fire and fire-related hazards, and to fulfill traditional missions of fire departments. Awards will allow recipients to respond to emergencies more effectively and safely, with a reduction in response time and an increase in the number of trained personnel assembled at incident scenes. Click herefor more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Volunteer fire departments, combination fire departments, career fire departments, and national, state, local, and tribal organizations that represent the interests of volunteer firefighters
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 4, 2022
Department of Interior
FY 2022 River, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports community-led natural resource conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the nation. The program will partner National Park Service conservation and recreation planning officials with award recipients to help local communities realize their conservation and outdoor recreation vision goals and provide a broad range of services and skills. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, or federal government agencies, tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, community groups, and national parks
WHEN'S IT DUE? March 1, 2022
Department of Interior
FY 2022 Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the rehabilitation of historic properties to foster economic development of rural communities. Funding will support preservation projects for historic sites to include architectural/engineering services and physical preservation. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofits, tribal historic preservation offices, state historic preservation offices, certified local governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 22, 2022
National Science Foundation
FY 2022 Energy, Power, Control, and Networks
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program encourages research on emerging technologies and applications including energy, transportation, robotics, and biomedical devices and systems. Funding will support innovative research in modeling, optimization, learning, adaptation, and control of networked multiagent systems, higher-level decision-making, and dynamic resource allocation, as well as risk management in the presence of uncertainty, subsystem failures, and stochastic disturbances. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, and state and local governments, including state educational offices or organizations and local school districts
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling through September 30, 2022
Department of Agriculture
FY 2022 Electric Infrastructure Loan and Loan Guarantee Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program makes loans and loan guarantees to maintain and improve electric infrastructure in rural communities nationwide in order to increase economic opportunities and quality of life. The loans and loan guarantees finance the construction of electric distribution, transmission, and generation facilities, including system improvements to improve electric service in rural areas, as well as demand side management, smart grid, energy efficiency and conservation programs, and on-grid and off-grid renewable energy systems. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and local government entities, federally recognized tribes, nonprofits, and for-profit businesses
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling through September 30, 2022
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Regional Infrastructure Accelerator Demonstration Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The intent of this program is to demonstrate and evaluate the viability and effectiveness of a small number of accelerators in expediting the development and delivery of specific transportation projects within five designated regions: Cleveland, Chicago, Fresno, San Diego, and Seattle. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Public entities, including a state, multi-state or multi-jurisdictional group, municipality, county, a special purpose district or public authority with a transportation function including a port authority, a tribal government or consortium of tribal governments, metropolitan planning organizations, regional transportation planning organization (RTPO), Regional Transportation Commission, or a political subdivision of a State or local government
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 15, 2022
Latest Grant News
FAA Announces First-Year Airport Funding Amounts from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law 

EPA Announces Plans to Use First $1B from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funds to Clear Out the Superfund Backlog

Justice Department Awards More Than $125 Million in Grants Under the STOP School Violence Act


Grants Update
Week of December 17, 2021
A Note to Our Readers: Grants Weekly will resume publication on January 7, 2022. 
Happy Holidays!
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
Environmental Protection Agency
FY 2022 Enhanced Air Quality Monitoring for Communities
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports community and local efforts to monitor their own air quality and to promote air quality monitoring partnerships between communities and tribal, state, and local governments. The goals of the program are to monitor air pollutants of greatest concern in communities with disproportionate and adverse health outcomes. Click herefor more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local, territorial, and Tribal governments, public and private hospitals and laboratories, and other public or private nonprofit organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 25, 2022
Department of Energy
FY 2021 Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) Enhancement and Innovation
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to increase the energy efficiency of dwellings owned or occupied by low-income persons, reduce their total residential energy expenditures, and improve their health and safety. The program will fund demonstration projects that have potential to be scaled nationally, enhance the benefits realized by underserved communities, and ensure an equitable transition to a clean-energy economy. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, and Tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations 
WHEN'S IT DUE? January 20, 2022 (concept paper) and February 28, 2022 (full application)
Department of Transportation
FY 2022 Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides loans and loan guarantees to finance the development of railroad infrastructure throughout the nation. Funding is reserved for projects benefiting freight railroads other than Class I carriers. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Railroads, state and local governments, government-sponsored authorities and corporations, interstate compacts, and joint ventures that include at least one of the above-listed eligible entities
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling through September 30, 2021
Department of Interior
FY 2022 Coastal Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides technical and financial assistance to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. This program takes an adaptive approach to designing and implementing coastal habitat protection and restoration strategies that anticipate and ameliorate the impacts of climate change and other environmental stressors. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local governments, special districts, independent school districts, private and public institutions of higher education, federally recognized Native American tribal governments, public housing authorities and Indian housing authorities, Native American tribal organizations, nonprofits organizations, for-profit organizations, and small businesses
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling through September 30, 2022
Department of Interior
FY 2022 Partners for Fish and Wildlife
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports the restoration and conservation of fish and wildlife habitat for the benefit of federal trust resources by providing technical and financial assistance to private landowners to promote biological diversity. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Eligibility is unrestricted and includes small businesses, institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, public housing authorities, Native American tribal organizations, independent school districts, local governments, state governments, and other entities
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling through September 30, 2022
Department of Interior
FY 2022 Youth Engagement, Education, and Employment
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides work and educational opportunities for youth in the areas of national and cultural resource conservation, development, and scientific research on public lands. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State or local government entities, special districts, public and private institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations. Applicants must be members of the funding agency's Youth Corps. 
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling through September 14, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services 
FY 2022 Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part C: Capacity Development Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to strengthen organizational capacity to respond to the changing health care landscape and increase access to high-quality human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) primary health care services for low-income and underserved people living with HIV. Funding will support short-term activities that align with the funding agency's priority areas, including investing in mental health, addressing the opioid crisis, and promoting collaboration. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Public entities, nonprofit organizations, faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, Tribal governments, and Tribal organizations 
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 15, 2022
Department of Defense
FY 2022 Industry Resilience 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program assists communities with funding and technical assistance to plan adjustments and resiliency required by the cancellation or termination of a Department of Defense (DoD) contract, the failure to proceed with an approved major weapon system program, or by a publicly announced planned major change or reduction in DoD spending that would directly and adversely affect a community. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, counties, municipalities, Tribal nations, and other subdivisions of states, special purpose units of state or local government, or other political subdivisions of state or local government
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling through September 30, 2022
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Grants Update
Week of December 10, 2021
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The National Special Districts Coalition. Special districts are either eligible to apply directly, or able to partner with a qualifying entity to apply for any of the grants listed. 
New Grant Opportunities
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
FY 2022 Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by providing financial assistance to diverse local partnerships focused on improving water quality, watersheds, and the species and habitats they support. Awards will support a variety of ecological improvements, along with targeted community outreach, education, and stewardship. Click herefor more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States and local governments, tribal governments and organizations, nonprofits, and educational institutions
WHEN'S IT DUE? January 25, 2022
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
FY 2021 Emergency Coastal Resilience Fund
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports the creation and restoration of natural systems to help protect coastal communities from the impacts of coastal storms, floods, sea-level rise, inundation, coastal erosion, wildfires and associated landslides/debris flows, and enable communities to recover more quickly from these events, all while improving habitats for fish and wildlife species. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, and territorial governments, tribal governments and organizations, educational institutions, and nonprofits. Eligible project areas include areas within the states of Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Washington.
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 3, 2022
Corporation for National and Community Service
FY 2022 AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC): Disaster Response
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to strengthen communities and develop leaders through direct, team-based national and community service projects that respond to disasters. Rather than providing monetary awards, this program places a full-time team of 8 to 12 NCCC members to serve with sponsoring organizations to respond to a disaster. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Secular and faith-based nonprofit organizations, local municipalities or city governments, state governments, federal government agencies, Native American and Alaskan tribes, national or state parks, forests, and other public lands, schools
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling due date 
Fish and Wildlife Service 
FY 2022 North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA): U.S. Standard Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to increase bird populations and wetland habitat while supporting local economies and American traditions such as hunting, fishing, birdwatching, family farming, and cattle ranching. Projects must involve long-term protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of wetlands and associated uplands habitats. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State agencies, non-governmental conservation organizations, local governments, private landowners, profit-making corporations, Native American governments or associations, federal agencies, and/or other partner groups
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 25, 2022 and July 8, 2022
Department of Transportation
FY 2021 Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to reduce the state of good repair backlog and improve intercity passenger rail performance by supporting capital projects that repair, replace, or rehabilitate qualified railroad assets. This program is intended to benefit both the Northeast Corridor (NEC) and publicly owned or Amtrak-owned infrastructure, equipment, and facilities located in other areas of the country. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, including the District of Columbia, groups of states, interstate compacts, public agencies or publicly chartered authorities established by one or more states, political subdivisions of a state, including local governments, and Amtrak
WHEN'S IT DUE? March 7, 2022
Department of Health and Human Services 
FY 2022 Harm Reduction Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of the program is to support community-based overdose prevention programs, syringe services programs, and other harm reduction services. Funding will be used to enhance overdose and other types of prevention activities to help control the spread of infectious diseases and the consequences of such diseases. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments, Tribal organizations, non-profit community-based organizations, and primary and behavioral health organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 7, 2022
Department of Interior
FY 2022 Preservation Technology and Training Grants
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to support the creation of better tools, materials, and approaches to conserving buildings, landscapes, sites, and collections. The program will support innovative research that develops new technologies or adapts existing technologies to preserve cultural resources, and disseminates practical preservation methods or provide better tools for preservation practice. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Federal and nonfederal laboratories, accredited museums, universities, nonprofit organizations, system units and offices and Cooperative Park Study Units of the System, state historic preservation offices, Tribal preservation offices, Native Hawaiian organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 7, 2022
Department of Defense
FY 2022 1033 Program 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides law enforcement agencies with excess property from the U.S. Department of Defense. Excess Property may include controlled property and non-controlled property. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Federal, tribal, state, and local law enforcement agencies
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling through September 30, 2022
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