Now Open for Applications: Workforce Development, Substance Use Prevention, and Volunteer Fire Assistance Funding Opportunities
STATE PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS:
Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency: Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Funds (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
Who May Apply: Accredited state, county, or local Forensic Crime Laboratories or those laboratories that will achieve accreditation within two years of receiving an award.
Use: To improve the quality and timeliness of forensic services with an emphasis on the opioid crisis throughout Pennsylvania.
Funds: Grants up to $150,000.
Application Deadline: April 5, 2022
More Information: Click on https://egrants.pccd.pa.gov/Public/OpenAnnouncements.aspx.
Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry: Schools-to-Work Program (Funding Source: General Fund)
Who May Apply: Any entity that is registered with the department as a pre-apprenticeship program or connected with a registered apprenticeship program.
Use: To support the establishment or enhancement of a workforce development partnership between schools, employers, organizations, or associations to create employment and training pathways.
Funds: Grants up to $250,000.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2022
More Information: Click on https://www.dli.pa.gov/Businesses/Workforce-Development/grants/Pages/default.aspx.
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources: Volunteer Fire Assistance Program (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
Who May Apply: Local firefighting entities in rural areas or communities with fewer than 10,000 residents.
Use: To support training and equipment purchases directly related to fighting brush and forest fires.
Funds: Grants up to $12,500.
Application Deadline: May 12, 2022
More Information: Click on https://apps.dcnr.pa.gov/grants/.
FEDERAL PROGRAMS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS:
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention: Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
Who May Apply: Non-profit organizations.
Use: To establish and strengthen collaborations to support the efforts of community coalitions working to prevent and reduce substance use among youth by addressing the factors in a community that increase the risk of substance use and promote the factors that minimize the risk of substance use.
Funds: Grants amounts vary.
Application Deadline: April 11, 2022
More Information: Click on https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334908.
UPCOMING APPLICATION DEADLINES:
PDE 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant: February 10, 2022 (Notice of Intent to Apply) and March 25, 2022 (Application) (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
- Public school districts, charter schools, private schools, nonprofit agencies, city or county government agencies, faith-based organizations, institutions of higher education, Indian tribes or tribal organizations, and for-profit corporations. - To establish community learning centers that provide academic, artistic and cultural enrichment opportunities for students and their families.
DEP DC Fast Charging and Hydrogen Fueling Grant Program: January 31, 2022 (Funding Source: State Mitigation Trust-Volkswagen Emissions Settlement)
- Pennsylvania Businesses, Incorporated Nonprofits, State, Local, or Tribal Government Agencies, Air Quality or Transportation Organizations, Metropolitan or Rural/Regional Transportation Planning Organizations, and Federal Government Agencies. - To install DC fast charging or hydrogen fueling equipment in community hubs, transportation corridors and destinations, as defined in the Program Guidelines.
OCDEL American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Stabilization Grants: January 31, 2022 (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
- Licensed childcare providers. - One-time grants for operational expenses and costs related to the impacts of COVID-19.
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Preserving Diverse Cultures: January 31, 2022 (Letter of interest) March 14, 2022 (Application) (Funding Source: General Fund)
- Unincorporated ensembles, artists’ cooperatives, organizations in need of restructuring or social service, community and non-arts organizations interested in cultivating professionally staffed arts programs. - To support the creation, development and stabilization of organizations, programs and projects whose mission and artistic work are deeply rooted in and reflective of the perspectives of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC).
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Arts in Education (AIE) Long-Term Residency Program: February 1, 2022 (Funding Source: General Fund)
- Schools, institutions, arts organizations, government agencies, local arts agencies, institutions of higher education and other not-for-profit, tax-exempt organizations with 501(c)(3) status. - To provide long-term, in-depth interactions between professional teaching artists, students, teachers and others through workshops and classes sponsored by schools, nonprofit organizations, units of government and other institutions.
GroMoreGood Grassroots Grant: February 4, 2022 (Funding Source: Private Funding)
- Any nonprofit organization, school district, university, government entity, or tax-exempt organization like religious organizations and Tribal governments in the United States and US Territories serving at least 15 youth. - To start or expand a youth garden or greenspace.
US Department of Health & Human Services SAMHSA Harm Reduction Grant Program: February 7, 2022 (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
- States; local, Tribal, and territorial governments; Tribal organizations; non-profit community-based organizations; and primary and behavioral health organizations. - To support community-based overdose prevention programs, syringe services programs, and other harm reduction services.
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Entry to Arts Organizations and Arts Programs (AOAP): February 15, 2022 (Funding Source: General Fund)
- Nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation, a unit of government, or school district, providing arts programming and/or arts services with an average annual revenue of $200,000. - To support eligible arts organizations and arts programs that have a history of at least one year of consistent arts/cultural programming.
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Entry to Program Stream: February 15, 2022 (Funding Source: General Fund)
- Nonprofit organizations, units of government, schools, departments of colleges and universities, and un-incorporated groups – applying through a fiscal sponsor - with annual revenues less than $200,000. - To provide general operating support for small arts organizations and programs.
PCCD Substance Abuse Education and Demand Reduction Category 1 (Adult) Funds: February 24, 2022 (Funding Source: SAEDR Fund)
- Nonprofit organizations may partner with governmental entities, including school districts, provided the nonprofit organization is the applicant. - To support implementation strategies aimed at combating opioid/heroin overdoses in Pennsylvania communities.
PCCD Substance Abuse Education and Demand Reduction Category 1 (Youth) Funds: February 24, 2022 (Funding Source: SAEDR Fund)
- Nonprofit organizations may partner with governmental entities, including school districts, provided the nonprofit organization is the applicant. - To serve youth with research-based or evidence-based approaches to prevention, intervention, training, treatment, and education services to reduce substance use or provide resources to assist families in accessing these services.
PCCD Substance Abuse Education and Demand Reduction Category 2 & 3 Funds: February 24, 2022 (Funding Source: SAEDR Fund)
- Who May Apply: Non-profit statewide organizations/agencies within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Non-profit statewide organizations/agencies may partner with a government entity, including school districts, but are not required to do so. - To educate the public about the dangers of substance use and/or reduce demand for substances.
PHMC Keystone Historic Preservation Planning Grant: March 1, 2022 (Funding Source: Keystone Recreation, Park, and Conservation Fund)
- Local governments, historic preservation organizations, historical societies, conservancies, colleges and universities, religious institutions, museums, and other historical organizations. Historic property must be publicly accessible and listed in, or documented as eligible for listing in, the National Register of Historic Places. Private property owners and businesses are not eligible. - To support projects that identify, preserve, promote and protect historic and archaeological resources of Pennsylvania for both the benefit of the public and the revitalization of communities.
PHMC Keystone Historic Preservation Construction Grant: March 1, 2022 (Funding Source: Keystone Recreation, Park, and Conservation Fund)
- Local governments, historic preservation organizations, historical societies, conservancies, colleges and universities, religious institutions, museums, and other historical organizations. Historic property must be publicly accessible and listed in, or documented as eligible for listing in, the National Register of Historic Places. Private property owners and businesses are not eligible. - To support projects that rehabilitate, restore, or preserve historic resources listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.
PCCD Nonprofit Security Grant Program: March 2, 2022 (Funding Source: Nonprofit Security Grant Fund)
- Nonprofits. - To enhance security and protect from hate crimes.
PCCD Violence Intervention & Prevention Technical Assistance Project: March 10, 2022 (Funding Source: General Fund)
- Institutions of higher education (public and/or not-for-profit only), nonprofit organizations, and for-profit organizations. - To support the design, launch, and management of a new Statewide Community of Practice technical assistance, training, and capacity-building initiative.
L&I Clean Energy Workforce Development Grant: March 14, 2022 (Funding Source: General Fund)
- Pennsylvania local workforce development board. - To assist the department with the creation of programs designed to engage and support businesses in the clean energy sector.
PCCD STOP Violence Against Women SART Development Program: March 14, 2022 (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
- Counties and nonprofit victim service agencies. - To improve coordinated responses to sexual assault through increasing the number of multi-disciplinary Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs) across the Commonwealth.
DCED Statewide Local Share Account: March 15, 2022 (Funding Source: State Gaming Fund)
- Counties, municipalities, municipal authorities, economic development agencies, redevelopment authorities, and non-profits (if they partner with any of the previous entities). - To support projects that improve the quality of life of individuals in the commonwealth.
PCCD Endowment Act – Child Advocacy Centers Grant Program: March 18, 2022 (Funding Source: Monetary Penalty Endowments Trust Fund)
- Active members of the National Children’s Alliance. - To support residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who have been child victims of physical and/or sexual abuse.
PCCD Endowment Act – Direct Victim Service Organizations Grant Program: March 18, 2022 (Funding Source: Monetary Penalty Endowments Trust Fund)
- Direct victim service organizations. - To support residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who have been child victims of sexual abuse.
CFA Business in Our Sites: March 31, 2022 (Funding Source: Business in Our Sites Program Account – Loan repayments)
- Municipalities, redevelopment authorities, municipal authorities, industrial development authorities and private developers. - For the acquisition and development of key sites for future use by businesses, private developers, and others. Funds must be used on previously utilized or undeveloped sites which demonstrate substantial likelihood of future use after the property is made shovel ready. The program is designed to create an inventory of shovel-ready sites so projects must be speculative.
DEP Agriculture Energy Efficiency Rebate Program: March 31, 2022 (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
- Pennsylvania agricultural producers. - Rebates for LED lighting (interior or exterior), variable frequency drives for milk vacuum pumps, and variable frequency drives for ventilation fans.
PCCD Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Local Initiatives Funding: March 31, 2022 (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
- Local units of government and non-profit organizations. - To implement projects and programs that directly address the PCCD Objectives and Goals outlined in PCCD’s 2021-2025 Strategic Framework.
PCCD Regional Policing Assistance Program: April 5, 2022 (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
- Any municipality – a city, borough, township, home-rule municipality, or county. Applicants may also be a public or quasi-public body, or its representative, duly authorized to act on behalf of one or more municipality. - To assist in the formation of new regional police departments or for the expansion of established regional police departments by adding an additional municipality(s).
DCNR Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2): April 6, 2022 (Funding Source: Multiple State and Federal Sources)
- Counties, municipalities, municipal agencies, nonprofit organizations, state heritage areas, prequalified land trusts, for-profit enterprises (for some grant types). - Planning, acquisition, and development of public parks, pools, indoor recreation facilities, playgrounds, motorized and walking trails, river conservation and access, stream buffers, open space conservation, and regional and statewide partnerships.
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Folk and Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grants: April 18, 2022 (Funding Source: General Fund)
- Artists. - To investigate, document, present, sustain, and promote the folk and traditional art of Pennsylvania in order to celebrate diverse heritage.
CFA Act 13 Grant Programs: May 31, 2022 (Funding Source: Marcellus Legacy Fund)
- Counties, municipalities and commonwealth agencies. - To support initiatives that will include abandoned mine drainage abatement; abandoned well plugging; sewage treatment; greenways, trails and recreation; baseline water quality data; watershed restoration; and flood control.
Agriculture Farm Vitality Planning Grants: Until funds are expended. (Funding Source: General Fund)
- Farmers and prospective farmers. - Organic transition planning assistance, as well as professional services to assist with business planning, efficient transitions of farm ownership, strategic farm expansion, product diversification, and financial and technical expertise in order to enhance the long-term vitality of PA farms.
DEP Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebates: Until funds are expended. (Funding Source: Alternative Fuels Incentive Grants Fund)
- Pennsylvania residents who purchase/lease a new or used alternative fuel vehicle with a purchase price of $50,000 or less. Businesses are not eligible. - To defray costs of purchasing a battery electric vehicle (BEV), hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (HFCV), plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, electric motorcycle, natural gas vehicle, or propane vehicle.
DEP Small Business Advantage Grant Program: Until funds are expended. (Funding Source: Recycling Fund & Hazardous Sites Cleanup Fund)
- Registered Pennsylvania for-profit businesses with 100 or fewer full-time equivalent employees and which are taxed as a for-profit business. - To purchase energy efficient or pollution prevention equipment or adopt waste reduction processes.
DHS Indoor Air Management Strategies for Long Term Care: Until funds are expended. (Funding Source: American Rescue Plan Act Funds)
- Long term care nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and personal care homes. - Indoor air management strategies in long-term care facilities aimed at reducing the risk of transmission of and occupant exposure to COVID-19.
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Statewide Creative Catalyst Grants: Until funds are expended. (Funding Source: General Fund)
- Nonprofit, tax-exempt corporations, a unit of government; college or university; school district or non-arts nonprofit providing arts programming and/or arts services in Pennsylvania. - To strengthen Pennsylvania communities through the arts, connect and increase Pennsylvanians’ access to lifelong learning through the arts, and to champion public awareness and appreciation of the arts in Pennsylvania communities.
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator Program: Until funds are expended. (Funding Source: General Fund)
- Creative entrepreneurs must operate in the creative industry, be at least 18 years old, a current resident of PA for one year, and (if applicable) manage a business with gross revenue of less than $200,000. - To pair access to existing small business consulting services with financial resources for creative entrepreneurs who aspire to start their own for-profit business or who operate an existing for-profit micro business.
DHS Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP): No Deadline Provided (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
- Households that are in emergency situations maintain essential water access. Crisis situations include: past-due water bills; termination of water service; or, threat of termination of water service in the next 60 days. - To help families who have overdue water bills or at risk of losing water service for their home.
PA Governor’s Office/United Way of PA Local Innovations in Vaccine Equity in Pennsylvania project (LIVE PA): No Deadline Provided (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
- Any faith-based and non-profit organizations with a goal of administering COVID-19 vaccinations, as well as COVID-19 education and outreach. - To host and promote vaccination events. Additional vaccines may also be requested.
PEMA Public Assistance Program: No Deadline Provided (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
- State agencies, local government organizations, and certain private nonprofit organizations that incurred costs or damages as a direct result of a federally declared disaster. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania serves as the direct liaison between the federal government and all applicants requesting federal disaster assistance. - To provide cost reimbursement aid for incurred costs or damages as a direct result of a federally declared disaster.
DHS American Rescue Plan Act Funding for Long-Term Care Providers: No Deadline Provided (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
- Nursing facilities, personal care homes, and assisted living residences in DHS’ Office of Long-Term Living (OLTL) system. - For COVID-19-related costs.
PHFA Homeowners Assistance Fund: No Deadline Provided (Funding Source: Federal Funding)
- Owner-occupied homeowners who experienced a financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic after January 21, 2020. - To assist Pennsylvania homeowners facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.