Recently Awarded in District 10 Photo by AbsolutVision Upcoming Grant Opportunities As your Representative in Congress, every month Val Demings shares the most recent opportunities for federal grants in District 10.Grants are available to individuals, non-profit organizations, and state or local government entities.Federal funding is extremely competitive and limited in availability. It is Demings’ hope that this information will be a helpful resource for you in the grants process.For more information about getting started and the application process, please visit www.grants.gov, or contact Erin Waldron, Demings’ Director of Economic and Community Development, at 321-388-9808.Additional InformationAre you eligible for a federal grant?What are your next steps?Learn how to write grant applications The Anatomy of Fear Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate From the Office of Rep. Val Demings More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330807 NIFA requests applications for the Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program to support and evaluate projects intended to increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables by low-income consumers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by providing incentives at the point of purchase through nutrition incentive grants; and to demonstrate and evaluate the improvement of dietary health through increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, reduced individual and household food insecurity, and reduced healthcare usage and associated costs through produce prescription grants.More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330460Advancing Health Literacy to Enhance Equitable Community Responses to COVID-19 – Department of Health and Human ServicesAward Ceiling: $4,000,000Application Deadline: April 20, 2021Description: The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) and the Office of Minority Health (OMH) announce the availability of funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 under the authority of the Public Health Service Act and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021. OMH will consider the following additional factors when making recommendations for funding, listed below in no particular order:Applicants serving localities with the highest social vulnerability. This may be determined by being in the top 4th as defined by the CDC’s Social Vulnerability Index (SVI) county maps at https://svi.cdc.gov/prepared-county-maps.html, or alternate similar data source if SVI is not available.Applicants with identified Minority Serving Institution partners. Minority Serving Institutions are defined by the U.S. Department of Education as a category of institutions of higher education enrolling populations with significant percentages of undergraduate minority students, or that serve certain populations of minority students under various programs created by Congress. Please enter your comment! TAGSapopkaBusinessesDetailsDistrict 10FinancialGovernment EntitiesGrantsIndividualsnonprofitsOpportunitiesRep. Val Demings Previous articleApopka Burglary ReportNext articleGas prices rise again; now above $2.90/gallon in Florida, with Apopka at $2.85/gallon average Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330929Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP) – Department of AgricultureAward Ceiling: $500,000Application Deadline: April 15, 2021Description: The GusNIP grant program presents the opportunity to bring together stakeholders from various parts of the food and healthcare systems to foster understanding of how they might improve the health and nutrition status of participating households:receiving incentives through the purchase of fruits and vegetables,prescribed fresh fruits and vegetables in addition to nutrition educational opportunities, andoffer incentive program training and technical assistance to applicants and grantees, facilitating growth in states with low participation, and collecting and aggregating core data sets from eligible entities through a central system to capture program success and identify best practices and areas to improve on a broad scale. Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply National Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program – Department of Homeland SecurityTotal Funding: $110,000,000Application Deadline: March 22, 2021Description: Local nonprofit, faith-based, and governmental entities that have provided, or will provide, humanitarian relief to individuals and families at the southern border with shelter, food, and supportive services are eligible to apply. Applications will be completed and submitted to EFSP local boards. State government facilities that provided eligible direct services will apply through their EFSP State Set-Aside (SSA) Committee.More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=332148Veteran Business Outreach Center – Small Business AdministrationAward Ceiling: $400,000Application Deadline: April 4, 2021Description: The Small Business Act provides for entrepreneurial training, business development assistance, counseling, and management assistance to small business owned and controlled by eligible veterans, as well as the authority to make grants to, and enter into contracts and cooperative agreements with education institutions, private businesses, veterans’ nonprofit community-based organizations, and federal, state, local, and tribal government agencies for the establishment of and implementation of outreach programs for veterans and service-disabled veterans.More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=332082Minority Business Resource Development Advanced Manufacturing Project – Department of CommerceAward Ceiling: $400,000Application Deadline: April 8, 2021Description: Minority Business Resource Development (MBDA) has established key priorities designed to overcome the unique challenges faced by minority business enterprises (MBEs). MBDA is now initiating new approaches to serve MBEs that compliment Presidential priorities and U.S. Department of Commerce goals. These program priorities are separated according to the following 14 initiatives:Access to CapitalAmerican Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian ProjectAquacultureDisaster ReadinessDisaster RecoveryEntrepreneurship Education Program for Formerly Incarcerated PersonsGlobal Minority Women Economic Empowerment InitiativeHistorically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) InitiativeInclusive Infrastructure InitiativeResearchSpace CommerceSustainable Business ModelTechnology Transfer and CommercializationVirtual Business Center COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Protective Measures – Department of Homeland SecurityRecipient: Florida Division of Emergency ManagementAward: $89,824,459.19Description: During the incident period, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic created an immediate threat to the public health and safety of the state of Florida. In response to the event, the applicant utilized force account materials, rental equipment, and contracts for the Emergency Protective Measures throughout the state of Florida. The state of Florida activated its Emergency Response Center, provided training for response to COVID-19 Pandemic, disinfected multiple facilities throughout the state, disseminated information to the citizens, provided supplies and commodities to multiple jurisdictions such as N95 respirators, medical gowns, latex gloves and other PPE items to hospitals, first responders and other entities. In addition, the state provided medical services/assistance to include the setup and staffing of community testing sites including increased law enforcement presence at these sites.Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation (NeighborWorks America) – Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentRecipient: Orlando Neighborhood Improvement CorporationAward: $385,000Description: The Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation (NRC) seeks to promote reinvestment in urban, suburban and rural communities by local financial institutions working cooperatively with residents and local government. It funds 235 organizations, monitors their progress, and provides grants and consulting services. This FY 2021 grant funding will support efforts to develop and preserve affordable housing, revitalize, sustain neighborhoods, and create jobs.Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership Grants – Department of Health and Human ServicesRecipient: Community Coordinated Care for Children, Inc.Award: $2,576,010Description: This Administration for Children and Families grant is awarded to public or private non-profit organizations, including community-based and faith-based organizations, or for-profit organizations that seek to provide a high-quality, comprehensive birth-to-five program incorporating both Head Start and Early Head Start funding, or to provide for Head Start only or Early Head Start only, to children and families residing in Osceola, Seminole, and Orange Counties, Florida.Health Center Cluster Grants – Department of Health and Human ServicesRecipient: Community Health Centers of Winter GardenAward: $4,347,218Description: This grant awards funds for community-based and patient-directed organizations that deliver comprehensive, culturally competent, high-quality primary health care services. Health centers also often integrate access to pharmacy, mental health, substance use disorder, and oral health services in areas where economic, geographic, or cultural barriers limit access to affordable health care services. Health centers deliver care to the Nation’s most vulnerable individuals and families, including people experiencing homelessness, agricultural workers, residents of public housing, and the Nation’s veterans.Health Center Cluster Grants – Department of Health and Human ServicesRecipient: Health Care Center for the HomelessAward: $2,084,953Description: This grant awards funds for community-based and patient-directed organizations that deliver comprehensive, culturally competent, high-quality primary health care services. Health centers also often integrate access to pharmacy, mental health, substance use disorder, and oral health services in areas where economic, geographic, or cultural barriers limit access to affordable health care services. Health centers deliver care to the Nation’s most vulnerable individuals and families, including people experiencing homelessness, agricultural workers, residents of public housing, and the Nation’s veterans. Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 For-profit entities (including but not limited to sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations), non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, commercial organizations, state and local government entities, quasi-government entities, Indian Tribal governments, Tribal entities, and Native Hawaiian entities.More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=331880Second Chance Act Community-Based Reentry Program – Department of JusticeAward Ceiling: $750,000Application Deadline: April 13, 2021Description: Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking applications to implement or expand on reentry programs that demonstrate strong partnerships with corrections, parole, probation, and other reentry service providers. These partnerships should develop comprehensive case management plans that directly address criminogenic risk and needs, as determined by validated criminogenic risk assessments, and include delivery or facilitation of services.Grants made under this program may be used for:Mentoring adult offenders during incarceration, through transition back to the community, and post-release.Transitional services to assist in the reintegration of offenders into the community.Training regarding offender and victims’ issues. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.