Department of Health and Human Services – Administration for Children & Families (ACYF) Attention organizations and communities working to end youth homelessness, adolescent pregnancy, and domestic violence! The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) and Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB)’s Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Program is accepting applications for the transitional living program (TLP) and maternity group home (MGH) program, which will provide safe, stable and appropriate housing for youth ages 16 to under 22 years of age and their young families who are experiencing homelessness. This program was created in response to growing concern for youth in need of long-term, supportive assistance that emergency shelter programs were not equipped to provide.

U.S. Department of Justice – Office of Justice Programs and Bureau of Justice Assistance Calling all law enforcement and mental health agencies! The Department of Justice (DOJ) – Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and Office of Justice Programs (OJP) has a great opportunity for eligible organizations to prepare, create, or expand comprehensive plans to implement justice and mental health collaboration programs. Funded programs will support preliminarily qualified individuals and promote public safety and public health for individuals with mental health disorders (MDHs) or co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders (MHSUDs) who have come in contact with the criminal justice system or are leaving a custodial setting. Preliminary application materials (SF-424 and SF-LLL) are due to Grants.gov on May 27, 2022; with full submission in JustGrants by June 1, 2022

United States Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Marketing Service Calling all states, schools, and local food producers! This great opportunity from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) seeks to strengthen local and regional food systems by supplying schools with local, fresh and nutritious food. The Local Food for Schools Cooperative Agreement Program (LFS) will establish cooperative agreements with state governments for the purpose of supporting local, regional, small, and socially disadvantaged farmers and producers through food purchasing. Applications for this program are due June 17, 2022.

United States Department of Agriculture – Agricultural Marketing Service Is your organization part of a local or regional food system? Is your organization in the business of creating efficient partnerships to address needs within local food systems? If you answered yes to either question, then check out this great opportunity from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Regional Food System Partnership (RFSP) grants support partnerships that connect public and private resources to plan and develop local or regional food systems. Applications for this program are due May 16, 2022.

National Endowment for the Humanities – Division of Preservation and Access Does your institution or humanities-related organization preserve and establish access to humanities collections? Thousands of libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations across the country maintain important collections of books and manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and moving images, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts, art and material culture, electronic records, and digital objects. Preserving and making accessible such large and diverse holdings is an enormous challenge, making the need for knowledgeable staff significant and ongoing. Awards help the staff of cultural institutions, large and small, obtain the knowledge and skills they need to serve as effective stewards of humanities collections.

Department of Justice – Office on Violence Against Women Does your organization work with victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking? The Department of Justice (DOJ) is accepting proposals for its Grants for rural domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking (DVSA) programs through the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the DOJ. The overall goals of the program are to support efforts to enhance the safety of rural victims of DVSA, and support projects uniquely designed to address and prevent crimes in rural areas. OVW is especially seeking organizations that serve culturally specific organizations to advance racial equity and strengthen efforts to prevent sexual assault including victim services and civil and criminal justice responses.

United States Department of Agriculture – Rural Development Is your organization or government agency seeking to increase employment opportunities and readiness for rural communities? Check out this great opportunity from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA recently announced $10 million in grant awards to support job accelerator partnerships to improve the ability of rural communities to create high-wage jobs, accelerate the formation of new businesses, and help rural communities identify and maximize local assets. Applications for this program are due April 19, 2022.

Department of Health and Human Services – SAMHSA Attention first responders and community officials addressing addiction and recovery in their communities! The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is accepting proposals for its First Responders Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act Grants to support first responders and members of key community sectors addressing opioid overdose with emergency reversal drugs and devices through SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration). As a component of the HHS, SAMHSA leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. The overall goal of the First Responders program is to provide resources to first responders other legally recognized volunteer organizations to train, carry, and administer Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) approved drugs and devices for emergency reversal of known or suspected opioid overdose.

Department of Justice – Office on Violence Against Women Does your organization work with victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking? The Department of Justice (DOJ) is accepting proposals for its Grants for Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking (DVSA) through the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), a component of the DOJ. The overall goals of the LAV program are to increase the availability of civil and criminal legal assistance needed to effectively aid adult and youth (ages 11 and older) victims by providing funds for comprehensive direct legal services in legal matters relating to or arising from abuse or violence. OVW is especially seeking organizations that serve culturally specific organizations to advance racial equity, improve outreach and services to underserved and population-specific communities, and focus on sexual assault and non-intimate partner sexual assault.

Health Resources and Services Administration Does your organization provide behavioral health care services in rural areas? The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) recently opened its annual funding opportunity, the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Behavioral Health Care Support (RCORP-BHS). RCORP-BHS is a multi-year initiative that improves access to and quality of substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and other behavioral health care services in high-risk rural areas. Ultimately, RCORP-BHS aims to reduce morbidity and mortality of SUD, including opioid use disorder (OUD), in these communities. Applications for this program are due April 19, 2022.