Rural Relief Small Business Grants, Application Deadline: January 26 – February 2, 2021
We will support small businesses and enterprises affected by Covid-19 across the country, especially those in underserved communities, including entrepreneurs of color, women- and veteran-owned businesses that often lack access to flexible, affordable capital.
Mental Health Awareness Training Grants, Deadline: February 5
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2021 Mental Health Awareness Training grants (Short Title: MHAT). It is expected that this program will prepare and train others on how to appropriately and safely respond to individuals with mental disorders, particularly individuals with SMI and/or SED.
Grant Guide: FEMA Publishes New Disaster Guide
FEMA published the New Recipients of Disaster Grants Guide, a centralized resource document for state, local, tribal and territorial governments. This guide provides streamlined guidance on the essential elements of Public Assistance (PA), Individual Assistance (IA), and Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) and required actions to request, initiate and receive FEMA disaster assistance grants.
EDA SPRINT Challenge “Scaling Pandemic Resilience Through Innovation & Technology”, Deadline: December 3
Estimated Program Funding: $25,000,000 / Award Ceiling: $750,000. Expected Number of Awards: 100. The SPRINT Challenge is a national competition funded by the CARES Act. The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) seeks projects that aim to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic and future pandemics. EDA is soliciting applications for investments that support regional innovation economies to address the economic, health, and safety risks caused by the coronavirus pandemic through entrepreneurship and innovation.
Intervention/Communication Strategies to Reduce Health Risks of Wildfire Smoke Exposure. Applications accepted through December 15
EPA, as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research that will address behavioral, technical and practical aspects of interventions and communication strategies to reduce exposures and/or health risks of wildfire smoke. To improve individual and public health, this RFA will seek to understand what actions might be effective for reducing adverse health outcomes of ambient and indoor exposures to wildfire smoke, and how best to communicate these actions to various groups. This RFA is also supported by EPA’s Air and Energy research program, which supports research needed to inform decisions regarding air quality to protect public health and the environment. Applications will be accepted through December 15, 2020.