Grants Listing

The grants listed below are organized into three categories. All grants are ordered according to deadlines, with nearest approaching listed first.

State and Federal Grants


Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Planning (HRSA-20-109)

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Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration

Deadline: July 13, 2020

Purpose: The purpose of RCORP-Planning is to strengthen and expand the capacity of rural communities to engage high-risk populations and provide SUD/OUD prevention, treatment, and recovery services. Recipients will conduct planning activities, engage multi-sector consortiums (as defined in Section III.1, “Eligible Applicants”), and participate in the RCORP-Planning learning collaborative (see Section IV.2, “Program Specific Instructions” for additional details). While the primary focus of RCORP-Planning is OUD, HRSA recognizes that many individuals with OUD are polysubstance users. Therefore, applicants may also choose to address an additional substance of concern in the target population. RCORP-Planning funds will support 18 months of planning activities. For the purposes of this grant, planning activities are those that prepare a community to provide direct prevention, treatment, and recovery services. In addition to the required core planning activities (see Section IV.2, “Program Specific Instructions” for additional details), examples include (but are not limited to):
• Distributing naloxone to individuals/organizations who may need it;
• Providing community-based naloxone trainings;
• Recruiting and training providers and support staff in medication assisted treatment (NOTE: These grant funds cannot be used to pay providers/support staff to deliver medication assisted treatment);
• Creating a strategy to reach and engage individuals at high risk of SUD/OUD;
• Working with law enforcement to develop a diversion program;
• Training providers, administrative staff, and other relevant stakeholders to optimize reimbursement for treatment encounters through proper coding and billing.
Direct services may not be provided using these grant funds. Examples of direct services include (but are not limited to):
• Providing Medication Assisted Treatment
• Providing peer-based recovery services
• Transporting individuals to receive treatment
• Paying individuals to administer naloxone.

Amount: $10,000,000

Awards: Estimate 50

Eligibility: Eligible applicants include all domestic public or private, non-profit or for-profit entities, including faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, tribal organizations, and organizations based in the territories and freely associated states. To be eligible, you must serve rural communities at the highest risk for substance use disorder, and meet the RCORP-Planning specifications for the Applicant Organization as described below. Previous recipients or consortium members of RCORP-Planning, Implementation, and Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Expansion awards are eligible, but must clearly demonstrate that there is no duplication of effort between the proposed project and any previous RCORP project. If you previously received (or served as a consortium member for) a 2018 RCORP Planning grant, 2019 RCORP Planning grant, 2019 RCORP Implementation Grant, and/or 2019 RCORP MAT Expansion grant, you must include detailed information for each RCORP award in Attachment 6. It is recommended you provide the following information in a table format: - Name of RCORP award (e.g., RCORP-Planning) - Dates of award (e.g., September 30, 2018 to September 29, 2019) - Indicate whether you serve/d as the applicant organization or consortium member - Target rural service area for past or current RCORP award o For fully rural counties, list the county and state o For partially rural counties, list the county, state, and eligible rural census tract(s) - Brief description of the purpose and activities for past or current RCORP award - Target rural service area for proposed FY20 RCORP-Planning award o For fully rural counties, list the county and state o For partially rural counties, list the county, state, and eligible rural census tract(s) - Detail how, if funded, activities performed under the FY20 RCORP-Planning grant will complement, and not duplicate in any way, activities performed under current or previous RCORP awards. - Detail how, if funded, you will sustain efforts and progress achieved under your previous RCORP grant while also completing the proposed project. Applicant Organization Specifications Your organization may be located in an urban or rural area. However, all planned activities supported by this program must exclusively target populations residing in HRSA-designated rural counties or rural census tracts in urban counties.



Nursing Workforce Diversity-Eldercare Enhancement Program (HRSA-20-117)
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Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration

Deadline: June 4, 2020

Purpose: The overall purpose of the NWD program is to increase nursing education opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds (including racial and ethnic minorities underrepresented among registered nurses). The purpose of this NOFO is to strengthen the eldercare workforce in rural communities where there are health care disparities related to access and delivery of care through the expansion of these opportunities for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Amount: $1,000,000

Award Ceiling: $500,000

Awards: Estimate 2

Eligibility: Eligible applicants include accredited schools of nursing, nursing centers, academic health centers, State or local governments, and other private or public non-profit entities determined appropriate by the Secretary. Eligible faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, and Tribes and Tribal Organizations can apply for these funds if they are otherwise eligible. For profit entities are not eligible under this Notice of Funding Opportunity. Individuals are not eligible to apply.


Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants

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Sponsor: United States Department of Agriculture

Deadline: July 13, 2020

Purpose: The Distance Learning and Telemedicine program helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. For example, this program can link teachers and medical service providers in one area to students and patients in another. All upcoming events will be posted on the events program tab.

Special Note:The agency is providing this additional filing window for those that could not complete applications prior to the Window 1 deadline. This window also makes available up to $25 million received from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). While the CARES Act requires these funds be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus, the agency believes that all DLT projects already serve that purpose. As a result, while not required, applicants are encouraged to identify specific ways in which their application addresses COVID-19. This second application window is announced through a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) published on this web page and in Grants.gov. 

 Amount: $25,000,000

Awards: Unknown

Eligibility: Eligible applicants include most entities that provide education or health care through telecommunications, including:

  • Most State and local governmental entities
  • Federally-recognized Tribes
  • Non-profits
  • For-profit businesses
  • Consortia of eligible entities 

How may the funds be used?

Grant funds may be used for:

  • Acquisition of eligible capital assets, such as:
  • Broadband transmission facilities
  • Audio, video and interactive video equipment
  • Terminal and data terminal equipment
  • Computer hardware, network components and software
  • Inside wiring and similar infrastructure that further DLT services
  • Acquisition of instructional programming that is a capital asset
  • Acquisition of technical assistance and instruction for using eligible equipment

 

Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants

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Sponsor: United States Department of Agriculture

Deadline: July 13, 2020

Purpose: The Distance Learning and Telemedicine program helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. For example, this program can link teachers and medical service providers in one area to students and patients in another. All upcoming events will be posted on the events program tab.

Special Note
The agency is providing this additional filing window for those that could not complete applications prior to the Window 1 deadline. This window also makes available up to $25 million received from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). While the CARES Act requires these funds be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus, the agency believes that all DLT projects already serve that purpose. As a result, while not required, applicants are encouraged to identify specific ways in which their application addresses COVID-19. This second application window is announced through a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) published on this web page and in Grants.gov. 

Amount: : $25,000,000

Awards: Unknown

 

340B Peer-to-Peer Program

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Sponsor: HRSA Office of Pharmacy Affairs

Deadline: Ongoing

Purpose: The purpose of the 340B Peer-to-Peer Network is to connect 340B entities and stakeholders with high performing sites, called leading practice sites, that have exemplary 340B pharmacy service offerings. These sites serve as guides for covered entities that are interested in improving patient care. This approach provides the opportunity for practice sites to reach their peers and strengthen the 340B program from inventory management to quality care initiatives.

Sites that receive the status of a 340B Peer-to-Peer recognized site will be asked to dedicate two members of their team to share their expertise and leading practices - for a limited amount of time per month - with other safety-net organizations to help these organizations achieve results and establish sound business practices.

Amount: Peer-to-Peer annual stipends of $10,000/year

Awards: Varies

Eligibility: Applications must be submitted by a 340B entity listed on the Office of Pharmacy Affairs (OPA) 340B database as a participating 340B entity.

The following types of entities will be targeted for acceptance:

  • Rural Entities
  • Hospitals
  • Community Health Centers
  • HIV Ryan White/ADAP Programs
  • Family Planning Clinics, TB and STD Clinics
  • Entities that use a contract pharmacy

 

USDA Community Facilities Loan and Grant Program

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Sponsor: USDA Rural Development Office

Deadline: Ongoing

Purpose: Community Programs, a division of the Housing and Community Facilities Programs, is part of the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development mission area. Community Programs administers programs designed to develop essential community facilities for public use in rural areas.

These facilities include schools, libraries, childcare, hospitals, medical clinics, assisted living facilities, fire and rescue stations, police stations, community centers, public buildings and transportation. Community Programs utilizes three flexible financial tools to achieve this goal: the Community Facilities Direct and Guaranteed Loan Program, the Community Facilities Grant Program, and the Rural Community Development Initiative.

Amount: Amounts Vary

Awards: Unknown

Eligibility: Community Programs provides grants to assist in the development of essential community facilities in rural areas and towns of up to 20,000 in population. Grants are available to public entities such as municipalities, counties, and special-purpose districts, as well as non-profit corporations and tribal governments.

Loans and guarantees are available to public entities such as municipalities, counties, and special-purpose districts, as well as to non-profit corporations and tribal governments.

 

Medicare Incentive Payments in Health Professional Shortage Areas and Physician Scarcity Areas

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Sponsor: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Deadline: Ongoing

Eligibility: Physicians in geographic Health Professional Shortage Areas and Physician Scarcity Areas are eligible. A list of eligible zip codes and those that will be paid automatically is available on the program website. CMS automatically makes bonus payments to most eligible physicians. However, physicians who provide services in areas for which the zip code is not considered dominant in the area will need to add a modifier to their claims to receive bonus payments. Please contact your Medicare carrier for more information.

 

USDA Rural Passenger Transportation Technical Assistance Program

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Sponsor: Community Transportation Association of America

Deadline: Ongoing

Purpose: Technical assistance program to provide transit planning assistance for facility and service development and expansion

Eligibility: To qualify for technical assistance, a project must be located in a rural area with a population of less than 50,000. Requests for technical assistance may be submitted by private-for-profit or non-profit organizations or agencies. Public entities are not eligible recipients; however, eligible recipients can usually be identified in most communities. The project must also benefit new or existing small and emerging businesses

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Foundation Grants

Community Response Fund

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Sponsor: DentaQuest Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing

Purpose: The Community Response Fund supports organizations, activities, and events that address access to needed oral healthcare and community resources that improve oral health. Programs that address an immediate response to an urgent issue that impacts access to clinical care, provide short-term access to needed care for the underserved, or sustain organizations experiencing short-term challenges are the focus. A limited number of program concepts that provide longer term solutions or essential services for particularly underserved populations will also be considered. The program will also support Missions of Mercy clinics.

Amount: Unknown

Awards: Unknown

Eligibility: The DentaQuest Foundation makes grants to a variety of organizations that are engaged improving oral health. Grants are not made to individuals.

 

Big Lots Foundation

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Sponsor: Big Lots

Deadline: Ongoing – Twice Per Year

Purpose: The Big Lots Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that improve the lives of families and children in the communities the company serves throughout the United States, with the exception of Alaska, Hawaii, and South Dakota. The Foundation’s areas of interest include hunger, housing, healthcare, and education. Priority is given to organizations that help needy families transition from poverty to self-sufficiency. Requests are reviewed two times per year.
Amount: Unknown
Awards: Unknown

Eligibility: Big Lots Foundation will consider requests from organizations: Healthcare: Improving healthcare through research and education • Providing preventative education and care • Providing affordable, critical medical care

Housing • Preventing families or individuals from losing their housing • Providing affordable, stable housing • Providing emergency shelter for families and individuals

Hunger • Providing nutritious food or meals • Providing emergency food assistance • Educating families or individuals about the importance of healthy eating

Education • Providing service-learning curriculum that aligns with education standards • Promoting servant leadership through academic and experiential learning • Improving classroom learning outcomes through innovation

Priority is given to projects that: • Have a Big Lots associate involved as a board member, board committee member, or key volunteer; • Support needy families, helping them transition from poverty to self-sufficiency; • Come from organizations with strong fiscal management and board member commitment and involvement. Note: Gifts outside of this criterion are considered on a case-by-case basis. For instance, grant awards for environmental causes, diversity, or the arts.

 

W. K. Kellogg Foundation Grants

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Sponsor: W. K. Kellogg Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing

Purpose: W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grants support programs that work in the following areas:

  • Educated children: Supports projects that focus on early child development (ages zero to eight), leading to reading proficiency by third grade, high school graduation, and pathways to meaningful employment
  • Healthy children: Supports projects that focus on secure families, food security, physical activity, and quality healthcare access
  • Secure families: Supports programs that increase family stability, foster quality jobs, careers and entrepreneurship, and promote secondary achievement and financial independence
  • Racial equality: Supports programs that foster racial healing and promote racial equality
  • Community and civic engagement: Supports civic and philanthropic infrastructures that work to aid vulnerable children and communities

Amount: Amounts have ranged from $5,000 to $1,500,000

Awards: Unknown

Eligibility: Organizations must qualify under the rules of the United States Internal Revenue Services. Priority areas within the U.S. include Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, and New Orleans

Applicants must be a United States /U.S. Territory applicant/organization providing need to children in the U.S. or a U.S. territory.

Priority is given to projects with pediatric dentist involvement. If a pediatric dentist is not participating, a general dentist must be involved for funding consideration.

Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to:

  • Nonprofit organizations, Includes but not limited to 501(c)(3) and 501 (c)(6)
  • Local health jurisdictions
  • County health departments
  • Hospitals and clinics
  • State government agencies
  • Colleges/schools of dentistry
  • Colleges/schools of medicine (pediatric and family medicine departments only)
  • National, state, and local dental societies
  • National, state, and local pediatricians' groups
  • State and local gynecological/obstetric groups

 

The Power of Good Foundation Grant

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Sponsor: Alabama Power Foundations

Deadline: Ongoing

Purpose: Below is a list of general questions to help you determine if your organization is a candidate for an Alabama Power Foundation grant.

  • Does the project address a need in at least one of the following areas: education, community life, health and human services, arts and culture or the environment?
  • Could the project lead to permanent, enduring improvements in a community or the state?
  • Will a diverse group collaborate on the project to achieve common goals?
  • Can the program or idea be duplicated in other communities?
  • Does the submitting organization clearly demonstrate sound fiscal management and accountability?
  • Could the organization attract multiple sources of support for the project?
  • Does the project address underserved segments of the population, such as racial or ethnic minorities, the impoverished and underprivileged or communities with fewer opportunities?

Amount: Varies

Awards: Unknown

Eligibility: Alabama Power Foundation is unable to support every organization and program.

The Foundation will not support the following:

  • Groups acting on behalf of individuals
  • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, disability or gender
  • Churches or other religious organizations, except when they are conducting secular programs that will have broad public impact
  • Projects that affect communities outside of Alabama Power's service territory
  • Fraternal, athletic and veterans programs, except in cases where the programs will have a broad public benefit or help disadvantaged individuals
  • Organizations already receiving multi-year support from the Foundation. Such organizations are required to wait at least one year after the current funding ends.
  • Primary and secondary private schools
  • Political organizations, parties or causes

 

Oral Health 2020 Initiative

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Sponsor: DentaQuest Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing

Applicants must first submit an online concept form. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Purpose: The Oral Health 2020 Initiative will provide funding to organizations working to eliminate oral disease in children and increase oral health across the lifespan. Funding will be awarded to create networks, establish partnerships and analyze policy.

Proposals should focus on one of the following goals:

  • Mandatory inclusion of an adult dental benefit in publicly funded health insurance
  • Incorporate oral health into the primary education system
  • Comprehensive national oral health measurement system
  • Eradicate dental disease in children

The Foundation is especially interested in promoting health equity outcomes. Proposals that address one or more of the multiple factors affecting health equity (race, ethnicity, geography, etc.) are encouraged.

Amount: Not Specified

Awards: Not Specified

Eligibility: The DentaQuest Foundation makes grants to a variety of organizations that are engaged improving oral health. Grants are not made to individuals.

 

Rite Aid Foundation - Health Grants

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Sponsor: Rite Aid Foundation

Deadline: January 15, April 15, July 15, and October 15 - annually

Purpose: At Rite Aid, our mission is to improve the health and wellness of our communities through engaging experiences that provide our customers with the best products, services and advice to meet their unique wellness needs.

We live this commitment every day in every community we serve. Beyond our stores, we bring our mission to life through thousands of hours of volunteer service every year and through grants from The Rite Aid Foundation. Since 2001, The Rite Aid Foundation has awarded more than $15 million to nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving health and wellness in the communities we serve.

The Rite Aid Foundation has chosen children's health and well-being as the core focus of our charitable giving. Children truly are the future of our communities, and they deserve and need our support. We believe this focus will enable us to make a meaningful difference in our communities for years to come.

Amount: Varies

Awards: Varies

 

Farrell Family Foundation Grants

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Sponsor: Farrell Family Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing Quarterly

Purpose: Health and Human Welfare - A Farrell Family Foundation goal is to improve the health, well-being and self-sufficiency of members of society who require a helping hand to get them out of difficulty, but have the desire and will to eventually become independent and productive citizens.

Amount: Unknown

Awards: Unknown

Eligibility:

  • All donor recipients must be qualified tax exempt organizations under section 501(C)3 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, or the equivalent federal designation in another country.
  • Grants will be given to organizations that demonstrate that they have competent management who have a history of delivering results in an effective and cost efficient manner. Levels of overhead expenses will be taken into consideration.
  • Grant recipients must have the ability and willingness to measure and report results.

 

The Commonwealth Fund - Delivery System Innovation and Improvement

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Sponsor: The Commonwealth Fund

Deadline: Rolling

Purpose: The mission of The Commonwealth Fund is to promote a high-performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society's most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults. The Fund carries out this mandate by supporting independent research on health care issues and making grants to improve health care practice and policy. An international program in health policy is designed to stimulate innovative policies and practices in the United States and other industrialized countries.

Amount: Varies

Awards: Varies

Eligibility: The Fund awards grants to tax-exempt organizations and institutions and public agencies. If an organization does not have 501(c)3 status or other tax-exempt recognition, the Fund will determine whether a grant is possible based on a review of the project and the organization's expertise in conducting the research.

 

Accelerating Community-Centered Approaches in Health

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Sponsor: The Kresge Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing

Purpose: Accelerating Community-Centered Approaches in Health will support innovative population health programs and polices that work to improve health at the community level, including the use of new financial models to achieve cost effective solutions.

Priorities include:

  • Employing new models of shared resources and accountability for improving population health
  • Systematically incentivize and reward primary prevention - for example, by reinvesting downstream health care savings in effective community prevention
  • Sharing and using data from multiple sectors to inform strategies, measure progress, and refine interventions
  • Initiatives that have the potential to inform practice and policy more broadly

Amount: Varies

Awards: Unknown

Eligibility: 501(c)(3) organizations that are not classified as private foundations and government entities may apply.

 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Portfolio Unsolicited Proposals

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Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing

Purpose: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Portfolio accepts unsolicited proposals for projects that pursue innovative approaches to solving problems in health and health care. To receive a fair and comprehensive review from the Foundation, all proposals must address the strategic objectives of the Pioneer portfolio and fall within the guidelines of the types of proposals that they fund.

The most promising unsolicited proposals will:

  • Identify and explore new issues and approaches
  • Accelerate progress on issues and approaches that have significant potential to create breakthroughs in health and health care
  • Support projects that use original, unconventional, or cross-sectoral approaches to create transformative change

Amount: Varies: Awards have ranged from $1,200 to $50,000,000 for time periods of one month to five years

Awards: Unspecified

Eligibility: The vast majority of funding is available to nonprofit organizations and public agencies. Less than 1 percent of funding is awarded to for-profit agencies.

 

Rockefeller Foundation Grants

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Sponsor: The Rockefeller Foundation

Deadline: Applications accepted online year round

Purpose: Through grantmaking, The Rockefeller Foundation works to spread the benefits of globalization to more people in more places around the world. Climate change and unplanned urbanization, inadequate health services and unremitting poverty, economic insecurity and environmental degradation are the Foundation's current focus areas.

Amount: Up to and over $1,000,000

Awards: Approximately 425

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations globally

 

Medical Assistance Grants

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Sponsor: United Healthcare Children's Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing

Purpose: To provide financial relief for families who have children with medical needs not covered or not fully covered by commercial health benefit plans; to fill the gap between medical services and items children need and what commercial health benefit plans will pay for (e.g., speech therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy sessions, prescriptions, and medical equipment such as wheelchairs, orthotics, and eyeglasses)

Eligibility: Parents or guardians of children 16 years old or younger who live in the United States and receive and pay for care and items in the United States

 

William Randolph Hearst Foundation Health Grants

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Sponsor: William Randolph Hearst Foundation

Deadline: Ongoing

Purpose: Programs that improve access to health care in urban and rural areas for underserved populations

Eligibility: Tax-exempt organizations under code 501(C) 3 nationwide

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Other Grants

Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust Grants

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Sponsor: Disabled American Veterans Charitable Service Trust

Deadline: Ongoing with quarterly deadlines of January 20, April 20, July 20, and October 20

Purpose: The Trust is dedicated to one, single purpose: empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. Our mission of service is accomplished by:

  • making sure sick and injured veterans have transportation to VA medical facilities for treatment;
  • providing food and shelter and medical aid to homeless and needy veterans;
  • meeting the special needs of veterans faced with profound injuries including paralysis, amputation, post-traumatic stress disorder, and brain injuries;
  • supporting physical and psychological rehabilitation projects aimed at some of America's most severely injured veterans; and
  • bringing hope to the forgotten and suffering families of veterans.

Amount: Varies

Awards: The number and amount of grants awarded vary based upon the total funds available for distribution during each quarter.

Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations nationally who provide services to disabled veterans and their dependents.

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