The OFBI has scheduled a series of grant specific Zoom training and technical assistance webinars that will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to register in Blue SAGE, Organization Information, Accessing the Application, & Introduction to Logic Modeling. These sessions are designed to answer questions you might have regarding the OFBI grant guidelines and the application process.
The New Jersey Department of State, Office of Faith Based Initiatives (OFBI), is soliciting applications for Project ATLAS a capacity building program designed to build the sustainability of faith and community based organizations (FBCOs). The purpose of Project ATLAS is to provide capacity building grants, technical assistance and customized coaching, identified by the OFBI that will strengthen the viability and capacity of participating FBCOs to provide quality social services to the community as specified in this announcement. Grant requests may not exceed $15,000, matching funds are not required. Actual funding levels will depend on the availability of funds.
The Social Innovation (SI) Grant seeks to support creative responses in addressing social issue(s). The SI grants supports social services targeting individuals that are low income. To determine the income limits for your county.
Services to Seniors: The Services to Seniors grant is designed to provide activities and services that promote aging in place, prevent isolation, and maintain or improve the quality of life of low-income seniors in the community. The age range for program participants is from 55 years to 100 years. The goal is to prevent, maintain or improve the physical, psychological, and social well-being of older individuals by providing appropriate senior services. Funds can be used to provide the following programs and services:
Project ATLAS is a capacity building program designed to build the sustainability of faith and community based organizations (FBCOs). The purpose of Project ATLAS is to provide capacity building grants, technical assistance and customized coaching that will strengthen the viability and capacity of participating FBCOs to provide quality social services to the community as specified in this announcement. Grant requests may not exceed $10,000 matching funds are not required. Actual funding levels will depend on the availability of funds.
SE2D Project Growth will provide capital formation investments (grants) to existing social enterprise venture (SEV) with the intent to leverage the SE2D Projects capital investment with other private investments designed to grow and eventually scale the enterprise.
The Faith: Community Action Grants address disparities and seek to build a strong and engaged community. Through this grant program, SVCF will support faith-based leaders and organizations working to strengthen interfaith and race relations, invest in leadership within the community, increase community participation in civic life, and provide services to local communities of color and those of undocumented status.
Priority will be given to organizations led by and allied with people of color and undocumented residents, and those with annual budgets under $1 million. Organizations can apply for general operating support or program support grants. Grants will be awarded to nonprofit organizations that demonstrate all of the following:
The Gilead COMPASS Coordinating Centers provide resources for HIV disease control and prevention from community grants to organizations across the Southern United States to support the development of programs and activities that align with programmatic focus areas of the Gilead COMPASS Initiative. Four different funding mechanisms are available through the Coordinating Centers: Capacity Building grants, SPARK! grants, ACTION grants, Faith Action & Congregational Partner grants, and Transformative grants.
Transformative Grants are focused on supporting the development and implementation of programs and activities that address the four programmatic focuses of the Gilead COMPASS Initiative Coordinating Centers, including organizational capacity building; wellbeing, mental health, trauma-informed care, substance use, and telehealth; faith based advocacy; and HIV-related stigma reduction. The maximum amount an applicant can request is $100,000 (including overhead).
Faith Organizational Resiliency Grants will provide funding for up to two organizations at $100,000 for 12 month programs to provide resources for faith-based organizations and/or nonprofit organizations to develop and scale programs and initiatives or conduct research to enhance communications, trauma informed care, health ministries, and other programs that promote positive and transformative faith and health outcomes throughout the Southern region of the United States, specifically in the area of HIV.
Southern AIDS Coalition initially launched SPARK! (Southerners Promoting Awareness, Resources & Knowledge) in 2018 to fund community-led campaigns and education initiatives across the Deep South to address HIV-related stigma. In light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, for the most recent SPARK! funding cycle, we supported grantees that either addressed HIV-related stigma or addressed isolation and loneliness. For the 2022-2023 grant cycle, we will once again support those types of projects in addition to the community-led campaigns and education initiatives.
ACTION 2022 is a grant and capacity-building opportunity for Latinx and/or BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) TGNC led organizations. ACTION 2022 supports sustainable action-oriented programs, projects, or initiatives to enhance trauma-informed and harm reduction approaches, community wellness and wellbeing, and/or mental health services in the context of HIV. As a grant, ACTION will provide direct funding between $55,000-$60,000 to promote solidarity within and across communities through Language Justice. As a capacity-building opportunity, ACTION 2022 will provide direct funds, training, and coaching to support Language Justice programs.
Faith Action Grants will provide awards ranging between $25,000 to $50,000 to provide resources for nonprofit organizations for action-oriented projects centered around faith to help reduce stigma, engage in spiritually integrated trauma-informed care, and aid in changing the perception of HIV/AIDS in the south. We are seeking to fund organizations committed to the creation of inclusive faith spaces (virtual and/or in-person) for LGBTQ persons and people living with and affected by HIV that provide opportunities for physical, emotional, and financial wellness. If you are applying for $50,000, you need to make the case that your organization has the infrastructure (e.g., employees, accountant, etc.) and reach (e.g., statewide or regional engagement) to be competitive for that amount.
If you are conducting research or outcomes measurement in faith-based settings or want to learn more about this, join the network. We use NEXUS, an on-line platform that lets us communicate with each other, learn more about each other's work, dialogue in forums and easily work and plan together.
Federal grant funding is available to support faith-based organizations as they serve victims of human trafficking. This document provides information on civil rights laws and non-discrimination provisions, service delivery using federal funds, and employment practices associated with federal funding.
Samford University has received a $49,072 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. of Indianapolis, Ind., to develop a program that helps students examine the relationship between their faith and vocational choices.
Samford was one of 50 church-related schools awarded such planning grants of more than 300 applicants nationally. The program is designed "to identify and nurture a new generation of highly talented and religiously committed leaders for church and society," according to the Endowment.
Sheila Ashley talks to participants Group Photo The Grand Rapid's Field Office offered training for faith and community based groups on February 5 and 6 at the Fuller Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids. Although West Michigan was experiencing winter weather, nearly 50 participants managed to find a way to the church for a chance to receive help in applying for federal grants. 041b061a72