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Funding by Topic: Child welfare

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Regional Partnership Grants to Increase the Well-Being of, and to Improve the Permanency Outcomes for, Children and Families Affected By Opioids and Other Substance Abuse
Funding for collaborative regional partnerships that provide activities and services designed to increase the well-being of, improve permanency outcomes for, and enhance the safety of children who are in, or at risk of, an out-of-home placement as a result of a parent's or caregiver's opioid or other substance abuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Daniel Foundation of Alabama Grants
Grants for programs in Alabama with a focus on underserved communities, rural areas, and populations experiencing economic disadvantages. Priority areas include health; community needs; education and youth; and arts, culture, and community assets.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 18, 2022
Application Deadline: Sep 12, 2022
Sponsor: Daniel Foundation of Alabama
Gates Family Foundation Capital Grants
Capital support for building purchase, construction, expansion, renovation, and/or land acquisition for Colorado organizations working in the areas of arts and culture; education; well-being of children, youth, and families; parks and recreation; and community development.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Sep 1, 2022
Sponsor: Gates Family Foundation
Collins Foundation Grants
Grants for projects in Oregon that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion for marginalized communities, including people of color, immigrants and refugees, people with disabilities, LGBTQ people, low-income individuals and families, and rural communities. Priorities include health equity, child welfare and development, education, community welfare, arts and culture, and environmental protection.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Sep 15, 2022
Sponsor: The Collins Foundation
Duke Endowment Rural Church Grants
Funding for United Methodist Churches in rural areas of North Carolina for health and human service-related outreach programs, church development, and leadership programs.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2022
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Duke Endowment Child and Family Well-Being Grants
Funding to expand opportunities for vulnerable children in North Carolina and South Carolina, including out of home care and evidenced-based programs focused on prevention and early intervention for at-risk children.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina and South Carolina
Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2022
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Social and Economic Development Strategies Program (SEDS)
Grants for tribal community-based organizations, tribes, and village governments for social and economic infrastructure development. The program is focused on community-driven projects designed to grow local economies, strengthen Native American families, including the preservation of Native American cultures, and decrease the high rate of current challenges caused by the lack of community-based businesses, and social and economic infrastructure in Native American communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2023
Sponsors: Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Ford Family Foundation Grants
Offers grants to small, rural communities in Oregon and parts of California for community development; technical assistance; critical needs; arts; and healthy children, youth, and families.
Geographic coverage: Oregon and Siskiyou County, California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Ford Family Foundation
Violence Against Women Grants to Indian Tribal Governments Program Inactive
Grants to assist tribal governments and authorized designees of tribal governments to respond to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking in their communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: May 19, 2022
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice
Minnesota Strong Foundations: Evidence-Based Home Visiting Start-Up Grants Inactive
Grants to start up or expand evidence-based home visiting programs in counties, reservations, or regions in Minnesota to reach underserved families. The goal of the program is to equip pregnant women, parents, and other caregivers with the knowledge, skills, and tools to achieve a healthy birth and assist their children in being healthy, safe, and ready to succeed in school. Rural areas are a priority.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Letter of Intent (Required): May 11, 2022
Application Deadline: Jun 13, 2022
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health