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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.

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, 2023
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
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: Mar 15, 2024
Sponsor: Gates Family Foundation
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
Technical Assistance for Tribal Domestic Violence Programs and Shelters
Technical assistance for tribal domestic violence programs and shelters to build tribal capacity to respond to domestic violence; strengthen advocacy; and improve services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, and sex trafficking.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: National Indigenous Women's Resource Center
Idaho Children's Trust Fund Annual Grant Program Inactive
Grants for projects designed to prevent child abuse and neglect within Idaho. Priority populations include rural communities, homeless families, and communities of color.
Geographic coverage: Idaho
Application Deadline: Nov 10, 2023
Sponsor: Idaho Children's Trust Fund
Minnesota Follow Along Program Community Connectors Grant Inactive
Funding to recruit and deploy a group of community connectors in Minnesota that will provide culturally and linguistically inclusive outreach and navigation support for families as they enroll and participate in the Follow Along Program. Follow Along helps parents and caregivers of young children learn about their child's development and identify any needs, connecting them to supports and services based on those needs.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Nov 8, 2023
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health
Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative: Early Childhood Wraparound Services Inactive
Funding for early childhood wraparound services to support relevant skill building among adults who work with infants, young children, expectant parents, new parents, and caregivers. Funding will focus on home visiting services and child-specific clinical consultation services for adults that work closely with infants and children with emotional and behavioral health needs on an individual basis. Rural communities and other disparity populations are a program priority.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 6, 2023
Sponsor: California Department of Health Care Services
Duke Endowment Rural Church Grants Inactive
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: Oct 3, 2023
Sponsor: The Duke Endowment
Building Indigenous Communities of Hope Fellowship Inactive
A 6-month fellowship that includes customized, culturally centered programming to enhance youth leadership skills in transforming the foster care system in Native communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 25, 2023
Sponsors: Aspen Institute, Center for Native American Youth
Grants to Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Program Inactive
Grants for the development and operation of nonprofit, nongovernmental tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalitions.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 4, 2023
Sponsors: Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice