With the end of the federal fiscal year less than two weeks away, new grant opportunities are hard to come by. Grants announced these days are highly specific to geographic or program areas, and oftentime both. However, we've identified a couple of grants to pique the interest of those in the human services fields. For a complete list of new federal grant opportunities, please click on the link at the bottom of this post.
Department of LaborGrant Title: Disaster Recovery National Dislocated Worker Grants to Address the Opioid Crisis
Grant Info: www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=308985
Details: To address the opioid crisis, the Department of Labor is making funding available to facilitate community partnerships to address this complex public health crisis; provide training that builds the skilled workforce in areas such as addiction treatment, mental health, and pain management; ensure career, training, and supportive services to dislocated workers (including displaced homemakers), individuals temporarily or permanently laid off due to the opioid crisis, long-term unemployed individuals, and self-employed individuals unemployed or significantly underemployed as a result of the opioid public health emergency; and create temporary disaster-relief employment that addresses the unique impacts of the opioid crisis.
Department of Transportation
Grant Title: Access and Mobility Partnership Grants
Grant Info: www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=308944
Details: Funds available under the Public Transportation Innovation Program supports research activities that identify innovative strategies in the coordination of human services transportation to provide more effective and efficient public transportation services to seniors, individuals with disabilities, and low-income individuals. Proposed research projects should address gaps identified in the locally developed Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan.