Upcoming Grant Opportunities
Cybersecurity Workforce Development and Training Pilot for Underserved Communities – Department of Homeland Security
Award Ceiling: $2,000,000
Application Deadline: August 25, 2021
Description: This cooperative agreement also seeks to leverage the unrealized cybersecurity talent of underserved communities through established or emerging non-traditional technical training providers that create or enhance existing entry-level training and apprenticeship programs. Additionally, to optimize and expand existing cybersecurity training and apprenticeship programs, the development and implementation of a comprehensive cybersecurity pathways retention strategy to address apprenticeship-to-placement engagement, is needed. Expanding apprenticeships helps the Federal government, state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) entities, as well as, traditional employers with their current and future workforce needs.
More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334707
Eviction Protection Grant Program – Department of Housing and Urban Development
Award Ceiling: $3,000,000
Application Deadline: September 8, 2021
Description: The overall purpose of the Eviction Protection Grant Program is to support experienced legal service providers, not limited to legal service corporations, in providing legal assistance at no cost to low-income tenants at risk of or subject to eviction. HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research is making available grant funds to non-profit or governmental entities to provide services in areas with high rates of evictions or prospective evictions, including rural areas. This grant program plays an integral role in helping individuals and families, including people of color who are disproportionately represented among those evicted, people with limited English proficiency and people with disabilities, avoid eviction or minimize the disruption and damage caused by the eviction process.
More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334849
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program – Institute of Museum and Library Services
Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
Application Deadline: September 24, 2021
Description: The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) supports the development of a diverse workforce of librarians and archivists in order to meet the information needs of their communities by enhancing the training and professional development of library and archives professionals; developing faculty and information leaders; and recruiting, educating, and retaining the next generation of library and archives professionals.
More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334499
Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants – National Endowment for the Humanities
Award Ceiling: $750,000
Application Deadline: September 28, 2021
Description: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Office of Challenge Grants is accepting applications for the Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants program. Capital Projects support the design, purchase, construction, restoration, or renovation of facilities for humanities activities. Digital Infrastructure projects support the maintenance, modernization, and sustainability of existing digital scholarly projects and platforms. For both Capital Projects and Digital Infrastructure, expenditures must be shown to bring long-term benefits to the institution and to the humanities more broadly.
More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=331876
Access to Historical Records – National Archives and Records Administration
Award Ceiling: $150,000
Application Deadline: October 6, 2021
Description: The National Historical Public Records Commission seeks projects that will significantly improve online public discovery and use of historical records collections. The Commission encourages projects centered on collections of America’s early legal records, such as the records of colonial, territorial, county, and early statehood and tribal proceedings that document the evolution of the nation’s legal history. Additionally, the Commission is especially interested in projects to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. We encourage applications that use collections to examine the ideals behind the founding of the United States and the continual interpretation and debate over those ideals over the past 250 years. We welcome projects that engage the public, expand civic education, and promote understanding of the nation’s history, democracy, and culture from the founding era to the present day.
More Information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=333700