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New Grant Opportunities - Week of March 24th, 2023

Department of Energy
FY 2023 Composting and Food Waste Reduction Pilot Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides cooperative agreements with

eligible entities to develop and test strategies for planning and implementing municipal compost plans and food waste reduction plans. Proposed projects can be located in all community types including rural, urban and suburban. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Municipalities, school districts, counties, local

governments, special district governments, tribal governments, and tribal organizations.

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $9.5 million
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 15, 2023
 

Department of Agriculture
FY 2023 Community Connect Grant Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides financial assistance to eligible applicants that will provide service at or above the broadband grant speed to all premises in rural, economically-challenged communities where broadband service does not exist. The deployment of broadband services on a “community-oriented connectivity” basis stimulates economic development and provides enhanced educational and health care opportunities in rural areas. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Incorporated organizations; Indian tribes or tribal organizations; state and local governments; and any other legal entity, including a cooperative, private corporation, or limited liability company organized on a for-profit or not-for-profit basis.

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $79 million
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 20, 2023
 

Department of Commerce
FY 2023 Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program assists communities and regions in devising and implementing long-term economic development efforts through a variety of non-construction and construction projects. Through this program, the funding agency intends to advance general economic development in accordance with its investment priorities, but also to pursue projects that, where practicable, incorporate specific priorities related to equity, workforce development, and climate change resiliency so that investments can benefit everyone for decades to come. Funding will support bottom-up strategies that build on regional assets to spur economic growth and resiliency, and applicants are encouraged to propose initiatives that present new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? District organizations; Indian Tribes; states, counties, cities, and other political subdivisions of states, including special purpose units of state or local governments engaged in economic or infrastructure development activities; institutions of higher education; and private or public nonprofits acting in cooperation with officials of political subdivisions of states.

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? Varies
WHEN'S IT DUE? There are no application submission deadlines. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the publication of a new PWEAA NOFO, cancellation of this PWEAA NOFO, or all available funds have been expended. 
 

Department of the Interior
FY 2023 Rangeland Resource Management Program 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program administers grazing for more than 155 million acres of public land. This includes, but is not limited to, such things as inventorying, controlling, and managing noxious weeds and invasive species; improving rangelands through grazing management, vegetation restoration treatments, and grazing management structures; and soil resource management. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local governments, special district governments, school districts, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, public/Indian housing authorities, and nonprofit organizations.

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $25 million
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 16, 2023
 

Department of the Interior
FY 2023 Inflation Reduction Act: Threatened and Endangered Species Program 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program aims to conserve and recover federally-listed and Bureau sensitive animal and plant species and their habitat on public lands. The program also shares cooperative responsibility with other Bureau of Land Management (BLM) programs and partners for conservation of more than 2,700 non-listed BLM sensitive species with a goal of avoiding the need to list them in the future. The funding agency is looking for projects that are state or regional in scope or projects that provide a programmatic approach for improving the Bureau effectiveness or efficiency. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State, county, local, and special district governments; school districts; institutions of higher education; Native American tribal governments and organizations; nonprofits; and public housing authorities.

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $25 million
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 16, 2023 
 

Department of the Interior
FY 2023 Plant Conservation and Restoration Management Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program works with partners to increase the quantity, diversity, and effectiveness of native forbs and grasses for restoration of wildlife habitats and rehabilitation after wildfires. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local governments, special district governments, school districts, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, public/Indian housing authorities, and nonprofit organizations.

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $25 million
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 16, 2023 
 

Department of the Interior
FY 2023 Bureau of Land Management Headquarters (HQ) Wildlife Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to ensure self-sustaining populations and a natural abundance and diversity of wildlife on public lands for the enjoyment and use of present and future generations. The program is responsible for managing habitats for wildlife species that depend on public lands for all or part of their life cycle. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State governments, county governments, local governments, special district governments, independent school districts, institutions of higher education, Native American tribal governments, public housing authorities, and nonprofits.

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $25 million
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 16, 2023 


Department of Justice
FY 2023 Juvenile Drug Treatment Court Program

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to build capacity of states, state and local courts, units of local government, and federally recognized Tribal governments to implement new and innovative approaches to enhance existing juvenile drug treatment courts and improve outcomes for youth with substance use or co-occurring mental health disorders, including histories of trauma. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, states, and Native tribal governments

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $9.45 million
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 9, 2023 (Grants.gov), May 23, 2023 (JustGrants) 
 

Department of Justice
FY 2023 Advancing the Use of Technology to Assist Victims of Crime

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to increase access to victim services and builds the technological capacity of victim-serving organizations to meet the needs of crime survivors through innovative solutions and trauma-informed approaches. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? City, township, and county governments; federally recognized Native American tribal governments and organizations; nonprofits; institutions of higher education; and state governments.

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $3 million
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 15, 2023 (Grants.gov), May 22, 2023 (JustGrants) 
 

Department of Justice
FY 2023 Upholding the Rule of Law and Preventing Wrongful Convictions Program 

WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to enhance criminal justice system integrity through support to wrongful conviction entities (WCR entities) that represent individuals with post-conviction claims of innocence to review their potentially legitimate cases, as well as support to Conviction Integrity Units. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Local governments, Native American Tribal governments, States, Tribal organizations, institutions of higher learning, county governments, and nonprofit organizations.

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $8.65 million
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 17, 2023 (Grants.gov) May 24, 2023 (JustGrants)


National Endowment for the Humanities
FY 2023 Digital Projects for the Public

WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments. Click here for more information.

WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Nonprofit organizations, state and local government agencies, federally recognized Native American tribal governments, and accredited institutions of higher education.

TOTAL FUNDING AMOUNT? $1.5 million
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 14, 2023