The Afterschool Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and advocating for quality, affordable programs for all children. It is supported by a group of public, private and nonprofit organizations that share the Alliance's vision of ensuring that all children have access to afterschool programs by 2010.
American Dental Association
As part of its mission, the ADA Foundation provides grants for sustainable programs in dental research, education, access to care and assistance for dentists and their families in need.
American Distance Education Consortium
ADEC is an international consortium of state and land grant institutions providing economic distance education programs and services via the latest and most appropriate information technologies.
Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program - FEMA, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Grants are awarded to fire departments to enhance their ability to protect the public and fire service personnel from fire and related hazards.
Broadband Opportunities for Rural America - FCC & USDA
The expertise and resources of the FCC and USDA is in a single location. The site provides information on the different technology platforms that can provide broadband service, government funding for broadband services, and data on broadband deployment. In addition, the site provides instructions on how to locate companies already licensed to provide wireless services in or near specific rural communities, as well as helpful links to other government and private resources related to encouraging broadband opportunities in rural America. The FCC’s Rural Health Care Program is one of the program sponsors.
Bureau of Health Professionals Nursing Programs
HRSA nurse education and practice grant programs.
Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS)
States across the country may be able to increase alcohol and other drug treatment services as a result of a new national grant program. Core support for CHHCS is provided by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Additional funding comes from the Bureau of Primary Health Care, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
CDC uses grants and cooperative agreements to promote its mission of health promotion and prevention. This includes programs involving laboratory research, health information programs, surveillance, and preparedness.
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) is a nonprofit organization that promotes health through partnerships between communities and higher educational institutions. Founded in 1996, we are a growing network of over 1000 communities and campuses. CCPH has members throughout the United States and increasingly the world who are collaborating to promote health through service-learning, community-based research, community service and other partnership strategies. These partnerships are powerful tools for improving health professional education, civic responsibility and the overall health of communities.
Department of Transportation - Federal Transit Administration
The Department of Transportation offers transit grants to rural and small urban areas, grants for buses and bus facilities, and grants for transportation for elderly persons and persons with disabilities.
Disability Employer Seal of Approval - National Organization on Disability (NOD)
The Seal recognizes companies with exemplary hiring and employment practices. The Seal will be awarded annually to companies that are meeting performance thresholds in the areas of identifying and sourcing talent; on- boarding; performance management; corporate climate and culture; and tracking and measurement. Selection will be data driven and companies will need to re-qualify each year for the Seal.
Distance Education Clearninghouse - University of Wisconsin-Extension
The Distance Education Clearinghouse is comprehensive website bringing together distance education information from Wisconsin, national, and international sources. New information and resources are being added on a continual basis.
Early Reading First - Department of Education
The U.S. Department of Education's Early Reading First grant program supports the development of early childhood centers of excellence that focus on all areas of development, especially on the early language, cognitive, and pre-reading skills that prepare children for continued school success and that serve primarily children from low-income families.
Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, notices of Federal agencies and organizations, and grants, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.
The Foundation Center strives to support and improve institutional philanthropy by promoting public understanding of the field and helping grantseekers succeed. The Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. grantmakers and their grants.
This directory lists foundations and grantmakers by name, allowing a person to scroll through the directory.
Grant Makers in Health
Grantmakers In Health (GIH) is a nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to helping foundations and corporate giving programs improve the nation's health. Its mission is to foster communication and collaboration among grantmakers and others, and to help strengthen the grantmaking community's knowledge, skills, and effectiveness.
Grants.gov: Federal Government Grant Opportunities
This site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from Federal agencies.
Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program
The Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program is a component of the Blue Cross Blue Shield United of Wisconsin conversion endowment fund established at the Medical College of Wisconsin. The vision for the Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program is to improve the health of the people of Wisconsin through community- medical school partnerships.
Indian Health Service: Loan Repayment Program
Indian Health Service announces the loan repayment program for health professions educational loans (undergraduate and graduate) in return for full-time clinical service in Indian health programs. Applicants sign contractual agreements with the Secretary for 2 years and fulfill their agreements through full-time clinical practice at an IHS facility or approved Indian health program. In return, the LRP will repay all or a portion of the applicant's eligible health professionals educational loans for tuition expenses. Applicants are eligible to have their educational loans repaid in amounts up to $20,000 per year for each year of service. In addition, the LRP will pay up to 20% of Federal taxes directly to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)--incurred as a result of payments made on behalf of recipients.
ITC Distance Education Grants
The Instructional Technology Council provides leadership, information and resources to expand and enhance distance learning through the effective use of technology. The ITC website posts grant listings of federal and foundation opportunites for distance education.
March of Dimes
The March of Dimes funds maternal-child health program grants in collaboration with our local chapters. External organizations can apply for funding to support programs working to improve the health of mothers and babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Priority is given to projects that, based on community needs, address increased access to health care or prevention services to help reduce disparities or preterm birth.
Marquette University Funding Information Center
A resource for nonprofit organizations, grant seekers, and fundraisers. “Foundations in Wisconsin: A Directory” is available to purchase online.
Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) - HRSA
MCHB's vision is for a future America in which the right to grow to one's full potential is universally assured through attention to the comprehensive physical, psychological and social needs of the maternal and child health population. They strive for a society where children are wanted and born with optimal health, receive quality care and are nurtured lovingly and sensitively as they mature into healthy, productive adults. MCHB seeks a nation where there is equal access for all to quality health care in a supportive, culturally competent, family and community setting.
Medical Reserve Corps Grant
The mission of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is to establish teams of local volunteer medical and public health professionals who can contribute their skills and expertise throughout the year and during times of community need.
Office for Victims of Crime
The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) will provide up to $5,000 in funding to grassroots community- and faith- based victim service organizations and coalitions to improve outreach and services to crime victims, through support of program development, networking, coalition building, and service delivery. Funds may be used to develop program literature, train advocates, produce a newsletter, support victim outreach efforts, and recruit volunteers. Applications accepted on an on-going basis.
Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools Grants
The U.S. Department of Educaiton, Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS) administers, coordinates, and recommends policy for improving quality and excellence of programs and activities. Visit the OSDFS web site for a list of funding opportunities regarding Drug/Violence Prevention; Health, Mental Health, Environmental Health, and Physical Education programs; and other educational initiatives.
Open Grant Opportunities - HRSA
HRSA makes grants to organizations to improve and expand health care services for underserved people. HHS has a strong commitment to rural health. HRSA's rural health grant programs help fund rural hospitals, health centers and local clinics. Several grant programs include Rural Health Network Planning, Telehealth Network Grant and Rural Access to Emergency Devices. Learn more about grant programs.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's mission seeks to improve the health and health care of all Americans. To achieve the most impact with our funds, we prioritize our grants into four goal areas: Sssure that all Americans have access to quality health care at reasonable cost; Improve the quality of care and support for people with chronic health conditions; Promote healthy communities and lifestyles; and Reduce the personal, social and economic harm caused by substance abuse—tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs.
Rural Assistance Center (RAC)
The RAC site contains a list of funding opportunities searchable by sponsor, topic, state, or a quick and/or advanced funding search.
Rural Development - USDA
The USDA has several grant/loan programs: Community Facilities Program funds essential facilities and equipment; Distance Learning and Telemedicine; and Community Connect (access to broadband service).
Rural Development - Wisconsin USDA
Our financial programs support such essential public facilities and services as water and sewer systems, housing, health clinics, emergency service facilities and electric and telephone service. We promote economic development by supporting loans to businesses through banks and community-managed lending pools. We offer technical assistance and information to help agricultural and other cooperatives get started and improve the effectiveness of their member services. And we provide technical assistance to help communities undertake community empowerment programs.
Rural Passenger Transportation Technical Assistance Program - USDA
The Rural Passenger Transportation Technical Assistance Program, funded through a Rural Business Enterprise Grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is designed to assist rural communities enhance economic growth and development by improving community transportation services. Program objectives include helping small and emerging businesses and stimulating economic development through new and improved transportation programs. The program provides planning assistance for facility development, transit service improvements and expansion, new system start-up, policy and procedure development, marketing, transportation coordination, training and public transit problem solving activities.
Schools and Libraries Program (E-Rate) - Universal Service Fund
The Schools and Libraries Program of the Universal Service Fund, commonly known as "E-Rate," is administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) under the direction of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and provides discounts to assist most schools and libraries in the United States to obtain affordable telecommunications and Internet access. It is one of four support programs funded through a Universal Service fee charged to companies that provide interstate and/or international telecommunications services.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA's vision is to build resilience and facilitate recovery for people with or at risk for substance abuse and mental illness. In collaboration with the States, national and local community-based and faith-based organizations, and public and private sector providers, SAMHSA is working to ensure that people with or at risk for a mental or addictive disorder have the opportunity for a fulfilling life that includes a job, a home, and meaningful relationships with family and friends.
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Inc.
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation has provided funding for basic, clinical and translational breast cancer research and for innovative projects in the areas of breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment. In addition, the Foundation awards three-year postdoctoral fellowships to individuals working under the guidance of experienced cancer researchers in order to recruit and retain young scientists in the field of breast cancer research.
Technology Opportunities Program - U.S. Department of Commerce
As a part of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Technology Opportunities Program (TOP) promoted the widespread availability and use of digital network technologies in the public and non-profit sectors through grants for model projects demonstrating innovative uses of network technologies.
Training Scholarships - National Association of EMTs
Scholarships allow for the advancement of EMS personnel. Opportunities for individual, active members.
The Truth Initiative, formerly know as the American Legacy Foundation, offers several grant and scholarship opportunities. To achieve a generation free of tobacco, Truth Initiative empowers individuals, coalitions and organizations to take action in their communities. They are committed to achieving tobacco-related health equity across all ethnicities, incomes, geographies and lifestyles. Truth Initiative partners with community-serving organizations to give everyone in the country the chance at a tobacco-free life.
U.S. Government Online Bookstore
Official online bookstore for U.S. Government publications for purchase from the U.S. Government Printing Office.
Universal Service Fund - Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Universal Service Fund programs created by the Public Service Commission have been developed to address telecommunication needs for low-income customers, high rate areas of the state, customers with disabilities, non-profit groups, medical clinics and public health agencies and for areas of the state needing access to pay telephones.
Universal Service Administrative Company
The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) is a independent, not-for-profit corporation and is responsible for providing every state and territory in the United States with access to affordable telecommunications services through the Universal Service Fund (USF). USAC administers USF programs for high cost companies serving rural areas, low-income consumers, rural health care providers, and schools and libraries. The Universal Service Fund helps provide communities across the country with affordable telecommunications services.