Funding Opportunities – March 29, 2013

Prevent Cancer Foundation 2013 Community Grants Cycle is now open
Application deadline is April 19, 2013.
Apply now! Share with groups in your community!
The Community Grants is a national program that provides needed resources and support to organizations that have strong ties to their local communities and programs focused on helping people prevent cancer or find it earlier. Successful applicants will demonstrate the potential of their programs to make a positive impact on individuals, families or communities, especially underserved communities. For this cycle, the Prevent Cancer Foundation expects to fund four one-year awards of $10,000.
Read about previous grantees from across the country and their valuable cancer prevention and early detection projects.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Applications due: Monday, April 29, 2013
(SAMHSA) is accepting applications for up to $8.012 million in funding for FY 2013 Cooperative Agreements for Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment. The purpose of this program is to implement screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment services for adults in primary care and community health settings with substance misuse and substance use disorders. Click here for more information and a link to the application package.

Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program FY 2013 Grant Announcement
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is accepting applications for the 2013 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation program (BCJI). As part of the Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, BCJI is focused on transforming distressed neighborhoods into neighborhoods of opportunity. Recognizing the complexity of factors contributing to the creation of vibrant and safe communities—housing education, recreational space, arts and culture—the use of data and cross-sector partnerships are key component of the initiative’s place-based approach to addressing crime. For the full announcement and details on how to apply, click here.

2013 Call for Proposals: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has released two calls for proposal to its national Healthy Eating Research program. The program supports research on policy and environmental change strategies aimed at reversing the childhood obesity epidemic among those at highest risk for the disease—children living in low-income communities and communities of color. Approximately $1.6 million will go toward funding both award types with the purpose to provide advocates, decision makers, and policymakers with useful evidence in the fight against childhood obesity.
For the full announcement and details on how to apply, click here.

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