Open Grants

Community Development Block Grant | Counties: Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Scott, Stoddard
The Community Development Block Grant program is a "pass through" funding program from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and is a program of the Missouri Department of Economic Development. The CDBG program is for non-entitlement areas (incorporated municipalities with population under 50,000 and counties with population under 200,000).

Depending on the funding category, applications are either accepted on a continuous cycle throughout the year or have a specific deadline.

Application deadlines are as follows:

Demolition – April

Community Facilities – April

General Infrastructure – April

Water and Wastewater – Open cycle
Economic Development – Open cycle
Emergency – Open cycle

More information can be found at MoDED web site:  Missouri Department of Economic Development

Bootheel Regional Planning assists member cities and counties in its six county region with applications for grants from CDBG. 

Open Grant Information | Counties: Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Scott, Stoddard

Department of Agriculture Community Food Project

In FY 2019, NIFA & apos;s CFP intends to solicit applications and fund two types of grants. The types are entitled (1) Community Food Projects (CFP) and (2) Planning Projects (PP). The primary goals of the CFP are to: Meet the food needs of low-income individuals through food distribution, community outreach to assist in participation in Federally assisted nutrition programs, or improving access to food as part of a comprehensive service; Increase the self-reliance of communities in providing for the food needs of the communities; Promote comprehensive responses to local food access, farm, and nutrition issues; and Meet specific state, local or neighborhood food and agricultural needs including needs relating to: Equipment necessary for the efficient operation of a project; Planning for long-term solutions; or The creation of innovative marketing activities that mutually benefit agricultural producers and low-income consumers.

Application Deadline: June 3, 2019

Department of Housing and Urban Development Rural Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Grants

The Rural Capacity Building program enhances the capacity and ability of rural housing development organizations, Community Development Corporations (CDCs), Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs), local governments, and Indian tribes (eligible beneficiaries) to carry out affordable housing and community development activities in rural areas for the benefit of low- and moderate-income families and persons.

Application Deadline:  June 11, 2019

Department of Justice FY19 Strategies for Policing Innovation

Strategies for Policing Innovation (SPI) provides resources and opportunities to enable police agencies to identify and define their most pressing crime problems and institute lasting operational and organizational changes that foster reliance on and effective use of evidence-based practices, data, and technology.

Application Deadline:  June 11, 2019

Department of Justice FY19 Innovation in Community - Based Crime Reduction Program

This program focuses on high crime communities with concentrated distress and hot spots of crime and directly supports the Department & apos;s priorities to reduce violent crime (sometimes associated with gang activity), assist communities struggling with drug abuse, and support law enforcement officers by integrating officers and enforcement strategies into community-based crime reduction efforts.

Application Deadline: June 25, 2019

Kerr Foundation Grants

The Kerr Foundation, Inc. awards funding for capital, programmatic, or operating expenses for programs working in the following areas:

Education: Elementary, junior high, pre-collegiate, along with institutions of higher learning to include health science centers and medical research done by educational institutions
Health: Institutions providing healthcare, doing medical research, or outreach organizations employing primarily professionals from the allied health area
Human Services: Organizations providing services in diverse areas to the public, and specifically to the disadvantaged, people with special needs, and the elderly
Arts and Culture: Organizations in the visual arts and performing arts areas, museums, and libraries
Letter of Intent (Required):  June 21, 2019

Application Deadline:  July 12, 2019

Missouri Foundation for Health Opportunity Fund

Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) Opportunity Fund will support innovative ideas and approaches that provide solutions for problems affecting the health and well-being of Missouri's individuals and communities most in need.

Priority will be given to projects that:

Work to improve the health and well-being of communities most in need
Test different approaches to address community health issues
Expand on promising and/or best practices to new regions and audiences
Are collaborative in nature, sustainable, and significant enough to have a real impact
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis


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