Funding Opportunities


Healthy Eating Research
Deadline: July 31,2019

This funding opportunity will support research that advances health equity in the areas of nutritional disparities, nutrition, and food security. Three types of grants will be awarded through the Healthy Eating Research program. The goal is to provide the evidence needed to address social determinants of health related to poor diet and related health consequences.

Approximately $2.7 million will be awarded under this Call for Proposals for the three award types. The anticipated allocation of funds:


Equity-Focused Policy Research
Deadline: July 25, 2019

Early care and education (ECE) can be a critical component of a child’s first few years. It can support a child’s development while also reducing poverty; yet, many families are unable to access quality ECE due to lack of services where they live or an inability to afford the services.

RWJF is funding research to build evidence on the barriers faced by low-income families with young children when it comes to accessing ECE.   


Built from Scratch Home Depot Impact Grant
Deadline: December 30, 2019

The Home Depot Foundation offers grant awards up to $5,000 to 501c designated organizations (recognized and in good standing with the IRS for a minimum of one year) and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the community. Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services and are required to be completed within six months of the approval date.


Statewide Park Program
Deadline: August 5, 2019

This year, $255 million in state funds were made available to cities and other local governments to create new parks and introduce new recreation opportunities specifically in California’s underserved communities. Local agencies have been invited by the California Department of Parks and Recreation to apply for possible funding for their communities. The funds are specifically allocated to critically underserved communities, with an eye to increasing health equity and reducing health disparities 



BOOST Cafe – Funding Opportunities
Deadlines Vary for Each Opportunity

BOOST Collaborative is a unique, purpose‑driven organization committed to supporting those serving youth in the out‑of‑school time hours by providing quality professional development, opportunities for networking & partnerships, and leadership training.

BOOST Cafe offers information in regards to funding opportunities throughout the nation. These opportunities provided vary from age groups, subjects, also the amount of funding. They provide information for grants, scholarships, awards, and contests. 


Family Justice Center (FJ) Program
Deadline: December 31, 2020

The purpose of this program is to support emerging family justice centers (FJCs) across California. FJCs will provide services to victims of one or more of the following: 

  • Domestic violence
  • Sexual assault
  • Elder or dependent adult abuse
  • Human trafficking

A total of $1.2 million is available to support awards of up to $400,000 through this program