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Y-USA Funding Opportunities
The Strategic Initiatives Fund (SIF) offers YMCAs opportunities to expand capacity and improve facility quality; strengthen policies, practices and programs; and increase opportunities for children in low-income and vulnerable communities to participate in YMCA programs. A few of these grants include:
- Camp Access Inclusion Opportunity - Due January 31, 2018
- Swim Lessons Scholarship Grant Opportunity - Due January 24, 2018
Application deadlines for multiple grants related to camp and swim are fast approaching. Learn more and apply.
Florida YMCA Safety Around Water
We are pleased to announce the 2018 State Safety Around Water Grant Opportunities. There will be two opportunities this year:
- SAW/Swim Lesson Grant - This grant is for the conduction of Safety Around Water(SAW)/Swim Lessons for underserved and under resourced areas. This grant can be applied for as an association or by individual branch. (NOTE: This application is very similar to the Y-USA Swim Access Grant, Ys are encouraged to apply for both Swim Access and SAW/Swim Lesson Grant.)
- Drowning Prevention Partnership Grant - This grant is for the creation, or advancement of a Local Drowning Prevention Task Force in your area.
They are due in January, 24th 2018 and will be submitted via e-mail to email@example.com.
Y-USA Evidence-Based Health Intervention
Interested in adding an evidence-based health intervention (EBHI) to your Y's offerings, like Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring, YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program, LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA, Healthy Weight and Your Child, or Enhance®Fitness? Join a webinar Jan. 10 to learn about what organizational capacities your Y needs to offer an EBHI, deliverables for each grant and timelines.
Email EBHI@ymca.net with questions.
The Retirement Research Foundation is accepting proposals from nonprofit organizations for local and national projects designed to improve the quality of life for older Americans.
Grants will be awarded for projects that provide direct services, advocacy, education and training programs for professionals working with elders, as well as for research that investigates causes and solutions to significant problems of older adults.
RFA found here.