Grant Opportunities

Here is a listing of grant opportunities available to the Pima County region from corporations, nonprofits, foundations, and other organizations both local and beyond. Grant opportunities are organized by application due date:

Deadline: May 15, 2017

Funding for Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Programs.

The Administration on Aging (AoA) within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) forecasts the possible availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 funds to make three-year grants to approximately 6-8 entities to bring to scale and sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs that will reduce the number of falls, fear of falling, and fall-related injuries in older adults and adults with disabilities.

Deadline: April 17, 2018


The goal of the YHDP is to support up to 11 communities, at least 5 of which will be rural, in the development and implementation of a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness, and sharing that experience with and mobilizing communities around the country toward the same end. The population to be served by this demonstration program is youth experiencing homelessness, including unaccompanied and pregnant or parenting youth, where no member of the household is older than 24.

Deadline: March 29, 2018

Drug Free Communities Support Program.

Awards funding to coalitions working to reduce substance abuse among youth and to establish and strengthen collaboration among communities, organizations, and governmental entities. Geographic coverage is nationwide and the sponsor is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Deadline: January 29, 2018

Funding for Community-based Coalition Enhancement Grants to Address Local Drug Crises

The purpose of this program is to prevent and reduce the abuse of opioids or methamphetamines and the abuse of prescription medications among youth ages 12-18 in communities throughout the United States.

Grants awarded through the CARA Local Drug Crises program are intended as an enhancement to current or formerly funded Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grant award recipients as established community-based youth substance use prevention coalitions capable of effecting community-level change.

Deadline: January 26, 2018

Road to Zero Grant Program

The focus of the Road to Zero Grant Program is to support the implementation of innovative evidence-based highway safety countermeasures.  

$1 million dollars will be disbursed per year (subject to funding disbursement) and the requested amounts are between $50,000 and $200,000.  Funding for this grant is one year. Applicant must be a non-profit organization such as a 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4) or 501(c)(6); and State, local and municipal Governments Governors' safety offices, state and local departments of transportation, universities, law enforcement, public health, etc. are eligible to apply.

Deadline: December 4, 2017

Community Food Projects (CFP) Competitive Grants Program

CFP grants are awarded to a variety of different types of organizations and projects, including several that involved farmers markets. Examples of CFP-funded projects involving markets have sought to:

  • Bring farmers markets and organic food gardens to senior living communities.
  • Increase eastern north Philadelphia community`s access to locally grown food through CSAs, farmer’s markets, corner stores, and buying clubs.

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) administers CFP. NIFA released a Request for Applications (RFAs) on September 12, 2017. Applications are due on December 4, 2017 using the online system