COVID-19 Grant Opportunities

The Grant Office will post private, federal, state, and local COVID-19 grant funding opportunities as they become available. Click on the title of each opportunity for more information; you must apply directly to the funding organization. Our agency does not award any grants.

Private Philanthropy

FY 2021 AmeriCorps State and National Grants (Due 11/10/21)

AmeriCorps programs support local community efforts by addressing education, economic opportunity, environmental stewardship, healthy futures, disaster services and veteran and military families through AmeriCorps member assignments which provide direct service and capacity-building activities, while also mobilizing volunteers. Applicants will design service activities for a team of members who have each committed up to one year to service. Funding is available to develop a new program with support from Nevada Volunteers through a planning grant of up to $75,000.

 

Letters of Intent for this opportunity are due October 8, 2021. 

For more information: https://nevadavolunteers.org/americorps/americorps-funding/



CoronaVirus (COVID-19) Emergency Grant (Ongoing)

Dunkin Joy in Childhood Foundation presents the CoronaVirus (COVID-19) Emergency Grant. Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the health or hunger relief space providing essential services to people impacted by COVID-19. Emergency grants are meant to help organizations immediately respond to the surge of demand for essential services from people directly impacted by COVID-19. Applications for programming outside of COVID-19 or to cover regular operations during the pandemic will not be considered.

For more information: https://www.grantrequest.com/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fapplication.aspx%3fSA%3dSNA%26FID%3d35027%26sid%3d2310&SA=SNA&FID=35027&sid=2310


Actors Fund - Emergency Financial Assistance (Ongoing)

To help our community during this public health crisis The Actors Fund has partnered with other entertainment industry organizations to provide emergency financial assistance to those in immediate financial need. Funds are available to union and non-union workers in entertainment and the performing arts.

For more information: https://actorsfund.org/am-i-eligible-help


GenYouth - COVID-19 Emergency School Nutrition Funding (Ongoing)

GENYOUth is providing grants of up to $3,000 per school to supply much-needed resources for meal distribution and delivery efforts to get food to students during COVID-19. From soft-sided coolers, bags and containers for individual servings, to protective gear for food service sanitation and safety, this equipment will help ensure our children continue to receive the nutritious meals they need.

For more information: https://covid-19.genyouthnow.org


Federal Grant Opportunities

FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Indigenous Communities Notice of Funding Opportunity (Due 9/30/21)

Through this Indigenous Communities NOFO, EDA aims to assist indigenous communities to recover economically from the coronavirus pandemic. EDA’s American Rescue Plan Indigenous Communities NOFO is designed to support indigenous communities as they respond to, and recover from, the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, including long-term recovery and resilience to future economic disasters.

For more information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334764


OPE: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), Section 2003 of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) for Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) that meet the criteria for the Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) Program Assistance Listing Number 84.425L (Due 10/1/21)

The Secretary is announcing the availability of new HEERF funding for the ARP (a)(2) grant program authorized under ARP section 2003(2) and inviting applications under Assistance Listing Number (ALN)84.425L from eligible public and private nonprofit IHEs to address needs directly related to the coronavirus. These awards are in addition to the ARP (a)(1) grants and have been allocated by the Secretary proportionally to funding for MSI programs in the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020.

For more information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334964 


OPE: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), Section 2003 of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) for Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) that meet the criteria as a Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP), Assistance Listing Number 84.425M )Due 10/1/21)

The Secretary is announcing the availability of new HEERF funding for the ARP (a)(2) grant program authorized under ARP section 2003(2) and inviting applications under Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.425M from eligible public and private nonprofit IHEs to address needs directly related to the coronavirus.

For more information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334923 


FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Build Back Better Regional Challenge (Due 10/19/21)

Through this American Rescue Plan Act Build Back Better Regional Challenge Notice of Funding Opportunity (ARPA BBBRC NOFO), EDA aims to assist communities and regions impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic has caused, and continues to cause, economic injury to U.S. communities and regions in devastating and unprecedented ways. This ARPA BBBRC NOFO is designed as a two-phase competition to (1) help regions develop transformational economic development strategies and (2) fund the implementation of those strategies that will create and grow regional growth clusters. Such efforts will help regional economies recover from the pandemic and build economic diversity and resiliency to mitigate impacts of future economic disasters. 

For more information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334735


FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Statewide Planning, Research, and Networks (Due 10/31/21)

Subject to the availability of funds, awards made under this NOFO will help develop coordinated state-wide plans for economic development and data, tools, and institutional capacity to evaluate and scale evidence-based economic development efforts, including through communities of practice and provision of technical assistance among existing and new EDA grantees.

For more information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334728


Emergency Award: Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research on COVID-19 Consortium (Due 11/8/21)

The purpose of this FOA is to advance research on the impact of SARS-CoV-2 and associated mitigation efforts on individual, family, and community behavior and on how subsequent economic disruption affects health-related outcomes, with close attention to underserved and vulnerable populations.


For more informationhttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=332634   



ARP Act Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Innovation Award – COVID-19 Related Data/Technology Innovations (Track Two) (Due 11/26/21)

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 HRSA-22-089: MIECHV Innovation Awards - General Data/Technology Innovations (Track One) and HRSA-22-102: ARP Act MIECHV Innovation Awards - COVID-19 Related Data/Technology Innovations (Track Two). The purpose of these awards is to fund the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovations that leverage data- and technology-driven strategies to enhance home visiting service delivery through in-person and virtual home visits by state and territory Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) recipients. These funding opportunities will support competitive awards to current MIECHV recipients to enhance service delivery through technology and data-driven innovations that improve home visits or virtual visits and to widely disseminate the results of these innovations. This announcement includes instructions for two (2) separate funding opportunities

For more information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334806 


FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Good Jobs Challenge (Due 1/26/22)

Through this American Rescue Plan Act Good Jobs Challenge Notice of Funding Opportunity (ARPA Good Jobs Challenge NOFO), EDA aims to assist communities and regions impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. This ARPA Good Jobs Challenge NOFO is designed to help get Americans back to work by developing and strengthening regional systems to develop and execute sectoral partnerships that will lead to well-paying jobs. The goal of regional workforce training systems is to create and implement effective employer-driven training programs that will connect the existing and emerging skills needs of employers with workers and will help workers find and keep quality jobs and advance along their chosen career path.

For more information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334720


FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Notice of Funding Opportunity (Due 1/31/22)

Through this ARPA Tourism NOFO, EDA aims to assist communities and regions in recovery from the coronavirus pandemic’s significant negative impact on the travel, tourism, and outdoor recreation sectors. EDA’s ARPA Tourism NOFO is designed to provide a wide-range of financial assistance to communities and regions to rebuild and strengthen their travel, tourism, and outdoor recreation industry through various infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects.

For more information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334748


FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Economic Adjustment Assistance Notice of Funding Opportunity (Due 3/31/22)

Through this ARPA EAA NOFO, EDA aims to assist communities and regions impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, including historically underserved communities. EDA’s ARPA EAA NOFO is designed to provide a wide-range of financial assistance to communities and regions as they respond to, and recover from, the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, including long-term recovery and resilience to future economic disasters. Under this announcement, EDA solicits applications under the authority of the Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA) program, which is flexible and responsive to the economic development needs and priorities of local and regional stakeholders.

For more information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334743


Limited Competition Emergency Awards: Shared Personal Protective Equipment Resources for COVID-19 Related Vaccine and Treatment Clinical Trials and Clinical Studies (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (Due 7/15/22)

The purpose of this public health emergency funding opportunity is to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to directly support the needs of the NIAIDs vaccine and treatment clinical trials and clinical studies for COVID-19. This program will ensure that adequate protective equipment is available to directly assist in safely carrying out the clinical activities and direct interactions with the patients participating in the trial. Eligibility is limited to recipients conducting COVID-related clinical research and clinical studies supported by NIAIDs emergency appropriation provided by The Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 ,and The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 and The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021..

For more information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334754 


SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Program Activities (Forecasted)

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) has established the Laboratory and Diagnostics Working Group (LDWG) seeking submissions to a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) “to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus, domestically or internationally, for necessary expenses to research, develop, validate, manufacture, purchase, administer, and expand capacity for COVID–19 tests to effectively monitor and suppress COVID–19…”. OASH/LDWG seeks proposals for projects that will further enable the coordination and development of testing and associated products that meet the current and future needs, and the effective transition of technology into broad use without impediments. The primary areas of focus should specifically include (1) Scaling and Networking of Technologies, and (2) Testing Demonstrations & Technical Assistance. Specifically, OASH is interested in submissions that will substantially increase our testing capacity and quality in the near term, and do not fall within the scope of other HHS programs.

For more informationhttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328065


Innovation Grant: COVID-19 and Health Equity (R01) Clinical Trials Optional (Forecasted)

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to fund COVID research that will strengthen and advance research in minority health and healthy equity, increase understanding of health disparities, and provide future direction for research that will contribute to regulatory decision making. The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) is interested in research proposals that will contribute to advancing racial and ethnic minority participation in COVID-19/COVID-19 variant clinical trials and contribute to informing the continued evaluation of the safety and efficacy of FDA approved products (therapeutics, diagnostics, and vaccines) and products subject to EUAs/EUA expansion for the treatment, prevention, or diagnosis of COVID-19. These research proposals should support evaluation of outcomes by demographic data including, but not limited to, ethnicity, race, age, disability and geography. 

For more informationhttps://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334126 


FY 2020 EDA Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs including CARES Act Funding (Ongoing)

Under this NOFO, EDA solicits applications from applicants in rural and urban areas to provide investments that support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects under EDA’s Public Works and EAA programs. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities. EDA provides strategic investments on a competitive- merit-basis to support economic development, foster job creation, and attract private investment in economically distressed areas of the United States. If you are interested in applying for a project of national impact/scope under the CARES Act; please inquire at RNTA@eda.gov.

For more information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=321695 


State Opportunities

Cares Housing Assistance Program (Ongoing)

The State of Nevada is providing $30 million to support the Program using Coronavirus Relief Funds authorized under the CARES Act. Funds under the State Program will also provide additional support to the existing $30 million in rental assistance which has been allocated by Clark County.

Rental assistance funds will be offered as a grant to eligible Nevada tenants and are not required to be paid back. Funds will be awarded on a first-come-first serve basis and will be paid directly to landlords on behalf of tenants.

For more information: https://housing.nv.gov/


FY 2020 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Subaward Program (Ongoing)

The Office of Criminal Justice Assistance announces available federal funding for those agencies with a criminal justice nexus to prevent, prepare for, and respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Funding is available retroactive to January 20, 2020 and will be available for up to a two-year period. Funding is provided by the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance FY 2020 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Program, CFDA# 16.034. The total amount of federal funding available for subgrants is $6,646,500.00. All awards are subject to the availability of funds and to any modifications or additional requirements that may be imposed by law.

For more information: https://ocj.nv.gov/programs/ALL/CESF-Coronavirus/


COVID-19 Emergency Services Funding (CARES Act) (Ongoing)

Emergency funding opportunity for existing subrecipients. ADSD may also consider new meal programs in underserved areas. Please see the instructions for additional information. Applications will be accepted until funding has been exhausted.

For more information: http://adsd.nv.gov/Programs/Grant/Notices_of_Funding_Opportunities/ 


Local Opportunities

Nye County COVID Relief Program (Ongoing)

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (P.L. 116-260), which contained the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (P.L. 116-260, Section 2, Division M) provided, in part, funding for strategies to improve testing capabilities and other COVID-19 response purposes in populations at high-risk and underserved, including racial and ethnic minority groups and people living in rural communities. Strategies also include those to develop or identify best practices for states and public health officials to use for contact tracing. To achieve these purposes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is announcing a non-competitive grant CDC-RFA-OT21-2103 titled “National Initiative to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities Among Populations at High-Risk and Underserved, Including Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations and Rural Communities.” This grant will provide funding to state, local, US territorial and freely associated state health departments (or their bona fide agents) to address COVID-19-related health disparities and advance health equity by expanding state, local, US territorial and freely associated state health departments capacity and services to prevent and control COVID-19 infection (or transmission).



Other Resources

Additional COVID-19 Resources

While these are not grants, we have included links to assist you in navigating additional resources. The Grant Office cannot offer assistance in any of these areas and provides them as a guide to assist in locating the correct contact information for your needs.



The RADx-UP CDCC Community Collaboration Mini-Grant Program (Due Dates: August 13, 2021; November 12, 2021)

The RADx-UP CDCC Community Collaboration Mini-Grant Program is open to community serving organizations, faith-based organizations, and tribal nations and organizations to help advance capacity, training, support, and community experience with COVID-19 testing initiatives. 

 

For more information: https://radx-up.org/apply-for-grant/?mc_cid=ca04e39bb6&mc_eid=ec56be6f34

 



The RADx-UP CDCC Rapid Research Pilot Program (Due Dates: August 13, 2021; November 12, 2021)

The RADx-UP CDCC Rapid Research Pilot Program is open to universities and non-profits both within and outside of the RADx-UP network and will support the implementation of novel or emerging testing technologies in communities

 

For more information: https://radx-up.org/apply-for-grant/?mc_cid=ca04e39bb6&mc_eid=ec56be6f34