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Coordinated School Health Programs
Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
Tel. 207-624-6698
Fax 207-624-6691


Sheila Nelson, Director Coordinated School Health Programs
Maine Department of Health and Human Services
11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
Tel. 207-287-3856
Fax 207-287-9058

Sheila.Nelson@Maine.Gov

 

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ARTHUR M. BLANK FAMILY FOUNDATION
"The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation is committed to supporting programs and organizations that create opportunity, enhance self-esteem and increase awareness about cultural and community issues among young people." Funding areas include the Arts and Culture, Education Enhancement, Athletics and Outdoor Activities, and Young Women and Girls.
www.blankfoundation.org

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC)
The CDC maintains a database of funding sources for adolescent and school health programs. www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dash/funding.htm

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL NATIONAL PREVENTION INFORMATION NETWORK
This database includes private and government funding opportunities for community-based and HIV/AIDS, STD, and TB service organizations. Included are details about eligibility requirements, application processes, and deadlines.
www.cdcnpin.org/db/public/fundmain.htm

eSCHOOL NEWS SCHOOL FUNDING CENTER
Information on up-to-the-minute grant programs, funding sources, and technology funding: www.eschoolnews.com/resources/funding/

ESSENTIAL PROGRAMS AND SERVICES - PowerPoint Presentation 04-06-05
This presentation includes The New Basis for School Funding Beginning in FY05-06 and The New Basis for School Funding Beginning in FY05-06.
Download presentation here

FEDERAL EDUCATIONAL FUNDING FORECAST
This document lists virtually all programs and competitions that invite applications for new awards for FY 2003 and provides actual or estimated deadline dates for the transmittal of applications under these programs.
www.ed.gov

FEDERAL REGISTER
The Federal Register is the official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents: www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aces140.html

FOUNDATION CENTER
The Foundation Center collects, organizes, and communicates information on U.S. philanthropy; conducts and facilitates research on trends in the field; provides education and training; and ensures public access to information and services through its Web site: www.fdncenter.org

GRANTMAKERS IN MAINE
Links to grantmakers that either focus their funding in Maine or are located in Maine. www.megrants.org/MaineGrantmakers

GRANTS FOR SCHOOLS
This site offers a wealth of information on available funding, grant-writing and related topics: www.schoolgrants.org

JCPENNEY FUNDS AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Curriculum-based after-school programs can apply for grants from national retailer JC Penney. Grant applications are accepted year round. Go to: www.jcpenney.net/

LEGACY'S SMALL INNOVATIVE GRANTS PROGRAM
The American Legacy Foundation will award grants of up to $100,000 in first-year grants for efforts to prevent and reduce tobacco use among 18- to 24-year-olds, combat secondhand smoke, fight smoking in rural areas, and for other anti-
smoking projects. Grants are intended to help start new projects, carry out new ideas or new approaches, or conduct research on tobacco control. Second-year awards will be for up to 50 percent of the initial grant; the grantee must
match the second-year funding with their own cash. The application deadline is open. Government agencies and
nonprofits serving states or territories that were parties to the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement with tobacco
companies may apply.
For more information on the Small Innovative Grants Program, contact the American
Legacy Foundation, 1001 G St., N.W., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20001;
202-454-5555; e-mail: info@americanlegacy.org.

MAINE PHILANTHROPY CENTER
The Maine Philanthropy Center is an extensive reference library, filled with information on local and national foundations and publications of interest to funders. www.megrants.org

NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
The NEA Foundation supports a variety of efforts by teachers, education support professionals, and higher education faculty and staff to improve student learning in the nation's public schools, colleges, and universities. NEA Foundation for the Improvement of Education (NFIE) grants and programs:
www.nfie.org/grants.htm/

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT (NICHD)
NICHD funding opportunities:
www.nichd.nih.gov/funding/funding-opps.htm

NELLIE MAE EDUCATION FOUNDATION
The Nellie Mae Education Foundation provides grants and technical assistance to programs that concentrate on academic enrichment, college planning, advising, preparation and retention support for low-income, under-served students in grades 5 through 14, and adult learners.
www.nmefdn.org/grants/

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS OFFERED BY MAINE STATE GOVERNMENT
The following list represents Request for Proposals offered by Maine State Government: www.maine.gov/purchase/rfp.htm

ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON Foundation

  • Local Initiative Partners Program
    The RWJ Foundation is seeking to establish partnerships with local grant-makers to support innovative, community-based projects that improve health and health care for underserved and at-risk populations. Details are available at www.lifp.org/.
  • RWJ COMMUNITY HEALTH LEADERS
    Robert Wood Johnson awards $100,000 grants to individuals working with community health programs. See:
  • www.communityhealthleaders.org

SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA has announced the availability of funds for grants to support community-based planning to develop a local plan for substance abuse treatment for American Indian, Alaskan Native and rural communities. Approximately $1.5 million in funding will be available in fiscal year 2003 to fund approximately 6 grants of not more than $250,000 each for a period of up to 18 months. For this and other funding opportunities go to: www.samhsa.gov/grants or call (800) 729-6686

  • Developing Competitive SAMHSA Grant Applications: A Participant Manual
    SAMHSA has created a manual to provide guidance to prospective grant applicants. The publication is divided into six modules that describe the grant-application preparation process. To obtain a copy of the manual, contact SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, P.O. Box 2345, Rockville, MD 20847-2345; 1-800-729-6686 or 1-800-487-4889 (TDD), or download manual here: www.samhsa.gov/grants/grants.html

TEACHING TOLERANCE
Grants of up to $2,000 are available from the Southern Poverty Law Center for projects that help to establish a school climate that welcomes diversity. Details are available on the SPLC website at www.splcenter.org/teachingtolerance.

TEAMWORK FOR KIDS
One thousand dollar mini-grants are available to Maine schools to promote parent and student involvement. See: www.mainesupportnetwork.org

TREE (Trust to Reach Education Excellence) FOUNDATION
TREE offers funding opportunities to tax-exempt accredited school districts, to individual public and private schools (grades 6-12) and to students through two programs underwritten by foundations, corporations and individual donors: tree.principals.org/

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
This page lists numerous opportunities from multiple web sites:
www.hhs.gov/agencies/grants.html
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