PW Update 3-3-2020
Grants Strengthen Services for People With Autism Autism Speaks: Local Impact Grant Program
Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Through the Local Impact Grant Program, Autism Speaks funds nonprofit organizations that provide people with autism with social and educational experiences. The focus is on local services throughout the U.S. that enhance the lives of those affected by autism spectrum disorders. Careful consideration will be given to applications that specifically address the needs of underserved communities, which can include rural towns, non-English speaking populations, and other vulnerable groups. Grants of up to $5,000 are available. The application deadline is March 6, 2020. Visit the Autism Speaks website to download the Applicant Guidebook.
Program Supports Mental Health Initiatives in Native Communities Department of Health and Human Services
The Planning and Developing Infrastructure to Promote the Mental Health of Children, Youth, and Families in American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/AN) Communities program provides tribal and urban Indian communities with tools and resources to plan and design a holistic, evidence and community-based, coordinated system of care to support mental health for children, youth, and families. These grants are intended to increase the capacity and effectiveness of mental health systems serving AI/AN communities. The program has a strong emphasis on cross-system collaboration; inclusion of family, youth, and community resources; and cultural approaches. The application deadline is March 9, 2020.
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