Grants Update
Week of October 18, 2019
This is your weekly grant opportunities update from The Ferguson Group. If you have any questions or would like more information about any of these grants, please contact your TFG client manager.
New Grant Opportunities
Department of Housing and Urban Development
FY 2019 Project Rental Assistance (PRA) Program of Section 811 Housing Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to identify, stimulate, and support innovative state-level strategies that will transform and increase housing for extremely low-income persons with disabilities by providing project based rental operating assistance to state housing authorities and other appropriate agencies. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Housing agencies allocating Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), HOME, or other similar federal or state programs
WHEN'S IT DUE? February 2, 2020
Department of Agriculture
FY 2019 Farm to School Grant Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides funding and technical assistance to support the implementation of farm-to-school programs.The program provides funding through Planning, Implementation, and State Agency grant tracks. State Agency awards are only available to states. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Schools and school districts, local agencies, Indian Tribal organizations, agricultural producers that operate small- to medium-sized farms, and non-profit organizations.Only State agencies may apply for the State Agency grant track.
WHEN'S IT DUE? December 13, 2019
Department of Agriculture
FY 2020 Rural Business Development Grants (RBDG)
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to provide technical assistance, training and infrastructure improvement for small rural businesses. Funds must benefit rural areas or towns outside the urbanized periphery of any city with a population of 50,000 or more. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Rural public entities
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling
Department of Interior
FY 2020 National Fish Passage Program (NFPP)
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The NFPP program is intended to provide fish (and other aquatic organisms) passage and to restore aquatic connectivity for the benefit of federal trust resources. Projects will maintain or increase fish populations in order to improve ecosystem resiliency and provide quality fishing experiences for the American people. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? State and federal agencies, private lands, Tribes, local municipalities, and non-governmental organizations
WHEN'S IT DUE? Rolling
Department of Interior
FY 2019 Agriculture Innovation Center (AIC) Program
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The purpose of this program is to establish and operate Agriculture Innovation Centers that provide technical and business development assistance to agricultural producers seeking to engage in the marketing or the production of value-added products. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Public bodies, institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, and for-profit corporations. AICs must be independently governed.
WHEN'S IT DUE? March 30, 2020
Department of Homeland Security
FY 2019 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program helps eligible applicants to enact mitigation measures following a presidential major disaster declaration that reduce the risk of loss of life and property from future disasters. This program enables mitigation measures to be implemented during the immediate recovery from disaster. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Emergency management agencies, local governments and non-profit organizations must apply through their State solicitation for funding
WHEN'S IT DUE? The program only accepts applications following an applicable major presidential disaster declaration
Latest Grant News
2019 Funding Announced for Local JAG Grants READ MORE

77 Health Centers Receive $650,000 in Grants to Increase Healthcare Access READ MORE

USDA Invests in Community Facilities Improvements for 3.3 Million Rural Americans in 23 States READ MORE