#FundingFriday – 4 Most Viewed Grants During 4th of July Week

While many of us celebrated Independence Day, some of you all were working hard on federal grant applications. Here’s the top 4 most viewed federal grant opportunities so far in July.

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4) Refugee Career Pathways Program – Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

This Administration for Children and Families (ACF) funding opportunity invites eligible entities to submit competitive grant applications for the Refugee Career Pathways (RCP) Program.

The RCP Program will provide funding to implement projects assisting refugees to qualify for licenses and certifications necessary to attain employment and improve self-sufficiency. Allowable activities will include case management, training and technical assistance, specialized English language training, and mentoring.

3) Disability Employment Initiative Grants – Department of Labor (DOL)

This grant from the Employment and Training Administration solicits applications for Round VIII of the Disability Employment Initiative (DEI). The purpose of this program is to provide funding to expand the capacity of American Job Centers (AJCs), also known as One-Stop Centers, to promote the use of existing career pathways.

2) Partnering to Accelerate Entrepreneurship (PACE) 3.0 – U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

This discretionary grant opportunity invites private businesses, financial institutions, chambers of commerce, industry associations, private grant-making foundations, entrepreneurs, investors, philanthropists, and other private-sector organizations to identify and suggest ways we can work together to address key challenges in the developing world in a manner that advances our respective interests and objectives.

USAID encourages such organizations to reach out to the private sector and explore ways in which collaboration with USAID might help all partners – businesses, NGOs, universities, governments, donors – to more effectively solve key problems, advance our respective interests, and achieve far greater development results and impacts.

1) Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative – HHS

This funding opportunity from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health solicits applications to provide support for minority and/or disadvantaged communities disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic, childhood/adolescent obesity, or serious mental illness.