#FundingFriday: Top 5 Most Viewed Grants in August (So Far)

Which funding opportunities are getting the most looks by you and other prospective grant applicants? Through the first 10 days of August, here are the 5 most viewed grants posted by different grant-making agencies:

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5) Transition From Jails to Community (TJC) – Technical Assistance – Department of Justice (DOJ)

This National Institute of Corrections (NIC) cooperative agreement involves the management and/or facilitation of technical assistance specific to the TJC reentry model.

Tasks under this cooperative agreement will include a variety of services, such as the review of the TJC toolkit and historical documents, utilization of the TJC readiness protocol and evaluation instrument to evaluate organizational progress, delivery of targeted technical assistance to a minimum of eight (8) jurisdictions, and additional work.


4) International Research and Studies Program – Department of Education (ED)

This Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) program provides grants to institutions, public and private agencies, organizations, and individuals to conduct research and studies to improve and strengthen instruction in modern foreign languages, area studies, and other international fields. ED is inviting applications only for research, surveys, or studies.


3) Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) Technical Assistance Grant Program – Department of Labor (DOL)

This program by the Employment and Training Administration provides technical assistance (TA) to employers and labor unions to encourage employment of women in apprenticeable occupations and nontraditional occupations (A/NTO).

Applicants may propose to provide technical assistance to support women’s participation and success in the full range of industries in which women are traditionally underrepresented or disproportionately concentrated in the lower-wage occupations.


2) Early Childhood Developmental Health System: Implementation in a High Need State – Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

The purpose of this Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) program is to fund a study focused on improving child health through a statewide system of early childhood developmental screenings and interventions.

This includes improving population level early childhood developmental health outcomes in a state with significant risk factors for poor child health status such as high rates of poverty among children under age 5, high rates of low birthweight infants, and low rates of early childhood developmental screenings.


1) Leadership in Public Health Social Work Education (LPHSWE) – HHS

The LPHSWE Program by HRSA aims to provide training and education, faculty development, and curriculum enhancement to prepare students for leadership roles in public health social work through enrollment in a dual master’s degree program in both social work and public health.

Students benefit from dual enrollment in accredited schools of social work and public health by receiving training, education, and practice experience in interprofessional practice, leadership and management, research and evaluation, and policy development.