This page contains links to sources of information about federal and private funding opportunities. New and time-sensitive information is highlighted under "What's New"
The Network archives funding updates here for six months.
NCTSN Funding Updates
These quarterly funding updates were developed in 2008 to support NCTSN members' sustainability efforts. Each update provides an overview of each agency's funding capacities, describes how grants flow into states and communities, and lists helpful online resources for further information. A number of then-current funding opportunities are also listed. Although deadlines for these grants have passed, NCTSN grantees and others can monitor many of these funding streams for ongoing grant opportunities.
NCTSN Funding Update: November 2008  (PDF).
This quarter's update focuses on National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants that can increase NCTSN members' work in the areas of children's mental health and substance abuse treatment.
NCTSN Funding Update: September 2008  (PDF).
This quarter's update focuses on U.S. Department of Justice grants that can increase NCTSN members' work in the areas of children's mental health, youth violence and violence against women.
NCTSN Funding Update: July 2008  (PDF).
This quarter's update focuses on Administration for Children and Families (ACF) grants that can increase NCTSN members' work in the areas of children's mental health and violence prevention and intervention.
NCTSN Funding Update: April 2008  (PDF)
This quarter's update focuses on Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grants that can support NCTSN members' work in the areas of children's mental health, substance abuse prevention and treatment programs, and suicide and youth violence prevention.
Grants.gov is a simple, unified "storefront" for all customers of Federal grants to electronically find, apply for, and manage grants. Grants.gov encompasses over 900 grant programs offered by the 26 Federal grant-making agencies.
The White House Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives Grants Catalog http://www.whitehouse.gov/government/fbci/grants-catalog-index.html)  The White House Office of Faith-based and Community Initiatives maintains this listing of programs of interest to small, faith-based, and community groups.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grants page http://www.samhsa.gov/grants06/default.aspx 
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grants page features information on new and upcoming deadlines for grants awarded by SAMHSA.
US Department of Education: Grants and Contracts http://www.ed.gov/fund/landing.jhtml 
This page offers major initiatives and funding opportunities from the U.S. Department of Education.
National Institute of Mental Health: Research Funding http://www.nimh.nih.gov/researchfunding/index.cfm 
This site contains information on NIMH grants and contract programs including grant applications and review, RFAs, RFPs, ongoing program announcements, research training and career development, NIH grants policy, etc.
Office of Justice Programs, US Department of Justice: Funding Opportunities http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/funding/funding.htm 
This page contains links to current funding opportunities through the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, listed by their source. This includes grants offered through the Office for Victims of Crime and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
The Health Resources and Services Administration: Open Opportunities http://www.hrsa.gov/grants/default.htm 
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awards grants and cooperative agreements to improve maternal and child health, rural health and telemedicine, and health professions training and education.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Grants, Funding, and Procurement http://www.cdc.gov/od/pgo/funding/grantmain.htm 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention award grants and contracts in a variety of areas including injury and violence prevention, health communication, health promotion, and bio-terrorism.
The Federal Register http://www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html 
The Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, including notices of funding availability.
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance http://220.127.116.11/cfda/cfda.html 
The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance gives you access to a database of all Federal programs available to state and local governments, public and private profit and non-profit organizations, special groups, and individuals.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: Funding http://www.ojjdp.ncjrs.org/funding/funding.html 
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention supports states and communities in their efforts to develop and implement effective and coordinated prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Funding Opportunities http://www.ahrq.gov/fund/ 
AHRQ works to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of healthcare for all Americans. AHRQ supports programs designed to (1) improve clinical practice; (2) improve the health care system's ability to provide access to and deliver high quality, high-value health care; and (3) provide policymakers with the ability to assess the impact of system changes on outcomes, quality, access to, cost, and use of health care services.
The Administration for Children and Families: Grant Opportunities (http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/grants/index.html) 
Within the Department of Health and Human Services, the Administration for Children and Families funds programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.
For additional information on private sources of funding, see A Guide to Private Funding to Support Child Traumatic Stress and Other Trauma-Focused Initiatives (PDF)
The Foundation Center 
The Foundation Center's mission is to support and improve philanthropy by promoting public understanding of the field and helping grant seekers succeed. The Center's web site provides data on philanthropy in the United States and links to hundreds of foundation and corporate giving sites throughout the United States and Canada.
The Council on Foundations 
The Council on Foundations is a national nonprofit membership association of grantmaking foundations and corporations. Its web site contains information about member services as well as grantmaking. The Council's web site also features information about Affinity Groups (listed below), which are informal or formal associations of grantmakers that share similar interests and fund in similar areas. Foundation News & Commentary (www.foundationnews.org)  is a bi-monthly magazine, published by the Council on Foundations, that covers issues of importance to grantmaking institutions.
Grantmakers in Health 
Grantmakers in Health is an affinity group of the Council on Foundations comprised of foundations that fund in the health area.
Grantmakers for Children, Youth & Families 
Grantmakers for Children, Youth & Families is an affinity group of the Council on Foundations comprising foundations that fund programs for children, youth and families
Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees 
Grantmakers Concerned With Immigrants and Refugees is an affinity group of the Council on Foundations comprising grantmakers who fund programs serving immigrants and refugees.
A nonprofit information resource run by Philanthropic Research, Inc, Guidestar is used by many nonprofits and also by donors and foundations to learn more about nonprofit organizations and nonprofit management. It provides a research service and also produces a free online newsletter. Users can sign up for subscriptions to the newsletter  and access back issues, articles, and live and on-demand webinars , many of which are free.
The Philanthropy Roundtable 
The Philanthropy Roundtable is a national association of individual donors, corporate giving representatives, foundation staff and trustees, and trust and estate offices. It publishes Philanthropy Magazine.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy 
The Chronicle of Philanthropy offers links to many of the programs on nonprofit management and philanthropy offered by colleges and universities across the country.