Funding Opportunities

Federal Funding RFP’s

Written by Alex Dunn

Hi, I’m Alex Dunn, the Millionaire Grant Lady. I have 15 years of grant writing experience and over $103 million in awards under my belt. I’m excited to share with the audience some tips, tricks and opportunities in Federal Funding.

Here are two of the latest Federal RFP’s:

$$ for work with youth with MHD and MHSUDs

  • FUNDER: Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
  • AWARD AMOUNT: Top award $650,000
  • Anticipated # of awards: 6
  • DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 18, 2024
  • Who is eligible: Nonprofits or for-profit mental health agencies are eligible to apply only if they are 1) designated by the state mental health authority to provide services as a unit of the state or local government, and 2) can provide documentation to support this designation. Other eligible applicants are city, county, state, and tribal governments, and institutions of higher education.
  • Match required? Yes

SUMMARY: This RFP is to support cross-system collaboration to improve responses and outcomes for youth. This program supports public safety efforts through partnerships with youth justice, mental health, and substance use agencies to enhance responses to justice-involved youth with MHD and MHSUDs. 

For more information and full eligibility and submission requirements, read the full RFP here.

Up to $300,000 for citizenship education

  • FUNDER: Department of Homeland Security, Office of Procurement Operations
  • AWARD AMOUNT: $150,000-$300,000
  • Anticipated # of awards: 40
  • DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 21, 2024
  • Who is eligible: Nonprofits, tribal organizations, school districts, institutions of higher education, and city, county, and state governments
  • Match required? Yes

SUMMARY: The purpose of this funding is to expand high-quality citizenship preparation services for lawful permanent residents and to provide opportunities for immigrants to gain the knowledge and skills needed to integrate into American society.

For more information and full eligibility and submission requirements, read the full RFP here.

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About the author

Alex Dunn

Alex Dunn is the Millionaire Grant Lady and a social worker. Alex is passionate about behavioral health, education, family and social services and helping organizations to help others. With 15 years of experience in grants and $103 million in grant funding, Alex wants your organization to be able to use grants to meet your mission.

She is the creator of the Area of Focus™ and Core Cultivation™ strategies and the Attractiveness Quotient™ survey for nonprofits. Alex has used these strategies to multiply grant funding for organizations, with a total of $103 million in grant funding to date.

Alex is the author of numerous reports, including “Three Ways Mental Health Organizations Can Increase Their Grant Funding” and “Three Mistakes Well Meaning Organizations Make in Grant Funding”. She is a long-time board member and current president of the Grant Professionals Association North Texas chapter.