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:

Up to $1.5M to address domestic violence

  • FUNDER: Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women
  • AWARD AMOUNT: $1M to $1.5M
  • Anticipated # of awards: 15
  • DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 25, 2024
  • Who is eligible: Nonprofits, higher education institutions, tribal organizations, and city, county,  and tribal governments
  • Match required? No

SUMMARY: This RFP provides funding to develop and implement a program, or to assess best practices for 1) restorative practices to prevent or address domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, 2) training by or for eligible entities on restorative practices and program implementation, and 3) evaluations of restorative practices. This RFP is to specifically support restorative practices pilot sites.

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

up to $400k for citizenship preparation services

  • FUNDER: Department of Homeland Security, Office of Procurement Operations
  • AWARD AMOUNT: Up to $400,000
  • Anticipated # of awards: 7
  • DEADLINE TO APPLY: July 12, 2024
  • Who is eligible: Nonprofits, tribal organizations, school districts, public housing authorities, and city, county, and state governments
  • Match required? No

SUMMARY: This RFP supports the expansion of high-quality citizenship preparation services for lawful permanent residents and the provision of opportunities for immigrants to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to integrate into the fabric of 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.