Grant Opportunities

Listed below are upcoming, current or recent grant opportunities. Please check this page frequently for updates.

Parenting

RFP 2024-13 Parent Club
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This Request for Proposal (RFP) will fund multiple providers, for up to $1,700,000, to offer in-person and virtual delivery of universal parenting workshops and supports across the developmental spectrum from prenatal/early childhood through adolescence. Services must be available to all Miami-Dade parents and primary caregivers, with the goal of reaching large numbers of families across the county.

Tenative Release Date: March 2024

  • Information Session: February 27th, 2024
    • Click HERE to register

Learning: Innovation

ITN 2024-12 Innovation Fund
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This Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) will fund multiple entities, up to $100,000 each, for innovative projects, ideas and program designs. Responses should test new ideas that address existing community needs and that haven’t been previously implemented in our community. Successful proposals will demonstrate invention, theoretical reason for success and courage to explore uncharted territory.

  • Release Date- February 8, 2024 
  • Bidder's Conference and Application Training- February 14, 2024
  • Pre-Application Deadline- March 11, 2024
  • Application Deadline- March 25, 2024
  • Debriefing Period- April 15, 2024 to April 26, 2024
  • Site Visit/Interview Period- May 21, 2024 to May 29, 2024
  • Selection Announcement- June 12, 2024

Click HERE to register for the Bidders' Conference.

Bidders' Conference and Application Training 

  • Bidders' Conference Video Recording HERE
  • Bidders' Conference PowerPoint Slides HERE

Parenting - Early Literacy

RFP 2024-10 Books for Free
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This request for proposal will fund one agency up to $700,000 to implement the Books for Free initiative which helps ensure young children through age 8, and their families have access to books via community bookshelves placed in public spaces throughout Miami-Dade County.

  • Release Date – January 30, 2024
  • Bidders' Conference and Application Training - February 6, 2024
  • Pre-Application Deadline – March 4, 2024
  • Application Deadline - March 12, 2024
  • Debriefing Period - April 1, 2024
  • Site Visit/Interview Period - April 17, 2024
  • Selection Announcement - April 24, 2024

Click HERE to register for the Bidders' Conference 

Click HERE to register for the Application Training 

Bidders' Conference and Application Training 

  • Bidders' Conference Video Recording HERE 
  • Bidders' Conference PowerPoint Slides HERE
  • Application Training Video Recording HERE 
  • Application Training PowerPoint Slides HERE
  • Application Training Q&A HERE

Reading Enhancements

ITN 2024-11 Reading Enhancements Services
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This Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) will fund one entity, for up to $1,500,000 to reduce summer learning loss and build literacy skills through differentiated literacy intervention (DLI) services in the summer for rising kindergarten through rising second grade children who are behind in reading and pre-reading skills. In addition, the entity will work year round to screen and address literacy in rising kindergarten through fifth grade students with Dyslexia. Along with the direct services, reading enhancement services will include year-round professional development, on-site coaching and consultation for community-based Trust-funded after-school program staff to ensure staff members deliver high-quality DLI and Dyslexia services for participating elementary school children.

  • Release Date- February 8, 2024 
  • Bidder's Conference and Application Training- February 14, 2024
  • Pre-Application Deadline- March 18, 2024
  • Application Deadline- March 25, 2024
  • Debriefing Period- April 15, 2024 to April 26, 2024
  • Tentative Site Visit/Interview Period- May 21, 2024 to May 29, 2024
  • Selection Announcement- June 12, 2024

Click HERE to register for the Bidders' Conference

Community Engagement & Community Outreach Grants 

Community Engagement and Outreach grants provide community partners with an opportunity to seek funding for existing programs, advocacy efforts or events that support children and families in Miami-Dade County as well as the mission and values of The Children's Trust.

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Operational Investments

Please visit the Procurement page for operational investment solicitations.


Other Resources

Candid
www.candid.org       
An independent nonprofit information clearinghouse on grants available throughout the United States with headquarters in New York, and additional libraries in Washington, DC, Atlanta, Cleveland, and San Francisco. Candid is a nonprofit organization, combined from Foundation Center and Guidestar, that provides the most comprehensive data, analysis, and tools needed to track and understand the millions of dollars given to and used by nonprofits around the world. Candid offers publications, including directories of foundation and corporate grant makers (Foundation Directory Online FINs), research advice, custom research, and database searching. The web site includes online training in grant seeking, proposal writing, and funding research, as well as an online librarian.

For more information on how to access Funding Information Network (FIN) locations, click here

Grants.gov       
www.grants.gov       
Allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all federal grant-making agencies, and encompasses over 900 grant programs offered by the twenty six Federal grant-making agencies. It streamlines the process of awarding over $350 billion annually to state and local governments, academia, not-for-profits, and other organizations.

Miami-Dade County       
www.miamidade.gov       
An extensive directory of current grant opportunities from a variety of local, state and national sources. 

National Council of Nonprofits, Nonprofit Economic Vitality Center       
www.councilofnonprofits.org       
This resource was developed to help nonprofits better understanding the current economic climate and assist in accessing strategies to help navigate the economy so that nonprofits can provide community services more effectively.

Be sure to visit the Helpful Links page to find additional resources for organizational management.