Heidi Schott

Heidi Schott
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The Community Connect program helps rural communities extend access where broadband service is least likely to be commercially available, but where it can make a tremendous difference in the quality of life for people and businesses. The projects funded by these grants help rural residents tap into the enormous potential of the Internet for jobs, education, healthcare, public safety and community development. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, local governments, Federally-recognized Tribes,  non-profit organizations and for-profit corporations located in a rural area (population less than 20,000)
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 15, 2019
WHAT DOES IT FUND? The Integrated Care for Kids (InCK) Model is a child-centered local service delivery and state payment model that aims to reduce expenditures and improve the quality of care for children under 21 years of age covered by Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) through prevention, early identification, and treatment of behavioral and physical health needs. The model will empower states and local providers to better address these needs and the impact of opioid addiction through care integration across all types of healthcare providers. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, Tribal governments, local governments, school districts, academic institutions, private sector organizations, and non-profit organizations.
WHEN'S IT DUE? June 10, 2019
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program provides technical and financial assistance to eligible applicants for the conservation and management of fish and wildlife resources. This includes minimizing the establishment, spread, and impact of aquatic invasive species. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? Federal agencies, states, local governments, Native American tribes, non governmental organizations, citizen groups, and landowners
WHEN'S IT DUE? Varies by Fish Habitat Partnership Organization
WHAT DOES IT FUND? SAKI is a competitive grant program that provides funding to support multidisciplinary community response teams to inventory, track, and test previously unsubmitted SAKs; collect and test lawfully owed DNA from offenders/arrestees; produce necessary protocols and policies to improve collaboration among laboratories, police, prosecutors, and victim service providers; provide resources to address the sexual assault investigations and prosecutions that result from evidence and CODIS hits produced by tested SAKs; and optimize victim notification protocols and services. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, units of local government, and federally recognized tribal governments
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 9, 2019
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This program assists in defraying the costs associated with postconviction DNA testing in cases of violent felony offenses (as defined by State law) in which actual innocence might be demonstrated. Funds may be used to identify and review such postconviction cases, and to locate and analyze associated biological evidence. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, units of local government,  and public institutions of higher education. 
WHEN'S IT DUE? May 6, 2019 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? This new program is designed to enhance the quality and quantity of direct services available to assist minor (under the age of 18) victims of human trafficking. Funded applicants will identify a comprehensive array of services that minor victims of human trafficking require to address their needs for safety, security, and healing; ensure that minors who have been trafficked are identified and referred for appropriate services; and document the progress of the project. Click here for more information.
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, territories, units of local government, federally recognized tribal governments, and non-profit organizations. 
WHEN'S IT DUE? April 4, 2019 
WHAT DOES IT FUND? Through WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grants (formerly Challenge Grants) Reclamation provides 50/50 cost share funding to irrigation and water districts, tribes, states and other entities with water or power delivery authority. Projects conserve and use water more efficiently; increase the production of hydropower; mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk of future water conflict; and accomplish other benefits that contribute to water supply reliability in the western United States. Projects are selected through a competitive process and the focus is on projects that can be completed within two or three years. Click here for more information. 
WHO'S ELIGIBLE? States, Indian Tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, or other organizations with water or power delivery located in the Western United States or United States Territories. 
WHEN'S IT DUE? March 19, 2019