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Deadline: 08/18/2014
Grants are available to USA public housing authorities, non-profits, residents groups, and others in order to help residents become economically self-sufficient and afford private housing. Funding will assist applicants to retain a service coordinator who will oversee supportive services and...
Deadline: 08/22/2014
Awards of up to $20,000 to USA non-profit organizations, government agencies or universities responding to a community need with a program or project that focuses primarily on family/informal caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. One award will be granted in each...
Deadline: 08/22/2014
Grants ranging from $30,000 to $60,000 to USA, Guam, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands non-profit community-based organizations to conduct outreach, provide education on breast health and breast cancer screening, link medically underserved women to health care providers and clinical screening...
Letter of Intent Due: 08/07/2014
Deadline: 08/22/2014
Grants are available to qualified new and existing USA mentor courts to provide technical assistance and linkages with other jurisdictions to support the handling of domestic violence cases. August 7, 2014 is the deadline for a mandatory letter of registration, and an optional conference call...

About the Author: Libby Hikind

Libby Hikind is the founder of GrantWatch.com. Libby Hikind, first published NYC GrantWatch in 1999 as a weekly non-profit newsletter. She stopped publication in 2001, to run for City Council where she felt she could bring more funding dollars to NYC. After only winning the Democratic Primary election, she returned to teaching public school and continued her grant writing efforts on behalf of the non-profit community. Since retirement, Libby has worked to build GrantWatch.com. On a daily basis, Libby contacts grants' program managers, reviews numerous publications and adds new grants to the website.

Libby is also the president of PGWHC, Inc., a grant writing/development consulting firm that provides organizations with a means to develop new areas of funding in: education, disabilities, early childhood, special education, social services, employment, job training, youth, health, safety, entitlements, substance abuse, homelessness, environment, parenting, etc.

PGWHC, Inc, Professional Grant Writers & Health Consultants was first established in 1994, to provide the following services:

  • Locating available federal, state, local and foundation grants and contracts.
  • Completing needs assessments.
  • Researching literature for best practices.
  • Developing proposal plan.
  • Writing proposal narratives and developing budgets.
  • Negotiating budgets with grant officers.
  • Monitoring quality assurance, evaluating programs, preparing evaluation reports.
  • Broadening client base and increasing organizational capacity.
  • Representing organizations at significant meetings.
  • Curriculum development.
  • Professional development for organization staff.
  • Developing special projects and preparing special events.
  • Planning, organizing and facilitating conferences.
  • Marketing programs and developing organizational mail plan.
  • Developing text and graphic design for brochures and public relations materials.
  • Writing job postings and letters.
  • Preparing minutes from board meetings, writing board resolutions.
  • Preparing press releases and networking with the press for news coverage.

Libby Hikind has obtained more than 11 million in grant funding dollars. The most notable are:

Child Health Plus of Staten Island, NYS Early Intervention Center in Queens, Diagnostic & Treatment Center in Brooklyn, Parent to Parent Resource Center for Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities, Caregiver Support for Family Members of Alzheimer's Patients, EDWAA, JTPA, and Community Youth Development.

PGWHC's clients includes hospitals, universities, schools, preschools, community based organizations and neighborhood coalitions.

Libby Hikind, has written both literacy and social studies NYC Department of Education school curriculum, scored the New York State English Language Arts and Math exams, participated in peer review committees for the United States Department of Education, authored four children's picture books, ran a successful primary election campaign for NYC City Council, served as a team leader for FEMA's Project Liberty and taught NYC Public School students for 29 1/2 years.

To contact Libby, please go to our contact page

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Deadline: 08/15/2014
Merit awards of $10,000 to USA after-school programs with demonstrated success improving the literacy skills, including reading, writing, and comprehension, of middle school students. The Foundation is seeking exemplary programs to serve as examples of the integral supports afterschool programs...
Deadline: 08/18/2014
Grants of up to $20,000 to USA and territories non-profits, hospitals, dental clinics, dental schools, medical associations and state government agencies to support initiatives to provide pediatric dental care to needy children up to age 18. Interested applicants must submit a Letter of Intent...
Deadline: 08/18/2014
In-kind grants valued at $40,000 to USA and international institutions of higher education to cover the cost of a school software system. The system provides single sign-on access to everything from academic information to social networking for prospective students, current students, faculty...
Deadline: Ongoing
Grants of up to $3,000 to USA non-profits and educational institutions for projects that promote Japanese language education on the national/State/regional levels. Projects must occur between April 1, 2014 and March 15, 2015, and applicants must apply at least two months prior to the project...
Deadline: Ongoing
Grants of up to $5,000 per year to USA public and private school math enhancement programs serving students in grades 4-12 to bridge the gap between classroom and real world mathematics. Programs may include, but are not limited to, clubs, competitions, before and after school programs, and...
Deadline: Ongoing
Grants to USA non-profit organizations that are seeking financial assistance for fundraising events and sponsorships for health promotion programs and initiatives that are aimed at improving the health and wellness of residents in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia,...

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