Making you aware of available grant opportunities is a fundamental part of how the Alliance supports the YMCA programs that strengthen communities statewide. Through these funding sources, you are able to focus on the programs that nurture our youth, improve health and well-being, and offer opportunities to give back and support neighbors

Grant Opportunities

100&Change Grant Competition Partnership – Shared Grant Opportunity

Y-USA is seeking Ys with established programs serving middle school students to partner for the MacArthur Foundation’s 100&Change grant.
The competition aims to fund a proposal that promises real and measurable progress in solving a critical problem of our time. Together, we will compete for $100 million to fund a five-year research project to track middle school youth and measure the benefits of relationships kids build at the Y. 

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Deadline: See grant details 

Rural Responses to the Opioid Epidemic Grant 

The Bureau of Justice Assistance has released its Rural Responses to the Opioid Epidemic Grant solicitation. Under this grant, Ys may be eligible for – or be able to partner to receive – $750,000/year for two years to create a project to build local capacity, foster cross-sector collaboration and support innovation to prevent and reduce opioid-related deaths in high-risk rural communities. 

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Deadline: July 26, 2019.