Grant Tips and News

Episcopal Health Foundation targets long-term focus in $10 million COVID-19 response plan.
Disclaimer: External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Department of State Health Services. These sites may also not be accessible to persons with disabilities. External e-mail links are provided to you as a courtesy. Please be advised that you are not e-mailing the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and DSHS policies do not apply should you choose to correspond.    


October 26, 2021

Tips on Applying for Federal Grants from Grants Learning Center
U.S. Nonprofit Sector Uneven in Impact and Recovery, Report Finds


October 19, 2021

First Lady Cecilia Abbott, OneStar Foundation Announce 2021 Governor’s Volunteer Awards Recipients
HHSC Selected as CHART Model Grant Recipient


October 12, 2021

Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention Announces Name Change and New Organizational Structure
Graduate Psychology Education Program: HRSA-22-043 


October 5, 2021

Affluent Households Gave 48 Percent More in 2020 Than in 2017
How to Hire a Successful Grant Writer


September 28, 2021

Innovators in Aging Award
HHSC Expands Pediatric Telehealth Services to Four Rural Hospitals


September 21, 2021

Governor Abbott, HHSC Announce Up To $5 Million in Federal Funding for Rural Hospitals
University of Texas at Austin Center for Health Communication Announces Project with HHSC


September 14, 2021

Texas Creates New Donation Fund to Support Youth Survivors of Human Trafficking
FY 2019 Uncompensated Trauma Care (UCC) Fund Distributions


September 7, 2021

Community Groups to Receive More Than $1 Million for At-Risk Families
Updated RHIhub Topic Guide Healthcare Access in Rural Communities


August 31, 2021

HRSA Celebrates 31 Years of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
Recovery of Nonprofit-Sector Jobs Continued in July


August 24, 2021

Minority Health Social Vulnerability Index (SVI)


August 17, 2021

Funding Alert Grant Database Available on FIC website
Philanthropic Sector Increased Diversity Between 2018 and 2020


August 10, 2021
CDC Announces Second Round of EHE Funding to State and Local Health Departments
Only Half of American Households Gave to Charity in 2018, Study Finds


August 3, 2021

Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Uncompensated Trauma Care (UCC) Funding Deadline Extended 
Governor Abbott, TDHCA Announce $52.9 Million In Housing Stability Services Grants for Veterans, Vulnerable Texans


July 27, 2021

HIV Challenge: Innovative Community Engagement Strategies to Reduce HIV-Related Stigma 
July 28 is World Hepatitis Day


July 20, 2021

Gov. Abbott, HHSC Announce $210 Million in Federal Emergency Funding for Behavioral Health Services
St. David's Foundation Spring Grants Address Rebuilding & Recovery Amid Pandemic


July 13, 2021

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
HHSC Expands Outpatient Competency Restoration Services in Texas
This Information Is No Longer Available


July 6, 2021

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Announces Awardees of $250 Million to Fight COVID-19 and Improve Health Literacy Among Racial and Ethnic Minority and Vulnerable Communities
Winner of Lyda Hill Philanthropies' Lone Star Prize Announced

June 29, 2021

Updated RHIhub Topic Guide on Community Vitality and Rural Healthcare
Nonprofits Fared Better in 2020 than First Anticipated, Survey Finds


June 22, 2021

CDC Awards Texas Nearly $200 Million to Address COVID-19 Related Health Disparities
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) Proposed Changes to Current Agency Rules
Mackenzie Scott Awards Grants Totaling Nearly $2.74 Billion


June 15, 2021

OneStar Announces $21.6 Million in Americorps Funding for Texas
CDC Reflects on 40 Years of HIV


June 8, 2021

Texas State Office of Rural Health Publishes Rural Hospital Funding Resource Guide
COVID-19 Led to Scale-Up of Mid-Level Fundraising Efforts, Study Finds


June 1, 2021

Governor's Volunteer Awards Nominations Now Open
CHART Model Application Submitted


May 25, 2021

Most Wealthy U.S. Households Continued to Give in 2020, Study Finds
Study Finds 5.2 Percent Fundraising Growth but Low Retention in 2020


May 18, 2021

May 19 is National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
FY 2020 By the Numbers: Extramural Investments in Research


May 11, 2021

AHRQ Announces Interest in Health Services Research to Advance Health Equity
Report Calls for Shift to More Equitable Evaluation Practices


May 4, 2021

Roadmap to Develop Sharing Initiatives in Public Health
Updated Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Grant Policies and Procedures Guide


April 27, 2021

OneStar Foundation Launches VolunteerTx Website
Nonprofit Sector Regained Jobs in March but Faces Long Recovery


April 20, 2021

Funding Alert Survey
UT Health Houston Receives $25 Million for Mental Health Care


April 13, 2021

Ford Foundation Commits Another $1 Billion to Address Inequality
Rockefeller Foundation Issues Roadmap for Financing Vaccines, Recovery


April 6, 2021

Fewer Couples Making Charitable Giving Decisions Jointly, Study Finds
Governor Abbott Appoints Five to OneStar National Service Commission


March 30, 2021

Funding Information Center's Annual Grant Writing Workshop
OMH Announces Theme for National Minority Health Month 2021


March 23, 2021

Funding Information Center's Annual Grant Writing Workshop
Half of Adults See Negative Financial Impact of Pandemic, Survey Finds
Nonprofit Workforce Shed 7.4 Percent of Its Jobs in Pandemic


March 16, 2021

National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
GoodRx Launches Initiative to Provide Free Prescription Drugs


March 9, 2021

Global COVID-19 Response Totaled $20.2 Billion in 2020
College Fundraisers Optimistic About FY2021, Survey Finds
National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day


March 2, 2021

Online Giving Up More than 20 Percent in 2020, Report Finds
U.S. Colleges, Universities Raised $49.5 Billion in FY20, Survey Finds


February 23, 2021

Giving through DAFS Increased 29.8 Percent in First Half of 2020
Top Fifty U.S. Donors Gave $24.7 Billion to Charity in 2020


February 9, 2021

American Heart Association to Raise $230 Million for Health Equity
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Releases Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report
Hogg Foundation Publishes Mental Health Guide


February 2, 2021

2021 U.S. Federal Poverty Guidelines Used to Determine Financial Eligibility for Certain Federal Programs
February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD)


January 26, 2021

U.S. Life Expectancy Reduced Due to COVID-19, Research Finds
Hogg Foundation Receives $1.1 Million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative


January 19, 2021

Texas Launches Opioid Misuse Prevention Website to Fight Addiction, Overdoses
HHSC Requests Comments about Proposed Measures for TIPPS


January 12, 2021

Donor Confidence Up but Uncertainty about 2021 Remains, Survey Finds
MacKenzie Scott Awards $4.1 Billion for COVID-19 Relief, Racial Equity


January 5, 2021

This Information Is No Longer Available
COVID-19 Exacerbating Global North-South Disparities, Study Finds
Foundations Moving to Address Racial Equity, Study Finds


December 15, 2020

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
Texas Nonprofit Leaders’ COVID-19 Impact Report
Study: Nonprofits Contribute $6 Billion to San Antonio Economy


December 8, 2020

FIC Releases Holiday Funding Alert Schedule
A Third of Americans Plan to Give Less or No Money to Charity in 2021


December 1, 2020

DSHS to Hold HIV-STD Conference Coinciding with World AIDS Day
2020 Crises Catalyzing Change in Foundation Practices, Study Finds


November 24, 2020

Gates Foundation Awards More Than $11 Million for Medical Technology
Kresge, MacArthur Partnering to Diversify Investment Industry


November 17, 2020

Foundations, Charities Funded $468 Million for Disaster Relief in 2018
Two in Three Volunteers Stopped or Cut Back Due to COVID, Survey Finds


November 10, 2020

Nonprofit Jobs Slow to Recover from COVID-19
U.S. Charities Saw Jump in Gifts, Donations in First Half of Year


November 3, 2020

Texas Grant Management Standards (TxGMS) Published
Cross-border Charitable Giving Totaled $68 Billion in 2018

Last updated October 25, 2021