Below are funding opportunities previously featured in our WAFCA E-News. All opportunities will remain posted until the application due date expires.

Foster Parent Grants. One-time licensed relative caregiver or foster parent grant funding is being awarded via a competitive grant process for the purpose of supporting counties, tribes, and non-profit organizations to implement new activities that they would not otherwise be able to accomplish without financial assistance.Agencies may apply for up to $60,000 in funding in one or more of the following three topic areas: 1) Incentives for the retention of licensed relatives and foster parents; 2) Licensed relative and foster parent training activities; and/or 3) Reimbursement to licensed relatives and foster parents for foster care related expenses that allow for normalcy opportunities for children in out-of-home care. Applications for state fiscal year 2024 will be accepted until June 16, 2023.

Grants for Art Projects. The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) proudly supports the nation’s arts sector with grant opportunities so that together we can help everyone live more artful lives. They fund arts projects in the following disciplines: Artist Communities, Arts Education, Dance, Design, Folk & Traditional Arts, Literary Arts, Local Arts Agencies, Media Arts, Museums, Music, Musical Theater, Opera, Presenting & Multidisciplinary Arts, Theater, and Visual Arts. Grants range from $10,000 to $100,000. All grants require a nonfederal cost share or match of at least 1 to 1. Applications are due by 11:59pm EST on July 6, 2023.