#FundingFriday: New Federal Grant Opportunities Posted This Week

More than 50 federal funding opportunity announcements have been published on Grants.gov this week, including grants by the Department of Transportation, the Fish and Wildlife Service, the Small Business Administration and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Department of Transportation – FY 2017 National Infrastructure Investments

The FY 2017 TIGER Discretionary Grants are for capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure and are to be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that will have a significant impact on the Nation, a metropolitan area, or a region. The Act also allows DOT to use a small portion of the $500 million for oversight and administration of grants.

 

Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service – Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grants

The United States Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA) established an annual, competitive grants program to support projects that promote the conservation of neotropical migratory birds and their habitats in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Division of Bird Habitat Conservation (DBHC) is responsible for managing the NMBCA grants program and administers all grants.

 

Small Business Administration – Program Announcement

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issues Program Announcement No. OSBDC-2018-04 to invite applications from eligible applicants to establish and operate a Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network for Northeast California in accordance with and as authorized by Section 21(a) of the Small Business Act, (15 USC Section 648).

 

National Endowment for the Humanities – Dialogues on the Experience of War

The National Endowment for the Humanities offers the Dialogues on the Experience of War program as part of its current initiative, Standing Together: The Humanities and the Experience of War. The program supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war, in the belief that these sources can help U.S. military veterans and others think more deeply about the issues raised by war and military service. Although the program is primarily designed to reach military veterans, men and women in active service, military families, and interested members of the public may also participate. The program awards grants of up to $100,000 that will support the convening of at least two discussion programs for no fewer than fifteen participants; and the creation of a preparatory program to recruit and train program discussion leaders (NEH Discussion Leaders). Discussion programs may take place on college and university campuses, in veterans’ centers, at public libraries and museums, and at other community venues.

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