#FundingFriday: April Closings for Grants from the Departments of Commerce, Agriculture, and Other Agencies

Among these opportunities with close dates in April are grants promoting environmental literacy, distance education, and Native American language preservation.

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Close Date: Apr 06, 2018

Agency: Department of Commerce

Opportunity: Environmental Literacy Grants: Supporting the education of K-12 students and the public for community resilience

Purpose: The goal of this Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) is to support the education of K-12 students and the public so they are knowledgeable of the ways in which their community can become more resilient to extreme weather events and/or other environmental hazards, and become involved in achieving that resilience.

Close Date: Apr 06, 2018

Agency: Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Opportunity: Distance Education Grants Program for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas

Purpose: The purpose of this program is strengthen the capacity of Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas to carry out resident instruction, curriculum, and teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences through distance education technology. The Distance Education Grants Program for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas (DEG) is a NIFA-administered competitive grants program focused on improving formal, postsecondary agricultural sciences education.

Close Date: Apr 11, 2018

Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities

Opportunity: Fellowships

Purpose: Fellowships support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources in the humanities.

Close Date: Apr 09, 2018

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families – ANA

Opportunity: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance

Purpose: The Native Language Preservation and Maintenance program provides funding for projects to support assessments of the status of the native languages in an established community, as well as the planning, designing, restoration, and implementing of native language curriculum and education projects to support a community’s language preservation goals. Native American communities include American Indian tribes (federally-recognized and non-federally recognized), Native Hawaiians, Alaskan Natives, and Native American Pacific Islanders.

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