This week’s edition of #FundingFriday highlights new grant opportunities supporting…
- the educational needs of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students;
- water and energy efficiency;
- the engagement of youth populations around the world;
- the development of new assistive technologies for specially adapted housing;
- research about how the American Lobster and is being impacted by environmental change.
We also introduce a new #FundingFriday feature, in which we highlight recent funding-related tweets from federal government accounts.
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Office of Indian Education (OIE): Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Education Agencies
- Department of Education
- Current Closing Date for Applications: May 16, 2019
- The Indian Education Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies (Formula Grants) program provides grants to support local educational agencies (LEAs), Indian Tribes and organizations, and other eligible entities in developing elementary and secondary school programs that serve Indian students. The U.S. Department of Education (Department) funds comprehensive programs that are designed to meet the unique cultural, language, and educational needs of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students and ensure that all students meet challenging State academic standards.
- Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
- Current Closing Date for Applications: March 19, 2019
- This funding opportunity announcement invites states, Indian tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, and other organizations with water or power delivery authority to leverage their money and resources by cost sharing with Reclamation on projects that seek to conserve and use water more efficiently; increase the production of hydropower; mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk of future water conflict; enable farmers to make additional on-farm improvements in the future, including improvements that may be eligible for Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) funding; and accomplish other benefits that contribute to water supply reliability in the western United States.
- Department of State, Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs
- Current Closing Date for Applications: April 1, 2019
- The YES program advances the U.S. foreign policy goals of engaging youth populations and building civil society by providing physical, academic-year exchanges, and building lasting ties between foreign and U.S. high school students and the communities that host them.
- Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Loan Guaranty Service
- Current Closing Date for Applications: March 3, 2019
- The objective of the grant is to encourage the development of new assistive technologies for specially adapted housing. Veterans Affairs acknowledges there are many emerging technologies that could improve home adaptations or otherwise enhance a Veteran’s or Servicemember’s ability to live independently.
- Department of Commerce
- Current Closing Date for Applications: April 11, 2019
- This program will support research to address critical gaps in knowledge about how the American Lobster and its fishery is being impacted by environmental change. It is informed by listening sessions with regional fishing industry stakeholders, state and federal fisheries managers, and university, state and federal fisheries researchers.
Federal Agencies & Offices on Twitter
Register for these upcoming #BJAFunding webinars where BJA staff will discuss FY19 funding initiatives, eligibility, budget requirements, and how to successfully write #GrantApplications. #FederalGrants
— Bureau of Justice Assistance (@DOJBJA) January 28, 2019
JUST ANNOUNCED: $111 million for industry partners to develop advanced fuels that will help improve the safety and efficiency of America’s nuclear reactors. ▶️ https://t.co/KdWzaICdfr @generalelectric @WECNuclear @framatome_ pic.twitter.com/Byp5vhECtZ
— Energy Department (@ENERGY) January 31, 2019