Federal Funding Spotlight 🔦: Security in Cyberspace, Training for Mental Health Service Providers & More

This edition of Federal Funding Spotlight 🔦 highlights open opportunities from the U. S. Departments of State, Education, and Commerce supporting…

  • Upcoming United Nations-related cyber events of strategic importance
  • Innovative partnerships to train school-based mental health services providers
  • Schools in communities with pervasive violence, and more!

Visit the Grants.gov Search page to browse a complete list of open opportunities.

Federal Funding Spotlight

 

Strengthening International Engagement on Security in Cyberspace

Department of State, Office of the Secretary | Current Closing Date for Applications: August 9, 2019 

The U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues (S/CCI) announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications for a program to support upcoming United Nations-related cyber events of strategic importance – in particular, meetings related to the UN Group of Governmental Experts and the UN Open Ended Working Group. The purpose of this award is to support travel, lodging and other logistics for civilian government officials to participate in these key cyber-related discussions, as well as other UN events that may discuss non-security cyber issues of concern (e.g. Internet governance, cybercrime, and Internet freedom). The recipient will also develop an online training course, which aims to provide foundational understandings on core U.S. cyber policy concepts for foreign civilian government officials, particularly regarding international security and stability in cyberspace.

 

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Mental Health Service Professional Demonstration Grant Program

Department of Education | Current Closing Date for Applications: August 5, 2019

The Mental Health Service Professional Demonstration Grant Program provides competitive grants to support and demonstrate innovative partnerships to train school-based mental health services providers for employment in schools and local educational agencies (LEAs).  The goal of this program is to expand the pipeline of high-quality, trained providers to address the shortages of mental health service professionals in schools served by high-need LEAs.  The partnerships must include (1) one or more high-need LEAs or a State educational agency (SEA) on behalf of one or more high-need LEAs; and (2) one or more eligible institutions of higher education (IHE). Partnerships must provide opportunities to place graduate students of IHEs in school-based mental health fields into schools served by the participating high-need LEAs to complete required field work, credit hours, internships, or related training as applicable for the degree, license, or credential program of each student.

 

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): School Climate Transformation Grant Program: Local Educational Agency Grants

Department of Education | Current Closing Date for Applications: July 22, 2019

The School Climate Transformation Grant Program—Local Educational Agency Grants (SCTG-LEA) provides competitive grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to develop, enhance, or expand systems of support for, and technical assistance to, schools implementing a multi-tiered system of support, for improving school climate.

 

Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Project Prevent Grant Program

Department of Education | Current Closing Date for Applications: July 15, 2019

The Project Prevent grant program provides grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to increase their capacity to help schools in communities with pervasive violence to better address the needs of affected students and to break the cycle of violence in those communities.

 

FY20 Bluefin Tuna Research Program

Department of Commerce | Current Closing Date for Applications: September 20, 2019 

The objective of the program is to provide a basis for advancing science-based fisheries management for Atlantic bluefin tuna. Such advancement will depend upon improvements in understanding of the fisheries and biology of bluefin tuna, especially regarding the effects of mixing and movement between the eastern and western Atlantic populations.

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