September is National Preparedness Month, and so for this week’s edition of #FundingFriday we are highlighting federal preparedness and assistance resources relating to natural disasters caused by storms like Hurricane Florence, which has been battering North and South Carolina.
This week’s edition of #FundingFriday features a range of federal grants supporting libraries, museums and translation.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
National Leadership Grants for Libraries support projects that enhance the quality of library and archives services nationwide by advancing theory and practice.
Closing Date: March 20, 2019
In October, Grants.gov will bring a set of enhancements and updates to improve the user experience with Release 16.3. Here are a few highlights:
Grants.gov will enhance security in the password reset process with an email authentication step.
This week’s edition of #FundingFriday highlights a range of education-related funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) by federal grant-making agencies.
You can keep up with the latest FOAs by downloading the official Grants.gov mobile app for Android and iOS devices.
- National Science Foundation
- Closing Date: October 1, 2018
- The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) hold much promise as sectors of the economy where we can expect to see continuous vigorous growth in the coming decades. STEM job creation is expected to outpace non-STEM job creation significantly, according to the Commerce Department, reflecting the importance of STEM knowledge to the US economy. The National Science Foundation (NSF) plays a leadership role in development and implementation of efforts to enhance and improve STEM education in the United States. Through the NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) initiative, the agency continues to make a substantial commitment to the highest caliber undergraduate STEM education through a Foundation-wide framework of investments.
This week’s edition of #FundingFriday highlights recently announced grants from the Departments of Commerce, Interior, Education and Defense, as well as the National Endowment for the Arts.
Department of Defense, Dept. of the Army
Closing Date: January 02, 2019
The AIMM Research Award is intended to support highly creative and conceptually innovative high-risk research with the potential to accelerate critical discoveries or major advancements that will significantly impact military health and medicine. AIMM initiative funding supports novel research concepts and other efforts that initiate or enhance potential game-changers that may not be supported by other funding mechanisms or core programs.
This week’s edition of #FundingFriday highlights federal grants for school-age trauma training, agricultural innovation, cybersecurity and more. Click here to search for more grants on these topics.
Department of Homeland Security, Office of Procurement Operations – Grants Division
School-Age Trauma Training (SATT – final name of training to be proposed by grantee and approved by FEMA) is intended to establish a long-term, self-sustaining mechanism (e.g. no further Federal funding beyond Phase III), to deliver free to the public, lifesaving trauma training to high school age students for mass casualty events. The government expects the grantee to design, develop and implement a training capability based upon the Phase tasks and to sustain the offerings beyond the Phase III funding resource provided by the government.
Closing Date: August 27, 2018
Happy Friday! In this week’s edition of #FundingFriday, we are highlighting opportunities from the Departments of Transportation, Veterans Affairs, Agriculture and other federal grant-making agencies. All have closing dates in August or September, so there is still time to apply!
Note to Federal Agencies: If you have specific grant opportunities you would like the Grants.gov Community Blog to highlight in our weekly posts, please email us at Community@Grants.gov.
- Agency: Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration
- Closing Date: September 10, 2018
- About the Opportunity: The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of approximately $5 million in funding provided by the Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program (Tribal Transit Program (TTP)), as authorized by 49 U.S.C. 5311(c)(1)(A), as amended by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST), Public Law 114-94 (December 4, 2015). This is a national solicitation for project proposals and includes the selection criteria and program eligibility information for Fiscal Year 2018 projects. The primary purpose of these competitively selected grants is to support planning, capital, and, in limited circumstances, operating assistance for tribal public transit services. Funds distributed to Indian tribes under the TTP should not replace or reduce funds that Indian tribes receive from states through FTA’s Section 5311 program.
This week’s #FundingFriday post curates U.S. federal grant programs for countries or regions represented by national teams in the 2018 World Cup.
The programs highlighted below support a range of initiatives, including economic development, capacity-building, environmental protection, and collaborative research.
Strengthening foreign language study; developing public park lands; protecting neighborhoods – these are a few of the objectives of federal grant opportunities that were posted this week. Click here for a full rundown of the latest federal grants.
Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) Program
- Grant from the Department of Education
- Closing date: July 26, 2018
- The UISFL program provides grants for planning, developing, and carrying out programs to strengthen and improve undergraduate instruction in international studies and foreign languages in the United States.
This week, we highlight recently posted federal grant opportunities for which Native American tribal governments are eligible. These grant programs include the Department of Justice Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative and the Department of Health and Human Services Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program.
FY 18 Mentoring Opportunities for Youth Initiative
Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Closing Date: June 28, 2018
This multi-category solicitation supports youth mentoring services (1:1, group or peer) provided by National and Multi-State mentoring organizations; and mentoring for specific populations. The specific category titles are: National Mentoring, Multi-State Mentoring, and Supportive Mentoring Services for Youth on Probation.