Federal Funding Spotlight on Education Programs: 📚 🍎 Teacher Appreciation Week Edition

To mark Teacher Appreciation Week, our latest edition of Federal Funding Spotlight focuses on opportunities in the field of education, including programs that…

  • award competitive grants to advance literacy skills;
  • build and enhance the ability of schools nationwide to identify gifted and talented students and meet their special educational needs;
  • support efforts to revitalize and maintain Native languages and expand the use of language immersion programs in its schools;
  • provide grants for emergency repairs and modernization of school facilities to certain local educational agencies.

For a complete, searchable list of federal funding opportunities, go to the Grants.gov Search tab.

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Resource: Self-Paced Grants Management Courses from the Department of Education

Continuing our blog series on applicant resources from federal government agencies and offices, today we highlight one of the more comprehensive sets of training modules on offer from the U.S. Department of Education. In fact, there are currently ten self-paced e-learning courses available on ED.gov’s Grants Training and Management Resources page.

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“While the topics focus primarily on fiscal issues, there are important concepts included in the trainings that are applicable to anyone involved in grants activities, either programmatic or fiscal,” reads a description of the resource.

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Funding Friday: Federal Grant Announcements from U.S. Departments of State, Education, Interior & More

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.

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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.

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#FundingFriday: Back-to-School Edition

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.

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Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources

  • 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.

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#FundingFriday: Federal Grants for Research, the Arts and Emergency Capabilities

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.

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Accelerating Innovation in Military Medicine Research Award

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.

 

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#FundingFriday: Federal Grants for Neighborhoods, Public Health, and Education

Despite the celebration of Independence Day on the 4th of July, the federal grants community is still continuing to work this week!

Below are recently posted federal grants in the areas of revitalizing neighborhoods from HUD, public health and protection from USAID and CDC, and education for children with disabilities from Education. Learn more from each agency below.

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#FundingFriday: Grants from the Departments of Education, Commerce, Interior and More

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.

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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.

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#FundingFriday: Grants with Deadlines Coming Up Next Week

These four funding opportunities have closing dates coming next week, so finish your application soon! Grants in the areas of big data, space technology, and education research. Here are Applicant Training resources to help you with completing your application.

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Grant Agency Spotlight: U.S. Department of Education

Nearly every week, 50 or more new grant opportunities are posted to Grants.gov by federal grant-making agencies. Each of these grants aims to support a specific government objective – such as protecting our parks, funding research and development, or strengthening underserved communities.

Agency Spotlight Blog SeriesThis new blog series spotlights the federal grant-making agencies and the causes to which they are dedicated in service to the general public.

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#FundingFriday: New Federal Grants Supporting Elementary Education, Study Abroad, Special Education, and more

Nearly 150 federal grants have been posted to Grants.gov already in 2017.

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Below are highlights of new funding opportunities that support various forms of education, including secondary, post-secondary, and special education:

1. Department of Justice – OVW FY 2017 Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking on Campus Program

The Campus Program encourages a comprehensive coordinated community approach that enhances victim safety, provides services for victims and supports efforts to hold offenders accountable. The funding supports activities that develop and strengthen trauma informed victim services and strategies to prevent, investigate, respond and prosecute sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.

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