#FundingFriday: Recent Funding Opportunity Announcements for Local Governments

This week’s highlights focus on new and forecasted funding opportunities for which town, city and county governments are eligible. These and hundreds of other recent federal grant announcements are published under Grants.gov’s Search tab.

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1. Department of the Interior, National Park Service – Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) Repatriation Grants FY2018

Grant funds must be used for the transfer of control of Native American human remains and cultural items to lineal descendants, Indian tribes, and Native Hawaiian organizations. Repatriation includes disposition of culturally unidentifiable Native American human remains (CUI) according to 43 C.F.R. 10.11. Repatriation projects defray costs associated with the packaging, transportation, contamination removal, reburial, and storage of NAGPRA-related human remains and cultural items.

 

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#FundingFriday: Top 5 Most Viewed Grants in October 2017

Which federal grants posted this fall have received the most views? These 5 grants alone generated over 19,000 views in the first 26 days of October.

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#FundingFriday: Federal Grant Forecasts from the Department of Health and Human Services & More

Highlights from this week’s new funding opportunities include three grant forecasts from the Department of Health and Human Services. The opportunities listed below fund programs supporting Native American families, language preservation, environmental enterprise, refugee training, and environmental education. Visit Grants.gov Search to browse more new funding opportunities from the federal government.

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Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families – Social and Economic Development Strategies

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration for Native Americans (ANA) announces the availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 funds for the Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) program. This program is focused on community-driven projects designed to grow local economies, strengthen Native American families, including the preservation of Native American cultures, and decrease the high rate of current challenges caused by the lack of community-based businesses, and social and economic infrastructure in Native American communities. 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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#FundingFriday: 4 Grant Forecasts to Consider

Grant forecasts are early announcements for potential funding opportunities. Forecasted grants give you and your grant team a chance to get a head start on the grant application planning process. To learn more, read the What Is a Grant Forecast? blog post.

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#FundingFriday: 5 Recent Research Grants on Grants.gov

Research grants support a wide variety of critical, public-serving missions by the federal government. Check out these five federal funding opportunities that support research in a variety of fields.

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#FundingFriday: Four New Federal Grants Posted This Week

This week’s featured funding announcements are from the Department of Health and Human Services, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Department of Agriculture, and the Department of State.

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1. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration – Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)

The purpose of this one-year funding opportunity is to increase the number of qualified nursing faculty by providing funding to accredited schools of nursing to offer loans to students in advanced education nursing degree programs who are committed to become nurse faculty. In exchange for full-time, post-graduation employment as nurse faculty, the program authorizes cancellation of up to 85 percent of any such loan (plus interest thereon).

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#FundingFriday: New Grants from the U.S. Federal Government

Funding opportunities announced this week support programs within the Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Homeland Security, among other federal agencies. Visit Grants.gov for the full list of announcements.

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1. Department of Energy, Office of Science – Collaborative Research in Magnetic Fusion Energy Sciences on Long-Pulse International Stellarator Facilities

The Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) of the Office of Science (SC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), herby announces its interest in receiving applications to carry out experimental research in magnetic fusion energy sciences on long-pulse overseas stellarator facilities, namely Wendelstein 7-X (Germany) and the Large Helical Device (LHD – Japan).

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Shared Services in Federal Government & Grants.gov

Many federal agencies conduct similar types of work, such as awarding federal grants. While the mission and specific goals of each grant program vary, many of the processes for posting, applying for, managing, and reporting on federal grants are the same. This is where federal shared services come in. Rather than each agency developing & maintaining the same services, the costs and benefits are shared. In this role, Grants.gov serves its purpose—to be a shared service for both the public and federal agencies.

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#FundingFriday: Grants with Deadlines Coming Up

The finish line for these funding opportunities is very close—submit your applications before Labor Day weekend! If you want to apply for these grants, we recommend submitting your application package at least 24-48 hours before the close date. Here are a couple other grant writing tips to avoid last minute problems.

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Grant Agency Spotlight: Department of Health and Human Services

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. This blog series spotlights federal grant-making agencies and the causes to which they are dedicated in service to the general public.

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What does the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) do?

HHS is the government champion for “enhancing and protecting the health and well-being of all Americans… by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services.”

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