#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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#FundingFriday: New Federal Grant Opportunities Posted This Week

More than 100 new funding opportunities have been published on Grants.gov this week, including announcements from the Departments of Interior, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, and State. Grants highlighted below fund Mission blue butterfly translocation, data reporting for AIDS relief in the Republic of Zambia and a “Schools as Community Centers” pilot in Albania.

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#FundingFriday: Top 5 Most Viewed Grants in May (1st-18th)

Here are the five federal grant opportunities that are getting the most views so far this month. These grants range from the promotion of religious tolerance in Afghanistan to improving health workforce training in the United States of America.

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#FundingFriday: 4 Most Viewed Grants in April

We are only one week into April, but spring has already brought a number of funding opportunities. So, which grant opportunities are everyone else looking at?

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#FundingFriday: Federal Grants from the Departments of Transportation, State, Interior, Justice, and Housing and Urban Development

The grant opportunities posted this week to Grants.gov showcase the wide range of public services and programs that federal funds support. Below are opportunities that fund training for handling hazardous materials, the conservation of endangered species, capacity-building for professionals in the civil and criminal justice system, and more.

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1. Department of Transportation (DOT) – Hazmat Grants

The Hazardous Materials Transportation Uniform Safety Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-615), authorizes DOT to provide assistance to public sector employees through training and planning grants to States, Territories, and federally recognized Tribes for emergency response. The purpose of this grant program is to increase State, Territorial, Tribal, and local effectiveness in safely and efficiently handling hazardous materials incidents, enhance implementation of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (EPCRA), and encourage a comprehensive approach to emergency training and planning by incorporating the unique challenges of responses to transportation situations.

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#FundingFriday: Over 50 Grants Posted this Week on Grants.gov

Federal agencies have posted over 50 funding opportunities on Grants.gov in the last week. Below are just a few highlights from these opportunities from NASA and USAID, as well as the Departments of Commerce, Interior, Justice, State, Health and Human Services, and more.

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#FundingFriday: New Federal Grants Promoting Community Engagement, Independent Media, Fair Elections, and Religious Freedom Abroad

Below are five recent grant announcements from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureaus of Educational and Cultural Affairs and Democracy, Human Rights and Labor.

The grants focus on a range of community-strengthening initiatives abroad, including supporting justice reform in Tunisia and peaceful elections in Kenya.

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1. Department of State: FY 2017 Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP)

U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to conduct a three-week, U.S.-based youth leadership program in April 2017 for 60 youth and adult mentors from the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Exchange activities will focus on civic education, leadership, diversity, and community engagement and address ways youth can unite around their common goals and lead inclusive change in their communities.
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#FundingFriday: New Federal Grants from the U.S. Departments of State, Health and Human Services, Defense, Energy, and Commerce

Nearly every week, we highlight new funding opportunities that have been posted to Grants.gov. Grants announced this week focus, among other things, on fighting Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), preventing the Zika virus, and advancing carbon storage technologies.

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1) U.S. Department of State – Rule of Law Assistance in Democratic Republic of Congo – Strengthening Forensic Medicine, Law Enforcement, and Legal Capacity

Since 2009, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs programs have provided support and access to justice for survivors of Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) while increasing the capacity of civilian law enforcement, healthcare workers, and judicial actors to better document, investigate, and prosecute cases of SGBV. This grant aims to further support progress in improving the criminal justice sector’s capacity in Democratic Republic of Congo to use forensic medicine to investigate and prosecute SGBV.

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#FundingFriday: 5 Government Grants Posted This Week (June 6 – June 10)

Funding opportunities from the federal government support a wide array of programs and projects – locally, nationally, and overseas.

This week’s new grant postings range from funding studies investigating the origin of life, to supporting the restoration of native plants in Oregon, to increasing the peace-building capacity of women on the continent of Africa.

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  1. National Science Foundation (NSF) – Origin of Life

This Ideas Lab organized by the Directorates for Biological Sciences (BIO) and Geosciences (GEO) at NSF and the Astrobiology Program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration aims to facilitate the generation and execution of innovative research projects addressing grand challenge questions in the origin of life.

 

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