The Latest in Federal Grants: 5 Funding Opportunities Announced This Week

This week’s Federal Funding Spotlight features programs that aim to…

  • strengthen humanities programs at community colleges;
  • reduce the morbidity and mortality of substance use disorder in rural communities;
  • assist state, tribal, local government agencies and interstate/intertribal entities in developing programs which protect, manage, and restore wetlands;
  • build mutual understanding between the United States and other nations through carefully designed short-term visits to the United States for current and emerging foreign leaders.

Click here to view the latest funding opportunities published to Grants.gov.

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International Women’s Day: A Special Edition of #FundingFriday

This week’s edition of #FundingFriday marks International Women’s Day by highlighting new funding opportunities supporting women’s issues around the world in the fields of medicine, politics, business and more.

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Strengthening Women’s Voices in Politics

  • Department of State, U.S. Mission to Kenya
  • Current Closing Date for Applications: March 15, 2019
  • This project will use a combination of training, outreach, and mentoring to strengthen women’s voices in the public sphere leading up to the 2022 Kenyan presidential elections.  More specifically, the project will build networks of successful men and women to support women leaders, identify and address gaps in communication and leadership skills among women leaders through training and mentoring, and create opportunities for women to participate fully as equal influencers in public debate on the issues of concern leading to the 2022 national elections.  The project will target female leaders in politics, business, technology, academia, civil society, and media.

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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: Federal Grants Open to Overseas Non-Profits and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)

This week’s edition of #FundingFriday highlights recently-published federal funding opportunities open to non-profit organizations and non-governmental organizations that are based overseas. Click here for a list of the latest federal grant opportunities.

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Building Interfaith Bridges

Department of State, U.S. Mission to Kenya

Current Closing Date for Applications: March 1, 2019

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to design and implement an innovative program to build bridges between members of different faiths in Kenya.

 

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5 Grant Applications Due in September #FundingFriday

Summer is coming to a close, which means the Labor Day Holiday is coming as well. Before we get into holiday mode, though, these 5 federal grants are due September 1st through 5th, so get your applications in soon. Areas include criminal justice, occupational safety, journalism, defense, and animal care research.

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#FundingFriday: Grant Opportunities Closing in August!

This week we are highlighting five grants you may have seen shared on Twitter by federal grant-making agencies recently. If you haven’t been following them but are interested in eSports, employment retention, conservation, mining, or scientific research, then check out these grants listed below.

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#FundingFriday: 2018 World Cup Edition

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.

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Federal Grant Forecasts from the Departments of Defense, State, and Health and Human Services

The following funding opportunities are among those that have been forecasted by federal grant-making agencies in recent weeks on Grants.gov.

You can browse current grant forecasts by checking the box next to “Forecasted” on the Grants.gov Search page.

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Forecast: Bilateral Academic Research Initiative (BARI) Pilot Program

Department of Defense, Dept of the Army — Materiel Command

The BARI program supports basic research in science and engineering stemming from interactive collaborative efforts between U.S. institutions of higher education and U.K. institutions of higher education that is of potential interests to U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and U.K Ministry of Defense (MOD).

 

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#FundingFriday: Diverse Grants for Public Purposes

Federal grants are the transfer of anything of value from the Federal government to a non-federal entity to carry out a public purpose authorized by U.S. law. This makes for a wide array of public-serving programs to be found on Grants.gov—find grants for national parks, small businesses, international work, agricultural education, and newborn screening below.

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#FundingFriday: Closing Dates for Grants Supporting Journalists, Women’s Entrepreneurship, Food Security and More

The following grant opportunities will see their application windows close in early and mid-February. These grants support a wide range of government initiatives in the areas of foreign policy, business, science and education, and the arts.

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Close Date: Feb 09, 2018

Agency: Department of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Opportunity: Journalist Reporting Tours in Northeast Asia 2018

Purpose: The purpose of these tours is for the journalists to gather information to better inform their audiences about the U.S. and its partners’ foreign policy toward the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the nature of the threat posed by DPRK nuclearization to global security.

 

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