In continuing the grant agency spotlight series, we look at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its work to protect the safety and security of our nation.
What Does DHS Do?
DHS is focused on protecting our nation and serving the public good. The overall mission of DHS is: “With honor and integrity, we will safeguard the American people, our homeland, and our values.”
Continue reading Grant Agency Spotlight: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
With a new year, there are also new opportunities to apply for federal grants. Federal agencies have posted over 25 opportunities so far in 2017, so here’s a sampling of the array of grants you should look into.
The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) posted this discretionary grant program that provides or enhances training and services to address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation—including sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking, involving victims who are 50 years of age or older. Continue reading #FundingFriday: New Grants in the New Year
This week’s #FundingFriday post highlights opportunities supporting environmental protection activities along the Mekong, operating costs for a national pedestrian and bicycle information center, and direct training assistance for the nation’s fire and emergency response community, among other grants.
1. Department of State – Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Nexus Futures Program
This program aims to advance sustainable development around the water, energy, food, and environment nexus within the Sekong, SrePok, and Sesan (3S) river system, an important set of Mekong tributaries shared by Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. Critical to this program is strengthening regional discussions about the environment — preferably via country-recognized and -supported processes.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Federal Grant Opportunities Supporting Environmental Protection, Emergency Response, and Job Training