Funding Friday: Federal Grants for Income Security and Social Services Programs

This week’s Funding Friday post highlights grant opportunities from the “Income Security and Social Services” category in Search. You can easily filter funding opportunities by this and other categories, such as education, consumer protection and natural resources.

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What Is a Grant Forecast?

Sunny with a slight chance of competition? Cold and gloomy thanks to freezing funds?

While federal grant applicants may at times face such varying climates, the grant forecasts we refer to here are previews of potential funding opportunities that a grant-making agency plans to announce in the future.

Applicants can search for grant forecasts just as they would for funding opportunities – by using Search.

How to Search for Grant Forecasts

By checking “Forecasted” under Opportunity Status, searches can be tailored to turn up forecasted opportunities.

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Last year brought a lot of changes and enhancements to the program, and you can find detailed information and statistics in the Annual Report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016.

If you don’t have time to read through the full report, here are a few key highlights from FY16:

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#FundingFriday: 5 Federal Grants Posted This Week

Highlighted below are five more funding opportunity announcements posted to in the first week of August. The activities for these funding opportunities include scientific research, web development, and health services, as well as disarmament and reducing emissions.

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1) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) – ROSES 2016: Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science

NASA’s Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science (IDS) program will fund grants to improve our capability for both prognostic predictions and retrospective simulations of the Earth system. The grant recipients will also advance our understanding of the vulnerabilities in human and biogeophysical systems and their relationships to climate extremes, thresholds, and tipping points. Meeting these goals requires approaches that integrate the traditional disciplines of the Earth sciences, as well as innovative and complementary use of models and data.

2) Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Food Emergency Response Network Cooperative Agreement

The Food Emergency Response Network (FERN) currently comprises federal, state, and local government regulatory laboratories with varying capacities to perform threat agent testing.

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