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Funds for Research and Monitoring of Sea Ducks in the Atlantic Flyway

October 10, 2012 12:52 pm Published by

Atlantic Seaduck Project

The Fish and Wildlife Service, within the Department of the Interior has announced funding in the amount of $208,720 to support the Sea Duck Research and Monitoring in the Atlantic Flyway.

The purpose of this agreement is to provide support and assistance to Environment Canada to develop a monitoring survey for American common eiders and to monitor sea duck migration patterns, as part of the Sea Duck Joint Venture research program.

The SDJV strives to improve our knowledge and understanding of sea ducks to better design and implement conservation and management strategies on a continental or population level.

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Funds for Research and Monitoring of Sea Ducks in the Atlantic Flyway


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United States Institutes for Student Leaders on US History & Government
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has recently established the United States Institutes for Student Leaders on US History & Government Program.

Can You Use Government Grants to Become A Real Estate Entrepreneur?
Real Estate Apprentice Grant your way to being a Real Estate Entrepreneur…

Government Grants Within The United States Transportation Sector
Getting from point A to point B could be both the simplest and most complex issues to ever grace the existence of mankind. Though for the any government, especially the United States government which takes pride in the constantly ensuring the safety and welfare of its people, the issue of transportation is an entirely different story.

Northern Rocky Mountain Science Centers offers funding to Rocky Mountain Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit Program
The goal of the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit(CESU) Program is to jump-start research studies that address concerns regarding the effects of climate change on the hydrology and biota of northern Great Plains.

Grants From The Department of Labor
The Department of Labor was primarily created to nurture, promote and develop the welfare of job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States of America, as well as to improve the country’s working conditions, advance employment opportunities and ascertain work-related rights and benefits.


Support for Evaluation of Natural Marks for Cultured Delta Smelt

October 10, 2012 11:21 am Published by

Longfin smelt early juveniles (photo by Bureau of Reclamation)

The Fish and Wildlife Service, within the Department of the Interior has announced funding in the amount of $38,271 to support the Evaluation of Natural Marks for Cultured Delta Smelt.

The USFWS will provide funds to the University of California Davis Fish Conservation and Culture Laboratory to fund research activities on delta smelt to investigate the feasibility of natural external body marks in identifying individual adult fish.

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Support for Evaluation of Natural Marks for Cultured Delta Smelt


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National Institute of Food and Agriculture: Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program
NIFA has recently constituted the Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program (CFPCGP) wherein they plan to administer grants amounting to $5,000,000 to be utilized in funding the project.

California Homebuyer’s Downpayment Assistance Program for First Time Home Buyers
The California Homebuyer’s Downpayment Assistance Program is a deferred payment junior loan that can be used in conjunction with other CalHFA housing programs. It provides borrowers with funds amounting to 3% of the actual value of the property that they wish to inquire in order to cover the downpayment costs.

Finding And Applying For Government Grants
According to a U.S. government website, there are $400 billion in grants currently available in over 1000 different programs. Naturally with such a huge amount finding a program that you or your comp…

United States Agency for International Development: Citizen Engagement and Elections Project in Mongolia
The Citizen Engagement and Election Projects in Mongolia aims to encourage increased citizen participation, mobilization and education during the months prior to the Mongolian parliamentary elections in 2012.

Community Development Financial Institutions
Community Development Financial Institutions are basically financial institutions who possess the ability to provide credit and financial services to underserved industries and communities.


Funding for National Tribal Protection Order Registry Initiative

October 10, 2012 1:56 am Published by

The Office of Justice Programs, within the Department of Justice has announced funding in the amount of $2,500,000 to support the Office of Violence Against Women 2013 National Tribal Protection Order Registry Initiative.

The goal of this initiative is to develop and implement a tribal protection order registry specified in Title IX of Violence Against Women Act 2005 containing civil and criminal orders of protection issued by Indian tribes and participating jurisdictions, as well as to assist tribes with accessing the national criminal information databases.

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Funding for National Tribal Protection Order Registry Initiative


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Predictive Lung Deposition Models for Safety and Efficacy of Orally Inhaled Drug Products Program.
The USFA has recently formed a collaboration with the National Institutes of Health to establish the Predictive Lung Deposition Models for Safety and Efficacy of Orally Inhaled Drug Products Program.

Health Resources and Services Administration’s Licensure Portability Grant Program
The Health Resources and Services Administration has constituted the Licensure Portability Grant Program (LPGP) wherein they aim to improve the experience of State licensing boards that have manifested a credible record in implementing cross-border activities in order to help overcome licensure barriers in the provision of telemedicine services across various States.

Project to Combat Rural Exploitative Child Labor In Peru
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management has established another funding opportunity to support the Project to Combat Rural Exploitative Child Labor In Peru.

Health Resources and Services Administration: Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program
The THCGME program provides payments to cover the cost of brand-new residency and dentistry programs in various community-based and ambulatory primary health care settings, such as health centers.

Children Youth and Families At-Risk Sustainable Community Project
The The National Institute of Food and Agriculture, in close cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture, has established a funding opportunity to support the Children Youth and Families At-Risk Sustainable Community Project (CYFAR).


Support for Hualapai Nation Participation in the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program

October 10, 2012 12:46 am Published by

The Bureau of Reclamation, within the Department of the Interior has announced funding in the amount of $475,000 to support the Hualapai Nation Participation in the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program.

The Hualapai Nation will participate in the process to identify, evaluate, monitor, and equally participate in the long-term management of all historic properties, sacred areas, and locations of traditional Hualapai cultural use that are within the area affected by the operations of Glen Canyon Dam.

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Support for Hualapai Nation Participation in the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program


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First Time Homebuyer Programs in District of Columbia
The Department of Housing and Community Development, more commonly referred to as DHCD, is a local government agency in the District of Columbia that is primarily responsible for increasing quality housing and community development opportunities.

Grants for Woman Head of Households
Being a single mom these days can be so tedious, generally statistics say that single moms are one of the most disadvantaged parties in the United States….

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: National Institute of Food and Agriculture Fellowships Grant Program
The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative grant program revolves around the premise of providing funds to both fundamental and applied research studies, education, and extension that would hopefully address concerns related to food and agricultural sciences.

Government Grants Within The United States Health Sector
The health care system in the US is as diverse as it is all-encompassing. A huge number of health care facilities are now owned by private sectors while a huge chunk of health insurance plans are primarily provided by the government in the public sector.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Training for States on Winnable Battles

The purpose of the Training for States on Winnable Battles program is to enable the CDC to offer training, educational materials, and technical assistance to legislative executives and administrative branches of states.


Funding for Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program

October 10, 2012 12:14 am Published by

The Bureau of Reclamation, within the Department of the Interior has announced funding in the amount of $475,000 to support the Pueblo of Zuni Participation in the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program.

 

Glen Canyon Dam

The Pueblo of Zuni will participate in the process to identify, evaluate, monitor, and equally participate in the long-term management of all historic properties, sacred areas, and locations of traditional Zuni cultural use that are within the area affected by the operations of Glen Canyon Dam.

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Funding for Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program


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American Schools and Hospitals Abroad Program
Much of the international aid provided by the United States government goes to support education and healthcare efforts around the world. Many of these programs are design to encourage the spread of American values to other countries.

Department of Homeland Security: 2011 Earthquake Technology Transfer
The Federal Emergency Management Agency(FEMA), under the DHS, has constituted the Earthquake Technology Transfer Cooperative Agreement program.

Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs Program
The National Institutes of Health has partnered with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to establish the Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs Program where both agencies intend to solicit resource-related research project grant applications that concentrate on the etiology, manifestation, prevention, and remediation of writing, reading, or mathematics learning disabilities.

Health Resources and Services Administration: HIV Care Grant Program, Part B
Part B of the HIV Care Grant Program is designed to develop or improve the people’s access to a comprehensive continuum of high-quality, community-based care for low-income patients diagnosed with HIV.

Grants and Loans From The Department of Energy
In 1977, the President of the United States of America signed the The Department of Energy Organization Act which mandated the creation of the United States Department of Energy, which more commonly known as DOE.


Money for Bike Trail Improvements along the Mississippi

October 4, 2012 11:42 am Published by
Effigy Mounds Fire Point

Effigy Mounds Fire Point, Iowa

The National Park Service, within the Department of the Interior has announced funding to support the Minnesota Legislative coordinating Commission project to fabricate and install wayfinding signs, install in-town information including map/kiosk, and implement an electronic media initiative to engage Mississippi River Trail riders.

The Mississippi River Trail route in Minnesota has been designated as the state’s first U.S. Bike Route.

The Mississippi River Trail is a world-class bicycle trail that will follow the Mississippi River all the way from its headwaters in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico.

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Money for Bike Trail Improvements along the Mississippi


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Rehabilitation Mortgage Insurance Program
The Rehabilitation Mortgage Insurance Program intends to financially assist families as they repair or improve, purchase and improve, or refinance and improve their current residential properties that have been existent for more than a year.

Family Planning Services Grants
OPHS has recently established a funding opportunity entitled Family Planning Services Grants, a program wherein the OPHS, along with the HHS, will award grants to eligible individuals who seek to operate voluntary family planning services projects that would provide family planning services to everyone who desires to avail of such services, including low-income families in under-served areas.

National Institute of Food and Agriculture: Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program
NIFA has recently constituted the Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program (CFPCGP) wherein they plan to administer grants amounting to $5,000,000 to be utilized in funding the project.

Minority Business Enterprise Centers for Minority-Owned Businesses
The The Minority Business Development Agency has recently constituted the Minority Business Enterprise Centers (MBEC) Program wherein it aims to support minority-owned businesses by providing them with electronic and one-on-one business development services for a reasonably nominal fee.

Ethical Schools Project in Peru

The Ethical Schools Project revolves around the notion of promoting a culture of ethical behavior and civic responsibility among members of the youth, as well as teachers and parents. The project also aims to explore ways that would contribute to a reduction in corruption and other forms of illicit activities such as cocoa cultivation and illegal environmental degradation, which are both common practices in Peru.


EPA Offers Fellowships For Undergraduate Environmental Study

October 3, 2012 5:19 pm Published by

Earth from Space

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced funding in the amount of $2,000,000 to support Fall 2013 EPA Greater Research Opportunities Fellowships For Undergraduate Environmental Study.

Greater Research Opportunities Fellowships program offers fellowships for bachelor level students in environmental fields of study. The deadline for receipt of applications is December 5, 2012.

Subject to availability of funding and other applicable considerations, the Agency plans to award approximately 40 new fellowships in the summer of 2013.

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EPA Offers Fellowships For Undergraduate Environmental Study


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Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program High Priority Grant Opportunity
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has recently announced the Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) High Priority grant, which enables the agency to provide funds to State agencies, local governments and organizations representing government agencies as they as train and educate qualified officers and employees in strict coordination with State motor vehicle safety agencies.

US Environmental Protection Agency offers Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship for Undergraduate Environmental Studies
This article is about the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship for Undergraduate Environmental Studies

Frequently Asked Questions about Buying Your First Home
The idea of buying a new home for the first time can be overwhelming for most people. It is probably the largest investment they have ever made, and the process itself seems downright intimidating. …

Department of Housing and Urban Development: Sustainable Construction in Indian Country Small Grant Program
The Sustainable Construction in Indian Country Small Grant Program is designed to solicit program proposals that contain one of more sets of “Lessons Learned” that will help inform the Native American communities, such as Indian Tribes, regarding the issues and concerns that need to be taken into consideration upon tackling sustainable construction projects in their community.

Human Health and Heredity in Africa: Research Grants Program
The Human Health and Heredity in Africa: Research Grants Program wherein they intend to invite applications from foreign institutions that are based in African countries who have the desire to conduct scientific studies regarding the genomic/genetic/environmental contributors of human health and diseases which are common in Africa.


Funds for 2013 National Urban and Community Forestry Grants

October 3, 2012 1:45 pm Published by

The Forest Service, within the Department of Agriculture has announced funding in the amount of $900,000 to support the 2013 National Urban and Community Forestry Grants.

The Secretary of Agriculture has a congressionally designated advisory Council that assists the U.S. Forest Service in establishing the grant categories and recommending the final proposals for the Forest Service to consider. This is the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council.

The Council supports urban and community forestry projects that have national or multi-state application and impact through the U.S. Forest Service?s competitive Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost-Share Grant Program.

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Funds for 2013 National Urban and Community Forestry Grants


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Disaster Relief Loans from GovLoans
GovLoans is a website created by the United States Federal Government that is designed to serve as the public’s gateway to loan program information. One of the several kinds of loans that are featured in the GovLoans website are Disaster Relief loans.

Cancer Education Grants Program
The Cancer Education Grants Program has been existent since the year 1994 and has long been providing support to innovative cancer education grants program that aim to translate the knowledge obtain from the research studies into actual public health applications.

Democracy, Human Rights, Rule of Law, and Freedom of Expression and the Press for Europe and Eurasia
The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Affairs has recently established a funding opportunity entitled Democracy, Human Rights, Rule of Law, and Freedom of Expression/Press for Europe/Eurasia, wherein they are seeking applications and proposals that aim to develop projects promoting democracy, human rights, rule of law, and freedom of expression/press in Europe and Eurasia.

Small Business Innovation Research Phase IIB Bridge Awards
In line with this mission, the NIH has recently constituted the Small Business Innovation Research Phase IIB Bridge Awards to Accelerate the Development of Cancer Therapeutics, Imaging Technologies, Interventional Devices, Diagnostics, and Prognostics Toward Commercialization Program.

Financing Your Education with Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants assist those undergraduate students enrolled in a postsecondary education that cannot afford their educational expenses without financial assistance. The grant is in place to help them meet their educational expenses to the successful completion of a postsecondary degree.


Money for Air Force Defense Research and Development Rapid Innovation Fund

October 2, 2012 11:40 am Published by

The Air Force — Research Lab, within the Department of Defense has announced funding in the amount of $50,000,000 to support the FY12 Air Force Defense Research and Development Rapid Innovation Fund Program.

Efforts awarded under this Broad Agency Announcement should resolve operational challenges characterized by the national security areas of particular interest to the Air Force and Department of Defense.

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Money for Air Force Defense Research and Development Rapid Innovation Fund


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National Endowment for the Humanities: National Digital Newspaper Program
The goal of the National Digital Newspaper Program is to crate a national digital resource of historically significant newspapers published between the years 1836 and 1922, from all of the States and its territories.

Smart Probation: Reducing Prison Populations, Saving Money, and Creating Safer Communities Program
In line with this mission, the Office of Justice Programs has recently established the Smart Probation: Reducing Prison Populations, Saving Money, and Creating Safer Communities Program in an attempt to substantially improve probation success rates, while simultaneously improve public safety, reducing returns to prisons and jails, and saving essential taxpayer dollars.

Medical Tropical Research Laboratory Program Infectious Disease Research Award
AFRIMS has recently announced the WRAIR Medical Tropical Research Laboratory Program(MTRLP) Infectious Disease Research Award(IDRA), a funding opportunity which solicits proposals that aim to tackle basic, preclinical and clinical research of emerging infectious diseases in Thailand and a certain region in Southeast Asia.

Government Grants Within The United States Transportation Sector
Getting from point A to point B could be both the simplest and most complex issues to ever grace the existence of mankind. Though for the any government, especially the United States government which takes pride in the constantly ensuring the safety and welfare of its people, the issue of transportation is an entirely different story.

Eradication of HIV from CNS Reservoirs: Implications for Therapeutics Grant Program
The National Institutes of Health has collaborated with The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) in an attempt to establish the Eradication of HIV from CNS Reservoirs: Implications for Therapeutics Grant Program.


Funding for In-Space Validation of Earth Science Technologies

October 1, 2012 10:45 pm Published by

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters has announced funding to support the ROSES 2012: In-Space Validation of Earth Science Technologies.

This Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences Research Announcement solicits proposals for supporting basic and applied research and technology across a broad range of Earth and space science program elements relevant to one or more of the following NASA Research Programs: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Planetary Science, and Astrophysics.

Awards range from under $100K per year for focused, limited efforts (e.g., data analysis) to more than $1M per year for extensive activities (e.g., development of science experiment hardware).

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Funding for In-Space Validation of Earth Science Technologies


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United States Department of Agriculture: Rural Development

USDA Rural Development is an agency that is operating under the United States Department of Agriculture. The primary goal of the USDA RD is to assist in the improvement of the economy and quality of life in rural areas located in the United States.

Department of Agriculture: Value Added Producer Grants
The Value-Added Producer Grants program is geared towards helping the Independent Producers of Agricultural Commodities, Agriculture Producer Groups, Farmer and Rancher Cooperatives, and Majority-Controlled Producer-Based Business Ventures in developing techniques that would create marketing opportunities and establish business plans involving viable marketing opportunities that involve the production of bio-based products from agricultural commodities.

Common Bean Productivity Research for Global Food Security Competitive Grants Program
In keeping with this mission, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture has recently established the Common Bean Productivity Research for Global Food Security Competitive Grants Program in an attempt to develop approaches and methods that can efficiently address the various challenges facing common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) production among small holder producers in food insecure countries.

Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs Program
The National Institutes of Health has partnered with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to establish the Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs Program where both agencies intend to solicit resource-related research project grant applications that concentrate on the etiology, manifestation, prevention, and remediation of writing, reading, or mathematics learning disabilities.

Business Loans From GovLoans
The government has launched innumerable programs that are all geared towards the achievement of this goal. Some of these programs involve the provision of technical assistance, training sessions, and strategies that would potentially help business owners in marketing their products and in expanding their businesses.




Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs



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