Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor

Private Funding

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Studies to Focus on Infectious Disease

The program supports the study of human infectious diseases. The goal is to provide opportunities for accomplished investigators still early in their academic careers to study what happens at the points where the systems of humans and potentially infectious agents connect.

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Insurance Company Recognizes Teachers

The Thank Americaís Teachers initiative awards more than $1 million each year in the two separate grant opportunities. The $2,500 grant program addresses teachersí day-to-day classroom needs and the $100,000 Dream Big Teacher Challenge empowers teachersí educational visions for their schools and the community at large.

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Fund Sets Final 2017 Deadline

The program supports low-income urban areas in the Northeast that are harnessing the power of young people to create urban farms and local markets.

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Retail Chain Backs Sporting, Environmental Initiatives

The sporting goods chain believes sports contribute to a better world and that people who take part in sports will learn essential life skills like leadership, discipline and integrity. The company supports programs that inspire and enable sports participation.

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Legal Education Projects to Focus on Diversity

The program supports interventions to improve access to legal education for students from diverse backgrounds, specifically minority students and those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Projects should be national or regional in focus. Those demonstrating collaborative approaches with strong partnerships receive preference.

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Grants to Ensure Healthy School Practices

The funder provides schools with the resources to implement health and wellness practices to help students eat better and be physically active.

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Field Trip Competition to Start Aug. 1

Each year, these Target grants help K-12 schools and nonprofits by providing support for educational field trips that offer out-of-class learning experiences.

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Tech Industry to Aid Nonprofits

The program supports nonprofits seeking to use available technologies to address problems in arts and culture, education, environment, food and agriculture, health, human rights, economic development and civic engagement. The grantees receive a $25,000 grant, 13 weeks of summer training in San Francisco and connections to mentors.

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Higher Education Teaching Practices to Improve

The funderís mission is to improve learning in higher education through research, assessment and professional development. The grant program supports effective student learning by carefully exploring and systematically documenting the efficacy of various teaching practices, learning environments and institutional policies.

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Projects to Preserve Languages

The funder supports language preservation and documentation projects. These grants go for language maintenance and linguistic fieldwork related to languages in danger of disappearing within a generation or two. Priority is given to projects serving both the native-speaking community and the field of linguistics.

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