Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor

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Agency Wants to Maintain Process

In preparation for starting the FY 2017 competition, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (Interior Dept.) seeks comments through a June 15 Federal Register notice on its plans to maintain the grantmaking process for its Tribal Energy Development Capacity Grant Program (CFDA Number: 15.148). The next competition is expected to start sometime this summer.

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Mayors Prepare for Financial Literacy Competitions

Since the program's inception in 2004, many mayors and cities have made a commitment to increasing access to financial education for their citizens.

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New $4M Fund to Make Workplace Connections

The Citi Foundation and America’s Promise launch the $4 million Youth Workforce Fund to support community-based organizations in connecting low-income young people, ages 16-24, with workplace skills and employment opportunities.

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$16.6M to Assist Homeless Youths

The grantees offer alternatives for runaway and homeless youth who might otherwise end up dealing with law enforcement officials or in the child welfare, mental health or juvenile justice systems.

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Agency Seeks Literacy Applications

The Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (DoEd) offers $190 million through its Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program (CFDA Number: 84.371C) (Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-051617-001). State educational agencies can apply for the funding, with 10 awards expected.

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Possible Funding Cuts Prompt Actions by Private Funder

With the Trump Administration’s FY 2018 budget blueprint possibly calling for cuts, Bloomberg Philanthropies establishes a $3 million initiative to support ongoing effort to provide on-the-job training, economic development and new career opportunities in communities left behind by the declining coal industry. Bloomberg is also launching a CrowdRise campaign to help coal communities as America makes the transition to cleaner energy.

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Library Initiatives Still Accepting Proposals

(Deadline: June 9) The Institute of Museum and Library Sciences is still accepting applications for the second round of FY 2017 National Leadership Grants for Libraries (CFDA Number: 45.312) (Funding Opportunity Number: NLG-LIBRARIES-FY17-2), as well as the popular Laura Bush 21st Century Libra...

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Applications Now Due May 18

The Office of Innovation and Improvement (DoEd) extends the deadline for its Expanding Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Program: Grants to State Educational Agencies (CFDA Number: 84.282A) (Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-032717-002).

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Car Company to Begin Grantmaking on May 1

(Deadline: July 1) The foundation will start accepting applications for its grant program on May 1, with an array of nonprofits expected to be funded through the competition.

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Foundation to Start Grantmaking on May 1

The foundation will start its 2017 grantmaking on May 1, with applications sought from children’s programs assisting large geographic areas, usually in more than one state. Proposals must contribute to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual welfare of children. Nonprofits can apply for grants ranging from $35,000 to $50,000 each.

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