Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor

Private Funding

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Schools to Sustain Healthy Levels

These grants help schools sustain healthy nutrition and physical activity programs. Applicants must increase student: awareness of the importance of healthy eating and increased physical activity; access to nutrient rich foods; and opportunities for in-school physical activity.

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$25K Awards to Focus on STEM

The company is committed to fostering smart, safe and sustainable communities through STEM education. Desired project outcomes are to increase: (1) the number of students who earn a degree in STEM that matches market needs; (2) presence, achievement and persistence levels for underrepresented minorities in STEM field; and (3) supply of qualified teachers for teacher training in STEM-related subjects.

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Nonprofits, K-12 Schools Compete for Grants

The program provides funding to schools and youth organizations for environmental service-learning projects linking classroom learning to the real world. The projects must help K-12 students make their schools greener and healthier. The projects must include partnerships between students, their whole school, local businesses and community organizations and provide opportunities for student leadership.

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Pharmacy Chain Focuses on Wellness

The company offers funding in the following specific focus areas: (1) access to health and wellness; ­(2) pharmacy education programs and mentoring initiatives; (3) civic and community outreach; and (4) emergency and disaster relief. Health is a major area of focus, and the largest share of Walgreens’ annual giving budget is allocated to programs that address the health needs of patients.

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Competition Recognizes Women Making a Difference

These awards honor women making a difference in their communities. People across the country can nominate a woman they admire for her dedication to volunteerism and charitable efforts.

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Program Sets Final 2017 Deadline

Through this fellowship, PSI seeks to introduce a diverse group of students to issues and challenges affecting philanthropy, social enterprise and nonprofits in the social sector.

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Teachers Vie for Academic Project Funding

The program supports projects with an academic focus and a goal to improve student achievement during the 2018-19 school year. Priority will be given to projects that promote science, mathematics, technology, electrical safety, the balanced study of energy and the environment and energy efficiency. Those offering matching funds, community resources and interdisciplinary or team-teaching projects receive preference. Funds may not be used for stipends or meals.

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Investigators to Take Sabbaticals

The institute’s program supports a diverse range of research and research-related projects on Christianity. It supports year-long sabbatical research and writing projects that will advance religious and theological scholarship. Proposed research projects may employ a variety of methodological perspectives including: historical, systematic and practical theology; the social sciences; history; ethics; and biblical studies. Projects involving both academics and pastors in genuinely collaborative inquiry are particularly attractive to the institute. All funded projects should involve substantial opportunity for learning that will benefit a church. All applicants should make clear how their project will contribute to the life of churches in North America.

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Partnership Funds School Science Labs

The National Science Teachers Association and Shell Oil Company will soon be accepting submissions for their 2017-2018 Shell Science Lab Challenge, which recognizes outstanding middle and high school programs for their exemplary approaches to science lab instruction utilizing limited school and laboratory resources. Additionally, the challenge raises awareness and exposure of the outstanding work being done in the science education field.

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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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