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Grantees to Nurture Emerging Technologies

The program supports research that develops emerging informatics technologies to improve the acquisition, management, analysis and dissemination of data and knowledge across the cancer research continuum.

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(DISABILITIES) Education Dept. Provides $2.5M to Improve Special Ed TV Access

Agency: Education Dept. (Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services); Program: Technology and Media Services for Individuals With Disabilities--Television Access (CFDA Number: 84.327C); Eligibility: State educational agencies (SEAs), states, public schools, charter schools, government...

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(HEAD START) ACF Offers $25M for Mentoring Coaches

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Admin. for Children & Families); Program: Early Learning Mentor Coaches (CFDA Number: 93.708) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2010-ACF-OHS-HC-0120); Eligibility: currently funded Head Start and Early Head Start agencies; Funding: $25 million for 125 aw...

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(EDUCATION) LEGO Children's Fund

Deadline: Feb. 1.          The LEGO Children's Fund is committed to helping children develop their creativity and learning skills through constructive play. The fund provides grants to nonprofit organizations that support innovative programs to cultivate and ...

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(TAX CREDITS) Treasury Jumpstarts Affordable Housing

The money--the latest of six payouts from the $3 billion allocated by Congress to the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (PL 111-5)--will be divided among Arizona, Connecticut, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Vermont.

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(BROWNFIELDS) EPA Dedicates $7M in Environmental Job Training Grants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sends almost $7 million to 14 governments and nonprofits in eight states for environmental job training to help clean up former industrial sites and turn them into revitalized properties.\r\n

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(HOUSING) CT to Use CDBG-R Funds for NSP-style Purchase, Rehab of Houses

Connecticut state officials are proposing to use about 20 percent of $3.6 million in Community Development Block Grant stimulus (CDBG-R) money to allow some cities to buy and resell foreclosed properties, while most of the remaining funds will be used for infrastructure-related work.

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(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) CT Forms Consortium to Go after NSP-2 Funding

For smaller states who worry they will be shut out of the second phase of funding awards in the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) because of higher foreclosure rates in states with larger cities, Connecticut officials present an alternative--forming a consortium.

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(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) HUD Sets July 7 Deadline for Indian CDBG Stimulus Applications

Native American groups and tribal organizations can begin competing through July 7 for $10 million in block grant funds generated by Congress in the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).\r\nHUD's Notice of Available Funding (NOFA) issued May 27 indicates that the applications for ...

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(AUGUST DEADLINE) Delta Dental Offers Grants in CT, NJ

(Deadline: Aug. 17) The Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation, Inc., the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of New Jersey, annually provides financial support to community clinics and facilities that help underserved populations gain access to dental care, facilities that provide dental treatment to ...

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