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(CHILD NUTRITION) $262M Available for Agriculture, Food Research

Agency: Agriculture Dept. (Nat'l Institute of Food & Agriculture, NIFA); Program: Agriculture & Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Competitive Grants Program (CFDA Number: 10.310); Eligibility: Institutions of higher education, nonprofits & for-profits; Funding: $262 million for multiple aw...

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(MINORITIES) Arcus Nat'l Fund Supports GLBT Efforts

Private Funder: Arcus Nat'l Fund; Opportunity: 2011 funding programs; Funding Focus: Social equity, public awareness and understanding, health and safety and scientific inquiry; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $75,000 each; Deadline: Rolling. Summary:  The f...

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(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) Common Counsel Foundation Offers Range of Funding

Private Funder: Common Counsel Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 funding programs; Funding Focus: Community development; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Varies; Deadline: Varies. Summary:  The Common Counsel Foundation administers a number of funding programs for a ra...

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(DISABILITIES) Dr. Scholl Foundation

Private Funder: Dr. Scholl Foundation; Opportunity: Foundation grants; Funding Focus: Private education, efforts for children and the developmentally disabled, civic and cultural institutions, social service agencies, hospitals and healthcare, environmental organizations and religious institutions; ...

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(ARTS) Chamber Music America

Private Funder: Chamber Music America; Opportunity: Presenting Jazz; Funding Focus: Music; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Ensembles and performers; Funding: Grants of $5,000 to $12,000 are available to presenters throughout the country; Deadline: Oct. 15. Summary: The Chamber Music Americ...

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(ENVIRONMENT) EPA Funds Air Quality Projects in AK, ID, OR, WA

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Program: Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Projects in EPA Region 10 (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington) (CFDA Number: 66.034) (Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-R10-IAQ-01-10); Eligibility: Governments, public/private nonprofits, hospitals and institutions of ...

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(EDUCATION) Duncan Urges Schools to Direct IDEA Funding Toward Students With Disabilities

Education Secy. Arne Duncan urges states and school districts to direct the $10 billion in extra Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funding toward services for students with disabilities and not use the money to merely plug school budget holes. Duncan notes the American Recovery and...

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(YOUTH) Lincoln Financial Group Foundation

Deadline: Varies.          Since its founding, the Lincoln Financial Group has recognized that good corporate citizenship is intrinsic to its success. The company's spirit of philanthropy led to the establishment of the Lincoln Financial Foundation in 1962 an...

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(MINORITIES) Spencer Focuses on Education

(Deadline: Rolling) The Chicago-based Spencer Foundation provides funding for research and programs that offer new insights into education, how classroom instruction is conducted and ways to close the achievement gap for minority students. The foundation funds grants that range from $5,000 to sligh...

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(EARLY EDUCATION) Most States Hold Line against Pre-K Funding Cuts

Facing massive budget cuts, most states decided to protect funding for early childhood education, 29 states and the District of Columbia chose to increase or hold steady funding for pre-kindergarten education, according to an analysis the Pew Center on the States. Legislators added dollars for exis...

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