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Data Collection, Storage to Improve

The program will support research that improves high-value data collection and storage systems to serve current and emerging cancer needs. The program doesn’t fund research to develop these systems, but to enhance them.

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(EDUCATION) Advocates Rally to Obama's Call for $60B Education Jobs Bill

Education advocates -- including the American Federation of Teachers -- expressed support for a new $60 billion education jobs effort announced by President Obama Thursday as part of a $447 billion spending proposal to turn around the sputtering economy. In the message to a joint session of Congres...

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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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(NUTRITION) Jewel-Osco Focuses on Nutrition

(Deadline: Rolling) Grocery chain Jewel-Osco provides funding for the following three types of endeavors through its corporate giving program: hunger relief, nutritional education and environmental stewardship. Nonprofits in Illinois and Indiana with Jewel-Osco stores in their communities can apply ...

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(ENVIRONMENT) EPA Offers Conservation Grants in Six States

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Program: Resource Conservation Challenge Program (Region 5) (CFDA Number: 66.808) (Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-R5-LCD-2010); Eligibility: Governments and institutions of higher education in Region 5 (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and...

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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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(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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(PUBLIC HOUSING) HUD Provides $96M in Public Housing Capital Funds

\r\nFifteen public housing authorities (PHAs) nationwide will get a chance to transform units in their portfolios as HUD awards them a combined $96 million in stimulus money through the Public Housing Capital Fund (PHCF).\r\nThe announcement from HUD is part of $1 billion in competitive funding awar...

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(EDUCATION) IN Arts Programs Get Half-Million in Stimulus Grants

The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) and the Arts Council of Indianapolis say they plan to award 24 cultural program providers federal economic stimulus funds totaling more than a half-million dollars.

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(LOBBYING) Obama Broadens ARRA Lobbying Restrictions

The White House issues new rules which expand some restrictions on lobbying for discretionary funding projects to be awarded by federal agencies under the $787 billion economic stimulus package.\r\nAll people will now be forbidden to have oral conversations with administration officials about compet...

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