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Delta Region to See Improved Health Care

The program provides financial assistance to address the continued unmet health needs in the Delta Region through cooperation among health care professionals, institutions of higher education and research institutions. The Delta Region is located adjacent to the Mississippi River as it passes Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.

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(EDUCATION) DoEd Wants Feedback on $100B Recovery Act Spending

Anyone who questioned the efficacy of last year's $100 billion in Recovery Act education spending will now get a chance to shell out their two cents because the Education Dept. (DoEd) is seeking feedback on how well the money was spent. According to a Sept. 14 Federal Register notice, DoEd is seeki...

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(DISABILITIES) $1M Offered for Special Ed. Tech Assistance Center

 Agency: Education Dept. (Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services-OSEP); Program: Technology and Media Services for Individuals With Disabilities--Video Description Research and Development Center (CFDA Number: 84. 327J); Eligibility: State educational agencies (SEAs), local e...

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(HEALTHCARE) First-Time Mothers Program Funds Available

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS), Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA); Program: Maternal and Child Health Federal Consolidated Programs/the Community Based Doula Program (CFDA Number: 93.110) (Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-10-036); Eligibility: Faith-based and com...

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(EDUCATION FUNDING) 35 States, DC Apply for Phase II Race to the Top Grants

The Education Dept. (DoEd) closes the second phase of its $3.4 billion Race to the Top grants competition, drawing applications from 35 states and the District of Columbia. The 36 applicants which applied is slightly down from the 41 which applied for the first round of grants, won by Delaware and...

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(HEALTH) Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

Deadline: Rolling.             The mission of the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is to help reduce health disparities by strengthening community-based health care worker capacity, integrating medical care and community-based supportive service...

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(FUNDING TIPS) ARRA Applications Overwhelming Grants.Gov

As we have noted before, the federal government's funding clearinghouse, Grants.gov, doesn't have the capacity to fulfill all of the demands placed on it by the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). \r\nAccording to a recent notice, Grants.Gov said that due to the expected incr...

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(NOVEMBER DEADLINE) Fund Focuses on Appalachia (TN, KY, VA, WV)

(Deadline: Nov. 14) The Appalachian Community Fund funds community organizing and social change in the central region of Appalachia (East Tennessee, Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia and all of West Virginia). Grants are given to community-based organizations that address underlying causes of t...

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Maybelline New York

Deadline: Oct. 10. Maybelline, the women's makeup manufacturer, is sponsoring a Beauty of Education Contest. The contest, co-sponsored by People, People en EspaƱol and Essence magazines, recognizes ten inspirational women who make a difference in their communities through their support of educatio...

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Congress Looks to Pass Farm Bill, Clucks at Veto Threat

Like a game of legislative chicken--waiting to see who clucks first--Democrats in Congress are preparing to pass a $280 billion Farm Bill, daring an intransigent President Bush to use his veto pen and send the measure out to pasture. It unknown at this point if Bush will deliver on his threat of a v...

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