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(SUBTANCE ABUSE) SAMHSA Provides $1.95M in Access to Recovery Supplements

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Admin., SAMHSA); Program: Access to Recovery (ATR), Recovery Community Services Program (RCSP) Supplement grants (CFDA Number: 93.243) (Funding Opportunity Number: TI-11-004); Eligibility: Current RCSP grantees (...

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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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(FUNDRAISING) Maine Foundations Making Changes to Weather Economy

Maine foundations are weathering the current economy by focusing on belt-tightening and increasing public donations, state officials say. The efforts are helping foundations keep their giving steady. For example, the Maine Community Foundation (MCF), one of the largest funders in the state, distri...

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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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(COMMUNITIES) King Foundation Funds Maine Programs

(Deadline: Dec. 31) The Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation, established by horror/mystery writer Stephen King, is a private non-profit organization that provides funding to support organizations that improve community life in Maine. The foundation has a special interest in the underserved. Grants ...

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(HOUSING) Maine Starts 'Gift of Green' Downpayment Promotion

Maine starts the 'Gift of Green' promotion, part of its existing First Home program, to support a broad coalition of organizations and lenders to help state residents buy their first home. The program will provide eligible borrowers with a grant of up to $5,000 to help them with their downpayment ...

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(DOMESTIC VIOLENCE) Verizon Funds Efforts in ME, NH and VT

(Deadline: July 10) Verizon Foundation seeks proposals from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont nonprofits focusing on domestic violence prevention and service programs. The 2009 Verizon Foundation Domestic Violence Solutions Awards will award grants of up to $10,000 each. A total of $100,000 is avai...

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Mitchell Kapor Foundation

Deadline: Rolling.    Founded by entrepreneur and philanthropist Mitchell Kapor in 1997, the Mitchell Kapor Foundation's grants program focuses on funding organizations which are working to ensure justice and equity for vulnerable and underserved communities.    Its Project 20...

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(OCTOBER DEADLINE) PPL Funds Schools (CT, IL, ME, NJ, NY, PA)

(Deadline: Oct. 15) PPL, an energy company serving Connecticut, Illinois, Maine, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, funds energy and environmental projects at schools through its Project Earth Environmental Education Grants.   The program focuses on renewable energy and energy conservation...

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Encyclopedia of Earth Published

 The Encyclopedia of Earth is an electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society. The Encyclopedia is a free, fully searchable collection of articles written by scholars, professionals, educators, and experts who collaborate and review each oth...

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