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School Children to Receive Watershed Training

The program supports existing and new high-quality environmental education programs in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Successful projects advance the environmental literacy goal of the Chesapeake Bay Agreement and goals of the NOAA Education Strategic Plan by providing hands-on environmental education on the watershed at K-12 schools.

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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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(CHILDREN'S HEALTH) Putting Patients First Program

Private Funder: Association for Medical Imaging Management and Toshiba; Opportunity: Putting Patients First Program; Funding Focus: Health -- improving pediatric or adult patient care and safety; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits, hospitals and imaging centers; Funding: six grants ...

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(SAFETY) MD to Use $6M in Stimulus Funding for Port, Transit Security

\r\nMaryland will get $6 million in federal stimulus money to go toward port and transit security and firehouse construction, government officials announced this week.\r\nHomeland Security Dept. Secy. Janet Napolitano said the money earmarked for the state will create jobs through construction proje...

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(HOUSING) Metro DC Consortium Seeks $34M in NSP-2 Funds

Much of the money--about $21.35 million--would be used to provide homebuyer assistance and counseling.

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(ENERGY) State Energy Programs to Get $119M in Stimulus Funds

The U.S. Dept. of Energy (DOE) is making available more than $119 million in funding from the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (AARA) to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in AL, American Samoa, DC, IL, MD, ND and WY.

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(HEALTH CARE) MD Funds IT Exchange Program

By designating and funding a nonprofit collaborative to develop the health information exchange, Maryland will be able to receive federal Recovery Act funding.

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(STATES) Most States Failing to Use the Web Effectively to Track Stimulus Spending

While some states have created impressive Web sites to disseminate information about their share of the Recovery Act, most are failing to make effective use of online technology, according to a report released today by Good Jobs First, a nonprofit research center based in Washington, D.C.

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(EDUCATION) DOL Offers $34M to Aid High School Effort in MD, NJ, NY, OR

Agency: Labor Dept. (DOL) (Employment & Training Admin.); Program: Mentoring, Educational, and Employment Strategies to Improve Academic, Social, and Career Pathway Outcomes (CFDA Number: 17.261) (Funding Opportunity Number: SGA/DFA PY 08-14); Eligibility: School Districts and community based or...

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(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) First Round of CDBG Stimulus Produces $360M

HUD officials continue the flow of stimulus money to local communities, the latest being a $360 million jolt to nearly 700 Community Development Block Grant states and entitlement cities nationwide on July 16.

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