Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor

Nebraska

(YOUTH) Gap Foundation Offers Community Funding

Private Funder: Gap Foundation; Opportunity: 2011 employee-company funding programs; Funding Focus: Youth; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $50,000 each; Deadline: Rolling. Summary: For nearly three decades the Gap Foundation—the charitable arm of clothier Gap I...

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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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(EDUCATION) Guidance Sought on $10B Teacher Jobs Package

Wasting no time, the Education Dept. (DoEd) is seeking emergency clearance for applications that states would use to get a share of the $26 billion jobs aid package just signed by President Obama this week. DoEd wants streamlined clearance for the applications so that states can receive the money a...

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(EDUCATION) Wide Range of Groups Eligible for SAMHSA Conference Grants

Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA); Program: SAMHSA's Knowledge Dissemination Conference Grants program (also referred to as SAMHSA Conference Grants); Eligibility: public and private nonprofit entities; state and local governments; federally recognized tribes...

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(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) NE Seeks $3.35M in CDBG-R Funding

Nebraska is expecting to use its $3.35 million of Community Development Block Grant stimulus (CDBG-R) funding to create $13 million of business expansion, infrastructure improvements and business use in buildings bought and renovated using the funds.

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(FAQ) Answers to Questions about ARRA's $19.2B in HIT Funding

Readers have submitted questions regarding the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Health Information Technology (HIT) Provisions. We provide answers to those questions here.  The HIT provisions of ARRA are found primarily in Division A, the Health Information Technology for Economic ...

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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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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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Auditor Questions Distribution of School Poverty Dollars

Some Nebraska districts may be getting more than their share of state aid dollars because the aid formula uses an inaccurate measure of poverty, Auditor Mike Foley says. For 2005-06, $21.5 million out of the state's total school aid of nearly $685 million was given to districts for low-income studen...

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