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Car Company to Start Grantmaking May 1

The foundation has five funding categories: (1) education and literacy; (2) environmental conservation; (3) cross-cultural understanding; (4) social welfare; and (5) scientific research.

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Bereavement Centers Can Receive Funding

The program funds bereavement support services and grief counseling for children and teens who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or loved one. The foundation gives strong preference to independent bereavement centers and camps that: are not affiliated with a hospice or hospital; demonstrate a commitment to the use of community trained volunteers; and have multicultural competence in addressing children and adolescent’s bereavement needs.

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(TECHNOLOGY) Digital Wish

Private Funder: Digital Wish; Opportunity: Digital Wish Grants; Funding Focus: Education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: K-12 and special education schools; Funding: Awards vary; Deadline: Rolling (winners announced on the 28th of every month). Summary: Nonprofit Digital Wish, supported b...

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(SAFETY) Liaisons Will Aid Seat Belt Usage, Drunk Driving Efforts in 3 States

Agency: Transportation Dept. (Nat'l Highway Traffic Safety Admin); Program: Law Enforcement Liaison (LEL): Region 2 (CFDA Number: 20.614) (Funding Opportunity Number: DTNH22-10-R-00325); Eligibility: State and local law enforcement agencies in Region 2,which includes New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvan...

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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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(TAX CREDITS) HUD OKs $1B for State Housing Agencies

HUD approves plans to produce thousands of affordable housing units by 26 state housing agencies using a tax credit mechanism created in the most recent economic stimulus package.

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(ENERGY) DOE Devotes $448M to Weatherization Programs in Selected States

The Dept. of Energy (DOE) is providing more than $448 million in Recovery Act funding to expand weatherization assistance programs in Alabama, Idaho, Maine, Missouri, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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(HOUSING) States Awarded $1B in HUD Tax Credit Funds

The $1 billion in formula-based credits are a portion of the allocation coming from the Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP), funded under the HOME Investment Partnerships Program as part of the Recovery Act.

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(AUGUST DEADLINE) Delta Dental Offers Grants in CT, NJ

(Deadline: Aug. 17) The Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation, Inc., the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of New Jersey, annually provides financial support to community clinics and facilities that help underserved populations gain access to dental care, facilities that provide dental treatment to ...

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MetLife Museum and Community

Deadline: Oct. 17.    In 2008, under Museum and Community Connections, MetLife Foundation expects to award grants totaling $1 million. The purpose of the program is to encourage art museums to reach out to large numbers of people of all ages and backgrounds through imaginative programs. ...

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