Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor

North Carolina

(EDUCATION) Harry Ransom Center Grants

Private Funder: Harry Ransom Center; Opportunity: Project grants; Funding Focus: Education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Post-doctorate or independent scholars with a substantial record of publication; Funding: Up to $3,000 each; Deadline: Feb. 1. Summary: The Harry Ransom Center at the...

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(YOUTH) Edna McConnell Clark Offers $10M to Improve Operations

Foundation: Edna McConnell Clark Foundation (with funding from the Social Innovation Fund at the federal Corp. for Nat'l & Community Service); Opportunity: Social Innovation Fund; Funding Focus: Youths; Geographic Focus: National and California, North Carolina, Oklahoma and South Carolina; Eligi...

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(ADVOCACY) Southern Communities Offers 'Change' Funds in GA, NC, SC

(Deadline: Sept. 1) The Fund for Southern Communities, a member foundation of the Funding Exchange, supports small community nonprofits working to promote environmental justice, anti-racism, women's rights, youth development, alternative lifestyle rights, worker's rights, civil rights and disability...

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(EDUCATION) DoEd Allows States to Divert Title I Funding for Stimulus Data Collection

(Effective Date: Nov. 27) The Education Dept will allow states to divert some of the $10 billion in additional Title I money they received this year under the Recovery Act to pay for the extensive data collection requirements imposed by the law, according to an Oct. 27 Federal Register announcement....

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(TAX CREDITS) Treasury Jumpstarts Affordable Housing

The money--the latest of six payouts from the $3 billion allocated by Congress to the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (PL 111-5)--will be divided among Arizona, Connecticut, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Vermont.

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(EDUCATION) Funding Process for Race to Top, What Works Coming Soon

At the 2009 Governors Education Symposium in Cary, NC, Education Dept. Secy. Arne Duncan offers insights into the funding processes for the $5 billion in Recovery Act funding for the Race to the Top Fund and Invest in What Works & Innovation Fund.

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(AUGUST DEADLINE) Progress Funds Environment Issues (FL, NC, SC)

(Deadline: Aug. 1) The Progress Energy Foundation, the giving arm of the energy company, provides grants to nonprofits focusing on environmental issues in Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina. Projects that protect the natural resources of the company's service areas are eligible for funding...

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(APRIL DEADLINE) Burroughs Wellcome Funds Education (NC)

(Deadline: April 10) The Burroughs Wellcome Student Science Enrichment Program (SSEP) supports diverse programs with a common goal to enable middle school and high school students to participate in hands-on scientific activities and pursue inquiry-based exploration. Up to 12 awards are made annually...

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(FEBRUARY DEADLINE) Funds Focuses on Social Justice (GA, NC & SC)

(Deadline: Feb. 29) The Fund for Southern Communities provides one-year grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 for nonprofits focusing on social justice issues. Proposals are accepted in two categories: 1) Community Media Collaboration--projects that address media policy, infrastructure, or accountab...

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