Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor

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(YOUTH) HHS Provides Funding for Violence Prevention Programs

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS) (Office of Public Health and Science); Program: Campus Men Supporting Women's Health Project (CMSWHP) (CFDA Number: 93.015) (Funding Opportunity Number: WH-HPP-11-001); Eligibility: Faith-and-community based organizations, tribes and nonprofits; Fundin...

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(MINORITIES) Arcus Nat'l Fund Supports GLBT Efforts

Private Funder: Arcus Nat'l Fund; Opportunity: 2011 funding programs; Funding Focus: Social equity, public awareness and understanding, health and safety and scientific inquiry; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $75,000 each; Deadline: Rolling. Summary:  The f...

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(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) Alcoa Offers Range of Grants

Private Funder: Alcoa Foundation; Opportunity: Alcoa 2011 program grants; Funding Focus: Conservation and sustainability, education, health and safety and community partnerships; Geographic Focus: National (where Alcoa has locations); Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Since 1952, Alcoa Foundation ha...

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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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(ARTS) Creative Capital Foundation

Private Funder: Humana Foundation; Opportunity: The Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program; Funding Focus: Education, the visual arts, writing; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits, visual arts organizations; Funding: Multiple grants, amounts vary; Deadline: Ope...

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(WORKFORCE) Tennessee Joins Elevate America Effort

Tennessee is the latest state to partner with Microsoft to provide free technology training and certification through the Elevate America program. Elevate America helps strengthen the U.S. economy and provide individuals with workforce-readiness skills and technology training. Elevate America prov...

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(EDUCATION) Yum! Brands Foundation Funds Variety of Programs

(Deadline: Rolling) Yum! Brands Foundation, philanthropic arm of the Louisville, KY-based restaurant conglomerate, supports hundreds of charities, focusing on programs such as hunger relief, creation of after-hour daycare, reading incentives, child safety and mentoring at-risk teens. The company aw...

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(SOCIAL SERVICES) Oprah Winfrey Foundation

Deadline: Rolling.          The queen of daytime television, Oprah Winfrey, has her own private, charitable foundation that supports a range of education and social service programs for children and minorities.         ...

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(REGULATIONS) ACF Seeks Comment on $140M Foster Care Program

Health & Human Services Dept.'s Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing to use the National Youth in Transition Database and Youth Outcome Survey to evaluate whether states are doing a good job in placing foster youth. Public Comment Deadline: Nov. 26. ACF wants to evaluate...

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(TRANSPORTATION) $855K from ARRA Goes to TN Transit Agencies

The Cleveland Area Urban Transit System (CAUTS) will receive $855,317 in funds from the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for transit services in the Cleveland, TN, urban area. CAUTS operates a deviated fixed route bus system within the Cleveland city limits. \r\nA total of $9.7 millio...

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