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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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Partnerships to Create Justice Models

The program will support the creation of effective practice model partnerships between state courts and public child welfare agencies, tribes and tribal organizations for effective implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (PL 95-608)

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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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(EDUCATION) $197M TX Teacher Incentive Program Producing Results

A new evaluation of Texas' District Awards for Teacher Excellence (DATE) Program finds positive impacts on student achievement and teacher attrition. The DATE program provided voluntary state funded grants to school districts in order to establish district wide goals and implementation of a financ...

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(ENVIRONMENT) Funds Focus on Healthy Efforts in AR, LA, NM, OK, TX

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Program: Healthy Indoor Environments Projects (Region 6) (CFDA Number: 66.034) (Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-R6-IAQ-2010-01); Eligibility: Governments and institutions of higher education in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas; Fundin...

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(NUTRITION) Dannon Funds Education Programs (NY, OH, TX, UT)

(Deadline: March 31) The Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grants, offered by the food company, funds programs that support childhood nutrition education and promote healthy eating habits among children. The program will award grants of $30,000 each to four nonprofits from each of the following comm...

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(EDUCATION) U. of TX Will Use $5M from ARRA for Computer-Based Research Center

\r\nA collaborative team of researchers at the U. of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has been awarded $5 million grant from the Nat'l Science Foundation (NSF) to establish the Simulation, Visualization and Real-time Prediction (SiViRT) Center for interdisciplinary, computer-based research, education and...

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(ENVIRONMENT) $31.9K from AARA Available for TX Contract Project

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is extending a $31,933 funding opportunity, made possible through the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to public and state controlled institutions of higher education to acquire biological data to assist the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in seek...

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(ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT) SBA Dips Into Stimulus to Meet Microloan Demand

The Small Business Administration (SBA) this week announces it is making 15 new loans to microlenders--eight of them new to the Microloan program--totaling $10.7 million in stimulus money ready to be disbursed.\r\n

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(ENVIRONMENT) ARRA Provides $98K for Habitat Protection in TX, NM

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service plans to award $98,000 in stimulus funding to the New Mexico Division of Forestry and The Nature Conservancy in west Texas for Pecos Sunflower habitat restoration and protection.

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