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GRANT ALERTS

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Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Release/Posted Date: 03/05/15
Submission Deadline: 04/13/15
Program: Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers
Award Amount: Up to $400,000
Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274608
Eligibility: tribal governments, institutions of higher education, nonprofits

Description:

Grants to improve outreach, technical assistance, and education efforts to reach socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers in a linguistically appropriate manner to further their participation in USDA programs

Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Release/Posted Date: 03/03/15
Submission Deadline: 04/16/15
Program: Organic Transitions
Award Amount: Up to $500,000
Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274820
Eligibility: Colleges and universities

Description:

Grants to support development and implementation of research, extension and higher ed programs to improve the competitiveness of organic livestock and crop producers, with particular attention to soil conservation and climate change mitigation

Agency: U.S. Department of Commerce
Release/Posted Date: 03/02/15
Submission Deadline: 04/13/15
Program: Strengthening the Public’s and/or K-12 Students’ Environmental Literacy for Community Resilience to Extreme Weather Events and Environmental Changes
Award Amount: $250,000 - $500,000
Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274854
Eligibility: institutions of higher education; nonprofits including museums, zoos, and aquariums; K-12 schools and systems; state, local, tribal governments

Description:

Cooperative agreements for projects to build the environmental literacy necessary for community resilience by focusing on geographic awareness and an understanding of Earth systems and the threats and vulnerabilities that are associated with a community’s location

Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Release/Posted Date: 02/24/15
Submission Deadline: March-April, 2015 (varies according to project type)
Program: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Foundational Program
Award Amount: Varies (approx. $100,000 - 500,000)
Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274648
Eligibility: Varies according to project type; includes colleges and universities, federal agencies, research organizations, private organizations, and individuals

Description:

Grants for research to build a foundation of knowledge critical for solving societal challenges in areas of food health and production, safety, nutrition, health renewable energy, natural resources, agriculture systems, and rural communities, etc.

Agency: U.S. Department of Commerce
Release/Posted Date: 02/18/15
Submission Deadline: 03/12/15
Program: Economic Development Assistance Programs
Award Amount: Unspecified
Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=273468
Eligibility: local, state, tribal governments; nonprofits; institutions of higher education

Description:

Cooperative agreements for construction, non-construction, tech assistance, and loan fund projects that leverage existing regional assets to support new economic-development approaches in distressed communities

Agency: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Release/Posted Date: 02/16/15
Submission Deadline: 04/10/15
Program: Basic Center Program
Award Amount: $50,000 - $200,000
Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=273528
Eligibility: state, local, tribal governments; nonprofits; public housing authorities; institutions of higher education

Description:

Funding to provide alternatives for runaway and homeless youth, to meet their immediate needs for shelter, food, clothing, counseling, and referrals for health care

Agency: U.S. Department of Justice
Release/Posted Date: 02/13/15
Submission Deadline: 03/24/15
Program: Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders Program
Award Amount: Up to $950,000
Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=273770
Eligibility: state, local, tribal governments; nonprofits; certain coalitions and rape crisis centers

Description:

Grants to encourage partnerships among governments, courts, service providers, and coalitions and centers, to ensure that crimes of sexual violence and stalking are treated as serious violations of the law

Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Release/Posted Date: 02/11/15
Submission Deadline: 03/19/15
Program: Higher Education Challenge Grants Program
Award Amount: $30,000 - $750,000
Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=273311
Eligibility: nonprofit colleges and universities offering degrees in food and agricultural sciences; land-grant colleges and universities; minority colleges and universities

Description:

Grants for projects that address educational needs, involve creative approaches that can serve as a model; encourage better working relationships in the university science and education community; and produce benefits beyond the grant period

Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Release/Posted Date: 02/10/15
Submission Deadline: 03/13/15
Program: Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program
Award Amount: $50,000 - $300,000
Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=273310
Eligibility: public secondary schools, nonprofit junior and community colleges, institutions of higher education, nonprofits

Description:

Grants to strengthen education in agriscience and agribusiness to ensure a qualified workforce, and to promote linkages among education programs in food and agricultural sciences

Agency: U.S. Department of Justice
Release/Posted Date: 02/09/15
Submission Deadline: 03/20/15
Program: Grants to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus
Award Amount: Up to $750,000
Website: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=273408
Eligibility: institutions of higher education

Description:

Grants to provide victim services and to reduce violence through safety enhancements and efforts to hold offenders accountable, emphasizing campus-wide coordinated responses that link to off-campus criminal justice agencies and service providers