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  • Grants for Arts Education in Connecticut Schools is Announced
    Grants for Arts Education in Connecticut Schools is Announced
    A new grant is available for schools all over Connecticut that is designed to strengthen the the arts in education by exposing young people to the arts. This grant is a result of a collaboration between the State Department of Education and...
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    Three organizations in WA State get job training grant money for veterans
    Do you have friends or relatives that have served our country and have been hit hard by past economic times and they are now homeless? Have you seen them struggle with moving into a non-military career?Recently, United States Secretary of Labor...
  • TORF grant recipients
    Tournament of Roses Foundation awards $100,000 to 28 local non-profits
    Six first-time winners are among the 28 recipients of grants from the Tournament of Roses Foundation for 2014, awarded at a reception on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at Tournament House. Pres. Nancy Neal Davis distributed checks totaling $100,000 to 28...
  •  Ezra Jack Keats Foundation
    Ezra Jack Keats Minigrant Program awards teachers and librarians
    The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, which fosters children's love of reading and creative expression in our diverse culture, has awarded Minigrants to 60 educators at public schools and libraries in 27 states across the country. Now in its 26th...
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    First in the World Grants available for colleges
    U.S. Department of Education announced this week the availability of $75 million in the First in the World (FITW) program. The funding is in the form of grants. The grants will fund the development and testing of innovative approaches and...
  • Grants are available for the 2014 Camp Broadway season
    Camp Broadway 2014 has a few grants for applicants
    FSCJ Artist Series and Chase proudly announce the “Camp Broadway® Grant Program”. The Camp Broadway® 2014 program, from June 16-20 at the Wilson Center for the Arts, includes five days of classes in singing, dancing, and acting...
  • Biden speaking about federal investments in job training
    States have about two weeks left to apply for grant money for career training
    Last month, the United States Department of Labor announced that up to $150 million in grant money is available through the Job-Driven National Emergency Grant program to aid in training folks who have experienced a job loss for careers in...
  • Program Sustainability
    Sustaining grant-funded programs: What can be done?
    A recent workshop at the International Development Partnerships Forum reinforced the need to make sustainability a top priority for grant-supported projects throughout the world. Four guiding principles were found to be instrumental and, while the...
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    USDA Announces Grants to Support State Breastfeeding Programs
    Agriculture Under Secretary Kevin Concannon this week announced the release of nearly $60 million in Fiscal Year 2014 funds to WIC agencies in states, territories, and Indian tribal organizations (ITO) in support of breastfeeding peer counselor...
  • USA heads to Chicago, USA
    USA heads to Chicago, USA
    Currently looking for work in the arts? Then try USA. Not the country, the non-profit funding organization which has distributed grants of $50,000 in the to disciplines of Architecture and Design, Crafts and Traditional Arts, Dance, Literature,...
  • Woman construction
    $1.8 million in grant money available to support women in nontraditional jobs
    Recently, the US Department of Labor announced the availability of approximately $1.8 million in grant monies to promote the hiring, training, and retaining of women in high-skill, nontraditional occupations such as information technology, energy,...
  • USTA Grants
    Two Atlanta organizations receive USTA Multicultural Excellence Grants
    Two deserving Atlanta organizations in the Peterson School of Tennis and the South Atlanta Community Tennis Association (SACTA) have been awarded $7500 grants from the United States Tennis Association (USTA) to help develop young tennis players...
  • USTA Serves in Atlanta
    Atlanta organizations receive USTA Serves grants
    It's no secret that the Metro Atlanta area is a rich and vibrant tennis community and the USTA is again seconding that by awarding USTA Serves grants to three Atlanta organizations.USTA Serves is the national charitable foundation of the...
  • Grant seekers response to rejection letter
    Grantmaker's rejection creates opportunity for successful grantseeking
    Nonprofits seeking grants are more likely to receive letters declining their grant proposal than approving it. Competition is fierce and giving is not expected to reach 2007 levels for another six years, according to Giving USA 2013.While...
  • Abby Byrne of Newport wins Metta Student's Foundation grant
    Newport teen honored for her acts of kindness
    Reflective, sensitive, compassionate and caring deeply about the world around her—and thus acts without haste when given the opportunity to help others is how Corie McDermott, Assistant Director of College Counseling describes the eleventh...