#FundingFriday: Grant Opportunities Closing in August!

This week we are highlighting five grants you may have seen shared on Twitter by federal grant-making agencies recently. If you haven’t been following them but are interested in eSports, employment retention, conservation, mining, or scientific research, then check out these grants listed below.

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Close Date: August 1, 2018

Opportunity: Promoting the eSports Industry in the MENA Region

Agency: Department of State, Assistance Coordination


Close Date: August 3, 2018

Opportunity: Retaining Employment and Talent After Injury/Illness Network (RETAIN) Demonstration Projects

Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy


Close Date: August 10, 2018

Opportunity: Landscape Conservation in Western Tanzania Activity

Agency: U.S. Agency for International Development


Close Date: August 31, 2018

Opportunity: Not-for Profit Acid Mine Drainage Watershed Cooperative Agreement Programs

Agency: Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining


Close Date: Posted until superseded

Opportunity: Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Agency: Air Force Office of Scientific Research


Wondering how these federal grants came to be? In general, grants originate from legislation that directs grant-making agencies to establish, fund, and monitor the programs. Find out more in the Grants Learning Center.