This week’s edition of Federal Funding Spotlight 🔦 focuses on opportunities from the Small Business Administration, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Defense. These opportunities support…
- Entrepreneurship training for service-disabled veterans
- Cooperative research involving commercial and recreational fishermen
- Natural resource conservation practices throughout West Virginia, and more!
Visit Grants.gov to browse and search through a complete list of federal funding opportunity announcements.
Small Business Administration 🔦 Current Closing Date for Applications: July 24, 2019
This program supports entrepreneurship training to veteran small business owners and entrepreneurs, with a special emphasis on entrepreneurship instruction to service-disabled veteran small business owners and entrepreneurs.
Continue reading The Latest in Federal Grants: Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans, Micro-Enterprise Support for Native American Firms & More
This week’s #FundingFriday post highlights grant opportunities supporting educational initiatives from the Departments of State and Education. The programs serve veterans, children with disabilities as well as populations in the Middle East, Pakistan and India.
The project will promote the development of English language, classroom pedagogy, community engagement and leadership skills of the participants through first-hand experience and networking with English language teaching peers in the United States. Through teamwork activities, the program will develop participants’ classroom, leadership, communication skills, and teacher trainer skills. In addition to enhancing the participants’ ability to implement effective English language programs in Pakistan, the exchange program will provide participants a better understanding of the United States, its people, and its democratic values.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Federal Grants Supporting Unique Educational Programs
In this week’s #FundingFriday column, we highlight open opportunities for grant programs serving veterans and their families. Grants featured here aim to support training programs, medical research, veterans home construction, the Wounded Warrior Service Dog Program, and more.
This program aims to provide procurement training and management support services to potential veteran and service-disabled veteran candidates seeking training for government contracting opportunities.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Federal Grant Programs Supporting America’s Veterans and Their Families
If you are a regular to Grants.gov, you are likely accustomed to seeing scores of new federal grant opportunities published every month. What happens after all of those grants are awarded and the funds are spent?
Federal agencies that oversee the spending of grants often share stories of impact on their websites and social media platforms. This week, we are highlighting a few of the most recent success stories.
Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program
In early August, three entities, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, announced a nearly 50 percent reduction in Veterans experiencing homelessness since 2010. This success is attributable, in part, to an interagency effort to focus on serving the needs of veterans, assisting with everything from housing to job training.
Continue reading Stories of Impact from the Federal Grants Community: Training for Vets
This week’s #FundingFriday post highlights grant opportunities open to nonprofit organizations working both in the U.S. and abroad. The funding programs span education, community-building, and agriculture.
1. Department of State, U.S. Mission to India – Framing the Debate on Climate Change
Through this program, the U.S. Embassy in India seeks to raise awareness about the complex conversations surrounding climate change among the college youth in the North Indian states and territories of Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Uttar Pradesh. Successful proposals will lay out plans for engaging university students in the major cities and educational hubs in these states.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: 5 New Federal Grant Opportunities Open to Nonprofit Organizations