Developing the Next Generation of Conservationists Initiative

Developing the Next Generation of Conservationists Initiative Sponsor:          National Fish and Wildlife Foundation SYNOPSIS:  The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) in cooperation with its federal partners, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), Forest Service (USFS), announce an initiative to connect youth to the outdoors by providing financial support for conservation…

Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities – Preparation of Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services Leadership Personnel   Sponsor:          Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services/Department of Education SYNOPSIS:  The purposes of this program are to (1) help address State-identified needs for highly qualified personnel in special education, related…

$20M Innovation Fund, Gov’s $1M Investment Highlight Chicago Innovation Exchange Grand Opening

$20M Innovation Fund, Gov’s $1M Investment Highlight Chicago Innovation Exchange Grand Opening With Gov. Pat Quinn, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Sen. Mark Kirk, and University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer in attendance, the Chicago Innovation Exchange (CIE), a new startup incubator in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood, had its grand opening last Thursday. The CIE is comprised…

Universities, Public-Private Partners Launch Commercialization Funds in IN, LA, PA, WA

Universities, Public-Private Partners Launch Commercialization Funds in IN, LA, PA, WA Purdue University, the University City Science Center, and Washington State University announced the creation of new investment funds to support the growth of university-affiliated startups in their respective communities. These three recently announced commercialization funds all share a common trend – they will be…

Applying to the NIH SBIR Phase I for first timers

Applying to the NIH SBIR Phase I Program for First-Time Applicants November 5 and 6, 2014, 8:00pm ET This class is limited to 25 students. | REGISTER | WORKSHOP TOPICS |   About the Workshop: Now on its 11th run, the NIH SBIR Phase I Program for First-Time Applicants is a very practical step-by-step, four-hour…

Conservation, Food and Health Foundation

Conservation, Food and Health Foundation SYNOPSIS:  The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in the developing world. The foundation helps build capacity within developing countries in its three areas of interest with grants that support research or projects that solve specific problems. The…