Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences

Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences   Sponsor:          Pew Charitable Trusts  SYNOPSIS:  The program makes grants to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding individuals who are in their first few years of their appointment at the assistant professor level.  Deadline(s):      11/03/2014   Web Site: Program URL:

Frameline Completion Fund

Frameline Completion Fund Sponsor:          Frameline, Inc.   SYNOPSIS:  The Frameline Completion Fund provides grants to emerging and established filmmakers. This program seeks to provide a much-needed source of financial contributions to artists who often struggle to secure funding to complete their works. Submissions are being accepted for documentary, educational, narrative, animated or experimental projects about…

Discovery Research K-12 (DR-K12)

Discovery Research K-12 (DR-K12) Sponsor:          Directorate for Education and Human Resources/NSF SYNOPSIS:  The Discovery Research K-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of innovative resources, models and tools (RMTs). Projects in the DRK-12 program build…

Louise Chut Award for Program Excellence

Louise Chut Award for Program Excellence Sponsor:          New Jersey Society for Public Health Education   SYNOPSIS:  The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding contributions made by a program or project (not an agency) to the practice of health education.   Deadline(s):      09/26/2014   Web Site: Program URL:

Roland L. Weinsier Award for Excellence in Medical/Dental Nutrition Education

Roland L. Weinsier Award for Excellence in Medical/Dental Nutrition Education  Sponsor:          American Society for Nutrition   SYNOPSIS:   The sponsor presents this award in recognition of an outstanding career in medical/dental education.    Deadline(s):      09/15/2014   Web Site: Program URL:

Tax Revenues Still Lag Behind Pre-Recession Peak in 26 States

Tax Revenues Still Lag Behind Pre-Recession Peak in 26 States U.S. state tax revenues declined for the first time since the recent economic crisis, according to reports from the Rockefeller Institute of Government and the Pew Charitable Trusts. The small drop in revenues is not being viewed as a sign of another fiscal collapse, but…

Bloomberg Will Invest $45M to Bring Innovation to City Governments

Bloomberg Will Invest $45M to Bring Innovation to City Governments Bloomberg Philanthropies will award $45 million in grants to large U.S. city governments to help improve urban life. Specifically, the foundation hopes to encourage the adoption of the “Innovation Delivery” model in big cities, an approach that relies on in-house innovation consultancy within city halls…