Improve Youth Mentoring Through Research

Improve Youth Mentoring Through Research! High-Risk Youth Mentoring Research POSTED: 3/24/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: OJJDP ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofits, IHEs, States, and public agencies $ AVAILABLE: N.A. GRANTS AVAILABLE: 3 MAX GRANT SIZE: $1,000,000 DEADLINE: 5/12/2014 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://www.ojjdp.gov/grants/solicitations/FY2014/MentResearch.pdf DESCRIPTION: Grants for research and evaluations to further examine how certain characteristics, components, and practices of mentoring programs can…

Private Sector Input Drives Montana Business Plan

Private Sector Input Drives Montana Business Plan Montana’s new business plan commissioned by Gov. Steve Bullock outlines five overarching themes, described as pillars, with specific goals, objectives and tasks for diversifying the state’s economy. Encouraging innovation and supporting emerging industries is the focus of one pillar, with recommendations for strengthening the role of universities, establishing…

Grants for STEM Learning Projects

Grants for STEM Learning Projects! Advancing Informal STEM Learning POSTED: 4/10/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: NSF ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofits, public agencies, and others $ AVAILABLE: $32,000,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: 51 MAX GRANT SIZE: $3,000,000 DEADLINE: 7/10/2014 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf14555 DESCRIPTION: Grants to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning in informal…

WA Life Sciences Community Steps up to Help Save Grant Fund

WA Life Sciences Community Steps up to Help Save Grant Fund Pointing to the growth potential in jobs and health within the life sciences industry sector, Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed a $20 million cut in funding to the nine-year-old Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF), allowing the fund to honor existing commitments and proceed with the…

National SBIR/STTR Conference

National SBIR/STTR Conference The Spring National SBIR/STTR Conference will take place this June 16-18, 2014, at the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center at Washington DC National Harbor.  Please click here to learn more. . This conference will be the year’s largest gathering of SBIR/STTR agencies, industry leaders, veteran SBIR/STTR awardees, and aspiring entrepreneurs, with emphasis…