***NLM Launches Web Collecting Initiative to Capture and Preserve Selected Ebola-Related Content***

***NLM Launches Web Collecting Initiative to Capture and Preserve Selected Ebola-Related Content*** The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has launched a Web collecting initiative to capture and preserve selected born-digital content documenting the 2014 Ebola outbreak. Initiated on October 1, 2014, selected content related to the current Ebola outbreak includes Web sites and social media…

***Webinar: Ebola Preparedness for Emergency Medical Services***

***Webinar: Ebola Preparedness for Emergency Medical Services*** Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Wednesday, October 22nd, 3:00 – 4:00pm ET ASPR and CDC staff will discuss the previously developed and distributed Detailed Emergency Medical Services Checklist for Ebola Preparedness, which highlights activities that EMS…

Lyman A. Ripperton Environmental Educator Award

Lyman A. Ripperton Environmental Educator Award Sponsor:          Air and Waste Management Association   SYNOPSIS:  The A&WMA presents an award for distinguished achievement as an educator in some field of air pollution control.     Deadline(s):      10/31/2014   Web Site: http://www.awma.org/about-awma/honors-awards Program URL: http://www.awma.org/about-awma/honors-awards/lyman-a-ripperton-environmental-educator-award

Job Training Grants for Certain Housing Authorities!

Job Training Grants for Certain Housing Authorities! Jobs Plus Pilot Program POSTED: 10/7/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: HUD ELIGIBILITY: Certain Housing Authorities named in the NOA $ AVAILABLE: $24,000,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: 8 MAX GRANT SIZE: $3,000,000 DEADLINE: 12/17/2014 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/administration/grants/fundsavail DESCRIPTION: Grants to provide job training services for residents of designated public housing developments. ——————————————————

Recent Research: Is Bigger Better in Economic Development?

Recent Research: Is Bigger Better in Economic Development? Over the past decade, two ideas have become more and more popular among innovation and economic development leaders. First, that maximizing collaboration between institutions, interest groups, stakeholders and communities is pivotal in building an innovation ecosystem that can succeed and grow over time. Second, that proximity matters,…

Brownfields Grants Are Back! Cleanup Edition

Brownfields Grants Are Back! Cleanup Edition Brownfields Cleanup Grants POSTED: 10/17/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: EPA ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofit and public agencies $ AVAILABLE: $18,100,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: N.A. MAX GRANT SIZE: 90 DEADLINE: 12/19/2014 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://www.epa.gov/oswer/docs/grants/epa-oswer-oblr-14-08.pdf DESCRIPTION: Grants to empower states, communities, tribes, and nonprofits to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up, and reuse brownfields sites. ——————————————————