Detroit, Pittsburgh Boast Tech Economy Gains

Detroit, Pittsburgh Boast Tech Economy Gains Groups in the greater Detroit and Pittsburgh regions recently released reports documenting the progress these metros have made over the past few years in building thriving technology economies. Detroit’s Automation Alley found that tech industry employment in the region grew by 15 percent in 2011, outpacing growth in all…

NY Budget Advances State’s Research, High-Tech Agenda

NY Budget Advances State’s Research, High-Tech Agenda Many of the proposals put forth by Gov. Andrew Cuomo for growing New York’s innovation economy were fulfilled or received continued support in the enacted FY15 budget. This includes a final installment of $680 million to complete the Buffalo Billion initiative, new rounds of funding for the Regional…

Grants to Serve Homeless Youth

Grants to Serve Homeless Youth! Street Outreach Program POSTED: 3/12/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: ACF ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofit and public agencies, including IHEs $ AVAILABLE: $2,248,804 GRANTS AVAILABLE: 20 MAX GRANT SIZE: $200,000/year DEADLINE: 5/12/2014 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2014-ACF-ACYF-YO-0790 DESCRIPTION: Funds to conduct outreach services designed to build relationships between grantee staff and runaway, homeless, and street youth. ——————————————————

MASSIVE New i3 RFP Released

MASSIVE New i3 RFP Released! Investing in Innovation Fund: Development Grants (i3) POSTED: 3/17/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: Dept. of Education ELIGIBILITY: LEAs, a consortium of schools, or a nonprofit in partnership with a LEA $ AVAILABLE: $134,800,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: 30 MAX GRANT SIZE: $20,000,000 DEADLINE: 4/14/2014 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://apply07.grants.gov/apply/opportunities/instructions/oppED-GRANTS-031414-001-cfda84.411-cid84-411P2014-1-instructions.pdf DESCRIPTION: Grants for a wide array of…

"Leadership" Grants for School Improvement Grant-eligible LEA

"Leadership" Grants for School Improvement Grant-eligible LEAs Turnaround School Leaders Program POSTED: 3/28/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: Dept. of Education ELIGIBILITY: LEAs that are School Improvement Grant-eligible $ AVAILABLE: $14,000,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: 8 MAX GRANT SIZE: N.A. DEADLINE: 5/23/2014 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-03-28/pdf/2014-06695.pdf DESCRIPTION: Grants to develop, implement, and enhance leadership pipeline projects that trains "school leaders" for…