Dr. Bill Newton-Kathy Neville Professional Development Scholarship

Dr. Bill Newton-Kathy Neville Professional Development Scholarship Sponsor:          Tourism Cares  SYNOPSIS:  Tourism Cares offers the Dr. Bill Newton  Kathy Neville Scholarship to entering or working professionals of travel, tourism, and hospitality who are registering for the International Tour Management Institutes (ITMI) Tour Guide or Tour Director Certification training.  Deadline(s):      11/03/2014   Web Site: http://www.tourismcares.org/ Program…

Global Investors Confident in U.S. Economy, Not Government

Global Investors Confident in U.S. Economy, Not Government Global investors are more confident investing in the U.S. than anywhere else in the world, according to a recent survey from Deloitte and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA).  Confidence in the U.S. macroeconomy and U.S. investments has now grown for the third straight year and continues…

Rehabilitation Training: Job-Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center

Rehabilitation Training: Job-Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center Sponsor:          Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services/Department of Education   SYNOPSIS: The sponsor announces the availability of funds for the Rehabilitation Training: Job-Driven Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (the Rehabilitation Act), the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) makes grants…

EDA Director to Share His Vision of Agency’s Future

EDA Director to Share His Vision of Agency’s Future In one of his first appearances at a national economic development conference, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams will address SSTI’s Annual Conference on September 15 in Chicago. As the Administrator of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA), Williams is…

Academic Fellowships in American Modernism Sponsor: O’Keeffe (Georgia) Museum Research Center

Academic Fellowships in American Modernism  Sponsor:          O’Keeffe (Georgia) Museum Research Center  SYNOPSIS:  The Georgia OKeeffe Museum Research Center academic fellowship program strives to provide a supportive environment for the pursuit of research and writing by sponsoring full-time fellowships in American Modernism from the late nineteenth-century to the present.   Deadline(s):      12/01/2014 Web Site: http://www.okeeffemuseum.org/ Program…

Preschool Development Grants – Expansion Grants

Preschool Development Grants – Expansion Grants     Sponsor:          Department of Education   SYNOPSIS: Preschool Development Grants – Expansion Grants will support States that have robust State Preschool Programs or that have been awarded a Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge grant. These grants will be awarded to States to implement and sustain…

Preschool Development Grants – Development Grants

Preschool Development Grants – Development Grants Sponsor:          Office of Elementary and Secondary Education/Department of Education   SYNOPSIS:  Preschool Development Grants – Development Grants will support States with either small or no State Preschool Programs. These grants will be awarded to States to develop or enhance preschool program infrastructure and capacity to deliver High-Quality Preschool Programs.…