Community Foundation of Cape Cod

Community Foundation of Cape Cod   SYNOPSIS:  The Cape Cod Foundation was founded with the mission to improve community life on Cape Cod through philanthropy and grantmaking. One of the ways this mission is accomplished is by developing permanent and flexible endowment funds to help nonprofit organizations respond to the existing and emerging needs of…

McCosh (Alice) Trust

McCosh (Alice) Trust SYNOPSIS:  The Alice McCosh Trust offers grants for work or study related to natural history and/or the environment. The grant could, for example, cover the cost of a school field trip or project, an expedition as part of a research project or the development of new teaching materials for schools or institutes…

United States Poultry and Egg Association

United States Poultry and Egg Association   SYNOPSIS:  The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is dedicated to the growth, progress, and welfare of the poultry industry and all of its individual and corporate interests. The promotion of problem-related research is high on the association’s agenda. Each year, the association allocates approximately $600,000 for the funding…

Defining Successful Regional Innovation Clusters

Defining Successful Regional Innovation Clusters To compete in the global world market, regions must continue to evolve and better understand how best practices support their regional industries, including defining the benchmarks of a successful industry cluster. In a recent academic article from Harvard researchers, Mercedes Delgado, Michael Porter, and Scott Stern unveiled a new algorithm…

NGA Announces Support for Workforce Training Efforts in 14 States

NGA Announces Support for Workforce Training Efforts in 14 States The National Governor’s Association (NGA) announced that it will provide grants, technical assistance and opportunities to align education and training systems with private sector needs in 14 states. Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia, Washington and West…

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…