Monthly Archives: October 2012

Community Food Project Funding

Community Food Project Funding! Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program POSTED: 9/19/2012 FUNDING SOURCE: USDA ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofits $ AVAILABLE: $5,000,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: N.A. MAX GRANT SIZE: N.A. DEADLINE: 11/28/2012 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://nifa.usda.gov/funding/rfas/pdfs/13_comm_foods_14.pdf DESCRIPTION: Grants to plan or implement Community Food … Continue reading

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Pollock-Krasner Foundation

Pollock-Krasner Foundation SYNOPSIS: The sponsor awards grants to provide financial assistance to visual artists, who are painters, sculptors, and artists who work on paper, including printmakers. Grants are intended for a one-year period of time. Deadline(s): Web Site: http://www.pkf.org Program … Continue reading

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Clean Tech Venture Investment Declines, USDA Supports VC-Backed Clean Tech Firms

Clean Tech Venture Investment Declines, USDA Supports VC-Backed Clean Tech Firms Clean Tech venture investments declined in the third quarter of 2012, according to the MoneyTree report released on Friday by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). … Continue reading

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U.S. Remains Top Destination for Doctoral Students Post-Graduation

U.S. Remains Top Destination for Doctoral Students Post-Graduation Using information from a 2008 Survey of Doctorate Recipients and 2010 Survey of Earned Doctorates, an NSF report this month suggests that a total of 85.7 percent of recent doctoral graduates continued … Continue reading

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SBA Reports Record Level of SBIC Financing For Third Straight Year

SBA Reports Record Level of SBIC Financing For Third Straight Year The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) debenture program provided $2.95 billion in financing to small businesses in FY12, according to a recent SBA release. … Continue reading

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State Strategic Plans Focus on Supporting S&T in Key Sectors

State Strategic Plans Focus on Supporting S&T in Key Sectors In an era of tightening fiscal constraints, states have to make tough decisions, establish clear economic development funding priorities and transform their economic development models to take advantage of immediate … Continue reading

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Clean Tech Venture Investment Declines, USDA Supports VC-Backed Clean Tech Firms

Clean Tech venture investments declined in the third quarter of 2012, according to the MoneyTree report released on Friday by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). The numbers reinforce the current trend of decreasing investment in clean … Continue reading

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