Monthly Archives: August 2013

Improve Dental Care!

Improve Dental Care! Innovation Fund for Oral Health POSTED: 8/15/2013 FUNDING SOURCE: DentaQuest Foundation ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofit and public agencies-especially CHCs $ AVAILABLE: $4,450,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: N.A. MAX GRANT SIZE: N.A. DEADLINE: Ongoing CONTACT INFORMATION: http://www.dentaquestfoundation.org/grants/grant-seekers DESCRIPTION: Grants to create systems … Continue reading

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NASA Transition Continues to Spur University, Industry Partnerships

NASA Transition Continues to Spur University, Industry Partnerships The winding down of the space shuttle program in Florida’s Space Coast by the Obama administration in 2010 spurred a transition in NASA’s areas of focus, including an increased emphasis on commercializing … Continue reading

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SUNY Acquisition Demonstrates Prominent Role of Research Centers in Innovation Economy

SUNY Acquisition Demonstrates Prominent Role of Research Centers in Innovation Economy Well-designed research centers can help bring an innovation ecosystem together through the spillover effects of knowledge dissemination, student learning experiences, local early access to new technologies, and by attracting … Continue reading

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States Focus on Building Blocks of their Economies to Jumpstart Growth

States Focus on Building Blocks of their Economies to Jumpstart Growth Whether in creating new businesses, developing a skilled workforce, or building stronger connections between universities and regional economies, governors and lawmakers have taken a “grow your own” approach to … Continue reading

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NSF Report Shows National Inequality of High-Knowledge Workers

NSF Report Shows National Inequality of High-Knowledge Workers A new report by the National Science Foundation portrays science and engineering employment in the United States as highly concentrated in a small number of states and metro areas. Most states reflected … Continue reading

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Improve Rural and Farm Housing

Improve Rural and Farm Housing! Section 514 Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Farm Labor Housing Grants for Off-Farm Housing POSTED: 8/14/2013 FUNDING SOURCE: USDA ELIGIBILITY: Rural housing authorities and property owners $ AVAILABLE: $2,000,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: N.A. MAX … Continue reading

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NASBO Recommends Better Budgeting Practices for States

NASBO Recommends Better Budgeting Practices for States Knowing when to implement budget cuts or reserve measures and how to reduce expenditures while minimizing service disruption are valuable best practices that can be shared as a result of the recession’s impact … Continue reading

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