Monthly Archives: March 2014

Grant for job training for American Indians

Big Job Training Grants for Native Americans! Indian and Native American Employment and Training Programs POSTED: 3/24/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: Dept. of Labor ELIGIBILITY: Indian Tribes and Native American Organizations $ AVAILABLE: $58,000,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: N.A. MAX GRANT SIZE: $5,000,000 DEADLINE: … Continue reading

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White House Opens Climate Data, Launches Innovation Challenges

White House Opens Climate Data, Launches Innovation Challenges In his FY15 budget, President Obama proposed a sweeping, multi-agency push for new research and improved infrastructure to combat the effects of global climate change. Though the budget has not found much … Continue reading

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Improve Youth Mentoring Through Research! High-Risk Youth Mentoring Research

Improve Youth Mentoring Through Research! High-Risk Youth Mentoring Research POSTED: 3/24/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: OJJDP ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofits, IHEs, States, and public agencies $ AVAILABLE: N.A. GRANTS AVAILABLE: 3 MAX GRANT SIZE: $1,000,000 DEADLINE: 5/12/2014 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://www.ojjdp.gov/grants/solicitations/FY2014/MentResearch.pdf DESCRIPTION: Grants for research … Continue reading

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States Pass Innovation-Focused Legislation

States Pass Innovation-Focused Legislation Investments and policy to support innovation-focused agendas have flourished with the close of the 2014 legislative sessions in several states. Crowdfunding legislation, incentives for attracting talent, higher education affordability, punishing patent trolls, and encouraging greater accountability … Continue reading

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Higher Education Research Expenditures by State and Funding Source, FY12

Higher Education Research Expenditures by State and Funding Source, FY12 North Carolina universities receive a larger share of research dollars from businesses than higher education institutions in any other state, according to the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Higher Education Research … Continue reading

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NSF Accepting Applications for New I-Corps Sites

NSF Accepting Applications for New I-Corps Sites The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced a new round of funding for the Innovation Corps Sites (I-Corps Sites) Program. Housed at institutions of higher education, I-Corps Sites are intended to nurture and support … Continue reading

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Industry Support Boosts Chances of Tech Commercialization, Study Indicates

Industry Support Boosts Chances of Tech Commercialization, Study Indicates Corporate-sponsored research resulted in licenses and patents much more frequently than federally sponsored projects at the campuses of the University of California system, according to findings published in Nature. A 20 … Continue reading

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