Monthly Archives: May 2014

Cultural Anthropology Scholars Awards–Methodological Training for Cultural Anthropologists (SBE–BCS)

Cultural Anthropology Scholars Awards–Methodological Training for Cultural Anthropologists (SBE–BCS)   Sponsor:          Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences/NSF   SYNOPSIS:   The sponsor supports methodological training by cultural anthropologists who are active researchers. <S2S>   Deadline(s):      08/16/2014 01/16/2015   Web Site: http://www07.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=45700Continue reading

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EArly-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) – NSF

EArly-concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER)   Sponsor:          National Science Foundation   SYNOPSIS:  The EAGER funding mechanism may be used to support exploratory work in its early stages on untested, but potentially transformative, research ideas or approaches.   Deadline(s):   … Continue reading

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Transition to Privatize Economic Development Outlined in NC Budget

Transition to Privatize Economic Development Outlined in NC Budget Building on a bare bones structure for privatizing economic development established last session, Gov. Pat McCrory outlined a plan for transitioning the state’s Department of Commerce to a public-private partnership, effective … Continue reading

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Commerce Department Names First 12 Communities for Manufacturing Support Initiative

Commerce Department Names First 12 Communities for Manufacturing Support Initiative This week, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced the first 12 communities to participate in the federal government’s multi-agency Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership (IMCP) initiative. The initiative will … Continue reading

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U.S. Business Dynamism In Decline, Finds Brookings Researchers

U.S. Business Dynamism In Decline, Finds Brookings Researchers Business dynamism, a measure of firm destruction and creation in an economy, has steadily declined in the U.S. over the past 30 years, according to a study released by the Brookings Institution … Continue reading

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Skills Shortage Endangers U.S. Manufacturing, According to Study

Skills Shortage Endangers U.S. Manufacturing, According to Study More than 75 percent of U.S. manufacturers report a moderate to severe shortage of skilled workers, according to a recent study by Accenture and The Manufacturing Institute.  While most manufacturers plan to … Continue reading

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Develop Programs to Address Food Deserts

Develop Programs to Address Food Deserts! Community Economic Development Healthy Food Financing Initiative Projects POSTED: 5/23/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: ACF ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofits $ AVAILABLE: $9,500,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: 13 MAX GRANT SIZE: $800,000 DEADLINE: 7/21/2014 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2014-ACF-OCS-EE-0819 DESCRIPTION: Funds to address … Continue reading

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