Monthly Archives: September 2014

Marisla Foundation

Marisla Foundation SYNOPSIS:  The Marisla Foundation supports programs that are related to its three program areas of Human Services, Environment, and Special Interests. Deadline(s):      01/15/2015 04/15/2015 07/15/2015 10/15/2015 Program URL: https://online.foundationsource.com/public/home/marisla OBJECTIVES:  The objective of the Human Services Program is to assist women, … Continue reading

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National Wetlands Awards

National Wetlands Awards Sponsor:          Environmental Law Institute   SYNOPSIS:  The sponsor provides an award which celebrates individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary dedication, innovation, or excellence in wetlands conservation. Awards are offered in six categ ries: conservation and restoration; education and outreach; landowner stewardship; science … Continue reading

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NSF: Federal Support for Academic Basic Research Remains Steady

NSF: Federal Support for Academic Basic Research Remains Steady Federal funding for basic research performed at universities and colleges decreased 0.3% between FY11 and FY12, according to a new National Science Foundation (NSF) Infobrief. In FY12, basic research at universities … Continue reading

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While Entrepreneurship Declines, Freelancing Grows in Popularity Among Millennials

While Entrepreneurship Declines, Freelancing Grows in Popularity Among Millennials “People ages 20 to 34 created 22.7 percent of all new companies in last year [2013], down from 34.8 percent in 1996,” according to an article from Walter Hamilton of the … Continue reading

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ISTC Maps Strategy to Expand ILs University-Industry Partnerships for Economic Prosperity

ISTC Maps Strategy to Expand ILs University-Industry Partnerships for Economic Prosperity Building stronger connections between universities and businesses in key industries could help generate new jobs, startups and technologies, according to an S&T roadmap released by the Illinois Science & … Continue reading

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North Carolina License To Give Trust Fund

North Carolina License To Give Trust Fund   SYNOPSIS:  Grants will be awarded based on their relevancy to the powers and duties outlined in NC General Statute ‘ 20-7.6 – Awarding grants-in-aid to non-profit entities to conduct education and awareness activities on organ … Continue reading

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Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence Sponsor:          Bruner Foundation   SYNOPSIS:  The Rudy Bruner Award recognizes one Gold Medal Winner and four Silver Medal winners in each biennial cycle. Rudy Bruner Award winners are not selected through an established set of criteria. Rather, … Continue reading

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