Monthly Archives: February 2015

Danny Gutierrez Memorial Scholarship Sponsor: National Hispanic Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees

Danny Gutierrez Memorial Scholarship Sponsor:          National Hispanic Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees   SYNOPSIS:  Each year one Danny Gutierrez Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an individual who is studying electronics or engineering.   Deadline(s):      05/01/2015   Web Site: http://nhcfae.org Program URL: http://nhcfae.org/danny-gutierrez-memorial-scholarship/

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Association for Jewish Studies

Association for Jewish Studies   SYNOPSIS:  The Berman Fellowships  two awards of $16,000 for the academic year  aim to support the development and expansion of the field of the social scientific study of Jewish Americans and the contemporary Jewish-American experience; … Continue reading

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Fund for Wild Nature

Fund for Wild Nature   SYNOPSIS:  The Fund for Wild Nature provides small grants for North American campaigns to save native species and wild ecosystems, with particular emphasis on actions designed to defend threatened wilderness and biological diversity. Funding is … Continue reading

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Climate Adaptation Fund

Climate Adaptation Fund Sponsor:          Wildlife Conservation Society   SYNOPSIS:  The Wildlife Conservation Societys North America Program is pleased to announce the fourth round of grantmaking through its Climate Adaptation Fund –a program to support projects that demonstrate effective interventions for … Continue reading

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Pew Distills Best Practices in Evaluating Economic Development Tax Incentives

Although every state delivers tax incentives for economic development, there are numerous inconsistencies in how these incentives are evaluated. Based on best practices developed by 10 states and the District of Columbia that passed legislation requiring regular evaluation of economic … Continue reading

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Tracking Educational Outcomes, the Great Recession

The Signature Report, an annual report on college completion conducted by researchers at the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center and Indiana University’s Project on Academic Success, identifies six-year student success outcomes and college completion rates by state for the cohort … Continue reading

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FCC Clears Way for Municipal Broadband

Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to classify broadband as a public utility. Once rules have been put in place this summer, providers will no longer be able to selectively block access to legal content, throttle access based on … Continue reading

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