Re: Potential Funding Sources....
Dear RC&D Friends:
Below are some potential funding resources for your projects
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts Invites Applications for Architecture and Design Projects - Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to individual artists working on projects that explore innovative and bold ideas in architecture and design....Deadline: September 15, 2013
Ruddie Memorial Youth Foundation Seeks Applications for Innovative Youth Programs - Grants of $25,000 will be awarded to programs designed to help underprivileged youth reach their full potential.... Deadline: July 17, 2013
National Resource Center for First-Year Experience and Students and Transition Invites Applications for Research Projects - A $5,000 grant will be awarded for a research project with the potential to improve the experiences of students transitioning into and through higher education.... Deadline: July 1, 2013
Wild Ones Invites Applications for Native Plant Education Projects
Grants of up to $500 will be awarded to schools, nonprofits, and other nonprofit places of learning working on projects that use native plants to develop an appreciation for nature among students....Deadline: October 15, 2013
The National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) is now accepting applications for its Toyota Family Learning (TFL) initiative. TFL aims to become a movement for families to learn together to promote environmental stewardship, financial literacy, volunteerism and civic participation. Applications are due on June 24 by 5pm EST. To learn more and/or apply, click here.
USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Support Small-Socially Disadvantaged Producers - WASHINGTON, June 12, 2013 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is seeking applications from cooperatives to provide technical assistance to small, socially disadvantaged agricultural producers in rural areas. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) remains focused on carrying out its mission, despite a time of significant budget uncertainty. Funding will be made available through USDA Rural Development's Small, Socially Disadvantaged Producer Grant program (SSDPG). The maximum grant award is $200,000. For additional information on how to apply, see the June 12 Federal Register, page 35239, or visit http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/BCP_SSDPG.html.
2014 RSVP Competition, NOFA/NOFO End Date: Tue, 09/10/2013
CFDA number: 94.002
Contact Information: 2014RSVP@...
Established in 1971 and now one of the largest senior volunteer programs in the nation, RSVP offers a diverse range of volunteer activities that serve communities to create measurable impact, benefit volunteers through the service experience, and create community capacity. RSVP volunteers serve with commitments ranging from a few hours to 40 hours per week. Click here for RSVP Program Regulations.
Through this competition, the Corporation for National and Community Service seeks to increase the impact of national service in 270 specific communities across the country. CNCS intends to fund RSVP grants that support volunteers 55 years and older serving in a diverse range of activities that meet specific community needs and respond to National Performance Measures.
Application Deadline: Applications are due September 10, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Successful applicants will be notified in February 2014.
Intent to Apply: The Notice of Intent to Apply is not required but highly encouraged. To submit a Notice of Intent to Apply, please state your intent to apply via e-mail to: 2014RSVPIntent@... by August 9, 2013. Please include the opportunity number, how you heard about the RSVP Competition, the name of the applicant organization, address, contact person, and phone number in your Notice of Intent to Apply.
To Apply: Applicants must review the Notice of Federal Funding Opportunity (Notice) in order to fully understand the application requirements. Applicants must apply using eGrants, our web-based application system.
Please see the Notice of Funding Opportunity 2014 RSVP NOFO (PDF)
Andrew Gordon, Executive Director/Counsel
National Association of RC&D Councils
444 North Capitol Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001