Monthly Archives: April 2014

2014-06-02: Grand Canyon Adaptive Management Program Tribal Participation

Funding Opportunity Number: R14SS00006
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Humanities (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA)

Agency Name: DOI-BOR
Closing Date: 2014-06-02
Award Ceiling: $175,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1

Description: The purpose of this agreement is to outline the duties and responsibilities of the Hualapai Tribe and the U.  S.  Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region (hereinafter Reclamation) for the long-term participation in the Glen Canyon Dam Adaptive Management Program (GCDAMP), and in particular, fostering communication and cooperation between Indian tribes regarding historic preservation per Section 101 of the NHPA.  Participation in the GCDAMP, a Federal Advisory Committee, provides this opportunity.
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2014-06-02: Native American Elder Justice Initiative

Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2014-ACL-AOA-IE-0081
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Income Security and Social Services
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education | Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Agency Name: HHS-ACL
Closing Date: 2014-06-02
Award Ceiling: $200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1

Description: The Native American Elder Justice Initiative (NAEJI) will address the need for more culturally appropriate information and community education materials on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation in Indian Country. It is expected that activities carried out under NAEJI will address at least one (1) of the needs listed below:
a) Identify, develop, or disseminate information and strategies on effective collaborations between tribal and non-tribal entities to address suspected cases of abuse, neglect, or exploitation;
b) Assist Tribes in the development of tribal codes that protect seniors, building on existing work to develop model codes and an implementation toolkit, and maintaining examples of tribal codes to share with those creating or updating their own codes;
c) Identify, develop, or disseminate informational materials for professionals and tribal members on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation that are culturally appropriate to Tribal perceptions of abuse and Tribal values;
d) Develop training and technical assistance materials about elder abuse in Indian Country, such as: basic information about elder abuse, how to identify abuse, developing effective multi-disciplinary teams, and developing and/or promoting effective tribal prevention, intervention, and response activities, including those that involve effective cross-jurisdictional partnerships;
e) Provide training, technical assistance, and outreach to increase awareness of the problem of elder abuse in Indian Country, as well as the NAEJI, such as through conference presentations, materials development, PSAs, newsletters, articles, etc. ;
f) Identify, develop, disseminate, or provide training to tribal professionals on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation; and
g) Explore with Tribes the needs and challenges surrounding data collection on elder abuse issues in Indian Country, including what kinds of data would be useful and to whom, how data could be collected, who would/could collect it, how would confidentiality be guaranteed, what kind of system would be necessary to house and securely store data, who would own the data, and other issues related to the development of data collection systems.
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2014-05-30: English Language Fellow and Specialist Program for Academic Year (AY) 2015-2016

Funding Opportunity Number: ECA-ECAALW-15-001
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education | Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education | Private institutions of higher education | Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Agency Name: DOS-ECA
Closing Date: 2014-05-30
Award Ceiling: $12,000,000

Description: The EL Fellow and Specialist Program sends talented, highly qualified U.  S.  citizens in the area of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) or a related field on programs at educational institutions in all regions of the world for time periods ranging from 10 days to 10 months.  Through U.  S.  embassy-designed projects, Fellows and Specialists share their expertise, hone their skills, gain international experience, and learn about other cultures.  Upon returning to the United States, they share their experiences and acquired knowledge with their communities and professional colleagues.  Projects are carried out with host-country ministries of education, universities, teacher-training institutions, NGOs, binational centers, and other English language teaching institutions.  Participant acrivities support the integration of all U.  S.  Embassy program resources contributing to a country-wide English language strategy.
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2014-05-29: Family Self-Sufficiency Program Coordinators

Funding Opportunity Number: FR-5800-N-08
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Housing
Eligible Applicants: Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Agency Name: HUD
Closing Date: 2014-05-29
Award Ceiling: $69,000
Expected Number of Awards: 750

Description: The purpose of the FSS program is to promote thedevelopment of local strategies to coordinate the use of assistance under the Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing programs with public and private resources to enable participating families to increase earned income and financial literacy, reduce or eliminate the need for welfare assistance, and make progress toward economic independence and self-sufficiency.
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2014-05-27: Archeological Fieldwork and Research for Unanticipated Discoveries

Funding Opportunity Number: R14AS00046
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.  e.  , open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Agency Name: DOI-BOR
Closing Date: 2014-05-27
Award Ceiling: $39,127
Expected Number of Awards: 1

Description: Archeological Fieldwork and Research for Unanticipated Discoveries
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2014-05-23: Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE):Training Program CFDA 84.103A

Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-042314-003
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Agency Name: ED
Closing Date: 2014-05-23
Expected Number of Awards: 1

Description: ?Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice.  For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register.  Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: www.access.gpo.gov….
Purpose of Program: The Training Program provides grants to train the staff and leadership personnel employed in, participating in, or
preparing for employment in, projects funded under the Federal TRIO Programs to improve the operation of these projects. Applications for grants under the Training Program,
84.103A, must be submitted electronically using the Governmentwide Grants.gov… Apply site at www.Grants.gov…. You may access the electronic grant application for the Training Program at www.Grants.gov…. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the
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2014-07-08: Disability Employment Initiative Grants

Funding Opportunity Number: SGA-DFA-PY-13-11
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Employment, Labor and Training
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Agency Name: DOL-ETA
Closing Date: 2014-07-08
Award Ceiling: $2,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 8

Description: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), in coordination with the Department's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), announces the availability of approximately $15 million in grant funds authorized by Section171 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) for the Round V Disability Employment Initiative (DEI).  We expect to fund approximately eight grants, ranging from $1.  5 million to $2.  5 million each.  Applicants may apply for up to $2.  5 million.
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2014-07-08: Community Strengthening Project

Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-520-14-000006
Opportunity Category: Mandatory
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.  e.  , open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Agency Name: USAID-GUA
Closing Date: 2014-07-08
Award Ceiling: $40,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1

Description: The overall goal of the Community Strengthening Project is to support efforts by Government of
Guatemala (GOG), civil society and community actors to address the causes and consequences
of violence through holistic prevention approaches.  The intent is to contribute to GOG and USG objectives of decreasing violent crime rates in targeted areas.
This Community Strengthening Project will be USAID/Guatemala?s violence prevention project
and has four complementary and mutually reinforcing objectives.  These are to:
1.  Support community commissions to institutionalize proven, integrated violence
prevention projects in targeted areas;
2.  Strengthen and mobilize municipal and national stakeholders and resources to develop
and implement municipal-level prevention plans;
3.  Support secondary prevention projects in close coordination with municipal authorities;
and
4.  Promote and integrate evidence-based policy making among prevention actors.
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2014-06-30: Administrative Support for the Science Envoys Program

Funding Opportunity Number: OES-OPP-14-003
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture | Energy | Environment | Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Agency Name: DOS-OES
Closing Date: 2014-06-30
Award Ceiling: $235,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1

Description: The purpose of this award is to manage the travel itineraries and logistical arrangements associated with the U.  S.  Science Envoys Program.
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2014-06-26: Portable Assistance Program

Funding Opportunity Number: OSBDC-2014-06
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Business and Commerce
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Agency Name: SBA
Closing Date: 2014-06-26
Award Ceiling: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10

Description: The purpose of this Program Announcement is to invite proposals for funding from entities currently funded by SBA as a Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Lead Center.  Each proposal must describe recent, serious economic conditions resulting from diminished business or government operations within a discrete area served by an SBDC network.  Proposals must include detailed plans to deliver technical assistance to the affected area with corresponding objectives and milestones to be accomplished.  Only applications from SBDC Lead Centers will be considered for funding.
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