Monthly Archives: November 2014

2014-12-09: Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants

Funding Opportunity Number: 20141209-RQ
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Humanities (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA)
Eligible Applicants: State governments | County governments | City or township governments | Special district governments | Public and State controlled institutions of higher education | Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) | Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education | Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education | Private institutions of higher education | Individuals
Agency Name: NEH
Closing Date: 2014-12-09
Award Ceiling: $300,000

Description: Scholarly Editions and Translations grants support the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts and documents of value to the humanities that are currently inaccessible or available in inadequate editions.  Typically, the texts and documents are significant literary, philosophical, and historical materials; but other types of work, such as musical notation, are also eligible.
Projects must be undertaken by a team of at least one editor or translator and one other staff member.  These grants support full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years.
Link: www.grants.gov…

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2014-12-01: FY15 Rural Child Poverty Center

Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-FNS-POS-RCPNC-2015
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Food and Nutrition
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Agency Name: USDA-FNS1
Closing Date: 2014-12-01
Award Ceiling: $2,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1

Description: This RFA announces the availability of funds for one new cooperative agreement for FY 2015-2019 with a public or private Academic or Research Institution.  In this funding cycle, the USDA anticipates awarding up to $2,500,000 in grant funding to support singular or modular (collaboration among multiple entities) efforts to improve nutrition program coordination in States with the highest number of persistently poor rural counties.
Link: www.grants.gov…

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2014-12-01: National Leadership Grants for Museums

Funding Opportunity Number: NLG-MUSEUMS-FY15
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Arts (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA) | Humanities (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA)
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Agency Name: IMLS
Closing Date: 2014-12-01
Award Ceiling: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 16

Description: National Leadership Grants for Museums support projects that address critical needs of the museum field and that have the potential to advance practice in the profession so that museums can improve services for the American public.  National Leadership Grants for Museums has three project categories:
Learning Experiences
IMLS supports the unique ability of museums to empower people of all ages through experiential learning and discovery.  Successful projects provide high-quality, inclusive educational opportunities that address particular audience needs.
Community Anchors
IMLS promotes the role of museums as essential partners in addressing the needs of their communities by leveraging their expertise, knowledge, physical space, technology, and other resources.  These projects strive to create a better quality of life within communities.
Collections Stewardship
IMLS supports the exemplary management, care, and conservation of museum collections.  Projects address a clearly articulated and well-documented need and contribute to the long-term preservation of materials entrusted to the museum?s care.
Link: www.grants.gov…

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Fiscal Year 2015 NACA Program

Funding Opportunity Number: CDFI-2015-NACA
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant | Other
Category of Funding Activity: Community Development
Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Agency Name: USDOT-CDFI
Closing Date: 2014-11-24
Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 50
Description: Through the NACA Program, the CDFI Fund provides (i) FA awards of up to $1 million to Certified Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) serving Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian populations or Native American areas defined as Federally-designated reservations, Hawaiian homelands, Alaska Native Villages and U. S. Census Bureau-designated Tribal Statistical Areas (collectively, ?Native Communities?) to build their financial capacity to lend to their Target Markets, and (ii) TA grants of up to $150,000 to build Certified, Certifiable, and Emerging CDFIs? organizational capacity to serve their Target Markets and Sponsoring Entities ability to create Certified CDFIs that serve Native Communities. For more detailed information, please refer to
the NOFA found on the CDFI Fund's website.
Link: www.grants.gov…

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Planning for Interpretive Experiential Center at El Pueblo De Los Angeles Historic Monument

2014-11-13:Funding Opportunity Number: P15AS00002
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Agency Name: DOI-NPS
Closing Date: 2014-11-13
Award Ceiling: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1

Description: The public purpose of this agreement is to plan an Interpretive Experiential Center at El Pueblo De Los Angeles Historic Monument so that visitors can learn about recreational opportunities at city, county, state and federal lands including the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
Develop interpretive exhibits and related physical and experiential components for a new interpretive center that helps parks and other public lands more accessible and meaningful to Americans.  NPS, USFS, and WNPA and partners, including the City of L.  A.  , El Pueblo Management, California State Parks, and UCLA REMAP are working together to create an experience that provides a unique opportunity to connect one of the largest and most diverse urban populations to parks?to create a gateway to parks and forests.  This WNPA Visitor Center will promote all public lands surrounding Los Angeles.  The building will be owned by the either the City of Los Angeles or LA County.  These two organizations are working on determining management of the building where the experiential center will be located.
Link: www.grants.gov…

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Grant for curatorial services to the State of New Mexico, Department of Cultural Affairs

Funding Opportunity Number: R15SS00003
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Environment
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Agency Name: DOI-BOR
Closing Date: 2014-11-10
Award Ceiling: $161,308
Expected Number of Awards: 1

Description: The Bureau of Reclamation generates collections of archeological materials and records in accordance with multiple federal laws.  Following 36 CFR 79, these federal properties must be curated by a repository or museum meeting the Department of the Interior standards.  The Museum of Indian Arts and Cultures meets these standards, as well as those of the American Association of Museums.  The museum has curated the collections from Navajo Reservoir since the 1950s, because under the terms of the original agreements between the United States and the Museum, they were stipulated to ?retain? the Collections.
Link: www.grants.gov…

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Mexico Labor Discrimination Project

Funding Opportunity Number: SCA-14-25
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
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-ILAB
Closing Date: 2014-11-07
Award Ceiling: $1,389,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1

Description: USDOL/ILAB intends to award up to USD 1,389,000 for one cooperative agreement to fund a technical assistance project in Mexico.  The purpose of this project is to assist the Government of Mexico in combating discrimination in employment and occupation (labor discrimination).  The project will support efforts to enforce the strengthened discrimination clause in the Federal Labor Law (FLL) Reform of 2012, with emphasis on combating gender discrimination, discrimination based on sexual orientation, sexual harassment, and forced pregnancy testing.  The duration of the project funded by this announcement is up to 3 years (36 months) from the effective date of award.  The project start date will be negotiated upon award of the individual cooperative agreement, but will be no later than December 31, 2014.
Link: www.grants.gov…

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