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…

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…

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…