Category Archives: Grants/Funding Announcements

The Time Is Now to Let Your Voice Be Heard!

It’s real simple — after reading this blog post, go directly to this link in today’s Federal Register and prepare to submit your comments on the Office of Management and Budget’s newly proposed guidance that could drastically change current grants…

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TIGER Preapplications Due Feb. 20

No lions and bears on the docket today, but we do want to make sure you know that there’s one week left to submit a preapplication for discretionary Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. Through this competition, the Department…

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MetLife Foundation To Recognize Outstanding Community-Police Partnerships

(A version of this post first appeared in Thompson’s Local/State Funding Report.) The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and MetLife Foundation have announced the latest competition for the 2012 MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership awards. Ten awards totaling $185,000 are expected…

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Roundup Reel: Early February Edition

(The Roundup Reel features some of the recent funding-related developments that you may have missed.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development will hold a conference call on Monday (Feb. 6) about its fiscal year 2012 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation program,…

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Should Grants Be More Like a Dog Show?

A year ago today, we launched this sucker. And we’re pretty proud of what we’ve done with it since then. One may be the loneliest number in a (great) classic rock song, but not here. One suits us just fine,…

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Roundup Reel: Late January Edition

(The Roundup Reel features some of the recent funding-related developments that you may have missed.) Late January means that we’re back to our regularly scheduled program for the federal funding process. Both chambers of Congress are back from the winter recess…

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High Court Considers Challenge to Grants-in-Aid

(This post originally appeared on Title I-Derland, Thompson’s blog on federal K-12 education, and was written by Chuck Edwards, senior executive director for Thompson’s education products.) Columnist George Will Sunday highlighted an oft-overlooked challenge to the “quid pro quo” theory behind…

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NEA Hosting Media Arts Webinar on Jan. 26

The National Endowment for the Arts recently expanded its “Arts in Radio and Television” category to “Arts in Media,” and is about to conclude the review process for its latest grant competition under the revised category.

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Program Focus – Veterans Upward Bound

(This guest post was written by Karen Norris, the grants manager for Montgomery College in Rockville, Md. She has more than 20 years experience supporting educational institutions in the state of Maryland and as a grants consultant.) The U.S. Department…

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: HUD Revamps Homelessness Programs

(This post is excerpted from an upcoming article in Thompson’s Local/State Funding Report. Subscribers can find the rest of the story in the Dec. 19 issue.) The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently issued a number of notices…

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