Monday, March 28, 2011

Program for North American Mobility in Higher Education

The Program for North American Mobility is designed to assist colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico in giving students a North American perspective on education and training in a wide range of subject areas. More information can be found on the International Opportunities webpage.

Health Impact Assessments grant posted

The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts, has announced a Call for Proposals for grants to conductHealth Impact Assessments. The funding is intended to enable awardees to develop an HIA, which is a study that can help policy makers and community members identify and address the potential, and often overlooked, health implications of policy proposals in a broad range of sectors, including agriculture, transportation, and development. Further information is on the Health & PE Funding Opportunity page.

Monday, March 21, 2011

PKAL Summer Leadership Institute

The deadline for PKAL's Summer Leadership Institutes has been extended to Monday, April 11. The American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) is seeking applications from early career STEM faculty members who are thinking about, planning or already leading undergraduate STEM education projects on their campuses. More information about the Institutes is below and can be accessed at: Faculty from all institutional types are encouraged to apply. AAC&U is also pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships for participants from minority serving institutions, community colleges, or colleges with limited or no professional development funds.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Digging into Data (National Endowment for the Humanities)

The National Endowment for Humanities has posted a grant competition to focus the attention of the social sciences, humanities, library, archival, and information sciences communities on large-scale data analysis and its potential applications. The four goals of the initiative are * to promote the development and deployment of innovative research techniques in large-scale data analysis that focus on applications for the humanities and social sciences; * to foster interdisciplinary collaboration among researchers in the humanities, social sciences, computer sciences, library, archive, information sciences, and other fields, around questions of text and data analysis; * to promote international collaboration among both researchers and funders; and * to ensure efficient access to and sharing of the materials for research by working with data repositories that hold large digital collections. For more information, visit the Computer Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences or Teacher Education Funding Opportunity webpage.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

New Connections: Increasing Diversity (RWJF) posted

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programminginitiative is designed to expand the diversity of perspectives that inform RWJF programming and introduce new researchers and scholars to the foundation while simultaneously helping to meet staff needs for data analysis. For more information visit the Health & PE Funding Opportunity webpage.

Friday, March 11, 2011

AERA Research Grants Program

AERA Research Grants Program provides small grants and training for researchers who conduct studies of education policy and practice using quantitative methods, including the analysis of data from the large-scale data sets sponsored by National Center for Education Statistics and NSF. For more information, click on the Social Sciences, Psychology or Teacher Education Funding Opportunity webpages.

Financial Education grants (broad scope)

The National Endowment for Financial Education, a nonprofit, national foundation wholly dedicated to improving the financial well-being of all Americans, has announced guidelines for its 2011 grant program. The NEFE grants program seeks to fund innovative research and research-based development projects that can make a profound contribution to the field of financial literacy. Inquiries are encouraged from disciplines in fields as diverse as behavior, economics, neuroscience, sociology, psychology, marketing, finance, education, change theory, decision sciences, and others. Visit Business & Economics Funding Opportunity webpage.

French-American Jazz Exchange

The French-American Jazz Exchange is designed to foster the creative and professional development of jazz artists from France and the United States. FAJE supports projects jointly conceived by French and American professional jazz artists that encourage artistic exploration, foster intercultural dialogue, and contribute to the dynamism of the art form. For more information, view the Creative Arts Funding Opportunity webpage.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Economics of Retirement grant posted

The Economics of Retirement grant programs calls for analysis of secondary datasets, development of new datasets, observational and experimental analysis, cross-national comparisons; and quasi-experiments enabled by changes in public policy. For more information visit the Psychology Funding Opportunity webpage or the Social Sciences Funding Opportunity webpage.

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program stimulates technological innovation in the private sector by strengthening the role of small business concerns in meeting Federal research and development needs, increasing the commercial application of federally supported research results, and fostering and encouraging participation by socially and economically disadvantaged and women-owned small businesses. For more information, visit the Business Funding Opportunity webpage.

Technology & Media Services for Individuals with Disabilities

The Technology and Media Services for Individuals with Disabilities program (also known as the Steppingstones Program) has been posted on the Special Education Funding Opportunity webpage.

Environmental Education Regional Grant Program posted

The purpose of the Environmental Education Regional Grant Program is to increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed environmental decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment. For more information visit the Natural Sciences Funding Opportunity webpage or the Teacher Education Funding Opportunity webpage.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

ALA Library grant to host exhibit

The American Library Association Public Programs Office, the Folger Shakespeare Library, and theNational Endowment for the Humanities invite public, academic, and special libraries to apply to host "Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible," a traveling exhibition to America's libraries. For more information, visit the Library & Museum funding opportunity webpage.

Institute of Education Sciences RFPs released

The Institute of Education Sciences has released its Request for Proposals for both its Education Research competition and its Special Education Research competition. For more information visit the Teacher Education funding opportunity webpage or the Special Education funding opportunity webpage.