Education Grant News

Selected education grants and philanthropy news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Florida Teen Uses Grant to Improve Nutrition for Foster Kids

Fresh vegetables are the aim of a 17-year-old high school student in Boca Raton. Thoughtful Isaac Leifert has come up with an idea to provide fresh foods to a to SOS Children's Foster Care Village....more

Obama Administration Details Plans for Prisoner Pell Grants, Other Reentry Measures

The Obama administration recently created the Second Chance Pell Grant program, which will give 12,000 inmates Pell grants to support their future education endeavors. This initiative is hoping to...more

College/Graduate Students and Young Professionals Increasingly Entrepreneurial

Barbara Hou, a PhD candidate at Harvard University, studies startups and teaches classes about entrepreneurship. In this interview, Hou describes her research and personal experiences with...more

Upskilling and Transformation Take Center Stage at Philanthropy Conference

The leaders of the philanthropy community met on June 1-2 in Orlando in order to discuss the role that community colleges fill in providing skills that are required for jobs that need more than a...more




Largest Foundation Support for Education for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
411
326,589,148
5
127
75,151,526

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EONS 2018: Appendix E Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) for Sustainability and Innovation Collaborative – (MUSIC)

Awards will be made as cooperative agreements to accredited Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) partnered with non-profit organizations in the United States that are eligible to apply for this NASA...more
Posted On - 2018-02-22


Global Competencies
West Bank, Gaza USAID-West Bank
USAID’s West Bank and Gaza Mission (USAID/WBG) is issuing this Funding Opportunity to solicit applications for Global Competencies, a five-year Activity. The Global Competencies Activity will...more
Posted On - 2018-02-21


Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): Small, Rural School Achievement Program CFDA Number 84.358A
West Bank, Gaza USAID-West Bank
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...more
Posted On - 2018-02-20


Higher Education Activity in Malawi
West Bank, Gaza USAID-West Bank
The higher education activity objective is to increase the skilled, employable workforce in Malawi with emphasis on educating Adolescent Girls and Young Women...more
Posted On - 2018-02-20


FY18 American Sign Language Conservation Corps Crew Working
National Park Service
The principal purpose of the project is to support the Government’s objective to provide opportunities for youth to learn about the environment as well as relevant job skills by...more
Posted On - 2018-02-20


Media Curriculum Development for Iraqi Educators and Policymakers
U.S. Mission to Iraq
The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad’s Public Affairs (PA) Section is seeking an implementer for a two-week study tour in the United States on the topic of media curriculum development. The program, to...more
Posted On - 2018-02-14







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