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

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Grants to Military-Connected Local Educational Agencies for Academic and Support Programs (MCASP)

DoDEA will host a webinar on March 28, 2018 to guide the 2018 DoDEA grant applicants as they write their applications. DoDEA's Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center (ETAC) will provide an...more
Posted On - 2018-03-14

Fort McHenry Paddle Project: Providing Access to the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail
National Park Service
This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award financial assistance for the following...more
Posted On - 2018-03-12

Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII): Charter Schools Program (CSP): Grants to State Entities CFDA Number 84.282A
National Park Service
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 - 2018-03-09

Exploring American Values Exchange Program
National Park Service
The Embassy of the United States in London invites eligible organizations to submit proposals to develop and implement a twelve-day group exchange program to the United States for up to 10 program...more
Posted On - 2018-03-09

2019 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Graduate Program
National Park Service
The Bureau of Human Resources, Office of Recruitment, Examination and Employment (HR/REE), of the US Department of State announces an open competition for one assistance award to conduct all...more
Posted On - 2018-03-08

Equitable Access to Education in Southern Senegal
National Park Service
The purpose of the Equitable Access to Education in Southern Senegal Cooperative Agreement (CA) is to ensure the maximum number or children (aged approximately 9-16) in the Casamance (Ziguinchor,...more
Posted On - 2018-03-05

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