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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Government Grants for Education




Building English Teaching Capacity

A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to engage English teachers in training programs that will strengthen...more
Posted On - 2017-07-13


Interns at Alaska Regional Office, Cultural Resources and Cultural Landscapes
National Park Service
To create additional training opportunities for qualified students. Interns will assist Federal government professionals involved in historic preservation and allied fields such as archeology,...more
Posted On - 2017-07-12


Preservation Craft Training
National Park Service
The objective of this project is to support and stimulate work as well as promote education and training opportunities for young adults through collaborative participation in the restoration...more
Posted On - 2017-07-12


2017 Groundwork USA Annual Youth Summit
National Park Service
: Groundwork USA is a national non-profit organization that coordinates, supports, and strengthens local Groundwork trusts operating across the United States. Each local trust is dedicated to...more
Posted On - 2017-07-12


Historic Preservation, Trail Maintenance and Erosion Control
National Park Service
Project Description: Southwest Conservation Corps Ancestral Lands, a program of Conservation Legacy, here in after referred to as SCC, will conduct historic preservation work at three historic...more
Posted On - 2017-07-11


National Accessibility Technical Assistance and Support
National Park Service
This Funding Announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service (NPS), intention to fund the following project activities...more
Posted On - 2017-07-10







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