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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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


Government Grants for Education




NASA Education Fellowship Activity, 2018

Awards will be made as NASA Training Grants to institutions with Master and Doctoral programs in STEM fields. The period of performance for an award is up to three (3) years. Prospective...more
Posted On - 2018-01-17


EONS 2018: Appendix F Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Innovations in Space Technology Curriculum (MISTC)

Awards will be made as cooperative agreements to Community College/Two-Year Minority Serving Institutions. The period of performance for an award is up to 15 months. Prospective proposers are...more
Posted On - 2018-01-17


Logistical Support for a Delegation of Iraqi Educators and Higher Education Officials Attending the 2018 NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference and Exposition and Two-day University Familiarization Program
U.S. Mission to Iraq
The U.S. Mission in Iraq announces an open competition for eligible organizations to submit proposals to plan and implement a two-day university familiarization tour (within the vicinity of...more
Posted On - 2018-01-16


Youth Exchange on Social Cohesion
U.S. Mission to Iraq
The Embassy of the United States in London invites eligible organizations to submit proposals to develop and implement a 14 to 21-day group exchange program to the United States for up to 10 UK-based...more
Posted On - 2018-01-12


Promoting Innovation by Linking Social Entrepreneurs with CSR Opportunities
U.S. Mission to India
Objectives: To partner with the U.S. Consulate Mumbai to implement a public-private partnership (PPP) project that links American and Indian businesses’ CSR programs with social entrepreneurs...more
Posted On - 2018-01-11


EONS 2018: Appendix E Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Aerospace Academy – (MAA)
U.S. Mission to India
Awards will be made as cooperative agreements to Minority Serving Institutions. The period of performance for an award is up to 2 years. Prospective proposers are requested to submit any...more
Posted On - 2018-01-09







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New Social Enterprise Hub In Ballymena
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