FEDERAL GRANTS AND RULES: WEEK ENDING FEBRUARY 10, 2017

Department of Education

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Upward Bound Math and Science Program CFDA Number 84.047M

Deadline: Mar 22, 2017

Award Size: 162 Awards

Program Funding: $44,000,000

Publication Date: 2/10

Summary: Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education, public and private agencies, and organizations including community-based organizations with experience in serving disadvantaged youth, combinations of such institutions, agencies and organizations, and secondary schools. The UB Program is a discretionary grant program that supports projects designed to provide students with the skills and motivation necessary to complete a program of secondary education and to enter into, and succeed in, a program of postsecondary education.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

Engagement and Older Adults

Deadline: ESTIMATED: Jun 01, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award with cost sharing

Award Ceiling: $138,000

Publication Date: 2/8

Summary: FORECASTED: The Administration on Aging is interested in increasing ACL and the Aging Network’s understanding of what constitutes good practice for promoting and supporting social engagement among older adult and expanding the reach of the Aging Network to more effectively serve older adults by providing tools and resources necessary for aging organizations to assist older adults to remain socially engaged and active.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

Lifespan Respite Care Program: Grants to New States

Deadline: ESTIMATED: May 12, 2017

Award Size: 2 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $400,000

Award Ceiling: $200,000

Award Floor: $200,000

Publication Date: 2/8

Summary: FORECASTED: Eligible applicants include State Units on Aging, State Medicaid Agencies, or another State agency designated by the governor to apply for funds.  Eligible state agencies funded under this announcement shall use grant funds for planning, establishing and expanding/enhancing Lifespan Respite Care systems in the states, including new and planned emergency respite services, training and recruiting respite workers and volunteers and assisting caregivers with gaining access to needed services.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)

Deadline: ESTIMATED: May 01, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award with cost sharing

Award Ceiling: $960,958

Publication Date: 2/10

Summary: FORECASTED: 1.Serve as a national authority and leader on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. 2. Annually compile, publish, and disseminate a summary of recently conducted research. 3. Develop and maintain an information clearinghouse on all programs (including private programs) showing promise of success for the prevention, identification, and treatment. 4. Compile, publish, and disseminate training materials.  5. Provide technical assistance to State agencies and to other public and nonprofit private agencies and organizations.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control – NCIRD

Immunization Barriers in the United States: Targeting Medicaid Partnerships

Deadline: ESTIMATED: Jun 26, 2017

Award Size: 2 Awards

Program Funding: $600,000

Award Ceiling: $150,000

Award Floor: $50,000

Publication Date: 2/10

Summary: FORECASTED: Eligibility is limited to nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education.  Partnering organization(s) will communicate national immunization program goals to state Medicaid program leadership, identify and share best practices among Medicaid programs, and engage Medicaid program leadership to identify solutions to immunization gaps.

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Research and Evaluation, Demonstration, and Data Analysis and Utilization

Deadline: Apr 11, 2017

Award Size: 5 Awards

Program Funding: $2,900,000

Award Ceiling: $2,000,000

Award Floor: $100,000

Publication Date: 2/10

Summary: Eligible applicants under the HUDRD NOFA include: Public or private non-profit organizations or intermediaries, including institutions of higher education, area-wide planning organizations; for profit organizations; States, units of general local government, or Indian tribes; public housing agencies; and small businesses. Applicants must meet the specific requirements and qualifications specified in the NOFA, including expertise in housing and service programs for low-income households, specific knowledge of the HUD programs to be evaluated, and demonstrable experience in the particular research methods and functions needed to undertake each project.

 

Department of the Interior

Bureau of Land Management

BLM-NV Black Rock NCA Public Outreach, Education, Recreation Support, and Resource Monitoring

Deadline: Apr 10, 2017

Award Size: 5 Awards

Program Funding: $375,000

Award Ceiling: $50,000

Award Floor: $5,000

Publication Date: 2/6

Summary: The proposed program will provide public outreach, develop public awareness, develop and implement educational and interpretive programs and services, provide for land conservation activities, maintenance, and resource protection projects on BLM-administered public lands in support of the Black Rock Desert High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area and Wilderness (NCA), and surrounding public lands in the State of Nevada.

 

Department of the Interior

Bureau of Land Management

BLM Nevada City of North Las Vegas Multiple PTNA Acquisition Projects SNPLMA Round 16

Deadline: Feb 24, 2017

Award Size: 3 Awards

Program Funding: $9,370,300

Award Ceiling: $4,025,000

Award Floor: $1,520,700

Publication Date: 2/10

Summary: Eligible Applicants: City or township governments. To implement approved Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA) Round 16 projects in the Parks, Trails and Natural Areas (PTNA) category which entail the development of parks, trails, and natural areas in Clark and Lincoln Counties, Nevada.

 

National Endowment for the Humanities

Awards for Faculty

Deadline: Apr 12, 2017

Award Size: Award Ceiling: $50,400

Award Floor: $8,400

Publication Date: 2/7

Summary: The Awards for Faculty program supports individual faculty or staff members at Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Tribal Colleges and Universities pursuing research of value to humanities scholars, students, or general audiences.

 

National Science Foundation

Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program

Deadline: Aug 29, 2017

Award Size: 70 Awards with cost sharing

rogram Funding: $58,000,000

Award Ceiling: $3,250,000

Award Floor: $75,000

Publication Date: 2/10

Summary: Eligible Applicants: IHEs. The National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science (including engineering and computer science) teachers.