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Mike Davis

About Mike Davis

Mike Davis is an experienced web service professional, and has over 20 years experience in designing and administering websites in the grant seeking and non-profit arenas. Mike is a co-owner of The Grant Advisors, and produces their informative webinars.

NGA Garden Grants for Youth to Open Soon

Private Funders: Nat’l Gardening Assn. (NGA) and Bonnie Plants; Opportunity: 2017 Youth Garden Grants; Funding Focus: Recreation, gardening and education (funding supports school, community gardens); Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools, youth groups, community centers, camps, clubs, community organizations and nonprofits; … Continue reading

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DOJ Policing Program Supports Anti-Methamphetamine Efforts

Agency: Justice Dept. (DOJ) Community Oriented Policing Services, COPS; Program: Community Policing Development (CPD) Program (CFDA Number 16.710) (Funding Opportunity Number: COPS-CAMP-APPLICATION-2016); Eligibility: Governments and law enforcement; Funding: Multiple awards up to $1.5 million each (no match required); Deadline: June … Continue reading

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HHS Opens $1.2M Competition for Parent Training, Foster Care Effort

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Admin. for Children & Families); Program: Foster/Adoptive Parent Preparation, Training and Development Project (CFDA Number: 93.652) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2016-ACF-ACYF-CO-1122); Eligibility: Unrestricted; Funding: $1.2 million for one award (matching not required); Deadline: April 29.

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State and Local Funding News from Around the Nation

Arizona $16M Goes for Education, Scholarships, Health Innovation: The Arizona Community Foundation distributes more than $16 million in grants and scholarships in support of quality education, health innovation, community improvement and development, the environment and sustainability, and arts and culture. … Continue reading

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Funding Offered for Outdoor Youth Projects

Agency: Nat’l Park Service (NPS); Program: Olympic and Mount Rainier National Parks Youth Conservation Corps Crews in Washington state FY 2016 (CFDA Number 15.931; Funding Opportunity Number: P16AS00053); Eligibility: Governments and nonprofits in Washington State; Funding: two awards of up … Continue reading

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DoEd Offers $3M for Parental Training

Agency: Education Dept. (Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services); Program Training & Information for Parents of Children with Disabilities: Community Parent Resource Centers (CFDA Number: 84.328C); Eligibility: Parent organizations; Funding: $3 million for 30 awards (no match required); Deadline: … Continue reading

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News Fund Rewards High School Teaching Excellence

Private Funder: Dow Jones News Fund; Opportunity: 2016 DJNF High School Journalism Teacher of the Year award; Funding Focus: Journalism and education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: High school journalism teachers; Funding: A laptop computer; travel and lodging expenses to attend … Continue reading

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Foundation Opens New Round of Fine Arts Grants

Private Funder: Shubert Foundation; Opportunity: Theater Grants Competition; Funding Focus: Live performing arts (children theater groups are eligible and encouraged to apply); Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Recent grants range from $5,000 to $275,000; Deadline: Dec. 1.

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Obtaining Capital Funding in 2016: Insider Tips, Tricks and Expert Advice

Recording now available! Capital funding abounds this year after lawmakers passed a significant budget increase for 2016. However, storm clouds are on the horizon because a change in the White House later this year could mean less federal spending and … Continue reading

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HHS Offers $3.6M for Family Planning Services

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS) Office of Public Health and Science, Office of Population Affairs, Office of Family Planning; Program: Family Planning Services Grants- Virginia (CFDA Number: 93.217) (Funding Opportunity Number: PA-FPH-16-034); Eligibility: Virginia – schools, for-profits, governments … Continue reading

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