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Therapy Research Association Offers Multiple Awards

Private Funder: American Physical Therapy Association; Opportunity: Catalyst Grants; Funding Focus: Health, higher education; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Individuals (applicants must be APTA members); Funding: Multiple awards up to $15,000 each; Deadline: Dec. 31.

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Literacy Projects Eligible for ProLiteracy Support

Private Funder: ProLiteracy; Opportunity: Nat’l Book Fund; Funding Focus: Literacy, education, higher education, low-income families; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Adult basic education and literacy programs; Funding: Multiple awards of New Readers Press books and other educational resources ranging in value … Continue reading

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Grant Seekers Must First Answer the Question: ‘Who Are You?’

Grant Guru is an occasional feature in which we answer questions from our readers about fundraising and the giving universe. It is part of our continuing effort to enhance our coverage. ——– Dear Grant Guru: We have heard a lot … Continue reading

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Teachers Can Win Aid to Help in Classroom Instruction

Private Funder: Assn. of American Educators Foundation; Opportunity: 2016-17 teacher grants; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Full-time educators who have not received a scholarship or grant from AAE in the previous three grant cycles (or 18 months); Funding: Multiple awards of … Continue reading

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TechSoup Supports Computer Equipment, Software Donations

TechSoup is an online product donation service that connects nonprofits with technology product donations from more than 20 leading hardware and software providers. All products are available either for donation, or for prices that are deeply discounted just for nonprofits. … Continue reading

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Patience, Fundraising Plan Will Help Shake the Money Tree

Fundraising is tough work: you’re competing against organizations that are larger, have better connections or have more people working on raising money. How can you get ahead to shake the money tree? By working smarter and not harder. First off, … Continue reading

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Grant Goes for Outdoor Programs, Youth Education

Agency: Bureau of Land Management-BLM; Program: BLM-CO Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area Education Program (CFDA Number: 15.225) (Funding Opportunity Number: L17AS00148); Eligibility: Nonprofits in Colorado; Funding: $750,000 for one award (no match required); Deadline: Aug. 9.

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$2.1M Supports Youth Homelessness Tech Assistance Center

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Admin. for Children & Families); Program: Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center (CFDA Number 93.623) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACF-ACYF-CY-1240); Eligibility: Colleges, faith-based and community organizations and nonprofits; Funding: $2.1 million for … Continue reading

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Bancroft Foundation Seeks Applications for ‘Dare to Dream’ Grants

The Ann Bancroft Foundation opens the 2016 competition for a pair funding programs intended to help disadvantage girls and connect them with positive adult mentors. Deadline: Oct. 1.

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FY 2018 Budget Request Would Cut Child Care and Early Education Investments

The budget proposal for FY 2018 submitted by President Trump would cut billions of dollars from health, human services, nutrition, and education while redirecting those funds as tax cuts to corporations and the wealthy, according to a new analysis by … Continue reading

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