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Agency Launches Signature Program that Helps Get Homeless Youth off Streets

Agency: Health & Human Services Dept. (Admin. for Children & Families); Program: Basic Center Program (BCP) (CFDA Number 93.623) (Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2017-ACF-ACYF-CY-1239; Eligibility: Governments, public and nonprofit private entities, nonprofits and combinations of such entities; Funding: $16.6million for 91 … Continue reading

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DoEd Releases Striving Readers Grants

Agency: Education Dept. (Office of Postsecondary Education); Program: Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program (CFDA Number: 84.371C) (Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-051617-001); Eligibility: State education agencies; Funding: $190 million for 10 awards (no match is required); Deadline: July 17.

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Cummings Foundation Supports Healthcare, Culture, the Art

Funder: Nathan Cummings Foundation; Opportunity: Program Grants; Funding Focus: Arts and culture, environment, health, social/economic justice; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: 501 (c)(3) nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards up to $275,000 each; Deadline: Rolling (LOI).

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Funding Available for Intellectual, Developmental, Physical Disabilities Programs

The AWS Foundation provides grants to improve the delivery of services to those with enduring intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities. Projects should help those receiving services to live as independently as possible. Deadline: Varies.

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$3.4M Now Available to Fund Special Education Technical Assistance

Agency: Education Dept. (DoEd), Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP); Program: OSEP: Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities: Early Childhood Systems Technical Assistance Center (CFDA Number 84.326P); Eligibility: Nonprofits; state, county, city, township … Continue reading

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Schools Can Win Funding from Humanities Mini-Grant Program

Maryland Humanities  supports public programming with the humanities at its heart — aiding organizations which explore innovative programs that spark dialogue, engage new audiences, and stimulate the thoughtful exchange of ideas. Deadline: July 1.

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Family Foundation Seeks Applications for Youth Outdoor Ed Grants

The Gray Family Foundation’s Environmental Education Program is accepting applications for grants that support overnight and residential outdoor school programs for 5th- and/or 6th-grade students. Deadline: TBA, the next round of funding is to open later this year. Last year’s … Continue reading

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Half of the States Face Revenue Shortfalls in FY 2017

This year, 25 states are facing or have addressed revenue shortfalls and more states expect mid-year revenue shortfalls than in any year since 2010, according to the National Association of State Budget Officers. The mid-year revenue shortfalls and resulting budget … Continue reading

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Most View New DoEd Secy. Devos Unfavorably, Poll Says

Education Secy. Betsy DeVos, the former billionaire school-choice advocate, has been on the job more than a month, but most Americans have an unfavorable first impression, according to a new poll. More than half of those polled, or 52.3%, said … Continue reading

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New ACA Rules Would Reduce Coverage, Raise Consumer Costs

The Trump administration issues new rules for families and children who receive insurance through the Affordable Care Act exchanges that will make it harder to enroll, increase out-of-pocket costs and reduce federal subsidies, experts said. The rules, issued by the … Continue reading

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