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Title Due Date Maximum Award Amount Description
RPIC COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT $250,000.00

The Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge (RPIC) provides planning support, technical assistance, and training to communities to foster placemaking activities in rural communities. Funds can help enhance capacity for broadband access, preserve cultural and historic structures, and support the development of transportation, housing, and recreational spaces. Applicants must demonstrate existing and proposed partnerships with public, private, philanthropic, Tribal and community partners to provide assistance in implementing the placemaking plan. This funding announcement supports the delivery of technical assistance and training in visioning, planning, and assisting communities to implement placemaking efforts in rural communities under the Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=341609
FAS International Internship Program $304,000.00

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Foreign Agricultural Services (FAS), will support placement of eligible graduate students with USDA offices overseas, to assist with representing U.S. agricultural interests and increasing trade abroad.BACKGROUNDThe Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) is the foreign affairs arm of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). FAS links U.S. agriculture to the world to enhance export opportunities and global food security for the expansion and growth of U.S. farmers and ranchers. In addition to its Washington, D.C. staff, FAS has a global network of 92 offices covering approximately 175 countries. These offices are staffed by agricultural attachés and locally hired agricultural experts who are the eyes, ears, and voices for U.S. agriculture around the world. FAS staff identify problems, provide practical solutions, and work to advance opportunities for U.S. agriculture and support U.S. foreign policy around the globe.SCOPEIn support of teaching and research in the agricultural sciences, FAS seeks to support the placement of graduate students in USDA offices overseas, to work on assignments related to agricultural analysis, and to enhance trade linkages between eligible countries and agricultural interests in the United States. USDA anticipates an eight (8) week assignment for participants to gain knowledge, skills and abilities at assigned overseas offices, during the summer timeframe.The recipient will manage the IIP for eligible participants, i.e. graduate students or recent graduates with studies in economics, analytics, or related fields. A complete set of expectations for such management is described in Section F, and should be reviewed carefully.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=341563
Veterans Legacy Grant Program $500,000.00

Funding is interdisciplinary and not restricted according to academic focus or specialization. Eligible applicants are institutions of higher learning, educational institutions, local educational agencies, State educational agencies, or non-profits. Successful applications will: 1. Meet the mission of VLGP to commemorate our Nation’s Veterans and Service members through the discovery and sharing of their stories. VLGP encourages students and teachers at the K-12 levels and universities around the country to immerse themselves in the rich historical resources found within one or more of VA’s 155 national cemeteries or one or more of the 119 VA grant-funded State, Territorial, or Tribal Veterans cemeteries. 2. Include a study of Veterans or Service members interred in one of VA’s national cemeteries or in one of the VA grant-funded State, Territorial, or Tribal cemeteries. 3. Foster engagement in the communities surrounding one or several of these cemeteries. 4. Tell the stories of those interred in these cemeteries with a focus on underrepresented Veterans or Service members, to include, but not limited to, Veterans or Service members underrepresented by race, ethnicity, or identity as well as Veterans or Service members from our LGBTQ+ community, from any period of American history. B. Priorities: Competitive Preference Priorities (CPP) for fiscal year (FY) 2022 and any subsequent year in which we make awards from the list of applications from this annual competition, VA will prioritize applications that align with specific VLGP initiatives, which will be noted as CPPs. We will award up to an additional three points to an application if the application meets one or more of the following CPPs, described in a one-page abstract submitted with the application and listed on the VLGP Profile Form: 1. Successfully showcasing Veterans or Service members interred in these cemeteries with a focus on underrepresented Veterans or Service members, to include, but not limited to, Veterans or Service members underrepresented by race, ethnicity, identity, as well as Veterans or Service members from our LGBTQ+ community, from any period of American history. 2. Creatively highlighting interred Veterans and Service members who have never been studied or researched in previous VLGP project proposals. 3. Maximizing the use of best practices in digital scholarship, pedagogy, scholarly communication and digital public engagement. New CPPs will be outlined in each NOFA each FY it is announced. Note: If applicants wish to be considered for CPP points, applicants must include, in a one-page abstract submitted with the application, a statement

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2023 NOAA Great Lakes Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program $80,000.00

The NOAA Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program is an environmental education program that promotes locally relevant, authentic experiential learning focused on K-12 audiences. The primary delivery of B-WET is through competitive funding that promotes Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs; defined in Section I.A.b.) for students, related professional development for teachers, and help to support regional education and environmental priorities in the Great Lakes. B-WET was established in 2002 in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and currently exists in seven regions: California, Chesapeake Bay, Hawaii, Gulf of Mexico, New England, Pacific Northwest, and Great Lakes. The Office of National Marine Sanctuaries coordinates four of the seven B-WET regions. The Office of National Marine Sanctuaries serves as the trustee for a network of underwater areas encompassing more than 620,000 square miles of marine and Great Lakes waters from Washington State to Florida Keys, and from Lake Huron to American Samoa. The network includes a system of 15 national marine sanctuaries and Papahanaumokuakea and Rose Atoll marine national monuments. The Great Lakes B-WET region was established in 2011 with funding for awards provided by the Environmental Protection Agency through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (https://www.glri.us/). The Great Lakes B-WET program supports grantee capacity building and connects grantees to local NOAA assets and relevant STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) expertise, while being responsive to local education and environmental priorities. For the purposes of this solicitation, the Great Lakes region is defined as counties in the Great Lakes watershed in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=341564
Annual Program Statement – Public Diplomacy Small Grants $25,000.00

Public Diplomacy (PD), at the U.S. Consulate General Mumbai is pleased to announce a funding opportunity through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) outlines strategic themes of interest and procedures for submitting requests for funding. This funding opportunity invites project proposals in five areas: U.S.-India economic ties, U.S.-India education ties, equity and inclusion, climate change, and media/journalism. While a proposal may address multiple objectives, each proposal should clearly articulate how the project advances at least one of the objectives. Topics and objectives 1. Increasing India’s Role in Regional and Global Supply Chains 2. Strengthen U.S.-India Education Ties 3. Promote Equity and Inclusion 4. Address Climate Change 5. Support a Free and Fair Media Environment (Please refer the full announcement available in related documents Tab)

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=341555
NIDA Program Project Grant Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) Varies

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) announces the availability of support for collaborative research by multi-disciplinary teams which is of high priority to NIDA and leads to synergistic outcomes based on the synthesis of multiple research approaches. The NIDA Program Projects funding opportunity will support research in which the funding of three or more highly meritorious projects as a group enriches both the component projects and the overall program to offer significant scientific advantages over supporting the same projects as individual research grants (i.e., synergy). For the duration of the award, each Program must consist of a minimum of three research projects focused on issues critical to advance the mission and goals of NIDA.

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FY2023 Department of the Navy (DoN) Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program $450,000.00

The Department of Navy (DoN) Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program aims to increase the quantity and quality of minority professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in the defense community. Research conducted at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) for the DoN HBCU/MI Program:Enhances the research and educational capabilities of HBCU/MIs in scientific and engineering disciplines critical to the defense mission of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps,Encourages cross-institutional, collaborative efforts that explore innovative solutions to naval science and technology (S&T) challenges, andIncreases the engagement of students, including underrepresented minorities, in STEM fields important to the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.This FOA is executed under policy and guidance of the DoN HBCU/MI Program and is administered by the Office of Naval Research (ONR). Competitive white papers and full invited proposals submitted to this FOA must clearly and succinctly describe efforts that advance basic naval-relevant S&T, engage faculty and students in STEM discovery, and expand the research capacity of participant institutions.The technical content of any proposed effort must contribute to the S&T mission and vision of the DoN and must align with the Naval Research Development Framework.See full text announcement for more information.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=341556
Cochran Fellowship Program – U.S. Dry Beans Processing, Promotion, and Marketing for Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras $140,000.00

The Cochran Fellowship Program’s Latin America and Caribbean Region is requesting the design and delivery of a training program for a cohort of up to seven Fellows from Costa Rica and seven Fellows from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras for a total of 14 Fellows.BACKGROUNDSince 1984, the U.S. Congress has made funds available to the Cochran Fellowship Program for training agriculturalists from middle-income countries, emerging markets, and emerging democracies. Training opportunities are for senior and mid-level specialists and administrators working in agricultural trade and policy, agribusiness development, management, animal, plant, and food sciences, extension services, agricultural marketing, and many other areas. Individuals selected for Cochran trainings come from both the public and private sectors. All training occurs in the United States. Training programs are designed and organized in conjunction with U.S. universities, USDA and other government agencies, agribusinesses, and consultants. The Cochran Fellowship Program is part of the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service. Since its start in 1984, the Cochran Fellowship Program has provided U.S.-based training for over 19,000 international participants from 126 countries worldwide.SCOPEThe program should provide participants with a thorough understanding of the different varieties and uses of U.S. dry beans. In particular, USDA notes an opportunity to introduce dry bean products as ingredients in processed foods.The program should provide the Fellows an overview of the U.S. dry bean industry showcasing the quality, nutritional value, and versatility of U.S. dry beans. Topics should provide an overview of U.S. dry beans including variety and quality. The program should expose Fellows to the dry bean supply chain, farming practices and technology, storage, processing, grading, and inspection procedures. Additional topics should include U.S. dry bean market trends and practices, use of dry beans, and ingredients for processed products. The training program should include visits to farms, processing facilities, and retailers as well as a meeting with the U.S. Dry Bean Export Council. The objective of the program is to educate the Fellows on U.S. dry beans, their varieties, and their uses. The goal of the program is to increase the Fellows’ capacity for understanding applications of agricultural research, extension, and teaching; and to increase trade linkages between Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and the United States.LEARNING OBJECTIVESThe recipient will ensure that the Fellows increase their knowledge in the following areas:• Production and supply chain• Dry bean varieties• Quality specifications• Nutritional value of U.S. dry beans• Using dry beans as ingredients• Dry bean consumer products• Market and retail trends• New product development

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Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Fund for The Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE): Modeling and Stimulation Program (MSP), Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.116S $1,155,000.00

Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html. Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Revised Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on December 27, 2021. Purpose of Program: The MSP is designed to promote the study of modeling and simulation at institutions of higher education (IHEs) by promoting the enhancement or development of modeling and simulation degree and certificate programs. Additionally, through this program, the Department will create a task force that will include successful grantees and other content experts to raise awareness and help further define the study of modeling and simulation. Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.116S.

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Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): School Choice & Improvement Programs (SCIP): Promise Neighborhoods (PN) Program, Assistance Listing Number 84.215N $6,000,000.00

Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html. Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information. For the addresses for obtaining and submitting an application, please refer to our Revised Common Instructions for Applicants to Department of Education Discretionary Grant Programs, published in the Federal Register on December 27, 2021. Purpose of Program: The PN program is authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA). The purpose of the PN program is to significantly improve the academic and developmental outcomes of children and youth living in the most distressed communities of the United States, including ensuring school readiness, high school graduation, and access to a community-based continuum of high-quality services. The program serves neighborhoods with high concentrations of individuals with low incomes; multiple signs of distress, which may include high rates of poverty, childhood obesity, academic challenges, and juvenile delinquency, adjudication, or incarceration; adverse childhood experiences (ACEs); and schools implementing comprehensive support and improvement activities or targeted support and improvement activities under section 1111(d) of the ESEA. All strategies in the continuum of solutions must be accessible to children with disabilities and English learners. Assistance Listing Number (ALN) 84.215N.

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