“eCivis Special Opps” is collection of supplemental funding sources, resources, and other opportunities for organizations, faculty and students, community members, and partners that are discovered by our research team while searching for opportunities to include in Grants Network: Research.
The NADTC is hosting a webinar to provide information to stakeholders regarding how the Texas Department of Transportation makes its funding decisions, the types of projects that are eligible for funding, and the types of projects that are typically funded and how required coordination efforts are monitored. The date of the upcoming webinar has yet to be determined; however, interested participants must register online for it by July 15, 2016. The first webinar of the program, which focuses on federal funding for aging and disability transportation, has already occurred and may be accessed on the program website.
The Excellence in Law Enforcement Research Award recognizes law enforcement agencies that demonstrate excellence in conducting and using research to improve police operations and public safety. The goal of the program is to promote the establishment of effective research, especially partnerships among law enforcement agencies and researchers. All federal, state, county, local, tribal, campus, and other law enforcement agencies are eligible. Applications must be submitted electronically or in hard copy by August 1, 2016.
The USDOT will hold a webinar on July 15, 2016, to provide a summary of the proposed changes to the MPO Coordination and Planning program. The webinar will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET. Stakeholders wishing to attend must register online by July 15, 2016.
The Air Force Association will provide grants of up to $250 to projects that meet the unmet and unfunded educational needs of students. Awards are provided to worthy projects that significantly influence student learning. Specifically, the program promotes aerospace education activities in classrooms from kindergarten through 12th grade. Applications must be submitted online by 4:00 p.m. PT on November 18, 2016.
The Presser Foundation will provide an estimated $4,000 award to an outstanding music major from an undergraduate school of music at an accredited college, university, or independent institution of higher education. Applications must be submitted by schools of music, and awards must not replace existing music scholarship support from the institution. Applications must be submitted online by September 1, 2016.
The Virginia Service Foundation will provide awards of up to $250 to support the hosting of a service project between September 10, 2016, and October 11, 2016. These projects must be associated with Day to Serve or the September 11 Day of Service and Remembrance. Eligible applicants are public or private nonprofit organizations, public and private schools, institutions of higher education, and government entities. Applications must be submitted online by September 1, 2016, and will be evaluated on a rolling basis.
Keep Oklahoma Beautiful will provide awards to projects that focus on beautification and landscaping; environmental improvement/sustainable practices; classroom, workshop, conference, and online training; and communications and public awareness. Separate awards will be provided to schools, businesses, colleges, educators and educational institutions, governmental agencies, law enforcement agencies, and nonprofit organizations. Nominations for awards must be submitted online by August 8, 2016.
The Utah Division of Arts and Museums will provide awards of up to $500 for teachers and administrators in schools to help them gain knowledge and skills in an artistic discipline of their choice. Award recipients will select artists to provide one-on-one instruction in visual art, music, theater, dance, storytelling, media arts, folk arts, or creative writing. Applications may be submitted online at any time.
The Washington Traffic Safety Commission will provide reimbursement grants of up to $300 to schools to assist with crossing guard equipment. All public, private, and tribal elementary and middle schools are eligible to apply. Applications must be emailed to the funding agency by April 30, 2017.