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Grant Solicitations: Early December 2014

by Timothy Tiernan on December 10, 2014
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Here are some grant solicitations made available in early December 2014:

Library_GrantsSparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries

Grantor: Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
Deadline: February 2, 2015
Grant Amount: $10,000 to $25,000
Grant Period: Up to one year
Cost Share Requirement: No matching requirements
Number of Awards (Anticipated): 10-12
Websitehttp://www.imls.gov/applicants/detail.aspx?GrantId=19

The Grants for Libraries program encourages libraries and archives to prototype and evaluate specific innovations in the ways they operate and the services they provide, resulting in new tools, products, services, or organizational practices. The funding agency seeks projects that can foster a broad impact, reaching far beyond the applicant institution with the potential to influence practice across multiple disciplines and fields within the library or archival profession. Projects should utilize innovative approaches to outreach and demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the subject matter, as well as awareness and support of current strategic initiatives and agendas in the field.

Statewide Family Network GrantsGrants_for_Families_of_Emotionally_Disturbed_Children_and_Adolescents

Grantor: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Servies Administration (SAMHSA)
Deadline: February 2, 2015
Grant Amount: Up to $95,000 per year
Grant Period: Up to 3 years
Number of Awards (Anticipated): 5
Cost Share Requirement: No matching requirements
Websitehttp://www.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/sm-15-001

This program seeks to enhance state capacity and infrastructure to be more responsive to the needs of families with children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances. This program will support a variety of activities geared toward delivering and sustaining effective mental health services. This program will also assist family members in working with policy makers and service providers in strengthening network organizational business management skills, fostering leadership among families of children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances, addressing technical assistance needs, and promoting peer support and social inclusion of the families.

National Leadership Grants for LibrariesLibrary_Grants_2

Grantor: Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
Deadline: February 2, 2015
Grant Amount: Project & Research: $10,000-$2,000,000. Planning: $10,000-$50,000. National Forum: up to $100,000. Avg. award size: $500,000
Grant Period: Up to 3 years for project and research awards, and up to 1 year for planning and national forum awards. 
Number of Awards (Anticipated): 10-20
Cost Share Requirement: For awards of $250,000 or more, other than research awards, applicants must provide at least a one-to-one match via cash and/or in-kind contributions from nonfederal sources. Expenses used as matching contributions must be incurred during the award period.
Websitehttp://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269950

This program supports projects that address the challenges faced by the library and archive fields and that have the potential to advance practice in those fields. Projects should generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or alliances that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated.

Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grant GuidelinesWastewater_inspection

Grantor: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Deadline: February 3, 2015
Grant Amount: Up to $200,000
Grant Period: Up to 3 years
Number of Awards (Anticipated): 17
Cost Share Requirement: No matching requirements
Websitehttp://www.epa.gov/oswer/grants-funding.htm#epa-oswer-oblr-15-01

The program assists environmental workforce development and job training programs that recruit, train, and place local, unemployed, and under-employed residents with the skills needed to secure full-time employment in the environmental field, with a focus on solid and hazardous waste remediation, environmental health and safety, and wastewater-related training.

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