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$50,000 Funding Available for Support for Allergy, Infectious Diseases Research
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health announced that it expects to award a grant for support for allergy and infectious diseases research.

The agency description of the grant states: "The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) announces a program that provides NIAID-supported K01, K08, and K23 recipients with the opportunity to apply for Small Research Grant (R03) support at some point during the final two years of their K award.

Through the use of this mechanism, NIAID seeks to enhance the capability of ... Show Full Article

$40 Million Funding Available for Employment, Training Programs to Alleviate Healthcare Workforce Shortages
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration announced that it expects to award up to 40 grants for sustainable employment and training programs to alleviate healthcare workforce shortages.

The estimated total program funding available was cited as $40 million with a ceiling of $2.5 million. The categories of funding activity are a) employment, labor and training and b) opportunity zone benefits.

Information on Eligibility: Partnership of public and private sector entities. Grants will be awarded to the lead applicant, which will serve as the grantee ... Show Full Article

State Department Issues Request for Statement of Interest for Projects to Combat Trafficking in Persons
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 -- The U.S. Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons issued a request for statement of interest for projects to combat trafficking in persons.

The agency description of the statement of interest states: "This funding opportunity announces the beginning of the 2020 open and competitive process to award grants or cooperative agreements.

In this stage, applicants submit a Statement of Interest (SOI), which is a three-page summary of each proposed project.

Applicants must submit separate SOI applications for each country or regional project identified ... Show Full Article

Cooperative Agreements Make $4 Million Available for Research in Housing Technologies
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that it expects to award up to four cooperative agreements for research in housing technologies.

The agency description of the cooperative agreement states: "HUD is funding co-operative agreements for pre-competitive research in homebuilding technologies that provide the homebuilding industry with new, innovative construction products or practices that lead to more affordable, energy efficient, resilient (in this sense, durable, disaster resistant, adaptable for future requirements, and maintainable), and healthier ... Show Full Article

$2 Million Funding Available for Digital Humanities Advancement Program
by ANNA ROSUMAN
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 -- The National Endowment for the Humanities announced that it expects to award up to 15 grants for the Digital Humanities Advancement Program.

The agency description of the grant states: "The program supports innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging digital projects at different stages of their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and sustainability. Experimentation, reuse, and extensibility are valued in this program, leading to work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities.

The ... Show Full Article

$2.5 Million Funding Available for Energy, Mineral Resources Development Projects
by ANNA ROSUMAN
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Indian Affairs announced that it expects to award up to 30 grants for projects that conduct studies necessary to process, use and develop energy and mineral resources.

The agency description of the grant states: "The Office of the Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs, through IEED, is soliciting proposals from Indian Tribes, as described in Section IV of this notice (https://www.grants.gov/custom/viewOppDetails.jsp#relatedDocumentsTab), for projects that conduct resource inventories and assessments, feasibility studies, or ... Show Full Article