Nature Conservancy Accepting Proposals for School Gardens

​The Nature Conservancy is working to promote environmental education through the creation of Nature Works Everywhere gardens. The core principle behind the Gardens program is that gardens model conservation science on a relatable scale. The program empowers students and teachers to work together to create and implement their own solutions to environmental challenges in their communities. Applications due November 3. Learn more and apply... Read more

Research: Art Works

The National Endowment for the Arts’ Office of Research & Analysis makes awards to support research that investigates the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components of the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life. ​The first step of applications are due October 10. Learn more and apply... Read more

Our Town Grant Program

​The Our Town grant program supports creative placemaking projects that help to transform communities into lively, beautiful, and resilient places – achieving these community goals through strategies that incorporate arts, culture, and/or design. Applications deadline September 11. Learn more and apply... Read more

Land Trust Alliance Education Grant

With U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service funds, the Alliance will support educational programming for the land trust community and partners. The Land Trust Alliance’s educational objectives are to: strengthen the land conservation community through training opportunities; foster a peer network for engagement and sharing of ideas; celebrate conservation successes and identify strategies for emerging challenges; and rejuvenate a dedicated community of land conservationists. Applications due August 1. Learn more... Read more

Assistance to Coal Communities FY 2017 Economic Development Assistance

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) utilizes Economic Adjustment Assistance investments to provide resources that help communities experiencing or anticipating economic dislocations to plan and implement specific solutions to leverage their existing regional economic advantages to support economic development and job creation. Proposals and applications ongoing until publication of new EDAP NOFA. Learn more and apply... Read more

A Free Assistance Opportunity For Innovative State DOTs

Accelerating Practical Solutions is an opportunity for six state DOTs to win a one-day workshop with our expert transportation staff. The workshops will bring together DOT staff, MPOs, consultants, local governments, advocacy groups, transit agencies, and other partners working to meet and balance the changing needs of transportation. Our staff will facilitate a discussion on best practices related to better project delivery to meet community goals. Applications due August 1. Learn more and apply... Read more
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