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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

Inclusive Planning Impact Grants

The Inclusive Planning Impact Grant, administered by Transit Planning for All, is requesting applications. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to encourage development of an inclusive coordinated transportation system in which people with disabilities and older adults actively participate in both advisory and decision-making capacities. While the intention is first and foremost the development of inclusionary processes and plans, the secondary expectation is that inclusion will result in identifiable and measurable changes in the transportation system that respond to... Read more

National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program

​ The National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program (NCWCG Program) was created to acquire, restore, and enhance wetlands in coastal states through competitive matching grants to state agencies. The primary goal of the NCWCG Program is the long-term conservation of coastal wetland ecosystems. Applications due June 29. Learn more... Read more

Partners for Places Spring 2016 Grant Cycle

​ In partnership with the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (TFN) is pleased to announce the opening of Round Eight of Partners for Places, a matching grant program that creates opportunities for cities and counties to improve communities by building partnerships between local government sustainability offices and place-based foundations. National funders invest in local projects to promote a healthy environment, a strong economy, and well-being of all residents. Applications due January 29.... Read more

The National Forest Foundation Matching Awards Program (MAP)

​The National Forest Foundation (NFF) Matching Awards Program (MAP) provides funding for the implementation of on-the-ground conservation and restoration projects that have an immediate, quantifiable impact on the National Forest System. These projects provide a lasting impact to the lands, waters and wildlife of the National Forest System through the alteration of the physical environment. Proposals due January 14, 2016. Learn more... Read more

The American Planning Association Provides Funding to 17 Additional Local Coalitions to Combat Chronic Disease

​The American Planning Association (APA) has provided $2.25 million in funding to 17 new local coalitions to combat two determinants of chronic disease—lack of physical activity and lack of access to nutritious foods. This is the second year funding was made available through the Plan4Health initiative, a multi-year effort that strengthens the connection between planning and public health. Read more... Read more

DOT Unleashes Another Powerful TIGER

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced 39 projects selected for TIGER grants. The projects selected cover 34 different states, with some multi-jurisdictional projects stretching across state lines. Some of the projects will help people move more safely and reliably to the places they need to go. Others will help us move freight more efficiently and sustainably. And some help us do both. Some projects will benefit urban communities, while 43 percent of the projects awarded are in rural communities, a... Read more

EPA Announces 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Recipients

​The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced nearly $1.2 million in competitive grants awarded to 40 non-profit and tribal organizations working to address environmental justice issues nationwide. The grants enable these organizations to conduct research, provide education, and develop solutions to local health and environmental issues in minority and low-income communities overburdened by harmful pollution. Read more... Read more

Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design Issues RFP

​The Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) has issued a request for proposals to rural communities interested in applying for funding to host a community design workshop in either 2016 or 2017. The Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design is a National Endowment for the Arts leadership initiative in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Project for Public Spaces, along with the Orton Family Foundation. CIRD provides communities access to the resources they need to convert their own good... Read more
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