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Enter Goal Implementation Information

Meetings, Actions

Strategy Event Date Location Attending Topic
All Meeting 9/19/2011 Springfield ISBE, IDNR, IEPA Administrative Planning
All Meeting 10/5/2011 Springfield IDNR, IEPA, Governor's Office Administrative Planning
All Meeting 10/20/2011 Springfield IDNR, IEPA Administrative Planning
All Meeting 11/14/2011 Bartlett IDNR, IEPA Administrative Planning
All Presentations 11/16/2011 Chicago Chicago Wilderness Education Team and Members, IDNR Status of Plan
All Grant Application 12/4/2012 Springfield IDNR, ISBE, IEPA Submitted USEPA Grant Application

Grant Opportunities

Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program

(CFDA No. 10.318)

Purpose: To support research and extension projects that have robust collaborations to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Includes promotion of a safe, sufficient, and nutritious food supply for all Americans and for people around the world; sustainable agricultural policies that foster economic viability for small and mid-sized farms and rural businesses, protection of natural resources and promotion of value-added agriculture; national leadership in climate change mitigation and adaptation; building of a modern workplace with a modern workforce; and support for 21st century rural communities.

Eligibility: State agricultural experiment stations; colleges and universities; university research foundations; other research institutions and organizations; national laboratories; private organizations or corporations; individuals; or any group consisting of two or more of the entities.

Funding: $400,000.

Deadline: 4/28/14.

Contact: Tel. (202) 401-5048; E-mail: electronic@nifa.usda.gov.

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship Program

(CFDA Nos. 47.041, 47.049, 47.050, 47.070, 47.074, 47.075, 47.076, 47.079, and 47.081)

Purpose: To encourage the development of bold, new, potentially transformative, and scalable models for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate training that ensure that graduate students develop the skills, knowledge and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers.

Eligibility: Faculty at institutions of higher education.

Funding: $30 million.

Deadline: 6/24/14.

Contact: E-mail: grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov.





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