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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

Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities: Preparation
of Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services Leadership Personnel (CFDA No.
84.325D)

Purpose: To help address state-identified needs for personnel preparation in special education, related services, early intervention, and regular education to work with children, including infants and toddlers, with disabilities; and ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge, derived from practices that have been determined through scientifically based research and experience, to be successful in serving those children.
Eligibility: Public, private, and state controlled institutions of higher education; nonprofits, other than institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations, other than small businesses.
Funding: $3 million.
Deadline: 12/12/14.
Contact: Julius Cotton, Tel. (202) 245-6140; E-mail: julius.cotton@ed.gov.

National Clean Plant Network Request for Applications (CFDA No. 10.025)

Purpose: To provide high quality asexually propagated plant material free of targeted plant pathogens and pests that cause economic loss to protect the environment and ensure the global competitiveness of specialty crop producers.
Eligibility: Land-grant universities, non land-grant colleges of agriculture, and state agricultural experiment stations.
Funding: $4.7 million.
Deadline: 12/19/14.
Contact: Tel. (301) 851-2856; E-mail: Eileen.m.berke@aphis.usda.gov.

Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant (CFDA No. 66.441)

Purpose: To accelerate and expand the strategic protection of healthy freshwater ecosystems and their watersheds across the country.
Eligibility: Nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations, interstate agencies, and intertribal consortia.
Funding: $3.75 million.
Deadline: 1/5/15.
Contact: E-mail: hw-rfp@epa.gov.

National Robotics Initiative (CFDA Nos. 10.312, 43.001, 43.008, 47.041, 47.070, 47.075, 47.076,
93.173, 93.286, 93.361, 93.853, 93.865, 93.866, and 93.867)

Purpose: To accelerate the development and use of robots in the U.S. that work beside or cooperatively with people, and the development of the next generation of robotics, to advance the capability and usability of such systems and artifacts, and to encourage
existing and new communities to focus on innovative application areas.
Eligibility: State agricultural experiment stations; colleges and universities (including junior colleges offering associate degrees or higher); university research foundations; other research institutions and organizations; national laboratories; private organizations
or corporations; individuals who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents; and any group consisting of 2 or more entities identified previously.
Funding: $50 million.
Deadline: 1/14/15.
Contact: E-mail: grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov.

Water Quality Benefits (CFDA No. 66.509)

Purpose: To provide research to advance knowledge of how changes in water quality, including incremental or step improvements, can be valued at appropriate spatial scales using advanced non-use valuation methods for the nation’s inland fresh water small streams, lakes and rivers, estuaries, coastal waters, and the Great Lakes.
Eligibility: Public, private, and state controlled institutions of higher education; nonprofits, other than institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations, other than small businesses.
Funding: $4 million.
Deadline: 1/14/15.
Contact: Tel. (703) 347-8081; E-mail: jones.debram@epa.gov.

Science, Technology, and Society (CFDA No. 47.075)

Purpose: To support research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical disciplines.
Eligibility: U.S. academic institutions and nonprofit research organizations; scholars’ awards and postdoctoral
fellowships: U.S. academic institutions and independent scholars; doctoral dissertation research improvement grants: U.S. academic institutions; conference and workshop support: open.
Funding: $6.2 million.
Deadline: 2/2/15.
Contact: E-mail: grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov.

Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation
Research—Research Alliance (CFDA No. 47.041)

Purpose: To accelerate the translation and transfer of existing research discoveries into competitive technologies
and commercial realities by leveraging the investments National Science Foundation has made in research consortia and catalyzing academic-based innovation ecosystems resulting in new wealth and the building of strong local and regional economies.
Eligibility: Public, private, and state controlled institutions of higher education; nonprofits, other than
institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations, other than small businesses.
Funding: $5 million.
Deadline: 2/18/15.
Contact: E-mail: grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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