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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

Humanities Collections and Reference Resources (CFDA No. 45.149)

Purpose: To strengthen efforts to extend the life of important collections of books and manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and moving images, archaeological
and ethnographic artifacts, art and material culture, and digital objects and make their intellectual content widely accessible, often through the use of digital
technology; and to create various reference resources that facilitate use of cultural materials, from works that provide basic information quickly to tools that synthesize
and codify knowledge of a subject for in-depth investigation.
Eligibility: State, county, city, township, or special district governments; private, public, and state-controlled institutions of higher education; Native American tribal
organizations; and nonprofits.
Funding: $350,000.
Deadline: 7/21/15.
Contact: E-mail: preservation@neh.gov.

National Maritime Heritage Grant Program (CFDA No. 15.925)

Purpose: To support education or preservation projects.
Eligibility: State, county, city, township, or special district governments; private, public, and state-controlled institutions of higher education; Native American
tribal organizations; and nonprofits.
Funding: $1.7 million.
Deadline: 8/3/15.
Contact: Tel. (202) 354-2266;
E-mail: Kelly_spradley-kurowski@nps.gov.

Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations (CFDA No. 45.164)

Purpose: To support projects for general audiences that encourage active engagement with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways, including permanent and traveling exhibitions, book or film discussion programs, historic site or district interpretations, living history presentations, and other face-to-face programs in public venues.
Eligibility: State, county, city, township, or special district governments; private, public, and statecontrolled institutions of higher education; Native American tribal organizations; and nonprofits. Legislative Research Unit / 3
Funding: $1 million.
Deadline: 8/12/15.
Contact: Tel. (202) 606-8269;
E-mail: publicpgms@neh.gov.


National Science Foundation Scholarships: National Science Foundation Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and
Mathematics Program (CFDA No. 47.076)


Purpose: To increase the success of low-income, academically talented students with demonstrated financial need who are pursuing associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and to fund scholarships, and to enhance and study effective curricular and co-curricular activities that support recruitment, retention, student success, and graduation in STEM.
Eligibility: Institutions of higher education.
Funding: $70 million.
Deadline: 9/22/15.
Contact: E-mail: grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov.

Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (CFDA No. 47.075)

Purpose: To advance the scientific basis of science and innovation policy and to develop models, analytical tools, data, and metrics that can be applied in the science policy decision-making process and concern the use and allocation of scarce scientific resources.
Eligibility: Universities and colleges; and doctoral degree-granting universities and colleges.
Funding: $100,000.
Deadline: 9/29/15.
Contact: E-mail: grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov.

Coastal Program - Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (CFDA No. 15.662)

Purpose: To provide technical and financial assistance to coastal communities and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitats on public and private lands.
Eligibility: State, county, city, township, or special district governments; independent school districts; private, public, and state controlled institutions of higher education; public housing authorities/ Indian housing authorities; Native American tribal organizations; nonprofits; for-profit organizations, other than small businesses; and small businesses.
Funding: $400,000.
Deadline: 9/30/15.
Contact:
Telephone 906-226-1240; E-mail: Christie_deloria@fws.gov.

Improving Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education: Education and Human Resources (CFDA No. 47.076)

Purpose: To increase the number and diversity of STEM students, to prepare students to participate in science for tomorrow, and to improve students’ STEM
learning outcomes.
Eligibility: Unrestricted.
Funding: $110,000.
Deadline: 11/3/15.
Contact: E-mail: grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov.

The Division of Earth Sciences Awards Postdoctoral Fellowships (CFDA No. 47.050)

Purpose: To support researchers for a period of up to two years with fellowships that can be taken to the institution of their choice (including facilities abroad); and to recognize beginning investigators of significant potential, and provide them with research experience, mentorship, and training that will establish them in leadership positions in the earth sciences community.
Eligibility: Unaffiliated Individuals: Scientists, engineers, or educators in the U.S. who are U.S. citizens.
Funding: $1.7 million.
Deadline: 1/12/16.
Contact: E-mail: grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov.

 

 

 


 

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