June 2013
Education • Economic & Community Development

Publications


Program: AERA Grants Program Agency: American Educational Research Association Next Deadline: Sep 05, 2013 Supports the development of U.S. education researchers using NCES and NSF data sets for basic, policy and applied research. Programs include: Research Grants (up to $20,000 for one-year projects, or up to $35,000 for two-year projects) and Dissertation Grants (up to $20,000 for one-year projects). Education Research Conference Program and Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop also may be available. See http://tinyurl.com/7u2aelq for updates. Email: gwimberly@aera.net CFDA Number: Contact: George Wimberly, Director of Social Justice and Professional Development 1430 K Street, NW Suite 1200 Washington, DC 20005 202/238-3225 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research/Project Funding and Academic Scholarships Agency: American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 01, 2013 Supports hospitality research and projects that benefit the lodging industry. Proposals must address industry problems, have broad geographical appeal, and contribute to prosperity of the industry. Unsolicited applications for research grants are accepted 3/1 and 9/1 annually. Several scholarships are also available to support students pursuing a degree in hospitality management (5/1 annually). Students must be enrolled in hospitality management programs. Professional development scholarships are available quarterly for those already working in the hotel industry. See http://www.ahlef.org/content.aspx?id=18194 for details. Email: mpoinelli@ahlef.org CFDA Number: Contact: Michelle Poinelli, Senior VP of Foundation Programs 1201 New York Avenue, NW Suite 600 Washington, DC 20005 202/289-3181 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Economic Literacy Grants Program Agency: Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation, Inc. Next Deadline: Sep 15, 2013 Supports a wide range of projects aimed at increasing economic literacy, especially the best way to teach the subject (research, curriculum development); the impact of economic education (policy studies, measurement of economic understanding); and encouragement of youth/young adults to participate in the economic system after finishing school (research, conferences, outreach programs). New strategies for teaching economics including on-line and web-based instruction is of interest. Preference for national projects. Annual deadlines are 2/15 and 9/15. See http://www.kazanjian.org/grants/apply for details. Email: director@kazanjian.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Managing Director Grants Administration PO Box 300 Dallas, PA 18612-0300 570/675-7074 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Grant Programs Agency: General Service Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 01, 2013 Supports the following project areas: Human Rights and Economic Justice (promotes and creates good jobs with living wages for workers, including low- wage workers, in the U.S. and Mexico); Reproductive Justice (advances the health and well- being of women and girls); and Colorado Program (builds collaborations for equity and justice among key stakeholders in Colorado). Deadlines apply to required LOIs; full proposals are by invitation only. See http://www.generalservice.org/ for details. Email: sara@generalservice.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Sara Samuels, Grants Manager (ext. 3) 557 North Mill Street Suite 201 Aspen, CO 81611 970/920-6834 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services Next Deadline: Sep 15, 2013 Supports efforts to recruit and educate the next generation of librarians and the faculty who will prepare them for careers in library science. Also supports grants for research related to library education and library staffing needs, curriculum development and continuing education and training. All types of libraries, except federal and for- profit libraries, may apply. Awards range from $50,000-$500,000. Most apps require cost sharing of at least one-half of the total cost of the project. Funded proposals available http://tinyurl.com/dywldp8 See http://www.imls.gov/applicants/grants/21centuryLibrarian.shtm for details. Email: mball@imls.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Mary Alice Ball, Senior Program Officer Office of Library Services 1800 M Street NW, 9th Floor Washington, DC 20036 202/653-4730 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: LSAC Research Grant Program Agency: Law School Admission Council Next Deadline: Sep 01, 2013 Supports empirical research on legal education in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. Projects may focus on any of a variety of topics, methodologies, and time frames. Projects may be cross-sectional or longitudinal and involve surveys, experiments, correlation studies, systematic observational studies, etc. Researchers need not be on law school faculties. Interdisciplinary research teams are encouraged. Awards are made to institutions, not to individuals and are up to $200,000. Annual deadlines are 2/1 and 9/1. Other programs available. Email: agallagher@LSAC.org See website CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Ann Gallagher, Program Officer 662 Penn Street PO Box 40 Newtown, PA 18940-0040 215/968-1258 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: OCLC/ALISE Library and Information Science Research Grants Agency: Online Computer Library Center, Inc. Next Deadline: Sep 15, 2013 Supports independent research that helps librarians integrate new technologies into areas of traditional competence and contributes to a better understanding of the information environment and user expectations and behaviors. Eligibility is limited to faculty in schools of library and information science. Encourages international proposals and collaborative projects. Cost sharing is not required, but institutional support of projects is expected. Offers three awards of up to $15,000. Annual deadline is 9/15. See website for details. Email: morrisd@oclc.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Diane Morris, Program Officer Office of Research 6565 Kilgour Place Dublin, OH 43017-3395 614/764-6487 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Rural Cooperative Development Grants Program (RCDG) Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture Next Deadline: Jul 15, 2013 Provides grants to non-profit companies and IHEs to improve economic conditions in rural areas through cooperative development by coordinating activities that retain rural businesses, facilitate cooperatives, generate employment, improve marketing opportunities and provide technical assistance. In FY 13, $6.5 million is available. Matching requirement 25 percent (5 percent for 1994 institutions). See http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/BCP_RCDG.html for details and contacts. CFDA Number:10.446 Contact: Varies by state Rural Development 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20250 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Cognition and Student Learning Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 Supports research that uses recent advances in cognitive science to address significant educational problems in order to establish a scientific foundation for educational practice by supporting research on key processes of attention, memory, and reasoning that are essential for academic achievement. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding/ for Education Research Programs for details including the special education version of this program (84.324A, no FY 14 competition). Email: erin.higgins@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.305A Contact: Erin Higgins, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208 202/208-3749 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Early Learning Programs and Policies Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 Program intends to contribute to improvement of school readiness skills (e.g., pre-reading, early mathematical skills, language, vocabulary, social skills) of prekindergarten children. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding/ for Education Research Programs for details including special education version of this program (84.324A--Early Intervention and Early Learning in Special Education, no FY 14 competition). Email: caroline.ebanks@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.324A Contact: Caroline Ebanks, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208 Washington, DC 20208 202/219-1410 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Education Research and Development Centers Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 Supports research and development centers and intends for these centers to contribute significantly to the solution of education problems in the U.S. by engaging in research, development, evaluation, and national leadership activities aimed at improving the education system, and ultimately, student achievement. FY 14 topics are Developmental Education Assessment and Instruction and Knowledge Utilization. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding for details including special education version (84.324C, no FY 14 competition). Email: katina.stapleton@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.305C Contact: Katina Stapleton, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208 Washington, DC 20208 202/219-2154 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Education Technology Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 Supports research on education technology tools that are designed to provide or support instruction in reading, writing, mathematics, or science (including pre-reading, pre-writing, early mathematics, and early science) or to provide professional development for teachers related to instruction in reading, writing, mathematics, or science. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding/ for Education Research Programs for details including the special education version of this program (84.324A, no FY 14 competition). Email: jonathan.levy@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.305A Contact: Jonathan Levy, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208 202/219-2096 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Effective Teachers and Effective Teaching Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 This program will identify effective strategies for improving the performance of classroom teachers in ways that increase student learning and school achievement in reading, writing, mathematics and the sciences for K-12 students. The long term outcomes of this program will be an array of programs, assessments, and strategies that have been demonstrated to be effective for improving and assessing teacher quality in ways that are linked to increases in student achievement. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding/ for Education Research Programs for details. Email: wai- ying.chow@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.305A Contact: Wai-Ying Chow, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208 202/219-0362 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: English Learners Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 IES intends to contribute to improvement of academic achievement in reading, writing, mathematics, or science, as well as other school outcomes (e.g., graduation rates, access to postsecondary education) for students who are English learners (EL). The long-term outcome of this program will be an array of tools and strategies that have been documented to be effective for improving academic outcomes for EL students. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding/ for Education Research Programs for details. Email: karen.douglas@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.305A Contact: Karen Douglas, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208 Washington, DC 20208 202/208-3896 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Improving Education Systems: Policies, Organization, Management, and Leadership Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 Supports the improvement of student learning through direct improvements in the organization and management of schools and education systems and through the establishment of policies intended to foster such improvements. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding/ for Education Research Programs for details including the special education version of this program (Special Education Policy, Finance, and Systems--84.324A, no FY 14 competition). Email: katina.stapleton@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.305A Contact: Katina Stapleton, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208 202/219-2154 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Mathematics and Science Education Research Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 Supports research that will identify and support new and ongoing interventions in mathematics and science education that improve math achievement for all students in K-12 and close the achievement gap in these academic areas. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding/ for Education Research Programs for details including the special education version of this program (84.324A, no FY 14 competition). Email: christina.chhin@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.305A Contact: Christina Chhin, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208 202/219-2280 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 New program that seeks to improve the quality of education for all students through advancing the understanding of and practices for teaching, learning and organizing education systems. FY 14 topics are Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships in Education Research, Continuous Improvement in Education Research, and Evaluation of State and Local Education Programs and Policies. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding/index.asp#current for details. Email: allen.ruby@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.305H Contact: Allen Ruby, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208 Washington, DC 20208 202/219-1591 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Postsecondary and Adult Education Research Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 Supports the improvement of reading, writing, and numeracy skills of learners in adult education programs; the enhancement of targeted learning outcomes of postsecondary students; and the increase in access to, persistence in, and completion of postsecondary education. The long- term outcome of this program will be an array of tools and strategies that have been documented to be effective for improving education outcomes of adult learners and postsecondary students at the college level. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding for Education Research Programs for details. Email: hiromi.ono@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.305A Contact: Hiromi Ono, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208 202/208-2174 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Reading and Writing Education Research Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 Supports projects to expand scientific knowledge of how students develop proficient levels of reading and writing comprehension, how reading and writing comprehension can be taught most optimally, and how it can be assessed in ways that reflect and advance current understanding of reading and writing comprehension and its development. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding/ for Education Research Programs for details, including the special education version of this program (84.324A, no FY 14 competition) which includes language development. Email: rebecca.mcgill@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.305A Contact: Rebecca McGill-Wilkinson, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208-5573 202/208-0638 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research Training Programs in the Education Sciences Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 Supports research training programs in the education sciences to increase the supply of scientists and researchers in education who are prepared to conduct rigorous evaluation studies, develop and evaluate new products and approaches that are grounded in a science of learning, and design and validate tests and measures. FY 14 topics are Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Research Training, Methods Training for Education Researchers, and Training in Education Research Use and Practice. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding for details, including the special education version of this program (84.324B, no FY 14 competition). Email: katina.stapleton@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.305B Contact: Katina Stapleton, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208 202/ 219-2154 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Social and Behavioral Context for Academic Learning Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 Supports research on interventions designed to improve social skills and behaviors that support academic and other important school-related outcomes (e.g. attendance, high school graduation rates) in typically developing students in K-12. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding/ for Education Research Programs for details including the special education version of this program (84.324A--Social and Behavioral Outcomes to Support Learning, no FY 14 competition). Email: emily.doolittle@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.305A Contact: Emily Doolittle, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208 Washington, DC 20208 202/219-1201 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Statistical and Research Methodology in Education Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Sep 04, 2013 Program supports research to advance education research methodologies and statistical analyses. The long-term outcome of this research program will be a wide-range of methodological and statistical tools that will enable education scientists to conduct rigorous education research. FY 14 topics are Statistical and Research Methodology Grants, and Early Career Statistical and Research Methodology Grants. See http://ies.ed.gov/funding/ for details. Email: phill.gagne@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.305D Contact: Phill Gagne, Program Officer 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20208 202/219-1412 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Enhanced Assessment Instruments Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Jul 08, 2013 Supports state activities designed to improve the quality, validity, and reliability of state academic assessments beyond the requirements in the NCLB. Grant funds may be used for the development of new assessment products or procedures, such as innovative test format, empirical analysis of variations in test format or procedures, or statistical models useful for combining data from multiple measures, or charting student progress over time. Current solicitation: Kindergarten Entry Assessment. IHEs may partner. Email: erin.shackel@ed.gov See http://www.ed.gov/programs/eag/index.html for updates. CFDA Number:84.368A Contact: Erin Shackel, Program Officer 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Room 3W210 Washington, DC 20202 202/453-6423 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: NIDRR: Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Jul 19, 2013 RRTCs conduct coordinated and advanced programs of research, training, and information dissemination. Each RRTC has a major program of research in a particular area, such as mental illness, vocational rehabilitation, or independent living, which is specified by NIDRR. The RRTCs must serve as centers of national excellence and national or regional resources for providers and individuals with disabilities and their representatives. FY 13 solicitations: Community Living and Participation for Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities, and Disability Statistics and Demographics. See http://www.ed.gov/programs/rrtc/index.html Email: marlene.spencer@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.133B Contact: Marlene Spencer, Program Officer 400 Maryland Avenue, SW Room 6030 Washington, DC 20202 202/245-7532 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Gang Prevention and Mentoring Programs Agency: U.S. Department of Justice Next Deadline: Jul 01, 2013 OJJDP supports several programs that support youth at risk for violence, gang involvement or other negative activities. Current opportunities include: Second Chance Act Juvenile Reentry Program (deadline 6/17); Second Chance Act Reentry Program for Juveniles with Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental (6/24); Disproportionate Minority Contact Community and Strategic Planning Project (7/1); National Juvenile Justice Information Sharing Training and Technical Assistance Program (7/9) and other programs. See http://www.ojjdp.gov/funding/FundingList.asp or https://www.bja.gov/funding.aspx for details. CFDA Number: Contact: Varies by program Off of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prev. 810 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20531 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Low Income Taxpayer Clinics Agency: U.S. Department of the Treasury Next Deadline: Jul 12, 2013 Supports low-income taxpayer clinics that either represent low-income taxpayers in controversies with the IRS or provide tax information to individuals for whom English is not the native language. Clinics that charge more than a nominal fee for their services are not eligible. Accredited law schools, business schools, or accounting schools eligible to apply. Awards matching grants of up to $100,000 per year. See http://www.irs.gov/uac/Low-Income-Taxpayer-Clinics for details. Email: LITCProgramOffice@irs.gov CFDA Number:21.008 Contact: Nina Olson, National Taxpayer Advocate Internal Revenue Service 1111 Constitution Ave. NW Washington, DC 20224 202/622-4711 ----------------------------------------------------