Grants with June Deadlines

Deadline: 6/2/08
Program: Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program
Agency: USDA, Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service
Description: Funding to land-grant institutions to address the health and access needs of rural Americans, with a focus on issues related to aging.
Award Amount: Up to $350,000
Website: http://www.csrees.usda.gov/funding/rfas/rural_health.html
Eligibility: Colleges

Deadline: 6/2/08
Program: Help America Vote Act Training and Technical Assistance to Assist Protection and Advocacy Systems to Establish or Improve Voting Access for Individuals with Disabilities
Agency: US Dept. of Health & Human Service, Administration for Children and Families
Description: Funds to help promote full participation in the electoral process for individuals with disabilities.
Award Amount: $91,980-$367,920
Website: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/HHS-2008-ACF-ADD-DH-0034.html
Eligibility: Colleges, Non-profits

Deadline: 6/4/08
Program: Arts Education – Rural Initiative
Agency: The Dana Foundation
Description: Funds professional development programs for arts educators in rural areas.
Award Amount: Up to $50,000
Website: http://www.dana.org/grants/rural/
Eligibility: Non-profits

Deadline: 6/5/08
Program: National Security Language Initiative – Youth Program
Agency: US Dept. of State
Description: Supports participation of high school students in intensive, substantive foreign language study overseas.
Award Amount: Up to $7.4 million (one award)
Website: http://exchanges.state.gov/education/rfgps/junho5rfgp.htm
Eligibility: Non-profits

Deadline: 6/6/09 & 10/15/08
Program: Learning & Leadership Grants
Agency: NEA Foundation
Description: Professional development (individuals) and college study (groups) to improve practice, curriculum, and student achievement.
Award Amount: $2,000 (individuals) and $5,000 (groups)
Website: http://www.neafoundation.org/programs/Learning&Leadership_Guidelines.htm
Eligibility: K-12, Colleges

Deadline: 6/6/08
Program: Student Achievement Grants
Agency: NEA Foundation
Description: For work engaging students in critical thinking, problem solving, etc., to deepen their knowledge of standards-based subject matter. Proposals to address low-income and minority student success in challenging coursework encouraged.
Award Amount: $5,000
Website: http://www.neafoundation.org/programs/StudentAchievement_Guidelines.htm
Eligibility: K-12, Colleges

Deadline: 6/9/08
Program: Southeast Diesel Collaborative Program
Agency: US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4
Description: For diesel emissions reduction projects.
Award Amount: $250,000-$750,000
Website: http://www.southeastdiesel.org/
Website: http://www.epa.gov/region4/air/mobile/SEDC-RFP%20FY0809.pdf
Eligibility: K-12, Non-profits, Local governments

Deadline: 6/10/08
Program: Demonstration Projects to Establish and Implement Older Driver Safety Plans
Agency: National Center on Senior Transportation
Description: To develop and implement statewide plans on older driver safety.
Award Amount: $5,000-$11,000 (plus travel costs)
Website: http://seniortransportation.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=NCST2_about_projects Eligibility: Local governments

Deadline: 6/30/08
Program: Shelter Grants
Agency: Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation
Description: Funding for organizations/shelters that aid victims of domestic violence.
Award Amount: $20,000
Website: http://www.mkacf.org/BreakTheSilence.aspx
Website: http://www.mkacf.org/Violence/ShelterGrantWinners.aspx
Eligibility: Businesses

Deadline: 6/30/08
Program: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Program
Agency: US Dept. of Agriculture, Rural Business-Cooperative Service
Description: Funds to purchase renewable energy systems and make improvements for agriculture producers and rural small business.
Award Amount: $1,500-$500,000
Website: http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/rbs/farmbill/index.html
Eligibility: Businesses

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