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  Sister Cities International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Federal government agencies may be a source of funds for some local programs, but there is a considerable amount of research, preparation and paperwork involved in submitting a federal proposal.
A database of all federal programs with funding available to nonprofit organizations, as well as state and local governments and other institutions.
The section titled "Writing Grant Proposals" is a comprehensive overview of the elements of a well-crafted federal agency proposal.
www.sister-cities.org /icrc/fundraise/fed-grants   (146 words)

  Federal grant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grants may also be issued by private non-profit organizations such as foundations, not-for-profit corporations or charitable trusts which are all collectively referred to as charities.
Grants can be unrestricted, to be used by the recipient in any fashion within the perimeter of the recipient organization's activities or they may be restricted to a specific purpose by the benefactor.
Earmark grants are explicitly specified in appropriations of the U.S. Congress.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Federal_grant   (443 words)

 Maximize Federal Grant Funds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
To increase federal grant funds, all of the state's grant activities related to determining eligibility for or receiving federal grants should be consolidated in a single entity.
Texas' Office of State-Federal Relations is charged with increasing federal revenue to Texas by monitoring federal activity in Washington and attempting to modify federal decisions in the state's favor.
If federal grants were distributed to the states based on population share alone, an additional $5.3 billion would be received by the state.
cpr.ca.gov /report/cprrpt/issrec/gg/ir/gg07.htm   (2337 words)

 U.S. Rep. Marion Berry -- First District, Arkansas
Federal agencies and large foundations may have formal application packets, strict guidelines, and fixed deadlines with which applicants must comply, while smaller foundations may operate more informally and provide a greater measure of assistance to grant seekers.
The goal of the ODP Equipment Grant Program is to provide funding to enhance the capacity of state and local jurisdictions to respond to, and mitigate the consequences of, incidents of domestic terrorism involving the use of a Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD).
ODP's Equipment Grant Program was initiated in 1998, and currently provides funds to all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, to enable the purchase of the specialized equipment required to better respond to WMD incidents.
www.house.gov /berry/grantresources.shtml   (732 words)

 Federal Pell Grant
Federal aid eligibility for students convicted under federal or state law of the sale or possession of illegal drugs may be suspended under certain circumstances.
Since Federal Pell Grant awards for the Fall semester are not paid until November and Spring awards not paid until April, we make a portion of your award available at the beginning of the semester to help you purchase books and supplies.
If you do not use all of your scheduled Pell Grant eligibility in the Fall or Spring semesters immediately preceding the summer sessions because you were not enrolled, or were not enrolled full-time, you may be able to receive a Pell Grant disbursement for attendance in the Summer Sessions.
www.bmcc.cuny.edu /finaid/grants/pell.html   (2825 words)

 A Guidebook for Federal Grant Reviewers
The grant review "season" is usually spring-summer because all grants decisions need to be made before the end of the federal fiscal year (September 30 of each year).
You can also write to the program officer of a particular grant, include your resume in the letter, and express your interest in being considered to be a reviewer for the next grant cycle of their program.
A grant that the department is directed by Congress to make to grantees, for which the amount is established by a formula based on certain criteria that are written into the legislation and program regulations, and that is awarded and administered directly by the department's program offices.
www.heritage.org /Research/GovernmentReform/FedBook.cfm   (6196 words)

 HCC - Federal Grant Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Federal Pell grant is money that is available to undergraduate students who have not received a baccalaureate degree.
LEAP is a federal grant with state matched funds awarded to Mississippi residents who are enrolled as full-time students (12 or more hours).
A second year recipient must be Pell Grant eligible, graduated after 1/1/05, have a 3.0 and completed at least 27 semester hours, and completed a rigorous curriculum in high school.
www.hindscc.edu /FinancialAid/FederalGrant.aspx   (631 words)

 Federal Grant Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Before determining whether the best funding source is a federal program, a small private fund concerned primarily with local projects, an organization providing grants in a particular subject area, or a national foundation, the grant seeker should prepare an analysis of the contemplated project.
These may be available at public or research libraries under such subject headings as "fund raising," "endowments," "grants-in-aid," "research grants," and "federal aid to..." [followed by broad categories such as education, hospitals, law enforcement agencies, libraries, outdoor recreation, the arts, or transportation].
Grant descriptions are succinct but descriptive, for example: "To promote community involvement in ground water protection in Ohio." Includes a detailed subject index.
www.house.gov /markgreen/grants.htm   (3275 words)

 Federal Pell Grant and Campus-Based Aid
FEDERAL PELL GRANT can be used to pay your tuition, or if your tuition is covered by other means, to help with your book, supply and transportation costs.
The Federal Pell Grant is determined by your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) as noted on your Federal Student Aid Report.
Pell Chart shows the amount of Federal Pell Grant funds for which you may be eligible.
www.hunter.cuny.edu /finaid/Federal_Pell_Grant_and_Campus-/federal_pell_grant_and_campus-.html   (222 words)

 Federal Pell Grant and other financing alternatives
Federal grants provide money to help undergraduate students who demonstrate exceptional need to pay for their education.
A limited amount of Federal SEOG funds are distributed to the school each year by the Federal government.
This grant is available to all students who are called to active duty during the course of their studies.
www.devry.edu /tuition/grants.jsp   (637 words)

 Federal Pell Grant
Federal Pell Grants are awarded to full, and part-time, undergraduate students working on their first baccalaureate degree.
The Federal Pell Grant range is between $400 and $4,050 per year.
If you are awarded the Federal Pell Grant, you will receive an Award Notification from Western with an estimated award based on full-time enrollment.
www.missouriwestern.edu /finaid/FederalPellGrant.htm   (194 words)

 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance - Developing And Writing Grant Proposals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Federal agencies are required to report funding information as funds are approved, increased or decreased among projects within a given State depending on the type of required reporting.
Always coordinate such arrangements with the Federal grantor agency project office (the agency which will ultimately have the responsibility for the project), the grant office (the agency which will coordinate the grant review), and the contract office (the agency responsible for disbursement and grant award notices), if necessary.
The data should be relevant to the goals of the Federal grantor agency and should establish the applicant's credibility. /pls/portal30/CATALOG.GRANT_PROPOSAL_DYN.show   (3079 words)

 FAFSA on the Web - U.S. Department of Education
Federal Stafford Loans are student loans that must be repaid and are available to both undergraduate and graduate students.
Federal PLUS Loans are unsubsidized loans made to parents.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants are grants available for undergraduates only; awards range from $100-$4,000.
www.fafsa.ed.gov /what010.htm   (342 words)

 UMC : One Stop - Financial Aid - Federal Pell Grant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Federal Pell Grant is the largest of the federal grant programs available to students who demonstrate need as determined by their FAFSA application results.
Summer Pell Grants are only available if you did not attend or were enrolled for fewer than 12 credits during one or more previous semesters of the school year.
To receive this grant, the Financial Aid Office must receive your FAFSA data by the last day you are enrolled and are eligible for payment.
onestop.umcrookston.edu /financial_aid/grants/federal.htm   (174 words)

 The Student Guide 2005-2006: Types of Federal Student Aid-Federal Grants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Unlike loans, grants don't have to be repaid unless, for example, you are awarded funds incorrectly.
Pell Grants are the foundation of federal student aid, to which aid from other federal and nonfederal sources might be added.
Unlike Pell Grants, the amount of FSEOG funds you receive depends not only on your financial need but also on the amount of other aid you get and the availability of funds at your school.
studentaid.ed.gov /students/publications/student_guide/2005-2006/english/types.htm   (518 words)

 Constituent Service - Federal Grant Assistance
Grant seekers can check on notices of funding availability posted in the last 7 days; sign up to receive e-mail notification of future grant opportunities; and apply for Federal grants online through a unified process.
Thousands of grants and loans are made by the Federal government to State and local governments and other public entities.
Many are "formula grants" made available to States and local governments, which in turn award grants to grassroots and local organizations.
www.leahy.senate.gov /services/GrantsInfo/grantsinfo.cfm   (1374 words)

 EPA: Federal Register: Federal Grant Use by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Administration of these grants uses management systems identified in the Grant Proposal consistent with a Fish, Wildlife and Habitat Plan that generally identifies fish and wildlife program direction in Wisconsin and types of activities that may constitute projects subject to an annual application for funds process.
The comprehensive management system is described in the Grant Proposal which includes a description of the WDNR strategic planning process, operational planning process and their control/evaluation process.
The public is requested to inform the Service of concerns regarding the WDNR management systems, their administration of the comprehensive management system grants in Wisconsin, and the cumulative effects of activities funded under these Federal grants.
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-IMPACT/2001/August/Day-15/i20479.htm   (906 words)

 Programs & Services : Federal Programs & Grant Opportunities
The Federal Education Programs (FEP) team oversees the implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLBA), the reauthorization of the long-standing Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
Federal funding opportunities are available throughout the year through the Vermont Department of Education and from other online resources.
Vermont’s approved Reading First application enables the state to receive $2.2 million for the first year of a multi-year federal grant to improve early elementary instruction and student achievement in reading.
education.vermont.gov /new/html/pgm_federal.html   (398 words)

 Federal Pell Grant : Bentley
This grant is offered through federal sources based on financial need and does not have to be repaid.
Award packages may include a Pell Grant amount that is an eligibility estimate determined by the federal processor.
The Federal Pell Grant is made available only to students in undergraduate programs of study.
www.bentley.edu /ugcatalogue/financialaid/federal_pell_grant.cfm   (59 words)

 Nonprofit Federal Grant Resource Guide
The online Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance gives you access to a database of all Federal programs available to State and local governments (including the District of Columbia); federally-recognized Indian tribal governments; Territories (and possessions) of the United States; domestic public, quasi-public, and private profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions; specialized groups; and individuals.
Most federal funding for services is passed on to states and counties for their use or for redistribution.
Each year Federal employees and military personnel raise millions of dollars through the CFC to benefit thousands of non-profit charities.
www.nonprofitexpert.com /federal_grants.htm   (668 words)

 HSLS: Federal Grant Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Program announcements are published in the Federal Register (except for those prepared by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and some discretionary grant programs administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)).
Electronic Roadmap to Grants, provides a graphic interface that takes you to various parts of the HHS grants landscape.
To find information about grants currently funded in your area of expertise, search the Award Data sections, including the CRISP database and the Research Grants section.
www.hsls.pitt.edu /guides/grants/fed   (762 words)

 Governor's Office of Planning and Research - Federal Grant Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Notification of certain federal grant applications must be provided to the Clearinghouse, which in turn distributes this information to state and local agencies for review and comment.
If you are an applicant for a federal grant, loan, or other form of financial assistance, you may be required to submit information about your federal application to the State Clearinghouse.
Click here to view a listing of these federal programs for which state review is required.
www.opr.ca.gov /clearinghouse/FederalGrant.html   (240 words)

 Grant Information & Resources
In addition, there are opportunities for school districts to apply directly to federal agencies or private/corporate foundations for funding.
General information on federal financial opportunities, funding availability as noted in the USDE quarterly federal forecast, and links to specific applications for direct funding to eligible applicants.
Funding and Disbursement is responsible for processing all state and federal entitlement and competitive grants for payment.
www.isbe.state.il.us /grants/default.htm   (303 words)

 Boston University Admissions - Grant Funding
Grants are gift assistance and are awarded to candidates who demonstrate financial need.
In most cases, the Boston University grants are the largest single part of the financial aid package—the cornerstone on which we build the entire award.
The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) program is funded by federal and University allocations.
www.bu.edu /admissions/apply/grant.html   (204 words)

 Federal Pell Grant
A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid.
If you are otherwise eligible you may receive a Pell Grant even if you are enrolled in less than six hours for the semester.
Your award letter will tell you the amount of your Pell Grant Funds are credited to your OSU student account once each semester and are used to cover any tuition, fees, on-campus room and board or other direct institutional charges you may have incurred.
www.okstate.edu /finaid/grants/pell.html   (201 words)

 Federal Pell Grant
The Pell Grant is a Federal Aid Program designed to provide a "Foundation" of financial assistance to all undergraduate students and may be combined with other forms of aid to meet the full cost of education.
The amount of the grant is based on the computed Expected Family Contribution (EFC), the level of funding, and the cost of education.
Pell Grant eligibility will usually be limited to 168 earned hours of undergraduate study.
www.tamuk.edu /finaid/Pell_grant.htm   (173 words)

 Federal Grants: Federal Grants Alert
Success in grant acquisition may hinge on frequent searches of the available data bases and early response.
SAMHSA is the Federal agency charged with improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in order to reduce illness, death, disability, and cost to society resulting from substance abuse and mental illnesses.
The Federal Register is the official daily publication for Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as Executive Orders and other Presidential Documents Federal regulations, funding etc.
www.dmh.ca.gov /FederalGrants.asp   (377 words)

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