ERC NEWSBRIEFS
1997 Series #3
March 31, 1997
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Attached is a listing of funding opportunities and other related items mentioned in the March 31, 1997 issue of ERC Newsbriefs. Items preceded by a "$" represent grant or loan opportunities; items preceded by a " -" indicate conferences, seminars, etc. Items preceded by a "+" are general news announcements.

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FRONT PAGE NEWS

  • $ Community Health Leadership Program
  • $ Disadvantaged Health Professions Faculty Loan Repayment Program - Deadline: June 30
  • $ Research & Demonstration Grants in Occupational Safety and Health
  • $ Bureau of Justice Assistance 1997 Program Plan
  • - Workshops on Governance
  • Annual Update of the HHS Poverty Guidelines
  • An Examination of Regional Effects of Recent Immigration Trends
  • National TV-Turnoff Week
  • Miscellaneous Deadline Reminders of Grant Programs


    AGING

  • $ Statewide Legal Hotlines for Older Americans - Deadline: May 15
  • $ Pilot Grants in Behavioral and Social Science of Aging
  • - Geriatric Pastoral Care Institute
  • Planning for Long-Term Care
  • Medicare Beneficiaries/Health Maintenance Organizations
  • What Do Consumers Want in Assisted Living?


    ARTS AND HUMANITIES

  • Deadline Reminders for Grant Programs
  • $ Planning & Stabilization Grants to Organizations - Deadline: April 30
  • $ ArtsLink Residencies - Deadline: June 9
  • - American Association of Museums Annual Meeting
  • Travel and Information on the Internet


    CHILDREN

  • -CWLA Mid-Atlantic Region Training Conference
  • Draft Guidance on Childhood Lead Screening
  • Income Eligibility Guidelines for Nutrition Programs
  • Vaccine-Preventable Diseases Among Preschoolers at All-Time Low
  • Newly Updated Book on the Welfare of Children


    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

  • $ Do Something Brick Award for Community Leadership - Deadline: April 15
  • $ Community Development Financial Institutions fund - Deadline: April 25
  • - Business Retention and Expansion
  • Fighting Against Neighborhood Drug Problems


    DISABLED

  • Deadline Reminders for Grant Programs
  • $ Health Promotion for Persons with Disabilities & Prevention of Secondary Conditions
  • $ 1997 Henry B. Betts Award - Deadline: June 6
  • Helping Students with Learning Disabilities


    DRUGS & ALCOHOL

  • $ SAMHSA Opportunities for Knowledge Development & Application Cooperative Agreements
  • $ Neurobiological Substrates of Cognitive Functioning in Drug Addiction
  • $ National Institute on Drug Abuse Small Grants Program
  • $ Role of Tobacco Dependence in Alcoholism Treatment
  • An Examination of Drug Control in the Courts


    EDUCATION

  • Deadline Reminders for Grant Programs
  • $ National Service Leader Schools Program - Deadline: April 18
  • $ International Education Exchange Program - Deadline: May 5
  • Resources for Science Teachers
  • $ Library Education and Human Resource Development Program - Deadline: May 9
  • $ Star Schools Program - Deadline: May 9
  • $ National Needs Graduate Fellowship Grants Program - Deadline: May 15
  • $ Assessment Development Grants - Deadline: May 30
  • $ Strengthening Institutions Program Awards for Fiscal 1997
  • $ National Institutes' Field-Initiated Studies Grant Program - Deadline: June 7
  • $ Community Outreach Partnership Centers - Deadline: June 19
  • $ Instructional Materials Development (NSF 97-20) - Deadline: August 15 (preliminary proposal)
  • $ Informal Science Education (NSF 97-20) - Deadline: August 15 (preliminary proposal)
  • $ Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement - Deadline: Varies with program

    NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION RESEARCH PROGRAMS
    BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • $ Research Development for Biological Research - Deadline: August 25 COMPUTER INFORMATION AND SCIENCE ENGINEERING
  • $ CISE Instrumentation (NSF 95-60) - Deadline: August 7
  • $ Interactive Systems - Deadline: September 15 (target date) SOCIAL, BEHAVIORAL, AND ECONOMIC SCIENCES
  • $ Economics (NSF 94-64) - Deadline: August 15 (target date)
  • $ Geography and Regional Science (NSF 94-64) - Deadline: August 15 (target date)


    FUND RAISING

  • - Fund Raising for Collections Care
  • - National AIDS Fund Raising Conference
  • - Planned Giving Seminars in 1997
  • - Fund Raising School 1997 Course Directory
  • Building Relationships for Nonprofit Fund Raising


    HEALTH

  • Deadline Reminders for Grant Programs
  • $ Development of Novel Technologies to Support Cancer Research
  • "Low Income Levels" for Health Professions and Nursing Programs
  • $ Fiscal 1997 Programs of Maternal and Child Health Services
  • Keeping Track of Health Care Legislation
  • $ Two Announcements for Adolescent Family Life Demonstration Projects
  • $ 1997 National Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program - Deadline: May 9
  • $ Innovation Grant Program for Approaches in HIV Vaccine Research - Deadline: May 23
  • $ Childhood Agricultural Safety and Health Research - Deadline: June 10


    HOUSING

  • - National Lead-Safe Housing Conference & Exposition
  • How to Tackle Homelessness
  • Housing Resources Available for Veterans
  • Designing Homes that are Universally Accessible
  • Lead-Based Paint Training Kit


    MINORITY AFFAIRS

  • Deadline Reminders for Grant Programs
  • $ Emergency Immigrant Education Program - Deadline: May 15
  • $ Preventing Intimate Partner Violence - Deadline: May 20
  • Hispanic Role Models


    PARISH LIFE

  • - Ecunet '97 Conference
  • - Christians in Crafts
  • - How to Use Media in Ministry
  • - Mapping Adult Faith Journeys
  • - Congregation Heritage Workshop
  • Using a Video to Tell Your Story


    REFUGEES

  • A Guidebook for New Refugees
  • Meeting Health Care Needs of Refugees
  • Fact Sheet on Cubans


    WOMEN

  • $ Grants for Adult Women Who Empower Others - Deadline: September 21
  • - Women's Conferences Offer A Chance to Refuel
  • Report on Antistalking Laws


    YOUTH

  • $ Runaway and Homeless Youth Program
  • $ National Youth Sports Program - Deadline: May 5
  • - Search Institute Offers Training Opportunities
  • - Black Hills Seminars


    ONLINE RESOURCES FOR VOLUNTEER MANAGERS
    by Ronald J. Meshanko, President, ERC

    If you are a volunteer manager and want tools and information on volunteer recruitment, management, recognition, and promotion, you may want to surf the following world wide web sites recommended by Impact Online, a nonprofit organization helpting to "turn good intentions into action".

    Impact Online
    http://www.impactonline.org/

    AccessPoint's Volunteerism Resources
    http://www.accesspt.com/civicsys/volunteerr/volunteer_m.html"

    CASAnet
    http://www.casanet.org/vmmantip.htm

    CompuMentor
    http://www.compumentor.org/

    Internet NonProfit Center
    http://www.nonprofits.org/

    Nonprofit Resources Catalogue
    Volunteerism and Activism Meta-Links
    http://www.clark.net/pub/pwalker/General_Nonprofit_Resources/Volunteerism_and_Activism/

    Servenet
    http://www.servenet.org

    Volunteer Management Resources by Sound Volunteer Management
    http://www.halycon.com/penguin/svm/newvpms.htm

    Volunteer Today: An Electronic Gazette
    http://www.bmi.net/mba/

    For more information about Impact Online, send an e-mail to jayne@impactonline.org or call (512) 440-0835.

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