ERC NEWSBRIEFS
1997 Series #6 & 7
June 30, 1997
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Attached is a listing of funding opportunities and other related items mentioned in the June 30, 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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THE PIRL OF GREAT PRICE


FRONT PAGE NEWS

  • $ Improving Care for the Terminally Ill
  • $ Lead Poisoning Prevention & Lead Hazard Awareness
  • $ Literacy Leader Fellowship Program - Deadline: August 4
  • $ Agricultural Telecommunications Program - Deadline: August 4
  • $ Cultural Star Cities Program - Deadline: August 15
  • $ Arts Recognition and Talent Search program - Deadline: October 1
  • $ Adoption Opportunities Program Correction
  • $ Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Program Correction
  • $ Federal Pell Grant Program
  • + Additional Funding Award to Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation for Technical Assistance
  • + Next Newsbriefs will be August
  • + Miscellaneous Deadline Reminders for Grant Programs
  • $ Data Resources Program Funding for the Analysis of Existing Data
  • $ United States-Spain Joint Commission on Science and Technology - Deadline: October 31
  • - 51st National Preservation Conference


    AGING

  • $ Edward R. Roybal Centers for Reseach on Applied Gerontology
  • - 1997 Summer on Aging Series
  • + Guide to Social Security Benefits
  • + Alzheimer's Association Offers "Safe Return" Program
  • + Publications on Housing and Older Persons
  • + Resource Materials on Health Care


    ARTS AND HUMANITIES

  • $ NEH Collaborative Research - Deadline: September 1
  • $ Humanities Focus Grants for Colleges/Universities - Deadline: September 15 and April 17, 1998
  • $ Humanities Focus Grants for Schools - Deadline: September 15 and April 17, 1998
  • $ Museum Assessment Program (MAP I) - Deadline: October 31
  • - Northeast Performing Arts Conference


    CHILDREN

  • - Conference Will Examine and Celbrate Kinship Care
  • - CWLA Southern Region Training Conference
  • + Child Health Workgroup Report
  • + Annie E. Casey Foundation Reports on "City Kids"
  • + Guide to Managed Health Care Work for Kids in Foster Care
  • + Teaching Children How to Deal with Grief


    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

  • - Florida Housing Finance Agency Sponsors First Annual Conference
  • - National Conference on Preventing Crime
  • + Resources Available for Crime Prevention Month - October
  • + New Study Circle Guide on Building Strong Communities
  • + New Ways that Community Activists Can Help to Prevent Crime


    DISABLED

  • $ Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services - Deadline: July 29
  • $ Field-Initiated Projects - Deadline: August 29
  • $ Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training Projects - Deadline: August 29
  • $ Vocational Rehabilitation for Migratory & Seasonal Farmworkers - Deadline: September 2


    DRUGS AND ALCOHOL

  • $ Population Based Surveillance of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - Deadline: July 22
  • $ Preventing Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancies Among High-Risk Women in Special Settings
  • $ Organization & Management of Drug Abuse Treatment Services
  • $ Alcohol, Hormones, and Medical Complications


    EDUCATION

  • + Deadline Reminders for Grant Programs
  • + K-8 Activities and Resources on Website
  • $ Census of Foreign Students in the United States - Deadline: July 25
  • $ Research Fellowships - Deadline: August 29
  • $ Initiating Recreational Programs for Individuals with Disabilities - Deadline: September 30
  • $ School-to-Work Opportunities State & Territory Implementation Grants


    FUND RAISING

  • - National Catholic Development Conference & Exposition
  • - Association of Lutheran Development Executives International Educational Conference
  • + Giving USA Shows Growth in Donations Over Last Year
  • + Fund Raising for Nonprofit Boards
  • + How to Do Dund Raising Via the Internet
  • + Moving a Public Policy Agenda: The Strategic Philanthropy of Conservative Foundations


    HEALTH

  • + Deadline Reminders for Grant Programs
  • $ Academic Reearch Enhancement Award
  • $ Primary Prevention Skin Cancer Strategies for Children, Parents, and Caregivers
  • $ Kidney Research & Urology Research Centers - Deadline: August 25, 1997 (Letter of intent)
  • $ Spinal Cord Injury: Emerging Concepts - Deadline: October 1
  • $ Gene Therapy Core Centers - Deadline: January 12, 1998 (letter of intent)
  • $ Oral Health Research Centers of Discovery - Deadline: March 1, 1998 (letter of intent)
  • $ Research on Low Back Pain and Common Spinal Disorders
  • $ Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization
  • + Report on Expanding Children's Health Care Coverage


    HOUSING

  • + Deadline Reminders for Grant Programs
  • $ Public and Indian Housing Drug Elimination Technical Assistance - Deadline: July 15
  • $ Federally Assisted Low-Income Housing Drug Elimination Grants - Deadline: July 22
  • $ Supportive Housing for the Elderly - Deadline: July 28
  • $ Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities - Deadline: July 28
  • $ Public Housing Demolition (HOPE VI) - Deadline: August 4
  • $ Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control in Housing - Deadline: August 5
  • $ Public and Indian Housing Drug Elimination Program - Deadline: August 8
  • + Ethnographic Studies on Barriers to Homeownership
  • $ Tenant Opportunities Program - Deadline: August 13
  • $ Public and Indian Housing Economic Development & Supportive Services Program
  • $ Safe Neighborhood Grants - Deadline: August 21
  • + Free HUD User Housing Publications


    MANAGEMENT

  • $ Voluntary Partnership Planning & Phase I Implementation Grants - Deadline: August 20
  • + Management Tool for Nonprofit management Challenges
  • + Developing Effective Internal Management in Nonprofits
  • + Handling Crisis Situations in Nonprofit Organizations
  • + First Booklet in New Series on More Effective Nonprofit Boards


    MINORITY AFFAIRS

  • $ School-to-Work Opportunities Indian Program Grants - Deadline: July 21
  • $ Minority Institution Faculty Mentored Research Scientist Development Award - Deadline: August 25
  • $ Minority Institutional Rsearch Training Program - Deadline: August 25
  • $ Mentored Research Scientist Development Award for Minority Faculty - Deadline: August 25
  • $ Short-Term Research Training for Minority Students - Deadline: August 25


    PARISH LIFE

  • - Christian Community Development Association Schedules Conferences
  • + A Guide to Ecumenism


    REFUGEES

  • $ 1997 Targeted Assistance Grants for Refugees - Deadline: July 24
  • $ Refugee Social Service Discretionary Grants - Deadline: August 15


    SOCIAL SERVICES

  • $ Welfare Reform Studies and Analyses - Deadline: July 28
  • $ Family Violence Prevention and Services - Deadline: July 28
  • $ State Efforts to Study Effects of Welfare Reform - Deadline: August 18
  • + A Primer on Child Abuse and Neglect


    YOUTH

  • $ Preventing Health Problems of Youth in High-Risk Situaitons - Deadline: August 1
  • + Helping School Dropouts
  • + Preventing HIV Infection In Young People Resources


    THE PIRL OF GREAT PRICE
    by Ronald J. Meshanko, President, ERC

    A grantseeker is looking for the PIRL of great price. Grantseekers delve into funding directories in search of PIRLS: Priorities, Interests, Requirements, and Limitations of each prospect..

    Don't waste your time and money by sending proposals to funders who simply will not be interested in your project. Find the PIRL of great price first!

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