ERC NEWSBRIEFS
1997 Series #8
August 29, 1997
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Attached is a listing of funding opportunities and other related items mentioned in the August 29, 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

  • + Putting Programs into Action to Help Children
  • $ U.S. Institute of Peace Announces Unsolicited Grant Competition - Deadline: October 1
  • $ FIPSE Comprehensive Program - Deadline: October 24 (preapplication)
  • $ Training Programs in Canada, Germany, Greece, Italy, Turkey, and the United Kingdom
  • $ United States -- Egypt Science and Technology Program - Deadline: December 1
  • $ Energy Research Program 97-15 - Deadline: November 15 (preapplication)
  • $ Training and Technical Assistance for National Providers - Deadline: September 26
  • $ William C. Foster Fellows Visiting Scholars Program - Deadline: January 31, 1998
  • $ State Justice Institute Guideline
  • + World Mental Health Day - October 10
  • + Miscellaneous Deadline Reminders for Grant Programs
  • - Seminar by Satellite and Annual Leadership/Management Conference
  • - Two Workshops on Housing/Homelessness
  • + National Institute of Corrections Service Plan for Fiscal Year 1998
  • + Enterprise Foundation Publications Catalog


    AGING

  • $ Social Cognition and Aging
  • - Grantmakers in Aging Annual Conference
  • - National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform Annual Meeting
  • + Social Security-Related Fund Raising Letters
  • + GAO Report Suggests Electronic Nursing Home Admissions Data


    ARTS AND HUMANITIES

  • + Deadline Reminders for Grant Programs
  • $ American Council of Learned Societies Fellowships - Deadline: September 30
  • $ NEH Summer Stipends for 1998 - Deadline: October 1
  • $ Forums on Urban Design and Development - Deadline: October 2
  • $ International Postodoctoral Fellowships - Deadline: October 15
  • $ Contemplative Practice Fellowships - Deadline: October 31
  • $ National Digital Library Program - Deadline: November 3
  • $Dissertation Fellowship Program in American Art - Deadline: November 14
  • $ Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) - Deadline: December 5


    CHILDREN

  • - Conference on Services for Homeless Children
  • - Conference Will Focus on Changing Ways of Working with Children/Communities
  • + Title IV Missing and Exploited Children's Fiscal Year 1997 Program Plan
  • + Kinship Care Report
  • + Demand for Child Care Grows Under Welfare Reform


    COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

  • - Community Partnerships for Resdident Uplift and Economic Development - Deadline: September 12
  • - National Congress for Community Economic Development Annual Conference
  • - 1997 Community Land Trust Conference
  • - Enterprise Foundation Annual Conference
  • + Creative Community Building


    DRUGS AND ALCOHOL

  • $ Secondary Analysis of Existing Health Services Data Sets
  • - Conference Topic: Drug Policy Reform
  • + An Analysis of Alcohol/Drug Treatment for Recipients of Public Income Support
  • + Study Examines Adolescent Substance Abuse & Family Structure
  • + Keeping Children Away from Drugs and Violence


    EDUCATION

  • + Deadline Reminders for Grant Programs
  • + Personnel Preparation to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities
  • $ Educational Opportunity Centers Program - Deadline: September 30
  • + Resources for Developing HIV/AIDS Education
  • $ Research & Innovation to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities
  • $ Environmental Molecular Science Institutes - Deadline: October 15 (preliminary application)
  • $ Training and Information for Parents of Children with Disabilities - Deadline: October 17
  • $ Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program - Deadline: October 20
  • + Checking Out Crime on Campus Before Selecting the College
  • $ National Program for Advanced Study & Research in China
  • $Advanced Technological Education (ATE) - Deadline: October 21 (formal proposals)
  • $ Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program - October 27
  • $ Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Program - Deadline: October 27
  • $ Talent Search Program - Deadline: October 31
  • $ International Research and Studies Program - Deadline: October 31
  • $ East European Studies - Deadline: October 31
  • $ Individual Advanced Research Opportunities - Deadline: November 1
  • $ Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Program - Deadline: November 3
  • $ Business and International Education Program - Deadline: November 7
  • $ Centers for International Business Education Program - Deadline: November 10
  • $ Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement (ILI) - Deadline: November 14
  • $ Institutional Hosting Opportunities - Deadline: January 31, 1998
  • $ Curriculum Development for Central European Universities - Deadline: Open
  • +Comments Requested on Safe and Drug-Free Schools Program
  • + The Responsibility of Schools to Provide Safe Environments


    FUND RAISING

  • - Foundation Center Sponsors Proposal Writing Seminars in Nine Cities
  • - Fall Online Course Offerings for Grantseekers
  • + Report Finds Conservative Foundations Shape Public Policies


    HEALTH

  • + Deadline Reminders for Grant Programs
  • $ Research Partnerships to Enhance Quality and Access in the Health Care System
  • - National Forum Topic -- AIDS Treatment
  • $ Hearing Aid Improvement Program - Deadline: October 1
  • $ Novel HIV Therapies: Integrated Preclinical/Clinical Program - Deadline: November 12
  • $ Effectiveness of Children's Mental Health/Substance Abuse Treatment
  • $ Sleep Academic Award - Deadline: November 20 (letter of intent)
  • $ Planning Grants for NCI Cancer Research Centers - Deadline: January 7, 1998
  • $ AIDS and Aging: Behavioral Sciences Prevention Research
  • $ Inflammation in Asthma and Allergy
  • + Expiring Project Periods for Various Centers/Programs
  • + Conference Results on Reforming the Medicare Program


    HOUSING

  • $ Homeownership Zones - Deadline: September 30
  • $ Tenth Annual Maxwell Awards of Excellence Program - Deadline: October 1
  • - Mid-Atlantic Fair Housing Summit
  • + HUD 2020 Management Reform Plan
  • +Fannie Mae Foundation 1996 Annual Report


    MANAGEMENT

  • - 1997 Independent Sector Annual Meeting
  • + Independent Sector Publishes "Tool Kit"


    MINORITY AFFAIRS

  • $ Minority-Based Community Clinical Oncology Program - Deadline: September 23 (letter of intent)
  • $ Support for Martin Luther King, Jr., Service Day Initiative - Deadline: September 30


    PARISH LIFE

  • - Older Adult Conference: Field of Dreams
  • - Plan a Children's Sabbath Celebration
  • - Care Team Conference
  • + Role of Religious Organizations in Providing Social Services
  • + AIDS Ministry Handbook
  • + Study of Unchurched in the U.S.


    RURAL

  • $ Fund for Rural America -- Rural Inforation Infrastructure Program - Deadline: September 29
  • $ National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program
  • - Conference on Rural Development
  • + An Examination of Rural Development & Availablity of Capital
  • +Effect of Welfare Reform on Rural Housing


    WOMEN

  • - New Jersey Women and AIDS Network
  • +New Edition of Directory of Financial Aid for Women
  • +Listening to Homeless Women
  • + A Primer on Child Abuse and Neglect


    YOUTH

  • + Young People as Active Partners in Crime Prevention
  • + Positive Ways to Help Youth Develop
  • + Testimony on Effectiveness of Multiple Youth Programs


    TIPS FOR PREPARING PROPOSAL BUDGETS
    by Ronald J. Meshanko, President, ERC

    Most ERC clients have difficulty in preparing project budgets for inclusion with their proposals. The following tips will help you prepare a project budget that enhances the fundability of your project.

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