New Request For Proposals(Arts & Culture, Education, Community,etc.)

Arts and Culture Driehaus Foundation Announces Continuation of MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture Program in Chicago Area General operating grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded to arts organizations, museums, and service/policy/advocacy groups located in and serving the Chicago metropolitan area…. Posted on November 24, 2010 Deadline: Various Chamber Music America Invites Applications […]

Community Colleges Must Focus on Quality of Learning, Report Says

By: Sara Lipka Increasing college completion is meaningless unless certificates and degrees represent real learning, which community colleges must work harder to ensure, says a report released on Thursday by the Center for Community College Student Engagement. While national education goals prioritize attainment, community colleges must focus on quality, says the annual┬áreport, which is based […]

REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS(Aging,Arts & Culture, Human Services,etc.)

Aging American Federation for Aging Research Invites Applications From Junior Investigators Grants of up to $100,000 will be awarded to junior academic researchers pursuing careers in the field of aging research…. Posted on November 4, 2010 Deadline: December 15, 2010 Animal Welfare SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund Offers Support for Wildlife and Habitat Conservation […]

Higher Education In The News…

Education Sees Drop in Average Gift From Wealthy Donors The average size of gifts from wealthy individuals to education at all levels was $12,759 in 2009, down from $28,329 in 2007 (with the 2007 figures adjusted for inflation), a drop of 55 percent, according┬áto data released Tuesday by the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. […]

Requests for Proposals-Education

Suder Foundation Accepting Letters of Inquiry for First Scholars Program Sites Grants totaling $2.5 million will be awarded to three colleges or universities to establish a support system for first-generation college students…. Deadline: November 15, 2010 (Letters of Inquiry) Posted: October 22, 2010 National Gardening Association and Jamba Juice Invite Schools to Apply for Fruit […]

Requests for Proposals-Arts & Culture

Rockefeller Foundation Announces Call for Proposals for Residencies at the Bellagio Center Scholars, scientists, journalists, writers, artists, non-governmental organization practitioners, and policy makers from anywhere in the world can apply to stay at the Bellagio Center for one month of uninterrupted work on a wide range of world issues…. Deadline: December 1, 2010 Posted: October […]