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 report, 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 to 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 […]