Department of Treasury: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Grant

Deadline: June 1, 2015

The VITA Program offers free tax help for low to moderate income individuals (defined by the earned income tax credit (EITC) threshold), persons with disabilities, the elderly, and those having limited English proficiency. Trained VITA volunteers prepare basic Federal income tax returns.

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Department of State: Visual and Performance Arts Programs

Deadline: June 12, 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow (PAS Moscow) invites proposal submissions for a cooperative agreement to provide technical and logistical support for cultural programming in Russia. The grant recipient will work closely with the Cultural Affairs Officer, Consulate Public Affairs Officers, and Cultural Specialists to identify and select a wide range of American artists who will support people-to-people activities between the people of the United States and Russia, specifically in the area of visual and performing arts (eg, music, dance, visual arts, theater, arts management, and other performing and visual arts). The grantee will be responsible for assisting with support in the form of fee negotiation, visa assistance, transportation arrangements, and other technical and logistical support, as directed by PAS Moscow.

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Office of Science/Department of Energy: Dynamic Distributed Resource Management (DDRM)

Deadline: May 29, 2015

The purpose of this funding program is to solicit applications that will significantly enhance the ability of large collaborative science communities to dynamically assemble and use all the resources required to collect, process, and interpret an experiments data. These resources include, but are not limited to, computers, storage systems, instruments, multi-gigabit networks, data, and documents.

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Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance: Rothberg Courage Award

Deadline: June 25, 2015

The TS Alliance Rothberg Award for Courage in Research was established by members of the Rothberg family to serve as a catalyst for innovative research to find treatments and a cure for TSC. This award recognizes and supports outstanding scientific research directed at finding a cure for TSC.

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Council for International Exchange of Scholars: Fulbright Programs – Europe – Hungary – University of Pannonia Scholar Grant

Deadline: August 3, 2015

The sponsor provides a teaching or teaching/research award at the University of Pannonia in Hungary. A PhD (or equivalent terminal degree such as MFA, JD, or MD) is required. This program is open to academics only. All teaching will be in English. Grants are 4 to 9 months in duration.

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Council for International Exchange of Scholars: Fulbright Programs – Europe – Hungary – University of Debrecen Scholar Grant

Deadline: August 3, 2015

The sponsor provides a teaching or teaching/research award at the University of Debrecen in Hungary. A PhD (or equivalent terminal degree such as MFA, JD, or MD) is required. This program is open to academics only. All teaching will be in English. Grants are 4 months in duration.

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Council for International Exchange of Scholars: Fulbright Programs – Europe – Hungary – Art, Music, Performing Arts and Film Studies

Deadline: August 3, 2015

The sponsor provides teaching or teaching/research awards in art, music, performing arts and film studies. A PhD (or equivalent terminal degree such as MFA, JD, or MD) is required and this program is open to academics only. Knowledge of Hungarian commensurate with the project is required. The grant length is 4 months.

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Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences/NSF: Documenting Endangered Languages

Deadline: September 15, 2015

This funding partnership between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supports projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages. Made urgent by the imminent death of roughly half of the approximately 7000 currently used languages, this effort aims to exploit advances in information technology to build computational infrastructure for endangered language research. The program supports projects that contribute to data management and archiving, and to the development of the next generation of researchers. Funding can support fieldwork and other activities relevant to the digital recording, documenting, and archiving of endangered languages, including the preparation of lexicons, grammars, text samples, and databases. Funding will be available in the form of one- to three-year senior research grants as well as fellowships from six to twelve months and doctoral dissertation research improvement grants for up to 24 months.

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Natural Resources Conservation Service/Department of Agriculture: Regional Conservation Partnership Program

Deadline: July 8, 2015

NRCS announces the availability of approximately $2.25 million in CCC funding for RCPP and solicits applications from potential partners who seek to enter into partnership agreements with NRCS under RCPP. Partners will work with producers and landowners to promote the restoration and sustainable use of natural resources on regional or watershed scales.

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Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation/ACF/DHHS: Early Head Start University Partnerships: Building the Evidence Base for Infant/Toddler Center-based Programs

Deadline: July 6, 2015

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE), within the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF), is soliciting applications for Early Head Start University Partnerships: Building the Evidence Base for Infant/Toddler Center-based Programs to support projects that will contribute understanding and knowledge of how Early Head Start and other early care and education programs can promote and improve early child development by supporting parents and teachers. This grant program seeks to stimulate systematic, programmatic, multidisciplinary research to develop and test models of integrated interventions targeted at parents and teachers to promote infant and toddler development across multiple domains including cognitive, language, and social-emotional/behavioral development. It is expected that research studies and programs stimulated by this initiative will contribute scientific data that inform a number of practice and policy issues.

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