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3:10 p.m. - Department of Workforce Education Grants Benefit Three Arkansas Institutions (KARK Little Rock)
The Arkansas Department of Workforce education on Friday announced grants for three institutions across the state. The Arkansas School for the Blind in Little Rock was awarded $52,300 to help enhance the school?s Career and Technical education programs.
Four school districts receive grants (The Springfield News-Leader)
Two separate grants will improve classroom instructional opportunities in four Ozarks school districts, Rep. Roy Blunt has announced.
Pell Grants Said to Face a Shortfall of $6 Billion (The Tech)
By Sam Dillon and Tamar Lewin THE NEW YORK TIMES Battered by a worsening economy, college students are seeking federal financial aid in record numbers this year, leading Bush administration officials to warn Congress that the most important federal aid program, Pell Grants, may need up to $6 billion in additional taxpayer funds next year.
Madison branch of AAUW names winners of its Mature Women Grants (Independent Press)
AREA -- The Madison branch of the American Association of University Women has named three local women to receive its 2008 Mature Women Grants. The Mature Women's Grant is offered each year to women, ages 25 years and older, who...
BofA foundation grants $400K to local causes (BizJournals)
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has awarded unrestricted ?Neighborhood Builders? grants of $200,000 each to the Explorit Science Center in Davis and Rebuilding Together Sacramento as part of its Neighborhood Excellence Initiative.
SARE grants fund sustainable ag projects (High Plains Journal)
Farmers and ranchers in 12 north-central states can now compete for federal grants to fund projects in sustainable agriculture.
G-D Education Foundation opens fall mini-grant cycle (Groton Landmark)
With the start of the new school year, the Groton Dunstable Education Foundation (GDEF) is gearing up for another exciting year of events and fund-raising to support this year's enrichment grants to district schools.
UCSD BioBridge Program to Award $300-grants to Area Schools for Best Exhibit Proposals for San Diego Science Festival (La Prensa San Diego)
The BioBridge science education program at UC San Diego is inviting area science teachers to work with their middle school and high school students in submitting proposals for exhibits that best communicate what excites them about science.
Sen. Houck takes up another education post (Culpeper Star-Exponent)
Sen. Edd Houck, D-Spotsylvania, was one of four state legislators selected last week to serve on the board of the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation: a relatively new public-private partnership providing grants, training and technical support for ?Smart Beginnings? for children aged birth to 5.
Grants of up to $234,600 to be shared by 4 projects (Winston-Salem Journal)
The Piedmont Triad Partnership said yesterday that it has awarded four grants in the transformation-grants category of the federal Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development program.