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Federal Grant Opportunity: YouthBuild

Nationally, there are more than 2.3 million low-income 16-24 year-olds who are not pursuing education, employment or training. In communities across the country, there are less young people who are educated, high skilled, and actively employed contributing citizens. This means communities are limiting their growth potential, and young people are limiting their possibility. This is…

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New Federal Grant: American Apprenticeship Grant Program

The U.S. Department of Labor has recently announced the winners of a new grant program that awarded $175 million to 46 public-private business partnerships in September of 2015. The American Apprenticeship Grant Program was created with the intent of increasing the development of apprenticeship programs across the United States. Grant-winners have pledged to hire over…

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Federal Grant Opportunity: First in the World

  The Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education has launched the First in the World (FITW) grant program for higher education institutions to drive innovations in higher education and increase college affordability, completion, and quality outcomes through the development and testing of new approaches and strategies. This year, FITW will have two tiers: In…

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Office of Innovation and Improvement 2015 Grant Competitions

The Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII)¬†has major plans for grant competitions during the remainder of the current fiscal year ending on September 30, 2015. Headquartered within the Department of Education, OII will conduct 11 grant competitions in six program areas, including: Arts in Education, Charter Schools, Investing in Innovation, Opportunity Scholarship, Ready to Learn…

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