Grant opportunities for the week of August 19, 2013

If you are interested in pursuing any of the below grant opportunities, please contact Patrick Lynch, Director of Grants and Sponsored Programs, at (305) 899-3072 or plynch@mail.barry.edu.

PRIVATE GRANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Funding Agency:
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Title:
Records for Life Contest

Deadline:
October 31, 2013

Synopsis:
The foundation is seeking help to redesign the look and feel of child health records. Innovative ideas are sought that will: improve the child health record; strengthen information systems; and empower health workers and families to protect children from vaccine-preventable diseases and ultimately save lives. Top designs may be piloted in as many as ten countries by 2018.

Funding:
Award ceiling is $50,000.

Link:
Gates Foundation Records for Life Contest


Funding Agency:
North American Partnership for Environmental Community Action (NAPECA)

Title:
NAPECA Grant Program

Deadline:
September 10, 2013 (Preliminary proposal)
December 3, 2013 (Full proposal)

Synopsis:
This initiative provides grants to organizations to empower and build the capacity of local peoples and organizations to improve their health and environmental quality. NAPECA supports projects at the community grassroots level that support healthy communities and ecosystems, advance innovative projects that assist in greening economies.

Funding:
Award ceiling not specified.

Link:
NAPECA Grant Program


Funding Agency:
American Council of Learned Societies

Title:
Digital Innovation Fellowships

Deadline:
September 26 2013

Synopsis:
Fellowships are intended to support an academic year dedicated to work on a major scholarly project that takes a digital form. Creative works (e.g., novels or films), textbooks, straightforward translations, or purely pedagogical projects are not supported. The program is open to scholars in all fields of the humanities and the humanistic social sciences. 

Funding:
Award ceiling is $85,000 (Stipend of up to $60,000 and project costs of up to $25,000).

Link:
ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships

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