Tuesday, December 11, 2007

New Funding Announcements:

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Broad Agency Announcement for Conferences, Workshops, and/or Meetings
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing this Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) soliciting applications from eligible applicants for the planning, arranging, administering and/or conducting of conferences, workshops, and/or meetings that focus on research to protect human health and safeguard the environment. Specifically, EPA is interested in supporting scientific and technical research conferences that address the following research program areas: human health; ecosystems, water, and security; economics and sustainability; air and global climate change; and technology. Eligible applicants include: public/private nonprofit institutions located in the U.S.; state and local governments; Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments; and U.S. territories or possessions. Award ceiling: $500,000. Application deadline: January 7, 2008; June 5, 2008; and December 9, 2008.

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Foundation Grants
The Academy Foundation, the educational and preservation wing of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, distributes through its Institutional Grants Program funding to film-related nonprofit organizations, schools, and colleges. Academy Institutional Grants are awarded only to nonprofit film organizations and to film programs within schools, colleges, universities, and other institutions and nonprofit organizations. Typical award amounts range from $5,000 to $15,000 per institution. Funds are not awarded directly to individuals engaged in the performing arts, or to cover the expenses of developing scripts, producing films, or funding educational expenses of any kind; nor are funds awarded to film festivals. Application deadline: January 15, 2008.

Florida Housing Finance Corporation
The Florida Housing Finance Corporation will be holding a workshop for a 2008 Special Needs SAIL funding cycle. The meeting is scheduled for January 16, 2008 at 1 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport. There will be up to $13 million dollars available through a request for proposals process. If you would like to learn more about this meeting or similar FHFC initiatives for people with special needs, please take a moment to sign up for the the FHFC Special Needs Housing WebBoard to keep up to date on the process.