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Apply for U.S. Ignite Initiative- Deadline Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering and the Directorate for Engineering invites applications for the U.S. Ignite Initiative to Support Development and Deployment Projects of Next-Generation Gigabit Applications with the potential for significant societal impact. Awards will be made available via two tracks:

  • Moving Novel Gigabit Applications into Practice; and,
  • Igniting a National Ecosystem: Scaling Up Smart and Connected Cities and Regions.

Approximately $10 million may be made available to support up to 10 awards including both Track 1 and Track 2 awards. Eligibility is unrestricted domestically.

For more information, click here.

Apply for the Community Connect Grant- Deadline Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the United States Department of Agriculture is soliciting applications for the Community Connect Grant Program. The program provides grants to establish broadband in rural communities where it is currently not available, and where it can have a tremendous positive impact on the quality of life for rural residents.

The minimum amount of grants awarded will be $100,000; the maximum is $3,000,000.

For more information, click here.

Apply for The Tech Awards- Deadline Tuesday, April 7, 2015.

The Tech Awards is an international awards program that honors ten innovators annually from around the world who are applying technology to confront humanity’s most urgent challenges.

The Tech Awards honor individuals, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit companies who are using technology to significantly improve human conditions in the categories of environment, education, health, and economic development. There is also a category for young innovators.

Innovative solutions must:

  • address a problem that benefits humanity;
  • use groundbreaking technology or use existing technology in an innovative way;
  • currently be in use with measurable impact; and,
  • have the potential to be used more widely.

For more information, click here.

Apply for The Retirement Research Foundation's Responsive Grants- Deadline May 1 and August 3, 2015.

The Retirement Research Foundation is accepting proposals from nonprofit organizations for local and national projects designed to improve the quality of life for older Americans.

Grants will be awarded in support of projects that provide direct services, advocacy, and education and training for professionals working with elders, as well as for research that investigates causes of and solutions to significant challenges faced by older adults.

To be eligible for funding, projects must have a local focus in one of the following seven states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Florida. However, advocacy, training, and research projects of national relevance will be considered from organizations located anywhere in the United States.

For more information, click here.

Apply for the Cisco Global Impact cash Grants- Rolling Deadline.

Cisco Global Impact Cash Grants support nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and worldwide that provide assistance to underserved populations and leverage technology solutions to improve the reach, efficiency, and impact of services.

Categories for projects include: Education, Economic Empowerment, and Critical Human Needs.

For more information, click here.


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