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The Shaffer Evaluation Group team has selected grant opportunities with our clients in mind

If you would like to partner on a grant opportunity, contact Shaffer Evaluation Group for assistance.

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Deadline: February 20, 2024
OSERS: OSEP: Personnel Preparation of Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services Personnel at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities, and Other Minority Serving Institutions

Funder: U.S. Department of Education (USDE)

Description: The USDE Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) invites proposals from HBCUs, TCCUs, MSIs and nonprofits associated with those institutions to address state-identified needs for special education personnel preparation to ensure that they have the skills and knowledge to serve children with disabilities.

Deadline: March 1, 2024
Alaska Marine Education and Training Mini-Grant Program

Funder: Department of Commerce


Description: The National Marine Fisheries Service is soliciting competitive applications for the fiscal year 2024 Alaska Marine Education and Training Mini-Grant Program. Projects are being solicited to improve education and training on marine resource issues throughout the region and increase scientific education for marine-related professions among coastal community residents. Awards range from $15,000-50,000.

Deadline: March 7, 2024
Native American Language Education Program

Funder: US Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Indian Education


Description: The USDE requests proposals to support the use of a Native American or Alaska Native language as the primary language of instruction in elementary and/or secondary schools.

NOTE: interested parties need to submit a Notice of Intent to Apply by January 17, 2024.

Deadline: March 8, 2024
Secondary Education Two-Year Postsecondary Education and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program

Funder: USDA, NIFA


Description: The National Institute of Food and Agriculture seeks proposals from educational institutions or nonprofit organizations to promote education in the food and agricultural sciences to ensure a qualified food and agricultural sciences workforce. 

Deadline: March 29, 2024
Grants to Military-Connected Local Educational Agencies for Academic and Support Programs (MCASP) and the World Language Advancement and Readiness Program (WLARP)

Funder: Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)


Description: The DoDEA requests proposals for their MCASP and WLARP programs. MCASP awards provide support to identify and implement evidence-based practices to meet the academic needs of the highly mobile military-connected students. WLARP awards establish, improve, or expand world language programs targeting elementary and secondary students. Districts can choose to submit proposals for one of these two programs each year. Eligibility, including the funding formula, are based on the total number of military- connected students at eligible/target school(s).

Deadline: May 1, 2024 
Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC) Program (Stage 1 Planning Grants)

Funder: NSF, in partnership with DHS and DOE

Description: NSF seeks proposals for projects that address community-challenges identified via tight collaboration between civic and academic partners, with the goal of achieving concrete impacts in the communities. This round of CIVIC is centered around two tracks:
Track A: Climate and Environmental Instability - Building Resilient Communities through Co-Design, Adaption, and Mitigation
Track B: Bridging the Gap between Essential Resources and Services & Community Needs

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