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Taking Notes


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

If you would like more information on the following funding opportunities contact Shaffer Evaluation Group for assistance.

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Department of Education


February 17, 2023

The purpose of the TA&D program is to promote academic achievement and improve results for children with disabilities by providing TA, supporting model demonstration projects, disseminating useful information, and implementing activities that are supported by scientifically based research. The purposes of the PD program are to (1) help address State-identified needs for personnel preparation in special education, early intervention, related services, and general education to work with children, including infants, toddlers, and youth with disabilities; and (2) ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge, derived from practices that have been determined through scientifically based research, to be successful in serving those children.

Department of Education


Jan. 27, 2023

The U.S. Department of Education seeks applications for the Mental Health Service Professional (MHSP) Demonstration Grant Program Program. This program provides competitive grants to support and demonstrate innovative partnerships to train school-based mental health services for employment in schools and local educational agencies (LEAs). The goal of this program is to increase the number and diversity of high-quality, trained providers available to address the shortages of mental health service professionals in schools served by high-need LEAs. The partnerships must include (1) one or more high-need LEAs or a State educational agency (SEA) on behalf of one or more high-need LEAs and (2) one or more eligible institutions of higher education (eligible IHE).

Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation


February 28, 2023

The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Soil and Water Conservation Division announces the release of a Request for Applications (RFA) to provide exemplary “meaningful watershed educational experiences” (MWEE) within Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay watershed. Successful applications will include programs that emphasize the use of field experiences, action projects, and other watershed educational services that contribute in measurable ways toward meeting Virginia’s goal to provide all students with this experience.

NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries


February 27, 2023

The Pacific Northwest Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program is an environmental education program that supports locally relevant, authentic experiential learning in the K-12 environment. Funded projects provide Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) for students, related professional development for teachers, and help to support regional education and environmental priorities in the Pacific Northwest. The primary delivery is through competitive grants. Every year, the NOAA B-WET program supports environmental education programs for thousands of students and teachers. These programs engage youth in MWEEs that provide memorable hands-on, experiential learning that are not typically available within traditional classrooms. It also plays a significant role in providing professional development.

U.S. Department of Education


March 6, 2023

The U.S. Department of Education seeks applications for Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program (ETechM2 Program). The purpose of this program is to improve results for children with disabilities by (1) promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology; (2) supporting educational activities designed to be of educational value in the classroom for children with disabilities; (3) providing support for captioning and video description that is appropriate for use in the classroom; and (4) providing accessible educational materials to children with disabilities in a timely manner.

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