The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently issued about $9 million under the federal fiscal year (FY) 2016 Tribal Transportation Program Safety Fund (TTPSF) to 74 tribes in 20 states for projects designed to improve transportation safety on tribal lands.
“NSF relies on the judgment of external experts to maintain high standards of program management, to provide advice for continuous improvement of NSF performance, and to ensure openness to the research and education community served by the Foundation.”
In an effort that likely will continue to prove controversial — at least judging by stakeholders’ initial reaction to the proposal — the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is “putting forward a new approach” to address the “highly skewed” nature of the current distribution of NIH grant funding, according to NIH Director Dr.
The White House and the congressional majority may generally both support a shift away from federal government oversight in favor of more deregulation, yet the executive and legislative branches still are wrestling for power over regulatory control.
The Department of Education’s (ED) Office of Elementary and Secondary Education is seeking applications for federal fiscal year (FY) 2017 funding from eligible entities that plan to develop or expand programs that support Native American languages under the Indian Education Discretionary Grants Program — Native American Language (NAL@ED) program.
A strong needs statement should be a well-documented description of the issue to be addressed by a program and should link back to the purpose or authorizing statute for the solicitation and an organization’s mission, highlighting the need for both the program and the organization.
Picture, if you will, brainstorming program ideas for possibly 3-6 months, engaging in 30 incredibly long days of work and research, developing 150 eloquently written pages demonstrating a flawless technical approach and a high likelihood of success, formulating a detailed budget endorsed by a reputable actuary, obtaining quality personnel with excellent resumes, and procuring a stack of support letters including both federal senators representing your state.