Grants and Jobs

Opportunities – Federal contracts, grants, and jobs for and in the Mariana Islands:

(Last updated – 7/28/2014)

Grants:

  • 3D Elevation Program – The 3D Elevation Program initiative is being developed to respond to needs for high-quality topographic data and for a wide range of other three-dimensional representations of the Nation's natural and constructed features. The primary goal of 3DEP is to systematically collect enhanced elevation data in the form of high-quality light detection and ranging data over the conterminous United States, Hawaii, and the U.S. territories, as well as interferometric synthetic aperture radar data over Alaska. Closing date is August 26, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=259953.
  • Homeland Security Preparedness Technical Assistance Program – The Homeland Security Technical Assistance Program is established to build State, local, tribal and territorial capabilities to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from major events, including threats or acts of terrorism. This programmatic goal of building state and local capabilities will be achieved through means and methods aimed at achieving the National Preparedness Goal and furthering collective efforts to remain a safe and secure nation. Closing date is August 1, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=259959.
  • Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers – The overall goal of this program is to assist socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers in owning and operating farms and ranches while increasing their participation in agricultural programs and services provided by the United States Department of Agriculture. This program will assist eligible community-based organizations, higher education institutions, and tribal entities in providing outreach and technical assistance to socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers. Closing date is August 25, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=259949.
  • Rehabilitation of Individuals Who Are Mentally Ill – The Rehabilitation Long-Term Training program provides financial assistance for projects that provide— basic or advanced training leading to an academic degree in areas of personnel shortages in rehabilitation; a specified series of courses or programs of study leading to the award of a certificate in areas of personnel shortages in rehabilitation; and support for medical residents enrolled in residency training programs in the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Closing date is August 22, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=260093.
  • Rehabilitation of Individuals Who are Blind or Have Vision Impairments – The Rehabilitation Long-Term Training program provides financial assistance for projects that provide basic or advanced training leading to an academic degree in areas of personnel shortages in rehabilitation; a specified series of courses or programs of study leading to the award of a certificate in areas of personnel shortages in rehabilitation; and support for medical residents enrolled in residency training programs in the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Closing date is August 22, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=260094.
  • Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment – The Rehabilitation Long-Term Training program provides financial assistance for projects that provide basic or advanced training leading to an academic degree in areas of personnel shortages in rehabilitation; a specified series of courses or programs of study leading to the award of a certificate in areas of personnel shortages in rehabilitation; and support for medical residents enrolled in residency training programs in the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Closing date is August 22, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=260091.
  • Rehabilitation of Individuals Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing – The Rehabilitation Long-Term Training program provides financial assistance for projects that provide basic or advanced training leading to an academic degree in areas of personnel shortages in rehabilitation; a specified series of courses or programs of study leading to the award of a certificate in areas of personnel shortages in rehabilitation; and support for medical residents enrolled in residency training programs in the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Closing date is August 22, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=260098.
  • State Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance Program – The primary purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Program is to provide financial and technical support to states for the development or expansion of an occupational safety and health surveillance program including data acquisition-analysis-dissemination of findings; outreach and partnership development; prevention intervention recommendation; and state-proposed surveillance priority research projects. Closing date is August 16, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=258990.
  • Implementation of Strategic Plans for Billing for Immunization Services – The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to enable public health departments to bill health insurance plans, with the intent of capturing immunization service delivery fees. This funding opportunity announcement will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of immunization programs through continuance of current insurance billing projects, or to implement new projects for public health department insurance billing. Closing date is August 8, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=259208.
  • HOPE VI Main Street Grant Program – The purpose of the HOPE VI Main Street Program is to provide grants to small communities to assist in the renovation of an historic or traditional central business district or "Main Street" area by replacing unused commercial space in buildings with affordable housing units. The objectives of the program are to: redevelop Main Street areas; preserve historic or traditional architecture or design features in Main Street areas properties; enhance economic development efforts in Main Street areas; and provide affordable housing in Main Street areas. Closing date is August 18, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=258969.
  • Digital Humanities Start-up Grants – The Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants program awards relatively small grants to support the planning stages of innovative projects that promise to benefit the humanities. Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants should result in plans, prototypes, or proofs of concept for long-term digital humanities projects prior to implementation. Closing date is September 11, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=258991.
  • Enduring Questions – The NEH Enduring Questions grant program supports faculty members in the preparation of a new course on a fundamental concern of human life as addressed by the humanities. This question-driven course would encourage undergraduates and teachers to join together in a deep and sustained program of reading in order to encounter influential ideas, works, and thinkers over the centuries. Closing date is September 11, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=258989.
  • Documenting Endangered Languages – This effort aims to exploit advances in information technology to build computational infrastructure for endangered language research. The program supports projects that contribute to data management and archiving, and to the development of the next generation of researchers. Closing date is October 6, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=259069.
  • Military Families Learning Network – The Military Families Learning Network Program will develop an efficient and effective platform to accomplish workforce development including professional development; and build capacity at the local level to meet the needs of military families and the individuals who serve them. Closing date is August 14, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=259270.
  • Small Community Air Service Development Program – The SCASD is designed to provide financial assistance to small communities in order to help them enhance their air service. The Department of Transportation provides this assistance in the form of monetary grants that are disbursed on a reimbursable basis. Closing date is July 31, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=258737.
  • Prescott Grant Program – The Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program is administered by NOAA to provide assistance to eligible members of the National Marine Mammal Stranding Network to support basic needs of organizations for response, treatment, and data collection from living and dead stranded marine mammals. Closing date is October 8, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=258830.
  • Marine Fisheries Initiative – MARFIN is a competitive Federal assistance program that funds projects seeking to optimize research and development benefits from U.S. marine fishery resources through cooperative efforts involving the best research and management talents to accomplish priority activities. Closing date is October 2, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=258831.
  • Cooperating Technical Partner – The Cooperating Technical Partners Program exists to strengthen and increase the effectiveness of the National Flood Insurance Program through fostering strong partnerships for the purposes of reducing flood losses and promoting community resiliency. Closing date is August 18, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=258803.
  • Competitive Abstinence Education Program – The purpose of the CAE program is to provide funding for tools to address the rates of teen pregnancy among adolescent youth who are at greatest risk of sexually transmitted diseases/sexually transmitted infections and most likely to bear children out of wedlock. Grantees under this program will be expected to develop a targeted and medically accurate approach to reducing teen pregnancies through abstinence education. Program plans will focus on the social, psychological, and health gains to be realized by delaying initiation of sexual activity and engaging in healthy relationships. Closing date is August 7, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=258345.
  • State Bulk Fuel Revolving Fund Grant Program – The Rural Utilities Service announces the availability of competitive grants to state entities to establish and support a revolving fund to provide a more cost-effective means of purchasing fuel where the fuel cannot be shipped by means of surface transportation. Closing date is August 1, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=258501.
  • Assistance to High Energy Cost Rural Communities – The Rural Utilities Service announces the availability of competitive grants to assist communities with extremely high energy costs. Grant funds may be used to acquire, construct, or improve energy generation, transmission, or distribution facilities serving communities with average annual residential expenditure for home energy exceeding 275 percent of the national average. Closing date is August 1, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=258500.
  • Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations – Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations grants provide support for museums, libraries, historic places, and other organizations that produce public programs in the humanities. Grants support the following formats: exhibitions at museums, libraries, and other venues; interpretations of historic places, sites, or regions; and book/film discussion programs; living history presentations; and other face-to-face programs at libraries, community centers, and other public venues. Closing date is August 13, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=257630.
  • Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants – Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants will support the development of comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans which, when implemented, are expected to achieve the following three core goals: Housing: Transform distressed public and assisted housing into energy efficient, mixed-income housing; People: Support positive outcomes for families who live in the target development; and Neighborhood: Transform distressed, high-poverty neighborhoods into viable, mixed-income neighborhoods with access to well-functioning services, high quality public schools, public assets, public transportation, and improved access to jobs. Closing date is August 12, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=257736.
  • Resident Opportunity and Self Sufficiency Service Coordinators Program – This program works to promote the development of local strategies to coordinate the use of assistance under the Public Housing program with public and private resources, for supportive services and resident empowerment activities. Closing date is August 18, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=257998.
  • Boating Infrastructure Grants – This program provides funding for the construction, renovation, and maintenance of docking, mooring, and other facilities for transient, recreational boats 26 feet or greater in length. Closing date is September 19, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=257982.
  • Behavioral Interventions for Child Support Services – This cooperative agreement will allow the selected state agency to use this federal grant award and the Federal Financial Participation associated with these grant funds to test behaviorally-informed interventions to improve child support outcomes by focusing on areas such as early engagement, right-sizing orders, reliable payment, family-centered services, and other innovations to improve establishment and enforcement outcomes. Closing date is August 5, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=256929.
  • Evaluation of Behavioral Interventions for Child Support Services Grants – The grants under this partnership agreement will be awarded to explore potential relevance and application of behavioral principles to child support services. BICS grantees will test behaviorally-informed interventions focused on areas such as modification, right-sizing orders, family-centered services, and other service-focused innovations. Closing date is August 5, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=256930.
  • Media Projects – NEH encourages projects that engage public audiences through multiple formats in the exploration of humanities ideas. Proposed projects might include complementary components to a film, television, or radio project. These components should deepen the audience’s understanding of the subject: for example, websites, mobile applications, museum exhibitions, book/film discussion programs, or podcasts. Closing date is August 13, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=257433.
  • Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges – NEH Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges grants are intended to strengthen and enrich humanities education and scholarship at community colleges or community college systems. Grants are used to enhance the humanities content of existing programs, develop new programs, or lay the foundation for more extensive endeavors in the future. Closing date is August 21, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=257429.
  • Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities, Ladders of Opportunity Program - Solicitation of Project Proposals for Bus and Bus Facilities Program, Ladders of Opportunity Initiative. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the availability of approximately $100 million from recoveries from the Section 5309 Bus and Bus Facilities Program authorized by the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU), Public Law 109–59 and prior authorizations. Closing date is August 4, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=256836.
  • State Systems Development Initiative Grant Program - The purpose of SSDI is to develop, enhance and expand State Title V MCH data capacity to allow for informed decision making and resource allocation that supports effective, efficient and quality programming for women, infants, children and youth, including children and youth with special health care needs. Closing date is September 2, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=256838.
  • National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program, FY 2014 Tribal Request for Proposals - EPA’s Office of Transportation and Air Quality is soliciting proposals nationwide for Tribal projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions in terms of tons of pollution produced by diesel engines and diesel emissions exposure, particularly from fleets operating in areas designated by the Administrator as poor air quality areas. Closing date is August 12, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=256809.
  • Early Head Start Expansion and EHS-Child Care Partnership Grants - The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announces the availability of approximately $500 million to be competitively awarded for the purpose of expanding access to high-quality, comprehensive services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families through Early Head Start-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnerships, or through the expansion of Early Head Start services. Closing date is August 20, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=256890.
  • Pacific-American Climate Fund – The Pacific-American Climate Fund will finance activities in the Pacific Islands region that aim to reduce long-term vulnerabilities associated with climate change and achieve sustainable climate-resilient development. Grants financed by the project will support United States Government development objectives and will complement other support provided to the Pacific Islands. Closing date is March 5, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=255869.
  • Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program Basic/Incentive Grant – The Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announces the Fiscal Year 2015 Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program Basic and Incentive grant program funding opportunity. MCSAP grants provide financial assistance to States, U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia to reduce the number and severity of crashes and hazardous material incidents involving commercial motor vehicles. Closing date is August 1, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=254935.
  • State Wildlife Grant Program – The State Wildlife Grant Program provides federal grant funds for the development and implementation of programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitat, including species that are not hunted or fished. Activities include both planning and implementation. Planning activities must contribute directly to the development or modification of the State’s Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Plan that was to be submitted by October 1, 2005 and must be approved by the Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Closing date is August 31, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=254530.
  • Rural Business Enterprise Grant – The RBEG program is designed to promote sustainable economic development for businesses in underserved rural communities throughout Hawaii and the Western Pacific. The RBEG program provides grants for rural projects that finance and facilitate development of small and emerging rural businesses help fund distance learning networks, and help fund employment related adult education programs. For more information, go to http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/bcp_rbeg.html.
  • State Board Public Programming Grants – The purpose of this grant program is to assist state boards to enhance access to historical records, increase citizen engagement with records, and provide learning and development opportunities for students, citizens and professional archivists. Closing date is August 27, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253895.
  • Literacy and Engagement with Historical Records – The Literacy and Engagement grant program offers support for projects that will result in archives reaching audiences through digital literacy programs and workshops, new tools and applications, and citizen engagement in archival processes. Closing date is December 4, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253905.
  • State Government Electronic Records – The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks projects that will describe, preserve, and provide access to state government electronic records of enduring value. Government information maintained by state archives are national assets, serving as important resources for documenting rights and capturing the national experience. Closing date is August 27, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253894.
  • Candidate Conservation Action Funds – Financial assistance is available to secure candidate and other at-risk species information or undertake restoration actions that will help avert federal listing of species. The purpose is to provide a means by which the ecosystems upon which candidate and at-risk species depend may be conserved, to provide a program for the conservation of these species. Closing date is July 31, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253308.
  • Recovery Implementation Fund – The FWS Ecological Services Program provides financial assistance on a competitive basis to secure information about endangered, threatened or candidate species, to aid in the recovery of these species, to avert listing of species pursuant to the Endangered Species Act, and to help conserve the ecosystems upon which these species depend. Projects that address species response to climate change will receive additional consideration. Closing date is July 31, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253309.
  • Nature of Learning and Friends Grant – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation have supported the Nature of Learning and NWRS Friends grant program. These programs have enhanced natural resource stewardship and education initiatives in local communities across the country, and are supported by Refuge Friends organizations. Closing date is December 18, 2018. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=251763.
  • BioWatch Program – The BioWatch Program is an early warning system that is designed to detect the intentional release of select aerosolized biological agents. The BioWatch Program’s mission is to provide and maintain a continuous bio-terrorism air monitoring system in metropolitan areas and coordinate with state and local public health communities to prepare for and respond to a bioterrorist event. This mission is accomplished by serving as an early warning system which enhances the security of jurisdictions by providing the needed time to execute their comprehensive concept of operations plans to counter biological terrorism. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=251807.
  • Water for Agriculture Challenge Area – Funding will be used to develop management practices, technologies, and tools for farmers, ranchers, forest owners and managers, public decision makers, public and private managers, and citizens to improve water resource quantity and quality. Closing date is August 13, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=251746.
  • Disaster Assistance for State Units on Aging (SUAs) and Title VI Tribal Organizations – To support the development and testing of innovative programs, services and systems of support that respond to the needs of the nations growing elderly population, to improve knowledge of the problems and needs of the elderly, to help ensure adequately trained personnel in the field of aging, and to demonstrate better ways of improving the quality of life for the elderly, their caregivers and people with disabilities.Closing date is September 12, 2014. For more information go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=251559.
  • Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program – USDA Rural Development has announced the availability of grants to expand the access to broadband that enhances students’ educational opportunities and improve health care in rural areas, including the Northern Mariana Islands. This Rural Development program helps rural areas connect with new technologies to help them compete globally and to bring advanced health care. For more information and to obtain assistance in applying a grant, go to http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/utp_dlt.html and contact Joseph M. Diego at the Rural Development Area Office at (671) 472-7361 or email at: joseph.diego@pb.usda.gov.
  • National Fish Habitat Action Plan – The National Fish Habitat Action Plan is a national investment strategy to leverage federal and privately raised funds to protect, restore and enhance the nation’s fish and aquatic communities through partnerships that foster fish habitat conservation. There is no closing date for applications. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=250020.
  • Wildlife Restoration Grant Program for State Fish and Game Agencies – The Wildlife Restoration program provides Federal grant funding for the selection, restoration, rehabilitation, and improvement of wildlife habitat; wildlife management research; wildlife population surveys and inventories; land acquisition; hunter education and safety programs; coordination; development of facilities; and to provide facilities and services for conducting hunter education and safety programs. Closing date is August 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=250044.
  • Sport Fish Restoration Grant Program for State Fish and Game Agencies – The Sport Fish Restoration program provides Federal grant funding for land acquisition, boating access development, research projects, operations and maintenance of public fishing areas, hatchery and lake construction and maintenance, sport fish population management, fishing habitat improvements, coordination projects, and aquatic resource education. Closing date is August 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=250042.
  • SHPO Historic Preservation Fund Grants in Aid – The purpose of this grant is to provide matching grants to for the identification, evaluation, and protection of historic properties by such means as survey, planning technical assistance, acquisition, and development; to expand the National Register of Historic Places; and to assist in carrying out historic preservation activities. Closing date is December 31, 2014. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=249259.
  • Broad Agency Announcement – The purpose of this notice is to request applications for special projects and programs associated with NOAA's strategic plan and mission goals, as well as to provide the general public with information and guidelines on how NOAA will select proposals and administer discretionary Federal assistance under this Broad Agency Announcement. This BAA is a mechanism to encourage research, education and outreach, innovative projects, or sponsorships that are not addressed through competitive discretionary programs. Closing date is September 30, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=249066.
  • Wildlife Restoration Grant Program – Wildlife Restoration Grants provide funding for the selection, restoration, rehabilitation, and improvement of wildlife habitat, wildlife management research, and the distribution of information produced by the projects. Closing date is September 30, 2014. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=247973.
  • Sport Fish Restoration Grant Program – SFR provides funding for land acquisition, boating access development, research projects, operations and maintenance of public fishing areas, hatchery and lake construction and maintenance, sport fish population management, fishing habitat improvements, coordination projects, and aquatic resource education. Closing date is September 30, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=247954.
  • Firearm and Bow Hunter Safety and Education Program – The purpose of this grant is to enhance programs for hunter education, hunter development, and firearm and archery safety. Closing date is September 30, 2014. For more information, go to www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=247975.
  • The Coastal Program – The Coastal Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to coastal communities and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. Closing date is September 30, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=246793.
  • Partners for Fish and Wildlife – The Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to private landowners to restore and conserve fish and wildlife habitat for the benefit of federal trust resources. Applications are due at least 30 days before the end of FY14. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=246673.
  • International Research Experiences for Students – The International Research Experiences for Students program supports development of globally-engaged U.S. science and engineering students capable of performing in an international research environment at the forefront of science and engineering. The IRES program supports active research participation by students enrolled as undergraduates or graduate students in areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. Closing date is August 19, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=162734.
  • Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant – The REDLG program provides funding to rural projects through local utility organizations. Under the REDLoan program, USDA provides zero interest loans to local utilities which they, in turn, pass through to local businesses (ultimate recipients) for projects that will create and retain employment in rural areas. Closing date is No later than 4:30 p.m. (local time) on the last business day of each month to be considered for funding in the following month. For more information, go to http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/BCP_redlg.html.
  • Congressional Award – Established in 1979, the Congressional Award is the United States Congress’ award for young Americans. The program is open to all 14- to 23-year-olds. Participants earn Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Award Certificates and Bronze, Silver and Gold Congressional Award Medals. Each level involves setting goals in four program areas; Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, and Expedition/Exploration. Earning the Award is a fun and interesting way to get more involved in something you already enjoy or something you'd like to try for the first time. There are no deadlines. Work at your own pace. Just make sure you achieve your goals by your 24th birthday. For more information, go to http://www.congressionalaward.org/index.php.

Jobs:

  • Nurse (APRN - RX) – The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration is accepting applications for a Nurse in Guam. This position is located at the Guam Community Based Outpatient Clinic. The incumbent uses expert clinical judgment in the management of care to complex and specialized patient populations, resulting in a positive impact/improvement. Job position is open until August 6, 2014. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/376117600.
  • Physician – The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration is accepting applications for a Physician in Guam. The Physician position is located in the Primary Care Service in Agana Heights, Guam. The incumbent serves as a Primary Care Physician providing comprehensive outpatient care for a panel of adult patients. Job position is open until August 6, 2014. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/376366700
  • Monitor – The U.S. Department of Defense is accepting applications for a Monitor in Guam. Monitors perform lunchroom, recess, classroom, and bus monitoring duties, identify and report known or suspected problems, issues or concerns, assembles students at designated points and monitors dismissal and movement through halls while moving students to the cafeteria and enforces safety rules. Job position is open until December 31, 2014. For more information go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/362100600.
  • Educational Aid – The Department of Defense, Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for an Educational Aid in Guam. Incumbent prepares instructional materials related to class lessons by typing, duplicating, arranging, or displaying materials as instructed. Closing date December 10, 2014. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/361482400.
  • Educational Aid – The Department of Defense, Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for an Educational Aid in Guam. Incumbent prepares instructional materials related to class lessons by typing, duplicating, arranging, or displaying materials as instructed. Closing date December 10, 2014. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/361482400.