Grants and Jobs

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

(Last updated – 12/15/2014)

Grants:

  • Sport Fish Restoration Grant Program – The Sport Fish Restoration Grant Program provides 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. These activities restore or manage sport fish populations and provide public access to these resources. Closing date is August 31, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270271.
  • Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants – The EPA’s Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training programs recruit, train, and place local, unemployed and under-employed residents with the skills needed to secure full-time employment in the environmental field, with a focus on solid and hazardous waste remediation, environmental health and safety, and wastewater-related training. Closing date is February 3, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270229.
  • Sea Grant Fellowships in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics – The Fellowship Program expects to award at least two new PhD Fellowships in 2015 to students who are interested in careers related to marine ecosystem and population dynamics, with a focus on modeling and managing systems of living marine resources. The emphasis will be on the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing marine ecosystems, for assessing the status of fish, invertebrate, and other targeted species stocks and for assessing the status of marine mammals, seabirds, and other protected species. Closing date is January 29, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270292.
  • Sea Grant Fellowships in Marine Resource Economics – The Fellowship Program generally awards two new PhD Fellowships each year to students who are interested in careers related to the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing the economics of the conservation and management of living marine resources. Fellows will work on thesis problems of public interest and relevance to the National Marine Fisheries Service under the guidance of NMFS mentors at participating NMFS Science Centers or offices. Closing date is January 29, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270294.
  • Digital Humanities Implementation Grants – This program is designed to fund the implementation of innovative digital-humanities projects that have successfully completed a start-up phase and demonstrated their value to the field. Such projects might enhance our understanding of central problems in the humanities, raise new questions in the humanities, or develop new digital applications and approaches for use in the humanities. The program can support innovative digital-humanities projects that address multiple audiences, including scholars, teachers, librarians, and the public. Closing date is February 18, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270291.
  • Wildlife Restoration Grant Program – The Wildlife Restoration grant provides 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; facilities and services for conducting a hunter education and safety programs; and provisions for public use of wildlife resources. Closing date is August 31, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270269.
  • Marine Debris Prevention through Education and Outreach – The purpose of this grant is to educate the public about the issue of marine debris through dedicated activities to prevent the introduction of marine debris including, but not limited to: encouraging changes in behavior to reduce and address marine debris; developing and implementing activities to reduce and prevent marine debris working with students, teachers, industries, and the public; and engaging the public in active, personal participation. Closing date is January 15, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270188.
  • Candidate Conservation Action Funds –Fish and Wildlife Service Candidate Conservation Action Funds provide financial assistance 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, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270170.
  • Firearm and Bow Hunter Safety and Education Program – This purposes of this grant include to enhancing programs for hunter education, hunter development, and firearm and archery safety; enhancing programs for education, safety, or development of bow hunters and archers; and enhancing construction and development of firearm and archery ranges. Closing date is August 31, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270268.
  • National Leadership Grants for Libraries – National Leadership Grants for Libraries support projects that address challenges faced by the library and archive fields and that have the potential to advance practice in those fields. Successful proposals will generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or alliances that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend the benefits of federal investment. Closing date is February 2, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269950.
  • Public Scholar Program – The Public Scholar program supports well-researched books in the humanities intended to reach a broad readership. Books supported by this program must be grounded in humanities research and scholarship. Closing date is March 3, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269952.
  • Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries – These small grants encourage libraries and archives to test and evaluate specific innovations in the ways they operate and the services they provide. Sparks Grants support the deployment, testing, and evaluation of promising and groundbreaking new tools, products, services, or organizational practices. Closing date is February 2, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269949.
  • Statewide Family Network Program – The Statewide Family Network Program builds on the work of SAMHSA’s Center for Mental Health Services which helped to establish a child and family focus in programs serving children and adolescents with mental health challenges around the country. Closing date is February 2, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270038.
  • Statewide Consumer Network Program – The purpose of this program is to improve mental health service delivery to people with serious mental illnesses. In so doing, it seeks to enhance statewide mental health consumer-run and -controlled organizations to promote service system capacity and infrastructure development that is consumer-driven, recovery-focused and resiliency-oriented. Closing date is February 2, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270039.
  • Recovery Implementation Fund – The Fish and Wildlife Service 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. Closing date is July 31, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270169.
  • Operation AmeriCorps – The Operation AmeriCorps competition has two funding priorities. The first priority focuses on specific post-secondary outcomes for students. The second priority allows localities to identify their most pressing challenge. In each case, the most important element is choosing a project that will be a game-changer for the local community and ensuring that there are clear outcomes to measure success. Closing date is January 14, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269752.
  • Stepping-up Technology Implementation – The purposes of the Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program are to: (1) Improve results for students with disabilities by promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology; (2) support educational activities designed to be of educational value in the classroom for students with disabilities; (3) provide support for captioning and video description that is appropriate for use in the classroom; and (4) provide accessible educational materials to students with disabilities in a timely manner. Closing date is January 20, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269748.
  • Performance Partnership Pilots – The Performance Partnership Pilots (P3) program, will enable up to ten pilot sites to test innovative, outcome-focused strategies to achieve significant improvements in educational, employment, and other key outcomes (1) for disconnected youth (2) using new flexibility to blend (3) existing Federal funds and to seek waivers (4) of associated program requirements. Closing date is January 8, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269790.
  • Environmental Education Model Grants Program – The purpose of the Environmental Education Model Grant Program is to support model, replicable projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed environmental decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment. Closing date is February 2, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269850.
  • Wildlife Restoration Grant Program – The Wildlife Restoration Grant Program provides 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; facilities and services for conducting a hunter education and safety programs; and provisions for public use of wildlife resources. Closing date is August 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269700.
  • Sport Fish Restoration – The Sport Fish Restoration grant 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=269702.
  • Land and Water Conservation Fund State and Local Assistance Program – The LWCF Program provides matching grants to States and local governments for the acquisition and development of public outdoor recreation areas and facilities. The program is intended to create and maintain a nationwide legacy of high quality recreation areas and facilities and to stimulate non-federal investments in the protection and maintenance of recreation resources across the U.S. Closing date is August 11, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269579.
  • Commercial Driver’s License Program Implementation – The Commercial Driver’s License Program Implementation Grant provides financial assistance to achieve compliance with the requirements of 49 CFR Parts 383 and 384, and to other eligible entities for High Priority and/or Emerging Issues projects. Closing date is January 6, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269608.
  • USDA TAT Grant Program – The Technical Assistance and Training (TAT) Grant Program has been established to assist communities with water or wastewater systems through free technical assistance and/or training provided by the grant recipients. Qualified private non-profit organizations will receive TAT grant funds to identify and evaluate solutions to water and waste disposal problems in rural areas, assist applicants in preparing applications for water and waste grants made at the State level offices, and improve operation and maintenance of existing water and waste disposal facilities in rural areas. Closing date is December 31, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=267348.
  • 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. Planning grants support the early stages of project development, including consultation with scholars, refinement of humanities themes, preliminary design, testing, and audience evaluation. Implementation grants support final scholarly research and consultation, design development, production, and installation of a project for presentation to the public. Closing date is January 14, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269549.
  • Marine Education and Training Mini Grant Program – Pacific Islands Region Marine Education and Training Mini-Grant Program projects are being solicited to improve communication, education, and training on marine resource issues throughout the region and increase scientific education for marine-related professions among coastal community residents, including indigenous Pacific islanders, Native Hawaiians and other underrepresented groups. Closing date is February 2, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269296.
  • Marine National Monument Program – NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service is soliciting proposals for the FY 2015 NOAA’s Marine National Monument Program Grants Funding Opportunity. In 2009, three Marine National Monuments were designated by Presidential Proclamation to protect the relatively undisturbed marine ecosystems that are flourishing with healthy coral reefs, large numbers of apex predators, fish biomass, and seabirds. Management plans for the Marianas Trench MNM, Rose Atoll MNM, and Pacific Remote Islands MNM are in preparation. These plans will guide management to preserve and protect the resources in these isolated locations. Closing date is February 3, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269294.
  • Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund – The Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund provides funding for species and habitat conservation actions on non-Federal lands. Four grant programs are available through the CESCF including the Traditional Conservation Grants and the Nontraditional Habitat Conservation Plan Land Acquisition, Habitat Conservation Planning Assistance, and Recovery Land Acquisition Grants. Closing date is January 23, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269249.
  • Pacific Islands Region Marine Turtle Management and Conservation Program – The Pacific Islands Region Marine Turtle Management and Conservation Program grant will help fund conservation, protection, or management actions supporting recovery of Endangered Species Act listed sea turtle species occurring within the Pacific Islands Region (PIR) or of aggregations that may be shared between the PIR and other Pacific nations. Closing date is February 15, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268939.
  • Partnerships for Hawaiian Monk Seal Recovery and Marine Mammal Response – The National Marine Fisheries Service is soliciting competitive applications to support specific programmatic activities related to promoting the recovery of endangered Hawaiian monk seals and supporting responses to marine mammal strandings in the main Hawaiian Islands and US Territories. Closing date is January 20, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269009.
  • Brownfields Cleanup Grants – EPA’s Brownfields Program provides funds to empower states, communities, tribes, and nonprofits to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up, and reuse brownfield sites. Closing date is December 19, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268911.
  • Brownfields Assessment Grants – Brownfields Assessment Grants provide funds to inventory, characterize, assess, and conduct planning (including cleanup planning) and community involvement related to brownfield sites. Closing date is December 19, 2014. For more information go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268910.
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education, Outreach, and Workforce Program – The Office of Naval Research seeks proposals for developing innovative solutions that directly support the development and maintenance of a robust STEM workforce. The goal of proposed efforts should be to provide solutions that will establish and maintain a diverse pipeline of U.S. citizens who are interested in uniformed or civilian STEM related workforce opportunities. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268949.
  • WHIAAPI Internship Program – The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders offers full-time internships during the spring, summer, and fall. Interns at the Initiative are responsible for assisting the staff on a wide range of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) issues and priorities, including capacity-building, civil rights, data disaggregation, economic development, education, health, immigration, language access, and workforce diversity. Interns will help write policy memos and proposals, draft blogs, assist with communications and social media, coordinate and staff events, and conduct outreach to national and local AAPI organizations and leaders. Deadlines for applications are November 16, 2014 for Spring session (Jan-May), March 27, 2015 for Summer session (May/June-Aug) and June 15, 2015 for Fall session (Aug-Dec). For more information, go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/aapi/internships.
  • White House Internship Program – The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities. Closing date for Summer 2015 is January 11, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/internships.
  • NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards – The Directors Early Independence Award Program supports exceptional investigators who wish to pursue independent research directly after completion of their terminal doctoral/research degree or clinical residency, thereby forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period and accelerating their entry into an independent research career. Closing date is January 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268951.
  • National Clean Plant Network Request for Applications – The National Clean Plant Network provides funding to projects that establish clean plant network governance, related administrative and support systems; that conduct methods to accurately test, develop therapies, and support the establishment of guidelines and standards for different crop species for certification maintenance; that develop partnerships with land-grant and other university-based extension and state departments of agriculture and outreach services to interact with commercial nurseries, industry associations and producers. Applications for cooperative agreement funding are given priority if they are based on specialty crop specific, coordinated plans for developing and maintaining a comprehensive, cohesive and efficient network. Closing date is December 19, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268308.
  • The Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program – The Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance 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. Closing date is September 30, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268198.
  • 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, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268288.
  • USDA Solid Waste Management Grant Program – The purpose of the SWM Grant Program is to evaluate current landfill conditions to determine threats to water resources in rural areas; provide technical assistance and/or training to enhance operator skills in the maintenance and operation of active landfills in rural areas; provide technical assistance and/or training to help associations reduce the solid waste stream; and provide technical assistance and/or training for operators of landfills in rural areas which are closed or will be closed in the near future with the development/implementation of closure plans, future land use plans, safety and maintenance planning, and closure scheduling within permit requirements. Closing date is December 31, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=267368.
  • National Digital Newspaper Program – National Endowment for the Humanities is soliciting proposals from institutions to participate in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP is creating a national digital resource of historically significant newspapers published between 1836 and 1922, from all the states and U.S. territories. This searchable database will be permanently maintained at the Library of Congress and will be freely accessible via the Internet. Closing date is January 15, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=267388.
  • USDA Technical Assistance and Training (TAT) Grant Program – The technical assistance and/or training (TAT) program provides grant funds to support expenses associated with providing services to identify and evaluate solutions to water problems relating to source, storage, treatment, and distribution, and to waste disposal problems relating to collection, treatment, and disposal; grantee may also assist applicants that have filed a pre-application in the preparation of water and/or waste disposal loan and/or grant applications; and to provide training that will improve the management, operation and maintenance of water and waste disposal facilities. Closing date is December 31, 2014. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=267348.
  • Technical Assistance Program – The Technical Assistance Program provides grant funding for short-term projects intended to meet the immediate needs of the insular areas. OIA's priorities are as follows: Accountability, financial management, economic development, training, education, energy, management control initiatives, safety, emergency, historical & cultural preservation, climate change, capacity building, health initiatives, and outdoor youth initiatives. Closing date is June 1, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=264448.
  • Maintenance Assistance Program – MAP funding is used to support, develop, improve and, as much as possible, institutionalize infrastructure maintenance practices in the seven insular areas. This is the only OIA program that has specific legislative authority to require a matching contribution from the insular government. The MAP grant may be used by any of the four U.S. Territories and the three freely associated states. Closing date is June 1, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=264449.
  • Career Transition Award – The purpose of the NIAID Career Transition Award program is to increase and maintain a strong cohort of new and talented NIH-supported independent investigators that will address the health needs of the Nation. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases CTA is specifically designed to facilitate the transition from a postdoctoral research position to an independent research position. Closing date is September 17, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=264808.
  • Coral Reef Conservation Program –The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Grant Program is intended to support coral reef conservation projects in shallow water coral reef ecosystems, including reefs at mesophotic depths. Proposals submitted to this competition must address at least one of the following four categories: Fishing Impacts; Land-Based Sources of Pollution; Climate Change; and Local and Emerging Management Issues. Closing date is January 7, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=262589.
  • Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative Agreements – This grant will support important fishing and tourism industries, protect coasts from wave and storm damage, build tropical islands, contain an array of potential pharmaceuticals, and provide local communities with a source of food, materials and traditional activities. Closing date is February 13, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=261171.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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:

  • Cultural Resources Program Manager – The Department of Interior, National Park Service is accepting applications for a Cultural Resources Program Manager in Guam. Incumbent develops, implements, and manages work and project plans for various cultural resources projects; reviews projects or actions for their cultural impacts and related legal compliance with applicable laws; and manages, monitors, inventories, preserves, restores and maintains museum collections and historic sites and assets. Job position is open until December 22, 2014. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/388145400.
  • IT Specialist (SYSADMIN) – The Department of the Navy, Naval Medical Command is accepting applications for an IT Specialist in Guam. This position is with the Information Management Department, U.S. Naval Hospital, Agana, Guam. As an IT Specialist (SYSADMIN), you will implement, integrate, operate, and maintain all software and software related accessories associated with the systems. Job position is open up to December 22, 2014. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/388271500.
  • Park Ranger (Interpretation) – The Department of Interior, National Park Service is accepting applications for a Park Ranger (Interpretation) in Guam. Interpreters play a key role in ensuring that visitors have a meaningful, satisfying, and safe park experience, help visitors decide how to spend their time in the park, and inform them about the wonders that await their discovery. Park ranger – interpreters are specially trained to engage the public so that each park visitor can find a personal connection with the meanings and values found in the places and stories of that park. Job position is open until December 17, 2014. For more information go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/385560400.
  • Human Resources Specialist – The Department of the Army, Army National Guard is accepting applications for a Human Resources Specialist in Guam. The purpose of the position is to serve as a human resources advisor and technical specialist for employee relations, employee benefits, performance management, and compensation. Military membership in the Guam Army National Guard is required. Job position is open until December 18, 2014. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/386980300.
  • Physician (Home Based Primary Care) – The Department Of Veterans Affairs is accepting applications for a Physician (Home Based Primary Care) in Guam. The Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) team physician, in collaboration with the HBPC team is responsible for: assuming primary medical responsibility for their assigned HBPC patients; identifying the patients' medical problems; defining the medical management of these problems; determining the need for consultation from medical, surgical, and/or psychiatric subspecialty clinics; determining the need for, and facilitating, admission to the hospital; visiting the HBPC patients at home, when appropriate; serving as collaborator for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants; and providing medical administrative support such as signing forms requiring physician signature for the HBPC. Closing date is March 30, 2015. For more information go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/379892300.
  • Physician – The Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration is accepting applications for a Physician in Guam. The incumbent serves as a Primary Care Physician providing comprehensive outpatient care for a panel of adult patients. Closing date is August 15, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/378986400.
  • Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor - The Department of Defense is accepting applications for a Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor in Guam. Substitute teachers provide instruction in accordance with an established lesson plan and curriculum to students in a classroom environment. AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Tutors are advocates and role models for the students, responsible for reporting student progress to the teacher. They tutor students individually or in small groups, review the students’ notes, entertain questions and discussions, determine the concepts which need to be reviewed, work with students in any phase of the writing process, and correct students’ work. Job position is open until May 29, 2015. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/377325300.
  • 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.