Grants and Jobs

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

(Last updated – 7/18/2016)

Grants:

  • Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – This AFRI Challenge Area focuses on the priority to mitigate and adapt to climate variability and change. It supports activities that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase carbon sequestration in agricultural and forest production systems, and prepare the nation’s agricultural and forests to adapt to variable climates. Closing date is November 17, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=285990.
  • Public Humanities Project – The program supports projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences, and encourages projects that involve members of the public in collaboration with humanities scholars or that invite contributions from the community in the development and delivery of humanities programming. Closing date is August 10, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.neh.gov/grants/public/public-humanities-projects.
  • Production Grants (Media Projects) – The program supports film, television, and radio projects that engage general audiences with humanities ideas and creative and appealing ways. All projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship in disciplines such as history, art history, film studies, literature, drama, etc. Closing date is August 10, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.neh.gov/grants/public/media-projects-production-grants.
  • Development Grant (Media Projects) – The program supports film, television, and radio projects that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. All projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship in disciplines such as history, art history, film studies, literature, drama etc. Closing date is August 10, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.neh.gov/grants/public/media-projects-development-grants.
  • Continuum of Care – The Continuum of Care program is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts to quickly re-house homeless individuals; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness. Closing date is September 14, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=285539.
  • Senior Community Service Employment Program – The purpose of this program is to foster and promote useful part-time work experiences in community service activities for unemployed low income individuals 55 years and older, as well as provide employment opportunities to these eligible individuals in the communities in which they live. Closing date is July 25, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=285373.
  • Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants – The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) announces the availability of funds 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 24, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284837.
  • Coastal Ecosystem Resiliency Grant – NOAA is seeking project proposals from non-federal partners to implement habitat restoration actions that will restore coastal ecosystems and improve coastal resiliency. Closing date is August 16, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284647.
  • 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, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=279630.
  • Socially Disadvantaged Groups Grant – The Rural Business-Cooperative Service is requesting proposals from applicants who will provide technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups in rural areas. Closing date is August 1, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284671.
  • Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program – The Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program is a federal formula grant program that provides financial assistance to reduce the number and severity of crashes, injuries, and fatalities and hazardous material incidents involving commercial motor vehicles. Closing date is August 1, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284669.
  • Public Humanities Projects – Public Humanities Projects grants support projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences. Projects must engage humanities scholarship to illuminate significant themes in disciplines such as history, literature, ethics, and art, or to address challenging issues in contemporary life. Closing date is August 10, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284506.
  • Media Projects Grants – The Media Projects program supports film, television, and radio projects that engage general audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. All projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship in disciplines such as history, art history, film studies, literature, drama, religious studies, philosophy, or anthropology. Closing date is August 10, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284507.
  • Boating Infrastructure Grant Program Tier 1 – This program funding is for the construction, renovation and maintenance of boating infrastructure facilities for transient recreational vessels at least 26 feet long that are operated, leased, rented, or chartered primarily for pleasure. Closing date is September 8, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284426.
  • Boating Infrastructure Grant Program Tier 2 – This program supports proposals to construct new boating infrastructures and facilities where none existed before, or propose to a major renovation to existing infrastructure. Applications for major renovations or projects that supplement previously-funded BIG projects are eligible to compete with applications for new awards. Closing date is September 8, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284380.
  • Homeland Security National Training Program – The program supports efforts to build and sustain core capabilities across Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, Response, and Recovery mission areas, with specific focus on addressing the training needs of our nation. Closing date is July 22, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284411.
  • NOAA Restore Act Science ProgramThis funding opportunity is focused on living coastal and marine resources and their habitats and requests proposals under two program priorities for projects 1 to 3 years in duration. Closing date is September 27, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284289.
  • Surveillance, intervention, and referral to services activities for infants with microcephaly or other adverse outcomes linked with the Zika virus – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 2016 funds to establish, enhance, and maintain rapid population-based surveillance of microcephaly and other adverse outcomes (especially central nervous system (CNS) defects) possibly linked to Zika virus infection during pregnancy using an active case-finding methodology; participate in centralized pooled clinical and surveillance data projects; ensure affected infants and families are referred to services; and assess health and developmental outcomes of these children. Closing date is July 24, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284078.
  • Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program – The purpose of this program is to promote access to health care for children, youth and their families nationwide, and employ preventive health strategies through innovative community-based programs. Closing date is August 2, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=284005.
  • HUD Community Compass TA and Capacity Building – The goal of Community Compass is to empower communities by providing effective technical assistance and capacity building so that successful program implementation is sustained over the long term. Closing date is July 19, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283996.
  • Tribal Wildlife Grants Program – The Tribal Wildlife Grants Program is part of a program providing wildlife conservation grants for the development and implementation of programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitat and species of Tribal cultural or traditional importance, including species that are not hunted or fished. Closing date is September 2, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283451.
  • Humanities Collections and Reference Resources – The Humanities Collections and Reference Resources program supports projects that provide an essential underpinning for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities. Closing date is July 19, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283531.
  • Building Resilience Against Climate Effects: Enhancing Community Resilience by Implementing Health Adaptations – The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to support follow-on activities to implement climate and health adaptation plans, including monitoring and evaluation of interventions, to reduce the negative health impacts of climate change within the jurisdiction of the health department. Closing date is July 20, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283036.
  • Multistate Conservation Grant Program – The primary goal of the Conservation Grant Program is to provide grant funds to address priority needs of the state wildlife agencies that are beyond the scope and capabilities of a single state. Closing date is August 5, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282903.
  • Rural Cooperative Development Grant – The primary objective of the RCDG program is to improve the economic condition of rural areas by assisting individuals or entities in the startup, expansion or operational improvement of rural cooperatives and other business entities. Grants are awarded competitively on an annual basis to Rural Cooperative Development Centers who in turn provide technical assistance to individuals and entities. Closing date is July 20, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282595.
  • Grants for Injury Prevention and Control – This program expansion supplement will build upon the essential elements that comprise a successful Injury Control Research Center and broaden the translation and implementation of research results and outcomes of programs and policies for injury prevention and control. Closing date is September 12, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282258.
  • Fiscal Year 2016 Recovery Implementation Fund – The FWS Ecological Services Program provides Federal financial assistance on a competitive basis to States, other Federal agencies, landowners, educators, non-profit organizations, researchers, and other partners 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, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281338.
  • Fiscal Year 2016 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, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281344.
  • State Wildlife Grant Program – The State Wildlife Grants Program provides grant funds for the development and implementation of programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitats, including species that are not hunted or fished. Eligible activities include both planning and implementation. Closing date is September 30, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280580.
  • National Fish Passage Program - The National Fish Passage Program is a voluntary program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to partners to provide fish (and other aquatic organisms) passage and restore aquatic connectivity for the benefit of federal trust resources. Closing date is September 1, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280260.
  • Disaster Assistance for State Units on Aging – Grants awarded under this announcement are to provide disaster reimbursement and assistance funds to those State Units on Aging and federally recognized Tribal organizations who are currently receiving a grant under Title VI of the Older Americans Act, as amended. These funds only become available when the President declares a National Disaster and may only be used in those areas designated in the Disaster Declaration issued by the President of the United States. Eligible SUAs and Title VI grantees should discuss all disaster applications with ACL/AoA Regional staff before submitting a formal application. Closing date is September 12, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=279744.
  • 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, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=279631.
  • 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:

  • Sales Store Checker – The Defense Commissary Agency is accepting applications for a Sales Store Checker in Guam. Incumbent will operate an electronic checkout system, manage change machines, and assist customers, among other duties. Position is open until July 19, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/444374900/.
  • Command Program Support Specialist – The Army National Guard is accepting applications for a Command Program Support Specialist in Guam. Incumbent will serve as a Command Program Support Specialist – Protocol Officer providing executive level support in planning, formulating, coordinating and implementing National Guard programs. Position is open until July 23, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/444160500/.
  • Engineering Technician – The Department of the Navy is now accepting applications for an Engineering Technician in Guam. Incumbent will apply engineering principles and practices, develop maintenance standards and procedures and present new instructional designs or methods, among other duties. Closing date is July 31, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/442021500/.
  • Store Worker – The Defense Commissary Agency, Department of Defense, is accepting applications for a Store Worker in Guam. Incumbent will maintain adequate stock of items. Receive supplies and equipment, and operate a computer system, among other duties. Closing date is September 30, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/442331700/.
  • Sales Store Checker – The Defense Commissary Agency, Department of Defense, is accepting applications for a Sales Store Checker in Guam. Incumbent will operate an electronic checkout system, manage change machines, assist customer and manage self-checkout registers, among other duties. Closing date is September 30, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/442341600/.
  • Surface Maintenance Mechanic – The Army National Guard, Department of the Army, is accepting applications for a Surface Maintenance Mechanic in Guam. The purpose of this position is to perform maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, inspection, and/or overhaul of a variety of combat, tactical, commercial, and special purpose vehicles and equipment. Position is open until July 23, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/442822300/.
  • Public Affairs Specialist – The Army National Guard, Department of the Army, is accepting applications for a Public Affairs Specialist in Guam. The primary purpose of the position is to assist the state's Public Affairs Officer at the strategic and operational level, with particular emphasis on developing segments of more complicated or sensitive communications campaigns and executing the National Guard Bureau’s communication objectives. Position is open until July 27, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/443086700/.
  • Medical Officer – The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has an opening for a Medical Officer in Guam. Incumbent will perform non-clinical duties involving the evaluation of medical research of the identification of causes or sources of disease and disease outbreaks. Position is open until December 16, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/440870300/.
  • Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor – The Department of Defense Education Activity has an opening for a Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor in Guam. Incumbent will present instruction in accordance with an established lesson plan and curriculum to students in a classroom, among other related duties. Position is open until May 30, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/440337800/.
  • Instructional Systems Specialist – The Department of Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for an Instructional Systems Specialist in Guam. Incumbent will work within schools to serve as a consultant, coach, collaborator, presenter and facilitator to support school and teacher implementation of College and Career Ready Standards for teaching and learning. Position is open until October 10, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/439198800/.
  • Professional Practice and Improvement Specialist – The Department of Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for Professional Practice and Improvement Specialist in Guam. Incumbent will work directly for the Chief, Instructional Leadership Development who is responsible for ensuring a quality education among other related duties. Position is open until October 20, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/431363500/.
  • Superintendent – The Department of Defense Education Activity is accepting applications for a Community Superintendent in Guam. The Community Superintendent serves as an assistant to the District Superintendent, sharing the full level of supervision for the schools in a predetermined geographical area as delegated by the Superintendent. Position is open until August 25, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/430602300/.
  • Veterinary Medical Officer – The Food Safety and Inspection Service, Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for a Veterinary Medical Officer in Guam. Incumbent will plan, organize, coordinate and adapt the full range of meat and poultry inspection operations in slaughter and/or processing establishments. Position is open until September 27, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/382487500.