Grants and Jobs

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

(Last updated – 5/23/2016)

Grants:

  • 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.
  • Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant Program – Choice Neighborhoods is HUD’s signature place-based initiative in support of the President’s goal to build Ladders of Opportunity to the middle class. Through a variety of interventions, the Ladders of Opportunity initiative is helping community partners rebuild neighborhoods, expand early learning opportunities, create pathways to jobs, and strengthen families. This federal partnership supports locally driven solutions for transforming distressed neighborhoods using place-based strategies to address the interconnected challenges of poor quality housing, inadequate schools, poor health, high crime, and lack of capital. Closing date is June 28, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283642.
  • YouthBuild – YouthBuild is a community-based alternative education program for youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who are high school dropouts, adjudicated youth, youth aging out of foster care, youth with disabilities, homeless youth, and other disconnected youth populations. The YouthBuild program simultaneously addresses several core issues important to low-income communities: affordable housing, education, employment, leadership development, and energy efficiency. Closing date is July 6, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283907.
  • 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.
  • Street Outreach Program – Street Outreach Program has been aiding runaway, homeless, and street youth population by funding grantees to provide street-based services to those who have been subjected to or are at risk of being subjected to, sexual abuse, or sexual exploitation. Closing date is July 5, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283514.
  • National Organic Certification Cost Share Program – The USDA-Agricultural Marketing Services requests applications for the National Organic Certification Cost Share Program for fiscal year 2016. The purpose of the OCCSP awards is to defray the costs of receiving and maintaining organic certification. Closing date is July 5, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283504.
  • 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.
  • COPS Hiring Program – The 2016 COPS Hiring Program is a competitive grant program that funds the hiring or rehiring of law enforcement officers. CHP provides 75 percent of the approved entry-level salaries and fringe benefits of each newly hired and/or rehired full-time officer, up to $125,000 per officer position, over the three-year grant period. Closing date is June 23, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/Default.asp?Item=2367.
  • Personal Responsibility Education Program – This program targets services to high-risk, vulnerable and culturally underrepresented youth populations. Projects are required to implement at least three of six adulthood preparation subjects: healthy relationships, adolescent development, financial literacy, parent-child communication, educational and career success, and healthy life skills. Closing date is June 27, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283367.
  • 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.
  • New Access Points – The purpose of this Health Center Program grant is to support NAPs for the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services to underserved and vulnerable populations. NAPs will increase access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services and improve the health status of underserved and vulnerable populations in the area to be served. Closing date is June 17, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283105.
  • Rape Prevention and Education Program Evaluation – The FY 2016 supplemental funding will assist RPE grantees in their capacity to implement outcome-based prevention efforts as well as identify prevention strategies emerging from the field that are ready for rigorous evaluation research and that will enhance the list of evidence-based strategies available to prevent and reduce the burden of this critical issue. Closing date is June 3, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283169.
  • Strategies for Successful Reentry from Incarceration to Community – The goal of this program is to support jurisdictions to develop and implement comprehensive and collaborative strategies that address the challenges posed by reentry to increase public safety and reduce recidivism for individuals reentering communities from incarceration who are at medium to high risk for recidivating. Closing date is June 9, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282907.
  • Creating a National Network of Partners to Promote Cancer Prevention – This FOA will develop and maintain a national network of cancer-prevention organizations, convene a national meeting of cancer prevention and HPV immunization stakeholders, and fund and manage pilot project/s to address barriers to HPV vaccine uptake. Closing date is June 3, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282935.
  • 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.
  • Food Safety Outreach Program – The Food Safety Outreach Program at NIFA was established to complement and expand the National Food Safety Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance Competitive Grants Program, first initiated in FY 2015. Closing date is June 2, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282966.
  • COPS Anti-Methamphetamine Program – The COPS Anti-Methamphetamine Program is a competitive grant program that advances public safety by providing funds directly to state law enforcement agencies to investigate illicit activities related to the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine. Closing date is June 1, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/Default.asp?Item=2716.
  • Community Policing Development – The Community Policing Development Program is a competitive grant program designed to advance the practice of community policing in law enforcement agencies through training and technical assistance, the development of innovative community policing strategies, applied research, guidebooks, and best practices that are national in scope. Closing date is June 1, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/Default.asp?Item=2450.
  • COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force – The Anti-Heroin Task Force Program is a competitive grant program that assists state law enforcement agencies in states with high per capita levels of primary treatment admissions for both heroin and other opioids. AHTF funds shall be used for investigative purposes to locate or investigate illicit activities related to the distribution of heroin or unlawful distribution of prescription opioids. Closing date is June 1, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/Default.asp?Item=2776.
  • Prescription Drug Overdose: Data-Driven Prevention Initiative – The purpose of this funding is to advance and evaluate state-level prevention for opioid overuse, misuse, abuse, and overdose. Closing date is May 27, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282529.
  • Joint Adult Drug Court Solicitation to Enhance Services, Coordination, and Treatment – BJA and SAMHSA are accepting applications to enhance the court services, coordination, and evidence-based substance abuse treatment and recovery support services of adult drug courts. The purpose of this joint initiative is to allow applicants to submit a comprehensive strategy for enhancing drug court services and capacity. Closing date is May 31, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282660.
  • 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.
  • Micronesian Mangrove Assessment – The Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative is seeking proposals for the development of an island-wide (state-level) Mangrove Adaptation Plan for the island of Pohnpei. The purpose of this adaptation plan is to represent the priorities and concerns of Pohnpeian Municipalities, communities and local non-governmental organizations. Closing date is June 1, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282649.
  • Rural Health & Safety Education – The RHSE program proposals are expected to be community-based, outreach education programs, such as those conducted through Human Science extension outreach, that provides individuals and families with information as to the value of good health at any age. Closing date is June 1, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282423.
  • 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.
  • FY16 Flood Mitigation Assistance – This program makes available federal funds to state, local and tribal governments to implement and sustain cost-effective measures that reduce or eliminate risk of flood damage to buildings insured under the National Flood Insurance Program. Closing date is June 15, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281474.
  • FY16 Pre-Disaster Mitigation – This program provides federal funds to state, local and tribal governments to implement and sustain cost-effective measures designed to reduce the risk to individuals and property from natural hazards, while also reducing reliance on federal funding from future disasters. Closing date is June 15, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281453.
  • 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.
  • National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program – The NCWCG program provides states with financial assistance to protect and restore coastal environments. Projects can include: 1. acquisition of a real property interest in coastal lands or waters (coastal wetlands ecosystems) from willing sellers or partners for long-term conservation; 2. restoration, enhancement, or management of coastal wetlands ecosystems; or 3. a combination of acquisition, restoration, and management. Closing date is June 29, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281103.
  • Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring – The STEM program recognizes individuals for their mentoring of persons from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, women, persons with disabilities, and persons from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds. Any U.S. citizen or permanent resident who has done exemplary, measurable mentoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields over a sustained 5 year period is eligible for nomination. Closing date is June 17, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281097.
  • 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.
  • State Board 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 June 15, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280200.
  • Access to Historical Records – This grant program is designed to support archival repositories in preserving and processing primary source materials. The program emphasizes the creation of online tools that facilitate the public discovery of historical records. Closing date is June 15, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280217.
  • Publishing Historical Records in Documentary Editions – The goal of this program is to provide access to, and editorial context for, the historical documents and records that tell the American story. Applicants should demonstrate familiarity with the best practices recommended by the Association for Documentary Editing or the Modern Language Association Committee on Scholarly Editions. Closing date is June 15, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280201.
  • 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.
  • Outreach and Education, Technical Assistance, and Financial Education for FSA Programs, Functions, and Activities – This Farm Service Agency grant seeks proposals to further support and expand FSA’s existing outreach and education efforts. The additional outreach and education could, for example, be public meetings, training sessions, and/or workshops for producers including new and beginning farmers, veterans, underserved communities, and/or established producers. Emphasis will be afforded to proposals that addresses producers who are ethnic minorities, women, new and beginning, veterans, urban, or who grow non-commodity crops (e.g., fruits and vegetables or specialty crops). Closing date is May 27, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=279153.
  • Veterans Cemetery Grants – VA's Veterans Cemetery Grant Program is designed to complement VA's 131 national cemeteries across the country. The Veterans Cemetery Grants Program helps states, federally recognized tribal governments or U.S. Territories establish new Veterans cemeteries, and expand or improve existing veterans cemeteries. Closing date is July 1, 2016. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=277154.
  • 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:

  • 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/.
  • Real Property Accountable Officer – The Naval Facilities Engineering Command is accepting applications for a Real Property Accountable Officer in Guam. Incumbent will be responsible for ensuring complete data related to facilities planning and management of real property and inventory data. Position is open until June 1, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/439384300/.
  • Youth Director – The Navy Installations Commander is accepting applications for a Youth Director Small/Medium SAC/Youth in Guam. Incumbent will administer a developmentally appropriate youth program for children of eligible patrons. Position is open until June 6, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/439465300/.
  • Accountant – The Army National Guard Unit is accepting applications for an Accountant in Guam. Incumbent will have responsibility for oversight of all accounting functions and policy within the State, maintaining responsibility for the accuracy, integrity, and reliability of data recorded in the accounting system. Position is open until June 10, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/437148200/.
  • Fuel Distribution System Worker – The Army National Guard Unit is accepting applications for a Fuel Distribution System Worker in Guam. The primary purpose of this position is to operate and maintain a fuel distribution system composed of bulk storage, hydrant-refueling system, or a tanker truck operation used to perform ground refueling of aviation aircraft. Position is open until June 9, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/438493800/.
  • Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor for Aircraft Computer Software – The Federal Aviation Administration is accepting applications for a Chief Scientific and Technical Advisor for Aircraft Computer Software in Guam. Incumbent defines and advances new technologies in software evaluation techniques to establish leadership in the development and implementation of technical standards for new advances in software technology related to aviation safety. Position is open until June 8, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/438494300/.
  • Airway Transportation System Specialist – The Federal Aviation Administration is accepting applications for an Airway Transportation Systems Specialist in Guam. The primary responsibilities of this position are associated with the installation, maintenance, modification and certification of automation systems and services. Position is open until May 25, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/437934600/.
  • Enforcement Officer – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is accepting applications for an Enforcement Officer in Guam. Incumbent will perform uniformed patrol and investigation, assist other law enforcement agencies, and complete operational reports, among other duties. Position is open until June 26, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/437213700/.
  • Enforcement Officer – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is accepting applications for an Enforcement Officer in Guam. Incumbent will perform uniformed patrol and investigation duties in port or from patrol vessels at sea, including patrolling and inspecting U.S. and foreign fishing vessels and businesses for compliance with Federal marine resource laws and regulations. Position is open until June 26, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/437213700/.
  • 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/.
  • Store Manager – The Defense commissary Agency is accepting applications for a Store Manager in Guam. Incumbent will conduct periodic inspections, resolve complaints, and maintain inventory, among other duties. Position is open until June 21, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/430768300/.
  • DoDEA Americas Community 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.
  • Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor – The Department of Defense Education Activity is now accepting applications for a Substitute Teacher/AVID Tutor in Guam. Substitute teachers present 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. Job position is open until May 30, 2016. For more information, go to https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/405011800.