The Energy for Sustainability grant program is allotted to initiatives that focus on fundamental research and education intended to develop innovative processes for the sustainable production of electricity and transportation fuels. Interest is particularly on fundamental researches that focus on materials science or bio-based materials such as feedstocks for fuel cell devices.
Best Practices, a program of the United States Department of Energy’s Office of industrial Technologies (OIT), works with industry to identify plant-wide opportunities for energy savings and process efficiency. Through the implementation of new technologies and systems improvements, OIT helps companies save energy and money, reduce pollution and emissions, and increase productivity.
Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms (TAA), a federal program, provides financial assistance to manufacturers affected by import competition. Sponsored by the U.S Department of Commerce, this cost sharing federal assistance program pays for half the cost of consultants or industry-specific experts for projects that improve a manufacturer’s competitiveness.
National Digital Newspaper Program – [20101102-PJ]
NEH 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.
Organizations that may apply for funding ranges from public/ state controlled institutions of higher education, private institutions of higher education, HBCU’s, TCCU’s, non-profit and for-profit organizations, to small businesses.
The Markle Foundation works to realize the full potential of information technology to address critical public needs, particularly in the areas of health care and national security.
The foundation seeks to harness the enormous potential of electronic networks to improve the lives and welfare of all citizens while protecting their privacy through fair information practices.
NASE provides business development grants to its members that can be used for marketing, hiring employees, expanding facilities, and other specific business needs. Further, there are also scholarship programs available to the members’ dependents.