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New Funding to Support Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations

by nlc-admin | July 31, 2017

Last week, the Women’s Bureau announced the availability of nearly $1.3 million in grant funds to boost women’s participation and success in skilled jobs.   The WANTO Technical Assistance Grant Program is designed to help employers and labor unions recruit, train and retain women in apprenticeship and nontraditional occupations. This year, grant funds will be awarded […]

USDA Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) – Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program for FY 2017

by nlc-admin | July 31, 2017

Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) Rural Utilities Service, USDA  Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program for FY 2017. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development announced this week that USDA is accepting applications for the Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program for FY 2017.  Applications will be accepted until September 30, […]

Documenting Endangered Languages

by nlc-admin | July 25, 2017

The Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) program is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages. Made urgent by the imminent death of an estimated half of the 6000-7000 currently used languages, this effort aims also to exploit advances […]

Humanities Open Book Program

by nlc-admin | July 25, 2017

The Humanities Open Book Program is designed to make outstanding out-of-print humanities books available to a wide audience. By taking advantage of low-cost “ebook” technology, the program will allow teachers, students, scholars, and the public to read humanities books that have long been out of print. Humanities Open Book is jointly sponsored by NEH and […]

ConnectHome Nation Pilot Program to Narrow the Digital Divide for K -12 Families Living in Indian Housing and Public Housing

by nlc-admin | July 21, 2017

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pleased to invite American Indian and Alaska Native tribes, or their Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs), to apply to participate in the ConnectHome Nation project. ConnectHome Nation is a pilot program that was launched by the White House and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in […]