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2019/01/01 Using Electronic Music to Shrink the LES’s Digital Divide https://citylimits.org/2019/01/01/using-electronic-music-to-shrink-the-less-digital-divide/

2019/01/01 Mocho Primary gets state-of-the-art resource centre http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Mocho_Primary_gets_state-of-the-art_resource_centre?profile=1228

2018/12/31 GlobalFoundries-Malta Foundation awards $165,500 https://dailygazette.com/article/2018/12/31/globalfoundries-malta-foundation-awards-165-500

2018/12/31 Russian-Born Professor to Lead £26.6m UK Micro-Bot Project for Dangerous Jobs https://sputniknews.com/europe/201812311071126717-infrastructure-UK-robot-fund/

2018/12/31 Little Heroes ASD Support Group gets £27k grant from Health Lottery https://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/17327083.little-heroes-asd-support-group-gets-27k-grant-from-health-lottery/

2018/12/31 French agency approves $245m for transmission projects in northern Nigeria https://guardian.ng/news/french-agency-approves-245m-for-transmission-projects-in-northern-nigeria/

2018/12/31 Futuristic micro-robots could make roadworks a thing of the past https://www.wirralglobe.co.uk/news/national/17326815.futuristic-micro-robots-could-make-roadworks-a-thing-of-the-past/

 

2018/12/30 It was a year of growth at Lethbridge College https://lethbridgeherald.com/news/lethbridge-news/2018/12/30/it-was-a-year-of-growth-at-lethbridge-college/

2018/12/29 Grant funding provides free tuition for healthcare professionals  https://www.ky3.com/content/news/Grant-funding-free-tuition-for-healthcare-professionals-503663271.html

2018/12/29 EU grants 115 million euros to Pakistan for strengthening education sector https://dailytimes.com.pk/338365/eu-grants-115-million-euros-to-pakistan-for-strengthening-education-sector/

2018/12/29 Inside Britain’s ‘safest’ food bank – spreading the spirit of kindness to struggling families https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/pact-house-food-bank-stanley-15528966

2018/12/29 2018/12/29 €60m Brexit aid boost for pharma, tech and food firms https://www.independent.ie/business/brexit/60m-brexit-aid-boost-for-pharma-tech-and-food-firms-37664275.html

2018/12/29 Poultry – challenging times ahead https://www.fwi.co.uk/livestock/poultry/outlook-2019-poultry-challenging-times-ahead

2018/12/28 Energia Get Ireland Growing Fund extend deadline for applications http://www.highlandradio.com/2018/12/28/energia-get-ireland-growing-fund-extend-deadline-for-applications/

 

2018/12/28 The tourism promotion agency awarded $300,000 to 32 nonprofits. https://www.theintell.com/news/20181228/visit-bucks-county-awards-tourism-grants

2018/12/28 ERC Consolidator Grant for research on relationship between beetles and symbiotic bacteria https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-12/jgum-ecg122818.php

2018/12/28 Tesco Bags of Help awards grant to Wiltshire Wildlife Trust https://www.salisburyjournal.co.uk/news/17324807.tesco-bags-of-help-awards-grant-to-wiltshire-wildlife-trust/

 

2018/12/28 Foundation Office at Fifth Third Bank Announces $6.7 Million in 2018 Grants https://apnews.com/7ea4c61c9d014843a531e3b3668c9fd4

2018/12/28 Fairview team recognition; awards for Berkshire Healthcare; Girls Inc. receives grant https://theberkshireedge.com/business-briefs-fairview-team-recognition-awards-for-berkshire-healthcare-girls-inc-receives-grant-btcf-announces-grants/

2018/12/27 Grant funds toward RPD security fencing project https://www.ridgecrestca.com/news/20181227/rpd8200fencing-project-moves-forward

2018/12/27 Colorado Bioscience Companies Raised $1 Billion in 2018 https://apnews.com/1c138df5577b43ca9b7d39bfda77cc67

2018/12/27 Local cities and communities to get grant money for economic growth, infrastructure https://www.wjhg.com/content/news/Local-cities-and-communities-to-get-grant-money-for-economic-growth-infrastructure-503573231.html

2018/12/27 Thousands of Santas storm port of Chania in Crete for children’s charities https://www.tornosnews.gr/en/tornos/events/33909-thousands-of-santas-flood-port-of-chania-in-crete-for-children%E2%80%99s-charities.html

2018/12/26 B.C. government expands STEM program with $230,000 grant https://canada.constructconnect.com/joc/news/government/2018/12/b-c-government-expands-stem-program-230000-grant

2018/12/26 Illinois American Water Distributes Grant to Mount Prospect Fire Department https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20181221/illinois-american-water-distributes-grant-to-mount-prospect-fire-department

2018/12/25 Abbeyfield House in Golden is all about living together https://www.thegoldenstar.net/community/abbeyfield-house-in-golden-is-all-about-living-together/

2018/12/25 Officers put recruit Throwbot 2 to test https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/dec/25/officers-put-recruit-throwbot-2-to-test/

 

2018/12/25 Fruitful 2018 Heralds Positive Change for Signature Gives Back, Inc https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/florida-keys/article223528950.html

 

2018/12/24 Grant ‘targets’ city soccer program https://www.mtairynews.com/top-stories/69018/grant-targets-city-soccer-program

2018/12/24 United Way Announces 2018 Grants: Over $580,000 Awarded to Fund Programs in Berks County https://www.bctv.org/2018/12/24/united-way-announces-2018-grants-over-580000-awarded-to-fund-programs-in-berks-county/

2018/12/24 Government of Canada Provides a Grant of C$500,000 to InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc (OTCMKTS:IMLFF) to Support R&D in Cannabinoid Biosynthesis https://mmjreporter.com/government-of-canada-provides-a-grant-of-c500000-to-inmed-pharmaceuticals-inc-otcmktsimlff-to-support-rd-in-cannabinoid-biosynthesis/

2018/12/24 Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Awards More Than $38 Million in Grants in the Fourth Quarter of 2018 https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181224005030/en/Conrad-N.-Hilton-Foundation-Awards-38-Million

2018/12/17 Expanding agricultural production will reduce import costs http://www.thestkittsnevisobserver.com/local-news/expanding-farm-production-to-reduce-imports/

2018/12/14 Feed system secures $2 million funding  https://thefishsite.com/articles/peru

2018/12/14 Guyana among countries to benefit from US$2.6 million Cultural and Creative Industries Innovation Fund http://demerarawaves.com/2018/12/14/guyana-among-countries-to-benefit-from-us2-6-million-cultural-and-creative-industries-innovation-fund/

2018/12/14 Aquaculture tech startup Umitron snags US$2m funding for Peru project https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/garage/aquaculture-tech-startup-umitron-snags-us2m-funding-for-peru-project

 

2018/12/13 Cable & Wireless Charitable Foundation donates US$100,000 to United Way of Trinidad & Tobago after recent floods https://www.oedigital.com/news/460991-new-research-on-gulf-of-mexico-loop-current

2018/12/13 NEH Awards $14.8 Million to 253 Humanities Projects https://www.architectmagazine.com/practice/neh-awards-14-8-million-to-253-humanities-projects_o

2018/12/13 Food Bank operates with compassion and efficiency https://www.advocate-news.com/2018/12/13/2656921/

2018/12/11 Ground penetrating radar mapping of Kangaroo Island pioneer cemetery https://www.theislanderonline.com.au/story/5749511/ground-penetrating-radar-mapping-of-kangaroo-island-pioneer-cemetery/?cs=1525

2018/11/26 community clubs across western australia receive funding boost https://www.ausleisure.com.au/news/community-clubs-across-western-australia-receive-funding-boost/

2018/11/23 World’s first total-body medical scanner produces first scans https://www.healthcareit.com.au/article/worlds-first-total-body-medical-scanner-produces-first-scans

2018/11/23 Aged care research announced as grant winning project https://www.agedcareguide.com.au/talking-aged-care/aged-care-research-announced-as-grant-winning-project

2018/11/22 Government launches grants to support Aussie defence SMEs https://www.defenceconnect.com.au/key-enablers/3195-grants-to-support-aussie-defence-smes australian goverment

2018/11/22 Meet Michael, the supercomputer designed to accelerate UK research for EV batteries https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-11/tfi-mmt112018.php

2018/11/21 UK Consortium Awarded Miniaturized RGB Laser Source Grant  https://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=64163

2018/11/17 Plea for grant votes for Richmond veteran charity https://www.thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/local/northyorkshire/17230073.plea-for-grant-votes-for-richmond-veteran-charity/

 

2018/11/19 Lightfoot gets $4M to nudge more drivers to go smooth with a ‘Fitbit for cars’ https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/19/lightfoot-gets-4m-to-nudge-more-drivers-to-go-smooth-with-a-fitbit-for-cars/?guccounter=1

2018/11/18 Austrak, Laing O’Rourke and USQ join forces on composite rail technology https://www.compositesworld.com/news/austrak-laing-orourke-and-usq-join-forces-on-composite-rail-technology

2018/11/18 Investing in Territory Sports – Money Available for Sport Grants https://www.miragenews.com/investing-in-territory-sports-money-available-for-sport-grants/

2018/11/17 2018/11/17 Funding for piglet vaccine https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/farming/1611753/funding-for-piglet-vaccine/

2018/11/16 Chester release – Community grants for projects honouring veterans https://www.miragenews.com/chester-release-community-grants-for-projects-honouring-veterans-2/

2018/11/16 Wasteaid wins funding for plastics recycling project in Gambia https://resource.co/article/wasteaid-wins-funding-plastics-recycling-project-gambia-12958

2018/11/16 Railway infrastructure projects in Wales and Borders get £2bn grant from UK Government  https://www.countytimes.co.uk/news/17228769.railway-infrastructure-projects-in-wales-and-borders-get-2bn-grant-from-uk-government/

2018/11/14 A new Regional Study Hub to help students connect https://www.barossaherald.com.au/story/5757914/gateway-to-study-opened-for-barossa-students/

2018/11/14 £400k Of Funding Announced For UK Social Tech Startups https://www.forbes.com/sites/nicholasfearn/2018/11/14/400k-of-funding-announced-for-uk-social-tech-startups/#2b0deb036e74

 

 

2018/11/13 Evox Therapeutics wins funding from Duchenne UK to explore exosome-mediated delivery of Dystrophin https://www.biospace.com/article/releases/evox-therapeutics-wins-funding-from-duchenne-uk-to-explore-exosome-mediated-delivery-of-dystrophin/

2018/11/13 Time running out to claim £2,500 fibre broadband grant https://www.fwi.co.uk/business/payments-schemes/time-running-out-to-claim-2500-fibre-broadband-grant

2018/11/12 Mobile Laundry Services for Australians Experiencing Homelessness Wins $1M Grant https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/mobile-laundry-services-for-australians-experiencing-homelessness-wins-1m-g

2018/11/12 Australian PM announces $2 billion infrastructure fund for the Pacific https://www.out-law.com/en/articles/2018/november/australian-pm-announces-2-billion-infrastructure-fund-for-pacific/

2018/11/12 Manufacturing: The strength of innovation in the UK https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/manufacturing-the-strength-of-innovation-in-the-uk/54324/

2018/11/12 Long-term boost for Heslam Park after new boiler is funded by British Steel grant https://www.grimsbytelegraph.co.uk/news/local-news/rugby-cricket-british-steel-landfill-2184628

2018/10/19 USIU-Africa wins a competitive grant to upscale its training in agri-business https://www.farmersreviewafrica.com/agri-economics/2018/10/19/usiu-africa-wins-a-competitive-grant-to-upscale-its-training-in-agri-business/

2018/11/09 Gabrielle Aplin, Nina Nesbitt, Bear’s Den among dozen acts awarded export grants http://www.musicweek.com/talent/read/gabrielle-aplin-nina-nesbitt-bear-s-den-among-dozen-acts-awarded-export-grants/074391

2018/11/09 Exchange delivers stronger research ties between Australia and Germany https://www.miragenews.com/exchange-delivers-stronger-research-ties-between-australia-and-germany/

 

2018/11/08 World’s Largest Newborn Screening Study for Four Rare Disorders Launches http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/4019415#ixzz5eHJPkKjg

2018/10/17 Seven projects chosen for $28m of funding under Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility, East Africa http://www.thinkgeoenergy.com/seven-projects-chosen-for-28m-of-funding-under-geothermal-risk-mitigation-facility-east-africa/

2018/10/17 Rwanda receives additional funding to improve electricity supply https://www.esi-africa.com/rwanda-receives-additional-funding-to-improve-electricity-supply/

2018/10/08 Investing in impact hardware, financing small-biz in Southeast Asia and Africa, GE’s green turnaround https://impactalpha.com/investing-in-impact-hardware-financing-small-biz-in-southeast-asia-and-africa-ges-green-turnaround/

2018/10/01 AfDB extends $1.4 million grant to support Zimbabwe refugees https://africa.cgtn.com/2018/10/01/afdb-extends-1-4-million-grant-to-support-zimbabwe-refugees/

 

2018/09/28 Dunoon Youths Get Opportunity to Become Film-Makers https://allafrica.com/stories/201809280513.html

2018/09/13 Research aims to boost rice production in Africa https://www.cranfield.ac.uk/press/news-2018/research-aims-to-boost-rice-production-in-africa

2018/09/03 sterling bank partners with nesg to award $30,000 grants to nigerian startups  http://venturesafrica.com/re-launch-your-business-with-up-to-30000/

2018/08/31 Grants to help address knowledge gaps in agriculture https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20180827123603390

2018/08/27 USTDA grants funds for feasibility study of geothermal project in Ethiopia http://www.thinkgeoenergy.com/ustda-grants-funds-for-feasibility-study-of-geothermal-project-in-ethiopia/

2018/08/22 Concerts SA mobility fund https://www.musicinafrica.net/magazine/call-applications-concerts-sa-mobility-fund

2018/08/20 Gov’t to increase number of elders getting grants https://www.newvision.co.ug/new_vision/news/1483978/government-increase-elders-getting-grants

2018/08/16 Bloomberg gives grants to NGOs in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/bloomberg-gives-grants-to-ngos-in-kenya-nigeria-south-africa/

2018/08/16 MARY AND LEIGH BLOCK MUSEUM OF ART: Block Museum of Art Receives $350K in NEH Support for Touring Exhibition “Caravans of Gold” https://northcooknews.com/stories/511531230-mary-and-leigh-block-museum-of-art-block-museum-of-art-receives-350k-in-neh-support-for-touring-exhibition-caravans-of-gold

2018/08/10 Africa’s mini grid sector preparing to take off https://renewablesnow.com/news/overview-africas-mini-grid-sector-preparing-to-take-off-623161/

2018/08/09 UCT’s Bertha Centre dishes out $50k startup grant funding http://disrupt-africa.com/2018/08/ucts-bertha-centre-dishes-out-50k-startup-grant-funding/

2018/06/20 Future Food Asia Announces the Winners of the Second Edition of the US$100,000 Future Food Asia Award and the S$50,000 Startup SG Grants https://techstory.in/future-food-asia-announces-the-winners-of-the-second-edition-of-the-us100000-future-food-asia-award-and-the-s50000-startup-sg-grants/

2018/06/07 JLL to grant $133.3m to global proptech startups https://sbr.com.sg/information-technology/more-news/jll-grant-1333m-asia-pacific-proptech-startups

2018/06/05 Southeast Asia’s Grab launches new venture to back growth-stage tech stage https://www.dealstreetasia.com/stories/grab-ventures-99138/

2018/06/01 Freeman Asia Program Sends Largest Group of Interns Abroad https://www.iwu.edu/news/2018/freeman-asia-program-sends-largest-group-of-interns-abroad.html

2018/05/29 OneCrop gets seed funding from Future Food Asia competition https://impactalpha.com/onecrop-gets-seed-funding-from-future-food-asia-competition/

2018/05/22 HelloBeauty raises seed funding, Ruangguru gets grant https://www.dealstreetasia.com/stories/indonesia-hellobeauty-ruangguru-98328/ 

2018/05/09 Manchester Museum gets £4.2m grant for expansion plan https://blooloop.com/news/manchester-museum-expansion-grant/

2018/05/08 A Pharma Foundation Keeps the Money Flowing to Its Global Health Grantees

2018/05/07 How i got that grant: Winning a Pulitzer Center Travel Grant https://www.pdnonline.com/photography-business/photo-grants-funding/got-grant-winning-pulitzer-center-travel-grant/

2018/05/01 Thailand’s Purin Pictures awards grants to five projects https://www.screendaily.com/news/thailands-purin-pictures-awards-grants-to-five-projects/5128740.article

 

2018/04/26 New initiative to fast-track Fintech patent application-to-grant process in Singapore https://www.opengovasia.com/new-initiative-to-fast-track-fintech-patent-application-to-grant-process-in-singapore/

2018/04/23 Indee Labs receives funding to develop revolutionary gene therapy manufacturing technology in Australia https://www.asiaone.com/business/indee-labs-receives-funding-to-develop-revolutionary-gene-therapy-manufacturing-technology

2018/04/18 Gulf Research Program awards over $340,000 to assist research impacted by hurricanes https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-04/naos-grp041818.php

2018/04/04 Philanthropy’s Increasing Role in Australian Civil Society https://probonoaustralia.com.au/news/2018/04/philanthropys-increasing-role-australian-civil-society/

2018/03/29 Dot teacher wins grant from Lady Gaga’s foundation https://www.dotnews.com/2018/dot-teacher-wins-grant-lady-gaga-s-foundation

 

2018/01/09 Green housing boost: €112-million SUNREF India Programme launched https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/real-estate/green-housing-boost-112million-sunref-india-programme-launched/article9821644.ece

201/12/21 OFID, IAEA sign grant agreement to promote food security and sustainable agriculture in Asia https://www.menafn.com/qn_news_story_s.aspx?storyid=1096259893&title=OFID-IAEA-sign-grant-agreement-to-promote-food-security-and-sustainable-agriculture-in-Asia

2017/12/20 NIH announces to fund ‘gain of conduct’ research on pathogens https://www.biospectrumasia.com/news/25/10027/nih-announces-to-fund-gain-of-conduct-research-on-pathogens.html

2017/09/11 U.S. Mission to Albania: Inviting NGOs for ‘Study of Media Professionals’ Program https://www2.fundsforngos.org/latest-funds-for-ngos/u-s-mission-to-albania-inviting-ngos-for-study-of-media-professionals-program/

2017/08/17 Greatcell to get ARENA grant for perovskite solar tech https://renewablesnow.com/news/greatcell-to-get-arena-grant-for-perovskite-solar-tech-579988/

 

2017/08/17 Great news for Megan’s House http://www.walb.com/story/36158981/editorial-great-news-for-megans-house/

2017/08/17 Grants fuel active living https://www.kelownacapnews.com/news/grants-fuel-active-living/

2017/08/17 Croatia launches exploration works for LNG terminal on Krk island  https://seenews.com/news/croatia-launches-exploration-works-for-lng-terminal-on-krk-island-580076#sthash.o2Z47Ocx.dpuf

2017/08/17 Could Your Local Area Use $250k To Help Drive Workforce Development? http://www.gpb.org/blogs/georgia-at-work/2017/08/17/could-your-local-area-use-250k-help-drive-workforce-development

2017/08/17 Brookhaven receives $75,000 maintenance grant from State https://brookhavenpost.co/2017/08/17/brookhaven-receives-75000-maintenance-grant-from-state/

2017/08/16 Scientists develop blood test that spots tumor-derived DNA in people with early-stage cancers https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-08/jhm-sdb081517.php

 

2017/08/16 Basildon market receives a grant of £500,000 from the EU https://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/local_news/15475867.Basildon_market_receives_a_grant_of___500_000_from_the_EU/

2017/08/15 Several Senate District 3 Communities Eligible for Vibrant Communities Grant http://senatepress.net/several-senate-district-3-communities-eligible-for-vibrant-communities-grant.html

2017/08/15 Fox Theatre Hires New Director of the Fox Theatre Institute https://www.broadwayworld.com/atlanta/article/Fox-Theatre-Hires-New-Director-of-the-Fox-Theatre-Institute-20170815

2017/08/15 Father Marquette Park improvements getting underway http://www.miningjournal.net/news/front-page-news/2017/08/father-marquette-park-improvements-getting-underway/

2017/08/15 Danish textile firm to open $60M plant in Triad, add 145 jobs https://www.bizjournals.com/triad/news/2017/08/15/danish-textile-firm-to-open-60m-plant-in-triad-add.html

 

2017/08/15 11 Southwest cotton growers spent five days in Georgia https://www.farmprogress.com/cotton/11-southwest-cotton-growers-spent-five-days-georgia

2017/08/14 UNG student spends summer studying oysters in Savannah https://ung.edu/news/articles/2017/08/ung-student-spends-summer-studying-oysters-in-savannah.php

2017/08/14 solar eclipse balloon launch the latest in series of nasa-funded projects toward the development of center for high-altitude payload delivery at mercer https://news.mercer.edu/solar-eclipse-balloon-launch-the-latest-in-series-of-nasa-funded-projects/

2017/08/14 MOCA GA announces the 2017 Working Artist Project recipients https://artsatl.com/news-moca-ga-announces-2017-working-artist-project-recipients/

2017/08/14 Grant supports students to get a head start for college and workforce https://www.ajc.com/news/local/grant-supports-students-get-head-start-for-college-and-workforce/Dv6Nl96l7DfxyuHxwtsriJ/

2017/08/12 ‘Stumpboat’ from Georgia tackles Greenwood Lake stumps https://eu.northjersey.com/story/news/passaic/west-milford/2017/08/11/stumpboat-georgia-tackles-greenwood-lake-stumps/560736001/

2017/08/12 Gift Expands Georgia College’s Help for Homeless Students https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/georgia/articles/2017-08-12/gift-expands-georgia-colleges-help-for-homeless-students

2017/08/11 Winner of Macon grant for its innovative idea now wins international award https://www.macon.com/news/business/article166726912.html

2017/08/11 Pelham fire receives $96,000 grant from FEMA http://www.walb.com/story/36117346/pelham-fire-receives-96000-grant-from-fema/

2017/08/11 Lesotho’s First Utility-Scale Solar Project Gets Support from SEFA https://www.newsghana.com.gh/lesothos-first-utility-scale-solar-project-gets-support-from-sefa/

2017/08/11 Grant will help convert utility easements to urban farming https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2017/08/11/grant-will-help-convert-utility-easements-to-urban.html

2017/08/11 Bainbridge High School receives Georgia Shape Grant http://www.walb.com/story/36117383/bainbridge-high-school-receives-georgia-shape-grant/

2017/08/10 Lee County selected to receive Hazard Mitigation Grant  https://wfxl.com/news/local/lee-county-selected-to-receive-hazard-mitigation-grant

2018/04/18 Federal Investment in Agricultural Research Essential https://www.porkbusiness.com/article/federal-investment-agricultural-research-essential

2018/04/17 Three Atlanta organizations receive HIV/AIDS grants https://thegavoice.com/health/three-atlanta-organizations-receive-hiv-aids-grants/