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GRANT NEWS

USDA Names 2012 Rural Digital Grantees

The USDA awarded 10 rural public television stations a total of $3.26 million to provide assistance as they complete the digital transition.
A New Online Resource Brings More Transparency to Grantmaking

The Reporting Commitment brings 15 well-known foundations together in an effort to make philanthropy trends more accessible to grantseekers.
Looking Ahead: Budget Issues in the Lame Duck Session

Regardless of who wins in November, Congress will have to address the looming threat of budget sequestration and other macro budget issues in a Lame Duck session. Posted: October 2, 2012.
Opportunities for Public Media in Race To The Top - District

The final priorities for the new Race To The Top - District competition have been announced, and there are many opportunities for stations. Posted: September 4, 2012.
Community Engagement Mini-Grants for "Half the Sky" Screening Events

ITVS is offering Community Engagement Mini-Grants of up to $2,000 for stations interested in hosting a screening event or community outreach activity.
Social Innovation Fund Supports New Funding Opportunities in Innovative Community Development

The four grantees of the Social Innovation Fund will hold open grant competitions for innovative projects that improve the lives of people in low-income communities.
American Graduate Engagement Grants

New American Graduate Engagement Grants of $20,000 are available for stations looking to start or continue their involvement with the American Graduate initiative.
An Additional $1.050 Million is Available for the E-rate Program in FY2012

The FCC expects to grant an additional $1.050 million for schools and libraries applying to the E-rate program (Universal Service Fund) in funding year 2012.
The Grant Center Encourages Inclusion of High End Digital Content in New GEAR UP Program

The Grant Center prepares comments on U.S. DOE’s GEAR UP program encouraging the addition of digital content resources. Filed: June 29, 2012.
Emergency Alert and Communication Grants

A total of $1 million in CPB funds will be awarded among ten stations for projects that use digital broadcast to improve communication and alerts during emergencies.

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