Author Archives: Austin Keating

Check out these three grant opportunities

Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program – Funding for organizations who loan to small rural businesses. Notice of funding availability here, and more info here. Deadline June 30, 2014. Farmers Market & Local Food Promotion Program Competitive grants to promote local food … Continue reading

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Eastern Tallgrass Prarie and Big Rivers Landscape Conservation Corporation announces funding opportunities

The Eastern Tallgrass Prairie and Big Rivers Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) announced on May 16 a funding opportunity for research proposals that address high priority knowledge gaps associated with natural resource conservation and management across the nation’s heartland. Research projects under consideration … Continue reading

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USDA Announces Effort to Cut Energy Costs for Farmers, Ranchers, Rural Small Businesses

Up to $12.3 Million in Grants and $57.8 Million in Loan Guarantees Available In Rural Energy for America Program. Read more about the effort here.

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Summer Jobs with Environment Illinois

The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that works to build support for progressive organizations across the country.  We run campaigns for USPIRG, Environment America, the Human Rights Campaign, and Fair Share Alliance. This summer, we … Continue reading

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Student research grant program for Illinois Association of Environmental Professionals

The SRGP is an effort to increase student interest in the environmental professions and to support them in conducting research and defining their career goals. The student research grant program will review all applications and give one First Place award … Continue reading

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Re-imagining Policy Incentives for Biofuels

The I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 South First St., will be hosting the Sixth Annual Energy Biosciences Institute (EBI) Biofuels Law and Regulation Conference on Friday, May 2. The conference is free and you can register here. The focus … Continue reading

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