Week of 08/27/18

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Look both ways before crossing! Get undergrads involved in the Humanities! And, save the Large-flowered Fiddleneck!

What on earth do these three random things have in common? They're the pick of the litter in this week's Grant Round Up. DOT has funding for safe rail crossing education. For communities like ours where railways cross many roadways, this is a great opportunity for up to a million dollars for safety education. NEH is seeking to expand the role of the humanities in undergraduate education at two- and four-year institutions with awards up to $100,000. And, if like us you have no idea what a Large-flowered Fiddleneck is, be sure to check out the latest opportunity from the Bureau of Reclamation to satisfy your curiosity.

Department of Transportation, DOT/Federal Railroad Administration
Grant Title: FY18 Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety Education and Enforcement Program
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=308451
Details: Provide program funding for Operation Lifesaver, Inc., using funds designed and provided under the approved budget for the Federal Railroad Administration's Office of Safety for fiscal year 2018.

National Endowment for the Humanities
Grant Title: Humanities Connections
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=308456
Details: The Humanities Connections program seeks to expand the role of the humanities in undergraduate education at two- and four-year institutions. Awards will support innovative curricular approaches that foster productive partnerships among humanities faculty and their counterparts in the social and natural sciences and in pre-service or professional programs (such as business, engineering, health sciences, law, computer science, and other technology-driven fields), in order to encourage and develop new integrative learning opportunities for students.

Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Grant Title: Captive Propagation and Reintroduction of Large-flowered Fiddleneck (Amsinckia grandiflora) in Contra Costa, Alameda, and San Joaquin Counties, California - Phase 2 Monitoring
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=308423
Details: With such a descriptive title, who needs details?

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