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  1. A comparative performance scorecard for federally funded community health centers in North Carolina.

    PubMed

    Radford, Andrea; Pink, George; Ricketts, Thomas

    2007-01-01

    To make informed management decisions, healthcare executives must have timely and useful information about the performance of their organizations. A review of the methods used by the Health Resources and Services Administration's Bureau of Primary Health Care to evaluate the performance of community health centers (CHCs) revealed a lack of such information. This information gap motivated the development of a comparative performance scorecard for the federally funded CHCs in North Carolina. The scorecard includes 19 indicators in four performance dimensions (access to care, financial performance, human resources, and utilization and productivity). A survey of participating CHC executive directors showed that the comparative performance scorecard is a useful tool for managing and evaluating the performance of CHCs. PMID:17288115

  2. Federal Funding in the Delta.

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    Reeder, Richard J.; Calhoun, Samuel D.

    2002-01-01

    The Lower Mississippi Delta region, especially the rural Delta, faces many economic challenges. The rural Delta has received much federal aid in basic income support and funding for human resource development, but less for community resource programs, which are important for economic development. Federal aid to the Delta is analyzed in terms of…

  3. The Domino Effects of Federal Research Funding.

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    Lanahan, Lauren; Graddy-Reed, Alexandra; Feldman, Maryann P

    2016-01-01

    The extent to which federal investment in research crowds out or decreases incentives for investment from other funding sources remains an open question. Scholarship on research funding has focused on the relationship between federal and industry or, more comprehensively, non-federal funding without disentangling the other sources of research support that include nonprofit organizations and state and local governments. This paper extends our understanding of academic research support by considering the relationships between federal and non-federal funding sources provided by the National Science Foundation Higher Education Research and Development Survey. We examine whether federal research investment serves as a complement or substitute for state and local government, nonprofit, and industry research investment using the population of research-active academic science fields at U.S. doctoral granting institutions. We use a system of two equations that instruments with prior levels of both federal and non-federal funding sources and accounts for time-invariant academic institution-field effects through first differencing. We estimate that a 1% increase in federal research funding is associated with a 0.411% increase in nonprofit research funding, a 0.217% increase in state and local research funding, and a 0.468% increase in industry research funding, respectively. Results indicate that federal funding plays a fundamental role in inducing complementary investments from other funding sources, with impacts varying across academic division, research capacity, and institutional control. PMID:27327509

  4. The Domino Effects of Federal Research Funding

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    Graddy-Reed, Alexandra; Feldman, Maryann P.

    2016-01-01

    The extent to which federal investment in research crowds out or decreases incentives for investment from other funding sources remains an open question. Scholarship on research funding has focused on the relationship between federal and industry or, more comprehensively, non-federal funding without disentangling the other sources of research support that include nonprofit organizations and state and local governments. This paper extends our understanding of academic research support by considering the relationships between federal and non-federal funding sources provided by the National Science Foundation Higher Education Research and Development Survey. We examine whether federal research investment serves as a complement or substitute for state and local government, nonprofit, and industry research investment using the population of research-active academic science fields at U.S. doctoral granting institutions. We use a system of two equations that instruments with prior levels of both federal and non-federal funding sources and accounts for time-invariant academic institution-field effects through first differencing. We estimate that a 1% increase in federal research funding is associated with a 0.411% increase in nonprofit research funding, a 0.217% increase in state and local research funding, and a 0.468% increase in industry research funding, respectively. Results indicate that federal funding plays a fundamental role in inducing complementary investments from other funding sources, with impacts varying across academic division, research capacity, and institutional control. PMID:27327509

  5. Federal Funding and Gifted Programs

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    Kwolek, Heather

    2011-01-01

    In this article, the author talks about the importance of funding gifted education programs. She begins with a story of Emily, a gifted child who, because of lack of funding in her school district, received a pullout program for a few hours a week--far from enough to meet the child's needs. She had little chance to meet other gifted students and…

  6. Sources of Federal Funding for Potato Research

    Technology Transfer Automated Retrieval System (TEKTRAN)

    Starting in the mid-eighties, pressure for Federal Funding of potato research resulted in special appropriations available nationwide from two sources. The Cooperative State Resesarch Education and Extension System (CSREES) is a branch of the USDA that funds Land Grant State Universities to do rese...

  7. Catalyst development gets federal funding

    SciTech Connect

    Rotman, D.

    1995-09-20

    Despite the threat of Republican-led budget cuts, the National Institute of Standards and Technology`s (Gaithersburg, MD) Advanced Technology Program (ATP) has awarded backing to a handful of US chemical companies to conduct long-term projects to develop novel catalysts. The projects--which read like a wish list of next generation catalyst technology--includes $16 million to Eastman Chemical and Genencor International (Rochester, NY), Eastman`s joint venture with Cultor (Helsinki), to develop biocatalysts to make industrial chemicals from renewable resources. Eastman hopes the project will allow it to commercialize fine and specialty chemical products based on biocatalysts in three to five years and eventually pay off in new processes to make commodity chemicals. ATP also plans to provide $10 million to Amoco for further work on metallocene catalysts to make elastomeric homopolymer polypropylene (EHPP). The research, which also involves Stanford University and Fiberweb North America, aims to further develop EHPP to compete with a range of flexible polyolefins. Other ATP-funded projects include long-time industry goals such as the direct oxidation of propylene to propylene oxide, a solid-acid catalyst for alkylation, and a single-step oxidation of alkanes to acrylic acid. The ATP funding, however, is endangered by proposed Congressional budget cuts that would reduce ATP spending this year and eliminate the program thereafter.

  8. Marketing, Information, and Parental Choice: A Comparative Case Study of Third-Party, Federally Funded Out-of-School-Time Services

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    Stewart, Molly S.; Good, Annalee G.

    2016-01-01

    Information and promotional marketing play central but complex roles in market-based educational programs. This in-depth qualitative study examines these complexities using the case of Supplemental Educational Services, a parental choice program providing federally funded tutoring to low-income students in K-12 public schools. Examining the…

  9. Geographic Distribution of Federal Funds in 1985.

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    Dubin, Elliott J.

    During the 1980s, federal spending for procurement, particularly defense procurement, retirement and survivors' benefits, medical benefits, and agricultural assistance payments grew dramatically, while spending for grants and salaries and wages lagged. But, the overall distribution of funding between metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas remained…

  10. 78 FR 36171 - Announcement of Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO)

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-06-17

    ... of the Secretary Announcement of Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) AGENCY: Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA), Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Federal Funding Opportunity Announcement. SUMMARY: This notice announces a federal funding opportunity (FFO) to obtain funding from the DoD OEA...

  11. The topology of the federal funds market

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Bech, Morten L.; Atalay, Enghin

    2010-11-01

    We explore the network topology of the federal funds market. This market is important for distributing liquidity throughout the financial system and for the implementation of monetary policy. The recent turmoil in global financial markets underscores its importance. We find that the network is sparse, exhibits the small-world phenomenon, and is disassortative. Centrality measures are useful predictors of the interest rate of a loan.

  12. 45 CFR 46.122 - Use of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL ADMINISTRATION PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS Basic HHS Policy for Protection of Human Research Subjects § 46.122 Use of Federal funds. Federal funds... requirements of this policy have been satisfied....

  13. 45 CFR 46.122 - Use of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL ADMINISTRATION PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS Basic HHS Policy for Protection of Human Research Subjects § 46.122 Use of Federal funds. Federal funds... requirements of this policy have been satisfied....

  14. 45 CFR 46.122 - Use of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL ADMINISTRATION PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS Basic HHS Policy for Protection of Human Research Subjects § 46.122 Use of Federal funds. Federal funds... requirements of this policy have been satisfied....

  15. Federal Government funded until November 13

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Putnam, Scott

    Congress and the President have agreed to fund federal government agencies for six weeks past the October 1 start of the Fiscal Year 1996, avoiding a shutdown of the government for lack of a budget. This action averts what some have described as a “scheduled train wreck” between Congress and the Administration over spending for FY '96. The threat of a government-wide shutdown had been seen as the impetus for a compromise between President Clinton and Congress, but the bottleneck of pending legislation forced a continuing resolution to extend funding. The President and Congress agreed to authorize money at reduced levels for Fiscal Year 1996, until all the appropriation bills reach the President' desk.

  16. 14 CFR 1230.122 - Use of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2011-01-01 2010-01-01 true Use of Federal funds. 1230.122 Section 1230.122 Aeronautics and Space NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS § 1230.122 Use of Federal funds. Federal funds administered by a department or agency may not be...

  17. 14 CFR 1230.122 - Use of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Use of Federal funds. 1230.122 Section 1230.122 Aeronautics and Space NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS § 1230.122 Use of Federal funds. Federal funds administered by a department or agency may not be...

  18. 14 CFR 1230.122 - Use of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Use of Federal funds. 1230.122 Section 1230.122 Aeronautics and Space NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS § 1230.122 Use of Federal funds. Federal funds administered by a department or agency may not be...

  19. 14 CFR 1230.122 - Use of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Use of Federal funds. 1230.122 Section 1230.122 Aeronautics and Space NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS § 1230.122 Use of Federal funds. Federal funds administered by a department or agency may not be...

  20. 45 CFR 400.202 - Extent of Federal funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2014-10-01 2012-10-01 true Extent of Federal funding. 400.202 Section 400.202... CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM Federal Funding Federal Funding for Expenditures for Determining Eligibility and Providing Assistance and Services §...

  1. 45 CFR 400.202 - Extent of Federal funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Extent of Federal funding. 400.202 Section 400.202... CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM Federal Funding Federal Funding for Expenditures for Determining Eligibility and Providing Assistance and Services §...

  2. 45 CFR 400.202 - Extent of Federal funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Extent of Federal funding. 400.202 Section 400.202... CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT PROGRAM Federal Funding Federal Funding for Expenditures for Determining Eligibility and Providing Assistance and Services §...

  3. 45 CFR 690.122 - Use of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 3 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Use of Federal funds. 690.122 Section 690.122 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS § 690.122 Use of Federal funds. Federal funds administered by a department or agency may not be expended for research...

  4. 45 CFR 690.122 - Use of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 3 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Use of Federal funds. 690.122 Section 690.122 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS § 690.122 Use of Federal funds. Federal funds administered by a department or agency may not be expended for research...

  5. School Districts' Expenditure Responses to Federal Stimulus Funds

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    Bourdeaux, Carolyn; Warner, Nicholas

    2015-01-01

    Between 2009 and 2011, school districts across the country received federal stimulus funds to shore up their budgets during the recession. The hope was that this support would serve as bridge funding during the recession, and that jurisdictions would then replace the federal funds as state and local tax bases grew stronger. However, the research…

  6. 34 CFR 682.421 - Funds transferred from the Federal Fund to the Operating Fund by a guaranty agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... Operating Fund will be negative if the agency is not authorized to transfer the interest, and, by... transfer a limited amount of funds from the Federal Fund to the Operating Fund. Upon receiving the Secretary's approval, the agency may transfer the requested funds at any time within 6 months following...

  7. 34 CFR 682.421 - Funds transferred from the Federal Fund to the Operating Fund by a guaranty agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... Operating Fund will be negative if the agency is not authorized to transfer the interest, and, by...'s permission to transfer a limited amount of funds from the Federal Fund to the Operating Fund. Upon receiving the Secretary's approval, the agency may transfer the requested funds at any time within 6...

  8. 34 CFR 682.421 - Funds transferred from the Federal Fund to the Operating Fund by a guaranty agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... Operating Fund will be negative if the agency is not authorized to transfer the interest, and, by...'s permission to transfer a limited amount of funds from the Federal Fund to the Operating Fund. Upon receiving the Secretary's approval, the agency may transfer the requested funds at any time within 6...

  9. 23 CFR 511.307 - Eligibility for Federal funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 23 Highways 1 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Eligibility for Federal funding. 511.307 Section 511.307 Highways FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE... § 511.307 Eligibility for Federal funding. (a) Subject to project approval by the Secretary, a State...

  10. Finding Funding: A Guide to Federal Sources for Workforce Development Initiatives. Finding Funding Series

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    Relave, Nannette

    2005-01-01

    This guide provides an overview of strategies for gaining access to and using federal funds, as well as a catalog of 87 funding sources that can potentially support workforce development initiatives for adults and youth. It is intended to help program developers, policy makers, and initiative leaders identify federal funding sources to support…

  11. 34 CFR 682.421 - Funds transferred from the Federal Fund to the Operating Fund by a guaranty agency.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 34 Education 4 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Funds transferred from the Federal Fund to the Operating Fund by a guaranty agency. 682.421 Section 682.421 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (CONTINUED) FEDERAL FAMILY EDUCATION LOAN (FFEL)...

  12. Health Care Utilization and Receipt of Preventive Care for Patients Seen at Federally Funded Health Centers Compared to Other Sites of Primary Care

    PubMed Central

    Laiteerapong, Neda; Kirby, James; Gao, Yue; Yu, Tzy-Chyi; Sharma, Ravi; Nocon, Robert; Lee, Sang Mee; Chin, Marshall H; Nathan, Aviva G; Ngo-Metzger, Quyen; Huang, Elbert S

    2014-01-01

    Objective To compare utilization and preventive care receipt among patients of federal Section 330 health centers (HCs) versus patients of other settings. Data Sources A nationally representative sample of adults from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (2004–2008). Study Design HC patients were defined as those with ≥50 percent of outpatient visits at HCs in the first panel year. Outcomes included utilization and preventive care receipt from the second panel year. We used negative binomial and logistic regression models with propensity score adjustment for confounding differences between HC and non-HC patients. Principal Findings Compared to non-HC patients, HC patients had fewer office visits (adjusted incidence rate ratio [aIRR], 0.63) and hospitalizations (aIRR, 0.43) (both p < .001). HC patients were more likely to receive breast cancer screening than non-HC patients (adjusted odds ratio [aOR] 2.78, p < .01). In subgroup analyses, uninsured HC patients had fewer outpatient and emergency room visits and were more likely to receive dietary advice and breast cancer screening compared to non-HC patients. Conclusions Health centers add value to the health care system by providing socially and medically disadvantaged patients with care that results in lower utilization and maintained or improved preventive care. PMID:24779670

  13. Federal Funding of Engineering Research and Development, 1980-1984.

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    American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Washington, DC.

    Data on the sources, amounts, and trends of federal funding for engineering research and development (R&D) are presented for 1980-1984. Narrative highlights are provided for: the total federal funding obligations for engineering R&D, mechanical engineering, astronautical engineering, aeronautical engineering, chemical engineering, civil…

  14. 45 CFR 690.122 - Use of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS § 690.122 Use of Federal funds. Federal funds administered by a department or agency may not be expended for research involving human subjects unless the requirements of this...

  15. 45 CFR 690.122 - Use of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS § 690.122 Use of Federal funds. Federal funds administered by a department or agency may not be expended for research involving human subjects unless the requirements of this...

  16. 76 FR 43664 - Announcement of Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO)

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-07-21

    ... of the Secretary Announcement of Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) AGENCY: Office of Economic... opportunity to obtain funding from the Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) for construction of Transportation.... EDT to review the goals and objectives of this funding opportunity and answer questions...

  17. 75 FR 28590 - Announcement of Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO)

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-05-21

    ... of the Secretary Announcement of Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) AGENCY: Office of Economic... respondent will not be invited to make a formal application for funding. OEA will invite the successful respondents to apply for funding under this announcement following its review of proposals and...

  18. Federal funding of health policy in Brazil: trends and challenges.

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    Machado, Cristiani Vieira; Lima, Luciana Dias de; Andrade, Carla Lourenço Tavares de

    2014-01-01

    The article analyzes Federal funding of health policy in Brazil in the 2000s, focusing on the Ministry of Health's budget implementation. Federal spending on health was less unstable between 2000 and 2002 and has expanded since 2006. However, it fluctuated as a share of both the Gross Domestic Product and Gross National Revenue. Federal intergovernmental transfers increased, exceeding 70% in 2007. Meanwhile, the proportion of Federal investments remained low, varying from 3.4% to 6.3%. The highest absolute amount of spending was on specialized outpatient and hospital care. The decade showed a proportionally greater increase in spending on pharmaceutical care. The growing allocation of Federal funds to States in the North and Northeast, especially for primary care and epidemiological surveillance, failed to offset the sharp regional inequalities in per capita Federal spending. The main characteristics of health funding limit Federal health policy governance and pose several challenges for the Brazilian Unified National Health System. PMID:24627025

  19. An Analysis of Federal R & D Funding by Budget Function.

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    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.

    This report provides information on total Federal Research and Development (R and D) expenditures during the period of 1960-72. The report is divided into two parts. Part I gives an overall view of priorities funded by the Federal government. The total Federal R and D expenditures are arranged by functions. In addition, a brief statistical account…

  20. 34 CFR 682.422 - Guaranty agency repayment of funds transferred from the Federal Fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 34 Education 4 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Guaranty agency repayment of funds transferred from the Federal Fund. 682.422 Section 682.422 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (CONTINUED) FEDERAL FAMILY EDUCATION LOAN (FFEL) PROGRAM...

  1. 34 CFR 682.422 - Guaranty agency repayment of funds transferred from the Federal Fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 34 Education 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Guaranty agency repayment of funds transferred from the Federal Fund. 682.422 Section 682.422 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FEDERAL FAMILY EDUCATION LOAN...

  2. 77 FR 75163 - Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Contract Funding-Limitation of Costs/Funds

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-12-19

    ... notice for an extension to this information collection published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 56639... Regulation; Information Collection; Contract Funding--Limitation of Costs/Funds AGENCIES: Department of...: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000- 0074, Contract Funding--Limitation of...

  3. 34 CFR 682.422 - Guaranty agency repayment of funds transferred from the Federal Fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... agency must begin repayment of money transferred from the Federal Fund not later than the start of the... later than five years after the date the Operating Fund is established. (b) Extension for repaying the... the Operating Fund will be negative if the transferred interest had to be repaid earlier or...

  4. Funding Federal Civil Rights Enforcement. A Report.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Ball, Conner

    This study examines many measures of enforcement output and outcomes that help to demonstrate the real impact of funding levels. The information, unless otherwise indicated was drawn from the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and agency budget documents for Fiscal Years 1979 through 1996. Resources provided for civil rights enforcement…

  5. Federal Funds: Fuel Conservation Fellowship Program

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Bobowski, Rita Cipalla

    1977-01-01

    To train individuals who might design and implement plans for developing alternative sources of energy like solar or geothermal power, the Office of Education supports graduate fellowships in mining, mineral, and mineral fuel conservation. Describes three projects funded by the fellowship program during the 1976-77 academic year. (Author/RK)

  6. Federal Funds: Women's Educational Equity Act

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hoffman, Charlotte

    1977-01-01

    Model programs funded under the Women's Educational Equity Act (WEEA) and administered by the Office of Education Women's Program staff are intended to reach girls and women from low-income and middle-age groups those from American-Indian, Asian- and Pacific-American, black, and Spanish-speaking backgrounds, and those from rural, urban, and…

  7. 34 CFR 682.419 - Guaranty agency Federal Fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ...) Establishment and control. A guaranty agency must establish and maintain a Federal Student Loan Reserve Fund..., 1998; (5) 70 percent of administrative cost allowances received on or after October 1, 1998 for...

  8. 25 CFR 47.11 - Can these funds be used as matching funds for other Federal programs?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... EDUCATION UNIFORM DIRECT FUNDING AND SUPPORT FOR BUREAU-OPERATED SCHOOLS § 47.11 Can these funds be used as matching funds for other Federal programs? A Bureau-operated school may use funds that it receives...

  9. Resource Guide to Federal Funding for Technology in Education.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Department of Education, Washington, DC.

    This guide provides information about funding resources available from the Federal government for programs involving educational technology. Funding programs are included for the following government agencies: U.S. Department of Education; Department of Commerce; National Science Foundation (NSF); Department of Energy (DOE); National Aeronautics…

  10. Federal Funding in Appalachia and Its Three Subregions.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Bagi, Faqir S.; Reeder, Richard J.; Calhoun, Samuel D.

    2002-01-01

    One third of rural Appalachian counties are distressed. Central Appalachia has particularly high poverty, unemployment, and dropout rates. Appalachia received more per capita federal funds than the U.S. average, but only in urban areas. Appalachia received less than average funding for community resources and human resources, which create jobs and…

  11. Federal funding for needle exchange programs.

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    Clark, Peter A; Fadus, Matthew

    2010-01-01

    The HIV/AIDS pandemic has affected millions across the globe. The sharing of needles, for reasons of economy or social relations, has become the most common mode of HIV transmission among injection drug users. Needle exchange programs, which provide many services in addition to the exchange of clean needles for contaminated needles, have proven effective in reducing HIV rates among injection drug users in their communities. Although these programs have proven to be one of the most effective strategies in the efforts to reduce HIV rates, there has been a federal ban on the use of federal money for needle exchange programs since 1989. This ban was introduced by Congress in accordance with the drug war ideology, a narrow and elusive plan to completely eradicate drug use in the United States. Although there are a significant number of government reports supporting needle exchange programs, including support from the CDC, American Medical Association, the National Institutes of Health, it appears as If public health and the lives of others have become a secondary concern to strong federal policy on eradicating drug use. Lifting the federal ban would save the country millions of lives and billions of dollars in healthcare costs. Needle exchange programs should be an integral part of HIV prevention strategy, and are ethically imperative as well, restoring human dignity to the clients that so often need it.
    PMID:20037499

  12. Federal Funds and Services for the Arts.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Gault, Judith G., Comp.

    This publication lists and describes 90 Federal programs of interest to individual artists, public and private groups, educational institutions, and organizations involved in arts programing. It outlines programs of direct assistance to individual artists--grants, fellowships, and loans. It details programs which strengthen arts…

  13. Federal Funding for Health Security in FY2015

    PubMed Central

    Sell, Tara Kirk; Watson, Matthew

    2014-01-01

    Previous articles in this series have provided funding information for federal civilian biodefense programs and programs focused on radiological and nuclear preparedness and consequence management. This year the authors have expanded the focus of the analysis to US federal funding for health security. This article provides proposed funding amounts for FY2015, estimated amounts for FY2014, and actual amounts for FY2010 through FY2013 in 5 domains critical to health security: biodefense programs, radiological and nuclear programs, chemical programs, pandemic influenza and emerging infectious disease programs, and multiple-hazard and preparedness programs. PMID:24988432

  14. Federal funding for health security in FY2015.

    PubMed

    Boddie, Crystal; Sell, Tara Kirk; Watson, Matthew

    2014-01-01

    Previous articles in this series have provided funding information for federal civilian biodefense programs and programs focused on radiological and nuclear preparedness and consequence management. This year the authors have expanded the focus of the analysis to US federal funding for health security. This article provides proposed funding amounts for FY2015, estimated amounts for FY2014, and actual amounts for FY2010 through FY2013 in 5 domains critical to health security: biodefense programs, radiological and nuclear programs, chemical programs, pandemic influenza and emerging infectious disease programs, and multiple-hazard and preparedness programs. PMID:24988432

  15. 15 CFR 2301.6 - Amount of Federal funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... grants of up to 75% of the total project cost for such proposals. (2) Since the purpose of the PTFP is to... clear and compelling showing of need. (d) No funds from the Federal share of the total project cost may... project cost. (b) Construction grants. (1) A Federal grant for the construction of a...

  16. 15 CFR 2301.6 - Amount of Federal funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... grants of up to 75% of the total project cost for such proposals. (2) Since the purpose of the PTFP is to... clear and compelling showing of need. (d) No funds from the Federal share of the total project cost may... project cost. (b) Construction grants. (1) A Federal grant for the construction of a...

  17. Federal Funding of R & D: A Complex Mechanism

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Sanders, Howard J.

    1972-01-01

    The first of a three part series, this article reviews the complex mechanisms for dispersing federal funds for R & D, how federal agencies decide which projects to support, and the use of various types of experts in evaluation of proposals. (Author/TS)

  18. A Guide to Federal Funding in the Social Sciences.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Ficklen, Myra

    This guide is intended to help colleges and universities identify sources of federal funding in the social sciences. Brief summaries of federal program grants for institutions and for individuals are provided. Each summary includes a description of the grant, the amount of money available, and deadlines for applications. Grants for research and…

  19. 23 CFR 511.307 - Eligibility for Federal funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 23 Highways 1 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Eligibility for Federal funding. 511.307 Section 511.307 Highways FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT REAL-TIME SYSTEM MANAGEMENT INFORMATION PROGRAM Real-Time System Management Information...

  20. Red Tape--White Tape: Federal-Indian Funding Relationships.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Stephens, Richard C.; Agar, Michael H.

    1979-01-01

    Historical, structural, cross-cultural, and communication problems within four federally funded Indian drug abuse treatment programs caused conflict between federal agencies and Indians and within the Indian communities themselves. Many of the problems duplicated those encountered in dealing with alcohol abuse among Indians. (SB)

  1. 23 CFR 511.307 - Eligibility for Federal funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 23 Highways 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Eligibility for Federal funding. 511.307 Section 511.307 Highways FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGEMENT REAL-TIME SYSTEM MANAGEMENT INFORMATION PROGRAM Real-Time System Management Information...

  2. Finding Funding: A Guide to Federal Sources for Asset-Building Initiatives. Finding Funding Series

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lind, Christianne; Relave, Nanette; Schmid, William; Terzaghi, Damon

    2009-01-01

    This guide outlines strategies for financing asset-building initiatives and provides information on 71 federal funding sources that can be used to support a range of activities and services. It includes well-known sources of funding for asset building, for example, the Assets for Independence Demonstration Program and the Family Self-Sufficiency…

  3. Federal R&D Funding: Trends and Projections

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    White, K. S.

    2014-12-01

    Between sequestration, shutdowns, and budget "cliffs," the federal budget process has experienced many challenges in recent years. Budgets for research and development (R&D) have mirrored these larger fiscal constraints. Over the past decade, many agencies and programs have seen flat or declining budgets, particularly when inflation is considered. This talk will examine recent geoscience R&D funding in the historical context and examine projections of future science funding in the framework of the Budget Control Act and other initiatives.

  4. Sociopolitical Influences on Federal Government Funding of Gifted and Talented and Bilingual Education Programs.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Casanova, Ursula; Chavez, Sheila

    1992-01-01

    Examines the influence of various sociopolitical factors on government policies in two federal programs, those for the gifted and talented and those for bilingual education. Traces the evolution of these programs and compares their backgrounds to determine the influences shaping federal funding and program implementation. (GLR)

  5. Federally funded CMHCs: the effects of period of initial funding and hospital affiliation.

    PubMed

    Leaf, P J; Brown, R L; Manderscheid, R W; Bass, R D

    1985-01-01

    Previous research on federally funded community mental health centers has largely failed to recognize fundamental differences among different types of centers. Here we show that such basic factors as the arrangement for providing inpatient services and the period of initial federal funding have large effects on the development and organization of a center. Although the centers joining the federal program from 1965-1970 are the largest, those facilities funded between 1971-1975 are generally smaller than those funded later. The arrangement for providing inpatient services has an important effect on staffing. This work suggests the national norms may not be the most useful data for evaluating past performance or planning the future of a specific center. PMID:3935368

  6. Federal Funding Sources for Public Job Creation Initiatives.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Johnson, Clifford M.; Savner, Steve

    This overview on potential funding sources describes three major federal programs that can provide a financing base for public job creation initiatives serving hard-to-employ welfare recipients and non-custodial parents. Section I is an introduction. Section II focuses on the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) block grant. Section III…

  7. Federal R&D Funding: The 1975-85 Decade.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate for Scientific, Technological and International Affairs.

    This report on federal research and development (R&D) funding has been prepared to meet the need for timely updated data following release of President Reagan's 1985 budget request. These data are presented in tabular and graphic format for three areas: (1) national R&D effort (national R&D expenditures and R&D as a percent of the gross national…

  8. 45 CFR 690.122 - Use of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 3 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Use of Federal funds. 690.122 Section 690.122 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION PROTECTION... agency may not be expended for research involving human subjects unless the requirements of this...

  9. Using Federal Funds To Improve Child Care. ERIC Digest.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Blank, Helen

    New federal money for child care, flowing to the states as a result of the landmark 1990 child care legislation, titled the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act, has prompted states to make significant improvements in state child care programs and policies. Based on a national survey conducted in 1993 by the Children's Defense Fund (CDF),…

  10. 22 CFR 225.122 - Use of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 22 Foreign Relations 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Use of Federal funds. 225.122 Section 225.122 Foreign Relations AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS § 225.122 Use of... involving human subjects unless the requirements of this policy have been satisfied....

  11. 15 CFR 2301.21 - Payment of Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 15 Commerce and Foreign Trade 3 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Payment of Federal funds. 2301.21 Section 2301.21 Commerce and Foreign Trade Regulations Relating to Telecommunications and Information NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE...

  12. Does More Federal Environmental Funding Increase or Decrease States' Efforts?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Clark, Benjamin Y.; Whitford, Andrew B.

    2011-01-01

    We examine the flow of federal grants-in-aid from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the states. We simultaneously model two dependent variables (the flow of EPA funds, and state environmental and natural resource budgets) to identify the independent roles of state political institutions, political preferences, economic and…

  13. 48 CFR 1335.017 - Federal funded research and development centers.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 5 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Federal funded research and development centers. 1335.017 Section 1335.017 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT... funded research and development centers....

  14. 14 CFR 1274.215 - Federal and federally funded construction projects.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... Administrator for Procurement may exempt a construction project from this policy if, as of February 17, 2001— (1... 14 Aeronautics and Space 5 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Federal and federally funded construction... construction projects. (a) In accordance with E.O. 13202 of February 17, 2001, “Preservation of...

  15. Federal government program provides funds for R D

    SciTech Connect

    Not Available

    1993-02-01

    Small businesses looking for funding to support research and development projects may be interested in the US government's Small Business Innovative Research Program. The program, overseen by the Small Business Administration, is a competitive award system for businesses with 500 or fewer employees interested in proposing innovative ideas that meet the government's needs. Projects are funded through the SBIR Program, not agency budgets. The SBIR Program, created by the Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982, is designed to assist participating federal agencies in meeting their respective research needs. While stimulating technological innovation, the program also provides qualified small businesses with opportunities to compete for a greater share of federal R D awards. Federal agencies have awarded more than $3.2 billion for more than 25,000 research projects since the program started. The Department of Energy (DOE), National Science Foundation, and the Environmental Protection Agency are among 11 agencies participating in the program. Agencies designate topics upon which SBIR proposals will be sought; release at least one SBIR solicitation annually; receive and evaluate SBIR proposals; and award SBIR funding agreements, based upon technical and scientific merit and how well the proposals meet the agencies needs. Before leaving office, President Bush signed legislation extending the program to the year 2000 and tripling the federal government's commitment to the program to $1.6 billion annually by 1997. The measure also requires federal agencies with external R D budgets greater than $100 million to allocate an amount - equal to 2.5 percent of the funds they award - to small businesses. That is double that required before the new legislation became law.

  16. Expected benefits of federally-funded thermal energy storage research

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Spanner, G. E.; Daellenbach, K. K.; Hughes, K. R.; Brown, D. R.; Drost, M. K.

    1992-09-01

    Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) conducted this study for the Office of Advanced Utility Concepts of the US Department of Energy (DOE). The objective of this study was to develop a series of graphs that depict the long-term benefits of continuing DOE's thermal energy storage (TES) research program in four sectors: building heating, building cooling, utility power production, and transportation. The study was conducted in three steps. The first step was to assess the maximum possible benefits technically achievable in each sector. In some sectors, the maximum benefit was determined by a 'supply side' limitation, and in other sectors, the maximum benefit is determined by a 'demand side' limitation. The second step was to apply economic cost and diffusion models to estimate the benefits that are likely to be achieved by TES under two scenarios: (1) with continuing DOE funding of TES research; and (2) without continued funding. The models all cover the 20-year period from 1990 to 2010. The third step was to prepare graphs that show the maximum technical benefits achievable, the estimated benefits with TES research funding, and the estimated benefits in the absence of TES research funding. The benefits of federally-funded TES research are largely in four areas: displacement of primary energy, displacement of oil and natural gas, reduction in peak electric loads, and emissions reductions.

  17. Expected benefits of federally-funded thermal energy storage research

    SciTech Connect

    Spanner, G E; Daellenbach, K K; Hughes, K R; Brown, D R; Drost, M K

    1992-09-01

    Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) conducted this study for the Office of Advanced Utility Concepts of the US Department of Energy (DOE). The objective of this study was to develop a series of graphs that depict the long-term benefits of continuing DOE's thermal energy storage (TES) research program in four sectors: building heating, building cooling, utility power production, and transportation. The study was conducted in three steps- The first step was to assess the maximum possible benefits technically achievable in each sector. In some sectors, the maximum benefit was determined by a supply side'' limitation, and in other sectors, the maximum benefit is determined by a demand side'' limitation. The second step was to apply economic cost and diffusion models to estimate the benefits that are likely to be achieved by TES under two scenarios: (1) with continuing DOE funding of TES research, and (2) without continued funding. The models all cover the 20-year period from 1990 to 2010. The third step was to prepare graphs that show the maximum technical benefits achievable, the estimated benefits with TES research funding, and the estimated benefits in the absence of TES research funding. The benefits of federally-funded TES research are largely in four areas: displacement of primary energy, displacement of oil and natural gas, reduction in peak electric loads, and emissions reductions.

  18. Expected benefits of federally-funded thermal energy storage research

    SciTech Connect

    Spanner, G.E.; Daellenbach, K.K.; Hughes, K.R.; Brown, D.R.; Drost, M.K.

    1992-09-01

    Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) conducted this study for the Office of Advanced Utility Concepts of the US Department of Energy (DOE). The objective of this study was to develop a series of graphs that depict the long-term benefits of continuing DOE`s thermal energy storage (TES) research program in four sectors: building heating, building cooling, utility power production, and transportation. The study was conducted in three steps- The first step was to assess the maximum possible benefits technically achievable in each sector. In some sectors, the maximum benefit was determined by a ``supply side`` limitation, and in other sectors, the maximum benefit is determined by a ``demand side`` limitation. The second step was to apply economic cost and diffusion models to estimate the benefits that are likely to be achieved by TES under two scenarios: (1) with continuing DOE funding of TES research, and (2) without continued funding. The models all cover the 20-year period from 1990 to 2010. The third step was to prepare graphs that show the maximum technical benefits achievable, the estimated benefits with TES research funding, and the estimated benefits in the absence of TES research funding. The benefits of federally-funded TES research are largely in four areas: displacement of primary energy, displacement of oil and natural gas, reduction in peak electric loads, and emissions reductions.

  19. Funding Solar Projects at Federal Agencies: Mechanisms and Selection Criteria (Brochure)

    SciTech Connect

    Not Available

    2012-03-01

    Implementing solar energy projects at federal facilities is a process. The project planning phase of the process includes determining goals, building a team, determining site feasibility and selecting the appropriate project funding tool. This fact sheet gives practical guidance to assist decision-makers with understanding and selecting the funding tool that would best address their site goals. Because project funding tools are complex, federal agencies should seek project assistance before making final decisions. High capital requirements combined with limits on federal agency energy contracts create challenges for funding solar projects. Solar developers typically require long-term contracts (15-20) years to spread out the initial investment and to enable payments similar to conventional utility bill payments. In the private sector, 20-year contracts have been developed, vetted, and accepted, but the General Services Administration (GSA) contract authority (federal acquisition regulation [FAR] part 41) typically limits contract terms to 10 years. Payments on shorter-term contracts make solar economically unattractive compared with conventional generation. However, in several instances, the federal sector has utilized innovative funding tools that allow long-term contracts or has created a project package that is economically attractive within a shorter contract term.

  20. Federal Agency Biodefense Funding, FY2013-FY2014

    PubMed Central

    Watson, Matthew

    2013-01-01

    Since 2001, the United States government has spent substantial resources on preparing the nation against a bioterrorist attack. Earlier articles in this series have analyzed civilian biodefense funding by the federal government for fiscal years (FY) 2001 through proposed funding for FY2013. This article updates those figures with budgeted amounts for FY2014, specifically analyzing the budgets and allocations for biodefense at the Departments of Health and Human Services, Defense, Homeland Security, Agriculture, Commerce, Veterans Affairs, and State; the Environmental Protection Agency; and the National Science Foundation. This article also includes an updated assessment of the proportion of biodefense funding provided for programs that address multiple scientific, public health, healthcare, national security, and international security issues in addition to biodefense. The FY2014 federal budget for civilian biodefense totals $6.69 billion. Of that total, $5.86 billion (88%) is budgeted for programs that have both biodefense and nonbiodefense goals and applications, and $835 million (12%) is budgeted for programs that have objectives solely related to biodefense. PMID:23906009

  1. Federal agency biodefense funding, FY2013-FY2014.

    PubMed

    Sell, Tara Kirk; Watson, Matthew

    2013-09-01

    Since 2001, the United States government has spent substantial resources on preparing the nation against a bioterrorist attack. Earlier articles in this series have analyzed civilian biodefense funding by the federal government for fiscal years (FY) 2001 through proposed funding for FY2013. This article updates those figures with budgeted amounts for FY2014, specifically analyzing the budgets and allocations for biodefense at the Departments of Health and Human Services, Defense, Homeland Security, Agriculture, Commerce, Veterans Affairs, and State; the Environmental Protection Agency; and the National Science Foundation. This article also includes an updated assessment of the proportion of biodefense funding provided for programs that address multiple scientific, public health, healthcare, national security, and international security issues in addition to biodefense. The FY2014 federal budget for civilian biodefense totals $6.69 billion. Of that total, $5.86 billion (88%) is budgeted for programs that have both biodefense and nonbiodefense goals and applications, and $835 million (12%) is budgeted for programs that have objectives solely related to biodefense. PMID:23906009

  2. 48 CFR 35.017 - Federally Funded Research and Development Centers.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Federally Funded Research and Development Centers. 35.017 Section 35.017 Federal Acquisition Regulations System FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF CONTRACTING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTING 35.017 Federally Funded Research and Development Centers....

  3. The Distribution of Federal School Aid Funds. Who Wins? Who Loses?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Guthrie, James W.; Lawton, Stephen B.

    1970-01-01

    Discusses the effects of the present distribution pattern for Federal aid to education funds. Examines the equalizing effects of Federal funds among States, and offers some preliminary information regarding intrastate equalizing patterns. (Author/MF)

  4. Federal Life Sciences Funding and University R&D. NBER Working Paper No. 15146

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Blume-Kohout, Margaret E.; Kumar, Krishna B.; Sood, Neeraj

    2009-01-01

    This paper investigates the impact of federal extramural research funding on total expenditures for life sciences research and development (R&D) at U.S. universities, to determine whether federal R&D funding spurs funding from non-federal (private and state/local government) sources. We use a fixed effects instrumental variable approach to…

  5. 45 CFR 400.206 - Federal funding for social services and targeted assistance services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Federal funding for social services and targeted... and Providing Assistance and Services § 400.206 Federal funding for social services and targeted assistance services. (a) Federal funding is available for refugee social services as set forth in Subpart...

  6. 45 CFR 400.206 - Federal funding for social services and targeted assistance services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Federal funding for social services and targeted... and Providing Assistance and Services § 400.206 Federal funding for social services and targeted assistance services. (a) Federal funding is available for refugee social services as set forth in Subpart...

  7. 11 CFR 106.6 - Allocation of expenses between federal and non-federal activities by separate segregated funds...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... pursuant to 11 CFR 102.5. Separate segregated funds and nonconnected committees that have established separate federal and non-federal accounts under 11 CFR 102.5 (a)(1)(i), or that make federal and non-federal disbursements from a single account under 11 CFR 102.5(a)(1)(ii), shall allocate their federal...

  8. 48 CFR 970.3501 - Federally funded research and development centers.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 5 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Federally funded research and development centers. 970.3501 Section 970.3501 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT... Development Contracting 970.3501 Federally funded research and development centers....

  9. 48 CFR 35.017 - Federally Funded Research and Development Centers.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Federally Funded Research... ACQUISITION REGULATION SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF CONTRACTING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTING 35.017 Federally Funded Research and Development Centers. (a) Policy. (1) This section sets forth Federal policy...

  10. Comment sought on new law affecting federally funded data

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) inserted a provision into the FY 1999 Omnibus Appropriations Bill (Public Law 105-277) last fall “to require Federal awarding agencies to ensure that all data produced under an award will be made available to the public through the procedures established under the Freedom of Information Act.” Under the new law, most non-profit organizations in cooperative agreements or receiving federal grants may be compelled to “provide the public with access to federally funded research data” that is “used by the Federal Government in developing policy and rules” according to bill proponents. Current rules only allow the granting agency to request raw data from researchers.The law upset some non-profit research organizations, universities, and scientific and engineering societies about possible consequences, unintended or otherwise, to researchers and their data. To its backers, the new law simply lets the public examine data underlying Federal policy. Others worry that draft regulations, proposed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) may compromise the scientific integrity of preliminary studies, fail to protect personal privacy, and affect intellectual property. Specifically, OMB must amend Circular A-110, “Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and other Non-Profit Organizations.” A bipartisan group of representatives already wrote a letter to OMB director Jack Lew urging him to solicit input from grant-awarding agencies, non-profits, hospitals, and the grant-recipient community before finalizing changes to Circular A-110.

  11. BCO-DMO: Enabling Access to Federally Funded Research Data

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Kinkade, D.; Allison, M. D.; Chandler, C. L.; Groman, R. C.; Rauch, S.; Shepherd, A.; Gegg, S. R.; Wiebe, P. H.; Glover, D. M.

    2013-12-01

    In a February, 2013 memo1, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) outlined principles and objectives to increase access by the public to federally funded research publications and data. Such access is intended to drive innovation by allowing private and commercial efforts to take full advantage of existing resources, thereby maximizing Federal research dollars and efforts. The Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office (BCO-DMO; bco-dmo.org) serves as a model resource for organizations seeking compliance with the OSTP policy. BCO-DMO works closely with scientific investigators to publish their data from research projects funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), within the Biological and Chemical Oceanography Sections (OCE) and the Division of Polar Programs Antarctic Organisms & Ecosystems Program (PLR). BCO-DMO addresses many of the OSTP objectives for public access to digital scientific data: (1) Marine biogeochemical and ecological data and metadata are disseminated via a public website, and curated on intermediate time frames; (2) Preservation needs are met by collaborating with appropriate national data facilities for data archive; (3) Cost and administrative burden associated with data management is minimized by the use of one dedicated office providing hundreds of NSF investigators support for data management plan development, data organization, metadata generation and deposition of data and metadata into the BCO-DMO repository; (4) Recognition of intellectual property is reinforced through the office's citation policy and the use of digital object identifiers (DOIs); (5) Education and training in data stewardship and use of the BCO-DMO system is provided by office staff through a variety of venues. Oceanographic research data and metadata from thousands of datasets generated by hundreds of investigators are now available through BCO-DMO. 1 White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Memorandum for

  12. 25 CFR 31.7 - Handling of student funds in Federal school facilities.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... personal and group funds and for the accounting or bookkeeping records. (c) Employees handling student... 25 Indians 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Handling of student funds in Federal school facilities... SCHOOLS FOR INDIANS § 31.7 Handling of student funds in Federal school facilities. The Secretary or...

  13. 25 CFR 31.7 - Handling of student funds in Federal school facilities.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... personal and group funds and for the accounting or bookkeeping records. (c) Employees handling student... 25 Indians 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Handling of student funds in Federal school facilities... SCHOOLS FOR INDIANS § 31.7 Handling of student funds in Federal school facilities. The Secretary or...

  14. Education Finance: Extent of Federal Funding in State Education Agencies. Report to Congressional Requesters.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Health, Education, and Human Services Div.

    This study addresses the amount of federal dollars used by state education agencies (SEAS) to fund their administrative and other operating costs, and how SEAS are using these funds to support their operating activities. To determine the amount and sources of federal funding, SEAS in 49 states (excluding Hawaii and the District of Columbia) were…

  15. 76 FR 49477 - Termination of Federal Home Loan Bank Resolution Funding Corporation Obligation

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-08-10

    ... AGENCY Termination of Federal Home Loan Bank Resolution Funding Corporation Obligation AGENCY: Federal... issued by the Resolution Funding Corporation (RefCorp). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph A. Mc... In 1989, Congress established RefCorp as a vehicle to provide funding for the Resolution...

  16. The Rise of Federally Funded Research and Development Centers

    SciTech Connect

    DALE,BRUCE C.; MOY,TIMOTHY D.

    2000-09-01

    Federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCS) area unique class of research and development (R and D) facilities that share aspects of private and public ownership. Some FFRDCS have been praised as national treasures, but FFRDCS have also been the focus of much criticism through the years. This paper traces the history of FFRDCS through four periods: (1) the World War II era, which saw the birth of federal R and D centers that would eventually become FFRDCS; (2) the early Cold War period, which exhibited a proliferation of FFRDCS despite their unclear legislative status and growing tension with an increasingly capable and assertive defense industry, (3) there-evaluation and retrenchment of FFRDCS in the 1960s and early 1970s, which resulted in a dramatic decline in the number of FFRDCS; and (4) the definition and codification of the FFRDC entity in the late 1970s and 1980s, when Congress and the executive branch worked together to formalize regulations to control FFRDCS. The paper concludes with observations on the status of FFRDCS at the end of the twentieth century.

  17. Federal Funding and Knowledge Growth in Ionospheric Physics, 1945-81.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Gillmor, C. Stewart

    1986-01-01

    Presents a historical overview of developments in ionospheric physics and examines relationships between federal funding and knowledge growth in this field. Summarizes the views of ionsphere researchers on funding, the role of funding program managers, and the nature of funding agencies. Reviews advancements related to entrepreneurs and resources…

  18. An Analysis of Federal R & D Funding by Function, Fiscal Years 1969-1974.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.

    This report provides information on total federal research and development (R and D) funding by function during the fiscal years 1969-74. The report is divided into two parts. Part 1 gives an overall view of priorities funded by the federal government. The total federal R and D expenditures are arranged by functions and are listed in descending…

  19. 48 CFR 3035.017 - Federally Funded Research and Development Centers.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... use of Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) in (FAR) 48 CFR 35.017. ... and Development Centers. 3035.017 Section 3035.017 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT... CONTRACTING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTING Scope of Part 3035.017 Federally Funded Research...

  20. Leveraging Federal Funding for Longitudinal Data Systems: A Roadmap for States. Fiscal Year 2011

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Data Quality Campaign, 2011

    2011-01-01

    States should use this roadmap to identify and leverage federal funding sources for data-related activities. This roadmap presents such opportunities for FY 2011, and provides guidance on some of the ways the funds may be used.

  1. 49 CFR 268.7 - Federal/State share and restrictions on the uses of Federal Maglev Funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Federal/State share and restrictions on the uses of Federal Maglev Funds. 268.7 Section 268.7 Transportation Other Regulations Relating to Transportation (Continued) FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAGNETIC...

  2. 49 CFR 268.7 - Federal/State share and restrictions on the uses of Federal Maglev Funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 4 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Federal/State share and restrictions on the uses of Federal Maglev Funds. 268.7 Section 268.7 Transportation Other Regulations Relating to Transportation (Continued) FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAGNETIC...

  3. 49 CFR 268.7 - Federal/State share and restrictions on the uses of Federal Maglev Funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 4 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Federal/State share and restrictions on the uses of Federal Maglev Funds. 268.7 Section 268.7 Transportation Other Regulations Relating to Transportation (Continued) FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAGNETIC...

  4. 49 CFR 268.7 - Federal/State share and restrictions on the uses of Federal Maglev Funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 4 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Federal/State share and restrictions on the uses of Federal Maglev Funds. 268.7 Section 268.7 Transportation Other Regulations Relating to Transportation (Continued) FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAGNETIC...

  5. 49 CFR 268.7 - Federal/State share and restrictions on the uses of Federal Maglev Funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 4 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Federal/State share and restrictions on the uses of Federal Maglev Funds. 268.7 Section 268.7 Transportation Other Regulations Relating to Transportation (Continued) FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAGNETIC...

  6. Federal Research Funding for Family Medicine: Highly Concentrated, with Decreasing New Investigator Awards.

    PubMed

    Cameron, Brianna J; Bazemore, Andrew W; Morley, Christopher P

    2016-01-01

    A small proportion of National Institutes of Health and other federal research funding is received by university departments of family medicine, the largest primary care specialty. That limited funding is also concentrated, with roughly a quarter of all National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality funding awarded to 3 departments, almost half of that funding coming from 3 agencies, and a recent trend away from funding for new investigators. PMID:27613785

  7. Federal Funding Sources for Rural Areas. Rural Information Center Publication Series, No. 49. Revised Edition.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Reynnells, M. Louise, Comp.

    This document lists 248 federal funding programs available to rural areas. The programs were selected from the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, 1995, which is available online from the Federal Assistance Programs Retrieval System (FAPRS). Entries are listed under the following federal departments or agencies: Department of Agriculture,…

  8. 23 CFR 668.207 - Federal share payable from emergency fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 23 Highways 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Federal share payable from emergency fund. 668.207 Section 668.207 Highways FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND TRAFFIC OPERATIONS EMERGENCY RELIEF PROGRAM Procedures for Federal Agencies for Federal Roads §...

  9. 23 CFR 668.207 - Federal share payable from emergency fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 23 Highways 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Federal share payable from emergency fund. 668.207 Section 668.207 Highways FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND TRAFFIC OPERATIONS EMERGENCY RELIEF PROGRAM Procedures for Federal Agencies for Federal Roads §...

  10. 23 CFR 668.207 - Federal share payable from emergency fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 23 Highways 1 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Federal share payable from emergency fund. 668.207 Section 668.207 Highways FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND TRAFFIC OPERATIONS EMERGENCY RELIEF PROGRAM Procedures for Federal Agencies for Federal Roads §...

  11. 23 CFR 668.207 - Federal share payable from emergency fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 23 Highways 1 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Federal share payable from emergency fund. 668.207 Section 668.207 Highways FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND TRAFFIC OPERATIONS EMERGENCY RELIEF PROGRAM Procedures for Federal Agencies for Federal Roads §...

  12. 23 CFR 668.207 - Federal share payable from emergency fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 23 Highways 1 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Federal share payable from emergency fund. 668.207 Section 668.207 Highways FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND TRAFFIC OPERATIONS EMERGENCY RELIEF PROGRAM Procedures for Federal Agencies for Federal Roads §...

  13. 48 CFR 35.017 - Federally Funded Research and Development Centers.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... and Development Centers. 35.017 Section 35.017 Federal Acquisition Regulations System FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF CONTRACTING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTING 35.017 Federally Funded Research and Development Centers. (a) Policy. (1) This section sets forth Federal policy...

  14. 48 CFR 35.017 - Federally Funded Research and Development Centers.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... and Development Centers. 35.017 Section 35.017 Federal Acquisition Regulations System FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF CONTRACTING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTING 35.017 Federally Funded Research and Development Centers. (a) Policy. (1) This section sets forth Federal policy...

  15. 48 CFR 35.017 - Federally Funded Research and Development Centers.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... and Development Centers. 35.017 Section 35.017 Federal Acquisition Regulations System FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF CONTRACTING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTING 35.017 Federally Funded Research and Development Centers. (a) Policy. (1) This section sets forth Federal policy...

  16. Research for Improved Health: Variability and Impact of Structural Characteristics in Federally Funded Community Engaged Research

    PubMed Central

    Pearson, Cythina R.; Duran, Bonnie; Oetzel, John; Margarati, Maya; Villegas, Malia; Lucero, Julie; Wallerstein, Nina

    2016-01-01

    Background Although there is strong scientific, policy, and community support for community-engaged research (CEnR)—including community-based participatory research (CBPR)—the science of CEnR is still developing. Objective To describe structural differences in federally funded CEnR projects by type of research (i.e., descriptive, intervention, or dissemination/policy change) and race/ethnicity of the population served. Methods We identified 333 federally funded projects in 2009 that potentially involved CEnR, 294 principal investigators/project directors (PI/PD) were eligible to participate in a key informant (KI) survey from late 2011 to early 2012 that asked about partnership structure (68% response rate). Results The National Institute on Minority Health & Health Disparities (19.1%), National Cancer Institute (NCI; 13.3%), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC; 12.6%) funded the most CEnR projects. Most were intervention projects (66.0%). Projects serving American Indian or Alaskan Native (AIAN) populations (compared with other community of color or multiple-race/unspecified) were likely to be descriptive projects (p < .01), receive less funding (p < .05), and have higher rates of written partnership agreements (p < .05), research integrity training (p < .05), approval of publications (p < .01), and data ownership (p < .01). AIAN-serving projects also reported similar rates of research productivity and greater levels of resource sharing compared with those serving multiple-race/unspecified groups. Conclusions There is clear variability in the structure of CEnR projects with future research needed to determine the impact of this variability on partnering processes and outcomes. In addition, projects in AIAN communities receive lower levels of funding yet still have comparable research productivity to those projects in other racial/ethnic communities. PMID:25981421

  17. 25 CFR 170.150 - What Federal funds are available for a tribe's transit program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false What Federal funds are available for a tribe's transit program? 170.150 Section 170.150 Indians BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR LAND AND WATER INDIAN RESERVATION ROADS PROGRAM Indian Reservation Roads Program Policy and Eligibility Transit Facilities § 170.150 What Federal funds...

  18. 48 CFR 235.017 - Federally Funded Research and Development Centers.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... and Development Centers. 235.017 Section 235.017 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEFENSE... DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTING 235.017 Federally Funded Research and Development Centers. (a) Policy. (2) No DoD... Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) if a member of its board of directors or...

  19. 76 FR 80417 - Request for Information: Public Access to Digital Data Resulting From Federally Funded Scientific...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-12-23

    ... Scientific Research ACTION: Notice of Request for Information (RFI). SUMMARY: The RFI is being extended to... federally funded scientific research. The public input provided through this Notice will inform... federally funded scientific research. The public input provided through this Notice will...

  20. 76 FR 68517 - Request for Information: Public Access to Digital Data Resulting From Federally Funded Scientific...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-11-04

    ... Scientific Research ACTION: Notice of Request for Information (RFI). SUMMARY: In accordance with Section 103... unclassified digital data that result from federally funded scientific research. The public input provided... unclassified digital data that result from federally funded scientific research. The public input...

  1. 25 CFR 170.150 - What Federal funds are available for a tribe's transit program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false What Federal funds are available for a tribe's transit... WATER INDIAN RESERVATION ROADS PROGRAM Indian Reservation Roads Program Policy and Eligibility Transit Facilities § 170.150 What Federal funds are available for a tribe's transit program? Title 23...

  2. 25 CFR 170.150 - What Federal funds are available for a tribe's transit program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2012-04-01 2011-04-01 true What Federal funds are available for a tribe's transit... WATER INDIAN RESERVATION ROADS PROGRAM Indian Reservation Roads Program Policy and Eligibility Transit Facilities § 170.150 What Federal funds are available for a tribe's transit program? Title 23...

  3. 75 FR 57900 - FY 2010 Gulf Oil Spill Supplemental Federal Funding Opportunity

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-09-23

    ... on February 11, 2008 (73 FR 7696), are applicable to this competition. Paperwork Reduction Act: This... Economic Development Administration FY 2010 Gulf Oil Spill Supplemental Federal Funding Opportunity AGENCY... Supplemental Federal Funding Opportunity. This investment assistance will be made available to help devise...

  4. Federal R&D Funding by Budget Function. Fiscal Years 1987-1989.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate for Scientific, Technological and International Affairs.

    This annual report provides an analysis of federal research and development (R&D) funding by functional classification based on data in the President's budget. It includes only federal funding of R&D programs and excludes R&D facilities and all non-R&D activities. This report is designed to facilitate examination of the relative importance of R&D…

  5. 33 CFR 209.155 - Expenditure of Federal funds for work shoreward of harbor lines.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters 3 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Expenditure of Federal funds for work shoreward of harbor lines. 209.155 Section 209.155 Navigation and Navigable Waters CORPS OF ENGINEERS, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE § 209.155 Expenditure of Federal funds for work shoreward of...

  6. 76 FR 31785 - Prevailing Rate Systems; Abolishment of Cumberland, ME, as a Nonappropriated Fund Federal Wage...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-06-02

    ... an NAF wage area when there are a minimum of 26 NAF wage employees in the survey area, the local... Nonappropriated Fund Federal Wage System Wage Area AGENCY: U.S. Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: Interim... rule ] to abolish the Cumberland, Maine, nonappropriated fund (NAF) Federal Wage System (FWS) wage...

  7. Federal R&D Funding for Energy: Fiscal Years 1971-84. Special Report.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Geraci, Joseph J.

    Outlined in this report is the nature and disposition of research and development (R&D) funding on the part of Federal agencies responsible for implementing changing national energy policy objectives for 1971-84. These funding data are presented in three major sections: (1) Federal role in energy R&D support (focusing on recent trends, historical…

  8. 77 FR 22066 - Proposed Collection of Information: “Notice of Reclamation Electronic Funds Transfer, Federal...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-04-12

    ... comments concerning forms FMS-I33, ``Notice of Reclamation. Electronic Funds Transfer, Federal Recurring Payment'' and FMS-135, ``Request for Debit. Electronic Funds Transfer, Federal Recurring Payments.'' DATES... Number: FMS 133, FMS 135. ] Abstract: Program agencies authorize Treasury to recover payments that...

  9. 45 CFR 263.11 - What uses of Federal TANF funds are improper?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ....11 Section 263.11 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE... EXPENDITURES OF STATE AND FEDERAL TANF FUNDS What Rules Apply to the Use of Federal TANF Funds? § 263.11 What... on September 30, 1995 (or, at the option of the State, August 21, 1996). (b) We will consider use...

  10. 45 CFR 263.11 - What uses of Federal TANF funds are improper?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ....11 Section 263.11 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE... EXPENDITURES OF STATE AND FEDERAL TANF FUNDS What Rules Apply to the Use of Federal TANF Funds? § 263.11 What... on September 30, 1995 (or, at the option of the State, August 21, 1996). (b) We will consider use...

  11. 45 CFR 263.11 - What uses of Federal TANF funds are improper?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ....11 Section 263.11 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE... EXPENDITURES OF STATE AND FEDERAL TANF FUNDS What Rules Apply to the Use of Federal TANF Funds? § 263.11 What... on September 30, 1995 (or, at the option of the State, August 21, 1996). (b) We will consider use...

  12. 45 CFR 263.11 - What uses of Federal TANF funds are improper?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ....11 Section 263.11 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE... EXPENDITURES OF STATE AND FEDERAL TANF FUNDS What Rules Apply to the Use of Federal TANF Funds? § 263.11 What... on September 30, 1995 (or, at the option of the State, August 21, 1996). (b) We will consider use...

  13. 45 CFR 263.11 - What uses of Federal TANF funds are improper?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ....11 Section 263.11 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE... EXPENDITURES OF STATE AND FEDERAL TANF FUNDS What Rules Apply to the Use of Federal TANF Funds? § 263.11 What... on September 30, 1995 (or, at the option of the State, August 21, 1996). (b) We will consider use...

  14. Learning to Read: A Guide to Federal Funding for Grade-Level Reading Proficiency

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hayes, Cheryl D.; Bhat, Soumya; Connors-Tadros, Lori; Martinez, Laura

    2011-01-01

    The audience for this guide is state, local, and program leaders who want to learn more about federal funding sources that can support early literacy programs and systems reform. Funding available through federal programs can help address the underlying causes of children failing to learn to read by the end of third grade, such as limited access…

  15. 78 FR 59974 - Publication Procedures for Federal Register Documents During a Funding Hiatus

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-09-30

    ... REGISTER Publication Procedures for Federal Register Documents During a Funding Hiatus AGENCY: Office of... to emergency activities authorized under the Act. During a funding hiatus affecting one or more... document to the OFR during a funding hiatus must attach a transmittal letter to the document which...

  16. 76 FR 12135 - Publication Procedures for Federal Register Documents During a Funding Hiatus

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-03-04

    ... REGISTER Publication Procedures for Federal Register Documents During a Funding Hiatus AGENCY: Office of... to emergency activities authorized under the Act. During a funding hiatus affecting one or more... document to the OFR during a funding hiatus must attach a transmittal letter to the document which...

  17. 12 CFR 615.5459 - Liability of Farm Credit banks, Funding Corporation and Federal Reserve Banks.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 6 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Liability of Farm Credit banks, Funding Corporation and Federal Reserve Banks. 615.5459 Section 615.5459 Banks and Banking FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION FARM CREDIT SYSTEM FUNDING AND FISCAL AFFAIRS, LOAN POLICIES AND OPERATIONS, AND FUNDING OPERATIONS Book-Entry Procedures for Farm...

  18. Federal Funding for Health Security in FY2016.

    PubMed

    Boddie, Crystal; Sell, Tara Kirk; Watson, Matthew

    2015-01-01

    This article assesses US government funding in 5 domains critical to strengthening health security: biodefense programs, radiological and nuclear programs, chemical programs, pandemic influenza and emerging infectious disease programs, and multiple-hazard and preparedness programs. This year's article also highlights the emergency funding appropriated in FY2015 to enable the international and domestic response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. PMID:26042863

  19. Federal Funding for Health Security in FY2016

    PubMed Central

    Sell, Tara Kirk; Watson, Matthew

    2015-01-01

    This article assesses US government funding in 5 domains critical to strengthening health security: biodefense programs, radiological and nuclear programs, chemical programs, pandemic influenza and emerging infectious disease programs, and multiple-hazard and preparedness programs. This year's article also highlights the emergency funding appropriated in FY2015 to enable the international and domestic response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. PMID:26042863

  20. Special report: federal AIDS prevention funding at risk. Here is how obscenity issue was raised.

    PubMed

    2002-03-01

    Obscenity may be in the eye of the community beholder, but that apparently won't stop the federal government from taking a peek. Federal officials are conducting comprehensive reviews of all CDC-funded HIV/AIDS program activities, and federal funding for HIV/AIDS prevention programs now is at risk if local review panels fear that the materials could be considered obscene by federal officials. The federal reviews also will assess whether these programs are adhering to CDC prevention material requirements. PMID:12206094

  1. Federal Funds for Public Child Care: Boon or Bust?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Garrett, Larry N.; Garrett, C. Joanne

    This pamphlet discusses issues related to the question of whether and how the federal government should finance prekindergarten public child care. Specifically, several policy statements are explored: (1) Financial apparatus should include input from federal, state, and local levels; (2) There should be local autonomy in management/implementation…

  2. 7 CFR 210.17 - Matching Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM Requirements for State Agency Participation... percent of the funds received by such State under section 4 of the National School Lunch Act during the... of this section do not apply to schools in which the Program is administered by a FNSRO....

  3. 7 CFR 210.17 - Matching Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM Requirements for State Agency Participation... percent of the funds received by such State under section 4 of the National School Lunch Act during the... of this section do not apply to schools in which the Program is administered by a FNSRO....

  4. 7 CFR 210.17 - Matching Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM Requirements for State Agency Participation... percent of the funds received by such State under section 4 of the National School Lunch Act during the... of this section do not apply to schools in which the Program is administered by a FNSRO....

  5. 7 CFR 210.17 - Matching Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM Requirements for State Agency Participation... percent of the funds received by such State under section 4 of the National School Lunch Act during the... of this section do not apply to schools in which the Program is administered by a FNSRO....

  6. 7 CFR 210.17 - Matching Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS NATIONAL SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM Requirements for State Agency Participation... percent of the funds received by such State under section 4 of the National School Lunch Act during the... of this section do not apply to schools in which the Program is administered by a FNSRO....

  7. 49 CFR 268.5 - Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT PROGRAM Overview § 268.5 Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program. (a..., engineering, and construction activities of the selected project. Of the $55 million, the Congress has...

  8. 49 CFR 268.5 - Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT PROGRAM Overview § 268.5 Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program. (a..., engineering, and construction activities of the selected project. Of the $55 million, the Congress has...

  9. 49 CFR 268.5 - Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT PROGRAM Overview § 268.5 Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program. (a..., engineering, and construction activities of the selected project. Of the $55 million, the Congress has...

  10. 49 CFR 268.5 - Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT PROGRAM Overview § 268.5 Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program. (a..., engineering, and construction activities of the selected project. Of the $55 million, the Congress has...

  11. 49 CFR 268.5 - Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT PROGRAM Overview § 268.5 Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program. (a..., engineering, and construction activities of the selected project. Of the $55 million, the Congress has...

  12. 78 FR 29658 - Prevailing Rate Systems; Definition of Broward County, Florida, to a Nonappropriated Fund Federal...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-05-21

    ... NAF FWS employees working in Broward County and the county is not currently defined to a NAF wage area..., nonappropriated fund (NAF) Federal Wage System (FWS) wage area. The Broward County VA Outpatient Clinic in...

  13. 75 FR 17700 - Energy Efficient Building Systems Regional Innovation Cluster Initiative-Joint Federal Funding...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-04-07

    ... Efficient Building Systems Regional Innovation Cluster Initiative--Joint Federal Funding Opportunity... Efficient Building Systems Regional Innovation Cluster Initiative. A single proposal submitted by a... innovation cluster focused on innovation in energy efficient building technologies and systems design....

  14. 14 CFR 158.87 - Loss of Federal airport grant funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Termination § 158.87 Loss of Federal airport grant funds. (a) If the Administrator determines that revenue derived from a PFC is excessive or is not...

  15. 14 CFR 158.87 - Loss of Federal airport grant funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Termination § 158.87 Loss of Federal airport grant funds. (a) If the Administrator determines that revenue derived from a PFC is excessive or is not...

  16. 14 CFR 158.87 - Loss of Federal airport grant funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Termination § 158.87 Loss of Federal airport grant funds. (a) If the Administrator determines that revenue derived from a PFC is excessive or is not...

  17. 14 CFR 158.87 - Loss of Federal airport grant funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Termination § 158.87 Loss of Federal airport grant funds. (a) If the Administrator determines that revenue derived from a PFC is excessive or is not...

  18. 14 CFR 158.87 - Loss of Federal airport grant funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... (CONTINUED) AIRPORTS PASSENGER FACILITY CHARGES (PFC'S) Termination § 158.87 Loss of Federal airport grant funds. (a) If the Administrator determines that revenue derived from a PFC is excessive or is not...

  19. The role of federal funding of environmental research in building capacity in indigenous communities

    EPA Science Inventory

    Tribal communities, as with many others, are faced with ongoing challenges that demand collaborative and sustained research and efforts. Federal funding of tribal community-based research is a critical infrastructure within which burdened communities have 1) reliable and flexible...

  20. 78 FR 24714 - Notice of Funds Availability Inviting Applications for the Federal-State Marketing Improvement...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-04-26

    ... Agricultural Marketing Service Notice of Funds Availability Inviting Applications for the Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP) AGENCY: Agricultural Marketing Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announces the availability of approximately $1 million...

  1. 50 CFR 80.96 - May an agency use Federal funds without using match?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (CONTINUED) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE-WILDLIFE AND SPORT FISH RESTORATION PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, PITTMAN-ROBERTSON WILDLIFE RESTORATION AND DINGELL-JOHNSON SPORT FISH RESTORATION... State fish and wildlife agency must not draw down any Federal funds for a grant-funded project under...

  2. 50 CFR 80.96 - May an agency use Federal funds without using match?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (CONTINUED) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE-WILDLIFE AND SPORT FISH RESTORATION PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, PITTMAN-ROBERTSON WILDLIFE RESTORATION AND DINGELL-JOHNSON SPORT FISH RESTORATION... State fish and wildlife agency must not draw down any Federal funds for a grant-funded project under...

  3. Federal Funds for Research Development and Other Scientific Activities, Fiscal Years 1970, 1971, 1972.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.

    Between 1960 and 1972 fundamental shifts have taken place in the relative levels of support provided to different research and development programs. The first half of the 1960's witnessed an unprecedented growth in Federal funding of R&D; this growth was followed by a period when funding leveled off and then declined. For 1972, however, the…

  4. 25 CFR 273.34 - Use of other Federal, State and local funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... contract funds. (c) Except as hereinafter provided, the school lunch program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall constitute the only federally-funded school lunch program for Indian... School Lunch Program of USDA because such students are non-needy and do not meet the family size...

  5. 25 CFR 273.34 - Use of other Federal, State and local funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... contract funds. (c) Except as hereinafter provided, the school lunch program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall constitute the only federally-funded school lunch program for Indian... School Lunch Program of USDA because such students are non-needy and do not meet the family size...

  6. 25 CFR 273.34 - Use of other Federal, State and local funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... contract funds. (c) Except as hereinafter provided, the school lunch program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall constitute the only federally-funded school lunch program for Indian... School Lunch Program of USDA because such students are non-needy and do not meet the family size...

  7. 25 CFR 273.34 - Use of other Federal, State and local funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... contract funds. (c) Except as hereinafter provided, the school lunch program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall constitute the only federally-funded school lunch program for Indian... School Lunch Program of USDA because such students are non-needy and do not meet the family size...

  8. 25 CFR 273.34 - Use of other Federal, State and local funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... contract funds. (c) Except as hereinafter provided, the school lunch program of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall constitute the only federally-funded school lunch program for Indian... School Lunch Program of USDA because such students are non-needy and do not meet the family size...

  9. 46 CFR 381.7 - Federal Grant, Guaranty, Loan and Advance of Funds Agreements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... CARGO PREFERENCE-U.S.-FLAG VESSELS § 381.7 Federal Grant, Guaranty, Loan and Advance of Funds Agreements. In order to insure a fair and reasonable participation by privately owned United States-flag... Funds be transported on privately owned United States-flag commercial vessels. These clauses shall...

  10. 46 CFR 381.7 - Federal Grant, Guaranty, Loan and Advance of Funds Agreements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... CARGO PREFERENCE-U.S.-FLAG VESSELS § 381.7 Federal Grant, Guaranty, Loan and Advance of Funds Agreements. In order to insure a fair and reasonable participation by privately owned United States-flag... Funds be transported on privately owned United States-flag commercial vessels. These clauses shall...

  11. 46 CFR 381.7 - Federal Grant, Guaranty, Loan and Advance of Funds Agreements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... CARGO PREFERENCE-U.S.-FLAG VESSELS § 381.7 Federal Grant, Guaranty, Loan and Advance of Funds Agreements. In order to insure a fair and reasonable participation by privately owned United States-flag... Funds be transported on privately owned United States-flag commercial vessels. These clauses shall...

  12. 46 CFR 381.7 - Federal Grant, Guaranty, Loan and Advance of Funds Agreements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... CARGO PREFERENCE-U.S.-FLAG VESSELS § 381.7 Federal Grant, Guaranty, Loan and Advance of Funds Agreements. In order to insure a fair and reasonable participation by privately owned United States-flag... Funds be transported on privately owned United States-flag commercial vessels. These clauses shall...

  13. Taking Limited English Proficient Adults into Account in the Federal Adult Education Funding Formula

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Capps, Randy; Fix, Michael; McHugh, Margie; Lin, Serena Yi-Ying

    2009-01-01

    This new report by Migration Policy Institute's (MPI's) National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy examines the funding formula used to distribute Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title II federal funds for adult education, literacy, and English as a Second Language instruction. Though all adults with limited English proficiency (LEP) are…

  14. 46 CFR 381.7 - Federal Grant, Guaranty, Loan and Advance of Funds Agreements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... CARGO PREFERENCE-U.S.-FLAG VESSELS § 381.7 Federal Grant, Guaranty, Loan and Advance of Funds Agreements. In order to insure a fair and reasonable participation by privately owned United States-flag... Funds be transported on privately owned United States-flag commercial vessels. These clauses shall...

  15. Geophysics Funding Healthy in FY 1986 Federal Budget

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Richman, Barbara T.; Robb, David W.

    Continued support for many geophysics projects is part of the fiscal year (FY) 1986 budget proposal that President Ronald Reagan sent to Congress earlier this month. Unlike many other programs that took deep cuts or were eliminated, overall funding for science held steady in the proposed budget. This budget proposal, however, did not offer the large increases that had been proposed for FY 1985 (Eos, February 14, 1984, p. 49). Figure 1 shows the trend for science outlays during the past several years.

  16. AVA Guide to Federal Funding for Tech Prep.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Brustein, Michael

    This handbook outlines the options and requirements for federal support for tech prep in the Perkins law. It explains what educators must do and not do to assure compliance with all the law's mandates and to avoid audit exceptions. The guide also covers new tech prep provisions that were included in the Higher Education Act of 1992. Discussed in…

  17. A Guide to Federal Funding in the Biological Sciences.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Ficklen, Myra

    This guide provides summaries of federal programs in the biological sciences of interest to colleges and universities. Programs described fall within the following agencies: National Science Foundation, Public Health Service, Smithsonian Institution, Department of State, Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce, Office of Education,…

  18. A Guide to Federal Funding in the Arts and Humanities.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Ficklen, Myra

    Summaries of federal programs in the arts and humanities that are of interest to colleges and universities are presented in this guide. Programs for institutions and programs for individuals are sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Office of Education, the Smithsonian Institution, the…

  19. Bootstraps: Federal Trio Programs, if Funded, Could Help Close Income Gap

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Jean, Reggie

    2011-01-01

    Since 1964, the federal government has had two successful programs that have helped Americans from low-income and first-generation college backgrounds (whose parents never enrolled in higher education) prepare for and earn their college degrees, helping to stop the cycle of poverty. The federally funded TRIO programs (Upward Bound, Veterans Upward…

  20. The Case for Public Access to Federally Funded Research Data. Policy Analysis.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Gough, Michael; Milloy, Steven

    This study examines the importance of public review of federally funded scientific research by looking at several case studies. It shows that independent, nongovernmental review of federal scientific research has had a major positive effect on knowledge in many areas. The study focuses on: the Environmental Protection Agency and airborne asbestos;…

  1. 75 FR 42177 - Federated Enhanced Treasury Income Fund, et al.; Notice of Application

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-07-20

    ... Investment Company Act of 1940 (``Act'') for an exemption from section 19(b) of the Act and rule 19b-1 under... (collectively, the ``Current Funds'') and Federated Investment Management Company (``Federated'' or the... Management, Office of Investment Company Regulation). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following is a...

  2. Can Public Radio Replace Federal Funds with Audience-Sensitive Income? Info. Packets No. 16.

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    Giovannoni, David

    Public radio can survive cutbacks in federal subsidies, but only if these funds are reduced no more rapidly than public radio can replace them with newly-generated audience-sensitive revenues (listener support and underwriting). A model developed in this analysis suggests a three-to-five year "glide path" to zero federal support. Public radio has…

  3. Subjective Variables Affecting Funding Decisions by Federal Research & Development Agencies: The Grantsmanship Game.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Shapek, Raymond A.

    1984-01-01

    There are many misconceptions about how funding decisions are made within federal agencies. Observations of how bias creeps into an otherwise objective evaluation process are presented, and hints are offered on improving the probability of receiving federal support. (Author/MLW)

  4. Federal Funding of Social Work Research: High Hopes or Sour Grapes?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Corvo, Kenneth; Chen, Wan-Yi; Selmi, Patrick

    2011-01-01

    Placed in the historical context of government funding of academic research, this critical analysis identifies the complexities and implications of schools of social work pursuing federal grants for research. Schools of social work with particular organizational characteristics are better able to compete for federal grants, incurring lower…

  5. Federal Funding of Indian Education: A Bureaucratic Enigma. Legal Action Support Project, Report No. 5.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Smith, Susan; Walker, Margaret

    Based on a state-by-state analysis of Federal funding for the education of elementary and secondary American Indian pupils in both public school districts and the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) school system, this report presents information which questions the validity of some of the data produced by Federal agencies. Specifically, this report…

  6. Federal R&D Funding by Budget Function: Fiscal Years 2001-03. Special Report.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Meeks, Ronald L.

    This report contains information on the federal funding of research and development (R&D) components of agency programs as proposed for the fiscal year (FY) 2001-2003. Research and development data are classified into the same federal budget function categories as those used in "Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2001-2003." The…

  7. An Analysis of Federal R & D Funding by Function, Fiscal Years 1969-1976.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.

    This report provides an account of federal funding of research and development (R&D) programs for the years 1969-76. Part 1 lists federal R&D expenditures according to function and includes comments and comparisons pertaining to the functions. Part 2 provides more detailed analyses of R&D expenditures for each function individually, including…

  8. Federal Funds for Education Research: What Happened in 1992? What Might Happen in 1993?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Sroufe, Gerald E.; Knutson, Marcia L.

    1992-01-01

    The education finance bill recently passed by the federal government has changed the funding of many programs within the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Budget lines that gained or lost are traced, with some explanation of the changes. Prospects for the 1993 federal education research budget are reviewed. (SLD)

  9. 44 CFR 61.12 - Rates based on a flood protection system involving Federal funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 44 Emergency Management and Assistance 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Rates based on a flood protection system involving Federal funds. 61.12 Section 61.12 Emergency Management and Assistance FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY INSURANCE AND HAZARD MITIGATION National...

  10. An Analysis of Federal R&D Funding by Function, Fiscal Years 1969-1977.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.

    This report provides an account of federal funding of research and development (R&D) programs in 15 areas for the years 1969-77. Part 1 lists federal R&D expenditures according to function and includes comments and comparisons pertaining to the functions. Part 2 provides more detailed analyses of R&D expenditures for each function individually,…

  11. Federal Funds for Education, 1954-55 and 1955-56. Bulletin, 1956, No. 5

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hutchins, Clayton D.; Munse, Albert R.; Booher, Edna D.

    1956-01-01

    This bulletin is the thirteenth in the Office of Education series on "Federal Funds for Education" issued biennially since 1933-34. In the present report, figures are given for the two most recent years if they are available. In some instances, expenditure figures for the 1955-56 school year will not be reported until later, and the Federal office…

  12. Evaluating Effectiveness: A Comparison of Federal Expectations and Local Capabilities for Evaluation among Federally Funded Model Demonstration Programs.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    DeStefano, Lizanne

    1992-01-01

    Citing the signaling and charged use distinction, examines federal expectations and need for evaluation data and extent of local capabilities to meet those expectations when secondary/transition model demonstration projects, funded by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, were obligated to improve amount, quality, and use of…

  13. Policy analysis: he who pays the piper: federal funding of research

    SciTech Connect

    Doig, D.

    1983-01-01

    Federal support for research has tended to inhibit speculative investment from private sources. This has led to a compartmentalization that discourages innovation and funding uncertainties that reflect bureaucratic an political fluctuations. The current debate over whether federal spending for military research and development has a positive spin-off effect on the civilian economy introduces questions of academic freedom and of open inquiry and information exchange. Whether private industry, hampered by antitrust laws in joint research efforts, can provide adequate support without federal funding is questionable, but the report concludes that only decentralization can encourage creativity and innovation. 65 references.

  14. Federal Funding Opportunities to Support the P-20W Data Pipeline. Federal Spotlight

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Data Quality Campaign, 2014

    2014-01-01

    This publication provides an overview of the current federal opportunities to help states advance their data-related activities. Although not exhaustive, this list provides a starting point for federal policymakers to support states' work in this area.

  15. Identifying a base network of federally funded streamgaging stations

    USGS Publications Warehouse

    Ries, Kernell G., III; Kolva, J.R.; Stewart, D.W.

    2004-01-01

    The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has completed a preliminary analysis to identify streamgaging stations needed in a base network that would satisfy five primary Federal goals for collecting streamflow information. The five goals are (1) determining streamflow at interstate and international borders and at locations mandated by court decrees, (2) determining the streamflow component of water budgets for the major river basins of the Nation, (3) providing real-time streamflow information to the U.S. National Weather Service to support flood-forecasting activities, (4) providing streamflow information at locations of monitoring stations included in USGS national water-quality networks, and (5) providing streamflow information necessary for regionalization of streamflow characteristics and assessing potential long-term trends in streamflow associated with changes in climate. The analysis was done using a Geographic Information System. USGS headquarters staff made initial selections of stations that satisfied at least one of the five goals, and then staff in each of the 48 USGS district offices reviewed the selections, making suggestions for additions or changes based on detailed local knowledge of the streams in the area. The analysis indicated that 4,242 streamgaging stations are needed in the base network to meet the 5 Federal goals for streamflow information. Of these, 2,692 stations (63.5 percent) are currently operated by the USGS, 277 stations (6.5 percent) are currently operated by other agencies, 865 (20.4 percent) are discontinued USGS stations that need to be reactivated, and 408 (9.6 percent) are locations where new stations are needed. Copyright ASCE 2004.

  16. 25 CFR 170.135 - Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism, and trails program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism... Eligibility Recreation, Tourism and Trails § 170.135 Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism... funds for recreation, tourism, and trails programs if the programs are included in the...

  17. 25 CFR 170.135 - Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism, and trails program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism... Eligibility Recreation, Tourism and Trails § 170.135 Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism... funds for recreation, tourism, and trails programs if the programs are included in the...

  18. 25 CFR 170.135 - Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism, and trails program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism... Eligibility Recreation, Tourism and Trails § 170.135 Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism... funds for recreation, tourism, and trails programs if the programs are included in the...

  19. 25 CFR 170.135 - Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism, and trails program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2012-04-01 2011-04-01 true Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism... Eligibility Recreation, Tourism and Trails § 170.135 Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism... funds for recreation, tourism, and trails programs if the programs are included in the...

  20. 25 CFR 170.135 - Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism, and trails program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism... Eligibility Recreation, Tourism and Trails § 170.135 Can a tribe use Federal funds for its recreation, tourism... funds for recreation, tourism, and trails programs if the programs are included in the...

  1. Life After the Ban: An Assessment of US Syringe Exchange Programs’ Attitudes About and Early Experiences With Federal Funding

    PubMed Central

    Martin, Erika G.; Bowman, Sarah E.; Mann, Marita R.; Beletsky, Leo

    2012-01-01

    Objectives. We aimed to determine whether syringe exchange programs (SEPs) currently receive or anticipate pursuing federal funding and barriers to funding applications following the recent removal of the long-standing ban on using federal funds for SEPs. Methods. We conducted a telephone-administered cross-sectional survey of US SEPs. Descriptive statistics summarized responses; bivariate analyses examined differences in pursuing funding and experiencing barriers by program characteristics. Results. Of the 187 SEPs (92.1%) that responded, 90.9% were legally authorized. Three received federal funds and 116 intended to pursue federal funding. Perceived federal funding barriers were common and included availability and accessibility of funds, legal requirements such as written police support, resource capacity to apply and comply with funding regulations, local political and structural organization, and concern around altering program culture. Programs without legal authorization, health department affiliation, large distribution, or comprehensive planning reported more federal funding barriers. Conclusions. Policy implementation gaps appear to render federal support primarily symbolic. In practice, funding opportunities may not be available to all SEPs. Increased technical assistance and legal reform could improve access to federal funds, especially for SEPs with smaller capacity and tenuous local support. PMID:22420810

  2. Can Using Rigorous Evidence to Guide Federal Education Funds Improve Student Achievement? Randomized Trials Show Encouraging Initial Results for DoED's Investing in Innovation Fund

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy, 2014

    2014-01-01

    An important recent development in evidence-based policy is the federal government's use of a "tiered evidence" approach to allocating funding in grant programs such as the U.S. Department of Education's Investing in Innovation Fund (i3). A central feature of this approach is that the largest grants are awarded to fund large-scale…

  3. Geographical Distribution of Federal Science Funds to Colleges and Universities. Report of the Comptroller General of the United States.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Comptroller General of the U.S., Washington, DC.

    This report provides data on the geographical distribution patterns of federal research and development and other funds to colleges and universities, information on federal programs established in the 1960's to strengthen academic science, and factors accounting for progress by universities in competing for federal funds. Summarizing statements…

  4. NASA's Plan for Improving Public Access to Federally Funded Scientific Research (Invited)

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Allen, G.

    2013-12-01

    In February, 2013, OSTP issued a policy to all Federal agencies directing those that engage in $100 million or greater of federally funded research and development expenditures to develop an agency public access plan. The plan must consider both digital scientific data and scientific publications. This talk will review how NASA is currently complying with this OSTP directive, and NASA's plan for improving the public's ability to locate and access digital data and scientific publications resulting from NASA funded research. Updating NASA's policy will occur during FY 2014 and implementation of new policies and guidance will be in place by FY 2015.

  5. Federal R & D Funding by Budget Function. Fiscal Years 1986-88.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.

    This report provides a distribution of research and development (R&D) programs by the function of the Federal budget. It includes only Federal funding of R&D programs, with R&D facilities and all non-R&D activities excluded. The sections of the report are presented in descending order of R&D budget authority for the various functions in the fiscal…

  6. Government transfer of funds to the private sector for medical product development: some governmental impediments to federal technology transfer

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Bulleit, Tom N., Jr.; Weaver, Charles B.

    1994-03-01

    Federal funding of basic and applied scientific research takes place through `funding agreements' (grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements), under which federal funds are made available directly to universities and other (primarily nonprofit) research institutes, and through direct funding of research at federal laboratories. Successful navigation of these waters requires a good understanding of restrictions, which include current and pending conflict-of-interest rules, the preference for U.S. manufacturing of developed products, the federal government's retained interest in intellectual property (including its `march-in' rights), the public availability of much of the data and information developed, and, increasingly, the potential for direct government controls on the pricing of developed products.

  7. 25 CFR 170.150 - What Federal funds are available for a tribe's transit program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false What Federal funds are available for a tribe's transit program? 170.150 Section 170.150 Indians BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR LAND AND... individuals, Head Start (capital or operating), administration for Native Americans programs, Medicaid,...

  8. 42 CFR 51a.4 - How is application made for Federal funding?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... Secretary. The plan must describe the project in sufficient detail to identify clearly the nature, need, and... Section 51a.4 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS PROJECT... for funding under the MCH Federal Set-Aside project grant programs must be submitted to the...

  9. 42 CFR 51a.4 - How is application made for Federal funding?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... Secretary. The plan must describe the project in sufficient detail to identify clearly the nature, need, and... Section 51a.4 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS PROJECT... for funding under the MCH Federal Set-Aside project grant programs must be submitted to the...

  10. 42 CFR 51a.4 - How is application made for Federal funding?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... Secretary. The plan must describe the project in sufficient detail to identify clearly the nature, need, and... Section 51a.4 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS PROJECT... for funding under the MCH Federal Set-Aside project grant programs must be submitted to the...

  11. 42 CFR 51a.4 - How is application made for Federal funding?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... Secretary. The plan must describe the project in sufficient detail to identify clearly the nature, need, and... Section 51a.4 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS PROJECT... for funding under the MCH Federal Set-Aside project grant programs must be submitted to the...

  12. 42 CFR 51a.4 - How is application made for Federal funding?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... Secretary. The plan must describe the project in sufficient detail to identify clearly the nature, need, and... Section 51a.4 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS PROJECT... for funding under the MCH Federal Set-Aside project grant programs must be submitted to the...

  13. Federally Funded Education and Job Training Programs for Low-Income Youth

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Dworsky, Amy

    2011-01-01

    With the growing demand for highly skilled workers and declining wages for those who are less skilled, low-income youth with limited education and no work experience have few opportunities for gainful employment. Since the Great Depression, the federal government has been funding programs that provide low-income, out-of-school, and unemployed…

  14. Project Draws Federal Money, Despite Doubts: "Following the Leaders" Funding Tops $30 Million

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Richard, Alan

    2005-01-01

    This article reports on another $9.7 million earmarked by Congress for a school improvement program run by the Education Leaders Council (ELC), despite serious questions raised about the project. The latest earmark, contained in the omnibus fiscal 2005 spending bill adopted in November, brings total federal funding for the project, called…

  15. 7 CFR 1783.2 - What Uniform Federal Assistance Provisions apply to the Revolving Fund Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... provisions that apply to all grants made by USDA and that are set forth in 7 CFR Part 3015—Uniform Federal... all grants made by USDA to non-profit organizations and that are set forth in 7 CFR Part 3019—Uniform... FINANCING WATER AND WASTEWATER PROJECTS (REVOLVING FUND PROGRAM) General § 1783.2 What Uniform...

  16. 7 CFR 1783.2 - What Uniform Federal Assistance Provisions apply to the Revolving Fund Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... provisions that apply to all grants made by USDA and that are set forth in 7 CFR Part 3015—Uniform Federal... all grants made by USDA to non-profit organizations and that are set forth in 7 CFR Part 3019—Uniform... FINANCING WATER AND WASTEWATER PROJECTS (REVOLVING FUND PROGRAM) General § 1783.2 What Uniform...

  17. 76 FR 70176 - Request For Information: Public Access to Digital Data Resulting from Federally Funded Scientific...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-11-10

    ... Scientific Research; Correction ACTION: Notice of Request for Information (RFI). SUMMARY: The RFI is being... public access to unclassified digital data that result from federally funded scientific research. The... research. The public input provided through this Notice will inform deliberations of the National...

  18. The Federal Role in Funding Children's Television Programming. Volume 1: Final Report.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Mielke, Keith W.; And Others

    The United States Office of Education (USOE) policy in funding purposive television programing for children was investigated. Information and policy recommendations were gathered from existing sources in the general literature, USOE file materials, 10 single-topic commissioned papers, a 10-member advisory board, a Federal advisory group, and…

  19. 76 FR 20673 - Announcement of Notice; Proposed Establishment of a Federally Funded Research and Development...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-04-13

    ... sponsor a studies and analysis, Delivery System, Simulations, and Cost Modeling Federally Funded Research... Planning. Further analysis will consist of expert advice and guidance in the areas of program and project..., and support for Medicare and Medicaid. Conceptual Planning, including operations,...

  20. 7 CFR 1783.2 - What Uniform Federal Assistance Provisions apply to the Revolving Fund Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... provisions that apply to all grants made by USDA and that are set forth in 7 CFR Part 3015—Uniform Federal... all grants made by USDA to non-profit organizations and that are set forth in 7 CFR Part 3019—Uniform... FINANCING WATER AND WASTEWATER PROJECTS (REVOLVING FUND PROGRAM) General § 1783.2 What Uniform...

  1. 7 CFR 1783.2 - What Uniform Federal Assistance Provisions apply to the Revolving Fund Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... provisions that apply to all grants made by USDA and that are set forth in 7 CFR Part 3015—Uniform Federal... all grants made by USDA to non-profit organizations and that are set forth in 7 CFR Part 3019—Uniform... FINANCING WATER AND WASTEWATER PROJECTS (REVOLVING FUND PROGRAM) General § 1783.2 What Uniform...

  2. 7 CFR 1783.2 - What Uniform Federal Assistance Provisions apply to the Revolving Fund Program?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... provisions that apply to all grants made by USDA and that are set forth in 7 CFR Part 3015—Uniform Federal... all grants made by USDA to non-profit organizations and that are set forth in 7 CFR Part 3019—Uniform... FINANCING WATER AND WASTEWATER PROJECTS (REVOLVING FUND PROGRAM) General § 1783.2 What Uniform...

  3. New Directions in the Federal Funding of Urban Programs. HUD News.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Moskow, Michael H.

    There is now an enormous communications belt between the academic world and government. The whole thrust of the new direction in federal funding of urban programs is to give people with bad housing and state and local governments with immoveable problems the cash they need to back up their particular priorities in the marketplace. This means…

  4. 48 CFR 970.5235-1 - Federally funded research and development center sponsoring agreement.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... Sponsoring Agreement (DEC 2000) (a) Pursuant to 48 CFR 35.017-1, this contract constitutes the sponsoring... the operation of a Department of Energy sponsored Federally Funded Research and Development Center... provided by the contract, the Contractor may accept work from a nonsponsor (as defined in 48 CFR 35.017)...

  5. Every Child's Right to Food: A Handbook on Federally-Funded Child Nutrition Programs.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Children's Rights Group, San Francisco, CA.

    In recognition of the fact that food is an important step in the educational process and in order to generate new child nutrition programs in communities across the nation (especially in rural communities with significant numbers of migrant farmworkers' children), basic information is presented about four federally funded child nutrition programs.…

  6. 77 FR 28471 - Prevailing Rate Systems; Abolishment of Montgomery, PA, as a Nonappropriated Fund Federal Wage...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-05-15

    ... Wage System Wage Area AGENCY: U.S. Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: Interim rule with request... the Montgomery, Pennsylvania, nonappropriated fund (NAF) Federal Wage System (FWS) wage area and redefine Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties, PA, to the Burlington, NJ, NAF wage area...

  7. 75 FR 6359 - List of Institutions of Higher Education Ineligible for Federal Funds

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-02-09

    ... of the Secretary List of Institutions of Higher Education Ineligible for Federal Funds AGENCY... higher education that are ineligible for contracts and grants by reason of a determination by the Secretary of Defense that the institution prohibits or in effect prevents military recruiter access to...

  8. 76 FR 19752 - List of Institutions of Higher Education Ineligible for Federal Funds

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-04-08

    ... of the Secretary List of Institutions of Higher Education Ineligible for Federal Funds AGENCY... education that are ineligible for contracts and grants by reason of a determination by the Secretary of Defense that the institution prohibits or in effect prevents military recruiter access to the...

  9. 75 FR 48953 - List of Institutions of Higher Education Ineligible for Federal Funds

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-08-12

    ... of the Secretary List of Institutions of Higher Education Ineligible for Federal Funds AGENCY... higher education that are ineligible for contracts and grants by reason of a determination by the Secretary of Defense that the institution prohibits or in effect prevents military recruiter access to...

  10. 76 FR 53045 - Prevailing Rate Systems; Abolishment of Monmouth, NJ, as a Nonappropriated Fund Federal Wage...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-08-25

    ... Personnel Management (OPM) may establish an NAF wage area when there are a minimum of 26 NAF wage employees... 3206-AM49 Prevailing Rate Systems; Abolishment of Monmouth, NJ, as a Nonappropriated Fund Federal Wage System Wage Area AGENCY: U.S. Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: Interim rule with request...

  11. 77 FR 1396 - Procurement of Commodities and Services Financed by USAID Federal Program Funds.

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-01-10

    ...This Final Rule revises USAID regulations to simplify implementation of the statutory requirement that Federal assistance, or program, funds made available by the United States Congress (Congress) to USAID under the authority of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (FAA), be used for procurement in the United States (U.S.), the recipient country, or developing countries. It does so......

  12. Federal Funds for Education, 1952-53 and 1953-54. Bulletin, 1954, No. 14

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hutchins, Clayton D.; Munse, Albert R.; Booher, Edna D.

    1954-01-01

    This bulletin is the twelfth in the Office of Education series on Federal funds for education issued biennially since 1933 to 1934. In the present report, figures are given for the two most recent years if they are available. In some instances, expenditure figures for the 1953 to 1954 school year will not be reported until later, and it is…

  13. A Quiet Crisis: Federal Funding and Unmet Needs in Indian Country.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.

    This report by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights examines federal funding of programs intended to assist Native Americans at the Department of Interior, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Justice, Department of Education, and Department of Agriculture. The report reveals that…

  14. USE OF SPACE TECHNOLOGY IN FEDERALLY FUNDED LAND PROCESSES RESEARCH IN THE UNITED STATES.

    USGS Publications Warehouse

    Thorley, G.A.; McArdle, R.

    1986-01-01

    A review of the use of space technology in federally funded earth science research in the US was carried out in 1985 by the President's Office of Science and Technology Policy. Five departments and three independent agencies, representing the primary earth science research agencies in the Federal government, participated in the review. The review by the subcommittee indicated that, while there is considerable overlap in the legislated missions of the earth science agencies, most of the space-related land processes research is complementary. Summaries are provided of the current and projected uses of space technology in land processes activities within the eight Federal organizations.

  15. Survey of Postdoctorates at FFRDCs: Final Report [Federally Funded Research and Development Centers

    SciTech Connect

    Mulrow, Jeri

    2010-06-30

    The 2009 FFRDC survey collected the total number of postdocs employed by FFRDCs in the United States—categorized by source of support, citizenship, sex, and field of research—as of October 1, 2009. The universe for the 2009 GSS-FFRDC survey was the Master Government List of Federally Funded Research and Development Centers. The 2009 survey also contacted the NIH’s Intramural Research Program because it employs the largest number of postdocs in the federal government. The FFRDC survey collected data via a web instrument. Topics included the type of support the postdocs received (federal and nonfederal), their sex, citizenship, race/ethnicity, and field of research.

  16. New York State Health Foundation grant helps health centers win federal expansion funds.

    PubMed

    Sandman, David; Cozine, Maureen

    2012-11-01

    With approximately 1.2 million New Yorkers poised to gain health insurance coverage as a result of federal health reform, demand for primary care services is likely to increase greatly. The Affordable Care Act includes $11 billion in funding to enhance primary care access at community health centers. Recognizing a need and an opportunity, in August 2010 the New York State Health Foundation made a grant of nearly $400,000 to the Community Health Care Association of New York State to work with twelve health centers to develop successful proposals for obtaining and using these federal funds. Ultimately, eleven of the twelve sites are expected to receive $25.6 million in federal grants over a five-year period-a sixty-four-fold return on the foundation's investment. This article describes the strategy for investing in community health centers; identifies key project activities, challenges, and lessons; and highlights its next steps for strengthening primary care. PMID:23129688

  17. Federal Funding Sources for Rural Areas: Fiscal Year 1998. Rural Information Center Publications Series, No. 59. Revised Edition.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Reynnells, M. Louise, Comp.

    This publication lists 265 federal funding programs available to rural areas. The programs were selected from the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, 1997, which is available online from FAPRS (the Federal Assistance Programs Retrieval System). Entries are listed under the following federal departments or agencies: Department of Agriculture,…

  18. Comparing Life-Cycle Costs of ESPCs and Appropriations-Funded Energy Projects: An Update to the 2002 Report

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    Shonder, John A; Hughes, Patrick; Atkin, Erica

    2006-11-01

    A study was sponsored by FEMP in 2001 - 2002 to develop methods to compare life-cycle costs of federal energy conservation projects carried out through energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs) and projects that are directly funded by appropriations. The study described in this report follows up on the original work, taking advantage of new pricing data on equipment and on $500 million worth of Super ESPC projects awarded since the end of FY 2001. The methods developed to compare life-cycle costs of ESPCs and directly funded energy projects are based on the following tasks: (1) Verify the parity of equipment prices in ESPC vs. directly funded projects; (2) Develop a representative energy conservation project; (3) Determine representative cycle times for both ESPCs and appropriations-funded projects; (4) Model the representative energy project implemented through an ESPC and through appropriations funding; and (5) Calculate the life-cycle costs for each project.

  19. An analysis of successful commercialization of federally funded R&D energy technologies

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Asuquo, Gibson Esang

    Several studies indicate that commercialization of federally funded R&D technologies to private sector remains low. In an extension of research demonstrating relative effectiveness of various technology-transfer mechanisms used by the Department of Energy (DOE) in transferring federally funded R&D technologies, this study quantitatively analyzed 52 Industrial Technology Program (ITP) funded R&D technologies, from 1993 through 2006, to understand commercialization success of DOE's funded R&D technologies, based on the correlative significance between independent variables (R&D durations and levels of funding) and dependent variable (technology commercialization output). No statistically significant linear relationship was found between the studied variables. The R2 (the coefficient of multiple determination) value indicates that only three percent (0.03) of the change in the output of commercialized technologies can be explained by the change in the two independent variables. The results of this study have led to an important conclusion that the research, development, and deployment (RD&D) of federally funded energy technologies is complex and a non-linear process. The problem requires a consideration of other factors and a research design that can accommodate the complexity involved. However, as determined by this study, the ITP technology commercialization output (success rate) of 22% is nearly two times as high as the 14% Booz-Allen estimate for the rest of U.S. industry. A quantitative research (such as this study) that attempts to understand the relative significance of correlational relationship between R&D variables appears to offer insufficient explanations as to why the federal government is not getting high technology commercialization output from its dollar investments in R&D. Some qualitative research approaches could move this important research to the next level in the future. Further research in this area should focus on causal effects between R

  20. Billions for biodefense: federal agency biodefense funding, FY2001-FY2005.

    PubMed

    Schuler, Ari

    2004-01-01

    Over the past several years, the United States government has spent substantial resources on preparing the nation against a bioterrorist attack. This article analyzes the civilian biodefense funding by the federal government from fiscal years 2001 through 2005, specifically analyzing the budgets and allocations for biodefense at the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, the Department of Agriculture, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Science Foundation, and the Department of State. In total, approximately $14.5 billion has been funded for civilian biodefense through FY2004, with an additional $7.6 billion in the President's budget request for FY2005. PMID:15225402

  1. Money for Migrant Children: A Compilation of Federal Funding Sources for the Children of America's Seasonal Farm Workers.

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    Lathom, Vicki

    Funding sources for migrant child care programs and their various components, such as services, personnel, food, equipment, and some Federal child care legislation bills, are given in this publication. The programs are grouped into the various agencies and departments of the Federal government which help fund them (i.e., the Department of Health,…

  2. Federal Funds for Research and Development. Fiscal Years 1993, 1994, and 1995. Volume 43. Detailed Statistical Tables.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Meeks, Ronald L.; And Others

    Data in the tables of this publication were derived from the Survey of Federal Funds for Research and Development. They reflect research and development funding (R&D) levels as reported by 32 federal agencies from March through October 1994. The agencies reported their data as obligations and outlays incurred, or expected to be incurred,…

  3. 12 CFR 615.5452 - Law governing rights and obligations of Federal Reserve Banks, Farm Credit banks, and Funding...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 6 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Law governing rights and obligations of Federal Reserve Banks, Farm Credit banks, and Funding Corporation; rights of any person against Federal Reserve Banks, Farm Credit banks, and Funding Corporation. 615.5452 Section 615.5452 Banks and Banking FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION FARM CREDIT...

  4. State Education Agency Planning and Federally Funded Programs: Perceptions of Selected Groups. Report of a Special Study.

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    Milstein, Mike M.

    This document presents the results of a survey of selected groups concerning (1) the influence of federally funded programs on planning and planning related activities of State education agencies, and (2) the reactions of State education agencies to their responsibilities relative to federally funded programs. Responses indicated that federally…

  5. 34 CFR 365.11 - How is the allotment of Federal funds for State independent living (IL) services computed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... independent living (IL) services computed? 365.11 Section 365.11 Education Regulations of the Offices of the... the allotment of Federal funds for State independent living (IL) services computed? (a) The allotment of Federal funds for State IL services for each State is computed in accordance with the...

  6. 34 CFR 365.11 - How is the allotment of Federal funds for State independent living (IL) services computed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... independent living (IL) services computed? 365.11 Section 365.11 Education Regulations of the Offices of the... the allotment of Federal funds for State independent living (IL) services computed? (a) The allotment of Federal funds for State IL services for each State is computed in accordance with the...

  7. 34 CFR 365.11 - How is the allotment of Federal funds for State independent living (IL) services computed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... independent living (IL) services computed? 365.11 Section 365.11 Education Regulations of the Offices of the... the allotment of Federal funds for State independent living (IL) services computed? (a) The allotment of Federal funds for State IL services for each State is computed in accordance with the...

  8. 34 CFR 365.11 - How is the allotment of Federal funds for State independent living (IL) services computed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... independent living (IL) services computed? 365.11 Section 365.11 Education Regulations of the Offices of the... the allotment of Federal funds for State independent living (IL) services computed? (a) The allotment of Federal funds for State IL services for each State is computed in accordance with the...

  9. 34 CFR 365.11 - How is the allotment of Federal funds for State independent living (IL) services computed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... independent living (IL) services computed? 365.11 Section 365.11 Education Regulations of the Offices of the... the allotment of Federal funds for State independent living (IL) services computed? (a) The allotment of Federal funds for State IL services for each State is computed in accordance with the...

  10. Job Training and Education of Disconnected Young Adults in New Orleans: Preliminary Analysis of Federal Funding Streams

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Finance Project, 2012

    2012-01-01

    Baptist Community Ministries asked The Finance Project to examine the expenditure of federal funds for job training and education of New Orleans' disconnected young adults (i.e., persons between ages 16 and 24 who are not in school or work). Four major sources of federal funding for job training and education of this population are available: the…

  11. Finding Funding: A Guide to Federal Sources for Out-of-School Time and Community School Initiatives.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Reder, Nancy D.

    Noting the increasing need for improved access to quality after-school services, this guide to federal funding sources for out-of-school time programs and community schools (OST/CS) is designed to assist program leaders, policymakers, and others in nonprofit, public, and private organizations in taking advantage of federal funding opportunities.…

  12. The U.S. government technical report and the transfer of federally funded aerospace R & D

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Pinelli, Thomas E.; Barclay, Rebecca O.; Kennedy, John M.

    1993-01-01

    This article discusses the U.S. government technical report and the transfer of federally funded aerospace research and development in a conceptual framework of the federal government as a producer of scientific and technical information. The article summarizes current literature and research and discusses U.S. government technical report use and the importance of using data obtained from the NASA/DoD Aerospace Knowledge Diffusion Research Project. The authors make a case for changing existing U.S. technology policy and present a research agenda for the U.S. government technical report.

  13. Growing Stem Cells: The Impact of Federal Funding Policy on the U.S. Scientific Frontier

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Furman, Jeffrey L.; Murray, Fiona; Stern, Scott

    2012-01-01

    This paper articulates a citation-based approach to science policy evaluation and employs that approach to investigate the impact of the United States' 2001 policy regarding the federal funding of human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research. We evaluate the impact of the policy on the level of U.S. hESC research, the U.S. position at the knowledge…

  14. Federal Grant Fully Funds Small Turbine Installation at Maine Senior Housing Complex

    SciTech Connect

    Not Available

    2008-01-01

    In March 2007, local agencies in Maine launched an effort to reduce energy costs for residents of a subsidized elderly housing complex in Winter Harbor, resulting in a federal Residential Energy Assistance Challenge (REACH) grant that entirely funded the installation of a 10-kW Bergey Excel turbine. This fact sheet describes the project, including difficulties encountered during the permitting process and a summary of the costs covered by the REACH grant.

  15. Identifying a Statistical Model for North Dakota K-12 Public School Transportation Funding by Comparing Fifteen State Transportation Funding Formulas

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Holen, Steven M.

    2012-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to review the history of North Dakota K-12 transportation funding system, identify how school districts are reimbursed for transportation expenses, and compare this information with fourteen other state transportation funding systems. North Dakota utilizes a block grant structure that has been in place since 1972 and…

  16. Federal science funding priorities, anti-terrorism debated at AAAS Colloquium

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Showstack, Randy

    John Marburger, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has said that some federal science agencies not slated to receive big increases in the administration's proposed fiscal year 2003 budget could do better in upcoming years.In remarks on 11 April at a colloquium on science and technology policy, Marburger defended the Bush administration's push for increasing research funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other administration priorities, and he cautioned that tough budget decisions have to be made in light of the current tight economic climate and the large number of potential scientific opportunities. But he also said that funding levels for some agencies and science areas could increase at a later date during the administration's tenure.

  17. How states stand to gain or lose federal funds by opting in or out of the Medicaid expansion.

    PubMed

    Glied, Sherry; Ma, Stephanie

    2013-12-01

    Following the Supreme Court’s decision in 2012, state officials are now deciding whether to expand their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act. While the states’ costs of participating in the Medicaid expansion have been at the forefront of this discussion, the expansion has much larger implications for the flow of federal funds going to the states. This issue brief examines how participating in the Medicaid expansion will affect the movement of federal funds to each state. States that choose to participate in the expansion will experience a more positive net flow of federal funds than will states that choose not to participate. In addition to providing valuable health insurance benefits to low-income state residents, and steady sources of financing to state health care providers, the Medicaid expansion will be an important source of new federal funds for states. PMID:24344468

  18. 25 CFR 170.130 - How can tribes use Federal highway funds for toll and ferry facilities?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... LAND AND WATER INDIAN RESERVATION ROADS PROGRAM Indian Reservation Roads Program Policy and Eligibility Toll, Ferry and Airport Facilities § 170.130 How can tribes use Federal highway funds for toll...

  19. 25 CFR 170.130 - How can tribes use Federal highway funds for toll and ferry facilities?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... LAND AND WATER INDIAN RESERVATION ROADS PROGRAM Indian Reservation Roads Program Policy and Eligibility Toll, Ferry and Airport Facilities § 170.130 How can tribes use Federal highway funds for toll...

  20. The Times, They are a Changin': An Insider Indicates Where Federal Funding of Science and Engineering May be Heading.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Raloff, Janet

    1981-01-01

    Provides quotes from President Reagan's personal science adviser, George Keyworth, concerning federal funding of science and engineering programs, including statements regarding solar energy, nuclear power, national defense, women and minorities programs, and National Science Foundation educational programs. (CS)

  1. Federated queries for comparative effectiveness research: performance analysis.

    PubMed

    Price, Ronald C; Huth, Derick; Smith, Jody; Harper, Steve; Pace, Wilson; Pulver, Gerald; Kahn, Michael G; Schilling, Lisa M; Facelli, Julio C

    2012-01-01

    This paper presents a study of the performance of federated queries implemented in a system that simulates the architecture proposed for the Scalable Architecture for Federated Translational Inquiries Network (SAFTINet). Performance tests were conducted using both physical hardware and virtual machines within the test laboratory of the Center for High Performance Computing at the University of Utah. Tests were performed on SAFTINet networks ranging from 4 to 32 nodes with databases containing synthetic data for several million patients. The results show that the caGrid FQE (Federated Query Engine) is capable and suitable for comparative effectiveness research (CER) federated queries given its nearly linear scalability as partner nodes increase in number. The results presented here are also important for the specification of the hardware required to run a CER grid. PMID:22941983

  2. How Do I Review Thee? Let Me Count the Ways: A Comparison of Research Grant Proposal Review Criteria Across US Federal Funding Agencies

    PubMed Central

    Falk-Krzesinski, Holly J.; Tobin, Stacey C.

    2016-01-01

    While Elizabeth Barrett Browning counted 25 ways in which she loves her husband in her poem, “How Do I Love Thee? Let me Count the Ways,” we identified only eight ways to evaluate the potential for success of a federal research grant proposal. This may be surprising, as it seems upon initial glance of the review criteria used by various federal funding agencies that each has its own distinct set of “rules” regarding the review of grant proposals for research and scholarship. Much of the grantsmanship process is dependent upon the review criteria, which represent the funders’ desired impact of the research. But since most funders that offer research grants share the overarching goals of supporting research that (1) fits within its mission and (2) will bring a strong return on its financial investment, the review criteria used to evaluate research grant proposals are based on a similar set of fundamental questions. In this article, we compare the review criteria of 10 US federal agencies that support research through grant programs, and demonstrate that there are actually only a small and finite number of ways that a grant proposal can be evaluated. Though each funding agency may use slightly different wording, we found that the majority of the agencies’ criteria address eight key questions. Within the highly competitive landscape of research grant funding, new researchers must find support for their research agendas and established investigators and research development offices must consider ways to diversify their funding portfolios, yet all may be discouraged by the apparent myriad of differences in review criteria used by various funding agencies. Guided by research administrators and research development professionals, recognizing that grant proposal review criteria are similar across funding agencies may help lower the barrier to applying for federal funding for new and early career researchers, or facilitate funding portfolio diversification for

  3. Analyzing Media Coverage of the Global Fund Diseases Compared with Lower Funded Diseases (Childhood Pneumonia, Diarrhea and Measles)

    PubMed Central

    Hudacek, David L.; Kuruvilla, Shyama; Kim, Nora; Semrau, Katherine; Thea, Donald; Qazi, Shamim; Pleasant, Andrew; Shanahan, James

    2011-01-01

    Background Pneumonia, diarrhea and measles are the leading causes of death in children worldwide, but have a disproportionately low share of international funding and media attention [1]–[3]. In comparison, AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria - diseases that also significantly affect children – receive considerably more funding and have relatively high media coverage. This study investigates the potential relationship between media agenda setting and funding levels in the context of the actual burden of disease. Methods The news databases Lexis Nexis, Factiva, and Google News Archive were searched for the diseases AIDS, TB and Malaria and for lower funded pediatric diseases: childhood pneumonia, diarrhea, and measles. A sample of news articles across geographic regions was also analyzed using a qualitative narrative frame analysis of how the media stories were told. Results There were significantly more articles addressing the Global Fund diseases compared to the lower funded pediatric diseases between 1981 and 2008 (1,344,150 versus 291,865 articles). There were also notable differences in the framing of media narratives: 1) There was a high proportion of articles with the primary purpose of raising awareness for AIDS, TB and malaria (46.2%) compared with only 17.9% of the pediatric disease articles. 2) Nearly two-thirds (61.5%) of the AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria articles used a human rights, legal or social justice frame, compared with 46.2% for the lower funded pediatric disease articles, which primarily used an ethical or moral frame. Conclusion This study demonstrates that lower funded pediatric diseases are presented differently in the media, both quantitatively and qualitatively, than higher funded, higher profile diseases. PMID:21687711

  4. Federal Funds for Research, Development, and Other Scientific Activities. Fiscal Years 1973, 1974, and 1975. Volume 23.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.

    This report provides comprehensive statistical information on the size and scope of federal funding for research and development (R&D) and the types of institutions and purposes to which such funds are directed. The report covers fiscal years 1973, 1974, and 1975. Some of the highlights of the report include: (1) a 20 percent increase in energy…

  5. A Guide to Federal Education Programs That Can Fund K-12 Universal Prevention and Social and Emotional Learning Activities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Rentner, Diane Stark; Price, Olga Acosta

    2014-01-01

    Federal education funding has often been overlooked by districts in search of sources of support for prevention. This guide is intended to help school districts take advantage of those funds by identifying K-12 grant programs in the U.S. Department of Education (ED) that could be used to implement prevention efforts in elementary and secondary…

  6. 50 CFR 80.91 - What is a Federal obligation of funds and how does it occur?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... how does it occur? 80.91 Section 80.91 Wildlife and Fisheries UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE... ACTS General Grant Administration § 80.91 What is a Federal obligation of funds and how does it occur... use the funds available to it under the Acts and commits to provide the required match to carry...

  7. 42 CFR 57.304 - Payment of Federal capital contributions and reallocation of funds remitted to the Secretary.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ..., or (ii) An amount which bears the same ratio to the total amount of returned funds determined by the... amount which bears the same ratio to the total amount of returned funds determined by the Secretary at... 42 Public Health 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Payment of Federal capital contributions...

  8. Federal STEM Educator Professional Development Programs: a discussion of funding, approaches, and implementation

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    McNaull, Aline

    2014-03-01

    Effective professional development is vital to training the next generation of quality science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers. I will discuss approaches used to improve educator professional development under the Higher Education Act and Elementary and Secondary Education Acts. I will examine how federal funding is currently being allocated and summarize some of the programs that are being implemented whose aim is to improve content knowledge and provide disciplinary specific pedagogy in professional development. The recent proposed reorganization of STEM education programs in the FY 2014 budget sparked significant debate among policy-makers; however the issue of quality K-12 instruction has remained important to the physics societies. I will provide an update on these discussions and on the status of federal STEM teacher training programs in the FY 2015 budget proposal.

  9. University Start-up Companies as a Response to Changing Federal Funding

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Dehn, J.; Webley, P.

    2013-12-01

    In challenging financial times, science funding is often one of the first casualties in a federal budget. In some cases the unfunded research has market potential and many universities are adopting policies to allow faculty and staff to form companies to support continuing research. Though this is clearly not a replacement for federal support for basic science, it can augment science funding and support the university missions of education, research and service. When federal support for volcano remote sensing at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute as part of the Alaska Volcano Observatory after 25 years, the PIs started a company called V-ADAPT (Volcanic-Ash Detection, Avoidance and Preparedness for Transportation). This presented a variety of challenges and changing relationships within the volcanic monitoring community. It also raised a series of important questions: (1) What is the role of a private company in providing something that was once publically available? (2) How will the marketplace influence the directions of the research at a university? (3) How can the restrictions placed on federal employees allow effective collaboration? (4) Can the Bayh-Dole and Stafford Acts exist in harmony in this environment? There are many successful examples of start-up companies working well within this environment, but much of this is dependent on the laws and regulations in each state, that vary widely. In addition, many universities have policies in place that are not always compatible with model. A flexible approach is needed to ensure that university missions are not compromised and that an effective business model can support research. Few scientists are not business-savvy, so utilizing the other expertise at a university in schools of business, finance, management and political science is recommended.

  10. Formula Funding of Schools, Decentralization and Corruption: A Comparative Analysis

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Levacic, Rosalind; Downes, Peter

    2004-01-01

    This study sets out to examine the relationship, if any, between the decentralization of funding for schools and the prevalence of corruption and fraud. It is based upon work carried out in four countries: Australia (the State of Victoria), the United Kingdom (specifically England), Poland (with particular reference to two cities) and Brazil…

  11. 34 CFR 682.406 - Conditions for claim payments from the Federal Fund and for reinsurance coverage.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 34 Education 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Conditions for claim payments from the Federal Fund and for reinsurance coverage. 682.406 Section 682.406 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FEDERAL...

  12. Federal R&D Funding by Budget Function: Fiscal Years 2000-2002. An SRS Special Report.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Meeks, Ronald L.

    This annual report contains information on the federal funding of the research and development (R&D) components of the agency programs as proposed for the fiscal year 2002. Research and development data are classified into the same federal budget function categories as those used in the "Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year 2002."…

  13. 78 FR 74041 - Collection of Checks and Other Items by Federal Reserve Banks and Funds Transfers through Fedwire...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-12-10

    ...The Board of Governors (Board) is requesting comment on proposed amendments to subpart A of its Regulation J, Collection of Checks and Other Items by Federal Reserve Banks and Funds Transfers through Fedwire. The proposed rule would permit the Federal Reserve Banks (Reserve Banks) to require paying banks that receive presentment of checks from the Reserve Banks to make the proceeds of......

  14. The Liability of Colleges and Universities for Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in Federally Funded Grants and Projects.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Gordon, Steven D.

    1996-01-01

    The federal government's war on fraud, waste, and abuse in expenditure of federal funds has reached college campuses. Institutions that fail to heed this development are vulnerable to harsh sanctions. They must tighten accounting practices and recognize their liability for fraudulent practices of faculty and students. Internal investigations and…

  15. 11 CFR 300.10 - General prohibitions on raising and spending non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c)).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c)). 300.10 Section 300.10 Federal Elections FEDERAL ELECTION... Committees § 300.10 General prohibitions on raising and spending non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c..., or transfer of funds, or any other thing of value that is not subject to the...

  16. 11 CFR 300.10 - General prohibitions on raising and spending non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c)).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c)). 300.10 Section 300.10 Federal Elections FEDERAL ELECTION... Committees § 300.10 General prohibitions on raising and spending non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c..., or transfer of funds, or any other thing of value that is not subject to the...

  17. 11 CFR 300.10 - General prohibitions on raising and spending non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c)).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ...-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c)). 300.10 Section 300.10 Federal Elections FEDERAL ELECTION... Committees § 300.10 General prohibitions on raising and spending non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c..., or transfer of funds, or any other thing of value that is not subject to the...

  18. 11 CFR 300.10 - General prohibitions on raising and spending non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c)).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c)). 300.10 Section 300.10 Federal Elections FEDERAL ELECTION... Committees § 300.10 General prohibitions on raising and spending non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c..., or transfer of funds, or any other thing of value that is not subject to the...

  19. 11 CFR 300.10 - General prohibitions on raising and spending non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c)).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c)). 300.10 Section 300.10 Federal Elections FEDERAL ELECTION... Committees § 300.10 General prohibitions on raising and spending non-Federal funds (2 U.S.C. 441i(a) and (c..., or transfer of funds, or any other thing of value that is not subject to the...

  20. Funding history of the U.S. Geological Survey Federal data collection and analysis program, 1973-1982

    USGS Publications Warehouse

    Condes de la Torre, Alberto

    1983-01-01

    Federal program activities in the collection and analysis of hydrologic data are funded in six categories established in order of priority. Over the period 1973 to 1982, the funding available for the programs supported in each category has increased, but when viewed without the effect of inflation the purchasing power of the programs has generally decreased. Funding for adjudications, compacts, and treaties increased continuously from $588,600 in 1973 to $1,035,500 in 1981, and then decreased to $1,014,200 in 1982. However, when adjusted for inflation, based on a 1972 constant dollar, the constant dollars decreased from $555,800 in 1973 to $411,900 in 1982, which indicates that purchasing power was 26% less in 1982 than in 1973. Funding for the other five categories--the National Stream Quality Accounting Network, National Benchmark Network, Other Federal Agencies within the Department of the Interior, and General Federal Agencies Outside the Department of the Interior, and General Federal Hydrologic Interests--increased during the period, but the funding increase did not keep pace with inflation. During this 1973-82 period the U.S. Geological Survey has worked to make the Federal Data Collection and Analysis Program more cost effective by more efficient operational procedures and improved instrumentation, laboratory, and computation procedures. (USGS)

  1. 25 CFR 170.942 - Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services for a tribe's Welfare-to-Work...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services... § 170.942 Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services for a tribe's Welfare-to-Work... IRR Program funds: (1) To coordinate transportation-related activities to help provide access to...

  2. 25 CFR 170.942 - Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services for a tribe's Welfare-to-Work...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services... § 170.942 Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services for a tribe's Welfare-to-Work... IRR Program funds: (1) To coordinate transportation-related activities to help provide access to...

  3. 25 CFR 170.942 - Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services for a tribe's Welfare-to-Work...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2012-04-01 2011-04-01 true Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services... § 170.942 Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services for a tribe's Welfare-to-Work... IRR Program funds: (1) To coordinate transportation-related activities to help provide access to...

  4. 25 CFR 170.942 - Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services for a tribe's Welfare-to-Work...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services... § 170.942 Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services for a tribe's Welfare-to-Work... IRR Program funds: (1) To coordinate transportation-related activities to help provide access to...

  5. 25 CFR 170.942 - Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services for a tribe's Welfare-to-Work...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services... § 170.942 Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services for a tribe's Welfare-to-Work... IRR Program funds: (1) To coordinate transportation-related activities to help provide access to...

  6. Formula Grants: Funding for the Largest Federal Assistance Programs is Based on Census-Related Data and Other Factors. Report to Congressional Requesters. GAO-10-263

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Goldenkoff, Robert

    2009-01-01

    Many federal assistance programs are funded by formula grants that have historically relied at least in part on population data from the decennial census and related data to allocate funds. In June 2009, the Census Bureau reported that in fiscal year 2007 the federal government obligated over $446 billion through funding formulas that rely at…

  7. The US stock market leads the federal funds rate and treasury bond yields.

    PubMed

    Guo, Kun; Zhou, Wei-Xing; Cheng, Si-Wei; Sornette, Didier

    2011-01-01

    Using a recently introduced method to quantify the time-varying lead-lag dependencies between pairs of economic time series (the thermal optimal path method), we test two fundamental tenets of the theory of fixed income: (i) the stock market variations and the yield changes should be anti-correlated; (ii) the change in central bank rates, as a proxy of the monetary policy of the central bank, should be a predictor of the future stock market direction. Using both monthly and weekly data, we found very similar lead-lag dependence between the S&P 500 stock market index and the yields of bonds inside two groups: bond yields of short-term maturities (Federal funds rate (FFR), 3M, 6M, 1Y, 2Y, and 3Y) and bond yields of long-term maturities (5Y, 7Y, 10Y, and 20Y). In all cases, we observe the opposite of (i) and (ii). First, the stock market and yields move in the same direction. Second, the stock market leads the yields, including especially the FFR. Moreover, we find that the short-term yields in the first group lead the long-term yields in the second group before the financial crisis that started in mid-2007 and the inverse relationship holds afterwards. These results suggest that the Federal Reserve is increasingly mindful of the stock market behavior, seen as key to the recovery and health of the economy. Long-term investors seem also to have been more reactive and mindful of the signals provided by the financial stock markets than the Federal Reserve itself after the start of the financial crisis. The lead of the S&P 500 stock market index over the bond yields of all maturities is confirmed by the traditional lagged cross-correlation analysis. PMID:21857954

  8. The US Stock Market Leads the Federal Funds Rate and Treasury Bond Yields

    PubMed Central

    Guo, Kun; Zhou, Wei-Xing; Cheng, Si-Wei; Sornette, Didier

    2011-01-01

    Using a recently introduced method to quantify the time-varying lead-lag dependencies between pairs of economic time series (the thermal optimal path method), we test two fundamental tenets of the theory of fixed income: (i) the stock market variations and the yield changes should be anti-correlated; (ii) the change in central bank rates, as a proxy of the monetary policy of the central bank, should be a predictor of the future stock market direction. Using both monthly and weekly data, we found very similar lead-lag dependence between the S&P 500 stock market index and the yields of bonds inside two groups: bond yields of short-term maturities (Federal funds rate (FFR), 3M, 6M, 1Y, 2Y, and 3Y) and bond yields of long-term maturities (5Y, 7Y, 10Y, and 20Y). In all cases, we observe the opposite of (i) and (ii). First, the stock market and yields move in the same direction. Second, the stock market leads the yields, including especially the FFR. Moreover, we find that the short-term yields in the first group lead the long-term yields in the second group before the financial crisis that started in mid-2007 and the inverse relationship holds afterwards. These results suggest that the Federal Reserve is increasingly mindful of the stock market behavior, seen as key to the recovery and health of the economy. Long-term investors seem also to have been more reactive and mindful of the signals provided by the financial stock markets than the Federal Reserve itself after the start of the financial crisis. The lead of the S&P 500 stock market index over the bond yields of all maturities is confirmed by the traditional lagged cross-correlation analysis. PMID:21857954

  9. Institutions’ Expectations for Researchers’ Self-Funding, Federal Grant Holding and Private Industry Involvement: Manifold Drivers of Self-Interest and Researcher Behavior

    PubMed Central

    Martinson, Brian C.; Crain, A. Lauren; Anderson, Melissa S.; De Vries, Raymond

    2011-01-01

    Background Private industry involvement is viewed as tainting research with self-interest, whereas public funding is generally well-regarded. Yet, dependence on “soft money” also triggers researcher and university self-interest. No empirical research has compared these factors’ effects on academic researchers’ behaviors. Methods In 2006–2007, a survey was mailed to 5,000 randomly selected biomedical and social science faculty at 50 top-tier research universities in the United States. Measures included a university’s expectations or nonexpectations that researchers obtain external grant funding, the receipt or nonreceipt of public research funding, any relationships with private industry, and research-related behaviors ranging from the ideal, to the questionable, to misconduct. Results Being expected to obtain external funding and receiving federal research funding were both associated with significantly higher reports of 1 or more of 10 serious misbehaviors (P < .05) and neglectful or careless behaviors (P < .001). Researchers with federal funding were more likely than were those without to report having carelessly or inappropriately reviewed papers or proposals (9.6% vs. 3.9%; P < .001). Those with private industry involvement were more likely than were those without to report 1 or more of 10 serious misbehaviors (28.5% vs. 21.5%; P = .005) and to have engaged in misconduct (12.2% vs. 7.1%; P = .004); they also were less likely to have always reported financial conflicts (96.0% vs. 98.6%, P < .001). Conclusions The free play of university and individual self-interests, combined with and contributing to the intense competition for research funding, may be undermining scientific integrity. PMID:19858802

  10. 34 CFR 364.6 - What requirements apply to the obligation of Federal funds and program income?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... appropriated for a fiscal year to carry out a program under 34 CFR part 365, 366, or 367 that are not obligated... complied with any matching requirement by obligating, in accordance with 34 CFR 76.707, the non-Federal share in the fiscal year for which the funds were appropriated. (Authority: 29 U.S.C. 718)...

  11. 34 CFR 364.6 - What requirements apply to the obligation of Federal funds and program income?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... appropriated for a fiscal year to carry out a program under 34 CFR part 365, 366, or 367 that are not obligated... complied with any matching requirement by obligating, in accordance with 34 CFR 76.707, the non-Federal share in the fiscal year for which the funds were appropriated. (Authority: 29 U.S.C. 718)...

  12. 34 CFR 682.406 - Conditions for claim payments from the Federal Fund and for reinsurance coverage.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 34 Education 4 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Conditions for claim payments from the Federal Fund and for reinsurance coverage. 682.406 Section 682.406 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION...

  13. 34 CFR 682.406 - Conditions for claim payments from the Federal Fund and for reinsurance coverage.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 34 Education 4 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Conditions for claim payments from the Federal Fund and for reinsurance coverage. 682.406 Section 682.406 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION...

  14. 34 CFR 682.406 - Conditions for claim payments from the Federal Fund and for reinsurance coverage.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 34 Education 4 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Conditions for claim payments from the Federal Fund and for reinsurance coverage. 682.406 Section 682.406 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION...

  15. 34 CFR 682.406 - Conditions for claim payments from the Federal Fund and for reinsurance coverage.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 34 Education 4 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Conditions for claim payments from the Federal Fund and for reinsurance coverage. 682.406 Section 682.406 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education (Continued) OFFICE OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION...

  16. The Distribution of Federal Funds for Vocational Education in Missouri and an Analysis of How It Is Accomplished.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Missouri State Advisory Council on Vocational Education, Jefferson City.

    A study analyzed the component parts of existing formulae to distribute federal vocational monies to secondary level programs in Missouri. Among the areas examined were the relative weight of the factors influencing distribution of funds and the extent to which each factor contributes to the final array depicting the total distribution of federal…

  17. 42 CFR 57.204 - Payment of Federal capital contributions and reallocation of funds remitted to the Secretary.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... IMPROVEMENTS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND STUDENT LOANS Health Professions Student Loans § 57.204 Payment of Federal... to be available for that fiscal year for the Health Professions Student Loan Program as the number of... unnecessary accumulations of money in any health professions student loan fund. (c) Reallocation of...

  18. 42 CFR 57.204 - Payment of Federal capital contributions and reallocation of funds remitted to the Secretary.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... IMPROVEMENTS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND STUDENT LOANS Health Professions Student Loans § 57.204 Payment of Federal... to be available for that fiscal year for the Health Professions Student Loan Program as the number of... unnecessary accumulations of money in any health professions student loan fund. (c) Reallocation of...

  19. 12 CFR 204.123 - Sale of Federal funds by investment companies or trusts in which the entire beneficial interest...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... CFR 204.2(a)(1)(vii)(A)(1)). These exemptions from the definition of deposit are known collectively as... 12 Banks and Banking 2 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Sale of Federal funds by investment companies... SYSTEM RESERVE REQUIREMENTS OF DEPOSITORY INSTITUTIONS (REGULATION D) Interpretations § 204.123 Sale...

  20. Finding Funding: A Guide to Federal Sources for Out-of-School TIme and Community School Initiatives. Revised and Updated.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Padgette, Heather Clapp

    Noting the growing nation-wide demand for affordable, high-quality, out-of-school time and community school programs, this guide is intended to assist program developers, policy makers, and community leaders identify federal funding sources to support out-of-school time or broader-based community school services. The guide provides an overview of…

  1. Administrative Aspects of Technology Implementation in Special Education. A Synthesis of Information from Eight Federally-Funded Projects.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Innovation and Development.

    This paper reviews and synthesizes information on the administrative aspects of technology implementation in special education, based on the findings of eight federally funded projects sponsored by the Division of Innovation and Development of the Office of Special Education Programs. Three of the projects specifically focused on administrative…

  2. 43 CFR 404.33 - How much Federal funding can Reclamation provide for the completion of a feasibility study?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false How much Federal funding can Reclamation provide for the completion of a feasibility study? 404.33 Section 404.33 Public Lands: Interior Regulations Relating to Public Lands BUREAU OF RECLAMATION, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR RECLAMATION RURAL WATER SUPPLY PROGRAM Cost-Sharing § 404.33...

  3. 45 CFR 263.12 - How will we determine if a State intentionally misused Federal TANF funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false How will we determine if a State intentionally misused Federal TANF funds? 263.12 Section 263.12 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE (ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS), ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES EXPENDITURES...

  4. 45 CFR 263.12 - How will we determine if a State intentionally misused Federal TANF funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2014-10-01 2012-10-01 true How will we determine if a State intentionally misused Federal TANF funds? 263.12 Section 263.12 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE (ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS), ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES EXPENDITURES...

  5. 25 CFR 170.130 - How can tribes use Federal highway funds for toll and ferry facilities?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2012-04-01 2011-04-01 true How can tribes use Federal highway funds for toll and ferry facilities? 170.130 Section 170.130 Indians BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR LAND AND WATER INDIAN RESERVATION ROADS PROGRAM Indian Reservation Roads Program Policy and Eligibility Toll, Ferry and Airport Facilities §...

  6. 76 FR 64259 - Collection of Checks and Other Items by Federal Reserve Banks and Funds Transfers Through Fedwire...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-10-18

    ...The Board is requesting public comment on proposed amendments to Regulation J (Collection of Checks and Other Items by Federal Reserve Banks and Funds Transfers through Fedwire). The proposed changes would eliminate references to ``as-of adjustments'' consistent with the Board's proposed amendments to Regulation D to simplify reserves administration. The proposed amendments would also clarify......

  7. The Administration's American Competitiveness Initiative: Providing Federal Funding for Basic Research in the Physical Sciences. BHEF Issue Brief

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Business-Higher Education Forum (NJ1), 2006

    2006-01-01

    Investing in research, which drives industrial development and innovation, is essential to ensuring America's economic prosperity, national security, and leadership in a global economy. Although U.S. commitment to research and development (R&D) has traditionally been strong and sustained, federal funding of R&D as a share of U.S. gross domestic…

  8. Federal Funding Sources Available to Local Governments for Rural Areas. Rural Information Center Publication Series, No. 4.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Reynnells, M. Louise, Comp.

    This publication contains information on 101 federal programs that provide funding to rural projects initiated by local governments, public agencies, tribal governments, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, citizen groups, and individuals. Eligible local project categories include conservation, farm ownership and operation, housing,…

  9. 43 CFR 404.30 - How much Federal funding can Reclamation provide for the completion of an appraisal investigation?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false How much Federal funding can Reclamation provide for the completion of an appraisal investigation? 404.30 Section 404.30 Public Lands: Interior Regulations Relating to Public Lands BUREAU OF RECLAMATION, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR RECLAMATION RURAL WATER SUPPLY PROGRAM Cost-Sharing §...

  10. 43 CFR 404.33 - How much Federal funding can Reclamation provide for the completion of a feasibility study?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false How much Federal funding can Reclamation provide for the completion of a feasibility study? 404.33 Section 404.33 Public Lands: Interior Regulations Relating to Public Lands BUREAU OF RECLAMATION, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR RECLAMATION RURAL WATER SUPPLY PROGRAM Cost-Sharing § 404.33...

  11. 42 CFR 52b.8 - How will NIH monitor the use of facilities constructed with federal funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false How will NIH monitor the use of facilities constructed with federal funds? 52b.8 Section 52b.8 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH CONSTRUCTION GRANTS § 52b.8 How will...

  12. 42 CFR 52b.8 - How will NIH monitor the use of facilities constructed with federal funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false How will NIH monitor the use of facilities constructed with federal funds? 52b.8 Section 52b.8 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH CONSTRUCTION GRANTS § 52b.8 How will...

  13. 42 CFR 52b.8 - How will NIH monitor the use of facilities constructed with federal funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false How will NIH monitor the use of facilities constructed with federal funds? 52b.8 Section 52b.8 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH CONSTRUCTION GRANTS § 52b.8 How will...

  14. 42 CFR 52b.8 - How will NIH monitor the use of facilities constructed with federal funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false How will NIH monitor the use of facilities constructed with federal funds? 52b.8 Section 52b.8 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH CONSTRUCTION GRANTS § 52b.8 How will...

  15. 42 CFR 52b.8 - How will NIH monitor the use of facilities constructed with federal funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false How will NIH monitor the use of facilities constructed with federal funds? 52b.8 Section 52b.8 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH CONSTRUCTION GRANTS § 52b.8 How will...

  16. 42 CFR 137.303 - Are Federal or other funds available for training associated with Tribal assumption of...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... associated with Tribal assumption of environmental responsibilities? 137.303 Section 137.303 Public Health... HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TRIBAL SELF-GOVERNANCE Construction Nepa Process § 137.303 Are Federal or other funds available for training associated with Tribal assumption of environmental responsibilities?...

  17. 77 FR 48524 - Notice of Reallotment of Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2011 Funds for the Low Income Home Energy...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-08-14

    ... (FFY) 2011 Funds for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) AGENCY: Administration for... Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2011 Low ] Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) are available for... Home Energy Assistance Act (the Act), Title XXVI of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981 (42...

  18. 43 CFR 404.59 - If the Secretary recommends a project for construction, is that a promise of Federal funding?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false If the Secretary recommends a project for construction, is that a promise of Federal funding? 404.59 Section 404.59 Public Lands: Interior Regulations Relating to Public Lands BUREAU OF RECLAMATION, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR RECLAMATION RURAL WATER...

  19. 45 CFR 1355.36 - Withholding Federal funds due to failure to achieve substantial conformity or failure to...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Withholding Federal funds due to failure to achieve substantial conformity or failure to successfully complete a program improvement plan. 1355.36 Section 1355.36 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) OFFICE OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND...

  20. 42 CFR 137.299 - Are Federal funds available to cover the cost of Self-Governance Tribes carrying out...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... Self-Governance Tribes carrying out environmental responsibilities? 137.299 Section 137.299 Public... OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TRIBAL SELF-GOVERNANCE Construction Nepa Process § 137.299 Are Federal funds available to cover the cost of Self-Governance Tribes carrying out environmental...

  1. 42 CFR 137.299 - Are Federal funds available to cover the cost of Self-Governance Tribes carrying out...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... Self-Governance Tribes carrying out environmental responsibilities? 137.299 Section 137.299 Public... OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TRIBAL SELF-GOVERNANCE Construction Nepa Process § 137.299 Are Federal funds available to cover the cost of Self-Governance Tribes carrying out environmental...

  2. 42 CFR 137.299 - Are Federal funds available to cover the cost of Self-Governance Tribes carrying out...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... Self-Governance Tribes carrying out environmental responsibilities? 137.299 Section 137.299 Public... OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TRIBAL SELF-GOVERNANCE Construction Nepa Process § 137.299 Are Federal funds available to cover the cost of Self-Governance Tribes carrying out environmental...

  3. 42 CFR 137.299 - Are Federal funds available to cover the cost of Self-Governance Tribes carrying out...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... Self-Governance Tribes carrying out environmental responsibilities? 137.299 Section 137.299 Public... OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TRIBAL SELF-GOVERNANCE Construction Nepa Process § 137.299 Are Federal funds available to cover the cost of Self-Governance Tribes carrying out environmental...

  4. Start, Stop, Restart: The Recent History of Federal Funding for Radiochemistry Education

    SciTech Connect

    Williamson, R. Craig

    2009-08-19

    Over the course of the 2009, Federal Fiscal Year the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Defense will introduce university programs designed to provide the U.S. national laboratories with a highly qualified workforce in nuclear forensics. These programs are designed to recruit the best and brightest students, develop universities research and education activities, and to enhance university/laboratory(s) interactions nuclear forensics. The approach will be comprehensive in that it will target undergraduate and graduate students, faculty members and institutions. This will include an undergraduate research program designed to encourage emerging seniors to perform research at designated national laboratories throughout the United States. In addition to the undergraduate program, a nationally competitive graduate fellowship program in nuclear forensics was established in 2008. This program provides a four-year appointment with a monthly stipend, full payment of tuition and fees, the establishment of participating universities, and required post-graduate positions in nuclear forensics. A Nuclear Forensics Education Award program will also be introduced. This broad-based program will have an impact on university programs interested in developing nuclear forensics capabilities. This will include funds for instrumentation and equipment, faculty members, students, and curriculum.

  5. Start, Stop, Restart: The Recent History of Federal Funding for Radiochemistry Education

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Williamson, R. Craig

    2009-08-01

    Over the course of the 2009, Federal Fiscal Year the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Defense will introduce university programs designed to provide the U.S. national laboratories with a highly qualified workforce in nuclear forensics. These programs are designed to recruit the best and brightest students, develop universities research and education activities, and to enhance university/laboratory(s) interactions nuclear forensics. The approach will be comprehensive in that it will target undergraduate and graduate students, faculty members and institutions. This will include an undergraduate research program designed to encourage emerging seniors to perform research at designated national laboratories throughout the United States. In addition to the undergraduate program, a nationally competitive graduate fellowship program in nuclear forensics was established in 2008. This program provides a four-year appointment with a monthly stipend, full payment of tuition and fees, the establishment of participating universities, and required post-graduate positions in nuclear forensics. A Nuclear Forensics Education Award program will also be introduced. This broad-based program will have an impact on university programs interested in developing nuclear forensics capabilities. This will include funds for instrumentation and equipment, faculty members, students, and curriculum.

  6. 76 FR 35219 - Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Payment by Electronic Fund Transfer

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-06-16

    ... contract by electronic fund transfer (EFT). The information necessary to make the EFT transaction is... Regulation; Information Collection; Payment by Electronic Fund Transfer AGENCY: Department of Defense (DOD... extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning payment by electronic...

  7. Workforce Training: Almost Half of States Fund Employment Placement and Training through Employer Taxes and Most Coordinate with Federally Funded Programs. Report to Congressional Requesters. GAO-04-282.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Nilsen, Sigurd R.

    2004-01-01

    To help close gaps between employee skills and employer needs, both federal- and state-funded programs are providing training and helping employers find qualified employees. In 2002, states raised revenues from taxes levied on employers to fund their own programs. This study examined how many states used employer taxes to fund their own employment…

  8. Federal Funding Alternatives. White House Conference on Library and Information Services: Pre-Conference Meetings on Special Themes, June 8-9 and September 14, 1978.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Trezza, Alphonse F.

    Existing and potential federal funding programs for libraries are discussed in this special conference theme summary. The relation of library funding to the total intergovernmental grant system is explained, and eight existing federal programs are outlined that support (1) public library services, (2) interlibrary cooperation, (3) school libraries…

  9. Status of Federal Funding for Industrial Arts in Relation to the Amended Vocational Education Act of 1963 for FY80 and FY81.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Sarapin, Marvin I., Comp.

    This report provides information on the inclusion of industrial arts in the state plans and actual funding for the fiscal years 1980 and 1981. A one-page summary report discusses federal legislation and funding and data collection through use of a mail questionnaire sent to state supervisors of industrial arts funding in the 50 states and Puerto…

  10. 25 CFR 170.141 - What Federal funds are available for a tribe's highway safety activities?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS); (g) Indian Highway Safety Program 25 CFR... program funds under 23 U.S.C. 405; (d) Alcohol traffic safety program funds under 23 U.S.C. 408;...

  11. State Funding Provisions and Least Restrictive Environment: Implications for Federal Policy. Brief No. 2.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Parrish, Thomas B.

    This policy brief discusses how certain types of state funding provisions create fiscal incentives for more restrictive placements for students with disabilities. This most likely occurs when funding systems are tied to the location in which the services are provided and a more restrictive placement will generate more state aid in relation to…

  12. 7 CFR 3419.3 - Determination of non-Federal sources of funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... RESEARCH, EDUCATION, AND EXTENSION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE MATCHING FUNDS REQUIREMENT FOR AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND EXTENSION FORMULA FUNDS AT 1890 LAND-GRANT INSTITUTIONS, INCLUDING TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY, AND AT 1862 LAND-GRANT INSTITUTIONS IN INSULAR AREAS § 3419.3 Determination of...

  13. Federalism and Public Policy: The Governance and Funding of Australian Higher Education.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Marshall, Neil, Ed.; Walsh, Cliff, Ed.

    This collection of 12 papers examines the governance and funding of higher education in Australia, focusing on the national education reforms of 1987-88 and their effect on universities. Papers include: (1) "Higher Education in International Perspective" (David M. Cameron); (2) "Governance and Funding of Higher Education" (David Kemp); (3)…

  14. Federal R&D Funding Shows Signiticant Rise in FY 1976. Science Resources Studies Highlights, September 8, 1975.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.

    This report reveals that federal research and development obligations are scheduled to rise from $17.4 billion in fiscal year 1974 to an estimated $18.9 billion in fiscal year 1975 and to $21.7 billion in fiscal year 1976. The gains in funding are 8.4 percent for 1975 and 14.5 percent for 1976, both of these the largest relative rises in the…

  15. Funding Education beyond High School: The Guide to Federal Student Aid 2010-11

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    US Department of Education, 2010

    2010-01-01

    Federal student aid is a financial help for eligible students to pay for educational expenses at an eligible postsecondary school (e.g., college, vocational school, graduate school). There are three categories of federal student aid: grants, workstudy, and loans. Federal student aid covers expenses such as tuition and fees, room and board, books…

  16. Annual Evaluation Report of Federally-Funded Educational Programs, FY 1982.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.

    This summary evaluation report is designed to (1) give an indication of how Oklahoma achieves the goals of Federal programs; (2) increase understanding of various Federal programs; and (3) show the degree of achievement of the goals of the State-Federal Programs Division. The following programs are described: Adult Basic Education; Arts in…

  17. 40 CFR 278.3 - Criteria for use of chat in Federally funded transportation projects.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ...) IN ASPHALT CONCRETE AND PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE IN TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS FUNDED IN..., or in epoxy seal; or (b) The chat is used in Portland cement concrete, granular road base,...

  18. 40 CFR 278.3 - Criteria for use of chat in Federally funded transportation projects.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ...) IN ASPHALT CONCRETE AND PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE IN TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS FUNDED IN..., or in epoxy seal; or (b) The chat is used in Portland cement concrete, granular road base,...

  19. 40 CFR 278.3 - Criteria for use of chat in Federally funded transportation projects.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ...) IN ASPHALT CONCRETE AND PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE IN TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS FUNDED IN..., or in epoxy seal; or (b) The chat is used in Portland cement concrete, granular road base,...

  20. 40 CFR 278.3 - Criteria for use of chat in Federally funded transportation projects.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ...) IN ASPHALT CONCRETE AND PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE IN TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS FUNDED IN..., or in epoxy seal; or (b) The chat is used in Portland cement concrete, granular road base,...

  1. 40 CFR 278.3 - Criteria for use of chat in Federally funded transportation projects.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ...) IN ASPHALT CONCRETE AND PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE IN TRANSPORTATION CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS FUNDED IN..., or in epoxy seal; or (b) The chat is used in Portland cement concrete, granular road base,...

  2. 34 CFR 682.417 - Determination of Federal funds or assets to be returned.

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    2010-07-01

    ... Fund that the Secretary has determined is unnecessary to pay the program expenses and contingent... contingent liabilities of the agency or that are required for the orderly termination of the guaranty...

  3. State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act. Volume VI--Targeting and Uses of Federal Education Funds

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    Chambers, Jay G.; Lam, Irene; Mahitivanichcha, Kanya; Esra, Phil; Shambaugh, Larisa; Stullich, Stephanie

    2009-01-01

    Achieving the goals of federal education legislation depends on how federal funds are distributed and used. Since the enactment of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) in 1965, various federal programs have been created to support educational improvement and target additional resources to meet the educational needs of children who are…

  4. Perceptions of and preferences for federally-funded family planning clinics

    PubMed Central

    2014-01-01

    Background The Title X family planning program provides affordable access to a range of sexual and reproductive health services, with a priority for low-income people. The disproportionate burden of unintended pregnancy, breast and cervical cancer, and sexually transmitted diseases among minority groups, teens, and young adults in the US underscore the need for affordable access to such services. However, increased access to sexual and reproductive health services, resulting from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) create questions regarding the continued need for this program. Methods A study was conducted to assess clients’ perceptions of Title X-funded family planning clinics and their preferences for these clinics for a range of sexual and reproductive health services. An anonymous, self-administered, paper-and-pencil survey was administered to 696 clients who received services from one of eight Title X-funded family planning clinics in Northeast Ohio. Results The majority of participants stated very positive perceptions of the Title X-funded clinics; that they “Always” go to the Title X-funded clinic for birth control, STD/HIV testing, and pregnancy testing; and that the Title X-funded clinic was their regular source of health care. Females were more likely than males to prefer the Title X clinic for birth control, physical exams, pregnancy testing, and health information and more teens under the age of 18 preferred to use the Title X clinic for STD/HIV testing, physical exams, pregnancy testing, and health information. Conclusions Findings indicate that these Title X-funded family planning clinics successfully reached populations in need of sexual and reproductive health services and suggest that these facilities can help play an important role in reducing disparities even after full implementation of the Affordable Care Act. However, more research is needed to fully quantify the need and value of Title X-funded family planning clinics and its relation to the

  5. Citation Impact of NHLBI R01 Grants Funded Through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act as Compared to R01 Grants Funded Through a Standard Payline

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    Danthi, Narasimhan S.; Wu, Colin O.; DiMichele, Donna; Hoots, W. Keith; Lauer, Michael S.

    2015-01-01

    Rationale The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) allowed NHLBI to fund R01 grants that fared less well on peer review than those funded by meeting a payline threshold. It is not clear whether the sudden availability of additional funding enabled research of similar or lesser citation impact than already funded work. Objective To compare the citation impact of ARRA-funded de novo NHLBI R01 grants with concurrent de novo NHLBI R01 grants funded by standard-payline mechanisms. Methods and Results We identified de novo (“Type 1”) R01 grants funded by NHLBI in fiscal year (FY) 2009: these included 458 funded by meeting Institute’s published payline and 165 funded only because of ARRA funding. Compared to payline grants, ARRA grants received fewer total funds (median values $1.03 million versus $1.87 million, P<0.001) for a shorter duration (median values including no-cost extensions 3.0 versus 4.9 years, P<0.001). Through May 2014, the payline R01 grants generated 3895 publications, while the ARRA R01 grants generated 996. Using the InCites database from Thomson-Reuters, we calculated a “normalized citation impact” for each grant by weighting each paper for the number of citations it received normalizing for subject, article type, and year of publication. The ARRA R01 grants had a similar normalized citation impact per $1 million spent as the payline grants (median values[IQR] 2.15[0.73–4.78] versus 2.03[0.75–4.10], P=0.61). The similar impact of the ARRA grants persisted even after accounting for potential confounders. Conclusions Despite shorter durations and lower budgets, ARRA R01 grants had comparable citation outcomes per $million spent to that of contemporaneously funded payline R01 grants. PMID:25722441

  6. Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid, 2012-13

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    US Department of Education, 2011

    2011-01-01

    Every student, who meets some basic eligibility requirements, can get some type of financial aid regardless of age or family income. Federal student aid is a financial aid from the federal government to help a student pay for education expenses at an eligible college, technical school, vocational school, or graduate school. There are three…

  7. Federal Funds for Education 1950-51 and 1951-52. Bulletin, 1952, No. 12

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    Hutchins, Clayton D.; Munse, Albert R.

    1952-01-01

    Federal agencies are responsible for a variety of educational activities. These vary from operating programs for which specific appropriations are made to others which provide educational services incident to some other Federal purpose. Because of the variable nature of these services having educational significance, it is difficult to secure…

  8. 76 FR 21949 - Medicaid Program; Federal Funding for Medicaid Eligibility Determination and Enrollment Activities

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    2011-04-19

    ... integrated these systems into the public welfare systems. In the October 13, 1989 Federal Register (54 FR... such enhanced assistance redundant and unnecessary (54 FR 41966 through 41974). As a result, we revised... November 8, 2010 Federal Register (75 FR 68583), we published a proposed rule that revised the...

  9. A Guide to Federal Funding in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences.

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    Ficklen, Myra

    This guide provides summaries of federal programs in the physical and mathematical sciences of interest to colleges and universities. Programs from the following federal agencies are included: National Science Foundation; Department of Energy; Environmental Protection Agency; Office of Education; Department of Interior; Smithsonian Institution;…

  10. Funding Education Beyond High School: The Guide to Federal Student Aid 2009-10

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    US Department of Education, 2009

    2009-01-01

    Federal Student Aid's core mission is to ensure that all eligible Americans benefit from federal financial assistance--grants, loans and work-study programs--for education beyond high school. The programs administered comprise the nation's largest source of student aid. Every year, the U.S. Department of Education provides more than $83 billion in…

  11. Funding Education beyond High School: The Guide to Federal Student Aid, 2008-09

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    US Department of Education, 2007

    2007-01-01

    Federal Student Aid's core mission is to ensure that all eligible Americans benefit from federal financial assistance--grants, loans and work-study programs--for education beyond high school. The programs administered comprise the nation's largest source of student aid: during the 2007-08 school year alone, approximately $83 billion in new aid was…

  12. Funding Education beyond High School: The Guide to Federal Student Aid, 2007-08

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    US Department of Education, 2006

    2006-01-01

    Federal Student Aid's core mission is to ensure that all eligible Americans benefit from federal financial assistance--grants, loans and work-study programs--for education beyond high school. The programs administered comprise the nation's largest source of student aid: during the 2005-06 school year alone, approximately $78 billion in new aid was…

  13. The evolution of the federal funding policies for the public health surveillance component of Brazil's Unified Health System (SUS).

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    Pinto, Vitor Laerte; Cerbino Neto, José; Penna, Gerson Oliveira

    2014-12-01

    Health surveillance (HS) is one of the key components of the Brazilian Unified Health System (SUS). This article describes recent changes in health surveillance funding models and the role these changes have had in the reorganization and decentralization of health actions. Federal law no. 8.080 of 1990 defined health surveillance as a fundamental pillar of the SUS, and an exclusive fund with equitable distribution criteria was created in the Basic Operational Norm of 1996 to pay for health surveillance actions. This step facilitated the decentralization of health care at the municipal level, giving local authorities autonomy to plan and provide services. The Health Pact of 2006 and its regulation under federal decree No. 3252 in 2009 bolstered the processes of decentralization, regionalization and integration of health care. Further changes in the basic concepts of health surveillance around the world and in the funding policies negotiated by different spheres of government in Brazil have been catalysts for the process of HS institutionalization in recent years. PMID:25388192

  14. Survey Points to the Difficulties of Comparing Fund-Raising Drives.

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    Nicklin, Julie

    1996-01-01

    A new national survey of college fund raising practices suggests that colleges and universities are not following Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) guidelines for campaign length and donation accounting. The voluntary standards seek to build uniformity and comparability in procedures, but many institutions continue to use…

  15. Funding Systems for Higher Education and Their Impacts on Institutional Strategies and Academia: A Comparative Perspective

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    Frolich, Nicoline; Kalpazidou Schmidt, Evanthia; Rosa, Maria J.

    2010-01-01

    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss how funding systems influence higher education institutions and their strategies and core tasks. Design/methodology/approach: Taking the results of a comparative study between Denmark, Norway and Portugal as a point of departure, the paper identifies and analyses the main features of these state…

  16. A Fiscal Cliff: The Current U.S. Federal Budget, Potential Cuts, and Impacts on Science Funding

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Uhlenbrock, K. M.; Landau, E. A.; Hankin, E. R.

    2012-12-01

    As lawmakers on Capitol Hill face challenges to reach an agreement on how to cut the deficit while growing the economy, scientists must join the discussion and outline the serious impacts cuts to federal science programs will have on our society. Consistent and sustained federal science funding (discretionary spending) is an ever increasing struggle with the rising costs of mandatory spending and decrease in revenues. In 2011 Congress passed the Budget Control Act, which will require automatic across-the-board cuts, known as sequestration, and will take effect on 2 January 2013. Estimated cuts of $1.2 trillion and discretionary spending caps set at Fiscal Year 2012 levels will trigger non-defense program cuts of 9.8% in the first year as reported by the Congressional Research Service. Funding from non-defense program agencies such as NSF, NASA, DOE, NOAA, USGS, and others drive science and technological innovation, support public safety, create jobs, educate generations of scientists, stimulate the economy, protect our environment, and enrich lives. With non-defense discretionary programs representing less than one-fifth of the federal budget, severe cuts to these programs will not alleviate our deficit, but instead restrict our growth.

  17. 75 FR 68583 - Medicaid; Federal Funding for Medicaid Eligibility Determination and Enrollment Activities

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    2010-11-08

    ... final rule on October 13, 1989 (54 FR 41966, effective November 13, 1989) excluding eligibility... rendered such enhanced assistance redundant and unnecessary (54 FR 41966 through 41974). As a result, we... Funding for Medicaid Eligibility Determination and Enrollment Activities AGENCY: Centers for...

  18. 24 CFR 905.308 - Federal requirements applicable to all Capital Fund activities.

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    2014-04-01

    ... shall comply with the requirements of 24 CFR part 5 (General HUD Program Requirements; Waivers), 24 CFR... Department's generally applicable nondiscrimination and equal opportunity requirements at 24 CFR 5.105(a) and... 24 CFR parts 40 and 41. The PHA shall affirmatively further fair housing in its use of funds...

  19. 77 FR 11383 - Prevailing Rate Systems; Abolishment of Monmouth, NJ, as a Nonappropriated Fund Federal Wage...

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    ... INFORMATION: On August 25, 2011, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued an interim rule (76 FR... authority of 5 U.S.C. 5343, the interim rule published on August 25, 2011, amending 5 CFR part 532 (76 FR... RIN 3206-AM49 Prevailing Rate Systems; Abolishment of Monmouth, NJ, as a Nonappropriated Fund...

  20. 75 FR 7464 - Energy Efficient Building Systems Regional Innovation Cluster Initiative-Joint Federal Funding...

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    2010-02-19

    ....energy.gov/hubs/eric.htm) issued on February 8, 2010, titled the Energy Efficient Building Systems... innovation in energy efficient building technologies and systems design. The DOE funded Energy Efficient... the area, the E-RIC will create an economically dynamic region focused on energy efficient...

  1. Enhancing Doctoral Completion in Women: Evidence from a Qualitative Study of a Unique Federally Funded Program

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    Thomas, Sandra P.; Drake-Clark, Donna; Grasso, Maureen; Banta, Trudy

    2014-01-01

    In an era where campus environments were often unwelcoming to women, and there were few women role models, an innovative program funded by the National Institute of Education produced 100% completion by female and minority doctoral students. At a 25-year reunion, the graduates reflected on their program experiences and careers. Reflections were…

  2. Update on the Federal Stimulus Package and Funding to Higher Education. Report 09-19

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    Jones, Jessika

    2009-01-01

    On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The Act commits $100 billion to education, with $8.5 billion allocated to California. Education programs to receive funding through ARRA include Local Education Agency Title I Grants, Educational Technology Grants, IDEA Grants, Federal…

  3. 76 FR 67153 - Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Payment by Electronic Fund Transfer

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    2011-10-31

    ... published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 35219, on June 16, 2011. No comments were received. Public... Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20417. Attn: Hada...

  4. Federal R&D Funding by Budget Function. Fiscal Years 1983-85.

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    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.

    This report provides a distribution of research and development (R&D) programs by the functions of the federal budget. It includes only federal conduct of R&D programs, with R&D plant and all non-R&D activities excluded. The sections of the report are presented in descending order of R&D budget authority for the various functions in the fiscal…

  5. The State of Federal Research Funding in Genetics as Reflected by Members of the Genetics Society of America.

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    Rine, Jasper; Fagen, Adam P

    2015-08-01

    Scientific progress runs on the intellect, curiosity, and passion of its practitioners fueled by the research dollars of its sponsors. The concern over research funding in biology in general and genetics in particular led us to survey the membership of the Genetics Society of America for information about the federal support of genetics at the level of individual principal investigators. The results paint a mosaic of circumstances-some good, others not so good-that describes some of our present challenges with sufficient detail to suggest useful steps that could address the challenges. PMID:26178966

  6. The State of Federal Research Funding in Genetics as Reflected by Members of the Genetics Society of America

    PubMed Central

    Rine, Jasper; Fagen, Adam P.

    2015-01-01

    Scientific progress runs on the intellect, curiosity, and passion of its practitioners fueled by the research dollars of its sponsors. The concern over research funding in biology in general and genetics in particular led us to survey the membership of the Genetics Society of America for information about the federal support of genetics at the level of individual principal investigators. The results paint a mosaic of circumstances—some good, others not so good—that describes some of our present challenges with sufficient detail to suggest useful steps that could address the challenges. PMID:26178966

  7. Review and Planning Report for Student Suppport Services: P.L. 94-142 and P.L. 89-313 Federally Funded Projects.

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    Weaver, Betsy; Halloway, Sydney

    The report provides summary evaluative data on 18 federally funded special education projects in Boston involving more than 2,518 students, 632 parents, and 1,535 school staff. An introductory section provides background information on funding and levels of services provided to handicapped students in the Boston public schools. Section 2 focuses…

  8. 42 CFR 137.302 - Are Federal funds available to cover start-up costs associated with initial Tribal assumption of...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Are Federal funds available to cover start-up costs... funds available to cover start-up costs associated with initial Tribal assumption of environmental responsibilities? (a) Yes, start-up costs are available as provided in section 508(c) of the Act . During...

  9. Federally Funded Programs Related to Building Energy Use: Overlaps, Challenges, and Opportunities for Collaboration

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    Cort, Katherine A.; Butner, Ryan S.; Hostick, Donna J.

    2010-10-01

    As energy efficiency in buildings continues to move from discreet technology development to an integrated systems approach, the need to understand and integrate complementary goals and targets becomes more pronounced. Whether within Department of Energy’s (DOE) Building Technologies Program (BTP), across the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), or throughout DOE and the Federal government, mutual gains and collaboration synergies exist that are not easily achieved because of organizational and time constraints. There also cases where federal agencies may be addressing similar issues, but with different (and sometimes conflicting) outcomes in mind. This report conducts a comprehensive inventory across all EERE and other relevant Federal agencies of potential activities with synergistic benefits. A taxonomy of activities with potential interdependencies is presented. The report identifies a number of federal program objectives, products, and plans related to building energy efficiency and characterizes the current structure and interactions related to these plans and programs. Areas where overlap occurs are identified as are the challenges of addressing issues related to overlapping goals and programs. Based on the input gathered from various sources, including 20 separate interviews with federal agency staff and contractor staff supporting buildings programs, this study identifies a number of synergistic opportunities and makes recommends a number of areas where further collaboration could be beneficial.

  10. 78 FR 77399 - Basic Health Program: Proposed Federal Funding Methodology for Program Year 2015

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-12-23

    ... through Exchanges. In the September 25, 2013 Federal Register (78 FR 59122), we published a proposed rule...-adult coverage through BHP), household size, and income range as a percentage of FPL. Thus, there would.../Files/Downloads/market-reforms-guidance-2-25-2013.pdf . Both children and adults under age 21...

  11. 78 FR 43203 - Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Contract Funding-Limitation of Costs...

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    2013-07-19

    ... ] published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 75163, on December 19, 2012. Two comments were received. DATES... posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov , including any personal and/or business confidential... securing timely knowledge of all probable costs before they are incurred. This information collection...

  12. 77 FR 19019 - Announcement Notice; Establishment of a Federally Funded Research and Development Center

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-03-29

    ... process improvement, strategic technology evaluation, and feasibility analysis and design in the areas of... in the Federal Register on April 13, 2011 (76 FR 20673), May 13, 2011 (76 FR 28042), and June 14, 2011 (76 FR 34713) respectively, indicating the agency's intention to sponsor an FFRDC. These...

  13. 42 CFR 457.218 - Repayment of Federal funds by installments.

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    2010-10-01

    ... amount to be repaid exceeds 21/2 percent of the estimated or actual annual State share for the State CHIP... State CHIP program is ongoing, CMS uses the annual estimated State share of State CHIP expenditures... State CHIP program has been terminated by Federal law or by the State, CMS uses the actual State...

  14. 75 FR 55663 - Requirements for Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act Implementation

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    2010-09-14

    ... required for Transparency Act reporting of subawards and executive compensation [75 FR 43165]. The Federal... Reduction Act [75 FR 43165]. The instructions will address whether reporting of reductions in subaward... required for Transparency Act reporting of subawards and executive compensation [75 FR 43165]....

  15. Best Practice in the Use of Federal Stimulus Funds in Institutions of Higher Education

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    Hammang, John

    2010-01-01

    This article reviews current planning efforts regarding the use of 2009 federal stimulus dollars in higher education and focuses on identifying best practices. It takes the approach that "best practice" should be defined by criteria outside current planning efforts and suggests that desired outcome, process, and maintenance of key relationships…

  16. 76 FR 28042 - Announcement of Notice; Proposed Establishment of a Federally Funded Research and Development...

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    2011-05-13

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND... contract processes to include, contract reform, technical guidance, price and cost estimating, support and... effectively as to act as an agent for the sponsor in the design and pursuit of mission goals. The FFRDC...

  17. 76 FR 34713 - Proposed Establishment of a Federally Funded Research and Development Center-Third Notice

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    2011-06-14

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND..., contract reform, technical guidance, price and cost estimating, and source selection evaluation support... development phase of the acquisition lifecycle. The FFRDC must function so effectively as to act as an...

  18. The Federal Role in Funding Children's Television Programming. Volume 2: Commissioned Papers.

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    Mielke, Keith W.; And Others

    Volume 2 of an investigation conducted for the United States Office of Education reprints ten commissioned papers which provided input to Volume 1. These papers address the areas of self-concept development, economically disadvantaged children, sexism in television, diversity in a mass medium, Federal involvements in commercial television,…

  19. Basic Health Program; Federal Funding Methodology for Program Years 2017 and 2018. Final methodology.

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    2016-02-29

    This document provides the methodology and data sources necessary to determine Federal payment amounts made in program years 2017 and 2018 to states that elect to establish a Basic Health Program under the Affordable Care Act to offer health benefits coverage to low-income individuals otherwise eligible to purchase coverage through Affordable Insurance Exchanges (hereinafter referred to as the Exchanges). PMID:26925486

  20. Improving the Quality of and Access to Federally Funded, Digital Out of School Time Tutoring

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    Burch, Patricia; Heinrich, Carolyn; Good, Annalee

    2013-01-01

    Because digital tutoring is rapidly expanding, more rigorous, independent evaluations of their effectiveness is critical to inform federal, state, and local policy decisions that influence their role and application of technology in educating underserved students. The in-depth observations and vignettes in this paper illustrate the challenges in…

  1. 76 FR 35138 - Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Funding and Fiscal Affairs; Farmer Mac Risk-Based...

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    2011-06-16

    ... stress test, and other requirements related to section 8.32 of the Act, in the Federal Register at 66 FR... files. \\6\\ See 75 FR 49423 (Aug. 13, 2010), 75 FR 52283 (Aug. 25, 2010), and 76 FR 5292 (Jan. 31, 2011..., commenters are encouraged to submit comments by e-mail or through the FCA's Web site. As facsimiles (fax)...

  2. A Comparison of Doctoral Funding Levels across Federal Programs. SEFNA Brief

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    Smith, Deborah Deutsch

    2009-01-01

    The importance of the federal role in the preparation of doctoral-level personnel is well acknowledged. It helps to produce future leaders in critical areas and is a key component of the nation's economic security, its prestige around the world, and its leading position in research and innovation across all areas. Through a number of agencies, the…

  3. Successful Implementation of a Federally Funded Violence Prevention Elementary School Counseling Program: Results Bring Sustainability

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    Duarte, Danielle; Hatch, Trish

    2015-01-01

    Sixty-four federal Elementary and Secondary School Counseling (ESSC) program grants were awarded in 2009. One awarded school district implemented a comprehensive school counseling program based on the ASCA National Model at three high-needs elementary schools. This case study describes a district initiative that provided prevention education for…

  4. Folklife and the Federal Government. A Guide to Activities, Resources, Funds, and Services.

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    Coe, Linda C., Comp.

    The guide describes fifty-four diverse federal programs and activities which are potential sources of financial and other assistance to those interested in various aspects of folklife. Potential users are folk artists; folklorists; researchers in linguistics, anthropology, and ethnology; members of ethnic or regional groups involved in presenting…

  5. 78 FR 2879 - Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Funding and Fiscal Affairs; Farmer Mac Investment...

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    2013-01-15

    ..., 2012 (77 FR 66375) is effective December 31, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joseph T. Connor... Management; Effective Date AGENCY: Farm Credit Administration. ACTION: Notice of effective date. SUMMARY: The... governing investment management practices of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation. In...

  6. Federal Government Funds for Education, 1948-49 and 1949-50. Bulletin, 1950, No. 3

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    Hutchins, Clayton D.; Keels, Myrtis

    1951-01-01

    Public education in the United States is supported by Federal, State, and local governments. Substantial amounts of money are provided by all three. The latest figures available indicate that expenditures for education account for about 35 percent of the total cost of local governments, 26 percent of State disbursements, and almost 9 percent of…

  7. Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 1980, 1981, and 1982. Volume XXX. Detailed Statistical Tables. Surveys of Science Resources Series.

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    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.

    During the March through July 1981 period a total of 36 Federal agencies and their subdivisions (95 individual respondents) submitted data in response to the Annual Survey of Federal Funds for Research and Development, Volume XXX, conducted by the National Science Foundation. The detailed statistical tables presented in this report were derived…

  8. Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 1980, 1981, and 1982, Volume XXX. Final Report. Surveys of Science Resources Series.

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    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.

    This report is the 30th in a series that covers research and development (R&D) as shown in successive Presidential budgets. The Federal budget for 1982 was unusual in the extent to which it was subjected to change, reflecting the new administration's philosophy to reduce Federal spending. R&D funding data reflect the first series of 1981 and 1982…

  9. Innovation in Academe: Federal R&D Funding and the Patenting Activities of U.S. Universities and Colleges. Technical Report

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    Fossum, Donna; Eiseman, Elisa; Moreno, Connie S.; Painter, Lawrence S.; Blume-Kohout, Margaret E.

    2009-01-01

    The Bayh-Dole Act of 1980 expressly gave colleges, universities, and other nonprofit entities the right, which had previously been presumptively held by the federal government itself, to patent inventions resulting from federally funded research and development (R&D) activities they conduct. In the nearly three decades since the Bayh-Dole Act…

  10. Medicaid and CHIP: Opportunities Exist to Improve U.S. Insular Area Demographic Data That Could Be Used to Help Determine Federal Funding. GAO-09-558R

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    Kohn, Linda T.

    2009-01-01

    The five largest insular areas of the United States--American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands--receive federal funding through Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), joint federal-state programs that finance health care for certain low-income…

  11. Inventory of federally-funded projects and programs related to anthracite

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    1980-06-01

    This report is a compilation of descriptions of federal projects and programs that are concerned in some way with anthracite. It is the first inventory of its type to be prepared. Among the projects and programs described are those completed in the latter half of 1979, those that are currently active, and others that will start soon. Of the 43 projects described, 8 involve research, development, and demonstration (RD and D) of technologies aimed at enhancing the use of anthracite or anthracite mining waste; 6 address environmental problems associated with anthracite mining or use; 9 provide information on the anthracite industry; 16 involve studies related to anthracite; and 4 are miscellaneous projects and programs. These projects and programs represent federal government expenditures of $27.1 million, excluding current military purchases of anthracite for use in European bases of $33.6 million, and US Bureau of Mines mined land demonstration and reclamation projects of $38.3 million.

  12. Accountability of Educational Institutions for Federal Funds and the Effectiveness of Federal Audits. Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-Sixth Congress, First Session. (July 17, 18, and 19, 1979).

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    Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Government Operations.

    Hearings of the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Government Operations on how educational institutions that receive federal grants and contracts for health research and other restricted purposes account for the use of the funds are presented. The hearings also examined the quality and effectiveness of federal financial audits, which are…

  13. Factors associated with federal transportation funding for local pedestrian and bicycle programming and facilities.

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    Cradock, Angie L; Troped, Philip J; Fields, Billy; Melly, Steven J; Simms, Shannon V; Gimmler, Franz; Fowler, Marianne

    2009-01-01

    Providing safe, convenient places for walking and bicycling can reduce barriers to participating in regular physical activity. We examined bicycle- and pedestrian-related investments authorized by federal transportation legislation in 3,140 counties in the United States by region, population size and urbanization, social and economic characteristics, and indicators of travel-related walking and bicycling. From 1992 to 2004, states and counties implemented 10,012 bicycle- and pedestrian-related projects representing $3.17 billion in federal expenditures. We found disparities in implementation and system-building outcomes according to population size and location and social and economic indicators. Counties characterized by persistent poverty (odds ratio=0.69, 95% confidence interval 0.53-0.91) or low educational status (odds ratio=0.66, 95% confidence interval 0.52-0.84) were less likely to implement projects. Three key policy recommendations for improving public health outcomes are drawn from this research: Improved data tracking, more explicit linkages between transportation projects and public health, and improved planning assistance to underserved communities are all seen as essential steps. PMID:19190583

  14. From free to free market: cost recovery in federally funded clinical research.

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    McCammon, Margaret G; Fogg, Thomas T; Jacobsen, Lynda; Roache, John; Sampson, Royce; Bower, Cynthia L

    2012-07-01

    In a climate of increased expectation for the translation of research, academic clinical research units are looking at new ways to streamline their operation and maintain effective translational support services. Clinical research, although undeniably expensive, is an essential step in the translation of any medical breakthrough, and as a result, many academic clinical research units are actively looking to expand their clinical services despite financial pressures. We examine some of the hybrid academic-business models in 19 clinical research centers within the Clinical and Translational Science Award consortium that are emerging to address the issue of cost recovery of clinical research that is supported by the United States federal government. We identify initiatives that have succeeded or failed, essential supporting and regulatory components, and lessons learned from experience to design an optimal cost recovery model and a timeline for its implementation. PMID:22764204

  15. From Free to Free Market: Cost Recovery in Federally Funded Clinical Research

    PubMed Central

    McCammon, Margaret G.; Fogg, Thomas T.; Jacobsen, Lynda; Roache, John; Sampson, Royce; Bower, Cynthia L.

    2012-01-01

    In a climate of increased expectation for the translation of research, academic clinical research units are looking at new ways to streamline their operation and maintain effective translational support services. Clinical research, although undeniably expensive, is an essential step in the translation of any medical breakthrough, and as a result, many academic clinical research units are actively looking to expand their clinical services despite financial pressures. We examine some of the hybrid academic-business models in 19 clinical research centers within the Clinical and Translational Science Award consortium that are emerging to address the issue of cost recovery of clinical research that is supported by the United States federal government. We identify initiatives that have succeeded or failed, essential supporting and regulatory components, and lessons learned from experience to design an optimal cost recovery model and a timeline for its implementation. PMID:22764204

  16. Using Federally Funded Curricular Materials to meet Next Geneartion Science Standards in Earth System Science

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    McAuliffe, C.

    2015-12-01

    The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) describe teaching and learning goals for Earth system science at all levels of K-12, including elementary, middle school, and high school. Teachers must consider science and engineering practices, cross-cutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas. The National Science Foundation and other federal organizations have supported the development of reformed curricular materials at the K-12 level for many years. Although developed before the adoption of NGSS, many of these Earth system science resources are, in fact, NGSS congruent. Such resources include those developed by TERC, SERC, EDC, NASA, NOAA, USGS, and others. This session features NGSS congruent materials, carefully examining and dissecting the performance expectations that embody these materials. It also shares a process of tagging these materials via NSTA's, NGSS portal guidelines.

  17. Continuous Fiber Ceramic Composite (CFCC) Program. Inventory of federally funded CFCC R&D projects

    SciTech Connect

    Richlen, S.; Caton, G.M.; Karnitz, M.A.; Cox, T.D.; Hong, W.

    1993-05-01

    Continuous Fiber Ceramic Composites (CFCC) are a new class of materials that are lighter, stronger, more corrosion resistant, and capable of performing at elevated temperatures. This new type of material offers the potential to meet the demands of a variety of industrial, military, and aerospace applications. The Department of Energy Office of Industrial Technologies (OIT) has a new program on CFCCs for industrial applications and this program has requested an inventory of all federal projects on CFCCs that relate to their new program. The purpose of this project is to identify all other ongoing CFCC research to avoid redundancy in the OIT Program. The inventory will be used as a basis for coordinating with the other ongoing ceramic composite projects. The inventory is divided into two main parts. The first part is concerned with CFCC supporting technologies projects and is organized by the categories listed below. (1) Composite Design; (2) Materials Characterization; (3) Test Methods; (4) Non-Destructive Evaluation; (5) Environmental Effects; (6) Mechanical Properties; (7) Database Life Prediction; (8) Fracture/Damage; and (9) Joining. The second part has information on component development, fabrication, and fiber-related projects.

  18. Funding, Funding

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Altman, Micah

    2009-01-01

    I show herein how to develop fundable proposals to support your research. Although the proposal strategy I discuss is commonly used in successful proposals, most junior faculty (and many senior scholars) in political science and other social sciences seem to be unaware of it. I dispel myths about funding, and discuss how to find funders and target…

  19. Outcomes-Based Funding in Historical and Comparative Context. Lumina Issue Papers

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hearn, James C.

    2015-01-01

    With the advent of outcomes-based funding policies, state policymakers are increasingly committed to basing public college and university funding on how institutions perform on valued measures such as program progress and degree completion. This rising emphasis is considered here in the historical context of three earlier state funding approaches:…

  20. California Annual Performance Report: Federally Funded Workforce Investment Act, Title II Programs. Program Year 2011. July 1, 2010-June 30, 2011

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    CASAS - Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (NJ1), 2011

    2011-01-01

    This report is California's response to the four questions that the United States Department of Education (ED), Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), requires of all states and territories receiving federal funding through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Title II and Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA). The questions…

  1. 43 CFR 2.25 - How will a bureau handle a request for Federally-funded research data in the possession of a...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... Federally-funded research data in the possession of a private entity? 2.25 Section 2.25 Public Lands... findings are used by a bureau in developing an agency action, e.g., a policy or regulation, research data... for such research data, the bureau will require the recipient to provide the information to it...

  2. 45 CFR 263.10 - What actions would we take against a State if it uses Federal TANF funds in violation of the Act?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false What actions would we take against a State if it uses Federal TANF funds in violation of the Act? 263.10 Section 263.10 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE (ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS), ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND...

  3. 45 CFR 263.10 - What actions would we take against a State if it uses Federal TANF funds in violation of the Act?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2014-10-01 2012-10-01 true What actions would we take against a State if it uses Federal TANF funds in violation of the Act? 263.10 Section 263.10 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE (ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS), ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND...

  4. Education Funding. A Brief to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services from the British Columbia Teacher's Federation

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    British Columbia Teachers' Federation, 2014

    2014-01-01

    The British Columbia Teachers' Federation and a number of its locals annually present to the Select Standing Committee. They do so because they think it is important to inform the committee and the public about the difference between the education funding decisions made by government and the reality of the needs in the schools. In reading…

  5. 42 CFR 52b.9 - What is the right of the United States to recover Federal funds when facilities are not used for...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false What is the right of the United States to recover... Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH CONSTRUCTION GRANTS § 52b.9 What is the right of the United States to recover Federal funds...

  6. 42 CFR 52b.9 - What is the right of the United States to recover Federal funds when facilities are not used for...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false What is the right of the United States to recover... Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH CONSTRUCTION GRANTS § 52b.9 What is the right of the United States to recover Federal funds...

  7. California Annual Performance Report: Federally Funded Workforce Investment Act Title II Programs. Program Year 2009, July 1, 2008-June 30, 2009

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    CASAS - Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (NJ1), 2009

    2009-01-01

    This report is California's response to the four questions that the United States Department of Education (USDE), Division of Adult Education and Literacy, requires of all states and territories receiving federal funding through the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA), Title II of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). The questions…

  8. California Annual Performance Report: Federally Funded Workforce Investment Act, Title II Programs. Program Year 2010. July 1, 2009-June 30, 2010

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    CASAS - Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (NJ1), 2010

    2010-01-01

    This report is California's response to the four questions that the United States Department of Education (ED), Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), requires of all states and territories receiving federal funding through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title II and Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA). The questions…

  9. 43 CFR 2.25 - How will a bureau handle a request for Federally-funded research data in the possession of a...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... Federally-funded research data in the possession of a private entity? 2.25 Section 2.25 Public Lands... findings are used by a bureau in developing an agency action, e.g., a policy or regulation, research data... for such research data, the bureau will require the recipient to provide the information to it...

  10. Which School Districts Qualified for Federal School Facility Funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009? Evidence from Ohio

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Ingle, W. Kyle; Bowers, Alex J.; Davis, Thomas E.

    2014-01-01

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) allocated $11 billion per year for 2009 and 2010 for qualified school construction bonds (QSCBs) for America's schools. From a historical perspective, this program is a broad transformation of the federal role in school facility funding. This study examined factors associated with federal…

  11. Ignorance Only: HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, and Federally Funded Abstinence-Only Programs in the United States. Texas: A Case Study.

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    Schleifer, Rebecca

    2002-01-01

    This report contends that programs teaching teenagers to "just say no" to sex before marriage are threatening adolescent health by censoring basic information about how to prevent HIV/AIDS. The report focuses on federally funded "abstinence-only-until-marriage" programs in Texas, where advertising campaigns convey the message that teenagers should…

  12. Federally Funded Programs Providing Educational Experiences for Disadvantaged Children and Youth in New York State. ESEA Title I, 1973-74.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Dobris, John, Comp.; Herman, Beatrice, Comp.

    An abbreviated descriptive summary of each ESEA Title I project implemented by local education agencies in New York State using fiscal year 1974 ESEA Title I Federal funds is provided in this publication. The exceptions are in New York City, comprising the counties of Bronx, Kings, Manhattan, Queens, and Richmond. Projects for New York City are…

  13. California Annual Performance Report: Federally Funded Workforce Investment Act, Title II Programs. Program Year 2012. July 1, 2011-June 30, 2012

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    CASAS - Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (NJ1), 2012

    2012-01-01

    This report is California's response to the four questions that the United States Department of Education (ED), Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), requires of all states and territories receiving federal funding through the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Title II and Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA). The questions…

  14. 45 CFR 263.13 - Is there a limit on the amount of Federal TANF funds that a State may spend on administrative costs?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES EXPENDITURES OF STATE AND FEDERAL TANF FUNDS...) Expenditures on the information technology and computerization needed for tracking and monitoring required by..., support or operate the portions of information technology or computer systems used for tracking...

  15. Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 1983, 1984, and 1985. Volume XXXIII. Detailed Statistical Tables. Surveys of Science Resources Series.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.

    Detailed statistical tables showing the funding levels of 92 federal agencies for research and development (R&D) are provided in this document. These tables are organized into the following sections: research, development, and R&D plant; R&D agency, character of work, and performer; total basic and applied applied research--agency, performer, and…

  16. Federal Funds for Research and Development. Fiscal Years 1982, 1983, and 1984. Volume XXXII. Detailed Statistical Tables. Surveys of Science Resources Series.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.

    Detailed statistical tables on federal funds for research and development (R&D) are provided in this document. Tables are organized into the following sections: research, development, and R&D plant; R&D--agency, character of work, and performer; total research--agency, performer, and field of science; basic research--agency, performer, and field…

  17. Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 1981, 1982, and 1983. Volume XXXI. Detailed Statistical Tables. Surveys of Science Resources Series.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.

    Detailed statistical tables on federal funds for research and development (R&D) activities are provided in this document. Tables are organized into the following sections: research, development, and R&D plant; R&D- agency, character of work, and performer; total research- agency, performer, and field of science; basic research- agency, performer,…

  18. The Matrix: Facilitating collaboration, sharing effective practice, and assessing the portfolio diversity across 120 federally funded climate change education projects

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    McDougall, C.; Wilson, C. E.; Martin, A. M.; Knippenberg, L.

    2011-12-01

    In 2009 the Obama administration identified climate change research and education as a presidential priority. NASA, NOAA, and NSF are working together to increase funding opportunities for projects focused on global climate literacy and education in formal and informal learning environments and have fostered collaborations among awardees that create a strong national network for effectively presenting climate science to diverse audiences (see Eos Vol. 92, No. 24, 14 June 2011). With the goals of leveraging existing resources, developing common evaluation metrics, minimizing duplicate efforts, and facilitating communication among this emergent community of scientists and educators, the Second Annual NASA, NOAA, and NSF Climate Change Education Principal Investigators (PI) Meeting was held in early 2011. More than 200 representatives from approximately 120 different projects participated. Cross-agency discussions enabled by the meeting are yielding new collaborations and synergies that are expected to produce a more cohesive federally funded portfolio of projects with greater overall impact. An example of this is an audience-deliverables matrix compiled during the meeting. Attendees were asked to populate the matrix with all of the activities or deliverables by audience they had created or anticipated creating as part of their NOAA/NASA/NSF-funded project. Nearly 80% of the meeting attendees contributed at least one deliverable to the matrix. The purpose of the matrix is to facilitate collaboration among PIs who are working on similar efforts, as well as to reduce duplication of effort. In total there were 382 deliverables listed on the matrix representing 83 projects across 15 audience categories and 8 deliverable or product categories (note that individual deliverables and projects may be represented more than once). Types of deliverables or products include electronic media and tools; civic engagement; video, radio or podcasts; exhibits; curriculum; and

  19. Federal Contributions to High-Income School Districts: The Use of Tax Deductions for Funding K-12 Education

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Loeb, Susannna; Socias, Miguel

    2004-01-01

    The federal role in education finance is commonly seen as compensatory. The federal government gives large sums of money to low-income schools and school districts through programs such as Title 1. Yet, this view of federal aid is based solely on direct educational expenditures. The federal government and state governments also support schools…

  20. Funding Education Equitably: The "Comparability Provision" and the Move to Fair and Transparent School Budgeting Systems

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Bireda, Saba

    2011-01-01

    Data on intradistrict funding inequities in many large school districts confirm what most would guess--high-poverty schools actually receive less money per pupil than more affluent schools. These funding inequities have real repercussions for the quality of education offered at high-poverty schools and a district's ability to overcome the…

  1. OTA Report, "Federally Funded Research: Decisions for a Decade." Hearing before the Subcommittee on Science of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (March 20, 1991) (No. 7).

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.

    A transcript of the hearing that discusses the findings and recommendations that are part of the Office of Technology Assessment's (OTA's) report on federally funded research is presented. The report evaluates the nature and distribution of research funding and decision-making and suggests alternative approaches that the Federal Government can…

  2. Volume I A Comparative Case Study Exploring How Federal Probation Officers Experience Different Distance Education Formats

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Caufield, Eileen Claire

    2010-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of federal probation officers' perceived value of different distance education formats, the learning strategies they used to facilitate their learning, and the degree to which learner autonomy varied among the probation officers. This comparative case study sought to answer the following three…

  3. Comparative Analysis of Smart Meters Deployment Business Models on the Example of the Russian Federation Markets

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Daminov, Ildar; Tarasova, Ekaterina; Andreeva, Tatyana; Avazov, Artur

    2016-02-01

    This paper presents the comparison of smart meter deployment business models to determine the most suitable option providing smart meters deployment. Authors consider 3 main business model of companies: distribution grid company, energy supplier (energosbyt) and metering company. The goal of the article is to compare the business models of power companies from massive smart metering roll out in power system of Russian Federation.

  4. 42 CFR 57.304 - Payment of Federal capital contributions and reallocation of funds remitted to the Secretary.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... and the succeeding fiscal year, to eligible nursing schools. In making these allotments, the Secretary shall give priority to nursing schools which established a student loan fund under this subpart after... first to those eligible schools that established a nursing student loan fund after September 30,...

  5. 42 CFR 57.304 - Payment of Federal capital contributions and reallocation of funds remitted to the Secretary.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... and the succeeding fiscal year, to eligible nursing schools. In making these allotments, the Secretary shall give priority to nursing schools which established a student loan fund under this subpart after... first to those eligible schools that established a nursing student loan fund after September 30,...

  6. 42 CFR 57.304 - Payment of Federal capital contributions and reallocation of funds remitted to the Secretary.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... and the succeeding fiscal year, to eligible nursing schools. In making these allotments, the Secretary shall give priority to nursing schools which established a student loan fund under this subpart after... first to those eligible schools that established a nursing student loan fund after September 30,...

  7. 42 CFR 57.304 - Payment of Federal capital contributions and reallocation of funds remitted to the Secretary.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... and the succeeding fiscal year, to eligible nursing schools. In making these allotments, the Secretary shall give priority to nursing schools which established a student loan fund under this subpart after... first to those eligible schools that established a nursing student loan fund after September 30,...

  8. NASA/DoD Aerospace Knowledge Diffusion Research Project. Paper 29: The US government technical report and the transfer of federally funded aerospace R and D

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Pinelli, Thomas E.; Barclay, Rebecca O.; Kennedy, John M.

    1993-01-01

    This article discusses the U.S. government technical report and the transfer of federally funded aerospace research and development in a conceptual framework of the federal government as a producer of scientific and technical information. The article summarizes current literature and research and discusses U.S. government technical report use and the importance of using data obtained from the NASA/DoD Aerospace Knowledge Diffusion Research Project. The authors make a case for changing existing U.S. technology policy and present a research agenda for the U.S. government technical report.

  9. Comparative Study of Federal Spending on College and University-Based Research and Development and the position Southeastern States

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Aceil, Sam

    2005-11-01

    United State with 5% of the population has the largest economy on the globe and is the largest producer or consumer of many products, services, resources and byproducts. The dynamic and the socio-economic trends are for more globalization and permeation and ultimate elimination of economic and probably even political boarders. The linkage between socio-economical progress and science and technology is undeniable. And science and technology are advanced through Research and Development (R&D). There are no doubt that the nation Colleges and Universities (C&U) perform a great deal of R&D economically and efficiently. Federal government is the largest single source of R&D funds in the nation. Available data indicates that the top 80 C&U receive 71% of the total federal R&D funds (FY2002). Available data shows southeastern states C&U are continuously receiving below national average federal R&D funds. Considering this fact question can be raised that, are students at these C&U are shortcut in R&D and education. Considering the direct linkage between economic growth and R&D, is the region being denied to fulfill its potential to help the herself, the nation and etc. Is it a part of SEASAPS mission as a professional and science and technology organization to realize this problem and seek ways to eliminate the disparity in distribution of federal funds.

  10. A Comparative Analysis of Selected Federal Programs Serving Young Children. Steps toward Making These Programs Work in Your State.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Smith, Barbara J.

    Intended to help state planners understand and coordinate their program efforts, the guide provides an analysis of major federally funded programs for handicapped and at-risk children from birth to age 6. The following programs and their legislative authority are considered: Medicaid (Title XIX of the Social Security Act); The Early and Periodic…

  11. 20 CFR 641.809 - What non-Federal share (matching) requirements apply to the use of SCSEP funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ...) Recipients must determine the non-Federal share of costs in accordance with 29 CFR 97.24 for governmental units, or 29 CFR 95.23 for nonprofit and commercial organizations. (d) The non-Federal share of costs... may not require a sub-recipient or host agency to provide non-Federal resources for the use of...

  12. 20 CFR 641.809 - What non-Federal share (matching) requirements apply to the use of SCSEP funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ...) Recipients must determine the non-Federal share of costs in accordance with 29 CFR 97.24 for governmental units, or 29 CFR 95.23 for nonprofit and commercial organizations. (d) The non-Federal share of costs... may not require a sub-recipient or host agency to provide non-Federal resources for the use of...

  13. 20 CFR 641.809 - What non-Federal share (matching) requirements apply to the use of SCSEP funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ...) Recipients must determine the non-Federal share of costs in accordance with 29 CFR 97.24 for governmental units, or 29 CFR 95.23 for nonprofit and commercial organizations. (d) The non-Federal share of costs... may not require a sub-recipient or host agency to provide non-Federal resources for the use of...

  14. Federal Education Funding: Overview of K-12 and Early Childhood Education Programs. Report to Congressional Requesters. GAO-10-51

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Scott, George A.

    2010-01-01

    Over the last two decades there have been a number of efforts to catalogue and determine how much is spent on federal education programs. However, because education programs are administered by agencies throughout the federal government, and there is no standard definition of a federal education program, there currently is no single source that…

  15. 42 CFR 137.299 - Are Federal funds available to cover the cost of Self-Governance Tribes carrying out...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ...? Yes, funds are available: (a) for project-specific environmental costs through the construction... construction project agreement. ... OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TRIBAL SELF-GOVERNANCE Construction Nepa Process § 137.299 Are...

  16. 12 CFR 1511.2 - Law governing rights and obligations of the Funding Corporation and Federal Reserve Banks; rights...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... RESOLUTION FUNDING CORPORATION BOOK-ENTRY PROCEDURE § 1511.2 Law governing rights and obligations of the... governed by the law (not including the conflict-of-law rules) of the jurisdiction where the head office...

  17. 12 CFR 1511.2 - Law governing rights and obligations of the Funding Corporation and Federal Reserve Banks; rights...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... RESOLUTION FUNDING CORPORATION BOOK-ENTRY PROCEDURE § 1511.2 Law governing rights and obligations of the... governed by the law (not including the conflict-of-law rules) of the jurisdiction where the head office...

  18. 20 CFR 641.809 - What non-Federal share (matching) requirements apply to the use of SCSEP funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... the non-Federal share of costs in accordance with 29 CFR 97.24 for governmental units, or 29 CFR 95.23... subgrantee or host agency to provide non-Federal resources for the use of the SCSEP project as a condition of entering into a subrecipient or host relationship. (f) The Department may pay all of the costs...

  19. 20 CFR 641.809 - What non-Federal share (matching) requirements apply to the use of SCSEP funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ...) Recipients must determine the non-Federal share of costs in accordance with 29 CFR 97.24 for governmental units, or 29 CFR 95.23 for nonprofit and commercial organizations. (d) The non-Federal share of costs... TRAINING ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR PROVISIONS GOVERNING THE SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE...

  20. 31 CFR 205.25 - How does this part apply to certain Federal assistance programs or funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... undistributed collections must be treated as Federal assistance program income under 45 CFR 304.50(b) and is not... as Federal assistance program income in accordance with 45 CFR 302.75(b)(6). (e) A State that earns... 31 Money and Finance: Treasury 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false How does this part apply to...

  1. 31 CFR 205.25 - How does this part apply to certain Federal assistance programs or funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... undistributed collections must be treated as Federal assistance program income under 45 CFR 304.50(b) and is not... as Federal assistance program income in accordance with 45 CFR 302.75(b)(6). (e) A State that earns... 31 Money and Finance:Treasury 2 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false How does this part apply to...

  2. 31 CFR 205.25 - How does this part apply to certain Federal assistance programs or funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... undistributed collections must be treated as Federal assistance program income under 45 CFR 304.50(b) and is not... as Federal assistance program income in accordance with 45 CFR 302.75(b)(6). (e) A State that earns... 31 Money and Finance:Treasury 2 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false How does this part apply to...

  3. 31 CFR 205.25 - How does this part apply to certain Federal assistance programs or funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... undistributed collections must be treated as Federal assistance program income under 45 CFR 304.50(b) and is not... as Federal assistance program income in accordance with 45 CFR 302.75(b)(6). (e) A State that earns... 31 Money and Finance: Treasury 2 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false How does this part apply to...

  4. 31 CFR 205.25 - How does this part apply to certain Federal assistance programs or funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... undistributed collections must be treated as Federal assistance program income under 45 CFR 304.50(b) and is not... as Federal assistance program income in accordance with 45 CFR 302.75(b)(6). (e) A State that earns... 31 Money and Finance:Treasury 2 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false How does this part apply to...

  5. A Principal's Primer on Federal Funding. A Ready Reference Document to Aid Administrators in Locating Federal Aid Information for Instructional and Support Programs Within Their Local Districts.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Trohoski, Carolyn

    This publication presents updated summary information on the major federal educational aid programs in effect during fiscal year 1976. The author briefly summarizes the basic eligibility requirements for grants under the provisions of the Education Amendments of 1974 (Titles I, III, IV, VI, and VII), the Vocational Education Act, and the National…

  6. 50 CFR 80.91 - What is a Federal obligation of funds and how does it occur?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ..., DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (CONTINUED) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE-WILDLIFE AND SPORT FISH RESTORATION PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, PITTMAN-ROBERTSON WILDLIFE RESTORATION AND DINGELL-JOHNSON SPORT FISH RESTORATION...) Starts work on the grant-funded project by placing an order, entering into a contract, awarding...

  7. Stimulus Scale Seen as Issue: K-12 Funding Boost Could Shift Federal-State Balance of Power

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Klein, Alyson

    2009-01-01

    The sheer scale of the new education aid envisioned under the economic-stimulus package now pending in Congress is forcing educators and state officials to consider how they would absorb that funding and how it could transform--or distort--school programs at the local level. Officials from governors' mansions on down are generally pleased at the…

  8. The Dual Promise of Green Jobs: A Qualitative Study of Federally Funded Energy Training Programmes in the USA

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Scully-Russ, Ellen

    2013-01-01

    Purpose: The aim of this paper is to review the policy literature on green jobs and green jobs training in the USA and to present findings of a qualitative study on the start-up of two Energy Training Partnerships (ETP) funded by the US Department of Labour to train workers for green jobs. Design/methodology/approach: The paper includes a review…

  9. Revisiting the Coleman Report: Deficit Ideologies and Federal Compensatory Funding in Low-Income Latino School Communities

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Jimenez-Castellanos, Oscar

    2012-01-01

    The essay argues that the Coleman Report helped give credence to contemporary deficit ideologies in education by proclaiming that schools do not make much of a difference in the educational outcomes of students in poverty including Latino communities. Furthermore, the author explores how deficit ideologies influence compensatory funding, in…

  10. Education Funding: A Brief to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services from the British Columbia Teachers' Federation

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    British Columbia Teachers' Federation, 2012

    2012-01-01

    Students in British Columbia are being shortchanged in comparison to students elsewhere in Canada. The teachers of BC are urgently appealing to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services to recommend to government sufficient increases in education funding to reverse this situation and provide more educational services to BC…

  11. Training the Research Integrity Officers (RIO): The Federally Funded "RIO Boot Camps" Backward Design to Train for the Future

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    Wright, David E.; Schneider, Paige P.

    2010-01-01

    Research institutions receiving U. S. Public Health Service (PHS) funding must assure the Office of Research Integrity (ORI/OPHS/DHHS) that policies and procedures are in place conforming to 42 CFR 93 to investigate allegations of Misconduct in Research, defined as fabrication or falsification of research data, or plagiarism. An institutional…

  12. 45 CFR 1355.36 - Withholding Federal funds due to failure to achieve substantial conformity or failure to...

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    2011-10-01

    ... of funds withheld by the Department, in accordance with the provisions of 45 CFR 30.13. ... Section 1355.36 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) OFFICE OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES THE ADMINISTRATION ON CHILDREN, YOUTH...

  13. 42 CFR 137.303 - Are Federal or other funds available for training associated with Tribal assumption of...

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    2011-10-01

    ... associated with Tribal assumption of environmental responsibilities? 137.303 Section 137.303 Public Health... funds available for training associated with Tribal assumption of environmental responsibilities? Yes... the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Park Service, state and local governments,...

  14. 42 CFR 137.303 - Are Federal or other funds available for training associated with Tribal assumption of...

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    2013-10-01

    ... associated with Tribal assumption of environmental responsibilities? 137.303 Section 137.303 Public Health... funds available for training associated with Tribal assumption of environmental responsibilities? Yes... the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Park Service, state and local governments,...

  15. 42 CFR 137.303 - Are Federal or other funds available for training associated with Tribal assumption of...

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    2014-10-01

    ... associated with Tribal assumption of environmental responsibilities? 137.303 Section 137.303 Public Health... funds available for training associated with Tribal assumption of environmental responsibilities? Yes... the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Park Service, state and local governments,...

  16. 42 CFR 137.303 - Are Federal or other funds available for training associated with Tribal assumption of...

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    2012-10-01

    ... associated with Tribal assumption of environmental responsibilities? 137.303 Section 137.303 Public Health... funds available for training associated with Tribal assumption of environmental responsibilities? Yes... the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Park Service, state and local governments,...

  17. An Institutional Postdoctoral Research Training Program: Predictors of Publication Rate and Federal Funding Success of Its Graduates

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    Ross, Randal G.; Greco-Sanders, Linda; Laudenslager, Mark; Reite, Martin

    2009-01-01

    Objective: The National Institute of Mental Health funds institutional National Research Service Awards (NRSA) to provide postdoctoral research training. While peer-reviewed publications are the most common outcome measure utilized, there has been little discussion of how publications should be counted or what factors impact the long-term…

  18. NASA/DOD Aerospace Knowledge Diffusion Research Project. Paper 12: The diffusion of federally funded aerospace research and development (R/D) and the information seeking behavior of US aerospace engineers and scientists

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    Pinelli, Thomas E.; Kennedy, John M.; Barclay, Rebecca O.

    1991-01-01

    In this paper, the diffusion of federally funded aerospace R&D is explored from the perspective of the information-seeking behavior of U.S. aerospace engineers and scientists. The following three assumptions frame this exploration: (1) knowledge production, transfer, and utilization are equally important components of the aerospace R&D process; (2) the diffusion of knowledge resulting from federally funded aerospace R&D is indispensable for the U.S. to remain a world leader in aerospace; and (3) U.S. government technical reports, produced by NASA and DOD, play an important, but as yet undefined, role in the diffusion of federally funded aerospace R&D. A conceptual model for federally funded aerospace knowledge diffusion, one that emphasizes U.S. goverment technical reports, is presented. Data regarding three research questions concerning the information-seeking behavior of U.S. aerospace engineers and scientists are also presented.

  19. An Analysis of Federal R & D Funding by Function, Fiscal Years 1969-1978. Survey of Science Resources Series.

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    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.

    Because U.S. government expenditures for research and development (R & D) comprise more than half of the total national support in these areas, the government plays the major role in determining the nature and objectives of R & D efforts. This report examines the federal response to national needs in terms of R & D support and changing R & D…

  20. The Blue Book: Accounting, Recordkeeping, and Reporting by Postsecondary Educational Institutions for Federally Funded Student Financial Aid Programs.

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    Department of Education, Washington, DC.

    This book provides guidance to school business office personnel who handle fiscal recordkeeping, accounting, and reporting functions for federal Title IV student financial aid programs authorized by the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. It provides a technical resource for Title IV management responsibilities that are shared among various…

  1. Federal Government Funding of Research in Universities in Nigeria, the University of Benin as a Case Study

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    Osagie, Roseline O.

    2012-01-01

    It is increasingly evident that research is extremely critical and important if universities are to serve as engines of development in their areas of locations. For a knowledge-driven world, investment in research and development (R&D) is a sine qua non for a nation. Few studies have examined the federal government's investment in research in…

  2. The Blue Book. Accounting, Recordkeeping, and Reporting by Postsecondary Educational Institutions for Federally Funded Student Financial Aid Programs. [1999 Edition.

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    Department of Education, Washington, DC.

    This guide is intended to provide guidance to college and university business office personnel who handle recordkeeping, accounting, and other fiscal reporting functions for federal Title IV financial aid programs, as authorized by the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. This edition emphasizes the benefits and challenges of electronic…

  3. Title XX Services--Background Paper. A Working Paper Examining Facts, Issues, and Local Impact of Changes in Federal Policies on and Funding of Human Services. Title XX Services Release #1.

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    Human Services Data Sharing Project--Monroe County, Rochester, NY.

    One of a series of background papers on the effects of new federal approaches to human services in Monroe County, New York, this paper examines the facts, issues, and local impact of changes from l981 to l982 in federal funding of Title XX. The document begins with an overview of the program area, including description of the historical background…

  4. Underage Drinking: Information on Federal Funds Targeted at Prevention. Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources, House Committee on Government Reform, and to Representative John L. Mica.

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    Stana, Richard M.

    This document describes a project undertaken to identify the nature and extent of Federal efforts related to the prevention of underage drinking to assist Congress in its deliberations on whether additional attention to alcohol use is needed. The report specifically aims to identify the amount of appropriated fiscal year 2000 Federal funds that…

  5. NASA/DOD Aerospace Knowledge Diffusion Research Project. Paper 12: The diffusion of federally funded aerospace Research and Development (R&D) and the information seeking behavior of US aerospace engineers and scientists

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    Pinelli, Thomas E.; Kennedy, John M.; Barclay, Rebecca O.

    1991-01-01

    The present exploration of the diffusion of federally-funded R&D via the information-seeking behavior of scientists and engineers proceeds under three assumptions: (1) that knowledge transfer and utilization is as important as knowledge production; (2) that the diffusion of knowledge obtained through federally-funded R&D is necessary for the maintenance of U.S. preeminence in the aerospace field; and (3) that federally-funded NASA and DoD technical reports play an important, albeit as-yet undefined, role in aerospace R&D diffusion. A conceptual model is presented for the process of knowledge diffusion that stresses the role of U.S. government-funded technical reports.

  6. Comparative decline in funding of European Commission malaria vaccine projects: what next for the European scientists working in this field?

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    2011-01-01

    Since 2000, under the Fifth and subsequent Framework Programmes, the European Commission has funded research to spur the development of a malaria vaccine. This funding has contributed to the promotion of an integrated infrastructure consisting of European basic, applied and clinical scientists in academia and small and medium enterprises, together with partners in Africa. Research has added basic understanding of what is required of a malaria vaccine, allowing selected candidates to be prioritized and some to be moved forward into clinical trials. To end the health burden of malaria, and its economic and social impact on development, the international community has now essentially committed itself to the eventual eradication of malaria. Given the current tentative advances towards elimination or eradication of malaria in many endemic areas, malaria vaccines constitute an additional and almost certainly essential component of any strategic plan to interrupt transmission of malaria. However, funding for malaria vaccines has been substantially reduced in the Seventh Framework Programme compared with earlier Framework Programmes, and without further support the gains made by earlier European investment will be lost. PMID:21880156

  7. Technology whitespaces India should focus: a comparative anti-cancer patent rational analysis of Indian and international public funded universities.

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    Dara, Ajay; Sangamwar, Abhay T

    2015-01-01

    The article reported an in-depth comparative technology analysis of 1708 Anti-cancer patents from top 20 international universities and leading 10 Indian public funded organization and research institutes. The study segregated pioneer universities vs. technologies used in the field of Anticancer research at a level of drug discovery, development, diagnosis and treatment, which are illustrated in the form of novel substantive patent landscape maps. The reported competitive intelligent maps identified genetics, composition and synthetic compounds as dominating technologies; followed by natural extracts, combination and drug delivery systems as upcoming technologies. The least number of patents were reported by surgical apparatus, targeted therapy and animal models. In addition, the study analysed the key technologies followed by Indian universities in comparison to the international universities, to identify the overlooked technologies by the Indian public funded institutes. In an ever changing competitive world, it is essential for every university to have their own research plan and thrust areas; but at the same time, it is equally important for any organisation to have an idea of their competitor's research plan as well. So, the article suggested Indian institutes to focus on the latest emerging Anti-cancer technology trends, which are in practice by the international universities. Concurrently, this study may be a landmark indication for Indian public funded universities and institutes, calling for a U-turn from their traditional approaches. PMID:25751276

  8. Comparing employer-sponsored and federal exchange plans: wide variations in cost sharing for prescription drugs.

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    Buttorff, Christine; Andersen, Martin S; Riggs, Kevin R; Alexander, G Caleb

    2015-03-01

    Just under seven million Americans acquired private insurance through the new health insurance exchanges, or Marketplaces, in 2014. The exchange plans are required to cover essential health benefits, including prescription drugs. However, the generosity of prescription drug coverage in the plans has not been well described. Our primary objective was to examine the variability in drug coverage in the exchanges across plan types (health maintenance organization or preferred provider organization) and metal tiers (bronze, silver, gold, and platinum). Our secondary objective was to compare the exchange coverage to employer-sponsored coverage. Analyzing prescription drug benefit design data for the federally facilitated exchanges, we found wide variation in enrollees' out-of-pocket costs for generic, preferred brand-name, nonpreferred brand-name, and specialty drugs, not only across metal tiers but also within those tiers across plan types. Compared to employer-sponsored plans, exchange plans generally had lower premiums but provided less generous drug coverage. However, for low-income enrollees who are eligible for cost-sharing subsidies, the exchange plans may be more comparable to employer-based coverage. Policies and programs to assist consumers in matching their prescription drug needs with a plan's benefit design may improve the financial protection for the newly insured. PMID:25732498

  9. NASA/DOD Aerospace Knowledge Diffusion Research Project. Paper 67: Maximizing the Results of Federally-Funded Research and Development Through Knowledge Management: A Strategic Imperative for Improving US Competitiveness

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    Pinelli, Thomas E.; Barclay, Rebecca O.

    1998-01-01

    Federally-funded research and development (R&D) represents a significant annual investment (approximately $79 billion in fiscal year 1996) on the part of U.S. taxpayers. Based on the results of a 10-year study of knowledge diffusion in U.S. aerospace industry, the authors take the position that U.S. competitiveness will be enhanced if knowledge management strategies, employed within a capability-enhancing U.S. technology policy framework, are applied to diffusing the results of federally-funded R&D. In making their case, the authors stress the importance of knowledge as the source of competitive advantage in today's global economy. Next, they offer a practice-based definition of knowledge management and discuss three current approaches to knowledge management implementation-mechanistic, "the learning organization," and systemic. The authors then examine three weaknesses in existing U.S. public policy and policy implementation-the dominance of knowledge creation, the need for diffusion-oriented technology policy, and the prevalence of a dissemination model- that affect diffusion of the results of federally-funded R&D. To address these shortcomings, they propose the development of a knowledge management framework for diffusing the results of federally-funded R&D. The article closes with a discussion of some issues and challenges associated with implementing a knowledge management framework for diffusing the results of federally-funded R&D.

  10. Public Access to Federally Funded Research Data: How New Freedom of Information Act Requirements Affect Academic Researchers

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    Sheridan, Mary Ellen

    2000-03-01

    In October, 1999, the U.S. Office of Management & Budget (OMB) published the final rules governing public access to certain research data. While many scientists and university administrators continue to believe that FOIA is not the right vehicle for public accountability of the scientific process, the final administrative rules are significantly more focused than the broad statutory language passed by Congress in 1998. The evolutionary process of this critical refinement will be reviewed as an excellent model for balancing the public’s interest with the protection of premature, confidential and other vulnerable research data. Scientists should be familiar with key parameters of the public’s new FOIA rights, including the specific definition of “research data”, the circumstances under which such data must be “used by the Federal government” for the new regulations to pertain, and the exemptions that protect certain data from public release.

  11. Mentoring Strategies and Outcomes of Two Federally Funded Cancer Research Training Programs for Underrepresented Students in the Biomedical Sciences.

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    Ford, Marvella E; Abraham, Latecia M; Harrison, Anita L; Jefferson, Melanie S; Hazelton, Tonya R; Varner, Heidi; Cannady, Kimberly; Frichtel, Carla S; Bagasra, Omar; Davis, Leroy; Rivers, David E; Slaughter, Sabra C; Salley, Judith D

    2016-06-01

    The US is experiencing a severe shortage of underrepresented biomedical researchers. The purpose of this paper is to present two case examples of cancer research mentoring programs for underrepresented biomedical sciences students. The first case example is a National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute (NIH/NCI) P20 grant titled "South Carolina Cancer Disparities Research Center (SC CaDRe)" Training Program, contributing to an increase in the number of underrepresented students applying to graduate school by employing a triple-level mentoring strategy. Since 2011, three undergraduate and four graduate students have participated in the P20 SC CaDRe program. One graduate student published a peer-reviewed scientific paper. Two graduate students (50 %) have completed their master's degrees, and the other two graduate students will receive their degrees in spring 2015. Two undergraduate students (67 %) are enrolled in graduate or professional school (grad./prof. school), and the other graduate student is completing her final year of college. The second case example is a prostate cancer-focused Department of Defense grant titled "The SC Collaborative Undergraduate HBCU Student Summer Training Program," providing 24 students training since 2009. Additionally, 47 students made scientific presentations, and two students have published peer-reviewed scientific papers. All 24 students took a GRE test preparation course; 15 (63 %) have applied to graduate school, and 11 of them (73 %) are enrolled in grad./prof. school. Thirteen remaining students (54 %) are applying to grad./prof. school. Leveraged funding provided research-training opportunities to an additional 201 National Conference on Health Disparities Student Forum participants and to 937 Ernest E. Just Research Symposium participants at the Medical University of South Carolina. PMID:25869579

  12. Comparing the Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan With Federal Cancer Prevention and Control Recommendations

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    Platz, Elizabeth A.; Diener-West, Marie; Hokenmaier, Sarah; Truss, Meredith; Lewis, Courtney; Kanarek, Norma F.

    2015-01-01

    Introduction Since the introduction of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2012, 11 million more Americans now have access to preventive services via health care coverage. Several prevention-related recommendations issued by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) are covered under the ACA. State cancer plans often provide prevention strategies, but whether these strategies correspond to federal evidence-based recommendations is unclear. The objective of this article is to assess whether federal evidence-based recommendations, including those covered under the ACA, are included in the Maryland Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan (MCCCP). Methods A total of 19 federal recommendations pertaining to cancer prevention and control were identified. Inclusion of federal cancer-related recommendations by USPSTF, CDC, and ACIP in the MCCCP’s goals, objectives, and strategies was examined. Results Nine of the federal recommendations were issued after the MCCCP’s publication. MCCCP recommendations corresponded completely with 4 federal recommendations and corresponded only partially with 3. Reasons for partial correspondence included specification of less restrictive at-risk populations or different intervention implementers. Three federal recommendations were not mentioned in the MCCCP’s goals, objectives, and strategies. Conclusion Many cancer-related federal recommendations were released after the MCCCP’s publication and therefore do not appear in the most current version. We recommend that the results of this analysis be considered in the update of the MCCCP. Our findings underscore the need for a periodic scan for changes to federal recommendations and for adjusting state policies and programs to correspond with federal recommendations, as appropriate for Marylanders. PMID:26425867

  13. Maximizing Federal Food and Nutrition Funds for Out-of-School Time and Community School Initiatives. Strategy Brief, Volume 1, Number 3. Tools for Out-of-School Time and Community School Initiatives.

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    Langford, Barbara Hanson

    Noting the importance of good nutrition to out-of-school time programs serving children, this strategy brief provides an overview of the major sources of federal food and nutrition funds that can support out-of-school time and community school programs. The brief then highlights five strategies that community leaders and program developers can…

  14. NADA/DOD Aerospace Knowledge Diffusion Research Project. Report number 19: The US government technical report and the transfer of federally funded aerospace R/D: An analysis of five studies

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    Pinelli, Thomas E.; Barclay, Rebecca O.; Kennedy, John M.

    1994-01-01

    The U.S. government technical report is a primary means by which the results of federally funded research and development are transferred to the U.S. aerospace industry. However, little is known about this information product in terms of its actual use, importance, and value in the transfer of federally funded R&D. To help establish a body of knowledge, the U.S. government technical report is being investigated as part of the 'NASA/DoD Aerospace Knowledge Diffusion Research Project'. In this report, we summarize the literature on technical reprts and provide a model that depicts the transfer of federally funded aerospace R&D via the U.S. government technical report. We present results from five studies of our investigation of aerospace knowledge diffusion vis-a-vis the U.S. government technical report and close with a brief overview of on-going research into the use of the U.S. government technical report as a rhetorical device for transferring federally funded aerospace R&D.

  15. Three Proposals for Rewarding Novel Health Technologies Benefiting People Living in Poverty. A Comparative Analysis of Prize Funds, Health Impact Funds and a Cost-Effectiveness/Competitive Tender Treaty

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    Faunce, Thomas Alured; Nasu, Hitoshi

    2008-01-01

    This paper sets out to analyse three different academic proposals for addressing the needs of the poor in relation to new, rather than ‘essential’ medicines. It focuses particularly on (1) research and development (R&D) prize funds, (2) a health impact fund (HIF) system and (3) a multilateral treaty on health technology cost-effectiveness evaluation and competitive tender. It compares the extent to which each responds to the ‘market fundamentalist’ philosophy (that we maintain forms a loose theoretical background for the patent-driven approach to pharmaceutical R&D) and begins to analyse their respective strengths and weaknesses. PMID:19461854

  16. Federal monitoring activities related to food and nutritian: How do they compare?

    Technology Transfer Automated Retrieval System (TEKTRAN)

    Several monitoring activities related to food are carried out by the Federal Government in the United States. These include the What We Eat In America, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (WWEIA, NHANES), conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Depart...

  17. Step 4: NCI Funding Determinations

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    Funding determinations are made around Oct. 1 each federal fiscal year. These decisions take into account several factors, including Congressional mandates, new scientific opportunities and program priorities when deciding which grants receive funding.

  18. Alternative Patterns for Strengthening Community Service Programs in Institutions of Higher Education. A Study of the Residual Effects of Federal Developmental Funding through Title I, HEA, 1965

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    Farmer, James A., Jr.; Knox, Alan B.

    A two-year, nationwide research study was funded in 1974 with discretionary funds of Title I of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) to identify alternative patterns for developing community service programs. The study focused on methods used by decisionmakers in a variety of settings in which it was felt that strengthening had occurred as a…

  19. A Study of Federal Academic Earmarks and Research Funding in Relation to the Institutional Research Culture of Research University/High (RU/H) Institutions in Mississippi

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    Young, James Hubert, III

    2013-01-01

    Nationally, reductions in public funding for higher education, a stagnate economy, looming sequestration, and a divisive political culture present a complex and challenging dynamic for research universities in pursuit of external funding for their research programs and infrastructure needs. These universities and their research initiatives have…

  20. National Education Trust Fund

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    Shapp, Milton J.

    1975-01-01

    A proposal from the governor of Pennsylvania for financing all levels of education through a National Education Trust Fund (NETF) that would operate as the present Federal Highway Trust Fund does on a revolving, self-liquidating basis with the cost of an individual's education repaid through a progressive education tax on income. (JT)

  1. Who Shall Pay for the Public Good? Comparative Trends in the Funding Crisis of Public Higher Education

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    Lebeau, Yann; Stumpf, Rolf; Brown, Roger; Lucchesi, Martha Abrahao Saad; Kwiek, Marek

    2012-01-01

    The aftermath of the international financial crisis of 2008/2009 and current economic downturn in the world economy has unsurprisingly put publicly-funded higher education (HE) systems under immense pressure in most parts of the world. Added to measures of the past 20 years, aiming at introducing cost effective management approaches imported from…

  2. 34 CFR 200.88 - Exclusion of supplemental State and local funds from supplement, not supplant and comparability...

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    2010-07-01

    ... under part C of Title I may exclude supplemental State and local funds expended in any school attendance area or school for carrying out special programs that meet the intent and purposes of part C of Title I... met. (Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1810-0662) (Authority 20...

  3. 23 CFR 646.208 - Funding.

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    2010-04-01

    ... 23 Highways 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Funding. 646.208 Section 646.208 Highways FEDERAL...-Highway Projects § 646.208 Funding. (a) Railroad/highway crossing projects may be funded through the Federal-aid funding source appropriate for the involved project. (b) Projects for the elimination...

  4. 23 CFR 646.208 - Funding.

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    2012-04-01

    ... 23 Highways 1 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Funding. 646.208 Section 646.208 Highways FEDERAL...-Highway Projects § 646.208 Funding. (a) Railroad/highway crossing projects may be funded through the Federal-aid funding source appropriate for the involved project. (b) Projects for the elimination...

  5. 23 CFR 646.208 - Funding.

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    2013-04-01

    ... 23 Highways 1 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Funding. 646.208 Section 646.208 Highways FEDERAL...-Highway Projects § 646.208 Funding. (a) Railroad/highway crossing projects may be funded through the Federal-aid funding source appropriate for the involved project. (b) Projects for the elimination...

  6. 23 CFR 646.208 - Funding.

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    2011-04-01

    ... 23 Highways 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Funding. 646.208 Section 646.208 Highways FEDERAL...-Highway Projects § 646.208 Funding. (a) Railroad/highway crossing projects may be funded through the Federal-aid funding source appropriate for the involved project. (b) Projects for the elimination...

  7. 23 CFR 646.208 - Funding.

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    2014-04-01

    ... 23 Highways 1 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Funding. 646.208 Section 646.208 Highways FEDERAL...-Highway Projects § 646.208 Funding. (a) Railroad/highway crossing projects may be funded through the Federal-aid funding source appropriate for the involved project. (b) Projects for the elimination...

  8. Alternative Models for Funding Research and Development.

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    Morrison, Edward J., Ed.

    An introduction to the "hows" of research and development (R&D) funding decisions made by the U. S. Federal government, this book contains four chapters written by separate authors. The first chapter examines the Federal role, purpose, and practices in funding R&D concluding that Federal funding of R&D is designed primarily to serve nonscientific…

  9. Measurement Matters: Comparing Old and New Definitions of Rape in Federal Statistical Reporting.

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    Bierie, David M; Davis-Siegel, James C

    2015-10-01

    National statistics on the incidence of rape play an important role in the work of policymakers and academics. The Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) have provided some of the most widely used and influential statistics on the incidence of rape across the United States over the past 80 years. The definition of rape used by UCR changed in 2012 to include substantially more types of sexual assault. This article draws on 20 years of data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System to describe the impact this definitional change will have on estimates of the incidence of rape and trends over time. Drawing on time series as well as panel random effects methodologies, we show that 40% of sexual assaults have been excluded by the prior definition and that the magnitude of this error has grown over time. However, the overall trend in rape over time (year-to-year change) was not substantially different when comparing events meeting the prior definition and the subgroups of sexual assault that will now be counted. PMID:24501211

  10. Cooperation in USDA studies and evaluations, and full use of federal funds in nutrition assistance programs nondiscretionary provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, Public Law 111-296. Final Rule.

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    2011-06-29

    This final rule incorporates into the regulations governing the Programs authorized under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act (NSLA) and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 (CNA) two nondiscretionary provisions of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 (HHFK Act). The HHFK Act requires State and local cooperation in Department of Agriculture studies and evaluations related to Programs authorized under the NSLA and the CNA. The HHFK Act also amends the NSLA to stipulate that Federal funds must not be subject to State budget restrictions or limitations, including hiring freezes, work furloughs, and travel restrictions. This final rule amends regulations for the National School Lunch Program; the Special Milk Program for Children; the School Breakfast Program; the Summer Food Service Program; the Child and Adult Care Food Program; State Administrative Expense Funds ; the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children; and the WIC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program. These provisions will strengthen program integrity by ensuring that sufficient data is made available for studies and evaluations. Additionally, exempting Federal funds from State budgetary restrictions or limitations is intended to increase the ability of State agencies to administer USDA's nutrition assistance programs effectively. PMID:21721318

  11. The Child Care and Development Fund: An Overview.

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    Greenberg, Mark; Lombardi, Joan; Schumacher, Rachel

    This paper describes the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), the principal source of federal funding for child care subsidies for low income families and the principal source of federal funding for initiatives to improve the quality of child care in the states. Each state qualifies to receive an amount of federal funds under the CCDF each year…

  12. Moving toward true inclusion of racial/ethnic minorities in federally funded studies. A key step for achieving respiratory health equality in the United States.

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    Burchard, Esteban G; Oh, Sam S; Foreman, Marilyn G; Celedón, Juan C

    2015-03-01

    A key objective of the 1993 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Revitalization Act was to ensure inclusion of minorities in clinical research. We conducted a literature search for the period from 1993 to 2013 to examine whether racial/ethnic minorities are adequately represented in published research studies of pulmonary diseases, particularly NIH-funded studies. We found a marked underrepresentation of minorities in published clinical research on pulmonary diseases. Over the last 20 years, inclusion of members of racial or ethnic minority groups was reported (in MeSH terms, journal titles, and MEDLINE fields) in less than 5% of all NIH-funded published studies of respiratory diseases. Although a secondary analysis revealed that a larger proportion of NIH-funded studies included any minorities, this proportional increment mostly resulted from studies including relatively small numbers of minorities (which precludes robust race- or ethnic-specific analyses). Underrepresentation or exclusion of minorities from NIH-funded studies is likely due to multiple reasons, including insufficient education and training on designing and implementing population-based studies of minorities, inadequate motivation or incentives to overcome challenges in the recruitment and retention of sufficient numbers of members of racial/ethnic minorities, underrepresentation of minorities among respiratory scientists in academic medical centers, and a dearth of successful partnerships between academic medical centers and underrepresented communities. This problem could be remedied by implementing short-, medium-, and long-term strategies, such as creating incentives to conduct minority research, ensuring fair review of grant applications focusing on minorities, developing the careers of minority scientists, and facilitating and valuing research on minorities by investigators of all backgrounds. PMID:25584658

  13. Moving toward True Inclusion of Racial/Ethnic Minorities in Federally Funded Studies. A Key Step for Achieving Respiratory Health Equality in the United States

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    Oh, Sam S.; Foreman, Marilyn G.; Celedón, Juan C.

    2015-01-01

    A key objective of the 1993 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Revitalization Act was to ensure inclusion of minorities in clinical research. We conducted a literature search for the period from 1993 to 2013 to examine whether racial/ethnic minorities are adequately represented in published research studies of pulmonary diseases, particularly NIH-funded studies. We found a marked underrepresentation of minorities in published clinical research on pulmonary diseases. Over the last 20 years, inclusion of members of racial or ethnic minority groups was reported (in MeSH terms, journal titles, and MEDLINE fields) in less than 5% of all NIH-funded published studies of respiratory diseases. Although a secondary analysis revealed that a larger proportion of NIH-funded studies included any minorities, this proportional increment mostly resulted from studies including relatively small numbers of minorities (which precludes robust race- or ethnic-specific analyses). Underrepresentation or exclusion of minorities from NIH-funded studies is likely due to multiple reasons, including insufficient education and training on designing and implementing population-based studies of minorities, inadequate motivation or incentives to overcome challenges in the recruitment and retention of sufficient numbers of members of racial/ethnic minorities, underrepresentation of minorities among respiratory scientists in academic medical centers, and a dearth of successful partnerships between academic medical centers and underrepresented communities. This problem could be remedied by implementing short-, medium-, and long-term strategies, such as creating incentives to conduct minority research, ensuring fair review of grant applications focusing on minorities, developing the careers of minority scientists, and facilitating and valuing research on minorities by investigators of all backgrounds. PMID:25584658

  14. Federated Giovanni

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Lynnes, C.

    2014-01-01

    Federated Giovanni is a NASA-funded ACCESS project to extend the scope of the GES DISC Giovanni online analysis tool to 4 other Distributed Active Archive Centers within EOSDIS: OBPG, LP-DAAC, MODAPS and PO.DAAC. As such, it represents a significant instance of sharing technology across the DAACs. We also touch on several sub-areas that are also sharable, such as Giovanni URLs, workflows and OGC-accessible services.

  15. California State Plan for Child Care and Development Services Funded under Federal Block Grant for the Period September 30, 1994 through September 30, 1996.

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    California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Child Development.

    This report describes the role of the California Department of Education (CDE) in the administration of a federal block grant to provide child care and development services to disadvantaged children in California. Part 1 outlines the legal assurances that CDE has provided to the U.S. Department of Education in regard to the administration of child…

  16. 42 CFR 137.302 - Are Federal funds available to cover start-up costs associated with initial Tribal assumption of...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TRIBAL SELF-GOVERNANCE Construction Nepa Process § 137.302 Are Federal... Act if the Secretary does not receive a written notification of the nature and extent of the...

  17. Southern Education and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: An Analysis of Historic Federal Funding to Improve the South's Low-Achieving Schools. Issue Brief

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    Southern Education Foundation, 2009

    2009-01-01

    The new federal stimulus law, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), offers Southern states a historic opportunity to improve public education from pre-school through college especially for low income students. ARRA allocates over $100 billion directly to the 15 states of the South for creating jobs and spurring economic…

  18. Telecommunications Technology: Federal Funding for Schools and Libraries. Report to the Chairman, Committee on Commerce, and the Chairman, Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives.

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    General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Health, Education, and Human Services Div.

    This document reports on federally created or facilitated programs for helping schools and libraries with their telecommunications and information technology efforts. Brief answers to specific questions on program characteristics, potential for duplication, coordination efforts, and available information on fraud, waste, and abuse are provided in…

  19. Academic Science/Engineering: 1972-83. R&D Funds, Federal Support, Scientists and Engineers, Graduate Enrollment and Support. Final Report.

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    National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.

    This publication is the third in a series of biennial reports in which academic resources in science and engineering are analyzed. It is based primarily on findings from four National Science Foundation surveys that collect information on academic research and development (R&D) expenditures, federal obligations, employment of scientists and…

  20. 7 CFR 282.2 - Funding.

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    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Funding. 282.2 Section 282.2 Agriculture Regulations... Funding. Federal financial participation may be made available to demonstration, research, and evaluation... approval. Funding for additional costs is subject to existing Federal grant and contract procedures....