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  1. Library Services Funding Assessment

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Lorig, Jonathan A.

    2004-01-01

    The Glenn Technical Library is a science and engineering library that primarily supports research activities at the Glenn Research Center, and provides selected services to researchers at all of the NASA research centers. Resources available in the library include books, journals, CD-ROMs, and access to various online sources, as well as live reference and inter-library loan services. The collection contains over 77,000 books, 800,000 research reports, and print or online access to over 1,400 journals. Currently the library operates within the Logistics and Technical Information Division, and is funded as an open-access resource within the GRC. Some of the research units at the GRC have recently requested that the library convert to a "pay-for-services" model, in which individual research units could fund only those journal subscriptions for which they have a specific need. Under this model, the library would always maintain a certain minimum level of pooled-expense services, including the ready reference and book collections, and inter-library loan services. Theoretically the "pay-for-services" model would encourage efficient financial allocation, and minimize the extent to which paid journal subscriptions go unused. However, this model also could potentially negate the benefits of group purchases for journal subscriptions and access. All of the major journal publishers offer package subscriptions that compare favorably in cost with the sum of individual subscription costs for a similar selection of titles. Furthermore, some of these subscription packages are "consortium" purchases that are funded collectively by the libraries at multiple NASA research centers; such consortia1 memberships would be difficult for the library to pay, if enough GRC research units were to withdraw their pooled contributions. cost of collectively-funded journal access with the cost of individual subscriptions. My primary task this summer is to create the cost dataset framework, and collect as much of the relevant data as possible. Hopefully this dataset will permit the research units at the GRC, and library administration as well, to make informed decisions about future library funding. Prior to the creation of the actual dataset, I established a comprehensive list of the library s print and online journal subscriptions. This list will be useful outside the context of the cost analysis project, as an addition to the library website. The cost analysis dataset s primary fields are: journal name, vendor, publisher, ISSN (International Standard Serial Number, to uniquely identify the titles), stand-alone price, and indication as to the presence of the journal in current GRC Technical Library consortium membership subscriptions. The dataset will hopefully facilitate comparisons between the stand-alone journal prices and the cost of shared journal subscriptions for groups of titles.

  2. Payments for Environmental Services as source of development funding for small-scale farmers in northern Namibia: preliminary results

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Angombe, Simon; Bloemertz, Lena; Käch, Simon; Asino, Josefina; Kuhn, Nikolaus J.

    2013-04-01

    Studies in Africa suggest that improving Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) on cropland soils increases yields, but also offers the opportunity of earning carbon credits. Further potential for earning carbon credits and generating Payments for Environmental Services (PES) lies in an integrated approach to landscape carbon management, including shrubland and pasture used for grazing and timber supply. These studies indicate that funds raised from PES could be used to foster the development of small-scale farming in northern Namibia. However, the limited information on soil quality and the rationale for particular soil management and land use practices applied by small-scale farmers in Namibia prohibits a conclusive assessment of the potential of Payment for PES as a source of income or funding opportunity for development initiatives in Northern Central Regions of Namibia. Therefore, the aim of this study is the identification of potential intervention mechanisms to improve the livelihood of small scale-farmers and reducing land degradation with the support of PES in the communal regions of northern Namibia. The work in Namibia aimed at identifying existing soil management and land use practices as well as soil quality, including carbon stocks, on land used by small-scale farmers in the densely populated northern central region. The main objective of the first part of the field work was to develop an overview of farming practices and soil quality as well as sampling and interviewing approaches. Four settlements were selected for the field work based on their distance to the urbanized road corridor between Oshakati and the Angolan border. Initial results confirm the potential to increase productivity on land used by small-scale farmers as well as the opportunity to develop landscape carbon stocks. However, limits to earning PES might be the lack of a market, and thus incentive for the farmers, to shift from subsistence to commercial farming.

  3. 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…

  4. 7 CFR 1948.55 - Source of funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 13 2014-01-01 2013-01-01 true Source of funds. 1948.55 Section 1948.55 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, RURAL BUSINESS-COOPERATIVE SERVICE, RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE, AND FARM SERVICE AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED) PROGRAM REGULATIONS (CONTINUED)...

  5. Funding Drives Service Decisions: A Moral Dilemma.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Huebner, K. M.; Luxton, L.

    1990-01-01

    The 1990 Josephine L. Taylor Leadership Institute addressed the theme "Funding Drives Service Decisions: A Moral Dilemma." Institute participants identified specific dilemmas related to legislation, funding, and placement issues in education and rehabilitation of visually handicapped individuals. Participants subsequently generated solutions in…

  6. Payments for Environmental Services as source of development funding for small-scale farmers in northern Namibia: preliminary results

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Angombe, Simon; Bloemertz, Lena; Käch, Simon; Böller, Marianne; Kuhn, Nikolaus J.

    2014-05-01

    Studies in Africa suggest that improving Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) on cropland soils increases yields, but also offers the opportunity of earning carbon credits. However, at the current price for a ton of carbon, the potential to earn significant carbon credits is limited. Therefore carbon storage should not be seen as a goal in itself. Potential for earning carbon credits and generating further benefits lies in an integrated approach to landscape carbon management, including shrub land and pasture used for grazing and timber supply. Therefore, soil management has to be addressed from a holistic understanding of the livelihoods of small-scale farmers. This includes a detailed understanding of the constraints in farming, as well as the motivation behind farming. The aim of this study is the identification of intervention mechanisms to improve the livelihood of small scale-farmers and reducing land degradation with the support of Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) in the communal regions of northern Namibia. The main objective of the first part of the field work was to develop an overview of soil quality, farm management and the constraints and motivations regarding farming. Initial results confirm the potential to increase productivity of land while at the same time building up landscape carbon stocks. They furthermore show the importance of carefully choosing the way new farming techniques are introduced, as many farmers are afraid of trying something new.

  7. Ned A. Ostenso public service fund established

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    In memory of Ned Ostenso, who died on April 13, a public service fund has been established. Ned served AGU tirelessly for many years and was instrumental in starting the public affairs program. He served as chairman of the Public Affairs Committee, served as a member of the Budget and Finance Committee, and chaired the ad hoc Real Estate Committee that oversaw the construction of the AGU Headquarters building. Donations to the Ned A. Ostenso Public Service Fund will be used to strengthen AGU's role in public information, education, and other areas of public service.

  8. Funding Mechanisms for Ecosystem Services Projects

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Russell, V.

    2014-12-01

    Ecosystem services projects ideally should be funded through commoditized markets. Where those markets do not exist financing directly from interested private sector parties can be a direct link between business interested in fulfilling sustainability goals and project implementers. Challenges exist, however in 1) linking those interests; 2) carefully quantifying the services produced, their true costs to implement and meeting protocol standards; 3) measuring the success of projects, especially over lengthy periods of time; and 4) balancing issues related to multiple spatial scales for projects and funding to make a difference. Examples from National Forest Foundation's experience implementing carbon and water projects with multiple private sector funders and the USDA Forest Service will highlight experiences and lessons learned in funding and implementing ecosystem service projects.

  9. 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...

  10. Indian Education: Funding Sources for Public Schools.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lockart, Barbetta L.

    Although provisions in countless treaties have mandated Indian educational services, federal and state governments were for many years unenthusiastic about accepting the responsibility for educating the Indian people. Inadequately funded educational services provided by the Bureau of Indian Affairs did little to reflect the realities and needs of…

  11. The Funding of Library and Information Services in West Africa.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Boadi, B. Y.; Havard-Williams, P.

    1984-01-01

    Results of a study of the funding patterns of 148 library and information services over a three-year period (1976/77-1978/79) in the Anglophone countries of The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and the Sierra Leone reveal that national governments are the main sources of income. Six references are included. (EJS)

  12. Health services at large public institutions: funding, utilization, and staffing.

    PubMed

    Kunz, M L; Irving, W M; Black, D R

    1993-07-01

    When a mandatory health fee policy for students on campuses of the State University of New York (SUNY) was instituted in fall 1991, the projection was that the policy, which was at the option of individual institutions, would result in significant changes for SUNY health service operations. The changes would affect funding sources, staffing requirements, utilization rates, and services offered. In the past, the SUNY system had been inconsistent in health fee policies. This study was conducted to assist in implementing the mandatory health service fees. The authors surveyed 53 public higher education institutions viewed as comparable to the University at Buffalo in terms of location in an equivalent state, enrollment of 10,000 or more students, similar academic disciplines, average SAT scores, faculty salaries, and graduate enrollment. Two institutions that no longer met the original criteria were not included. The final tabulation was based on data from 42 institutions, for a return rate of 82%. Survey results showed that public higher education institutions are significantly altering traditional practices associated with student healthcare. Health services are providing more specialty services, increasing the focus on wellness and health education, seeking accreditation, and increasing student representation in decision making. In addition, funding sources have shifted dramatically, with a larger percentage of the student health budget derived directly from fees assessed to students and a much smaller percentage derived from institutional or state appropriations. PMID:8376676

  13. Multi-Source Funding for Child Care Programs.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Alger, Harriet; Fountain, Judith B.

    Guidelines for implementing a multi-source approach to funding child care programs are offered in this paper. The funding plan discussed consists of five steps: (1) building a climate of acceptance, (2) documenting the need for funds, (3) establishing realistic short- and long-term goals, (4) identifying possible funding sources and their special…

  14. 45 CFR 235.66 - Sources of State funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2014-10-01 2012-10-01 true Sources of State funds. 235.66 Section 235.66 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE (ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS... ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS § 235.66 Sources of State funds. (a) Public funds. Public funds may be considered as...

  15. 45 CFR 235.66 - Sources of State funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Sources of State funds. 235.66 Section 235.66 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE (ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS... ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS § 235.66 Sources of State funds. (a) Public funds. Public funds may be considered as...

  16. 45 CFR 235.66 - Sources of State funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2013-10-01 2012-10-01 true Sources of State funds. 235.66 Section 235.66 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE (ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS... ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS § 235.66 Sources of State funds. (a) Public funds. Public funds may be considered as...

  17. 45 CFR 235.66 - Sources of State funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Sources of State funds. 235.66 Section 235.66 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE (ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS... ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS § 235.66 Sources of State funds. (a) Public funds. Public funds may be considered as...

  18. 45 CFR 235.66 - Sources of State funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Sources of State funds. 235.66 Section 235.66 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE (ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS... ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS § 235.66 Sources of State funds. (a) Public funds. Public funds may be considered as...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  1. 45 CFR 400.206 - Federal funding for social services and targeted assistance services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 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...

  2. 45 CFR 400.206 - Federal funding for social services and targeted assistance services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2013-10-01 2012-10-01 true 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...

  3. 45 CFR 400.206 - Federal funding for social services and targeted assistance services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 2 2014-10-01 2012-10-01 true 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...

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

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    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…

  5. 7 CFR 1948.55 - Source of funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 13 2010-01-01 2009-01-01 true Source of funds. 1948.55 Section 1948.55 Agriculture... REGULATIONS (CONTINUED) RURAL DEVELOPMENT Section 601 Energy Impacted Area Development Assistance Program § 1948.55 Source of funds. (a) Grants will be awarded from appropriate funds specifically allocated...

  6. 7 CFR 1948.55 - Source of funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 13 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Source of funds. 1948.55 Section 1948.55 Agriculture... REGULATIONS (CONTINUED) RURAL DEVELOPMENT Section 601 Energy Impacted Area Development Assistance Program § 1948.55 Source of funds. (a) Grants will be awarded from appropriate funds specifically allocated...

  7. 7 CFR 1948.55 - Source of funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 13 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Source of funds. 1948.55 Section 1948.55 Agriculture... REGULATIONS (CONTINUED) RURAL DEVELOPMENT Section 601 Energy Impacted Area Development Assistance Program § 1948.55 Source of funds. (a) Grants will be awarded from appropriate funds specifically allocated...

  8. 7 CFR 1948.55 - Source of funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 13 2011-01-01 2009-01-01 true Source of funds. 1948.55 Section 1948.55 Agriculture... REGULATIONS (CONTINUED) RURAL DEVELOPMENT Section 601 Energy Impacted Area Development Assistance Program § 1948.55 Source of funds. (a) Grants will be awarded from appropriate funds specifically allocated...

  9. Corporation for National and Community Service: Funding Opportunities for Afterschool. Funding Note

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Stelow, Shawn

    2009-01-01

    This Funding Note focuses on finding funding opportunities for afterschool through the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency charged with fostering civic engagement for citizens of all ages through service and volunteering. CNCS's mission includes: (1) Providing support to volunteer organizations which provide…

  10. Assistive Technology: A Funding Workbook. Part I, A Road Map to Funding Sources. Part II, An Outline of Federal Laws and Rules. 1991 Edition. RESNA Technical Assistance Project.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Morris, Michael W.; Golinker, Lewis A.

    This compilation on assistive technology devices and services aims to improve understanding of funding streams and creative ways to eliminate funding barriers in Medicaid, special education, and vocational rehabilitation. The first part comprises a workbook titled "A Road Map to Funding Sources." It assists in creating a systematic approach to…

  11. Getting a Grant: Sources of Funding and How To Pursue Them

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lum, Christie

    2005-01-01

    There are many different agencies and organizations which provide funding for those involved in research, community development, education, the provision of health and social services, and other activities. This publication is designed to serve as an introduction for counselors to sources of grant funding and particular grant programs, and to the…

  12. Sources of External Funding for Science Education Improvements.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Yager, Robert E.

    1989-01-01

    Offers information for new professionals to get involved with funded efforts supported by a variety of agencies. Described are four sources of funds including government grants, private foundations, industry, and community collaboration. Suggestions for proposal writing and contacts for funding are listed. (YP)

  13. Student Projects as a Funding Source

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Henson, Kerry L.

    2010-01-01

    Prompted by restricted funding for a lab which supported student software development work on real-world projects, a contribution program was established to facilitate monetary support from the external clients. The paper explores the relationships between instructor, students and client and how a funding component can affect these ties.…

  14. 76 FR 18490 - Contributions to the Telecommunications Relay Service Fund

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-04-04

    ...In this document, the Commission proposes rules to implement the ``Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010'' (CVAA) which requires each interconnected voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service provider and each provider of non- interconnected VoIP service to participate in and contribute to the Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Fund. The law directs that......

  15. 75 FR 67060 - Universal Service Reform Mobility Fund

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-11-01

    ...In this document, the Federal Communication Commission proposes the creation of a new Mobility Fund to make available one-time support to significantly improve coverage of current-generation or better mobile voice and Internet service for consumers in areas where such coverage is currently missing. The Commission seeks comment on creating the Mobility Fund using reserves accumulated in the......

  16. 7 CFR 1775.34 - Source of funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 12 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Source of funds. 1775.34 Section 1775.34 Agriculture... (CONTINUED) TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANTS Technical Assistance and Training Grants § 1775.34 Source of funds... be used for water and waste disposal grants made in accordance with part 1780 of this chapter....

  17. Funding Patterns of Nonprofit Organizations That Provide Youth Development Services: An Exploratory Study.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Stern, Leonard W.

    This study examined the sources of funds for nonprofit agencies which provide youth development services. It tapped multiple sources, including reports compiled about their affiliates' revenue by the national headquarters of youth-serving agencies; studies of seven communities conducted by The Johns Hopkins University Institute for Policy Studies…

  18. 32 CFR 536.71 - Fund sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ..., or under §§ 536.107 through 536.113 of subpart G, is paid from the open claims allotment (see AR 27... from the open claims allotment. Any amount over $100,000 is paid out of the Judgment Fund. (d) If not over $500,000, a claim arising under subpart H of this part is paid from the open claims allotment...

  19. 32 CFR 536.71 - Fund sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ..., or under §§ 536.107 through 536.113 of subpart G, is paid from the open claims allotment (see AR 27... from the open claims allotment. Any amount over $100,000 is paid out of the Judgment Fund. (d) If not over $500,000, a claim arising under subpart H of this part is paid from the open claims allotment...

  20. 32 CFR 536.71 - Fund sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ..., or under §§ 536.107 through 536.113 of subpart G, is paid from the open claims allotment (see AR 27... from the open claims allotment. Any amount over $100,000 is paid out of the Judgment Fund. (d) If not over $500,000, a claim arising under subpart H of this part is paid from the open claims allotment...

  1. 32 CFR 536.71 - Fund sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ..., or under §§ 536.107 through 536.113 of subpart G, is paid from the open claims allotment (see AR 27... from the open claims allotment. Any amount over $100,000 is paid out of the Judgment Fund. (d) If not over $500,000, a claim arising under subpart H of this part is paid from the open claims allotment...

  2. 32 CFR 536.71 - Fund sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ..., or under §§ 536.107 through 536.113 of subpart G, is paid from the open claims allotment (see AR 27... from the open claims allotment. Any amount over $100,000 is paid out of the Judgment Fund. (d) If not over $500,000, a claim arising under subpart H of this part is paid from the open claims allotment...

  3. Affordability Funding Models for Early Childhood Services

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Purcal, Christiane; Fisher, Karen

    2006-01-01

    This paper presents a model of the approaches open to government to ensure that early childhood services are affordable to families. We derived the model from a comparative literature review of affordability approaches taken by government, both in Australia and internationally. The model adds significantly to the literature by proposing a means to…

  4. Alternative Funding Sources. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 68.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Catanzaro, James L., Ed.; Arnold, Allen D., Ed.

    1989-01-01

    In an effort to identify and tap new sources of funds for community colleges, this monograph presents a series of descriptive articles on the most successful alternative funding ventures. In addition, the sourcebook provides a sense of where and how new ventures have aided two-year colleges and how other institutions might follow in this pursuit.…

  5. 76 FR 65965 - Contributions to the Telecommunications Relay Services Fund

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-10-25

    ... the Telecommunications Relay Services Fund, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, published at 76 FR 18490... established in the CPE Bundling Order for allocating revenues, published at 66 FR 19398, April 6, 2001. The... required to take any action. 21. In the TRS Contribution NPRM, published at 76 FR 18490, April 4, 2011,...

  6. 77 FR 65448 - Funding Availability Under Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-10-26

    ...The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funds for supportive services grants under the SSVF Program. This Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) contains information concerning the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program, initial and renewal supportive services grant application processes, and amount of funding available. The Funding Opportunity......

  7. 7 CFR 3560.66 - Participation with other funding or financing sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Participation with other funding or financing sources. 3560.66 Section 3560.66 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS Direct Loan and Grant Origination § 3560.66...

  8. 7 CFR 3560.66 - Participation with other funding or financing sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Participation with other funding or financing sources. 3560.66 Section 3560.66 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS Direct Loan and Grant Origination § 3560.66...

  9. Responding to Cuts in Funding for Social Services.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Moats, Debbie

    Many family support programs find it difficult to provide evidence of program efficacy to community groups, agencies, and funding sources. This practicum study involved the development and implementation of a management information system (MIS) to meet the needs and goals of a family support program, including the need for program evaluation. The…

  10. 20 CFR 668.410 - What entities are eligible to receive supplemental youth services funding?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... supplemental youth services funding? 668.410 Section 668.410 Employees' Benefits EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING... ACT Supplemental Youth Services § 668.410 What entities are eligible to receive supplemental youth services funding? Eligible recipients for supplemental youth services funding are limited to those...

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

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    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,…

  12. 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…

  13. Sources of Funding and Academic Performance in Economics Principles Courses

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Faulk, Dagney; Srinivasan, Arun K.; Bingham, Jon

    2012-01-01

    The authors examine two factors that may affect student achievement in economics principles courses: working for pay and the primary source of funds (employer tuition reimbursement, loans, scholarships, financial aid, self-financing, parental transfers, other) used to pay for college for a sample of students in economics principles classes at a…

  14. 45 CFR 2519.700 - Are matching funds required?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... COMMUNITY SERVICE HIGHER EDUCATION INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE Funding Requirements § 2519.700... sources (other than funds made available under the national service laws). (c) However, the...

  15. Economic Outcome of Employment for Older Participants in Rehabilitation Services Funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Wadsworth, John S.; Estrada-Hernandez, Noel; Kampfe, Charlene M.; Smith, S. Mae

    2008-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to determine if persons who were age 65 or older and who participated in vocational rehabilitation programs funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) experienced an increase in earnings from paid employment at the conclusion of services. Preservice and postservice earnings for 9,787 consumers of RSA…

  16. Wound Research Funding from Alternative Sources of Federal Funds in 2012

    PubMed Central

    Baquerizo Nole, Katherine L.; Yim, Elizabeth; Van Driessche, Freya; Davidson, Jeffrey M.; Martins-Green, Manuela; Sen, Chandan K.; Tomic-Canic, Marjana; Kirsner, Robert S.

    2014-01-01

    Chronic wounds represent a major health care burden, costing $25 billion annually, and are associated with high mortality. We previously reported that cutaneous wound healing represented only 0.1% ($29.8 million) of the National Institutes of Health budget. This current study focuses on quantifying the contribution by federal agencies other than the National Institutes of Health for fiscal year 2012. Federal databases including USA spending, Veterans Affairs, Tracking Accountability in Government Grants Systems, Health Services Research Projects in Progress, and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, were searched for individual projects addressing wound healing. Twenty-seven projects were identified, totaling funding of $16,588,623 (median:$349,856). Four sponsor institutions accounted for 74% of awarded funds: Department of the Army, National Science Foundation, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality. Research projects and cooperative agreements comprised 44% and 37% of awarded grants. New applications and continuing projects represented 52% and 37%. Wound healing represented 0.15% of total medical research funded by the non-National Institutes of Health federal sector. Compared to potential impact on US public health, federal investment in wound research is exiguous. This analysis will draw attention to a disproportionately low investment in wound research and its perils to American public health. PMID:24844328

  17. 78 FR 18308 - Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Delta Health Care Services Grants

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-03-26

    ... Rural Business--Cooperative Service Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Delta Health Care Services... availability of grant funds through the Delta Health Care Services Grant Program. Pursuant to the 2012 Appropriations Act, $3,000,000 is available to be competitively awarded for the Delta Health Care Services...

  18. 7 CFR 1783.16 - How will the loans given from the revolving fund be serviced?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 12 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false How will the loans given from the revolving fund be...) RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED) REVOLVING FUNDS FOR FINANCING WATER AND WASTEWATER PROJECTS (REVOLVING FUND PROGRAM) Revolving Fund Program Loans § 1783.16 How will the loans...

  19. 7 CFR 1783.16 - How will the loans given from the revolving fund be serviced?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 12 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false How will the loans given from the revolving fund be...) RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED) REVOLVING FUNDS FOR FINANCING WATER AND WASTEWATER PROJECTS (REVOLVING FUND PROGRAM) Revolving Fund Program Loans § 1783.16 How will the loans...

  20. 7 CFR 1783.16 - How will the loans given from the revolving fund be serviced?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 12 2014-01-01 2013-01-01 true How will the loans given from the revolving fund be...) RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED) REVOLVING FUNDS FOR FINANCING WATER AND WASTEWATER PROJECTS (REVOLVING FUND PROGRAM) Revolving Fund Program Loans § 1783.16 How will the loans...

  1. 7 CFR 1783.16 - How will the loans given from the revolving fund be serviced?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 12 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false How will the loans given from the revolving fund be...) RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED) REVOLVING FUNDS FOR FINANCING WATER AND WASTEWATER PROJECTS (REVOLVING FUND PROGRAM) Revolving Fund Program Loans § 1783.16 How will the loans...

  2. 7 CFR 1783.16 - How will the loans given from the revolving fund be serviced?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 12 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false How will the loans given from the revolving fund be...) RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED) REVOLVING FUNDS FOR FINANCING WATER AND WASTEWATER PROJECTS (REVOLVING FUND PROGRAM) Revolving Fund Program Loans § 1783.16 How will the loans...

  3. Bulk Funding of New Zealand's Early Childhood Services: An Analysis of the Impact.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Mitchell, Linda

    This report describes the history, features, and basis of bulk funding in New Zealand's early childhood services. The report likens bulk funding to a "quasi voucher" system and reviews research studies and evidence of the impact of bulk funding on kindergartens and childcare centers. The review shows that limited funding has pressured kindergarten…

  4. Organizational characteristics, financial performance measures, and funding sources of faith based organizations.

    PubMed

    Lampkin, Lynne; Raghavan, Kamala

    2008-01-01

    This study examined the impact of organizational characteristics and financial performance measures of faith based organizations (FBOS) in Pennsylvania and Ohio on the decisions of the funding sources. Organizational characteristics of size, age, and type of service, and financial performance measures such as expense, liquidity, and solvency ratios were gathered from the data on IRS form 990 for 97 FBOS for the period of 1995 to 2004. The study found that the 1996 Charitable Choice provisions and the 2001 Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives have led to increased government funding for FBOS. The results showed that government funding of FBOS is affected positively by age of the FBO, and negatively by its size. For smaller FBOS, savings ratio had a negative relationship to government funding and a positive relationship to direct public support. For social service FBOS government funding was positively affected by age and negatively affected by size and debt ratio, while days-cash-on-hand had a negative impact on direct public support. All of the above relationships were statistically significant. PMID:19209563

  5. 41 CFR 105-50.304 - Services provided through revolving funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... through revolving funds. 105-50.304 Section 105-50.304 Public Contracts and Property Management Federal... to GSA § 105-50.304 Services provided through revolving funds. Where the service furnished is of the type which GSA is now billing through revolving funds, reimbursement shall be obtained from State...

  6. 41 CFR 105-50.304 - Services provided through revolving funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... through revolving funds. 105-50.304 Section 105-50.304 Public Contracts and Property Management Federal... to GSA § 105-50.304 Services provided through revolving funds. Where the service furnished is of the type which GSA is now billing through revolving funds, reimbursement shall be obtained from State...

  7. 41 CFR 105-50.304 - Services provided through revolving funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... through revolving funds. 105-50.304 Section 105-50.304 Public Contracts and Property Management Federal... to GSA § 105-50.304 Services provided through revolving funds. Where the service furnished is of the type which GSA is now billing through revolving funds, reimbursement shall be obtained from State...

  8. 41 CFR 105-50.304 - Services provided through revolving funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... through revolving funds. 105-50.304 Section 105-50.304 Public Contracts and Property Management Federal... to GSA § 105-50.304 Services provided through revolving funds. Where the service furnished is of the type which GSA is now billing through revolving funds, reimbursement shall be obtained from State...

  9. 41 CFR 105-50.304 - Services provided through revolving funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... through revolving funds. 105-50.304 Section 105-50.304 Public Contracts and Property Management Federal... to GSA § 105-50.304 Services provided through revolving funds. Where the service furnished is of the type which GSA is now billing through revolving funds, reimbursement shall be obtained from State...

  10. 20 CFR 668.440 - How is funding for supplemental youth services determined?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 3 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false How is funding for supplemental youth... Supplemental Youth Services § 668.440 How is funding for supplemental youth services determined? (a) Beginning with PY 2000, supplemental youth funding will be allocated to eligible INA grantees on the basis of...

  11. 7 CFR 3560.615 - Participation with other funding sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS On-Farm Labor Housing... sources in conjunction with on-farm labor housing loans. Use of such financing in conjunction with an on-farm labor housing loan is subject to the approval of the Agency and must comply with the...

  12. 7 CFR 3560.615 - Participation with other funding sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS On-Farm Labor Housing... sources in conjunction with on-farm labor housing loans. Use of such financing in conjunction with an on-farm labor housing loan is subject to the approval of the Agency and must comply with the...

  13. 7 CFR 3560.615 - Participation with other funding sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS On-Farm Labor Housing... sources in conjunction with on-farm labor housing loans. Use of such financing in conjunction with an on-farm labor housing loan is subject to the approval of the Agency and must comply with the...

  14. 7 CFR 3560.615 - Participation with other funding sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS On-Farm Labor Housing... sources in conjunction with on-farm labor housing loans. Use of such financing in conjunction with an on-farm labor housing loan is subject to the approval of the Agency and must comply with the...

  15. 7 CFR 3560.615 - Participation with other funding sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS On-Farm Labor Housing... sources in conjunction with on-farm labor housing loans. Use of such financing in conjunction with an on-farm labor housing loan is subject to the approval of the Agency and must comply with the...

  16. Revenue Diversification: A New Source of Funds for Community Colleges.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Brightman, Richard W.

    In this period of financial austerity in education, community colleges can diversify their sources of revenue as an alternative to reducing or eliminating programs or accepting a decline in the quality of education. One such approach involves the colleges in commercial activities undertaken to support educational programs and services. Although…

  17. Publicly Funded Services to Private Elementary and Secondary Schools and Students, 1983-84. OERI Historical Report.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Center for Education Statistics (ED/OERI), Washington, DC.

    During the 1983-84 school year, 58 percent of the 27,700 private schools in the United States reported benefiting from publicly funded services. The source of these data is the National Survey of Private Schools, fall 1983, carried out by Westat, Inc., under contract with the Center for Education Statistics (CES). The survey supplemented the CES…

  18. Using Institute of Museum and Library Services Grants to Support Out-of-School Time Programs. Funding Note

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Griffin, Shawn Stelow

    2010-01-01

    Out-of-school time programs give many youth the chance to engage in interesting and enriching opportunities in the arts. One source of funding for art and cultural activities in out-of-school time programs is The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). This federal agency is charged with creating strong libraries and museums that connect…

  19. [Health care practice needs health services research: pros and cons of health services research from the perspective of health insurance funds].

    PubMed

    Stuppardt, R

    2011-06-01

    Health insurance funds need the results of health services research more than ever due to the socio-legal and socio-economic conditions currently prevailing. This should be possible by taking transparency and data protection into consideration, by cooperating with outside researchers while ensuring flexible use of routine data and if necessary gathering additional data, and by establishing links to epidemiological and registry data. It should become normative to clear the way for health insurance funds to regularly include this type of research in budget planning and to this end provide access to a suitable source of funds. In conclusion, it can simply be stated that it no longer suffices to effectively make a new clinically tested procedure, product, and service available because health insurance funds and their partners must know more precisely what this all accomplishes in practice. PMID:21656093

  20. 23 CFR 661.43 - Can other sources of funds be used to finance a queued project in advance of receipt of IRRBP funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND TRAFFIC OPERATIONS INDIAN RESERVATION ROAD BRIDGE... IRRBP funds? Yes. A Tribe can use other sources of funds, including IRR Program construction funds, on a... become available. If IRR Program construction funds are used for this purpose, the funds must...

  1. 23 CFR 661.43 - Can other sources of funds be used to finance a queued project in advance of receipt of IRRBP funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND TRAFFIC OPERATIONS INDIAN RESERVATION ROAD BRIDGE... IRRBP funds? Yes. A Tribe can use other sources of funds, including IRR Program construction funds, on a... become available. If IRR Program construction funds are used for this purpose, the funds must...

  2. 23 CFR 661.43 - Can other sources of funds be used to finance a queued project in advance of receipt of IRRBP funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND TRAFFIC OPERATIONS INDIAN RESERVATION ROAD BRIDGE... IRRBP funds? Yes. A Tribe can use other sources of funds, including IRR Program construction funds, on a... become available. If IRR Program construction funds are used for this purpose, the funds must...

  3. 23 CFR 661.43 - Can other sources of funds be used to finance a queued project in advance of receipt of IRRBP funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND TRAFFIC OPERATIONS INDIAN RESERVATION ROAD BRIDGE... IRRBP funds? Yes. A Tribe can use other sources of funds, including IRR Program construction funds, on a... become available. If IRR Program construction funds are used for this purpose, the funds must...

  4. 23 CFR 661.43 - Can other sources of funds be used to finance a queued project in advance of receipt of IRRBP funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AND TRAFFIC OPERATIONS INDIAN RESERVATION ROAD BRIDGE... IRRBP funds? Yes. A Tribe can use other sources of funds, including IRR Program construction funds, on a... become available. If IRR Program construction funds are used for this purpose, the funds must...

  5. 42 CFR 137.338 - Must funds from other sources be incorporated into a construction project agreement?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... a construction project agreement? 137.338 Section 137.338 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE... SELF-GOVERNANCE Construction Project Assumption Process § 137.338 Must funds from other sources be incorporated into a construction project agreement? Yes, at the request of the Self-Governance Tribe,...

  6. 25 CFR 20.501 - What services can be paid for with Child Assistance funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... child resides. (b) Adoption or guardianship subsidies There must be no other resources available to pay... 25 Indians 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false What services can be paid for with Child Assistance funds... FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAMS Child Assistance How Child Assistance Funds Can Be...

  7. 25 CFR 20.501 - What services can be paid for with Child Assistance funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... child resides. (b) Adoption or guardianship subsidies There must be no other resources available to pay... 25 Indians 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false What services can be paid for with Child Assistance funds... FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND SOCIAL SERVICES PROGRAMS Child Assistance How Child Assistance Funds Can Be...

  8. 48 CFR 37.106 - Funding and term of service contracts.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Funding and term of... REGULATION SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF CONTRACTING SERVICE CONTRACTING Service Contracts-General 37.106 Funding and...). (b) The head of an executive agency, except NASA, may enter into a contract, exercise an option,...

  9. 48 CFR 37.106 - Funding and term of service contracts.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Funding and term of... REGULATION SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF CONTRACTING SERVICE CONTRACTING Service Contracts-General 37.106 Funding and...). (b) The head of an executive agency, except NASA, may enter into a contract, exercise an option,...

  10. 48 CFR 37.106 - Funding and term of service contracts.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Funding and term of... REGULATION SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF CONTRACTING SERVICE CONTRACTING Service Contracts-General 37.106 Funding and...). (b) The head of an executive agency, except NASA, may enter into a contract, exercise an option,...

  11. 48 CFR 37.106 - Funding and term of service contracts.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Funding and term of... REGULATION SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF CONTRACTING SERVICE CONTRACTING Service Contracts-General 37.106 Funding and...). (b) The head of an executive agency, except NASA, may enter into a contract, exercise an option,...

  12. 48 CFR 37.106 - Funding and term of service contracts.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Funding and term of... REGULATION SPECIAL CATEGORIES OF CONTRACTING SERVICE CONTRACTING Service Contracts-General 37.106 Funding and...). (b) The head of an executive agency, except NASA, may enter into a contract, exercise an option,...

  13. Government Funding for English Traveller Education Support Services.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Currie, Helen; Danaher, P. A.

    2001-01-01

    Argues that the British government's school improvement agenda, manifested through changes to funding of migrant education, contradicts and hinders its social inclusion policy. After describing migrant education funding and discussing migrant student access and achievement, the paper concludes that until the education system responds to the needs…

  14. 45 CFR 2516.600 - How are funds for school-based service-learning programs distributed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false How are funds for school-based service-learning... (Continued) CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOOL-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Distribution of Funds § 2516.600 How are funds for school-based service-learning programs distributed? (a)...

  15. 45 CFR 2517.600 - How are funds for community-based service-learning programs distributed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false How are funds for community-based service-learning... (Continued) CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Distribution of Funds § 2517.600 How are funds for community-based service-learning programs distributed?...

  16. 45 CFR 2517.600 - How are funds for community-based service-learning programs distributed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false How are funds for community-based service-learning... (Continued) CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Distribution of Funds § 2517.600 How are funds for community-based service-learning programs distributed?...

  17. 45 CFR 2517.600 - How are funds for community-based service-learning programs distributed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false How are funds for community-based service-learning... (Continued) CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Distribution of Funds § 2517.600 How are funds for community-based service-learning programs distributed?...

  18. 45 CFR 2517.600 - How are funds for community-based service-learning programs distributed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false How are funds for community-based service-learning... (Continued) CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Distribution of Funds § 2517.600 How are funds for community-based service-learning programs distributed?...

  19. 45 CFR 2516.600 - How are funds for school-based service-learning programs distributed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false How are funds for school-based service-learning... (Continued) CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOOL-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Distribution of Funds § 2516.600 How are funds for school-based service-learning programs distributed? (a)...

  20. 45 CFR 2516.600 - How are funds for school-based service-learning programs distributed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false How are funds for school-based service-learning... (Continued) CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOOL-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Distribution of Funds § 2516.600 How are funds for school-based service-learning programs distributed? (a)...

  1. 45 CFR 2517.600 - How are funds for community-based service-learning programs distributed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false How are funds for community-based service-learning... (Continued) CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Distribution of Funds § 2517.600 How are funds for community-based service-learning programs distributed?...

  2. 45 CFR 2516.600 - How are funds for school-based service-learning programs distributed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false How are funds for school-based service-learning... (Continued) CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOOL-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Distribution of Funds § 2516.600 How are funds for school-based service-learning programs distributed? (a)...

  3. 45 CFR 2516.600 - How are funds for school-based service-learning programs distributed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 4 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false How are funds for school-based service-learning... (Continued) CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOOL-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Distribution of Funds § 2516.600 How are funds for school-based service-learning programs distributed? (a)...

  4. Mediation services with health information sources.

    PubMed Central

    Aymard, S.; Joubert, M.; Fieschi, D.; Fieschi, M.

    2000-01-01

    OBJECTIVES: To design and implement mediators dedicated to access various kinds of information sources in the framework of the project ARIANE. METHOD: Mediators are dynamically built thanks to three components: pieces of knowledge issued from the UMLS knowledge sources and from a catalog of information sources, processes that translate a query into the syntax of a target source, and communication services provided by operating systems. RESULTS: A scenario details the complete mediation process with an indexed web site. CONCLUSION: This approach mixes knowledge and software engineering. It benefits from services provided by operating systems and allows scalability and reusability of software components. PMID:11079840

  5. Fund Raising. The Guide to Raising Money from Private Sources. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Broce, Thomas E.

    A basic guide and reference to raising funds from private sources is presented that is designed primarily for professional personnel or the administrator employing fund-raising personnel. The first edition of the guide has also been used as a textbook for university courses in fund-raising. This revised edition includes new materials on: capital…

  6. Paying for the Assistive Technology You Need: A Consumer Guide to Funding Sources in Washington State.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Pennell, Frances E.; Brown, Sharan E.

    This manual provides Washington state consumers and their advocates with information and guidance to enable them to pursue appropriate avenues for funding assistive technology (AT). Chapter 1 discusses the legislative history of AT, the definition of AT, and basic funding strategies. Chapter 2 reviews health-related sources of AT funding including…

  7. Fund Raising. The Guide to Raising Money from Private Sources. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Broce, Thomas E.

    A basic guide and reference to raising funds from private sources is presented that is designed primarily for professional personnel or the administrator employing fund-raising personnel. The first edition of the guide has also been used as a textbook for university courses in fund-raising. This revised edition includes new materials on: capital…

  8. Funding Source and Research Report Quality in Nutrition Practice-Related Research

    PubMed Central

    Myers, Esther F.; Parrott, J. Scott; Cummins, Deborah S.; Splett, Patricia

    2011-01-01

    Background The source of funding is one of many possible causes of bias in scientific research. One method of detecting potential for bias is to evaluate the quality of research reports. Research exploring the relationship between funding source and nutrition-related research report quality is limited and in other disciplines the findings are mixed. Objective The purpose of this study is to determine whether types of funding sources of nutrition research are associated with differences in research report quality. Design A retrospective study of research reporting quality, research design and funding source was conducted on 2539 peer reviewed research articles from the American Dietetic Association's Evidence Analysis Library® database. Results Quality rating frequency distributions indicate 43.3% of research reports were rated as positive, 50.1% neutral, and 6.6% as negative. Multinomial logistic regression results showed that while both funding source and type of research design are significant predictors of quality ratings (?2?=?118.99, p<0.001), the model's usefulness in predicting overall research report quality is little better than chance. Compared to research reports with government funding, those not acknowledging any funding sources, followed by studies with University/hospital funding were more likely to receive neutral vs positive quality ratings, OR?=?1.85, P <0.001 and OR?=?1.54, P<0.001, respectively and those that did not report funding were more likely to receive negative quality ratings (OR?=?4.97, P<0.001). After controlling for research design, industry funded research reports were no more likely to receive a neutral or negative quality rating than those funded by government sources. Conclusion Research report quality cannot be accurately predicted from the funding source after controlling for research design. Continued vigilance to evaluate the quality of all research regardless of the funding source and to further understand other factors that affect quality ratings are warranted. PMID:22163017

  9. 34 CFR 200.48 - Funding for choice-related transportation and supplemental educational services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 34 Education 1 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Funding for choice-related transportation and... Agencies Lea and School Improvement § 200.48 Funding for choice-related transportation and supplemental educational services. (a) Amounts required. (1) To pay for choice-related transportation and...

  10. 34 CFR 200.48 - Funding for choice-related transportation and supplemental educational services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 34 Education 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Funding for choice-related transportation and... Agencies Lea and School Improvement § 200.48 Funding for choice-related transportation and supplemental educational services. (a) Amounts required. (1) To pay for choice-related transportation and...

  11. 30 CFR 872.12 - Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go? 872.12 Section 872.12 Mineral Resources OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING RECLAMATION AND... AND INDIAN TRIBES § 872.12 Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go? (a)...

  12. 30 CFR 872.12 - Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go? 872.12 Section 872.12 Mineral Resources OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING RECLAMATION AND... AND INDIAN TRIBES § 872.12 Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go? (a)...

  13. 30 CFR 872.12 - Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go? 872.12 Section 872.12 Mineral Resources OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING RECLAMATION AND... AND INDIAN TRIBES § 872.12 Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go? (a)...

  14. 30 CFR 872.12 - Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go? 872.12 Section 872.12 Mineral Resources OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING RECLAMATION AND... AND INDIAN TRIBES § 872.12 Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go? (a)...

  15. 10 CFR 470.16 - Cost sharing and funds from other sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 3 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Cost sharing and funds from other sources. 470.16 Section 470.16 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ENERGY CONSERVATION APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM § 470.16 Cost sharing and funds from other sources. Proposers are encouraged to offer to share in...

  16. 10 CFR 470.16 - Cost sharing and funds from other sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 3 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Cost sharing and funds from other sources. 470.16 Section 470.16 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ENERGY CONSERVATION APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM § 470.16 Cost sharing and funds from other sources. Proposers are encouraged to offer to share in...

  17. 10 CFR 470.16 - Cost sharing and funds from other sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 3 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Cost sharing and funds from other sources. 470.16 Section 470.16 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ENERGY CONSERVATION APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM § 470.16 Cost sharing and funds from other sources. Proposers are encouraged to offer to share in...

  18. 10 CFR 470.16 - Cost sharing and funds from other sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 3 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Cost sharing and funds from other sources. 470.16 Section 470.16 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ENERGY CONSERVATION APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM § 470.16 Cost sharing and funds from other sources. Proposers are encouraged to offer to share in...

  19. 10 CFR 470.16 - Cost sharing and funds from other sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 3 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Cost sharing and funds from other sources. 470.16 Section 470.16 Energy DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ENERGY CONSERVATION APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM § 470.16 Cost sharing and funds from other sources. Proposers are encouraged to offer to share in the costs of their proposed projects or to...

  20. 30 CFR 872.12 - Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go? 872.12 Section 872.12 Mineral Resources OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING RECLAMATION AND... AND INDIAN TRIBES § 872.12 Where do moneys distributed from the Fund and other sources go? (a)...

  1. Source of funding in experimental studies of mobile phone use on health: Update of systematic review

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    van Nierop, Lotte E.; Röösli, Martin; Egger, Matthias; Huss, Anke

    2010-11-01

    A previous review showed that among 59 studies published in 1995-2005, industry-funded studies were least likely to report effects of controlled exposure to mobile phone radiation on health-related outcomes. We updated literature searches in 2005-2009 and extracted data on funding, conflicts of interest and results. Of 75 additional studies 12% were industry-funded, 44% had public and 19% mixed funding; funding was unclear in 25%. Previous findings were confirmed: industry-sponsored studies were least likely to report results suggesting effects. Interestingly, the proportion of studies indicating effects declined in 1995-2009, regardless of funding source. Source of funding and conflicts of interest are important in this field of research.

  2. Alternate Funding Sources for the International Atomic Energy Agency

    SciTech Connect

    Toomey, Christopher; Wyse, Evan T.; Kurzrok, Andrew J.; Swarthout, Jordan M.

    2012-09-04

    Since 1957, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has worked to ensure the safe and responsible promotion of nuclear technology throughout the world. The IAEA operates at the intersection of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty’s (NPT) fourth and third articles, which guarantee Parties to the Treaty the right to peaceful uses of nuclear technology, provided those activities are placed under safeguards verified by the IAEA. However, while the IAEA has enjoyed substantial success and prestige in the international community, there is a concern that its resources are being stretched to a point where it may no longer be possible to execute its multifaceted mission in its entirety. As noted by the Director General (DG) in 2008, demographics suggest that every aspect of the IAEA’s operations will be in higher demand due to increasing reliance on non-carbon-based energy and the concomitant nonproliferation, safety, and security risks that growth entails. In addition to these nuclear energy concerns, the demand for technical developmental assistance in the fields of food security, resource conservation, and human health is also predicted to increase as the rest of the world develops. Even with a 100% value-for-money rating by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and being described as an “extraordinary bargain” by the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Threats, Challenges and Change, real budget growth at the Agency has been limited to zero-real growth for a better part of the last two decades. Although the 2012 regular budget (RB) received a small increase for most programs, the 2013 RB has been set at zero-real growth. As a result, the IAEA has had to defer infrastructure investments, which has hindered its ability to provide the public goods its Members seek, decreased global security and development opportunities, and functionally transformed the IAEA into a charity, dependent on extrabudgetary (EB) contributions to sustain its mission and capabilities. To resolve these resource constraints, we recommend the creation of an endowment, funded entirely through private contributions. Our initial estimates for the endowment are that a €2B principal. This level of capitalization could provide significant support to all aspects of the IAEA’s mission, including Capital Investment and Innovation; Technical Cooperation; as well as incentivizing the policy and technology entrepreneurship that will be necessary for the future health of the nonproliferation regime. Given this potential, our future efforts will focus on a more rigorous assessment of the financial requirements, while simultaneously creating the beginnings of a functional organization. These include: organizational structure, metrics for grant-making and performance evaluation, and outreach and fundraising strategies. At the end of this process, there should be sufficient information and engagement to begin to operationalize the endowment through external funding sources.

  3. Changing the Graduate Medical Education Funding Path to Reduce the Price of Health Care Services.

    PubMed

    Martin, Ralph A

    2015-01-01

    An analysis of the current Graduate Medical Education (GME) funding stream reveals undesired aspects that limit the number of graduates and may tend to raise the price of health care services. The author shows that a different model of GME funding changes the economic dynamics and takes advantage of economic forces to increase the supply of graduates, while potentially reducing the price of health care services. PMID:26731880

  4. Manual of Accounting for Pennsylvania School Systems Food Service Fund (Cafeteria Fund).

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.

    The purpose of this manual is to provide an accounting system that will accurately measure the financial position and operating results of a food service operation. The accounting system has been designed to be easily adaptable to the reporting requirements established by the Food and Nutrition Service of the United States Department of…

  5. Creating Web Services from Community Sourced Data

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Siegel, D.; Scopel, C.; Boghici, E.

    2013-12-01

    In order to extend the World Hydro Basemap and build watershed delineation and river tracing services that cover the entire planet, we are integrating community-contributed data into a global hydrographic dataset. This dataset is the engine behind a foundational set of tools and services intended to enable hydrologic analysis on the web. However, each organization that collects hydrography uses a workflow and data model unique to their mission, which makes synthesizing their data difficult. Furthermore, these data are collected at different resolutions, so running analytics across regions with multiple contributors is not necessarily valid. Thus, instead of merging contributed data into a seamless geodatabase, the goal of our Community Maps for Hydrology program is to create workflows for converting any arbitrary dataset into the Arc Hydro Data Model. This way, tools and services can be pointed towards different contributions interchangeably while still maintaining the autonomy of each dataset. Contributors retain ownership of their data and are responsible for updates and edits, but the tools and services work identically across all contributions. HydroSHEDs data, contributed by the World Wildlife Fund, is used at the smallest scales to ensure global coverage, and national datasets extend our services to the medium-scales where available. A workflow to incorporate LIDAR and other large scale data is being developed as well, so that local governments and engineering companies can contribute to the program. Watershed Delineation Tool The World Hydro Basemap

  6. 77 FR 48453 - Connect America Fund; High-Cost Universal Service Support; Universal Service Reform-Mobility Fund

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-08-14

    ... certain aspects of the USF/ICC Transformation Order 76 FR 73830, November 29, 2011 and 76 FR 81562... Proposed Rulemaking (Mobility Fund NPRM), 75 FR 67060, November 1, 2010, about potential ways to encourage... constitutes corporate welfare, as the average annual net income of such carriers purportedly demonstrates...

  7. Sources of funding for Nobel Prize-winning work: public or private?

    PubMed

    Tatsioni, Athina; Vavva, Effie; Ioannidis, John P A

    2010-05-01

    Funding is important for scientists' work and may contribute to exceptional research outcomes. We analyzed the funding sources reported in the landmark scientific papers of Nobel Prize winners. Between 2000 and 2008, 70 Nobel laureates won recognition in medicine, physics, and chemistry. Sixty five (70%) of the 93 selected papers related to the Nobel-awarded work reported some funding source including U.S. government sources in 53 (82%), non-U.S. government sources in 19 (29%), and nongovernment sources in 33 (51%). A substantial portion of this exceptional work was unfunded. We contacted Nobel laureates whose landmark papers reported no funding. Thirteen Nobel laureates responded and offered their insights about the funding process and difficulties inherent in funding. Overall, very diverse sources amounting to a total of 64 different listed sponsors supported Nobel-related work. A few public institutions, in particular the U.S. National Institutes of Health (with n=26 funded papers) and the National Science Foundation (with n=17 papers), stood out for their successful record for funding exceptional research. However, Nobel-level work arose even from completely unfunded research, especially when institutions offered a protected environment for dedicated scientists. PMID:20056712

  8. A Guide to Funding Sources for Family Literacy.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Popp, Robert

    This guide provides help in locating and securing funds for family literacy programs and illustrates how family literacy programs may be organized and implemented by explaining important legislation and presenting examples of collaborative family literacy efforts that use a variety of resources. The booklet is organized in four parts. Part I…

  9. Grant Writing as a Funding Source and Collaborative Endeavor

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Daniel, Bonnie V.; West, Joan K.; Daniel, George E.; Flowers, Patty

    2006-01-01

    Grant writing provides not only financial rewards but also insights into the living mission of an institution, and points toward collaborative opportunities within and among various units across a campus. In the future, more and more grant funded programs will be a necessary part of our work in student affairs. This manuscript offers basic tools…

  10. EL Survey: Educators Look to Alternate Funding Sources.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Electronic Learning, 1984

    1984-01-01

    Discusses results of a survey of 10 of the 12 largest U.S. school districts on funding for educational computing and their budgets for 1983/84. Apple's Macintosh and Lisa 2, Commodore's 264 and 364, and Tandy's TRS-80 Model 2000 are described, and the legal settlement reached between Apple and Franklin Computer Corporation is summarized. (MBR)

  11. 75 FR 31805 - Announcement of Funding Awards for the Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS)-Service...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-06-04

    ...In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department for funding under the FY 2009 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Service Coordinators Program funding for Fiscal Year 2009. This announcement......

  12. 45 CFR 156.280 - Segregation of funds for abortion services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Segregation of funds for abortion services. 156... for abortion services. (a) State opt-out of abortion coverage. A QHP issuer must comply with a State law that prohibits abortion coverage in QHPs. (b) Termination of opt out. A QHP issuer may...

  13. 45 CFR 156.280 - Segregation of funds for abortion services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Segregation of funds for abortion services. 156... for abortion services. (a) State opt-out of abortion coverage. A QHP issuer must comply with a State law that prohibits abortion coverage in QHPs. (b) Termination of opt out. A QHP issuer may...

  14. 45 CFR 156.280 - Segregation of funds for abortion services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Segregation of funds for abortion services. 156... for abortion services. (a) State opt-out of abortion coverage. A QHP issuer must comply with a State law that prohibits abortion coverage in QHPs. (b) Termination of opt out. A QHP issuer may...

  15. 47 CFR 69.413 - High cost loop support universal service fund expenses.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 47 Telecommunication 3 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false High cost loop support universal service fund expenses. 69.413 Section 69.413 Telecommunication FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (CONTINUED) COMMON CARRIER SERVICES (CONTINUED) ACCESS CHARGES Apportionment of Expenses § 69.413 High cost loop...

  16. 77 FR 71035 - Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-11-28

    ...The Financial Management Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection. By this notice, the Financial Management Service solicits comments concerning the ``Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Market Research...

  17. 77 FR 39435 - Connect America Fund, A National Broadband Plan for Our Future, Universal Service Reform-Mobility...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-07-03

    ... state commission agrees upon a new definition. 8. In the Mobility Fund NPRM, 75 FR 67060, November 1... without such service by reducing barriers to participation in Phase I of the Mobility Fund. The Commission... Our Future, Universal Service Reform--Mobility Fund AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission....

  18. 36 CFR 79.7 - Methods to fund curatorial services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... available for adequate, long-term care and maintenance of collections. Those methods include, but are not..., expanding, operating, and maintaining a repository that has the capability to provide adequate long-term... with a repository that has the capability to provide adequate long-term curatorial services as...

  19. 36 CFR 79.7 - Methods to fund curatorial services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... available for adequate, long-term care and maintenance of collections. Those methods include, but are not..., expanding, operating, and maintaining a repository that has the capability to provide adequate long-term... with a repository that has the capability to provide adequate long-term curatorial services as...

  20. 36 CFR 79.7 - Methods to fund curatorial services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... available for adequate, long-term care and maintenance of collections. Those methods include, but are not..., expanding, operating, and maintaining a repository that has the capability to provide adequate long-term... with a repository that has the capability to provide adequate long-term curatorial services as...

  1. 36 CFR 79.7 - Methods to fund curatorial services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... available for adequate, long-term care and maintenance of collections. Those methods include, but are not..., expanding, operating, and maintaining a repository that has the capability to provide adequate long-term... with a repository that has the capability to provide adequate long-term curatorial services as...

  2. 36 CFR 79.7 - Methods to fund curatorial services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... curatorial services as set forth in § 79.9 of this part; (2) Entering into and maintaining on a cost-reimbursable or cost-sharing basis a contract, memorandum, agreement, or other appropriate written instrument... forth in § 79.9 of this part; (3) As authorized under section 110(g) of the National...

  3. Advancement Services: Research and Technology Support for Fund Raising.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Taylor, John H., Ed.

    This book is intended for individuals who work in the operations side of campus fundraising, and addresses such issues as accounting and Internal Revenue Services rules and regulations, new technologies, gift processing, and prospect tracking and management. The 21 chapters are organized around five topics: prospect research, gift processing,…

  4. Advancement Services: Research and Technology Support for Fund Raising.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Taylor, John H., Ed.

    This book is intended for individuals who work in the operations side of campus fundraising, and addresses such issues as accounting and Internal Revenue Services rules and regulations, new technologies, gift processing, and prospect tracking and management. The 21 chapters are organized around five topics: prospect research, gift processing,…

  5. Funding Sources for Public Higher Education in South Africa: Institutional Responses

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Ntshoe, Isaac; de Villiers, Pierre

    2013-01-01

    Tuition fees and the use of student loans to complement government's allocations have become unavoidable because of increasing competing new priorities for funding. This article addresses the funding sources of public higher education through tuition and loans. We explore the effects of shifts from first-stream income (government…

  6. Uptake of telehealth services funded by Medicare in Australia.

    PubMed

    Wade, Victoria; Soar, Jeffrey; Gray, Len

    2014-11-01

    Objective The aim of this study is to identify the extent to which the Medicare item numbers and incentives, introduced in July 2011, have been effective in stimulating telehealth activity in Australia. Methods A retrospective descriptive study utilising data on the uptake of telehealth item numbers and associated in-person services, from July 2011 to April 2014, were obtained from Medicare Australia. The main outcome measures were number of telehealth services over time, plus uptake proportionate to in-person services, by jurisdiction, by speciality, and by patient gender. Results Specialist consultations delivered by video communication and rebated by Medicare rose to 6000 per month, which is 0.24% of the total number of specialist consultations. The highest proportional uptake was in geriatrics and psychiatry. In 52% per cent of video consultations the patient was supported by an on-site healthcare provider, most commonly a general practitioner. There were substantial jurisdictional differences. A significantly lower percentage of female patients were rebated for item 99, which is primarily used by surgeons. Conclusions Medicare rebates and incentives, which are generous by world standards, have resulted in specialist video consultations being provided to underserved areas, although gaps still remain that need new models of care to be developed. What is known about the topic? Video consultations have been rebated by Medicare since July 2011 as a means of increasing access to specialist care in rural areas, aged care facilities and Aboriginal health services. What does this paper add? The uptake of this telehealth initiative has grown over time, but still remains low. For half the video consultations the patient was supported by an on-site healthcare provider, most commonly a general practitioner. Geriatrics and psychiatry are the specialties with the highest proportional uptake. What are the implications for practitioners? New models of care with a greater focus on consultation-liaison with primary care providers need to be developed to realise the potential of this initiative and to fill continuing gaps in services. PMID:25219655

  7. Association of Access to Publicly Funded Family Planning Services With Adolescent Birthrates in California Counties

    PubMed Central

    Chabot, Marina J.; Navarro, Sandy; Swann, Diane; Darney, Philip; Thiel de Bocanegra, Heike

    2014-01-01

    Objectives. We examined the association of adolescent birthrates (ABRs) with access to and receipt of publicly funded family planning services in California counties provided through 2 state programs: Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program, and the Family Planning, Access, Care, and Treatment (Family PACT) program. Methods. Our key data sources included the California Health Interview Survey and California Women’s Health Survey, Medi-Cal and Family PACT claims data, and the Birth Statistical Master File. We constructed a linear regression analysis measuring the relationship of access to and receipt of family planning services with ABRs when controlling for counties’ select covariates. Results. The regression analysis indicated that a higher access rate to Family PACT in a county was associated with a lower ABR (B?=??0.19; P?

  8. 20 CFR 367.8 - Administrative offset against amounts payable from Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... from Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund. 367.8 Section 367.8 Employees' Benefits RAILROAD... GOVERNMENT BY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFSET § 367.8 Administrative offset against amounts payable from Civil Service... from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund be administratively offset in reasonable...

  9. 20 CFR 367.8 - Administrative offset against amounts payable from Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... from Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund. 367.8 Section 367.8 Employees' Benefits RAILROAD... GOVERNMENT BY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFSET § 367.8 Administrative offset against amounts payable from Civil Service... from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund be administratively offset in reasonable...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. Focusing on Success: Examples of How the Universal Service Fund Is Helping Improve Connectivity across the Country

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Universal Service Administrative Company, 2008

    2008-01-01

    This report includes examples of how Universal Service Fund support is used by beneficiaries across the country. Included in this version are approximately 140 success stories of how the Universal Service Fund is helping to improve connectivity in the United States. This report is updated quarterly, as Universal Service Administrative Company…

  16. 31 CFR 558.507 - Payments for legal services from funds originating outside the United States authorized.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 31 Money and Finance:Treasury 3 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Payments for legal services from funds... § 558.507 Payments for legal services from funds originating outside the United States authorized... the United States, provided that: (a) Prior to receiving payment for legal services...

  17. 31 CFR 537.528 - Payments for legal services from funds originating outside the United States authorized.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 31 Money and Finance:Treasury 3 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Payments for legal services from funds....528 Payments for legal services from funds originating outside the United States authorized. Receipts... States, provided that: (a) Prior to receiving payment for legal services authorized pursuant to §...

  18. Summative service and stakeholder evaluation of an NHS-funded community Pharmacy Emergency Repeat Medication Supply Service (PERMSS)

    PubMed Central

    Nazar, Hamde; Nazar, Zachariah; Simpson, Jill; Yeung, Andre; Whittlesea, Cate

    2016-01-01

    Objectives Service and stakeholder evaluation of an NHS-funded service providing out-ofhours (OOH) emergency repeat medications to patients self-presenting at community pharmacies. Setting Community pharmacies across the North East of England accredited to provide this service. Participants Patients self-presenting to community pharmacies during OOH periods with emergency repeat medication supply requests. Intervention Community pharmacists assessed each request for clinical appropriateness and when suitable provide an emergency repeat medication supply, with additional pharmaceutical advice and services if required. Primary outcomes Number of emergency repeat medication supplies, time of request, reason for access, medication(s), pharmaceutical advice and services provided. Secondary outcomes were community pharmacist and patient satisfaction. Results A total of 2485 patients were managed across 227 community pharmacies (15 December 2014 to 7 April 2015). Most patients presented on Saturdays, with increased activity over national holidays. Older age was associated with increased service use. Of the 3226 medications provided, 439 were classified as high risk. Patients found this service easy to access and were willing to access the community pharmacy in the future for medication-related issues. In the absence of this service, 50% of patients would have missed their medication(s) until they saw their doctor and a further 46% would have accessed an alternative service. The cost of National Health Service (NHS) service(s) for patients who would have accessed an alternative OOH service was estimated as 37 times that of the community pharmacy service provided. Community pharmacists were happy to provide this service despite increased consultation times and workload. Conclusions Community pharmacists were able to manage patients’ OOH requests for emergency repeat medication and patients were happy with the service provided. Since the service cost was favourable when compared with alternative OOH services, it would be a viable option to reduce the workload on the wider NHS. PMID:26787252

  19. Funding International Student Support Services: Tension and Power in the University

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Forbes-Mewett, Helen; Nyland, Chris

    2013-01-01

    This case study aims to contribute some understanding as to why a research oriented university with many thousands of full-fee paying international students was believed not to provide adequate funds for international student support services. Drawing on Bourdieu's notions of fields of power and disciplinary hierarchy, we suggest that the…

  20. Funding International Student Support Services: Tension and Power in the University

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Forbes-Mewett, Helen; Nyland, Chris

    2013-01-01

    This case study aims to contribute some understanding as to why a research oriented university with many thousands of full-fee paying international students was believed not to provide adequate funds for international student support services. Drawing on Bourdieu's notions of fields of power and disciplinary hierarchy, we suggest that the…

  1. 50 CFR 80.53 - Are costs of State central services eligible for funding?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... eligible for funding? 80.53 Section 80.53 Wildlife and Fisheries UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (CONTINUED) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE-WILDLIFE SPORT FISH RESTORATION PROGRAM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, PITTMAN-ROBERTSON WILDLIFE RESTORATION AND DINGELL-JOHNSON SPORT FISH...

  2. Funding School-Linked Services through Grants: A Beginner's Guide to Grant Writing.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Chavkin, Nancy Feyl

    1997-01-01

    Provides the beginning grant writer with guidelines for the process of securing external funding for school-linked, integrated services. Focuses on the key ingredients of successful proposals: demonstrating need, describing the project, proving organizational capability, explaining finances, and documenting success. Selected publications,…

  3. 41 CFR 102-37.280 - How may a SASP use service charge funds?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... working capital reserve; (d) Rehabilitate surplus property, including the purchase of replacement parts... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false How may a SASP use service charge funds? 102-37.280 Section 102-37.280 Public Contracts and Property Management...

  4. 34 CFR 200.48 - Funding for choice-related transportation and supplemental educational services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... its costs for outreach and assistance to parents concerning their choice to transfer their child or to... action or restructuring. (2) (c) Per-child funding for supplemental educational services. For each... from families below the poverty level, as counted under section 1124(c)(1)(A) of the ESEA; or (2)...

  5. 34 CFR 200.48 - Funding for choice-related transportation and supplemental educational services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... its costs for outreach and assistance to parents concerning their choice to transfer their child or to... action or restructuring. (2) (c) Per-child funding for supplemental educational services. For each... from families below the poverty level, as counted under section 1124(c)(1)(A) of the ESEA; or (2)...

  6. 77 FR 58442 - Fund Availability Under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program; Amendment

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-09-20

    ... published two Notices in the Federal Register on December 17, 2010 (75 FR 79087), and on December 1, 2011 (76 FR 74849), titled, ``Fund Availability Under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program... mission of the SSVF program to prevent and end homelessness, VA announces that grantees are permitted...

  7. 77 FR 36550 - Office of Clinical and Preventive Services Funding Opportunity: National HIV Program for Enhanced...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-06-19

    ...: National HIV Program for Enhanced HIV/AIDS Screening and Engagement in Care Announcement Type: New. Funding Announcement Number: HHS-2012-IHS-OCPS-HIV-0001. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.933. DATES... applications for the Office of Clinical and Preventive Services: National HIV Program for Enhanced...

  8. Alternative Sources of Funding Early Childhood Education for School Effectiveness in Nigeria

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    Olubor, Roseline O.; Inua, Ofe I.

    2015-01-01

    The authors examined the sources of funding early childhood education in existence in Nigeria with a view towards suggesting alternative sources to boost the revenue base for school effectiveness. The diminishing culture of the extended family system and the need for both parents to be in employment coupled with the need to provide access and…

  9. 76 FR 51998 - Announcement of Funding Awards for the Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing Fiscal Year 2009

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-08-19

    ...In accordance with section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department in a competition for funding under the Super Notice of Funding Availability (SuperNOFA) for the Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing program. This announcement contains the names of the awardees......

  10. Funding Sources for Community and Economic Development 1997: A Guide to Current Sources for Local Programs and Projects. Third Edition.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    1997

    This guide contains information on 2,086 funding programs that provide support on national, state, and local levels for economic and community development, social services, and the humanities. The guide begins with "A Guide to Proposal Planning and Writing" (Lynn E. Miner), which includes strategies for locating information on public and private…

  11. Socioeconomic rehabilitation of successful renal transplant patients and impact of funding source: Indian scenario

    PubMed Central

    Kapoor, Rakesh; Sharma, Raj Kumar; Srivastava, Aneesh; Kapoor, Rohit; Arora, Sohrab; Sureka, Sanjoy Kumar

    2015-01-01

    Introduction: Socio-economic rehabilitation is an important outcome parameter in successful renal transplant recipients, particularly in developing countries with low income patients who often depend on extraneous sources to fund their surgery costs. We studied the socioeconomic rehabilitation and changes in socioeconomic status (SES) of successful renal allograft recipients among Indian patients and its correlation with their source of funding for the surgery. Materials and Method: A cross-sectional, questionnaire-based study was conducted on 183 patients between January 2010 to January 2013. Patients with follow up of at least 1 year after successful renal transplant were included. During interview, two questionnaires were administered, one related to the SES including source of funding before transplantation and another one relating to the same at time of interview. Changes in SES were categorized as improvement, stable and deterioration if post-transplant SES score increased >5%, increased or decreased by <5% and decreased >5% of pre-transplant value, respectively. Results: In this cohort, 97 (52.7%), 67 (36.4%) and 19 (10.3%) patients were non-funded (self-funded), one-time funded and continuous funded, respectively. Fifty-six (30.4%) recipients had improvement in SES, whereas 89 (48.4%) and 38 (20.7%) recipients had deterioration and stable SES. Improvement in SES was seen in 68% patients with continuous funding support whereas, in only 36% and 12% patients with non-funded and onetime funding support (P = 0.001) respectively. Significant correlation was found (R = 0.715) between baseline socioeconomic strata and changes in SES after transplant. 70% of the patients with upper and upper middle class status had improving SES. Patients with middle class, lower middle and lower class had deterioration of SES after transplant in 47.4%, 79.6% and 66.7% patients, respectively. Conclusions: Most of the recipients from middle and lower social strata, which included more than 65% of our patient's population, had deteriorating SES even after a successful transplant. One-time funding source for transplant had significant negative impact on SES and rehabilitation. PMID:26166968

  12. Design of price incentives for adjunct policy goals in formula funding for hospitals and health services

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    Duckett, Stephen J

    2008-01-01

    Background Hospital policy involves multiple objectives: efficiency of service delivery, pursuit of high quality care, promoting access. Funding policy based on hospital casemix has traditionally been considered to be only about promoting efficiency. Discussion Formula-based funding policy can be (and has been) used to pursue a range of policy objectives, not only efficiency. These are termed 'adjunct' goals. Strategies to incorporate adjunct goals into funding design must, implicitly or explicitly, address key decision choices outlined in this paper. Summary Policy must be clear and explicit about the behaviour to be rewarded; incentives must be designed so that all facilities with an opportunity to improve have an opportunity to benefit; the reward structure is stable and meaningful; and the funder monitors performance and gaming. PMID:18384694

  13. Relationship between Funding Source and Conclusion among Nutrition-Related Scientific Articles

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    Lesser, Lenard I; Ebbeling, Cara B; Goozner, Merrill; Wypij, David; Ludwig, David S

    2007-01-01

    Background Industrial support of biomedical research may bias scientific conclusions, as demonstrated by recent analyses of pharmaceutical studies. However, this issue has not been systematically examined in the area of nutrition research. The purpose of this study is to characterize financial sponsorship of scientific articles addressing the health effects of three commonly consumed beverages, and to determine how sponsorship affects published conclusions. Methods and Findings Medline searches of worldwide literature were used to identify three article types (interventional studies, observational studies, and scientific reviews) about soft drinks, juice, and milk published between 1 January, 1999 and 31 December, 2003. Financial sponsorship and article conclusions were classified by independent groups of coinvestigators. The relationship between sponsorship and conclusions was explored by exact tests and regression analyses, controlling for covariates. 206 articles were included in the study, of which 111 declared financial sponsorship. Of these, 22% had all industry funding, 47% had no industry funding, and 32% had mixed funding. Funding source was significantly related to conclusions when considering all article types (p = 0.037). For interventional studies, the proportion with unfavorable conclusions was 0% for all industry funding versus 37% for no industry funding (p = 0.009). The odds ratio of a favorable versus unfavorable conclusion was 7.61 (95% confidence interval 1.27 to 45.73), comparing articles with all industry funding to no industry funding. Conclusions Industry funding of nutrition-related scientific articles may bias conclusions in favor of sponsors' products, with potentially significant implications for public health. PMID:17214504

  14. 49 CFR 268.5 - Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program.

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    2010-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program. 268.5 Section 268.5 Transportation Other Regulations Relating to Transportation (Continued) FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAGNETIC LEVITATION...

  15. 49 CFR 268.5 - Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 4 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program. 268.5 Section 268.5 Transportation Other Regulations Relating to Transportation (Continued) FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAGNETIC LEVITATION...

  16. 49 CFR 268.5 - Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 4 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program. 268.5 Section 268.5 Transportation Other Regulations Relating to Transportation (Continued) FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAGNETIC LEVITATION TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT PROGRAM Overview §...

  17. 49 CFR 268.5 - Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 4 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program. 268.5 Section 268.5 Transportation Other Regulations Relating to Transportation (Continued) FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAGNETIC LEVITATION...

  18. 49 CFR 268.5 - Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 49 Transportation 4 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Federal funding sources for the Maglev Deployment Program. 268.5 Section 268.5 Transportation Other Regulations Relating to Transportation (Continued) FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MAGNETIC LEVITATION...

  19. Getting a Grant: Sources of Funding and How To Pursue Them.

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    Lum, Christie

    The information in this report, compiled from Internet searches, conversations, and research, provides a broad range of material on how to apply for a grant. It is designed to serve as an introduction for counselors to sources of grant funding and particular grant programs, and to the grant application and dissemination process. Section 1 provides…

  20. The roles of funding source, clinical trial outcome, and quality of reporting in orthopedic surgery literature.

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    Khan, Safdar N; Mermer, Matthew J; Myers, Elizabeth; Sandhu, Harvinder S

    2008-12-01

    Compared with nonfunded or peer-reviewed funded projects, industry-sponsored clinical trials have traditionally been associated with more positive results. This relationship has been extensively studied in the nonsurgical literature. Although a few authors have addressed specialties, little has been reported on orthopedic clinical trials and their association with funding, study outcome, and efforts to reduce bias after randomization across journals of multiple subspecialties. For the study reported here, we selected 5 major orthopedic subspecialty journals: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American Volume), Spine, Journal of Arthroplasty, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, and American Journal of Sports Medicine. We chose a 2-year limit for investigation (2002-2004); included all original randomized clinical trials reported in these 5 journals; and examined these trials for their study design, funding source, outcome, bias potential, and conclusion reached. Support for the 100 eligible orthopedic clinical trials was stated as coming from industry (26 trials, 26%), nonprofit sources (19 trials, 19%), and mixed sources (5 trials, 5%); no support was stated in 46 trials (46%), and support was not reported in 4 trials (4%). Of the 26 trials reporting industry support, 22 (85%) were graded as indicating an outcome favorable to the new treatment. The association between industry funding and favorable outcome was strong and significant (P<.001). In almost half of the studies reported in Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Spine, measures taken to reduce bias were not documented. PMID:19212579

  1. 76 FR 5606 - Notice of Availability: Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Service...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-02-01

    ...) 2010 Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing. AGENCY: Office of the Chief of the Human Capital...) 2010 Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing NOFA. This NOFA announces the availability of $31 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 funding for the employment and support of Service Coordinators in...

  2. A Key Informant Survey To Assess Service Adequacy in California's Publicly Funded Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment System.

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    Clapp, John D.; Hohman, Melinda M.

    2002-01-01

    Study examined administrators' perceptions of service adequacy, provision of services, and evaluation of services of publicly funded alcohol and other drug treatment systems in California. Administrators reported that systems adequately serve most populations; however some suggested that adolescents, elderly, and homeless were not as adequately…

  3. The American Indian and Alaska Native Higher Education Funding Guide. A Financial Guide to Undergraduate and Graduate Sources of Funding for American Indians and Alaska Natives.

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    Frazier, Gregory W.

    This book provides American Indian and Alaska Native students with sources for securing financial aid for higher education. The first section covers sources of funding and grants for individuals who are pursuing undergraduate degrees. This financial support includes scholarships with state residency requirements, general undergraduate…

  4. 20 CFR 652.206 - May a State use funds authorized under the Act to provide “core services” and “intensive services...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... core services, as defined at section 134(d)(2) of WIA and discussed at 20 CFR 663.150, and may be used to provide intensive services as defined at WIA section 134(d)(3)(C) and discussed at 20 CFR 663.200... § 652.206 May a State use funds authorized under the Act to provide “core services” and...

  5. 20 CFR 652.206 - May a State use funds authorized under the Act to provide “core services” and “intensive services...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... core services, as defined at section 134(d)(2) of WIA and discussed at 20 CFR 663.150, and may be used to provide intensive services as defined at WIA section 134(d)(3)(C) and discussed at 20 CFR 663.200... § 652.206 May a State use funds authorized under the Act to provide “core services” and...

  6. 20 CFR 652.206 - May a State use funds authorized under the Act to provide “core services” and “intensive services...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... core services, as defined at section 134(d)(2) of WIA and discussed at 20 CFR 663.150, and may be used to provide intensive services as defined at WIA section 134(d)(3)(C) and discussed at 20 CFR 663.200... § 652.206 May a State use funds authorized under the Act to provide “core services” and...

  7. 20 CFR 652.206 - May a State use funds authorized under the Act to provide “core services” and “intensive services...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... core services, as defined at section 134(d)(2) of WIA and discussed at 20 CFR 663.150, and may be used to provide intensive services as defined at WIA section 134(d)(3)(C) and discussed at 20 CFR 663.200... § 652.206 May a State use funds authorized under the Act to provide “core services” and...

  8. Recommendations for a uniform assessment of publication bias related to funding source

    PubMed Central

    2013-01-01

    Background Numerous studies on publication bias in clinical drug research have been undertaken, particularly on the association between sponsorship and favourable outcomes. However, no standardized methodology for the classification of outcomes and sponsorship has been described. Dissimilarities and ambiguities in this assessment impede the ability to compare and summarize results of studies on publication bias. To guide authors undertaking such studies, this paper provides recommendations for a uniform assessment of publication bias related to funding source. Methods and results As part of ongoing research into publication bias, 472 manuscripts on randomised controlled trials (RCTs) with drugs, submitted to eight medical journals from January 2010 through April 2012, were reviewed. Information on trial results and sponsorship was extracted from manuscripts. During the start of this evaluation, several problems related to the classification of outcomes, inclusion of post-hoc analyses and follow-up studies of RCTs in the study sample, and assessment of the role of the funding source were encountered. A comprehensive list of recommendations addressing these problems was composed. To assess internal validity, reliability and usability of these recommendations were tested through evaluation of manuscripts submitted to journals included in our study. Conclusions The proposed recommendations represent a first step towards a uniform method of classifying trial outcomes and sponsorship. This is essential to draw valid conclusions on the role of the funding source in publication bias and will ensure consistency across future studies. PMID:24079325

  9. Characteristics of Randomized Trials Published in Latin America and the Caribbean According to Funding Source

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    Reveiz, Ludovic; Sangalang, Stephanie; Glujovsky, Demian; Pinzon, Carlos E.; Asenjo Lobos, Claudia; Cortes, Marcela; Cañón, Martin; Bardach, Ariel; Bonfill, Xavier

    2013-01-01

    Introduction Few studies have assessed the nature and quality of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Methods and Findings The aims of this systematic review are to evaluate the characteristics (including the risk of bias assessment) of RCT conducted in LAC according to funding source. A review of RCTs published in 2010 in which the author's affiliation was from LAC was performed in PubMed and LILACS. Two reviewers independently extracted data and assessed the risk of bias. The primary outcomes were risk of bias assessment and funding source. A total of 1,695 references were found in PubMed and LILACS databases, of which 526 were RCTs (N?=?73.513 participants). English was the dominant publication language (93%) and most of the RCTs were published in non-LAC journals (84.2%). Only five of the 19 identified countries accounted for nearly 95% of all RCTs conducted in the region (Brazil 70.9%, Mexico 10.1%, Argentina 5.9%, Colombia 3.8%, and Chile 3.4%). Few RCTs covered priority areas related with Millennium Development Goals like maternal health (6.7%) or high priority infectious diseases (3.8%). Regarding children, 3.6% and 0.4% RCT evaluated nutrition and diarrhea interventions respectively but none pneumonia. As a comparison, aesthetic and sport related interventions account for 4.6% of all trials. A random sample of RCTs (n?=?358) was assessed for funding source: exclusively public (33.8%); private (e.g. pharmaceutical company) (15.3%); other (e.g. mixed, NGO) (15.1%); no funding (35.8%). Overall assessments for risk of bias showed no statistically significant differences between RCTs and type of funding source. Statistically significant differences favoring private and others type of funding was found when assessing trial registration and conflict of interest reporting. Conclusion Findings of this study could be used to provide more direction for future research to facilitate innovation, improve health outcomes or address priority health problems. PMID:23418566

  10. [Differences in sociodemographic characteristics, health, and health service use of children and adolescents according to their health insurance funds].

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    Hoffmann, F; Bachmann, C J

    2014-04-01

    Differences in the socioeconomic characteristics and morbidity between members of German private and statutory health insurance funds and also between several statutory health insurances have been shown for adults. We used data from the National Health Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS) to study differences in sociodemographic characteristics, health risks, morbidity, and health service use in child and adolescent insurants of different types of health insurance funds (Ersatzkasse, Allgemeine Ortskrankenkasse, Betriebskrankenkasse , Innungskrankenkasse, other statutory health insurance funds, private health insurance). Differences in the proportion of respondents with a migration background, somatic diseases, psychopathological problems, and contact with a dentist between the different health insurance fund types were found. These results should be considered in studies on health inequalities, which often focus solely on differences between statutory and private health insurance. Our results are also of relevance for health services research using the claims data of health insurance funds. PMID:24658675

  11. NIDR funding related to the presence of oral biology departments and source of basic science instruction.

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    Suddick, R P; Yancey, J M

    1980-02-01

    The amount of research funds awarded to American dental schools by the National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR) in 1976 and 1977 was analyzed according to the schools' oral biology and basic science deparmental status. Four categories of schools were identified based on the presence or absence of oral biology programs (the ORB and NOB schools, respectively) and on medical school (-M) or dental school (-D) source of basic science instruction. This breakdown yielded 20 ORB-M schools, 7 ORB-D schools, 12 NOB-M schools, and 15 NOB-D schools. The ORB schools generated more than twice as much mean National Institute of Dental Research (NIDR) research funding per school as did the NOB schools. The rank order of funding in the four subgroups was ORB-M, NOB-D, ORB-D, and NOB-M. The rank order of NIDR research funding among these four subgroups was quite similar to the previously reported rank order of student National Board performance in the same subgroups. PMID:6928008

  12. A Web Services architecture for UMLS Knowledge Sources.

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    Mirhaji, Parsa; Kunapareddy, Narendra; Michea, Yanko; Srinivasan, Arunkumar

    2005-01-01

    A web service is a collection of industry standards to enable reusability of services and interoperability of heterogeneous applications. The UMLS Knowledge Source (UMLSKS) Server provides remote access to the UMLSKS and related resources. We propose a Web Services Architecture that encapsulates UMLSKS-API and makes it available in distributed and heterogeneous environments. This is the first step towards intelligent and automatic UMLS services discovery and invocation by computer systems in distributed environments such as web. PMID:16779342

  13. 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…

  14. The Genesis, Implementation and Impact of the Better Access Mental Health Initiative Introducing Medicare-Funded Psychology Services

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    Littlefield, Lyn; Giese, Jill

    2008-01-01

    The Australian Government's Better Access to Mental Health Care initiative introduced mental health reforms that included the availability of Medicare-funded psychology services. The mental health initiative has resulted in a huge uptake of these services, demonstrating the strong community demand for psychological treatment. The initiative has…

  15. The Genesis, Implementation and Impact of the Better Access Mental Health Initiative Introducing Medicare-Funded Psychology Services

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Littlefield, Lyn; Giese, Jill

    2008-01-01

    The Australian Government's Better Access to Mental Health Care initiative introduced mental health reforms that included the availability of Medicare-funded psychology services. The mental health initiative has resulted in a huge uptake of these services, demonstrating the strong community demand for psychological treatment. The initiative has…

  16. Knowledge Sourcing in IT Support Services

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    Workman, Sue B.

    2011-01-01

    Indiana University (IU) provides great support for the technology the community needs to teach, learn, and conduct research. Rather than limiting support by defining a rigid support matrix, IU has chosen instead to utilize knowledge management technology to provide self-service for repetitive information technology (IT) questions, and focus…

  17. Knowledge Sourcing in IT Support Services

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Workman, Sue B.

    2011-01-01

    Indiana University (IU) provides great support for the technology the community needs to teach, learn, and conduct research. Rather than limiting support by defining a rigid support matrix, IU has chosen instead to utilize knowledge management technology to provide self-service for repetitive information technology (IT) questions, and focus…

  18. Funding, Funding

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    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. Euro-markets offer important source of funds for US gas companies

    SciTech Connect

    Barr, J.W.

    1980-01-01

    As gas takes on a greater role in the US energy supply, European investors are favoring financial agreements with those US gas companies having attractive reserve positions. Overseas financing in the Eurobond and Eurobanking markets offers an advantageous source of funds for the gas industry, providing possible reductions in borrowing costs during periods of high US financing rates. Foreign issuers can often obtain covenants and other nonmonetary terms in their agreements not available in domestic markets. Furthermore, US regulatory commissions that encourage or reward innovation may view overseas financing as an innovative proposition.

  20. 34 CFR 365.21 - What funds may the State use to provide the IL core services?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... section 704(e) of the Act and 34 CFR 364.43(b), a State may use funds provided under this part to provide... other services described in paragraph (a) of this section and without regard to subpart G of 34 CFR part... 34 Education 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false What funds may the State use to provide the IL...

  1. 34 CFR 365.21 - What funds may the State use to provide the IL core services?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... section 704(e) of the Act and 34 CFR 364.43(b), a State may use funds provided under this part to provide... other services described in paragraph (a) of this section and without regard to subpart G of 34 CFR part... 34 Education 2 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false What funds may the State use to provide the IL...

  2. 34 CFR 365.21 - What funds may the State use to provide the IL core services?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... section 704(e) of the Act and 34 CFR 364.43(b), a State may use funds provided under this part to provide... other services described in paragraph (a) of this section and without regard to subpart G of 34 CFR part... 34 Education 2 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false What funds may the State use to provide the IL...

  3. 34 CFR 365.21 - What funds may the State use to provide the IL core services?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... section 704(e) of the Act and 34 CFR 364.43(b), a State may use funds provided under this part to provide... other services described in paragraph (a) of this section and without regard to subpart G of 34 CFR part... 34 Education 2 2014-07-01 2013-07-01 true What funds may the State use to provide the IL...

  4. 34 CFR 365.21 - What funds may the State use to provide the IL core services?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... section 704(e) of the Act and 34 CFR 364.43(b), a State may use funds provided under this part to provide... other services described in paragraph (a) of this section and without regard to subpart G of 34 CFR part... 34 Education 2 2011-07-01 2010-07-01 true What funds may the State use to provide the IL...

  5. Wide disparity of clinical genetics services and EU rare disease research funding across Europe.

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    Lynch, Sally Ann; Borg, Isabella

    2016-04-01

    The origins of clinical genetics services vary throughout Europe with some emerging from paediatric medicine and others from an academic laboratory setting. In 2011, the cross-border patients' rights directive recommended the creation of European Research Networks (ERNs) to improve patient care throughout EU. In 2013, the EU recommendation on the care for rare diseases came into place. The process of designating EU centres of expertise in rare diseases is being implemented to allow centres to enter ERNs. Hence, this is an opportune time to reflect on the current status of genetic services and research funding throughout Europe as 80 % of rare diseases have a genetic origin. Our aims were to determine (a) whether EU countries are prepared in terms of appropriate clinical genetic staffing to fulfil the European Union Committee of Experts on Rare Diseases (EUCERD) criteria that will allow national centres to be designated as centres of expertise, (b) which EU countries are successful in grant submissions to EU rare disease research funding and (c) country of origin of researchers from the EU presenting their research work as a spoken presentation at the European Society of Human Genetics annual conference. Our results show there is wide disparity of staffing levels per head of population in clinical genetics units throughout Europe. EU rare disease research funding is not being distributed equitably and the opportunity to present research is skewed with many countries not achieving spoken presentations despite abstract submissions. Inequity in the care of patients with rare diseases exists in Europe. Many countries will struggle to designate centres of expertise as their staffing mix and levels will not meet the EUCERD criteria which may prevent them from entering ERNs. The establishment of a small number of centres of expertise centrally, which is welcome, should not occur at the expense of an overall improvement in EU rare disease patient care. Caution should be observed to ensure that the inequity gap that already exists does not widen with the development of ERNs. PMID:26536881

  6. Methods of Securing Alternative Funding for Community Colleges. ERIC Digest.

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    ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.

    Now that the growth period for community colleges is over, and public funding has stabilized or decreased, many colleges are turning to alternative funding sources as a means of financing new projects and maintaining services. Among the funding approaches are the following: (1) grants development, which requires a library of material on funding…

  7. Performance testing open source products for the TMT event service

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    Gillies, K.; Bhate, Yogesh

    2014-07-01

    The software system for TMT is a distributed system with many components on many computers. Each component integrates with the overall system using a set of software services. The Event Service is a publish-subscribe message system that allows the distribution of demands and other events. The performance requirements for the Event Service are demanding with a goal of over 60 thousand events/second. This service is critical to the success of the TMT software architecture; therefore, a project was started to survey the open source and commercial market for viable software products. A trade study led to the selection of five products for thorough testing using a specially constructed computer/network configuration and test suite. The best performing product was chosen as the basis of a prototype Event Service implementation. This paper describes the process and performance tests conducted by Persistent Systems that led to the selection of the product for the prototype Event Service.

  8. Organizing Astronomy Popularization and Teacher Training Workshops in Nigeria: A paradigm shift in Sourcing funds

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Chukwudi Okpala, Kingsley; Iheanyi Okere, Bonaventure

    2015-08-01

    Funding for astronomy popularization and workshops has become a huge challenge in recent times especially for developing countries like Nigeria. However, a modification of the primary and secondary school curriculum to include space science topics in the school system has led to a ripe desire by the relevant agencies/corporate bodies to make commitments towards the astronomy popularization activities as part of their social responsibility. Considering the size of Nigeria, there is need for a shift in paradigm for sourcing resources to tackle the dart of funds for organizing educational activities in a sustainable manner. Recently a teacher training and science popularization workshop was organized as a first in a series of subsequent workshops geared towards having a sustainable means of popularizing astronomy for development in Nigeria. Principally, the key lies in the partnership with schools and other corporate bodies in addition to the usual governmental actions. Experiences from this workshop will be enumerated with the hope of inspiring the same success in similar societies.

  9. 29 CFR 20.31 - Administrative offset against amounts payable from Civil Service Retirement and Disability fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... request an offset from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund prior to completion of due process... 29 Labor 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 true Administrative offset against amounts payable from Civil... CLAIMS COLLECTION Administrative Offset § 20.31 Administrative offset against amounts payable from...

  10. 29 CFR 20.31 - Administrative offset against amounts payable from Civil Service Retirement and Disability fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... request an offset from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund prior to completion of due process... 29 Labor 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Administrative offset against amounts payable from Civil... CLAIMS COLLECTION Administrative Offset § 20.31 Administrative offset against amounts payable from...

  11. 12 CFR 1704.47 - Administrative offset against amounts payable from Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 7 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Administrative offset against amounts payable from Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund. 1704.47 Section 1704.47 Banks and Banking OFFICE OF FEDERAL HOUSING ENTERPRISE OVERSIGHT, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT OFHEO ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS DEBT COLLECTION...

  12. Focusing on Success: Examples of How the Universal Service Fund Is Helping Schools and Libraries around the Country

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    Universal Service Administrative Company, 2007

    2007-01-01

    This report shows how Universal Service Fund support for schools and libraries is used by school districts and libraries around the country. Highlighted are approximately 190 success stories of program participants that have come to rely on the USF to expand educational opportunities for students through better use of telecommunications technology…

  13. 20 CFR 641.335 - How should the Governor address the coordination of SCSEP services with activities funded under...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 3 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false How should the Governor address the... should the Governor address the coordination of SCSEP services with activities funded under title I of WIA? The Governor must seek the advice and recommendations from representatives of the State and...

  14. 34 CFR 299.6 - What are the responsibilities of a recipient of funds for providing services to children and...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 34 Education 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false What are the responsibilities of a recipient of funds for providing services to children and teachers in private schools? 299.6 Section 299.6 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education OFFICE OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GENERAL...

  15. 34 CFR 299.6 - What are the responsibilities of a recipient of funds for providing services to children and...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 34 Education 1 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false What are the responsibilities of a recipient of funds for providing services to children and teachers in private schools? 299.6 Section 299.6 Education Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education OFFICE OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GENERAL...

  16. Amazon Forest maintenance as a source of environmental services.

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    Fearnside, Philip M

    2008-03-01

    Amazonian forest produces environmental services such as maintenance of biodiversity, water cycling and carbon stocks. These services have a much greater value to human society than do the timber, beef and other products that are obtained by destroying the forest. Yet institutional mechanisms are still lacking to transform the value of the standing forest into the foundation of an economy based on maintaining rather than destroying this ecosystem. Forest management for commodities such as timber and non-timber forest products faces severe limitations and inherent contradictions unless income is supplemented based on environmental services. Amazon forest is threatened by deforestation, logging, forest fires and climate change. Measures to avoid deforestation include repression through command and control, creation of protected areas, and reformulation of infrastructure decisions and development policies. An economy primarily based on the value of environmental services is essential for long-term maintenance of the forest. Much progress has been made in the decades since I first proposed such a transition, but many issues also remain unresolved. These include theoretical issues regarding accounting procedures, improved quantification of the services and of the benefits of different policy options, and effective uses of the funds generated in ways that maintain both the forest and the human population. PMID:18345379

  17. Building Service Delivery Networks: Partnership Evolution Among Children’s Behavioral Health Agencies in Response to New Funding

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    Bunger, Alicia C.; Doogan, Nathan J.; Cao, Yiwen

    2014-01-01

    Meeting the complex needs of youth with behavioral health problems requires a coordinated network of community-based agencies. Although fiscal scarcity or retrenchment can limit coordinated services, munificence can stimulate service delivery partnerships as agencies expand programs, hire staff, and spend more time coordinating services. This study examines the 2-year evolution of referral and staff expertise sharing networks in response to substantial new funding for services within a regional network of children’s mental health organizations. Quantitative network survey data were collected from directors of 22 nonprofit organizations that receive funding from a county government-based behavioral health service fund. Both referral and staff expertise sharing networks changed over time, but results of a stochastic actor-oriented model of network dynamics suggest the nature of this change varies for these networks. Agencies with higher numbers of referral and staff expertise sharing partners tend to maintain these ties and/or develop new relationships over the 2 years. Agencies tend to refer to agencies they trust, but trust was not associated with staff expertise sharing ties. However, agencies maintain or form staff expertise sharing ties with referral partners, or with organizations that provide similar services. In addition, agencies tend to reciprocate staff expertise sharing, but not referrals. Findings suggest that during periods of resource munificence and service expansion, behavioral health organizations build service delivery partnerships in complex ways that build upon prior collaborative history and coordinate services among similar types of providers. Referral partnerships can pave the way for future information sharing relationships. PMID:25574359

  18. 5 CFR 847.808 - Is money in the NAFI retirement fund covering NAFI service that an employee elects to use for...

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    2010-01-01

    ... 5 Administrative Personnel 2 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Is money in the NAFI retirement fund covering NAFI service that an employee elects to use for immediate retirement under CSRS or FERS, transferred to the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund? 847.808 Section 847.808 Administrative Personnel OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT...

  19. Case study for ARRA-funded ground-source heat pump (GSHP) demonstration at Oakland University

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    Im, Piljae; Liu, Xiaobing

    2015-09-01

    High initial costs and lack of public awareness of ground-source heat pump (GSHP) technology are the two major barriers preventing rapid deployment of this energy-saving technology in the United States. Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), 26 GSHP projects have been competitively selected and carried out to demonstrate the benefits of GSHP systems and innovative technologies for cost reduction and/or performance improvement. This paper highlights the findings of a case study of one of the ARRA-funded GSHP demonstration projects, a ground-source variable refrigerant flow (GS-VRF) system installed at the Human Health Building at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. This case study is based on the analysis of measured performance data, maintenance records, construction costs, and simulations of the energy consumption of conventional central heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems providing the same level of space conditioning as the demonstrated GS-VRF system. The evaluated performance metrics include the energy efficiency of the heat pump equipment and the overall GS-VRF system, pumping performance, energy savings, carbon emission reductions, and cost-effectiveness of the GS-VRF system compared with conventional HVAC systems. This case study also identified opportunities for reducing uncertainties in the performance evaluation, improving the operational efficiency, and reducing the installed cost of similar GSHP systems in the future.

  20. Funding health and social services for older people – a qualitative study of care recipients in the last year of life

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    Hanratty, Barbara; Lowson, Elizabeth; Holmes, Louise; Grande, Gunn; Addington-Hall, Julia; Payne, Sheila; Seymour, Jane

    2012-01-01

    Objectives This study explores the views of older adults who are receiving health and social care at the end of their lives, on how services should be funded, and describes their health-related expenditure. Design Qualitative interview study Setting North West England Participants 30 people aged 69–93 years, diagnosed with lung cancer, heart failure or stroke and judged by health professionals to be in their last year of life. Sixteen participants lived in disadvantaged areas. Main outcome measures Views of older adults on funding of services. Results Participants expressed a belief in an earned entitlement to services funded from taxation, based on a broad sense of being a good citizen. Irrespective of social background, older people felt that those who could afford to pay for social care, should do so. Sale of assets and use of children's inheritance to fund care was widely perceived as an injustice. The costs of living with illness are a burden, and families are filling many of the gaps left by welfare provision. People who had worked in low-wage occupations were most concerned to justify their current acceptance of services, and distance themselves from what they described as welfare ‘spongers’ or ‘layabouts.’ Conclusions There is a gap between the health and social care system that older adults expect and what may be provided by a reformed welfare state at a time of financial stringencies. The values that underpinned the views expressed – mutuality, care for the most needy, and the importance of working to contribute to society – are an important contribution to the debate on welfare funding. PMID:22537882

  1. How Can We Afford This: Funding & Financing Means.

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    Kaiser, Harvey H.

    Sources of funds for campus capital renewal and replacement are discussed, including the operating budget, external sources, conversion of assets, and innovative techniques. Current funds can be obtained from tuition and fees, external sources, and sales and services of educational or auxiliary operations. Public universities are more heavily…

  2. Schools and Libraries Program: Update on State-Level Funding by Category of Service. Report to the Honorable John D. Rockefeller IV, U.S. Senate.

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    Czerwinski, Stanley J.

    This report provides state-level data on the amount of funds committed to the following three categories of eligible services for each of the first three years of the Federal Communications Commission's e-rate program for schools and libraries: (1) telecommunications service, such as local, long-distance, and international telephone service, as…

  3. The Library Services and Technology Act: New Directions in Federal Funding for Libraries.

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    Gregory, Gwen

    Public Libraries are an important service traditionally provided by local government in the United States. The national government has furnished assistance in the form of grants to the states since the passage of the Library Services Act in 1956. In 1996, the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) became law, representing major changes to…

  4. Developing a Service Platform Definition to Promote Evidence-Based Planning and Funding of the Mental Health Service System

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    Lee, Yong Yi; Meurk, Carla S.; Harris, Meredith G.; Diminic, Sandra; Scheurer, Roman W.; Whiteford, Harvey A.

    2014-01-01

    Ensuring that a mental health system provides ‘value for money’ requires policy makers to allocate resources to the most cost-effective interventions. Organizing cost-effective interventions into a service delivery framework will require a concept that can guide the mapping of evidence regarding disorder-level interventions to aggregations of services that are meaningful for policy makers. The ‘service platform’ is an emerging concept that could be used to this end, however no explicit definition currently exists in the literature. The aim of this study was to develop a service platform definition that is consistent with how policy makers conceptualize the major elements of the mental health service system and to test the validity and utility of this definition through consultation with mental health policy makers. We derived a provisional definition informed by existing literature and consultation with experienced mental health researchers. Using a modified Delphi method, we obtained feedback from nine Australian policy makers. Respondents provided written answers to a questionnaire eliciting their views on the acceptability, comprehensibility and usefulness of a service platform definition which was subject to qualitative analysis. Overall, respondents understood the definition and found it both acceptable and useful, subject to certain conditions. They also provided suggestions for its improvement. Our findings suggest that the service platform concept could be a useful way of aggregating mental health services as a means for presenting priority setting evidence to policy makers in mental health. However, further development and testing of the concept is required. PMID:25431877

  5. Developing a service platform definition to promote evidence-based planning and funding of the mental health service system.

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    Lee, Yong Yi; Meurk, Carla S; Harris, Meredith G; Diminic, Sandra; Scheurer, Roman W; Whiteford, Harvey A

    2014-12-01

    Ensuring that a mental health system provides 'value for money' requires policy makers to allocate resources to the most cost-effective interventions. Organizing cost-effective interventions into a service delivery framework will require a concept that can guide the mapping of evidence regarding disorder-level interventions to aggregations of services that are meaningful for policy makers. The 'service platform' is an emerging concept that could be used to this end, however no explicit definition currently exists in the literature. The aim of this study was to develop a service platform definition that is consistent with how policy makers conceptualize the major elements of the mental health service system and to test the validity and utility of this definition through consultation with mental health policy makers. We derived a provisional definition informed by existing literature and consultation with experienced mental health researchers. Using a modified Delphi method, we obtained feedback from nine Australian policy makers. Respondents provided written answers to a questionnaire eliciting their views on the acceptability, comprehensibility and usefulness of a service platform definition which was subject to qualitative analysis. Overall, respondents understood the definition and found it both acceptable and useful, subject to certain conditions. They also provided suggestions for its improvement. Our findings suggest that the service platform concept could be a useful way of aggregating mental health services as a means for presenting priority setting evidence to policy makers in mental health. However, further development and testing of the concept is required. PMID:25431877

  6. Disseminating Information on Proposal Development and Supportive Services Pertaining to Government Funded Programs.

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    Moffat, James G.

    This publication describes a practicum that developed, disseminated, and evaluated a proposal development handbook intended to aid school district personnel in submitting proposals to funding agencies. In addition to the handbook, several other dissemination activities were developed and implemented to meet the needs of specific target audiences.…

  7. Characteristics of Federally Funded In-Service Day Care Training Programs.

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    Snow, Charles W.

    The purpose of this study was to assess the characteristics of inservice day care training programs in the United States. The study covers programs which were partially or totally supported with federal funds. Questionnaires were sent to 161 programs which were in operation during the 1980-1981 fiscal year. Responses were obtained from 70 programs…

  8. Improving Access, Provision, and Funding for Assistive Technology Devices and Services. Tech Act Projects Accomplishments Series.

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    RESNA: Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology, Arlington, VA.

    This report describes individual state projects under the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act (Tech Act) that are improving access, provision, and funding of assistive technology (AT) for individuals with disabilities. The beginning of the report describes regional projects that are providing statewide information…

  9. Exploring Massachusetts Health Care Reform Impact on Fee-for-Service-Funded Substance Use Disorder Treatment Providers.

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    Fields, Dail; Pruett, Jana; Roman, Paul M

    2015-01-01

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is forecast to increase the demand for and utilization of substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. Massachusetts implemented health reforms similar to the ACA in 2006-2007 that included expanding coverage for SUD treatment. This study explored the impact of Massachusetts health reforms from 2007 to 2010 on SUD treatment providers in Massachusetts, who relied on fee-for-service billings for more than 50% of their revenue. The changes across treatment facilities located in Massachusetts were compared to changes in other similar fee-for-service-funded SUD treatment providers in Northeast states bordering Massachusetts and in all other states across the US. From 2007-2010, the percentage changes for Massachusetts based providers were significantly different from the changes among providers located in the rest of the US for admissions, outpatient census, average weeks of outpatient treatment, residential/in-patient census, detoxification census, length of average inpatient and outpatient stays, and provision of medication-assisted treatment. Contrary to previous studies of publicly funded treatment providers, the results of this exploratory study of providers dependent on fee-for-service revenues were consistent with some predictions for the overall effects of the ACA. PMID:26514378

  10. Head Start Programs: Participant Characteristics, Services, and Funding. Report to Congressional Requesters.

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

    In preparation for the reauthorization of Head Start, this study examined the number and characteristics of participants served, the services provided and the way they were delivered, federal and nonfederal program dollars received and spent by programs delivered by Head Start, and other programs providing similar early childhood services. The…

  11. Strategic Advancement: How a Centralized Services Department Can Do More than Just Support Fund Raisers.

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    Hardy, Roger

    1991-01-01

    Advancement services, the group of functions that support fundraising and alumni relations, has evolved to include donor relations and stewardship, data processing analysis and programing, budget development and analysis, and event management. Centralizing these services under a single manager can lead to greater productivity. (MSE)

  12. Carer and service providers' experiences of individual funding models for children with a disability in rural and remote areas.

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    Dew, Angela; Bulkeley, Kim; Veitch, Craig; Bundy, Anita; Lincoln, Michelle; Brentnall, Jennie; Gallego, Gisselle; Griffiths, Scott

    2013-07-01

    There is a global movement for people with a disability towards person-centred practices with opportunities for self-determination and choice. Person-centred approaches may involve individual funding (IF) for the purchase of required support. A shift to a person-centred model and IF should allow people with a disability and their carers greater choice in therapy access. However, individuals who live in rural and remote areas have less choice and access to therapy services than their metropolitan counterparts. Drawing on data from a larger study into therapy service delivery in a rural and remote area of New South Wales, Australia, this study describes some benefits and barriers to using IF to access therapy services in rural areas. Ten carers and 60 service providers participated in audio-recorded focus groups and individual interviews during which IF was discussed. Transcribed data were analysed using thematic analysis and constant comparison. Greater access to and choice of therapy providers were identified as benefits of IF. Four barriers were identified: (i) lack of information and advice; (ii) limited local service options and capacity; (iii) higher costs and fewer services and (iv) complexity of self-managing packages. A range of strategies is required to address the barriers to using IF in rural and remote areas. Carers indicated a need for: accessible information; a local contact person for support and guidance; adequate financial compensation to offset additional travel expenses and coordinated eligibility and accountability systems. Service providers required: coordinated cross-sector approaches; local workforce planning to address therapist shortages; certainty around service viability and growth; clear policies and procedures around implementation of IF. This study highlights the need for further discussion and research about how to overcome the barriers to the optimal use of an IF model for those living in rural and remote areas. PMID:23638843

  13. Forward the Foundation: Local Education Foundations Offer an Alternative Source for School Funding

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    Brooks-Young, Susan

    2007-01-01

    February's column "Going Corporate" discussed ideas for approaching private foundations for funding. Some districts take this idea several steps further by partnering with the community and local businesses to establish a not-for-profit foundation, or local education foundation (LEF). It probably comes as no surprise that the idea of forming a LEF…

  14. Going Corporate: Corporations Can Be a Great Source for Grant Funding

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    Brooks-Young, Susan

    2007-01-01

    Numerous corporations offer support to the community through charitable foundations. Some of these foundations focus on national initiatives, but many earmark their resources for regional, state, and local programs. The recent economy has reduced the amount of available money, but education is often a high funding priority and grants are being…

  15. The Limits to Diversification of Sources of Funding in Higher Education. IIEP Contributions.

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    Varghese, N. V.

    The economic crisis and the resulting financial squeeze of the 1980s led to reduced public funding support to education. The changing political view that continuation of public subsidies will reduce growth potentials of economies favored a market-friendly approach to development of education. The rate-of-return analysis gave currency to an…

  16. 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…

  17. Can Disease-Specific Funding Harm Health? in the Shadow of HIV/AIDS Service Expansion.

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    Wilson, Nicholas

    2015-10-01

    This article examines the effect of introducing a new HIV/AIDS service-prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT)-on overall quality of prenatal and postnatal care. My results suggest that local PMTCT introduction in Zambia may have actually increased all-cause child mortality in the short term. There is some evidence that vaccinations may have declined in the short term in association with local PMTCT introduction, suggesting that the new service may have partly crowded out existing pediatric health services. PMID:26370281

  18. 78 FR 23263 - Standing Funding Opportunity Announcement for Family Violence Prevention and Services Grants to...

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    ...) and characteristics (e.g., self-esteem, relationship skills) can moderate the impacts of past and... those which provide counseling, advocacy, and self-help services to victims of family violence,...

  19. Funding sources for Canadian biorepositories: the role of user fees and strategies to help fill the gap.

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    Barnes, Rebecca O; Schacter, Brent; Kodeeswaran, Sugy; Watson, Peter H

    2014-10-01

    Biorepositories, the coordinating hubs for the collection and annotation of biospecimens, are under increasing financial pressure and are challenged to remain sustainable. To gain a better understanding of the current funding situation for Canadian biorepositories and the relative contributions they receive from different funding sources, the Canadian Tumour Repository Network (CTRNet) conducted two surveys. The first survey targeted CTRNet's six main nodes to ascertain the relative funding sources and levels of user fees. The second survey was targeted to a broader range of biorepositories (n=45) to ascertain business practices in application of user fees. The results show that >70% of Canadian biorepositories apply user fees and that the majority apply differential fees to different user groups (academic vs. industry, local vs. international). However, user fees typically comprise only 6% of overall operational budgets. We conclude that while strategies to drive up user fee levels need to be implemented, it is essential for the many stakeholders in the biomedical health research sector to consider this issue in order to ensure the ongoing availability of research biospecimens and data that are standardized, high-quality, and that are therefore capable of meeting research needs. PMID:25314324

  20. Inclusivity and dementia: health services planning with individuals with dementia: effective inclusion requires action at multiple levels by individuals with dementia, care partners, service providers and funding organizations.

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    Whitfield, Kyle; Wismer, Susan

    2006-01-01

    Historically, Alzheimer societies have identified the care partners of persons with dementia as their central clients. This focus is broadening to include the person with the disease, as well. This paper presents the results of a Canadian research study addressing organizational considerations related to effective inclusion of persons with dementia in planning and decision-making about health services and programs. Our findings suggest that effective inclusion requires action at multiple levels by individuals with dementia, care partners and friends; service organizations and providers; and funding organizations. Additional research is needed to explore the applicability of these findings to other organizations in different localities and to examine emergent themes further. Of these, one that has received little attention to date concerns the potential risks associated with effective inclusion. PMID:19305661

  1. Library Funding. ERIC Digest.

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    Bremer, Tracey L.

    This ERIC Digest focuses on library funding, and discusses funding sources, technology funding, and private fundraising and grantmanship. The following information is presented. Library funds are accumulated from a mixture of local, state, federal, and other sources. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (1997), 77.6% of public…

  2. 1975 Listings of Journalism Organizations, Schools and Departments, National Funds and Fellowships, Services, Societies, and Workshops

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    Journalism Educator, 1975

    1975-01-01

    Contains detailed information on colleges and universities, sources for financial assistance, professional and student societies, and teacher workshops that practicing and prospective journalism educators will find useful. (RB)

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

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    2010-04-01

    ... for a tribe's Welfare-to-Work, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, and other quality-of-life... § 170.942 Can a tribe use Federal funds for transportation services for a tribe's Welfare-to-Work... and Human Services, and Labor. (c) Tribes should also apply for Federal and State...

  4. 25 CFR 39.217 - How are students counted for the purpose of funding residential services?

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    2014-04-01

    ... EDUCATION THE INDIAN SCHOOL EQUALIZATION PROGRAM Administrative Procedures, Student Counts, and... services? For a student to be considered in residence for purposes of this subpart, the school must be able to document that the student was: (a) In residence at least one night during the first full week...

  5. 25 CFR 39.217 - How are students counted for the purpose of funding residential services?

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    2012-04-01

    ... EDUCATION THE INDIAN SCHOOL EQUALIZATION PROGRAM Administrative Procedures, Student Counts, and... services? For a student to be considered in residence for purposes of this subpart, the school must be able to document that the student was: (a) In residence at least one night during the first full week...

  6. 25 CFR 39.217 - How are students counted for the purpose of funding residential services?

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    2011-04-01

    ... EDUCATION THE INDIAN SCHOOL EQUALIZATION PROGRAM Administrative Procedures, Student Counts, and... services? For a student to be considered in residence for purposes of this subpart, the school must be able to document that the student was: (a) In residence at least one night during the first full week...

  7. 25 CFR 39.217 - How are students counted for the purpose of funding residential services?

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    2013-04-01

    ... EDUCATION THE INDIAN SCHOOL EQUALIZATION PROGRAM Administrative Procedures, Student Counts, and... services? For a student to be considered in residence for purposes of this subpart, the school must be able to document that the student was: (a) In residence at least one night during the first full week...

  8. 25 CFR 39.217 - How are students counted for the purpose of funding residential services?

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    2010-04-01

    ... EDUCATION THE INDIAN SCHOOL EQUALIZATION PROGRAM Administrative Procedures, Student Counts, and... services? For a student to be considered in residence for purposes of this subpart, the school must be able to document that the student was: (a) In residence at least one night during the first full week...

  9. Families of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Policy, Funding, Services, and Experiences

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    Hewitt, Amy; Agosta, John; Heller, Tamar; Williams, Ann Cameron; Reinke, Jennifer

    2013-01-01

    Families are critical in the provision of lifelong support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Today, more people with IDD receive long-term services and supports while living with their families. Thus, it is important that researchers, practitioners, and policy makers understand how to best support families who…

  10. Rural Health Services Funding: A Resource Guide. Revised Edition. Rural Information Center Publication Series, No. 41.

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    Towner, Sarah R., Comp.

    Following the collapse of health care services in many rural areas in recent years, rural health care providers are developing new strategies to meet the needs of their communities and are working creatively to maximize resources. Much of that effort has been enhanced with financial and technical assistance from federal, state, and private…

  11. Illinois State Library Evaluation of Library Services and Technology Act Funds, FY 1998-FY 2002.

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    Johnson, Debra Wilcox

    This report evaluates whether the Illinois State Library LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) grant offerings reflect the priorities established in the 5-year plan and help to meet the needs of local libraries. The first section provides a picture of LSTA in Illinois, including LSTA offerings in several categories, the distribution of grants…

  12. Third Party Payment for Funding Special Education and Related Services. First Edition.

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    Kreb, Roberta A.

    This book provides information necessary to establish and implement a third party reimbursement system for special education and related services within the public school setting. The first chapter traces the legal and historical precedent from the enactment of Public Law 94-142 through the interpretation of P.L. 100-360. The second chapter…

  13. National Service Programs: Two AmeriCorps Programs' Funding and Benefits. Report to Congressional Requesters.

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    Bovbjerg, Barbara D.

    This report analyzes four programs administered by the Corporation for National Service (CNS): AmeriCorps*National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), AmeriCorps*State/National, AmeriCorps*VISTA, and AmeriCorps*Education Awards. AmeriCorps allows participants to earn education awards to help pay for their postsecondary education in exchange for…

  14. Equity & Adequacy in Funding To Improve Learning for All Children. Essential Programs and Services.

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    Maine State Dept. of Education, Augusta.

    This report identifies the resources needed to help Maine's children achieve high academic standards. It outlines recommendations for improving equal opportunity through equitable distribution of resources. The document, prepared by the Essential Programs and Service Committee of Maine's State Board of Education, addresses the Legislature's charge…

  15. 77 FR 41190 - Office of Clinical and Preventive Services Funding Opportunity: National HIV Program for Enhanced...

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    ... June 19, 2012, in FR DOC 2012-14891, on page 36550, in the third column, under the heading ``Dates: Key...: National HIV Program for Enhanced HIV/AIDS Screening and Engagement in Care AGENCY: Indian Health Service...-OCPS-HIV-0001. Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.933. The document contained...

  16. 7 CFR 3560.565 - Participation with other funding or financing sources.

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    2010-01-01

    ... HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS Off-Farm Labor... § 3560.66 apply to all applications for off-farm labor housing loans and grants, except that the...

  17. 7 CFR 3560.565 - Participation with other funding or financing sources.

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    ... HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS Off-Farm Labor... § 3560.66 apply to all applications for off-farm labor housing loans and grants, except that the...

  18. 7 CFR 3560.565 - Participation with other funding or financing sources.

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    ... HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS Off-Farm Labor... § 3560.66 apply to all applications for off-farm labor housing loans and grants, except that the...

  19. 7 CFR 3560.565 - Participation with other funding or financing sources.

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    2013-01-01

    ... HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS Off-Farm Labor... § 3560.66 apply to all applications for off-farm labor housing loans and grants, except that the...

  20. 7 CFR 3560.565 - Participation with other funding or financing sources.

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    2014-01-01

    ... HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS Off-Farm Labor... § 3560.66 apply to all applications for off-farm labor housing loans and grants, except that the...

  1. The paradox of non-evidence based, publicly funded complementary alternative medicine in the English National Health Service: An explanation.

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    Sheppard, Maria K

    2015-10-01

    Despite the unproven effectiveness of many practices that are under the umbrella term 'complementary alternative medicine' (CAM), there is provision of CAM within the English National Health Service (NHS). Moreover, although the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence was established to promote scientifically validated medicine in the NHS, the paradox of publicly funded, non-evidence based CAM can be explained as linked with government policy of patient choice and specifically patient treatment choice. Patient choice is useful in the political and policy discourse as it is open to different interpretations and can be justified by policy-makers who rely on the traditional NHS values of equity and universality. Treatment choice finds expression in the policy of personalised healthcare linked with patient responsibilisation which finds resonance in the emphasis CAM places on self-care and self-management. More importantly, however, policy-makers also use patient choice and treatment choice as a policy initiative with the objective of encouraging destabilisation of the entrenched healthcare institutions and practices considered resistant to change. This political strategy of system reform has the unintended, paradoxical consequence of allowing for the emergence of non-evidence based, publicly funded CAM in the NHS. The political and policy discourse of patient choice thus trumps evidence based medicine, with patients that demand access to CAM becoming the unwitting beneficiaries. PMID:25837235

  2. 17 CFR 229.912 - (Item 912) Source and amount of funds and transactional expenses.

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    2010-04-01

    ..., accounting and appraisal fees, solicitation expenses and printing costs. Identify the persons responsible for... sources of capital to finance such amount. (c) If all or any part of the consideration to be used by the... partnership, state the amount to be provided by each partnership and the sources of capital to finance...

  3. Creative Partnerships for Funding Nursing Research

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    McCann, Judith J.; Hills, Elizabeth Blanchard; Zauszniewski, Jaclene A.; Smith, Carol E.; Farran, Carol J.; Wilkie, Diana J.

    2013-01-01

    The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and the Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) program are two federal funding mechanisms that some nurses in academic positions have used to support research and development of innovative nursing products or services. Both the SBIR and STTR mechanisms are excellent sources of funding for nurse researchers who want to capitalize on relationships with small businesses or obtain seed money to fund high risk projects with potential to attract new venture capital. This paper provides an overview of NIH-funded SBIR and STTR programs and summarizes similarities and differences between the programs. The paper also describes unique features of NIH SBIR and STTR funding mechanisms that differentiate them from other R-series funding mechanisms, reviews evaluation criteria for SBIR and STTR projects, and discusses critical partners and resources for proposal development. Finally, the paper describes characteristics of successful partnerships and provides examples of SBIR/STTR-funded projects. PMID:20719996

  4. Families of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities: policy, funding, services, and experiences.

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    Hewitt, Amy; Agosta, John; Heller, Tamar; Williams, Ann Cameron; Reinke, Jennifer

    2013-10-01

    Families are critical in the provision of lifelong support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Today, more people with IDD receive long-term services and supports while living with their families. Thus, it is important that researchers, practitioners, and policy makers understand how to best support families who provide at-home support to children and adults with IDD. This article summarizes (a) the status of research regarding the support of families who provide support at home to individuals with IDD, (b) present points of concern regarding supports for these families, and (c) associated future research priorities related to supporting families. PMID:24303822

  5. [Health services supply and the economic crisis: either we fund goods and services according to their value or we become bankrupt. SESPAS report 2014].

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    Bernal-Delgado, Enrique; Campillo-Artero, Carlos; García-Armesto, Sandra

    2014-06-01

    Health policy has reacted to the financial crisis by overemphasising measures targeted at reducing unit costs, increasing barriers to access (waiting lists) or closing premises. It is too soon for scientific assessment of the impact of this reshaping of supply on equity, quality and safety, and on individual and population health. Nevertheless, the emergency measures taken to achieve fiscal stabilization have shifted the focus to resolving budget problems at the expenses of sounder and deeper initiatives aimed at deciding what must be funded and how. This article advocates a policy based on selective funding of services and benefits on the basis of their value. Other countries' experiences can serve as a useful guide, including robust methods to identify technologies (or their uses) of questionable value, prioritization criteria, and careful consideration of limitations associated with the elimination of a certain benefit, especially if it affects the founding values of the system. The necessary tools are available to the Spanish health system: the regulatory framework and technical bodies able to identify lower value care, support for decision-making, and timely evaluation of such decisions. Despite the numerous hurdles, maintaining the status quo is too expensive a choice, given the opportunity costs of effectiveness and safety losses, measured in terms of equity and the economic efficiency of the Spanish health system, which may ultimately translate into worsening of the population's health status. PMID:24666570

  6. 7 CFR 3560.66 - Participation with other funding or financing sources.

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    2011-01-01

    ... in accordance with 7 CFR 1924, subparts A and C. If housing includes non-Agency financed common... HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS Direct Loan and... participants that clearly defines each party's relationship and responsibilities to the others. (2) The...

  7. 7 CFR 3560.66 - Participation with other funding or financing sources.

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    2013-01-01

    ... in accordance with 7 CFR 1924, subparts A and C. If housing includes non-Agency financed common... HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS Direct Loan and... participants that clearly defines each party's relationship and responsibilities to the others. (2) The...

  8. 7 CFR 3560.66 - Participation with other funding or financing sources.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... in accordance with 7 CFR 1924, subparts A and C. If housing includes non-Agency financed common... HOUSING SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE DIRECT MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING LOANS AND GRANTS Direct Loan and... participants that clearly defines each party's relationship and responsibilities to the others. (2) The...

  9. Initial integration of chiropractic services into a provincially funded inner city community health centre: a program description

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    Passmore, Steven R.; Toth, Audrey; Kanovsky, Joel; Olin, Gerald

    2015-01-01

    Background: The burden of fees for chiropractic services rendered often falls on the patient and must be provided out-of-pocket regardless of their socioeconomic status and clinical need. Universal healthcare coverage reduces the financial barrier to healthcare utilization, thereby increasing the opportunity for the financially disadvantaged to have access to care. In 2011 the Canadian Province of Manitoba initiated a pilot program providing access to chiropractic care within the Mount Carmel Clinic (MCC), a non-secular, non-profit, inner city community health centre. Objective: To describe the initial integration of chiropractic services into a publically funded healthcare facility including patient demographics, referral patterns, treatment practices and clinical outcomes. Method: A retrospective database review of chiropractic consultations in 2011 (N=177) was performed. Results: The typical patient referred for chiropractic care was a non-working (86%), 47.3(SD=16.8) year old, who self-identified as Caucasian (52.2%), or Aboriginal (35.8%) and female (68.3%) with a body mass index considered obese at 30.4(SD=7.0). New patient consultations were primarily referrals from other health providers internal to the MCC (71.2%), frequently primary care physicians (76%). Baseline to discharge comparisons of numeric rating scale scores for the cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacroiliac and extremity regions all exceeded the minimally clinically important difference for reduction in musculoskeletal pain. Improvements occurred over an average of 12.7 (SD=14.3) treatments, and pain reductions were also statistically significant at p<0.05. Conclusion: Chiropractic services are being utilized by patients, and referring providers. Clinical outcomes indicate that services rendered decrease musculoskeletal pain in an inner city population. PMID:26816049

  10. Open source software and web services for designing therapeutic molecules.

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    Singla, Deepak; Dhanda, Sandeep Kumar; Chauhan, Jagat Singh; Bhardwaj, Anshu; Brahmachari, Samir K; Raghava, Gajendra P S

    2013-01-01

    Despite the tremendous progress in the field of drug designing, discovering a new drug molecule is still a challenging task. Drug discovery and development is a costly, time consuming and complex process that requires millions of dollar and 10-15 years to bring new drug molecules in the market. This huge investment and long-term process are attributed to high failure rate, complexity of the problem and strict regulatory rules, in addition to other factors. Given the availability of 'big' data with ever improving computing power, it is now possible to model systems which is expected to provide time and cost effectiveness to drug discovery process. Computer Aided Drug Designing (CADD) has emerged as a fast alternative method to bring down the cost involved in discovering a new drug. In past, numerous computer programs have been developed across the globe to assist the researchers working in the field of drug discovery. Broadly, these programs can be classified in three categories, freeware, shareware and commercial software. In this review, we have described freeware or open-source software that are commonly used for designing therapeutic molecules. Major emphasis will be on software and web services in the field of chemo- or pharmaco-informatics that includes in silico tools used for computing molecular descriptors, inhibitors designing against drug targets, building QSAR models, and ADMET properties. PMID:23647540

  11. Augmenting the Funding Sources for Space Science and the ASTRO-1 Space Telescope

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    Morse, Jon

    2015-08-01

    The BoldlyGo Institute was formed in 2013 to augment the planned space science portfolio through philanthropically funded robotic space missions, similar to how some U.S. medical institutes and ground-based telescopes are funded. I introduce BoldlyGo's two current projects: the SCIM mission to Mars and the ASTRO-1 space telescope. In particular, ASTRO-1 is a 1.8-meter off-axis (unobscured) ultraviolet-visible space observatory to be located in a Lagrange point or heliocentric orbit with a wide-field panchromatic camera, medium- and high-resolution spectrograph, and high-contrast imaging coronagraph and/or an accompanying starshade/occulter. It is intended for the post-Hubble Space Telescope era in the 2020s, enabling unique measurements of a broad range of celestial targets, while providing vital complementary capabilities to other ground- and space-based facilities such as the JWST, ALMA, WFIRST-AFTA, LSST, TESS, Euclid, and PLATO. The ASTRO-1 architecture simultaneously wields great scientific power while being technically viable and affordable. A wide variety of scientific programs can be accomplished, addressing topics across space astronomy, astrophysics, fundamental physics, and solar system science, as well as being technologically informative to future large-aperture programs. ASTRO-1 is intended to be a new-generation research facility serving a broad national and international community, as well as a vessel for impactful public engagement. Traditional institutional partnerships and consortia, such as are common with private ground-based observatories, may play a role in the support and governance of ASTRO-1; we are currently engaging interested international organizations. In addition to our planned open guest observer program and accessible data archive, we intend to provide a mechanism whereby individual scientists can buy in to a fraction of the gauranteed observing time. Our next step in ASTRO-1 development is to form the ASTRO-1 Requirements Team (ART), to which international scientists are invited to apply. The ART will be tasked with anchoring the science case, optimizing the observatory design, and constructing a design reference mission during late-2015 and 2016.

  12. Highly Interactive WWW Services: A New Type of Information Sources.

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    Vanouplines, Patrick; Nieuwenhuysen, P.

    The World Wide Web is evolving from a collection of texts linked by hypertext and hypermedia toward services that operate interactively with the information user, and which offer results through use of a broad spectrum of tools. This paper presents a collection of interactive WWW services. The services are classified on the basis of the client…

  13. What Are the Sources of Funding for Academically Performed R&D?

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    Rapoport, Alan I.

    1998-01-01

    Adequate financial support for research and development (R&D) activities at universities and colleges in the United States is essential for enabling academic researchers to perform world-class research. This brief focuses on the main sources of financial support for academic R&D and the changes that have taken place over the last two decades.…

  14. Wait Times for Publicly Funded Outpatient and Community Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Services: Implications for the Increasing Number of Persons with Chronic Conditions in Ontario, Canada

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    Passalent, Laura A.; Landry, Michel D.

    2009-01-01

    ABSTRACT Background: Timely access to publicly funded health services has emerged as a priority policy issue across the continuum of care from hospitals to the home and community sector. The purpose of this study was to examine wait lists and wait times for publicly funded outpatient and community occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT) services. Methods: A mailed self-administered questionnaire was sent in December 2005 to all publicly funded sites across Ontario that deliver outpatient or community OT or PT services (N?=?374). Descriptive statistics were used to describe the study sample and to examine wait lists and wait times by setting and client condition. Results: Overall response rate was 57.2% (n?=?214). More than 10,000 people were reported to be waiting for OT or PT services across Ontario. Of these, 16% (n?=?1,664) were waiting for OT and 84% (n?=?8,842) for PT. Of those waiting for OT, 59% had chronic conditions and half were waiting for home care rehabilitation services. Of those waiting for PT, 73% had chronic conditions and 81% were waiting at hospital outpatient departments. Conclusions: Individuals with chronic conditions experience excessive wait times for outpatient and community OT and PT services in Ontario, particularly if they are waiting for services in hospital outpatient departments. PMID:20145747

  15. Position paper: improving governance for effective veterinary services in developing countries--a priority for donor funding.

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    Forman, S; Plante, C; Murray, G; Rey, B; Belton, D; Evans, B; Steinmetz, P

    2012-08-01

    Livestock contributes significantly to the world economy. However, animal diseases and food safety are still major constraints on livestock-sector productivity, economic growth, the reduction of poverty and food security. Efficient and effective governance of Veterinary Services throughout the world is a fundamental requirement for addressing the global animal health and related public health threats. Recent work by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) through the application of the Tool for the Evaluation of Performance of Veterinary Services (PVS Tool) and related Gap Analysis (both of which form part of the PVS Pathway) has indicated that a significant proportion of the national Veterinary Services worldwide do not meet the essential requirements for good governance. This shortcoming poses a significant risk for many developing countries and their trading partners when considered in the context of the growing trade in animal-source foods, and the burgeoning global livestock population. Well-managed, transparent and credible Veterinary Services, in both the public and private sector, are essential for mitigating animal disease risks and ensuring sustainable incomes for vulnerable producers. They are also vital for limiting the public health risks posed by zoonotic diseases. This paper is intended to highlight the impact of governance on the delivery of veterinary services in a development context and the benefits generated by improving veterinary governance. It recognises 'global public good' elements embedded in the good governance of Veterinary Services, and it could also provide an operational development investment roadmap that builds on the OIE PVS Pathway, and innovative financing options based on government commitments supported by donor programmes. PMID:23413739

  16. Schools and Departments of Journalism. Journalism Education Organizations. Professional & Student Honorary Societies. National Funds, Fellowships, and Foundations in Journalism. Media and Professional Associations. Collegiate and Scholastic Services.

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    Gilleland, LaRue W., Ed.

    1972-01-01

    This is a listing of Schools and Departments of Journalism in colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada, and of professional organizations; National Funds, Fellowships, and Foundations in Journalism; Media and Professional Associations; and Collegiate and Scholastic Services. (DB)

  17. Funds of Knowledge and Community Cultural Wealth: Exploring How Pre-Service Teachers Can Work Effectively with Mexican and Mexican American Students

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    Saathoff, Stacy D.

    2015-01-01

    This article examines how pre-service teachers can work effectively with Mexican and Mexican American students. Using the foundation of funds of knowledge (González, Moll, & Amanti, 2005) and the critical race theory concept of community cultural wealth (Yosso, 2005), the article weaves together these ideas to discuss how they can be…

  18. 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…

  19. Benefits and Costs of Aggressive Energy Efficiency Programs and the Impacts of Alternative Sources of Funding: Case Study of Massachusetts

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    Cappers, Peter; Satchwell, Andrew; Goldman, Charles; Schlegel, Jeff

    2010-08-06

    Increased interest by state (and federal) policymakers and regulatory agencies in pursuing aggressive energy efficiency efforts could deliver significant utility bill savings for customers while having long-term implications for ratepayers (e.g. potential rate impacts). Equity and distributional concerns associated with the authorized recovery of energy efficiency program costs may necessitate the pursuit of alternative program funding approaches. In 2008, Massachusetts passed the Green Communities Act which directed its energy efficiency (EE) program administrators to obtain all cost-effective EE resources. This goal has translated into achieving annual electric energy savings equivalent to a 2.4% reduction in retail sales from energy efficiency programs in 2012. Representatives of electricity consumer groups supported the new portfolio of EE programs (and the projected bill savings) but raised concerns about the potential rate impacts associated with achieving such aggressive EE goals, leading policymakers to seek out alternative funding sources which can potentially mitigate these effects. Utility administrators have also raised concerns about under-recovery of fixed costs when aggressive energy efficiency programs are pursued and have proposed ratemaking policies (e.g. decoupling) and business models that better align the utility's financial interests with the state's energy efficiency public policy goals. Quantifying these concerns and identifying ways they can be addressed are crucial steps in gaining the support of major stakeholder groups - lessons that can apply to other states looking to significantly increase savings targets that can be achieved from their own ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs. We use a pro-forma utility financial model to quantify the bill and rate impacts on electricity customers when very aggressive annual energy efficiency savings goals ({approx}2.4%) are achieved over the long-term and also assess the impact of different cost recovery approaches that integrate alternative revenue sources. We also analyze alternative lost fixed cost recovery approaches to better understand how to mitigate the erosion of utility shareholder returns in states that have adopted (and achieved) very aggressive savings targets.

  20. Case Study of The ARRA-Funded GSHP Demonstration at the Natural Sources Building, Montana Tech

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    Malhotra, Mini; Liu, Xiaobing

    2015-04-01

    Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), 26 ground source heat pump (GSHP) projects were competitively selected in 2009 to demonstrate the benefits of GSHP systems and innovative technologies for cost reduction and/or performance improvement. One of the selected demonstration projects was proposed by Montana Tech of the University of Montana for a 56,000 sq ft, newly constructed, on-campus research facility – the Natural Resources Building (NRB) located in Butte, Montana. This demonstrated GSHP system consists of a 50 ton water-to-water heat pump and a closed-loop ground heat exchanger with two redundant 7.5 hp constant-speed pumps to use water in the nearby flooded mines as a heat source or heat sink. It works in conjunction with the originally installed steam HX and an aircooled chiller to provide space heating and cooling. It is coupled with the existing hot water and chilled water piping in the building and operates in the heating or cooling mode based on the outdoor air temperature. The ground loop pumps operate in conjunction with the existing pumps in the building hot and chilled water loops for the operation of the heat pump unit. The goal of this demonstration project is to validate the technical and economic feasibility of the demonstrated commercial-scale GSHP system in the region, and illustrate the feasibility of using mine waters as the heat sink and source for GSHP systems. Should the demonstration prove satisfactory and feasible, it will encourage similar GSHP applications using mine water, thus help save energy and reduce carbon emissions. The actual performance of the system is analyzed with available measured data for January through July 2014. The annual energy performance is predicted and compared with a baseline scenario, with the heating and cooling provided by the originally designed systems. The comparison is made in terms of energy savings, operating cost savings, cost-effectiveness, and environmental benefits. Finally, limitations in conducting the analysis are identified and recommendations for improvement in the control and operation of such systems are made.

  1. Impact of Referral Source and Study Applicants’ Preference for Randomly Assigned Service on Research Enrollment, Service Engagement, and Evaluative Outcomes

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    Macias, Cathaleene; Barreira, Paul; Hargreaves, William; Bickman, Leonard; Fisher, William; Aronson, Elliot

    2009-01-01

    Objective The inability to blind research participants to their experimental conditions is the Achilles’ heel of mental health services research. When one experimental condition receives more disappointed participants, or more satisfied participants, research findings can be biased in spite of random assignment. The authors explored the potential for research participants’ preference for one experimental program over another to compromise the generalizability and validity of randomized controlled service evaluations as well as cross-study comparisons. Method Three Cox regression analyses measured the impact of applicants’ service assignment preference on research project enrollment, engagement in assigned services, and a service-related outcome, competitive employment. Results A stated service preference, referral by an agency with a low level of continuity in outpatient care, and willingness to switch from current services were significant positive predictors of research enrollment. Match to service assignment preference was a significant positive predictor of service engagement, and mismatch to assignment preference was a significant negative predictor of both service engagement and employment outcome. Conclusions Referral source type and service assignment preference should be routinely measured and statistically controlled for in all studies of mental health service effectiveness to provide a sound empirical base for evidence-based practice. PMID:15800153

  2. Possible funding strategies

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    Davidson, T. F.

    1991-01-01

    Funding strategies are examined for the AIA rocket propulsion strategic plan. Either the government, industry, or universities can fund the project alone, or it was concluded, it works best if is a combination of these sources.

  3. 75 FR 26906 - Connect America Fund, A National Broadband Plan for Our Future, High-Cost Universal Service Support

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    2010-05-13

    ...The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) delivered to Congress a National Broadband Plan recommending that the Commission adopt cost-cutting measures for existing voice support and create a Connect America Fund, without increasing the overall size of the Fund, to support the provision of broadband communications in areas that would be unserved without such support or that depend on......

  4. Association between funding source, methodological quality and research outcomes in randomized controlled trials of synbiotics, probiotics and prebiotics added to infant formula: A Systematic Review

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    2013-01-01

    Background There is little or no information available on the impact of funding by the food industry on trial outcomes and methodological quality of synbiotics, probiotics and prebiotics research in infants. The objective of this study was to compare the methodological quality, outcomes of food industry sponsored trials versus non industry sponsored trials, with regards to supplementation of synbiotics, probiotics and prebiotics in infant formula. Methods A comprehensive search was conducted to identify published and unpublished randomized clinical trials (RCTs). Cochrane methodology was used to assess the risk of bias of included RCTs in the following domains: 1) sequence generation; 2) allocation concealment; 3) blinding; 4) incomplete outcome data; 5) selective outcome reporting; and 6) other bias. Clinical outcomes and authors’ conclusions were reported in frequencies and percentages. The association between source of funding, risk of bias, clinical outcomes and conclusions were assessed using Pearson’s Chi-square test and the Fisher’s exact test. A p-value < 0.05 was statistically significant. Results Sixty seven completed and 3 on-going RCTs were included. Forty (59.7%) were funded by food industry, 11 (16.4%) by non-industry entities and 16 (23.9%) did not specify source of funding. Several risk of bias domains, especially sequence generation, allocation concealment and blinding, were not adequately reported. There was no significant association between the source of funding and sequence generation, allocation concealment, blinding and selective reporting, majority of reported clinical outcomes or authors’ conclusions. On the other hand, source of funding was significantly associated with the domains of incomplete outcome data, free of other bias domains as well as reported antibiotic use and conclusions on weight gain. Conclusion In RCTs on infants fed infant formula containing probiotics, prebiotics or synbiotics, the source of funding did not influence the majority of outcomes in favour of the sponsors’ products. More non-industry funded research is needed to further assess the impact of funding on methodological quality, reported clinical outcomes and authors’ conclusions. PMID:24219082

  5. Know Your Funding Sources.

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    Reinhardt, James A.

    1978-01-01

    Assistance programs for local park and recreation related projects administered by federal departments or independent agencies are listed for recreation managers who are facing smaller than usual budgets. (JD)

  6. 'I feel like a salesperson': the effect of multiple-source care funding on the experiences and views of nursing home nurses in England.

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    Thompson, Juliana; Cook, Glenda; Duschinsky, Robbie

    2015-06-01

    The difficulties faced in the recruitment and retention of nursing staff in nursing homes for older people are an international challenge. It is therefore essential that the causes of nurses' reluctance to work in these settings are determined. This paper considers the influence that multiple-source care funding issues have on nursing home nurses' experiences and views regarding the practice and appeal of the role. The methodology for this study was hermeneutic phenomenology. Thirteen nurses from seven nursing homes in the North East of England were interviewed in a sequence of up to five interviews and data were analysed using a literary analysis method. Findings indicate that participants are uncomfortable with the business aspects that funding issues bring to their role. The primary difficulties faced are: tensions between care issues and funding issues; challenges associated with 'selling beds'; and coping with self-funding residents' changing expectations of care. The findings of the study suggest that multiple-source care funding systems that operate in nursing homes for older people pose challenges to nursing home nurses. Some of these challenges may impact on their recruitment and retention. PMID:24629224

  7. Readers' reliance on source credibility in the service of comprehension.

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    Sparks, Jesse R; Rapp, David N

    2011-01-01

    The current project examined the impact of knowledge about the credibility of sources on readers' processing of texts. Participants read texts in which information about characters was provided by either a credible or a noncredible source; this information suggested that the character potentially possessed a particular trait. A subsequent text episode offered the opportunity for participants to apply any inferred trait to their understanding of unfolding story events. In Experiment 1, participants' moment-by-moment reading times indicated strong expectations for characters to behave in trait-consistent ways, with little effect of credibility on those expectations. Experiments 2 and 3 provided participants with additional encouragement to attend to credibility during reading, but these experiments also revealed little influence of credibility. In Experiment 4, in addition to being given added encouragement, participants were explicitly asked to evaluate the likelihood of future text events; under these conditions, expectations for story outcomes were influenced by the credibility of information sources. This influence was mediated by the degree to which participants self-reported relying on credibility during the task. These findings have implications for contemporary accounts of text comprehension, persuasion, and individual differences in credibility assessment. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved). PMID:21244116

  8. California's Early Learning & Development System: A Review of Funding Streams and Programs

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    Miller, Kate; Perez, Giannina S.

    2010-01-01

    California's public early learning and development programs and related services are funded through a range of federal, state and local sources. The purpose and scope of these funding streams vary broadly: some sources are dedicated primarily to serving children, birth to age five, and their families, while others can also be utilized for…

  9. Agency Ownership, Patient Payment Source, and Length of Service in Home Care, 1992-2000

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    Han, Beth; McAuley, William J.; Remsburg, Robin E.

    2007-01-01

    Purpose: Little is known about whether an association exists between agency ownership and length of service among home care patients with different payment sources. This study investigated how for-profit and not-for-profit agencies responded to policy changes in the 1990s with respect to length of service. Design and Methods: We examined length of…

  10. Agency Ownership, Patient Payment Source, and Length of Service in Home Care, 1992-2000

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    Han, Beth; McAuley, William J.; Remsburg, Robin E.

    2007-01-01

    Purpose: Little is known about whether an association exists between agency ownership and length of service among home care patients with different payment sources. This study investigated how for-profit and not-for-profit agencies responded to policy changes in the 1990s with respect to length of service. Design and Methods: We examined length of…

  11. 7 CFR 1789.153 - Borrower funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED) USE OF CONSULTANTS FUNDED BY BORROWERS Policy and Procedures With Respect to Consultant Services Funded by Borrowers-General § 1789.153 Borrower funding. Borrowers shall use their general funds for the purposes of funding consultant services hereunder. Borrowers may not use...

  12. 7 CFR 1789.153 - Borrower funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED) USE OF CONSULTANTS FUNDED BY BORROWERS Policy and Procedures With Respect to Consultant Services Funded by Borrowers-General § 1789.153 Borrower funding. Borrowers shall use their general funds for the purposes of funding consultant services hereunder. Borrowers may not use...

  13. 7 CFR 1789.153 - Borrower funding.

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    2010-01-01

    ... AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED) USE OF CONSULTANTS FUNDED BY BORROWERS Policy and Procedures With Respect to Consultant Services Funded by Borrowers-General § 1789.153 Borrower funding. Borrowers shall use their general funds for the purposes of funding consultant services hereunder. Borrowers may not use...

  14. 7 CFR 1789.153 - Borrower funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED) USE OF CONSULTANTS FUNDED BY BORROWERS Policy and Procedures With Respect to Consultant Services Funded by Borrowers-General § 1789.153 Borrower funding. Borrowers shall use their general funds for the purposes of funding consultant services hereunder. Borrowers may not use...

  15. 7 CFR 1789.153 - Borrower funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED) USE OF CONSULTANTS FUNDED BY BORROWERS Policy and Procedures With Respect to Consultant Services Funded by Borrowers-General § 1789.153 Borrower funding. Borrowers shall use their general funds for the purposes of funding consultant services hereunder. Borrowers may not use...

  16. Tracking Nuclear Sources published by Well Servicing Magazine

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    Walker, Randy M

    2009-01-01

    Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are working with academia, the U.S. Government, and commercial companies to apply advanced secure Web 2.0 technologies to the tracking and monitoring of nuclear sources in the international supply chain. You ask, 'What is Web 2.0?' There is no rigid agreement on what Web 2.0 is, but Tim O'Reilly says it best when he defines Web 2.0 as 'the recent web innovations that have facilitated communication, information sharing, interoperability and collaboration.'

  17. Understanding the impact of commercialization on public support for scientific research: is it about the funding source or the organization conducting the research.

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    Critchley, Christine R; Nicol, Dianne

    2011-05-01

    This research examines the influence of commercialization on support for scientific research. It compares the effects of the funding source with the type of organization on public support for stem cell research. Using a national Australian telephone survey (n = 1000), the results reveal that support drops significantly when scientific research is funded by private rather than public interests, and even more so when it is conducted in a private company rather than a public university. Respondents' preference for university research was enhanced if they trusted universities, distrusted major companies and believed that the research would be beneficial. A preference for public funding was also associated with lower trust in companies and a belief that the research would benefit people. Implications of these results are discussed in relation to the challenge of maintaining public support in an increasingly commercialized research environment. PMID:21796883

  18. The impact of services that offer individualised funds, shared management, person-centred relationships, and self-direction on the lived experiences of consumers with mental illness

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    2014-01-01

    Background Mental health service providers across Australia, including Western Australia (WA), have begun to offer individualised funds, shared management, person-centred and self-directed (SPS) services. No research exists on the impact of SPS services on the lived experiences of these particular consumers. This study explored the impact of a SPS service offered for the first time in WA to consumers with mental illness. Methods Data on sixteen consumers’ lived experiences were analysed using an abbreviated grounded theory approach. These data had been developed by the consumers, Guides (staff) and an independent evaluator, and most of it had been collected in the past prior to the commencement of the study. Results Three over-arching categories, and related subcategories, emerged indicating that 1) access to individualised funds enabled practical and psychological benefits to consumers; 2) consistent contact in shared management and person-centred relationships enhanced the provision of timely and meaningful staff support to consumers; and 3) high quality shared management and person-centred relationships with staff and the opportunity to self-direct enabled consumers’ change and growth. Conclusions SPS services enhanced consumers’ lived experiences and enabled staff to provide and consumers to experience timely access to recovery resources, consistent contact, responsive and high quality support, and self-direction of services. In this, consumers changed, grew and achieved desired recovery experiences. The overall impact of the SPS service seemed to be founded on the goodness of fit between person characteristics of staff and consumers, which enabled rich support that provided for corrective emotional experiences. This enabled consumers to build meaningful and hopeful lives where they started to live with, and beyond, their mental illness. PMID:24944564

  19. 76 FR 34634 - Federal Acquisition Regulation; Prioritizing Sources of Supplies and Services for Use by the...

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    ... GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 48 CFR Parts 8, 9, and 52... National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Proposed rule. SUMMARY: DoD, GSA, and NASA... consideration to using certain sources, despite the fact that the use of the listed sources is not...

  20. 50 CFR 80.97 - May an agency barter goods or services to carry out a grant-funded project?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... services without the use of cash. Barter transactions are subject to the Cost Principles at 2 CFR part 220, 2 CFR part 225, or 2 CFR part 230. ... WILDLIFE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (CONTINUED) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE-WILDLIFE SPORT...

  1. 50 CFR 80.97 - May an agency barter goods or services to carry out a grant-funded project?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... services without the use of cash. Barter transactions are subject to the Cost Principles at 2 CFR part 220, 2 CFR part 225, or 2 CFR part 230. ... WILDLIFE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (CONTINUED) FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE-WILDLIFE SPORT...

  2. 75 FR 47525 - Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Renewable Energy Feasibility Studies Grants Under the...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-08-06

    ...), geothermal or hydroelectric energy sources. RES. Renewable energy system. Small hydropower. A hydropower... Rural Business-Cooperative Service Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Renewable Energy Feasibility Studies Grants Under the Rural Energy for America Program AGENCY: Rural...

  3. 77 FR 51113 - Letter of Intent To Apply for Funding Available Under the Supportive Services for Veteran...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-08-23

    ..., Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program Office, National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans, 4100... and Urban Development's (HUD) Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program, HUD's...

  4. Open Source Service Agent (OSSA) in the intelligence community's Open Source Architecture

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Fiene, Bruce F.

    1994-01-01

    The Community Open Source Program Office (COSPO) has developed an architecture for the intelligence community's new Open Source Information System (OSIS). The architecture is a multi-phased program featuring connectivity, interoperability, and functionality. OSIS is based on a distributed architecture concept. The system is designed to function as a virtual entity. OSIS will be a restricted (non-public), user configured network employing Internet communications. Privacy and authentication will be provided through firewall protection. Connection to OSIS can be made through any server on the Internet or through dial-up modems provided the appropriate firewall authentication system is installed on the client.

  5. Eliciting and utilizing rural students' funds of knowledge in the service of science learning: An action research study

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Lloyd, Ellen M.

    Several researchers have pointed out the failures of current schooling to adequately prepare students in science and called for radical reform in science education to address the problem. One dominant critique of science education is that several groups of students are not well served by current school science practices and discourses. Rural students represent one of these underserved populations. Yet, there is little in the literature that speaks specifically to reforming the science education of rural students. Utilizing action research as a methodology, this study was designed to learn more about the unique knowledge and life experiences of rural students, and how these unique knowledge, skills and interests could suggest new ways to improve science education in rural schools. Informed by this ultimate goal, I created an after school science club where the participating high school students engaged in solving a local watershed problem, while explicitly bringing to bear their unique backgrounds, local knowledge and life experiences from living in a rural area of Upstate New York. Using Funds of Knowledge as the theoretical framework, this after-school club served as the context to investigate the following research questions: (1) What science-related funds of knowledge do rural high school students have? (2) How were these funds of knowledge capitalized on to support science learning in an after-school setting?

  6. Allowing Spouses to Be Paid Personal Care Providers: Spouse Availability and Effects on Medicaid-Funded Service Use and Expenditures

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    Newcomer, Robert J.; Kang, Taewoon; Doty, Pamela

    2012-01-01

    Purpose of the Study: Medicaid service use and expenditure and quality of care outcomes in California's personal care program known as In-Home Supportive Service (IHSS) are described. Analyses investigated Medicaid expenditures, hospital use, and nursing home stays, comparing recipients who have paid spouse caregivers with those having other…

  7. Allowing Spouses to Be Paid Personal Care Providers: Spouse Availability and Effects on Medicaid-Funded Service Use and Expenditures

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Newcomer, Robert J.; Kang, Taewoon; Doty, Pamela

    2012-01-01

    Purpose of the Study: Medicaid service use and expenditure and quality of care outcomes in California's personal care program known as In-Home Supportive Service (IHSS) are described. Analyses investigated Medicaid expenditures, hospital use, and nursing home stays, comparing recipients who have paid spouse caregivers with those having other…

  8. 20 CFR 663.145 - What services are WIA title I adult and dislocated workers formula funds used to provide?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 4 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false What services are WIA title I adult and... TRAINING ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (CONTINUED) ADULT AND DISLOCATED WORKER ACTIVITIES UNDER TITLE I OF THE WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT Delivery of Adult and Dislocated Worker Services Through the...

  9. 20 CFR 663.145 - What services are WIA title I adult and dislocated workers formula funds used to provide?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 4 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false What services are WIA title I adult and... TRAINING ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (CONTINUED) ADULT AND DISLOCATED WORKER ACTIVITIES UNDER TITLE I OF THE WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT Delivery of Adult and Dislocated Worker Services Through the...

  10. 20 CFR 663.145 - What services are WIA title I adult and dislocated workers formula funds used to provide?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 4 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false What services are WIA title I adult and... TRAINING ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (CONTINUED) ADULT AND DISLOCATED WORKER ACTIVITIES UNDER TITLE I OF THE WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT Delivery of Adult and Dislocated Worker Services Through the...

  11. 20 CFR 663.145 - What services are WIA title I adult and dislocated workers formula funds used to provide?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 3 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false What services are WIA title I adult and... TRAINING ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ADULT AND DISLOCATED WORKER ACTIVITIES UNDER TITLE I OF THE WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT Delivery of Adult and Dislocated Worker Services Through the One-Stop...

  12. 20 CFR 663.145 - What services are WIA title I adult and dislocated workers formula funds used to provide?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 3 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false What services are WIA title I adult and... TRAINING ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ADULT AND DISLOCATED WORKER ACTIVITIES UNDER TITLE I OF THE WORKFORCE INVESTMENT ACT Delivery of Adult and Dislocated Worker Services Through the One-Stop...

  13. Residents’ Preferences for Household Kitchen Waste Source Separation Services in Beijing: A Choice Experiment Approach

    PubMed Central

    Yuan, Yalin; Yabe, Mitsuyasu

    2014-01-01

    A source separation program for household kitchen waste has been in place in Beijing since 2010. However, the participation rate of residents is far from satisfactory. This study was carried out to identify residents’ preferences based on an improved management strategy for household kitchen waste source separation. We determine the preferences of residents in an ad hoc sample, according to their age level, for source separation services and their marginal willingness to accept compensation for the service attributes. We used a multinomial logit model to analyze the data, collected from 394 residents in Haidian and Dongcheng districts of Beijing City through a choice experiment. The results show there are differences of preferences on the services attributes between young, middle, and old age residents. Low compensation is not a major factor to promote young and middle age residents accept the proposed separation services. However, on average, most of them prefer services with frequent, evening, plastic bag attributes and without instructor. This study indicates that there is a potential for local government to improve the current separation services accordingly. PMID:25546279

  14. Residents' preferences for household kitchen waste source separation services in Beijing: a choice experiment approach.

    PubMed

    Yuan, Yalin; Yabe, Mitsuyasu

    2015-01-01

    A source separation program for household kitchen waste has been in place in Beijing since 2010. However, the participation rate of residents is far from satisfactory. This study was carried out to identify residents' preferences based on an improved management strategy for household kitchen waste source separation. We determine the preferences of residents in an ad hoc sample, according to their age level, for source separation services and their marginal willingness to accept compensation for the service attributes. We used a multinomial logit model to analyze the data, collected from 394 residents in Haidian and Dongcheng districts of Beijing City through a choice experiment. The results show there are differences of preferences on the services attributes between young, middle, and old age residents. Low compensation is not a major factor to promote young and middle age residents accept the proposed separation services. However, on average, most of them prefer services with frequent, evening, plastic bag attributes and without instructor. This study indicates that there is a potential for local government to improve the current separation services accordingly. PMID:25546279

  15. 20 CFR 652.206 - May a State use funds authorized under the Act to provide “core services” and “intensive services...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... core services, as defined at section 134(d)(2) of WIA and discussed at 20 CFR 663.150, and may be used to provide intensive services as defined at WIA section 134(d)(3)(C) and discussed at 20 CFR 663.200... Employees' Benefits EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ESTABLISHMENT...

  16. Funding a Family Literacy Program.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    National Center for Family Literacy, Louisville, KY.

    Whatever the source of funding for family literacy or the form it takes, this guide provides an overview of the funding process and provides suggestions for solving the fund-raising mysteries. It notes that the good news is that there are a wide variety of sources and aid available to family literacy programs, but the bad news is that it is a…

  17. 25 CFR 15.301 - May I receive funds from the decedent's IIM account for funeral services?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... burial; and (3) The decedent's IIM account contains more than $2,500 on the date of death. (b) You must... approve reasonable costs of no more than $1,000 that are necessary for the burial services, taking...

  18. 25 CFR 15.301 - May I receive funds from the decedent's IIM account for funeral services?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... burial; and (3) The decedent's IIM account contains more than $2,500 on the date of death. (b) You must... approve reasonable costs of no more than $1,000 that are necessary for the burial services, taking...

  19. 25 CFR 15.301 - May I receive funds from the decedent's IIM account for funeral services?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... burial; and (3) The decedent's IIM account contains more than $2,500 on the date of death. (b) You must... approve reasonable costs of no more than $1,000 that are necessary for the burial services, taking...

  20. 25 CFR 15.301 - May I receive funds from the decedent's IIM account for funeral services?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... burial; and (3) The decedent's IIM account contains more than $2,500 on the date of death. (b) You must... approve reasonable costs of no more than $1,000 that are necessary for the burial services, taking...

  1. 5 CFR 831.305 - Service with a nonappropriated fund instrumentality after June 18, 1952, but before January 1, 1966.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ..., drama, music, library, service (i.e., recreation) club, youth activities, sports or recreation programs... retirement eligibility purposes under the provisions outlined in 5 CFR part 847, subpart H....

  2. 46 CFR 108.141 - Boundary bulkheads and decks between the emergency power source and service generators.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... source and service generators. 108.141 Section 108.141 Shipping COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND... service generators. Each boundary bulkhead and deck of a space containing an emergency electric power... service generator, the components of a ship's service generator, or a classified space must be an...

  3. 46 CFR 108.141 - Boundary bulkheads and decks between the emergency power source and service generators.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... source and service generators. 108.141 Section 108.141 Shipping COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND... service generators. Each boundary bulkhead and deck of a space containing an emergency electric power... service generator, the components of a ship's service generator, or a classified space must be an...

  4. 46 CFR 108.141 - Boundary bulkheads and decks between the emergency power source and service generators.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... source and service generators. 108.141 Section 108.141 Shipping COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND... service generators. Each boundary bulkhead and deck of a space containing an emergency electric power... service generator, the components of a ship's service generator, or a classified space must be an...

  5. 46 CFR 108.141 - Boundary bulkheads and decks between the emergency power source and service generators.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... source and service generators. 108.141 Section 108.141 Shipping COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND... service generators. Each boundary bulkhead and deck of a space containing an emergency electric power... service generator, the components of a ship's service generator, or a classified space must be an...

  6. 46 CFR 108.141 - Boundary bulkheads and decks between the emergency power source and service generators.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... source and service generators. 108.141 Section 108.141 Shipping COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND... service generators. Each boundary bulkhead and deck of a space containing an emergency electric power... service generator, the components of a ship's service generator, or a classified space must be an...

  7. Exploring Australian Pre-Service Teachers Sense of Efficacy, Its Sources, and Some Possible Influences

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    O'Neill, Sue; Stephenson, Jennifer

    2012-01-01

    Beginning teachers that possess a good sense of efficacy are less likely to suffer stress, burnout, or attrition. This study reports final-year Australian pre-service primary teachers sense of efficacy scores and the sources of information that contributed to it. Results showed that our beginning teachers had a good sense of efficacy, and…

  8. Practicum Experiences as Sources of Pre-Service Teachers' Self-Efficacy

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    Martins, Maria; Costa, João; Onofre, Marcos

    2015-01-01

    This study examines physical education pre-service teachers' (PTs) self-efficacy and practicum experiences as self-efficacy sources through a mixed-method approach. For the quantitative phase, a self-efficacy questionnaire was applied to 141 PTs. Results showed a stronger self-efficacy in the relationship with students and discipline promotion.…

  9. Practicum Experiences as Sources of Pre-Service Teachers' Self-Efficacy

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Martins, Maria; Costa, João; Onofre, Marcos

    2015-01-01

    This study examines physical education pre-service teachers' (PTs) self-efficacy and practicum experiences as self-efficacy sources through a mixed-method approach. For the quantitative phase, a self-efficacy questionnaire was applied to 141 PTs. Results showed a stronger self-efficacy in the relationship with students and discipline promotion.…

  10. Funding opportunities for veterinary medicine with USDA competitive programs.

    PubMed

    Fenwick, Brad

    2005-01-01

    Dramatic changes are underway in how public higher education and professional training are funded. The shift from a public to a beneficiary funding model is driving increases in tuition for students, the collection of user fees, and fee-for-service activities and has focused increased attention on the need for funding support from federal grants and contracts. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) was the first federal agency to support university-based research and education. While the funding provided by the USDA is now only a fraction of what is available through other federal sources, the USDA remains an important source of funding dedicated specifically to farm-animal-related research and the training of the next generation of veterinary scientists and educators. PMID:16261490

  11. Reporting funding source or conflict of interest in abstracts of randomized controlled trials, no evidence of a large impact on general practitioners’ confidence in conclusions, a three-arm randomized controlled trial

    PubMed Central

    2014-01-01

    Background Systematic reporting of funding sources is recommended in the CONSORT Statement for abstracts. However, no specific recommendation is related to the reporting of conflicts of interest (CoI). The objective was to compare physicians’ confidence in the conclusions of abstracts of randomized controlled trials of pharmaceutical treatment indexed in PubMed. Methods We planned a three-arm parallel-group randomized trial. French general practitioners (GPs) were invited to participate and were blinded to the study’s aim. We used a representative sample of 75 abstracts of pharmaceutical industry-funded randomized controlled trials published in 2010 and indexed in PubMed. Each abstract was standardized and reported in three formats: 1) no mention of the funding source or CoI; 2) reporting the funding source only; and 3) reporting the funding source and CoI. GPs were randomized according to a computerized randomization on a secure Internet system at a 1:1:1 ratio to assess one abstract among the three formats. The primary outcome was GPs’ confidence in the abstract conclusions (0, not at all, to 10, completely confident). The study was planned to detect a large difference with an effect size of 0.5. Results Between October 2012 and June 2013, among 605 GPs contacted, 354 were randomized, 118 for each type of abstract. The mean difference (95% confidence interval) in GPs’ confidence in abstract findings was 0.2 (-0.6; 1.0) (P?=?0.84) for abstracts reporting the funding source only versus no funding source or CoI; -0.4 (-1.3; 0.4) (P?=?0.39) for abstracts reporting the funding source and CoI versus no funding source and CoI; and -0.6 (-1.5; 0.2) (P?=?0.15) for abstracts reporting the funding source and CoI versus the funding source only. Conclusions We found no evidence of a large impact of trial report abstracts mentioning funding sources or CoI on GPs’ confidence in the conclusions of the abstracts. Trial Registration ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01679873 PMID:24779384

  12. The cost of service quality improvements: tracking the flow of funds in social franchise networks in Myanmar

    PubMed Central

    2013-01-01

    Introduction This paper examines the cost of quality improvements in Population Services International (PSI) Myanmar’s social franchise operations from 2007 to 2009. Methods The social franchise commodities studied were products for reproductive health, malaria, STIs, pneumonia, and diarrhea. This project applied ingredients based costing for labor, supplies, transport, and overhead. Data were gathered seven during key informant interviews with staff in the central Yangon office, examination of 3 years of payroll data, examination of a time motion study conducted by PSI, and spreadsheets recording the costs of acquiring and transporting supplies. Results In 2009 PSI Myanmar’s social franchise devoted $2.02 million towards a 94% reduction in commodity prices offered to its network of over 1700 primary care providers. These providers retained 1/3 of the subsidy as revenue and passed along the other 2/3 to their patients in the course of offering subsidized care for 1.5 million health episodes. In addition, PSI Myanmar devoted $2.09 million to support a team of franchise officers who conducted quality assurance for the private providers overseeing service quality and to distributing medical commodities. Conclusion In Myanmar, the social franchise operated by PSI spends roughly $1.00 in quality management and retailing for every $1.00 spent subsidizing medical commodities. Some services are free, but patients also pay fees for other lines of service. Overall patients contribute 1/6 as much as PSI does. Unlike other NGO’s, health services in social franchises like PSI are not all free to the patients, nor are the discounts uniformly applied. Discounts and subsidies evolve in response to public health concerns, market demand, providers’ cost structures as well as strategic objectives in maintaining the network and its portfolio of services. PMID:23826743

  13. Creative partnerships for funding nursing research.

    PubMed

    McCann, Judith J; Hills, Elizabeth Blanchard; Zauszniewski, Jaclene A; Smith, Carol E; Farran, Carol J; Wilkie, Diana J

    2011-02-01

    The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program and the Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) program are two federal funding mechanisms that some nurses in academic positions have used to support research and development of innovative nursing products or services. Both the SBIR and STTR mechanisms are excellent sources of funding for nurse researchers who want to capitalize on relationships with small businesses or obtain seed money to fund high-risk projects with potential to attract new venture capital. This article provides an overview of National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded SBIR and STTR programs and summarizes similarities and differences between the programs. The article also describes unique features of NIH SBIR and STTR funding mechanisms that differentiate them from other R-series funding mechanisms, reviews evaluation criteria for SBIR and STTR projects, and discusses critical partners and resources for proposal development. Finally, the article describes characteristics of successful partnerships and provides examples of SBIR/STTR-funded projects. PMID:20719996

  14. Urban Conservation and Service Corps Programs. A Series of Resource Reports. #1: Launching an Urban Corps. #2: Corps Funding.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Human Environment Center, Washington, DC.

    Urban conservation and service corps units, which provide jobs to disadvantaged youth and engage them in activities beneficial to the wider society, such as building or restoring city facilities, are discussed in this document, which contains two separate reports. Report 1 describes the origin and basic features of urban corps programs in New York…

  15. Funding Programs and Grant-Making Agencies. National Endowment for the Humanities; Institute of Museum and Library Services Library Programs.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Phelps, Thomas C.; Martin, Robert S.

    2002-01-01

    Presents two reports, one from the National Endowment for the Humanities that discusses public-private partnerships, federal-state partnerships, and preservation and access projects, and includes a directory of state humanities councils; and one from the Institute of Museum and Library Services Library Programs that describes state programs,…

  16. Building for the Future: A Guide to Facilities Loan Funds for Community-Based Child and Family Services.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Sussman, Carl

    This guidebook assesses the feasibility and potential impact a specialized lending program might have on the capital needs of community-based child and family services. It explains the need for quality facilities and how physical space can affect child care quality and the program's impact. Also described are the problems associated with capital…

  17. 47 CFR 54.643 - Funding commitments.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... SERVICE Universal Service Support for Health Care Providers Healthcare Connect Fund § 54.643 Funding... belief, the most cost-effective vendor available, as defined in § 54.642(c). (iii) All Healthcare Connect... support for the same service from both the Telecommunications Program and the Healthcare Connect Fund....

  18. Nonprofit Agencies Adapt to Changing Fiscal Climate to Deliver Social Services.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Russo, Philip A., Jr.; And Others

    1988-01-01

    Examines the impact of federal funding cutbacks on operations of 12 nonprofit social service agencies in 6 rural Ohio counties. Finds that mega-agencies have broadened their clientele, service offerings, and funding sources, while smaller agencies are squeezed. Discusses effects on service delivery effectiveness, local priorities, and public…

  19. Allowing Spouses to Be Paid Personal Care Providers: Spouse Availability and Effects on Medicaid-Funded Service Use and Expenditures

    PubMed Central

    Newcomer, Robert J.; Kang, Taewoon; Doty, Pamela

    2012-01-01

    Purpose of the Study:?Medicaid service use and expenditure and quality of care outcomes in California’s personal care program known as In-Home Supportive Service (IHSS) are described. Analyses investigated Medicaid expenditures, hospital use, and nursing home stays, comparing recipients who have paid spouse caregivers with those having other relatives or unrelated individuals as their caregivers.?Design and Methods:?Medicaid claims and IHSS assessment data for calendar year 2005 were linked for IHSS recipients aged 18 years or older (n = 386,447)?Results:?The rates of ambulatory care-sensitive hospital admissions and Medicaid-covered nursing home placements were at least comparable among IHSS recipients’ with spouse, parent, other relative, or nonrelative caregivers. Statistically significant differences reflected more desirable outcomes for those with relatives as paid caregivers. In no comparisons did those with spouse providers have worse outcomes than those with nonrelative providers. Average monthly Medicaid expenditures for all services were also lower for IHSS recipients with family provider.?Implications:?There were no financial disadvantages and some advantages to Medicaid in terms of lower average Medicaid expenditures and fewer nursing home admissions when using spouses, parents, and other relatives as paid IHSS providers. This argues in favor of honoring the recipient’s and family’s preference for such providers. PMID:22012960

  20. Funding Opportunities

    Cancer.gov

    The Requests for Applications (RFAs) and Program Announcements (PAs) listed below represent both expired and current Funding Opportunities from the Cancer Diagnosis Program and examples of the different type of funding mechanisms used by CDP.

  1. 24 CFR 401.472 - Rehabilitation funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 24 Housing and Urban Development 2 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Rehabilitation funding. 401.472... (MARK-TO-MARKET) Restructuring Plan § 401.472 Rehabilitation funding. (a) Sources of funds—(1) Project accounts. The Restructuring Plan for funding rehabilitation must include funds from the project's...

  2. 24 CFR 401.472 - Rehabilitation funding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 24 Housing and Urban Development 2 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Rehabilitation funding. 401.472... (MARK-TO-MARKET) Restructuring Plan § 401.472 Rehabilitation funding. (a) Sources of funds—(1) Project accounts. The Restructuring Plan for funding rehabilitation must include funds from the project's...

  3. 48 CFR 18.116 - Service-disabled Veteran-owned Small Business (SDVOSB) sole source awards.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ...-owned Small Business (SDVOSB) sole source awards. 18.116 Section 18.116 Federal Acquisition Regulations... Available Acquisition Flexibilities 18.116 Service-disabled Veteran-owned Small Business (SDVOSB) sole source awards. Contracts may be awarded to Service-disabled Veteran-owned Small Business...

  4. 48 CFR 206.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 206.302-1 Section 206.302-1... ACQUISITION PLANNING COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 206.302-1 Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. (a) Authority....

  5. 48 CFR 3006.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 3006.302-1 Section 3006.302-1... REGULATION (HSAR) ACQUISITION PLANNING COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 3006.302-1 Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements....

  6. 48 CFR 206.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 206.302-1 Section 206.302-1... ACQUISITION PLANNING COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 206.302-1 Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. (a) Authority....

  7. 48 CFR 206.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 206.302-1 Section 206.302-1... ACQUISITION PLANNING COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 206.302-1 Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. (a) Authority....

  8. 48 CFR 206.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 206.302-1 Section 206.302-1... ACQUISITION PLANNING COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 206.302-1 Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. (a) Authority....

  9. 48 CFR 3006.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 3006.302-1 Section 3006.302-1... REGULATION (HSAR) ACQUISITION PLANNING COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 3006.302-1 Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements....

  10. Photocopy of photograph (Source: National Park Service, U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, ...

    Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

    Photocopy of photograph (Source: National Park Service, U.S.S. Arizona Memorial, from 14th Naval District Photograph Collection, PHOG No. P.H. 4464-45) Official USN Photo, 1945. REMOVAL OF SPLINTERPROOF SHELTER (FORMER FACILITY S 1122), LOCATED BETWEEN FACILITIES 1 AND 3 IN NAVAL SHIPYARD. - U.S. Naval Base, Pearl Harbor, Splinterproof Air Raid Shelters, Various locations throughout base, Pearl City, Honolulu County, HI

  11. StatFund | Funding Opportunities

    Cancer.gov

    A variety of funding mechanisms exist for different career levels and objectives. See Funding Mechanisms for a list of mechanisms particularly suitable to statisticians, including both training grants and research grants. The links below lead to information about Program areas of interest, particular funding opportunities (RFAs) and Program announcements (PAs).

  12. Use of Networked Information Sources and Services By Information Science Faculty in Services: A Field Study Performed at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Abouserie, Hossam M. R.

    2008-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to explore and investigate the ways faculty at The School of Information Studies at Syracuse University use Networked Information Sources and Services to support their service tasks. Library and Information Sciences faculty were chosen as the population for this study. The study aimed to answer the following…

  13. Putting It Together: A Guide to Financing Comprehensive Services in Child Care and Early Education

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Johnson-Staub, Christine

    2012-01-01

    This guide aims to help states look beyond the major sources of child care and early education funding and consider alternative federal financing sources to bring comprehensive services into early childhood settings. Why? Because the sources of child care funding historically available to states have limited supply and allowable uses, and…

  14. The risk and consequences of clinical miscoding due to inadequate medical documentation: a case study of the impact on health services funding.

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    Cheng, Ping; Gilchrist, Annette; Robinson, Kerin M; Paul, Lindsay

    2009-01-01

    As coded clinical data are used in a variety of areas (e.g. health services funding, epidemiology, health sciences research), coding errors have the potential to produce far-reaching consequences. In this study the causes and consequences of miscoding were reviewed. In particular, the impact of miscoding due to inadequate medical documentation on hospital funding was examined. Appropriate reimbursement of hospital revenue in the casemix-based (output-based) funding system in the state of Victoria, Australia relies upon accurate, comprehensive, and timely clinical coding. In order to assess the reliability of these data in a Melbourne tertiary hospital, this study aimed to: (a) measure discrepancies in clinical code assignment; (b) identify resultant Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) changes; (c) identify revenue shifts associated with the DRG changes; (d) identify the underlying causes of coding error and DRG change; and (e) recommend strategies to address the aforementioned. An internal audit was conducted on 752 surgical inpatient discharges from the hospital within a six-month period. In a blind audit, each episode was re-coded. Comparisons were made between the original codes and the auditor-assigned codes, and coding errors were grouped and statistically analysed by categories. Changes in DRGs and weighted inlier-equivalent separations (WIES) were compared and analysed, and underlying factors were identified. Approximately 16% of the 752 cases audited reflected a DRG change, equating to a significant revenue increase of nearly AU$575,300. Fifty-six percent of DRG change cases were due to documentation issues. Incorrect selection or coding of the principal diagnosis accounted for a further 13% of the DRG changes, and missing additional diagnosis codes for 29%. The most significant of the factors underlying coding error and DRG change was poor quality of documentation. It was concluded that the auditing process plays a critical role in the identification of causes of coding inaccuracy and, thence, in the improvement of coding accuracy in routine disease and procedure classification and in securing proper financial reimbursement. PMID:19293434

  15. 38 CFR 62.40 - Notice of Fund Availability.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... (CONTINUED) SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIES PROGRAM § 62.40 Notice of Fund Availability. When funds... Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program; (e) The length of term for the supportive services...

  16. 38 CFR 62.40 - Notice of Fund Availability.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... (CONTINUED) SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIES PROGRAM § 62.40 Notice of Fund Availability. When funds... Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program; (e) The length of term for the supportive services...

  17. 38 CFR 62.40 - Notice of Fund Availability.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... (CONTINUED) SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIES PROGRAM § 62.40 Notice of Fund Availability. When funds... Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program; (e) The length of term for the supportive services...

  18. 38 CFR 62.40 - Notice of Fund Availability.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... (CONTINUED) SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIES PROGRAM § 62.40 Notice of Fund Availability. When funds... Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program; (e) The length of term for the supportive services...

  19. CHRONOS architecture: Experiences with an open-source services-oriented architecture for geoinformatics

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Fils, D.; Cervato, C.; Reed, J.; Diver, P.; Tang, X.; Bohling, G.; Greer, D.

    2009-04-01

    CHRONOS's purpose is to transform Earth history research by seamlessly integrating stratigraphic databases and tools into a virtual on-line stratigraphic record. In this paper, we describe the various components of CHRONOS's distributed data system, including the encoding of semantic and descriptive data into a service-based architecture. We give examples of how we have integrated well-tested resources available from the open-source and geoinformatic communities, like the GeoSciML schema and the simple knowledge organization system (SKOS), into the services-oriented architecture to encode timescale and phylogenetic synonymy data. We also describe on-going efforts to use geospatially enhanced data syndication and informally including semantic information by embedding it directly into the XHTML Document Object Model (DOM). XHTML DOM allows machine-discoverable descriptive data such as licensing and citation information to be incorporated directly into data sets retrieved by users.

  20. CHRONOS architecture: Experiences with an open-source services-oriented architecture for geoinformatics

    USGS Publications Warehouse

    Fils, D.; Cervato, C.; Reed, J.; Diver, P.; Tang, X.; Bohling, G.; Greer, D.

    2009-01-01

    CHRONOS's purpose is to transform Earth history research by seamlessly integrating stratigraphic databases and tools into a virtual on-line stratigraphic record. In this paper, we describe the various components of CHRONOS's distributed data system, including the encoding of semantic and descriptive data into a service-based architecture. We give examples of how we have integrated well-tested resources available from the open-source and geoinformatic communities, like the GeoSciML schema and the simple knowledge organization system (SKOS), into the services-oriented architecture to encode timescale and phylogenetic synonymy data. We also describe on-going efforts to use geospatially enhanced data syndication and informally including semantic information by embedding it directly into the XHTML Document Object Model (DOM). XHTML DOM allows machine-discoverable descriptive data such as licensing and citation information to be incorporated directly into data sets retrieved by users. ?? 2008 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

  1. "We Could Kid on That This Is Going to Benefit the Kids but No, This Is about Funding": Cutbacks in Services to Disabled Children and Young People in Scotland

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    Stalker, Kirsten; MacDonald, Charlotte; King, Caroline; McFaul, Francis; Young, Colin; Hawthorn, Moyra

    2015-01-01

    This paper presents research, commissioned by Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People, examining changes in the availability and accessibility of publicly funded services to disabled children, young people and their families between 2011 and 2013. Methods included a survey of voluntary-sector providers and focus groups with…

  2. "We Could Kid on That This Is Going to Benefit the Kids but No, This Is about Funding": Cutbacks in Services to Disabled Children and Young People in Scotland

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Stalker, Kirsten; MacDonald, Charlotte; King, Caroline; McFaul, Francis; Young, Colin; Hawthorn, Moyra

    2015-01-01

    This paper presents research, commissioned by Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People, examining changes in the availability and accessibility of publicly funded services to disabled children, young people and their families between 2011 and 2013. Methods included a survey of voluntary-sector providers and focus groups with…

  3. 78 FR 70071 - Notice of Funding Availability for Disaster Relief Emergency Grant Funds; Request for Applications

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-11-22

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION...: Legal Services Corporation. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the national organization charged with administering federal funds provided for civil legal services to...

  4. 42 CFR 93.209 - Funding component.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Funding component. 93.209 Section 93.209 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HEALTH ASSESSMENTS AND HEALTH... MISCONDUCT Definitions § 93.209 Funding component. Funding component means any organizational unit of the...

  5. 42 CFR 93.209 - Funding component.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Funding component. 93.209 Section 93.209 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HEALTH ASSESSMENTS AND HEALTH... MISCONDUCT Definitions § 93.209 Funding component. Funding component means any organizational unit of the...

  6. 42 CFR 93.209 - Funding component.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Funding component. 93.209 Section 93.209 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HEALTH ASSESSMENTS AND HEALTH... MISCONDUCT Definitions § 93.209 Funding component. Funding component means any organizational unit of the...

  7. 42 CFR 93.209 - Funding component.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Funding component. 93.209 Section 93.209 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HEALTH ASSESSMENTS AND HEALTH... MISCONDUCT Definitions § 93.209 Funding component. Funding component means any organizational unit of the...

  8. 42 CFR 93.209 - Funding component.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Funding component. 93.209 Section 93.209 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HEALTH ASSESSMENTS AND HEALTH... MISCONDUCT Definitions § 93.209 Funding component. Funding component means any organizational unit of the...

  9. A Practice Approach of Multi-source Geospatial Data Integration for Web-based Geoinformation Services

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Huang, W.; Jiang, J.; Zha, Z.; Zhang, H.; Wang, C.; Zhang, J.

    2014-04-01

    Geospatial data resources are the foundation of the construction of geo portal which is designed to provide online geoinformation services for the government, enterprise and public. It is vital to keep geospatial data fresh, accurate and comprehensive in order to satisfy the requirements of application and development of geographic location, route navigation, geo search and so on. One of the major problems we are facing is data acquisition. For us, integrating multi-sources geospatial data is the mainly means of data acquisition. This paper introduced a practice integration approach of multi-source geospatial data with different data model, structure and format, which provided the construction of National Geospatial Information Service Platform of China (NGISP) with effective technical supports. NGISP is the China's official geo portal which provides online geoinformation services based on internet, e-government network and classified network. Within the NGISP architecture, there are three kinds of nodes: national, provincial and municipal. Therefore, the geospatial data is from these nodes and the different datasets are heterogeneous. According to the results of analysis of the heterogeneous datasets, the first thing we do is to define the basic principles of data fusion, including following aspects: 1. location precision; 2.geometric representation; 3. up-to-date state; 4. attribute values; and 5. spatial relationship. Then the technical procedure is researched and the method that used to process different categories of features such as road, railway, boundary, river, settlement and building is proposed based on the principles. A case study in Jiangsu province demonstrated the applicability of the principle, procedure and method of multi-source geospatial data integration.

  10. Missing Funds

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hassenpflug, Ann

    2012-01-01

    A high school drama coach informs assistant principal Laura Madison that the money students earned through fund-raising activities seems to have vanished and that the male assistant principal may be involved in the disappearance of the funds. Laura has to determine how to address this situation. She considers her past experiences with problematic…

  11. Coastal Ocean Observing Network - Open Source Architecture for Data Management and Web-Based Data Services

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Pattabhi Rama Rao, E.; Venkat Shesu, R.; Udaya Bhaskar, T. V. S.

    2012-07-01

    The observations from the oceans are the backbone for any kind of operational services, viz. potential fishing zone advisory services, ocean state forecast, storm surges, cyclones, monsoon variability, tsunami, etc. Though it is important to monitor open Ocean, it is equally important to acquire sufficient data in the coastal ocean through coastal ocean observing systems for re-analysis, analysis and forecast of coastal ocean by assimilating different ocean variables, especially sub-surface information; validation of remote sensing data, ocean and atmosphere model/analysis and to understand the processes related to air-sea interaction and ocean physics. Accurate information and forecast of the state of the coastal ocean at different time scales is vital for the wellbeing of the coastal population as well as for the socio-economic development of the country through shipping, offshore oil and energy etc. Considering the importance of ocean observations in terms of understanding our ocean environment and utilize them for operational oceanography, a large number of platforms were deployed in the Indian Ocean including coastal observatories, to acquire data on ocean variables in and around Indian Seas. The coastal observation network includes HF Radars, wave rider buoys, sea level gauges, etc. The surface meteorological and oceanographic data generated by these observing networks are being translated into ocean information services through analysis and modelling. Centralized data management system is a critical component in providing timely delivery of Ocean information and advisory services. In this paper, we describe about the development of open-source architecture for real-time data reception from the coastal observation network, processing, quality control, database generation and web-based data services that includes on-line data visualization and data downloads by various means.

  12. Hearing Aid Use and Adherence to Treatment in a Publicly-Funded Health Service from the City of São Paulo, Brazil

    PubMed Central

    Iwahashi, Juliana Harumi; Jardim, Isabela de Souza; Shirayama, Yoshihisa; Yuasa, Motoyuki; Bento, Ricardo Ferreira

    2014-01-01

    Introduction?Periodic follow-up appointments are important to ensure long-term effectiveness of rehabilitation with hearing aids. However, not all users are able to maintain adherence to recommendations prescribed during the fitting process and some do not attend those appointments, which compromises the effectiveness of treatment. Objective?Compare hearing aid use after 1?year between subjects who did not attend a follow-up evaluation appointment at a publicly-funded health service (nonattenders) and those who attended the appointment (attenders). Reasons for nonuse of hearing aids and unscheduled appointments were also analyzed. Methods?Prospective observational cross-sectional study. Nonattenders and attenders in a follow-up evaluation appointment were interviewed by telephone about hearing aid use, reasons for nonuse, and unscheduled appointments. Results?The nonattenders group consisted of 108 subjects and the attenders group had 200 subjects; in both groups, most users kept bilateral use but the nonuse rate was higher in nonattenders. The main reason for nonuse of hearing aids among nonattenders was health problems; fitting problems was the main reason for nonuse in the attenders group. Health problems and issues like unavailable companion and transportation difficulties were the reasons for unscheduled follow-up appointments. Conclusion?Nonattenders had a greater nonuse rate and were more likely to abandon hearing aid use. Measures to increase hearing aid use and adherence to prescribed recommendations are also necessary to ensure long-term effectiveness of rehabilitation with hearing aids. PMID:26157494

  13. United States Merchant Marine Academy: Internal Control Weaknesses Resulted in Improper Sources and Uses of Funds; Some Corrective Actions Are Under Way. Report to Congressional Committees. GAO-09-635

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Franzel, Jeanette M.

    2009-01-01

    The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (Academy), a component of the Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration (MARAD), is one of five U.S. service academies. The Academy is affiliated with 14 nonappropriated fund instrumentalities (NAFI) and two foundations. The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) was asked to determine whether…

  14. Modeling fuzzy multi-period production planning and sourcing problem with credibility service levels

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Lan, Yan-Fei; Liu, Yan-Kui; Sun, Gao-Ji

    2009-09-01

    A great deal of research has been done on production planning and sourcing problems, most of which concern deterministic or stochastic demand and cost situations and single period systems. In this paper, we consider a new class of multi-period production planning and sourcing problem with credibility service levels, in which a manufacturer has a number of plants and subcontractors and has to meet the product demand according to the credibility service levels set by its customers. In the proposed problem, demands and costs are uncertain and assumed to be fuzzy variables with known possibility distributions. The objective of the problem is to minimize the total expected cost, including the expected value of the sum of the inventory holding and production cost in the planning horizon. Because the proposed problem is too complex to apply conventional optimization algorithms, we suggest an approximation approach (AA) to evaluate the objective function. After that, two algorithms are designed to solve the proposed production planning problem. The first is a PSO algorithm combining the AA, and the second is a hybrid PSO algorithm integrating the AA, neural network (NN) and PSO. Finally, one numerical example is provided to compare the effectiveness of the proposed two algorithms.

  15. 48 CFR 306.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 4 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 306.302-1 Section 306.302-1 Federal Acquisition Regulations System HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMPETITION AND ACQUISITION...

  16. 48 CFR 306.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 4 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 306.302-1 Section 306.302-1 Federal Acquisition Regulations System HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMPETITION AND ACQUISITION...

  17. 48 CFR 306.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 4 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 306.302-1 Section 306.302-1 Federal Acquisition Regulations System HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMPETITION AND ACQUISITION...

  18. ENLISTED MEN SEPARATING FROM THE MILITARY SERVICE AS A POTENTIAL SOURCE OF TEACHERS FOR VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    HENSEL, JAMES W.; AND OTHERS

    THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE STUDY WAS TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE MILITARY SERVICES OFFERED A POTENTIAL SOURCE FOR VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL TEACHERS. MILITARY OFFICIALS DESIGNATED ONE ARMY, ONE NAVY, AND ONE AIR FORCE BASE WHICH REPRESENTED A TYPICAL SEPARATION CENTER FOR EACH PARTICULAR SERVICE. A QUESTIONNAIRE, ADMINISTERED BY DESIGNATED BASE…

  19. 48 CFR 306.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 4 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 306.302-1 Section 306.302-1 Federal Acquisition Regulations System HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMPETITION AND ACQUISITION PLANNING COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and...

  20. Formula for Allocating Matriculation Funds.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Choy, Susan P.; Tuma, John E.

    In spring 1990, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges convened the Matriculation Funding Task Force to review the standards used to estimate matriculation costs and the formula used to allocate state funds among districts. The task force expanded the scope of the matriculation services used as standards for estimating the cost of…

  1. 48 CFR 6.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 6.302-1 Only one responsible source and no other supplies or... sources, and no other type of supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements, full and open..., or feature of a product, peculiar to one manufacturer— (i) Does not provide for full and...

  2. 48 CFR 6.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 6.302-1 Only one responsible source and no other supplies or... sources, and no other type of supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements, full and open..., or feature of a product, peculiar to one manufacturer— (i) Does not provide for full and...

  3. 48 CFR 6.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 6.302-1 Only one responsible source and no other supplies or... sources, and no other type of supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements, full and open..., or feature of a product, peculiar to one manufacturer— (i) Does not provide for full and...

  4. 48 CFR 3006.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 7 2013-10-01 2012-10-01 true Only one responsible source... REGULATION (HSAR) ACQUISITION PLANNING COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 3006.302-1 Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements....

  5. 48 CFR 1406.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 1406.302-1 Only one responsible source and no... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 5 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 1406.302-1 Section...

  6. 48 CFR 606.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 606.302-1 Only one responsible source and no... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 4 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 606.302-1 Section...

  7. 48 CFR 1406.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 1406.302-1 Only one responsible source and no... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 5 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 1406.302-1 Section...

  8. 48 CFR 1406.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 1406.302-1 Only one responsible source and no... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 5 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 1406.302-1 Section...

  9. 48 CFR 606.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 606.302-1 Only one responsible source and no... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 606.302-1 Section...

  10. 48 CFR 606.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 606.302-1 Only one responsible source and no... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 4 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 606.302-1 Section...

  11. 48 CFR 1406.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 1406.302-1 Only one responsible source and no... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 5 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 1406.302-1 Section...

  12. 48 CFR 1406.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 1406.302-1 Only one responsible source and no... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 5 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 1406.302-1 Section...

  13. 48 CFR 606.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 606.302-1 Only one responsible source and no... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 4 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 606.302-1 Section...

  14. 48 CFR 606.302-1 - Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS Other Than Full and Open Competition 606.302-1 Only one responsible source and no... 48 Federal Acquisition Regulations System 4 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. 606.302-1 Section...

  15. Comparing the Content and Sources of the Pedagogical Beliefs of Chinese and American Pre-Service Teachers

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    He, Ye; Levin, Barbara B.; Li, Yongning

    2011-01-01

    This study compares the content and sources of the pedagogical beliefs of 106 pre-service teachers in two teacher education programmes in China and the USA. Qualitative data were collected using an open-ended survey instrument to compare similarities and differences in the content and sources of participants' pedagogical beliefs. The findings…

  16. 42 CFR 59.208 - Use of project funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Use of project funds. 59.208 Section 59.208 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS GRANTS FOR FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES Grants for Family Planning Service Training § 59.208 Use of project funds. (a) Any funds granted pursuant to this subpart as well...

  17. Speech and Language Therapy and the Knowles Edge Standards Fund Project: An Evaluation of the Service Provided to a Cluster of Primary Schools

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Roulstone, Sue; Owen, Rosalind; French, Lucy

    2005-01-01

    In 2000, 25 speech and language therapy projects were established in schools in England, funded through the Standards Fund. An evaluation commissioned by the Government reported positive results and gave an overview of all the projects at a point approximately six months after their inception. Although there were common themes, it was quite clear…

  18. 47 CFR 54.1008 - Mobility Fund Phase I disbursements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... (CONTINUED) UNIVERSAL SERVICE Mobility Fund § 54.1008 Mobility Fund Phase I disbursements. (a) A winning... compliance with all requirements for receipt of Mobility Fund Phase I support at the time that it...

  19. 47 CFR 54.1008 - Mobility Fund Phase I disbursements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... (CONTINUED) UNIVERSAL SERVICE Mobility Fund § 54.1008 Mobility Fund Phase I disbursements. (a) A winning... compliance with all requirements for receipt of Mobility Fund Phase I support at the time that it...

  20. 47 CFR 54.1008 - Mobility Fund Phase I disbursements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... (CONTINUED) UNIVERSAL SERVICE Mobility Fund § 54.1008 Mobility Fund Phase I disbursements. (a) A winning... compliance with all requirements for receipt of Mobility Fund Phase I support at the time that it...

  1. 38 CFR 13.72 - Release of funds from Personal Funds of Patients.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... Personal Funds of Patients. 13.72 Section 13.72 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief DEPARTMENT OF... Personal Funds of Patients. Veterans Service Center Managers may authorize release of funds from Personal Funds of Patients for the needs of veterans and their dependents, including amounts fixed by statute...

  2. 38 CFR 13.72 - Release of funds from Personal Funds of Patients.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... Personal Funds of Patients. 13.72 Section 13.72 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief DEPARTMENT OF... Personal Funds of Patients. Veterans Service Center Managers may authorize release of funds from Personal Funds of Patients for the needs of veterans and their dependents, including amounts fixed by statute...

  3. Plug-and-play UMLS knowledge source server using web services and portlets.

    PubMed

    Thorn, Karen E; Bangalore, Anantha; Browne, Allen

    2006-01-01

    The UMLS is large and complex and presents significant challenges in retrieving information in a comprehensive way. Typical users of the UMLSKS (UMLS Knowledge Source Server) run the gamut in terms of knowledge of the UMLS and retrieval needs from the UMLSKS. Even though we as developers of the UMLSKS have always strived to create a truly modular and flexible system, we felt that the available technology until recently was not mature enough to create a loosely coupled, plug-and-play UMLSKS. In the past year we became convinced that web services and portal technology had sufficiently matured to allow us to develop such a system. In this poster, we present the details of the new plug-and-play UMLSKS that has been in development for about a year. PMID:17238740

  4. Low cost, scalable proteomics data analysis using Amazon's cloud computing services and open source search algorithms.

    PubMed

    Halligan, Brian D; Geiger, Joey F; Vallejos, Andrew K; Greene, Andrew S; Twigger, Simon N

    2009-06-01

    One of the major difficulties for many laboratories setting up proteomics programs has been obtaining and maintaining the computational infrastructure required for the analysis of the large flow of proteomics data. We describe a system that combines distributed cloud computing and open source software to allow laboratories to set up scalable virtual proteomics analysis clusters without the investment in computational hardware or software licensing fees. Additionally, the pricing structure of distributed computing providers, such as Amazon Web Services, allows laboratories or even individuals to have large-scale computational resources at their disposal at a very low cost per run. We provide detailed step-by-step instructions on how to implement the virtual proteomics analysis clusters as well as a list of current available preconfigured Amazon machine images containing the OMSSA and X!Tandem search algorithms and sequence databases on the Medical College of Wisconsin Proteomics Center Web site ( http://proteomics.mcw.edu/vipdac ). PMID:19358578

  5. Low Cost, Scalable Proteomics Data Analysis Using Amazon's Cloud Computing Services and Open Source Search Algorithms

    PubMed Central

    Halligan, Brian D.; Geiger, Joey F.; Vallejos, Andrew K.; Greene, Andrew S.; Twigger, Simon N.

    2009-01-01

    One of the major difficulties for many laboratories setting up proteomics programs has been obtaining and maintaining the computational infrastructure required for the analysis of the large flow of proteomics data. We describe a system that combines distributed cloud computing and open source software to allow laboratories to set up scalable virtual proteomics analysis clusters without the investment in computational hardware or software licensing fees. Additionally, the pricing structure of distributed computing providers, such as Amazon Web Services, allows laboratories or even individuals to have large-scale computational resources at their disposal at a very low cost per run. We provide detailed step by step instructions on how to implement the virtual proteomics analysis clusters as well as a list of current available preconfigured Amazon machine images containing the OMSSA and X!Tandem search algorithms and sequence databases on the Medical College of Wisconsin Proteomics Center website (http://proteomics.mcw.edu/vipdac). PMID:19358578

  6. Proteus - A Free and Open Source Sensor Observation Service (SOS) Client

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Henriksson, J.; Satapathy, G.; Bermudez, L. E.

    2013-12-01

    The Earth's 'electronic skin' is becoming ever more sophisticated with a growing number of sensors measuring everything from seawater salinity levels to atmospheric pressure. To further the scientific application of this data collection effort, it is important to make the data easily available to anyone who wants to use it. Making Earth Science data readily available will allow the data to be used in new and potentially groundbreaking ways. The US National Science and Technology Council made this clear in its most recent National Strategy for Civil Earth Observations report, when it remarked that Earth observations 'are often found to be useful for additional purposes not foreseen during the development of the observation system'. On the road to this goal the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is defining uniform data formats and service interfaces to facilitate the discovery and access of sensor data. This is being done through the Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) stack of standards, which include the Sensor Observation Service (SOS), Sensor Model Language (SensorML), Observations & Measurements (O&M) and Catalog Service for the Web (CSW). End-users do not have to use these standards directly, but can use smart tools that leverage and implement them. We have developed such a tool named Proteus. Proteus is an open-source sensor data discovery client. The goal of Proteus is to be a general-purpose client that can be used by anyone for discovering and accessing sensor data via OGC-based services. Proteus is a desktop client and supports a straightforward workflow for finding sensor data. The workflow takes the user through the process of selecting appropriate services, bounding boxes, observed properties, time periods and other search facets. NASA World Wind is used to display the matching sensor offerings on a map. Data from any sensor offering can be previewed in a time series. The user can download data from a single sensor offering, or download data in bulk from all matching sensor offerings. Proteus leverages NASA World Wind's WMS capabilities and allow overlaying sensor offerings on top of any map. Specific search criteria (i.e. user discoveries) can be saved and later restored. Proteus is supports two user types: 1) the researcher/scientist interested in discovering and downloading specific sensor data as input to research processes, and 2) the data manager responsible for maintaining sensor data services (e.g. SOSs) and wants to ensure proper data and metadata delivery, verify sensor data, and receive sensor data alerts. Proteus has a Web-based companion product named the Community Hub that is used to generate sensor data alerts. Alerts can be received via an RSS feed, viewed in a Web browser or displayed directly in Proteus via a Web-based API. To advance the vision of making Earth Science data easily discoverable and accessible to end-users, professional or laymen, Proteus is available as open-source on GitHub (https://github.com/intelligentautomation/proteus).

  7. The Alaska Public School Fund: A Permanent Fund for Education.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Coon, E. Dean

    This paper examines the development of Alaska's Public School Fund, its current status, and its potential as a major revenue source for elementary and secondary education. The fund, which was created following the 1915 federal school lands grant to Alaska, is examined for the 1916-58 territorial period, the 1959-78 early statehood period, and the…

  8. [Sources of finance for provincial occupational health services. Theory and practice].

    PubMed

    Rydlewska-Liszkowska, I; Jugo, B

    1999-01-01

    The financing of occupational health services (OHS) at the provincial level is an important issue in view of the transformation process going on not only in OHS but also in the overall health care system in Poland. New principles of financing must be now based on the cost and effects analyses. Thus, the question arises on how to provide financial means adequate to needs of health care institutions resulting from their tasks and responsibilities. The gaps existing in the information system have encouraged us to examine the situation in regard to the structure of financing and internal allocation of financial means. The objectives were formulated as follows: to characterise the sources of financial means received by provincial OHS centres; to analyse the structure of financial means derived from various sources, taking into account forms of financial administration, using the data provided by selected centres; to define the relation between the financial means being at the disposal of OHS centres and the scope of their activities; The information on the financing system was collected using a questionnaire mailed to directors of selected OHS centres. The information collected proved to be a valuable source of knowledge on the above mentioned issues as well as on how far the new system of financing associated with a new form of financial administration--an independent public health institution--has already been implemented. The studies indicated that at the present stage of the OHS system transformation it is very difficult to formulate conclusions on the financing administration in provincial OHS centres. PMID:10472618

  9. Finding Federal Money for Children's Services: Financing Services for Children through Title XX and Other Programs. Manual 1.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Copeland, William C.

    This is the first manual of a 4-part series on how to find, obtain, contract for and manage Federal money for children's services. The first manual concentrates on ways to locate funds for new and existing programs. Emphasis is on Title XX of the Social Security Act, but attention is given also to alternative sources where Title XX funds are not…

  10. 45 CFR 98.53 - Matching fund requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Matching fund requirements. 98.53 Section 98.53 Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL ADMINISTRATION CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT FUND Use of Child Care and Development Funds § 98.53 Matching fund requirements. (a) Federal matching funds are available for expenditures in...

  11. 22 CFR 228.39 - Special source rules for construction and engineering services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... engineering services. 228.39 Section 228.39 Foreign Relations AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT RULES ON... engineering services. Advanced developing countries, eligible under Geographic Code 941, which have attained a competitive capability in international markets for construction services or engineering services are...

  12. 22 CFR 228.39 - Special source rules for construction and engineering services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... engineering services. 228.39 Section 228.39 Foreign Relations AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT RULES ON... engineering services. Advanced developing countries, eligible under Geographic Code 941, which have attained a competitive capability in international markets for construction services or engineering services are...

  13. GPU seeks new funding for TMI cleanup

    SciTech Connect

    Utroska, D.

    1982-09-01

    General Public Utilities (GPU) wants approval for annual transfer of money from base rate increases in other accounts to pay for the cleanup at Three Mile Island (TMI) until TMI-1 returns to service or the public utility commission takes further action. This proposal confirms fears of a delay in TMI-1 startup and demonstrates that the January negotiated settlement will produce little funding for TMI-2 cleanup. A review of the settlement terms outlines the three-step process for base rate increases and revenue adjustments after the startup of TMI-1, and points out where controversy and delays due to psychological stress make a new source of money essential. GPU thinks customer funding will motivate other parties to a broad-based cost-sharing agreement. (DCK)

  14. A Catalyst for Change: LSTA Grants to States Program Activities and the Transformation of Library Services to the Public

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2009

    2009-01-01

    This report focuses on funding and services provided through the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Grants to States program in the most recent full reporting years. IMLS grants to State Library Administrative Agencies (SLAA's) represent the single largest source of federal funding for the nation's libraries and are the only…

  15. The Negative Numbers. A Source-Work Collection for In-Service and Pre-Service Teacher Courses.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Arcavi, A.; Bruckheimer, M.

    These materials on negative numbers are designed for use in workshops for pre- and in-service teacher training, especially for teachers in junior high schools. The general aims are: to improve teachers' mathematical knowledge of topics, to enrich teachers' mathematical background, to allow opportunity to discuss relevant didactics, and to create a…

  16. The Irrational Numbers. A Source-Work Collection for In-Service and Pre-Service Teacher Courses.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Arcavi, A.; Bruckheimer, M.

    These materials on irrational numbers are designed for use in workshops for pre- and in-service teacher training, especially for teachers in junior high schools. The general aims are: to improve teachers' mathematical knowledge of topics, to enrich teachers' mathematical background, to allow opportunity to discuss relevant didactics, and to create…

  17. The Negative Numbers. A Source-Work Collection for In-Service and Pre-Service Teacher Courses.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Arcavi, A.; Bruckheimer, M.

    These materials on negative numbers are designed for use in workshops for pre- and in-service teacher training, especially for teachers in junior high schools. The general aims are: to improve teachers' mathematical knowledge of topics, to enrich teachers' mathematical background, to allow opportunity to discuss relevant didactics, and to create a…

  18. 7 CFR 4284.925 - Funding limitations.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE GRANTS Value-Added Producer Grant Program Eligibility § 4284.925 Funding limitations. (a) Grant funds may be used to pay up to 50 percent of the total eligible... 7 Agriculture 15 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Funding limitations. 4284.925 Section...

  19. 7 CFR 4284.925 - Funding limitations.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE GRANTS Value-Added Producer Grant Program Eligibility § 4284.925 Funding limitations. (a) Grant funds may be used to pay up to 50 percent of the total eligible... 7 Agriculture 15 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Funding limitations. 4284.925 Section...

  20. 45 CFR 152.35 - Insufficient funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Insufficient funds. 152.35 Section 152.35 Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO HEALTH CARE ACCESS PRE-EXISTING CONDITION INSURANCE PLAN PROGRAM Funding § 152.35 Insufficient funds. (a) Adjustments by a PCIP to...

  1. 50 CFR 263.53 - Other funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 50 Wildlife and Fisheries 11 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Other funds. 263.53 Section 263.53 Wildlife and Fisheries NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE, NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AID TO FISHERIES FISHERIES ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS Interjurisdictional Fisheries § 263.53 Other funds. (a) Funds for...

  2. Graduate medical education funding crisis.

    PubMed

    Benjamin, G C

    1999-01-01

    Medicare, the major funding source for graduate medical education, is under intense scrutiny. Some think that Medicare should not continue to overtly pay to train graduate physicians, while others believe continued direct funding is an important social obligation. Recent policy discussions could dramatically transform the way graduate physician training is funded and teaching hospitals are paid. This is an important debate because of the strong influence Medicare has in determining the willingness of other payers to contribute to graduate medical education. Funding reductions are already threatening the viability of the U.S. teaching hospital system. PMID:10788107

  3. 42 CFR 51c.107 - Use of project funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Use of project funds. 51c.107 Section 51c.107 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES General Provisions § 51c.107 Use of project funds. (a) Any funds granted pursuant to...

  4. 42 CFR 51c.506 - Use of grant funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Use of grant funds. 51c.506 Section 51c.506 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS GRANTS FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES Acquisition and Modernization of Existing Buildings § 51c.506 Use of grant funds. Grant funds...

  5. Patent Funded Access to Medicines.

    PubMed

    Andreassen, Tom

    2015-12-01

    Instead of impeding access to essential medicines in developing countries, the essay explores why and how patents can serve as a source of funding for the much needed access to medicine. Instead of a weakening of patents, prolonged protection periods are suggested in circumstances where there is widespread lack of access. The revenues from extended patents are seen as a source of funding for drug donations to the least developed countries. PMID:24750573

  6. 78 FR 19326 - Notice of Funding Availability for Calendar Year 2014 Competitive Grant Funds Request for...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-03-29

    ...The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the national organization charged with administering Federal funds provided for civil legal services to low-income people. This Request for Proposals (RFP) announces the availability of competitive grant funds and is soliciting grant proposals from interested parties who are qualified to provide effective, efficient and high quality civil legal services......

  7. Evaluation of Public Service Advertising Messages with Local and Non-Local Source Attribution: A Controlled Laboratory Experiment.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lynn, Jerry R.; Gagnard, Alice

    A study was conducted to examine message evaluations of selected public service advertisements (PSAs) by a young adult population and to test whether local and nonlocal source attribution would influence those evaluations. In addition, the study investigated the extent to which audience characteristics such as fatalism (the degree to which a…

  8. The association between income source and met need among community mental health service users in Ontario, Canada.

    PubMed

    Durbin, Anna; Bondy, Susan J; Durbin, Janet

    2012-10-01

    We examined income source and match between recommended and received care among users of community mental health services. We conducted a secondary analysis of needs-based planning data on adults in Ontario community mental health programs from 2000 to 2002. The outcome was whether clients were severely underserved (yes/no) based on the match between level of care recommended and received. A logistic regression model investigated if income source predicted this outcome. 13% of clients were severely underserved. Over 40% were on public assistance and they had a higher risk of being severely undeserved than the others. Men were at greater risk. One aim of mental health reform is to increase access to care for vulnerable individuals. The finding that among users of community mental health services, individuals with public assistance income support are most vulnerable to being severely underserved should be considered by service planners and providers. PMID:22086184

  9. 7 CFR 4284.925 - Funding limitations.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 15 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Funding limitations. 4284.925 Section 4284.925 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) RURAL BUSINESS-COOPERATIVE SERVICE AND RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE GRANTS Value-Added Producer Grant Program Eligibility § 4284.925 Funding limitations. (a)...

  10. 78 FR 65341 - Discretionary Grant Funds

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-10-31

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Discretionary Grant Funds AGENCY: Health... $126,144 will be made available in the form of a supplement to grant funds to the organization's current grant, H4BHS15500. Effective October 1, 2013, the Regional Poison Control Center will be...

  11. 45 CFR 2529.30 - What steps are necessary for using funds in the National Service Trust to pay interest that has...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... National Service Trust to pay interest that has accrued on a qualified student loan during a term of service for which an individual has obtained forbearance? 2529.30 Section 2529.30 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE PAYMENT...

  12. 45 CFR 2529.30 - What steps are necessary for using funds in the National Service Trust to pay interest that has...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... National Service Trust to pay interest that has accrued on a qualified student loan during a term of service for which an individual has obtained forbearance? 2529.30 Section 2529.30 Public Welfare Regulations Relating to Public Welfare (Continued) CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE PAYMENT...

  13. Workforce Training and Economic Development Fund: 2014 Annual Progress Report

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Iowa Department of Education, 2014

    2014-01-01

    The Workforce Training and Economic Development (WTED) Fund was established in 2003 as part of the Grow Iowa Values Fund and is currently funded through the Iowa Skilled Worker and Job Creation Fund. This fund has become an important source of financing for community college new program innovation, development, and capacity building, particularly…

  14. 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…

  15. NOAA Funding

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Robb, David W.

    Reductions proposed by the Reagan Administration for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the fiscal year 1986 budget proposal that was submitted to Congress early in February met with criticism and concern in an initial round of hearings held by several subcommittees in the House of Representatives. Reductions in funding and a delay of NOAA's Next Generation Weather Radar (NEXRAD) system, the administration's desire to cut NOAA's polar orbiting satellite system to one satellite, as well as the administration's annual drive to terminate the Sea Grant College Program and the Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Program were among the proposals most strongly opposed by Congress.

  16. The sole source: the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

    PubMed

    Fitzpatrick, V

    1990-06-01

    The Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped leads a co-operative network of specialized libraries and ancillary agencies that are delivering a successful programme of reading and informational services to blind, visually impaired and handicapped users. Its unique position within the Library of Congress and the benefits which emanate from this relationship are described. This current review outlines and discusses the development, role and functioning of the National Library Service. PMID:10170658

  17. A Guide to Funding Resources. Revised Edition. Rural Information Center Publication Series, No. 56.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    St. John, Katherine, Comp.

    This guide is a compilation of information from both governmental and private sources on funding opportunities available to local governments, small businesses, organizations, associations, groups, and individuals. The directories, catalogs, guides, newsletters, annual reports, computer database services, and other resources cited in this…

  18. 7 CFR 785.8 - Reports by qualifying States receiving mediation grant funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... program funding from sources other than the grant under this part. (ii) A quantitative summary for the... SERVICE AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE SPECIAL PROGRAMS CERTIFIED STATE MEDIATION PROGRAM § 785.8... grouped by program and subdivided by issue, USDA agency, types of covered persons and other...

  19. 7 CFR 785.8 - Reports by qualifying States receiving mediation grant funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... program funding from sources other than the grant under this part. (ii) A quantitative summary for the... SERVICE AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE SPECIAL PROGRAMS CERTIFIED STATE MEDIATION PROGRAM § 785.8... grouped by program and subdivided by issue, USDA agency, types of covered persons and other...

  20. 7 CFR 785.8 - Reports by qualifying States receiving mediation grant funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... program funding from sources other than the grant under this part. (ii) A quantitative summary for the... SERVICE AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE SPECIAL PROGRAMS CERTIFIED STATE MEDIATION PROGRAM § 785.8... grouped by program and subdivided by issue, USDA agency, types of covered persons and other...

  1. 7 CFR 785.8 - Reports by qualifying States receiving mediation grant funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... program funding from sources other than the grant under this part. (ii) A quantitative summary for the... SERVICE AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE SPECIAL PROGRAMS CERTIFIED STATE MEDIATION PROGRAM § 785.8... grouped by program and subdivided by issue, USDA agency, types of covered persons and other...

  2. Human Subjects Protection: A Source for Ethical Service-Learning Practice

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Wendler, Rachael

    2012-01-01

    Human subjects research ethics were developed to ensure responsible conduct when university researchers learn by interacting with community members. As service-learning students also learn by interacting with community members, a similar set of principles may strengthen the ethical practice of service-learning. This article identifies ethical…

  3. Academic Service Climate as a Source of Competitive Advantage: Leverage for University Administrators

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Martin, Angela; Kennedy, Barbara; Stocks, Belinda

    2006-01-01

    The psychological climate literature examines links between facets of climate, such as service orientation and a range of individual and organisational outcomes including work attitudes and performance. This study investigated the relationship between the service climate of an Australian university and outcomes important to its key stakeholders. A…

  4. Fees and Therapy: Clarification of the Relationship of Payment Source to Service Utilization.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    DeMuth, Nancy Marwick; Kamis, Edna

    1980-01-01

    Fee, sociodemographic, and provider characteristics contributed little unique variance to explaining the volume of services used. Clinical considerations were, as predicted, most important in explaining service utilization. Implications for national health insurance are also discussed, since public third-party reimbursement did not lead to…

  5. 48 CFR 52.208-9 - Contractor Use of Mandatory Sources of Supply or Services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), the General Services Administration (GSA), or the Department of... the DLA/GSA/VA distribution facilities. For mandatory supplies or services that are not available from DLA/GSA/VA, price and delivery information is available from the appropriate central nonprofit...

  6. 48 CFR 52.208-9 - Contractor Use of Mandatory Sources of Supply or Services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), the General Services Administration (GSA), or the Department of... the DLA/GSA/VA distribution facilities. For mandatory supplies or services that are not available from DLA/GSA/VA, price and delivery information is available from the appropriate central nonprofit...

  7. 48 CFR 52.208-9 - Contractor Use of Mandatory Sources of Supply or Services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... (DLA), the General Services Administration (GSA), or the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The... supplies is available from the Contracting Officer for the supplies obtained through the DLA/GSA/VA distribution facilities. For mandatory supplies or services that are not available from DLA/GSA/VA, price...

  8. 48 CFR 52.208-9 - Contractor Use of Mandatory Sources of Supply or Services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), the General Services Administration (GSA), or the Department of... the DLA/GSA/VA distribution facilities. For mandatory supplies or services that are not available from DLA/GSA/VA, price and delivery information is available from the appropriate central nonprofit...

  9. 48 CFR 52.208-9 - Contractor Use of Mandatory Sources of Supply or Services.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), the General Services Administration (GSA), or the Department of... the DLA/GSA/VA distribution facilities. For mandatory supplies or services that are not available from DLA/GSA/VA, price and delivery information is available from the appropriate central nonprofit...

  10. Capital expenditures and the availability of funds.

    PubMed

    Muller, C; Worthington, P N; Allen, G

    1975-01-01

    Data on capital expenditures and the availability of funds assembled from the annual financial and service records of 42 short-term voluntary hospitals in New York City over two decades were used to analyze the behavior of annual capital expenditures on building and equipment assets. Desired expenditures on capital as a factor of production are viewed as being the result of changes in anticipated output and of the substitution of capital for labor. Actual capital expenditures in each year also reflect the availability of flows of nonoperating revenues and the completion of capital programs initiated in previous years. Nonoperating revenues include philanthropy and earnings on financial assets as principal sources. A monetary revenue series, adjusted for changes in hospital charges, was used to measure output and thus to seperate the effects of demand for hospital services and supply of funds on investment behavior. The data were approached as annual aggregates for 42 hospitals over the years 1946-1966 and as annual hospital averages for teaching and nonteaching hospitals over the same period. In both approaches four causal factors-output, substitution, the flow of nonoperating revenues, and a distributed lag-explained about 95 per cent of the sample variance of capital expenditures. Allowing for available funds reduced the average time required for 95 per cent completion of a capital adjustment from 7 to 3 years. Responsiveness of hospitals to these economic variables suggests that socially desired investment can be attained by (a) "monetizing" needs of groups now underserved; (b) improving availability of funds if used for acceptable public purposes; and (c) including consumers in determining institutional and regional priorities. PMID:1158529

  11. An Evaluation of Manpower Training Needs in the Hotel-Restaurant Industry on Kauai, 1968, with Recommendations on Programs, Sources of Students, Instructors, and Funds.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lloyd, Robert W.

    This report, requested and funded by a committee of community leaders, investigates the recruiting, training and employment of cooks, waitresses, maids, and small business managers needed on the island of Kauai through the year 1973. Projected increases in tourism and hotel construction indicate substantial need for well trained personnel. Courses…

  12. Mobile medical care units: an innovative use of Medicare funding.

    PubMed

    Kelley-Gillespie, Nancy

    2005-01-01

    Medicare is an underutilized payment source for home-delivered health care services for homebound elderly. An innovative service provision for home health care, Mobile Medical Care Units (MMCU), is presented. MMCU consist of a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals who are responsible for following the health care needs of their elderly patients on a continuous long-term basis across settings. This comprehensive care has significant impacts on homebound elderly and the health care industry. MMCU have the potential to be covered more inclusively by primary or supplemental health insurance plans, including Medicare, Medicaid, and HMO's, or by special funding from state aging departments. PMID:16048881

  13. 42 CFR 59.208 - Use of project funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS GRANTS FOR FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES Grants for Family Planning Service Training § 59.208 Use of project funds. (a) Any funds granted... subpart, the applicable cost principles prescribed by subpart Q of 45 CFR part 74. (b) Prior approval...

  14. 42 CFR 59.208 - Use of project funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS GRANTS FOR FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES Grants for Family Planning Service Training § 59.208 Use of project funds. (a) Any funds granted... subpart, the applicable cost principles prescribed by subpart Q of 45 CFR part 74. (b) Prior approval...

  15. 42 CFR 59.208 - Use of project funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GRANTS GRANTS FOR FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES Grants for Family Planning Service Training § 59.208 Use of project funds. (a) Any funds granted... subpart, the applicable cost principles prescribed by subpart Q of 45 CFR part 74. (b) Prior approval...

  16. 78 FR 6113 - Office of Clinical and Preventive Services Indigenous Child Health-Strong Communities, Healthy...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-01-29

    ... HUMAN SERVICES Indian Health Service Office of Clinical and Preventive Services Indigenous Child Health--Strong Communities, Healthy Children; Single Source Cooperative Agreement; Funding Announcement Number... Indigenous Child Health. This program is authorized under: the Snyder Act, 25 U.S.C. 13. This program...

  17. Oregon School-Based Health Centers, 1992-1994 Services Report.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Nystrom, Robert J.

    This report describes the activities of Oregon's 25 high school-based health centers between 1992 and 1994. Information is provided on funding sources, services offered (including general medical services and reproductive health, mental health, health promotion services, and hours of operation), staffing (including levels of staffing and…

  18. 38 CFR 21.274 - Revolving fund loan.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Revolving fund loan. 21... Monetary Assistance Services § 21.274 Revolving fund loan. (a) Establishment of revolving fund loan. A revolving fund is established to provide advances to veterans who would otherwise be unable to begin...

  19. 38 CFR 21.274 - Revolving fund loan.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Revolving fund loan. 21... Monetary Assistance Services § 21.274 Revolving fund loan. (a) Establishment of revolving fund loan. A revolving fund is established to provide advances to veterans who would otherwise be unable to begin...

  20. 38 CFR 21.274 - Revolving fund loan.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Revolving fund loan. 21... Monetary Assistance Services § 21.274 Revolving fund loan. (a) Establishment of revolving fund loan. A revolving fund is established to provide advances to veterans who would otherwise be unable to begin...

  1. 38 CFR 21.274 - Revolving fund loan.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 38 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief 2 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Revolving fund loan. 21... Monetary Assistance Services § 21.274 Revolving fund loan. (a) Establishment of revolving fund loan. A revolving fund is established to provide advances to veterans who would otherwise be unable to begin...

  2. 45 CFR 98.53 - Matching fund requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL ADMINISTRATION CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT FUND Use of Child Care and Development Funds § 98.53 Matching fund requirements. (a) Federal matching... funds for child care activities in the State that is at least equal to the State's share of...

  3. 45 CFR 98.53 - Matching fund requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL ADMINISTRATION CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT FUND Use of Child Care and Development Funds § 98.53 Matching fund requirements. (a) Federal matching... funds for child care activities in the State that is at least equal to the State's share of...

  4. 45 CFR 98.13 - Applying for Funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 45 Public Welfare 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Applying for Funds. 98.13 Section 98.13 Public Welfare Department of Health and Human Services GENERAL ADMINISTRATION CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT FUND General Application Procedures § 98.13 Applying for Funds. The Lead Agency of a State or Territory shall apply for Child Care and Development funds...

  5. 7 CFR 235.6 - Use of funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Use of funds. 235.6 Section 235.6 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS STATE ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSE FUNDS § 235.6 Use of funds. (a) Funds allocated under this part and 7 CFR part 225 shall...

  6. 7 CFR 235.6 - Use of funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 4 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Use of funds. 235.6 Section 235.6 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS STATE ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSE FUNDS § 235.6 Use of funds. (a) Funds allocated under this part and 7 CFR part 225 shall...

  7. 42 CFR 51c.107 - Use of project funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... CFR part 74; and (8) The cost of developing and maintaining a reserve fund where required by State law... 42 Public Health 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Use of project funds. 51c.107 Section 51c.107... HEALTH SERVICES General Provisions § 51c.107 Use of project funds. (a) Any funds granted pursuant to...

  8. 42 CFR 51c.107 - Use of project funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... CFR part 74; and (8) The cost of developing and maintaining a reserve fund where required by State law... 42 Public Health 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Use of project funds. 51c.107 Section 51c.107... HEALTH SERVICES General Provisions § 51c.107 Use of project funds. (a) Any funds granted pursuant to...

  9. 42 CFR 51c.107 - Use of project funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... CFR part 74; and (8) The cost of developing and maintaining a reserve fund where required by State law... 42 Public Health 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Use of project funds. 51c.107 Section 51c.107... HEALTH SERVICES General Provisions § 51c.107 Use of project funds. (a) Any funds granted pursuant to...

  10. 42 CFR 137.40 - What is a funding agreement?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false What is a funding agreement? 137.40 Section 137.40..., DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TRIBAL SELF-GOVERNANCE Funding Agreements § 137.40 What is a funding agreement? A funding agreement is a legally binding and mutually enforceable written agreement...

  11. 45 CFR 98.53 - Matching fund requirements.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES GENERAL ADMINISTRATION CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT FUND Use of Child Care and Development Funds § 98.53 Matching fund requirements. (a) Federal matching... funds for child care activities in the State that is at least equal to the State's share of...

  12. Community-Based Services that Facilitate Interoperability and Intercomparison of Precipitation Datasets from Multiple Sources

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Liu, Zhong; Kempler, Steven; Teng, William; Leptoukh, Gregory; Ostrenga, Dana

    2010-01-01

    Over the past 12 years, large volumes of precipitation data have been generated from space-based observatories (e.g., TRMM), merging of data products (e.g., gridded 3B42), models (e.g., GMAO), climatologies (e.g., Chang SSM/I derived rain indices), field campaigns, and ground-based measuring stations. The science research, applications, and education communities have greatly benefited from the unrestricted availability of these data from the Goddard Earth Sciences Data and Information Services Center (GES DISC) and, in particular, the services tailored toward precipitation data access and usability. In addition, tools and services that are responsive to the expressed evolving needs of the precipitation data user communities have been developed at the Precipitation Data and Information Services Center (PDISC) (http://disc.gsfc.nasa.gov/precipitation or google NASA PDISC), located at the GES DISC, to provide users with quick data exploration and access capabilities. In recent years, data management and access services have become increasingly sophisticated, such that they now afford researchers, particularly those interested in multi-data set science analysis and/or data validation, the ability to homogenize data sets, in order to apply multi-variant, comparison, and evaluation functions. Included in these services is the ability to capture data quality and data provenance. These interoperability services can be directly applied to future data sets, such as those from the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission. This presentation describes the data sets and services at the PDISC that are currently used by precipitation science and applications researchers, and which will be enhanced in preparation for GPM and associated multi-sensor data research. Specifically, the GES-DISC Interactive Online Visualization ANd aNalysis Infrastructure (Giovanni) will be illustrated. Giovanni enables scientific exploration of Earth science data without researchers having to perform the complicated data access and match-up processes. In addition, PDISC tool and service capabilities being adapted for GPM data will be described, including the Google-like Mirador data search and access engine; semantic technology to help manage large amounts of multi-sensor data and their relationships; data access through various Web services (e.g., OPeNDAP, GDS, WMS, WCS); conversion to various formats (e.g., netCDF, HDF, KML (for Google Earth)); visualization and analysis of Level 2 data profiles and maps; parameter and spatial subsetting; time and temporal aggregation; regridding; data version control and provenance; continuous archive verification; and expertise in data-related standards and interoperability. The goal of providing these services is to further the progress towards a common framework by which data analysis/validation can be more easily accomplished.

  13. 7 CFR 1942.316 - Grant approval, fund obligation and third party financial assistance.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... Business Enterprise Grants and Television Demonstration Grants § 1942.316 Grant approval, fund obligation... (Continued) RURAL HOUSING SERVICE, RURAL BUSINESS-COOPERATIVE SERVICE, RURAL UTILITIES SERVICE, AND...

  14. 20 CFR 1001.151 - Other funding criteria.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 4 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Other funding criteria. 1001.151 Section 1001... SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SERVICES FOR VETERANS Formula for the Allocation of Grant Funds to State Agencies § 1001.151 Other funding criteria. (a) Up to four percent of the total amount available...

  15. 20 CFR 1001.151 - Other funding criteria.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 3 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Other funding criteria. 1001.151 Section 1001... SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SERVICES FOR VETERANS Formula for the Allocation of Grant Funds to State Agencies § 1001.151 Other funding criteria. (a) Up to four percent of the total amount available...

  16. 20 CFR 1001.151 - Other funding criteria.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 4 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Other funding criteria. 1001.151 Section 1001... SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR SERVICES FOR VETERANS Formula for the Allocation of Grant Funds to State Agencies § 1001.151 Other funding criteria. (a) Up to four percent of the total amount available...

  17. 45 CFR 2516.200 - How may grant funds be used?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOOL-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Use of Grant Funds § 2516.200 How may grant funds be used? Funds under a school-based service learning grant may be used for the purposes described in... may use funds to pay for planning and building its capacity to implement school-based...

  18. 45 CFR 2516.200 - How may grant funds be used?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOOL-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Use of Grant Funds § 2516.200 How may grant funds be used? Funds under a school-based service learning grant may be used for the purposes described in... may use funds to pay for planning and building its capacity to implement school-based...

  19. 45 CFR 2516.200 - How may grant funds be used?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOOL-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Use of Grant Funds § 2516.200 How may grant funds be used? Funds under a school-based service learning grant may be used for the purposes described in... may use funds to pay for planning and building its capacity to implement school-based...

  20. 45 CFR 2516.200 - How may grant funds be used?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOOL-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Use of Grant Funds § 2516.200 How may grant funds be used? Funds under a school-based service learning grant may be used for the purposes described in... may use funds to pay for planning and building its capacity to implement school-based...

  1. 45 CFR 2516.200 - How may grant funds be used?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOOL-BASED SERVICE-LEARNING PROGRAMS Use of Grant Funds § 2516.200 How may grant funds be used? Funds under a school-based service learning grant may be used for the purposes described in... may use funds to pay for planning and building its capacity to implement school-based...

  2. A Different Angle on Research Funding Policy.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    James, Thomas

    1992-01-01

    Discusses the organization of educational funding sources and its impact on research, emphasizing sources other than the federal government in the philanthropic sector. Explores institutional funding and decision making including internal grants, faculty time, infrastructure, and decision procedures. Outlines problems regarding the organization of…

  3. 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 changing health care environment in the US. PMID:24980897

  4. Legal Services for Students.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Kuder, James M.; Walker, Margaret E.

    1983-01-01

    Discusses the increasingly common practice of providing legal services for college students. Presents specific service models including an ombudsman, legal aid board, full range of services, student fee funding approach, and development of a liaison relationship with the institution. (JAC)

  5. Financing Part H Services: A State Level View.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Clifford, Richard M.; And Others

    Four years after passage of Public Law 99-457, a survey was conducted of 30 state Part H Coordinators regarding the financing of Part H services. Coordinators were asked to estimate the percentage of the state's total funding that came from each of 44 potential sources for financing the implementation of Part H. Every one of the 44 sources was…

  6. Project Development Services. Program Evaluation Report.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Thomas, Roberta Rodriguez

    The Orange County, Florida, public school system conducted a review of its Project Development Services (PDS) to determine its organizational operation and performance. PDS helps increase supplementary school funding from federal, state, local, and private foundation sources. The evaluation of PDS revealed several areas of concern: meeting needs…

  7. The Impact of a Scholar's Workstation on the Use of Library Services and Electronic Sources.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Pollard, Richard

    With the support of a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville libraries placed Scholar's Workstations at four sites with personnel involved in environmental studies. Each workstation functioned as an electronic branch library providing on-site access to selected central library services, information…

  8. Handbook of Reference Sources and Services for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Nichols, Margaret Irby

    This guide to adult reference works and services for the small or medium-sized public library is divided into two sections. Section One lists 559 numbered items arranged in 22 subsections, and 222 additional items in notes following entries or at the end of the relevant subsection. Subject areas are as follows: guides and bibliographies; general…

  9. 77 FR 54872 - Federal Acquisition Regulation; Prioritizing Sources of Supplies and Services for Use by the...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-09-06

    ... INFORMATION: DoD, GSA, and NASA published a proposed rule in the Federal Register at 76 FR 34634 on June 14... GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 48 CFR Parts 8, 9, and 52... National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Proposed rule; correction. SUMMARY:...

  10. Handbook of Reference Sources and Services for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Nichols, Margaret Irby

    This guide to adult reference works and services for the small or medium-sized public library is divided into two sections. Section One lists 559 numbered items arranged in 22 subsections, and 222 additional items in notes following entries or at the end of the relevant subsection. Subject areas are as follows: guides and bibliographies; general…

  11. Western Michigan University: Quasi-Revolving Fund. Green Revolving Funds in Action: Case Study Series

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Billingsley, Christina

    2011-01-01

    Western Michigan University has designed an innovative "Quasi-Revolving Fund" model that demonstrates the institution's full commitment to incorporating sustainability into campus operations. The Quasi-Revolving Fund recaptures money from cost-savings, similar to a typical green revolving fund, but it also sources capital from the broader…

  12. 78 FR 30339 - Notice of Funding Availability for Calendar Year 2013 Grant Funds; Request for Applications: 2013...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-05-22

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION... Disaster Relief Emergency Grant Funds AGENCY: Legal Services Corporation. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is the national organization charged with administering federal...

  13. 7 CFR 215.6 - Use of funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS SPECIAL MILK PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN § 215.6 Use of funds. (a) Federal funds made... payments to schools and child-care institutions in connection with the purchase and service of milk...

  14. 7 CFR 215.6 - Use of funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... CHILD NUTRITION PROGRAMS SPECIAL MILK PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN § 215.6 Use of funds. (a) Federal funds made... payments to schools and child-care institutions in connection with the purchase and service of milk...

  15. Use of the Drawing-Writing Technique to Determine the Level of Knowledge of Pre-Service Teachers Regarding Renewable Energy Sources

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Kara, Filiz

    2015-01-01

    The aim of this study was to determine the level of knowledge of pre-service science teachers in Turkey regarding the different types of renewable energy sources, the methods used for obtaining energy from these sources, and the areas of use for these energy sources. Within the context of the study, the drawing-writing technique was used in order…

  16. Targeting and valuing conservation investments in support of a water fund: linking upstream land management with downstream services in the Upper Tana catchment, Kenya

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Bryant, B. P.; Droogers, P.; Hunink, J.; Vogl, A.; Wolny, S.

    2014-12-01

    We apply an integrated modeling framework to both target and value watershed management interventions in the Upper Tana watershed, which provides municipal water, irrigation water, and hydropower services to Nairobi and surrounding areas. The analysis begins by applying an index model approach that incorporates existing land use and land surface characteristics to prioritize the type and location of conservation investments in different subbasins, subject to budget constraints and stakeholder concerns (Resource Investment Optimization System -- RIOS). We then run the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) using the RIOS-identified investment scenarios to produce spatially explicit scenarios that simulate changes in water yield and suspended sediment. Finally, we link those biophysical outputs to monetary and non-monetary human well-being metrics for multiple benefit streams, including: Reduced water treatment costs, increased hydropower production, and crop yield benefits for upstream farmers in the conservation area. The viability of a payment for watershed services scheme is discussed, with attention to the various components of value assessed and to dependencies on water management approaches. While other studies have examined links between land use and the provision of hydrologic services, this study is novel in that it presents an integrated analysis that targets interventions in a decision context and then relies on calibrated, process-based, biophysical models to demonstrate the return on those investments considering multiple (and sometimes competing) hydrological services, doing so at a sub-annual time-scale.

  17. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS): knowledge, attitudes, practices and sources of information among physicians answering a SARS fever hotline service.

    PubMed

    Deng, J-F; Olowokure, B; Kaydos-Daniels, S C; Chang, H-J; Barwick, R S; Lee, M-L; Deng, C-Y; Factor, S H; Chiang, C-E; Maloney, S A

    2006-01-01

    In June 2003, Taiwan introduced a severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) telephone hotline service to provide concerned callers with rapid access to information, advice and appropriate referral where necessary. This paper reports an evaluation of the knowledge, attitude, practices and sources of information relating to SARS among physicians who staffed the SARS fever hotline service. A retrospective survey was conducted using a self-administered postal questionnaire. Participants were physicians who staffed a SARS hotline during the SARS epidemic in Taipei, Taiwan from June 1 to 10, 2003. A response rate of 83% was obtained. All respondents knew the causative agent of SARS, and knowledge regarding SARS features and preventive practices was good. However, only 54% of respondents knew the incubation period of SARS. Hospital guidelines and news media were the major information sources. In responding to two case scenarios most physicians were likely to triage callers at high risk of SARS appropriately, but not callers at low risk. Less than half of all respondents answered both scenarios correctly. The results obtained suggest that knowledge of SARS was generally good although obtained from both medical and non-medical sources. Specific knowledge was however lacking in certain areas and this affected the ability to appropriately triage callers. Standardized education and assessment of prior knowledge of SARS could improve the ability of physicians to triage callers in future outbreaks. PMID:16298404

  18. Nonpoint sources as external threats to coastal water quality: lessons from Park Service experience

    USGS Publications Warehouse

    Burroughs, R.H.

    1993-01-01

    Program design for nonpoint source control was considered through an analogous problem, external threats to national parks. Nonpoint sources are diffuse land activities that degrade water quality, and recent federal legislation seeks to limit them in coastal areas. External threats occur outside a park boundary but affect the purposes for, or resources within, a park. They have been subject to federal management for many decades. Nonpoint sources are a class of external threat. Therefore, programs to limit them should consider techniques used in part protection. These park techniques include 'hard approaches', which rely on power, usually through legal devices, and 'soft approaches', which utilize shared values and objectives. A linked approach, as exemplified at the Cape Cod National Seashore, appears most promising. In a linked approach, if a soft approach fails, the manager of the protected unit is empowered to take an alternative hard action to protect the resource.

  19. 37 CFR 384.8 - Unclaimed funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... ESTABLISHMENT SERVICES § 384.8 Unclaimed funds. If a Collective is unable to identify or locate a Copyright Owner who is entitled to receive a royalty payment under this part, the Collective shall retain the... this period, the Collective may apply the unclaimed funds to offset any costs deductible under 17...

  20. 37 CFR 384.8 - Unclaimed funds.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... ESTABLISHMENT SERVICES § 384.8 Unclaimed funds. If a Collective is unable to identify or locate a Copyright Owner who is entitled to receive a royalty payment under this part, the Collective shall retain the... this period, the Collective may apply the unclaimed funds to offset any costs deductible under 17...