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NSF Issues Grants for 2 New Supercomputers for Open Science

The National Science Foundation has approved grants worth a combined $16.2 million to fund the acquisition of two new supercomputers for the open science research community. The foundation said Nov. 24 that it allocated $9.6 million for the purchase of the Bridges advanced computing system to be housed at the …

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White House Awards $450M in Training Grants to 270 Community Colleges

The White House has awarded $450 million in grants to nearly 270 community colleges across the U.S. to develop education and career training programs for job seekers in concert with employers. The grantees will partner with Exxon-Mobil, IBM, Delta, Jetblue, CVS and Habitat for Humanity, among others, under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training …

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USDA Kicks Off Rural Comm Tool Investment Push

The Agriculture Department is investing nearly $16 million in telecommunications equipment in an effort to help rural areas in the U.S. gain access to education, open job opportunities and build up healthcare services. USDA will provide grants for distance learning and telemedicine services as part of President Barack Obama’s ConnectED program …

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DHS Awards $1.3B Preparedness Grants For FY 2012

The Department of Homeland Security has allocated $1.3 billion in grants to help states, urban areas, tribal and territorial governments, non-profit agencies and the private sector respond to major incidents. DHS said those incidents could include terrorist attacks, large-scale disasters and other public emergencies. These fiscal year 2012 funds are …

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HHS Announces $1B Grant to Innovate, Create Health Care Jobs

Government Executive recently reported that the Department of Health and Human Services has announced a $1 billion grant program to identify innovations that both improve medical care and create jobs. In a press conference, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the Health Care Innovation Challenge and said that “in recent weeks, …

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