$50,000 Leaders and Activists Grant (due 18 June 2020)

The Roddenberry Foundation is offering grants of $50,000 to individuals, community leaders and nonprofit leaders to drive social justice projects, organizations, and initiatives toward greater impact, or to create new initiatives related to civil rights & women’s rights. Round One Deadline: June 18, 2020 Complete registration and submit your application by 5:00p Pacific. Click Here toContinue reading “$50,000 Leaders and Activists Grant (due 18 June 2020)”

Responding to anti-Black racism in our academic communities — The Contemplative Mammoth

I shared this email with my department, the School of Biology and Ecology, on June 1, 2020. I’m sharing it here for two reasons: 1) I was inspired by an email written by Dr. Julie Libarkin at MSU, which she shared on her blog. I hope others feel empowered to reach out to their research […]Continue reading “Responding to anti-Black racism in our academic communities — The Contemplative Mammoth”

Professional Learning: 25 Ways to Encourage

Originally posted on A Teacher's Ponderings:
Our words can be very powerful in encouraging students; however, they can also be counterproductive.  Sometimes we say things to students that provide send messages that we don’t mean to send.  Check out this list of 25 Ways to Encourage because these can clarify our messages to students.…

WESTAF CARES Relief Fund for Organizations

In response to the hardship arts and culture organizations continue to face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the WESTAF CARES Relief Fund program offers general operating support to some of the most impacted arts organizations in the region. Awards of up to $20,000 will be made to organizations across the WESTAF 13-state regionContinue reading “WESTAF CARES Relief Fund for Organizations”

NEH Offers Emergency Relief Funding to Cultural Institutions Affected by Coronavirus

Cultural Organizations emergency relief grants provide up to $300,000 to cultural nonprofits to support a range of humanities activities across the fields of education, preservation and access, public programming, digital humanities, and scholarly research through December 31, 2020. Funding may be used for short-term activities that emphasize retaining or hiring humanities staff at cultural organizationsContinue reading “NEH Offers Emergency Relief Funding to Cultural Institutions Affected by Coronavirus”

Resources for Veterans vis the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs (29 April 2020)

#VetResources – for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers and Survivors Latest VA updates on COVID-19: VA.gov/coronavirus Veterans Benefits Town Hall, April 30 The Veterans Benefits Administration invites you to join a stakeholder town hall on April 30th (tomorrow) on performance, Blue Water Navy, GI Bill, and the Veterans Benefits Banking Program. Sign up link. Accessing VA TelehealthContinue reading “Resources for Veterans vis the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs (29 April 2020)”