Federal Grant Opportunities

This summary has been brought to you by the Office of Congressman Paul D. Tonko (NY-20).

If the grant for which you're applying accepts Congressional letters of support, please contact our office to find out how Rep. Tonko can support your request. Grant deadlines and guidelines may change. Please check with the awarding agency before applying.

This page was last updated December 13, 2016.

Federal Funding Announcements:
This summary includes new or updated opportunities in the following areas. Please click on the topic below to view all grant announcements:

  1. Agriculture, Food and Nutrition
  2. Arts and Culture
  3. Business, Jobs and Workforce Development
  4. Children, Youth, Families and Older Americans
  5. Community Development
  6. Crime Prevention, Justice and Public Safety
  7. Education
  8. Energy and Environment
  9. Health
  10. Housing and Homelessness
  11. Infrastructure and Transportation
  12. International Development
  13. Science and Technology

Recent Grant and Contract Awards:



Granting Agency

Dauchy Building (Troy): Certified Rehabilitation Work on Historic Buildings Pursuant to Federal Historic Tax Credits


National Park Service

Empire State Development: Manufacturing Extension Partnership in NYS


National Institute of Standards and Technology

Hotel Foster (Schenectady): Certified Rehabilitation Work on Historic Buildings Pursuant to Federal Historic Tax Credits


National Park Service

NYS Department of Education: Preschool Development Grant


Department of Education

Schenectady Community Action Program: Head Start


HHS Administration for Children and Families

Skidmore College: Particle-specific DNA Sequencing to Directly Observe Ecological Mechanisms of the Biological Pump


National Science Foundation - Collaborative Research: EAGER

SUNY Albany: Predicting High-resolution RNA Tertiary Structures Using an Experimentally Callibrated Force-field for RNA Folding


National Science Foundation - CAREER

Union College: Race, Rights and Disaster Relief - Hurricane Camille, Mississippi, and the Transformation of American Disaster Policy


National Endowment for the Humanities - Fellowships for University Teachers




Featured Funding Opportunities and Grant Assistance:

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