New funding opportunity: Policy Fellow and Peer Policy Fellow Grants

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Harold Amos was the first African-American to chair a department at Harvard Medical School. Honor his legacy and create yours. The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program believes the health care landscape requires diverse leadership. The program offers four-year postdoctoral research awards to increase the number of physicians, dentists, and nurses from historically disadvantaged backgrounds. Applications are now open for the 2018 cohort of… Read more »

Gulf Coast Bird Observatory February E-News

Gulf Coast Bird Observatory

It’s time to start thinking about our 20th Anniversary Celebration, “Brew on the Bayou” once again! As I’m sure you remember, Brew’s initial date last fall was postponed thanks to Harvey flooding GCBO. But now we are rescheduled and good to go for SATURDAY MARCH 10th from 4-8 pm!   JOIN US: Celebrate 20 years of conservation with our brew tasting evening event which… Read more »

President Trauth signs letter supporting Senate action on Dream Act

Texas State University

Texas State University President Denise M. Trauth has joined at least 10 other Texas university presidents/chancellors in co-signing a letter from the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) to U.S. Senator John Cornyn urging his support for bringing the Dream Act (S. 1615) to a floor vote before February 8. In joining the other signatories, Texas State supports normalizing the status of deserving… Read more »

Council on Foundations Releases Comprehensive Report on Sector Salaries, Demographics

Council on Foundations

Arlington, VA Respondents to an annual survey on foundation salaries and demographics indicated that one in three foundation staff was between the ages of 50-64 last year, and one in four came from a racial or ethnic minority background. The analysis, part of data collected annually in the Council on Foundations’ Grantmaker Salary and Benefits Report, has for three decades been an important tool… Read more »