Wednesday, June 17, 2009

New Books on Benchmarking and More!

Benchmarking in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors: Best Practices for Achieving Performance Breakthroughs by Patricia Keehley and Neil Abercrombie

GIC Call #: JK468 T67 B45 2008

Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits by Leslie Crutchfield and Heather McLeod Grant

GIC Call #: HD62.6 C78 2008

ROI for Nonprofits: The New Key to Sustainability by Tom Ralser

GIC Call #: HG4028 C4 R35 2007

Friday, June 12, 2009

Coming Soon: Recovery Act Grants for Medical Informatics

From the Blog post by Houston Neal:

...Who is Eligible?

There are two different grant programs described in the stimulus bill. The grants are for universities that wish to:

  • Carry out a demonstration project to develop academic curricula integrating certified EHR technology in the clinical education of health professionals (section 3015), or;
  • Establish or expand medical health informatics education programs (section 3016)...

Source: ERM

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Rural Housing Service, Housing Preservation Grant Applications Due July 10th

v009 Notice of Funds Availability(NOFA) for the Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program has recently been released.

From the NOFA:
"The HPG program is a grant program which provides qualified public agencies, private non-profit organizations, which may include, but not be limited to, faith-based and community organizations, and other eligible entities grant funds to assist very low- and low-income homeowners in repairing and rehabilitating their homes in rural areas."