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  • The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) originated in 1992 via a Congressional appropriation to foster novel approaches to biomedical research in response to the expressed needs of its stakeholders-the American public, the military, and Congress.

    Mailing Address:
    Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
    1077 Patchel Street
    Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5024

    Phone number: 301-619-7071

  • The U.S. Department of Commerce promotes job creation, economic growth, sustainable development and improved standards of living for all Americans by working in partnership with businesses, universities, communities and our nation's workers. The department touches the daily lives of the American people in many ways, with a wide range of responsibilities in the areas of trade, economic development, technology, entrepreneurship and business development, environmental stewardship, and statistical research and analysis.

    To drive U.S. competitiveness in the global marketplace, the Commerce Department works to strengthen the international economic position of the United States and facilitates global trade by opening up new markets for U.S. goods and services. Here at home, the Commerce Department promotes progressive business policies that help America's businesses and entrepreneurs and their communities grow and succeed. Cutting-edge science and technology at the department fosters innovation, and a focus on research and development that moves quickly from the lab to the marketplace generates progress and new 21st century opportunities. No matter where businesses are in their life cycle, whether just getting off the ground or looking to expand into overseas markets, the Commerce Department is singularly focused on making U.S. companies more innovative at home and more competitive abroad, so they can create jobs.

    Mailing Address:
    U.S. Department of Commerce
    1401 Constitution Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20230

    Phone Number: 202-482-2000

    Also search: https://www.grants.gov/learn-grants/grant-making-agencies/department-of-commerce.html

  • The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) is the component of the U.S. Department of Justice responsible for advancing the practice of community policing by the nation's state, local, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies through information and grant resources. Community policing begins with a commitment to building trust and mutual respect between police and communities. It is critical to public safety, ensuring that all stakeholders work together to address our nation's crime challenges. When police and communities collaborate, they more effectively address underlying issues, change negative behavioral patterns, and allocate resources. The COPS Office awards grants to hire community policing professionals, develop and test innovative policing strategies, and provide training and technical assistance to community members, local government leaders, and all levels of law enforcement.


    Mailing Address:
    U.S. Department of Justice 
    Office of Community Oriented Policing Services 
    145 N Street NE
    Washington, DC 20530 

    Phone Number: 800-421-6770

  • The Department of Defense - The David L. Boren National Security Education Act of 1991 mandated that the Secretary of Defense create and sustain a program to award scholarships to U.S. undergraduate students, fellowships to U.S. graduate students, and grants to U.S. institutions of higher education. These awards are for study or program development in languages and regions critical to national security. Based on this legislation, the National Security Education Program (NSEP) was established. NSEP is one of the most significant efforts in international education since the 1958 passage of the National Defense Education Act, and it continues to play a critical role within the Department of Defense.

    Mailing Address:
    The Department of Defense
    1400 Defense Pentagon
    Washington, DC 20301-1400 

    Phone number: 1-703-571-3343

    **agency code DOD

  • The Department of Education's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. Created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies, the department's 4,400 employees and $68 billion budget are dedicated to establishing policies on federal financial aid for education, and distributing as well as monitoring those funds; collecting data on America's schools and disseminating research; focusing national attention on key educational issues; and prohibiting discrimination and ensuring equal access to education.

    Mailing address:
    U.S. Department of Education
    400 Maryland Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20202

    Phone number: 1-800-USA-LEARN (1-800-872-5327)

    Also search: https://www.grants.gov/learn-grants/grant-making-agencies/department-of-education.html

  • The mission of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education is to promote academic excellence, enhance educational opportunities and equity for all of America's children and families, and to improve the quality of teaching and learning by providing leadership, technical assistance and financial support.

    Assist State and local educational agencies to improve the achievement of preschool, elementary, and secondary school students.  Help ensure equal access to services leading to such improvement for all children, particularly children with high needs, such as those who are from low-income families or otherwise in need of special assistance and support, including children who have disabilities or developmental delays or are educationally disadvantaged, English Learners, Native American, migrant, homeless, or in foster care.  Foster educational improvement at the State and local levels.
    Provide financial assistance to local educational agencies whose local revenues are affected by Federal activities.

    Mailing Address:
    Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
    400 Maryland Avenue SW., room 3W344
    Washington, DC 20202-6110

    Phone number: 202-260-1925

  • The Department of Energy (DOE) has one of the richest and most diverse histories in the federal government. Although only in existence since 1977, the Department traces its lineage to the Manhattan Project effort to develop the atomic bomb during World War II and to the various energy-related programs that previously had been dispersed throughout various federal agencies. The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America's security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental, and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.

     

    Mailing Address:
    The Department of Energy (DOE)
    1000 Independence Ave. SW
    Washington DC 20585

    Phone Number: 202-586-5000

    ** Also search: https://www.grants.gov/search-grants.html?agencyCode=DOE

  • Environmental Protection Agency - Born in the wake of elevated concern about environmental pollution, the EPA was established on December 2, 1970 to consolidate in one agency a variety of federal research, monitoring, standard-setting and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection. Since its inception, the EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    Ariel Rios Building
    1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, DC 20460

    Phone Number: 202-272-0167

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