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-> CALL FOR PROPOSALS - HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENTS GRANTS
The Health Impact Project will support at least four, two-year grants for amounts up to $100,000 each in the following states: AL, AR, CA, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NM, NC, SC, TN, TX, and WV. The online application system will open in July 2017. The goals of this funding opportunity are to: 1) Support the use of health impact assessment (HIA) to improve health where it is shaped—in families, neighborhoods, schools, and jobs; and 2) Build the capacity of organizations to conduct HIA to bring both health evidence and community voice to decisions made in sectors outside of health care. Participate in the Health Impact Project Funding Announcement Webinar on June 20, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm ET for more details: http://bit.ly/2t0LcVN.
Deadline: September 15, 2017 by 8:00 pm ET, http://bit.ly/2t0yW7w
-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - MEET ME AT THE PARK GRANTS
Through Meet Me at the Park, the National Recreation and Park Association in collaboration with The Walt Disney Company invite park and recreation agencies in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. Territories to share their best ideas on increasing access to play spaces for children and families. Agencies with the most innovative and impactful project ideas will receive grants to build their projects. Review a recorded webinar that provides an overview of grant requirements and frequently asked questions: http://bit.ly/2spJIXK.
Deadline: June 23, 2017 by 11:59 pm ET, http://bit.ly/2sq3oLl
-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - AARP COMMUNITY CHALLENGE
The AARP Community Challenge will fund projects to help to enhance the quality of life for all people of all ages. If your age-friendly community idea is big, no project is too small. Projects can range from short-term activities costing a few hundred dollars to sizable efforts that might need thousands. See ideas for possible projects at http://bit.ly/2t0Au1n. Projects must be completed by December 1, 2017.
Deadline: June 30, 2017 by 11:59 pm ET, http://bit.ly/2t0vzxv
-> CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - TRB TRANSIT COOPERATIVE RESEARCH PROGRAM OVERSIGHT PANEL MEMBERS
The Transportation Research Board Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) is soliciting nominations for members of panels that will oversee individual TCRP Synthesis research projects as part of its fiscal year 2017 activities. Nominees should have expertise directly relevant to the issues being addressed by the project, and applicants can nominate themselves. The nomination of women and minority candidates is encouraged.
Deadline: July 7, 2017, http://bit.ly/2sYQgdf
[See Share What You Know section for related Invitation for Consultant Letters of Interest.]
-> CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - PEOPLEFORBIKES COMMUNITY GRANT PROGRAM
The PeopleForBikes Community Grant Program supports bicycle infrastructure projects and targeted advocacy initiatives that make it easier and safer for people of all ages and abilities to ride.
Deadline for Online Letter of Inquiry: July 21 2017, http://bit.ly/2t0CUNv
-> RFP - PARTNERS FOR PLACES, ROUND ELEVEN
The Funders Network Partners for Places matching grant program creates opportunities for cities and counties in the United States and Canada to improve communities by building partnerships between local government sustainability offices and place-based foundations. National funders invest in local projects to promote a healthy environment, a strong economy, and well-being of all residents. Through these projects, Partners for Places fosters long-term relationships that make urban areas more prosperous, livable, and vibrant. The grant program will provide partnership investments between $25,000 and $75,000 for one year projects, or $50,000 and $150,000 for two year projects, with a 1:1 match required by one or more local foundations.
Deadline: July 31, 2017 by 11:59 pm in any time zone, http://bit.ly/25AwLbo
-> JOB - COMMUNITY ADVOCACY COORDINATOR, BICYCLE COALITION OF MAINE
The Bicycle Coalition of Maine is seeks a Community Advocacy Coordinator to provide assistance coordinating and expanding their mission-central work with local bicycle and pedestrian advocates around the state. The position will manage our nationally recognized Community Spokes Program, mobilizing, training, and supporting local champions who want to become community leaders for bicycle, pedestrian, and active transportation issues.
Deadline: June 14, 2017, http://bit.ly/2spUOfF
-> JOB - BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN COORDINATOR, FL DOT IN DELAND, FL
Florida DOT seeks a Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator to, among other duties, perform engineering reviews and evaluations of project scopes and plans at various stages of development to ensure that bicycle/pedestrian facilities are effectively designed and integrated in accordance with State policy and standards and are consistent with applicable bicycle/pedestrian plans.
Deadline: June 15, 2017, http://bit.ly/2r0484u
-> JOB - MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION PLANNER, MANATEE COUNTY GOVERNMENT, BRADENTON, FL
This classification applies transportation planning principles in the analysis, review, and reporting of land use impacts on multimodal transportation needs.
Deadline: June 19, 2017 by 11:59 pm ET, http://bit.ly/2sqxQ7Q
-> JOB - DIRECTOR - BIKE ANCHORAGE, AK FROM YOUR OWN OFFICE
Bike Anchorage seeks a dynamic and highly motivated individual to advance their organizations commitment to making Anchorage more bicycle friendly. The Bike Anchorage Director will focus on program management, communications, policy development, research, partnership building, fundraising, volunteer management, and administration. This 20-hour/week position has the potential for growth with the organization.
Deadline: June 23, 2017, http://bit.ly/2srrplc
-> JOB - TRANSPORTATION PLANNER, CITY OF DES MOINES, IA
The Transportation Planner takes the lead role on multiple transportation planning projects and programs. Among duties, this position works on assigned phases of transportation projects, including that of a project manager for multi-modal transportation project planning and preliminary concepts; serves as the City's subject and technical matter expert on walking and on-street bicycling; develops and provides implementation of bicycle and pedestrian traffic routes; and manages short- and long-term issues to address and improve bicycle and pedestrian transportation.
Deadline: July 3, 2017 by 5:00 pm CT, http://bit.ly/2sqjKUl
-> 2 JOBS - SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL ORGANIZERS, WALK SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Walk San Francisco seeks 2 Safe Routes to School Organizers to engage school communities (parents/caregivers, children, teachers, and administrators) to increase the number of families and youth walking, biking, and taking transit to school. The Organizers will also empower and train parents/caregivers at a specific number of schools or via SRTS Neighborhood Task Forces to advocate for safety improvements around schools. Additionally, Organizers will implement the City Streets Investigators (CSI) curriculum that teaches elementary school students critical-thinking skills to evaluate streets and develop real-world solutions for the root cause of preventable traffic crashes dangerously designed streets.
Deadline: Applications considered on a rolling basis, hone interviews begin the week of June 26, http://bit.ly/2spSsNK
-> JOB - TEMPORARY PROGRAM COORDINATOR - SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL AT THE AMERICAN FAMILY CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, MADISON, WI
The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program aims to increase active transportation to Dane County schools. Increasing opportunities for students and families to walk and bike to school improves health and safety, decreases tardiness, and promotes a culture of wellness. Work Schedule: 80% FTE, 32 hours per week. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.
Deadline: None provided, http://bit.ly/2t07ebc
-> Alliance for Biking and Walking Job Board, http://bit.ly/1IQlOaf
-> American Planning Association Jobs Online, http://bit.ly/1FUbQ3U
-> Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals Career Center: http://bit.ly/1DhwE41
-> Alta Planning + Design, http://bit.ly/1jbgjF9
-> Burgess & Niple, http://bit.ly/1DWNrf3
-> NACTO Careers, http://bit.ly/13VnUBl
-> Sam Schwartz Engineering, http://bit.ly/PsktvP
-> Toole Design Group, http://bit.ly/1k7DPRg
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