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Federal Grants Announcement - $91.9 Million in Grants

May 6, 2015
Federal Grant Announcements

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications.  This announcement details about $91,918,037 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.
What is the funding process for federal grants?
There are two basic ways the federal government awards funds, through mandatory funding or discretionary funding.  Members of Congress vote on “authorizing” legislation that funds the mandatory commitments of the federal government for programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, unemployment insurance and SNAP.  Also every year, levels of discretionary funding are determined during the Congressional appropriations process.  Rep. Lewis and all other members of Congress work to ensure that federal programs which provide key services within their districts are funded at levels requested by local government authorities and constituents they represent.   
The federal grants announced by this release fall mainly in the discretionary category.  The money appropriated by Congress is sent to the federal agencies, such as the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) or of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which then disburse it directly to the states and local governmentsSometimes federal agencies issue requests for proposals which place states, cities, and local organizations in competition with others around the country for the opportunity to gain federal support for a local project.  This is where the efficacy of city and state organizations are tested to determine whether they can compete effectively to receive those funds. Rep. Lewis often meets with and advises city, state or local agencies to help them strategize effective methods of engaging the federal agencies throughout the grant process.
Pell Grants, Byrne Justice Assistance, veterans’ services, LIHEAP home heating support, early education, COPS, YouthBuild, Jobs Corps, the CDC, minority health programs, TIGER, critical disease research initiatives, tenant and fair housing assistance all stem from Congressional discretionary funding.  Recent successful discretionary grant efforts from the 5th Congressional District of Georgia include the Atlanta Streetcar, the Multimodal Passenger Terminal, the Atlanta BeltLine, and the UTC.  Through his District Office, Rep. Lewis offers grants assistance and workshops to explain the federal grants process.  Please call 404-659-0116 if you are interested in participating in one of these workshops
Following is the list of the most recently granted federal funds to the 5th Congressional District. If you are seeking more information about any one of these federal grants, please consult the granting information for more details on their selection process. Grants over $500,000 are highlighted.
This is to inform you that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowments for Humanities, and the National Science Foundation, will be announcing the following grant award(s) to recipient(s) within your Congressional district and state

Grant Notifications

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services  
Grant Recipient: Georgia State University
Grant Project Title: LAIV Inducing Cross Protection
Amount: $187,604.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:132369

Grant Recipient: Georgia Institute of Technology
Grant Project Title: Immunoengineering Nerve Repair
Amount: $326,297.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:132732

Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: Emory-Georgia TB Research Training Program
Amount: $266,184.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:133234

Grant Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: Doctoral Student Workshop Co-Sponsored by the Society for Epidemiologic Research
Amount: $22,310.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:133218

Grant Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: Molecular Mechanisms of G5-7 Allosteric Inhibition of Jak2
Amount: $356,850.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:133149

Grant Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: End-of-Life in Assisted Living: Links between Structure, Process, and Outcomes
Amount: $400,494.00                                                             
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:133294

Grant Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: GPR37L1 Mutation Associated with a Novel Neurological Disorder
Amount: $195,000.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:133319

Grant Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: Effect of Oxytocin on Brain, Behavior, and Social Development
Amount: $862,726.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:131542

Grant Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: Retinal Mechanisms of Refractive Development
Amount: $320,500.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:131273

Grant Recipient: Georgia Department of Human Resources
Grant Project Title: Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Payment Program
Amount: $1,500,575.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:130512

Grant Recipient: Georgia Department of Human Services
Grant Project Title: State Health Insurance Assistance Program
Amount: $1,185,381.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:130512

Grant Recipient: Georgia Department of Public Health
Grant Project Title: Ryan White Care Act Title II
Amount: $54,415,137.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:131438

Grant Recipient: Georgia Department of Public Health
Grant Project Title: ADAP Shortfall Relief
Amount: $10,262,288.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:131443

Grant Recipient: Georgia Institute of Technology
Grant Project Title: RESEARCH TRAINING IN COGNITIVE AGING
Amount: $347,516.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:131466

If you have any questions, please contact the HHS Press office at:  (202) 690-6343.

 

Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2)
Amount: $500,000.00
Additional Details: This EDA investment transfers the experience of Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) in developing university-fostered startup ecosystems to two university communities located in the downtown area of Atlanta: Georgia State University and the four private, historically black colleges and university (HBCU) members of the Atlanta University Center (Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College, Morehouse College and the Morehouse School of Medicine). In collaboration with Startup Atlanta, a non-profit convener of startup activity in the broader Atlanta region, EI2 will support an exchange of our best practices focused on the development of student startup curriculum and clubs, faculty commercialization programs, accelerators, and incubators. 

 

Any questions regarding this notification should be addressed to, please contact EDA at (202) 482-2900.

 

U.S. Department of Transportation
Grant Recipient: State of Georgia
Grant Project Title: Georgia State Block Grant Program: Non primary development projects in state block grant program
Amount: $ 18,281,160.00
Additional Details: https://grants.ost.dot.gov/public/ViewMessage.cfm?MsgID=nwlmymlilz

If you have any questions, please contact the U.S. Department of Transportation Press Office at:  (202) 366-4570.

National Endowment for the Arts

Grant Recipient: Alternate ROOTS, Inc.
Amount: $35,000.00
Projection Description: To support an initiative examining community-based art and art-making.  ROOTS will partner with member artists and grassroots artists or organizations to explore the roles of aesthetics, transformation, and organizing in the community art-making process. Ideas for the art and implementation of the projects will spring from the artists and their communities.
Grant Recipient: C4 Atlanta Inc
Amount: $10,000.00
Projection Description: To support Artists in the Marketplace (AIM) and related activities. AIM instructors will teach artists how to develop their customer base as well as understand price, product, place, marketing, and promotion tactics. The class will be designed with the assumption that artist participants may have limited marketing dollars to spend. Past participating artists have included musicians, performance artists, arts administrators, and muralists.
Grant Recipient: Center for Puppetry Arts
Amount: $30,000.00
Projection Description: To support the production of "Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type." Artistic Director Jon Ludwig will adapt and direct an original puppetry version of Doreen Cronin's children's book with illustrations by Betsy Lewin. The fully staged production, appropriate for ages 3 and up, will feature live music and will explore themes such as farm life, life cycles of plants and animals, and healthy eating habits.
Grant Recipient: City of Atlanta, Georgia
Amount: $25,000.00
Projection Description: To support Elevate, a public art exhibition program with related programming.  Commissioned artists will present large-scale art works in public spaces. Presented annually in central downtown Atlanta, Elevate will expose audiences to visual, performance, digital, and installation art works in accessible public venues. Local, national, and international artists will be selected for participation through an RFP submission process to create public art installations, gallery exhibits, concerts, and dance performances in various city venues.

Grant Recipient: Georgia Department of Economic Development, Georgia Council for the Arts
Amount: $737,300.00
Projection Description: To support Elevate, a public art exhibition program with related programming.  Commissioned artists will present large-scale art works in public spaces. Presented annually in central downtown Atlanta, Elevate will expose audiences to visual, performance, digital, and installation art works in accessible public venues. Local, national, and international artists will be selected for participation through an RFP submission process to create public art installations, gallery exhibits, concerts, and dance performances in various city venues.
Grant Recipient: Horizon Theatre Company, Inc.
Amount: $25,000.00
Projection Description: To support the New South Young Playwrights Festival. Competitively selected writers will be invited to participate in an admission-free, week-long playwriting intensive that will culminate in a public reading of the students' works in a festival setting. The project will focus on developing the next generation of theater artists and patrons.
Grant Recipient: National Black Arts Festival, Inc.
Amount: $20,000.00
Projection Description: To support the presentation of the tap duo The Manzari Brothers.  This will be the Manzaris' first evening-length work and they will collaborate with choreographer Anthony Morigerato on creating the steps, drawing influence from the forefathers of the tap genre. Music director and composer Joe Morra will use both live and recorded music to score the work. In conjunction with the performances, the Manzaris will teach a master class to aspiring young dancers as part of NBAF's The Generations Project.

Grant Recipient: Phoenix Theatre Academy, Inc.
Amount: $10,000.00
Projection Description: To support the creation, production, and regional tour of "The Sunrise of AIDS" by the Academy Theatre.  The play tells the story of a grandmother who discovers that she is HIV-positive, and follows the effects that her discovery has on her daughter and granddaughters. Exploring preconceived notions about who gets HIV and how, the work will raise awareness of the increase in AIDS infections in Americans 55 years and older.
Grant Recipient: UNIMA-USA
Amount: $10,000.00
Projection Description: To support the publication of "Puppetry International" magazine, a resource website, and electronic communication services for the puppetry field.  UNIMA-USA is the North American Center of Union Internationale de la Marionnette (UNIMA). "Puppetry International" magazine informs and educates the field through scholarly writings on puppetry in theater, film, and media. The organization's website and electronic communication services are home to the "Puppetry Yellow Pages," a comprehensive resource guide to U.S.
Grant Recipient: Urban Youth Harp Ensemble, Inc
Amount: $20,000.00
Projection Description: To support harp instruction, music theory, and music history classes to students at Drew Charter School in Atlanta.  Students will study harp technique, music theory, and music history and will have the opportunity to perform solo, in duos, and in small ensembles in the community throughout the year. Qualified advanced students will have the opportunity to audition for area orchestras such as the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra and Emory University Youth Orchestra as well as summer programs such as Interlochen and Tanglewood. Harp students also will have the opportunity to see professional music performances in the Atlanta region.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: Integration of Systems Engineering with Discipline-specific Engineering
Amount: $143,500.00      
Additional Details: Integration of Systems Engineering with Discipline-specific Engineering - The purpose of this project is to remove information exchange between systems engineering and discipline-specific engineering by using SysML as an information broker in a hub-and-spoke network. The project has the goal of identifying and capturing information needed for efficient communication between system engineers and discipline-specific engineers. The project will cover information related to systems engineering, thermal, fluid flow and structural analysis, wiring, event-based behavior, source code describing equation-based mathematical models, onboard computer system architecture and behavior, and 3D geometry. These models have been chosen to realistically reflect the variety of models used in complex system design.

Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: MIST Boulder SURF
Amount: $9,100.00
Additional Details: NIST Boulder SURF - This proposal is to support 1 summer undergraduate research fellow in the FY 2015 NIST SURF Boulder program. The SURF NIST Boulder Programs will provide an opportunity for the NIST laboratories to encourage outstanding undergraduate students to pursue careers in science and engineering. The objective of the SURF NIST Program is to build a mutually beneficial relationship among the student, the institution, and NIST. NIST is one of the nation's premiere research institutions for the physical and engineering sciences and, as the lead Federal agency for technology transfer, it provides a strong interface between government, industry and academia. NIST embodies a science culture, developed from a large and well-equipped research staff that enthusiastically blends programs that address the immediate needs of industry with longer-term research that anticipates future needs. SURF students will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with our nation's top scientists and engineers. One goal of these programs is to provide opportunities for our nation's next generation of scientists and engineers to engage in world-class scientific research at NIST, especially in ground-breaking areas of emerging technologies. For additional information, please visit - https://www.nist.gov/surfboulder/index.cfm
Any questions regarding this notification should be addressed to NIST’s Office of Public and Business Affairs at (301)-975- 6478.

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Grant Recipient: Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc.
Grant Project Title: Invariant objects in dynamical systems: Analysis and numerics
Amount: $375,000.00
Additional Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1500943

Grant Recipient: May Gary S
Grant Project Title: I-Corps: 2012 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) Awardee - Dr. Gary S. May (Individual Category),"
Amount: $10,000.00
Additional Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1201714 .

Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: WORKSHOP: Think Tank (Doctoral Consortium) at the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD) 2015
Amount: $23,655.00
Additional Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1535677

Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: CPS: Frontier: Collaborative Research: Compositional, Approximate, and Quantitative Reasoning for Medical Cyber-Physical Systems
Amount: $658,781.00
Additional Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1446675

Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: Glacial-Interglacial Changes in Central Tropical Pacific Sea Surface Temperature
Amount: $309,933.00
Additional Details:  https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1502927  

Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: 2015 Regenerative Medicine Workshop at Hilton Head; May 13-16, 2015
Amount: $24,246.00
Additional Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1521198

Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: Collaborative Research: Planning Grant: I/UCRC for Advanced Electronics through Machine Learning
Amount: $11,500.00
Additional Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1464539

Any questions regarding this notification should be addressed to NSF’s Office of Legislative and Public Affairs at 703-292-8070.

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications.  This announcement details about $91,918,037 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.
What is the funding process for federal grants?
There are two basic ways the federal government awards funds, through mandatory funding or discretionary funding.  Members of Congress vote on “authorizing” legislation that funds the mandatory commitments of the federal government for programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, unemployment insurance and SNAP.  Also every year, levels of discretionary funding are determined during the Congressional appropriations process.  Rep. Lewis and all other members of Congress work to ensure that federal programs which provide key services within their districts are funded at levels requested by local government authorities and constituents they represent.   
The federal grants announced by this release fall mainly in the discretionary category.  The money appropriated by Congress is sent to the federal agencies, such as the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) or of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), which then disburse it directly to the states and local governmentsSometimes federal agencies issue requests for proposals which place states, cities, and local organizations in competition with others around the country for the opportunity to gain federal support for a local project.  This is where the efficacy of city and state organizations are tested to determine whether they can compete effectively to receive those funds. Rep. Lewis often meets with and advises city, state or local agencies to help them strategize effective methods of engaging the federal agencies throughout the grant process.
Pell Grants, Byrne Justice Assistance, veterans’ services, LIHEAP home heating support, early education, COPS, YouthBuild, Jobs Corps, the CDC, minority health programs, TIGER, critical disease research initiatives, tenant and fair housing assistance all stem from Congressional discretionary funding.  Recent successful discretionary grant efforts from the 5th Congressional District of Georgia include the Atlanta Streetcar, the Multimodal Passenger Terminal, the Atlanta BeltLine, and the UTC.  Through his District Office, Rep. Lewis offers grants assistance and workshops to explain the federal grants process.  Please call 404-659-0116 if you are interested in participating in one of these workshops
Following is the list of the most recently granted federal funds to the 5th Congressional District. If you are seeking more information about any one of these federal grants, please consult the granting information for more details on their selection process. Grants over $500,000 are highlighted.
This is to inform you that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowments for Humanities, and the National Science Foundation, will be announcing the following grant award(s) to recipient(s) within your Congressional district and state

Grant Notifications

 

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services  
Grant Recipient: Georgia State University
Grant Project Title: LAIV Inducing Cross Protection
Amount: $187,604.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:132369

Grant Recipient: Georgia Institute of Technology
Grant Project Title: Immunoengineering Nerve Repair
Amount: $326,297.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:132732

Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: Emory-Georgia TB Research Training Program
Amount: $266,184.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:133234

Grant Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: Doctoral Student Workshop Co-Sponsored by the Society for Epidemiologic Research
Amount: $22,310.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:133218

Grant Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: Molecular Mechanisms of G5-7 Allosteric Inhibition of Jak2
Amount: $356,850.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:133149

Grant Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: End-of-Life in Assisted Living: Links between Structure, Process, and Outcomes
Amount: $400,494.00                                                             
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:133294

Grant Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: GPR37L1 Mutation Associated with a Novel Neurological Disorder
Amount: $195,000.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:133319

Grant Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: Effect of Oxytocin on Brain, Behavior, and Social Development
Amount: $862,726.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:131542

Grant Recipient: Emory University
Grant Project Title: Retinal Mechanisms of Refractive Development
Amount: $320,500.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:131273

Grant Recipient: Georgia Department of Human Resources
Grant Project Title: Children's Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Payment Program
Amount: $1,500,575.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:130512

Grant Recipient: Georgia Department of Human Services
Grant Project Title: State Health Insurance Assistance Program
Amount: $1,185,381.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:130512

Grant Recipient: Georgia Department of Public Health
Grant Project Title: Ryan White Care Act Title II
Amount: $54,415,137.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:131438

Grant Recipient: Georgia Department of Public Health
Grant Project Title: ADAP Shortfall Relief
Amount: $10,262,288.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:131443

Grant Recipient: Georgia Institute of Technology
Grant Project Title: RESEARCH TRAINING IN COGNITIVE AGING
Amount: $347,516.00
Additional Details: https://hhsgrants.econsys.com/apex/f?p=103:210:0::NO:210:P210_GRANT_ID:131466

If you have any questions, please contact the HHS Press office at:  (202) 690-6343.

 

Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2)
Amount: $500,000.00
Additional Details: This EDA investment transfers the experience of Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) in developing university-fostered startup ecosystems to two university communities located in the downtown area of Atlanta: Georgia State University and the four private, historically black colleges and university (HBCU) members of the Atlanta University Center (Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College, Morehouse College and the Morehouse School of Medicine). In collaboration with Startup Atlanta, a non-profit convener of startup activity in the broader Atlanta region, EI2 will support an exchange of our best practices focused on the development of student startup curriculum and clubs, faculty commercialization programs, accelerators, and incubators. 

 

Any questions regarding this notification should be addressed to, please contact EDA at (202) 482-2900.

U.S. Department of Transportation
Grant Recipient: State of Georgia
Grant Project Title: Georgia State Block Grant Program: Non primary development projects in state block grant program
Amount: $ 18,281,160.00
Additional Details: https://grants.ost.dot.gov/public/ViewMessage.cfm?MsgID=nwlmymlilz

If you have any questions, please contact the U.S. Department of Transportation Press Office at:  (202) 366-4570.

National Endowment for the Arts

Grant Recipient: Alternate ROOTS, Inc.
Amount: $35,000.00
Projection Description: To support an initiative examining community-based art and art-making.  ROOTS will partner with member artists and grassroots artists or organizations to explore the roles of aesthetics, transformation, and organizing in the community art-making process. Ideas for the art and implementation of the projects will spring from the artists and their communities.
Grant Recipient: C4 Atlanta Inc
Amount: $10,000.00
Projection Description: To support Artists in the Marketplace (AIM) and related activities. AIM instructors will teach artists how to develop their customer base as well as understand price, product, place, marketing, and promotion tactics. The class will be designed with the assumption that artist participants may have limited marketing dollars to spend. Past participating artists have included musicians, performance artists, arts administrators, and muralists.
Grant Recipient: Center for Puppetry Arts
Amount: $30,000.00
Projection Description: To support the production of "Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type." Artistic Director Jon Ludwig will adapt and direct an original puppetry version of Doreen Cronin's children's book with illustrations by Betsy Lewin. The fully staged production, appropriate for ages 3 and up, will feature live music and will explore themes such as farm life, life cycles of plants and animals, and healthy eating habits.
Grant Recipient: City of Atlanta, Georgia
Amount: $25,000.00
Projection Description: To support Elevate, a public art exhibition program with related programming.  Commissioned artists will present large-scale art works in public spaces. Presented annually in central downtown Atlanta, Elevate will expose audiences to visual, performance, digital, and installation art works in accessible public venues. Local, national, and international artists will be selected for participation through an RFP submission process to create public art installations, gallery exhibits, concerts, and dance performances in various city venues.

Grant Recipient: Georgia Department of Economic Development, Georgia Council for the Arts
Amount: $737,300.00
Projection Description: To support Elevate, a public art exhibition program with related programming.  Commissioned artists will present large-scale art works in public spaces. Presented annually in central downtown Atlanta, Elevate will expose audiences to visual, performance, digital, and installation art works in accessible public venues. Local, national, and international artists will be selected for participation through an RFP submission process to create public art installations, gallery exhibits, concerts, and dance performances in various city venues.
Grant Recipient: Horizon Theatre Company, Inc.
Amount: $25,000.00
Projection Description: To support the New South Young Playwrights Festival. Competitively selected writers will be invited to participate in an admission-free, week-long playwriting intensive that will culminate in a public reading of the students' works in a festival setting. The project will focus on developing the next generation of theater artists and patrons.
Grant Recipient: National Black Arts Festival, Inc.
Amount: $20,000.00
Projection Description: To support the presentation of the tap duo The Manzari Brothers.  This will be the Manzaris' first evening-length work and they will collaborate with choreographer Anthony Morigerato on creating the steps, drawing influence from the forefathers of the tap genre. Music director and composer Joe Morra will use both live and recorded music to score the work. In conjunction with the performances, the Manzaris will teach a master class to aspiring young dancers as part of NBAF's The Generations Project.

Grant Recipient: Phoenix Theatre Academy, Inc.
Amount: $10,000.00
Projection Description: To support the creation, production, and regional tour of "The Sunrise of AIDS" by the Academy Theatre.  The play tells the story of a grandmother who discovers that she is HIV-positive, and follows the effects that her discovery has on her daughter and granddaughters. Exploring preconceived notions about who gets HIV and how, the work will raise awareness of the increase in AIDS infections in Americans 55 years and older.
Grant Recipient: UNIMA-USA
Amount: $10,000.00
Projection Description: To support the publication of "Puppetry International" magazine, a resource website, and electronic communication services for the puppetry field.  UNIMA-USA is the North American Center of Union Internationale de la Marionnette (UNIMA). "Puppetry International" magazine informs and educates the field through scholarly writings on puppetry in theater, film, and media. The organization's website and electronic communication services are home to the "Puppetry Yellow Pages," a comprehensive resource guide to U.S.
Grant Recipient: Urban Youth Harp Ensemble, Inc
Amount: $20,000.00
Projection Description: To support harp instruction, music theory, and music history classes to students at Drew Charter School in Atlanta.  Students will study harp technique, music theory, and music history and will have the opportunity to perform solo, in duos, and in small ensembles in the community throughout the year. Qualified advanced students will have the opportunity to audition for area orchestras such as the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra and Emory University Youth Orchestra as well as summer programs such as Interlochen and Tanglewood. Harp students also will have the opportunity to see professional music performances in the Atlanta region.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: Integration of Systems Engineering with Discipline-specific Engineering
Amount: $143,500.00      
Additional Details: Integration of Systems Engineering with Discipline-specific Engineering - The purpose of this project is to remove information exchange between systems engineering and discipline-specific engineering by using SysML as an information broker in a hub-and-spoke network. The project has the goal of identifying and capturing information needed for efficient communication between system engineers and discipline-specific engineers. The project will cover information related to systems engineering, thermal, fluid flow and structural analysis, wiring, event-based behavior, source code describing equation-based mathematical models, onboard computer system architecture and behavior, and 3D geometry. These models have been chosen to realistically reflect the variety of models used in complex system design.

Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: MIST Boulder SURF
Amount: $9,100.00
Additional Details: NIST Boulder SURF - This proposal is to support 1 summer undergraduate research fellow in the FY 2015 NIST SURF Boulder program. The SURF NIST Boulder Programs will provide an opportunity for the NIST laboratories to encourage outstanding undergraduate students to pursue careers in science and engineering. The objective of the SURF NIST Program is to build a mutually beneficial relationship among the student, the institution, and NIST. NIST is one of the nation's premiere research institutions for the physical and engineering sciences and, as the lead Federal agency for technology transfer, it provides a strong interface between government, industry and academia. NIST embodies a science culture, developed from a large and well-equipped research staff that enthusiastically blends programs that address the immediate needs of industry with longer-term research that anticipates future needs. SURF students will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with our nation's top scientists and engineers. One goal of these programs is to provide opportunities for our nation's next generation of scientists and engineers to engage in world-class scientific research at NIST, especially in ground-breaking areas of emerging technologies. For additional information, please visit - https://www.nist.gov/surfboulder/index.cfm
Any questions regarding this notification should be addressed to NIST’s Office of Public and Business Affairs at (301)-975- 6478.

National Science Foundation (NSF)
Grant Recipient: Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc.
Grant Project Title: Invariant objects in dynamical systems: Analysis and numerics
Amount: $375,000.00
Additional Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1500943

Grant Recipient: May Gary S
Grant Project Title: I-Corps: 2012 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) Awardee - Dr. Gary S. May (Individual Category),"
Amount: $10,000.00
Additional Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1201714 .

Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: WORKSHOP: Think Tank (Doctoral Consortium) at the International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD) 2015
Amount: $23,655.00
Additional Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1535677

Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: CPS: Frontier: Collaborative Research: Compositional, Approximate, and Quantitative Reasoning for Medical Cyber-Physical Systems
Amount: $658,781.00
Additional Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1446675

Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: Glacial-Interglacial Changes in Central Tropical Pacific Sea Surface Temperature
Amount: $309,933.00
Additional Details:  https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1502927  

Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: 2015 Regenerative Medicine Workshop at Hilton Head; May 13-16, 2015
Amount: $24,246.00
Additional Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1521198

Grant Recipient: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Grant Project Title: Collaborative Research: Planning Grant: I/UCRC for Advanced Electronics through Machine Learning
Amount: $11,500.00
Additional Details: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1464539

Any questions regarding this notification should be addressed to NSF’s Office of Legislative and Public Affairs at 703-292-8070.