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Grants up to $75,000 to Fight Childhood Obesity

Grants up to $75,000 to Fight Childhood Obesity

Purpose Childhood obesity is one of the most serious threats to the health of our nation. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), through its commitment to reversing the childhood obesity epidemic, has provided national leadership in efforts to achieve a healthy weight for all of our nation’s children, especially in lower-income communities Read more
City of Freemont offering Funds ($8m) for Creation of Affordable Housing

City of Freemont offering Funds ($8m) for Creation of Affordable Housing

The City of Fremont (City) is announcing a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the creation of affordable rental housing in Fremont. Approximately $8.0 million in funding is available to support predevelopment, acquisition and construction or rehabilitation of affordable housing.  The funding is intended to fill the financing gap between Read more
BREAKING:  Fannie & Freddie To Fund Housing Trust and Capital Magnet Funds

BREAKING: Fannie & Freddie To Fund Housing Trust and Capital Magnet Funds

​​​The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to begin setting aside and allocating funds to the Housing Trust Fund and the Capital Magnet Fund pursuant to the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA).   HERA authorized FHFA to temporarily suspend these allocations, and FHFA informed Fannie Read more
Fellowship Program To Award up to $300k for Innovative Community Development Ideas

Fellowship Program To Award up to $300k for Innovative Community Development Ideas

The Rhode Island Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2015 Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship, an annual program to stimulate solutions to the state’s challenges. Made possible through the vision and generosity of philanthropists Letitia and John Carter, the program will award two applicants up to $300,000 over three years to Read more
HUD AWARDS $75 MILLION TO HELP LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS RECEIVE JOB TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT

HUD AWARDS $75 MILLION TO HELP LOW-INCOME RESIDENTS RECEIVE JOB TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $75 million to help public housing and Housing Choice Voucher residents across the country connect with local services to improve their education and employment and to put them on a path to self-sufficiency. Funded through HUD’s Family Self-Sufficiency Read more
Federal Government Announces $59 Million in Loans and Grants to Increase Economic Opportunity, Microenterprise Development

Federal Government Announces $59 Million in Loans and Grants to Increase Economic Opportunity, Microenterprise Development

PIKEVILLE, KY.– USDA Rural Development Acting Under Secretary Doug O’Brien today announced the selection of 85 utilities and development organizations for loans and grants to support rural business activities that will boost economic growth in rural communities. “These USDA investments capitalize rural small businesses, which allows Read more
Foundation to Provide Grants for Theater Groups

Foundation to Provide Grants for Theater Groups

The Shubert Foundation in New York is dedicated to sustaining and advancing live performing arts in the United States, with a particular emphasis on theater and a secondary focus on dance.  The foundation awards unrestricted grants for general operating support rather than for specific project funding. Grants are awarded exclusively to U.S. Read more
USDA Announces Investments to Increase Economic Activity in Rural Areas and on Native Lands

USDA Announces Investments to Increase Economic Activity in Rural Areas and on Native Lands

BURLINGTON, VT – Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced that USDA is investing in rural businesses and development organizations to spur economic growth in rural areas and in Tribal communities. “These investments are part of the Obama Administration’s ongoing efforts to help rural and Tribal communities that have the Read more
Grant Announcement:  Drug Abuse Prevention Program Deadline Extension

Grant Announcement: Drug Abuse Prevention Program Deadline Extension

The purpose of the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s (NIDA) Prevention Research Branch (PRB) is to support a developmentally grounded program of research on the prevention of the initiation of drug use, progression to abuse and dependence, and transmission of drug-related HIV infection. This research involves the use of rigorous scientific Read more
U.S. Department of Commerce Announces $15 Million Grant Competition to Spur Regional Innovation

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces $15 Million Grant Competition to Spur Regional Innovation

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the launch of the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) $15 million 2014 Regional Innovation Strategies Program competition to spur innovation capacity-building activities in regions across the nation. Under this program, EDA is soliciting applications for three Read more
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