Tag Archives: Funding
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
Competition Announced To Designate Promise Zones

Competition Announced To Designate Promise Zones

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro joined U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, and Education Secretary Arne Duncan to announce a competition to designate a new round of Promise Zones. These Promise Zones are 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
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
Rhode Island Housing Unveils Tax-Credit Program for First-Time Homeowners

Rhode Island Housing Unveils Tax-Credit Program for First-Time Homeowners

Providence, RI–Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined Rhode Island Housing and their state lending and real estate partners to officially launch the agency’s new FirstHomes Tax Credit program, a tax credit savings program offered through Rhode Island Housing and their Lender Partners specifically designed to help first-time homebuyers save up Read more
HUD AND VA ANNOUNCE VOUCHERS TO HELP NEARLY 1,000 HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES

HUD AND VA ANNOUNCE VOUCHERS TO HELP NEARLY 1,000 HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced $7 million to 24 local public housing agencies across the country to help nearly 1,000 homeless Veterans find permanent housing.  The supportive housing assistance announced today is provided through Read more
Category: Veterans
Advance Your Mission With Taproot Pro-bono Service Grant

Advance Your Mission With Taproot Pro-bono Service Grant

The Taproot Foundation makes grants of professional consulting services, called Service Grants, through their Service Grant Program.  Every Service Grant is delivered pro bono by a team of 5-6 business professionals who volunteer their time and expertise to help a nonprofit in their community. High potential nonprofits in the Chicago, Los Read more
Category: Private Grants
USDA Announces Grants to Help Veterans and Minority Farmers Get Started in Agriculture

USDA Announces Grants to Help Veterans and Minority Farmers Get Started in Agriculture

WASHINGTON — Today, USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced the availability of over $9 million in outreach and technical assistance for minority farmers and ranchers and military veterans that are new to farming and ranching. The funding, provided through the Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Read more
Durham Seeking Community Input on Affordable Housing Near Transit

Durham Seeking Community Input on Affordable Housing Near Transit

DURHAM, NC –  With light-rail transit on the drawing board following approval of a half-cent sales tax in Durham and Chapel Hill, the Durham City/County Planning Department is co-sponsoring a community meeting to encourage development of affordable housing near rail lines. The meeting, the kick-off of a four-part strategy, is scheduled for Read more
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