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Disaster Funding Available: January 2015

Disaster Funding Available: January 2015

NEW YORK The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that it will open Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOC) in West Seneca on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, and in Attica on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. The location of the DLOCs will make it convenient for those affected by the severe winter storm that occurred Nov. 19 [...] Read more
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
HUD OFFERS $30 MILLION GRANTS TO HELP TRANSFORM COMMUNITIES

HUD OFFERS $30 MILLION GRANTS TO HELP TRANSFORM COMMUNITIES

AUSTIN, TX – U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro announced funding available to help local communities across the country to redevelop severely distressed public and HUD-assisted housing and transform surrounding neighborhoods.  This funding would increase if there is an FY2015 appropriation from Congress. Read more
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USDA Announces $29 Million to Provide Housing for Farmworkers

USDA Announces $29 Million to Provide Housing for Farmworkers

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced recently that USDA is investing $29 million to provide affordable housing for farm laborers and their families. “Housing is often the first step on the road to more economic prosperity for farmworker families,” Vilsack said. “These loans and grants will significantly improve the lives Read more
SBA Has Record Breaking Year in Lending

SBA Has Record Breaking Year in Lending

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration 7(a) Loan Program reached a lending record in 2014, as announced today by SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet.  By the end of the fiscal year (Sept. 30), SBA had approved 52,044 7(a) loans for $19.19 billion, an increase of 12 percent in number loans and 7.4 percent in dollar amount [...] Read more
SBA Announces Support for Eight ScaleUp Communities, Job Creation for Growth-Oriented Small Businesses

SBA Announces Support for Eight ScaleUp Communities, Job Creation for Growth-Oriented Small Businesses

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today its support for entrepreneurial ecosystem development in eight communities through “ScaleUp America.”  This new initiative is designed to provide the necessary support to help companies scale up and grow, while strengthening and enhancing local entrepreneurial ecosystems 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
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