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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
Livestock Producers Urged to Enroll in Disaster Assistance Program by Oct. 1

Livestock Producers Urged to Enroll in Disaster Assistance Program by Oct. 1

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is encouraging producers who have suffered eligible disaster-related losses to act to secure assistance by Sept. 30, 2014, as congressionally mandated payment reductions will take place for producers who have not acted before that date. Livestock producers that have experienced grazing Read more
Category: Agriculture
SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Washington Private, Nonprofit Organizations

SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Washington Private, Nonprofit Organizations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private, nonprofit organizations (PNPs) in Washington, following President Obama’s federal disaster declaration for Public Assistance (PA) as a result of the wildfires that occurred July 9 – August 5, 2014, announced Maria Contreras-Sweet, Read more
Category: Disaster, Washington
Community Foundation of Broward County offers $25,000 Grants

Community Foundation of Broward County offers $25,000 Grants

The Community Foundation of Broward County announced grants up to $25,000 for projects that address critical needs and providing opportunities to improve the quality of life for those in need in Broward County. The Community Foundation of Broward has created the new Ignite! Innovation Grant Program. Through this program, the Foundation will award Read more
$73.6M in YouthBuild grants awarded by the US Labor Department

$73.6M in YouthBuild grants awarded by the US Labor Department

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of $73,654,300 in YouthBuild grants to support academic and occupational skills training for at-risk youth. “YouthBuild offers thousands of young people the tools, resources and opportunities they need to punch their ticket to the middle class,” said U.S. Read more
USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Increase Economic Opportunity and Improve the Quality of Life in Rural Areas

USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Increase Economic Opportunity and Improve the Quality of Life in Rural Areas

WASHINGTON, DC– Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is seeking applications for grants that will be awarded to organizations to provide critical financial and technical assistance to recipients to develop and strengthen their capacity to carry out housing, community facilities and community and economic development projects. 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
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
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