Funding News

$1M in federal funding awarded for ag worker training

April 14, 2021Updated: April 14, 2021 1:31 a.m. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Federal funding totaling $1 million is being provided for agricultural workforce training in West Virginia. The funding was announced Tuesday by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin and Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito. The funds will be split evenly between two projects. One is a shared …

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Clubs receive government funds to reduce reliance on pokies

Community clubs across Canberra have received government funding to reduce their reliance on pokies and fund other revenue stream initiatives, Gaming Minister Shane Rattenbury said today. Seven clubs will receive a total of $632,811 between them to fund new projects including an early learning centre and kitchen upgrades, under this round of payments from the …

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Some Utah families are not getting help paying for child care, which advocates say violates federal rules

Some immigrant parents in Utah are being denied financial help from the state with their child care bills, a rejection that advocates contend goes against federal guidelines. Although that legal point is not yet resolved, advocates also argue the state should choose to assist these families now — as many immigrant parents are working in …

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Biden Budget Includes ‘First Step Toward Fully Funding IDEA’

President Joe Biden delivers remarks in the Rose Garden at the White House last week. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS) President Joe Biden is calling for the federal government to make sizable investments in special education and support other programs benefiting people with disabilities in his first budget proposal. Biden sent a first look at his budget …

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Boulder expects to receive about $20 million in federal relief but plan for funding is unclear

Boulder tentatively expects to receive over a two-year period about $20.55 million in federal funding from the American Rescue Plan, the $1.9 trillion relief package approved last month by Congress. However, although the city is aware of how much it may receive, it has not yet made plans for how those funds will be distributed. …

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Provincial government grants money to Picton Town Hill

Bay of Quinte MPP Todd Smith announced Saturday that the provincial government has granted $266,848 to Prince Edward County to put towards improvements for Picton Town Hill. The money comes from the Connecting Links Program which is designed to help Ontario municipalities repair and improve municipal roadways and bridges that connect two ends of …

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