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Keurig Dr Pepper and KaBOOM! award Cape Cod affordable housing development $15,000 playground grant

Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) and the national non-profit KaBOOM! have awarded a Let’s Play Community Construction Grant to build a new playground at Cromwell Court Apartments a 124-unit family affordable housing development in downtown Hyannis, MA owned by Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH).
NeighborWorks America

Nonprofit board governance gets boost from $150,000 in grants from NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America today announced that it has provided more than $150,000 in grants as part of its Excellence in Governance program to 15 nonprofits to enhance their board governance and increase their ability to operate effective community development programs.
HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HUD AWARDS CHOICE NEIGHBORHOODS PLANNING GRANTS

Expanding on its commitment to help local communities redevelop severely distressed HUD assisted housing and revitalize neighborhoods, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded nearly $5 million to six communities.
VA

VA announces $200M in funding for Grant and Per Diem Program to support homeless...

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it plans to provide approximately $200 million in fiscal year 2019 funding to support more than 13,000 transitional housing beds for its Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program.
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Announces $1.7 Million Grant for Downtown Day Services Center to Support Individuals...

Mayor Bowser today announced a $1.7 million grant to build a Downtown Day Services Center that will provide critical services to individuals experiencing homelessness. The program will be housed in the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church and managed by the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID)
Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Launches Latest Request for Proposals to Produce and Preserve More Affordable Housing...

Mayor Muriel Bowser today announced that the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is now accepting proposals from housing industry specialists to produce and preserve more affordable housing in the District of Columbia. This coincides with the launch of a new $200,000 grant program for small residential building owners to make key repairs to their properties.

365 Connect Partners with Electric Girls to Provide Scholarships to Next Generation Technology Leaders

365 Connect, a leading provider of award-winning marketing, leasing, and resident technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry, announced today that the company will provide scholarship grants for Electric Girls educational programs.

NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF $75,000 IN FUNDING FOR...

The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) today announced the availability of up to $75,000 in grant funding for projects that help reduce the stigma often associated with mental illness.
DOI

Secretary Zinke Announces over $61 Million for States to Support Parks and Outdoor Recreation

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced that $61.6 million in revenues available through the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) will be distributed to the 50 states, the Territories, and the District of Columbia for Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants that support outdoor recreation and conservation projects.
EPA

EPA Awards $149,000 to Protect Air and Water Quality in Ohio

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $149,000 in three separate grants to protect air and water quality in Ohio. “EPA funding for Ohio programs to reduce air pollution and protect underground water sources demonstrates our commitment to cooperative federalism,” said EPA Region 5 Administrator Cathy Stepp. “By working together, we can provide better environmental results.”

CLYBURN ANNOUNCES $12 MILLION IN HUD GRANTS FOR SC

Congressman James E. Clyburn (SC-06) today announced the recipients of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Public Housing Capital Fund grants for Fiscal Year 2018. There are 9 institutions serving communities in South Carolina’s Sixth Congressional District receiving these awards totaling more than $12 million.
DOI

New Mexico Elementary School Receives $26.2 Million for New School Construction

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced today that the Laguna Elementary School in New Laguna, New Mexico, will receive $26.2 million for the construction of a new school. “As Secretary of the Interior, I am responsible for the education of 48,000 native children in the Bureau of Indian Education school system

Three Communities Nationwide Awarded Funding for Green Stormwater Infrastructure Community Outreach and Education

For the second year in a row, the National Recreation and Park Association(NRPA) and Southwest Airlines® are proud to partner on a Community Outreach and Education Grant program to help fund green stormwater infrastructure projects in underserved, low-income communities across the United States.

NRPA Awards Grant Funding to Support Cities Participating in 10-Minute Walk Campaign

Everyone deserves a quality park within a 10-minute walk from home. One in 3 individuals currently do not have access, and, together with our partners, we’ve launched the 10-Minute Walkcampaign to change that. As part of the 10-Minute Walk campaign, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America awards $65 million in flexible grants to 242 nonprofits

The Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp., dba NeighborWorks America, announced it will award $65 million in flexible grants to 242 nonprofit organizations, all members of the national NeighborWorks network.
VA

Nearly $700 Million in State Veterans Home Funding Leads to New Construction Projects

Recently the Department of Veterans Affairs announced that it will use $685 million in funding from Congress to fund several State Veterans Home construction projects through the VA State Veterans Home Construction Grant Program

Mayor Martin J. Walsh breaks ground on Whittier Street Housing Development

Mayor Martin J. Walsh broke ground on phase one of a comprehensive redevelopment of the WhittierStreet public housing community. Made possible by a $30 million federal Choice Neighborhoods Initiative grant to the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) and City of Boston’s Department of Neighborhood Development, the entire project will rebuild and preserve 200 existing public housing apartments by replacing them on- and off-site with an expanded program of 509 units of mixed-income rental housing and 14,225 square feet of commercial space.
DOI

Secretary Zinke announces $60 million cooperative agreement to promote fishing and boating and $14...

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced a $60 million cooperative agreement with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF) to help retain and recruit recreational anglers and boaters of all ages. Zinke is also announcing $14 million in Boating Infrastructure Grants (BIG), which support water-related outdoor recreation and tourism by improving facilities for large transient recreational boats across the country.
NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America awards $100,000 in grants to nonprofits to identify strategies to address gentrification

NeighborWorks America (formally known as the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp.) announced that it awarded $25,000 in grants to each of four organizations to explore collaborative strategies to address gentrification. The nonprofits, all members of the NeighborWorks network, will use the grants to investigate promising strategies
NEH

NEH Creates New Grant Program to Support Humanities Infrastructure

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced a new grant program designed to create and sustain humanities infrastructure. Cultural institutions are eligible to receive up to $750,000 grants.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Sheila Schmidt

Meridian Opens Phoenix-based Real Estate Office and Names Sheila Schmidt as...

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, announced today that industry veteran Sheila Schmidt has been hired as Vice President of Development. She will be based in Meridian’s new Phoenix office located at 2375 N. Camelback Road, Suite 600 and will lead the company’s development efforts in the southwestern region of the United States

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Public Interest Groups Applaud FHFA Move to Expand Resources for LEP...

Today, a group of civil rights and consumer advocacy organizations, including Americans for Financial Reform Education Fund, the Center for Responsible Lending, Connecticut Fair Housing Center, Consumer Action, Empire Justice Center, National CAPACD, National Consumer Law Center, National Fair Housing Alliance, and UnidosUS, convened by the Americans for Financial Reform (AFR) Language Access Task Force, applauded the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) for launching