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Amata Announces $1.9 Million Grant for Infrastructure Funding

Congresswoman Aumua Amata, today announced the release of $1.9 million in grant funding to American Samoa through the Office of Insular Affairs’ (OIA) Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Program. The funds will be used to support some of the much needed improvements to critical infrastructure in the territory, including a school, a health care center, a youth center and the port

Grant will fund habitat projects on Lower Wisconsin State Riverway properties

The state will conduct projects to restore and manage barrens communities and prairie remnants for the benefit of wildlife species in the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway thanks to a $35,676 grant from the Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin.

HUD OFFERS NEXT ROUND OF PLANNING GRANTS TO HELP TRANSFORM COMMUNITIES

the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the availability of new funding to help local communities across the country to redevelop severely distressed public and HUD-assisted housing and transform surrounding neighborhoods.

HUD OFFERS NEXT ROUND OF PLANNING GRANTS TO HELP TRANSFORM COMMUNITIES

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the availability of new funding to help local communities across the country to redevelop severely distressed public and HUD-assisted housing and transform surrounding neighborhoods. The funding announcement introduces an additional, innovative component to the Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant, called Planning and Action Grants.

Wells Fargo Awards $212,500 Grant to Brothers Redevelopment for Aurora Housing

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced a $212,500 grant to help support Brothers Redevelopment’s Paris Street project in Aurora, Colo. When complete, the Paris Street development will provide quality, affordable housing for more than 40 families, with a preference for veterans

NJ WOMEN Award $200,000 in Grants To Help Poverty-Stricken

Impact100 Garden State, a Morristown- based women’s philanthropic organization, awarded over $200,000 in grants to the Head Start Community Program of Morris County and the New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) to support programs that help the elderly poor, disenfranchised young adults, and pre-school children from low-income families. Impact 100’s 204 members voted to award each organization a $102,000 grant at its annual members meeting on November 4 at the Olde Mill Inn in Basking Ridge. The organizations were selected from over 75 nonprofit applicants.

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $55,000 in Housing Grants to Brookline, Gloucester, and Methuen

The Baker-Polito Administration awarded a total of $55,000 in Planning Assistance Toward Housing (PATH) grants to Brookline, Gloucester, and Methuen, to help these communities meet their housing needs.

Larsen Announces Grant To Address Homelessness Among Local Veterans

The Housing Authority of Snohomish County (HASCO) received $154,850 in project-based vouchers through the Housing and Urban Development Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program. Veterans who participate in the HUD-VASH program contribute no more than 30 percent of their own income toward rent and the remaining balance is paid by the grant to the property owners.

Visclosky Announces CDBG Award for Michigan City

Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that Michigan City will receive $602,943 under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.  The CDBG program aims to develop communities by supporting decent housing, suitable living environments, and expanded economic opportunities

Mangano Announces Federal Funds To Help Residents Achieve The American Dream Of Homeownership

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced the award of $500,000 in Federal HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program funding that promises to help make the dream of home ownership a reality for some first-time homebuyers. As part of his on-going commitment to help Nassau residents become homeowners, County Executive Mangano said that the Long Island Housing Partnership (LIHP), as an agent for Nassau County Office of Housing and Community Development

$1.5 MILLION GRANT TO ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE (EPRI) ADVANCES FORESTRY AS A NUTRIENT...

The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) awarded a $1.5 million grant to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to integrate forestry as a best management practice on farmland and reduce nutrient runoff into waterways in the Ohio River Basin. The project has important implications for water quality and drinking water in the Ohio River Basin and potentially across the country

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce Funds for a Vital Project the Town of Mexico Was Waiting...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,947,000 in federal funding for the Town of Mexico in Central New York. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Waste and Water Disposal Loan and Grant Program. The Town of Mexico will receive a grant amount of $462,000 and an additional loan of $1,485,000 to design and cover the costs of a new water district, Water Service Area #3, to provide safe and reliable water for residents living in the town

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $1.9 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR WATER INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT...

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand today announced $1,947,000 in federal funding for the Town of Mexico in Central New York. The funding was allocated through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Waste and Water Disposal Loan and Grant Program. The Town of Mexico will receive a grant amount of $462,000 and an additional loan of $1,485,000 to design and cover the costs of a new water district, Water Service Area #3, to provide safe and reliable water for residents living in the town

RiverHills Bank, FHLB Dallas Award First HAVEN Grant in Mississippi to Help Navy Veteran...

Steve Williams spent 18 years in the Navy, most of that with a Navy Construction Battalion. As a "Seabee," Mr. Williams was deployed in 2007 to Iraq where he did contingency construction for special operations forces, including the building of hangar bays for the 82nd Airborne and barracks for the Navy Seals.

Grant from Amegy Bank and FHLB Dallas Helps Fund Apartments for Homeless Young Adults

Houston's Tejano Center for Community Concerns, which operates a homeless and foster care program serving 150 children annually, wants to change that statistic. Tejano Center, in collaboration with The Vecino Group, plans to provide permanent supportive housing for homeless young adults in Houston, including those aging out of foster care.

CU-Boulder-based AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network invites community groups to apply for grants

Community, tribal and K-12 groups are invited to submit project proposals that explore impacts of oil and gas development on their local communities with support from the AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network based at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Senators Collins, King Announce Grant Awards for Water and Waste Infrastructure Improvements

Senators Susan Collins, and Angus King announced more than $2.7 million in grant funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Water and Waste Disposal grant program for the communities of Brewer, Oxford, and Wilton.

Foster Announces Over $4 million in Grants for Affordable Housing for Kane and Will...

Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) announced grant awards for Kane and Will Counties from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). “Ensuring stable, safe housing for all Americans should be one of our top priorities,” Foster said. “These funds will help us build strong communities, and provide a foundation for those in need to build a better life for themselves and their families.”

Statewide Energy Efficiency Awards to be Presented at the 2015 Innovators Summit

Gil C. Quiniones, New York Power Authority President and CEO, Richard Kauffman, Chairman, Energy and Finance, Office of the Governor, and John Rhodes, New York State Energy and Research and Development (NYSERDA) President and CEO, will announce the winners of the BuildSmart NY Innovators Awards and the Operations and Maintenance Acceleration Program (OMAP) Grant Competition

Dept. of Housing and Human Concerns Soliciting Grant Applications for Fiscal Years 2017, 2018

The County of Maui Department of Housing and Human Concerns, Grants Management Division, announced that all qualified private non-profit and for-profit organizations providing or planning to provide services and programs in the areas of social welfare, youth services, alcohol and substance abuse, homelessness, youth centers and other public service programs within Maui County are invited to submit an application for grant funds for Fiscal Year 2017 and Fiscal Year 2018. Deadline to submit applications is December 15, 2015.

Kentucky Among 8 States Awarded TIGER Grant for Development of System to Track Big-rig...

Governor Steve Beshear today announced that Kentucky is part of an eight-state consortium awarded a $25 million federal grant to address critical issues associated with truck parking in the Midwest

Rep. Israel Renews Push to Make Condos, Co-ops, and Certain Common Interest Communities Eligible...

Three years after Superstorm Sandy hit New York, Congressman Steve Israel (D –NY) renewed his push and announced legislation that would make co-ops, condo associations, and certain common interest communities eligible for the same vital assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) available to other homeowners. Currently, co-ops, condo associations, and common interest communities are only eligible to receive loans and not grants. Following Superstorm Sandy, Rep. Israel wrote a letter and urged FEMA to make co-op and condo associations eligible for storm recovery grants.

Mikulski, Cardin, Cummings, Ruppersberger, Sarbanes Announce $10 Million in Federal Funds for Major Infrastructure...

U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin together with Representatives Elijah E. Cummings, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and John P. Sarbanes (all D-Md.) today announced $10,000,000 in federal funding for the Southeast Baltimore Port Industry Freight Corridor Plan, making critical transportation infrastructure improvements to the Broening Highway Corridor that will create jobs and enhance the economic security of the Port of Baltimore and surrounding business community.

USDA Provides Funding for More Than 1,100 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects Nationwide

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is awarding loans and grants that will help more than 1,100 rural small businesses and agricultural producers reduce energy usage and costs in their operations. The funding is for energy efficiency improvements and/or renewable energy systems. USDA is financing projects in every state, as well as in the Virgin Islands, the Western Pacific and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

ULI Receives $800,000 Grant from the Kresge Foundation to Support Institute’s Efforts to Create...

The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a global research and education institute dedicated to responsible land use and sustainable community building, has been awarded an $800,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation to support efforts by the ULI Center for Sustainability to make communities more resilient and adaptable to the impacts of climate change and reduce the environmental imprint of the real estate industry.

Affordable Housing Program Grant to Benefit Fast-Growing Louisiana City

The City of Hammond, Louisiana is the newest beneficiary of a $90,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and member institution Whitney Bank

Labor Department awards $2 million to help dislocated Kentucky coal workers as part of...

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $2 million National Dislocated Worker Grant to Kentucky's Education and Workforce Development Cabinet for reemployment and training services to workers displaced by coal industry layoffs. The grant is part of the Partnership for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization initiative announced in March by President Obama

Aumua Announces $400 Thousand USDA Grant Award

Wednesday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata, announced today that theU.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a grant in the amount of $400 thousand to the Pacific Youth and Community Development program; as part of the Community Food Projects (CFP) program to support the development of solutions to food insecurity and access to local and independent food systems for low-income communities

SENATORS ISAKSON, PERDUE APPLAUD COURT FOR BLOCKING OBAMA’S HARMFUL EPA WATER REGULATION

U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., today issued the following statement applauding the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit for ruling in favor of Georgia and 17 other states in granting a nationwide stay of the Obama administration’s onerous “Waters of the United States” rule

Family Matriarch Grateful for Critical Home Repairs Funded by Special-Needs Grant

Virginia Fricke, 74, has raised and cared for generations of her family in Bay St. Louis: five girls, seven grandsons, five granddaughters, 15 great-grandsons, and four great-granddaughters. Her home, rebuilt in 2006 after Hurricane Katrina, stands on the same property where she has lived for more than half a century

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Alliance To Save Energy Elects New Leaders To Board

The Alliance to Save Energy’s Board of Directors has elected three new members to help lead the organization’s mission of achieving a more energy efficient future. The newly elected directors are

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New Report Reveals Venues Across the Globe are Embracing LEED Green...

USGBC released its LEED in Motion: Venues report, which highlights the efforts of convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, community centers and public assembly spaces to transform their environmental, social and economic footprint through LEED certification. The report showcases some of the most impressive green venues around the world.