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President Trump signs an executive order on preventing violence against federal, state, tribal and local law enforcement officers, which provides a glimpse of the funding priorities the Justice Department may have under the new administration.
The release of FY 2017 federal funding solicitations has decreased since the inauguration of President Trump due to several factors. The government operating under a continuing resolution (PL 114-254), the Senate’s delay in confirming Trump administration federal agency secretaries and overall uncertainty on the direction of federal funding under the new administration are among the major causes for the holdup in FY 2017 grantmaking.
With the Republican-led Congress working on an omnibus funding measure to keep the governmental operational through the current fiscal year, the Trump administration is reportedly pushing for decreases in arts and culture funding at the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities. Congress must act on an omnibus funding measure before the current continuing resolution (PL 114-254) expires on April 28.
(Comment Deadline: March 24) The Office of Public and Indian Housing (HUD) is moving forward with an expansion of the Moving to Work Demonstration Program (CFDA Number: 14.881), which was authorized by the 2016 MTW Expansion Statute in the FY 2016 Appropriations Act (P.L. 114-113). The MTW demonstr...
The change in White House administrations and the accompanying funding uncertainty isn’t stopping the Employment and Training Administration (DOL) from preparing solicitations for a few of its programs for release as early as this month. ETA administers federal government job training and worker dislocation programs, federal grants to states for public employment service programs and unemployment insurance benefits. These services are primarily provided through state and local workforce development systems.
Those seeking domestic violence funding have several current competitions to consider at federal agencies and private foundations, as well as many upcoming opportunities. The Office on Violence Against Women (DOJ), the leading federal funding source for domestic violence programs, for instance, is accepting applications for many of its funding programs.
The Administration for Children and Families (HHS) offers the final revised rule that guides its runaway and homeless youth grant funding, including the popular Basic Center (CFDA Number: 93.623), Transitional Living and Maternal Group Homes (CFDA Number: 93.550) and Street Outreach (CFDA Number: 93.557) programs. These programs are overseen by ACF’s Family and Youth Services Bureau
A continuing resolution (PL 114-254) to keep the government operational through April 28 is signed into law by the president on Dec. 10. The measure will maintain funding for federal programs at FY 2016 until a final omnibus appropriations measure can be finalized to fund the remainder of the current fiscal year.
The Office on Violence Against Women (OV) starts its FY 2017 grantmaking, with the release of the solicitation for its Justice for Families Program (CFDA Number: 16.021) (Funding Opportunity Number: OVW-2016-9003). OVW tends to release the bulk of its solicitations at the same time frame each fiscal year, meaning competitions should get underway for its popular programs over the next few months.
The Housing and Urban Development Dept. starts preparing for its FY 2017 funding solicitations, with initial plans to start competitions as early as January. HUD officially started its FY 2107 grantmaking last July with the release of its General Section, which provides the basic application information for all agency solicitations and lays out the overall strategic plan.
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