Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor

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HUD Readies FY 2017 Competitions

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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Agency Continues ‘Upward’ Grantmaking

The Education Dept.’s Office of Postsecondary Education is preparing the FY 2107 solicitation for its Upward Bound Math and Science Program (CFDA Number: 84.047M), with the goal to start the competition by the end of the December.

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Agency Prepping for FY 2017 Funding Competitions

The Employment and Training Administration (DOL) provides initial details on its upcoming FY 2017 grantmaking, estimating that competitions will start in January for the Youth Build Program (CFDA Number: 17.274) and Workforce Data Quality Initiative Grants (CFDA Number: 17.261).

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Tribal Competitions to Start Earlier

he Administration for Children & Families’ Administration for Native Americans (HHS) expects an earlier start than originally anticipated for two of its FY 2017 funding competitions.

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New Law Requires Funding Program Changes

Through an Oct. 24 Federal Register notice, the Housing and Urban Development Dept. offers the initial implementation guidance for program changes required under the Housing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 (PL 114-201).

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Agency Gets Underway with FY 2017 Grantmaking

The Education Dept. starts FY 2017 grantmaking with a $273 million solicitation for its Upward Bound Program (CFDA Number: 84.047A) (Funding Opportunity Number: ED-GRANTS-101716-001), a popular effort at DoEd’s Office of Postsecondary Education.

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Institute Prepares for FY 2017 Grantmaking

The State Justice Institute offers the FY 2107 grantmaking guidelines for its six funding programs: (1) Project Grants; (2) Technical Assistance Grants; (3) Curriculum Adaptation & Training Grants; (4) Partner Grants; (5) Strategic Initiatives Grants; and (6) Education Support Program.

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FY 2017 Resolution Prompts Agency Grantmaking Action

The continuing resolution to keep the government operational through Dec. 9 is prompting the Health and Human Services Dept. to start releasing FY 2017 solicitations and offer funding forecasts for other popular programs.

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Congress Passes Continuing Resolution

Facing a Sept. 30 deadline, the Senate is working on a short-term, FY 2017 continuing resolution (HR 5325) to fund the government through Dec. 9.

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Agency Spending Millions to Rehabilitate Criminal Offenders

Education Dept. Secretary John B. King highlights the agencies continuing funding efforts to ensure those involved in the justice system receive a fair chance at pursuing their education, including new multi-million-dollar grant programs and crucial partnerships with the nation’s colleges and universities.

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