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Child Care Funding Revamp Underway
(Comment Deadline: Aug. 5) The Admin. for Children & Families (HHS) offers proposed amendments to the Child Care & Development Fund (CFDA Number: 93.575) regulations. CCDF assists low-income families in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training and education. The program also...
posted 5/22/13 1:51 PM read complete story
Updated Student Aid Tables Offered
The Office of Postsecondary Education (DoEd) offers the revised tables used to determine a student's expected family contribution for award year 2014-2015 for those seeking federal financial aid. A May 20 Federal Register notice offers the various charts, which dictate contributions from various t...
posted 5/22/13 07:47 AM read complete story
Revised Rule Wants to Limit Projects Not Backed by Community
(Comment Deadline: July 8) The Rural Housing Service (USDA) wants to revamp the regulations for its Community Facilities Guaranteed Loan Program (CFDA Number: 10.766). The program bolsters the credit available from private lending institutions through theguarantee of loans for essential community ...
posted 5/13/13 10:19 AM read complete story
Comment Deadline Extended for Rural Homeless Funding
(New Comment Deadline: July 1, was May 28) HUD extends the deadline to comment on implementation of the Rural Housing Stability Assistance Program, which was authorized under the 2009 reauthorization of the McKinney-Vento Act (PL 111-22). Since March, FAM has been providing regular updates on the d...
posted 5/13/13 08:09 AM read complete story
Regulations Revamped for ‘Connect’ Program
(Effective: June 3) The Rural Utilities Service (USDA) offers the revamped final rule for its Community Connect Grant Program (CFDA Number: 10.863). RUS revised the regulations to give it the ability to target limited resources to geographical as well as technological areas of need. Community Conne...
posted 5/7/13 12:03 PM read complete story
State Insights Sought on CSBG Process
(Comment Deadline: June 3) The Admin. for Children & Families (HHS) seeks insights from states on revamping the application process for its Community Services Block Grant Program (CFDA: 93.569). CSBG is the premier source of federal funding to combat poverty. Specifically, ACF wants to hear fro...
posted 5/6/13 10:29 AM read complete story
Loan Regulations May Remain the Same
(Comment Deadline: May 28) The Office of Postsecondary Education (DoEd) seeks insights on its plans to extend the program administration regulations for its William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program without changes. The program provides low-interest loans for students and parents to help pay for ...
posted 4/30/13 08:06 AM read complete story
Charter School Solicitation Won’t Be Offered; Applicants Can Pursue Partnerships
The Office of Innovation & Improvement (DoEd) won't be offering an FY 2013 solicitation for new awards under its Credit Enhancement for Charter School Facilities Program (CFDA Number: 84.354A). States and nonprofits receive these funds to help charter school access private-sector and other no...
posted 4/17/13 2:39 PM read complete story
Interim Rule Offered for Vet Facility Funding
(Comment Deadline: June 10) The Veterans Affairs Dept. offers the interim final rule forits Grants to States for Construction or Acquisition of State Homes Program (CFDA Number: 64.005). States use these funds for the construction or acquisition of housing, nursing homes and adult day health care f...
posted 4/16/13 10:18 AM read complete story
Survey Will Focus on Veteran Higher Ed Supports
(Comment Deadline: May 13) The Office of Postsecondary Education (DoEd) wants to query private colleges and universities and nonprofits about the supports and services provided to veterans and active-duty service members at postsecondary institutions. The proposed survey would provide the first na...
posted 4/16/13 08:17 AM read complete story
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