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HEALTHCARE: Reform Law Authorizes a Laundry List of Programs
The Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act (PPACA) (PL 111-148) authorizes funding for several new and existing funding programs, meaning advocates are needed to ensure the funding is eventually allocated via the yearly budget process, says Joy Wilson, health policy director for the Nat'l Conf...
posted 4/13/10 06:10 AM read complete story
HOUSING: HUD Set to Begin FY 2010 Grantmaking
As FAM predicted (www.grantsandfunding.net/fam/6354), the Housing & Urban Development Dept. (HUD) is preparing to start its grantmaking process in the next week with the release of its general Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). This initial guidance provides information on how to submit a H...
posted 4/6/10 12:44 PM read complete story
FUNDRAISING: Nonprofits Should Take Advantage of Deadline Calendar
With federal agencies busy releasing grant solicitations, FAM readers should make sure they are taking advantage of a key feature of the online service—the Grant Deadline Calendar, says Editor Ray Sweeney, who has years of grant writing and management experience. "This is a one-of-a-kind tool that ...
posted 4/2/10 07:53 AM read complete story
HOUSING: HUD Preliminary Notice Due 'Very Soon,' Staffer Tells FAM
Staffers at the Housing & Urban Development Dept. tell FAM to expect the preliminary or general Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for its discretionary funding programs 'very soon.' The general NOFA includes information on how to submit a HUD proposal and some tidbits on the funding focuses...
posted 3/26/10 1:28 PM read complete story
WORKFORCE: Advocates Throwing Support Behind 'Local Jobs' Measure
With a new $17.6 billion jobs bill (HR 2847) awaiting President Obama's signature, Nat'l League of Cities President Ronald Loveridge tells FAM the group will push for even more assistance in its congressional outreach. The Jobs for Main Street Act, won final congressional approval on March 17 with ...
posted 3/19/10 06:06 AM read complete story
HOUSING: HUD Will Still Provide Additional Time to Prepare Applications
The Housing & Urban Development Dept. (HUD) may be running way behind on its grant solicitations, but a staffer tells FAM that applicants will still have additional time to formulate applications. A staffer at HUD's Office of Departmental Grants Management and Oversight, which oversees the agen...
posted 3/9/10 05:54 AM read complete story
FUNDRAISING: Nonprofits Need to Be Involved with Development Offices
In fundraising, nonprofits should always make sure they have reached out to the entire business community, says FAM Editor Ray Sweeney. Sweeney, who has years of grant planning and management experience, says the business community should be seen as a first stop for funding and partnerships. Most...
posted 3/5/10 10:25 AM read complete story
NUTRITION: White House Pushes for Race to the Top-Type USDA Program
The White House begins making its wishes known for the upcoming reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act, pushing for the creation of a Race to the Top-type funding program to reduce and eliminate hunger in U.S. communities. Speaking at the Nat'l Press Club, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says...
posted 2/25/10 1:45 PM read complete story
FAITH-BASED: DuBois Provides Specifics on White House Initiative
After more than a year, the White House begins providing specifics on its Office of Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships; and unlike the Bush version, the Obama effort will focus on specific issues--not provide carte blanche federal funding to faith groups. At a Brookings Institution event, ...
posted 2/19/10 11:01 AM read complete story
FAITH-BASED: White House Closer to Fully Implementing Its Program
Nonprofits should soon have a better idea of the White House's faith-based funding intentions, staffers tell FAM. The six taskforces of the President's Advisory Council on Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships have each submitted their reports, which include recommendations for moving forwar...
posted 2/11/10 12:48 PM read complete story
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