Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor

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Projects to Reduce Diesel Emissions

The program supports projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions to improve pollution conditions in communities with the poorest air quality. Those involving community partnerships may receive priority.

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Grantees to Improve HIV Services

The grantees will participate in this ongoing project to monitor and collect data on the social variables, behavioral and clinical characteristics, supportive service needs, use of healthcare and prevention services, and adherence to clinical care guidelines among HIV-diagnosed adults. The data helps improve local and national HIV prevention, care and treatment efforts.

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Producers to Receive Audit Assistance

The Grantees assist rural small businesses and agricultural producers by conducting and promoting energy audits and providing renewable energy development assistance. The assistance must be provided to agricultural producers and rural small businesses. Rural small businesses must be located in eligible rural areas. This restriction does not apply to agricultural producers. Assistance provided must consist of energy audits, renewable energy technical assistance and renewable energy site assessments.

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Strategies to Manage Glaucoma

The program supports innovative strategies to better engage, detect and manage glaucoma and other eye diseases among vulnerable populations. The program will fund community-based interventions and a coordinating center to provide logistics and support. Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness among African Americans and the second leading cause of blindness worldwide.

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Training to Expand Rural Health Workforce

The program supports the development of new rural residency programs or Rural Training Tracks (RTT) in family medicine, internal medicine and psychiatry to expand the physician workforce in rural areas. The new rural residency programs or RTTs are intended to be sustainable through separate public or private funding beyond the federal grant period of performance.

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Brownfields Grantmaking Starts

Brownfields are properties that may have hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants present. EPA’s Brownfields Program provides grants and technical assistance to communities, states, tribes and others to assess, safely clean up and sustainably reuse these contaminated properties.

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States Vie for $272M in Railroad Repair Grants

The program supports capital projects to repair, replace or rehabilitate qualified railroad assets to reduce the state of good repair backlog and improve intercity passenger rail performance. Eligible projects include those replacing existing assets in-kind and with assets to increase capacity or provide a higher level of service; ensuring service can be maintained while existing assets are brought to a state of good repair; and bringing existing assets into a state of good repair.

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Governments to Strengthen Health Systems

The program strengthens state, local, and territorial public health systems to respond effectively to evolving threats and other emergencies within the United States and territories and freely associated states. The upcoming solicitation will provide clear expectations and priorities for recipients to strengthen and enhance the readiness of their public health systems to save lives during emergencies.

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Interventions to Focus on Minority Glaucoma

The program supports innovative strategies to better engage, detect and manage glaucoma and other eye diseases among vulnerable populations. The program will fund community-based interventions and a coordinating center to provide logistics and support. Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness among African Americans and the second leading cause of blindness worldwide.

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$1.5B to Address Infectious Disease

The program supports efforts to reduce illness and related deaths caused by a wide range of infectious disease threats. The ELC program provides annual funding, strategic direction and technical assistance to domestic jurisdictions. In addition to strengthening core infectious disease capacities nationwide, it also supports a myriad of specific infectious disease programs.

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