Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor

Arkansas

Delta Region to See Improved Health Care

The program provides financial assistance to address the continued unmet health needs in the Delta Region through cooperation among health care professionals, institutions of higher education and research institutions. The Delta Region is located adjacent to the Mississippi River as it passes Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.

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New Systems May Enhance Cancer Research

The program will support research that develops new data and storage systems that assist the cancer research community. These are for new systems that haven’t been tested.

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(ENVIRONMENT) Funds Focus on Healthy Efforts in AR, LA, NM, OK, TX

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Program: Healthy Indoor Environments Projects (Region 6) (CFDA Number: 66.034) (Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-R6-IAQ-2010-01); Eligibility: Governments and institutions of higher education in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas; Fundin...

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(WORKFORCE) Arkansas Funds Expansion of 'Works' Program

Gov. Mike Beebe (D) uses Workforce Investment Act funding to expand Arkansas Works, a strategic initiative to coordinate education, training and economic development through public-private partnerships. The expansion focuses on providing unemployed and underemployed Arkansans with career training ...

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(TAX CREDITS) HUD OKs $1B for State Housing Agencies

HUD approves plans to produce thousands of affordable housing units by 26 state housing agencies using a tax credit mechanism created in the most recent economic stimulus package.

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Funding Increases of $170 M Slated for Historically Black Colleges and Universities

 Historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) across the country will begin to receive record increases in new federal funding today, to be applied for the coming school year, lawmakers said. The funding, part of the College Cost Reduction and Access Act that was passed last year, will...

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Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation Funds Arkansas Ed Projects

(Deadline: none) Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation (WRF) helps children and adults develop improve themselves by way of educational, cultural, economic, civic and social opportunities.  The Foundation concentrates on Arkansas and, on a limited basis, makes grants to regional or national orga...

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AR: Charter Schools Could Lose Funds

Arkansas (Jan. 10, 2007)--The U.S. Education Dept.'s Charter Schools Program allocates $200 million annually to support alternative schools nationwide, but the money comes with rules that don't allow preference when enrolling children.Arkansas received $2.4 million in federal grant money for its new...

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Universal Pre-K Could Yield Savings In Prison, Healthcare in Later Years

 Arkansas: Universal pre-kindergarten could yield $1.58 for every state dollar invested in Arkansas, according to a report that measures defrayed prison and health-care costs, among other future expenses. The study, Economic Analysis of Pre-K in Arkansas, indicates that pre-K funding could save...

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