Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor

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(REGIONAL) Bremer Funds Basic Needs Efforts in MN, ND, WI

Foundation: Otto Bremer Foundation; Opportunity: Community grants; Funding Focus: Low-income families, financial literacy, basic needs-social services; Geographic Focus: Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin; Eligibility: 501 (c)(3) nonprofits in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin; Funding: The f...

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(JUVENILE JUSTICE) DOJ Offers $2.8M for Information Sharing, Training Needs

Agency: Justice Dept. (Bureau of Justice Assistance, BJA); Program: National Justice Information Sharing (JIS) Initiative (Edward Byrne Memorial Competitive Grant Program ) (CFDA Number: 16.751) (Funding Opportunity Number: BJA-2011-3050); Eligibility: Governments, faith-based and community organiza...

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(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) Center for Financial Services Innovation

Private Funder: Center for Financial Services Innovation; Opportunity: Financial Capability Innovation Fund; Funding Focus: Community Development; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Four to six grants ranging from $200,000 to $300,000 each; Deadline: Oct. 13. Summary: The...

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(HHS) Agency Wants Broader Grant Application Requirements

(Comment Deadline: Sept. 12) The Health & Human Services Dept. (HHS) wants to expand the type of information that applicants for discretionary grants programs are required to provide to be eligible for funding competitions.   Specifically, HHS wants applicants to provide total budget ...

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(ENVIRONMENT) EPA Offers Conservation Grants in Six States

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Program: Resource Conservation Challenge Program (Region 5) (CFDA Number: 66.808) (Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-R5-LCD-2010); Eligibility: Governments and institutions of higher education in Region 5 (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and...

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(EDUCATION) Yum! Brands Foundation Funds Variety of Programs

(Deadline: Rolling) Yum! Brands Foundation, philanthropic arm of the Louisville, KY-based restaurant conglomerate, supports hundreds of charities, focusing on programs such as hunger relief, creation of after-hour daycare, reading incentives, child safety and mentoring at-risk teens. The company aw...

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(WORKFORCE) $800K Recovery Act Grant to Create Jobs, Boost Development in MN

The project is expected to create additional jobs and private investment in Spring Valley, MN.

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(BROWNFIELDS) EPA Issues $55M in Supplemental, Stimulus Grants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issues $55 million in brownfields grants, including $42 million in stimulus funding that communities will use to redevelop dozens of former industrial sites.

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(ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT) Treasury Sends ARRA Funds, TA to Native CDFIs

The Treasury Dept. provides $8 million in financial aid to 10 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) serving economically distressed Native American, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian communities and more than $3 million in technical assistance (TA) grant awards.

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(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) HUD Offers $242 Million in ARRA Funds for Native

Indian tribes and Native Alaskan communities can start competing through July 13 for $242 million to aid housing and community development offered by HUD as part of the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).\r\nThe competitive ARRA grants from the Native American Housing Block Gran...

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