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(MINORITIES) Arcus Nat'l Fund Supports GLBT Efforts

Private Funder: Arcus Nat'l Fund; Opportunity: 2011 funding programs; Funding Focus: Social equity, public awareness and understanding, health and safety and scientific inquiry; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Up to $75,000 each; Deadline: Rolling. Summary:  The f...

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(SENIORS) Tufts Focuses Funding on Active Living (MA, RI)

(Deadlines: Jan 25 and June 1) The Tufts Health Plan Foundation, funds Massachusetts and Rhode Island programs: (1) elevating the physical, mental and emotional well-being of older adults (age 60 and older); (2) enabling them to contribute their experiences and knowledge to their communities; and (3...

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(SOCIAL SERVICES) Oprah Winfrey Foundation

Deadline: Rolling.          The queen of daytime television, Oprah Winfrey, has her own private, charitable foundation that supports a range of education and social service programs for children and minorities.         ...

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(REGULATIONS) ACF Proposes Broad Child Welfare Survey

Health & Human Services Dept.'s Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing a broad national survey of child-welfare participants to determine whether pending legislation would shrink the child-welfare rolls. Public Comment Deadline: Nov. 26. ACF wants to conduct an April 2010 ...

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(COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT) New RI Development Could Be Model

In the summer of 2010, Rhode Island officials will begin watching closely a new cross-cutting green development effort emerging from the state's use of stimulus Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-R) funds.

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Rhode Island state officials are proposing a potpourri of projects for its $1.25 million in Community Development Block Grant money received in this year's stimulus package, including housing, streetscapes, street improvements and even the construction of a wind turbine to aid electrical power costs.

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(SAFETY) FEMA Provides $210M in ARRA $$$ for State, Local Firefighting Efforts

Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); Program: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Fire Station Construction Grant (SCG) Program, CFDA Number: 97.115, no cost sharing or matching; Eligibility: Non-federal fire departments and state and local governments that fund/operate fire depart...

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(WORKFORCE) States Use $1.2B in Youth Employment Funding

Indiana, Massachusetts and Rhode Island already have plans in\r\nplace to use their portion of $1.2 billion in American Recovery &\r\nReinvestment Act for youth employment programs.\r\n\r\nThe funding\r\nis being doled out via the federal Workforce Investment Act account. \r\...

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(FAQ) Answers to Questions about ARRA's $19.2B in HIT Funding

Readers have submitted questions regarding the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Health Information Technology (HIT) Provisions. We provide answers to those questions here.  The HIT provisions of ARRA are found primarily in Division A, the Health Information Technology for Economic ...

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CBO: Food Stamp Use Highest Since 1960's

The combination of rising food prices, layoffs, and high fuel prices leads the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to project that the number of food stamp beneficiaries--more than 28 million--soon will be the highest since the onset of the program almost 50 years ago. Although some of the increase in...

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