Job Training Grants for Certain Housing Authorities!

Job Training Grants for Certain Housing Authorities! Jobs Plus Pilot Program POSTED: 10/7/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: HUD ELIGIBILITY: Certain Housing Authorities named in the NOA $ AVAILABLE: $24,000,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: 8 MAX GRANT SIZE: $3,000,000 DEADLINE: 12/17/2014 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/administration/grants/fundsavail DESCRIPTION: Grants to provide job training services for residents of designated public housing developments. ——————————————————

Recent Research: Is Bigger Better in Economic Development?

Recent Research: Is Bigger Better in Economic Development? Over the past decade, two ideas have become more and more popular among innovation and economic development leaders. First, that maximizing collaboration between institutions, interest groups, stakeholders and communities is pivotal in building an innovation ecosystem that can succeed and grow over time. Second, that proximity matters,…

Brownfields Grants Are Back! Cleanup Edition

Brownfields Grants Are Back! Cleanup Edition Brownfields Cleanup Grants POSTED: 10/17/2014 FUNDING SOURCE: EPA ELIGIBILITY: Nonprofit and public agencies $ AVAILABLE: $18,100,000 GRANTS AVAILABLE: N.A. MAX GRANT SIZE: 90 DEADLINE: 12/19/2014 CONTACT INFORMATION: http://www.epa.gov/oswer/docs/grants/epa-oswer-oblr-14-08.pdf DESCRIPTION: Grants to empower states, communities, tribes, and nonprofits to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up, and reuse brownfields sites. ——————————————————

NOV 5 – SBIR AWARD THROUGH COMMERCIALIZATION SYMPOSIUM

Nov 5 – sbir award through commercialization symposium   WHO: Content is designed to bring value to ALL in the North Carolina SBIR/STTR community including: Those new to the programs Phase I awardees who will be submitting a Phase II Phase II awardees who will be transitioning into commercialization Service providers that assist small R&D firms WHAT: A…

President Obama, Tech Industry Continue Press for Visa Reform

President Obama, Tech Industry Continue Press for Visa Reform Earlier this summer, President Obama announced that his administration would be taking executive action to reform immigration policy, working to improve the entirety of the immigration system by tweaking individual components. This week, at a startup incubator in Los Angeles, the President revealed at least one…

Australia Releases Innovation and Competiveness Agenda, Establishes Five ‘Industry Growth Centers’

Australia Releases Innovation and Competiveness Agenda, Establishes Five ‘Industry Growth Centers’ Australian Minster Tony Abbott announced a $400 million AUD (approximately $352M USD) national Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda focused on building the country’s innovation economy, supporting apprenticeship and workforce programs that address the needs of industry, and promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)…