Section 533 Housing Preservation Grants

Section 533  Housing Preservation Grants Sponsor:          Rural Housing Service/Department of Agriculture SYNOPSIS:   The sponsor is soliciting competitive applications under its Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program. The HPG program is a grant program which provides qualified public agencies, private non-profit organizations including, but not limited to, faith-based and community organizations, and other eligible entities, grant funds…

Housing Preservation Grants

Housing Preservation Grants Sponsor:          Rural Housing Service/Department of Agriculture SYNOPSIS:   The sponsor is soliciting competitive applications under its Housing Preservation Grant (HPG) program. The HPG program is a grant program which provides qualified public agencies, private non-profit organizations including, but not limited to, faith-based and community organizations, and other eligible entities, grant funds to assist…

Rural Business – Cooperative Service/Department of Agriculture

Rural Business – Cooperative Service/Department of Agriculture SYNOPSIS:   Rural Business-Cooperative Service announces the availability of $3,000,000 in competitive grant funds for the FY 2015 Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant (SDGG) program. Rural Business-Cooperative Service proposals from applicants who will provide technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups in rural areas. The Agency is encouraging applications that direct grants to…

Employment and Training Administration/Department of Labor

Employment and Training Administration/Department of Labor SYNOPSIS:    The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL or Department), announces the availability of approximately $76 million in grant funds authorized by the YouthBuild provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) (Pub. L. 113-128). It is the Departments intention to align this Announcement…

States Find New Ways to Expand Access to Higher Education

Governors in several states have recently approved legislation intended to give graduating high school students more pathways to post-secondary education. Georgia and Tennessee are launching dual enrollment programs to help students avoid burdensome student loan debt, while Maryland is introducing an apprenticeship pilot program that would enable student to receive a wage while training for…

Oregon Needs Angel Tax Credit to Stimulate High-Risk Investments, Report Suggests

Many promising technologies created by Oregon startups wither on the vine due to a shortage of high-risk angel capital and many other startups leave the state in search of funding, according to a new report from the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO)—Oregon Angel Investment: The Economic Impact of High-Risk Investment in Oregon’s Entrepreneurial Enterprises. The…