The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently announced up to $906 million in available funds through the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) program. INFRA grants provide federal funding for transportation infrastructure projects aimed at addressing critical issues facing America’s highways and bridges.
On November 12, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao announced $900 million in grant funding was awarded to 55 projects in 35 states through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) discretionary grant program.
NACo is partnering with PACENation to host a free, three-part webinar series exploring the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program. The first of three webinars will be held on Tuesday, October 8 at 2:00 PM. Registration and webinar information can be found at the bottom of this post.
On September 3, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced it will award $75 million in Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) grants to 23 local communities to support innovative programs aimed at ending youth homelessness.
On April 12, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the opening of the application period for eight FY 2019 DHS preparedness grant programs totaling more than $1.7 billion. These grants support state, local and tribal governments in preparing for and responding to major natural disasters and other emergencies.
On March 27, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that $13.5 million dollars will be made available for grants to help homeless veterans re-enter the workforce under the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP). The DOL’s Veterans Employment and Training Service (VETS) expects grant awards to range from $100,000 to $500,000.
On March 20, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a second installment of $437 million in funding for the two-year Opioid-State Targeted Response (STR) grants first authorized in 2016 under the 21st Century Cures Act (P.L. 114-255).
The National Association of Counties, U.S. Conference of Mayors, National Community Development Association and Council of State Community Development Agencies will host a webinar on National Community Development Week which will be held April 22-26, 2019.