News from the past 14 days. Please visit the News Archive for earlier stories.
Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Loan Guarantees Under Section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program (GRRHP) for Fiscal Year 2013
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May 23, 2013 -- This request for proposals from the Rural Housing Service is for guaranteed loans under the section 538 Guaranteed Rural Rental Housing Program to increase the supply of affordable rural rental housing through the use of loan guarantees that encourage partnerships between the Agency, private lenders, and public agencies.
Rural Business-Cooperative Service; Inviting Applications for Rural Cooperative Development Grants
May 23, 2013 -- The Rural Business-Cooperative Service announces the availability of Rural Cooperative Development Grants to improve the economic condition of rural areas through cooperative development.
Learn more about: Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG)
USDA Seeks Applications for Grants to Provide Development Support to Rural Cooperatives
May 23, 2013 -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting grant applications from qualified non-profit organizations and educational facilities to help rural cooperatives develop new markets for their products and services.
$1M Grant Bringing HIE to Rural CA Providers
May 21, 2013 -- Government HealthIT article reports that the California Health eQuality program is offering $1 million in grants for physicians, clinics and hospitals in rural California to add health information exchange technologies and meet federal meaningful use standards.
Rural Access Emergency Devices (RAED) Funding Now Available from the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
May 17, 2013 -- The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy has announced the release of the FY 2013 Rural Access to External Devices Grant Program. The program offers grants to rural community organizations for the purchase, placement, and training in the use of automated external defibrillators.
Funding Availability Under VA's Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program (Rehabilitation)
May 16, 2013 -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funds for assistance to rehabilitate currently operational Grant and Per Diem grantee facilities originally funded under VA's Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program. This Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) contains information concerning the program, funding priorities, application process, and amount of funding available.
Learn more about: VA Grant and Per Diem Rehabilitation Program
Funding Availability Under VA's Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program (VANS)
May 16, 2013 -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funds for assistance to acquire vans in order to facilitate transportation of veteran participants for currently operational Grant and Per Diem grantee projects funded under VA's Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program. This Notice of Funding Availability contains information concerning the program, funding priorities, application process, and amount of funding available.
Learn more about: VA Grant and Per Diem Van Program
Grants Available from US Labor Department to Provide Job Training, Employment Services for 1,900 Homeless Female Veterans, Veterans with Families
May 16, 2013 -- The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the availability of up to $5 million to fund 16 or more Homeless Female Veterans and Veterans with Families grants. Approximately 1,900 veterans will receive job training and related services to help them succeed in civilian careers.
Learn more about: Homeless Female Veterans' and Veterans with Families Reintegration Program
US Department of Labor's OSHA Seeks Applications for $1.5 Million in Susan Harwood Safety and Health Training Grants
May 16, 2013 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is soliciting applications under the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program. A total of $1.5 million is available to fund training and education for workers and employers in recognizing workplace safety and health hazards and prevention measures, and understanding their rights and responsibilities.
MultiPlan to Award $30,000 in Grants to Rural Hospitals
May 14, 2013 -- PRWeb article reports that MultiPlan, Inc. is accepting applications for its 2013 Rural Health Outreach Grant. The program, now in its 18th year, awards hospitals serving rural areas financial grants to help them introduce or expand services, education, screenings and other endeavors aimed at improving the health of people in their communities.
Learn more about: MultiPlan's Rural Health Outreach Grant Program
Rural Business-Cooperative Service; Inviting Applications for Rural Business Opportunity Grants
May 14, 2013 -- The Rural Business-Cooperative Service announces the availability of
funding from the Rural Business Opportunity Grant program for fiscal year (FY) 2013, to improve the economic conditions of rural areas.
Learn more about: Rural Business Opportunity Grant (RBOG)
Notice of Federal Property Suitable as Facilities to Assist the Homeless
May 10, 2013 -- This notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for use to assist the homeless.
Learn more about: Federal Property Suitable as Facilities to Assist the Homeless
Applications for New Awards; Rehabilitation Services Administration-Centers for Independent Living
May 9, 2013 -- This program from the Department of Education provides support for planning, conducting, administering, and evaluating centers for independent living.
Learn more about: Centers for Independent Living