Author Archives: Adrianne Fielding

Roundup Reel: Early February Edition

(The Roundup Reel features some of the recent funding-related developments that you may have missed.) The Department of Housing and Urban Development will hold a conference call on Monday (Feb. 6) about its fiscal year 2012 Choice Neighborhoods Implementation program,…

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Should Grants Be More Like a Dog Show?

A year ago today, we launched this sucker. And we’re pretty proud of what we’ve done with it since then. One may be the loneliest number in a (great) classic rock song, but not here. One suits us just fine,…

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SAFER Application Period Open Through Feb. 24

The application period for the fiscal year 2011 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program opened yesterday. The SAFER program provides local fire departments with funding to increase their staffing and emergency-related deployment capabilities, which allows communities…

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Fighting the Mid-Winter Doldrums?

This time of year can be rough for a lot of people. First, there’s the post-holiday slump – the physical and emotional crash from a flurry of activities and interactions that can range from joyous and energizing to uncomfortable and…

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Roundup Reel: Late January Edition

(The Roundup Reel features some of the recent funding-related developments that you may have missed.) Late January means that we’re back to our regularly scheduled program for the federal funding process. Both chambers of Congress are back from the winter recess…

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Sneak Preview: HUD Awards Millions in Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants

(This post is excerpted from an article in Thompson’s Local/State Funding Report. Subscribers can find the rest of the story in the Jan. 23 issue.) Earlier this month, Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced 13 awards…

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NEA Hosting Media Arts Webinar on Jan. 26

The National Endowment for the Arts recently expanded its “Arts in Radio and Television” category to “Arts in Media,” and is about to conclude the review process for its latest grant competition under the revised category.

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OMB Director Becomes Chief of Staff, Leaves Vacancy at Critical Time

Looking for a challenging job opportunity? The Office of Management and Budget has just such an opening.

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Roundup Reel: Mid-January Edition

(The Roundup Reel features some of the recent funding-related developments that you may have missed.) Earlier this week, the Department of Transportation announced the award of nearly $1.6 billion for road and bridge repairs. Funding for the grants was made…

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Sneak Preview: GPCI Mints 50 GPCs, Preps for Electronic Exams

(This post is excerpted from an article in Thompson’s Local/State Funding Report. Subscribers can find the rest of the story in the Jan. 16 issue.) The Grant Professionals Certification Institute (GPCI) announced that 51 individuals recently received the Grant Professional…

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