Tag Archives: FY 2012

L/SFR Sneak Preview: CDFI FY 2012 Competition and Applicant Events Announced

(This post is excerpted from the Nov. 21 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) The Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund opened the competition for its fiscal year 2012 Community Development Financial Institutions Program on Nov. 3 and announced a…

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Minibus Spending Measure Passes Senate

Finally, some movement on the fiscal year 2012 budget. The Senate passed a “minibus” package yesterday that included three of the twelve appropriations bills. Specifically the measure contains Transportation, Housing and Urban Development; Commerce, Justice and Science; and Agriculture.

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ED Releases Final State 2011-12 Allocations

(This post was written by Travis Hicks, one of Thompson’s federal education policy editors, and originally appeared on Title I-Derland, Thompson’s blog on federal K-12 policy.) The U.S. Department of Education yesterday released its state-by-state program allocations for the 2011-12…

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Obama’s Budget Giveth; Obama’s Budget Taketh Away

Yesterday, President Obama unveiled a $3.7 trillion budget proposal for fiscal year 2012 that if enacted would eliminate or reduce spending on a host of critical domestic discretionary programs and cut funding for half of the federal agencies, while looking…

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Groundhogs and Grant Experts Predict What’s Ahead in 2011

It’s that day of the year again – when Americans carry out the strange practice of letting a rodent portend the future.  And this morning, Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, supposedly heralding an early spring. While many storm-pummeled…

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