Tag Archives: White House

NGMA Conference Is A Hit for Grants Information

We’ve been taking a trip around the bases of the Crystal City Marriott this week attending sessions at the National Grants Management Association’s annual training conference, which has been focusing around its baseball theme, “Grants Management: In Full Swing.” Following…

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White House Launches Grants Site for Asian American Community

In today’s age of specializing to target audiences, here’s a new twist. We recently came across a new grants and resources website offered under the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. The site aims to provide tools…

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The Little Lost Budget

(The following post ran in Thompson’s education blog, Title 1-derland.) Oh, where, oh where, can it be?

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Obama Pushes Forward on Do Not Pay Initiative

There may be many other pressing concerns — the federal debt, gun control, foreign wars, to name a few — but President Obama has ensured that reducing federal government improper payments remains high on his agenda.

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Roundup Reel: Week of Sept. 19

Congress fumbled this week on its first efforts to pass a measure that would give us some certainty regarding funding levels for the foreseeable future. To help distract you while we wait for them to hash out the latest round…

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Debt Deal Passes House, Senate, Heads to President

Whether you love it, hate it or are just plain sick of hearing about it, a deal to raise the nation’s debt ceiling seems to be within sight of Congress and the White House.  The partisan kicking, scratching and biting…

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Wondering Where We’d Be Without All the Distractions

About every guy I know has it happen every so often. He’s discussing important business details with a buddy, mind focused on the key points he intends to make. Then an attractive female walks by, he pauses to glance, and…

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Spotlight On Debt Talks As Federal Grants Wait In The Wings

Today was the big day. President Obama met again with Congressional leaders to try and wind down debt talks as the Treasury Department’s Aug. 2 deadline approaches. Hanging in the balance are millions of grant dollars that could be impacted…

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L/SFR Sneak Peek: Obama Announces White House Rural Council to Encourage Economic Growth

(This story is excerpted from the June 20 Local/State Funding Report.) President Obama established the first White House Rural Council on June 9 to build on the administration’s rural economic strategy, address the challenges rural communities face and harness the…

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