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Applications To Open For Guaranteed Income Pilot Program, Small Business Grants

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and other county officials announce the launch of the Cook County Promise Guaranteed Income Pilot program on Sept. 14. | Cook County Press  Sunday, October 2, 2022 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  Residents of Cook County will soon be able to apply for a program that will send … Read more

Business grants are tough to get, but not impossible—here are tips on how to get one

By Rosalie Murphy How do you get a grant for your business? Know where to look, and be prepared to apply. This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Business grants may seem like the holy grail for small-business owners, since they offer cash you don’t have to pay back. But finding one can feel … Read more

Full list of energy firm grants including British Gas and Octopus – how to apply for £1,500 off bills

ENERGY bills are set to reach record high levels this winter, but some energy firms are offering help to vulnerable households. The amount that a household pays for each kilowatt hour of electricity it uses will rise to 34p from October 1. 1 Energy firm grants including British Gas and Octopus EnergyCredit: PA Gas prices … Read more

Second round of diversity small business grants awarded to group of Springfield minority owners

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) – This week, five winners of the second round of ASCEND (Advancing Springfield, Missouri’s Commitment to Entrepreneurship, Networking & Diversity) grants were announced by the Downtown Springfield Association and US Bank. After the success of the first round of ASCEND grants in June, five more Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC)-owned … Read more

Maryland U.S. Attorney Erek L. Barron Announces More Than $5.4 Million in Grants from the Department of Justice to Reduce Community Violence in Baltimore | USAO-MD

Baltimore, Maryland – United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Erek L. Barron announced today that the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today announced grant awards totaling $5,446,796 to three Baltimore community-based organizations to help reduce gun crime and other violence.  The grants are part of $100 million being awarded across … Read more

Baker-Polito Administration Awards $24 Million in Skills Capital Grants to High Schools

WESTFIELD — The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded $24 million in Skills Capital Grants to 14 different high schools. Each school received awards between $1 million and $2.5 million, which will enable the schools to modernize labs and significantly expand student enrollment in programs that provide career education.  Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and … Read more

Climate-focused youth enterprises targeted with Sh12 million in grants

 The challenge seeks to boost sustainable job creation through support for entrepreneurship and youth-led innovation. [iStockphoto] African Development Bank (AfDB) and think tanks Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) and Climate Investment Funds (CIF) are targeting 20 local youth-led enterprises with more than Sh12 million in grant funding. This is after the African Youth Adaptation Solutions Challenge … Read more

Bloomington leaders propose nonprofits, small businesses, home owners get ARPA-funded grants

The Bloomington City Council on Monday started to hone in possible projects for its $13.4 million in COVID-relief funds, specifically focusing on infrastructure, and creating grant opportunities for smal business owners, nonprofits, and certain homeowners. So far, the council only has made plans for about a quarter of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. … Read more

Putin grants citizenship to Edward Snowden, who disclosed US eavesdropping

Russian President Vladimir Putin granted citizenship on Monday to Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor who leaked information about top-secret U.S. surveillance programs and is still wanted by Washington on espionage charges. The decree signed by Putin covered 72 foreigners, but Snowden was the most prominent. Russia granted him asylum in 2013 after … Read more

Pro-centralization Russian president grants citizenship to Edward Snowden: Report

Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly granted citizenship to United States National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, who had been residing in the country since 2013. According to a Monday report from Reuters, Putin signed a decree effectively changing Snowden’s legal status in Russia from a permanent resident to citizen. The NSA whistleblower has been in … Read more