Featured Funding Opportunities and Grant Assistance:
FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Workshop – Tuesday, August 22, 6:00 to 7:30 pm, Midway Fire Department, 1956 Central Avenue, Albany OR Wednesday, August 23, 3:00 to 4:30 pm, Clifton Park Fire Department, 38 Old Rte. 146, Clifton Park. This workshop will help potential applicants understand the AFG Program and its funding priorities. AFG Regional Representatives will discuss funding priorities, funding opportunities, evaluation criteria, SAM.gov registration, and answer questions. There is no charge for this workshop. Choose one date. Please call Congressman Tonko’s Albany Office to register, 518-465-0700.
SBA’s Deadline in New York for Physical Damage Disaster Loans for Private Non-Profit Organizations is September 11, 2017 - These loans are available to PNPs that provide non-critical services located in Albany, Broome, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Dutchess, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton,
Herkimer, Madison, Montgomery, Oneida, Orleans, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Suffolk, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins and Ulster counties in New York. The SBA offers low interest disaster loans to Private Non-Profit organizations for physical losses up to $2 million to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate, machinery and equipment, inventory and other business assets. The interest rate is 2.5 percent with terms up to 30 years. Click here for more information. Disaster loan information and application forms may also be obtained by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (800-877-8339 for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
USDA Seeks Applications for Loans to Provide Broadband in Rural Areas – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for loans to provide and expand broadband service in rural areas. USDA plans to make at least $60 million in loans available. Loans can range from $100,000 to $20 million. They will be provided through USDA Rural Development’s Telecommunications Program. This program funds infrastructure and equipment to deliver broadband, distance learning and telemedicine services in rural areas. Projects receiving funding must offer broadband service at a minimum bandwidth of 25 megabits downstream and three megabits upstream. The deadline for applications is September 30. For details on how to apply, see page 34473 of the July 25 Federal Register. USDA is offering pre-application assistance to review draft applications, provide detailed comments, and identify whether the draft application meets eligibility requirements for funding. For assistance, please contact the General Field Representative in the state where the proposed broadband project is to be located. Application assistance will be available on a first-come, first-served basis through September 22, 2017.
The latest issue of Foundation Center Education Funding Watch is now available.
The Weekly NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices, NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, 8-11-2017 Edition is now available.
The Weekly NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices, NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, 8-4-2017 Edition is now available.
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