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  • U.S. Department of Energy Announces Energy Incubator Funding Opportunity

    U.S. Department of Energy Announces Energy Incubator Funding Opportunity

    U.S. Department of Energy Announces Energy Incubator Funding Opportunity | site |


    EPIC Program to Support Hardware Development and Testing in Regional Innovation Clusters


    (October 29, 2020) - - The U.S. Department of Energy published today, October 29, 2020, the following information: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for its Energy Program for Innovation Clusters (EPIC). With up to $4 million in available funding, the EPIC FOA is the second of a two-part, $5 million program sponsored by DOE’s Office of Technology Transitions (OTT). The FOA seeks to recognize innovation accelerating organizations focused on stimulating energy hardware development and related supportive ecosystems. “The Department of Energy is home to the world’s greatest R&D talent, and America succeeds when there is a comprehensive value chain that encompasses all levels of technological develo...
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  • Library of Congress offers New Virtual Student Workshops Opportunity to Engage with Library's Collections at Home

    Library of Congress offers New Virtual Student Workshops Opportunity to Engage with Library's Collections at Home | site |



    National Book Festival Resources for Students and Teachers Also Available Online


    (October 16, 2020) - - Today, October 16, 2020, the Library of Congress published the following information: The Library of Congress is now offering virtual student workshops to engage young learners during an unprecedented school year. A new set of virtual workshops, available for students in grades three through eight, offer an opportunity to explore the Library’s exhibitions, collections and architecture from home. “The Library has long been an outstanding resource for teachers through its Teaching with Primary Sources Program. Now as teachers and students continue to teach and learn online, we are excited to pilot new ways to connect K-12 classrooms across the country and expand access to the Library’s resources,” said Shar...
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  • Federal Communications Commission launches 20 Billion Dollars Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to expand Rural Broadband Deployment

    Federal Communications Commission launches $20 Billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to expand Rural Broadband Deployment | site |



    FCC says this Represents FCC’s Largest Investment Ever to Close Digital Divide


    (February 7, 2020) - - Today (February 7, 2020), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the following information: WASHINGTON, January 30, 2020—The Federal Communications Commission today took its single biggest step to date to close the digital divide by establishing the new Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to efficiently fund the deployment of high-speed broadband networks in rural America. Through a two-phase reverse auction mechanism, the FCC will direct up to $20.4 billion over ten years to finance up to gigabit speed broadband networks in unserved rural areas, connecting millions more American homes and businesses to digital opportunity. Without access to broadband, rural Americans cannot participate in the digi...
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  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Pai Tees up 20.4 Billion Dollars Rural Digital Opportunity Fund for Vote at FCC's January Meeting

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Pai Tees up $20.4 Billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund for Vote at FCC's January Meeting| site |



    FCC says Fund Would Deploy High-Speed Broadband to Millions of Rural Homes and Businesses


    (January 8, 2020) - - Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published the following information: WASHINGTON, January 8, 2020—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today presented his colleagues with final rules to launch the new $20.4 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. The rules, which will be voted on by the Commission at its Open Meeting on January 30, would establish a two-phased process to provide funding for the deployment of high-speed broadband in areas of the United States where there is currently not fixed broadband service that meets the Commission’s minimum speed standard (25/3 Mbps). “While we’ve made substantial progress in expanding broadband deployment ov...
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  • HUD Secretary Carson announces New Incentives Package for Purchase or Rehabilitation of Single Family Properties in Opportunity Zones

    U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Carson announces New Incentives Package for Purchase or Rehabilitation of Single Family Properties in Opportunity Zones | site |


    FHA policy announcement will encourage purchase and rehabilitation of homes in distressed neighborhoods



    (November 22, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published the following information:

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will offer a new incentive for borrowers interested in rehabilitating homes in Opportunity Zones. FHA is effectuating this through an expansion of its Limited 203(k) Rehabilitation Mortgage Insurance Program (available to owner occupant homebuyers and existing occupant homeowners for the purchase and/or rehabilitation of single family homes) for homes located in Opportunity Zones across the nation....
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  • U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Funding Opportunity for Roadway Safety Tools

    U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Funding Opportunity for Roadway Safety Tools | site |



    (November 14, 2019) - - Today (November 14, 2019), the U.S. Department of Transportation published the following information:

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to build the capacity of state, local, and tribal governments to use innovative data tools and information to improve roadway safety.

    “This is part of the Department’s ongoing effort to utilize predictive data analytics to identify and address systemic factors contributing to crashes and improve roadway safety in communities across America,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao.

    The NOFO is an important step in the Department’s Safety Data Initiative, which helps communities devise policies to reduce roadway fatalities. This funding opportunity makes available up to $3 million to develop,
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  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Announces 1890 National Scholars Program Funding Opportunity

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Announces 1890 National Scholars Program Funding Opportunity| site |


    (October 29, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture published the following information:

    WASHINGTON, October 29, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the opening of the 2020 scholarship application cycle for the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program. The program aims to increase the number of students studying agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, and other agriculture-related disciplines. The program is available through the USDA Office of Partnerships and Public Engagement (OPPE).

    The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program was established in 1992 as part of the partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the nineteen 1890 Land-Grant Universities . The program provides full tuition, fees, books, room and board to students pursuing degrees in agriculture, food, natural resource sciences, or
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  • U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces New Initiative to Support Opening and Expanding Charter Schools in Opportunity Zones

    U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Announces New Initiative to Support Opening and Expanding Charter Schools in Opportunity Zones| site |


    (October 10, 2019) - - Today (October 10, 2019), the U.S. Department of Education published the following information: WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a new initiative to promote the creation and expansion of high-quality public charter schools in Opportunity Zones across the United States. Currently, more than 70% of Opportunity Zones do not have a public charter school option available to students. One-fifth of Opportunity Zone residents lack a high school diploma. By creating and expanding high-quality public charter schools in Opportunity Zones, more families living in economically distressed communities will have access to additional education options that might better meet their child's needs. "Access to high-quality, innovative education options is fundamental to the long-term suc...
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  • U.S. Department of the Treasury Releases Proposed Regulations on Opportunity Zones Designed to Incentivize Investment in American Communities

    U.S. Department of the Treasury Releases Proposed Regulations on Opportunity Zones Designed to Incentivize Investment in American Communities



    Washington, DC - - (October 19, 2018) - - The Treasury Department today issued proposed guidance related to the new Opportunity Zone tax incentive. The tax benefit, created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is designed to spur economic development and job creation by encouraging long-term investments in economically distressed communities nationwide. “We want all Americans to experience the dynamic opportunities being generated by President Trump’s economic policies. We anticipate that $100 billion in private capital will be dedicated towards creating jobs and economic development in Opportunity Zones,” said Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin. “This incentive will foster economic revitalization and promote sustainable economic growth, which was a...
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  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Policies to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity and Protect Religious Freedom

    U.S. Department of Labor Announces New Policies to Ensure Equal Employment Opportunity and Protect Religious Freedom




    Washington, DC - - (August 10, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) today announced two new policy directives focused on ensuring equal employment opportunity and protecting Americans’ religious freedom. The equal employment opportunity directive calls for more comprehensive reviews of contractor compliance with federal anti-discrimination laws, and the religious freedom directive protects the rights of religion-exercising organizations. By law, federal contractors are required to take affirmative steps to ensure equal opportunity in their employment processes. OFCCP enforces federal laws that prohibit federal contractors and subcontractors from discriminating on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual...
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  • U.S. Treasury and IRS Announce Final Round of Opportunity Zone Designations

    Treasury, IRS Announce Final Round of Opportunity Zone Designations



    Washington, DC - - (June 14, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today announced the final round of Opportunity Zone designations for four additional states. In total, the program designated areas in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. possessions. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act created Opportunity Zones to spur investment in distressed communities throughout the country. New investments in Opportunity Zones can receive preferential tax treatment. Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, States, D.C., and U.S. possessions nominate low-income communities to be designated as Qualified Opportunity Zones, which are eligible for the tax benefit. Nearly 35 million Americans live in the communities designated as Opportunity Zones. Based on data from the 2011-2015 American Co...
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  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Announces 196 Million Dollars Funding Opportunity for Opioid Treatment Grants

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Announces $196 Million Funding Opportunity for Opioid Treatment Grants to Hardest-hit States and Tribes




    (May 30, 2018) - - The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is now accepting applications for $196 million to treat opioid use disorder through its Targeted Capacity Expansion: Medication Assisted Treatment-Prescription Drug Opioid Addiction grant program. The new funding will expand access to medication-assisted treatment and recovery support services to people with opioid use disorder. Eligibility is limited to the states, political subdivisions within states, and public and private nonprofit organizations in states with the highest rates of primary treatment admissions for heroin and prescription opioids per capita and include...
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  • U.S. Department of Education Announces Opportunity for Federal Student Loan Borrowers to be Reconsidered for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

    U.S. Department of Education Announces Opportunity for Federal Student Loan Borrowers to be Reconsidered for Public Service Loan Forgiveness



    Washington, DC - - (May 23, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Education (Department) has launched a process for federal student loan borrowers to be reconsidered for loan forgiveness under a temporary expansion of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. This limited opportunity—which the Department is referring to as Temporary Expanded PSLF (TEPSLF)—was made possible by a $350-million appropriation through the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018. The law provides additional conditions under which borrowers may become eligible for loan forgiveness if some or all of their payments made on William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans were made on a nonqualifying repayment plan for the PSLF Program. This opportunity is only ava...
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  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2018 Preparedness Grants

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announces Funding Opportunity for Fiscal Year 2018 Preparedness Grants



    (May 21, 2018) - - Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen today announced the release of Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Notices of Funding Opportunity for eight DHS preparedness grant programs totaling more than $1.6 billion. The grant programs provide funding to state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, as well as transportation authorities, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector, to improve the nation’s readiness in preventing, protecting against, responding to, recovering from and mitigating terrorist attacks, major disasters and other emergencies. The grants reflect the Department’s focus on funding for programs that address our nation’s immediate security needs and ensure public safety in our communities. “The administration remains committed to strength...
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  • The Securities and Exchange Commission Has an Opportunity You Won’t Want to Miss - - Act Now

    The Securities and Exchange Commission Has an Opportunity You Won’t Want to Miss: Act Now!






    Washington, DC - - (May 16, 2018) - - If you’ve ever been tempted to buy into a hot investment opportunity linked with luxury travel, the Securities and Exchange Commission has a deal for you.

    Check out the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy’s mock initial coin offering (ICO) website that touts an all too good to be true investment opportunity. But please don’t expect the SEC to fly you anywhere exotic—because the offer isn’t real.

    The SEC set up a website, HoweyCoins.com, that mimics a bogus coin offering to educate investors about what to look for before they invest in a scam. Anyone who clicks on “Buy Coins Now” will be led instead to investor education tools and tips from the SEC and other financial regulators. “The rapid growth of t
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    U.S. Department of Energy Announces Energy Incubator Funding Opportunity
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    U.S. Department of Energy Announces Energy Incubator Funding Opportunity | site |


    EPIC Program to Support Hardware Development and Testing in Regional Innovation Clusters


    (October 29, 2020) - - The U.S. Department of Energy published today, October 29, 2020, the following information: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for its Energy Program for Innovation Clusters (EPIC). With up to $4 million in available funding, the EPIC FOA is the second of a two-part, $5 million program sponsored by DOE’s Office of Technology Transitions (OTT). The FOA seeks to recognize innovation accelerating organizations focused on stimulating energy hardware development and related supportive ecosystems. “The Department of Energy is home to the world’s greatest R&D talent, and America succeeds when there is a comprehensive value chain that encompasses all levels of technological develo...
    10-31-2020, 05:08 AM
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    Library of Congress offers New Virtual Student Workshops Opportunity to Engage with Library's Collections at Home
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    Library of Congress offers New Virtual Student Workshops Opportunity to Engage with Library's Collections at Home | site |



    National Book Festival Resources for Students and Teachers Also Available Online


    (October 16, 2020) - - Today, October 16, 2020, the Library of Congress published the following information: The Library of Congress is now offering virtual student workshops to engage young learners during an unprecedented school year. A new set of virtual workshops, available for students in grades three through eight, offer an opportunity to explore the Library’s exhibitions, collections and architecture from home. “The Library has long been an outstanding resource for teachers through its Teaching with Primary Sources Program. Now as teachers and students continue to teach and learn online, we are excited to pilot new ways to connect K-12 classrooms across the country and expand access to the Library’s resources,” said Shar...
    10-22-2020, 06:46 AM
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    Federal Communications Commission launches 20 Billion Dollars Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to expand Rural Broadband Deployment
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    Federal Communications Commission launches $20 Billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to expand Rural Broadband Deployment | site |



    FCC says this Represents FCC’s Largest Investment Ever to Close Digital Divide


    (February 7, 2020) - - Today (February 7, 2020), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the following information: WASHINGTON, January 30, 2020—The Federal Communications Commission today took its single biggest step to date to close the digital divide by establishing the new Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to efficiently fund the deployment of high-speed broadband networks in rural America. Through a two-phase reverse auction mechanism, the FCC will direct up to $20.4 billion over ten years to finance up to gigabit speed broadband networks in unserved rural areas, connecting millions more American homes and businesses to digital opportunity. Without access to broadband, rural Americans cannot participate in the digi...
    02-11-2020, 04:07 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Pai Tees up 20.4 Billion Dollars Rural Digital Opportunity Fund for Vote at FCC's January Meeting
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Pai Tees up $20.4 Billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund for Vote at FCC's January Meeting| site |



    FCC says Fund Would Deploy High-Speed Broadband to Millions of Rural Homes and Businesses


    (January 8, 2020) - - Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published the following information: WASHINGTON, January 8, 2020—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai today presented his colleagues with final rules to launch the new $20.4 billion Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. The rules, which will be voted on by the Commission at its Open Meeting on January 30, would establish a two-phased process to provide funding for the deployment of high-speed broadband in areas of the United States where there is currently not fixed broadband service that meets the Commission’s minimum speed standard (25/3 Mbps). “While we’ve made substantial progress in expanding broadband deployment ov...
    01-09-2020, 09:20 AM
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    HUD Secretary Carson announces New Incentives Package for Purchase or Rehabilitation of Single Family Properties in Opportunity Zones
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    U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Carson announces New Incentives Package for Purchase or Rehabilitation of Single Family Properties in Opportunity Zones | site |


    FHA policy announcement will encourage purchase and rehabilitation of homes in distressed neighborhoods



    (November 22, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published the following information:

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson today announced that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will offer a new incentive for borrowers interested in rehabilitating homes in Opportunity Zones. FHA is effectuating this through an expansion of its Limited 203(k) Rehabilitation Mortgage Insurance Program (available to owner occupant homebuyers and existing occupant homeowners for the purchase and/or rehabilitation of single family homes) for homes located in Opportunity Zones across the nation....
    11-28-2019, 03:18 AM

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