Congressman Cleaver Announces Significant Grant for KC Public Libraries

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II is pleased to announce that the Kansas City Public Library will share a nearly quarter-million dollar grant awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). This two year grant of, $249,586, will be used to advance the Kansas City Public Library’s digital learning program.

Sam Graves Leads Roundtable Focused on New Technologies for America’s Infrastructure

U.S. Representative Sam Graves, Chairman of the Highway and Transit Subcommittee, today led a roundtable discussion focused on innovation in the FAST Act. The newest federal Highway Bill, which Graves helped pass into law last year, established competitive grant programs to promote technologies that increase efficiency, improve safety, and reduce congestion on our nation’s roadways.

EPA Awards Green Infrastructure Grant of $20,000 to Mississippi State University

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $20,000 grant to Mississippi State University to carry out a green infrastructure demonstration and training project.

Congressman Cleaver Announces $30 Million in HUD Grant for Housing in Kansas City

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II (MO-05) is pleased to join Secretary Julian Castro of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in announcing a $30 million Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Implementation Grant for the Housing Authority of Kansas City (HAKC) and the City of Kansas City.


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro announced Wednesday the allocation of more than $26 million from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for St. Louis County, Missouri. St. Louis County received $24 million under the Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program to establish a loan pool for community development projects, while an additional $2.4 million in Declared Disaster Recovery Funds was awarded to the North County area of St. Louis County to help communities impacted by tornadoes and severe storms in 2013.

New Home Purchase Made Possible by HELP Grant That Covers Down Payment

Lora and Michael Gallion were lifelong renters and living on a fixed income. The only houses the couple could afford were run-down spaces that were almost uninhabitable.

Kansas City, Mo., and St. Louis to Receive EPA Brownfields Grants to Help toward...

EPA has selected the communities of Kansas City, Mo., and St. Louis to receive a total of $900,000 in grants from the Agency’s Brownfields Program to assist with the environmental assessments of contaminated brownfields properties, a key step in paving the way toward their cleanup, redevelopment and sustainable reuse


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that the owner and management company of a Kansas City, Missouri apartment complex will pay $20,000 to resolve allegations they illegally refused to grant a tenant with disabilities’ request to have a live-in caretake

Senator Blunt Applauds $125 Million Grant For Missouri To Continue Rebuilding From Recent Natural...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 28, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Thanks in part to U.S. Senator Roy Blunt's (Mo.) ongoing efforts to ensure disaster aid is prioritized for areas most in need, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that the state of Missouri will receive $125 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding. This grant includes more than $113 million for the City of Joplin to help with recovery efforts after the devastating tornado in 2011

DED awards $976,329 CDBG for flood damaged properties to Taney County

FORSYTH - January 31, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that Taney County has been approved for a $976,329 grant under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

University of Missouri Extension Program Promotes Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Columbia, MO - October 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nowadays, Americans are facing obesity issues due to low physical ability and huge intake of unhealthy foods. According to the National Cancer Institute, the country does not have enough imports of vegetables and fruits to meet the daily requirements of every American. Now, University of Missouri Extension has been given a national grant to expand its 2 programs that promote physical activity and a healthy diet for Missourians.

State of Missouri Receives $5.3 Million in Affordable Housing Funds

Des Moines, IA - December 28, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) --Communities throughout the state of Missouri were recently awarded $5.3 million in affordable housing grants through the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Affordable Housing Program (AHP). The 16 projects slated for completion with these grants will create 754 homes for lower income families. In total, FHLB Des Moines awarded $16.4 million to 57 projects.

Congressman Blunt Announces $942,000 for Homeless Assistance in Springfield & Joplin

Washington, DC - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Southwest Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt announced today grants totaling more than $942,009 to six local agencies that provide programs for homeless families and individuals. The Consortium of Care Homeless Assistance program provides grants for transitional housing, permanent housing and support services. Funding is awarded in an annual national competition.

Bond Announces More Than $23 Million in Federal Funds for Missouri Homeless Programs

vWASHINGTON, D.C. - December 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Kit Bond today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will release more than $23 million in federal grant funds to local Missouri homeless assistance programs

DED issues call for proposals for rental housing projects using CDBG disaster funding

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - September 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Missouri Department of Economic Development is requesting proposals for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding in areas of the state affected by weather related disasters during 2008. Only proposals for affordable rental housing projects may be submitted in this application process.


Blunt-Klobuchar Bill Will Help More Children Find Homes Through International Adoption...

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, yesterday introduced the Vulnerable Children and Families Act. The measure would help more children living without families or in institutional care find permanent homes by enhancing U.S. diplomatic efforts around international child welfare and ensuring that intercountry adoption to the United States becomes a more viable and fully-developed option


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