Developing an alternative to block grant by Philip Tunley

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StatementPhilip Tunley.
SeriesCIS commentary series -- no.14
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Open LibraryOL19891873M

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The project previously received a Community Block Grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s strategic fund in the amount of $2 million — half of what Michigan Community Capital was seeking.

The developer is now pursuing the remaining half of the grant. Develop an approach for the environmental review of projects such as UDAG's, multi-year projects: city­ wide project activities, and development plans with unspecified project sites; and 5. Recommend project alternatives and/or mitigation actions that can help avoid or reduce environmental problems.

Nevertheless, a number of block grant programs still Developing an alternative to block grant book. One enduring example is the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. My proposal: a federal economic development block grant for the 15% of all local labor markets that are most distressed.

This block grant could be used for a wide variety of job-creating infrastructure and public services. The block grant would be provided for at least a year period.

Funding for this grant program is provided under the federal stimulus package approved in Marchthe Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act through the U.S.

Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. In December of46 states and territories received Preschool Development Grant Birth to Five (PDG B-5) funding that for the first time allowed states to include infants and toddlers. PDG B-5 offered states an opportunity to strengthen coordination of existing early childhood care and education (ECCE) services and funding streams to provide equal access to more children birth through age five.

Description. This Guide is intended for public officials and citizens seeking to understand what activities are eligible to be assisted under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program and to guide them in making wise choices among certain alternatives available within the program for carrying out particular activities.

Block Grant – Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Provides funding for “transportation alternatives,” including “off-road trail facilities for pedestrians, bicyclists, and other non-motorized forms of transportation.” TAP funding could be used to pay for green infrastructure components of trails and sidewalks such as permeable.

grant recipients. Alternative Routes programs that applied for the block grant in received grant funding for fiscal years Block grant awardees must submit an annual data collection on the implementation of the grant activities. Block grant (United States) refers to a grant-in-aid of a specified amount from the federal government of the United States to individual states and local governments to help support various broad purpose programs, such as law enforcement, social services, public health, and community development.

Block grants have less oversight from the federal government and provide flexibility to each. Community Development Block Grants and the CARES Act Updated Septem The U.S.

Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD’s) Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG) can be employed by states and local units of government to support economic and community development efforts in response to the COVID pandemic. The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: Berry St., SuiteSan Francisco, CA | Phone Washington Offices and.

Block grants were first enacted during the Johnson administration, in Three subsequent surges in the use of block grants occurred during the Nixon, Reagan, and Clinton administrations. Experience with block grants offers several lessons.

The real value of block grant funding tends to diminish over time. Once in operation, Congress gradually erodes the flexibility of block. [FR Doc. – Filed 1–24–20; am] BILLING CODE –28–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No.

FR––N–04] Allocations, Common Application, Waivers, and Alternative Requirements for Community Development Block Grant Mitigation Grantees; Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Allocation Office of the Assistant.

The city of Grand Rapids' Economic Development Office has launched a new Small Business Grant Program to provide grants of up to $5, to eligible small businesses that have experienced a loss of. Block Grant Assistance, Office of Community Planning and Development, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 7th Street SW, RoomWashington, DCtelephone number Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at Facsimile inquiries may.

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Purpose. The primary purpose of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program is to provide funds to develop, enhance, and preserve viable urban communities.

This is to be accomplished by providing decent housing and suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities. Special Emergency Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds are being allocated by HUD to this jurisdiction in the amount of $1, as authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) (Public Law ) makes available $5 billion in supplemental.

Block grant critics argue that block grants can undermine the achievement of national objectives and can be used as a “backdoor” means to reduce government spending on domestic issues.

For example, opponents of converting Medicaid into a block grant argue that “block granting. Grant Proposals— Template with Samples Purpose While no two grant proposals look exactly the same, they do follow a general structure or template. We created these pages to assist those new to grant-writing, but also as a resource for those familiar with grants but seeking new ideas.

In this book, Edward Alan Miller identifies factors that either facilitated or impeded the design and implementation of Rhode Island’s Global Consumer Choice Compact Medicaid Waiver in order to draw broader lessons for the Medicaid block grant debate and health and.

Lee County hosted several community meetings to gather public input for upcoming strategic plans. Comments gathered at the meetings are being considered in the development of the Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan, Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, and Community Services Block Grant Strategic Plan.

In response to Presidentially declared disasters, Congress may appropriate additional funding for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program as Disaster Recovery grants to rebuild the affected areas and provide crucial seed money to start the recovery process.

RCAM Technologies is working with a $ million grant from the California Energy Commission to develop and test 3-D printing technology so. This is to prove that you have a plan on how to sell this book. It is also not easy to get a grant as a first time writer, because you are unable to prove any kind of success.

It would usually be required that you prove that you are able to complete a large project, like finishing a book. If this is your first time trying, you are going to find.

City accepting applications for up to $ million in affordable housing, community development grants The City of Vancouver is accepting applications for up to $ million in Affordable Housing Fund (AHF), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships program grants for   The Berkshire Regional Planning Commission has created a grant program to help businesses pay for COVIDrelated expenses.

The Berkshire County COVID Adaptation Fund will assist businesses and organizations with up to 25 employees. Applicants can use the funds to cover the purchase of personal protection equipment and other COVID-related supplies, along with general.

Local officials describe the year-old federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program as “the heart, lungs and backbone of cities and counties." It.

Ltr FRPM Requirements (added Nov) requirements for collecting free and reduced-price meal eligibility data used to determine supplemental and concentration grant funding.

Changes Alternative Payment Contractors (added Nov) Contract Changes Alternative Payment Contractors –21 Child Care and Development Contractors. New Report: Modeling the Cost of Childcare in the District of Columbia. The reauthorized federal Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of provided states with an option to develop and use a statistically valid and reliable alternative methodology for setting payment rates, such as a cost estimation model.

Block Grant Patterns by Policy Area Figure 1 shows block grant funding as a proportion of total federal aid within the broad functional cate-gories used in the federal budget. Sinceblock grants have been most important as a component of federal aid for community and regional development.

The block grant share of funding in this cate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessie Handforth Kome, Acting Director, Office of Block Grant Assistance, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 7th Street SW, Room Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) WHAT IS CDBG-DR.

When the President declares a major disaster, Congress may appropriate funds to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) when there are significant unmet needs for long-term recovery. HOW CAN CDBG-DR FUNDS BE USED. Public Health Improvement - Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant (PHHSBG) The Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grant (PHHSBG), created inallocate funds to every state for their use toward any objective outlined in the nation’s public health blueprint titled Healthy People The SWMPDD employs professional grant writers to secure funding for member units of goverment in the area of public facilities, economic development, housing, recreation, waste disposal and others.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) funded the development of a Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan for Southwest Mississippi.

NC Department of Health and Human Services Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC Customer Service Center: For COVID questions call   From March to June, she noted, cardholders borrowed more t electronic books from Berks libraries.

The CARES grant, Resh said, will help satisfy the high demand for digital library items. The funds will go toward expanding the digital collection by purchasing additional copies of popular books and adding new titles. Tennessee submitted a block grant waiver application in November, in anticipation of the Administration’s policy shift.

Alaska also has expressed interest in an alternative, capped approach to. Illinois State Library School District Library Grant Program.

The School District Library Grant Program is designed to help provide more library books and materials for the students of public schools in Illinois. The state legislature has authorized up to a $ per pupil expenditure for qualifying schools.

The Community Development Block Grant program, authorized under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act ofemerged from the consolidation of eight federal programs, under which communities competed nationally for funds (ICF Kaiser Incorporated, ).

The distinguishing feature of the CDBG program is its flexi-bility. State Community Development Block Grant Program: guide to national objectives and eligible activities for state CDBG Program.

[United States. Office of Community Planning and Development.;] Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: United States. Office of Community Planning and Development.


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