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Grant Funding Requests in FY 2016 Federal Government Budget

Posted by Michelle Hansen on Thu, Feb 5, 2015 @ 15:02 PM

President Obama recently released his $4 trillion Fiscal Year 2016 federal budget, a wish list of items he wants to pursue in his last full year in office. It’s only a wish list because it must be passed by politicians on both sides of the aisle. After that, any approved amounts have to be turned into funding programs and announcements.  So while this budget is anything but definite there are several points of interest for the grant world. Theoretically, you will have plenty of time to prepare for any resulting requests for proposals. FY 2016 is from October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016.  

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Grants for Housing Needs

Posted by Michelle Hansen on Wed, Oct 1, 2014 @ 14:10 PM

Having a roof over your head is a basic human need. Unfortunately, there are over 600,000 people experiencing homelessness on any given night in the United States. Furthermore, many people live in substandard housing, and there is a lack of affordable housing across the country. Individuals, municipalities, and non-profit organizations have many opportunities for home construction grants and grants for other housing issues. Both federal and state governments as well as private foundations offer funding to help with a wide array of needs. 

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