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Continued Funding During Uncertainty

Wed, May 10, 2017 @ 17:05 PM / by Carol Timms posted in grant sources, funding sources, government grant budget, government spending, government grant, government grants, multiple sources for grant funding


As Warren Buffet says “All times are uncertain. Sometimes we just didn’t know it.” It’s safe to say, we know current times are fraught with uncertainty.

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Grant Funding Requests in FY 2016 Federal Government Budget

Thu, Feb 5, 2015 @ 15:02 PM / by Michelle Hansen posted in education, homelessness grants, budget, educational funding, education grants, education funding, educational grants, grants for education, federal grants, HUD homes, homelessness, grants for housing, HUD grants, transportation grants, government grant budget, government spending, education grant, government grant, grants for agriculture, FY2016 budget, grants, transportation, grants for transportation, TIGER program


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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Be Proactive About Protecting Your Municipal Budget

Tue, Apr 2, 2013 @ 19:04 PM / by Rebecca Motley posted in federal grant budget, government grant budget, government spending, Budgets, state funding cuts, federal spending, municipality revenues


It is certainly no secret that many states across the country are struggling financially. Public pension burdens can be staggering, costs of providing education and Medicaid continue to rise, and legislators are scrapping to find solutions. The state of Illinois, home of, is a prime example of this phenomenon. Right now, the Illinois State Legislature is considering two areas that specifically affect municipal revenue:

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