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Two Public Safety Grant Programs Accepting Applications

Wed, Jun 3, 2015 @ 17:06 PM / by Michelle Hansen posted in school safety resources, grant announcement, grants for public safety, public safety, public safety grants, school safety, grant opportunity, police safety grants, COPS, COPS grant, police grants, school resource officer

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The Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) Grant Program and The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program are now accepting applications. Both programs are supported by the U.S. Department of Justice. See below for details on both of the public safety grant opportunities. As always, we can help make your application stand out.

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Three Ways to Justify Grants for School Gardens

Thu, Feb 19, 2015 @ 14:02 PM / by Michelle Hansen posted in education, education resources, education funds, educational opportunities, grant notification, grant announcement, educational funding, education grants, education funding, educational grants, grant sources, grants for gardens, grants for school gardens, schol grants, education grant, grant opportunity, school grant, school garden grants

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In an ongoing effort to help you think outside the box when it comes to funding, we have compiled a list of three different ways to justify funding for school gardens. Now is the perfect time to stratetize for funding for school gardens as spring, and grant deadlines, are right around the corner. We have included a potential grant for each funding theme to help you get started.

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Grants for Environmental Projects

Thu, Jan 8, 2015 @ 15:01 PM / by Michelle Hansen posted in grant notification, grant announcement, enviornmental grants, enviornmental funding, energy funding, sustainable agriculture, grants for clean transportation, climate change grants, grant opportunity, energy grants, environment grant, energy grant, forestry, land conservation, health econsystems, grants for sustainable agriculture, grants for forestry, grants for water quality, greenhouse gas, environmental grant, transportation, water quality, grants for land conservation, grants for health ecosystems, public health

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In 2010, the City Council of Asheville, North Carolina adopted a goal of reducing its carbon footprint by 20% over five years. They adopted a broad range of initiatives with the largest project replacing all 9,000 of the city’s street lights with energy efficient LED fixtures. Of the 17 environmental projects totaling over $10 million in project costs, over half were funded through grants. . For example, the community used funding from The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program from the U.S. Department Energy for phase one of the street light project. The grants totaled over $4 million, 42% of the city’s total costs In the end, the community is expecting to save over 2,000 tons of carbon dioxide just by changing the street lights. Additionally, the environmental projects will also save the city millions of dollars in energy reduction.  

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