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HHS: Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request Federal Register
Aug 31, 2018 - The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment and burden estimates by October 1, 2018 on the Project Abstract Summary which is used by applicants to provide a summary of grant projects and objectives as part of the federal grant proposal process.
Source: Federal Register
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HHS: Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request Federal Register
Aug 31, 2018 - The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment and burden estimates by October 1, 2018 on the Assurances for Construction Programs form which allows applicants to provide specific assurances as part of their federal grant proposal.
Source: Federal Register
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HHS: Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request Federal Register
Aug 31, 2018 - The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment and burden estimates by October 1, 2018 on the Disclosure of Lobbying Activities form which is used to provide lobbying details as part of federal grant proposals.
Source: Federal Register
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HHS: Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request Federal Register
Aug 31, 2018 - The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment and burden estimates by October 1, 2018 on the Federal Domestic Assistance-Short Organizational form which is used to provide organizational details as part of the federal grant proposal process.
Source: Federal Register
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HHS: Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request Federal Register
Aug 31, 2018 - The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment and burden estimates by October 1, 2018 on the Assurances for Non-Construction Programs form which requests that applicants certify specified required assurances as part of federal grant proposals.
Source: Federal Register
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RHS: Single Family Housing Direct and Guaranteed Loan Programs Federal Register
Aug 31, 2018 - Notice of proposed rule from USDA's Rural Housing Services (RHS) to amend regulations for the direct and guaranteed single family housing loan and grant programs. Proposed changes include the revision of the definition of very low-, low-, and moderate-income; clarification of the net family assets during the calculation of repayment income; and revision of the methodology used to determine loan limits, among other things. Comments on the proposed rule are due by October 30, 2018.
Source: Federal Register
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SAMHSA Awards $215.2 Million to Support Justice-Involved Individuals Who Have Substance Use or Co-Occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders
Aug 30, 2018 - The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently awarded up to $215.2 million over five years towards programs that provide effective treatment services to justice-involved individuals who have mental and substance use disorders to reduce further criminal justice involvement and promote recovery. This funding will be distributed through Law Enforcement and Behavioral Health Partnerships for Early Diversion, Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Family Treatment Drug Courts, the Offender Reentry Program, and Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Adult Treatment Drug Courts and Adult Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts.
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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RBS: Inviting Applications for the Delta Health Care Services Grant Program Federal Register
Aug 29, 2018 - USDA's Rural Business-Cooperative Service (RBS) is seeking applications for the FY2018 Delta Health Care Services (DHCS) grant program. The purpose of the program is to address the unmet healthcare needs in the Delta Region through financial assistance, economic development, and cooperation between health professionals and institutions in the region. Applications are due by November 26, 2018.
Source: Federal Register
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Connect America Fund Auction to Expand Broadband To Over 700,000 Rural Homes And Businesses
Aug 28, 2018 - Press release from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) which revealed that the Connect America Fund Auction results indicate that over 700,000 rural homes and small businesses will gain access to high-speed internet. $1.488 billion will be distributed to 103 providers in 45 states over the next ten years to expand rural broadband service in underserved areas.
Source: Federal Communications Commission
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Your Rural Water System May Be Close to a Flint-Like Crisis
Aug 25, 2018 - Discusses at-risk water systems in the state of Louisiana. The state has developed a Rural Water Infrastructure Committee which brings together state, regional, and federal agencies to address individual community water needs, starting with water systems with the greatest level of need. This process has worked quickly and effectively in the past, and the hope is that it can be employed across the state.
Source: U.S. News and World Report
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