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News by Topic: Grant writing

Sep 5, 2023 - Following analysis of the first round recipients of the Community Wildfire Defense Grant, the U.S. Forest Service has developed new tools to allow lower resourced communities a better chance at success in the second round of funding. The lower resourced communities are often rural the analysis found. Notes challenges for rural communities in securing grants are usually less administrative capacity and less access to matching funds.
Source: The Daily Yonder
Aug 16, 2023 - Describes efforts by a Vermont mutual aid organization to continue meal deliveries to those with transportation barriers as pandemic-era programs and funding ended. Partnerships with other local organizations, grants, and volunteers have ensured the service continues. Most of the service recipients are elderly rural residents with lower socioeconomic status.
Source: Brattleboro Reformer