Understanding Climate Disaster Resilience with BEAD
Webinar demonstrating the Broadband Climate Risk Mitigation Tool, a tool highlighting the risk to broadband infrastructure from natural disasters at the census tract level. Also provides information on climate related vulnerabilities to broadband infrastructure and using the tool to apply for Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (BEAD) funding. Transcript available by selecting three dots under video and choosing "Show transcript."
Date: 08/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Center on Rural Innovation view details
Rural Partners Network - U.S. Treasury Programs Relevant to the U.S. Agriculture Rural Development
Webinar recording from the Rural Partners Network with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Department of Treasury to highlight programs for rural and tribal communities from the Treasury. Discusses funding related to housing, broadband, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, and more. Transcript is available by clicking the three dots under the video and choosing "Show transcript."
Date: 07/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organizations: U.S. Department of Treasury, USDA Rural Development view details
Welcome to the RBCS How-To Video Series
A 9 video series from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development office describing how to submit complete grant applications. Topics discussed include navigating federal government grant related online platforms, budgeting, and important forms.
Date: 07/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: USDA Rural Development view details
2023 Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Investments Preview
Webinar recording highlights the upcoming investments by
the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) for 2023.
Discusses FORHP's funding priorities and goals for the 2023
fiscal year, such as rural hospitals and clinics, the
substance use epidemic, and rural health disparities, among
Date: 03/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy view details
How FEMA Can Build Rural Resilience Through Disaster Preparedness
Explores the effectiveness of the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program in rural and vulnerable communities. Discusses challenges related to rural emergency and disaster preparedness due to limited capacity and finances. Includes policy recommendations and suggestions to streamline federal grantmaking processes.
Author(s): Kevin Manuele, Mark Haggerty Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for American Progress view details
How To Improve Community Wildfire Defense Grants To Build Rural Resilience
Analyzes the impact of wildfires in northern New Mexico to plan for increased needs related to climate disasters in rural and vulnerable communities across the U.S. Discusses issues such as capacity in rural areas that create challenges when utilizing federal assistance. Provides suggestions for investments in built environment and collaborations across agencies to plan for grant funding that supports rural areas and increases rural resilience.
Author(s): Sofia Garcia George, Mark Haggerty Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for American Progress view details