Grants

Grants

Lipinski Announces Federal Grant for Midway Airport

Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) has announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Midway Airport a $246,250 grant to reconstruct runway lighting at the airport and improve safety.

Diaz-Balart Delivers Over $4 Million in Homeless Assistance Funding for Miami-Dade

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) today announced that Miami-Dade County would receive $4.092 million in Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Last year, Miami-Dade County lost over $5 million in funding for essential homeless programs in the county. HUD’s homeless assistance program has become increasingly competitive as HUD directs more funding to grantees that allocate resources to projects known to deliver better outcomes like permanent housing and rapid re-housing.

Diaz-Balart Statement on Passage of FY17 Funding Bill

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25), Chairman of Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Subcommittee, issued the following statement after the passage of H.R. 244, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017.

U.S. Rep. Castor announces $2.5M Job-Plus grant for Tampa Housing Authority

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor announced that the Tampa Housing Authority and local partners received a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant for $2.5 million to connect residents to education, training and jobs as part of the Jobs-Plus Initiative. The Tampa Housing Authority is one of only six recipients of the grant nationwide and the only Florida recipient. The Tampa Housing Authority will provide training in technical skills that is so important for landing a job.

Broward County Receives Grant of More than $8 Million to Assist Area’s Homeless Population

In support of goals and objectives in the County's "A Way Home" Plan to End Homelessness, the Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership has been awarded grants of more than $8 million by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the 2015 HUD Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition

County Receives Grant of More than $6.8 Million to Assist Homeless

In support of goals and objectives in the County's "A Way Home" Plan to End Homelessness, the Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership (HIP) has been awarded a grant of more than $6.8 million by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) through the 2015 HUD Homeless Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition. The award funds 17 renewal projects and a new Continuum of Care (CoC) planning grant. This brings the County's 2015 HUD CoC grant awards total to $8.5 million which is distributed through the CoC and directly managed by the County and community providers

Florida to Receive $15.4 Million for AmeriCorps Education Projects

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, announced new investments of $15.4 million to support AmeriCorps members who will increase student achievement, high school graduation rates, and career readiness in Florida.

Yoho Votes NO on TPA

Congressman Ted S.Yoho (R-FL-03) voted against granting Trade Promotion Authority (TPA/ “Fast Track”) to the Obama Administration. This bill would, grant the administration the authority to negotiate trade agreements subject to a number of requirements and objectives. Congressman Yoho gave the following statement

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Secures $400,000 EPA Revitalization Grant for the City of Opa-Locka

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) announced today that the City of Opa-Locka will receive revitalization grants totaling $400,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Opa-Locka is one of nine communities in Florida to receive a portion of more than $3.9 million in Brownfield grants. This investment will provide communities with funding necessary to assess, clean, and redevelop contaminated sites, which will boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment

Rep. Grayson Announces Federal Grants for Organization Aiding Homeless Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - November 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Alan Grayson (FL-09) announced today that St. Cloud’s Transition House, Inc. has received two federal grants from The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The Transition House’s grants, which total $48,784, will help the community organization provide greater services for homeless veterans in Central Florida. The grants are a part of a national VA program to provide supportive housing and associated services to help homeless veterans achieve residential stability

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Joins Four South Florida Members of Congress for Major...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - September 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Imagine being able to leave your home in Boca Raton and go to a Miami Heat game by train. Imagine leaving work in downtown Fort Lauderdale and having a dinner meeting on Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach without getting into your car

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Joins Four South Florida Members of Congress for Major...

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - September 16, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Imagine being able to leave your home in Boca Raton and go to a Miami Heat game by train. Imagine leaving work in downtown Fort Lauderdale and having a dinner meeting on Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach without getting into your car

Lowe’s Donates $2 Million to Rebuilding Together

Washington, D.C.- September 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Rebuilding Together today announced a $2 million donation from Lowe’s to support the national safe and healthy housing organization. Rebuilding Together will use the grant to complete critical home repairs for low-income families nationwide.

Frankel Welcomes Grants for South Florida Organizations Serving Homeless and At-Risk Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) welcomed news that the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded grants to United Way of Broward in Fort Lauderdale and Faith, Hope, Love, Charity, Inc. (Stand Down House) in Palm Springs. Both of these community organizations serve homeless and at-risk veterans as well as their families in South Florida

CONGRESSWOMAN FREDERICA WILSON CONGRATULATES SOUTH FLORIDA AGENCIES RECEIVING CRITICAL FUNDING TO ASSIST HOMELESS VETERANS

MIAMI, FL - May 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) announced that the Miami-Dade County Department of Public Housing and Community Development and the Broward County Housing Authority will receive over $1.2 million in federal funding to provide housing and case management to 145 homeless veterans in South Florida.

Broward County Receives HUD Grant of More Than $8 Million to Assist Homeless Population

WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 12, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Broward County Homeless Initiative Partnership has received a grant totaling more than $8 million to fund 17 local projects from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Encore Housing Project Receives $30 Million Grant

Tampa, FL - December 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor announced today the award of a $30 million grant for the revitalization of northern downtown Tampa and the Encore redevelopment. Tampa is one of only four communities nationwide to receive a grant today from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Choice Neighborhood initiative.

Congresswoman Wilson Announces $1.9 Million in Veterans Homelessness Prevention Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) announced nearly $2 million in federal grants from the Department...

Lake County Launches GO GREEN GET GREEN Rebate Program

TAVARES, FL - July 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Lake County Board of County Commissioners launched today, the GO GREEN GET GREEN energy efficiency rebate program for Lake County small commercial business owners and residents. Participants who GO GREEN by installing energy efficient products can GET GREEN through the new rebate program funded by an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG).

Substantial Amendments Proposed for Affordable Housing Annual Action Plans

December 30, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- At the Jan. 5, 2011, Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners Regular meeting, the County will hold a public hearing to amend the 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11 Affordable Housing Annual Action Plans. The Action Plans guide the County on how it will spend grant funds received from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development in the following grants

Popular Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Colombia tops all Foreign Searches for Miami Real Estate

Colombia continues to lead all foreign countries searching for South Florida real estate, according to new data from the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI). The South American nation finished as the top international country using MIAMI’s search portal, www.Miamire.com, in May 2016. Colombia has now led the rankings for six consecutive months

Recent Government & Nonprofit Press Releases

Florida Keys: Plan Ahead Before Returning Home to Be Safe

As the reentry process for the Lower Keys begins, FEMA stresses the importance of following guidance from your local officials. Currently only residents, business owners, disaster workers, and supply vehicles with appropriate identification, or re-entry stickers, will be permitted to enter.