Programmatic funding will support home repairs for low-income veteran households and the construction of a new, affordable home for a veteran homebuyer. Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (Habitat LA) has been awarded a $300,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation to further its ability to serve veterans across Greater Los Angeles.
Nearly $5 million in federal grants to purchase 10 zero-emission shuttles and associated electric charging infrastructure for Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport was awarded over the past two months, announced U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) today.
Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) announced a major, multi-million dollar grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today to improve Sacramento Mather Airport. The grant of $3,742,000 will be used to resurface pavement areas and upgrade drainage systems that will improve the airport’s safety and efficiency.
Public and private marina owners can now apply for a Federal Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) through California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW). The deadline to submit applications to DBW is Aug. 1, 2017
Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) congratulated the San Gabriel River Water Committee on being awarded a $300,000 Bureau of Reclamation WaterSMART Drought Resiliency Project Grant it received for the construction of a new river gate inlet structure near the existing Azusa-Duarte Tunnel Inlet on the San Gabriel River. Napolitano requested in a February 2017 letter that the Bureau of Reclamation support the Committee’s grant application. Her full letter can be viewed here.
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the first day of President Trump's so-called "infrastructure week": “Bold, job-creating investments in our crumbling infrastructure system can and should be a bipartisan priority.
Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City, CA) is happy to announce that the National Center for Sustainable Transportation (NCST), headquartered at UC Davis, received a substantial grant to continue its research into environmentally-friendly transportation solutions today. The $2,803,300 grant from the Department of Transportation is one of only five national transportation centers awarded under the University Transportation Centers (UTC) program reauthorized by the FAST (Fixing America's Surface Transportation) Act.
Representative Mimi Walters (CA-45) today announced that staff will host mobile office hours in Tustin and Mission Viejo on December 1st. Rep. Walters’ staff will meet with constituents and assist them with federal casework issues dealing with Veterans Affairs, Social Security, IRS, immigration/passports, housing, grants, D.C. tours, and more. To schedule an appointment, please contact Donovan Higbee at (949) 263-8703 or Donovan.Higbee@mail.house.gov. Please note appointments are encouraged but not required.
Congresswoman Susan A. Davis (D-San Diego) and Veterans Village of San Diego (VVSD) announced over $1.4 million in federal grants to help homeless veterans in San Diego. Vietnam Veterans of San Diego will receive the grant money to further their efforts to get homeless veterans off the streets and into financial stability.
U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose) and Mike Honda (D-Silicon Valley) announced the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport will receive more than $15 million in federal funding for infrastructure improvements and perimeter security through two U.S. Department of Transportation grants.
Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) announced that seven organizations serving Los Angeles City and County received more than $13 million in grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs to fund programs to help end veteran homelessness. The grants will fund support programs for veterans facing homelessness in Los Angeles City and County through the following organizations: New Directions, Inc., Mental Health America of Los Angeles, 1736 Family Crisis Center, People Assisting the Homeless (PATH), Salvation Army – a California Corporation, United Veterans Initiative and Volunteers of America of Los Angeles, Inc.
Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (CA-32) congratulated Foothill Transit on the $7.24 million Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant it received for the design and construction of a transit center at Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) in Walnut, CA.
Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today announced the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded four California projects with grants from its Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program.
Rep. Pete Aguilar announced that the Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB) was awarded a $409,800 grant by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) through the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program. With this additional grant funding, HACSB now has the ability to subsidize housing for 457 veterans
Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and representative for Downtown Los Angeles, announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $1.7 millionin federal grants to local homeless programs that serve the 34th Congressional District.
Monday, CAL FIRE announced it had awarded an additional $3 million in grants throughout the state for a variety of fire prevention projects aimed at reducing the elevated threat of wildfires due to the ongoing drought and significant tree mortality. The announcement comes just two months after CAL FIRE released nearly $2 million for fire prevention projects in the counties hit hardest by tree mortality and bark beetle.
Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and representative for Downtown Los Angeles, announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded over $39 million in federal grants to local homeless programs that serve the 34th Congressional District.
Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Denver, Colo., announced that it has partnered with Community Housing Capital (CHC) to provide affordable housing to people with low incomes in the East Bay of San Francisco, specifically in the Contra Costa and Alameda counties.
U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today announced a $1,975,339 Emergency Relief (ER) grant for the repair or reconstruction of federal-aid highways and roads on federal lands that have suffered serious damage as a result of the Valley Fire. The funds come from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today announced Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) funds will be available to eligible applicants such as state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in Lake County. This is funding for local communities to use to repair critical public infrastructure such as roads, bridges, buildings, water infrastructure and sewage collection facilities.