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.
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.
Congresswoman Matsui Announces $30 million HUD Grant Award to the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment...
Congresswoman Doris Matsui and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced today that Sacramento’s Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) is the recipient of a $30 million grant award to implement the Neighborhood Transformation Plan (NTP) for the River District and surrounding area. The funding from this grant will allow a complete replacement and redevelopment of the 218 distressed public housing units within the Twin Rivers Neighborhood.
The City of Santa Clarita’s Community Services and Arts Grants Program will once again make funds available to Santa Clarita Valley-based nonprofit organizations in 2015 and 2016. Grant applications will be released at the Grant Bidders Meeting, which will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 28, 2015 at the City Council Chambers in City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Blvd.
The City of Riverside is accepting applications through Aug. 28 for grants of as much as $25,000 that are available through the Historic Preservation Fund, which helps individuals, corporations, non-profit organizations and public agencies improve historic properties within the City limits.
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced the San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) was awarded an $8.2 million Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to hire 36 additional firefighters.
The California Fire Safe Council, a non-profit corporation, has an immediate opening for a Grant Specialist to provide technical expertise and program implementation direction to a diverse array of grant recipients to achieve its mission of “mobilizing Californians to protect their homes, communities and environment from wildfire”. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented with an open communication style, strong computer capabilities (including learning customized software), and comfortable with budgets and financial analysis.
Rep. Lois Capps (CA-24) announced several organizations in the 24th Congressional District received grants to combat homelessness through the federal Department of Housing and Community Development Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program. The total amount awarded was $858,865.