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ULI Receives $250,000 Grant From Colorado Health Foundation to Support Institute’s Efforts on Building...

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has received a grant totaling $250,000 from the Colorado Health Foundation to support a range of institute efforts to promote building for health and wellness through its Building Healthy Places initiative. The initiative leverages the power of ULI’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities. The new grant builds on generous support provided by the Colorado Health Foundation to advance ULI’s health-related work, including an emphasis on communities in Colorado.

State provides $500,000 in grants to improve water quality

This year, seven entities across the state will receive $525,185 in grant funds for projects aimed to improve water quality. Projects must be focused in one of three areas: stormwater management training, projects that improve water quality where there’s been a violation, and the planning and/or construction of stormwater or wastewater improvement projects. Government agencies, publicly owned water systems and nonprofit water systems, watershed groups, stormwater program administrators, training providers, and private landowners were eligible to apply

Citizen scientists, community groups awarded grants to study impacts of oil and gas development

Five community-led projects from across Colorado will explore air and water quality and sustainable energy development with support from the latest round of grants from the AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network based at the University of Colorado Boulder.

EPA provides $500K to the City of Fort Collins to advance the cleanup and...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the City of Fort Collins $500K in Brownfields grant funding to expand local efforts to assess, clean up and redevelop properties along the Poudre River and the northern edge of the city’s downtown business district. Today’s announcement is among 243 EPA grant investments totaling $54.3 million to 147 communities across the U.S. These grants will provide communities with funding necessary to assess, clean and redevelop contaminated properties, boost local economies and leverage jobs while protecting public health and the environment

Bennet: Enterprise, Partners Win $250,000 Grant to Support Denver Pay-for-Success Initiative to Reduce Homelessness

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet announced today that Enterprise Community Partners, along with Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) and Social Impact Solutions, has won a $250,000 grant to advance a pay-for-success initiative to reduce chronic homelessness in Denver. The competitive grant from Nonprofit Finance Fund is funded by the Corporation for National and Community Services Social Innovation Fund. Denver's Housing to Health Initiative will provide housing to 300 chronically homeless people with serious primary and behavioral health challenges.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces more than $34 million in grants awarded to local communities

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Kevin Patterson, interim executive director of the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), today announced $34,240,176 in competitive grants has been awarded to 40 projects throughout Colorado through the Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Fund grant program. Projects address key public improvements ranging from public facilities to water and wastewater systems in communities statewide.

RENTERS MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR FEMA GRANTS

DENVER - September 27, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- FEMA Individual Assistance is not only for homeowners. It is also be available for eligible renters, and it could include a grant to help pay for temporary emergency housing.

Colorado Housing Agencies Win $400,000 to Help Families Avoid Scams, Reduce Risk of Foreclosure

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet congratulated two housing agencies in Colorado for winning almost $400,000 in competitive grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) was awarded a $372,528 Housing Counseling Grant and the Northeast Denver Housing Center won a $19,643 grant.

City of Minot (N.D.) receives $600K for property assessment, cleanup and redevelopment

Denver. CO - May 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has selected the City of Minot as the recipient of $600,000 in Brownfields grant funds which will be used to assess and clean up properties downtown, including areas affected by the flooding of the Souris River in 2011. Today’s announcement is part of $62 million in EPA Brownfields funds awarded to 240 grant recipients across the nation to assess, clean up and redevelop contaminated properties

Gov. Hickenlooper announces grants to 44 Colorado airports

DENVER - February 15, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. John Hickenlooper today authorized the distribution of $20.6 million in state aviation fuel tax revenues through 44 grants to Colorado general aviation airports under the Aviation Discretionary Grant program. The program is administered by the Colorado Department of Transportation’s Division of Aeronautics.

Udall Congratulates the Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency on Receiving Housing Preservation Grant

October 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mark Udall congratulated the Colorado Four Corners Office for Resource Efficiency (4CORE) today on securing a $50,000 competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to repair and rehabilitate 50 low-income, owner-occupied homes in Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma and San Juan counties. The competitive grant is provided through USDA's Rural Development's Housing Preservation Grant program.

Udall Congratulates Housing Agencies Across Colorado on Receiving $561,597 in Competitive Housing Grants

Clark, CO - September 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mark Udall congratulated housing agencies in Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Denver, Larimer and Mesa counties on their receipt of $561,597 in competitive grant funds to help families succeed and escape homelessness.

Bureau of Justice Assistance Mortgage Fraud Grant to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation

October 6, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Colorado Bureau of Investigation plans to add six new fraud unit positions to pursue mortgage fraud in Colorado with a new $1.7 million grant that was awarded this month from the Bureau of Justice Assistance of the U.S. Department of Justice, CBI Director Ronald C. Sloan announced.

CAR Housing Foundation Helps Dig Homeless Shelters Out

Englewood, Colo – February 5, 2007- The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR), through its Housing Opportunity Foundation (CARHOF), is responding to weather-related emergency needs at three Denver area homeless shelters with a combined grant of $30,000. Sub-freezing temperatures, combined with frequent snow storms have forced thousands of additional homeless families and individuals to seek these services thus placing severe economic strain on the resources of all three organizations

GOV. RITTER ANNOUNCES $2.2M IN NEW ENERGY ECONOMIC GRANTS

August 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bill Ritter announced today 23 New Energy Economic Development (NEED) grants to recipients across Colorado for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects that will help create and retain jobs, strengthen local economies, and save money and energy.

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