The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
Some owners of Sandy-damaged homes who already have made repairs have now been told they are not eligible for reimbursements through federal grants.
New York officials said that they’re providing almost $16 million to 67 organizations around the state to help fight homelessness and provide housing. Many of the grants are to renew funding for existing programs.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Almost $340,000 is being divided between seven Connecticut cities to help them create and maintain green space and community gardens. The money is part of a program that started in 2007. […]