Gov Moore Announces $2.25-million to Support Local Housing & Community Revitalization

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Governor Wes Moore Friday announced $2.25-million in grant funding for local government and non-profit organizations to to help revitalize neighborhoods. The funding – through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Operating Assistance Grant programs – will assist local governments, Main Street communities, and nonprofits with operating costs associated with local housing efforts and…

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Del. Grants-in-Aid Packages Totals $69.1-Million

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On the final day of the Delaware General Assembly session, lawmakers approved a Grants-in-Aid bill that sets a new record: $69.1-million. The annual part of the budget provides funding for fire companies, EMS squads, senior centers, veterans groups and other community organizations and non-profits. Organizations are involved in a wide range of services: mental health…

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Sussex Co. Council Allocates $7.5-Million in ARPA Funds

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Sussex County Council has voted to allocate more than $7.5-million in American Rescue Plan Act funds for healthcare, housing and human services-related programs.A dozen entities will receive portions of the funding, which is required under the act to assist such programs in the ongoing recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.Groups that create affordable housing in southern…

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Charitable Fraud Abounds, Especially Near “Giving Tuesday”

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Scams take no holiday, and that includes what’s become known as Giving Tuesday. The Tuesday after Thanksgiving often allows contributors to various causes to stretch their dollars through various promotions. However, Maryland Secretary of State John Wobensmith and Attorney General Brian Frosh said donors should look for common red flags such as a lack of…

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ARPA Funds Available To Boost Del. Nonprofits

Governor John Carney announced a state investment of $110-million into broadband access, using federal rescue dollars (photo from Bridgeville, courtesy of Governor John Carney's Office)
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Delaware non-profits will be able to apply for one-time funding to support major capital projects in communities that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Community Investment Recovery Fund is supported with $100-million dollars from the American Rescue Plan Act.Governor John Carney said Thursday that this will help community centers and other non-profits…

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