EPA Awards Research Grant to Georgia Environmental Protection Division for Water Quality Monitoring Project

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GA EPD) will receive funding for the “Low-Cost Sensors for Real-Time Continuous Water Quality Monitoring” project.  Nationally, funding was given to research projects addressing priority environmental and human health problems in 14 states through partnerships between EPA’s research office, regional offices, and states.


Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is pleased to announce that 16 communities within the 2nd Congressional District of Georgia have been awarded a total of nearly $8,000,000 in Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) grants. The CDBG grants were awarded by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal using funding provided by the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development. The grants will be used to repair infrastructure and revitalize neighborhoods

Governor Deal announces $37.7 million in community development awards to 74 Georgia communities

Governor Nathan Deal has announced that 74 Georgia communities will receive a total of $37.7 million in assistance to grow their local economies. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the funding to Georgia’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, which is administered by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA)


Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) is proud to share that the U.S Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) has awarded the Volunteers of America Southeast (VOASE) a $1,000,000 grant to provide and facilitate stable housing for veterans and their families facing the specter of homelessness.

Georgia DCA awards $6.2 million in 16 community home investment grants

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) has awarded more than $6.2 million in grants to 16 community entities across the state to build new single family homes and help homeowners rehabilitate their homes. Grant amounts range from $160,140 to $612,000. The awards were made through the 2016 Community HOME Investment Program (CHIP)

Mayor Kasim Reed, City of Atlanta Department of Planning and Community Development and Partners...

Mayor Kasim Reed and the Department of Planning and Community Development (DPCD) joined officials from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Invest Atlanta and the Atlanta Housing Authority yesterday to begin work on the Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant. To kick off redevelopment efforts, HUD representatives conducted a site visit to the City of Atlanta to host strategic planning sessions with leading partners, service providers and community members.

Atlanta Board of REALTORS® Young Professionals Network Awarded Placemaking Grant to Help Improve Beltline...

The Atlanta Board of Realtors® has received a $2500.00 Placemaking micro-grant from the National Association of Realtors® to help make the Beltline community a better place to live and work by transforming unused public spaces into vibrant community places. The grant is intended to help Realtor Associations partner with others to plan, organize, implement and maintain placemaking activities in their communities

City of Atlanta Wins $30 Million HUD Choice Neighborhood Grant

Mayor Kasim Reed and Secretary Julián Castro announced today that the City of Atlanta has been selected to receive $30 million through the 2014-2015 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant. Mayor Reed and Secretary Castro made the announcement at a press event at The Oasis at Scholar’s Landing, a senior residence in the Atlanta University Center neighborhood.

Deal announces $12.5 in AmeriCorps grants

Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Georgia organizations will receive more than $12.5 million from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to fund grants and education scholarships for 909 AmeriCorps members serving in 17 nonprofit and public agencies

City of Atlanta is Named a Finalist for $30 Million HUD Choice Neighborhood Grant

The City of Atlanta announced today that it has been selected as one of the nine finalists out of 33 applicants for the 2014-2015 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Choice Neighborhoods Implementation Grant. As part of the grant, the City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Housing Authority will work with private and public sector partners to revitalize portions of west Atlanta, including Vine City, Ashview Heights and the Atlanta University Center neighborhood

Rep. Lewis announces $85 million in federal grants to 5th District

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications. 

Rep. John Lewis Announces $700,000 Federal Grant to Assist Homeless Veterans

U.S. Representative John Lewis (D-Ga.) announced today that the 5th District was granted $700,000 in affordable housing funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta), one of the 12 district banks in the Federal Home Loan Bank System.


Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) released the following statement announcing the awarding of a new $293,125 grant from the NeighborWorks national organization to assist NeighborWorks Columbus during the 2014 fiscal year. The funding is appropriated through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 and will support NeighborWorks Columbus in their efforts to revitalize and sustain communities, promote and preserve affordable housing options, and create and sustain jobs in Columbus, Georgia

Congressman David Scott Announces Flood Grants for Austell

Washington, DC - January 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman David Scott (GA-13) announced that more than $8,000,000 in federal funds have been dispersed to purchase and demolish substantially damaged residential properties in Austell, Georgia. These properties were damaged during the major flooding events in September, 2009.

Barrow Announces $660,000 Grant to Prevent Veterans’ Homelessness

U.S. Congressman John Barrow (GA-12) today announced that the Central Savannah River Area Economic Opportunity Authority, Inc. (CSRA EOA) will receive a $661,334 grant...


Mayor Kasim Reed Advances $380 Million in New Transportation Infrastructure Spending...

Mayor Kasim Reed announced today that the Atlanta City Council has voted 13 to 1 to approve a measure to put a special local option sales tax (TSPLOST) referendum on the November ballot to fund transportation related infrastructure projects throughout the City of Atlanta. The ballot referendum will ask Atlanta voters to authorize a 0.4 percent sales tax increase for a five-year period. The TSPLOST is projected to generate approximately $260 million, which will be leveraged to generate additional matching funds.


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