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$158.2 Million Funding Available for Projects to Improve Criminal Justice System
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 8 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance announced that it expects to award up to 208 grants for projects to improve the criminal justice system.

The agency description of the grant states: "OJP is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights and racial equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, strengthens community safety and protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community.

BJA is authorized to distribute funds ... Show Full Article

Cooperative Agreements Make $5 Million Available for Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Training
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 7 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it expects to award up to three cooperative agreements for commercial motor vehicle enforcement training.

The agency description of the cooperative agreement states: "As the lead government agency responsible for regulatory and safety oversight of CMVs,
FMCSA may award HP-SET funds to nonprofit organizations that have:

a. Expertise in conducting CMV enforcement and compliance training program for non-Federal employees; and

b. Ability to influence and involve a target population ... Show Full Article

Cooperative Agreement Makes $100,000 Available for Countering Disinformation International Leadership Exchange Program
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 7 -- The U.S. Department of State announced that it expects to award a cooperative agreement for the Countering Disinformation International Leadership Exchange Program.

The agency description of the cooperative agreement states: "The Embassy of the United States in Yaounde announces an open competition for U.S. based NGOs or non-profit organizations to submit applications to implement the participation of 10 Cameroonians in a 10-day in-person Countering Disinformation International Leadership Exchange Program.

Interested U.S. based NGOs or non-profit organizations should submit ... Show Full Article

$140 Million Funding Available for Disaster Relief Employment for COVID-19 Dislocated Workers
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 7 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration announced that it expects to award up to 20 grants for disaster relief employment for COVID-19 dislocated workers.

The agency description of the grant states: "The QUEST DWG initiative will support employment equity and individual, community, and industry resilience as the nation prioritizes economic and employment recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Successful applicants will propose projects that include partnership development, community outreach, business engagement, and comprehensive career and training ... Show Full Article

Cooperative Agreements Make $4 Million Available for Technical Assistance to Foster Placemaking Activities in Rural Communities
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 6 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service announced that it expects to award up to 15 cooperative agreements for planning support, technical assistance and training to foster placemaking activities in rural communities.

The agency description of the cooperative agreement states: "The Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge (RPIC) provides planning support, technical assistance, and training to communities to foster placemaking activities in rural communities. Funds can help enhance capacity for broadband access, preserve cultural and historic structures, ... Show Full Article

$1.2 Million Funding Available for Catastrophic Incident Preparedness Programs in FEMA Region 1
by MYRA TUGADE
WASHINGTON, July 3 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management announced that it expects to award up to 20 grants for catastrophic incident preparedness programs in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

The agency description of the grant states: "The FY 2022 Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program (RCPGP), as appropriated by the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2022 (Pub. L. No. 117-103), provides funding to close known capability gaps, encourages innovative regional solutions to issues related to ... Show Full Article