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DHS Unveils $1.6B in Emergency Preparedness Grant Opportunities; John Kelly Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has allocated up to $1.6 billion for 10 preparedness grant programs intended to help non-federal government agencies, nonprofit organizations and companies prepare for natural disasters, terrorist attacks and other emergency situations. DHS said Friday the fiscal year 2017 funding grants represent the department’s push to fulfill the country’s immediate security needs …

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GAO: EPA’s Grants Mgmt Process Needs Improvement

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Environmental Protection Agency revamp certain practices that GAO says could hinder efficient monitoring of grant programs at the EPA. GAO said in a report published Monday it found that duplicative reporting by EPA grantees and the manual process to review grantees’ performance reports contribute to the agency’s administrative …

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NASA Selects 11 Educational Institutions for Science, Tech R&D Grants

NASA will invest $8 million in research and technology development projects of 11 academic institutions across the U.S. as part of the space agency’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research program. Each winning school will receive up to $750,000 over three years to explore tools and methods that can help NASA facilitate Earth science, aeronautics, human and robotic …

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NIEHS Picks 8 Recipients for Infectious Disease Response Training Grants

A National Institutes of Health organization plans to award $9 million in grant funds to eight institutions to conduct safety training sessions for clinicians and other workers that can potentially be exposed to infectious diseases. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and several …

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DOT Pledges $60M for Safe Transportation Tech; Anthony Foxx Comments

The Transportation Department plans to grant $60 million in funding to agencies and organizations that could develop transportation technologies as part of a program toward improved travel safety and performance. DOT said Tuesday the Federal Highway Administration’s Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Program is intended to address transportation challenges outlined in …

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