FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Oklahoma

FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Oklahoma to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe storm, tornadoes and flooding, May 2-8, 2022. The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Adair, Cherokee, […]

HUD: Council on Foundations and HUD Announce Winners of 2022 Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships

This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations (COF) announced the winners of the 2022 Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships.The Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships recognizes excellence in partnerships that have both transformed the relationships between the public and philanthropic sectors and […]

FEMA: President Biden Amends New Mexico Disaster Declaration

FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell announced today that President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. amended disaster assistance available to the state of New Mexico as a result of wildfires and straight-line winds beginning on April 5 and continuing. Under the President’s order today, the federal share for Public Assistance for debris removal […]

SBA: Four Million Hard-Hit Businesses Approved for Nearly $390 Billion in COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loans

SBA delivered an unprecedented level of economic aid to small businesses impacted by the pandemic As the country continues to transition from a historic economic recovery to stable, steady growth that works for families and small businesses, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman, the voice for America’s 32.5 million small businesses in President […]

FEMA: Grants Awarded to Advance Equity and Provide Direct Support to Underserved Communities to Invest in Disaster Resilience

Agency Announces First Selections Awarded for Two Mitigation Grant Programs  FEMA is expediting mitigation grant selections and assistance to help states, local communities, tribes and territories enhance disaster resiliency sooner. The awards totaling $91.2 million are the first round of selected projects for the fiscal year 2021 Building Resilient Infrastructure and […]