State Grants News Headlines

Up to the minute information on state grants awarded across the nation.

Sunlight Foundation Offers OpenGov Grants
Sunlight Foundation, a nonprofit that uses the Internet to mobilize greater government openness and transparency, announces its "OpenGov Grants" program. The program provides grant awards to...more

Connecticut Arts Groups Gripe about New Grant Process
Connecticut arts groups condemn new state grant process that underlines the function of the arts as an "economic engine". Arts groups that experienced having their funding removed or trimmed,...more

Government Awards $2.9 Million Grants to Support Aurora Shooting Victims
The Colorado Department of Public Safety (CDPS) receives a $2.9 million in grants to help victims of the Aurora movie theater shoot-out cope after the incident. The grant is provided by the U.S....more

Atlanta Freedom Bands Received State Grant to Sustain Concerts
The Atlanta Freedom Bands has been awarded a state grant in order to produce “Vive la France”, the group’s 19th season finale grand concert. A matching grant was awarded to produce...more

State Grant to Support Cedar Rapids’ Roundabout
The City Council of Cedar Rapids has received a state grant in the amount of $514,160. The grant will be used to help build the first traffic roundabout on a city street at the intersection of...more

BBB Warns Consumer Advocates About Scammers
The Better Business Bureau of West Michigan warned consumer advocates of scammers being perpetuated via text message, email, door-to-door sales and word-of-mouth. The scammers are targeting Michigan...more

Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Awards Grant to Oak Creek
Oak Creek has received a state grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. The Oak Creek building has been purchased by the WPC Technologies from AnchorBank. The grant amounting to...more

State Grant to Continue Philadelphia Energy Solutions
Philadelphia Energy Solutions, formed jointly by Sunoco and The Carlyle Group, has received a state grant from the Department of Community and Economic Development. The grant’s main objective...more

Social Entrepreneurship

Hugh Jackman: Fair Trade Entrepreneur

Renowned actor, Hugh Jackman, talks about how he started becoming a fair trade entrepreneur. Jackman is constantly building up ideas and solutions to help small coffee growers get good prices outside the massive coffee industry. His business,  Laughing Man Worldwide, reinvests 100% of its profits in its partnerships with farmers.

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