City of Richmond One of 20 Recipients of California Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Program

May 16, 2018
Funding Research and Grant Proposal Development
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On April 19, the California Board of State and Community Corrections announced that the City of Richmond was one of 20 applicants approved to receive funding from the California Violence Intervention and Prevention (CalVIP) grant program. The CalVIP program provides funding to cities and community-based organizations to reduce violence in communities. The City of Richmond was awarded $500,000 for its proposed project, Beloved Community-Next Level, which will serve youth and young adults involved in or at risk of… Read More →


New USAspending.gov Provides New Tools to Explore Federal Spending

April 5, 2018
Funding Research and Grant Proposal Development| Informational

USAspending.gov , the official source for spending data of the U.S. government, has launched its new site. The new site, previously only available in beta, has a new look, as well as new tools for exploring government spending: The Spending Explorer is an interactive way to visualize the breakdown of the federal budget by category and agency. Users start with high-level categories that can be broken down into more specific spending purposes. The… Read More →


City of Richmond Employment and Training Department Receives Award for Local Innovation Fund Projects

February 26, 2018
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The City of Richmond Employment and Training Department (E&T) has been selected for a Local Innovation Fund Projects award of $175,000. The Local Innovation Fund Projects grants, administered by the Contra Costa County Administrator’s Office of Reentry and Justice (ORJ), provide funds to implement a “Capacity Building Project” or an “Innovative Reentry Program.” E&T’s successful Innovative Reentry Program proposal will target the adult reentry population and others at risk of… Read More →


County of Sonoma Adult and Aging Services Division Receives Specialized Emergency Housing Program Award

January 25, 2018
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The County of Sonoma, Human Services Department, Adult and Aging Services Division received the maximum award amount of $575,000 from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)’s Specialized Emergency Housing (KE) Program for a 24-month project period. The KE program provides funds to “expand emergency shelter and emergency housing assistance resources in California in addition to providing specialized services for victims of crime belonging to one of the following groups: homeless youth, elderly,… Read More →


Skyline College Receives Zero Textbook Cost Degree – Implementation Phase II Award

December 18, 2017
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Skyline College of San Mateo County Community College District received close to $150,00 from the Zero Textbook Cost Degree – Implementation Phase II 2017/18 program awarded by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. The Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) Degree program aims to reduce barrier costs for education and the time it takes for students to complete degree and certificate programs by providing planning and implementation funds to community colleges to develop and implement ZTC programs. The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office defines a ZTC program as “a community college associate degree… Read More →