PPIC Flood Fact Sheet: Floods in California
RCRC Hosts Lead Agency Review and Assistance Workshop
Carpet Area Recovery Effort Public Workshops: Planning the Future of Carpet Recycling
SALC Program Accepting Applications to Fund Purchase of Agricultural Conservation Easements
State Water Board Seeks Public Comment on Prop 1 Groundwater Grant Program Funding Guidelines
The State Water Resources Control Board has scheduled five workshops in March for stakeholders to provide comment on the Proposition 1 Groundwater Grant Program Funding Guidelines. Additional information on the guidelines can be accessed here. Detailed information on the workshops can be accessed here.
Off-Highway Vehicle Grant Program
The California Department of Parks and Recreation Off-Highway Vehicle Grant Program application deadline is set for March , 2016. The purpose of this effort is to fund recreational trail projects, including operations and maintenance, development, planning, restoration, law enforcement, etc. Additional information can be accessed here.
Rural Business Development Grant
The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Business Development Grant application deadline is estimated to be April 21, 2016, contingent on appropriations. The purpose of the program is to support targeted technical assistance, training and other activities leading to the development or expansion of small and emerging private businesses in rural areas that have fewer than 50 employees and less than $1 million in gross revenues. Additional information can be accessed here.
Community Development Block Grants
The California Department of Housing and Community Development Community Development Block Grant application deadline is estimated to be May 10, 2016. The purpose of this effort is to fund housing activities, public works, community facilities, public service projects serving lower-income people, and planning and evaluation studies related to any activity eligible for these allocations, and set aside for Native American and Colonia. Additional information can be accessed here.
Workshop on Distance Learning & Telemedicine
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is hosting a workshop for USDA’s Rural Development Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant program on February 25, 2016. The DLT program uses computer networks and telecommunications to improve telemedicine and distance learning services in rural areas. The application period is open until March 14, 2016. Eligible applicants include the following:
- Federally-recognized Tribes
- Most state and local government entities
- For-profit businesses
- Consortia of eligible entities
There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. Additional information can be accessed here.
CALED Annual State Conference
The California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) announced their 36th Annual Conference, entitled "Fresh: Ideas, Perspectives, Directions" where they will give CALED members and non-members the opportunity to gather together and discuss the latest trends in economic development. Additional information can be accessed here.