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100 Resilient Cities Effort Adds Private Sector Partners

September 22, 2014 - in Analysis, Financial, Projects

Today at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, Dr. Judith Rodin announced that 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) has four new global private sector partners joining its efforts to build urban resilience in cities…

The Getty Foundation Announces Major Philanthropic Initiative Focused On Conserving 20th Century Architecture

September 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Featured, Financial, Maintenance

The Getty Foundation in Los Angeles today announced the first ten grants for significant modern buildings as part of a major new philanthropic initiative…

Water Leaders Come to Washington to Rally for Investment

September 12, 2014 - in Announcement, Financial, Maintenance, Projects, Water

On Capitol Hill today, water sector leaders from across the country as part of the WaterWorks! campaign invited Washington to join them in investing the…

FACT SHEET: Build America Infrastructure Investment Summit

September 12, 2014 - in Announcement, Financial, Projects

Investing in 21st century American infrastructure is an important part of the President’s plan to build on the progress our economy is making by creating jobs and expanding opportunity for all hardworking Americans. That’s why earlier this summer the President…

Treasury and Transportation Host Infrastructure Investment Summit

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Transportation hosted the Infrastructure Investment Summit at the Treasury Department.  At the Summit, over 100 leaders from industry, finance, philanthropy, and local and state governments will…

USDA Announces Major Investments to Modernize Service, Improve the Reliability of Rural Electric Systems

September 10, 2014 - in Electric Grid, Energy, Financial, Maintenance, Projects

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA is investing more than $518 million in rural electric cooperatives to improve the delivery of electric power to communities in 15 states. This funding is part of nearly $50 billion that USDA has invested…

Tennessee Funds Transportation Projects Aimed at Reducting Congestion and Pollution

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of over $27 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) grants in 11 communities across the state. The 31 grants will fund a wide range of transportation…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces $2 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funds for California’s Napa Valley

August 26, 2014 - in Emergency, Financial, Projects, Transportation

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $2 million in Emergency Relief funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to help the California Department of Transportation…

Governor Cuomo Announces $47.8 Million in FEMA Funding for Hardening Bridges

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved $47.8 million in funding to strengthen 20 bridges that cross water and are vulnerable to foundation erosion in New York State. The funding is available through…

Cultivating Community Potential through Economic Gardening

August 21, 2014 - in Analysis, Column, Financial, Planning

With the global financial crisis, many local communities struggle to stay afloat. Despite the many ongoing conversations about the nation’s economy and what needs to be done to fix it. Detroit is the latest casualty of this unsustainable economic climate,…