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HUD grants record awards for homeless aid

Rochester-area homeless assistance providers received good news from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development this week. HUD’s annual Continuum of Care grants awarded over $8 million to 29 Rochester agencies and $172 million to 682 programs in New York state. ...

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HUD awards mean more senior housing

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced grants totaling over $91 million to nonprofit organizations across New York state for the development of affordable, accessible housing for seniors. In Rochester, the Bishop Sheen Ecumenical Housing Foundation ...

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NOFA-NY announces winter conference

The Northeast Organic Farming Association of New York will present “The Cooperative Economy” Jan. 20-22 at its 2012 winter at the Saratoga Hilton & City Center. This year will mark the 30th anniversary of its annual Organic Farming and Gardening ...

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Grants will create and retain 695 jobs

The approval of $4.2 million in Community Development Block Grant Economic Development awards, announced this week by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, will benefit businesses across the state, ranging from small microenterprises to larger industrial companies. The federally-funded CDBG program provides ...

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NYSBA offers grants to help repay student loans

Government and public interest lawyers burdened by student loan debt can apply for grants through the New York State Bar Association. Attorneys must have practiced for at least five years to be eligible for the Steven C. Krane Special Committee ...

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House proposes deep cuts to LSC funding

The cuts just keep coming. The House Appropriations Committee is proposing to cut Legal Services Corp. funding by $104 million for fiscal 2012, which would roll it back to 1999 levels. That comes on the heels of a $15.8 million reduction this fiscal year.

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Rochester Animal Services in contest

Thanks to the thousands of animal lovers who voted for Rochester Animal Services, the local shelter won a spot in this year’s “ASPCA $100,000 Challenge,” competing for grants totaling $300,000, including a top prize of $100,000.

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Community grants announced

NextGen Rochester, an initiative of Rochester Area Community Foundation, is awarding $13,780 in grants to eight local organizations and programs. Grant amounts range from $750 to $2,500 for a variety of programs.

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