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1 year 10 hours ago

KU autism researchers get $1.2M grant

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - University of Kansas researchers have received a $1.2 million grant to test whether an iPad voice output application can help children with autism. The researchers will train preschoolers with autism and their classmates to use the app. The researchers want to determine whether the technology can...

1 year 3 months ago

CU-Boulder gets $36M NASA grant

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - NASA is giving the University of Colorado about $36 million to build and operate an instrument to gather data about the disruptive effects of space weather. The Daily Camera reports the instrument will weigh about 60 pounds and will launch aboard a commercial communications satellite. The...

2 years 2 months ago

Pueblo gets $15 million tourism grant

The City of Pueblo will receive $14.8 million from a state tourism grant program. That was announced this afternoon in Denver. Pueblo had asked for $34 million to help pay for a major expansion project at the Pueblo Riverwalk including an expanded convention center, an aquatics center and a...

2 years 7 months ago

Colorado gets education grant

DENVER (AP) - Colorado has been awarded a federal education grant worth nearly $18 million - after being passed over three times for bigger awards from the "Race To The Top" competition. The award announced Friday will be used to help pay for Colorado's new statewide teacher evaluation system. It...

2 years 7 months ago

Upgrades warm buses on cold days

An effort to reduce air pollution in Colorado Springs has the positive side effect of making school buses warmer for students. Colorado Springs School District 11 received a regional air quality grant to install fluid heaters in about 90 percent of their buses. The upgrade cuts the amount...

2 years 10 months ago

Charlotte: 3,400 more officers for convention

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Charlotte officials are planning to buttress the city's sizable police force with as many as 3,400 extra law officers during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. The additional officers from outside agencies will help the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department and the U.S. Secret Service provide security and crowd...

2 years 11 months ago

Records show grant spending on USOC building work

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - City records suggest a developer improperly spent some of the $2 million grant that El Pomar Foundation gave to keep the U.S. Olympic Committee headquartered in Colorado Springs. LandCo Equity Partners was the development firm initially chosen to build the headquarters building. According to...

2 years 11 months ago

Sandcreek area to receive a grant

The Southeast Colorado Regional Heritage Task Force has received a grant to help document the role of Bent's New Fort in the Sand Creek Massacre. Bent's New Fort was built in 1853 after the abandonment nearby of Bent's Old Fort, which was a 19th-century trading post on the Santa...

3 years 3 months ago

United Way offers grant

The United Way of Pueblo County is asking for applications for a grant of up to $20,000 to improve the community. Grant ideas should address a pressing, unmet human service need in Pueblo County. The proposal should help launch a new program or strengthen an existing community program. ...

3 years 4 months ago

More than $4 million alloted for motorized trails

The Colorado State Parks Board has approved over $4 million in grants to build, maintain, plan and support volunteer programs for motorized trails throughout Colorado in 2011. The grants were funded solely by the sale of off-highway vehicle registrations (OHV) and will pay for managing, operating, posting signs, planning...

3 years 5 months ago

WorkForce Center gets aerospace grant

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center, in conjunction with the Tri-county Workforce Center, has announced a research and planning grant of $75,000 from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment. The grant will assess how the workforce system can help develop programs to serve the aerospace industry. This grant is...

3 years 5 months ago

Conservation grants available

The United States Department of Agriculture has $500,000 available in grants for proposed conservation projects in Colorado. Individual applications will be awarded through a statewide competitive grants process for improving conservation practices in Colorado. Applications will be accepted from eligible entities, including federally-recognized Indian Tribes, state and local governments,...

3 years 5 months ago

Noxious weed eradication grants available

The Colorado Department of Agriculture invites county officials, conservation districts, and non-profit organization involved in weed management in Colorado to apply for two grants designed to eradicate noxious weeds. The goal of the grants is to protect Colorado's natural resources by providing noxious weed management opportunities across the state. ...

3 years 5 months ago

UCCS shares $750K federal grant

Faculty researchers at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs will study the role of online informal communication in disasters as part of a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant is shared with the University of California Irvine. Among the topics to be studied is the...

3 years 6 months ago

Pikes Peak YMCA receives grant

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region has been chosen to receive a $28,500 grant from the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing. The local Y was one of 10 organizations across the state to receive grants. The money comes from federal funding.

3 years 7 months ago

Pueblo recycling program discontinued

The Pueblo Health Department will remove its recycling bins next week due to lack of funding. The bins are located at: Bessemer Neighborhood near the EVRAZ Rocky Mountain Steel Mill offices Pueblo West near Civic Center and Joe Martinez Boulevard Pueblo West near the General...

3 years 8 months ago

Nearly $1 million alloted for Fourmile Fire recovery

The Bureau of Land Management has received $974,000 for stabilization efforts at the Fourmile Canyon Fire west of Boulder in September. About $907,000 for Emergency Stabilization treatments is available immediately, while $67,000 for rehabilitation treatments is expected to be available in January or February of next year. "Getting...

3 years 10 months ago

The helpers need some help

It may be warm this time of year, but cold weather isn't far away. So homeless advocates are doing extra work to get ready for the winter, but this year they may be a little short on help. Colorado Springs Police say of the 100 to 150 homeless still...

3 years 10 months ago

Colorado Springs gets chunk of $100 million grant

The Air Force Academy and Colorado College will benefit from a $100 million federal grant to upgrade broadband in Colorado. Colleges, universities, libraries, schools and underserved communities will all receive high-speed internet access. Gov. Bill Ritter will announce details at a Monday afternoon news conference. According to the...

3 years 10 months ago

Philanthropist gives $100M to Human Rights Watch

Philanthropist George Soros has announced a 10-year, $100 million grant to Human Rights Watch. The organization said Tuesday that it is receiving the funding from Soros' Open Society Foundations. The grant challenges Human Rights Watch to raise an additional $100 million in matching private contributions. It will require Human...

3 years 10 months ago

Pikes Peak Community gets three grants

Pikes Peak Community College has announced it has received three grants, more than $500,000. $83,276 from the Childcare Care Access Means Program each of the next four years to help low income PPCC students access campus-based child care services. In addition, grant funds may be used to provide...

3 years 11 months ago

Colorado School of Mines wins research grant

The Colorado School of Mines has been selected for a $510,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Energy to develop technologies aimed at safely and economically storing carbon dioxide underground in geologic formations. "The projects announced today are part of this Administration's commitment to leading the world in carbon...

3 years 11 months ago

CSU-Pueblo receives $125,000 state grant

Colorado State University-Pueblo has won a competitive grant to investigate ways for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to use alternative energy to sustain and maintain the state's rest areas and right-of-way corridors. The College of Science and Mathematics and College of Education, Engineering, and Professional Studies will work...

4 years 1 week ago

CSU-Pueblo receives medical research grant

Colorado State University-Pueblo has received a $300,000 grant to study strokes and come up with new treatments to prevent brain damage. The three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health was submitted by Dr. Jeff Smith, assistant professor of biology. "Besides having an opportunity to contribute to possible therapies...

4 years 4 weeks ago

Local district make capital funding list

Public School Capital Construction Assistance Board recommends 46 Grants Totaling $252 Million To State Board of Education The Colorado Public School Capital Construction Assistance Board met this week to review and select cash and lease-purchase grant applications to recommend to the state board of education for award from the...

4 years 1 month ago

CSU-Pueblo announces tuition help

Colorado State University-Pueblo announced Thursday a commitment to pay tuition and fees for a significant percentage of full-time Colorado resident undergraduate students beginning in Fall 2011. CSU-Pueblo's Commitment to Colorado program is a guarantee that full-time, resident undergraduates with a family adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less who...

4 years 3 months ago

Beautification project starts in Pueblo

Federal stimulus money will be used to beautify a highway interchange on Pueblo's east side. The project is located at the interchange of State Highway 47, State Highway 96 and U.S. 50 Bypass. It will include planting of trees and shrubs, installation of topsoil, seeding with native grassland grass...

4 years 3 months ago

USOC grant will fund youth sports programs

The US Olympic Committee is coming to the rescue of cash-strapped Colorado Springs. The USOC gave the city a $250,000 grant that will fund youth sport and recreation programs.The grant will provide $125,000 each year for two years and will provide funding for a variety of youth recreation and sports...

4 years 4 months ago

Colorado finalist for huge education grant

The U.S. Department of Education has named 16 finalists in the first round of its "Race to the Top" competition, which will deliver $4.35 billion in school reform grants. Selected Thursday from a pool of 41 applicants are: Colorado, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana,...

4 years 6 months ago

US grants $187M for fuel efficiency research

It's one example of the Obama administration using stimulus money for energy-saving technology and job creation. The administration is announcing funding today for nine projects aimed at significantly boosting fuel efficiency in heavy trucks and passenger vehicles. More than half of the money is coming from the stimulus package. The...

4 years 6 months ago

CSU gets funding to study feedlot emissions

Colorado State University researchers have received $1.15 million in federal funds to study how much nitrogen and ammonia are emitted from cattle feedlots. Feedlots along Colorado's Front Range are believed to be a major source of nitrogen pollution in Rocky Mountain National Park to the west. Biologists say the park's...

4 years 7 months ago

Pueblo's YWCA receives Daniels grant

Pueblo's shelter for battered women and children received an early Christmas present Monday--a check for $35,000. The YWCA of Pueblo received a $35,000 Daniels Fund grant to support the Family Crisis Shelter. The grant will allow the YWCA to provide crisis intervention and emergency shelter to an estimated 350 women...

4 years 10 months ago

Pikes Peak Library District gets $15,000 grant

The Pikes Peak Library District received a $15,000 grant from the Colorado State Library for a Play and Learn Program. Every elementary student in Colorado studies state history to meet the Colorado model content standards, including over 8,000 fourth-graders in El Paso County. The Pikes Peak Library District...

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