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2 years 10 months ago

DOJ announces huge grants to tribes

IGNACIO, Colo. (AP) - Some 150 American Indian tribes are getting $118.4 million in federal grants to improve justice and safety on reservations. The grants announced Wednesday by Associate Attorney General Tom Perrelli aim to enhance law enforcement and prevent crime. Perrilli announced in Ignacio during the Four Corners Indian...

3 years 1 month ago

State seeking education grants

DENVER (AP) - Colorado's governor says state educators have "every intention" of seeking new education grants announced Wednesday by the federal government. The $500 million grant competition announced Wednesday aims to do away with an uncoordinated system of preschool programs. Colorado and eight other states that unsuccessfully sought grants through...

3 years 2 months ago

HIV/AIDS homeless grants coming to Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Colorado programs that help the homeless and those with HIV/AIDS have received nearly $2 million in federal grants. The U.S. Development of Housing and Urban Development announced Monday that Colorado programs will get $1.8 million. Denver-based Del Norte Neighborhood Development Corp. will get nearly $1.5 million...

3 years 8 months ago

Green job training grants announced

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center and the State Energy Sector Partnership Tuesday announced that companies in the energy efficient or renewable energy fields may be eligible for training scholarships. The scholarships are competitive in nature, but each company may receive up to $15,000 to train current workers. The...

3 years 11 months ago

Local school districts land huge grants

Two Colorado Springs area school districts have been awarded huge grants by the US Department of Education, aimed at improving the teaching of American History. Colorado Springs School District 11 and Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 will each receive almost $1 million. The grants were announced Tuesday. According...

4 years 4 months ago

Private insurer giving away health grants

UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation (UHCCF) is accepting grant applications from Colorado families in need of financial assistance to pay for children's health care treatments, services or equipment not covered by their health insurance plans. Families may receive up to $5,000. "The UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation is dedicated to facilitating greater...

4 years 5 months ago

Help available for college aid forms

Future college students can get help with the daunting FAFSA forms later this month at Pueblo Community College. As part of a state-wide program titled College Goal Sunday, financial aid experts will be on hand to provide free help from 2 to 4 p.m. in Pueblo Community College's Hoag Theatre...

4 years 6 months ago

Obama seeks $1.35 billion more for education

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $1.35 billion to extend an education grant program for states. Speaking at an elementary school in Virginia, Obama said the funds would allow more states to obtain competitive grants through president's "Race to the Top" program. The $787 billion economic stimulus program that...

4 years 6 months ago

Colorado lawmakers rush to pass school bill

Colorado lawmakers are rushing to pass a bill they hope will help the state win millions of dollars in federal education reform funds. The proposal would gather information about the effectiveness of teacher and principal preparation programs. It's set for a hearing Wednesday, the first day of the legislative session....

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