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Posted by on Sep 6, 2013

This Week in Grants News


“This Week in Grants News” is a resource Management Concepts provides to keep you informed of important grants-related news from the week.

 Appeals Court Delays HUD Grant Reallocation A U.S. District Court has delayed HUD’s request to reallocate $7.4 million in funding from Westchester County, New York. Agency officials determined that communities in the county had “exclusionary zones” that were in violation of regulations. HUD had planned on reallocating the funding to other recipients before the end of this fiscal year, September 30th. The Court upheld the county’s request to block the agency’s actions until another hearing can be held on September 10th. Read more here…

Backup Funding Required for Some Grant Applicants Like many states, Illinois is facing severe budget constraints and cash shortfalls. As a result, state agencies are forced to delay disbursing grant awards for months. A consequence of this is that recipients must perform project activities without adequate funding. Read more here…

Three Out of Four HUD Findings Against N.M. Department Dismissed In May, HUD officials expressed concerns about the New Mexico Department of Finance’s management of CDBG awards and threatened to terminate $280,000 in funding. Last week, HUD reversed course and dismissed three of the four findings against the state and will continue funding. Read more here…

New Grant Competitions The following grant programs were announced this week. For additional information about these programs, visit

  • National Science Foundation Small Business Technology Transfer Program – Close Date: December 4
  • AmeriCorps State and National Grant Competition – Close Date: January 8, 2014

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