The Citi Foundation and Living Cities announced $3 million in grant funding to help cities adopt innovative practices in community engagement. Albuquerque, Atlanta, Baltimore, New Orleans, and Seattle will have 18 months to empower citizens.
May 22, 2015 Next City
Bike Portland reports that a state committee recommended a Eugene bikeshare system as a top priority for a new round of "ConnectOregon" grants.
Jan 14, 2015 Bike Portland
The FTA has announced new funding (albeit, a small amount) through the "Transit-Oriented Development Planning Pilot Program."
Sep 11, 2014 Transportation for America
ArtPlace America has announced the 54 recipients (out of over 1200 applicants) for its most recent round of creative placemaking grants. The $15.2 million in grants will support projects in 44 communities and a statewide project in Connecticut.
May 20, 2013 NRDC Switchboard Blog
Ronda Kaysen reports on the growing trend in transforming brownfield sites in disadvantaged communities into health centers, "in essence taking a potential source of health problems for a community and turning it into a place for health care."
Dec 13, 2012 The New York Times
HUD has awarded $98 million to 45 regions throughout the country in an effort to spur more sustainability planning efforts.
Oct 18, 2010 Next American City
A group in Detroit has begun an effort to sell of one-inch parcels of land in the city for $1.
Oct 13, 2010 Boing Boing
Filmmakers are calling on state officials in Michigan to extend the state's grant program that provides up to 42% of production costs simply for filming in Michigan.
Nov 23, 2009 The Detroit Free Press