November 29, 2016, 5am PST
Philadelphia seeks $60 million bond issue to preserve existing affordable homes and improve residents' health. City seeks to offer city loan guarantee to embolden lenders to extend credit to homeowners with lower credit scores.
July 22, 2016, 7am PDT
Forty-two conservation districts in 25 state received grants totaling $2 million this week. The funding will create technical assistance opportunities for urban agriculture and conservation projects.
National Association of Conservation Districts
June 10, 2016, 8am PDT
South L.A.'s inclusion in the Promise Zones program marks a shift in the way the federal government measures poverty.
May 3, 2016, 1pm PDT
San Francisco is starting a program to recognize and protect long-standing local businesses based on their community value, not architectural significance.
April 6, 2016, 9am PDT
The U.S Department of Transportation has announced a competitive grant funding opportunity designed specifically for bus transit.
September 17, 2015, 9am PDT
$19.5 million was awarded to 21 planning projects that will leverage transit investment for land use benefit.
U.S. Department Of Transportation
August 27, 2015, 10am PDT
California recently awarded more than $1.2 million in cap-and-trade revenue to projects that not only reduce GHG emissions, but also promote affordable housing or transit options.
May 22, 2015, 8am PDT
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.
January 14, 2015, 7am PST
Bike Portland reports that a state committee recommended a Eugene bikeshare system as a top priority for a new round of "ConnectOregon" grants.
September 11, 2014, 2pm PDT
The FTA has announced new funding (albeit, a small amount) through the "Transit-Oriented Development Planning Pilot Program."
Transportation for America
May 20, 2013, 1pm PDT
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.
December 13, 2012, 5am PST
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."
October 18, 2010, 12pm PDT
HUD has awarded $98 million to 45 regions throughout the country in an effort to spur more sustainability planning efforts.
October 13, 2010, 7am PDT
A group in Detroit has begun an effort to sell of one-inch parcels of land in the city for $1.
November 23, 2009, 8am PST
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.