Palm Beach County to pursue Community Development Block Grant funding

PALM BEACH COUNTY — On behalf of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) is administering a Community Development Block Grant Mitigation Program (CDBG-MIT) to provide funding for disaster mitigation projects in areas impacted by presidentially declared disasters in 2016 and 2017. A total of $20 […]

Okeechobee County seeking comments on proposed grant application

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee County is offering citizens the opportunity to make comments on the proposed grant application CDBG-DR competitive solicitation issued by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) with funding provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block (CDBG) to address unmet infrastructure needs related to improvements deemed […]

$60 million available to restart business in Palm Beach County

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) approved the CARES Restart Business Grants Program on May 15 to accelerate the reopening of businesses hardest hit by COVID-19. The $60 million Business Restart Program uses a portion of the county’s $261 million allocation from the Federal CARES Act approved by […]

Pahokee residents invited to brownfields info session

PAHOKEE — A public information session will be conducted this month with the consultant helping to administer the city’s $300,000 brownfields grant. PPPM Consultants and the City of Pahokee are looking forward to seeing residents at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov 14. The session will take place in the Parks & Recreation Department Cafeteria Building at […]

United Way receives $10K Bayer Fund Grant for ECYI

LABELLE — Employees of Bayer in Felda recommended the United Way of Hendry and Glades receive a $10,000 grant from the Bayer Fund. Funds from the grant will be used for the Empowering Children & Youth Initiative for Hendry County. Empowering Children and Youth is an ongoing program that strives to make a positive impact […]