Concept proposal deadlines 3x / year: March/May/August 2017
Funding availability: $40,000
Grants to support healthy eating and active communities includes opportunities for complete streets and urban planning to support access to healthy foods.
Agency: NOAA (National Oceanographic & Atmospheric Administration)
Applications Due: Sep. 11, 2017
Eligible Entities: State, local and tribal governments
NOAA announced funding for climate research programs. Eligible programs can include research to improve observations and monitoring of the climate system, advance understanding of the climate, improvements in modeling and prediction, community engagement related to climate change, and research on interactions between climate and society. Applicants are encouraged to support the principles of diversity and inclusion when writing their proposals and performing their work.
Next meeting: Sep. 21, 2017
Meeting host: Broward MPO, 100 W. Cypress Creek Rd., 6th Floor, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309Network with members, learn from peers and guest speakers about innovative trends in the world of grant writing and funding.
MPO launched the BikePalmBeach.org website to provide and share information with the public about local bicycling facilities and events of interest. Users are invited to submit information to share about their own bicycling events. The website is expected to grow in the availability of relevant information to promote safe bicycling in Palm Beach County as a viable means of transportation. Please use BikePalmBeach.org as a resource and contribute appropriate listings to be included.
Summary of funding programs under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) offers a free guide offering step-by-step instructions for residents and community groups looking to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety, access, and comfort. View or download the guide: "A Resident's Guide for Creating Safer Communities for Walking and Bicycling."
It's like having your own car in the city - but with free gas and insurance. Okay, it's better than having your own car.