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    Governor Newsom Announces $30 Million in Additional State Funds to Support Communities Threatened by Hate-Motivated Violence Following terrorist attacks against Israel and heightened concerns in the United States, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California will provide an additional $30 million in funding to protect communities at risk of hate-motivated violence. This includes an additional $20 million ...
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    By Charlene Crowell For the second time this year, Congress’ inability to reach consensus on essential fiscal legislation has devolved into largely partisan bickering and literal, last-minute temporary financial band-aids. On September 30, the last day of the 2022-2023 federal fiscal year, a continuing resolution (CR) provided a 45-day reprieve, just in time to meet ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Keeping up with academics is hard enough for parents post-COVID, but the trek to get free backpacks in three-digit heat last week was grueling. About 2,4000 came by bus, on foot and for those fortunate to have reliable transportation, by cars, to get their free $35 valued giveaways at one of several ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Local advocate Duke Givens doesn’t have much time to dig around for what new grants or funding may be coming up, but he just sticks to the mission at hand. He does what he can do to help the homeless. That kind of focus has led to good support and donations for ...
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    The City of Fontana has been awarded funding from the State of California to support the planning of a major redevelopment of the downtown core, featuring expanded arts and cultural venues, an anchor hotel, new stores, restaurants and microbreweries, and affordable and market-rate housing to serve the fastest-growing city in San Bernardino County.   Fontana ...
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    Rep. Pete Aguilar announced $24,142,000 in federal American Rescue Plan funding will be used in the City of Redland’s $30 million project to turn the Good Nite Inn into 98 affordable homes with case management services. The federal funding supports California’s Homekey Program, which works to promote safe and sustainable affordable home communities and ensure ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Billions upon billions in funding are available from the government to help support small businesses with low-interest loans through the COVID-19 disaster economy. Now the only thing needed is more time and more clarity. Local business professional Vincent McCoy said that this stream of augmented COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) funding ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Kids, face to face in schools across the nation, may be continuing fights that started on social media and now spilling over into schoolyards, or it may be just sensory overload. Either way, some kids are distracted in the transition back to in-person learning. Elizabeth Cochrane-Benoit said that her school is factoring ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Every little bit of money up to $25,000 here or there adds up for mom and pop nonprofits waiting to tap whatever new stimulus dollars they may have missed out on the first time around. New grants are coming, but first, the community needs prepare to respond to the RFPs that will ...
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    By Dianne Anderson Time and time again, Black nonprofits have learned to make do with what little they have, toiling the groundwork to reach the community, always digging deeper in pocket. But help is on the way. In the works, a new city software platform to get grants and funding allocated. April Parker said the ...