Dec 3, 2015

About $1 million of the additional $1.7 million will go toward making up for tax increment financing districts in the downtown and Wabash Crossing areas that have underperformed.


Dec 3, 2015

“What Mr. Whewell is seeking is to utilize the [Tax Increment Financing] fund for the purpose it was created, which is to generate economic growth,” Whewell's attorney, Tyson Manker, said.


Nov 25, 2015

(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $80,000 to the nonprofit environmental organization Manomet for its program to help grocery stores and dairy farms in New Jersey and New York conserve energy and reduce the amount of hazardous materials they handle. Many businesse...


Nov 25, 2015

(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $158,000 to Rutgers University to provide training and technical assistance to food production, processing, storage and distribution companies in the Newark, New Jersey area to reduce their releases of greenhouse gases. “With cold...


Nov 25, 2015

Dr. Susan Hedman, administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Region 5 in Chicago, said she came to Gary last year with a $250,000 grant from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative aimed at helping increase green infrastructure and ...


Nov 24, 2015

(Community match: $12,820); $10,000 to Capitol Hill Champion to organize community engagement regarding neighborhood priorities for Capitol Hill Station Transit Oriented Development though focused conversations and design charrettes with ...


Nov 24, 2015

City Center was Aurora's first urban renewal area established in 1982, and its first district to exceed the state-sanctioned 25-year tax-increment financing (TIF) clock, according to Andrea Amonick, manager of the city's development services division.


Nov 24, 2015

Another $4 million came from the state's controversial Tax Increment Financing program. TIF allows communities to keep some tax dollars generated by an economic development project that would otherwise go to the state education fund.


Nov 19, 2015

ATLANTA – An Environmental Justice Small Grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been awarded to Dream in Green of Miami, Fla. for their project titled: Green Schools Challenge: Evidence-Based Practice. Dream in Green is one of 40 non-profit and tribal organizations selected fo...


Nov 19, 2015

ATLANTA – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $30,000 Environmental Justice Small Grant to the Rural Empowerment Association for Community Help (REACH) in Warsaw, N.C. REACH was one of just 40 non-profit and tribal organizations selected to receive nearly $1.2 million in competiti...



A Mill(ion) Dollar Opportunity

The Bates of Maine Woolen Mill, a former industrial anchor in the city of Lewiston (pop.36, 500) in western Maine, has been transformed into a modern and bustling economic hub following years of city, state, federal, non-profit, private involvement and funding

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