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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSA

The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.

09/22/2014

IDEA Works

New Partnership Aims To Help Small Businesses Grow

In one of the buildings of an old, renovated elementary school, a new service called IDEA Works opened its doors. Its business is helping other people grow their businesses.

02/07/2014

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Texas Counties Can Seek Feral Hog Control Grants

Texas counties needing financial help controlling feral hogs are being encouraged to pair up and apply for $30,000 in grants.

06/18/2013

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Ed Secretary Takes Firsthand Look At DISD Reform

The Dallas Independent School District set out to put its best foot forward Tuesday in hopes of winning millions of dollars. The DISD is a finalist in the “Race to the Top” completion.

CBSDFW.COM–11/27/2012

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UPS Ends Grants To Boy Scouts Over Discrimination

The UPS Foundation says it will no longer give grants to the Boy Scouts of America as long as the group excludes gays and lesbians from being scouts or scout leaders.

CBS 11–11/12/2012

City Council Tables Homeless Center Proposal

The Plano council opted to put off a decision on whether to designate 700-thousand dollars in federal grants to pay for a large transitional housing complex for the homeless. 

08/10/2010