The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
The New Jersey Economic Development Authority said Thursday that 33 stations will share $1.8 million in grant money after completing the required environmental and design reviews.
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.
The federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
PA officials said Thursday that $340 million in federal disaster-relief funds will be available to New York communities affected by Superstorm Sandy.
Some good news to report today for Pennsylvanians affected by Hurricane Irene and related flooding. Federal disaster assistance is now available.
Philadelphia will get $2 million to encourage small business start-ups. The money comes from a new program by the Small Business Administration.