Best Practice Note – Getting stimulus funding for smaller cities – Washington, GA
Interviewee: Mayor Willie Burns City: Washington, GA Population: 4500 Type of Grant: Water and Sewage Filtration Amount: $1 million Key Insights: Plan ahead – Prepare now for the second round of funding Take time to understand the process in its entirety Complete the pre-application.
Useful Websites for Stimulus Research
Grants.gov – Central Website for Applying for Federal Grants Federal Agencies Agency for International Development (USAID) Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Department of Agriculture (USDA) Department of Commerce (DOC) Department of Defense (DOD) Department of Education (ED) Department.
Federal Grant Pre-Application Process
All agencies applying for a stimulus grant (such as Utilities etc) have to go through a three step registration process. Please allow at least 21 days to complete the registration process. All centers are reporting increased call volumes.
Youth Leadership Council
NCBM Youth Leadership Council This program targets high school aged youth. Each youth council will focus primarily on youth development, helping to equip them with the necessary skills to be the next generation of exceptional leaders.
Leadership Development Internship Program
NCBM Leadership Development Internship Program This program offers invaluable work experience for a ten-week academic semester in the spring and the fall, along with an eight -week summer session.
NCBM Scholarship Award
The National Conference of Black Mayors, Inc. Scholarship Award Each year, NCBM highlights and awards deserving high school students who are in their senior year and are in pursuit of higher education at an accredited college and/university.
Youth Empowerment Summit
Youth Empowerment Summit (YES) is a new initiative created by the National Conference of Black Mayors, Inc. (NCBM). The goal of this initiative is to promote and increase financial literacy among young people in NCBM member jurisdictions.
Count Everybody… Count Them Once… and Count Them in the Right Place The foundation of our American democracy is dependent on fair and equitable representation in Congress.
Represent Your Hood
Represent Your Hood The National Conference of Black Mayors is working closely with the Census Bureau’s 2010 Census Board, in order to ensure that NCBM members have a leadership role as our communities are counted.