Banks Award $375K Grant to Rehab 38 Mississippi Homes
A $375,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and member institution, The First, A National Banking Association (The First), will rehabilitate 38 homes in Laurel, Mississippi. The grant was awarded to Laurel Housing Authority, which will provide repairs ranging from minor repairs and painting to substantial roof and structural repairs.
Wicker, Cochran Announce $10.1 Million in FEMA Grants for Holmes, Montgomery, Yazoo Counties
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., today announced the approval of more than $10.1 million in grants to offset debris removal costs associated with tornadoes, severe storms, and flooding in Mississippi in late April.
Wicker, Cochran, & Palazzo Announce $2.0 Million Grant for Gulfport Infrastructure
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and Congressman Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today reported that the City of Gulfport has been awarded a $2.0 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for ongoing infrastructure improvements.
FLOOD RECOVERY GRANT AWARDED TO WILKINSON COUNTY
U.S. Representative Gregg Harper (R-MS), Gov. Phil Bryant and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) announced today the award of a $250,000 post-disaster grant to Wilkinson County to assist residents with repairing homes damaged by flooding in early August.
Wicker, Cochran Announce $20.3 Million for Mississippi Airport Upgrades
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., today reported that 19 Mississippi airport facilities will benefit from $20.3 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
COCHRAN ANNOUNCES $10.5 MILLION IN FEMA PREPAREDNESS GRANTS FOR MISS.
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today announced that Mississippi will receive more than $10.5 million in state and local preparedness grants, including more than $2.0 million for security measures at four ports
Biloxi Gains Nearly $9.0 Million for Infrastructure Work, Wicker & Cochran Report
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., today announced that the City of Biloxi will receive a nearly $9.0 million grant to purchase infrastructure easements.
$500K Grant to Rehab 50 Homes for Elderly and Disabled in Canton, Mississippi
Fifty owner-occupied homes for elderly and disabled residents in Canton, Mississippi, will be rehabilitated thanks in part to a $500,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from BankPlus and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas). The grant, issued in 2015, will fund Phase 3 of a four-year rehab project, spearheaded by Canton Housing Authority.
$140K Grant to Repair 20 Homes in Mississippi’s Madison County
A $140,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from BankPlus and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) is helping 20 low-income homeowners with critical home repairs through Madison Countians Allied Against Poverty (MadCAAP)
Mississippi Tornado Survivors: Keep Your Recovery Process Moving by Returning SBA Disaster Loan Applications
Mississippi tornado survivors who do not submit their U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loan applications may be saying no to a primary source of federal disaster assistance.
$300,000 ARC Grant Awarded to Winona
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today announced that the city of Winona, located in Montgomery County, will receive $300,000 in grant funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for improvements to its wastewater collection system
Three Jackson Nonprofits Awarded $32K in Grants to Support Housing and Business Development
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and BankPlus, an FHLB Dallas member institution, on Wednesday presented Partnership Grant Program (PGP) awards to the Central Mississippi Housing and Development Corporation (CMHDC), the Mississippi Minority Business Alliance (MMBA), and the Zoo Area Progressive Partnership (ZAPP). These PGP awards mark the second grant in recent years to each organization from FHLB Dallas
EPA Awards Green Infrastructure Grant of $20,000 to Mississippi State University
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $20,000 grant to Mississippi State University to carry out a green infrastructure demonstration and training project
SNAP Grant Funds Mississippi Resident’s Home Repairs
The floors in Fay Johnson's Waveland, Mississippi, home were buckling. The electrical system had problems, and the bathroom sink and toilet needed replacing. But living on disability, the 50-year old retired prep cook for Holiday Inn could not afford repairs
Wicker, Cochran Announce $4.8 Million in Grants for Miss. Airports
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., today announced that more than $4.8 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants will be split between three Mississippi airports