Fifty-one local tourism initiatives are sharing in Virginia tourism grants totaling $773,000.
Virginia is awarding a series of grants to preserve historic Civil War battlefields.
Federal officials say Maryland has been awarded more than $7 million in grants for projects to protect communities against damage from future storms.
A $350 million “funding opportunity” from the Department of Health and Human Services to provide shelter for underage illegal aliens indicates that recipients must provide the children with “family planning services” and added “sensitity” to sexual orientation issues.”
The District of Columbia public school system is launching an internal grant program that will allow schools to ask for money to fund extracurricular activities and other programs to make students happier.
A Pulaski County firearms maker is moving and expanding its operations.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has received a $1 million grant to launch a long-term initiative to digitize and preserve recordings of endangered languages.
A community-focused program aimed at improving health, safety and educational opportunities in neighborhoods is giving 17 grant winners a total of $60 million to implement change.
Google is announcing $23 million in grants to spur innovation among charities and increase education for girls and minority students in science and technology.