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June 10th, 2011
Grants and Grant Availability in Southern Arizona From The Office of Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva

Tucson, Ariz. – The following grants were recently awarded or announced as available in Southern Arizona. For more information, subscribe to Rep. Grijalva’s grants newsletter at

Awarded Grants

Date: June 1

Recipient: American Indian Association of Tucson

Granting Agency: Department of Health & Human Services Indian Health Service

Amount: $227,953

Purpose: Health promotion and disease prevention.


Date: June 6

Recipient: Mariposa Community Health Center, Inc. (Nogales)

Granting Agency: Health Resources and Services Administration

Amount: $255,664

Purpose: Improving perinatal health in the Nogales border region.


Date: June 7

Recipients: Arizona Department of Housing, Primavera Foundation

Granting Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Amount: $1,293,876 (Arizona), $41,941 (Primavera)

Purpose: To provide counseling to families and individuals facing the threat of home foreclosure.


Date: June 9

Recipients: City of Tucson, Housing Authority of the City of Yuma

Granting Agency: Department of Housing and Urban Development

Amount: $240,000 each

Purpose: Help public housing and Indian housing residents achieve economic and housing self-sufficiency.


Date: June 10

Recipient: Habitat for Humanity of Yuma, Inc.

Granting Agency: USDA Rural Development

Amount: $975,000 loan, $100,000 grant

Purpose: Construction of home improvement and recycling center in Yuma.


Available Grant

Amount available: More than $5 million

Granting Agency: Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program

Purpose: To provide approximately 3,000 homeless veterans with job training and other services to help them succeed in civilian careers. 

Details: Funds will be awarded on a competitive basis to state and local workforce investment boards, local public agencies and nonprofit organizations, including faith-based and community-based organizations. A copy of the solicitation for grant applications is available at  More information on the Department of Labor’s programs for Veterans can be found at

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