Tucson, Ariz. – The following grants, loans and contracts were recently awarded or made available in Southern Arizona. For more information, subscribe to Rep. Grijalva’s grants newsletter at http://grijalva.house.gov/grants.
Awarded Grants, Loans and Contracts
Date: April 10 (funding begins June 1)
Recipient: University of Arizona
Granting Organization: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Purpose: Interdisciplinary training in cardiovascular research.
Date: April 10 (funding begins May 1)
Recipient: Mariposa Community Health Center
Granting Organization: Department of Health and Human Services
Purpose: Rural health care services outreach.
Date: April 3
Recipient: City of Tucson
Granting Organization: Department of Housing and Urban Development
Amount: $20 million loan guarantee
Purpose: To create an Economic and Community Development Loan Pool program focusing on projects that create jobs for low- and moderate-income workers.
Notes: The City of Tucson’s new loan program will use Section 108 funds to target projects with pedestrian- and transit- oriented urban design characteristics that are: