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July 29th, 2011
Grants and Grant Availability in Southern Arizona For The Week of July 29 From The Office of Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva

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

Awarded Grants and Cooperative Agreements

Date: July 26
Recipient: Primavera Foundation
Granting Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Amount: $877,416
Purpose: To provide and improve veterans outreach, case management, assistance in obtaining VA benefits, and assistance in obtaining and coordinating other public benefits.
Facts: The grant is part of nearly $60 million in grants to homeless providers in 40 states and the District of Columbia as part of the new Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program.

Date: July 29
Recipients: Tucson Children’s Museum
Granting Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Amount: $135,950
Purpose: Improve education quality in Southern Arizona, including making the museum more available to low income schools and providing training for parents and teachers on child development.
Facts: This is one of 160 projects selected from 481 applicants to this year’s Museums for America grant program.
Contact: Brooke Sanders-Silverman, (520) 792-9985

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