Illinois Urges College Students to Apply for Financial AidFunding for the grants has been frozen due to a stalemate between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and majority Democrats.
FEMA Approves More than $6 Million for Flood AssistanceResidents in 33 counties suffered damage.
Nature Foundation Unveils $3.3M in Monarch Butterfly GrantsA consortium that includes agribusiness Monsanto and a national wildlife group says $3.3 million in grants are being doled out as part of an initial bid to stem the worrisome decline of monarch butterflies.
Funding for Ferguson: Investments, Donations Add Up to Hundreds of Millions of Dollars"One year later, we have $480 million in new investment and nearly 1,000 new jobs," says Sheila Sweeney, interim CEO of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.
NOAA: $9M For Projects To Mitigate Climate Change ThreatsThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
Nixon Seeks $50M Increase in Basic School AidMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon plans to propose a $50 million increase in basic school aid during Wednesday's State of the State address, but some education groups already have concerns that it won't be enough to avoid potential cuts.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.
Why Every College Student Should File A FAFSAThe federal government provides billions in grants, loans and work-study opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students each year.
Missouri Offers Grants to Help Cities Fix StreetsCities and towns short on extra cash could get state help to improve street safety and other infrastructure issues.
Aldermen: Money Wasted on Meetings for Input on Block GrantsThe city of St. Louis spent $77,000 in taxpayer money to hold public hearings on the issue—but only 103 people showed up.
19 Firefighters to Lose Jobs in E. St. LouisFire Chief Jason Blackman says they are victims of grant money, about to run out.
St. Louis-Area Schools Awarded Innovation GrantsThree high schools in the St. Louis area will share $1.3 million in grants to establish innovation programs.