WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that the Department of Transportation would provide $7 million from the Small Community Air Service Development Program to help 16 communities in 14 states develop their own solutions to local air service needs. The Department received 52 applications from 27 states.
Dortmund, Germany, 30 September 2014 –Boehringer Ingelheim is investing more than €100 million at its Dortmund site to expand production capacity for the Respimat® inhaler to 44 million units per year. With this expansion, the research-driven pharmaceutical company is creating approximately 100 new jobs on site.
SEATTLE (September 30, 2014) – The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced seven finalists in a $20 million challenge to develop next generation digital courseware that personalizes instruction based on mastery learning principles and learning science, with the goal of helping low-income and disadvantaged learners succeed in high-enrollment general education undergraduate college cou
Media Contacts: Release Date: September 29, 2014 TORONTO—If Ontario adopted British Columbia’s model for funding and delivering K-12 education, the province could save up to $1.9 billion per year, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.The study, Financial Savings: Restructuring Education in Ontario Using the British Columbia Model, estimates the financial
Richmond, VA, Sept. 29, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is making up to $31.5 million in funding available to help participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) more easily afford healthy foods like fruits and vegetables.
FAIRFIELD, Maine – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $3,260 grant to the L.C. Bates Museum to help fund the Young Naturalists As Artists program, a six-week educational program for local children and families that uses scientific and artistic observation to grow lifelong interest in Maine’s inland environment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is ordering U.S. Bank to provide an estimated $48 million in relief to consumers harmed by illegal billing practices. U.S. Bank consumers were unfairly charged for certain identity protection and credit monitoring services that they did not receive.
The European Commission is responding to the continuing major crisis in South Sudan by increasing its life-saving assistance by a further €20 million to help its most vulnerable people.
WASHINGTON, September 25, 2014—Following alarming evidence of the spread of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the World Bank Group today announced that it will nearly double its financing to $400 million to help the worst-affected countries address the emergency and build stronger health systems for the years ahead
Neubiberg, September 24, 2014 – Infineon Technologies AG has entered into an out-of-court agreement with the insolvency administrator of Qimonda AG to settle all disputes – with the exception of the pending lawsuit on the economic re-establishment of a shell company ("wirtschaftliche Neugründung") and liability for impairment of capital ("Differenzhaftung") – against payment of a settlement amount of 135 million euro
PIKEVILLE, Ky., Sept. 24, 2014 – USDA Rural Development Acting Under Secretary Doug O'Brien today announced the selection of 85 utilities and development organizations for loans and grants to support rural business activities that will boost economic growth in rural communities.
Charleston, S.C. (September 23, 2014) – Blackbaud, Inc.
DENTON, Texas — Emergency management agencies in five states – Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas – have been awarded more than $1.6 million in preparedness grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
At a press conference last Thursday, Agfa Graphics Japan (Tokyo) and Daicolo Co., Ltd. (Osaka) announced that Daicolo’s cumulative use of Agfa Graphics’ Azura chemistry-free CtP plates has exceeded 1 million m2. The announcement was followed by a celebration, signaling the launch of Agfa Graphics’ “Ten Years of Azura” campaign.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) awarded the College of Agricultural Sciences’ Shannon M.
At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a U.S. district court in Florida has temporarily halted a diploma mill that allegedly grossed more than $11 million from marketing and selling fake high school diplomas online to consumers nationwide.
"There are still 18,000 children who die every day from vaccine-preventable diseases. These grants are designed to help address these critical ‘last-mile’ challenges and reinforce the Pfizer Foundation’s commitment to ensuring access to quality health care."
COLEBROOK, N.H. – The Plum Creek Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Northern Forest Center to help fund the “Local Forests, Local Heat: Biomass District Heating in Colebrook” project, which will help Colebrook become the first rural community in the nation to implement a wood-fired district heating system.
Rosemont, Ill. — The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) has announced it has been awarded a $137,000 grant through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA's) Susan Harwood Training Grant program. The grant will enable NRCA to continue to conduct its successful Roofing Industry Fall Protection A to Z course free of charge for a year and will include classes taught in Spanish.
GENEVA/DAKAR/NEW YORK, 16 September 2014 – UNICEF said today it needs over $200 million to respond to the Ebola outbreak that has claimed over 2,400 lives and ravaged communities across West Africa. This is part of a broader, six-month appeal for $987.8 million that governments and humanitarian agencies require to fight the disease.