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    Grant resources list

    Federal Government Agencies

Agency for International Development

    The Agency for International Development is an independent federal government agency that provides economic and humanitarian assistance in more than 100 countries to ensure a better future for us all. Corporation for National and Community Service

    The Corporation for National and Community Service is the nation’s largest

    grant-maker supporting service and volunteering. Through Senior Corps, AmeriCorps and Learn and Serve America programs, the Corporation is a catalyst for change and offers every American a chance to contribute through service and volunteering.

    Department of Agriculture

    Established in 1862, the Department of Agriculture serves all Americans through anti-hunger efforts, stewardship of nearly 200 million acres of national forest and rangelands, and through product safety and conservation efforts. The USDA opens markets for American farmers and ranchers and provides food for needy people around the world.

    Department of Commerce

    The Department of Commerce fosters and promotes the nation’s economic development and technological advancement through vigilance in international trade policy, domestic business policy and growth, and promoting economic progress at all levels.

    Department of Defense

    The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and protect the security of the United States through five major areas: peacekeeping and war-fighting efforts, Homeland Security, evacuation and humanitarian causes.

    Department of Education

    The Department of Education ensures equal access to education and promotes educational excellence through coordination, management and accountability in federal education programs. The Department works to Grant writing workshop Page 1 August 12, 2010

    supplement and complement educational efforts on all levels, encouraging increased involvement by the public, parents and students.

    Department of Energy

    The Department of Energy’s goal is to advance national, economic and energy security in the U.S.; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that goal; and to ensure environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.

    Department of Health and Human Services

    The Department of Health and Human Services is the federal government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

    Department of Homeland Security

    The Department of Homeland Security has three primary missions: Prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce America’s vulnerability to

    terrorism and minimize the damage from potential attacks and natural disasters.

    Department of Housing and Urban Development

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s mission is to increase

    homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. HUD fulfills this mission through high ethical standards, management and accountability, and by forming partnerships with community organizations.

    Department of the Interior

    The Department of the Interior protects and provides access to the Nation’s natural and cultural heritage, including responsibilities to Indian tribes and island communities. Departmental goals include resource protection and usage, overseeing recreational opportunities, serving communities and excellence in management.

    Department of Justice

    The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

    Department of Labor

    The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.

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Department of State

    The Department of State strives to create a more secure, democratic and prosperous world for the benefit of the American people and the international community.

    Department of Transportation

    The Department of Transportation’s mission is to ensure fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation that meets vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.

    Department of the Treasury

    The Department of Treasury is a steward of United States economic and financial systems, and promotes conditions for prosperity and stability in the U.S., and encourages prosperity and stability in the rest of the world. Department of Veterans Affairs

    The Department of Veterans Affairs strives for excellence in patient care and veteran’s benefits for its constituents through high quality, prompt and seamless service to United States veterans.

    Environmental Protection Agency

    The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.

    Institute of Museum and Library Services

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute

    serves as a leader in providing services to enhance learning, sustain cultural heritage and increase civic participation.

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration serves as the nation’s forefront of such exploration and continues to pioneer in aeronautics, exploration systems, science and space operations.

    National Archives and Records Administration

    The National Archives and Records Administration enables people to inspect the record of what the federal government has done, enables officials and agencies to review their actions and helps citizens hold them accountable. National Endowment for the Arts

    The National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts; bringing the arts to all Americans and providing leadership in arts education. The Endowment is the largest national source of funds for the arts.

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National Endowment for the Humanities

    The National Endowment for the Humanities is an independent grant-making agency of the United States government dedicated to supporting research, education, preservation and public programs in the humanities. National Science Foundation

    The National Science Foundation is an independent federal agency created to promote the progress of science, to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare and to secure the national defense. The NSF annually funds approximately 20 percent of basic, federally-supported college and university research.

    Small Business Administration

    The Small Business Administration maintains and strengthens the nation’s economy by aiding, counseling, assisting and protecting the interests of small businesses and by helping families and businesses recover from national disasters.

    Social Security Administration

    The Social Security Administration advances the economic security of the nation’s people through compassionate and vigilant leadership in shaping and managing America’s Social Security programs.


    Arizona Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency

     Corporate Tax Credit

    ; Non-Residential Solar & Wind Tax Credit (Corporate)

     Green Building Incentive

    ; Scottsdale - Green Building Incentives

    ; Town of Buckeye - Green Building Incentive

    ; Tucson - Permit Fee Credit for Solar Energy Systems

     Personal Deduction

    ; Income Tax Subtraction for Energy Efficient Residences

    ; Qualifying Wood Stove Deduction

     Personal Tax Credit

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    ; Non-Residential Solar & Wind Tax Credit (Personal)

    ; Residential Solar and Wind Energy Systems Tax Credit

     Property Tax Assessment

    ; Property Tax Assessment for Renewable Energy Property

     Property Tax Exemption

    ; Solar Energy Property Tax Exemption

     Sales Tax Exemption

    ; Solar and Wind Equipment Sales Tax Exemption

     Utility Loan Program

    ; APS - GEOSmart Financing Program

    ; Sulphur Springs Valley EC - Member Loan Program

    ; Sulphur Springs Valley EC - SunWatts Loan Program

     Utility Rebate Program

    ; APS - Energy Efficiency Solutions for Business

    ; APS - Energy Efficient AC Rebate Program

    ; APS - Renewable Incentive Program

    ; SRP - EarthWise Solar Energy

    ; Sulphur Springs Valley EC - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate

    ; Sulphur Springs Valley EC - SunWatts Rebate Program

    ; TEP - Commerical Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

    ; TEP - Renewable Energy Credit Purchase Program

    ; TEP - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program

    ; Trico Electric Cooperative - SunWatts Incentive Program

    ; UES - Commercial Energy Efficiency Rebate Program Grant writing workshop Page 5 August 12, 2010

    ; UES - Renewable Energy Credit Purchase Program

    ; UES - Residential Heating and Cooling Rebate Program

     Alternative Fuel and Vehicle Incentives

    ; U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center

    Appliance/Equipment Efficiency Standards

    ; Appliance and Equipment Efficiency Standards

     Building Energy Code

    ; Arizona Building Energy Code

     Contractor Licensing

    ; Solar Contractor Licensing

     Energy Standards for Public Buildings

    ; Renewable Energy and Green Building Standards in New State


    ; Scottsdale - Green Building Policy for Public Buildings

    ; Solar Design Standards for State Buildings

     Equipment Certification

    ; Solar & Wind Equipment Certification

     Green Power Purchasing/Aggregation

    ; Scottsdale - Green Power Purchasing


    ; Interconnection Standards

     Line Extension Analysis

    ; Line Extension Analysis for PV

     Net Metering

    ; Arizona - Net Metering

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    ; APS - Net Metering

    ; SRP - Net Metering

    ; TEP - Net Metering

     Renewables Portfolio Standard

    ; Renewable Energy Standard

     Solar Access Law/Guideline

    ; Solar Energy Covenant Restrictions

     Solar/Wind Permitting Standards

    ; Maricopa Assn. Of Governments - PV and Solar Domestic Water

    Heating Permitting Standards

    ; Solar Construction Permitting Standards

     Alternative Fuel and Vehicle Policies

    ; U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center

    Related Programs & Initiatives

    ; Green Power Network: Buying Green Power in Your State

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Green Power Network provides

    news and information on green power markets and related

    activities. This site provides state-by-state information on Green

    Power Marketing in Competitive Electricity Markets and Utility

    Green Pricing Programs.

    In addition, the site lists marketers of Renewable Energy

    Certificates (RECs)(also known as green tags or tradable

    renewable certificates), which represent the environmental

    attributes of the power produced from a renewable energy

    project. Whether or not consumers have access to green power

    through their local utility or a competitive electricity marketer,

    consumers can purchase RECs without having to switch

    electricity suppliers.

    ; Wind Powering America

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Powering America site

    provides state-by-state wind project information, including

    validated wind maps, anemometer loan programs, small wind

    guides, legislative briefings, wind working groups, and state-

    specific news.

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Home Financing in Rural Areas

    USDA provides homeownership opportunities to rural Americans, as well as programs for home renovation and repair. USDA also makes financing available to elderly, disabled, or low-income rural residents of multi-unit housing buildings to ensure they are able to make rent payments. Water-Environment Programs FY 2006 Funding

    Program regulations, funds available in fiscal year 2006, a listing of programs and initiatives, state and national staff.

    Community Facilities Loans and Grants

    Funding to develop essential community facilities in rural areas and towns of up to 20,000 population for construction, enlargement, improvement for health care, public safety and public services.

    Essential Utility Services

    Rural America's ability to succeed depends to a large extent on investments in modern infrastructure. How to obtain financing for the electric program and telecommunications program.

    Infrastructure and Rural Development Policy

    Strategies on energy, water, housing, business, tourism, environment. Rural Energy Loans and Grants

    USDA provides grants and loan guarantees to agricultural producers, businesses and cooperatives located in rural communities to purchase renewable energy systems and make other energy efficiency improvements, to increase the economic viability of biomass projects, and to finance energy technology.

    Rural Development State Offices

    Programs and applications for financial assistance available through state offices. Map or text links can help find the nearest office. Rural Development State Offices

    Programs and applications for financial assistance available through state offices. Map or text links can help find the nearest office. Rural Economy

    Effectiveness of Federal assistance programs, and factors influencing infrastructure, agribusiness, and the industrial base of rural areas.

Types of funding from USDA

    Technical Assistance and Training Grants

    Solid Waste Management Grants

    Household Water Well System Program

    Revolving Fund Program

    Water and Waste Disposal Loans

    Water and Waste Disposal Grants

    Technical Assistance and Training Grants

    Solid Waste Management Grants

    Emergency Community Water Assistance Grants

    Rural Water Circuit Rider Technical Assistance

    Revolving Fund Program

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Household Water Well System Program

    Multi-Family Housing, Single Family Housing

    USDA Rural Development Voucher Program

    Section 515 Rural Rental Housing Program for New Construction Section 514 Farm Labor Housing Loans and Section 516 Farm Labor Housing Grants for Off-Farm Housing

    Section 514, 515, and 516 Multi-Family Housing Revitalization Demonstration Program Section 533 Housing Preservation Grants

    Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI)

    High Energy Cost Rural Communities Grants

    Community Connect Grant Program

    Distance Learning and Telemedicine Funding

    Public Television Digital Transition Grant

    Small, Minority Producer Grant Program

    Rural Cooperative Development Grant

    Rural Business Opportunity Grants

    Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant

    Value-Added Producer Grant

    A guide to rural funding sources.


Steve Perica PH: (602) 542-5701

    Administrator EMAIL:

    Surplus Property Management

    Office FAX: (602) 379-4929

    1537 W. Jackson Street

    Phoenix, AZ 85007

    The Surplus Property Management Office of the Arizona Department of Administration, more popularly known as "Surplus Property," is responsible for receiving, warehousing, and redistributing personal property that is surplus to the State's needs.

    Surplus Property also screens, warehouses, and distributes Federal government surplus property allocated from military installations in throughout the West through the Federal Surplus Property Donation Program. Property is first made available to organizations that meet eligibility requirements as established by Federal Property Management Regulations and the Arizona Administrative Code.

    Property not redistributed to eligible organizations is made available to the Grant writing workshop Page 9 August 12, 2010

    general public through Public Auctions and Sealed Bids Sales. All public sales are advertised through print media and this site, so visit this

    site frequently for announcements of upcoming sales. A subscription mail which lists details available at this site is another

    alternative for notification of auctions and sealed bid sales.

    STATE OF ARIZONA Arizona Game and Fish

    Environmental Education

    Schoolyard Grants


    Public Access

    Urban Wildlife and Urban Wildlife Habitat

    Arizona Criminal Justice Commission Criminal Justice Records Improvement Program Driving Under the Influence Abatement

    Full-Service Forensic Crime Lab Grant

    Drug, Gang and Violent Crime Control

    Residential Substance Abuse Treatment

    Special Prosecution Program

    Victim Assistance

    PSN Anti-Gang Initiative

    Arizona Commission on the Arts

    Artist Project Grants

    Quick Turnaround Grants for Artists

    Quick Turnaround Grants for Organizations General Operating Support for Organizations Arts Linked to Tourism Grants

    Schools and Organizations Grants

    Arts Learning Grants

    Project/Festival Grants

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