We are excited to launch the 2013 New Grantee Orientation Webinar Series! Register Now!
This webinar series will provide 2013 grantees with information and guidance on getting started with their CED grants, implementing their grants, data collection and reporting requirements, using Grant Solutions, and a variety of other topics! To Register and for detailed information on each webinar, please visit the 2013 New CED Grantee Orientation Webinar Series page.
Open enrollment in Affordable Care Act Marketplace starts October 1, with coverage starting as soon as January 1, 2014.
For more information on the ACA and how to prepare for open enrollment, please visit healthcare.gov.
The following resources are provided in this email and are also available in the Resource Library:
Rural Outreach Webinar for CED and CED-HFFI Projects!
This webinar will provide more information on how rural organizations can get involved with the Community Economic Development Grant (CED) and Community Economic Development – Healthy Food Financing Initiative (CED-HFFI) programs. The webinar materials are now available:
MyMoney.gov Resource Updated and Available for Grantees!
MyMoney.gov is a one-stop shop for Americans to find financial education information and resources from across the federal government in one place. Visit MyMoney.gov for more information and check out the following resources located in the Resource Library:
2013 CED Spring Webinar Series!
The 12 webinars from the CED Spring Webinar Series are available here. The webinars offer a mix of content for staff from nonprofits and Community Development Corporations (CDCs) that have received new or ongoing grants. The webinars offer information of the following topics:
Michelle Obama Makes the Business Case for Healthy Foods
Check out the full article by First Lady Michelle Obama about the success of American companies by creating and selling healthy foods. View the full article here.
Intended Changes to the HHS Grants Policy Statement
HHS has intended changes to the Grant Policy Statement. The anticipated publication date is in the summer of 2013, and implementation will start beginning in the fall of 2013. View the upcoming changes here.
News from CFPB's Office of Financial Education
Check out OFE's highlights from 2012 that may help with your own projects! For more information you can access the article here.
2012 CED New Grantee Webinars
OCS has developed a New Grantee Orientation Webinar for 2012 CED Grantees.
Session 1: Getting Started with Your Grant is the first of a series of sessions designed to provide you with guidance, resources, and tools as you kick-off your grant. This per-recorded webinar is available for view here.
Important Information about JOLI Program Funding for FY2012:
No funds were appropriated for the JOLI program in Fiscal Year 2012; therefore, the Administration of Children and Families will not be holding a competition for new grant awards for the JOLI program this year.