Tag: grants

By Stefanie Jackson – Accomack and Northampton are two of many rural counties across Virginia and six other states that could receive federal grant money to support their economic development if the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission is finally activated in 2021, about 13 years after its creation. The Farm Bill...
By Stefanie Jackson – Virginia is identifying about 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 per day, and the COVID-19 test positivity rate is 6.8%, which has been decreasing over the last 12 days, Gov. Ralph Northam reported during a press briefing Sept. 15. “When we’ve had these outbreaks, local elected officials...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton supervisors held a public hearing Sept. 8 on the second round of funding the county received from the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act, more than $1 million. Northampton will again give a portion of the funds to each of its incorporated towns...
By Linda Cicoira -- The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality authorized $88,000 in grants to support citizen volunteer water quality monitoring. The monies could be used to purchase monitoring equipment, perform lab services, and more. The awards will range from less than $1,000 to $11,000. The deadline to apply...