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Military Appreciation Month 2024

National Military Appreciation Month | May 2024

National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM), as designated by Congress, provides a period encompassing both the history and recognition of our armed services with an in-depth look at the diversity of its individuals and achievements. It allows Americans to educate each generation on the historical impact of our military through the participation of the community with those who serve encouraging patriotism… Read more
Active Military and Veterans Appreciation Discounts

Ongoing (Year-Round) Military Appreciation Discounts (many for veterans too)

The following list details Ongoing (Year-Round) Military Appreciation Discounts (many are also for military families and veterans) Visit Your Military Veterans Discounts as we continue to build a full list *Please be sure to double check all offers (call them if need be)* *Proof of military service is required at most places* *Most cannot be combined with other offers/discounts* *A… Read more

Socially-Disadvantaged Groups Grant – Total Funding: $3,000,000 – Maximum Grant Amount: $175,000

  What does this program do? The primary objective of the Socially Disadvantaged Groups Grant program is to provide technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups through cooperatives and Cooperative Development Centers. Each fiscal year, applications are requested through a Notice published in the Federal Register and an announcement posted on Grants.gov. How much funding is available? Total Funding: $3,000,000 Maximum Grant… Read more
Department of Veterans Affairs News

Statement of Work: Amarillo VA Health Care System Advertising Services

STATEMENT OF WORK (SOW) Contract Number:   Task Order Number:   IFCAP Tracking Number:   Follow-on to Contract and Task Order Number:     Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) Name: Emily Smallwood Section: Amarillo VA Healthcare System Public Affairs Officer Address: 6010 Amarillo Blvd. West Phone Number: 806-472-3404 Fax Number:   E-Mail Address: [email protected]   Contract Title   Amarillo VA Health… Read more
Granite - SDVOSB Bids

GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY is Seeking DBE Qualified Sub-Contractors: Ackerman Creek Bridge Replacement for Mendocino Department of Transportation

GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY is seeking DBE Qualified Sub-Contractors on the following Project: Project Name: Ackerman Creek Bridge Replacement Project Owner: Mendocino Department of Transportation Contract #200093 Bid Date: 04.25.24 | 2:00 pm Fax Quotes to:  707.467.4143 General work description: Bridge Replacement on existing alignment with approximately 650 linear feet of roadway reconstruction with HMA over AB and approximately 600 feet of… Read more

USDA Announces Up to $12 Million in Grant Funding Available to Promote U.S. Agricultural Products and Address Food Insecurity in Underserved Communities

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2024 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced up to $12 million in funding available to strengthen and explore new market opportunities for U.S. agricultural products and increase access to locally grown food in communities experiencing food insecurity. The funding is available through three grant programs administered by the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS): the Acer Access and… Read more
Granite - SDVOSB Bids

Invitation to Bid City of Ukiah Great Redwood Trail Phase 4 – Granite Construction Company Seeking Qualified Subcontractors (DBE/DVBE/SBE/WBE/MBE)

GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY is seeking DBE/DVBE/SBE/WBE/MBE Qualified Sub-Contractors on the following Project: Project Owner: City of Ukiah Great Redwood Trail Phase 4 Contract # 21-02 Bid Date: 04.23.24 | 2:00 pm General work description: The work includes the design and construction of a Class I trail along the Great Redwood Trail Authority (GRTA) corridor between Commerce Drive and Plant Road with… Read more