Funding -- Federal

Title Abstract Publication Date
Fuels for Schools and Beyond Fuels for Schools promotes the use of wood biomass to provide a readily available energy source for schools and other public buildings. The program uses small diameter trees removed in fire hazard...
Funding Building Projects in a Tough Economy Outlines sources for hidden funding to help construct and maintain school buildings, including local and state tax revenues, with some limited support from state and small federal initiatives; Local... 03/31/2012
Funding School Renovation: Qualified Zone Academy Bonds vs. Traditional Tax- Exempt Bonds. Outlines the $1.6 billion Qualified Zone Academy Bond (QZAB) program and provides estimates of the implicit borrower subsidy and the estimated federal revenue loss arising from the tax credits it... 07/24/2001
Getting a Piece of the Pie: Schools Need to Be Proactive, Flexible When Pursuing Stimulus Funding. Outlines how funds from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009 may be made available for school facility needs in states that choose to direct them there. Examples of school... 12/31/2008
Good Buildings, Better Schools: An Economic Stimulus Opportunity with Long-term Benefits. Advocates federal spending to improve the condition of school buildings, noting the respective short- and long-term economic benefits of construction industry promotion and an improved learning... 03/31/2008
Good Enough for Congress? A Pictorial Representation of Why Americans Deserve Better School Buildings. This booklet graphically depicts the current condition of public high schools attended by various members of the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees, including photos, statistics, and... 10/13/1999
Grants.Gov This site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies. Sections include: 1) Find Grant Opportunities; 2) Apply for...
Guidance on the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund Program. Provides comprehensive information on the State Fiscal Stabilization Program, including the process for awarding funds to governors, eligible entities, application requirements, uses of stabilization... 03/31/2009
Guide to Financing EnergySmart Schools. Describes opportunities for obtaining funding to create energy-efficient school, emphasizing new federal programs included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, as well as ongoing grants and... 03/31/2009
H.R. 2389, County Schools Revitalization Act of 1999 and H.R. 1185, Timber-Dependent Counties Stabilization Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Forests and Forest Health of the Committee on Resources, House of Representatives, 106th Congress. This Congressional report provides testimony addressing the following two House bills: HR 2389 which restores stability and predictability to the annual payments made to States and counties... 07/12/1999
Head Start National Facilities Assistance Desk Assists local grantees with the complexities of facility construction and renovation. Offers onsite technical assistance in such areas as reviewing and critiquing plans and drawings, reviewing bid...
Hearing on Revenue Provision in President's Fiscal Year 2000 Budget. Testimony before the House Committee on Ways and Means. In an address to the House Ways and Means Committee on the Revenue Provision in the Year 2000 Budget, Rene Bouchard, CEO of Steuben-Allegany Board of Cooperative Educational Services, discusses the... 03/09/1999
Hearing on Revenue Provision in President's Fiscal Year 2000 Budget. Testimony before the House Committee on Ways and Means. In an address to the House Ways and Means Committee on the Revenue Provision in the Year 2000 Budget, Gery Chico, President of the Chicago School Reform Board of Trustees, discusses four basic... 03/09/1999
Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Building Restoration and Preservation Act This report presents recommendations for long-term federal support of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Formulated by the President's Advisory Board on Historically Black... 12/31/1998
How Much Will You Get? Discusses how funds from the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) of 2009 may be made available for school facility needs in states that choose to direct them there. Examples of school... 03/31/2009
How Public-Private Partnerships Can Facilitate Public School Construction. There is a growing number of proposals to develop a federal school construction program that shares the financial burden with local governments for renovating their obsolete school facilities or... 02/22/1999
Impact Aid Expanded with Construction Revenue Bond Option. Reviews the creation and make-up of the federal government's Impact Aid program, the revenues from which can be pledged as security for the issuance of bonds. An example of how these funds have... 08/31/2007
Impact Aid School Districts: Compilation of Pending Projects for School Construction, Modernization, Renovation, Repair, and Energy Improvement. Presents the results of a survey of Impact Aid public school districts to find out about school infrastructure projects that can commence within 30-60 days. Information for each school district was... 10/31/2008
Impact Aid: Most School Construction Requests Are Unfunded and Outdated. Report to Congressional Requesters The Hawkins-Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988 (Public Law 81-815) provides federal funds for constructing and renovating schools in districts that educate... 12/31/1989
Improving America's Schools Act. Conference Report, To Accompany H.R. 6. This report from the United States House of Representatives presents the complete amended version of the House bill to extend for 5 years the authorizations of appropriations for the programs under... 12/31/1993
Interim Analysis of School Facility Funding in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Including Expenditures through January 5, 2010. This brief report highlights initial findings related to the following questions: (1) How much disparity exists in school facility spending by state and locality?; (2) How were school facilities... 02/07/2010
Iowa Demonstration Construction Grant Program (Harkin Grant) The Iowa Demonstration Construction Grant Program was proposed by Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa and originally authorized by Title III of Public Law 105-78 for $8,000,000 becoming effective September 28...
Iowa Is Laboratory for Federal Role In Building Schools. Describes a demonstration project now in its fourth year, set up by Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, that has channeled $37 million to the state for school construction. The program requires local districts... 10/23/2001
IRS Releases Guidance on ARRA Bond Provisions. The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) created several new types of tax-exempt bonds and tax credit bonds under the Internal Revenue Code. The latest guidance, forms and... 09/30/2009
Key Policy Letter from the Education Secretary to Chief State School Officers on Authorization of Qualified School Construction Bonds and Build America Bonds, and the Extension of Qualified Zone Academy Bonds. This letter describes the benefits of the Qualified School Construction Bonds (QSCB), Build America Bonds (BAB), and Qualified Zone Academy Bonds (QZAB) programs to help LEAs save money and make... 05/28/2009

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