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Rahall Announces Grant Opportunities for Firefighter Funding

Oct 30, 2014 Press Release

Continuing his efforts to support local fire departments, U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) Thursday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will soon be accepting applications to its Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program.

Rahall Announces New Air Service and Jobs at Raleigh County Airport

Oct 30, 2014 Press Release

At the Raleigh County Memorial Airport on Thursday, U.S. Rep. Nick J. Rahall (D-W.Va.), the top Democrat on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced new air service provided by “Via Air” between Beckley and Charlotte. Rahall also announced that Via Air is planning to locate...

Rahall Presented Manufacturing Award in Huntington

Oct 29, 2014 Press Release

Today, at a manufacturing roundtable in Huntington, U.S. Rep. Nick J. Rahall (D-W.Va.) was presented the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Legislative Excellence Award for his support of American manufacturing. Rahall was honored for supporting policies that enable manufacturers in the...

Rahall Treats Students to Halloween Story

Oct 28, 2014 Press Release

Praising Head Start as “one of America’s key educational tricks to ensuring success later in life,” U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.) treated Head Start students at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College to a reading of Inside the House that is Haunted.

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Rahall Announces Funding for West Virginia Reading Programs

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is offering grants, ranging from $2,500 to $20,000, to support community wide-reading programs that facilitate and encourage reading.          

Organizations selected to participate in the NEA’s “Big Read” receive a grant, access to online training resources and opportunities, and educational and promotional materials designed to support widespread community involvement.  Eligible applicants include organizations such as libraries, museums, colleges and universities, art centers, historical societies, humanities councils, literary festivals, and arts organizations.

To learn more about the Big Read, including current programming, applicants should visit www.neabigread.org.

Rahall Announces Funding for W.Va. Volunteer Service Program

The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) is accepting grant applications from West Virginia organizations interested in recruiting national service volunteers to help address local needs.

The CNCS funding can be used for six national focus areas identified in the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act: disaster services, economic opportunity, education, environmental stewardship, healthy futures, and veterans and military families.  Organizations eligible to apply include public or private nonprofit organizations, including faith-based and labor organizations, as well as institutions of higher education and government entities.

To learn more about the application processes and deadlines, applicants should contact Volunteer West Virginia, the State’s commission for National and Community Service, at (800) WV-HELPS or (304) 558-0111


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