Author Archives: City of Philadelphia

HOUSING DIRECTOR MCCOLLOCH JOINS COVENANT HOUSE PENNSYLVANIA IN CEREMONIAL GROUNDBREAKING FOR TRANSITIONAL HOUSING

Deborah McColloch, director of the Office of Housing and Community Development (OHCD) joined Cordella Hill, executive director of Covenant House Pennsylvania and Emily Riley, executive vice president of the Connelly Foundation in breaking ground for Rights of Passage, a transitional … Continue reading

Posted in News

DUI Treatment Court

General Information Program/Project Name: DUI Treatment Court Funding Category: Improving Public Safety Why Apply for this Grant? Program Objectives Use of Funds: Hire two additional probation officers and two warrant investigators. Actual # of FTE jobs created for the quarter*: … Continue reading

Posted in DUI Treatment, Improving Public Safety

Fairmount Park Ecosystems

General Information Program/Project Name: Fairmount Park Ecosystems Funding Category: Creating a Sustainable Philadelphia Program Description Federal Grant Name: ARRA Forest Service Grant Programs Supported Through Funding: Canopy Assessment, Analysis and Management—Characterizing land cover throughout Fairmount Park through research, as well … Continue reading

Posted in Wildland Fire Management

EnergyWorks

General Information Program/Project Name: EnergyWorks Funding Category: Creating a Sustainable Philadelphia Program Description Federal Grant Name: Recovery Through Retrofit/Retrofit Ramp-Up Program Programs Supported Through Funding: Innovative and highly impactful energy efficiency activities aligned with the energy, economic and environmental goals … Continue reading

Posted in Creating a More Sustainable Philadelphia, Project Energy Smart

Airport Improvement Program

General Information Program/Project Name: Airport Improvement Program Funding Category: Improving Transportation and Infrastructure Program Description Federal Grant Name: Airport Improvement Program Programs Supported Through Funding: Restoration of line and grade and resurfacing of 6,200ft of R/W 9R-27L at Philadelphia International … Continue reading

Posted in Airport Improvement, Improving Transportation and Infrastructure

Weatherization

General Information Program/Project Name: Weatherization Funding Category: Growing Philadelphia’s Businesses, Economy & Workforce Program Description Federal Grant Name: Weatherization Assistance Program Programs Supported Through Funding: Creation of green jobs while maximizing energy savings for qualifying households (<200% of poverty). Why … Continue reading

Posted in Economy and Workforce, Weatherization

State (PA) Clean Diesel Grant Program

General Information Program/Project Name: State (PA) Clean Diesel Grant Funding Category: Creating a More Sustainable Philadelphia Program Description Federal Grant Name: PA Clean Diesel Grant Programs Supported Through Funding: In brief summary, the allocated $616,740 will be used to replace … Continue reading

Posted in Creating a More Sustainable Philadelphia, State Clean Diesel Grant Program