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Petco Love to award $30,000 grant to HSSM

The Humane Society of South Mississippi is set to receive a $300,000 grant from national nonprofit Petco Love today during a celebration at the Biloxi Petco The grant is being awarded in support of their work for animals in South…

PRCC recieves grant to help students with child care needs

Pearl River Community College has received a $25,000 grant from the Women’s Foundation of Mississippi to help students with financial need to cover child care needs. The WAVES (Women Achieving Victories and Education Success) grant has been awarded to PRCC…

MGCCC receives grant to build performing arts center

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College received a $10,000 National Endowment for the Arts – Arts Engagement in American Communities grant for the Immersive Media Performing Arts Center at the Harrison County Campus.  The grant will be used to produce a…

CTA receives Coronavirus Aid Relief grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration today announced a $7.9 million grant award to the Coast Transit Authority in Gulfport Mississippi, as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed by President Donald J.…

Harrison County Fire Rescue receives grant

The Harrison County Fire Rescue will receive over $600,000 in federal grant funding for new equipment. The money was awarded to Harrison County from FEMA through the U.S. Fire Administration and will be used to replace old self-contained breathing apparatuses,…

Southern Rail Commission matches grant for the City of Biloxi

The Southern Rail Commission matched funding for the City of Biloxi’s rail station platform at the CTA. A $270,000 grant from the SRC will help construct the platform with canopy lighting and a pedestrian crossing platform. This comes after members…

Port of Gulfport receives $15.7 million grant

There are brighter days ahead for the Port of Gulfport thanks to a nearly $16 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Local and port officials were on hand today for the presentation of the grant money, which will…

Ocean Springs aquaculture program receives $150K grant

Today Ocean Springs High School’s aquaculture program was presented with a check for $150,000 to help expand their program. The grant money came from DMR and has been in the works for over six months. The money will go to…

Climb CDC giving out education grant

Climb CDC is looking for motivated people ages 17 to 26 to earn an education grant. Climb CDC is a Mississippi nonprofit community development agency that provides work-force training, housing, and financial counseling, housing development, and disaster recovery services in…

Mississippi receives $10.6M for preschool programs

Governor Phil Bryant says the state is receiving a $10.6 million federal grant for preschool programs. Bryant announced the grant Wednesday on Twitter. He says it will expand a system developed by his State Early Childhood Advisory Council and the…

$6.98 million grant awarded to Harrison County schools

U.S. senators Roger Wicker, Cindy Hyde-Smith, and Representative Steven Palazzo, announced the award of $6.98 million to the Harrison County School District to complete a roof hardening project at eight schools impacted by Hurricane Katrina. The grant is an extension…

Gulfport Main Street receives $80,000 grant

A check for $80,000 was awarded to Gulfport Main Street today to begin phase two of the Organization’s master plan. The grant was awarded today at City Hall from the Knight Foundation through the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and will…

Gulf Coast Scenic Byways Directional Signage Project grant

Today the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced they will be awarding a $25,000 grant to help fund the Gulf Coast Scenic Byways Directional Signage Project in Hancock County. Hancock Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Tish Williams said, “I don’t…

$6 Million Grant For Pre-K Initiatives

$6 Million Grant For Pre-K Initiatives Provided By W. K. Kellogg Foundation The Mississippi department of education is awarded a 6 million dollar grant to expand early childhood education in the state. The grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation…

Emergency Responder Grant On The Way

The coordination of Mississippi’s Emergency Responders will be getting an upgrade. Thanks to a 33-million dollar grant, the Mississippi Wireless Communications Commission will be able to create and upgrade technology allowing first responders in the state to view and share…

In the Running for $25,000 Grant

Pascagoula’s Early Beginnings Resource Center is in the running for a chance to make a big impact on their community. State Farm took 2,000 submissions this year and now the list has been narrowed down to 200, putting the Aaron…