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Gov. Kemp's 2020 State of the State Address

Viewpoints

January 17, 2020

Gov. Brian Kemp

Text of Gov. Brian Kemp's State of the State address delivered on January 16, 2020.

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Community Policing Development (CPD) Microgrants Program

January 15, 2020

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

Community Policing Development (CPD) Microgrants program funds are used to develop the capacity of law enforcement to implement community policing strategies by providing funding to local, state, and tribal law enforcement agencies.

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COPS Hiring Program (CHP)

January 14, 2020

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

The COPS Hiring Program provides funding to hire and re-hire entry level career law enforcement officers in order to preserve jobs, increase community policing capacities and support crime prevention efforts.

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FM Global Fire Prevention Grant Program

January 14, 2020

FM Global

Through the FM Global Fire Prevention Grant Program, fire departments and brigades, as well as national, state, regional, local and community organizations can apply for funding to support a wide array of fire prevention, preparedness and control efforts, including pre-incident planning, fire prevention education/training and arson prevention/fire investigation.

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The Big Read

January 14, 2020

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

The NEA Big Read annually supports approximately 75 dynamic community reading programs, each designed around a single NEA Big Read book. Selected organizations receive a grant, access to online training resources and opportunities, digital resources, and promotional materials designed to support widespread community involvement.

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GMA 2020 Capital Needs Survey

January 14, 2020

Georgia Municipal Association

GMA is asking for your help by responding to the 2020 Capital Needs Survey. By documenting the capital needs of cities across the state, we can demonstrate exactly how much revenue cities need and how urgently these funds are needed.

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ACCG-GMA 2020 Census Webinar

January 13, 2020

On January 9, ACCG and GMA recorded a webinar to prepare local officials for the upcoming 2020 Census. In addition to staff from ACCG and GMA, presenters included U.S. Census Bureau Partnership Specialist Tim Carter and Brecca Johnson, Co-Chair of the Clayton County Complete Count Committee.

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The Art of Leadership: Conversations Lead to Hope

Leadership Focus

January 13, 2020

Deke Copenhaver

In a series of conversations during Uber rides last fall, I was able to learn a tremendous amount about the world and other parts of our country that I never knew before.

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GMA and GeorgiaForward Announce New Managing Director

January 7, 2020

In late 2019, GMA and GF entered into an administrative agency agreement to enhance statewide support of GF’s programs. In addition, Brenda Belcher as the new GeorgiaForward Managing Director.

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Section 319(h) Georgia's Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant

January 6, 2020

Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GAEPD)

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GAEPD) anticipates receiving a FY2020 Section 319(h) grant to prevent or abate nonpoint source pollution in support of the current, revised 2019 Georgia’s Nonpoint Source Management Plan. Using a competitive process, GAEPD will award grant funds to eligible applications that propose to reduce pollutant loads and result in measurable water quality improvements to impaired waters throughout the State.

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Georgia Solar Program

January 6, 2020

Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA)

The Georgia Solar Program increases awareness of renewable energy production while decreasing energy costs for Georgia taxpayers. GEFA will provide rebates to cities, counties, and K-12 public schools and will reimburse up to 50 percent (or $50,000 whichever is less) of the cost of materials, design, and installation of up to 60 kilowatt (kW) ground mount or rooftop solar.

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Three Secrets of a Great Helpdesk

CitySmart by Sophicity

January 6, 2020

Mike Smith, Senior Consultant and Team Lead, Sophicity

When people need to call IT support, they need help and they need it now. Traditionally, a warm fuzzy feeling usually does not follow because people encounter schedulers or entry-level technicians reading a script.

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City Cultural Diversity Awards Program

January 2, 2020

National League of Cities (NLC)

The National League of Cities recognizes and celebrates the growing diversity of America's communities and believes that diversity should be reflected in the activities of all cities and towns across the nation. Every year, NLC's Constituency Groups select 6-8 cities who have developed innovative ways of supporting and promoting diversity in their communities.

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Battlefield Planning Grants

January 2, 2020

National Park Service (NPS)

This opportunity is open for projects that relate to planning, interpreting, and protecting sites where historic battles were fought on American soil.

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STOP School Violence Grant Program

January 2, 2020

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications for funding under the Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Grant Program. This program furthers the Department’s mission by supporting and assisting county, local, territorial, and tribal jurisdictions in improving efforts to reduce violent crime in and around schools.

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