Monthly Archives: July 2013

loan small business

Small business loan program proposed | i2E – Innovation to Enterprise
By Brian Brus. Courtesy of The Journal Record. OKLAHOMA CITY – A partnership of Oklahoma City public agencies revealed plans to develop a $2 million small business revolving loan program Monday. “We've been …(more)

Government-backed small business loans in DFW near record high …
Government-backed small business lending in the Dallas-Fort Worth region has been on the uptick since October, which is the start of the fiscal year. In fact, the Small Business Administration-backed loans from October to …(more)

Crowdfunding Brings Affordable Loans to Small Businesses
Alex Binkley, co-founder of, talks about the the crowd-lending model and what sort of companies would find this loan a good fit.(more)



NFPA awards scholarships to fire safety students
July 15, 2013 – The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Safety Educational Memorial Fund Committee awarded scholarships to four exceptional fire safety students who have exhibited academic excellence and …(more)

Conditional Scholarships: Are They On Their Way Out? – Law Blog …
Some law schools are ditching so-called "conditional scholarships," where students must maintain a high GPA in order to receive aid in subsequent years.(more)

25 Scholarships For Sports Management Majors
Scholarships grants are certainly great funding options. The following are scholarships for sports management being offered by some universities, colleges, and institutions. Many are institutionally specific, and so scholarship …(more)

grant application

Hague Grant Application – The Perl Foundation
We have received the following Hague Grant application from diakopter. Before we vote on this proposal we would like to have a period of community consultation for 10 days. Please leave feedback in the comments or if you …(more)

(OII): Charter Schools Program Non-State Educational … –
Eligible Applicants: (a) Planning, Program Design, and Initial Implementation grants (CFDA number 84.282B): A developer that has (1) applied to an authorized public chartering authority to operate a charter school; and (2) provided adequate …(more)

Notice of Available Funding and Grant Application Deadlines
The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announces the availability of $17531000 in grant funds and solicitation of applications for the Distance Learning and …(more)

hedge fund

Sorry, but hedge funds aren't going away – The Term Sheet …
Hedge funds may be a media piñata right now, but they aren't going away. Nor should they.(more)

report: prosecutors plan to file criminal charges against hedge fund …
Reporters Jenny Strasburg and Michael Rothfeld say that prosecutors are set to file criminal charges against the hedge fund SAC Capital. The planned charges against SAC would mark the culmination of a yearslong probe …(more)

Feds file civil charges against hedge fund giant Steven A. Cohen …
Hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen, founder and chairman of SAC Capital Advisors, responds to a question during a conference in Las Vegas, Nevada in this May 11, 2011 file photo. Steven Cohen's long personal …(more)

fund investment

Book Review: Hedge Fund Market Wizards | Enterprising Investor
Schwager has created a cottage industry out of these trader conversations, and now, over two decades since his first book, Market Wizards: Interviews with Top Traders, he adds a fourth book that focuses on hedge fund …(more)

Greek market needs 20 bln euros, study for investment fund says
The Greek market needs a 20-billion-euro liquidity boost, according to a feasibility study for an investment fund to prop up small and medium-sized businesses which noted that even a rise in funding of 5 to 6 billion euros …(more)

Michigan Angel Fund Makes First Investment in BioPhotonics …
The Michigan Angel Fund (MAF), a new 70-member angel investing group managed by Ann Arbor SPARK, announced it has made its first investment—in East Lansing.(more)


HHS awards $32 million in grants to sign up children for health …
Today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced nearly $32 million in grants for efforts to identify and enroll children eligible for Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program …(more)

Grants to charities by Department of Health – Publications – Inside …
Details of grants made to charities in 2012 to 2013 under the provisions of Section 70 of the Charities Act 2006.(more)

U.S. Department of Education Awards $12 Million in Grants to …
The U.S. Department of Education recently announced that it awarded three grants totaling $12 million to three different organizations that are working across the country to help charter schools obtain facilities through the …(more)