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LouisvilleKY adds new resource with External Agency Fund

Application process for funding is now underway   LOUISVILLE, KY (January 10, 2017) – The Office for Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods is aiming to collaborate with nonprofit organizations who have innovative and effective strategies to reduce violence in select neighborhoods. One Love Louisville is the city’s comprehensive plan to reduce citywide violence around homicide, suicide and drug overdose rates. To qualify for support through this fund, agencies must demonstrate they use a public health approach to reducing violence, and provide services to young people ages 14-24 and their families in these areas of service: Decreasing violence in targeted Zones of…

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LouisvilleKY one of four cities named to take part in special entrepreneurship training program

SBA Partners with W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Justine PETERSEN to Launch $2.1 Million in Entrepreneurship Training and Microloans for Previously Incarcerated Citizens Initial rollout planned for Detroit, Chicago, Louisville, St. Louis PR Newswire DETROIT, Aug. 22, 2016 DETROIT, Aug. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The leaders of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and microlender Justine PETERSEN today announced the formation of the Aspire Entrepreneurship Initiative, a groundbreaking new $2.1 million partnership to expand access to entrepreneurial education and microloans for formerly incarcerated individuals, with a specific focus on those who are parents. Initial rollout for the initiative…