Yesterday – the Leon Guerrero-Tenorio Administration Awarded over $3M in Technical Assistance Grant Funding
According to the office of the Governor – over $3M in federal funding will go to upgrading services with GovGuam, local non-profit organizations, and higher educational institutions. The grant – according to adelup was awarded by the Department of Interior under the Office of Insular Affairs’ Discretionary Grant Programs.
Here is a breakdown of how the 2022 grants were awarded to Guam.
$450K to the Office of the Lt. Governor for the Grants Management Training Program.
Over $200K to the CHamoru Land Trust Commission for the Enhancement of the CLTC Information Technology Infrastructure Project.
Over $180K to the Guam Ancestral Lands Commission for the IT Infrastructure Upgrade and Modernization Project.
Over $170K for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or Unmanned Aerial Systems Public Safety Acquisition for Enhance Field Operations.
Over $700K to Mañe’lu for the Micronesian Resource Center One-Stop-Shop.
$500K to the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials for the Guam Interagency Business Process Improvement Project.
Over $70K to GCC for the Grant Writing, Fund Development, and Financial Management Training Project.
Over $40K to UOG for a Marine Resources Education Project.
The Grants, according to Adelup, are intended for short-term, non-capital projects with priorities dedicated to fostering development in the insular areas in accountability, financial management, economic development, education, capacity building, public safety/emergencies and health initiatives.
Reporting for PNC News
I’m Don Sulat.