It’s All About the Money

FEDERAL GRANTS: The check is….?

– If you hear about a city or town qualifying for a large federal grant, celebration and skepticism are probably wise in equal doses.  Many times, what a city has qualified for are so-called “preference points” that gives the city an advantage in pre-qualifying for a federal grant.  Also, rather than direct aid, many times what’s provided is research assistance or participation in a federal study.

Below are four major federal grants the City of Minneapolis recently qualified for.  Mayor Betsy Hodges told the FOX 9 Investigators her travels and meetings with decision makers helped secure these grants:

Continue Reading: http://www.fox9.com/news/investigators/89072063-story

 

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