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Helping communities, businesses and elected officials with funding, legislation and issues related to engineering and planning projects.


Department of the Interior National Park Service Tribal Heritage Grants

January 26th, 2015
The National Park Service has announced funding for Tribal Heritage Grants to aid Tribes in: Locating and identifying cultural resources (survey and inventory of historic or significant places and/or survey of traditional skills and information) Preserving a historic property listed on the National Register (plans and specifications for...


US Department of Housing and Urban Development Choice Neighborhoods

January 19th, 2015
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced funding availability to implement plans to revitalize severely distressed public and/or HUD-assisted multifamily housing projects located in distressed neighborhoods, creating viable, mixed-income communities. Eligible Applicants: public housing authorities, local...


Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency

January 19th, 2015
The US Department of Energy is offering grants for research and development of high potential, high impact energy technologies that enhance the economic and energy security of the United States through the development of energy technologies that result in: reductions of imports of energy from foreign sources reductions of energy related...


National Science Foundation Broadening Participation in Engineering Program

January 19th, 2015
The National Science Foundation is offering financial assistance to support programs to engage and develop diverse teams that can offer unique perspectives and insights to challenges in engineering research and education. The program establishes mentoring opportunities (particularly for groups typically underrepresented in engineering...


KLJ Wins Concrete Awards

January 6th, 2015
The North Dakota Ready Mix & Concret Products Association (NDRM&CPA) has recognized two KLJ projects in their 2014 Gold Star Awards Program. The CHI St. Joseph’s Hospital and Health Center project has been selected as the Gold Star project in the Commercial Building Category, and the Empire Road and Willer Circle Paving has been selected...