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T his position directs the activities of the State Rural Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) Program within the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Infectious Disease Bureau.  This position plans, organizes and supervises the work of assigned subordinate personnel; reviews and assists in the development of departmental policies and programs; and makes recommendations concerning new or revised legislation affecting the program.  This position also promotes the work of the department through frequent contact with interested groups and individuals; represents the department in a liaison capacity with officials of other agencies concerning administrative activities; and develops and implements rules, regulations, standards and controls for carrying out the work of the HOPWA Program.  This position supervises the preparation of the budget for the HOPWA Program. The successful applicant should have experience in grants management, program compliance monitoring and know

SOAR May eNews

If you are having trouble viewing the email below, please click here . May - 2015 In Honor of John Loring We are sad to share the news of John Loring's passing. John was a great SOAR advocate and trainer in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is survived by his wife, Amy, and three children, Michaela, Grace, and Ian. We are sharing two tributes of him written by his colleagues to honor his memory. Tara Truax of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services: John Loring was instrumental in bringing SOAR to the State of Michigan in 2007. He was a SOAR trainer and delivered training to countless service providers across the state alongside partners at the state level. John had an 82% success rate on the SOAR applications he did in his own practice. He also worked as a part of the Frequent Users System Engagement (FUSE) community team, which identified high utilizers of crisis a

Community Development, Homeless Grants

Wells Fargo, the multi-state banking concern, is committed to  improving and sustaining the company's local communities  through  grants  and volunteer activities that support community programs and organizations. Private Funder:  Wells Fargo Bank; Opportunity:  The Wells Fargo Charitable Contributions Program; Funding Focus:  Community development, education, homelessness and housing; Geographic Focus:  National (where the bank has operations); Eligibility:  nonprofits, community groups; The Wells Fargo Charitable Contributions Program varies from state to state. However, Wells Fargo generally supports the following areas of interest:  community development, including housing and workforce development; education , including  financial literacy programs; human services; and arts, culture and civic projects . Even if you fall outside the bank's focus areas, the website lists additional resources that nonprofits may access.... read more You can learn