Daniel Boone CAA, Inc. will be accepting applications for the LIHEAP Spring Subsidy program. The program will go from May 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020 or until funds have been expended. Contact your local Community Action Agency if you have any questions.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this CSBG Plan and Budget Proposal, please email Kim.Stevens@DanielBooneCAA.org
|Senator McConnell wants to help answer your questions: ‘I hope the following resources will be helpful as your family, organization, small business or community takes advantage of the federal funding I helped make available.’ Video download HERE. Photo download HERE. WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today he created a Coronavirus Response Portal on his website to help Kentuckians who may have questions related to how the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act will help their families, organizations, small businesses, and communities take advantage of the provisions in the legislation. The portal can be accessed by Kentucky families and small businesses owners who may have questions related to unemployment insurance, low-interest federal loans, federal taxes and relief checks, federal grants, and assistance for Kentuckians traveling or living abroad. “At my direction, the Senate stepped up to face this challenge presented by COVID-19. We passed a bold plan called the CARES Act to assist families, workers, small businesses and medical professionals. I hope the following resources will be helpful as your family, organization, small business or community takes advantage of the federal funding I helped make available,” Senator McConnell said. “We’ll win this fight against the Coronavirus because Americans continue finding creative ways to stand united—even if we have to stand six feet apart.” The Coronavirus Response Portal link: https://www.mcconnell.senate.gov/public//index.cfm?p=coronavirus-updates |
Kentucky Workers Have you recently been laid off and need to file for unemployment insurance? General information: https://educationcabinet.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspxTo file an unemployment insurance claim visit https://kcc.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx; or call one of Kentucky 12 Work Centers to file your claim https://kcc.ky.gov/Pages/Locations.aspxQuestions about new federal paid leave requirements related to the Coronavirus?The U.S. Labor Department’s Fact Sheet for Employees https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employee-paid-leaveQuestions and Answers https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions
Kentucky Employers and Small Businesses Need help to make payroll or to keep the lights on? The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans to small businesses and private, non-profit organizations https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disaster-assistanceThe IRS is extending payroll tax credits to eligible small and midsize businesses https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/treasury-irs-and-labor-announce-plan-to-implement-coronavirus-related-paid-leave-for-workers-and-tax-credits-for-small-and-midsize-businesses-to-swiftly-recover-the-cost-of-providing-coronavirus Questions about unemployment benefits? General information: https://educationcabinet.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspxQuestions about new federal paid leave requirements related to the Coronavirus?The U.S. Labor Department’s Fact Sheet for Employers https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-employer-paid-leaveQuestions and Answers https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questionsField Assistance Bulletin on the Labor Department’s 30-day non-enforcement policy. https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/field-assistance-bulletins/2020-1Required Poster for Employers to Fulfill Notice Requirement https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/WHD/posters/FFCRA_Poster_WH1422_Non-Federal.pdf
Federal Taxes and Rebate Checks Questions about how Coronavirus affects your federal incomes taxes? General information: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirusThe IRS delayed Tax Day until July 15 https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/tax-day-now-july-15-treasury-irs-extend-filing-deadline-and-federal-tax-payments-regardless-of-amount-owedQuestions about the immediate cash relief Kentuckians will receive?The IRS will send recovery rebate checks to eligible Americans https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus
Competitive Federal Grants How will this affect federal grant applications and awards? Check the awarding agency website for announcements and reach out to the agency regarding extensions and other inquiresFor example, NIH will be accepting late applications for grants due between March 9, 2020 and May 1, 2020 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-20-091.htmlVisit Senator McConnell’s grants website to request support for your competitive federal grant application https://www.mcconnell.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/grants Kentucky Education What resources are available to help students, graduates and schools respond to the Coronavirus? General information: https://www.ed.gov/coronavirus Kentuckians Living or Traveling Abroad Need individual assistance? Contact Senator McConnell’s casework staff at (502) 582-6304Are you abroad and need assistance from the U.S. State Department?Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) https://step.state.gov/Contact the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate, or call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S. & Canada) or 1- 202-501-4444 (from overseas) https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/covid-19-information.html
Thinking about international travel? The U.S. State Department has issued its highest level advisory, urging all U.S. citizens to avoid international travel https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/travel-advisory-alert-global-level-4-health-advisory-issue.html Thinking about traveling in the U.S.? The CDC has issued guidance to consider before domestic travel https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html
Kentucky Volunteers are Part of the Solution Looking to help your neighbors during the Coronavirus crisis? Kentucky Emergency Management is seeking companies to sell or produce personal protective equipment (PPE). Fill out this form if you can help https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/cdbec8a2257c47769d0eb7826d7d6b4f.If you would like to donate, sell, or produce medical supplies and other goods for the federal government visit www.fema.gov/coronavirus/how-to-helpKentuckians looking for volunteer opportunities and ideas can also visit https://www.usa.gov/volunteer
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Daniel Boone Community Action Agency, Inc. will hold a Coordination Meeting on Thursday, February 20, 2020, beginning at 10:00 A.M. EST, at their office located at 1535 Shamrock Road, Manchester, Kentucky. All transportation providers, private taxi cab operators, and interested providers are invited to attend.
Daniel Boone Community Action Agency, Inc. is applying for FY 2021, Section 5311, 5310, and 5339, funds from the Federal Transit Administration administered by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to provide operating and capital assistance during the period of July 1, 2020 thru June 30, 2021, for the counties of Clay, Jackson, Lee, Owsley, and Wolfe.
For additional information, please contact Mike Buckles or Mona Whitaker at (606) 598-5127.
Subsidy application numbers per county are as follows:
Clay – 1351
Laurel – 1442
Jackson – 836
Rockcastle – 673
Total – 4302