Community Action Partnership

Low Income Heating Assistance Available Beginning Monday

by Gabe Bullard on November 6, 2011

Heating assistance for low-income Louisvillians is available beginning Monday.

Residents who need help paying their utility bills can apply for one-time grants of up to $210 from the Community Action Partnership.

The money comes from a $1.5 million federal grant and is available until either December 16th or until the funds run out.

“There will be another phase of LIHEAP called the crisis phase [next year] and we’re still waiting to hear what the funding looks like for that phase,” says CAP spokeswoman Debbie Belt.

Money for the crisis phase hasn’t yet been appropriated, but Belt expects it to be lower than it has in recent years.

“Well, like all federal money, there’s just a lot of programs in need right now. Our economy is pulling money in many directions. We just have to wait until congress decides how to allocate.” [click to continue…]

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Community Action Partnership Announces New Small Business Loans

by Dalton Main June 22, 2011

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the first fifteen loans granted by a new Metro Government program, the Community Action Partnership Enterprise.  The program provides small business loans for micro enterprises, which are business with five or fewer employees. The awards totaled $100,000.  If a business remains in operation for a year after the award, the […]

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LIHEAP Pre-Registration Begins For Disabled And Elderly

by Gabe Bullard October 5, 2010

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP, begins next month. But disabled and elderly residents can apply for assistance starting Wednesday.

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Summer LIHEAP Assistance Now Available

by Gabe Bullard July 12, 2010

Summer assistance is now available in the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. Applications for one-time assistance for paying energy bills will be accepted starting Monday.

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Louisville CAP Hosts Job Fair

by Rick Howlett May 21, 2010

By Andy Freudenburg With unemployment at its highest level in years groups like the Louisville Metro Community Action Partnership are trying to help slash those numbers. The group held job fair Friday at the Urban Government Center that was focused on giving future Certified Nursing Assistants and EMTs and others the chance to apply for […]

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