DOC Funding Over $45 Million for Projects Enhancing Coastal Restoration & Resilience

Sep 13, 2023 9:54:39 AM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

Ecological restoration has been defined as “the process of assisting the recovery of an ecosystem that has been degraded, damaged, or destroyed.” Traditional perspectives and TEK provide insights into hidden or lost ecological diversity and relationships that tribes have had with their environments.

— Jonathan W. Long, et. al; Ecopsychology 1

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Over $10 Million in Grants Offered By USDA for Specialty Crop Programs

Sep 13, 2023 9:54:11 AM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

The U.S. The Department of Agriculture (USDA), through the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), is offering a program to promote rural economic communities and climate-resilient landscapes. It will focus on specialty crop issues on the regional and national levels in the areas of food safety, marketing and promotion, research, investigations on pests and diseases, and crop-specific projects addressing various common issues. No federal cost sharing or matching is required.

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How Federal Contracting Drives the Innovations We Use Daily

Sep 11, 2023 2:23:47 PM / by USFCR posted in News

Picture this: You're navigating through bustling city traffic, your GPS making every turn less stressful. Ever wondered how this indispensable tool, once exclusive to military operations, became your personal guide? The answer lies in federal contracting—a catalyst for innovation that not only shapes our world but also offers a wealth of opportunities for businesses like yours.

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Stephen Trupke - Registration & Contracting Specialist

Sep 7, 2023 1:18:12 PM / by USFCR posted in Team

Stephen Trupke became a part of the USFCR team as a Registration and Contracting Specialist in 2022. A Michigan native, he transitioned to Florida initially to expand his business. Stephen enjoys various outdoor activities in his free time, such as cars, working out, and more.

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Discover the Most Sought-After Services for Disaster Relief Contracts

Aug 29, 2023 10:34:53 AM / by USFCR posted in News

Do you want to make a meaningful impact while expanding your business? Have you ever considered working on relief contracts? If your business provides specialized services, working with FEMA or the Army Corps of Engineers could be your golden opportunity to not only generate revenue but also help those in desperate need. Let's explore the details and discover what you need to know.

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The History of Federal Contracting: A Story of Innovation and Adaptation

Aug 28, 2023 1:27:10 PM / by USFCR posted in News

The Unseen Engine of Progress: From Muskets to Modernity

Imagine the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, desperately in need of muskets and supplies. Who answered the call? Private businesses, stepping into a new world of federal contracting. This was the humble beginning of a complex and essential part of the U.S. government. The history of federal contracting is not just a series of events; it's a story of innovation and adaptation that teaches us valuable lessons about managing complex projects and achieving success.

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Anthony Lokotnicki - Registration & Contracting Specialist

Aug 28, 2023 1:17:01 PM / by USFCR posted in Team


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Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Programs, Now Being Funded By The Dept. Of Commerce

Aug 24, 2023 12:25:15 PM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

Marine mammals are important indicator species of ocean health. When they show signs of illness, they may be signaling changes in the marine environment that will be important to human health and the overall health of our ocean ecosystems. Monitoring the health of marine mammals, especially during a UME, can reveal emerging threats, potential impacts of human activities, and the effectiveness of management actions.”   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries (1)   

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USDA Forest Service Offering Over $250 Million to Help Combat Wildfires

Aug 24, 2023 12:05:54 PM / by Mari Crocitto posted in News, Hot Grants

The number of wildfires occurring in the United States over recent years has led to great destruction of land and properties, and risked the lives of people located in susceptible areas. According to the Congressional Research Service, there was an average of 61,410 wildfires and 7.2 million acres of land burned across the United States from 2013 to 2022. (1)

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Drew Chisholm - Registration & Contracting Specialist

Aug 22, 2023 1:09:08 PM / by USFCR posted in Team


Drew Chisholm, who hails from St. Cloud, FL, just 30 minutes south of Orlando, joined the USFCR team in March 2023. With a passion for problem-solving and a knack for strategic thinking, Drew has quickly become an integral part of our mission.

Drew's desire to work in the government and his affinity for connecting with people, led him to USFCR. As an account manager, he found the perfect blend of his interests, allowing him to help small businesses grow. What resonates with him? It's the opportunity to discuss business strategy and craft plans for steady growth.

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