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Title: Federal Funding Outlook Stimulus and other programs


1
Federal Funding Outlook Stimulus and other
programs
Tricia Markwood, Government Affairs Counselor,
KL Gates
  • April 30, 2009

2
Overview
  • KL Gates Overview
  • Federal Stimulus Package The Big Picture
  • Federal Stimulus Package - Things to Consider
  • Examples of Key Programs (Chart has more details
    about programs )
  • NIST TIP Program
  • ATVM Loan Program DOE
  • Questions

3
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4
Government Contracts and Procurement Policy
Policy and Regulatory
Telecom, Media, and Technology
Public Policy and Law
Energy and Utilities
Environmental, Land, and Natural Resources
Antitrust Law and Trade Regulation
School Districts
Health Care
Transportation
Government Enforcement
FDA
Public Finance
5
About the Policy Practice
  • Founded 35 years ago in Washington DC
  • Fastest Growing top law/lobbying firm in US
    between 2002-2005 (National Journal, March 2006)
  • 5th largest law and lobbying firm in the United
    States (Legal Times, March 2009)

6
Michigan Practice Group
  • Rare firm that combines the clout of a top-ranked
    lobbying practice with focus on Michigan
  • 8 KL Public Policy Professionals that focus on
    Michigan issue areas
  • Clients hail from all parts of the State

7
Federal Stimulus Package The Big Picture
  • The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    (ARRA), the stimulus bill, provides 311 billion
    in total funding
  • Funds aim to create jobs and aid Americans hurt
    by economic crisis
  • Funds focus on infrastructure and science,
    health, education and training, energy and law
    enforcement

8
Federal Stimulus Package The Big Picture
Source recovery.gov
9
Federal Stimulus Package - Things to Consider
  • Funding is temporary
  • Funding is intended to preserve and create jobs
  • There will be additional reporting requirements
    to ensure greater accountability
  • Requires certification by state and local
    officials that spending is an appropriate use of
    taxpayer funds
  • Lobby restrictions
  • Agency climate
  • Recovery.gov

10
Stimulus Programs Examples of Health-IT Programs
  • Health Care Information Enterprise Integration
    Research Centers
  • Competitive grant funded through NIST for
    universities to establish Centers for Health Care
    Information Enterprise Integration
  • Immediate Funding to Strengthen HIT
    Infrastructure
  • Funding through many different HHS agencies to
    invest in infrastructure to promote the
    electronic exchange of health information
  • HIT Implementation Assistance HIT Regional
    Extension Centers
  • Funding for nonprofit institutions through the
    HHS Secretary to provide regional technical
    assistance to support HIT

11
Stimulus Programs Examples of Health-IT Programs
… cont.
  • Demonstration Program to Integrate Information
    Technology into Clinical Education
  • Competitive grant funded through the HHS
    Secretary for schools of medicine to develop
    academic curricula
  • Information Technology Professional in Health
    Care
  • Grants through the HHS Secretary and NSF for
    universities to establish medical health
    information education programs

12
Stimulus Programs Economic Assistant Development
Program
  • 150 million, with 50 million for economic
    adjustment assistance
  • Purpose of funding is to leverage private
    investment and stimulate employment in
    economically distressed communities
  • Proposals are accepted on a competitive and
    continuing basis
  • See chart for eligible applicants

13
Stimulus Programs Department of Education Programs
  • Teacher Quality Enhancement
  • 100 million in funds through Office to Improve
    Teaching Recruitment and Preparation
  • Program was posted March 26, 2009 No deadline
    has been confirmed
  • Enhancing Education through Technology
  • 650 million in formula grants to state education
    agencies to improve student achievement through
    use of technology
  • Funds will be made available beginning in Fall
    2009

14
Stimulus Programs Examples of Department of Labor
Programs
  • Employment and Training Administration (ETA)
  • Provides 3.95 billion in funding for a number of
    programs in training and employment services
  • Funds will remain available through June 30, 2010
  • High-Growth Industry Training and Placement
  • 750 million in competitive funding through the
    ETA for worker training in emerging industry
    sectors
  • Priority employment training areas include health
    care, broadband deployment and advanced
    manufacturing

15
Stimulus Programs Examples of Department of
Energy Programs
  • Next Generation Electric Vehicles
  • 2.4 billion in funding will be allocated as
    follows
  • 1.5 billion in competitive grants to U.S.-based
    manufacturers to produce high efficient batteries
  • 500 million in competitive grants to U.S.-based
    manufacturers to produce other components for
    electric vehicles
  • 400 billion used to demonstrate and evaluate
    Plug-In Hybrids and other electric infrastructure
    concepts

16
Stimulus Programs Examples of Department of
Energy Programs…cont.
  • Miscellaneous Provisions
  • 2.5 billion for applied research, development,
    demonstration and deployment activities,
    including
  • 800 million for projects related to biomass
  • 400 million for geothermal projects and
    activities
  • 50 million to support research to increase
    efficiency of communications technology
  • 400 million for transportation electrification
  • 300 million for an Alternative Fuel Vehicles
    Pilot Grant Program
  • 300 million for the Energy Efficient Appliance
    Rebate Program and the Energy Star Program

17
Stimulus Programs Examples of National Science
Foundation Programs
  • Research and Related Activities
  • 2.5 billion through the NSF Director to fund and
    research facility modernization
  • Education and Human Resources
  • 100 million in grant funding for education and
    human resources
  • Eligibility includes Robert Noyce Scholarship
    Programs and Math and Science Partnerships
  • Major Research Equipment and Facilities
    Construction
  • 400 million in funds to provide additional
    funding for research equipment and facility
    construction

18
Stimulus Programs Department of Defense
  • Energy Efficiency Technology Research
  • 300 million in discretionary funding
  • Funds aim to support projects to improve energy
    generation and efficiency
  • Funding available for research, development, test
    and evaluation projects

19
Stimulus Programs Small Business Administration
  • Business Loans Program Account
  • 6 million to cut the cost of direct loans
  • 630 million to cut the cost of guaranteed loans
  • Funds will be available for Section 501, 502 and
    506 small businesses
  • The bill does not contain any changes to the
    existing Small Business and 8(a) Federal
    Contracting Programs

20
Stimulus Programs Department of the Treasury
  • Community Development Financial Institutions
    Program
  • 100 in competitive funding
  • Provides additional capital funding for use in
    economic, business and commercial real estate
    development

21
Outlook On Other Programs NIST Technology
Innovation Program (TIP)
  • Congress appropriated 65 million in FY 2009 for
    TIP
  • TIP program was announced March 26, 2009
    Deadline for submission is June 23, 2009
  • Approximately 15 million in first-year funding
    for RD projects in manufacturing
  • Approximately 10 million in first year funding
    for civil infrastructure

22
Outlook On Other Programs DOE Advanced
Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Loan
  • FY09 Continuing Resolution authorized up to 25
    billion in direct loans
  • Funds are available for reequipping, expanding,
    and establishing manufacturing facilities
  • No formal updates Rumor is the first round of
    approvals will be made in May
  • Go to the ATVM website for more information
  • http//www.atvmloan.energy.gov/press.html

23
QUESTIONS
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Tricia Markwood Government Affairs Counselor, KL
Gates Phone 202-661-3862 Email
Tricia.Markwood_at_klgates.com
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