federal government http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming initiative helps small businesses get federal grants http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-initiative-helps-small-businesses-get-federal-grants <p>Last year, 13 companies received grants from a Wyoming initiative which they then used to apply for larger, federal grants. The Wyoming Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Program was established to help small businesses in the state get more federal grants that could be beneficial to their businesses. Each award is for up to $5,000 and can be used for any purpose that would improve a federal grant proposal.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 14:24:55 +0000 Irina Zhorov 52537 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming initiative helps small businesses get federal grants Grand Teton land deal funding uncertain http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/grand-teton-land-deal-funding-uncertain <p>The federal government might not be able to buy a tract of land within Grand Teton National Park, as it had planned to do.<br>&nbsp;<br>An Interior Department spokesman says the agency may not be able to allocate funding to buy the land from Wyoming.<br>&nbsp;<br>Wyoming has owned the roughly two square miles of land since statehood. The parcels are surrounded by park land but aren't formally part of Grand Teton.<br>&nbsp;<br>Two years ago, Wyoming's governor threatened to sell the land at auction. The threat prodded Interior officials to agree to buy the land for $107 million.</p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 22:17:00 +0000 The Associated Press 30255 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Grand Teton land deal funding uncertain