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Arkansas Rural Community Grant Programs

Grants up to $15,000 to Assist
your Rural Community
with Development and Fire Protection

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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The Department of Rural Services

Deadline Date:

12/10/10 4:30 PM

Description:

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Grants up to $15,000 are available to assist rural communities with the improvement of local fire protection and related emergency services and construction, development and improvement of local facilities.

Accomplish the following projects for your community with this great opportunity:
•Renovations, new construction or additions to publicly owned buildings.
•Renovations, new construction, new equipment, or additions to parks and other publicly owned recreational facilities.
•Renovations, new construction, or additions to fire facilities.
•Purchase of fire protection equipment and vehicles.
•Rehabilitation/retrofitting of newly acquired equipment and vehicles.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 123948

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$500,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

up to $15,000

Term of Contract:

1 year

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Incorporated cities and towns and unincorporated communities in RURAL areas of less than 3,000 in population

Pre-Application Information:

If you are not positive that your project is eligible, please call and speak to a Grants Coordinator at 1-888-787-2527

Grant Programs are 50/50 matching programs. This requires that the applicant must be able to match its grant award with a like amount of cash and/or property in-kind (fair market value, based on verifiable documentation provided by the applicant).

Applicants must gain the approval of their local governing body and the application must be signed by the county judge or mayor who will be ultimately responsible for the grant should it be received.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

RCGP Grants Coordinator
101 East Capitol, Suite 202
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682.6011
888.787.2527 Toll Free
Email: Rural.Arkansas@arkansas.gov
www.arkansas.gov/drs

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Arkansas