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Grants to Minnesota Non-Profits to
Improve Severe Weather Warning Systems

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Minnesota Skywarn Workshop

Deadline Date:

02/28/14

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to non-profits in Minnesota for purchasing equipment, supplies and other tangible assets that improve severe weather warning and tracking operations. These funds are intended help improve communications between Skywarn groups and the National Weather Service, and to fund necessary equipment.

Funds may be used for the following:
-Enhance equipment currently in use for Skywarn operations (i.e. hub or spoke systems).
-Repeater antenna systems.
-Repeater radio/controller systems.
-Echolink related equipment (only when RF-based communications are not practical).
-Radio systems.
-Antenna systems.
-Establishment of reporting resources in currently underserved areas. (Applicants must demonstrate the presence of an existing spotter base that will utilize the equipment.)

Requirements:
-The project must advance the mission of the MN Skywarn Workshop and must demonstrate the potential for significant or long-term impact for Skywarn operations.
-Recipients will be required to discuss your project at the 2015 MN Skywarn Workshop (date TBA).
-Recipients will be required to submit a final report demonstrating completion of the project and achievement of planned goals.

Restrictions:
-The operations grant will provide funds up to 80% of your total project cost, not to exceed $1,000. Applicants must match or raise the remaining 20% from other sources.
-Personnel expenses may include only services directly related to equipment installation or setup.
-Funds may be used for limited and reasonable expenses related to the maintenance of equipment.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 139763

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,000

Term of Contract:

Project must be implemented by September 31, 2014.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any non-profit located within the state of Minnesota and/or the Chanhassen, MN CWA may apply. Organizations do not need to be formally incorporated, nor do they need to have 501(c)3 status.

Not Eligible:
-Governmental organizations
-For-profit organizations

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants may need to attach a completed and signed Form W-9 as grant award may be considered taxable income depending on the individual or organization named on application form.

Mail completed applications to:
MN Skywarn Workshop
PO Box 46171
Plymouth, MN 55446

Key Dates:
-February 28, 2014: Grant application deadline
-March 31, 2014: Award recipient(s) announced, grant money disbursed
-April 1, 2014: Earliest project start date
-Spring 2014 (TBA): Public announcement of award winner at 2014 MN Skywarn Workshop
-September 31, 2014: Final report deadline
-Spring 2015 (TBA): Presentation of project at 2015 MN Skywarn Workshop

Contact Information:

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

Mail applications to:
MN Skywarn Workshop
PO BOX 46171
Plymouth, MN 55446

For questions, please email grants@mnskywarnworkshop.org.

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