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Expedited Small Trap Range Grants

Grants to Minnesota Shooting Clubs for New,
Expanded or Improved Trap Shooting Fields

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Deadline Date:

04/29/16 5:00 PM


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Grants of up to $25,000 to Minnesota local recreational shooting clubs open to the public, in order to increase capacity for young trap shooters as well as adults. Funds will be provided for new trap fields and to expand, improve, or upgrade existing ranges. Ranges must be open to the general public at reasonable times and for a reasonable fee on a walk-in basis.

Funding Priorities for Expedited Small Trap Range Grants:

1) To increase trap range capacity and access for youth trap teams and individual shooters from those teams.
2) To increase trap range capacity and access for youth in general.
3) To increase trap range capacity and access for adults.

Eligible expenditures:

1. Trap house construction (new, replacement, or rehabilitation)
2. Trap thrower purchase
3. Trap thrower replacement purchase
4. Constructing access paths & sidewalks as part of a trap field project
5. Sound abatement (primarily plantings)
6. Constructing trap pads
7. Lighting improvements (old or new)
8. Access and Americans with Disabilities Act-related improvements
9. Voice activation equipment and installation
10. Warning signs
11. Crediting signs posted in close proximity to where grant improvements are made (required by DNR)
12. Costs of re-vegetation, unless already cost-shared by the local Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD)
13. Trap field design and engineering costs
14. Trap field site preparation and grading

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 154868

Estimated Size of Grant:

$2,500 - $25,000

Term of Contract:

Funded projects must be completed within 12 months of full execution of grant agreement, but no later than June 30, 2017.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Local recreational shooting clubs in Minnesota that allow public access to shooting.

Pre-Application Information:

The grants must be matched 1:1.

Applicants who are awarded a grant through this program must also provide proof of possessing liability insurance, with a minimum coverage level of $1,000,000 per occurrence before work can begin. The State of MN must also be listed as an additional insured.

Contact Information:

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

Chuck Niska, DNR shooting range coordinator

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