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Gateway Grant Program

Grants to Alabama Municipalities to Attract
Visitors and Businesses to Communities Statewide

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Alabama Power Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/08/21

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Alabama municipalities for promotional and economic development projects that attract visitors and businesses to cities, towns, and communities statewide. Funding is intended to market and advertise the economic and cultural value within local communities, and to help towns invite new visitors, new industries, and new neighbors to the area.

Gateway grants can be used for:

  • The purchase of new signage
  • Renovation of existing signage
  • Website development or upgrades
  • Marketing materials for town/city or for town/city event promotion

Program Objectives:

  • Project helps maintain civic pride in communities.
  • Project enhances economic development opportunities by providing signage that is appealing and welcoming.
  • Project enhances community aesthetics by encouraging physical improvements in local neighborhoods.
  • Project assists with town or event promotion for economic impact.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 167263

Estimated Size of Grant:

Funding is limited to a maximum of $2,500 per grant.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applying entity must be a city, town or community. Awards will be paid to the municipality.

Municipalities receiving a Gateway grant must not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, nationality, ethnic origin or disability.

Pre-Application Information:

The application period for the 2021 Gateway grant is now open.

The deadline to apply is September 8.

For signage applications requiring more than $2,500 for completion, please list other sources of funding that will help the applicant complete the project successfully.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fapplication.aspx%3fSA%3dSNA%26FID%3d35022%26sid%3d5841&SA=SNA&FID=35022&sid=5841

Please call 888-421-1266 for additional assistance.

Alabama Power Company
600 North 18th Street
Post Office Box 2641
Birmingham, AL 35203

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