Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) - Division of Rural Services (DRS), Arkansas Rural Development Commission (ARDC), and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC)
Grants to Arkansas schools and conservation districts for educational programs related to wildlife conservation. Grant funds may be used for outdoor recreation programs; equipment; field trips; workshops; and improving outdoor spaces. The purpose of this program is to enhance and encourage conservation education.
This program is a partnership between the Division of Rural Services and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission that converts fine money assessed from infractions of state laws protecting Arkansas game and fish, into grant funds for school conservation education programs.
Eligible Projects Include:
GrantWatch ID#: 178586
As funding availably is county-specific, grant allocations are separate for each county. The Division of Rural Services strives to fund as many projects as possible.
All project expenditures must be expended within one year after the date of the award.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For Questions Contact:
Becca Caldwell, Director of Rural Services: (501)-682-3292
1 Commerce Way, Suite 601
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 682.3998 | 1-888-RURAL-AR
If you are not positive that your project is eligible, please call and speak to a Grants Manager at 1-888-RURAL-AR or AGFC Education Division at 1-501-223-6331.
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