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4-H, FCCLA, FFA grant deadline approaching

The application deadline for the Building Our South Dakota Rural Communities (BOSDRC) grant program through the South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) is Oct. 31, 2015.

The basic grant may be used for community improvement projects and is limited to $750 per project. The safety grant may be spent on projects that enhance public safety and is limited to $200 per project.

"Grants are open to Family Career and Community Leaders (FCCLA) of America chapters, 4-H clubs and FFA chapters," says Terri LaBrie, finance administrator with the department. "Projects funded by the grants are designed to show the importance of communities and organizations working together to improve rural life."

Applications must be submitted or postmarked no later than Oct. 31, 2015. All applications must be submitted on the approved forms for Fiscal Year 2016. Grant application forms and more information on the program are available under the "Happening Now" section at http://sdda.sd.gov or by calling LaBrie at 605.773.5436. Grant awardees will be announced at the end of November.

–SDDA

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