Grant funding available to 4-H clubs, FFA and FCCLA chapters
PIERRE, SD – The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce that grants are now available through the Building Our South Dakota Rural Communities (BOSDRC) program.
Grants are open to 4-H clubs, FFA chapters and Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) chapters. The grants were developed to demonstrate the importance of rural communities and the value of organizations working together to improve rural life.
Two types of grants are available. The basic grant is used for community improvement projects and is limited to $750 per project. The safety grant is used for projects that enhance public safety and is limited to $200 per project.
Any 4-H club, FFA or FCCLA chapter in South Dakota can apply for the grant. Applications are due Oct. 31, 2010. Awards will be announced in late November.
All applications must be submitted on the approved forms for Fiscal Year 2011. Grant application forms and more information can be obtained on the department’s Web site at http://sdda.sd.gov/AgDevelopment/FinancePrograms/default.aspx or by calling 605-773-5436.
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