To purchase the park land, the town received grants from the following state agencies PARTF and CWMTF.
We are now preparing a list of grants the town can apply for to built the park. Let us know if you have others to add to the list. Will be exploring http://foundationcenter.org/
- EDGE, the Educational Disc Golf Experience
North Carolina Native Plant Society
Erin submitted the DEQ grant on Dec 31.
Have plans to do —
PARTF is due May 1 with awards in August. (amenities)
What about these — Should Erin start making contact with these groups to get the town’s name in the mix?
Urban & Community Forestry Grant Program
*****Must attend a class in January** date is not on web site – Workshop Dates – http://www.ncufc.org/events.php Jan 22 or later
App Due Mar 31, – greenway development or dog park
People for Bikes
Online Letter of Interest due: January 18, 2019
Duke Energy Habitat Enhancement Program:
May 1 – July 31 – $15K ish – plantings – maybe for our rain gardens –
NCWF said they could help us pick something to apply for at VLP
Duke Energy Foundation – Category: Nature
Application period open May 1 – July 31; grant decisions by Sept. 30
-Water quality, quantity, conservation and access
-Habitat and forest restoration and conservation
Duke Energy Water Resources
Letter of Inquiry due April 1st or Oct 1st – if they like you they will invite full application
-Improve water quality, quantity and conservation
-Enhance fish and wildlife management habitats
-Expand public use and access to waterways
-Increase citizens’ awareness about their roles in protecting water resources
Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation – must get on e-mail list
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