Tourism department program to consider FY2017 grant applications Oct. 26-28

by Talk Business & Politics staff (staff2@talkbusiness.net) 48 views 

The advisory committee of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism’s Outdoor Recreation Grants Program is scheduled to meet October 26-28 in Little Rock and Jacksonville.

The committee will meet at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the State Parks Conference Room of the Multi Agency Complex in Little Rock. This meeting will allow the ORGP staff to assist with the review of the fiscal year 2017 FUN Park and 50/50 Matching Grant applications for city and county park acquisition and development.

The committee will meet at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27, in meeting rooms A and B of the Jacksonville Community Center to discuss 50/50 matching grant applicants, and on Friday, Oct. 28, at 9 a.m. for invited FUN Park grant applicants.

Times have been scheduled for each applicant to describe the grant request and answer questions the committee might have to assist with the grant award recommendations.

Grants may be awarded for the full requested amount or for a number lower than requested depending on need and fund availability.

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