$86,000 Availiable to the Community in Parks Fund

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$86,000 Availiable to the Community in Parks Fund

January 22, 2013 Updated Jan 22, 2013 at 7:27 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) -- The City will make $86,000 available as part of the Parks Fund to support projects and initiatives which will enhance and improve city parks and recreation.

The Neighborhood Grant program is designed to provide direct support for community groups and organizations to add value in the City's parks.

The maximum grant to be awarded is $5,000 per request. The City is
partnering with the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation on this granting program.

Grant applications are due on April 1, 2013.

Proposals will be reviewed by a committee with recommendations for funding presented to the Parks Commission then for final approval from the City Council.

Parks Fund Neighborhood Grant Projects must:

· Take place entirely or primarily on existing recognized units of Duluth’s parks, recreation, and trails system;
· Support the mission of Duluth’s Parks and Recreation Division to fulfill the essential recreational, educational, cultural, and environmental needs that create a dynamic
· Encourage both financial and volunteer efforts.

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