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DNR Derelict Building Grant Program awards funds to 12 rural communities

DNR Derelict Building Grant Program awards funds to 12 rural communities

  • 7/26/2018 12:50:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Derelict Building Grant Program will award grants to 12 small, rural Iowa communities to help deconstruct or renovate abandoned structures, remove asbestos and limit construction and demolition materials going to the landfill. 
DNR awards over $220,000 in grants to 92 Iowa fire departments

DNR awards over $220,000 in grants to 92 Iowa fire departments

  • 12/19/2017 1:18:00 PM
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AMES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forestry - Fire Program, in cooperation with US Forest Service - State and Private Forestry, has awarded $224,799 in 50% cost-share grants to 92 of Iowa’s rural fire departments to aid their efforts in protecting Iowan’s and their property from wildfires.
Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

  • 11/7/2017 11:33:00 AM
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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Fish Iowa! angler education program has partnered with the Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation’s (RBFF) Vamos A Pescar program to provide $1,000 grants to local 501(c)(3) organizations to support local efforts to educate and engage families in high-density Hispanic communities through programs, classes and fishing activities.
DNR Derelict Building Grant Program awards funds to 18 rural communities

DNR Derelict Building Grant Program awards funds to 18 rural communities

  • 8/3/2017 2:27:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Derelict Building Grant Program will award grants to 18 small, rural Iowa communities to help deconstruct or renovate abandoned structures, remove asbestos and limit construction and demolition materials going to the landfill.
Diesel Emission Reduction Grants Still Available

Diesel Emission Reduction Grants Still Available

  • 5/19/2017 7:49:00 PM
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The Department of Natural Resources received grant funding from the Environmental Protection Agency for a diesel emission reduction program in Iowa.  The DNR has created a competitive application process to fund projects that will implement cost-effective strategies that result in diesel emission reductions statewide. 
Derelict Building Grant applications due April 21

Derelict Building Grant applications due April 21

  • 3/2/2017 11:43:00 AM
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Small rural communities looking for assistance to help renovate or deconstruct abandoned commercial and public structures can apply for funding through the Derelict Building Grant Program.  
Trees For Kids Grant Applications Due March 1

Trees For Kids Grant Applications Due March 1

  • 2/7/2017 11:56:00 AM
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Trees For Kids grant applications are available online for schools and communities to involve youth in planting trees this spring.  The grants pay up to $5,000 for landscape trees and mulch for schools, communities and other public areas.
2016 DNR volunteer fire assistance grants awarded to rural fire departments

2016 DNR volunteer fire assistance grants awarded to rural fire departments

  • 12/7/2016 10:30:00 AM
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More than $206,000 in 50 percent cost-share grants have recently been awarded to 83 of Iowa’s rural fire departments to aid their efforts in protecting Iowan’s and their property from wildfires.  The grants offer valuable funding assistance for wildfire suppression, personal protective and communications equipment.
REAP public private cost share grants approved

REAP public private cost share grants approved

  • 10/18/2016 11:27:00 AM
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The Natural Resource Commission for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources approved two Resource Enhancement and Protection Public Private Cost-share grant requests from the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation at its October meeting. The projects were awarded more than $510,000.
REAP county conservation grants approved

REAP county conservation grants approved

  • 10/18/2016 11:26:00 AM
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The Natural Resource Commission of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources approved eight Resource Enhancement and Protection grants to County Conservation Boards during its October meeting. The grants totaled $1.29 million. There were 17 applications for the grants.
REAP city parks and open spaces grants approved

REAP city parks and open spaces grants approved

  • 10/18/2016 11:23:00 AM
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The Natural Resource Commission of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources approved Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) grants to 22 cities for use in parks and open spaces during its October meeting.  The projects were awarded nearly $2.4 million.  There were 53 applications for the grants.
Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

  • 9/29/2016 8:02:00 AM
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he Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Fish Iowa! angler education program has partnered with the Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation’s (RBFF) Vamos A Pescar program to provide grants to local 501(c)(3) organizations to support  local efforts to educate and engage families in high-density Hispanic communities through programs, classes and fishing activities.
Grant Applications Available Now for School and Community Tree Planting

Grant Applications Available Now for School and Community Tree Planting

  • 6/7/2016 1:01:00 PM
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Trees For Kids grant applications are now available for the fall 2016 grant cycle. The Trees For Kids grant program is designed to provide hands-on educational opportunities for Iowa youth by planting trees on school grounds and other public places. 
2016 Derelict Building Grant Applications Due Feb. 26

2016 Derelict Building Grant Applications Due Feb. 26

  • 1/7/2016 8:14:00 AM
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Small rural communities looking for assistance to help renovate or deconstruct abandoned commercial and public structures can apply for funding through the Derelict Building Grant Program.
2015 DNR Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants Awarded to Rural Fire Departments

2015 DNR Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants Awarded to Rural Fire Departments

  • 12/1/2015 7:00:00 AM
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More than $173,000 in 50 percent cost-share grants have recently been awarded to 74 of Iowa’s rural fire departments to aid their efforts in protecting Iowan’s and their property from wildfires. The grants offer valuable funding assistance for wildfire suppression, personal protective and communications equipment.