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DNR Derelict Building Grant Program awards grants to rural communities

DNR Derelict Building Grant Program awards grants to rural communities

  • 6/30/2022 3:34:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Derelict Building Grant Program awarded seven grants to six small, rural Iowa communities to help deconstruct or renovate abandoned structures, remove asbestos, and limit construction and demolition materials going to the landfill. 
Forestry grants available to communities impacted by emerald ash borer and  2020 derecho

Forestry grants available to communities impacted by emerald ash borer and 2020 derecho

  • 2/24/2022 3:06:00 PM
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The Iowa Legislature appropriated state infrastructure funds to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to be used for a community-based tree planting program for derecho recovery tree planting. Additionally, through the USDA Forest Service and National Association of State Foresters 2021 State Urban Forest Resilience Grant Program, the Iowa DNR received funds for emerald ash borer reforestation.
2021 DNR Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants awarded to rural fire departments

2021 DNR Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants awarded to rural fire departments

  • 12/7/2021 2:14:00 PM
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More than $289,000 in 50 percent cost-share grants have recently been awarded to 115 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.
Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

  • 11/10/2021 8:31:00 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 funding to local 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations to support local efforts to educate and engage families in high-density Hispanic communities through programs, classes and fishing activities. Minimum grant request is $5,000 with a 1:1 cash match required.
Derecho Community Forestry Grant Program funds 66 projects

Derecho Community Forestry Grant Program funds 66 projects

  • 9/28/2021 1:46:00 PM
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The Derecho Community Forestry Grant Program has awarded funds for 66 projects across the 27 counties included in the Governor’s Derecho Disaster Proclamation. An estimated 2,484 trees will be planted in 19 counties hard-hit by the 2020 derecho.
Derecho Community Forestry Grant Program

Derecho Community Forestry Grant Program

  • 7/26/2021 4:38:00 PM
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The Iowa Legislature appropriated state infrastructure funds to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to be used for a community-based tree planting program for derecho recovery.
DNR Derelict Building Grant Program awards grants to rural communities

DNR Derelict Building Grant Program awards grants to rural communities

  • 7/1/2021 12:30:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Derelict Building Grant Program awarded grants to nine small, rural Iowa communities to help deconstruct or renovate abandoned structures, remove asbestos, and limit construction and demolition materials going to the landfill.
DNR announces grant opportunity for food storage capacity

DNR announces grant opportunity for food storage capacity

  • 5/13/2021 1:04:00 PM
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DES MOINES — The DNR is offering a third and final targeted food storage capacity grant opportunity to help address food waste, an issue that negatively impacts environmental, economic and social sustainability in Iowa and across the country.
DNR announces Food Storage Capacity Grant offering

DNR announces Food Storage Capacity Grant offering

  • 11/12/2020 2:06:00 PM
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DES MOINES — The DNR is offering a second round for applications for a grant opportunity to help address food waste, an issue that negatively impacts environmental, economic and social sustainability in Iowa and across the country.
Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

  • 11/3/2020 12:30:00 PM
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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 funding to local 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations to support local efforts to educate and engage families in high-density Hispanic communities through programs, classes and fishing activities. Minimum grant request is $5,000 with a 1:1 cash match required.
DNR awards 35 Food Storage Capacity Grants to help food pantries

DNR awards 35 Food Storage Capacity Grants to help food pantries

  • 8/27/2020 11:29:00 AM
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DES MOINES — The DNR has awarded $204,034 to 35 recipients in Food Storage Capacity grants, which helps organizations expand storage and cold storage of donated food items for distribution to food insecure Iowans. 
DNR announces food storage capacity grant offering

DNR announces food storage capacity grant offering

  • 6/11/2020 1:27:00 PM
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DES MOINES — The DNR is offering a new grant opportunity to help address food waste, an issue that negatively impacts environmental, economic and social sustainability in Iowa and across the country.
Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

Grants available for fishing and boating education programs in Hispanic communities

  • 11/5/2019 3:29:00 PM
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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 funding to local 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations to support local efforts to educate and engage families in high-density Hispanic communities through programs, classes and fishing activities. Minimum grant request is $5,000 with a 1:1 cash match required.
DNR Derelict Building Grant Program makes awards to 13 rural communities

DNR Derelict Building Grant Program makes awards to 13 rural communities

  • 5/23/2019 2:03:00 PM
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DES MOINES – The DNR Derelict Building Grant Program will award grants to 13 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 $234,000 in grants to 100 Iowa fire departments

DNR awards over $234,000 in grants to 100 Iowa fire departments

  • 12/18/2018 1:15:00 PM
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AMES – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources Forestry Section’s Fire Program, in cooperation with US Forest Service, has awarded $234,459 in 50% cost-sharing grants to 100 of Iowa’s rural fire departments to aid in 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

  • 11/20/2018 11:49:00 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 funding 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 12 rural communities

DNR Derelict Building Grant Program awards funds to 12 rural communities

  • 7/26/2018 1:50:00 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 3:27:00 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.
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