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Funding fact sheet: March 2


March 1, 2021


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This is a bi-weekly recap of new funding available and grants awarded for projects related to drainage, water health, watershed improvements and more. This list does not include grant applications that are open year-round. If you have a funding announcement or grant that is open, email Drainage Contractor.

Seeking input

GEORGIA – A public input meeting will be held in Statesboro, Ga. this Thursday, Feb. 25, to gain input on the implementation of a streetscape along the city’s Blue Mile. The project, which has been in the design process since 2016, includes drainage improvements and is valued at $3.8 million, to be funded through GDOT grants, local funds and the city’s public utilities department.

INDIANA – The first public meeting to discuss water improvement for Lower Salt Creek Drainage will be held virtually March 9. The project is still in its initial stages of gathering data and information. It is funded through an Indiana Department of Environmental Management section 205-J grant worth $96,000. More than 20 community agencies and organizations including neighboring cities, health departments and Purdue Extension are in support of the effort.

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Opening soon

ALBERTA – The Land Stewardship Centre has confirmed that its 2021 grant applications will open; however, a representative from the centre has confirmed to Drainage Contractor that it has delayed the grants slightly and is aiming for March to open application.