01-01-2013, 02:39 PM #1
- Join Date
- Mar 2012
probably already been talked about
i need some information on upcoming fire truck grants for small low income comunitys
any info will be very helpful
01-02-2013, 07:09 AM #2
Assistance to Firefighters Grant will open 2013 in April time frame
US Department of Agriculture Rural Facilities grant program
It really sound to me like you would really benefit from taking a grant writing class from one of us.
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01-02-2013, 07:53 AM #3
- Join Date
- Feb 2002
- Cypress, TX
The cap on USDA grants is $50k, varying by state. Any amount over that point has to be through a USDA loan so on the average truck you'd have to finance it through them, since not being able to finance it through a commerical lender is a prerequisite.
AFG is a tough nut to crack but it can be done for any size coverage area if the need is there. The smallest I can think of in recent history was a pumper in the 2011 AFG for $250k in a town of 400 in the midwest. Have several others in the hunt this year but no signs of progress yet (like most playing the waiting game).
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