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    Default Polaris Ranger 2007

    DJ's are starting for the 2007 program, local department got theirs on Friday.
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    Wow that was fast....It sure seems to me that this grant is driven by location. We had a Vol FD in our County get a Ranger last year, so I just have a feeling the odds of us getting one in the same County is slim....I hope I'm wrong but for marketing purposes they would like to spread them all over the Country...

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    Default Keep us updated

    Has anyone else heard from the Polaris Grant? Keep us updated on this as we wait for other grants to start up.

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    Cool Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S. Grant

    Anyone with an ATV track in their district should look into the Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S. Grant. We tried for a Ranger through U.S. Smokeless several times and were denied. We have a track locally that keeps us quite busy throughout the year. I found the trails program and figured "why not." A primary goal was track safety, what better way to improve safety? They give up to $10K for everything from lobbying for OHV parks to safety. We asked for $10K to purchase a Ranger 6x6. We had it within the month. They award every quarter and only just started the program in 06. Another dept. received an award the same time. Check out Polaris' website for more info. I'll have a pic of our pretty new Ranger on mine soon.

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    Not much news on the Polaris after the first DJ in this post. Must be slow..or not many announcements of DJs.

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    We got our DJ

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    Default Sorry

    Sorry to hear. Can you tell me what address it came from in case it shows up in my spam box? What did it say. You can email me at tlc@whsd.org if thats possible. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Attack6 View Post
    Sorry to hear. Can you tell me what address it came from in case it shows up in my spam box? What did it say. You can email me at tlc@whsd.org if thats possible. Thanks.
    If I remember right, they come through snail mail. Haven't got mine....yet. Hopefully Kurt's wisdom and assistance will prevent such a negative impact on my life this year.

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    Cool Dear John...

    We recived our dj Feb.2. They didnt email it but sent a letter stateing that over 2000 depts requested but bla, bla bla. Better luck next year. If you remember you cant win if you dont apply. Just keep trying!

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    Thanks for the info

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    Default Question

    I wonder how many rounds of DJs they send out. Checked the mail, but nothing so far. Any veterans of this grant know how it works? This is my first time. Thanks

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    They arrive by snail mail and ususally there is only one round. They are quite diligent in most cases about making sure that everyrone gets notified one way or the other.
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    I'm watching the mail diligently and have yet to see anything. Any idea how long the DJ process takes to get them all mailed out? I hate to get my hopes up already.

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    Default Same

    Same here. Grant writing is just like sports. I get the same butterflys when it comes to grant time as I did when I played college basketball. Maybe thats what keeps me goin.

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    We have not gotten a DJ yet....When do they start letting agencies know if they are getting a ATV? Is it much latter in the year?

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    How many examples of use did any of you put in your application? I listed 12.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flochief View Post
    How many examples of use did any of you put in your application? I listed 12.
    My successful clients this year listed about 5 or 6 minimum.They also all submitted pictures and or CDs and videos.
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    Seems to be too many of us left for them to be done with DJ's. I sent in a powerpoint with pics and about 5 examples.

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    We received our DJ Friday well I guess beter luck next yr.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yulkster View Post
    We have not gotten a DJ yet....When do they start letting agencies know if they are getting a ATV? Is it much latter in the year?
    Last year the first round of awards was posted online the first week of May. I have absolutely no idea how soon before that the awardees were actually notified. There were significantly more applicants last year as well; its anyones guess as to when awards will be made this year.

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