All Articles - Grants

Helpful Resource - KLC Step-by-Step Guide to Grant Writing

This "How To" Guide was created to help municipalities be successful with grants.

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Helpful Resource - SAMS and UEI Registrations

These registrations are necessary to do business with or receive funding from the federal government.

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Housing Grants for Disadvantaged Communities - Due Nov. 22

The Thriving Communities Technical Assistance program provides funding to technical assistance providers to help local governments ensure housing needs are considered.

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Arts Grants for Disaster-Impacted Communities - Due Dec. 12

Three separate Kentucky Arts Council grants are designed to assist communities and arts professionals in their recovery from the impact of the 2021 tornadoes and 2022 floods.

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Rural Violent Crime Reduction Grants - Due Dec. 15, 2022/Ongoing

The Rural Violent Crime Reduction Initiative offers grants ranging from $25,000 to $150,000 and will cover a maximum 24-month period.

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Grants to Purchase Historic Sites - Due Dec. 31

The National Park Service Department of the Interior offers grants for the acquisition and preservation of historic sites.

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Low-income Household Weatherization Grants - Due Jan. 5

HUD's Healthy Homes and Weatherization Cooperation Demonstration program will award grants in communities to provide housing interventions in lower-income households

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Historic Area Redevelopment Housing Grants - Due Jan. 31

HUD grants are available to small cities and communities of less than 50,000 people to renovate traditional or historic Main Street areas with affordable housing units.

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Grants to Promote Safe Off-Road Riding and Access - Due March 1

Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S. offers grants of up to $10,000 to government agencies and U.S. nonprofit organizations to ensure the future of all-terrain vehicle off-road riding.

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Grants to Improve Rock Climbing Faciilties - Due March 1

Access Fund grants are offered to governmental agencies, land trusts, U.S. organizations, and individuals for projects that promote rock climbing.

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KLC Cybersecurity Grant - Grant Period Ends June 30, 2023

The Kentucky League of Cities $1 million Cybersecurity Preparedness Grant helps KLC liability policyholders secure vital data.

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Community Garden Seed Donations - Ongoing

The Herman's Garden Seed Donation Program provides in-kind support to provide seeds.

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Electric Vehicle Charging Grants - Ongoing

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) offers significant investments in electric vehicle infrastructure to establish convenient EV charging stations.

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Operation Wildflower Grants - Ongoing

National Garden Clubs Inc. offers grants of up to $500 to nonprofits and other organizations for educational programs on native flora. Funding is intended for direct programming costs. Organizations may collaborate with agencies and other organiza...

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Boat U.S. Foundation Grants - Ongoing

The Boat U.S. Foundation has awarded more than $1 million to local community organizations, yacht clubs, flotillas, and squadrons over the past 25 years. Past topics included PSAs on the effects of boating under the influence and hands-on educatio...

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