Rep. Scott Ryan Announces Start Of Round Two Of The Application Process For Local Government Safety Capital Grants
Grants will be awarded to public safety projects in local communities
October 31, 2016
 
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State Representative Scott K. Ryan (R-Granville Twp.) today announced that the Local Government Innovation Council will begin accepting applications for the second round of the Local Government Safety Capital Grant Program. Initiated by the Ohio House of Representatives and included in the state operating budget for fiscal years 2016 and 2017, these grants can help to fund public safety projects in local communities throughout Ohio, including those in the 71st House District.


Funding for eligible projects must be used for purchasing vehicles, equipment, facilities and/or systems utilized by police, fire, and/or EMS providers to enhance public safety. The total request amount for projects is $100,000 per individual political subdivision.


“I am extremely pleased to have helped create this grant that will assist local governments and first responders in their efforts to provide for our collective safety,” said Rep. Ryan.


The first round of the application process began in February of this year, with awards being made in May. Applications for the second round must be submitted online and will be accepted October 31, 2016 through January 6, 2017. The date for when the approved grants will be announced is to be determined, with the Local Government Innovation Council as the final approver of all grants.


More information on the application process can be found here: www.development.ohio.gov/bs/bs_lgscgp.htm.

 
 
 
  
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