July 17, 2006 - The City of Knoxville's
Parks and Recreation Division is accepting applications for its 2006
Challenge Grant Program, which offers capital assistance to non-profit
organizations for projects at parks and recreation facilities within
the City limits.
A total of $25,000 is available this year to community groups,
homeowner associations, schools, Scout troops and other organizations.
The City will reimburse 50 percent of the cost of a single project,
up to $2,500.
Previously, the grants have been used for playground equipment,
water fountains, benches and landscaping materials.
Applications and grant parameters are available at www.cityofknoxville.org/recreation
or by calling 865-215-2017. The deadline for applications is Sept.