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For Immediate Release
City Accepting Applications for Challenge Grant Program
Challenge Grant Application [PDF]
August 17, 2010 - The City of Knoxville's Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for its 2010/11 Challenge Grant Program, which offers grants to nonprofit projects associated with public parks or 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.

Applications and grant parameters are available at www.cityofknoxville.org/recreation or at 865-215-2017. The deadline for applications is Sept. 15.

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