Bono Receives Rural Community Grant

Bono Receives Rural Community Grant

 

Little Rock, AR:  Governor Asa Hutchinson, AEDC Executive Director Mike Preston, AEDC Vice President of Operations Amy Fecher and Rural Services Director Alex Johnston presented $261,512.35 to 27 rural communities on Thursday, October 13, 2016.  The communities were selected for Fiscal Year 2017 Cycle I funding through the Arkansas Rural Community Grant Program.

In attendance were representatives receiving an Arkansas Rural Community Development grant on behalf of Bono in Craighead County.  Bono received a  grant  for $15,000.00 to renovate the 4 H center.

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission Division of Rural Services works in partnership with the Arkansas Rural Development Commission to select the Arkansas Rural Community Grant Programs recipients. Incorporated cities and towns and unincorporated communities in rural areas of less than 3,000 in population are eligible to apply for assistance through the mayor or county judge’s office.

For more information about the Arkansas Rural Services grant programs or other services, please contact the Division of Rural Services at 1-888-RURAL-AR.