Monday, February 6th, 2023
Monday, February 6th, 2023

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Grants available to support Iowa shooting sports

Two grants are available to develop and support Iowa’s shooting
sports programs.

2011 Iowa Scholastic Clay Target Grant
Program

The purpose of the Iowa Scholastic Clay Target Grant program is to
help establish and commit school-based clay target shooting
programs in the state of Iowa. Successful applicants will be
eligible for 50 percent match funding for up to $5,000 per year for
two consecutive years. After two years of consecutive funding,
organizations are not eligible to re-apply.

The number of grants issued and amounts each year will be dependent
on funding available to Iowa SCTP, Inc., the number of applicants,
total grant score and the strength and feasibility of each
application as determined by the Iowa SCTP, Inc. board of
directors.

Grant eligibility will be limited to Iowa-based public or private
high schools and middle schools that are entering their first,
second or third year of participation in the 2012 Iowa High School
and Scholastic Clay Target Program season. Non-profit corporations
may apply on behalf of the school. Grant applications must be
received by December 1. More information is available online at
http://www.iowasctp.org/downloads/sctpgrantprogram.pdf

Iowa DNR Clay Target Trap Grant Program

Applications for clay target trap machine grants opened on
September 1. Public and private schools or shooting
facilities/teams in Iowa sponsoring Iowa High School and Scholastic
Clay Target Program (IAHS/SCTP) may apply. Applicants must apply
for funds for the purposes of acquiring clay target trap machines
approved for use in the IAHS/SCTP (trap, skeet and/or sporting
clays). Trap machines must be made available to IAHS/SCTP teams,
and IAHS/SCTP teams will have priority over all other users.
Grantees agree to maintain teams and the equipment for five
years.

Up to $40,000 will be available in the 2012 fiscal year. Grant
applications will be ranked according to potential project impact,
need, past participation in Iowa DNR activities, and other criteria
as listed in this application document.

Applications will be evaluated by a committee, and the committee
will make all decisions regarding funding. Applications (one
original and five copies) are due on or before November 18. More
information is available online at
http://www.iowadnr.gov/Portals/idnr/uploads/shootingsports/trapgrantprogram.pdf

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