City Brings In Nearly $400,000 In Grants In 2019
Since 2012, the City of Golden Valley has received nearly 70 grants totaling $9.83 million from various local, county, state, and national groups. It has used the funds for park improvements, firefighter training, public works projects, and more. In 2019, the City’s grants totaled nearly $400,000.
A few include:
- $96,000 from the Hennepin County Youth Sports Program to help with field improvements to Schaper, Wesley, and Lions Parks
- $50,000 from the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Conservation Partners Legacy Program to help with a habitat restoration at Bassett Creek Nature Area
- $126,926 from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety to reimburse the City’s Department of Motor Vehicles for costs associated with a new system roll out
- $70,000 from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to incorporate a GreenCorps Member at City Hall full-time
The City will continue to provide updates about how grant funding aids projects and programs.