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Fargo Park District Foundation announces matching grant recipients

The Matching Grant Program provides a dollar-for-dollar match. The project sponsor must certify that they have the necessary funds for their share of the total estimated project cost in order to be considered for the program.

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Pamela Aanstad of Fargo and her dog, Harley, greet a visitor named Captain during an outing at the Village West Dog Park on Saturday, March 9, 2019. David Samson / The Forum
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FARGO — The Fargo Park District Foundation has announced the recipients of the second round of its 2022 Matching Grant Program.

The program provides funding for associations, organizations, clubs and individuals to partner on projects in Fargo Park District facilities or parks.

"The Fargo Park District Foundation is excited to partner with Post 2 Baseball and Nicholas Dawson as part of his Eagle Project through our Grant Match Program,” said Brian Arett, Fargo Park District Foundation Director.

“This program provides opportunities to support projects that enrich the lifestyle of our community through recreation," he added.

Fargo Post 2 Legion Baseball will receive $15,000 to renovate the infield at Jack Williams Stadium this fall, including leveling the playing surface and installing new sod.

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The first base bullpen is also set for a renovation this fall including new turf, portable mounds and improved drainage system.

Nicholas Dawson will receive $1,300 to build features to enhance the Village West Dog Park.

Dawson plans to add ramps and hurdles for dogs to be able to run up and down and jump over.

The Matching Grant Program provides a dollar-for-dollar match. The project sponsor must certify that they have the necessary funds for their share of the total estimated project cost in order to be considered for the program.

Complete Fargo Park District Foundation Matching Grant Program guidelines can be found online at www.FargoParks.com/Foundation .

Related Topics: FARGOFARGO PARK DISTRICT
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