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Three Ways to Justify Grants for Bike Lanes

Thu, Jan 22, 2015 @ 14:01 PM / by Michelle Hansen posted in muncipality, grant notification, grant opportunity, municipal grant, bike grants, bike lanes, grants for health and wellness, environmental grants, bicycle granths, municipal grants, municipal funding, muncipal improvement funds, health and wellness grants, grants for envirvonmental projects


A municipality wants to add bike lanes to several stretches of local roadways. Local funding is limited so the decision makers want to explore possible grant opportunities. Finding grants that specifically fund bike lanes is the obvious place to start. However, there are several different ways to validate the need for bike lanes.

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Offsetting TIF Burdens with Grant Funds: A Real-World Example of Need

Thu, Dec 26, 2013 @ 16:12 PM / by Alisyn Franzen posted in municipality grants, matching funds, TIF funding, municipal services, tax increment financing funds, municipal development funds, municipality grant, in-kind funds, muncipal improvement funds, city improvement funds, city development funds


Tax increment financing funds, or (TIF) funds, are often used by municipalities to create special funding sources for specific areas of improvements. These improvements may include redevelopments, infrastructure improvements, and other community-improvement projects.

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