Grants Available for NY Non-Profit & Municipal Shooting Ranges

By Joe Gullo

Published 04/18 2014 02:28PM

Updated 04/18 2014 02:30PM

ALBANY, N.Y. -  Grants are available in New York for non-profit and municipal shooting ranges. 

A press release says the shooting range small grants programs application is now open through May 15. The grants support recreational opportunities for sportsmen and women and to promote safe and responsible use of firearms.

“With publicly accessible shooting ranges in high demand, the Shooting Range Grants Program is proving to be a popular supportive program.  Shooting ranges provide important benefits to the hunting, recreational shooting and competitive shooting communities," Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens said.

Projects will be selected annually through a competitive grant process. Funding for projects will range from $1,000 to $15,000, depending on the number of applications and funding available.

To learn more about the goals and eligible projects within the program and to obtain the Program Guidelines and Application Packet, visit the Shooting Range Small Grants Program page on DEC’s website

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