City money available for community projects

Friday, February 18, 2011 | 3:20 p.m. CST; updated 8:08 p.m. CST, Friday, February 18, 2011

COLUMBIA — Funds for community projects are available for eligible applicants through the city's partnership with public communications service providers.

Amounts of $1,000 to $15,000 will be distributed through a competitive process to those who qualify.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Single not-for-profit entities, government agencies or educational institutions
  • Partnerships with public communication-type entities
  • Partnerships of a single public communications entity and related entities such as schools, social service agencies, libraries, museums, etc.
  • Communication services provided must be from Oct. 1, 2011 to Dec. 31, 2012 and within corporate city limits

Applications are available on the city's website and in the city manager's office on the second floor of 701 E. Broadway.

Application drafts are due March 11, and complete applications are due to the city manager's office by 5 p.m. April 18.

For more information, contact the city manager's office at 874-7214 or Assistant City Manager Paula Hertwig Hopkins at

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