Red-Flag Response Grant Applications Due Friday

The deadline for the 2010-11 Metropolitan Springfield Red-Flag Response grant cycle is Friday, Sept. 24.

This grant cycle is intended to support sustain or enhance the existing programs and services provided by Springfield-Greene County non-profit agencies. The applications should address the “red-flag” issues cited in the “2009 Community Focus Report for Springfield-Greene County.”

There is a total of $225,000 in challenge grant funding available; individual grant awards will be capped at $15,000. The grants will be awarded in mid-October and agencies will have until Feb. 28, 2011 to raise the 1:1 matching funds.

For more information, e-mail: Julie Leeth, Executive Vice President, or call her at (417) 864-6199.