Grant for Design Challenges in Rural Communities, CIRD

“The Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design™ (CIRD) has issued a request for proposals to rural communities facing design challenges – such as Main Street revitalization, how to manage and direct growth, design community-supportive transportation systems, preserve natural and historic landscapes and buildings, protect working agricultural lands, and provide adequate and affordable housing – who are interested in hosting a local workshop in 2014-2015.

Successful applicants will receive a $7,000 stipend and in-kind professional design expertise and technical assistance valued at $35,000. The Request for Proposals is posted on the CIRD website” – Orton Family Foundation [source].

Deadline is Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at 9 pm, EDT.

To learn more about this grant opportunity, go to Citizen’s Institute on Rural Design, or visit Orton’s Family Foundation.