Each year, MidSouth RC&D provides grants that help our communities to improve; to become more livable and to provide safer places to live, work and play.

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Ag and Career Education Days (Elmore): ACES-ELMORE-Funds used to provide transportation for students and educational event materials.

Alabama Birding Trails Education and Outreach (Montgomery): Funds awarded used to design, produce and install (2) 36×48 signs and metal stands in the MSRCD council area with logo. Develop curriculum and hold workshop for teachers held at Alabama Nature Center-Lanark-Millbrook, Alabama.

Autauga County Water Festival (Autauga): Educate 4th grade students, teachers, volunteers on the importance of protecting and conserving our water resources, presentation by The Fishing Magician with hands on educational activities for students.

Azalea Training Center (Autauga): Funds awarded to purchase computers, software and furniture.

Bobwhite Quail Project (Elmore): Purchased bobwhite quail day old chicks and quail eggs to educate 4-H youth on environmental stewardship and conservation education.

Butler County Forestry Youth Camp (Butler): Grant funds used to purchase 22 twin mattresses for bunk beds in camp cabins.

C.A.M.O. KIDS (Bullock): Purchase enclosed cargo trailer and supplies to safely store-transport educational and outdoor supplies.

Central Elementary School Library Teaching Reading through Technology (Lowndes): Funds used to purchase Chromebooks.

Chromebooks and Cart-McKenzie School (Butler): Purchased Chromebooks with management software and storage cart.

City of Prattville MS4-QCP (Autauga): ACSWCD requested funds to acquire MS4 facilitator to educate City of Prattville personnel, homebuilders, land developers and homeowners; included site inspections and notated problems.

District 3 Multi-purpose Trail and Picnic Tables (Macon): Purchased materials needed to provide a crusher run multi-purpose walking trail and picnic tables.

Education Tour Trailers (Autauga): Funds awarded to purchase two tour trailers for landowner educational tours in multi-county areas.

Elder Abuse and Neglect Awareness Event (Lee): Grant funds used to support Elder Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month Event.

F.I.W. Volunteer Fire Department (Butler): Funds were used to purchase (15) 32 Channel Hand held two-way radios and pagers.

Firehouse Repairs – Shackleville VFD (Butler): Purchase concrete, reinforcement materials -25x30x6 concrete slab for fire house truck bays.

Fishing for Families (MCSWCD) (Macon): Grant awards used to stock pond and site enhancement for general public use.

Heimlich Heroes (Lee): Curriculum materials to train and educate 4-H youth in the Heimlich Maneuver were purchased with grant funds.

Keep Our Green Space (Autauga): Grant funds supported purchase and installation of (3) tree hugger benches in Pratt Park.

Learning Through Lanark (Autauga): Autaugaville School Field trip to ANC-actively engage students in an outdoor learning environment –Lanark Field Days. This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Lee County Extension (Lee): Funds supported the purchase of a refrigerator / freezer to accommodate children and adults attending classes, meetings, or other programs.

Lee County Extension (Lee): Purchase a double oven stove to provide diabetic cooking classes in partnership with East Alabama Medical Center.

Lee County Soil Health Workshop (Lee): Purchased soil health test kits, infiltration kits, slake test kits for soil health workshop.

Lee County Water Festival (Lee): Grant funds used to educate 4th graders about the effects of unclean water/water ways including the Amazing Water Planet Magic Show.

Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office (Lowndes): Purchase personal protection vests with cases for torso area of body; includes firearm safety protection for deputies.

MCSWCD Grain Drill (Montgomery): Purchased a 10’ Great Plains No-Till Grain Drill for Montgomery County farmers and landowners.

MCSWCD Tables/Chairs/Tent Educational Outreach Programs (Montgomery): Grant funds used to purchase tables/chairs/tents for outreach programs and events.

Montgomery County Water Festival (Montgomery): Funds supported the Environmental Magic Show.

Smokey Bear Suit (Butler): Purchased a Smokey Bear Suit to assist foresters in providing public education awareness on fire prevention and fire readiness in schools, special events and communities throughout Butler County.

Sparking the Arts-Elmore County Youth Art Show (Elmore): Purchase display panels w/storage facility, awards, printing, scholarships.

Swim and Safety Program (Montgomery): Grant supported the purchase of materials for the Girl Scouts’ Lifeguard/CPR Training and Certification classes.

Tallassee Mills Preservation (Elmore): Preservation of 1884 Tallassee Mill – removing stair well, window casements, repair windows, doors, tilling debris.

The City of Union Springs/Pavilion and Kitchen (Bullock): Grant funds used to construct an outside pavilion –Union Springs Trail-provide quality public facilities/programs for access.

The Fort Deposit Senior Center (Lowndes): Funds used to assist in the partnership with new senior center in Ft Deposit. Purchased a stove, refrigerator, ice maker, washer/dryer, (2) Televisions, (1) computer.

Tools and Supply for Truck (Autauga): Autauga County Rescue Squad, Inc. – funds support purchases of three side rail tool boxes, air compressor and power wrench.

Town of Midway –Merritt Community Complex (Bullock): Purchase plumbing materials for installation.

Tulotoma Snail Trail Phase One Mural (Elmore): Funds used to paint murals for Downtown Main Street Wetumpka, Alabama.

Union Springs VFD Monitor and Water Curtains (Bullock): Funds awarded to purchase monitor and two water curtains; protect firefighters, increase firefighting capabilities enhance exposure protection.

Youth Summer Program and Conservation Program (Montgomery): Grant Funds used to purchase educational materials to develop an Outdoor Classroom for youth during the summer months, including portable restrooms, wildlife classes and stock ponds for fishing.