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State animal control board offers funding for animal shelter construction or improvement


For Immediate Release
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
For more information contact:
Ted Sloan
(502) 564-1138


FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Kentucky Animal Control Advisory Board (ACAB) is seeking applications for grants for animal shelter construction and improvement projects.

Applicants will compete for $60,000 in grant funds.

Twenty percent of the total project cost must be contributed locally. Contributions may include cash, land, and/or labor. Only county or urban-county governments may apply. An application may be submitted by one county or by multiple counties under one application. The proposed project must be on land owned by the applicant government and must be completed within one year of receipt of grant funds.

Applications and more information may be downloaded from the ACAB website at The deadline for submitting an application is July 15. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Joyce Parman at