Heavy equipment OEM will provide $25,000 in free equipment use to one community to repair and/or build local infrastructure.
CASE Construction Equipment
has extended the submission deadline for the Dire States Equipment Grant to August 19, 2016. The grant will provide one winning community with $25,000 in free equipment use to help offset the costs of building or repairing a critical piece of local infrastructure. Representatives of municipal, county and other local governments are eligible to apply for the grant. Entrants will be asked to describe the project and provide a detailed assessment of how that local piece of infrastructure will benefit the community.
Examples of suitable infrastructure projects include: road/bridge repair or construction, utility pipe replacement, erosion control along lakes and rivers, wastewater system improvements and park/recreational construction. All projects that fall within the 16 core categories of infrastructure, as identified by ASCE in its Infrastructure Report Card
, will be considered.
Racine, Wis., August 1, 2016