AUSTIN – The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is currently accepting applications for target range development grants through Nov. 30, 2016. Construction or enhancements of public ranges are eligible to be considered for these competitive grants, made available through funding from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
The application and eligibility criteria is available online at the TPWD target range program website: https://tpwd.texas.gov/education/hunter-education/shooting-sports-opportunities/targetrangegrants
A grant workshop is being held at the American Shooting Centers complex in West Harris County on Monday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This interactive workshop will provide attendees with an overview of the target range program and will define in detail various components within the grant application. The session will include tips for writing competitive project statements and budgets sufficient for requesting funding. The public should be able to come away with 90 percent of their project application completed.
The American Shooting Centers Education facility is located off Pigeon Ct., 16500 Westheimer Pkwy, Houston, TX 77082. More information about the workshop location is available online at www.americanshootingcenters.com.