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RDFC grants awarded

On behalf of Burke-Divide Electric, the Rural Development Finance Corporation (RDFC) recently awarded $2,000 in grants to community-based projects in Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative’s service territory.

The Kenmare Fire Department and the Columbus Fire Department each received $1,000 to assist with department projects. 

Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative is a member of RDFC.  As a result, communities in the Cooperative’s service area were eligible to apply for a grant of up to $2,000 for community-based projects.  RDFC made these funds available in order that more people become aware of its larger loan program that funds community-based projects and non-profit entities with low interest loans.

For questions concerning funding available through RDFC programs, contact Lori Capouch at 701.667.6444 or lcapouch@ndarec.com.

 

Kenmare Fire Department   Columbus Fire Department
David Sigloh, president of Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative and RDFC, presents Mitch Duerre of the Kenmare Fire Department with an RDFC grant check.  The Kenmare Fire Department will use the funds to purchase a power saw to complete a grain bin rescue kit.
 
David Sigloh, president of Burke-Divide Electric Cooperative and RDFC, presents Michael Powell of the Columbus Fire Department with an RDFC grant check.  The Columbus Fire Department will use the funds to purchase equipment to outfit a fire truck for fighting brush fires.
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