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EMS Grant Announcement
On behalf of the North Dakota Board of University and School Lands (Land Board), the Energy Infrastructure and Impact Office is accepting grant applications from eligible counties, cities, and ambulance districts for needs resulting from impacts from oil and gas development activities. The Legislature allocated $6 million of the Energy Impact Funds to EMS for the 2015-2017 biennium. 
 
Complete applications and supporting materials should be submitted by June 17, 2015.  For a complete listing of the grant announcement, please click on the following link
 
2015-2017 Energy Impact Grant Schedule
The 2015 Legislative Assembly appropriated $139.3 Million of the oil and gas impact grant fund (OGIGF) for grants in House Bill 1176.  A schedule for the 2015-2017 Biennium was approved by the Land Board and can be viewed by using the following link
 
Airport Awards
On May 28, 2015, the Land Board awarded $19.3 Million in grants to Airports experiencing direct impacts from oil and gas development. This meets the legislative requirement of $60 Million dollars awarded to airports during the 2013-2015 Biennium.

A complete list can be viewed by using the following link

Airport Pledges
In an effort to allow the airports to commence or proceed with projects during the 2015 construction season, the Land Board made pledges to future awards during the 2015-2017 Biennium.  A list of pledges can be viewed by using the following link
 
Past News
The 2015 Legislative Assembly appropriated $139.3 million of the oil and gas impact grant fund (OGIGF) for grants in House Bill 1176. The legislation identified specific allocations of the grant program during the 2015-2017 biennium.  A complete list of grant allocations can be viewed by using the following link
 
2015 General Grant Round
Applications for the 2015 General Grant Round were reviewed by Energy Infrastructure and Impact Office staff and the Energy Impact Grants Advisory Committee.  The Land Board reviewed the applications and grant recommendations for political subdivisions, including counties, park districts, water resource districts, and townships experiencing direct impacts from oil and gas development.  Focus was given to projects addressing safety issues and to support infrastructure needs a direct result of oil and gas development. 
 
A list of awards made by the Land Board can be viewed using the following link