Decatur Eligible for R3 Grant Funding

Decatur Eligible for R3 Grant Funding

January 14, 2020 – Areas of Decatur and Macon County will be eligible for the states Restore, Reinvest, and Renew Program or R3 grant funding. The R3 program was established as part of the Cannabis Regulation and Tax ActTwenty five percent of the tax revenue from cannabis sales will be used for the R3 program grants, which will be distributed using a competitive process.  According to a recent map released by the state, one of the eligible areas includes Decatur and portions of Macon County. According to the state, Grant funds will be awarded to community organizations that support economic development, provide violence prevention and reentry services, and offer youth development and civil legal aid. The state says the applications for the grants will be released in the coming months. To see the map of eligible areas, CLICK HERE