Applications due Oct. 30 for Grand Junction Lions Club grants

Applications will be accepted through 5 p.m. Oct. 30 for the latest grant program conducted by the Grand Junction Lions Club.

Using proceeds from its carnival and raffle conducted each February, the Grand Junction Lions Club awards grants to fund a variety of community projects. Over its history, the club has contributed a total of more than $7 million to more than 400 projects and nonprofit organizations.

Grant applications and requirements for consideration are available on the Grand Junction Lions website at www.gjlions.org by clicking on the Community Betterment Committee link and downloading the PDF application. Applications can also be picked up at Brown’s Shoe Fit, located at  425 Main  St. in downtown Grand Junction. Completed applications must be turned in at Brown’s Shoe Fit.

The Grand Junction Lions Club will announce in January which projects have been selected and begin awarding grants in March.