Upcoming Events

  1. AIR Grant Information Session

    November 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Airports 101 Workshop

    December 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
  3. Annual Conference

    April 29, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am

Airport Infrastructure Renewal (AIR) Program

Available Funding

The Airport Infrastructure Renewal (AIR) grant program is created to provide grants to counties, airport authorities, or cities to keep or enhance jobs in the area, increase the tax base, or expand or create new economic development.

Eligible Applicants for the Airport Infrastructure Renewal (AIR) Program are counties located outside of the metropolitan area, airport authorities, or cities located outside of the metropolitan area.

An eligible project is expected to use the grant funds for the capital costs of redevelopment of an existing facility or construction of a new facility; and for public and private infrastructure costs, including broadband infrastructure costs, necessary for an eligible airport infrastructure renewal economic development project.

Application Deadline – January 31, 2020

For full eligibility guidelines and application instructions, please see DEED’s website

Information Session

For detailed information on how to apply, please join us at an informational session:

November 14, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Initiative Foundation
405 First Street SE
Little Falls, MN