grant http://tspr.org en Hancock County Seeks Grant for Comprehensive Plan http://tspr.org/post/hancock-county-seeks-grant-comprehensive-plan <p>Hancock County is applying for a $125,000 grant to write a comprehensive plan. The federal government set the money aside for 41 counties in Illinois that were declared disaster areas after the flood of 2008.<br /><br />The state Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity is administering the $6 million grant pool.<br /><br />The Western Illinois Regional Council is writing the grant application at no cost. Executive Director Suzan Nash said the plan would dovetail with recent efforts to spur the county&#39;s economy.<br /> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 18:48:38 +0000 James Lenz 13751 at http://tspr.org Hancock County Seeks Grant for Comprehensive Plan