The Taum Sauk Fund, Inc. is accepting grant applications to support its mission “to engage in, fund, carry on, conduct, or take part in programs, projects, and services designed to improve, protect and/or restore tour-ism and/or economic development in Reynolds County, one of the areas in Missouri commonly accepted to have been most affected by the December, 2005 breach of the Taum Sauk Reservoir.” Approximately $200,000 of grant funds is expected to be awarded during the 2017 calendar year. Each organization can submit only one application during this funding cycle.The application will be available July 7th, 2017. Completed proposals must be received by 4:00 pm on Monday, September 11, 2017. Applications may be requested electronically by emailing Mike McNail at, [email protected] or by writing to Mike McNail, 54779 Hwy. 21, Ellington, MO 63638 or by calling 573-714-3664 (leave a message if no answer). They will also be available on the Taum Sauk Fund website: www.TaumSaukFund.org.