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Compeer Financial Awards $150K in Emergency Response Equipment Grants


November 28, 2019

Photo courtesy of Stephanie Holmes

The Monticello Fire Department recently received an Emergency Response Equipment Grant from Compeer Financial for new turnout gear. From left: Brandi Eyler, Monticello Fire Chief Kevin Komprood, Judy Rufener and Anne Schultz, Compeer Financial, Financial Officer.

Compeer Financial's Fund for Rural America, the Farm Credit cooperative's giving program, has awarded 165 grants as part of their Emergency Response Equipment Program, totaling $448,544. Fifty-five Wisconsin departments received over $150,000 in grant funding.

Emergency Response Equipment Grants help to offset the cost of equipment that community emergency response departments need to carry out their important work throughout rural America. These 165 grants will directly impact the lives of 4,247 first responders and will touch the lives of over 631,360 rural residents across Compeer Fina...

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