University Athletic Officials Call Fayetteville Grants Vital

Posted: March 11, 2014 at 6 a.m.

Local sales tax money likely will continue to pad the University of Arkansas Athletic Department's budget after university officials met with the city's promotion commission Monday.

At A Glance

Fayetteville Advertising And Promotion Commission Grants

Total Grants, 2013: $294,278

Total Grants, since 2000: $2.5 million

Grants to the University of Arkansas, 2013: $14,400

Grants to the University, since 2000: $83,900

University of Arkansas Athletic Department Budget, 2013-14: $80.7 million

Source: Staff Report

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