Additional Grant Opportunities

Featured Grants:

Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program
Deadline: On-going

The Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program is targeting projects that would acquire and/or develop public land for outdoor recreation purposes located within or serving jurisdictions delineated by the Census Bureau from the 2010 Census as having populations of 50,000 or more people and consisting of densely settled territory. LWCF Competitive Grants may be used for the acquisition or development (or a combination) of lands and facilities that will provide outdoor recreation opportunities to the public.

Please Note:

  • Minimum request: $250,000
  • Maximum request: $750,000
  • Grants require a minimum of 1:1 match from the state, local, or private sources.
  • Contact Char Binstock for more information and for instructions on how to obtain a reapplication at or at (701) 328.5364. 

Outdoor Heritage Fund
: Open
Deadline: May 1st, 2019 & November 1st, 2019

North Dakota's Outdoor Heritage Fund was established in 2013 as a multi-million-dollar program to provide grants to support conservation, including the establishment and development of parks and other recreation areas. Learn more.

Additional Grant Opportunities:

Grant: Transportation Alternatives Program 
Deadline: December 31st, 2019

TA provides funding for programs and projects defined as transportation alternatives through the ND Department of Transportation. They include pedestrian and bicycle facilities, Safe Routes to School projects, safe routes for non-drivers, community improvement activities and environmental mitigation projects.

GrantGameTime Playground Grants 
Deadline: First-come, First-served Basis

GameTime is helping communities bring play to more children and families by setting aside significant playground grant funds toward the purchase of new play systems. For a limited time, GameTime is offering up to 100 percent matching funds on eligible play systems.

Grant: CAN’d Aid Crush It Crusade Grants
Deadline: Ongoing

The CAN’d Aid Foundation is accepting applications from communities, local organizations, and local government entities to help support recycling programs. The Foundation awards small grants to fund program expenses including signage and education, and also provides in-kind recycling tents and bins and training on sustainable waste management. The typical award amount is $5,000

Grant: Fruit Tree Planting Foundation Grant Program
Deadline: Ongoing

This program supports the planting of fruitful trees and plants to alleviate hunger, combat global warming, strengthen communities and improving the surrounding environment at community gardens, city and state parks, low-income neighborhoods, Native American reservations, schools and other locations where they will serve the greater community. 

Grant: Waste Management Charitable Giving
Deadline: Ongoing

Waste Management offers charitable gifts to promote civic pride, economic development and revitalization. Waste Management primarily supports environmental initiatives, including promoting parklands and green spaces for people to enjoy and play and environmental education initiatives targeted at middle and high school students.

GrantUSGA Alliance Grant Program
Deadline: Ongoing

With funding from the U.S. Golf Association (USGA), the National Alliance for Accessible Golf is providing financial assistance and resources to make golf more accessible to people with disabilities. Grants are generally limited to $20,000.

GrantUSTA Facility Assistance Program
Deadline: Ongoing

The U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) is offering technical and financial support to improve tennis facilities across the country. Selected communities will be appointed project consultants from the USTA National staff, who will deliver personalized support and service.