Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program
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.
- 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 email@example.com or at (701) 328.5364.
Outdoor Heritage Fund
Deadline: September 1, 2020
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: Pool Safety Grant Program
Deadline: June 9
The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) will award up to $2 million in two-year grants through its Pool Safely Grant Program. The goal is to assist jurisdictions in reducing deaths and injuries from drowning and drain entrapment incidents in pools and spas. The Pool Safely grant program is a part of CPSC's national campaign to make drowning and drain entrapment prevention a critical public safety priority.
Grant: Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program
Deadline: July 10
The National Park Service has announced the opening of the application process for the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program (ORLP), a nationally competitive grant program funded through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The ORLP offers grants specifically to help create and improve state and local parks and other outdoor recreation areas, particularly in under-served communities.
Grant: Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S. Grants
Deadline: September 1
The Polaris Industries T.R.A.I.L.S. (Trail Development; Responsible Riding; Access; Initiatives; Lobbying; Safety) Grant Program promotes safe and responsible riding and preserves access. Funds support trail development and maintenance projects, safety and education initiatives, lobbying, and other projects to increase and maintain land access.
Grant: Service Objects In-Kind Grants
Service Objects In-Kind Grants will support organizations that encourage environmental leadership through the reduction of waste, and caring for our resources. We will provide in-kind donations to organizations that are working to encourage environmental conservation, as well as providing education for both personal and environmental health.
Grant: Baseball Tomorrow Fund Grants
Deadline: Rolling Basis
The Baseball Tomorrow Fund will make awards to nonprofits, municipalities and other tax-exempt organizations involved in the operation of youth baseball and/or softball programs and facilities. Funds may be used to finance a new program, expand or improve an existing program, undertake a new collaborative effort, or obtain facilities or equipment necessary for youth baseball or softball programs.
Grant: CAN’d Aid Crush It Crusade Grants
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
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
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.
Grant: USGA Alliance Grant Program
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.
Grant: Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program
The U.S. Department of Agriculture provides grants, low-interest direct loans and/or combinations of the two to develop essential community facilities in rural areas, including public facilities, community support services and local food systems such as community gardens and food hubs.
Grant: USTA Facility Assistance Program
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.