Community Grant

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Current Application Cycle: Closed

Community Grant Program

North Dakota’s Community Grant Program offers Recreation Leadership and Outdoor Recreation Facilities grants that provide financial assistance in two distinct areas: recreation leadership assistance to develop new recreation programs geared towards communities with a population of 13,000 or less, and outdoor recreation facilities assistance for construction of outdoor recreation facilities throughout North Dakota. NDCC 55-08-14.1

Recreation Leadership Grant

The following entities are eligible and may apply:

  • Political subdivisions serving communities with a population of 13,000 or less.

Outdoor Recreation Facilities Grant

The following entities are eligible and may apply:

  • Only political subdivisions.
Application

Current application cycle: closed

Funding for the Community Grant Program was not approved during the North Dakota’s 65th Legislative Session; carryover authority for 2015-2017 biennium grant funds was provided to complete already awarded grant projects.

Recreation Leadership Grant

The 64th Legislative Assembly has appropriated up to $125,000 to this program which is to be distributed over the three year assistance period. Due to the limited availability of these funds, grant applications will only be accepted in 2015.

Recreation Leadership Grant Scoring Sheet

Outdoor Recreation Facilities Grant

The 64th Legislative Assembly has appropriated up to $350,000 to this program which is to be distributed over the 2015-2017 biennium. A minimum total project cost of $30,000 is required for consideration.

Outdoor Recreation Facilities Grant Scoring Sheet

Funded Projects

Funded North Dakota Community Grant Program Projects (2009-present)

2015 Outdoor Recreation Facilities Category

  • Almont Park Committee―Playground Equipment
  • Barnes County Park Board―Little Yellowstone Park Improvements
  • Belfield Park District―Baseball Diamond Lights
  • Beulah Park District―Riverside Park Playground Kids Play Project
  • Bismarck Parks and Recreation District―Neighborhood Park
  • Bowman Parks and Recreation―Butte View Campground Services Upgrade
  • Cavalier County Water Resource Board―Mt. Carmel Dam Recreational Area Project
  • City of Bathgate―Bathgate City Park Playground
  • City of Harvey―Harvey Kiwanis Playground
  • Crosby Park District―Pool Park Fence Project
  • Devils Lake Park Board―Ruger Park Cal Ripken Baseball Field
  • Mooreton Park Board―Community Park
  • Morton County Parks―Fort Rice Remodel and Harmon Lake Expansion

2013 Outdoor Recreation Facilities Category

  • Barnes County Park Board―Little Yellowstone and Clausen Springs Campsite Enhancements
  • Bismarck Parks and Recreation District―Hillside Pool Redevelopment
  • Cavalier Public School District #6―Cavalier Public School Playground
  • City of Langdon―Langdon City Park Bathroom Remodel and New Playground Equipment
  • City of Medora―Medora Swimming Pool Renovation
  • Morton County Parks―Graner Park Expansion Phase II
  • Nelson County Park Board―Stump Lake Park Improvements
  • Pleasant Township―Hickson Community Center Playground and Basketball Court

2013 Recreation Leadership Category

  • Devils Lake Park Board―Devils Lake Park Board Summer Program Coordinator

2010 (former Outdoor Recreation Facilities Grant Program)

  • Bismarck Parks & Recreation―Jaycee Centennial Park Playground
  • Edgely Park Board―Edgely Pool
  • Grafton Park Board―Grafton Bark Park
  • Hazen Parks & Recreation―Riverside Park Playground & Picnic Shelter

2009 (former Outdoor Recreation Facilities Grant Program)

  • Carson Park Board―Carson Picnic Area
  • Jamestown Parks & Recreation―Leapaldt Park Playground
  • Minot Park District―Magic Smiles Playground
  • Park River Public Schools―Park River School Playground
  • Tower City Park Board―Alexander Park Playground
  • Washburn Parks & Recreation―Renner Park Playground
  • West Fargo Park District―Westside Park Playground