North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department
10/30/15 1:00 PM CST
Grants to North Dakota state agencies seeking funds for either: (a) the development of new recreation programs geared towards communities with a population of 13,000 or less, or (b) the construction, renovation, or improvement of outdoor recreation facilities throughout the State. Priorities for each of these two categories are listed below.
1. Recreation Leadership Grants: These grants are intended to assist small communities without full-time recreation staff, to hire staff and develop professional recreation programs. Eligible expenses include year-round staffing costs and training programs; up to 20% of the grant request can be used for recreation equipment needed to offer new recreation programs.
Costs associated with office rental and office equipment are not eligible. Costs related to ongoing maintenance of recreation facilities are also not eligible.
2. Outdoor Recreation Facilities Grants to to improve, renovate, or construct outdoor facilities primarily used for park and recreation purposes. Eligible expenses are for the actual construction costs for outdoor recreation facilities.
Eligible recreation facilities may include but are not limited to the following facility types:
- Sports and playfields and other outdoor spaces used in competitive and individual sports. This includes fields for baseball, softball, soccer and football, tennis courts, playgrounds, golf courses, rodeo arenas, inline hockey rinks, skate parks, running tracks, and other similar facilities.
- Picnic facilities including tables, fire rings, shelters, and associated amenities.
- Trails including development and marking of overlooks, turnouts and trails for nature walks, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, exercising, and motorized vehicles.
- Swimming facilities including swimming beaches, outdoor pools, wave-making pools, wading pools, spray pools, lifeguard towers, bathhouses and other similar facilities.
- Non-motorized boating facilities for canoeing or kayaking.
- Winter sports facilities such as cross country ski trails, sledding, snowmobiling, and other winter sports. Outdoor ice skating and outdoor ice hockey rinks are also eligible.
- Camping facilities including tables, fire rings, restrooms, and associated tent and RV facilities.
- Exhibit or interpretive panels that present information to aid observation or interpretation of natural resources located on the recreation site.
- Spectator facilities such as amphitheaters and modest seating areas related to community playfields and other eligible facilities.
- Accessible facilities including the adaptation of new or existing outdoor recreation facilities and support facilities for use by persons with disabilities. Such accessible facilities must be available to the general public or be part of an outdoor recreation area that serves the general public.
GrantWatch ID#: 161597
Recreation facilities grants - start at $30,000.
Recreation Leadership Grants: Up to 3 years.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: North Dakota
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