Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD)
05/15/20 - Deadline for Planning Grants
Grants to Oregon public agencies to promote recreational activities that benefit residents of the State. Funding is intended to help local governments in the planning, creation, maintenance, and upgrade of amenities and services that are publicly available and that benefit local communities.
Only public outdoor park and recreation areas and facilities are eligible. Areas
and facilities must be open and accessible to the public-at-large.
For more information about eligible projects, see: https://www.oregon.gov/oprd/GRA/Documents/LGGP-2020-Manual.pdf#page=6
Applicants should provide descriptions of intent, strategies, documentation of results, and long-term management plans for sustainability, including recycling, water quality/conservation, plant conservation, wildlife conservation, energy conservation, pollution control, general environmental protection and restoration, and sustainable trails. For more information about sustainability, see: https://www.oregon.gov/oprd/GRA/Documents/LGGP-2020-Manual.pdf#page=14
GrantWatch ID#: 164411
Small Grants: Projects with a maximum $75,000 grant request. Up to fifteen percent (15%) of funds are available for these projects.
Large Grant Requests: Other than for land acquisitions, projects with a maximum $750,000 grant request. A Project Sponsor may request up to $1,000,000 for land acquisition projects.
Small Community Planning Grants: Maximum awards for planning grants will be $40,000.
Planning projects must be completed within two years of grant approval.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://oprdgrants.org/
Mark Cowan , Grant Program Coordinator
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
Local Government Grants
725 Summer St. NE, Suite C
Salem, OR 97301
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