Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) - Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)
Grants to Oregon local, state, and tribal government agencies to acquire and develop outdoor recreation facilities and areas for public use. Funding is intended to support property acquisition, development and renovation, or a combination of those activities (renovation, acquisition, and development). Projects must be consistent with the outdoor recreation goals and objectives stated in the Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP).
For additional information about eligible projects, see: https://www.oregon.gov/oprd/GRA/Documents/LWCF-2020-Grants-Manual-2-Final.pdf#page=8
For information about eligible recreation and support facilities, see: https://www.oregon.gov/oprd/GRA/Documents/LWCF-2020-Grants-Manual-2-Final.pdf#page=14
GrantWatch ID#: 167623
Minimum grant: $12,500 ($25,000 total project costs). No maximum grant amounts.
Due to administrative and compliance requirements of the LWCF program, preference may be given to projects with a minimum grant request of $50,000 ($100,000 total project costs).
Project sponsors have 12 months from the date of authorization to begin substantial work (i.e. the award of contracts, or completion of at least 25 percent of the work, if done by force account). Projects not conforming to this schedule will be cancelled.
Projects must complete and billed within two years of project authorization.
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/index.cfm?do=login.dsp_accountRequest
Land and Water Conservation Fund Program Coordinator
725 Summer St. NE Suite C
Salem, OR 97301
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