Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC)
09/17/21 11:59 PM
Grants to Nebraska local governments and political subdivisions to acquire, develop, or renovate outdoor public recreation facilities. Applicants are required to hold a public meeting prior to submitting an application. Eligible projects include soccer fields, trails, ball fields, picnic facilities, shelter houses, playgrounds, tennis courts, multi-purpose courts, and modest related support facilities.
Acquisition of land for a new park for land that is adjacent to an existing park is eligible for Fund assistance. Land to be donated by a private individual or a corporation after federal project approval is also eligible for Fund assistance. Professional consultant services to prepare the application or provide cost estimates are eligible for Fund assistance.
The project sponsor will assure that all programs and facilities, where it is possible, are accessible to, and usable by, the disabled. The sponsor is also expected to keep facilities open for public use at reasonable times of the year.
Goals of the LWCF Program (state and local government matching grants) are to:
GrantWatch ID#: 175537
The LWCF grant award requests for an individual project is established between $40,000 and $400,000.
Project sponsors may not take title to land or begin development until after the project is approved by the National Park Service with an official start date of the grant awarded.
The NGPC requires project sponsors to begin work promptly following NPS approval.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Direct questions to:
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Planning and Programming Division
2200 N. 33rd Street
P.O. Box 30370
Lincoln, Nebraska 68503-0370
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