Land and Water Conservation Fund Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program

“The National Park Service State and Local Assistance Division announces the availability of $15 million (total) set aside in FY 2015 and FY 2016 appropriations for Land and Water Conservation Fund State Assistance grants for a nationally competitive grant program. Eligible U.S. state and local government agencies and federally recognized Indian tribes are invited to submit proposals for matching grants to support projects that would acquire or develop public land for outdoor recreation purposes located within or serving Census-delineated “urbanized areas”: places with a population of 50,000 or more people that are densely settled.” (

  • Funding Number– P16AS00065
  • Closing Date– May 20, 2016
  • Award Ceiling– $750,000
  • Number of Expected Awards– 30
  • Eligibility– Special district governments, County governments, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), State governments, City or township governments
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  • Additional Help & Information– Branch Chief for Recreation Grants Programs Elisabeth Fondriest 202 354-6916 


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