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RECREATION GRANTS


 

RECREATION GRANTS

Land & Water Conservation Fund

Land & Water Conservation Fund matching grants help local communities provide open spaces and healthy recreation places for Montana families.

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Welcome to the Land & Water Conservation Fund Program, administered by Montana State Parks. This federal grants program was established by the Land & Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 and encourages a full partnership between national, state and local governments in planning and funding outdoor recreation projects. 

Examples of eligible projects include:  ball fields, open space acquisitions, public parks, outdoor swimming pools, playgrounds, picnic facilities, walking trails and more.
 

Application Deadline

This year's deadline for LWCF grant applications will be February 7, 2014.

Key Information
  • Fact Sheet For Potential Grant Applicants ( Fact Sheet For Potential Grant Applicants 46 KB)
  • Federal Matching & Supplemental Programs (Federal Matching & Supplemental Programs 46 KB)
  • Program Requirements (pdf icon and link 41 KB)
  • LWCF Frequently Asked Questions (pdf icon and link 45 KB)
  • LWCF and Schools (pdf icon and link 37 KB)
  • LWCF Sites by County ( pdf icon and link 70 KB)
  • Nondiscrimination Policy (pdf icon and link 38 KB)
Application Forms and Guides
  • Grant Application (pdf and Word icons and links 220 KB | Grant Application 810 KB)
  • Environmental Analysis (pdficon and link 155 KB)
  • Recreation Survey Manual (Recreation Survey Manual 138 KB | Recreation Survey Manual 316 KB)
  • Resolution Authorizing Application (Resolution Authorizing Application 14 KB | Resolution Authorizing Application 24 KB)
  • Interlocal Agreement (Interlocal Agreement 15 KB)
  • Open Project Selection Process (Open Project Selection Process 89 KB)

 

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