Recreational trails grant funds available

September 16, 2008

Grant deadline is December 1

CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Nevada Division of State Parks announced today that it is accepting applications for the 2009 round of recreation trail projects during the fall of 2008.

This Federal Highway Administration grant program is administered by Nevada by State Parks. The total amount of available funds for 2009 will be announced this fall. Funding is expected to be more than $900,000.

Federal, state, city and county governments, special governmental districts, organizations and private individuals are potentially eligible for the 80:20 matching grants. Read the rest of this entry »

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Federal Land and Water Conservation grant funds available

November 13, 2007

Lamoille, Nevada waterfall. Photo courtesy of the Nevada Commission on Tourism. 

CARSON CITY, Nev.—The Nevada Division of State Parks announced today that there are federal funds available for local park and recreation capital improvement and acquisition projects through the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Counties, cities, unincorporated towns, general improvement districts and Native American tribes are potentially eligible for the 50:50 matching grants offered through the program. This National Park Service grant program is administered for Nevada by the State Parks division. Projects are being solicited for the 2007 and 2008 fiscal years.

Application packages will be available on State Parks’ website on November 15, 2007. Hard copies are also available upon request. The due date for fiscal year 2007 applications is January 31, 2008 by 5:00 pm. Faxed copies are not accepted. Read the rest of this entry »