LWCF Resources

Focusing on Children’s Fun through Fitness Wickiup Hill Park Natural Playscape, Toddville, IA

Thanks to the Land and Water Conservation Fund, this Natural Playscape allows children to discover the natural world

Acquiring Open Space – Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park, Wright County, City of Monticello, MN

This case study highlights using Land and Water Conservation Funding (LWCF) to acquire a large open land space in an area of rapid growth

Keeley Park Phase II: A National Model

Keeley Park used a Land and Water Conservation Fund to expand intergenerational opportunities and create an inclusive space for all people.

A Guide to Matching Funds for LWCF

Brief guide for attaining matching funds for LWCF.

Explaining your State’s Role in LWCF Funding

Local governments within the states participate as “subrecipients” with the state retaining primary grant compliance responsibility.

I’ve Never Applied for LWCF, Where Do I Start?

Each State has its own priorities and selection criteria and will decide which projects are eligible to receive LWCF grants.

Focusing on Family Fitness and First Responders

Sidney Hutchinson Park upgrade to include a new, fully inclusive play area, a 2 stage fitness space, and a memorial to the city’s emergency workers...

Choosing Infrastructure Projects for Intergenerational Benefits

Choosing structures for Intergenerational play and recreation have a multitude of benefits and this article can help.

Equity: A Primary Lens for LWCF Funding

Addressing inequities requires systemic attention, careful inventory documentation, and a sense of urgency.