LWCF Resources

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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

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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

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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.

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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...

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A Dog Park and So Much More

The City of Chicopee, MA, was awarded a $415,000 Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Grant for the Post 9/11 and Service Dog Memorial Park...

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Inclusive Play in an Intergenerational Park

Funds awarded by the National Park Service’s Land and Water Conservation Fund aided Jefferson County Parks and Recreation with an all-inclusive playground...

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A New Splash Pad and Accessibility Upgrades

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation awarded matching LWCF grant for park’s splash pad for more accessibility for people with disabilities...

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Tennis Court Expansion for Intergenerational Fun In Cities Across the US

With the myriad of options communities have to apply LWCF funding toward, it is no surprise that Tennis is taking center stage for several cities and towns...