LWCF Resources

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National Park Service Announces a New Round of Outdoor Recreation Legacy Grants

Grants available for communities with little to no recreation opportunities

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Current list of State Liaison Officers & info websites

The first step in applying for LWCF Funding is to understand your state funding cycle, deadlines, and funding priorities in your state’s State Comprehensive...

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What is the Land and Water Conservation Fund?

The LWCF Program is a federal program authorized by Congress for the purpose of acquiring federal lands and assisting states and local governments with funds.

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A Guide to Matching Funds for LWCF

Brief guide for attaining matching funds for LWCF.

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Explaining your State’s Role in LWCF Funding

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

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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.

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Choosing Infrastructure Projects for Intergenerational Benefits

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

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Equity: A Primary Lens for LWCF Funding

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

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How to Prioritize Need for LWCF funding

A general and simple tool to help parks identify areas of need when applying for LWCF funding.