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Grant Programs

OPEN GRANT CYCLES

1. Motorized Trail Projects (OHV)

Grant Deadline September 1, 2018

  • Available Funds: A maximum of $750,000 from the OHV Fund will be available to award selected projects.

  • Eligible Applicants: Include non-profits, governmental entities: cities, towns, counties, tribal governments, state and federal agencies.  Organizations and clubs may enter into a cooperative agreement with an eligible applicant, (e.g. forest land manager). 

  • Eligible Projects: Funding can be used for projects such as trail development, trail maintenance, purchase signs and build new trailheads (including new restroom facilities) for off-road motorcycling, all-terrain vehicle riding, four-wheel driving, or using other off-road motorized vehicles. 

Check out some frequently asked questions.

2. Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program (ORLP) 

Grant Deadline August 23, 2018

ORLP is a National competitive grant program under the LWCF.

2018 ORLP Update:  This year, $13.3 million is available nationwide.  Each state may nominate up to three projects requesting $250,000 to $750,000 per project application. Eligible applicants must have a population of 50,000 or more as identified in the 2010 Census. Eligible projects include the acquisition and development of public park land. 

Pre-Site Visit Request:  No later than June 22, 2018

Application Due: August 23, 2018

Contact Mickey Rogers at 602-542-7130/ [email protected] 

Please refer to this PRESS RELEASE for more information.


3. Safety and Environmental Education (SEE)

Available throughout the year.

SEE was developed to promote safety and environmental protection.  
  • Development and operation of trail safety education programs/ trail-related environmental education programs.
  • Motorized and non-motorized projects
  • Production of trail related educational materials, whether on information displays, in print, electronic, video, audio, interactive computer displays, brochures and pamphlets.
  • Interpretive panels and costs related to trail interpretation.
  • Provide public with easy access to better and updated information on the accessibility of recreation trails and facilities. 
  • $10,000 maximum request.

4. OHV Supplimental Program 

Applications may submitted throughout the year.

  1.   OHV Mitigation & Emergency Repairs Grant
    • Repairs to trail due to weather related events/vandalism
  2.   OHV Small Grants
    • Contracted trail teams to develop/maintain OHV routes/trails
  3.   OHV Law Enforcement Grant (approved quarterly)
  • Law Enforcement/education patrols; Law Enforcement grants are approved on a quarterly basis

Upcoming Grant Cycles

       1. MOTORIZED AND NON-MOTORIZED TRAIL PROJECTS - Cycle Opens: October 1, 2018

  • Available Funds: Approximately 2 million dollars will be available to award selected projects.

  • Eligible Applicants: Include non-profits, governmental entities: cities, towns, counties, tribal governments, state and federal agencies.  Organizations and clubs may enter into a cooperative agreement with an eligible applicant, (e.g. forest land manager). 

  • Eligible Projects: Funding can be used for projects such as trail development, trail maintenance, pedestrian uses (hiking, running, ADA-accessibility improvements-trails, signs, education), bicycling, equestrian, off-road motorcycling, all-terrain vehicle riding, four-wheel driving, or using other off-road motorized vehicles. 
  • Grants Due: March 1, 2019


       2. LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND (LWCF) - Cycle Opens: October 1, 2018

  • Available Funds: TBD

  • Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants include governmental entities (cities, towns, counties, tribal governments, state and federal agencies). Non-profits and clubs are not eligible for the LWCF.

  • Eligible Projects: Funding can be used for outdoor recreation facilities; ADA/accessibility upgrades; acquisition of park lands; baseball & soccer fields, bike parks, pools, playground equipment.

  • Grants Due: March 1, 2019


Requirement: All applicants must first contact Mickey Rogers, ASP Chief of Grants and Trails, to discuss their project before starting an application. Contact Mickey: 602-542-6942; email: [email protected]

  • Please do not “start an application” until approval is provided.

 

All Grant applications will be submitted on-line using the new on-line grants system WebGrants -www.azparkgrants.com. If you are not registered in WebGrants please go to website, click “Register Here,” complete basic profile. For any WebGrants-related questions please contact Sean at 602-542-7130.



 

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