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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.

OHV MOTORIZED GRANT WORKSHOP 

Friday, July 20, 2018 * 10am-12pm

Arizona State Parks & Trails

23751 N. 23rd Avenue Suite #190 Phoenix

If Unable To Attend In Person:

TELECONFERENCE INFORMATION 

ASPT will use WebEx –a webinar application that will allow you to see/hear the presentations from your computer. 

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. Test your computer system at least one (1) day prior to workshop. If you have never used WebEx on your computer you may have security issues or you may need to upload certain programs first, before WebEx works. 

2. To access the meeting go to www.webex.com

  1. a) Click JOIN 
  2. b) Enter This MEETING NUMBER: 282 917 730
  3. c) Enter This PASSWORD: Parks!
  4. d) Once access is gained you are asked if you want to “Call In” -we recommend that you choose “call in” and then dial: 240-454-0879; enter MEETING NUMBER: 282 917 730

Click for Agenda

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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