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Local Government Grants: More Information
Manual and Forms
In order to streamline the grant application process, the Local Government Grant Program has moved to an online grant application. This system has been designed to make the grant application more efficient.
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2014 Manual

Pre-Application Worksheets:

2014 Online Grant Application Instructions
Word   PDF 
2014 Grant Application
Environmental Assessment Checklist
Word  PDF

Natural Resource Agency Review 

State Agency Contact List

State Agency Transmittal memo

Land Use Compatibility Statement (LUCS)
Word  PDF

ADA Checklist

Sample Resolution Authorizing Application for a Grant

2013-17 SCORP

2013-17 SCORP Appendix A - Planning Guide

Billing/Reimbursement Forms

Donated Materials and Supplies Record
Donated Equipment Record
Volunteer or Donated Labor Timesheet 

Reimbursement Request Form


Quarterly Report Form

Large, Small and Planning Grants

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Toledo Skate ParkToledo Skate Park
Keizer Rapids
Annual grant funds are available upon Legislative approval of OPRD’s budget. Project funding depends on the amount of money available and the project's standing on the small or large project priority list.
  • Small Grants – projects with a maximum $75,000 grant request. Up to fifteen percent (15%) of funds are available for these projects.
  • Large Grant Requests - Other than for land acquisitions, projects with a maximum $750,000 grant request. A Project Sponsor may request up to $1,000,000 for land acquisition projects.
  • Small Community Planning Grants – Maximum awards for planning grants will be $40,000.

Recent Awards

Small Grants 


Project Name Project Sponsor Grant Award
Legion Park                                                     City of Woodburn $44,000.00
2012 Tupper Ball Field Renovation City of Ukiah $16,114.00
11th Street Park Improvement (Phase I) City of Dayton $48,036.00
Enterprise City Park Restroom Facilities The City of Enterprise $60,400.00
Sublimity Park City of Sublimity $75,000.00
Rivergrove Park Acquisition City of Rivergrove $27,600.00
Sisters Skatepark Project Sisters Park & Recreation District $70,000.00
Vista Brook Park Improvements Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District $25,000.00
Irrigation Rehabilitation City of Condon $47,983.00
Reservoir Heights Park Improvements City of Monroe $18,600.00
Bear Creek Campground Phase Two Marion County Parks $20,000.00
Mill Beach Access City of Brookings $34,973.00
Total Grant Awards $487,706.00

Large Grants 

Project Name Project Sponsor Grant Award
Barrett Park Phase One Development Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District $494,464.00
2012 Barendse Park Restroom Project City of Hubbard $95,851.00
Ebner Park Phase 1 City of Mt. Angel $194,688.00
Ryland Park Rehabilitation City of Cornelius $127,324.00
Miller's Landing Park Bend Park and Recreation District $262,750.00
Rivercrest Park Restroom City of Oregon City $150,000.00
Hood View Park Playground North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District $77,000.00
Hood River Waterfront Park Phase 2 City of Hood River $250,000.00
Wiard Park Renovation Project PHASE 1 Wiard Memorial Park District $101,235.00
Wildwood Splash Park City of Aumsville $90,141.00
Restroom/Concession Support Facility City of Turner $163,500.00
Hood River Community Tennis Court Project City of Hood River $138,534.00
Gold Hill Skate Park City of Gold Hill $105,600.00
9th St. Park Rehabilitation/Upgrade Project City of Tillamook $184,064.00
Total Grant Awards $2,435,151.00


Staff Contact
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
Local Government Grants
725 Summer St. NE, Suite C
Salem, OR 97301

Mark Cowan
Grant Program Coordinator
Phone:  503-986-0591
Fax:  503-986-0794

When to Apply

2014 Schedule
Interested? Come to a Workshop

Who is Eligible?

Who can Apply
Project Guidelines
Match Criteria
Sustainable Projects
Manual and Forms

Local Government Grants