Salem, OR—The Local Government Grant Program (LGGP) is accepting applications for the 2023 grant cycle. The program helps local government agencies fund outdoor park and recreation areas and facilities and acquire property for park purposes.
Approximately $6 million in reimbursement grant funds are available for the 2023 cycle.
Eligible applicants are cities, counties, metropolitan service districts, park and recreation districts and port districts.
A live virtual workshop is scheduled from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Feb. 8 to help new and returning applicants navigate the application process and learn about the program. Register for the workshop at: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_93JkGp...
A recording of the workshop will be available to view after Feb. 8 at oprdgrants.org (select the Grant Programs drop-down menu, then select Local Government or visit the webpage directly.)
Program grants are split into large, small and planning categories. Application deadlines vary for each grant type:
• Large grant application deadline: April 1
• Small grant application deadline: May 1
• Planning grant application deadline: May 15
Access to the LGGP application is online at oprdgrants.org (select the Grant Programs drop-down menu, then select Local Government or visit the webpage directly.)
The site also includes additional information about the LGGP, including the grant manual, application instructions and program schedule.
The Lottery-funded grant program is administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD). The program has awarded more than $70 million in reimbursement grant funds since 1999.
Mark Cowan, Grant Program Coordinator