Kentucky Accepting Applications for Recreational trails, Land and Water Grants
FRANKFORT, KY – (December 10): Kentucky’s Department for Local Government is accepting applications for two grant programs to be awarded in 2009: Recreational Trails Program grant applications will be accepted through February 1, 2009; and the Land and Water Conservation Fund applications will be accepted through March 1, 2009.
The Recreational Trails Program, funded by the Federal Highway Administration, can be used to provide assistance for acquisition of easements, development and maintenance of recreational trails and trailhead facilities for motorized and non-motorized use. Eligible applicants are city and county governments, state and federal agencies, and non-profit organizations.
The Land and Water Conservation Fund provides federal grant funds to acquire land for outdoor recreation and to develop or renovate public outdoor recreation facilities such as campgrounds, picnic areas, sports and playfields, and support facilities.
Administered by Department for Local Government, funds for this program are allocated to Kentucky by the National Park Service. Read more information and download your applications.