Local Parks Maintenance Grants

Announcements  Typical Projects  Examples of typical projects that likely could be funded through this program include the following:  Who May Apply?  Eligible entities are not required to have an approved recreation, conservation, or open space plan on file with RCO in order to apply and receive funding for this grant. Funding  The Legislature provides funding […]

May 17, 2023
Recreation Projects-Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program

Announcements Changes to evaluation criteria in 2024 Resources Outdoor Recreation Inventory: The 2023 Outdoor Recreation Inventory map and dashboard includes information on more than 23,000 outdoor recreation areas, facilities, trails, and water access sites. It is used to understand the quantity and distribution of key outdoor recreation opportunities across the state. The dashboard also includes a service area […]

May 7, 2019
Boating Infrastructure Grant Program

Announcements Changes Due to the Coronavirus RCO has made the following changes to its BIG grant application process: National publication BoatUs gives BIG high praise Typical Projects Who May Apply? Funding Funding generally is awarded every two years. Funding comes through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from federal gas taxes deposited in the federal […]

May 6, 2019
Land and Water Conservation Fund

Announcements Changes to evaluation criteria for 2024 Resources Outdoor Recreation Inventory: The 2023 Outdoor Recreation Inventory map and dashboard includes information on more than 23,000 outdoor recreation areas, facilities, trails, and water access sites. It is used to understand the quantity and distribution of key outdoor recreation opportunities across the state. The dashboard also includes a service area […]

April 16, 2019
Boating Facilities Program

Announcements Application Webinar Watch the 2022 Application Webinar. Typical Projects Who May Apply? The above entities must be authorized legally to develop, operate, and maintain recreational facilities. Planning Requirement To apply for this funding, grant applicants must have completed a comprehensive recreation or conservation plan. See details on the planning page and in Manual 2: […]

March 14, 2019