Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership

The Land and Water Conservation Fund provides funding to preserve and develop outdoor recreation resources, including parks, trails, and wildlife lands. In 2014, Congress established the Land and Water Conservation Fund Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) program, which provides grants to help urban communities with thirty thousand or more people buy or develop land to create […]

November 15, 2023
Community Forests Program

Announcements Typical Projects Who May Apply? Funding Funding comes from the sale of state bonds. Grant Limits $3 million Match Details A 15 percent match is required. Match may include the following: Eligible Projects All projects must acquire land. Projects may include restoration or development of that land but restoration and development cannot be stand-alone […]

July 29, 2020
Washington Coast Restoration and Resiliency Initiative

Announcements Typical Projects Who May Apply? Where May Projects be Located? OR Funding Funding comes from the sale of bonds and is awarded every 2 years. Grant Limits There are no requirements for minimum requests. The maximum request is $2 million. Match Details No match is required, though it is encouraged. Eligible Projects Ineligible Projects […]

July 18, 2019
Habitat Conservation Projects-Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program

Announcements Typical Projects Who May Apply? Critical Habitat, Riparian Protection, and Urban Wildlife Habitat Categories Natural Areas Category State Lands Restoration and Enhancement Category Urban Wildlife Habitat Category Eligibility Click this map to see if your project is in an eligible urban area. Planning Requirement To apply for this funding, grant applicants must have completed […]

May 6, 2019
Salmon Recovery and Puget Sound Acquisition and Restoration

Announcements Typical Projects Who May Apply? Funding Funding is awarded annually. Funding comes from the sale of state general obligation bonds and the federal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund. PSAR funding is awarded biennially and comes from the sale of state general obligation bonds. This grant program also is supported […]

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
Estuary and Salmon Restoration Program

Announcements Check out some videos: Northwest Straits Foundation’s Shore Friendly Living Series Programs Typical Projects Who May Apply? Funding Estuary and Salmon Restoration Program funding is awarded every 2 years. The Washington State Legislature provides the majority of the funding through the sale of bonds. Additional funding has come from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

March 15, 2019
Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account

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 […]

March 14, 2019