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 Outdoor Athletic Facilities

Announcements  Typical Projects  Eligible community outdoor athletic facilities should attract and accommodate practice, training, or competition using a participant’s physical skills or capabilities. Such athletic activities should be the primary focus of the facility rather than leisure activities. Examples of typical projects include the following outdoor facilities:  Who May Apply?  Eligible applicants are not required […]

June 21, 2023
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 to apply and receive funding for this grant. Funding  The Legislature provides funding from general […]

May 17, 2023
Community Forests Program

Announcements Check out a new grant program from the National Forest Foundation. Grants will be awarded for programs that support collaboration or collaboration-based activities that aim to benefit forests and grasslands managed by the U.S. Forest Service. Applications due July 12. Typical Projects Who May Apply? Funding Funding comes from the sale of state bonds. […]

July 29, 2020
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 twenty-three thousand 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 […]

May 7, 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 twenty-three thousand 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 […]

April 16, 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