Ohio Division of Wildlife- Step Outside Grant
Outdoor Education Section, ODNR
Division of Wildlife
2045 Morse Road, Bldg. G
Columbus, OH 43229-6693
- Recreation, Sports, Youth Sports
The Ohio Division of Wildlife offers “STEP OUTSIDE” grants to local government agencies, non-profit organizations, and other family and youth oriented facilities to promote outdoor skills such as fishing, hunting, trapping, archery, and shooting sports. These grants are designed to provide funding for activities that are otherwise unaffordable for the sponsoring agency or organization; they are not meant to fund existing programs or to provide on-going funding for newly established programs or activities.
Who is eligible to apply?
* City, county, and community park and recreation agencies
* Local and state conservation clubs
* Youth-oriented groups such as scouts, 4-H, YMCA/YWCA, Big Brothers/Sisters, etc.
NOTE: Private individuals are not eligible
The application period is ongoing throughout the fiscal year (July 1-June 30) until all funds are exhausted.
All applications must be submitted a minimum of 60 days in advance of the event.
Grant information was last reviewed by our staff on 7/3/2023
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