Grant Details

Commonwealth of Kentucky Department for Local Government - LWCF*

Department for Local Government
1024 Capital Center Drive, Suite 340
Frankfort, KY 40601
  • Z Archive May
  • Kentucky
Maximum Grant Amount
May 31, 2024

The Commonwealth of Kentucky Department for Local Government Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is open for applications.

The LWCF provides federal grant funds to protect important natural areas, acquire land for outdoor recreation and to develop or renovate public outdoor recreation facilities such as campgrounds, picnic areas, sports & playfields, swimming facilities, boating facilities, fishing facilities, trails, natural areas and passive parks.

Additional Requirements:
  • You must submit to the State Clearinghouse for the Intergovernmental Review Process or request an update on previous comments to be eligible for funding.

  • All recreational facilities that have received LWCF assistance must stay outdoor recreational for perpetuity.

  • The land must be owned or be able to obtain a long term lease from a Public Agency. The Public Agency will have to agree in writing to keeping the land recreational in perpetuity if the lease expires.

This is a matching reimbursement program.

Cities, counties, state and federal agencies are eligible to apply.

Grant information was last reviewed by our staff on 6/19/2024
  • Environmental Quality, Protection, and Beautification
  • Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other
  • Recreation, Sports, Youth Sports

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