The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently announced increased funding limits for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and for the Recreation Passport (RP) Grants for 2018. The LWCF maximum grant is $300,000, up from $150,000 last year, and the RP maximum grant is $150,000 increased from $75,000.
Eligible projects include:
- Acquisition of property for recreation
- Development of property for outdoor recreation, such as trails, campgrounds, ball fields, tennis courts, picnic areas, beaches, boating access, fishing areas, and restrooms
Applications for these grant programs and for the popular Natural Resources Trust Fund Grant are due on April 1, 2018.
If you have a project in mind that fits this description, contact your Prein&Newhof engineer at 616–364–8491 or Jason Washler, PE by email.