Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)
The LWCF Program provides matching grants to States and local governments for the acquisition and development of public outdoor recreation areas and facilities. The program is intended to create and maintain a nationwide legacy of high quality recreation areas and facilities and to stimulate non-federal investments in the protection and maintenance of recreation resources across the United States.
Note: For eligibility, Natural Resources Trust Fund and Land and Water Conservation Fund grants require approved 5-year recreation plans.
- Land and Water Conservation Fund Application Guidelines
- Subscribe to Recreation Grants Programs updates from Michigan DNR
- 2016 Land and Water Conservation Fund Recommendations
- 2016 Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant Application Final Scores
- Recognition signs