• DNR Grants Management Staff provide grant-related training and workshops.  Please see the resources below for a list of Recreation Grant training opportunities or copies of the presentations from previous training.

  • 2021 Recreation Grants Workshop Presentation PDF icon

    Full recreation grant workshop presentation. This workshop covers program updates and application guidance for Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund, Land and Water Conservation Fund and Recreation Passport Grant Program.

  • 2021 Recreation Grant Workshop

    The workshop was held in January 2021 and covered program updates and application guidance for Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund, Land and Water Conservation Fund, and Recreation Passport Grant Program. Eligible applicants include state and local units of government and regional recreation authorities. Native American Tribes are eligible applicants in the Land and Water Conservation Fund program as well. Applications for development and acquisition of outdoor public recreation projects are due April 1, 2021. A list of questions and answers discussed at the workshop are available.

  • You Have a Grant... Now What?? (Presentation) PDF icon

    Information about administering DNR recreation grants: Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund, Land and Water Conservation Fund and Recreation Passport Grant Program.  The information is recommended for anyone awarded or interested in applying for a DNR recreation grant.

  • Recreation Plan Workshop Presentation PDF icon

    Information covering the basic process and requirements for developing a plan to meet DNR requirements, lessons learned on completing a recreation plan, tools and techniques for public participation and helpful hints.

  • 2020 MDOT TAP Overview PDF icon

    This presentation provides a quick overview of the Michigan Department of Transportation's Transportation Alternatives Program for grants which can be used as match for some DNR grants.