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Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program
 
 
New National Competitive Park Grant Program
 
In June 2014, the National Park Service (NPS) released guidelines for a new nation-wide pilot grant program called the “Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program”.  The program is for projects that will create or reinvigorate parks and other outdoor recreation spaces in ways that will encourage people, especially youth, to connect or re-connect with the outdoors. Priority will be given to projects located in urbanized communities that are economically disadvantaged, and are underserved in terms of outdoor recreation resources. 

Applications were accepted August 2014, and evaluated by Georgia Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Division (PRHS), as the lead agency for Land and Water Conservation Fund.  
 
Congratulations to the City of Atlanta and their $280,000 award for a new 9.2 acre community park.  Click on the 'Attachments' section in the top right corner of the page to read the announcement from Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and the Director of the National Park Service Jonathan Jarvis, introducing $3 million in LWCF grants that were awarded to 8 selected projects around the country.
 

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Phone:  404-656-2770 Ext 6
    E-mail:  antoinette.norfleet@gadnr.org
    Mailing address:  2600Hwy 155 SW; Suite C; Stockbridge, Georgia 30281
   

Website:  gastateparks.org/grants




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