Grant Cycle Target Timeline
August 31, 2018
2018-2019 LWCF funding cycle announced to all cities, counties, parks and recreation departments, and regional commissions.
October 31, 2018
Pre-applications due to the Grants Administration Unit.
Postmarked on or before 10/31/18 or hand delivered by 4:00 p.m.
November 2018 - January 2019
Pre-applications reviewed for priority rankings based on evaluation criteria.
Recommendations made and presented to the Department of Natural Resources Board.
February - March 2019
Notifications mailed to local governments receiving the highest-ranking scores to submit formal applications.
State agency reviews begin including State Historic Preservation Office.
Formal Application workshops held (time permitting)
Pre-award on-site inspections completed.
April - May 2019
Formal applications due to Grants Administration Unit.
Additional/corrected information requested to complete the formal application.
Formal applications submitted to the National Park Service for review.
Additional/corrected information provided to NPS when required.
NPS formally approves grant.
The 2018-2019 grant cycle begins August 31, 2018. An acceptable LWCF application will be postmarked by or hand-delivered on October 31, 2018, and will consist of an original and one copy of the following:
- Completed and signed pre-application form
- Supported evaluation criteria
- Adopted resolution
- Cost estimate
- Maps (location, site plan, boundary etc.)
2018-2019 Pre-application Pertinent Documents:
- Announcement Memo
- Cost Estimate Example
- Evaluation Criteria Questions
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Pre-application Form
- Pre-application Form Example
- Resolution (Appendix A)
- Resolution Example
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