IDPR ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF GRANT FUNDS AND WORKSHOP DATES
IDAHO – (September 10, 2013) The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR) will accept applications for funds from the recreational programs listed below until January 31, 2014.
The Recreational Vehicle Program (RV) is used to provide facilities, programs, or services for the health, safety or enjoyment of recreational vehicle users. Recreational vehicles are motor homes, travel trailers, pickup campers, tent trailers, and van conversions.
The Waterways Improvement Fund (WIF) is used for the protection and promotion of safety, waterways improvement, creation and improvement of parking areas for boating purposes, boat ramps and moorings, marking of waterways, search and rescue, and all things incidental to such purposes including the purchase of property.
The Off-Road Motor Vehicle Fund (ORMV) is used to acquire, purchase, improve, repair, maintain, furnish, and equip off-road vehicle facilities on public or private land and to assist with the enforcement of laws and regulations governing the use of off-road vehicles.
The Motorbike Fund (MB) is for securing, maintenance, construction or development of trails and other recreational facilities for off-highway vehicle use on state and federal lands.
The Recreation Trails Program (RTP) is used to acquire, purchase, improve, repair and maintain trails, trail facilities and sites for both motorized and non-motorized trail uses.
The Recreational Road and Bridge Fund (R&B) is to develop, construct, maintain and repair roads, bridges and parking areas within and leading to parks and recreation areas of the state.
The Cutthroat License Plate Fund is for the construction and maintenance of non-motorized boating access facilities for anglers.
If you are considering a project that may qualify for IDPR grant funding, it is recommended that you contact your regional Grants Specialist now. For northern Idaho call Tami Johnson at (208) 769-1511; for southwest Idaho call Jill Murphey at (208) 514-2432; and for eastern Idaho call Jennifer Park at (208) 525-7121.
Dowload a notice announcing the upcoming IDPR grant workshops for the above-listed programs. Agency representatives that plan to apply for funding from any of these programs are strongly encouraged to attend. If you plan to attend one of these workshops, please RSVP prior to October 4, 2013.