Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)  »  Apply for a Grant

The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) program is a reimbursable, 50/50 matching grants program to states for conservation and outdoor recreation purposes, and through the states to local governments to address “close to home” outdoor recreation needs. Grants for a maximum of $250,000 in LWCF assistance are awarded yearly to county governments, incorporated municipalities, public authorities and federally recognized Indian tribes.