Grant Opportunities

The following grants are available through the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission:

Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)

The goal of the Land and Water Conservation Fund is to maintain a nationwide legacy of high quality recreation areas and facilities and to stimulate non-federal investments in the protection and maintenance of recreation resources across the United States.
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Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Grant

This fund is specifically for land acquisition for motorized or non-motorized trails, motorized or non-motorized trail development, trail-related support facilities and maintenance of both motorized and non-motorized trails.
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Watchable Wildlife Grant

This grant opportunity seeks to help develop watchable wildlife and nature-based experiences in Nebraska. The intent of these grants are to help people build appreciation and stewardship for natural resources through experience. Potential projects include viewing site development, events, infrastructure, equipment and plan development.
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Vamos A Pescar

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is participating in the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation’s Vamos A Pescar program, which creates more opportunities for all people to fish. Through the program, grants are available to non-profit organizations in Nebraska for local efforts to educate and engage families in high-density Hispanic communities through programs, classes and fishing activities held in 2017.
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