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Land and Water Conservation Fund

NC Division of Parks and Recreation

Funding Amount

$500,000 maximum

Matching Funds

Funding Cycle

Round 2 Application deadline was March 17, 2023. Unknown when application will re-open


LWCF provides up to dollar-for-dollar matching grants to local governments for the acquisition or renovation of existing parks previously developed with LWCF assistance

LWCF grants can be used to acquire land for a public park; to develop outdoor recreation and support facilities; or a combination of both. A project must be located on a single site

Who Can Apply

North Carolina counties and incorporated municipalities are eligible for LWCF grants. Federally recognized Native American tribes are also eligible

Additional Eligibility Requirements

Description and Notification Form, Application and Revision Form, Compliance and Stewardship Form:


North Carolina

Additional Information

For additional information or questions, contact Vonda Martin (Manager) at or (919) 707-9338

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