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Accessibility for Parks Grants

NC Division of Parks and Recreation

Funding Amount

$500,000 maximum

Matching Funds

Must match the grant with at least $1 of local funds for every $5 in grant funds

The value of in-kind services, such as volunteer work, cannot be used as part of the match

Funding Cycle

Application deadline was on November 1, 2022. Unknown when application will re-open


The matching grants can be used to build accessible facilities or adapt existing facilities that meet the unique needs of children and veterans with physical and developmental disabilities

Who Can Apply

North Carolina counties and incorporated municipalities are eligible to apply. Public authorities, as defined by N.C. General Statute 159-7, are also eligible if they are authorized to develop recreational facilities for the general public

An applicant must own or have at least a 25-year signed lease or easement for the property where a project will be located

Additional Eligibility Requirements

North Carolina

Additional Information

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

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