Grant Workshops Announcement
Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) Workshops: May 6, 2015 – June 30, 2015.
Visit http://regionalcouncils.ny.gov for the CFA Workshop Calendar.
View recorded informational webinars for each of our grant programs available through the Consolidated Funding Application.
The deadline for submission is 4:00 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2015.
A matching grant program for the acquisition, development and planning of parks and recreational facilities to preserve,
rehabilitate or restore lands, waters or structures for park, recreation or conservation purposes and for structural assessments
and/or planning for such projects. Funds may be awarded to municipalities or not-for-profits with an ownership interest, for indoor
or outdoor projects and must reflect the priorities established in the NY Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP).
A matching grant program to improve, protect, preserve, rehabilitate, restore or acquire properties
listed on the State or National Registers of Historic Places and for structural assessments and/or planning for such projects.
Funds are available to municipalities or not-for-profits with an ownership interest.
A matching grant program for projects to acquire, preserve, rehabilitate or restore lands, waters or
structures, identified in the approved management plans for Heritage Areas designated under sections 35.03 and 35.05 of the Parks, Recreation
and Historic Preservation Law and for structural assessments or planning for such projects. Projects must fall within a New York
State Designated Heritage Area.
A program for the funding of collections care or special projects at municipal or not-for-profit institutions
that house, care for and interpret for the public, systematically organized collections of living things.
A grant program that allocates funds to local governments that engage in the development and
maintenance of snowmobile trails designated as part of the State Snowmobile Trail System. The authorization for the program is
found in Article 27 of NY Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Law. Funding is allocated on a pro-rated basis.
A program for recipients pre-designated by the State Legislature. If you have not received a letter from
this agency, referencing a "PKS-..." project, these guidelines do not apply to you. If you received a letter referencing a "PKS-..."
project, please download guidelines and materials for submission.
Federally Funded Programs
A matching grant program for the acquisition, development, rehabilitation and maintenance of trails
and trail-related projects. Funds are available to non-profit organizations, municipal, state and federal agencies, and other
government entities. Funded projects must be identified in, or further a specific goal of, the
Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) and must be available to the general public. Source of funds: Federal Highway Administration.
A matching grant program for the expansion and maintenance of the National Register of Historic
Places and support of historic preservation activities, to include survey and inventory. Only Certified Local Governments may apply.
Source of funds: The National Park Service
A program of the Department of the Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service.