DNR Parks and Trails Division solicits grant applications for 2014

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Parks and Trails Division is accepting applications for the following grant programs: outdoor recreation, local trail connections, federal recreational trails and regional trails.

These grant programs help local governments throughout the state create partnerships with the DNR to fund recreation opportunities.

The application due dates are Feb. 28 for the federal recreational trail grant program and March 31 for the other programs. It is anticipated that both federal and state funding will be available during 2014 for these programs.

Program and application information is available on the DNR website at www.dnr.state.mn.us/grants/recreation/index.html. For more information, contact the grants staff listed online, call the DNR Information Center at 651-296-6157 or toll-free 888-646-6367 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or send questions via email to [email protected]