Public Parks and Recreation Archery Range Development Grants Program

Program purpose:

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources created the Public Parks and Recreation Archery Range Development Grants Program in 2014 to assist county, regional, city, recreation and parks agencies in supporting Minnesota's growing interest in archery.

Eligible projects:

New archery range development in county, regional, or city public parks including construction of backstops berms, target holders, bow racks, protective fencing, signs, platforms, and other items considered by the department to be essential for the development and operation of the range. Projects must be completed before June 30, 2015, and be a new archery range development. A certificate of general liability insurance coverage for the duration of the project must be provided to the DNR prior to full execution of grant agreement.

Who may apply:

County, regional, city, public recreation and parks agencies in Minnesota.

Level of assistance:

The DNR will determine how much money is available each year; currently the total is $50,000. Groups may apply for a single grant per grant cycle. Maximum amount per grant cycle to be awarded will be $10,000 per grantee. Minimum amount per grant cycle to be awarded will be $2,500.

General information:

The Department provides grant funds annually as authorized by the Legislature. Allocation of funds for the Public Parks and Recreation Archery Range Development Grant occurs on an annual basis at the discretion of the Commissioner. All grant agreements must comply with the laws and regulations governing the Agency.

How to apply:

Use the application form supplied in the application packet (found by clicking on the link below), and include all documentation at the time you submit your written application. Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. Applications post-marked on Aug. 29, 2014 but not physically received prior to 5 p.m. will not be accepted.

Application packet  This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it.

For more information:

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Division of Fish and Wildlife
Attn: Jay Johnson, Hunter Recruitment and Retention Coordinator
500 Lafayette Rd.
St. Paul, MN 55155-4020

Phone: (651) 259-5191
Fax: (651) 297-3727

E-mail: jay.johnson@state.mn.us

Related DNR Programs:

None

Other Related Programs:

None