Land Acquisition and Planning

Community Parks & Playgrounds Program Grant Proposal Process

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is now accepting grant proposals for the Community Parks and Playgrounds Program. These proposals will be reviewed and considered for submission to the Maryland General Assembly as part of the Governor’s FY2025​ budget proposal. Here is the full information packet, including the proposal guide and forms. Individual forms may be downloaded from the links below and filled out electronically or manually. 

The application period for the FY2025 Community Parks and Playgrounds grant is now closed.​​​

Please be advised that incomplete or late applications may not be considered for funding.

Community Parks & Playgrounds FY2025​ Grant Proposal Guide

Brief guide on how to apply for funds

Grant Proposal List

Proposed projects must be entered on this list.

Community Parks and Playgrounds Project Agreement

A separate application must be completed for each proposed project on the Grant Proposal List.

Community Parks and Playgrounds Project Details

Provide detailed responses on no more than five (5) pages.

​Supporting Documents

Attachments required for each proposed project.

Joint Use Agreement

If needed. You will either need a deed to the property held by the project applicant or a joint use agreement signed by the property owner.

Reimbursement Request

Details of the project costs so the state can reimburse your expenses up to the amount approved by the Board of Public Works.

To Open the documents double-click the item. You can Print out the documents and use a typewriter to complete or fill out electronically. To Save documents, right-click the document, select Save Target As and save it to your hard drive. Once completed keep copies for your files and submit the signed originals.

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