Grants and Loans

IDNR OSLAD and LWCF Grant Programs

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) applications for grants through the Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) and the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant programs closed on September 1, 2021.

The OSLAD program is a state-financed grant program that provides funding assistance to local government agencies for acquisition and/or development of land for public outdoor recreation areas. OSLAD … Learn More