Grants and Loans

IDNR OSLAD and LWCF Grant Programs

IDNR OSLAD and LWCF Grant Programs

DEADLINE: August 19, 2019

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced applications will be accepted for grants through the Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) and the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant programs beginning July 1, 2019.

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

IDNR Boat Access Area Development Program

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced applications will be accepted for grants through the Boat Access Area Development grant program beginning on July 1, 2019.

The Boat Access program is a state-financed grant program that provides funding assistance to local government agencies for acquisition and/or development of land for public boat and canoe access areas in Illinois. This … Learn More