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Parks for People Grant Program

The fifth and final application cycle for the Parks for People grant program opened Monday September 17 at 8 am, and closed Friday October 26, 2012 at 5 pm. At this time awarded grant projects are being completed by the applicants, reviewed via site visits and close out documentation and being reimbursed the amounts documentated up to the grant award sum.  

The Land Stewardship Program, a five-year capital improvement program supplements the development of Bond acquired Green Space and Open Space sites for utilization of "green" standards.

Green standards are features such as recycled materials for playgrounds, boardwalks and shelters, low flow water fixtures and irrigation methods, pervious parking and pathways, and solar applications for lighting, and/or hot water systems.

photos of approved funding items, solar panels, recycled materials, native plantings, water conservation irrigation

The Parks for People Grant Program provides $1 million each year for the five year duration of the program, with a maximum reimbursable grant of $75,000 per funded project. Information for qualified applicants, and methods of submitting an application can be found here (grant application in word). There is also a page of helpful tips on submitting a grant application here (tips for submitting a grant application).

Submitting an Application

Information must be received by Natural Resources Planning and Management Division prior to the deadline. Late applications will not be considered for funding. Include in your application:

  • Completed five-page application
  • Any required attachments
  • Minimum of three digital photographs of the project site before initiating work related to grant funding

We encourage electronic submissions of grant applications. Or you can mail to:

Land Stewardship Program
Environmental Protection & Growth Management Department

Natural Resources Planning & Management Division
115 S. Andrews Avenue, Room 329H
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

Contact Us

Submit questions, drafts and/or final applications by email to: or, call 954-519-1297.

Information provided on this Web site as additional information is for the purpose of assisting prospective applicants with search sites. The Land Stewardship Program does not endorse any site or information outside the Broward County Web site.