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Grant funding opportunities identified by OSI (but not necessarily representing all grant opportunities currently available.)

Grant Funding Opportunities

State of New Hampshire’s Land and Water Conservation Fund Local Assistance Program Intent to Apply Forms Due May 28, 2021
The New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation announces Grant Round 32 of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is now open. This office will be accepting “intent to apply” forms from qualifying municipal and county government offices and sub-units through May 28, 2021. The LWCF Grant Program is intended to preserve and enhance opportunities for public outdoor recreation. Program information, including “intent to apply” form, can be found on the NH State Parks Land & Conservation Fund Grant webpage..

NH Division of Parks and Recreation 2022 Recreational Trails Program Grant Applications Due June 18, 2021
The New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Trails Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grant applications for 2022 are now available. RTP is a competitive grant program that offers funding for quality public trail projects throughout New Hampshire. Grants are available for motorized, non-motorized and diversified trails. Eligible projects include maintenance and restoration of existing trails, purchase and lease of trail construction and maintenance equipment, construction of new trails, development and rehabilitation of trailside and trailhead facilities, trail linkages. Applicants may be non-profit organizations, private groups or government entities. Applications are due June 18, 2021. For additional information, please contact Alexis Rudko at

NH Municipal Technical Assistance Grant Program (MTAG) – Ongoing
Funded by New Hampshire Housing and administered by Plan NH, the New Hampshire Municipal Technical Assistance Grant Program (MTAG) is for New Hampshire communities who want to expand options for places to live and need to change their zoning regulations in order to do so. Grants range from $5,000 to $20,000. A 25% cash match is required. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  OSI is part of the grant application review team.

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NH Office of Strategic Initiatives
Governor Hugh J. Gallen State Office Park
Johnson Hall, 3rd Floor  |  107 Pleasant Street  |  Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2155  |  fax: (603) 271-2615