The Application Deadline for the Land and Water Conservation Fund Grant Program is February 1, 2022 before 5:00 p.m.

Applications must be submitted here before February 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. This system will close at exactly 5:00 p.m. Applicants must click the blue submit application button at the bottom of the application prior to 5:00 p.m. Please note that the system can experience delays in the final rush to submit applications, and applicants are responsible for taking potential system delays and slowdowns into account when planning their submission. No extensions will be granted and paper applications are no longer accepted.

There are technical assistance links throughout this portal to help applicants with submitting their application. Important technical assistance documents include:

Please also keep the following in mind in preparing an application:

  • The online application platform operates best on Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox, and Apple Safari web browsers.
  • The platform does not support the use of Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
  • The person who starts the application is called an "owner" in the online Submittable system. Only the owner will be able to see and click the submit application button
  • Applicants can invite other team members to collaborate on the application: click here to learn more.
  • Each application will auto-save every few seconds, so applicants don't need to worry about losing work. Applicants can also manually save by clicking the Save Draft button at the end of this application system.
  • Red Asterisks are required fields.
  • A blue Submit button is found at the end of this online application system. Only click the blue Submit button when you are ready to submit the final application.  
  • Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS) staff cannot see or review the application in this system until the applicant clicks the submit button.  However, staff can assist with any questions applicants have.  Please see the OGALS Project Officer contact page and use the green column to find your assigned Competitive Project Officer.
  • Directions on resetting your password can be found here.

Application Deadline: January 20, 2022

Applications must be submitted by or before January 20, 2022.

The online system will close at 4:59 p.m. on January 20, 2022.

Paper applications will no longer be accepted.

There are technical assistance links throughout the online system to help with submission of the application. These technical assistance links take applicants to specific sections within the two sources below:

The Competitive Chart is a useful tool for preparing the application.

It is important to note:

  • The online application platform operates best on Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox, and Apple Safari web browsers. 
  • The platform does not support the use of Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
  • Please be sure that your computer's operating system software is up to date as well, to ensure that your browser runs as efficiently as is possible.
  • The person who starts the application is called an "owner" in the online Submittable system. Team members can be invited to collaborate on the application by the owner. Only the owner will have the option to click the blue “Submit Application” button at the bottom of the application. Click here to learn more.
  • Your application should auto-save every few seconds. You can also manually save by clicking the Save Draft button at the end of this application system.
    • An application can be manually saved by clicking the "Save Draft" button at the end of the application system.
  • Red asterisks are required fields.
  • Words and terms in SMALL CAPS are defined in the back of the Application Guide starting on page 63 of the Application Guide.
  • A "Submit Application" blue button is found at the end of the online application system.
    • Only click the blue "Submit Application" button when the application is final and ready for submittal.
  • OGALS cannot view or access the application in the system until the applicant clicks the blue "Submit Application" button.
  • Directions on resetting a password can be found here.


The Application Deadline for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Grant is March 1, 2022 before 5:00 p.m.

Applications must be submitted here by March 1, 2022 before 5:00 p.m. This system will close at exactly 5:00 p.m., so applicants must click submit prior to 5:00 p.m. 

Please note that the system can experience delays in the final rush to submit applications, and applicants are responsible for taking potential system delays and slowdowns into account when planning their submission. Additional extensions will not be granted and paper applications will no longer be accepted.

There are technical assistance links throughout this portal to help you with submitting your application. Important technical assistance documents include:


Please also keep the following in mind in preparing an application:

  • The online application platform operates best on Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox, and Apple Safari web browsers.
  • The platform does not support the use of Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
  • The person who starts the application is called an "owner" in the online Submittable system. Only the owner will be able to see and click the submit application button.
  • Applicants can invite other team members to collaborate on the application: click here to learn more.
  • Each application will auto-save every few seconds, so applicants don't need to worry about losing work. Applicants can also manually save by clicking the Save Draft button at the end of this application system.
  • Red Asterisks are required fields.
  • A blue Submit button is found at the end of this online application system. Only click the blue Submit button when you are ready to submit the final application.
  • Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS) staff cannot see or review the application in this system until the applicant clicks the submit button. However, staff can assist with any questions applicants have. Please see the OGALS Project Officer contact page and use the green column to find your assigned Competitive Project Officer.
  • Directions on resetting your password can be found here.

January 20, 2022 Application Deadline for the Rural Recreation and Tourism Program (RRT)

Applications must be submitted here by or before January 20, 2022. This system will close at 4:59 p.m. on January 20, 2022. 

There are technical assistance links throughout this portal to help you with submitting your application. The links will go to the specific section in these two sources:

Application Guide 

Technical Assistance Documents (as a reminder the Competitive Chart is an especially useful tool to help you plan your project.)

  • The online application platform operates best on Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox, and Apple Safari web browsers. 
  • The platform does not support the use of Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge.
  • Please be sure that your computer's operating system software is up to date as well, to ensure that your browser runs as efficiently as is possible.
  • The person who starts the application is called an "owner" in the online Submittable system. Team members can be invited to collaborate on the application by the "owner". Only the “owner” will have the option to click the blue “Submit Application” button at the bottom of the application. Click here to learn more.
  • Your application should auto-save every few seconds. You can also manually save by clicking the Save Draft button at the end of this application system.
  • Red Asterisks are required fields.
  • A "Submit Application" blue button is found at the end of this online application system. Only the "owner" can click the blue "Submit Application" button at the end of this online application system when you are ready to submit the final application.
  • OGALS can not see or review the application in this system until the applicant clicks the "Submit Application button".
  • Directions on resetting your password can be found here.