Division of Local Government Services (DLGS) FY2021 Local Recreation Improvement Grant
The Division of Local Government Services is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for FY 2021 Local Recreation Improvement Grants (LRIG). Governor Murphy has appropriated $2.5 million in the FY 2021 budget to this competitive grant program to help cover costs associated with updating community centers, playgrounds, pools, fields, walking or bicycle trails, rail trails, multi-sport courts, and recreational facilities; one-time personnel costs directly related to improvements; project development professional services costs; equipment costs including playground and recreation facilities equipment; and environmental remediation costs required to prepare recreation sites for use.
New Jersey counties, municipalities, and school districts are eligible to apply.
Applications must be submitted through the NJDCA SAGE Portal and are due no later than 5:00 P.M. EST on May 24, 2021.
Program Guidelines and detailed information about the FY 2021 LRIG Program is available on the DLGS website: