The Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) Program
The Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) Program was established in 2014 and is funded through the Land and Water Conservation Fund. ORLP is a nationally competitive program targeting grant assistance to help economically disadvantaged urban communities with no, or almost no, access to publicly available, close-by, outdoor recreation. Funds can be used for for the acquisition and/or development of, or to substantially renovate obsolete, public parks and other outdoor recreation spaces. Projects are selected for funding by the Director of the NPS.
Eligible applicants include county governments and incorporated municipalities of the State of Florida and other legally constituted local governmental entities with the legal responsibility for the provision of outdoor recreational sites and facilities for the use and benefit of the general public. Projects must be located in communities that are economically disadvantaged and lack adequate parks or other outdoor recreation spaces.
Maximum grant requested to be announced during the forthcoming application cycle.
Application, Instructions, Required Attachments, and Federal Attachments
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.