Since the OSLAD
grant is a matching grant, the community would need to find nearly $350,000 to complete the project.
grant will help to offset improvement costs.
program is dedicated to helping communities buy land or improve existing recreational facilities in Illinois.
The Hoffman Estates Park District (HE Parks) has been awarded $400,000 from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) as part of the State's FY 2019 Open Space Lands Acquisition & Development (OSLAD
EAST DUNDEE -- This week, the Illinois Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD
) program announced more than $28 million in grants for local park projects across the state.
Naperville Park District's project is one of the 89 projects funded by the Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development (OSLAD
) grant program in 2019.
Eric Shutes, director of planning, said the district is seeking a matching grant of $400,000 -- the maximum allowed for development projects under the program known as OSLAD
-- to help create the first phase of the 33-acre open space at 3252 Wolf's Crossing Road.
In 1986, a $56,281 OSLAD
Grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources was obtained for development of the park.
The Macon County Conservation District seeks input on a possible Illinois Department of Natural Resources' Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development (OSLAD
) grant application.