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Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism announces Outdoor Recreation Grant awards

Posted on AllSides February 20th, 2024

(LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism is awarding $4.34 million in Outdoor Recreation Grants to projects within 29 counties across the state. The grants fall into two categories: Facilities for Underdeveloped Neighborhoods (FUN) Park grants and matching grants. The Outdoor Recreation Grants Program (ORGP) has provided $52.6 million in matching grants since 1988 and $16.4 million in FUN Park grants since 1991," said Secretary Shea Lewis. "These funds have undoubtedly enriched the quality of life for Arkansans statewide, fostering greater access to outdoor recreation and...

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