$50 K available to improve Duluth parks and recreation

By KBJR News 1

$50 K available to improve Duluth parks and recreation

February 21, 2014 Updated Feb 21, 2014 at 5:49 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- In 2014, $50 K in grants will be given to improve Duluth parks and recreation.

Grant applicants for the Neighborhood Grant are due on April 1.

Community Groups and organizations selected could receive up to $5,000 each.

The City of Duluth and the Duluth-Superior Area Community foundation have partnered to advocate for this granting program.

Proposals will be reviewed by a committee, presented to the Parks Commission and then the City Council will vote for final approval.

To download the application, go to the

In 2013, $135,875 was awarded to organizations to improve recreation.
The following grants were awarded during the fall.

COGGS: Duluth Multi Use Trail Improvements and Construction $5,000
Valley Youth Center: Memorial Park Ice Rink $5,000
Woodland Hills-Neighborhood Youth: Winter Warmth $5,000
Chester Bowl Improvement Club: Chester Bowl Youth Programming Improvements $4,500
Courage Kenny Northland: Courage Kenny Northland "Mobility Mat" Project $3,000
Duluth Area Horse Trail Allaince: Master Equestrian Trail Plan for Western Duluth $5,000
Hartley Nature Center: Year-round Environmental Education Classroom $5,000
Healthy Duluth Area Coalition: Cycle Aid Station Project $5,000
Lincoln Park Business Group: Cross City Trail $5,000
Park Point Community Club: Layfayette Summer Youth Program $3,500
Youth of Duluth: Youth of Duluth Study Ball Program $5,000
Duluth YMCA: Tot-Time Upgrades $5,000