The Utah Division of Outdoor Recreation is proud to administer six grant programs:

OHV Recreation Grant – Bi-annual

The FY23 grant cycle is CLOSED. The next cycle will open Wednesday, February 1, at 9 a.m. Click the link above to learn more.

Off-highway Vehicle (OHV) Recreation Grant is open to cities, counties, and federal agencies — as well as nonprofit organizations. Provides assistance to sustain, enhance, and improve motorized recreation within Utah. This grant was formally known as the Fiscal Incentive Grant (FIG).

Land and Water Conservation Fund

The 2022 grant cycle is CLOSED. Click the link above to learn more.

Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) is a federally-funded program established to assist government agencies with the creation of high-quality, public outdoor recreation facilities. LWCF grants have been used to construct golf courses, swimming pools, and parks.

Recreational Trails Program

The 2022 grant cycle is CLOSED. Click the link above to learn more.

The federally-funded Recreational Trails Program (RTP) has helped with non-motorized and motorized trail development and maintenance, trail educational programs, and trail-related environmental protection projects.

OHV Access & Education Grant

The 2022 grant cycle is CLOSED. Click the link above to learn more.

Donations received when motor vehicle registration or registration renewals designate a voluntary contribution of $2. This application is open to 501(c)(3) who has at least one full-time employee and has as a primary part of its mission to protect access to public lands by motor vehicle operators or educate the public about appropriate off-highway vehicle use.

Boating Access Grant

The Boating Access (BA) Program provides grant funds to the states, the District of Columbia, and insular areas fish and wildlife agencies for projects that provide access to America’s waterways by developing new access facilities or renovation and/or improvement of existing facilities. The funds apportioned annually are derived from excise taxes on fishing equipment, motorboat, and small engine fuels, import duties, and interest collected in the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund.

Clean Vessel Act Grant

The Clean Vessel Act Grant Program (CVA) provides grant funds to the State of Utah for the construction, renovation, operation, and maintenance of pump-out stations and waste reception facilities for recreational boaters. The grant also provides for educational programs that inform boaters of the importance of proper disposal of their sewage.

If you have additional questions, please contact the appropriate program coordinator.