IDNR Accepting Applications for Open Space Development Grants

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources will accept applications for the next round of Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) grants between July 1 through Sept. 13, closing at 5 p.m.

Established by the Illinois General Assembly in 1986, OSLAD is a cost-sharing program between state and local governments that has become one of the most popular grant programs in Illinois. Since it was established, OSLAD has awarded more than $585 million for park projects throughout Illinois. 

 Training webinar for OSLAD applicants July 17:

IDNR staff along with the Illinois Association of Park Districts will offer training to demonstrate how to complete an application in Amplifund on Wednesday, July 17 at 11 am.

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