Credit: Arizona State Parks
Managing and conserving Arizona's natural, cultural and recreational resources for the
benefit of the people, both in our Parks and through our Partnerships.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Ellen Bilbrey at (602) 542-1996 or (602) 228-8518,
or Monica Enriquez at (602) 542-6997 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Phoenix, AZ - March 18, 2009 &mdash Arizona State Parks will conduct a grant
workshop about the Growing Smarter grant application process. The workshop will
take place at the Arizona State Parks Board Room, 1300 West Washington, in Phoenix,
on Thursday, April 9, 2009 at 10 a.m. Political subdivisions of the state and non-profit
organizations created with the purpose of preserving open space can all apply for these monies.
In November 1998, voters approved an annual appropriation of $20 million to the Land
Conservation Fund from the General Fund until Fiscal Year 2011. These funds are used to
assist eligible applicants in purchasing or leasing State Trust land that has been reclassified
This instructional session is designed to provide attendees with a clear understanding
of how to complete a Growing Smarter State Trust Land Acquisition Grant application.
Program requirements and procedures are discussed at the workshop, along with rating
criteria and the grant scoring and award process. Application packets for Fiscal Year
2009 Growing Smarter State Trust Land Acquisition grants are provided at the workshops.
The application deadline is June 30, 2009.
For more information regarding the workshop or grant programs, please contact Arizona
State Parks at (602) 542-4174 or visit www.azstateparks.com
For information about Arizona State Parks call (602) 542-4174 (outside of the Phoenix
metro area call toll-free (800) 285-3703) or visit www.azstateparks.com
You may reach Arizona Boating and Watersports at:
480/947-6219 or 619/523-3091
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