For Immediate Release:
Garrison Diversion Matching Recreation Grant Program Awarded $849,876
CARRINGTON, ND (October 21, 2022) The Garrison Diversion Conservancy District’s (Garrison Diversion) Recreation Committee recently met and awarded matching recreation grants to 21 projects, totaling $849,876.
“The matching recreation grant program is one of the programs we have that gives back to communities. Garrison Diversion has expanded the guidelines for projects we think will benefit many of the eligible towns and cities both large and small, and this fall, we awarded our highest grant dollars at a single meeting to date,” says committee Chairman Bruce Klein.
The following projects received Matching Recreation Grant funds in the fall of 2022:
- City of Kramer - $21,250 to update playground equipment at the Kramer City Park
- Bottineau County - $75,000 for a new T-bar lift at the Winter Park
- Wilton Park Board - $30,000 for the American Legion Splash Pad project; $2,395 for the Wilton North Park pickleball court
- West Fargo Park District - $16,145 for improvements to playground areas at four parks within the city
- Ellendale Park Board - $20,000 for the Ellendale baseball grandstand renovation
- Dickey County Park Board - $1,778 for the Wilson Dam picnic shelter renovation
- Grand Forks Park District - $75,000 for the Kraft Field grandstand replacement project
- Manvel Park Board - $12,699 for playground improvements at the Manvel Community Park
- City of Binford - $75,000 for the Binford Rodeo Association’s Community Center
- Garrison Park & Recreation - $75,000 for renovations to Garrison’s softball fields
- Lakota Park Board - $51,030 for the Lakota wading pool project
- Devils Lake Park Board - $75,000 for the Roosevelt Park activity building
- Mohall Park Board - $20,000 for the Mohall splash pad project
- City of Gwinner - $75,000 for the Gwinner Aquatic Center
- Jamestown Parks & Recreation - $75,000 for the Phase I baseball fields renovation
- Stutsman County Park Board - $6,204 for a vault toilet at the Jamestown Reservoir
- Minot Parks - $21,875 for the new equipment at the 11th & 11th Park
- Kenmare Park District - $75,000 for a swimming pool and bathhouse
- Williams County Parks - $22,500 for the Blacktail beach trail
- City of Tioga – $24,000 to develop the Tioga Dam trail and park
The spring deadline, March 1
, is the next chance to apply for grant funds.
For additional information regarding the Matching Recreation Grant Program, please visit Matching Recreation Grant Program | Garrison Diversion
or contact Garrison Diversion at 701.652.3194.