FY15 Park & Trail Grant Program
Metro East Park and Recreation District (MEPRD) has committed funds, not to exceed a total program distribution of $2,000,000, to be awarded to successful applicants of the MEPRD FY15 Park and Trail Grant Matching Program.
Applications for the MEPRD FY15 Park and Trail Grant Matching Program will be accepted on an ongoing basis between July 1, 2014 and 3 p.m., June 30, 2015 or until 100% of the FY15 Program Funds are pledged, whichever is sooner. Applications received past this time will not be considered for funding by MEPRD for MEPRD's FY15 grant program.
- Grant Application
- Poverty levels by city/village spreadsheet. (N/A to all projects)
- Urban areas map or Download the urban areas KML file
- (Note: to utilize a KML file, Google Earth or a similar application must be installed on your computer.)
Program details as of: 10/15/2014
FY15 Grant Program Allocation: $2,000,000.00
10 grants have been awarded to date totaling:
2 grant requests are pending award consideration totaling: $311,276.00
- FY15 Grant Program funds remaining: $243,662.00
IMPORTANT NOTICE: No applicant shall request a grant award that exceeds the remaining FY15 program funds. Although MEPRD makes every attempt to update the figures on this page in a timely manner, the remaining funds shown may not accurately reflect the actual total of remaining funds. In addition, if for example two eligible applications were to be submitted, one right after another, the second application through the door may have to be revised based on the balance of remaining funds after subtracting the requested dollar amount contained within the first application through the door.
If you have any questions about MEPRD's grant programs please contact Bryan Werner at 618-346-4905.
FY15 Event Sponsorship Program
Metro East Park and Recreation District (MEPRD) has committed funds, not to exceed a total program distribution of $34,500.00, to be awarded to successful applicants of the MEPRD FY15 Event Sponsorship Grant Program. MEPRD will provide grant funding towards certain types of public community events related to parks, trails and recreation in Madison and St. Clair Counties in Illinois. Funds were made available on July 1, 2014 and will be available for request until June 30, 2015 or until all funds are awarded. Requests are reviewed on a first-come-first-served basis. Eligible events are defined within the application. Applicants are limited to one MEPRD Event Sponsorship grant per MEPRD fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). If you have any questions about MEPRD's grant programs please contact Bryan Werner at 618-346-4905.
- MEPRD Event Sponsorship Application
Program details as of: 10/15/2014
FY15 Event Sponsorship Program allocation: $34,500.00
9 events sponsored to date totaling: $15,051.67
0 sponsorship requests pending consideration totaling: $0
FY15 Sponsorship funds remaining: $19,448.33
MEPRD Logo Download
Click on the links below to download a vector version of MEPRD's logo. Two files have been provided; a color version and a black/white version. MEPRD prefers the use of the color version, however the black/white version can be used if all other sponsor logos are black/white. Please note: most individuals do not have software capable of opening vector files, e.g. Adobe Illustrator, but the graphic designer/t-shirt designer/printer will have. Please forward the file(s) or this page link to them. A vector version of MEPRD's logo should be used in all instances.