FY25 Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) Grant Program

The PARC Program was established to assist cities and towns in acquiring and developing land for park and outdoor recreation purposes. These grants can be used by municipalities to acquire parkland, build a new park, or to renovate an existing park.

It is strongly recommended that the Applicant attend the in person “how to” grant workshop on May 6, 2024 at 11:00 am at the DFW Field Headquarters at 1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westborough. DCS will also host a virtual workshop on May 9, 2024 at 2:00 pm. Please RSVP to Melissa Cryan if you plan on attending either workshop. If attending the virtual workshop, she will send you the Teams invitation when you RSVP.

Audience:Cities and Towns

Funder:Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Due Date:July 11, 2024

Max Award:Cities and Towns >35,000: $500,000 Small Towns: $100,000

Min Award:Over 35,000 people: $500,000; Small Towns: $100,000

Match/Cost Share:Reimbursement rate: 52-70%