IDNR Accepting Applications For Boat Access Area Development Program Grants

 IDNR Accepting Applications For Boat Access Area Development Program Grants
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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced applications are now being accepted for grants through the Boat Access Area Development grant program.

The Boat Access program is a state-financed grant program that provides funding assistance to local government agencies for acquisition and/or development of land for public boat and canoe access areas in Illinois.
The program can provide up to 100 percent reimbursement funding assistance on approved development project costs and 90 percent reimbursement on land acquisition costs.
 
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This program is funded through a percentage of the state’s marine motor fuel tax and registration fees. 
 
Applications must be submitted to the IDNR by 5 p.m. on Oct. 2. For more information, call 217-782-7481.