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Metro East Park and Recreation DistrictGrant Programs

MEPRD FY21 Community Planning
Grant Program


Metro East Park and Recreation District (MEPRD) now offers grant funding for parks/greenway master planning and bicycle/pedestrian master planning. Eligible applicants include municipalities, townships, counties, transportation districts and park districts located within St. Clair and Madison Counties in Illinois. Refer to the application for complete details and requirements.

MEPRD will begin accepted FY21 Community Planning Grant Applications on July 15, 2020, at 7:30 AM, through May 31, 2021, at 3:00 PM; or until 100% of FY21 Program Funds are pledged, whichever comes first.




Application Instructions: (1) Click the button above to open the application; (2) Download the PDF to your computer; (3) Close all internet browser windows; (4) Open the saved PDF from your computer; and (5) Fill in and save the contents of the applicatino as you work on it. Test this process out before spending time filling in all of the fields! Note that you will need a PDF reader/editing software isntalled on your computer, such as Adobe Acrobat.

Finished with a Master Planning Project, funded in-part by MEPRD? Download the MEPRD Grant Reimbursement Request Form by clicking here:  


FY20 Community Planning Grant Program Funding



Total FY20 Grant Program Allocation: $300,000.00

  • (0) Pending Request from the FY20 Program Allocation = $0.00
  • (0) Awards have been made from the FY20 Program Allocation = $0.00
  • Funds Remaining in the FY20 Program Allocation = $300,000.00

** Figures current as of: 07/01/2020 **