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Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Grants

Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program


Knowles-Nelson Stewardship funds support several DNR-administered grant programs. Available to local governments and nonprofits, Stewardship grants fund recreational development and conservation land purchases statewide.

Local Governments

Lakeshore State ParkGrants for park land and development


American-Painted-LadyGrants for conservation land acquisition

County Forests

Aspen LeavesGrants for county forest acquisition


Recreational Boating

boatmain2Grants for recreational boating facilities

Friends Grants

Blue Mound State ParkGrants to friends groups of state properties

Motorized Recreation

Glacial Drumlin State TrailGrants for snowmobile and ATV trails