Boat Access Area Development
CSFA Number: 422-11-1095
Agency Name
Department Of Natural Resources (422)
Agency Contact
Kathy Barker
217 782 7481
Short Description
Acquisition and development of public boat and canoe access areas on waters of the state by local units of government through competitive reimbursement grants.
Subject Area
Environment and Culture
Program Function
Natural Resources
Enabling Legislation
20 ILCS 805/805-70 20 ILCS 805/805-325
Objectives and Goals
Provides financial assistance to local government agencies for the acquisition, construction and expansion/rehabilitation, including necessary A/E services, of public boat and canoe access areas on Illinois' lakes and rivers. Must be open and available for general public use.
Types of Assistance
Project Grants
Uses and Restrictions
Eligible project activities include water frontage land acquisition for public access areas and new construction or renovation of boating related facilities (ramps, docks, parking areas, access roads, restrooms, security lighting, etc.).
Eligibility Requirements
Any governmental body is eligible: cities, townships, villages, conservation districts, forest preserve districts and park districts. School districts are not eligible because they can't buy or sell real property for outdoor recreational purposes..
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations;
Assistance Consideration
Grant awards are limited to a $200,000 annual maximum per project.
Regulations, Guidelines, Literature
20 ILCS 805/805-70 20 ILCS 805/805-325
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2019 : $667,720
FY 2020 : $725,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details2015BOAT$0 - $20000003/01/2019 - 04/01/2019 : 5:00 pm
Details2020.BAAD$0 - $20000007/01/2019 - 08/19/2019 : 5:00 pm
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
Village of Cordova10/05/201910/07/2021200,000
BA14-272City of Oglesby03/20/201412/31/2020152,225
Rockford Park District08/01/201907/30/202195,000
Forest Preserve District of Cook County11/18/201911/17/202180,000
BA 15-276Lisle Park District08/09/201908/08/202180,000