Outdoor Equity Grants Program (IL)

Illinois

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Equity

Climate Education

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Grant Fund

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Outdoor Recreation

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Early Childhood Education

This bill amends the current Department of Natural Resources Law of the Civil Administrative Code to establish and include the Outdoor Equity Grants Program.  This program is modeled after New Mexico’s 2019 SB 462.  The purpose of this program is to increase access to outdoor learning opportunities to underserved communities across Illinois.


The purpose of this program is to increase access to outdoor learning opportunities across Illinois to underserved communities.


Funding will be available to local governments, state agencies, or non profit organizations to support transportation, and other programmatic costs associated with increasing access to outdoor learning for historically underserved populations.

Policy Details

Year Submitted

Introduced 2020, in process

Bill Status

Tabled Until Next Session

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