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Apply for PenMet Grants

Applications are not currently being accepted as the policy and program are under review.

The PenMet Parks Board of Park Commissioners created a $25,000 matching grant program to help enhance Gig Harbor Peninsula area parks. The program is designed to encourage and assist individuals, businesses, and community groups interested in expanding park and recreation opportunities and improving the quality of life on the peninsula. For further information, please email [email protected]

The Park Enhancement Grant (PEG) Program contains two funding categories.

Pre-application conferences are available and encouraged. Please see links below for information and an application:

Park Enhancement Grant Program Information Sheet (PDF)
Park Enhancement Grant Program Application (DOC)
Park Enhancement Grant Project Budget Worksheet (XLS)

The program is designed to encourage physical park improvements and requires a 50 percent match for eligibility. Matching contributions may include volunteer time, in-kind donations of goods and services, and cash.

The PEG Grant Program is a competitive program and grants will be awarded on the basis of merit and evaluated on criteria including but not limited to:

  • The quality and scope of the project
  • The level of community participation in the project
  • The demonstrated need for the project
  • The nature of the matching contribution
  • The proposed maintenance program, if applicable.