WRPA 2019 Annual Conference and Tradeshow



RCO Grants 101 

Wednesday, April 10 | 2:45pm - 4:00pm 

Session Description:

This session is for participants who are interested in a grant to help fund acquisition or development at their parks. Wondering which grants the Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) has available? What makes a good project and grant proposal? Or maybe participants have received a grant and are curious about long-term obligations or compliance? Come to this interactive session for an overview of the grants we offer, some grant-writing and presentation tips, and to meet with several RCO staff.


Karl Jacobs, Senior Outdoor Grants Manager, WA State Recreation and Conservation Office
TBA, Grants Manager, WA State Recreation and Conservation Office

About the Speakers:

Karl has been an RCO recreation and conservation outdoor grants manager since 2009. He has worked with state and local governments, non-profits, and private operators on almost every grant program or category offered by RCO. Prior to coming to RCO, Karl negotiated commercial real estate leases for four years with the Washington State Department of General Administration and worked on a variety of real estate transactions for nine years with the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.


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