GOSP Funding Cycle Opening

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is pleased to announce the opening of the Pre-application period for the 2023-2024 Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Program (GOSP). Below you will find information on the program, as well as the cycle opening and closing dates. Access to the GOSP Pre-application portal is now available at here

Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Program 

Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Program (GOSP) is a grant and loan program administered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and authorized by The Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act. Through GOSP, Conserve Georgia Grants and Loans are disperesed for the purpose of the providing stewardship to state parks; state lands and wildlife management areas; to support local parks and trails; and to protect critical conservation lands. Eligible applicants include qualified local governments (as determined by the Department of Community Affairs), constituted recreation authorities (registered with the Department of Community Affairs), state agencies and nongovernmental entitlies with a core mission of conservation. 

GOSP Pre-application Dates Are as Follows: 

August 1, 2023 - Pre-application window opens 

October 13, 2023 - Pre-application window closes

For more information about the GOSP, please visit https://gadnr.org/grants . If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Bethany Carnes, Grant Specialist at [email protected] or (404) 463-0288