DULUTH, MN (KDAL) - The City will make $56,000 available as a part of the Parks Fund Neighborhood Grant Program. These funds are meant to support projects that will improve city parks and recreation. The program is designed to provide direct support for community groups and organizations with the purpose of adding value to City Parks. Park Fund Neighborhood Grant projects must take place in existing Duluth parks, recreation, or trail systems. They should help to create a dynamic community should involve fundraising and volunteers. The maximum grant to be awarded is $5,000 per request and grant applications are due on October 1st.