Botetourt County’s Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Capital Improvement Incentive Fund Program. The program offers matching funds to community service groups, individuals and businesses wishing to make recreation-related capital improvements on publicly owned property. This year, a total of $20,000 of matching funds will be available through the program. The application deadline for this year’s grant is October 1. For more information, or to receive a copy of the program guidelines and application, contact the Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism at (540) 473-8326 or go to the Botetourt County website by clicking here.