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FHWA Recreational Trails Program for Louisiana (FRTPL)

Grants to Louisiana Agencies, Nonprofits, and Businesses
for Motorized and Non-Motorized Trail Projects

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, Office of State Parks

Conf. Date:

03/01/19

Deadline Date:

07/01/19 Postmark or Receipt

Description:

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Grants starting at $10,000 and grants starting at $20,000 to Louisiana nonprofits, agencies, and certain commercial organizations for the acquisition and development of recreational trails. Applicants must contact program staff to receive further application instructions. Funding may be requested for both motorized and non-motorized trails.

Projects will be funded in conformance with the 30/30/40% FHWA funding structure that requires a minimum of 30% funding of motorized trails, 30% funding of non-motorized trails and 40% to be used at the discretion of the FRTPL Administrator in accordance with federal guidelines.

This program will provide the opportunity to generate innovative solutions for issues facing motorized and nonmotorized trail users and managers in Louisiana. The program will encourage trail projects that work in partnership with trail-user groups, volunteer groups, the business community, AmeriCorps, tribal entities, and local, state, and federal agencies to develop projects that benefit the various modes of trail uses in a safe and satisfying manner with an emphasis on public health and active transportation.

Permitted Grant Uses:
https://www.crt.state.la.us/Assets/Parks/grants/RTPL/RecTrailsGrantApp.pdf#page=4

Specific Recommendations for All Projects:
https://www.crt.state.la.us/Assets/Parks/grants/RTPL/RecTrailsGrantApp.pdf#page=5

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172440

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$1,517,643

Estimated Size of Grant:

The minimum (federal share) grant is $10,000 and the maximum is $100,000 for non-motorized projects. The minimum (federal share) grant is $20,000 and the maximum is $159,000 for motorized projects.

Term of Contract:

Project must be completed within one year after the signature date of the Letter of Commitment Agreement.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grant funding may be provided to nonprofit, governmental, or certain commercial entities.

A grant recipient may not use monies received under this program for:
- Planning or environmental documentation.
- Condemnation of any kind of interest in property.
- Construction of new trails for motorized use on national forest land that has been recommended for wilderness designation.
- Road construction, sidewalks (on side of roads or streets) except to connect trails and trail elements, gardening/landscaping, park acquisition, playground equipment and spray parks.
- Other items may be subject to review.

Pre-Application Information:

Please call Michael Domingue before March 1, 2019 for further instructions if planning to submit an application in 2019 for 2020 awards.

Applications are due in the office or postmarked by July 1, 2019.

The FHWA Recreational Trails Program for Louisiana (FRTPL) is an 80/20 reimbursable (the grant will reimburse sponsors 80% of eligible costs) matching grant program. The sponsor match can be either cash or value of documented contributions of land, material, equipment, labor, or services.

FAQs:
https://www.crt.state.la.us/louisiana-state-parks/grant-opportunities-for-outdoor-recreation/recreational-trails/RTPL-FAQ/index

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Michael Domingue
(225) 342-4435
mdomingue@crt.la.gov

Submit application to:
Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
Office of State Parks
Division of Outdoor Recreation
FHWA Recreational Trails Program for Louisiana
1051 North Third Street, Suite 307
Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5239
P. O. Box 44426
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-4426

Toll Free Phone: 1-888-677-1400
In the Baton Rouge area: 342-8111
outdoorrec@crt.la.gov

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