New Hampshire Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) - New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation - Bureau of Trails (BOT)
06/21/19 Receipt by Close of Business (4:00 PM)
Grants ranging from $8,000 to $80,000 and grants ranging from $3,000 to $10,000 to New Hampshire nonprofits, government agencies, and IHEs for the development and maintenance of recreational trails. Applicants must attend a workshop before applying. This program provides funding for trails designated for motorized or non-motorized use.
RTP funds may be used for:
- Maintenance and Restoration of Existing Trails (A)
- Development and Rehabilitation of Trailside and Trailhead Facilities/linkages (B)
- Purchase and Lease of Trail Construction and Maintenance Equipment (C)
- Construction of New Trails (D)
- Educational projects for trail safety and/or environmental education (G)
Each grant year’s appropriated program funds are divided between three trail categories:
-30% for Motorized trail projects including, but not limited to, snowmobiles, trail bikes, ATVs, UTVs and 4X4 vehicles.
-30% for Non-motorized trail projects including, but is not limited to, pedestrians, hikers, skiers, bicyclists, equestrians, snowshoes & mushers.
-40% for Diversified trail include projects shared by one or more users in both the Motorized and Non-motorized categories.
All applications will be placed within one of the above categories based on trail users served. Applicants compete against other projects within their designated category. Applicants should indicate the primary permitted users of the trail for both summer and winter. Projects may be awarded partial grants based on available RTP funds.
GrantWatch ID#: 180460
Applicants may submit a request for grants between $8,000 - $80,000 for A, B, C, D, projects. For G projects the grant amount is between $3,000 - $10,000. Each sponsoring organization may submit up to 2 applications, but may not request more than $80,000 total per grant year.
All work must be completed by December 31, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: New Hampshire