The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation (FPR) is accepting pre-applications for proposed recreational trail projects from municipalities, non-profit organizations and other governmental agencies.
Enclosed is the 2016 Recreational Trails Program (RTP) pre-application, and other grant program information.
The goal of this program is to provide grants to develop and maintain a wide variety of recreational trails in Vermont for public use.
Eligible project categories include construction, maintenance and development of new trails, trailheads and trailside amenities. Trail-related educational components are encouraged.
• Pre-applications are due from prospective applicants by December 1, 2015.
• Full grant applications are due February 1, 2016.
If you are planning a trail project to get underway next summer or fall, and it’s eligible for these grant funds, submit an electronic copy of your pre-application proposal by December 1, 2015 to FPR’s Program Manager Sherry Winnie @: [email protected]
For more information about this program, you may contact Sherry via email or telephone 802-760-8450, or go to: https://fpr.vermont.gov/recreation/grants/rtp
Grant Programs Manager
Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation
1 National Life Drive, Davis 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3801
Email: [email protected]
Budget sheet here.