The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Division is opening the Recreation Trails Program grant cycle Might 3-31. The RTP is an 80/20 matching grant program that gives funding for motorized and non-motorized leisure path initiatives.
This program is run on the state stage by way of the North Dakota Parks with steering from the Leisure Trails Program Advisory Council, and federally by way of the Federal Freeway Administration. New this yr, the purposes have been moved to a brand new on-line platform, Net Grants.
Candidates might request grant quantities starting from a minimal of $10,000 as much as a most of $250,000, and challenge sponsors should have no less than 20% match accessible on the time of the applying. Eligible initiatives include setting up new recreation trails; restoration of current trails; growth and rehabilitation of trailside and trailhead amenities and path linkages; buy and lease of leisure path building and upkeep tools; land acquisition/easements; and path accessibility evaluation.
The company acquired 20 purposes for the Recreation Trails Grant Program through the earlier grant cycle, totaling $2,586,792.92 in challenge fund grant requests. The Leisure Trails Program was allotted roughly $1 million to award by way of the Federal Freeway Administration. The RTP Advisory Committee ranked and chosen 9 initiatives that have been allotted funding this yr, together with the Metropolis of Harvey Pedestrian Pathway and the Bottineau Park District Foresty Park Path.
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