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This list is a compilation of grants opportunities that are available for feasibility studies, design and construction of trails in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.  When grant opportunities are announced, we will update this page.

Pennsylvania & New Jersey

Eastern Federal Lands Access Program Project  

Regional Trail Program - Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (no funding available at this time)  



Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and Safe Routes to School (SRTS) - PennDOT & DVRPC

This competitive funding round application period was between February 4, and April 4, 2014 

Community Conservation Partnership Program - PA Department of Conservation & Natural Resources  

Transportation and Community Development Initiative - Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission


PennDOT's Multimodal Fund (Applications due June 30, 2014)

PA Dept of Environmental Protection Coastal Resource Management Program

Keystone Preservation Projecs & Construction Grants

"Grants and Funding" at

Department of Community and Economic Development

Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program (GTRP) (Applications due July 21, 2014)

Multimodal Fund (Applications due June 20, 2014)

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Trail Assistance Mini-Grant Program- PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

New Jersey

Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) & Safe Routes to School (SRTS) - New Jersey DOT  (Applications due June 30, 2014)

Local Aid Bikeways Program
The New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) Bikeway Grant Program provides funds to counties and municipalities to promote bicycling as an alternate mode of transportation in New Jersey.

Recreational Trails Grant

Bicycle and Pedestrian Local Planning Assistance Program - Administered by the State DOT, this program assists county's and municipalities in the development of bicycle and pedestrian plans.

This Planning Assistance process is not publicized on any website - To apply a municipality to contact DOT Bicycle and Pedestrian office directly, may require a resolution by the municipal council. State absorbs 100% of the planning costs.

Camden County Open Space Grants

Camden County Open Space Trust

Burlington County Municipal Park Development Grant Program

Burlington County Park Development Program

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres

NJ Division of Parks and Forestry, Recreational Trails Program



DVRPC Announces CMAQ Competive Funding For South Jersey

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is now accepting applications for Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) projects in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester…

Pennsylvania Grants $2 million for the Circuit

On Friday, October 17th, Pennsylvania's Department of Conservation & Natural Resources announced $33 million in grants awarded through their Community Conservation…

Upcoming DCNR Meetings

DCNR Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan Public Meeting – October 7, 2014 DCNR is updating its strategic plan and we need…

Circuit Gets Attention in PA TIP

Thanks for speaking up!  In June, we asked Circuit supporters to submit comment to the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission Board. The…

DVRPC Announces TCDI Planning Grant Funding

On March 5th the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) announced a new competitive round of Transportation and Community Development Initiative (TCDI)…

Navigating State and Federal Aid In New Jersey

Last weekend at the New Jersey Bike and Walk Summit, NJ DOT Local Aid and Economic Development Director Mike Russo…

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Northeast Regional Office now accepting applications for the Trail Assistance Mini-Grant Program in Pennsylvania

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Northeast Regional Office is now accepting applications for the Trail Assistance Mini-Grant Program in Pennsylvania.  With funds…