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Trail Funding

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 

http://www.efl.fhwa.dot.gov/files/programs/Access-Program-Application.pdf  Due October 4, 2013

Regional Trail Program - Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

http://www.dvrpc.org/RegionalTrailsProgram/  

 

Pennsylvania

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

This competitive funding round application period will be open from February 4, 2014 until April 4, 2014

http://www.dvrpc.org/TAP/PA.htm 

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

http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/brc/grants/index.aspx  

Transportation and Community Development Initiative - Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

http://www.dvrpc.org/TCDI/

Pennsylvania Community Transporation Initative - PennDOT

http://www.smart-transportation.com/pcti.htm

PA Dept of Environmental Protection Coastal Resource Management Program

FY 2013 Coastal Zone Grants  http://www.dep.state.pa.us/river/grants/crmgrants/crmgrants.htm

Keystone Preservation Projecs & Construction Grants

"Grants and Funding" at www.phmc.state.pa.us

Department of Community and Economic Development

Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program (GTRP)

 http://www.newpa.com/find-and-apply-for-funding/funding-and-program-finder/greenways-trails-and-recreation-program-gtrp

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

http://www.railstotrails.org/ourWork/whereWeWork/northeast/projects/PA-TrailMiniGrants.html

Due February 28th, 2014

New Jersey

Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) & Safe Routes to School (SRTS) - New Jersey DOT

http://www.dvrpc.org/TAP/NJ.htm

Local Aid Bikeways Program

http://www.state.nj.us/transportation/business/localaid/bikewaysf.shtm
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

 http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/natural/trail_grants.htm

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

http://www.camdencounty.com/county-news/freeholders-award-municipal-recreation-grants


Camden County Open Space Trust

http://www.camdencounty.com/parks/going-green/open-space-farmland-preservation

Burlington County Municipal Park Development Grant Program

http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/Upload/Parks/Images/Municipal_Park_Dev_Package.pdf


Burlington County Park Development Program

http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/upload/Resource_Conservation/Images/2012_Grant_Application.pdf

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres

http://www.nj.gov/dep/greenacres/pdflaunch.html#applications

NJ Division of Parks and Forestry, Recreational Trails Program 

http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/natural/trail_grants.htm



 

 

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