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 www.phmc.state.pa.us
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
Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) & Safe Routes to School (SRTS) - New Jersey DOT
http://www.nj.gov/transportation/business/localaid/ (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