The National Forest System Trail Stewardship Grants
Selections for the 2017 Trail Grant Program have been made. These grants will enable 2000+ volunteers to participate in trail maintenance on over 2000 miles of National Forest Trails.
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Read the Fact Sheet
NWSA is proud to announce and manage a new grant program to support the National Forest System Trails Program.
The National Forest System Trail Stewardship Grants are intended to encourage and support volunteer and stewardship group trail maintenance accomplishments and trail deferred maintenance backlog on the National Forest trail system.
Here are a few basics of the Trail Grant Program:
- Any non-profit group recognized by the IRS may apply for a Trail Stewardship Grant.
- These grants are for work on any and all National Forest System trails.
- Trail work will be performed during the 2017 Field Season (June - December).
- Grants range from $2,000 - $20,000.
Complete information on the Trail Stewardship Grant program can be found in the Fact Sheet. Read the Trail Stewardship Grant Fact Sheet.
Each Application requires an:
- Application Form (available in .pdf or .docx WORD format)
- A Budget Worksheet
- A Letter of Support from District Ranger or Forest Supervisor
- A letter of non-profit status from the IRS, unless already on file with NWSA
The application period closed June 2, 2017.
Questions about the National Forest System Trail Stewardship Grants may be addressed to Randy Welsh, Executive Director, NWSA at either 801-808-2167 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good luck to all who apply.