Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Apply for a Grant from the National Trails Fund - Starting January 15, 2018

Does your organization want to complete a trail project but lack the funding to do so? American Hiking Society will be accepting applications for National Trails Fund grants for amounts between $500 and $3,000 thanks to the generosity of L.L.Bean. The application period will end on February 15. 

The National Trails Fund benefits Alliance of Hiking Organizations, American Hiking Society's network of trail organizations that build and maintain America's foot trails.

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Fund offers Micro-Grants to active organizations of our Alliance of Hiking Organizations. Once a year, Alliance Organization Members have the opportunity to apply for a Micro-Grant (value between $500 and $3,000) in order to improve hiking access or hiker safety on a particular trail. If your organization is interested in applying, but is not yet an Alliance Organization Member sign up here.

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Fund is the only privately funded, national grants program dedicated solely to building and protecting hiking trails. Created in response to the growing backlog of trail maintenance projects, the National Trails Fund has helped hundreds of grassroots organizations acquire the resources needed to protect America’s cherished hiking trails. To date, American Hiking Society has funded 217 trail projects through 170 organizations by awarding over $698,000 in National Trails Fund grants.

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