Sunday, November 22, 2009

Grants for Grassroots Organizations Establishing, Protecting, and Maintaining Foot Trails

From The Foundation Center...

Deadline: December 15, 2009

Applications Invited for American Hiking Society's 2010 National Trails Fund

The American Hiking Society's National Trails Fund is the only privately supported national grants program that provides funding to grassroots organizations working to establish, protect, and maintain foot trails in the United States.

National Trails Fund grants are designed to give local organizations the resources they need to secure access, volunteers, tools, and materials to repair and protect America's hiking trails. To date, American Hiking has granted nearly $382,000 to 105 different trail projects across the U.S. for land acquisition, constituency building campaigns, and a variety of trail work projects.

Awards typically range from $500 to $5,000 per project.

Visit the American Hiking Web site for complete program information.

Link to Complete RFP

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