Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) will open the application cycle for the Recreational Trails Program (RTP)) on Thursday, November 1, 2018 through the online system at fundingmt.org. The application deadline is January 31, 2019 at 11:59pm.
Recreational Trails Program training sessions will be offered for all prospective applicants on the following dates:
• November 7-Helena—Montana WILD, 2668 Broadwater Ave—9am to 4pm
• November 14-Bozeman—FWP Region 3 Headquarters, 1400 S. 19th—9am to 4pm
• November 15-Billings—FWP Region 5 Headquarters, 2300 Lake Elmo Dr.—9am to 4pm
RTP applicants can include federal, state, county or municipal agencies, private associations and clubs (not individuals). Eligible projects include: development of trail linkages near homes and work places; construction and maintenance of trails; development of trailside and trailhead facilities; trail-related education and interpretive programs; and weed control along trails and trailhead areas.
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks manages the annual RTP grant program which administers federal funding with oversight from the Federal Highway Administration.
For more information on applying for RTP grants visit: stateparks.mt.gov/recreation
For questions about RTP grants, contact Michelle McNamee at 406-444-7642 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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