The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) is a program of the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry (DACF). RTP funds are available once per year, they are used for trail construction and maintenance. The application deadline for this round of all grants available under RTP is 5pm Friday, September 30, 2016.
- RTP funds three types of projects: motorized trails, non-motorized, a combination of these two, and educational elements to trail projects. 30% of total program funds are for non-motorized uses.
- This is federal transportation funding. It requires a 20% local match. The local share may consist of cash or state-approved donations of labor and/or materials.
- For much more information and to apply for funding, visit http://www.maine.gov/dacf/parks/grants/recreational_trails_program.shtml
- More info is also attached. For Questions about this funding stream, contact: Doug Beck, (207) 287-4962, Doug.Beck@Maine.gov