Two new Grant Opportunities
Captain Planet Foundation
Due Date: May 31 – September 30 – January 15
Virginia Mini-Grant Program
Due Date: June 15 or December 1
Amount: $1,000- $5,000
These organizations are recognized for their commitment in improving and preserving parks and recreation, rivers, trails, and other nature resources by providing grants and other assistance to other organizations who strive to do the same.
If your organization is interested in utilizing IMTrails services for an improvement/preservation project and is in need funding, the following organizations and grants can provide funding and other assistance.
Past Sources of Funding:
The Great River Road National Scenic Byway runs along the Mississippi River across ten states. These states have received funding over the years from the National Scenic Byways Program.
Past funded projects from the NSB have included:
- Great River Road IA: Mississippi River Eco Tourism Center- $760,007 (2009)
- Great River Road IL: Multimedia iPod Tours and Interactive Online Study Unitsfor Young Byway Travelers- $229,296 (2009)
- Live, Work and Play – Interpretive Project for the Mississippi Great River Roadand Mississippi River Trail- $106,291 (2007)
- Great River Road – Mississippi River Trail Feasibility Study for Lee County-$50,200 (2007)
- LA Great River Road State Byway-Corridor Management Plan Implementation-Yr 1- $25,000 (2006)
- Children’s Garden – Great River Road- $750,000 (2005)
Click here to access a detailed table of past Great River Road projects and the funding received.
Sources of Funding:
- American Hiking Society’s National Trails Fund
- Land & Water Conservation Fund
- National Scenic Byways Program
- National Park Foundation
- National Park Service
- Recreation Trails Program (RTP)
Sources of Other Assistance:
These organizations may offer technical assistance, access to funding, and other assistance. For more information on the type of assistance these organizations offer, visit their websites below.
- American Trails
- National Recreation and Park Association
- National Recreation Trails
- Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Program