American Hiking Society Offers Support to Maintain and Protect Hiking Trails

Application Deadline: 
December 15, 2012
Grant Category: 
Program Design and Activities
Site and Facilities
American Hiking Society
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Description of Grant: 
Grants will be awarded for projects designed primarily to serve hikers, although multi-purpose human-powered trail uses are eligible; projects that secure trail lands, including acquisition of trails and trail corridors and the costs associated with acquiring conservation easements; projects that will result in visible and substantial ease of access, improved hiker safety, and/or avoidance of environmental damage; and projects that promote constituency-building surrounding specific trail projects, including volunteer recruitment and support.