January 17, 2023

Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Grants – Due March 1

The Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) Program through the U.S. Department of the Interior - National Park Service (NPS) provides in-kind grants that support government agencies and community groups for recreation and conservation projects. Applicants must contact the appropriate regional office before submitting an application. The National Park Service – Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program (RTCA) supports community-led natural resource conservation and outdoor recreation projects. NPS projects typically fall within five focus areas, although consideration will be given to other projects that fall outside of these categories:

  • Build healthy communities through parks, trails, and outdoor opportunities 
  • Conserve natural lands, rivers, and watersheds 
  • Engage youth in outdoor recreation and stewardship 
  • Strengthen the organizational capacity of project partners
  • Support National Park Service and community networks

Click here for more information and to apply.