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About FWP > Grant Programs Trail Stewardship Program

Program Specifics

The Trail Stewardship Program was established following the 2019 Legislative Session when Senate Bill 24 was passed into law. Funding for TSP comes from a portion of Montana’s $9.00 light vehicle registration fee, as well as a portion of marijuana tax revenue. Since it’s establishment TSP has awarded approximately $2.6 million to 73 projects across the state focused on development, renovation and maintenance.

Eligible Funding Areas

  • New trail and shared-use path construction

  • Rehabilitation and maintenance of trails and shared-use paths, including winter grooming 

  • Construction and maintenance of trailside and trailhead facilities

Financial Requirements

  • Maximum award: $75,000

  • Match Requirement: 10% of total project costs


TSP Technical Assisstance Training

Watch: TSP Technical Assistance Training

How to Apply

The next grant application cycle will begin run from November 15, 2022 through January 31, 2023.

Prospective applicants should review the Application Guidelines for details. Applications are accepted through the WebGrants.

Award Management

Past Recipients