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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 light vehicle registration fee, as well as a portion of marijuana tax revenue. Since its establishment TSP has awarded approximately $3.6 million to 104 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 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


How to Apply for the 2024 TSP Grant Cycle

The 2024 grant application cycle will begin run from November 1, 2023 through January 15, 2024

Applications are accepted through the WebGrants

Prospective applicants should review the Application Guidelines for details.

TSP Technical Assistance Training

Training will be held Tuesday, November 8 at 2:30 p.m.

Award Management

Past Award Recipients