American Hiking Society

Details
Program Funding Area: 
Recreation & Sports
Environment
Geographic Funding Focus: 
National
Populations Served: 
All Populations
Does the grantmaker accept LOI or proposals?: 
Yes
Average Grant Size: 
$27,000
About Us: 

Mission/Giving Statement: As the national voice for America’s hikers, American Hiking Society promotes and protects foot trails, their surrounding natural areas, and the hiking experience.

Grantmaking Program Area: National Trails Fund

Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions:

National Trails Fund: American Hiking Society’s National Trails Fund is the only privately funded, national grants program dedicated solely to building and protecting hiking trails. Created in response to the growing backlog of trail maintenance projects, the National Trails Fund has helped hundreds of grassroots organizations acquire the resources needed to protect America’s cherished hiking trails. To date, American Hiking Society has funded 182 trail projects by awarding over $560,000 in National Trails Fund grants.

Type of Funding/Funding Restrictions: The Fund has awarded grants to grassroots organizations all over the nation for land acquisition, constituency building campaigns, and a variety of trail work projects.  

Application Instructions: Grant application and instructions available online.

Verified by Grantmaker: 
Yes
Contact Information
Best Method of Contact: 
Full Proposal
Street Address: 
1422 Fenwick Lane
City: 
Silver Spring
State: 
Maryland
ZIP Code: 
20910
Email Address: 
Phone: 
(301) 565-6704
Fax: 
(301) 565-6714
Primary Contact Name: 
Peter Olsen
Job Title: 
Director
Primary Contact Email: 
Primary Contact Phone: 
(301) 565-6704 x207
More Info
Last Updated Date: 
Wednesday, December 11, 2021 - 12:24pm
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