Numerous sources of money exist that can be tapped to fund your rail-trail if your project has strong public support. Although federal programs have provided new sources of funds for rail-trail acquisition and development, it is important to obtain local financial support both to provide matching funds for federal or state grants and in case federal or state funding is not available.

This fact sheet produced by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy provides examples of some alternative funding sources for rail-trail development.

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Published on 05/12/08

Author: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Collection: Trail Planning

Type: Fact sheet


Tags: Acquisition, Financing/Funding