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May 1, 2023HOW TO APPLY
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$1 million has been allocated for the Sidewalks and Trails Grant program in 2023. Communities can receive up to $2,000 per beneficiary up to $600,000 (<5,000 population) and $750,000 (>5,000). Administrative costs are limited to $25,000.
This program funds projects to increase community engagement, health, connectedness and vibrancy in communities. Eligible expenses include:
Grant applications are evaluated for funding based on project need, readiness, impact, sustainability and matching funds source and availability.
Key considerations include:
A trail is a path that helps connect residents throughout the community to essential goods and services they may need to access by walking, jogging, or biking. They can be used for recreation and exercise, but the goal of the project should be to link residents to community amenities/services they need and better access to those services.
Sidewalk projects can include ADA curb cuts, but a project that only focuses on replacing curb cuts alone is not eligible.
Yes, the application requires a 25% cash match.
Yes, it can but at least 10% of the match must be cash.
No certifications are required.
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LMI help The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program requires that each CDBG funded activity must either principally benefit low- and moderate-income (LMI) persons, aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight, or meet a community development need having a particular urgency.
Based on program participants
|LMI Family Income Limit*|
*LMI calculations are from 2015 Census and LMI by household are from 2022 HUD Section 8. Final LMI will be confirmed upon application review.
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Application Deadline: Application Deadline: May 1st, 2023
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