Great Strides Program

Great Strides Program

Trails for Life

  • Eligible applicants: all municipalities and counties in Arkansas*
  • Maximum award: up to $250,000 (no match required)
  • Eligible projects: development of walking trails and associated facilities including accessible parking, signage and benches
  • Funding: grantee will be issued the entire grant amount prior to project development
  • Grant completion timeframe: grant projects should be completed within one year of award notice


A Project Management Workshop, a Notice to Proceed and a fully executed Contract Agreement between the grantee and the Outdoor Recreation Grants Program are required prior to expending any funds for acquisition or development. Design and administration costs are exempt from this rule. Contact your Project Officer or consult the application guide for details for both Matching Grant, FUN Park Grant and Great Strides Program/Trails For Life Grant projects.

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