Mission/Giving Statement: As a recreation-based non-profit organization, American Hiking Society champions conservation issues, builds partnerships between public and private stakeholders, and provides critical resources to plan, fund and develop foot trails.
Grantmaking Program Area: National Trails Fund
Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions:
National Trails Fund: American Hiking Society's National Trails Fund is the only privately supported national grants program providing funding to grassroots organizations working toward establishing, protecting and maintaining foot trails in America.
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.