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posted Sep 24, 2022

Connecting Communities: Transportation and Recreation Networks

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration

This presentation will provide a broad overview of Federal Highway Administration goals, programs, resources, and funding.


Jan 17, 2019

Investment Opportunity: How to Make Your Trail Irresistible to Private Funders

This webinar includes presenters that have successfully courted private foundations to give you a holistic view of how projects can be pushed to the next level by engaging the private sector.


Jul 26, 2018

Engage Your Elected Officials! The Importance of Political Leadership

Moderated by Brian Housh with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy and presented by a panel of elected officials, this webinar will discuss successful tactics & strategies employed to establish funding mechanisms and innovative policy initiatives that support the development of trail networks demanded by constituents.


posted Sep 24, 2022

The Inside of Foundation Funding

Local foundation staff who will provide insights into their world of foundation funding.


posted Sep 24, 2022

Progressive Food Stop Fundraisers

How to organize a successful progressive food stop fundraiser on your trail


posted Sep 24, 2022

Maximizing Your Trail Budget Through Competitive Bidding

by Tony Boone with Timberline TrailCraft, Zachi Anderson

This session discusses how, what, where, when, and why to put your trail projects out to bid.


posted Sep 24, 2022

Ways and Means of Expanding Trail Funding

by Ken Bryan with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), Laura Cohen with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), Carl Knoch with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), Leeann Sinpatanasakul with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

Public demand for trails of all types is outstripping current levels of funding.


posted Sep 24, 2022

Federal Transportation Funds for Trails (2013)

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration

This session explains new Federal surface transportation legislation.


posted Sep 24, 2022

Navigating MAP-21

This session will begin with an overview of the new transportation law, MAP‐21