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Grant projects must remain in public recreational use forever .
Time to Complete Project: 1 ½ to2 yrs.
Reimbursement Time: 45 Days +/-
LWCF Land and Water Conservation Fund Act Passed by Congress in Sept. 1964, effective Jan. 1965. Funding issued to the state. The state has discretion over how much funding will be available for local governments. Since 1965 Ohio has received over $140 million. Over ½ of this funding has been used for local parks projects .
Project Size : Unofficial max. on project awards: $50,000
Time to complete Project : 1 ½ to 2 yrs .
Reimbursement Time : 45 Days +/-
RTP Authorized by congress in the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991. Reauthorized (again) in 2005 under the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient, Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU)
To Date: 10.8 Million in RTP $ Awarded to 158 Projects
Engineering/Design - as a part of a trail project – during grant period
State & Federal Agencies
Non Profit 501 C3s
RTP Required Match: 20% Project Size: Awards are usually < $200,000. ($150K cap in 2008) Time to complete project : 2 ½ years Reimbursement Time: 60 Days +/- Motorized Requirement : Thirty percent of Ohio’s yearly allocation must fund motorized public recreational trails.
Clean Ohio Trails Fund November 2000: Voters approved Issue 1, the Clean Ohio Fund.
Clean Ohio Revitalization Fund ( Dept. of Development )
Provides for the continuation of Clean Ohio within available bond capacity.
Our estimate: Approximately 4 to 4.5 million dollars will be available for COTF in Round Five.
Funding for the continuation of the program was approved in the November 2008 election.
Clean Ohio Trails Fund Eligible : Land acquisition for a trail (min. 15 yr lease) Trail development – making connections! Trailhead facilities – if a part of a trail project Engineering - design - as a part of a trail project - & if within 2 yrs of agreement