The National Park Service – Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance program (NPS-RTCA) announced two upcoming opportunities for funding support. See below for details.

NPS-RTCA Informational Webinar

Thursday, January 25 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. ET | 12:00-1:30 p.m. PT


Do you have an idea for a park, trail, or conservation project? Could you use help building organizational capacity for your outdoor recreation and conservation efforts? The National Park Service – Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance program (NPS-RTCA) is here to help with planning, design, and technical expertise!  

Join the informational webinar to learn more about NPS-RTCA and the 2024 application process. 

Please register for the webinar using THIS FORM. You will receive a Microsoft Teams invitation with a link to join the webinar in the coming week.   

2024 Conservation and Outdoor Recreation Technical Assistance Opportunity

Applications are due on March 1, 2024, by 11:59 p.m. ET


NPS-RTCA (National Park Service – Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance program) assists communities and public land managers in evolving climate resiliency strategies, developing or restoring parks, conservation areas, rivers, and wildlife habitats, as well as creating recreation opportunities and programs that engage future generations in the outdoors. 

Eligibility: We welcome applications from community groups, nonprofit organizations, tribal governments, national parks, and local, state, and federal agencies.

Deadline: March 1, 2024, by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time

How to Apply? Visit their website to download an application and view our submission process and timeline. We encourage you to contact a program manager in your state to discuss your project before applying. 

For more information about NPS-RTCA check-out this 2-minute video and conservation and outdoor recreation publication of services.

This post adapted from a release by NPS-RTCA.