NEMBA Trail Grants

Need a bit of funding for a trail project? Let NEMBA help.

NEMBA Trail Grants

     Click Here to see all Awarded NEMBA Trail Grants

Have a favorite trail that needs some TLC? Want to build a new one? Each year, NEMBA awards between $4000 and $5000 in grants for projects around New England.

NEMBA grants provide financial support to enable mountain bikers and trail stewardship partners to perform trail projects on public land where mountain biking is allowed. Preference is given to projects that build or improve trails, but all projects will be considered. These grants can be awarded to NEMBA chapters, land managers and non-profit organizations. 

Grant requests can be from $100 to $500. 

Application Deadlines

  • Spring:   March 15 (Awarded March 30)
  • Fall:       August 31 (Awarded September 15th)  
  •  The 2020 FALL NEMBA Trail Grant Application period has been extended.
  • Applications must be in by 9/25 - Grants will be awarded by10/5.

Application Information
The following are required to be included in your application:
1)    Applicant Name, Organization, Email, Phone, Mailing Address
2)    Project Description: Why is the project beneficial and necessary? What trail problems will be addressed?
3)    Budget. Itemize the materials and costs of your project. Be as specific as possible
4)    Map of where the project is to take place. 
5)    Letter of Support from the land manager or management agency supporting and approving of your project.

Applications should be emailed to as a PDF.

Click here for a PDF of the Trail Grant Application Information



NEMBA Signature Trail Grants

NEMBA's Signature Trail Grant Program provides funding for exceptional trail projects spearheaded and executed by a NEMBA Chapter and are limited to the creation of new trails and trail systems. 

Only open to NEMBA chapters the program's goal is to "get more trails on the ground".

      Funded NEMBA Signature Trail Grants