ALBANY – The Hudson River Valley Greenway today announced a total of $636,000 is available through three Hudson River Valley Greenway Grant Programs.
For 2021, a total of $136,000 is available for Planning and Compact Grants and $500,000 is available for Trail Grants. For 2021, applications are due by close of business on May 7, 2021, September 10, and November 8, 2021. Grant program guidelines and applications are available on the Greenway website at: https://hudsongreenway.ny.gov/grants-funding .
The Hudson River Valley Greenway Grant Program provides approximately $136,000 in funding to participating Greenway Communities to further a regional planning strategy consistent with the five Greenway criteria: regional planning, natural and cultural resource protection, economic development, public access, and heritage and environmental education.
Greenway Planning Grantsare open to municipalities that have adopted a local board resolution to become a designated Greenway Community. Greenway Compact Grants are open to municipalities that have adopted an approved Greenway Compact Plan.