North Country Trail Association

Grant and Financial Management


Apply for grants and manage Chapter finances.

The North Country Trail Association staff aids Chapters with financial management for projects and more.


Field Grant Program

To learn more about the NCTA Field Grants Program, visit the Field Grants page.

Applications are accepted four times each year:

Grant Cycle Application Deadline Award Notification
Late Winter February 1 March 1
Spring April 15 May 15
Summer July 15 August 15
Fall October 15 November 15


Trail Protection Grants

The NCTA Trail Protection Fund has been established to provide funding to permanently protect the corridor of the North Country National Scenic Trail. NCTA staff, Chapters, Affiliates and Partners are eligible to submit grant requests to fund acquisition of rights of way including Trail Access Easements (and related costs) or to work with partners toward the acquisition of conservation easements or land in fee.


Managing Chapter Finances


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