The ATC is seeking individuals and partner organizations, including Trail clubs; schools; botanists and ecologists; environmental and conservation groups; and civic organizations, to submit applications for this grant program. Projects can be related to the physical Trail and its facilities; major public-service projects; the enhancement of Trail clubs’ long-term A.T. management abilities; natural heritage and environmental monitoring; education and outreach; and Appalachian Trail Community™ partnerships.
Grant funds must be spent in Tennessee. Individual grant requests should not exceed $5,000.
From each license plate, $15.62 is donated to the ATC to support Trail related work in the state, including the grant program, the ATC’s land acquisition efforts and the work of its Southern Regional Office located in Asheville, North Carolina.
To view the grant guidelines or to obtain an application form, visit www.appalachiantrail.org/
About the Appalachian Trail Conservancy
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’
Contact: Becky Smucker
Appalachian Trail Conservancy