Government of New Brunswick

Overview

This program provides a matching grant program for trail development proposals that will be evaluated using tourism market-readiness criteria. Proposals that meet the ideals of establishing a strategically located, safe and sustainable GNB Designated Trail Network, and have the greatest potential to contribute to tourism based community economic development, are eligible.

Eligibility

Applications will be accepted from the following provincial trail organizations:

1. Snowmobile Trails - The New Brunswick Federation of Snowmobile Clubs Inc. (NBFSC).
2. ATV Trails - The New Brunswick All Terrain Vehicle Federation Inc. (NBATVF).
3. Non-Motorized – The New Brunswick Trails Council Inc. (NBTCI) and trail organizations with the ability to demonstrate a strategy and operational planning for GNB Designated Trails.

All funding requests will be required to demonstrate the potential to meet or exceed the Market Readiness Criteria. Eligible projects may be found in the Provincial Trail Infrastructure Fund Guidelines found under Forms and Packages on this page.

Description

The general objectives of this program are to develop a GNB Designated Trail Network that supports economic development through linked destination touring routes.

Level of Funding:
Trail Infrastructure Funding is available to the designated provincial trail organizations on a yearly basis.

Application process:
Applications for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2018 must be postmarked no later than March 15, 2017.

Please refer to the guidelines for additional details on eligibility, criteria, and other requirements for this program.