The PARC & Ride Grant Program provides matching funds to develop new regional bicycle playgrounds or regional bicycle/pedestrian trails that are identified in the Dane County Parks and Open Space Plan or Bike Dane Initiative. The 2023 Dane County Budget includes up to $500,000 for eligible projects. The standard grant amount will be up to 50% of the project costs. To apply to the PARC & Ride Program, an organization should be one of the following:
Grant applications are due Friday, August 4, 2023. Applicants must contact Jeff Prey (see below) BEFORE submitting a grant application to determine if projects are eligible.
Below are the grant guidelines and application materials for the program:
Trail projects funded through the program must adhere to the Dane County Parks regional trail standards for limestone trails, paved trails, boardwalk, and bridges.
Questions or comments can be directed to Jeff Prey, Park Planner, at (608) 575-0321 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.