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Dane County Parks

PARC & Ride Grant Program

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 2018 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: 

  • Towns, villages, or cities in Dane County
  • 501(3)(c) non-profit organization
  • Other governmental units in Dane County (school districts, universities, MPOs, tribal governments)

Grant applications are due June 1, 2021.  Applicants must contact Sara Rigelman, at (608) 212-1235 or, 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.