Illinois Trail Grants

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for its 2011 Recreation Trail Grant Program through March 1.

The grant program awards matching funds of up to $200,000 for trail planning and design, land acquisition or implementation.

Need help applying? Hitchcock Design Group is offering a $5,000 flat-fee service for conceptual design and budget creation, public meeting facilitation and application preparation, all in keeping with submission requirements for the grant program.

Contact Bill Inman at 630-961-1787 or via email at