Apply

Step 1: Review Eligibility, Guidelines and Deadlines

Please review the eligibility requirements to make sure your organization is eligible to apply. Review the different grant categories, guidelines and deadlines, and evaluation criteria.

Step 2: Create an Account

Eligible organizations interested in applying for a NYS Park and Trail Partnership Program grant must first create an account with our online grant application and reporting system (Foundant). Once registered, you will be able to see available grants and follow the steps to apply.

When creating an account, provide the email address of the person ultimately responsible for the grant administration. Parks & Trails New York will communicate all pertinent information to this email address.

To register and begin the application process, visit the online application and reporting system.

Begin your grant application today!

If you need assistance with the registration process, please watch this short tutorial or read these step-by-step instructions.

Step 3: Complete the Online Grant Application

Once in the dashboard of our online application system, select Apply. From there, select the grant for which you would like to apply.

Be sure to answer all questions completely and upload all correct documents.

For tips on filling out the online application, check out our help page or contact us at grants@ptny.org.

You may work on your application over time. Your responses will be saved automatically. Your application will not be submitted until you hit the submit button. Once you submit the application, you will no longer be able to edit it.

For additional information on how to use the online application, watch this tutorial.

Additional Resources/Assistance

Please see the Resources for Applicants section for templates and sample documents.

Eligible organizations interested in applying for a NYS Park and Trail Partnership Program Grant are strongly encouraged to attend an upcoming Regional Friends Gathering and/or participate in an upcoming webinar. Friends groups should receive an invitation via email. If you did not, please contact PTNY at grants@ptny.org or 518-434-1583.

Regional Gatherings

September 20, 2016
Western, Letchworth State Park

October 5, 2016
Long Island, Planting Fields Arboretum Conference Center

October 13, 2016
Central, Seneca Arts and Culture Center

October 17, 2016
Hudson Valley, John Jay Homestead

November 3, 2016
Saratoga/Captial, Saratoga Spa State Park

Webinars

September 28, 2016 | 1:00pm-2:00pm
Webinar for prospective Professional Development Grant applicants only

November 1, 2016 | 1:00pm-2:00pm
Webinar for prospective applicants.
The same webinar is being offered twice.

November 10, 2016 | 10:00am-11:00am
Webinar for prospective applicants.
The same webinar is being offered twice.

To register for any of the webinars listed above, click here.