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Next Level Trails Grantee Information

As a Grantee, you will find important information about next steps in the grant process and resources to support your project through completion on this page. Please review the Grantee Handbook , a comprehensive document about the Next Level Trails grant process, as an initial step to provide guidance as your project is developed.

Timeline of Activities Once Notified of Award

State Grant Agreement: DNR Division of Outdoor Recreation staff will work with the grant recipient to complete a State Grant Agreement. Funds will be provided upfront based on project specific milestones detailed in the contract, which may include design and engineering, land acquisition, and construction. Grant recipients are responsible for submitting documentation for their match and all grant funds spent on eligible costs to the DNR for oversight.

Program Documents

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Grantee Documents
Doing Business with the State of Indiana
Land Acquisition Documents
Expenditure Reconciliation Documents

If you have questions, please first review the above program documents or FAQs. If you cannot find your answer, please email your assigned DNR grant coordinator.

Lisa Herber

Nathaniel Simmons

Erica Gummere

Ross Tepe