The Delaware County Trails Committee (DCTC) is accepting funding applications for its 2024-2025 Delaware County Trail Assistance Program now and until Aug. 30, 2024. The DCTC has $100,000 available for projects related to the creation of new multi-use trails or for the improvement of currently existing trails.

Eligible applicants include local governmental entities, park districts and non-profit organizations. Potential projects can include, but are not limited to, construction of multi-use trails in Delaware County, acquisition of property and easements for multi-use trails, or for maintenance. The grant can also be used for matching funds.

All applicants are encouraged to review the Central Ohio Greenways Design Guidelines for shared-use path development and must follow all ADA compliance guidelines. Applications will be due by Aug. 30, 2024 at 4 p.m.

To download an application, please go to:

The Delaware County Trails Committee is a committee appointed by the Delaware County Commissioners, who also authorized the creation of a countywide trail system master plan in 2017. The trail assistance program is a tool to assist local communities and non-profits further the goals of that master plan.

For more information or additional assistance, please contact Stephanie Matlack at Additional information is available at

The Committee will be hosting a Zoom meeting to answer any questions on July 11 at 1:00 p.m. Please contact Stephanie Matlack at for a link to the meeting or with any other questions.