Grant Program and Funding Sources

Carolina Thread Trail Grants

The Carolina Thread Trail is now accepting grant applications for implementation projects from communities that have adopted Carolina Thread Trail master plans, or expect to have an adopted plan by the application submittal deadlines. The Thread Trail accepts grant applications twice per year. Submission deadlines for 2018 are:  April 27 and October 19.

Applications are due by 5 p.m.

Grant Program Description

Implementation Grant Application

Please contact Bret Baronak (, 704.342.3330 ext. 216)  – with any questions you may have about the grants process or to discuss potential projects. We look forward to working with you.

Download our Carolina Thread Trail Sign Guide and Order Form.

Federal, State and Local Funding Opportunities

Private Funding Opportunities

Other Funding Ideas

Grant Writing