Scott County Trails Grants

Scott County Trails Grants

Scott County Trails Grants

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) has made $300,000 in grants available for trail improvements that will benefit Scott County residents. The county government, any city or township, or any school district located in Scott County is eligible to apply, along with charitable organization in cooperation with an eligible government. The maximum single grant is capped at $100,000. There is no minimum amount.


To be eligible, an applicant must be a:

  • Scott County government
  • City or township government located in Scott County
  • School district located in Scott County
  • Non-governmental organization that is organized as a charitable organization under applicable federal and state law and is applying in cooperation with an eligible governmental body

Applicants must also be prepared to:

  • Fulfill a required 20 percent match on each grant (either in cash or in kind)
  • Substantially complete the funded project by December 31, 2019


  • The application period is closed.
  • A committee and the SMSC Business Council will review the applications. Grant recipients will be announced on January 8, 2019.
  • The work contemplated under the grant must be substantially complete by December 31, 2019.

For more information:

Stephen Albrecht
Director of Land and Natural Resources

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