GMRPTC ONLINE APPLICATION PORTAL
The Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission operates an online application and planning portal for use by parks and trails agencies. Users may access the portal for Designation Applications, Master Plans, or Funding Applications. New users will find the portal easy to use after creating a user account.
The Commission has operated an online data management system (DMS) since 2015. Users access the DMS to apply for designation as a regional park or trail, complete a Master Plan, and apply for funding. A complete user tutorial and support materials are included in the “Application Toolbox.” The DMS if free and open to all users; parks and trails agencies are encouraged to use the Master Plan portal even if they aren’t applying for designation. Sample qualified Master Plans for designated facilities are provided below.
Application Process: There is no deadline for designation applications - it is an open cycle. Master plan information can be received at any time. Master Plan submissions and updates should be submitted to staff for review before being uploaded into the system. Funding for regionally designated facilities occurs on an annual basis. Applications are generally received between April and July. Funding is generally awarded in November and available in the following fiscal year beginning July 1st.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact System Plan Coordinator Joe Czapiewski at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants are encouraged to use the messaging system within the DMS to communicate with Commission staff about particular Designation Applications, Master Plans, or Funding Applications.
Open - No Deadline
Available when Application
ranks "High" No Deadline
Opens: April 1, 2024
Deadline: 11:59 PM, July 31, 2024