Ohio to Erie Trail

Trail Donations

You contribution is used for trail right of way land purchases, publicity, outreach, and advocacy for Tthe Ohio to Erie Trail. Many hands make light work, and many small contributions can carry us forward towards our goal.

Your tax-deductible donation can be mailed to:

The Ohio to Erie Trail Fund
118 Graceland Blvd #146
Columbus, OH 43214

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Funding Sources

Together with local, state, and federal funding for land acquisition and trail construction, numerous organizations and individuals have joined together to make The Ohio to Erie Trail a reality.

The sources of funds for Ohio to Erie Trail land acquisition, design, and construction include:

Individuals
Foundations
Private businesses
Villages
Townships
Counties
State - the Ohio General Assembly; the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Nature Works grants); the Ohio Department of Transportation (Transportation Enhancement 21 funds)
Federal - direct Congressional grants for the Canal Heritage Area and Transportation Enhancement funds administered by the Ohio Department of Transportation


Columbus Outdoor Pursuits (COP)

COP was the single largest donor to The Ohio to Erie Trail Fund, and without its generosity The Ohio to Erie Trail would not exist. A stone marker was placed at State Street and Electric Avenue in Westerville commemorating COP's support of the trail.