Challenge Cost Share Programs

The Challenge Cost Share Program is intended to support specific National Park Service mission related projects that align with goals of local project partners. Projects should promote conservation and outdoor recreation, environmental stewardship, education, youth engagement in our National Parks, National Trails and / or Wild and Scenic Rivers. National Park Service staff will work with local project partners to achieve these mutually beneficial outcomes.This partnership challenge rewards proposals with the best prospects to build enduring benefits and develop new partnerships.

The maximum Challenge Cost Share project support is $25,000.