Grant Program

The Nevada Off-Highway Vehicle Registration Program promotes safe and responsible use of Nevada's outstanding opportunities for off-road recreation. The program provides grants to fund off-highway vehicle related projects throughout the state including trail improvements, mapping, signage, law enforcement, education, safety training, restoration, and other projects.

There are three general grant application categories:
  • Trail Planning, Improvements and Amenities
  • Public Education
  • Law Enforcement
The Nevada Commission on Off-Highway Vehicles provides grants for:
  • Trail project planning
  • Trail environmental studies
  • Trail construction and maintenance
  • Trail tools and equipment
  • Trail restoration and rehabilitation
  • Trailheads, and other OHV trail facilities, signs, kiosks, parking, campgrounds
  • Programs and projects involving ethics, safety and education
  • Registration enforcement
Common Eligible OHV Projects include but are not limited to:
  • Employee services of seasonal and/or non-permanent staff hired specifically for the project.
  • Youth programs and youth-oriented projects, specific to the criteria of the funding.
  • Trail building tools and equipment.
  • Signs and interpretive aids.
  • Construction, reconstruction, and maintenance work on trails.
  • Construction of bridges, railings, ramps, fences, and retaining structures.
  • Bank stabilization, re-vegetation, rehabilitation and erosion control in areas caused by OHV use.
  • Trailhead development including parking lots, signs, restrooms and related facilities.
  • Public Education, safety and user information programs.
  • OHV registration law enforcement and outreach/education salaries, materials and equipment.
  • Equipment for and the grooming of snow trails.
  • Trail planning and Environmental reviews including NEPA, feasibility and trail use studies, management plans for shared trails, and analysis of existing and proposed trails, mapping, trail and facility inventory.
  • Map publication and public distribution of maps.
  • Food, gas, and safety gear PPE, for volunteers working on the project.
Nevada OHV 2017 Grant Cycle -Fall 2017

Grant Program applications will be available on this website when the application period is open. Check back often or sign up below for information and updates.

It's always time to prepare for the next round of Off-Highway Vehicle Grants. To request assistance in planning your project and for questions about the OHV Grant program, please contact Jenny Scanland at jscanland@ohv.nv.gov or at (775) 684-2794.
UPDATES:
  • 12/5/16 - Logandale Trails http://www.logandaletrails.com/ is getting a new restroom courtesy of the OHV grants.

For a complete list of grant recipients, click here.

Take a look at some of our past grant recipients