Snowmobile Capital Equipment Grant

What is a Snowmobile Capital Equipment Reimbursement Grant?

It is a grant established to help offset the cost of expensive grooming equipment. The grant is available to any political subdivision or an incorporated snowmobile club that participates in the program's trail grooming grants, and purchased snowmobile trail grooming equipment.

Capital Equipment Grant Brochure (PDF 669KB)

Related Forms and Information:

Some of these forms are downloadable PDF documents. You will need the free Acrobat Reader to view them.

Capital Equipment Grant Rules (PDF 24KB)

Capital Grant Application Agreement / Reimbursement Request (PDF 150KB) - Due April 15, 2014


2014 Applications will be paid July, 2014.

To Qualify

Groomer operators must complete and pass the Groomer Operator Awareness Training (watch the DVD and pass the test). Contact our office for a copy of the DVD and tests. You can also print the test from here Groomer Operator Certification Quiz (PDF 205KB)

Below is a link to the form from the Bureau of Taxation that your club will need when registering your grooming purchase to show proof that the equipment is tax exempt. When purchasing through a dealer this form is normally provided to you. Snowmobile Club Groomer Tax Exemption Form

Is your club looking to buy or sell a groomer or drag?

Please contact our office to let us know. We hope to facilitate in clubs helping each other by connecting those clubs looking to buy or sell grooming equipment and keep more equipment in Maine. Call us at 287-4957.

For more information contact:

Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
Bureau of Parks and Lands
Snowmobile Program
22 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0022
Tel. No. (207) 287-4957 / 1-800-462-1019
Fax: (207) 287-8111
TTY: (207) 287-2213

"The laws and policies of Maine and the United States prohibit discrimination in Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Programs and/or employment because of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, or handicap". Any person who believes discrimination has occurred should contact the commissioner, Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, 22 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333, Tel. No. (207) 287- 2211.

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