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Grants to USA Non-Profits to Promote
Local Biking & Walking Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Advocacy Advance, a partnership between the League of American Bicyclists and the Alliance for Biking & Walking

Deadline Date:

10/17/14 5:00 PM EST

Description:

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Grants of up to $10,000 to USA non-profit organizations that are progressing on some of the most important areas of bicycling and walking advocacy. The purpose of the program is to equip advocates with the specific tools they need to increase biking and walking in their communities. These grants are intended to help with unforeseen opportunities, short-term campaigns or to push campaigns into the end zone.

The Foundation is especially interested in funding campaigns in the following categories:

-Equity
-Safety / Vision Zero
-Health / Walking
-Innovative local or state funding campaign

Not funded:
Campaigns for political candidates; general/on-going organizational support.
Campaigns that are not directed to winning public funds for biking and walking projects or programs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 147483

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$30,000

Number of Grants:

3

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $10,000.

Term of Contract:

One year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

An organization may apply for a “Big Ideas” Grant if it:
1. Is a member of the Alliance for Biking & Walking and the League of American Bicyclists (unless the applicant is a walking-only organization)
2. Is incorporated as a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) organization
3. Is facing an opportunity that is immediate and has a specific timeframe (6-12 months)
4. Proposes a campaign to raise additional federal, state, or local funding for biking and walking infrastructure and/or programs
5. Proposes a replicable campaign that is winnable with measurable results

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants must be a member of the Alliance for Biking & Walking and the League of American Bicyclists (unless the applicant is a walking-only organization). To join, and for more membership information, go to:

http://www.bikewalkalliance.org/membership/join

https://bikeleague.secure.force.com/labmemberapplication

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Brighid O’Keane, Advocacy Director
Telephone: (202) 621-5442
Email: Brighid@AdvocacyAdvance.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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