Foundation / Corporation
Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies to ensure the future of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riding. Funding is available to local, state, and national organizations working to preserve trail access and promote safe and responsible riding. Organizations can apply for either monetary grants or products.
Funds can be used by organizations for trail development and maintenance projects, safety and education initiatives, lobbying and other projects to increase and maintain land access.
GrantWatch ID#: 180159
Grant funding is limited to a maximum of $10,000 per request.
Organizations can apply for either monetary or product as long as it does not exceed $10,000 and may apply for two grants per year.
All organizations must be 501(c)(3), 501(c)(7) government or nonprofit organizations.
The Polaris Foundation will not consider requests for the following:
-Politically affiliated programs.
-Religious affiliated programs.
-International or foreign-based programs.
-Organizations that have received a grant from the Polaris Foundation in the last three years.
-Organizations that discriminate on the basis of age, color, citizenship, disability, disabled veteran status, gender, race, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, military service or status, or Vietnam-era veteran status.
-Fire and Rescue Organizations
Grant requests received at Polaris by March 1 and September 1 will be reviewed by the Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S committee by the end of April and October respectively.
The next application deadline is March 1, 2017.
Notifications will be made no later than 30 days after the end of the month of review.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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