October 24, 2022
Trail Trust announces Q3 2022 grant recipients
Trail Trust is stoked to announce its third installment of quarterly funding as a Fox Factory initiative. Fifteen nonprofits are receiving more than $160,000 to help deliver sustainable adventure to all.
"Fox Factory is committed to expanding access to the outdoors - because everyone deserves the thrill of adventure," said Jackie Martin, Fox's Chief Purpose and Inclusion Officer. "We couldn't do this without our amazing nonprofit partners who are putting in the work in diverse communities across the globe. We're nearly one year into Trail Trust, and we're just getting started."
The Q3 2022 Trail Trust grant recipients are:
- Bearings Bike Shop - Support the Frameworks Advanced Job Training program to create skill-building opportunities through real life work experience in the context of a bike shop
- Catalyst Sports - Transport more adaptive bikes to more local trails through the Get Off the Pavement Program
- Focused Communities Strategies - Support Historic South Atlanta youth bike team in learning to ride, repair their bicycles, and explore the history of their local community
- Fraser Valley Mountain Bikers Association - Perform trail maintenance on the Mandatory Caution Trail
- Indigenous Women Outdoors - Provide more opportunities for Indigenous women to connect with the outdoors through mountain biking
- MTB-Murgtal e.V. - Construct a trail in Obertsrot that will serve as a pilot for further projects in the Murgtal Valley
- NICA - Provide support for community-level GRiT (Girls Riding Together) events to bring more girls and women into cycling
- National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council - Enhance responsible OHV recreation through hosting Great Trails Workshops and equipment trainings and conducting trail assessments
- Salida Mountain Trails - Complete the missing link in the Rise-N-Shine beginner-friendly trail to convert an unmaintained social trail into an official extension
- San Diego Mountain Biking Association - Improve rideability and durability of the Sweetwater Bike Park
- Pisgah Area SORBA - Reroute Butter Gap fall line trail to provide an environmentally-sustainable trail alternative
- Squamish Off-Road Cycling Association - Build 900m extension to Miki's Magic trail which will be built with adaptive riders' needs at the forefront
- Wild Diversity - Launch a new mountain bike program specifically for the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ community
"The Journal" will continue to be updated with stories of impact from our partners. Check back often to see our progress in delivering sustainable adventure to all!
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