Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 2, 2012) – USA Cycling and the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) are pleased to announce that, beginning on May 15, the application period will open for the annual USA Cycling/IMBA Trail Tune-Up Grant.
Each year, the Trail Tune-Up Grant is awarded to a mountain bike group seeking to jump-start trail improvement projects. These grants are completely funded by USA Cycling members through an optional land access checkbox on USA Cycling license applications and renewal forms.
For 2012, one $2,000 grant will be awarded. Additionally, the winning group will receive a follow-up visit and technical assistance from one of the Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crews.
Following is a timeline for this year’s Trail Tune-Up Grant application process:
The grant application period is May 15 to Aug. 15, 2012.
The winner will be chosen on Sept. 1.
The winner will be officially announced during Interbike, Sept. 19-21.
For more information on the Trail Tune-Up Grant, including information on how to apply, interested groups should visit USA Cycling’s Trail Tune-Up Grant webpage
Source: Keri S. Kahn