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Bloomington Bicycle Club (BBC) Grant

Grants to Indiana Nonprofits, Community Groups, and
Schools in Eligible Regions to Promote Bicycling

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Bloomington Bicycle Club (BBC)

Deadline Date:

02/28/21 5:00 PM - Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,000 to Indiana nonprofit organizations and programs, community groups, and schools in eligible regions to promote the use of bicycles. Funding is intended to promote safety, cyclist rights, and public awareness and understanding, and to increase the use of bicycles in Bloomington.

Goals of the grant program are to:

  1. Promote and encourage bicycling for recreation, competition, travel, and transportation
  2. Train and educate the community about bicycles and bicycling
  3. Promote better public understanding and respect for the rights of bicyclists and the observance of traffic regulations by bicyclists and drivers
  4. Promote bicycle safety

In awarding grants, the BBC Grant Committee will be guided by the following priorities established in the BBC By-laws:

  • To promote and encourage bicycling
  • To train and educate BBC members and the Bloomington community about bicycles and bicycling
  • To advise, support, and assist community groups in furtherance of the uses of bicycles for recreation, competition, travel, and transportation
  • To assert, safeguard, and advocate the rights of all bicyclists and to seek better public understanding and respect for existing rights and greater cooperation with the public authorities in the observance of traffic regulations by all users
  • To secure public cooperation for periodic major bicycling events promoted under the club's auspices; and to urge the construction on public lands of facilities for the use of recreational and competitive bicyclists.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148550

Estimated Size of Grant:

There is a suggested maximum request of $2,000.

Term of Contract:

All grants will be one-time awards.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants will be made only to non-profit organizations and programs, schools, and other similar civic-minded organizations.

Limitations:
- No grants will be made for endowment campaigns or for previously incurred debts.
- Requests for support from religious organizations will be considered only if a project meets a general need and does not promote any particular denomination.
- No grants will be made for any political campaign or to support any attempt to influence legislation of any governmental body other than by making available the results of nonpartisan analysis, study and research.
- No grants will be made to fund bicycle racing teams. However, community outreach projects organized by such teams will be considered.

The BBC operates without discrimination as to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, or any other category protected under federal or state law in the evaluation of grant requests and will make grants only to nondiscriminatory grant seekers.

Pre-Application Information:

All applications must be received by 5 p.m. Sunday, February 28, 2021 to be eligible for consideration.

Contact Information:

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

Send Application To:
grants@bloomingtonbicycleclub.org (Applicants are strongly encouraged to send proposals as e-mail attachments.)

or:
BBC Grant Committee
PO Box 463
Bloomington, IN 47402

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USA: Indiana: Bloomington

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