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Maine Bureau of Parks & Lands

ATV Program - Municipal Grant

You may get all the information and guidelines about the grant on the web site.  Applications must be submitted by May 30 of each year.


Yamaha GRANT             

Through the OHV Access Initiative, Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. will provide GRANTs to deserving organizations to help further the program's goal of Guaranteeing Responsible Access to our Nations Trails. Yamaha encourages clubs, associations and agencies to submit detailed applications for their specific needs.

Each quarter starting June 1, Yamaha will accept applications from organizations such as non-profit or tax exempt OHV riding clubs.  




Polaris TRAILS Grant and click on "ridersguide" then select "Right to ride."

Applications are reviewed two times per year-in March and September, with corresponding submission deadlines of March 1 and September 1.  Organizations must have 501c3, 501c7 or non-profit organization status.


Recreation Rescue Tread Lightly! and HUMMER

Tread Lightly and HUMMER have announced  new partnership called HUMMER's Recreation Rescue which will provide grants to outdoor recreation sites in need of education, management and trail maintenance resources. 

FMI contact:

Monica Clay - Tread Lightly



Nick Richards

HUMMER Communications
Phone: (313) 665-9292
Cell: (313) 720-9541


Crash Rescue

ATV Firefighting and Rescue Skids

Apply for FEMA Grants and Homeland Security Grants for this type of equipment.


The Conservation Fund might be a place for you if you are planning on purchasing land.


Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund

The Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund conserves wildlife and open spaces through the sale of instant Lottery tickets. With proceeds from ticket sales, grants are awarded twice a year, totaling approximately $700,000 annually. The seven-member Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund Board chooses projects in four categories that promote recreation as well as conservation of Maine's special places, endangered species and important fish and wildlife habitat.

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