Through the OHV Access Initiative, Yamaha Motor Corp., USA will provide grants to deserving organizations to help further the program’s goal of Guaranteeing Responsible Access to our Nation’s 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.
Applications for the Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S Grant are reviewed two times a year; in March and September, with corresponding deadlines of March 1st and September 1st. Organizations must have 501c3, 501c7, or non-profit organization status.
Tread Lightly and Hummer have announced a new partnership called Hummer’s Recreation Rescue which will provide grants to outdoor recreation sites in need of education, management, and trail maintenance resources.
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.