2016 Bike Fund Mini Grant Program

Bike Fund Purpose:

Team Tahoe, a 501 c 3 nonprofit corporation, has established the Bike Fund Mini-Grant Program. The purpose of this program is to provide mini-grant seed money to non-profit organizations working to help build and maintain a more bicycle-friendly community in the Tahoe region.

Criteria for Eligibility

Bike Fund Mini-Grant applications are available to community organizations serving the Lake Tahoe area, in one of the five Bike Tahoe regions, and meets the following criteria:

  • Helps build or maintain native surface single track trails and/or shared-used bike paths
  • Helps provide bicycle facilities (i.e. bike racks, way finding signage, etc.) to encourage bicycle use among residents and visitors
  • Helps provide a match for other grant applications

The Bike Fund Mini-Grants are designed to provide marginal assistance in the building and maintaining of a more bicycle-friendly community.

Grant Eligible Expenses

  • Trail building equipment (tools, equipment rental)
  • Way finding signage
  • Bicycle racks, bike corrals, secure storage
  • Public bike art
  • Bicycle safety education materials, including helmets for children

Grant Ineligible Expenses – Not a complete list

  • Production and printing of promotion materials: brochures, flyers, posters
  • Advertising: print or digital
  • Special events
  • Salaries
  • Operational overhead: Rent, utilities, telephone
  • Vehicle expense: Fuel, payments, maintenance, etc.
  • Food, beverage, entertainment, transportation

Preliminary Qualifying Questionnaire

To be considered for the Bike Fund Mini Grant Program, please fill out the qualifying questionnaire below or
DOWNLOAD HERE to print and complete the questionnaire and mail to:

Mini-Grant Program Manager
Team Tahoe/Bike Tahoe Fund
PO Box 673
Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
BikeTahoe@aol.com