Off-Road & Snow Organizations Receive TRAILS GRANTS program.
Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII), a leader in the off-road vehicles (ORV) and all-terrain vehicles (ATV) industry, has once again demonstrated its commitment to outdoor recreation and environmental stewardship. Through its influential TRAILS GRANTS program, Polaris has donated over $100,000 to various ORV and snowmobile organizations across North America, fostering a culture of safe, responsible riding and trail conservation.
Impact of TRAILS GRANTS program in 2023
In 2023, Polaris’s TRAILS GRANTS program reached a new milestone, distributing nearly $250,000 to deserving organizations. This effort contributes to the over $3.3 million donated since the program’s inception, supporting ATV, ORV, and snowmobiling groups in the U.S. and Canada. These grants play a crucial role in trail maintenance, safety education, and environmental preservation, ensuring future generations can enjoy these outdoor activities.
Highlighting Beneficiary Organizations
Among the 11 recipients of the Fall 2023 TRAILS GRANTS, projects ranged from trail grooming in Colorado’s mountainous terrains to bridge rebuilding in Maine and trail system repairs in Wisconsin. Each recipient, like the Thompson Valley ORV Club in Canada and the Lutsen TrailBreakers Snowmobile Club in Minnesota, received up to $10,000, enabling them to tackle significant conservation and safety projects.
Testimonials and Stories of Impact
Club leaders, like Paul Vashro of the Woodtick Wheelers ATV/OHM Club, emphasize the importance of these grants in promoting safe ATV riding and education. Dianne Matott from the Great North Woods Riders ATV Club highlighted how the TRAILS GRANTS were instrumental in recovering from severe storm damages.
Looking Forward: The 2024 TRAILS GRANTS program
With a legacy of empowering local communities and outdoor enthusiasts, Polaris continues to invite applications for the 2024 TRAILS GRANTS. These grants are a testament to Polaris’s dedication to enhancing the off-road and snowmobiling experience while prioritizing safety and environmental care.
Polaris Inc. remains at the forefront of nurturing a responsible and passionate outdoor community. Through the TRAILS GRANTS program, Polaris not only reinforces its position as a global leader in powersports but also underscores its commitment to ensuring the longevity and enjoyment of ATV, ORV, and snowmobiling activities. www.polaris.com/blog/TRAILS-GRANTS-2023-impact