BIPOC & FTWN-B Cycling Grants

Sharing and boosting BIPOC & FTWN-B cycling grants! We compiled a list of community grant opportunities for Spring/Summer 2021 specifically for BIPOC and FTWN-B folx. 

See more info below and keep an eye out for the approaching deadlines:

Thee Abundance Mini-Grant

  • Deadline: Wednesday, April 21st
  • Overview: Five to seven women of color will receive free entry and support to race the Tour of Americas Dairyland
  • When & Where: June 17th – 27th, 2021 in Southeast, Wisconsin / Ojibwe, Potawatomi, Menominee, Oneida, Stockbridge, Brothertown, and Ho-Chunk lands

Oregon Timber Trail Scholarship

  • Deadline: Sunday, April 25th
  • Overview: Five scholarships at $1,000 to support and encourage BIPOC as well as gender-expansive, trans, non-binary, women, and queer riders to make their adventure on the Oregon Timber Trail a reality. 
  • When & Where: July 9, 2021, in Lakeview, Oregon  / Yahooskin and Numu (Northern Paiute) lands

Gender Reveal Grant

  • Deadline: Friday, April 30th
  • Overview: Ten grants at $500 to trans artists/activists of color. Applicants whose work supports trans folks, people of color, or other marginalized communities, and/or whose work fosters exploration and celebration of gender diversity. 
  • When & Where: Anywhere for Spring 2021, winners will be announced by July 2021.

Melanin Base Miles x Dirty Kitten Gravel Race BIPOC Scholarship

  • Deadline: Saturday, May 1st
  • Overview: Up to ten scholarships for BIPOC cyclists. Scholarship recipients will receive a registration to Dirty Kitten Gravel Race and monetary award to offset some costs.
  • When & Where: July 24 – 25, 2021 in Rapidan, Virginia / Monacan and Manahoac lands

BIPOC Filmmaker Grant by Filmed by Bike x Machines for Freedom

  • Deadline: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
  • Overview:  Recipients will receive grants of $1,500-$2,000 to help bring more representation to the world of bike movies.
  • When & Where: Films created through this program will be presented in the Annual Filmed by Bike Festival in Portland, Oregon then go on tour around the world!

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