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Polaris Donates $110,000 to Local Off-Road and Snow Riding Clubs with T.R.A.I.L.S. Grants

T.R.A.I.L.S. Grant Program

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – November 17, 2022 – (Motor Sports NEwsWire) – Today, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII), announced a $110,000 donation to off-road (ORV), utility-terrain (UTV), all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and snowmobile organizations across the United States through its T.R.A.I.L.S. Grant Program. Awarded twice a year, the Fall 2022 grants were awarded to 11 off-road and snowmobile nonprofit organizations to support the development, improvement, and expansion of trails, and help to educate riders on safe and responsible riding practices.

“Giving back to local riding clubs through our T.R.A.I.L.S. Grants is one way Polaris helps maintain and create safe and enjoyable riding experiences for all,” said Steve Menneto, president of Polaris Off Road. “These eleven clubs are critical to helping riders enjoy the outdoors and we are proud to recognize and support their efforts for the off-road and snowmobile communities.”

The 11 organizations were awarded with a $10,000 Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S. Grant. The Fall 2022 T.R.A.I.L.S Grant recipients are:

  • Kingfield Quad Runners ATV Club (Kingfield, Maine)
  • Shin Pond Trail Riders (Mt. Chase, Maine)
  • Northern Timber Cruisers (Millinocket, Maine)
  • Robbinston Bushwackers ATV Club (Robbinston, Maine)
  • St. Helen Snowpackers Snowmobile & ORV Club (Saint Helen, Mich.)
  • Snowbirds Snowmobile Club (Emily, Minn.)
  • The Children’s Center Inc. (Bethany, Okla.)
  • PEI ATV Federation (Summerside, PEI, Can.)
  • Fulda Snowsliders Inc (Humboldt, SK, Can.)
  • Wenatchee Valley TREAD (Wenatchee, Wash.)
  • Barnstormers of Sayner Inc. (Sayner, Wis.)

“The Kingfield Quad Runners ATV Club is super excited to be the recipient of the 2022 Fall TRAILS Grant from Polaris. This grant will give our club the ability to upgrade a trail that allows riders to connect with trails in the Moosehead Lake Region as well as the Madison Branch Railbed trail recently purchased by the Maine Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Conservation,” said Karyn Varney, club secretary. “Upgrading the trail will give riders in our area the opportunity to explore new areas and trails. It will also allow our club to welcome riders from other areas to come ride on our trails and visit our town and patronize our business members.”

Earlier this year, Polaris has awarded 13 grants in its Spring round of grants and 11 this Fall, donating a total of nearly $230,000 in 2022. Since it was founded in 2006, the program has supported more than 346 off-road and ATV organizations with more…

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