Nearly $250,000 donated in 2023 TRAILS GRANTS; More than $3.3 million in TRAILS GRANTS provided to ATV, off-road and snowmobiling organizations across the U.S. and Canada since the program started
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – November 17, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Today, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII), announced a donation of more than $100,000 to off-road vehicles (ORV), all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and snowmobile organizations across the United States and Canada as a part of its TRAILS GRANTS program. The TRAILS GRANTS program focuses on promoting safe and responsible riding, supporting trail preservation, and helping protect the environment and natural resources that are a part of the off-road trail systems. Combined with the 14 2023 Spring TRAILS GRANTS recipients announced in April, Polaris has awarded 25 organizations in 19 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces a total of nearly $250,000 through this year’s TRAILS GRANTS program.
“The local riding groups are the backbone of the off-roading and snowmobiling communities,” said Steve Menneto, president of Off Road, Polaris. “The joy they find in riding and the work they put in so that others may have a similar experience truly embodies everything that is special about our industry. The collective impact of these organizations is far-reaching. Polaris is proud to amplify their efforts and celebrate those who are helping to preserve the outdoors for the next generation of riders through our TRAILS GRANTS program.”
These 11 organizations were named Fall 2023 TRAILS GRANTS recipients and received awards up to $10,000 each.
- Grand Lake Trail Grooming Inc. (Grand Lake, Colo.)
- Lexington Highlanders Snowmobile Club (Lexington Township, Maine)
- Mollyockett Sportsman’s Club (West Paris, Maine)
- Alborn Sno-Devils Inc (Alborn, Minn.)
- Woodtick Wheelers ATV/OHM Club (Hackensack, Minn.)
- Lutsen TrailBreakers Snowmobile Club (Lutsen, Minn.)
- E C Riders Snowmobile Club Inc. (Mora, Minn.)
- Great North Woods Riders ATV Club (Pittsburg, N.H.)
- Sno-Bees Snowmobile Club Inc (Barre, Vermont)
- Sno-Eagles Inc. (Eagle River, Wis.)
- Thompson Valley ORV Club (Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada)
“A part of our Club’s mission is to promote safe ATV riding for youths and adults throughout Cass County and surrounding Minnesota communities,” said Paul Vashro, president, Woodtick Wheelers ATV/OHM Club. “In addition to helping enhance education of safe riding overall, the grant will enable us to purchase a…