APPLICATION DEADLINES: MAY 1 AND NOVEMBER 1
Note: This is a text limited form, please be concise and use only the space allowed. After filling in the form, save it as a pdf to your local disk. Include the name of your organization in the new file name. Attach the pdf as an email, along with photos, estimates, letters of support, etc. to Morris Older with a cc'ing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bay Area Barns and Trails (BABT) is pleased to announce that after review and research, the Board of Directors selected projects from 8 organizations in 6 counties for grant awards totaling $26,000. With these awards BABT continues our mission of preserving and protecting public access to stables and trails in the Bay Area.
- Bay Area Ridge Trail: Co-sponsor of the 2019 Ridge to Bridge event.
- San Mateo County Parks Foundation: Funds to assist with the Towne Creek Bridge replacement in Pescadero Creek County Park.
- NCEFT: Funding for trail construction at NCEFT’s facility in Woodside.
- Access Adventure: Funding to build a shade structure over hitching area near the wheelchair ramp & platform.
- Ocean Riders of Marin: Matching grant for drainage and construction of a covered arena.
- Rincon Riders: Continued drainage work to protect the land & make it an all weather facility.
- TWHA: East Bay Hills Trails Benefit Ride. This event benefits the Bay Area Ridge Trail, V-O-Cal and other East Bay trail projects
- V-O-Cal: Multi-use trail improvement projects at Livermore Sycamore Grove Park, Mt. Diablo State Park and East Avenue Park in Hayward.
Since 2000 BABT has helped conservation minded equestrians preserve and restore natural areas and wildlife habitat, maintain parks and public open space, equestrian facilities, trails and trailheads by awarding approximately $323,435 in matching funds to thirty-nine land trusts, agencies and/or equestrian organizations. Bay Area Barns and Trails invites equestrians to submit funding requests for stewardship projects which will enhance equestrian trails, stables, pastures, and staging areas located in the San Francisco Bay Area counties. Questions should be made by e-mail to BABT Treasurer, Morris Older or by phone at 925-254-8943, before completing the form.
*$2500 is our maximum standard grant. Projects that meet BABT’s mission and serve the public in significant ways may be considered for larger grants.