APPLICATION DEADLINES: MAY 1 AND NOVEMBER 1
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Bay Area Barns and Trails (BABT) is pleased to announce that after review and research, the Board of Directors selected 4 projects from 3 counties for grant awards totaling $15,000. With these awards BABT continues our mission of preserving and protecting public access to stables and trails in the Bay Area. To learn more and to help support their projects please see below:
- Rincon Riders, Santa Rosa: Support to address drainage and environmental concerns.
- Tilden Wildcat Horseman's Association: Support for East Bay Hills Benefit Ride Event.
- Volunteers for Outdoor California: Skyline Wilderness Park: Trail Building
- Volunteers for Outdoor California: Shiloh Ranch Regional Park: Trail Building
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 $310,500 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. However, special grants of up to $5,000 may be available for larger projects with matching funds from other sources.