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Jeff Roth Cycling Foundation Grants Improving Cycling in Our Communities.
Kickstand Bicycle Cooperative in Knoxville used a JRCF grant to help purchase two of these heavy duty outdoor tire pumps. The tire pumps are being placed next to repair stands previously installed around the city.
Some cycling improvement uses of past community challenge grants.
Smokey Mountain Wellness used a JRCF grant to purchase the equipment to lay out bike rodeo safety courses.
The Jeff Roth Cycling Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Community Challenge Bike Grants. These grants encourage and support cycling as a safe, heathy, and fun form of recreation and transportation for all people in Tennessee communities.
Listed below are the grant recipients and the projects the grants funded in the 2019 grant cycle.
Appalachian Mountain Bike Club
Athens TN Parks Foundation
Bike Walk Cleveland TN
Hancock County TN Health Department
Healthier TN Crossville & Cumberland County
Funds a public bike repair station and materials for bike wash area in Cumberland Mountain State Park.
Bike Walk Knoxville TN
Funds repair parts for their "Kids Love Bikes" program. The program provides disadvantaged youth with cycling safety and maintenance skills. By passing the course the students earn a refurbished bicycle.
Manchester TN Parks and Recreation Department
Chattanooga TN Bicycle Club
Clinch Valley Trail Alliance, Oak Ridge, TN
Friends of Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park
Highland Rim Bicycle Club, Tullahoma, TN
Walk Bike Nashville Bike Revivals
Provides tubes, lights, and helmets to school selected students of modest means to increase their cycling opportunities. Many of these students do not have other transportation to school so this program improves their attendance.
JRCF President Chuck Faulkner next to the public bike repair station at Henry Horton State Park campground purchased with a community challenge grant.