Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. , awarded more than $50,000 in GRANTs (Guaranteeing Responsible Access to our Nation’s Trails) to ATV riding clubs and public land management agencies across the country in the OHV Access Initiative’s mid-year funding cycle for 2010.
To date, the company has GRANTed nearly $1.5 million to promote safe, responsible OHV riding and sustainable, open access for motorized recreation.
“Two years into the program, we continue to see the OHV community respond and apply for resources with well-designed projects that support the safety and sustainability of motorized recreation nationwide,” Mike Martinez, general manager of Yamaha’s ATV and side-by-side operations, stated in the company press release.
Yamaha GRANTs were awarded to five qualified recipients from applications received during the program’s second-quarter funding cycle.
- Arkansas Trail Blazers ATV Club
- U.S. Bureau of Land Management - Pocatello, Idaho
- Mountain Trail Riders Association - Jonesborough, Tenn.
- Red Rock Rider’s ATV Club - Pengilly, Minn.
- Washington State Department of Natural Resources