Category TRAILS

$20K Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Matching Challenge Met!

The 20K Matching Challenge sponsored by The Steamboat Group has successfully raised a total of $42,730 to support the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund! The fund currently has a balance of $859,517.72. Funds raised with the help of this matching challenge bring the TMEF fundraising campaign closer to its ultimate goal of $1 million...

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Learn-To-Ride Bike Programs in Six Elementary Schools Fully Funded by Community

Steamboat Springs, CO – Starting this Spring, every Routt County kindergartner will have the opportunity to learn to ride a bike.  Through a coordinated community effort, donors and grants came together to fully fund the All Kids Bike® Learn-to-Ride Program at Soda Creek Elementary, Strawberry Park Elementary, North Routt Community Charter School, South...

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2021 Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Grant Announcement

Steamboat Springs, CO – For the fifth consecutive year, the Yampa Valley Community Foundation has announced issuing grants from the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund (TMEF). The fund will provide three grants totaling $19,300 to three local land managers.  Decisions are made on how to spend TMEF revenue by a board comprised of four land…

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The Rider Endowment Opens at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation

The Rider Endowment Opens at the Yampa Valley Community Foundation Bicycling has the power to bring people together while making communities more collaborative and close-knit. This is especially true over the last decade in Northwest Colorado. Routt County Riders is celebrating ten-years of ‘nonprofit official’ cycling advocacy by opening an endowment at the…

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Area Trails Receive Trail upgrades over the Summer

Area Trails Receive Trail upgrades over the Summer 2020 Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund Grant Report Steamboat Springs, CO – With the recent snow arriving, maintenance and summer work on area trails has come to a halt. This summer, local crews were busy completing five area projects headed by three local land managers. The completion…

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Trail use surges & volunteer efforts are limited: the time is now to support our trails 

Trail use surges & volunteer efforts are limited: the time is now to support our trails  The Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund is launching the first “Meter Match” challenge, encouraging visitors and locals to support trails that have seen a surge in use since COVID-19. In addition to dramatically increased pressure on local trails,…

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Trail Donor of the Month: Kyleigh Lawler

Trail Donor of the Month: Kyleigh Lawler How do you enjoy trails? Being on the trails makes my soul sing for joy.  Like many people in our community I love to mountain bike, hike and run on our beautiful trails.  Every step or pedal, I feel so fortunate to have these trails in…

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Trail Maintenance Donor of the Month: Rob and Ellen Race

This month, the TMEF caught up with Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund donors– Rob and Ellen Race. They support the trails by making an annual contribution since 2017.  Thank you, Rob and Ellen! Learn more about why they love and supports the trails –  1.) How do you enjoy trails? We try to experience…

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Trail Maintenance Donor of the Month: Erin Early

This month, the TMEF caught up with Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund donor– Erin Early. She supports the trails by making a monthly contribution to support the TMEF.  She makes it part of her monthly budget to support the trails she loves!  Thank you, Erin.   Learn more about why she loves and supports…

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Trail Maintenance Donor of the Month: Bingham Built

This month, the TMEF caught up with Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund donors – Brad and Hannah Bingham and their company – Bingham Built. They support the trails by not only building great bikes but by making an annual contribution to support the trails.  Thank you! Learn more about why they love and support…

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