Does your local sports group participate in important social, cultural, or environmental projects? Gnarly Nutrition continues its commitment to supporting the outdoor community with its new $15,000 Fuel for Life Grant. And you’re invited to apply.
Editor’s note: This article was originally published on iRunFar and was modified for GearJunkie.
Gnarly Nutrition is a nutrition product company known for sustainability, conservation, and stories that promote its underlying values. And now the brand is expanding its community involvement by offering a new grant program to support running and cycling clubs. The Fuel for Life Grant can provide significant funding for an outdoor sports organization with far-reaching goals.
With $15,000 up for grabs, Gnarly Nutrition is looking for a club, group, or organization focused on creating positive change in their local community.
Whether you have a well-established running group with a history of getting more people into running shoes on the road or trails, or your growing organization promotes the conservation of outdoor recreation areas, Gnarly Nutrition wants to hear about it.
Who Can Apply?
Gnarly Nutrition invites all types of running and cycling clubs, as well as other groups with a connection to the brand’s products, to apply for the grant.
Whether you’re a nonprofit group, an established business, a local running group, or someone starting up a new initiative, you could be eligible to apply for the grant.
If your athletic organization has been trying to get a project off the ground that could benefit your local area, the outdoor sports community, or an environmental organization, this is your chance.
Recipients of the grant can put the grant money toward a variety of uses. These include traveling to events and paying registration fees, organizing and running their own event, paying for web development to grow their organization, and many other community-related activities to fuel a group’s mission.
Applicants must be based in the United States.
Choosing a Grant Recipient
Gnarly Nutrition will choose the winner through a series of steps, including public voting to narrow down the initial applicants to the top 100. Then, a panel of brand athletes and partners will make the final selection.
As applicants move through the selection process, they’ll become Gnarly Ambassadors. Then, they must perform tasks ranging from organizing community events to organizing trail cleanup days to volunteering at local events. They’ll document their activities on social media so the public can follow along and learn about the grant applicants.
At the end of the selection process, the winning group will receive $12,000 to help fund their mission. They’ll also receive $500 in Gnarly Fuel2O in addition to a variety of other Gnarly products.
In addition, the public’s favorite project or group will receive a People’s Choice Award of $3,000.
The initial application window runs from June 15 to July 3, so start thinking about how your group could use the funds and apply now!