Adventure Grants

Expanding the joy of bicycle travel!

Adventure Cycling Association is dedicated to inspiring, empowering, and connecting emerging riders from underserved communities in cycling to the transformative power of bike travel. The Adventure Grants program provides funding to impactful non-profit organizations nationwide for projects that facilitate bike travel access and enhance the cycling experience for those who may face barriers. Previous Adventure Grant projects have impacted over 300 riders, inspiring them to travel by bike.

The application period for the 2024 adventure grant application is closed. Questions? Email

The 2024 Adventure Grant Recipients:

  • Wild Wolf Cycling Collective -Los Angels, CA
  • Friends on Bikes – Portland, OR
  • Coalition For Appropriate Transportation (CAT) – Lehigh Valley, PA
  • Metro Washington Assocation of Blind Athletes – Washington D.C., Maryland, Virgina
  • Cola Town Bike Collective – Columbia, SC
  • Ghisallo Cycling Initiative – Austin, TX
  • Pierre’s Pedal Project – Driggs, ID
  • Vamos Outdoor Project– Bellingham, WA
  • Chicago United Cycling – Chicago, IL
  • Out Our Front Door – Chicago, IL
  • El Groupo Youth Cycling – Tucson, AZ
  • Cherokee Nation
  • Free Cycles – Missoula, MT


Check out our guide on Planning and Leading a Bike Overnight for tips on gear and other resources for your trip.