Cycling Initiative Grants

Have a great idea that you want to get rolling, but need some funds to help get it going?  The Bike Co-op gives out grants to cycling initiatives to help support cycling projects in our community!  See below for the rules and requirements for applying.

Fill out the online application form here.


  • Projects must be related to cycling.  Funds may go towards a variety of initiative types (events, conferences, projects, etc.), but the initiative must align with and advance the goals of the Bike Co-op as outlined in our constitution.
  • Applicants may be any member of the community, and the initiative may occur on or off campus.
  • We encourage applicants to incorporate or engage with the Bike Co-op as a partner in their proposals.


  • Proposals may be submitted through the online application form above (permanent link:
  • The application will be reviewed at a Board meeting and the decision to approve or deny funding will be made by the Board.
  • A representative from the Bike Co-op will contact the applicant to inform them of the decision, and if necessary invite them to an upcoming Board Meeting to discuss any details.
  • The project must be completed within the fiscal year identified upon approval.


  • Applicants may apply for up to $200.00 per project.  Applicants are welcome to seek additional funding from other organizations for their project, but the Bike Co-op will only grant up to $200.00 per project per year.
  • Applications must be submitted at least 3 weeks in advance of the event/project start.
  • All receipts for purchases must be kept and submitted to the Treasurer of the AMS Bike Co-op no later than 30 days after the project or event has completed.
  • After the project has been completed, a written report must be submitted to programs(at) within 30 days of the completion date.  A form will be provided to by the Programs Manager.