Grant Application Guidelines

The CIBA Foundation prefers to make grants to organizations that will improve bicycling using the purposes listed on our Grants page as a guideline for funding.

  • Grants are generally for $500 to $5,000.

  • Grants are primarily given to organizations whose projects and programs benefit the residents of Indiana.

  • Grant proposals for community police bike programs may be accepted for:

    • Start-up police bike programs.

    • Requests must include a dollar-for-dollar match against funds raised from other local community sources.

    • Requests for the cost of bicycles, not parts, accessories or other program-related costs.

Grant Application
The grant application forms found here have recently been updated. Please download and use one of the files shown here instead of an older version that you may have obtained previously. 

Grant Application (Interactive PDF, 337 KB)

Grant Application (Word, 60 KB)


Submission Deadlines

Grants are reviewed on a semi-annual basis (March and September). For the year 2020, grant requests must be submitted by the following dates:

  • February 17 (for the March grant review)

  • August 17 (for the September grant review)


Please submit your completed grant application online by email attachment to CIBA Foundation Vice President Tom Lauer

Pedal & Park provides free bicycle parking at public events with support from the CIBA Foundation.

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