Site Preservation Grants
Matching grant of $2,400 for a NEPA Biological Assessment required by the NPS for the Mt. Howard site in Oregon.
Two matching fund grants of $2000 each for legal assistance in preserving the Embreville LZ in Pennsylvania.
Matching grant of $10,000 to the Arizona Hang Gliding Association to secure and develop an exclusive launch and campground on the top of Mingus Mountain in the Prescott National Forest. The Foundations first site preservation grant. It was funded as the project progressed with $5000 in 2003 and the balance in 2004.
Safety and Education Grants
Matching grant of $1,500 for the production of a cross-country site guide for King Mountain, Idaho, (funded).
Grant underwriting the cost of running a hang gliding Instructor Certification Program, (program supported itself and required no funding).
$500 grant to train new meet directors (funded).
Grant of $1,150 to the US Hang Gliding National Team to cover entry fees for the 2006 Class 5 Hang Gliding Worlds.
A mentor (Advocate) program was developed to assist in the grant application process. The intent of this program is to help applicants through the grant process so a complete and accurate document is prepared for presentation to the Foundation. Contact the Grant Committee if you have questions and need a mentor.