MADE X MTNS announces grants
MADE X MTNS announced grant recipients of its Outdoor Equity Fund.
The 20 grantees represent small businesses, sole proprietors, nonprofits and community groups located across the region, all working to increase outdoor recreation ac cess and economic opportunity.
These grants have been made possible through $125,000 in funding from the Dogwood Health Trust, as part of the three-year “Accelerating Outdoors Grant” awarded to the MADE X MTNS Partnership. The goal of The Outdoor Equity Fund is to help empower community-led initiatives that address identified barriers to outdoor recreation and outdoor economy access and opportunity and help close these gaps in Western North Carolina.
Forty-four applicants, with a grand total of requested funds at $333,304.74 made up the inaugural grant submission cycle.
Find out more about each grantee’s project on the MADE X MTNS Website.