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The deadline to enter is May 30th, since voting starts on the first, so hop to it! Best of luck to your organization.
Wide Range of Outdoor and Youth Groups Lining Up To Participate In
All Terrain Cares Grant Program
Winning Organization to Receive $1,000 Grant from All Terrain
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sunapee, NH – May 24, 2011 – The All Terrain Cares Grant Campaign, which opens for voting on June 1st , has participants from a broad spectrum of non-profit organizations that all support outdoor and youth initiatives, competing for a grand prize of $1,000. There is another $750 up for grabs for the next two finalists.
Some of the organizations that have submitted to take part in the All Terrain Grant campaign include:
· Winter Wildlands Alliance and Snowschool – An organization which facilitates a lifelong commitment to physical fitness while protecting winter landscapes.
· Colorado Mountain Club Youth Education Program – Focused uponteaching natural sciences and other outdoor academic topics to K-12 students.
· cityWILD Leadership Development Program – A tuition-free program that uses the outdoors as a vehicle to provides after school and weekend adventures as well as teen workforce readiness program.
· Tucson Community Outdoor Learning Area – Dedicated toimproving the outdoor environment for children.
· Natural Playscapes – A designer of natural play areas that helps kids grow healthy minds and bodies and grounds them in experiences in nature at an early age.
These are just a few of the worthy programs that people can vote on beginning on June 1st. To learn more about these programs and others that have been accepted please visit: www.allterraincares.com.
All Terrain is a manufacturer of natural products for those who enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle and this grant program was developed to promote outdoor youth activity and to protect open spaces for generations. The campaign is designed to encourage non-profit organizations whose objectives align with those of the Grant Campaign to draw attention to their efforts and compete for financial grants to support their programs.
As an additional way to help support organizations during the Grant Campaign, All Terrain is giving those who order product from its website the opportunity to have All Terrain designate 20% of the proceeds of each sale to one of the submitting organizations. This donation program is independent of the grant awards and is a way all submitting organizations can potentially benefit. All Terrain will also provide free shipping on these orders.
Registering your program is easy – simply visit ww
w.allterraincares.com and follow the application submission instructions. Upon receiving approval of their application, participating groups will be able to use All Terrain’s website to generate votes for their causes as well as post comments, images and videos of their efforts.
Information about each cause will be detailed on www.allterraincares.com and groups may also lobby their own friends and families for votes.
There will be three voting periods – the first will kick-off on June 1 and run through June 30, the second will begin on July 1 and run through July 31 and the third voting period will run from August 1 through 31.
Winners will be selected based on the total number of votes received during the voting period and Grant Campaign awards will be as follows:
· First Place $1,000
· Second Place $500
· Third Place $250
“At All Terrain, we feel very strongly about encouraging people to spend time outside, being active, and working to protect the natural environment,” said David Kulow, president of All Terrain. “Reaching out to those who share our vision and rewarding them for their efforts is a terrific way for us to expand our collective impact.”
About All Terrain
Headquartered in Sunapee, New Hampshire, All Terrain sells natural, effective products for people who lead active lives, including DEET- free insect repellents, sunscreens, first aid, soaps, sanitizers, and products created especially for kids and pets. All Terrain continues to develop, test and introduce quality performance products to help people enjoy the outdoors naturally. For more information visit: www.allterrainco.com.