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How to apply for a Grant

Various organizations will provide funding for bike projects. As an example, this year a local charity foundation provided funding for persons to become graduates of the "League Cycling Instructor" class, which teaches them how to conduct Bike Skills classes for youth and adults. Pictured below are the 2018 LCI graduates. This funding ( $17,000 ) was made available because a bike club member applied for a grant. 

There is another organization that distributes Federal Transportation funds for new bike trails and other cycling improvements. Some of the bike trails that you ride today came about because a cycling enthusiast applied for these funds.


If you have an idea for a way to improve cycling in Oklahoma, attend this session to learn about how you can get your idea funded and implemented. 

Your Panelists:

Photo Name Session Role Biography
 Host  Board Member Bike OK
I am honored to be serving the cycling community as a board member of Bike OK.
My husband and I returned to Edmond from Amarillo, TX four years ago.
We are both avid cyclists.
In Amarillo, I served as a founding member, then board member,
  of Share The Road Amarillo.
Life is better when you are cycling! :)
 Tulsa  Epidemiology Supervisor
Luisa Krug has worked as an epidemiologist at the
Tulsa Health Department for 6 years,
  most recently as the epidemiology supervisor.
Her work has focused on health equity, health in all policies,
  and chronic disease epidemiology.
She has also been involved in projects such as the Community
  Health Needs Assessment, Tulsa County Health Profile,
  and Community Health Improvement Plan.   
She currently serves as the facilitator for the Pathways to
  Health Built Environment Alliance
   and she is a Tulsa Metropolitan Area Planning Commissioner.
She has a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from
  Oklahoma State University and a master’s degree
  in Global Health from the University of Notre Dame.
 Grants and Programs Manager
Erika Warren is a young professional working with the
  nonprofit sector in Oklahoma City.
She spent nearly three years with the Kirkpatrick Family Fund
  where she managed several grant programs and worked with
  local non-profits in their grant application process.
She spent a short time grant-writing for the Oklahoma State
  University Foundation before transitioning to the
  Oklahoma City Community Foundation where she currently
  serves as Grants and Programs Manager.
In her role she oversees a number of both donor-driven
  and discretionary grant programs as well as many of the
  OCCF's community engagement programs.
Erika earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in International
  Studies and minor in Spanish from the University of Oklahoma.
She also completed corresponding coursework for her degree
  while studying abroad in Quito, Ecuador.
Erika currently serves as a board member for the Oklahoma City
  Planning Department’s Continuum of Care Committee
  and enjoys volunteering, hiking and exploring nature.
  She currently resides in Oklahoma City with her husband,
  James and dog, Lady.
 Assoc of
 Associate Planner - Multimodal
Charlotte assists ACOG with planning for bicycles and
  pedestrians in the central Oklahoma region.
She had a hand in the most recent round of funding
  through the Transportation Alternatives Program for
  the region and studied crashes involving cyclists,
  pedestrians, and motorcycles.
She also works on livability initiatives such as Open Streets
  and partnered with OBS to produce the regional trails map.
Charlotte received both her bachelor's in GIS and
  master's in Regional and City Planning from OU.
While living in Norman, she got into riding her
  bike to and from class.
Now she lives in northwest Oklahoma City
and can be found most days riding around Lake Hefner after work.

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