The Outdoor Foundation and prAna announced the launch of the prAna Explorer Grant program. These grants are designed to support local projects that connect young people to ongoing outdoor experiences.
Through the prAna Explorer Grant program, 12 nonprofit organizations will receive $5,000 awards to bring their project ideas to life and build partnerships that ensure sustainable outdoor recreation program offerings. Projects will engage underserved youth, who as a result of positive, consistent exposure to outdoor recreation, will become comfortable with and aware of local outdoor play opportunities and learn how to self-organize outdoor outings in the future.
Applications are being accepted now from 501c3 non-profit organizations based in or around the following metropolitan areas:
Manhattan Beach, Calif.
San Diego, Calif.
San Francisco/Palo Alto, Calif.