MBAA IMPACT

WHAT DOES THE MBAA DO WITH FUNDS RAISED FROM THE SERIES?

After the dust settles, expenses are paid and money is saved for a rainy day, what exactly does the board do with the funds raised from the series, the famous Tour de Fat and sponsor dollars? Well here is a quick summary over the last few years:

2015

$12,000 – Pine/Strawberry Fuel Reduction (Raised from Fire on the Rim)
$5000 – Arizona Trail
$5000 – Prescott/ IMBA
$3000 – Flagstaff Bikes Organization (Raised from Super D)
$1900 – Desert Foothills Mountain Bike Association
$1500 – Trips for Kids
$28,400 – Total donated + funds raised by FOTR for PSFR

2014

$5000 – Flagstaff Biking Organization – Little Bear Rebuild
$3000 – CAMBP – new jerseys, and increase in staffing
$2500 – Trips for Kids Phoenix – helping at risk youth experience cycling
$2500 – City of Sedona – Bike Park Development plans
$2500 – AZDevo Youth Development team support
$1300 – TORCA – Tucson Off Road Cycling Advocates – Tools etc.
$1100 – Flagstaff Biking Organization – Super D fundraiser
$860 – Desert Mountain Foothills Mountain Bike Association – Dog Collar Trail – Tools etc.
$400 – AZDevo Youth Development – Donation for Fat Tire 40
Donation of finish line structure to NICA league.
$19,160 – Total donated to trails/projects/cycling organizations + funds raised by FOTR for PSFR

2013

$3137 – NICA – local high school league
$2737 – AZ Devo – local youth cycling development team
$2624 – AZT Association – Arizona Trail projects
$2500 – Hillride Progression Group – Plans for McDowell Mtn, Feasibility study etc.
$2000 – Havasu Trail – trail projects
$1216 – Flagstaff Biking Organization – Super D fund raiser
$14,214 – Total donated to projects + funds raised by FOTR for PSFR

2012

$5485 – AZ Devo – local youth cycling development team
$5000 – Pine Strawberry Fire Reduction – Trail project
$5000 – Flagstaff Bike Organization – Trail maintenance projects
$1500 – Flagstaff Biking Organization – Super D fund raiser
$360 – PMBA – Prescott Mountain Bike Alliance
$17,345 – Total donated

2011

$7500 – AZ Devo – local youth cycling development team
$1735 – Pine Strawberry Fire Reduction – Trail project
$1200 – Jr. Development
$440 – Flagstaff Biking Organization – Super D fund raiser
$10,875 – Total donated