Leave the Trail Better Mini-Grant

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Take part in a nationwide trail betterment program through the Overland Expo Foundation. Start a community-based trail clean-up or restoration in your area funded by a mini-grant from the Foundation. Participation is open to eligible groups and individuals.


  • Materials needed for the clean-up (trash bags, gloves, masks, tools, etc.)
  • Recommended: Fish or luggage scale to show amount of trash picked up.
  • Food and beverages (non-alcoholic) for each participant
  • Promotional materials used to encourage volunteer participation


Proof of your affiliation with a group or organization or club: active website or social media page


Ongoing. Applications are accepted from February 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023. 


  • Must provide photo and/or video of trail improvement project, including work in progress shots of volunteers
  • Call out on social media @OverlandExpoFoundation
  • Use hashtags: #OverlandExpoFoundation #OverlandResponsibly
  • Submit receipts for reimbursement for up to the approved amount, paid within 2 weeks.
  • All participants will receive a custom decal or patch for their vehicle/moto and code for 10% off attendance at Overland Expo events (Day Pass or Weekend Pass with Camping).

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