Park Tool Announces Winners of 2024 Community Tool Grants

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After reviewing an astonishing 657 applications (an all time record), Park Tool is pleased to announce the winners of the 2024 Community Tool Grant. Over the past nine years, Park Tool has donated over $120,000 worth of tools to over 90 different non-profit organizations throughout the world.

“When we opened this year’s application window, we had no idea we would receive over 650 applications from across the globe. It truly shows how the power of the bicycle can help build stronger communities and enrich the lives of the people in them. Though we wish we could help each organization that applied, we had the almost-impossible job of weeding them down to the top ten for this year’s grants,” remarked Eric Hawkins, Park Tool’s President, Owner and Chief Mechanic.

Each of the ten grant recipients will receive over $1,800 in Park Tool products including:

In their own words, the 2024 Park Tool Community Tool Grant Winners are:

Bikes Not Bombs — Boston, Massachusetts

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Bikes Not Bombs uses the bicycle as a vehicle for social change to achieve economic mobility for Black and other marginalized people in Boston and the Global South. They engage hundreds of Boston youth in foundational bike mechanics classes, employ teenagers and young adults in their mission-driven bike shop, offer free bike repair events to local families, run community rides, and provide thousands of free bikes to neighbors in need and partners across the Global South.

The Community Cycling Center — Portland, Oregon

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The Community Cycling Center is a Portland, Oregon based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Their mission is to broaden access to bicycling and its benefits. Their vision is to help build a vibrant community where people from all backgrounds use bikes to stay happy, healthy, and connected. Their no-cost community programming focuses 100 percent of their efforts on serving children and youth marginalized by racism, sexism, xenophobia, and/or living on low incomes.

Escuela ELAB — San Miguel, Chile

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Bike knowledge for everyone – professionalizing an essential profession for a sustainable country.

Got To Get Out — Auckland, New Zealand

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Got To Get Out is a social enterprise / adventure group founded in 2014 to encourage New Zealanders to get outdoors and be active. Three quarters of these events have been totally free for people to attend. Around 15,000 people have attended one of our events, and a large portion are guided bike rides.

Groundwork Somerville — Somerville, Massachusetts

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Groundwork Somerville has been “changing places and changing lives” in Somerville, Massachusetts since 2000. Through youth empowerment, urban gardening, bike repair and distribution, and resident-led climate justice initiatives, Groundwork sows the seeds of a healthy community.

MT Alpha Cycling — Missoula, Montana

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MT Alpha Cycling is a club dedicated to getting more identifying women, girls, and non-binary people on bikes. We focus on cultivating skills, confidence, and competition through clinics, group rides, training, and race support.

myTEAM TRIUMPH — Green Bay, Wisconsin


myTeam Triumph’s mission is “to enrich the well-being of individuals with disabilities and foster lifelong relationships through community endurance athletics”. In a nutshell we provide unique opportunities for people with disabilities to be able to participate in cycling, running and triathlon events by providing adaptive equipment for the athlete with a disability known as a Captain and volunteers to pull or push them known as Angels.

Off the Chain — Anchorage, Alaska

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Off the Chain is a low-cost, volunteer-run bicycle collective serving Alaska’s largest city. Off the Chain teaches people of all ages and backgrounds how to repair bicycles and strives to increase bicycle ridership, awareness, and safety through community service, education, and the repair and resale of refurbished bikes.

Tempe Bicycle Action Group — Tempe, Arizona


Tempe Bicycle Action Group pedals towards a safer, bike loving community by teaching the tiniest tots to university speedsters about bike safety so we ride safe, ride smart, and ride on. With our wrench-wielding wizards, TBAG ensures every bike is road-ready and every student a two-wheeled superhero.

West Town Bikes — Chicago, Illinois

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West Town Bikes envisions a city where biking provides access to better lives. We empower youth and adults of all abilities and circumstances to build stronger, healthier communities.