Community challenged to raise $2.5K for trail fund
October 3, 2018
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Genereux Investment Management has challenged the Steamboat Springs community to raise $2,500 for the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund. This is an all-or-nothing matching challenge that runs through midnight Oct. 31.
Funds from the challenge will push the trail fundraising campaign closer to its ultimate goal of $1 million to $1.5 million by 2026. This amount will provide permanent funding for maintaining and improving nonmotorized trails for hikers, bikers, equestrians and other nonmotorized users in Routt and Moffat counties.
Grants from the fund are made annually and are currently funding trail improvement projects including the Uranium Mine trail near Fish Creek Falls and the Wyoming Trail near Summit Lake in Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area.
If the $2,500 matching challenge is met, it will boost the fund balance to $406,251. The full $2,500 must be raised by Oct. 31 in order for the funds to be matched. To contribute to this goal, go to YVCM.org/trails.