Polaris Foundation

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The Polaris Foundation is dedicated to long-term investment in the communities where we live and in which we do business.

Providing Polaris Industries Inc. with a quality work force and creating healthy communities where our employees live is central to our vision. Grants are made in the following priority areas: Youth Safety, Community Development, and Environment and Land Access.

The Polaris Foundation places a priority on requests received from organizations within communities in which Polaris Industries Inc. manufacturing and distribution centers are located. These locations are:

Osceola, WI
Roseau, MN
Spirit Lake, IA
Vermillion, SD
Wyoming, MN
Wilmington, OH
Medina, MN
Plymouth, MN
Milford, IA
Huntsville, AL

Polaris Foundation Focus Areas:
Youth Safety - Increase youth awareness on safe riding practices.
Community Development – Assist in creating strong, vibrant communities where our employees live, work and play.
Environment and Land Access – Promote land access and responsible use of trails and the environment.

You must be a 501(c)(3) organization to apply for a Polaris Foundation grant.

Restrictions: The Polaris Foundation will not consider requests for the following:

  • Politically affiliated programs.
  • Research projects.
  • Religious affiliated programs.
  • International or foreign-based programs.
  • Organizations that have received a grant from the Polaris Foundation in the last three years.
  • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of age, color, citizenship, disability, disabled veteran status, gender, race, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, military service or status, or Vietnam-era veteran status.
  • Fire and Rescue Organizations
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