RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley partners with The Specialized Foundation to Fund Cycling Program

Thanks to funding committed by Royal Bank of Canada and City National Bank, Ravenswood Middle School will receive a fleet of bikes, a starter maintenance kit, and helmets to activate the program this fall. Additionally, they will have a program champion attend an in-person training session hosted by The Specialized Foundation staff to ensure success as for their classrooms this fall.

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The Specialized Foundation Announces 2019 Riding for Focus Grant Recipients

The Specialized Foundation today announced 41 new middle school grant recipients for the 2019-2020 Riding for Focus school program. With the addition of these new schools, The Specialized Foundation will now support more than 33,000 new students next year, across 130 schools, in 45 states and Canada.

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THE SPECIALIZED FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2019 GRANT WINDOW OPENING

The Specialized Foundation is now accepting Riding for Focus grant applications for the 2019-2020 academic year. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The grant window will close February 14th, and the final decisions will be announced April 17th. Applications are open to all middle schools, grades 6-8, throughout the USA.

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THE SPECIALIZED FOUNDATION HOSTS SECOND ANNUAL MEDICAL RESEARCH SUMMIT AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY

In the continuous pursuit of improving the lives of children with learning differences, The Specialized Foundation is hosting its second annual medical research summit at Stanford University to further their mission of improving the academic, health, and social success of today’s youth through cycling.

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THE SPECIALIZED FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2018 RIDING FOR FOCUS GRANT RECIPIENTS

MORGAN HILL, Calif., May 29, 2018 —The Specialized Foundation has announced the 37 new middle schools selected for the 2018-2019 Riding for Focus school program. With the addition of these new schools, The Specialized Foundation will now support more than 20,000 students, across 77 schools, in 30 states. The program integrates cycling into the physical education curriculum as a means to help students achieve academic, health, and social success.

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The Specialized Foundation Partners with Scosche Industries and North Pole Engineering to Launch Biometric Assessment Tool

Scosche Industries and North Pole Engineering (NPE) have partnered with The Specialized Foundation to provide both hardware and software systems to safely gather biometric outputs from students participating in the Riding for Focus program.  New data collection protocol will seek to validate the academic, health and social success outcomes of students! 

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THE SPECIALIZED FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2018 GRANT WINDOW OPENING

Applications are open to all middle schools, grades 6-9, throughout the USA. The grant window is open for 38 days, and will be closing March 25th.  The Specialized Foundation’s Riding for Focus school program is designed to introduce students to cycling’s positive effects on academic performance, health, and social success, with a focus on students with learning differences, such as ADHD.

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The Specialized Foundation Partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of America

The Specialized Foundation is giving back this holiday season through a one-for-one donation program to Boys & Girls Clubs of America. For every Specialized Riprock, Hotrock, or Hotwalk purchased in the USA, from December 1st to December 25th, The Specialized Foundation will match and donate a bike to Boys & Girls Clubs affected by recent natural disasters, including the wildfires in Northern California, and hurricanes in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico.  

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The Specialized Foundation Announces Riding for Focus Grant Recipients

The Specialized Foundation announced the 20 middle schools selected for the 2017-2018 Riding for Focus school program. The program integrates cycling into the physical education curriculum as a means to help students improve academic, health, and social success.

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Improve Classroom Performance Through School Bike Program

The Specialized Foundation announces plan to expanding Riding for Focus bike program through partnering with organizations for matching grants. By securing grants the program will be able to roll out to additional schools and positively impact student’s classroom performance nationwide.

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Apply for The Specialized Foundation School Bike Program

We opened applications for their cycling program, Riding for Focus, to middle schools (grades 6-9) throughout the USA for the 2017-18 academic year. The application period is open now through March 24th.

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