Corporate Giving, Donation Policy and Event Sponsorship

Erik's Bike Shop is dedicated to the communities in which we do business. Through event sponsorships and support for non-profit community programs, we strive to promote a healthy lifestyle through cycling, snowboarding or skateboarding. We support local charities, non-profit groups and local schools.

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Donation and Event Request Guidelines:
Erik's Bike Shop will evaluate requests for donations or events based on the following guidelines.

REQUESTS WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE DENIED IF THESE GUIDELINES ARE NOT FOLLOWED.

Annual Deadlines: Requests must be received by the following dates to be considered.

  • OCTOBER 1: For events in November, December, January or February.
  • FEBRUARY 1: For events in March, April or May.
  • MAY 1: For events in June, July, August, September & October.

Organizational Focus: The organization or event must have a cycling, snowboarding and/or skateboarding focus
OR is a charitable and educational organization for youth.

Exclusions: Erik's does not provide donations to the following:

  • Religious organizations for religious purposes, programs with religious organization are eligible if the organization does not advocate religious beliefs or practices.
  • Individual sponsorships
  • Athletic teams

Re-evaluation: Erik's does NOT automatically donate to past requests. All requests are re-evaluated each year.

How to Submit your Request:
The requester must submit a written request on their company's or organizational letterhead that includes the following information:

  1. What is the project or event?
  2. What is the donation request?
  3. What is the deadline for our decision?
  4. What is the deadline for digital files, printed materials?
  5. What group will benefit from this event?
  6. How many people are anticipated to attend the event?
  7. What exposure opportunities will be available? ie: flyers, signage, mailers, radio, TV...)
  8. What is your Federal I.D. number?

All requests must be submitted in writing to:

Erik's Bike Shop c/o Donation Request
9201 Penn Ave S. #1
Bloomington, Minnesota 55431
NO PHONE OR FAX SOLICITATIONS


Sample of the Events sponsored by Erik's Bike Shop

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Non-Profit Community Programs sponsored by Erik's Bike Shop

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