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Bobcat Co. enters park improvement grant partnership

By Stephen Elliott

Bobcat Co. enters partnershipIn celebration of Bobcat Co., West Fargo, N.D., and its 65th anniversary, the company and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) are partnering to create vibrant and sustainable community park and recreation areas. 

Through their partnership with NRPA, Bobcat will extend five grants, each worth $50,000, to support five park improvement projects in designated communities throughout the U.S. Bobcat also will support the grant recipients through the use of its compact equipment lineup as applicable on project sites.  

Projects may support various restoration, beautification or enhancement activities focused on climate readiness, native habitat restoration, trails maintenance or development, native plantings and pollinator habitats, green stormwater infrastructure, sports fields and more. 

“Bobcat is committed to investing time and resources for the betterment of our world, and these grant opportunities align with our community building initiatives and focus on sustainability,” said Mike Ballweber, president, Doosan Bobcat North America. “We are humbled to support these efforts and serve as a catalyst for cultivating resilient communities throughout the U.S.” 

NRPA is dedicated to building strong, vibrant and resilient communities with a focus on positive change in service of equity, climate-readiness and overall health and wellbeing, the organization said.