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Become a Local Member Organization

Become an IMBA Local Member Organization

The IMBA Local Program is a grassroots support system that helps mountain biking organizations and their partners create and sustain thriving trail communities. This program provides support services, education and mentorship programs that help communities accomplish their goals.


IMBA's vision is to build the quality and quantity of mountain biking communities by supporting and empowering local leadership. We want to help communities build a base of knowledgeable and capable advocates and stewards.

Learn more about the services

Need to start your own 501(c)(3) organization? Learn more about how to get started with our local leadership guide.



IMBA Local member organziation working with volunteers
Advocacy Support

The access that mountain bikers currently enjoy is a result of decades of advocacy work, grassroots activism and widespread volunteerism. IMBA Local supports your advocacy efforts by providing data collection tools, strategy solutions, regional organization and much more.

IMBA local membership organization volunteer day
Admin Support

Whether you’re managing membership, volunteers or finances, the Local Program has the solutions your organization needs to stay on track. Free up valuable time to contribute more resources to making great trails happen!

IMBA local member organizations meeting for educational services
Education Support

Having the knowledge to make meaningful change in your community or within your organization is a key component to success. We can provide the educational resources necessary for your organization to meet its mission.

IMBA local membership organizations meet for a regional summit

Regions provide an opportunity for mountain biking advocacy organizations to collectively share ideas and address state-wide and region-wide issues creating a stronger voice for mountain bikers.

Learn more on regions