Services
Financial
BikeConnect provides support for financing bike programs, services and acquiring new assets. In some instances, we offer capital contributions for grant programs to help meet local match requirements and offset the direct cost of program implementation. We offer the following financial services:
  • Costs Analysis– – Report of the estimated costs of deploying a bike programs and modeling a best case scenario’s based on available information such as initial capital, available real estate for systems, and more.
  • Funding Research –– Analysis of available funding sources which could fund or subsidize the cost of a bike program in your environment including government grants, foundation grants, private investments, donors, preferred loans, and creative funding options.
  • Grants – Assistance in identifying applicable grants and generating a customized response with your team. We assist every step of the way including the planning of the response, narrative development, budget review, and submission of the proposal.
  • Proposal Preparation – Assistance in identifying applicable requests for proposals, requests for expression of interests, letters of instruction/interests, and more. We assist every step of the way in generating a response with your team. Our assistance includes the planning of the response, narrative development, financial review, and submission of the proposal. Collectively BikeConnect staff has secured over $115 million for various projects.
  • Financial Planning – Development of a full financial plan and projections based on your needs.
  • Pitch Development– – Development of a best practice pitch presentation with talking points to present your bike share program to a target audience.