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Press Release: Kitsbow, maker of premium cycling clothing and accessories, announces grant applications are now open for its 2021 36 Hours in Kitsbow film series which highlights unique, short films telling the story of a cycling adventure in just 36 hours. Grant recipients will earn cash, gear and promotion of their films.
“The goal for ‘36 Hours in Kitsbow’ has always been to show the world that anyone can have an epic experience right outside their front door,” said David Billstrom, CEO of Kitsbow. “This year, more than ever, we are looking for inspiration and we are so excited to see new films from our customers and fans. We encourage you to share your story with us!”
From now until March 19, 2021, Kitsbow will be accepting applications detailing what your 36-hour adventure will look like and why Kitsbow should help fund it. The most creative and well thought out pitches will receive the following:
- Cash: Kitsbow will grant $1,200 towards film-production expenses.
Gear: Kitsbow will provide a variety of gear to be worn in the film.
Promo: Each of the films will be promoted through Kitsbow’s social media channels and other marketing platforms, providing key exposure to bike and outdoor audiences.
- For inspiration, check out previous 36 Hours in Kitsbow films here.
Kitsbow will be accepting applications through March 19, 2021. To apply, review the application guidance here: 36 Hours in Kitsbow Grant Program & Application Guidance. If you have any supplemental documents that you’d like to provide to Kitsbow for your 36 Hours in Kitsbow Grant Application, please email to email@example.com.
Kitsbow was established in Sonoma County, California eight years ago by dedicated mountain bikers and apparel industry veterans. Because its designers have logged years in the saddle, each detail is obsessively considered. Every element — down to zippers and reflective piping — is vetted for quality, style, and durability. Relocating its manufacturing to Old Fort, North Carolina in 2019, Kitsbow is committed to a Made to Order manufacturing model, minimizing waste and maximizing flexibility to serve the customer. Kitsbow already makes over 50% of its products in the U.S.A. and is on track to be making all of its products in-house by 2021.