Bicycling in Greensboro Inc

BIG exists to help transform greater Greensboro through advocacy, education and service into a more bicycle friendly community.

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Bicycling in Greensboro Inc

EIN: 20-4264855


Mission: Bicycling in Greensboro (BIG) exists to help transform the greater Greensboro area into a more bicycling-friendly community.\n\nVision: BIG is committed to connecting the Greensboro community via networks of bikeways and complete streets where riding a bicycle is safe for all. We promote bicycling as a form of sustainable transportation and recreation by advocating for bicycling infrastructure, providing bicycles and bicycling safety instruction to those in need, and participating in community events.

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Board Chair

John Connor

Main address

PO Box 5764


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Homeless people

NTEE code info

Amateur Sports Clubs, Leagues, N.E.C. (N60)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.



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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?


BIG plays a vital advocacy role by influencing future planning initiatives by its members and Projects Coordinator. BIG's increasing involvement in transportation planning is helping improve cycling infrastructure and bicycling related policies in the greater Greensboro area.
-Serving on the Greensboro Department of Transportation Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
-Communicating with the Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
-Meeting at dangerous-to-cyclists sites with key transportation personnel to address bicycling issues
-Participating in public meetings and encouraging the public to become involved
-Engaging with BikeWalk NC
-Holding a seat on Greensboro's Vision Zero Working Group

Population(s) Served

BIG's Changing Gears (CG) program removes barriers to underserved populations by providing free refurbished bicycles to those without a steady means of transportation. As a part of the program, bike recipients are also given a helmet, lights and a lock and are taught bicycle safety skills and basic maintenance by League of American Bicyclist Certified Instructors (LCIs), all in an effort to improve quality of life.

Population(s) Served
Economically disadvantaged people

BIG is passionate about increasing the number of people who bicycle safely and confidently. We partner with SAFE Guilford and other groups to host bicycle safety courses at schools, libraries and other locations.

We also host bicycle rodeos and other learning opportunities geared towards bicycle safety and public education.

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Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Bicycling in Greensboro Inc


The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Board Chair

John Connor

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Bicycling in Greensboro Inc

Board of directors
as of 03/19/2023
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Board chair

John Connor

John Connor

Jody Dietrich

Todd Smith

Rose Hankins

Carl Fenske

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/19/2023

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Male, Not transgender
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