Fee and Deadline Schedule

Application Deadline Schedule

There are typically three submission deadlines for the BFB program each year:

Spring 2024
Open: November 2023
Deadline: March 5, 2024
Announcement: May 2024

Summer 2024
Open: March 2024
Deadline: June 5, 2024
Announcement: September 2024

Fall 2024
Open: June 2024
Deadline: October 30, 2024
Announcement: February 2025

Bicycle Friendly Business Application Fee

The Bicycle Friendly Business application fee is based on the number of employees at the applying location (only one location is allowed per application).

Number of Employees at Applying Location Application Fee
1-49 employees or Non-profit/Government (of any size) $50
50-499 employees $100
500-999 employees $250
1,000 or more employees $500

 

*Corporate and Business Members of the League may apply to the Bicycle Friendly Business program for free (limit one free application per year).  Learn more about Corporate Membership giving levels and additional benefits here.

**Discounts are available for previous Honorable Mention designees, scheduled (4-year) renewals, Women-owned businesses, and Minority-owned businesses. Email [email protected] for more information.

Past BFB Announcements

List of all current Bicycle Friendly Businesses (updated February 22, 2024)

Read about past Bicycle Friendly Business award announcements:  

February 22, 2024: 44 New and Renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses Making Biking Better 

September 7, 2023: League Recognizes 34 New and Renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses

May 8, 2023: 48 Bicycle Friendly Businesses Recognized for Efforts to Make Biking for Travel and Transportation Possible for Everyone

February 8, 2023: Partnerships That Pedal Cities Forward: The League’s Latest Bicycle Friendly Business Awards

September 28, 2022: 48 Companies Awarded League of American Bicyclists' Bicycle Friendly Business Status

May 16, 2022: The League Celebrates Latest Bicycle Friendly Business Awards During Bike To Work Week

January 27, 2022: 32 Organizations Earn Bicycle Friendly Business Awards

August 26, 2021: 37 Bicycle Friendly Businesses Pedaling to New Heights

June 8, 2021: League Honors 33 Businesses Building Up a Bicycle Friendly America

January 27, 2021: 43 Organizations Earn Bicycle Friendly Business Awards

September 17, 2020: 13 Bicycle Friendly Business Awards Reflect Resilience and Challenges

July 9, 2020: 75 Organizations Earn Bicycle Friendly Business Awards from League of American Bicyclists

January 15, 2020: With 153 Bicycle Friendly Business Awards in January 2020, Program Nears 1,400 Business Partners in Bike Movement

May 2, 2019: 83 New and Renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses Help Build a More Bicycle Friendly America

December 19, 2018: League Recognizes 82 New and Renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses

August 7, 2018: League Honors 64 Companies with Bicycle Friendly Business Certification

May 10, 2018: BFB Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary with 114 New Awards

December 20, 2017: A Butcher, A Baker, A Bicycle Maker: New Bicycle Friendly Businesses Awarded

August 17, 2017: 60 New and Renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses

May 17, 2017: Bicycle Friendly Businesses in all 50 States

April 6, 2017: Bicycle Friendly Business Program Recognizes Firsts

December 21, 2016: 1,265 Bicycle Friendly Businesses

September 6, 2016: 57 New and Renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses

May 16, 2016: 76 Bicycle Friendly Businesses Awarded During Bike to Work Week

February 18, 2016: 1,132 Bicycle Friendly Businesses

December 10, 2015: There are now 1090 Bicycle Friendly Businesses in 49 states

August 26, 2015: More than 1,000 Bicycle Friendly Businesses

April 22, 2015: League Awards 161 Bicycle Friendly Businesses

September 24, 2014: Biggest Round Ever: Bicycle Friendly Businesses Announced

April 22, 2014: Business Innovators Invest in Bicycling

November 7, 2013: Federal Agencies Becoming Bike Friendly