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Elite Athlete Development Grant

Grants to USA Post-Collegiate Professional Track
and Field Athletes for Financial Support

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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USA Track and Field (USATF) Foundation

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Grants to USA post-collegiate professional track and field athletes for financial assistance to support their careers. Please note that a majority of grants will be awarded to athletes who rank "Top 10 in the USA" in their event in either of the past two years, and athletes who are recent graduates who ranked "Top 5 in the NCAA" standings.

A majority of the grants will be awarded to athletes who have achieved the IAAF world standard.

Preference will be given to athletes making less than $50,000 a year; however, all athletes are encouraged to apply regardless of their income level.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159936

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

For an athlete to be considered, he/she must:

- Be a USA citizen, and be eligible to represent the USA at all levels of international competition;
- Be a college graduate (this requirement may be waived under certain circumstances); and
- Be training for the next World Championships or Olympic Games

Pre-Application Information:

Elite Athletes are asked to complete applications every year they would like to be considered for a grant. The suggested time frame for application submission is during the months of April and May each year. The deadline for submission is May 31st.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

First Time Applicants Application:

Repeat Applicants Application:

Contact Information:

USA Track and Field Foundation
C/O D.T. Moore and Company
217 N Lincoln Ave
Salem, OH 44460

Trixie Saumsiegle, COO
(302) 332-5043

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