The USA Track & Field Foundation approved $385,000 for grant funding in 2010 at its winter board meeting in San Diego, USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced Tuesday. The total includes money available for youth grants, elite grants and special programs such as The Distance Project.
“Despite the economic challenges we all face, the USATF Foundation is delighted to announce its commitment to another year of significant financial support for the sport of track and field,” Foundation Director Amory Rowe said. “As a result of our 2010 grant schedule, constituents ranging from the earliest beginners to the most elite veterans will receive the assistance they need to continue to explore their passion and talent.”
Interested parties may fill out the USATF Foundation grant application online at www.usatffoundation.org
The USATF Foundation provides a means to attract and guide funds to new and innovative track and field programs, with an emphasis on providing opportunities for youth athletes, emerging athletes and anti-doping education. The Foundation each year awards more than half a million dollars in grants and other support. Its programs depend on donations from its Board of Directors and from generous fans of track & field.
For more information or to contribute to the USA Track & Field Foundation, visit www.usatffoundation.org
Source: Tom Jackovic/USATF