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Deadline: December 1, 2014

USA Track and Field Foundation: Youth Club Grants

The USA Track & Field Foundation considers providing opportunities for youth athletes to compete in track & field a top priority. The Foundation encourages youth track clubs and programs from all areas of the United States to apply for financial assistance. The USA Track & Field Foundation youth initiative seeks to support and expand high quality programs that attract diverse ethnic and socio-economic youth and that promote character building, education, active healthy and drug free behaviors, including event participation in track and field and cross country/road running.

The Foundation favors the use of grant money to expand existing youth programs/clubs, to provide additional competitive opportunities for children and to enhance the experience for all participants. Preference is given to clubs that are based in low-income areas. It also favors programs that have a history of solid financial management, multiple funding sources, and community support. Allowable expenses include equipment, uniforms, meet fees, travel, facility rental, staff and volunteer training, and outreach.

Amount: Not stated; average amount based on past grants is approximately $3,300.

Eligibility: Youth track and field clubs.

Link: http://usatffoundation.org/grant-info/athlete-applications/

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