Youth Club Grant Application

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USA Track & Field Foundation Youth Club Grant Application

Applications for a Youth Club Grant will be accepted throughout the year. Grantees will be contacted directly if they should be selected.  Each individual organization is eligible for one grant per calendar year. 












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Please explain your fundraising activities. Include details regarding how much was raised, the percentage of club participation in the various activities, and the amount raised by each activity.

Please describe the project or program you are asking USATF Foundation to financially support.




You are encouraged to describe your target base through such characteristics as gender, age and socio-economic level.
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Please summarize what distinguishes your program both in your community and, when appropriate, on a national basis. Please assess the impact your program will have on the sport of track & field and outline the components that will measure your impact.

Please tell us a story about your program or an athlete in your program. Feel free to elaborate as you would like. We are simply trying to personalize your program and learn something that you are particularly proud of.


Youth Club Grant Agreement

Thank you for applying to receive a USA Track & Field Foundation Youth Club Grant.  Please review the Agreement below and verify your understanding and commitment to the requirements of the Agreement by acknowledging below. By signing this form, and receiving the USA Track & Field Foundation Youth Club Grant funds (the “Grant Funds”), this Agreement is a contract between you and the USA Track & Field Foundation (the “Foundation”).

1. COMMITMENT TO YOUTH DEVELOPMENT. Club will actively promote and role model good sportsmanship, the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle and strong school performance, and the avoidance of substance abuse.
2.  GRANT USES.
2.1 Allowable Expenses. Club shall use Grant Funds only for the following expenses: 
(a) equipment, (b) uniforms, (c) meet fees, (d) travel, (e) facility rental, (f) staff and volunteer training and (g) outreach.
2.2 Accounting. Club shall cooperate with any requests by the Foundation to verify that Club has used the Grant Funds in accordance with this Agreement. Such requests may include, but are not limited to receipts, invoices, evidence of payment, and such other documentation sufficient to confirm that Grant Funds have been used for Allowable Expenses.
3. TAX REPORTING RESPONSIBILITY. Upon receipt of the Grant Funds, Club assumes “paymaster” responsibility for such funds, including responsibility for tax reporting and related obligations imposed by law upon a recipient of such funds.
4.TERMINATION AND GRANT REVOCATION.
4.1 Misuse of Grant Funds. The Foundation may terminate this Agreement immediately upon a determination, in its sole discretion, that Club has violated Sections 2.1 or 2.2. Upon such termination, Club shall be required, and hereby agrees, to return and fully refund the Grant Funds to the Foundation.