Slide ELITE ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT The USA Track & Field Foundation supports elite athletes as they strive to achieve their dream of competing in an Olympic Games, a World Championship or other Team USA competition. The Foundation provides assistance to athletes that meet its grant application criteria (including income thresholds and performance standards). ELITE ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT The USA Track & Field Foundation supports elite athletes as they strive to achieve their dream of competing in an Olympic Games, a World Championship or other Team USA competition. The Foundation provides assistance to athletes that meet its grant application criteria (including income thresholds and performance standards). GRANT PROGRAM GRANT PROGRAM Apply Today Donate Now Apply Today Donate Now

6.7 Million

GRANTS AWARDED SINCE 2006

1,015+

GRANTS AWARDED TO 406 ATHLETES

233

ATHLETES MADE Olympic OR World Champ Teams

153

OLYMPIC & WORLD CHAMPS MEDALS EARNED

45

WORLD & AMERICAN RECORDS SET

HOW IT WORKS

Application

Athletes submit their applications in April/May to be considered for grant awards for that same year.

Evaluation

Our Elite Grant Committee evaluates the athletes on a mixture of performance, income, need, and character.

Allocation

Award winners are notified directly of their grant award. Athletes correspond with USATF Foundation and receive their grant check in the mail.

Gratitude From Our Elite Athletes

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The USA Track & Field Foundation provides a means to attract and guide funds to new and innovative track & field programs with an emphasis on providing opportunities for youth athletes, emerging elite athletes, and distance training centers. The Foundation depends upon donations from its Board of Directors, major gifts and from generous fans of track & field.

Elite athletes are supported by the Foundation via monetary grants and participation in Run With US! Youth athletes are supported via monetary grants to youth clubs.

For more information, or to contribute to the USA Track & Field Foundation, Click Here or contact Tom Jackovic at (412) 398-2484 or tjackovic@usatffoundation.org.