Pillar Grants

The USA Triathlon Pillar Grants support programs and individuals who encourage youth participation, inspire paratriathletes, and ignite the dreams of Olympic hopefuls.

The Grant Application period for 2020 has been postponed. 

 

BY SUBMITTING THIS GRANT APPLICATION, YOU AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING:


ACCEPTANCE OF GRANT: THE GRANT TO YOUR ORGANIZATION/INDIVIDUAL FROM THE USA TRIATHLON FOUNDATION IS MADE SOLELY FOR THE PURPOSE(S) DESCRIBED ABOVE. DONATION OF THE GRANT IS MADE CONDITIONAL TO YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS DESCRIBED HEREIN.

PAYMENT SCHEDULE: THE GRANT WILL BE DONATED WITHIN 90 DAYS AFTER THE COMPLETION OF THE USA TRIATHLON FOUNDATION GRANT APPLICATION PERIOD.


TERMS OF THE GRANT: THE FUNDS SHALL BE DONATED ONLY TO THE ABOVE NAMED ORGANIZATION/INDIVIDUAL OR AGENCY AND NO ASSIGNMENT, TRANSFER OR ENCUMBRANCE IN FAVOR OF ANY PARTY SHALL BE RECOGNIZED. IN THE EVENT THAT YOUR GRANT NEEDS TO BE RE-PROCESSED DUE TO INCORRECT INFORMATION BEING RECEIVED IN THIS APPLICATION, THE ADMINISTRATIVE COST OF $50 ASSOCIATED WITH RE-PROCESSING WILL BE DEDUCTED FROM THE AMOUNT OF YOUR INITIAL GRANT DONATION.

PROVISIONS: IN ACCEPTING THIS GRANT, THE GRANTEE ACCEPTS
THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS:

TO USE THE FUNDS SOLELY FOR THE STATED PURPOSES

TO MAINTAIN PROGRAM AND FINANCIAL RECORDS ADEQUATE TO VERIFY EXPENDITURE AND ACTIVITY RELATED TO THIS GRANT

TO PROVIDE A GRANT RECAP REPORT TO THE USA TRIATHLON FOUNDATION BY THE DEADLINE LISTED IN THE GRANTEE AGREEMENT.

ISSUE A PRESS RELEASE ABOUT THE GRANT

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR OR INDIVIDUAL MUST COMPLETE SAFESPORT TRAINING PRIOR TO RECEIPT OF THE FUNDS.

TO REPAY ANY PORTION OF THE GRANT THAT IS NOT USED FOR THE STATED PURPOSE

TO PROVIDE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF THIS GIFT FROM THE USA TRIATHLON FOUNDATION

HAVE CLUB MEMBERS FOLLOW USA TRIATHLON AND THE USA TRIATHLON FOUNDATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA

INCLUDE THE USA TRIATHLON FOUNDATION LOGO ON YOUR WEBSITE AS SUPPORTER/PARTNER OR SPONSOR

2020 Grant Guidelines

  1.  Grants will be awarded on a yearly basis for up to $5,000. If the request is part of a larger need, the grant requests should indicate how the other funds will be obtained to ensure the overall program is adequately funded. The grant activities must be initiated and completed during the grant year and all funds will be distributed in the year of the grant award. Grant requests for multiple years will only be awarded for the first year. However, the grant requester can submit a grant request again the following year
  2. Requests for grants can come from both 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations as well as individuals or organizations as well as teams and clubs.
  3. Grant applicants must fill out the USA Triathlon Foundation Grant Application Form in its entirety. The grant guidelines and application can be found at the bottom of this page. Only fully completed applications will be considered for grant approval.
  4. It is encouraged but not mandatory that the grant requestor submit a video regarding the specific programs that they would like to be funded through the grant. Should a video be submitted and the grant approved, the Foundation reserves the rights to use the video for Foundation marketing, promotion, and awareness.
  5. Applications must be received no later than March 22, 2020. Grant applications can be sent via email to info@usatriathlonfoundation.org, submitted here, or can be mailed to the following address.
    USA Triathlon Foundation
    Attn: Foundation Grant Committee
    5825 Delmonico Dr., Suite 200
    Colorado Springs, CO 80919
  6. Requests will be reviewed by the USA Triathlon Board of Trustees and applicants will be informed of grant approval or denial by April 12, 2020. Approved grant requests will receive an "Acceptance Agreement that must be completed and received by the Foundation before funds can be distributed. Grant funds will be distributed upon completion of grant acceptance letter and supporting documentation received by USAT Foundation. Formal documentation and receipts will be required by the Foundation to ensure the funds are used properly and in accordance with the approved application.
  7. Approved grant recipients will be required to submit a follow up report regarding how the funds were used and the measurable outcomes and benefits achieved. This information should be received within 30 days of the completion of the program or by the end of the year in which the funds are distributed.
  8. Should you have any questions or need clarification, please email the USA Triathlon Foundation Grant Committee at info@usatriathlonfoundation.org and someone from the Grant Committee will get back to you promptly