Make an impact

As a supporter of the USA Triathlon Foundation, you can feel an extra sense of pride knowing your contribution will help introduce multisport to young athletes through camps, clinics, races, clubs and coaching; provide opportunities for underrepresented and underserved communities to experience the virtues of our sport; and help aspiring Olympians and Paralympians get one step closer to achieving their dreams.

Benefits Chart

USA Triathlon Foundation Giving Levels Benefits Chart

Ways to Get Involved

At the USA Triathlon Foundation, we provide you with multiple ways to show your support.
Equipment Donation
Equipment Donation
Have triathlon equipment that you no longer need but is in good condition? The USAT Foundation in partnering with the High Performance team is collecting gently used equipment for our development athletes. Help these athletes on their Olympic journey!
Women's Collegiate Triathlon NIL
Women's Collegiate Triathlon NIL
A sport-specific donor-driven collective that pools funds from supporters of triathlon and NCAA women’s triathlon to provide financial support directly to NCAA women’s triathlon student-athletes' in the form of Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) payments.
USA Kids Tri
USA Kids Tri
USA Kids Tri is a grassroots youth program in select target markets with the goal of introducing youth to triathlon/multisport and help them live more healthy and active lifestyles. The markets include New Jersey, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Dallas, & Florida.
Youth Equipment Donation
Youth Equipment Donation
Have youth triathlon equipment that you no longer need but is in good condition? The USAT Foundation in partnering with USA Kids Tri to collect gently used equipment for youth athletes in need of gear.

Ways to Give


Gifts of cash, check or credit card

The USA Triathlon Foundation accepts cash, checks made payable to the “USA Triathlon Foundation” or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover). Gifts can be made online, in person, or through the mail and can be made to the scholarship fund or any other restricted or unrestricted program. Documents will be sent following the processing of the gift to properly thank the donor and provide receipts for tax purposes.


To facilitate a wire transfer, please follow the below instructions:

  • Account Name: USA Triathlon Foundation
  • Account Number: 9994260702
  • Routing Number: 102000076
  • Bank Name: Wells Fargo Bank
  • Address: 90 South Cascade Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Stock Transfer
Donors can elect to make a gift of stock to the USA Triathlon Foundation. If a donor shows interest in this form of giving, their assigned development officer will need to work with the donor and their broker to properly fill out the stock intent and transfer form. Once the transfer is settled and the stock is sold, the donor is provided gift credit based on the average share price on the day the shares were received. The calculated gift amount can be placed in the annual fund or any restricted fund. Documents will be sent following the processing of the gift to properly thank the donor and provide receipts for tax purposes.

To initiate a stock transfer please email

Gifts from funds (reduce taxes)

You can make a lasting impact with the USA Triathlon Foundation through gifts that also provide significant tax benefits.

  • Donor Advised Fund (DAF) – This fund, like a charitable savings account, allows you to support multiple charities throughout the year with tax-deductible gifts. You may direct gifts from your existing DAF to support the USA Triathlon Foundation.
  • IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) – When planning your IRA withdrawal strategy, you may make a charitable donation of up to $100,000. Starting at age 70 ½, gifts from your IRA can benefit the USA Triathlon Foundation while reducing your tax burden.

For additional information, email

Gifts from your estate

While current use gifts provide vital resources for the USA Triathlon Foundation today, deferred gifts help to shape and strengthen our sport and community in the future. The documentation of your commitment allows the USA Triathlon Foundation to appropriately steward your commitment in the immediacy.

  • Gifts from your will – With the help of an advisor, you can include language in your will specifying a gift to family, friends or the USA Triathlon Foundation as part of your estate plan. Leave a lasting legacy with one of the simplest gifts to make.
  • Gifts from your trust – Without reducing your assets during your lifetime, create a lasting and personal legacy with the USA Triathlon Foundation. Your advisor can guide you to include language in your trust specifying a gift to the Foundation.
  • Beneficiary of retirement assets – Among the most flexible of all charitable gifts, a beneficiary designation allows you to make a gift to support the USA Triathlon Foundation from your retirement assets. This option decreases the tax burden on you and your family.
  • Beneficiary of life insurance – You can designate the USA Triathlon Foundation as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy. This gift is a simple and affordable way to support the Foundation while also decreasing your tax burden.

For additional information, email

Gifts that create income

Through various types of charitable trusts and gift annuities, you can give a gift that offers you a secure income for life.

  • Charitable trusts – Establishing a charitable trust provides the USA Triathlon Foundation with a sustainable gift, while allowing you to receive income and minimize taxes.
  • Gift annuities – A charitable gift annuity allows you to transfer your cash or appreciated property to the USA Triathlon Foundation in exchange for our promise to pay you fixed payments (with rates based on your age) for the rest of your life.

For additional information, email


Businesses may contribute their goods and/or services to the USA Triathlon as a form of giving. Hotel accommodations, food and beverages are highly valued examples of gift-in-kind items. Please contact a USA Triathlon Foundation representative to assist you as gift-in-kind items must be approved by the Executive Director each instance to qualify for benefits. Documents will be sent following the processing of the gift to properly thank the donor and provide receipts for tax purposes.

For additional information, email

Employer Match Programs

Check with your company to see if they utilize an employee giving match program.

  • Benevity: If your company utilizes Benevity as their employee giving match platform, simply search USA Triathlon Foundation as the cause you want to give to. Select USA Triathlon Foundation, enter your amount, and your company will match that amount. USA Triathlon Foundation will receive your gift along with your company’s match.

Purchase VIP Tickets

Multisport National Championships Festival VIP
Multisport National Championships Festival VIP
A festival like no other; the 2023 Multisport National Championships Festival will showcase the sport’s offering of multiple race formats, including 8 National Championship events over the course of 4 days of racing in Irving, TX
2023 USA Triathlon Nationals VIP
2023 USA Triathlon Nationals VIP
The 2023 USA Triathlon Nationals heads to Milwaukee, WI, where racing will take place across the first weekend in August: Aug. 4-6, 2023. USA Triathlon Nationals combines the Age Group National Championships and Youth & Junior National Championships

Giving Levels and Donor Recognition

At the USA Triathlon Foundation, donors are able to show support and customize their legacy by selecting from several levels of giving. Each donor, no matter what level, is a vital part of the USA Triathlon Foundation community and every dollar given is transforming lives through sport by providing opportunities to swim, bike, and run.

Terms and Conditions

USA Triathlon Foundation General Donation Terms and Conditions