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Grant Recipients
USA Triathlon Foundation 2015 & 2016 Grant Recipients
Total of $154,580 Given
Achilles International
New York, New York (2016)

Supporting a para triathlon clinic for people with all types of disabilities and enable
them to participate in mainstream athletics, promote personal wellness,
increase self-esteem, and lower the barriers to living a fulfilled life.
Aero Triathlon
Madison, Tennessee(2016)

Helping fund triathlon coaches to work with schools and physical education instructors and teach kids lifelong lessons of healthy eating, teamwork and perseverance through the sport of triathlon.
Atlanta Tri Club
Atlanta, Georgia (2015 & 2016)

Enabling low income youth in the Atlanta area to participate in a youth triathlon training program and race and promote health and fitness in Atlanta through the sport of triathlon.
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Beth Sanden's OC Paratriathlon Camp
San Clemente, California (2016)

Supporting a para triathlon camp and reach out to local and neighboring communities for those with physical disabilities and enable them to build self esteem, confidence, and quality of life.
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Challenged Athletes Foundation
San Diego, California (2015 & 2016)

Supporting a training camp for para triathlete youth.
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CMAK Sandy Hook Memorial Foundation, Inc.
Monroe, Connecticut (2015 & 2016)

Helping fund the 2015 Race4Chase Kids Triathlon Programs in rememberance of Chase Kowalski, the students and educators of the Sandy Hook tragedy. The programs focus on emotional healing and physical health and wellness.
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Dare2Tri Paratriathlon Club
Chicago, Illinois (2015 & 2016)

Supporting training camps that serve both brand new youth who maybe experiencing adaptive sports for the first time as well as accomplished para triathletes looking to improve their skills and get to the next level.
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Endure Athletes Foundation
Murfreesboro, Tennessee (2016)

Providing funding for a 5 week summer triathlon program benefiting homeless youth and teaching them life skills through sport.
Exceeding Expectations
Cathedral City, California (2016)

Providing funding for a program that serves an inner-city population and is designed to encourage at-risk kids to move their lives in a positive direction, using the sport of triathlon as a vehicle.
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Fairhope Cycling Project
Fairhope, Alabama (2016)

Enabling low-income youth to participate in youth duathlon/triathlon training programs and races and to promote health and fitness through the sports of duathlon and triathlon.
FIU Tri Club
North Miami, Florida (2016)

Helping fund the purchase of equipment expanding the reach of the program to para triathletes and those with physical disabilities.
Get Fit Families
Harmony, Pennsylvania (2016)

Providing funding for scholarships for lower income youth to participate in training camps and local races.
Holt High School
Holt, Michigan (2016)

Supporting the Holt High School triathlon program that provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to safely complete a triathlon, as well as teaching skills that are transferable to other areas of life.
HS Triathlon Club
Assisting with entry fees to triathlon, buy basic Tri clothing for High School teens and encouraging them to live a healthy lifestyle.
iCan Junior Triathlon Club
Fresno, California (2015)

Providing scholarship funds for at-risk and under-served youth to participate in triathlon programs and youth triathlons.
International Association Black Triathletes
Middle River, Maryland (2016)

Providing funding focused on educating and increasing participation in triathlon for all individuals, especially African American.
Jorgenson Scholarship Fund
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Kids Moving & Thriving
Kalamazoo, Michigan (2016)

Assisting with funding equipment and race fees for a triathlon program focused on introducing triathlon to youth who are in poverty and at risk of higher rates of childhood obesity.
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Kids Who Tri Succeed, Inc.
Unionville, Connecticut (2016)

providing funds for a Tri series focused on youth, and combating youth obesity with healthy choices and viable fitness options.
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Kids Tri For Kids
Indianapolis, Indiana (2016)

Helping fund a triathlon program and races impacting over 300 children focused on setting children on the path to a lifetime of health and fitness and fighting the growing obesity crisis.
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Mullica Hills Women's Triathlon Club
Mullica Hills, New Jersey (2016)

Providing support for a triathlon program focused on empowering women of all ages through the sport of triathlon.
Oakland Triahtlon Club
Oakland, California (2015)

Enabling the participation of Oakland's diverse and low income youth in triathlon through a Junior Outreach Program.
Papio Tri Group
Papillion, Nebraska (2016)

Providing funding to purchase equipment to jump start the Tr-eyes program to assist those who are blind or visually impaired.
Queens Metropolitan High School Triathlon
Forrest Hills, New York (2016)

Helping fund race fees and transportation for the first ever NYC high school youth
multi-sport, endurance based program.
Racing for Orphans with Down Syndrome
Boise, Idaho (2016)

Supporting the ROD’s Junior Team and a Children’s Triathlon Camp in Boise, Idaho, and additionally raise awareness for the adoption of orphans with Down syndrome.
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South City Neighborhood Revitalization Council
Tallahassee, Florida (2016)

Funding support for coaches and gear for a triathlon program focused on revitalizing and enhancing the neighborhood and community.
Strive 2 Tri
Fort Washington, Maryland (2016)

Providing funding for resources for a triathlon program focused introducing low income youth to triathlon and increasing their self-esteem while providing a healthy solution to combat childhood obesity in the community.
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University of West Alabama Women's Triathlon Team
Livingston, Alabama (2016)

Supporting the women's triathlon and the knowledge of how to live healthy lifestyles for inner city at-risk and their families.
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Triathlon Club of New England
Coventry, Rhode Island (2016)

Providing support of triathlons and the knowledge of how to
live healthy lifestyles for inner city at-risk youth and their families.
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Tri-Masters Sport Intuitive programs
Chicago, Illinois (2015 & 2016)

Supporting a youth program focused on teaching and engaging
minority youth in the sport of triathlon.
US Military Endurance Sports
Boulder, CO (2015 & 2016)

Enabling wounded veterans with disabilities to participate in triathlons.
USAT Mid-Atlantic Region Paratri Committee
Washington, D.C. (2015)

Supporting the mid atlantic region paratriathlon youth clinic.
USA Triathlon High School Program
Colorado Springs, Colorado (2016)

Providing to grant to the USAT high school program focused on introducing youth and increasing the participation and diversity of the sport.
USA Tri for Change
Cincinnati, Ohio (2016)

Equipping undeserved youth in the Cincinnati areawith triathlon gear and training assistance to allow them to compete at the USAT Youth and Junior National Championships in West Chester, Ohio.
Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
Nashville, Tennessee (2016)

Providing support for an athlete buddy program that pairs able-bodied children and children with special needs to compete in triathlons together as a team and maximize the participation of chicken.
YES3 Tri Club
Milwaukee, Wisconsin ( 2015 & 2016)

Supporting a triathlon program geared for Hispanic middle school students and their families in Milwaukee.
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YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region
Colorado Springs, CO (2016)

Providing funding that will provide 12 para athletes with 6 months of training to compete in an indoor and outdoor spring triathlon.
Additional Grants and Support from the USA Triathlon Foundation include:
Gwen Jorgensen Scholarship
To aid junior draft-legal and Paralympic triathletes who strive for excellence

Leanda Cave Foundation Grant with the USAT
Women’s Committee
To support women to further themselves in the sport of triathlon. USA Triathlon

NCAA Women’s Triathlon Emerging Sport Grants
Providing grants to Division I, II and III schools to help support the addition of Women’s Triathlon as an NCAA sport.