Adopt An
Athlete Program

Share in the Olympic journey by giving an elite athlete the resources necessary to be competitive on the grandest of all competitive stages, the Olympic Games. You may select the particular event in which you choose to sponsor an athlete. Specifically, your contribution will help cover the expenses directly associated with Olympic training.

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Elite Athlete
Development

The USATF 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.

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YOUTH CLUB
GRANT PROGRAM

The USATF Foundation considers providing opportunities for youth athletes to compete in track & field a top priority. We encourage youth track clubs and programs from all areas of the United States to apply for financial assistance.

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Hear straight from Team USA athletes we have helped

Team USA is the only privately funded Team in the world. American athletes need and count on our financial assistance. Our grant funding has changed lives… Here’s how

Meet Foundation Chairman, Bob Greifeld and our Board of Directors

We’ve assembled a passionate and generous group of individuals from a variety of industries and all walks of life who simply want to make a difference in athlete’s lives and grow the sport they love.

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Latest News

  • PITTSBURGH – In 2021, the USA Track and Field Foundation created a new path for supporting elite athletes when it awarded marathoner Aliphine Tuliamuk, its inaugural Maternity Grant.  Since then, numerous elite athletes have received Maternity Grant funding and have benefitted from the Foundation’s support......

  • PITTSBURGH – After the unprecedented medal-winning performances by Team U.S.A. hammer throwers at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, the USATF Foundation is announcing a new initiative to provide additional support to the discipline.  “Operation Hammer Sweep” – the adopted name for the......

  • The USATF Foundation welcomes Charles Webster as a Director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation CEO, Tom Jackovic and Chairman, Bob Greifeld announced today. Surrounded by track and field all his life, Webster is quite familiar with the sport.  As a......

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The USATF Foundation provides a means to attract and guide funds to new and innovative track and field programs with an emphasis on providing opportunities for youth athletes, emerging and experienced elite athletes, along with guidance on future career paths. 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, career counseling (mentoring and jobs) 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.