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

  • CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – This past Saturday at the University of Virginia’s Lannigan Field, the USATF Foundation brought elite track & field and the excitement that goes with it to a new audience at the Dogwood Track Classic. The Foundation provided financial support to meet organizers......

  • PITTSBURGH – With the 2022 World Championships in Eugene around the corner, USATF Foundation Director Robert Hill has stepped up to support three elite athletes through the Foundation’s Adopt an Athlete program.  Sam Mattis, Nia Akins, and Vincent Ciattei are each recipients of this generosity......

  • The USATF Foundation is excited to announce a partnership with Healthy Kids Running Series and their new Run For All initiative. Run For All will bring programming into underserved communities in urban areas, and the USATF Foundation is providing registration for 200 inner city youth......

Gratitude From Our Elite Athletes & Youth Clubs

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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.