Elite Athlete Development : Renewal Application

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USA Track & Field Foundation Elite Athlete Development Application


PLEASE NOTE: This renewal application is required for submission annually to update the USATF Foundation on your current status and to be considered for a grant.  If you have never filled out an application before for the USATF Foundation please fill out our FIRST TIME APPLICANT Application on our website instead.

Grant Program Purpose: the Foundation seeks to support the pursuit of world-class performances by American post-collegiate track & field athletes who have met minimum performance standards by contributing to their compelling individual financial needs with an Elite Athlete Grant.

Application Eligibility
For an athlete to be considered, an athlete must:
  1. Be a USA citizen and eligible to represent the USA at all levels of international competition.
  2. Have completed college eligibility by the application deadline and/or renounced college eligibility and been declared a professional
  3. Be training for the next World Championships or Olympic Games.
  1. A majority of grants will be awarded to athletes who rank "TOP 10 IN THE USA" in their event in either of the past two years and / or are a recent graduate that ranked “TOP 5 IN THE NCAA” standings.
  2. A majority of the grants will be awarded to athletes who have achieved the IAAF world standard.
  3. Financial need will be taken into account, but all athletes are encouraged to apply regardless of their income level.
  4. Criteria may be modified by the USATF Foundation's Board of Directors.

Please Note:  It is important the name you enter here matches the way your name is listed on the World Athletics Website Roster.  If you are not listed on the WA roster yet please enter your full name. 
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Coach Information
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Income Information

Please provide an itemization of your track & field income for the current and prior year.

Indicate if there is no chance on an income source recurring in future years.
USOC and USATF support, including Tier Funding and Domestic Meet Travel Funds:

Prize Money:

Sponsorship - shoe/apparel or other corporate - anticipated amount for the full year including base pay and estimated bonuses:

Other Grants or awards (e.g., William Simon Grant, Roads Scholar Grant, NYAC, Women’s Sports Foundation, etc.):

Any other sources:

Provide your annual income from part-time or full-time employment (verifiable by income tax statements) for the current and prior year:

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.