12 Feb USA Track & Field Foundation announces 19 Youth Club Grant recipients
INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 19 youth club grants to Track & Field clubs throughout the country. The grants assist young male and female athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms and facility rental.
“The USATF Foundation hopes these grants enable young athletes to participate in the sport they love. We take pride in inspiring the next generation of Track & Field athletes,” said Foundation Director, Paul Lilly.
The Foundation encourages youth track clubs and programs from all areas of the United States to apply for financial assistance. The Foundation favors the use of grant money to expand existing youth programs/clubs, to provide additional competitive opportunities for children and to enhance the experience for all participants. Preference is given to clubs that are based in low-income areas. It also favors programs that have a history of solid financial management, multiple funding sources and community support. Allowable expenses include equipment, uniforms, meet fees, travel, facility rental, and outreach.
A total of $29,075 in grants have been approved to the following youth clubs:
|1st Coast Track Club||$1,500||FL|
|Bell Oaks Elem School Track Program||$1,500||NJ|
|Colorado Flyers Track Club||$2,000||CO|
|Desert Devils Running Club||$2,000||TX|
|Fast Start Management, Inc.||$1,500||FL|
|Garden State Track Club||$2,000||NJ|
|Glendale Flash Running Club||$1,500||AZ|
|Hercules Running Rebels||$1,500||CA|
|Hickory Ridge Middle School||$2,000||TN|
|Lancaster City Track Club||$1,500||PA|
|Midas Track Club||$1,500||PA|
|Mountain Vist School Track Team||$650||AZ|
|Revelation Peak Performance||$1,500||NC|
|Rochester Running Rebels||$1,500||NY|
|Sacramento Speed Factory||$2,000||CA|
|Southwest Track Club||$1,500||PA|
|Superior Track & Field||$1,500||CO|
|YMCA of Athens, GA||$1,000||GA|