Through the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Foundation, the William E. Simon Olympic Endowment for the Support of Athletes (aka Simon Grant) is a training and competition grant awarded to high performing athletes showing financial need. Athletes currently training to compete in the Olympic or Paralympic Games in Tokyo or Beijing and demonstrate financial need are […]
Funding and Grant Opportunities
Elite track and field athletes in the United States have multiple avenues through which to obtain funding and other types of support.
This page lists the latest news and announcements regarding funding opportunities. For more information on funding and support available on an annual basis, please visit our Elite Athlete Funding & Support page.
The Women’s Sports Foundation’s Travel & Training Fund is now accepting 2019 grant applications. The deadline for application is May 31, 2019. The WSF Travel & Training Fund, sponsored by Gatorade, provides financial support to female athletes who have demonstrated financial need and would not otherwise be able to afford basic necessities like coaching, travel and equipment to […]
Below are the list of “Development Athletes” in each event group for 2019. If you see your name, but have not received information about your 2019 status, please email Latanya Sheffield at firstname.lastname@example.org (women) or John Green at email@example.com (men). For more information on USATF’s Development program, CLICK HERE. Women’s Development Athletes: Event Athlete Name […]
Below are the final lists for the 2019 Tier Program and Talent Protection Program (TPP). If you see your name, but have not received information about your 2019 status, please email Sariyu “Beka” Suggs at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more details about the Tier Program and Talent Protection Program, as well as other funding and support opportunities, […]
The United States Olympic Committee is accepting grant applications, via an online system, for the William E. Simon Olympic Endowment for the Support of Athletes. Past USOC President William E. Simon, Sr., established the endowment in 1998. Grants are intended to provide partial support for training and competition expenses, and are awarded to athletes showing financial […]
The USA Track & Field Foundation is currently accepting elite athlete grant applications to be considered for the 2018 track & field season, announced USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic. The Foundation seeks to support the pursuit of world-class performances by American post-collegian track & field athletes who have met minimum performance standards by contributing […]