The AthLife Foundation is seeking grant applicants willing to implement effective programming that will promote the ideals of Positive Youth Development through Sport and the critical creation of a professional Academic Athletic Coach position. This grant opportunity is open to the following geographic locations for 2021-22:

Durham, NC

New York, NY

Nashville, TN

Houston, TX

Who is Eligible?  School Districts and High Schools with interscholastic athletic teams that seek to create their own programming to utilize sport as a powerful vehicle to promoting academic achievement, develop leadership skills, and prepare student athletes to compete in their future careers beyond sport are eligible to apply.

Schools that traditionally serve students from; lower socioeconomic public, non-public, Tribal/BIE schools, schools with statistically lower graduation rates, lower post-secondary matriculation rates and higher percentages of students from single or no-parent households are strongly encouraged to apply. The grant process is highly competitive.

Please CLICK HERE to visit our Grant Application Request Page to receive materials.

If your school is located in an area where grant funding is currently unavailable, please contact us about other resources that can assist you.