The AthLife Foundation is seeking high school 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 – a year round caring adult mentor. This grant opportunity is open following locations:

Baltimore, MD

New York, NY

NEw JERSEY

Orlando, FL

Pittsburgh, PA

High schools, who compete interscholastically, and seek to create their own programming to utilize sport as a powerful vehicle to promoting academic achievement, develop leadership skills, and prepare deserving 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 consider enrolling in our Varsity Network (HERE) for ways to engage in our platform and year round available resources.