As the National Governing Body for triathlon in the U.S., USA Triathlon is responsible for providing all triathletes and athletes competing in other multisport disciplines with the resources needed to succeed in the sport. Through a number of grant programs, USA Triathlon helps individuals and clubs achieve new heights in specialized areas like military programming, NCAA Emerging Sport of Women programs, duathlon, paratriathlon, youth & junior development and the Olympic pipeline. See below for a complete list of grants offered by USA Triathlon and how to apply.

Club Grant 

Open May 1-May 31 each year to USA Triathlon registered clubs who have been members of USA Triathlon for at least 1 year. Clubs can request up to $1,000 to support their programming and initiatives that support the mission of USA Triathlon: To provide excellence in multisport leadership, structure and education for the growth and development of the sport. Typical requests are for financial support for Club Education (ex: USA Triathlon Coaching Certification), Events and Membership Expansion. Location of Grant: When the grant is available, it is found in the Forms and Resources section of the Club webpage. Club Administrators will also see the option to apply online through the club profile portal. Click here to learn more.

Duathlon Grant 

The purpose of this program is to support awareness, understanding, safety, and/or heightened interest in participation for the sport of duathlon. The standard grant amount the committee may award is $300. Grant recipients must be a USA Triathlon Certified Coach, Certified Race Director or Certified Race Official. Contact Event Services for more details.

*This grant is sent out to the parties listed above and is not posted online due to the specific recipients.

High Performance Team Grant Program

The purpose of this grant program is to promote the formation of development teams for youth and junior athletes focused on draft-legal racing. The program began in 2008 and has supported nearly 50 teams across the country and has been instrumental in identifying and developing world champion junior athletes. The program is open to USA Triathlon Certified Coaches. Click here to learn more.

USA Triathlon Foundation High School Program Grant

The grant is open on a rolling basis and high school clubs registered with USA Triathlon can request up to $1,000 in grant funding for their program development in supporting the mission of the High School Triathlon Program: To support the participation of high school aged athletes in the multisport community. Click here to learn more. The application can also be requested by emailing highschool@usatriathlon.org.

USA Triathlon Foundation Grant Program

The USA Triathlon Foundation grant program accepts applications annually for individuals, clubs, teams and organizations to support and promote the sport of triathlon. Grant awardees must fall within at least one of the Foundation's three focus areas; providing support to youth, paratriathletes and/or Olympic hopefuls. Grants are available up to $5,000 and the application period is held at the beginning of each calendar year. Click here to learn more.

USA Triathlon Foundation Duathlon Grant Program 

The USA Triathlon Foundation grant program accepts applications annually for individuals, clubs, teams and organizations to support and promote the sport of duathlon. Grant awardees must fall within at least one of the Foundation's three focus areas; providing support to youth, paraduathletes, and/or high performance junior and elite duathletes. Grants are available up to $1,500 and the application period is held in the first quarter. Click here to learn more.

USA Triathlon Sharing the Win Paratriathlon Military Grant

USA Paratriathlon has been awarded grant funding since 2013, provided by Veterans Affairs. The program has received more than $250,000 to date and aims to provide appropriate opportunities for all, whether it be to simply learn the requisite skills to swim, bike and run safely for recreation or to train and compete at an elite level with an objective to represent the U.S. at the Paralympic Games. Click here to learn more.

USA Triathlon Women's Committee 

Financial support in grant form to create engagement in triathlon opportunities by and/or targeting women participants. Click here to learn more.

USA Triathlon Women's Triathlon Emerging Sport Grant 

NCAA member institutions are eligible to apply for a share of USA Triathlon's $2.6 million Women's Triathlon Emerging Sport Grant. Funds help establish, grow and sustain an NCAA varsity women's triathlon program. Click here to learn more.