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USA Equestrian Trust Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Government
Organizations to Support Equestrian-Related Activities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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USA Equestrian Trust

Deadline Date:

04/24/19 11:59 PM PT

Description:

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Grants to USA nonprofit and government organizations to promote equestrian-related activities on the national level. Eligible programs include equine health research, education, scholarship, and other broad-based needs. The Funding Source's mission is to support national-level breeds and disciplines.

USA Equestrian Trust’s financial support has been dedicated largely but not exclusively for purposes that are productive across several national-level discipline and/or breed boundaries, and which may facilitate national-level equestrian interest and competition.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 153046

Estimated Size of Grant:

USA Equestrian Trust has had grant requests in all sizes. Some organizations request grants to fund projects in their entirety, while others ask for only portions of the costs.

Term of Contract:

The vast majority of proposals received are only for up to one year in duration, but USA Equestrian Trust has received multi-year proposals in the past.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

USA Equestrian Trust grants are designated only for nonprofits registered with the IRS. All organizations applying must be recognized by the IRS and be in receipt of an IRS determination letter.

Government organizations may also apply.

Given the Trust’s mission to support national-level disciplines and/or breeds, the organization traditionally has not funded applications from equine rescue and therapy programs.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due online by 11:59 PM Pacific Time on Wednesday, April 24.

Historically, the USA Equestrian Trust board meets to consider grants during the same month as the deadline and expects to announce its decisions in the following month. However, the board always reserves the right to alter the timeline. All applicants, including those not approved for funding, will be notified of the board’s decisions.

The Trust allows organizations to make multiple grant requests during the same grant application period.

One of the paramount factors in analysis each year is emphasizing applications in which the end-recipients of funding demonstrate actual need, and programs for which the applicant organization’s own resources are demonstrably insufficient.

FAQs: https://www.trusthorses.org/grant-faq

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Grant application: https://www.trusthorses.org/grant-application-form

Inquiries about grant applications or the grant process are only handled by email: grants@trusthorses.org

USA Equestrian Trust
P.O. Box 13321
Lexington, KY 40583-3321

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming