The National Alliance for Accessible Golf has received a grant from the United States Golf Association (USGA),to expand its efforts to provide financial assistance and resources to help make the game of golf more accessible to people with disabilities.
The National Alliance for Accessible Golf (Alliance) and the United States GolfAssociation (USGA) believe that golf should be open to everyone and supports awide variety of programs that create opportunities for individuals with disabilitiesto participate in the sport.
The Alliance is particularly interested in applications that demonstrate focus on inclusion of people with disabilities in programs that involve those without disabilities with the ultimate goal of enhancing their inclusion into the fabric of their community.
- All grant recipients must be tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations as defined under Section 501(c)3 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code or government entities such a public schools or municipalities.
- The Alliance will not provide funding to reimburse organizations for program expenses which have been incurred prior to a grant award being made.
- Eligibility for future grant funding is dependent on the organization’s ability to successfully implement the proposed program and utilize Alliance grant funds asdirected. The Alliance expects all applicants to demonstrate a plan for eventual self-sustainability through local sources and strongly recommends that successive grant requests comprise a decreasing percentage of the overall budget.
For more information on the grant program and how to apply go click on the link: http://accessgolf.org/grants/alliance_grants.cfm