USRowing Announces Receipt of Grant for Team Support | Sports Destination Management

USRowing Announces Receipt of Grant for Team Support

Aug 29, 2022

USRowing announced receipt of a significant $312,000 grant from the National Rowing Foundation (NRF), which will provide support for the 2022 U.S. Senior National Team program, as well as stipends for U.S. athletes who will provide communication services around national team activities.
"The NRF has a long history of supporting the U.S. National Team, and we are pleased to continue this commitment to our athletes through this first grant [of what we expect to be multiple grants] to USRowing in 2022. The NRF also has provided grants to national team athletes and high performance training centers across the U.S.," said NRF Co-Chairs Jamie Koven and Marcia Hooper.
Under the agreement, the NRF will provide $300,000 in national team program expense support for the summer senior selection camp, local preparation for selected crews, and final preparation central camp Senior World Championships 2022. In addition, a $12,000 grant was provided for selected athletes providing social and media content leading up to and following the 2022 World Rowing Championships and additional events in 2022 and 2023.
"We are incredibly grateful to the National Rowing Foundation for its continued and generous support of our team. With a new national team structure under Chief High Performance Officer Josy Verdonkschot and strong performances by our athletes at the 2022 World Cup II and the Henley Royal Regatta, we are looking forward to the world championships in the Czech Republic in September. NRF support is critical in providing the resources that our athletes need to travel, compete, and perform at their very best," said USRowing CEO Amanda Kraus.
About the National Rowing Foundation
The National Rowing Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to raising funds to support rowing in the United States. Founded in 1966, the NRF has provided important funding for the U.S. National Team, ensuring that U.S. athletes have the resources that they need to get them to the medal podium.


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