2016 USA Swimming Make a Splash Grant Opportunity: Now Open and Available for Applications!

This year, the USA Swimming Foundation will invest $330,000 in grants to help its Make a Splash Local Partner Programs provide services to young people who, otherwise, would not have the opportunity to participate in swimming lessons.

If you are interested in applying for USA Swimming Foundation grant funding, please review the 

eligibility requirements and grant guidelines and complete the online application: https://fs22.formsite.com/usaswimming/form5/index.html.


All applications are due by Friday, February 12, 2016 at 12pm PST.

If you have any questions about the application process or how to get involved with Make a Splash, please contact Shweta Shreyarthi, sshreyarthi@usaswimming.org

USA Swimming Foundation Announces 2015 Grant Recipients

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The USA Swimming Foundation is pleased to announce its 2015 Year-End Make a Splash Local Partner grant recipients. This year, The USA Swimming Foundation has awarded 67 grants, totaling $354,460, to Make a Splash Local Partners in 24 states across the country! These grants will provide free or reduced cost swimming lessons to more than 13,000 children nationwide. Including the grants provided this year, the USA Swimming Foundation is proud to have awarded more than $3.7 million in grant funding since 2007. 


Thank you to the USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Local Partners who applied, and for everything you do daily to promote water safety and the need to learn to swim to children, parents, and community leaders in your area. YOU are helping the USA Swimming Foundation save lives and build champions! 

Congratulations to the 2015 Year-End USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash grant recipients listed below! 

  • Boys and Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic
  • Brigantine Aquatic Center
  • Grand Rapids Novi Sad Aquatics  
  • HEAT Swimming
  • Hunterdon County YMCA
  • Laramie Recreation Center
  • Metro YMCA of the Oranges
  • Raritan Valley YMCA
  • The Gateway Family YMCA, Rahway Branch
  • The Newark YMCA and Greater Vicinity
  • Thelma Lovette YMCA
  • Westfield Area YMCA
  • YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties
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