Athletes and Sports Organizations in Olympic/Lake Placid Region Invited to Apply for Funding
Uihlein-Ironman Sports Fund helps local athletes achieve their sports dreams        

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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LAKE PLACID — Adirondack Foundation’s Uihlein-Ironman Sports Fund (UISF), established to foster and promote life-long sports and healthy lifestyles, is accepting online grant applications from local athletes and nonprofit organizations. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m., August 12, 2019.

This fund provides financial support to both competitive athletes in the greater Lake Placid/Olympic Region with regional, national and international promise, as well as nonprofits, schools and municipal programs that involve area youth in traditional sports.

Race fees, training camps, travel, equipment, and organized club activities are the types of expenses the fund can help cover.  

Details about eligibility and application instructions, including frequently asked questions, can be found here.

Past grant recipients have included U.S. Olympic medalist Chris Mazdzer (luge), Nordic combined athlete Beckett Ledger, speedskater Esther Munoz, Lake Placid Outing Club, and the Tupper Lake Youth Nordic Ski Development Club, among others.