Submit Your Grant Proposal to USA Equestrian Trust

May 2 Deadline Fast Approaching

April 13, 2011 — Lexington, KY — Grant applications continue to come in to USA Equestrian Trust (USAET) but there’s still time to submit a proposal.  All not-for-profits are invited to apply by going to the web site at to fill out the online grant application.  The deadline is May 2nd at 5 PM EST.

Past recipients of grants include those doing equine health research, equestrian land conservation, and educational programs.  The Trust welcomes applications for need-based and means-tested worthy equestrian projects and encourages applicants to detail those in their applications.

Funds available for grants include $77,000 reserved for Hunter and Jumper not-for-profit purposes or programs in California and Nevada. Applicants for this fund should make clear their intention to apply for funds available from this specific reserve.

“Whether you have a small project or larger goal, if you are a not-for-profit it’s worth the effort to apply,” commented Alan F. Balch, USAET President.

The Trust has made several improvements to the online application process this year. The revamped form includes a review page on which applicants can both proof and edit their applications before submitting. All applicants must submit a proposed budget for their project as a word processing document.  Applications cannot be submitted without one. If you have any questions about applying, please e-mail

All grant applications MUST be submitted no later than May 2nd. Mailed applications MUST be POSTMARKED by May 2nd.  No late applications will be considered.  To learn more about USA Equestrian Trust and/or its grant program, visit the web site at

About the USA Equestrian Trust
USA Equestrian Trust is a New York Not-for-Profit Corporation whose mission is to assist in preserving and/or enhancing the quality of equestrian sport in the United States of America.

Its objects and purposes are exclusively charitable, educational and dedicated to the fostering of equestrian sports, and the corporation is a 501(c)(3) organization pursuant to the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

The Trust is a Sustaining Affiliate of United States Equestrian Federation (USEF), the National Governing Body for equestrian sport in the United States.

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