Applying for Grants


2014 NSPF® Requirements for Grant Funding Requests

In order to be considered for a grant from the National Swimming Pool Foundation, the applicant must be a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. The purpose of grants from the National Swimming Pool Foundation is to encourage healthier living and increasing aquatic activity by preventing swimming pool and spa injury, illness, and drowning or demonstrating aquatic activity health benefit. Requests solely for building, equipment, educational, and/or other programs will not be considered.

Grant funding requests should not exceed $35,000 per year. Priority will be based on several factors outlined in the document entitled Requirements for Grant Funding Requests (link below). Non-profit organizations interested in submitting a grant funding request to the National Swimming Pool Foundation should carefully review this document. Grant requests will not be considered without complete documentation as outlined.

The grant request submission deadline is June 1 of each year. Applications will be reviewed and acted on by August 31. Applicants will be notified of the outcome.


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