Our Mission

The NATA Research and Education Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA). The Foundation champions research, supports education, and enhances knowledge to optimize the clinical experience and outcomes within the diverse patient populations served by the athletic training profession.

NATA Foundation Spotlight

Education Spotlight

Congratulations to the 2021 Scholarship Awardees!  View the list of awardees here.

The  2021 Student Writing Contest submission window has now closed.  Awards will be announced in the Spring.


Research Spotlight

The submission window for 2021 research grants has now closed.  Funding awards will be announced early Summer.


Support Spotlight

Be sure to select the NATA Foundation as your “charity of choice” while doing your shopping with Amazon!  This is such an easy way  to support the profession each time you shop on Amazon.
You shop, and Amazon donate .5% of the purchase price to advance the AT profession, and  over time, this can really add up!  You can find out more information here.

Nata Foundation Connect