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

The submission window for the 2020 Student Writing Contest is now open. Guidelines and submission instructions can be viewed on the Student Writing Contest page.

61 Scholarships have been awarded for 2019-2020.  Recipients can be viewed on the Scholarship page.  We will start accepting applications for our 2020-2021 scholarships beginning November, 2019.

Research Spotlight

Now accepting Pre-Proposal submissions for Professional Research Grants.  Deadline to submit is November 15, 2019. More information can be found on the Research Page.

Support Spotlight

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way to support the NATA Foundation with all of your Amazon shopping at no additional cost to you!

Amazon will donate 0.05% of the price of your AmazonSmile purchases to the NATA Foundation when you shop through AmazonSmile and select the NATA Research & Education Foundation as your charity of choice.  You can find more information about the AmazonSmile program here.


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