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

61 Scholarships have been awarded for 2019-2020.  Recipients can be viewed on the Scholarship page.

There were 33 entries to the Student Writing Contest.  Winners can be viewed on the Student Writing Contest page.

Research Spotlight

Congratulations to our 2019 Research Grant Awardees.  You can find the full list of awardees here.

Support Spotlight

Would you like to make a sustaining impact on the AT Profession?  Your recurring donation will ensure that the knowledge advancement of the Athletic Training profession continues.

Please join our Circle of Champions by becoming a monthly donor! Learn more here.


Help the NATA Foundation Raise $15,000!!

For every photo uploaded using the Donate a Photo app, Johnson & Johnson will donate $1 to the NATA Research and Education Foundation up to $15,000.

How it works:
1)  Download the free Donate a Photo app from the App Store or Google Play
2)  Select the NATA Foundation as the cause you’d like to help
3)  Take a picture or use one from your phone library
4)  Share your photo!
5)  You can participate with one photo per day June 19-August 19

Nata Foundation Connect