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.

The application window for  2020-2021 scholarships has closed.  Recipients will be announced in March.

Research Spotlight

Congratulations to the 2020 Research Award Recipients.  View this year’s recipients on the Awards Page.

Now accepting Research Grant Proposals for all categories. Deadline to submit is February 15, 2020. More information can be found on the Research Page.

Support Spotlight

Please join us on Friday, June 19, 2020, at STATS Brewpub in Atlanta.

The NATA Foundation will be recognizing and honoring the National Basketball Athletic Trainer’s Association (NBATA), the Professional Football Athletic Trainer’s Society (PFATS), the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainer’s Society(PBATS) and the Professional Hockey Athletic Trainer’s Society (PHATS).  Collectively these organizations have provided more than $1,000,000 in scholarship funding through the NATA Foundation.

You can get ticket and sponsor information here.


Nata Foundation Connect