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

Now accepting Student Writing Contest submissions!  Deadline to submit is February 1, 2021.  Winners will be announced in the Spring.

Congratulations to our 2020-2021 Scholarship Awardees!
View the 2020 Virtual Presentation on the Scholarship Award page.



Research Spotlight

2021 Call for Free Communications Abstracts is September 15- November 1, 2020. View submission instructions on the Free Communications page.

The pre-proposal window for the 2021 funding cycle will open October 1, 2020. See the Research Grants page for updated program information and submission instructions.

Support Spotlight

Please join our Circle of Champions giving society.

Automating your monthly gift will support and sustain our research and education efforts while advancing the athletic training profession.
No gift is too large or too small, and when they accumulate over time, make a big impact.

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